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10:40 AM ET, January 20, 2019


 Top News: 
Jem Aswad / Variety:
R. Kelly Dropped by Sony Music  —  Sony Music has decided to dissolve its working relationship with R. Kelly, Variety has learned.  —  No external announcement of the move is planned in the immediate future, says a source, who added that Kelly's presence on the RCA website (where he remains listed) …
Sony, R. Kelly Agree To Part Ways: Exclusive  —  Sony and R. Kelly have agreed to part ways, sources tell Billboard.  The news comes on the heels of the Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly, which detailed allegations of sexual misconduct against the singer.  —  Reps for Sony and R. Kelly could not be immediately reached.
Discussion: New York Times and The Wrap
Brianne Tracy /
Maroon 5's PJ Morton Says They're ‘Not Focusing on the Negative’ About Super Bowl Halftime Show  —  Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team.  If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission.  —  PJ Morton is gearing up for a jam-packed February.
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Gladys Knight Comments on Colin Kaepernick and Super Bowl: ‘I Am Here to Give the Anthem Back Its Voice’
Discussion: Dlisted and Stereogum
Alexia Fernandez /
Chris Pratt's Son Was a ‘Big Part’ of His Relationship to Katherine Schwarzenegger from Start  —  Chris Pratt's son, Jack, had a big role to play in the actor's decision to marry Katherine Schwarzenegger after seven months of dating.  —  A source tells PEOPLE the newly engaged couple …
Katherine Schwarzenegger Proves Her Love for Chris Pratt with Airport Run
Kaitlin Cubria / Us Weekly:
Jillian Michaels Recalls Her ‘Hideous Experience’ With ‘Extremely Rude and Condescending’ Andy Cohen  —  It's far from over.  The longtime feud between Jillian Michaels and Andy Cohen rages on as the personal trainer reflected on her “truly hideous experience” with the talk show host.
Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:
Kenan Thompson Inching Closer to ‘SNL’ Exit With NBC Pilot Order  —  NBC has given a pilot order to a family comedy starring and executive produced by the long-time ‘Saturday Night Live’ regular.  —  Long-time Saturday Night Live regular Kenan Thompson is one step closer to moving to primetime on NBC.
Emily Marcus / Us Weekly:
10 Most Disastrous Couples in Bachelor Nation History: Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi, More  —  Here for the right reasons?  Bachelor Nation couples have sunk and soared over the years.  —  The ABC dating series has seen its fair share of long-lasting love stories and epically incompatible pairs …
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
‘The First,’ Starring Sean Penn, Canceled at Hulu  —  The space drama launched in September to lackluster reviews.  —  Hulu's big-budget space drama The First has been permanently grounded.  —  The streamer has opted to cancel the Sean Penn-led drama from creator Beau Willimon after one season.
Discussion: TV Tattle
Simon Perry /
‘Pragmatic’ Prince Philip Will Grudgingly Give Up Driving If He Is Advised to Do So Following Crash  —  Prince Philip will reluctantly accept that he has to give up driving in public if he is advised to do so following the car crash he was involved in on Thursday, according to friend and biographer Gyles Brandreth.
Discussion: Cele|bitchy, Daily Mail, and Dlisted
Erin Hill /
Prince Philip Visited Hospital for ‘Precautionary Check-Up’ After Crash: ‘No Injuries of Concern’
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Josef Adalian / Vulture:
David Letterman Interviewed Kanye West for His Netflix Talk Show  —  This week Kanye West taped an interview with David Letterman for an upcoming episode of the latter's Netflix talk show, Vulture has confirmed.  Multiple sources say Ye and Dave chatted Monday in Los Angeles …
Discussion: Stereogum and TV Tattle
Melissa Radzimski / HuffPost:
‘The L-Word’ Remembered: The Lesbian Drama That Changed It All Turns 15  —  With a reboot on the horizon, dozens of LGBTQ community members dissect the Showtime series' herstory.  —  It always feels compulsory: I'm hungover or sad, eating takeout with friends.
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Dearest friends of Boo,  —  With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning and has left us to join his best friend, Buddy.  Our family is heartbroken, but we find comfort knowing that he is no longer in any pain or discomfort.
Discussion: Dlisted and POPSUGAR
Joshua Espinoza / Complex:
Future on Ciara and Russell Wilson: ‘He Do Exactly What She Tell Him to Do’  —  It's the night Future fans have been waiting for: The Atlanta rapper's seventh studio album, The WIZRD, just hit streaming services.  But before he unleashed the 20-track project, Future appeared on Beats 1 …
Melody Chiu /
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott ‘Are Looking to Get Married Soon,’ Says Source  —  Wedding bells may soon be ringing for Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott!  —  The Kylie Cosmetics founder and her rapper boyfriend, who are parents to 11-month-old daughter Stormi, are looking to walk down the aisle in the near future.
Discussion: Perez Hilton
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