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12:15 PM ET, May 18, 2017


 Top News: 
Soundgarden, Audioslave Singer Chris Cornell Found Dead From Possible Suicide  —  5:34 AM PT — TMZ has confirmed with police the family friend had to force his way into Cornell's room and found him with a band around his neck.  We're told there was no blood, and police suspect suicide based on the scene.
Chris Cornell / Associated Press:
Rocker Chris Cornell dies at 52  —  Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died at age 52, according to his representative.  —  Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery said in a statement to The Associated Press.
Discussion: Page Six and The Hollywood Gossip
Rolling Stone:
Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Dead at 52  —  Family “shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing,” says rep  —  Chris Cornell, a dynamic vocalist and guitarist whose versatile showmanship as Soundgarden and Temple of the Dog's frontman was a signpost of the grunge era, died Wednesday night.
Discussion: Towleroad
X17 Online:
Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Dead At 52, Suicide Investigated As Cause Of Death  —  For those of you who grew jammed to Soundgarden at the height of the grunge era, Chris Cornell, Soundgarden's frontman, was a god.  So it's extremely sad news to learn that Cornell, 52 …
Discussion: and Page Six
Rocker Chris Cornell dies following show in Detroit; suicide suspected  —  DETROIT - Rocker Chris Cornell has died at age 52 in Detroit.  —  Cornell performed to a sold out crowd Wednesday night at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.  —  The rocker was staying at MGM Grand in Detroit where he was found dead after the show.
Discussion: Dlisted
Amber Rose's House Broken Into, Suspect Hid There for Four Hours (PHOTO)  —  Amber Rose found out a guy broke into her house and hung out there for 4 freaking hours WHILE she was there asleep ... TMZ has learned.  —  Law enforcement sources tell us ... the guy entered Amber's San Fernando …
McKenna Aiello / E! Online:
Ben Higgins Sheds Light on “Tough” Split From Lauren Bushnell: “Life Was Getting More Difficult”  —  Ben Higgins is picking up the pieces after his engagement to Lauren Bushnell didn't work out.  —  For starters, the Colorado-native is gearing up to release a podcast with fellow Bachelor …
Discussion: PerezHilton
Sharon Kanter /
Lauren Bushnell's Next Step After Ben Higgins Breakup: Moving Back to California to Pursue Fashion!
Discussion: PerezHilton
Died of Heart Attack  —  ... Family Believes  —  Nick and Aaron Carter's father complained of chest pains and had twitching in his arm before he went to bed and never woke up ... TMZ has learned.  —  Sources close to the family tell us ... all signs point to Bob Carter suffering a heart attack when he died Tuesday night.
Discussion: PerezHilton
Shirley Halperin / Variety:
Selena Gomez's ‘Bad Liar’ Nod to ‘Psycho Killer’ Explained: 'We're Obsessed with the Talking Heads,' Says Justin Tranter  —  If the pumping bassline to Selena Gomez's new single, “Bad Liar,” which dropped Wednesday night, sounds familiar, it should.  Songwriters Justin Tranter and Julia Michaels …
Discussion: Stereogum
Roger Ailes — Dead at 77 After Suffering Fall  —  EXCLUSIVE DETAILS  —  Roger Ailes — architect of FOX News — has died, and TMZ learned his passing came days after a serious fall.  —  Sources tell TMZ Ailes fell at his Florida home 8 days ago and hit his head.
Kylie Jenner / RADAR:
J-Law Gone Wild!  See Her Stripper Pole Romp CAUGHT On Tape  —  The Oscar winner takes off her top, grinds on a hunk, and spanks her own behind!  —  It's the one performance that Jennifer Lawrence probably NEVER wanted the world to see!  In a bombshell world exclusive …
Jennifer Lawrence:
Look,  —  Nobody wants to be reminded that they tried to dance …
Ale Russian /
First Trailer!  Dysfunctional Family Bestseller The Glass Castle Hits the Big Screen with Brie Larson  —  Brie Larson's next big dramatic turn is coming this summer in The Glass Castle — and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at the trailer.  —  Based on the memoir by Jeannette Walls …
Discussion: The Wrap
James Hibberd /
Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in Katrina: American Crime Story  —  FX's Hurricane Katrina limited series has found its George W. Bush.  —  Katrina: American Crime Story executive producer Ryan Murphy has cast Dennis Quaid to play the former president in the Emmy-winning anthology drama series.
Discussion: AOL and Oh No They Didn't!
Dave Quinn /
Andy Cohen Drinks Amber Tamblyn's Breast Milk: 'That's the Closest to a Breast I've Ever Been'  —  Andy Cohen is known for letting the drinks fly on his hit late-night Bravo talk show.  But on Wednesday's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, the 48-year-old host traded in his Fresquila …
Teen Vogue:
Solange Wrote the Most Powerful Letter to Her Teenage Self  —  No matter what era she was born in or what medium she chose, Solange would have been an astounding artist.  Why?  Because she is — proudly and powerfully — her unique self.  I believe that is the principal quality of great artists …
Discussion: PerezHilton, and Stereogum
Stephen Rex Brown / New York Daily News:
Businesswoman seeks emergency order to keep ‘Real Housewives’ episode with her ‘private’ chat from airing  —  A businesswoman who chatted with a “Real Housewives of New York” star says her real talk isn't fit for reality television.  —  Barbara “Barbara K” Kavovit failed Wednesday …
Discussion: Page Six and
Kendall Fisher / E! Online:
Taylor Swift Went to “Great Lengths” to Keep Her Romance With Joe Alwyn a Secret: How She's Feeling Since the News Broke  —  Although news has since broke that Taylor Swift is dating British actor Joe Alwyn, she really did try to keep it under wraps for as long as she possibly could.
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Simon Boyle / The Sun:
TILL DEATH DO OZ PART Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne renew their wedding vows as they put marriage crisis …
Discussion: E! Online, and PerezHilton
Teen Vogue:
Chance the Rapper Opens Up About What It's Like to Challenge Kanye West
Discussion: Page Six and Stereogum
Harper's BAZAAR:
Discussion: Page Six and POPSUGAR Celebrity
James Hibberd /
Big Bang Theory prequel first look as CBS reveals fall schedule
Discussion: Deadline
McKenna Aiello / E! Online:
Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole Did Not Secretly Marry: Here's Why He Calls Her His “Wife”
Tim Stack /
The Greatest Showman first look: Hugh Jackman heads to the big top as P.T. Barnum
Discussion: The Wrap
Mike Miller /
Johnny Depp Is Dating Again After Divorce and Staying ‘Focused’ Amid Financial Crisis, Source Says
Discussion: PerezHilton and Dlisted
Priscilla DeGregory / Page Six:
Taylor Swift's accused stalker indicted for loitering outside her pad
Discussion: The Wrap and PerezHilton
 Earlier Picks: 
Kara Warner /
Ben Affleck Says He'd Love to Direct Jennifer Garner: 'She's So Great'
Discussion: AOL and The Wrap
Dave Quinn /
Miley Cyrus Won't Do a Hannah Montana Reboot Because She's Sick of Her Dad
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip and AOL
James Hibberd /
Star Trek: Discovery reveals first photo of two cast members
Discussion: Egotastic
Austin American-Statesman:
‘THIS IS CRAZY’: Austin man sues date for texting during movie
Discussion: Bossip, The Wrap and AOL