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10:45 AM ET, May 18, 2017


 Top News: 
Chris Cornell has died at age 52 from possible suicide in Detroit, police say  —  DETROIT (AP MODIFIED) - 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, Brian Bumbery.
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.
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
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, X17 Online and PerezHilton
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
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 …
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
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 …
Discussion: Bossip, Daily Mail and PerezHilton
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
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.
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
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 …
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.
Dave Itzkoff / New York Times:
Jimmy Fallon Was on Top of the World.  Then Came Trump.  —  Ambling onto the Art Deco set of “The Tonight Show” for his monologue rehearsal one Monday afternoon, Jimmy Fallon gave the crowd here at Studio 6B a warm, practiced welcome before trying out a new batch of jokes about the French election …
Teen Vogue:
Chance the Rapper Opens Up About What It's Like to Challenge Kanye West  —  When we got our Volume II: Music Issue cover star Chance the Rapper on the phone with Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele, an instant, irrepressible bromance was born.  They're both huge horror movie nerds.
Discussion: Page Six and Stereogum
Harper's BAZAAR:
SOLID GOLDIE: GOLDIE HAWN IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER  —  While women were busy burning their bras in the late 1960s, Goldie Hawn was slipping into a bikini and body paint to play a bombshell ditz with a high pitched giggle on the sketch comedy show Laugh-In.
Discussion: Page Six and POPSUGAR Celebrity
Corinne Heller / E! Online:
Meghan Markle Arrives in London for Pippa Middleton's Wedding  —  Meghan Markle is wedding-bound!  —  Pippa Middleton's, that is.  Prince Harry's girlfriend arrived in London Tuesday, days before Kate Middleton's younger sister will exchange vows with fiancé James Matthews in front …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy, HOLA, Us Weekly, AOL and PerezHilton
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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
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: Dlisted and PerezHilton
Priscilla DeGregory / Page Six:
Taylor Swift's accused stalker indicted for loitering outside her pad
Discussion: The Wrap and PerezHilton
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
 Earlier Picks: 
James Hibberd /
Star Trek: Discovery reveals first photo of two cast members
Discussion: Egotastic
Elizabeth Wagmeister / Variety:
‘Arrested Development’ Officially Returning for Season 5 at Netflix
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Brianne Tracy /
Eva Longoria Talks Newlywed Bliss: ‘People Get Really Annoyed with Us Because We Love Each Other So Much’
Austin American-Statesman:
‘THIS IS CRAZY’: Austin man sues date for texting during movie
Discussion: Bossip, AOL and The Wrap
Discussion: Daily Mail, Bossip and Stereogum