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5:00 PM ET, July 17, 2017


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Jim DeRogatis / BuzzFeed:
R. Kelly Is Holding Women Against Their Will In A “Cult,” Parents Told Police  —  As the R&B legend tours the country this summer, parents have told police that R. Kelly is running an abusive “cult” that's tearing families apart.  Three former members of Kelly's inner circle told BuzzFeed News similar stories.
Rob Haskell / Vogue:
Miranda Kerr's Wedding Dress: An Exclusive Look at Her Custom Dior Haute Couture Gown  —  Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, August 2017  —  On a cool May morning, just as a cloak of fog began to lift off the western hills of Los Angeles, Miranda Kerr ran downstairs and put a chicken in the oven.
E! Online:
Jordan Peele and Chelsea Peretti Welcome Their First Child  —  Jordan Peele and Chelsea Peretti have officially become parents!  —  E! News has exclusively learned that the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star gave birth to a baby boy named Beaumont Gino Peele.  The couple welcomed their first little one on July 1.
E! Online:
Mindy Kaling Is Pregnant With Her First Child  —  Mindy Kaling is taking on the role of a lifetime!  —  Multiple sources tell E! News that the A Wrinkle in Time actress is currently pregnant with her first child.  —  An insider explained that the future arrival for the 38-year-old actress was …
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Mike Barnes / Hollywood Reporter:
Martin Landau, Oscar Winner for ‘Ed Wood,’ Dies at 89  —  His résumé includes ‘Mission: Impossible,’ ‘Tucker: The Man and His Dream’ and ‘North by Northwest.’ It does not, however, include ‘Star Trek.’  —  Martin Landau, the all-purpose actor who showcased his versatility …
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Martin Landau — Dead at 89  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Legendary actor Martin Landau has died ... TMZ has learned.  —  We're told Martin died at 1:30 PM PT Saturday at UCLA Medical Center after a short hospitalization where he suffered unexpected complications.  —  Landau is one of the most enduring actors of our time.
Patrick Grafton-Green / London Evening Standard:
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe rushes to aid of tourist ‘slashed in face’ in moped robbery  —  EXCLUSIVE: Harry Potter actor Daniel helped tourist who was mugged for his Louis Vuitton bag  —  Actor Daniel Radcliffe stopped to help a terrified tourist who was slashed across the face in a robbery by thugs riding a moped.
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Page Six:
LuAnn de Lesseps' marriage is hanging by a thread  —  Tom D'Agostino Jr. and LuAnn de Lesseps  —  MORE FROM: … “Real Housewife of New York” LuAnn de Lesseps' marriage to businessman Tom D'Agostino Jr. is struggling after just seven months, Page Six can exclusively reveal.
John Boyega on Star Wars, Detroit, and Staying Sane with the Help of Robert Downey Jr.  —  Before he became the face of Star Wars, John Boyega was just some impossibly talented, humble, and exuberant kid from South London.  Now he's getting a bite with Harrison Ford and talking shop with Robert Downey Jr.—and he's still humble.
Discussion:, Yahoo Celebrity and Bossip
Mark Moore / Page Six:
Caitlyn Jenner considers running for Senate … Olympic gold medalist and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner said on Sunday she was eyeing a run for the US Senate from California.  —  “I have considered it.  I like the political side of it,” Jenner, a Republican, told John Catsimatidis on the “Cats Roundtable” radio show on 970 AM.
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
Tyga, C.J. Wallace to Star in Rebooted ‘Scream’ Season 3 (Exclusive)  —  The MTV drama's rebooted season will return in March with a special three-night binge model.  —  MTV's rebooted third season of Scream is starting to come together.  —  Rapper-actors Tyga and C.J. Wallace have been tapped …
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Ezekiel Elliott Incident: Video of Victim In Pain On Bar Floor  —  EXCLUSIVE DETAILS  —  7:54 AM PT — TMZ Sports has obtained video of the victim moments after he was struck in the face by an assailant at Clutch Bar in Dallas.  —  The person who shot the video tells us the man was involved …
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JD Knapp / Variety:
Tim Burton's Live-Action ‘Dumbo’ Lifts Off to March 2019 Release
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Game of Thrones: Maisie Williams on that season premiere surprise
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Michael K / Dlisted:
Hot Slut Of The Day!  —  The Activist Mommy (aka Elizabeth Johnston)!
Jeremy Meeks' Advice for O.J. Simpson ... ‘Stay Out of Trouble,’ Find an Heiress
Jodi Guglielmi /
Ben Affleck Honored for Charity Work, Talks ‘Awe-Inspiring’ Experience in Congo
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Nicholas Hautman / Us Weekly:
Scott Disick Spotted ‘Making Out’ With Brunette Emma Blanchard at Hamptons Party
Jennifer Drysdale / Entertainment Tonight:
EXCLUSIVE: Tina Knowles Reveals How Beyonce Is Adjusting to Twins, Calls Blue Ivy a ‘Proud’ Big Sister
Discussion: E! Online and Page Six
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Shameless Star Noel Fisher Marries Layla Alizada in ‘Magical’ and Intimate Wedding
Nicholas Hautman / Us Weekly:
Ryan Lochte Cleared of Criminal Charges in Rio Olympics Scandal
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