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12:40 PM ET, October 21, 2017


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Nicholas Hautman / Us Weekly:
Taylor Swift and Boyfriend Joe Alwyn Are ‘Very Much in Love’: Details on Their Romance!  —  One for the books!  Taylor Swift and her boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, are “very much in love,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly.  —  “They have quite a low-key relationship, which Taylor likes,” the insider reveals.
Discussion: PerezHilton
Nicholas Hautman / Us Weekly:
Is Taylor Swift's New Song ‘Gorgeous’ About Tom Hiddleston or Joe Alwyn?  Let's Decode!  —  No doubt about it, Taylor Swift's new single “Gorgeous” is a love song.  After that, things get a bit murky.  —  Immediately after the 27-year-old singer dropped the electronic tune on Friday …
Discussion: Dlisted and PerezHilton
Karen Mizoguchi /
Taylor Swift's ‘Gorgeous’ Lyrics Decoded: All About the Singer's Romance with Boyfriend Joe Alwyn
Mariah Carey's L.A. Home Hit in $50k Burglary  —  The L.A. burglars really hit the big one this time — breaking into Mariah Carey's mansion and making off with $50,000 worth of stuff ... TMZ has learned.  —  Law enforcement sources tell us Mariah's crib was hit around 3 AM Thursday.
Discussion: PerezHilton, Dlisted, AOL, Page Six and Bossip
Daily Mail:
James Packer breaks silence over Mariah Carey engagement  —  James Packer has spoken for the first time of his break-up with Mariah Carey to say their whirlwind romance and short-lived engagement was a ‘mistake’.  —  In a wide-ranging interview with The Australian, Packer reveals …
Discussion: Us Weekly, Bossip, and AOL
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Hit in Car Theft  —  Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got hit by a crook who ransacked 3 of their luxury vehicles, and made a getaway ... but not before surveillance cameras captured the alleged perp.  —  According to law enforcement sources …
Lupita Nyong'o / New York Times:
Speaking Out About Harvey Weinstein  —  I have been following the news and reading the accounts of women coming forward to talk about being assaulted by Harvey Weinstein and others.  I had shelved my experience with Harvey far in the recesses of my mind, joining in the conspiracy of silence …
Lupita Nyong'o Claims Harvey Weinstein Assaulted Her Too
Discussion: The Blemish
Zach Johnson / E! Online:
Ed Sheeran Shares Secret Struggle With Substance Abuse  —  Ed Sheeran has admitted to drinking too much in the past, but on The Jonathan Ross Show Saturday, the singer-songwriter reveals for the first he has also struggled with substance abuse.  —  “I think you need to, when you get into the industry …
Discussion: Variety, Page Six and POPSUGAR
Jeff Nelson /
Ed Sheeran Reveals Substance Abuse Battle, Says Music & His Girlfriend Saved Him: ‘It All Starts Off as a Party’
Discussion: AOL
Amber Rose, I Have Lots and Lots of Sex  —  Amber Rose says sex is like vitamins ... you need both at least once a day.  —  We got 21 Savage's GF Friday leaving e.  Baldi in Bev Hills when we asked if she got something special on her birthday — i.e., sex — and she said it's just another day when it comes to the bedroom.
Marc Lupo / Us Weekly:
Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage, Wife Erica Schmidt Welcome Second Child  —  Now a family of four!  Peter Dinklage and his wife, Erica Schmidt, have welcomed their second child together, Us Weekly can exclusively confirm.  —  Schmidt, 42, showed off her growing baby bump in March when she walked …
Discussion: Celebrity Baby Scoop
Harvey Weinstein Completes 1-Week Outpatient Program, Psychologist Says ‘He Took it Seriously’ (UPDATE)  —  Harvey Weinstein — Completes 1-Week Outpatient Program Psychologist Says, ‘He Took it Seriously’  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  5:43 PM PT — A Weinstein rep just called to say the plan has now changed.
Discussion: Us Weekly and Oh No They Didn't!
Chris Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Lara Flynn Boyle Makes Rare Public Appearance, Talks Career and Sexual Misconduct in Hollywood  —  The actress says that she, too, has dealt with harassment: “I looked at it on two levels: Do I want to flip burgers, or do I want to put up with someone not being appropriate with me?  I chose the other side.”
Discussion:, PerezHilton and Full Feed
Alexis Benveniste / Page Six:
Bar Refaeli and husband welcome baby girl … Bar Refaeli has welcomed a new addition to her family.  —  The Israeli model, 32, gave birth to a baby girl at 10 p.m. local time on Friday night at Tel Aviv Medical Center.  —  “She is feeling great,” the hospital's spokesman, Avi Shushan, told Page Six.
Los Angeles Times:
Investigation launched after actress tells LAPD she was raped by Harvey Weinstein  —  An Italian model-actress met with Los Angeles police detectives for more than two hours Thursday morning, providing a detailed account of new allegations that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her at a hotel in 2013.
Harvey Weinstein, Target in LAPD Criminal Rape Investigation
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