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3:15 PM ET, January 12, 2018


 Top News: 
Josh Dawsey / Washington Post:
Trump derides protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries  —  President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they discussed protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to several people briefed on the meeting.
Christina Dugan /
James Franco Skips Critics Choice Awards as Source Says He's ‘in a Really Bad Place’ After Allegations  —  James Franco is stepping back from the spotlight as allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior emerge against him.  —  The actor skipped Thursday's Critics Choice Awards where he won …
Los Angeles Times:
Five women accuse actor James Franco of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior
Perez Hilton:
Snakes, 13s, & Joe Alwyn!  See All The Easter Eggs Hidden In Taylor Swift's End Game Video!  —  Taylor Swift knows how to make a music video.  —  As we previously reported, the blonde pop starlet dropped her Joseph Kahn-directed End Game visual at midnight on Friday.
Discussion: X17 Online and
The Times & The Sunday Times:
Crown jewels hidden from Nazis in a biscuit tin  —  Priceless gems from the Crown Jewels were hidden underground in a biscuit tin at Windsor Castle during the Second World War to ensure that they did not fall into Nazi hands, it can be revealed today.  —  The operation to hide the jewels …
Discussion:, Daily Mail and AOL
New York Daily News:
Venus Williams' ‘private’ new boyfriend is the talk of the Australian Open  —  It's love, set, match for Venus Williams, as friends wait to see if her new boyfriend, millionaire Nicholas Hammond, will sit courtside for her Australia Open matches.  The pair has largely flown under the radar …
Discussion: Daily Mail
Angelina Jolie Won't Be Interested in Dating ‘For a Long Time,’ Says Source  —  Angelina Jolie is single and not interested in dating, a source tells PEOPLE.  —  “She isn't dating anyone and won't be for a very long time.  She is focused on her children and their needs,” the source says.
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and Oh No They Didn't!
Aldo Vallon / Egotastic:
Hailey Baldwin Little Mini-Skirt Out Shopping  —  Is the denim skirt supposed to be a classier alternative to the redneck Daisy Dukes?  Because I have to be honest, I am not seeing much of a difference.  Under the poor lighting of a bar, and after having had a few brewskies, I do not think I could tell the two apart.
Hollywood Reporter:
‘X-Men’ Shake-Up: ‘Deadpool 2,’ ‘Gambit,’ ‘The New Mutants’ Get New Dates (Exclusive)  —  Fans can rejoice that ‘Deadpool 2’ will now hit theaters on May 18, just one week before Lucasfilm's Han Solo movie.  —  Fox is shaking up the release schedule of its X-Men movies, giving Deadpool 2, The New Mutants and Gambit new opening dates.
Discussion: Egotastic
Abby Feiner / Us Weekly:
Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff's Breakup Was ‘Very Drawn Out’  —  Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff's breakup wasn't quite as surprising to them as it was to their fans.  —  “They had been slowly breaking up for the last six months.  It was very drawn out,” a source tells Us Weekly exclusively.
Discussion: PerezHilton and Dlisted
Michele Corriston /
Anne Heche & James Tupper Split After More Than 10 Years Together  —  Actors Anne Heche and James Tupper have split after more than 10 years together, PEOPLE confirms.  —  “James and I have shared a great life together and have many wonderful memories.  We've enjoyed working together …
Discussion: Daily Mail and Page Six
Oli Coleman / Page Six:
NBC ‘appalled’ Megyn Kelly is trying to book Catt Sadler  —  Megyn Kelly is at war with executives from her own network, Page Six has learned.  —  We're told that bosses at NBC are “appalled” because Kelly is trying to book Catt Sadler on the “Today” show to talk about the now-famous pay dispute …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and AOL
Itay Hod / The Wrap:
Steven Seagal Accused of 1993 Rape: ‘Tears Were Coming Down My Face’  —  LAPD is investigating a separate 2005 accusation against the actor  —  Regina Simons says she was 18 and an extra on Steven Seagal's 1994 film “On Deadly Ground” when he invited her to a wrap party at his Beverly Hills home.
Discussion: PerezHilton, Daily Mail and Page Six
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 More News: 
USA Today:
Cindy Crawford recreates iconic Super Bowl ad 26 years later
Discussion: Us Weekly
McKenna Aiello / E! Online:
Did Issa Rae Deny Drake at the Golden Globes? Details on Their After-Party Interaction
Discussion: Bossip and PerezHilton
Allison / Dlisted:
Black Widow Is Finally Getting Her Own Movie
Discussion: !! omg blog !!
Abby Feiner / Us Weekly:
Kylie Jenner is ready for her new arrival.  —  “The nursery …
Discussion: Bossip and PerezHilton
Mieka / Dlisted:
Johnny Weir Is Having None Of Tonya Harding's Redemption Arc
Discussion: PerezHilton
 Earlier Picks: 
Allie Gold / 103.5 KTU:
Camila Cabello Describes Meeting Ryan Reynolds And Blake Lively
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't! and PerezHilton
Interview by / Harper's BAZAAR:
Naked Truth: Kendall Jenner Like You've Never Seen Her Before
Discussion: POPSUGAR, and
Johnathon Schaech /
Actor Johnathon Schaech: I Was Molested by Director Franco Zeffirelli
Discussion: The Wrap