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10:55 AM 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.
Los Angeles Times:
Five women accuse actor James Franco of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior  —  It should have been a pure moment of triumph for James Franco.  He collected one of Hollywood's top prizes at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, validating an untraditional career in which he's …
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 …
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
Reggie Ugwu / New York Times:
How Camila Cabello Lost Some Friends and Found Her Voice  —  MIAMI — Camila Cabello has been in love only once.  But when it comes to crushes, she's a connoisseur.  —  The pop singer and songwriter, formerly of the girl group Fifth Harmony, has filled pages of notes on her iPhone …
Discussion: PerezHilton, Obsev, Us Weekly, AOL and Stereogum
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 and Deadline
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!
Allison / Dlisted:
Black Widow Is Finally Getting Her Own Movie  —  Almost every one of The Avengers that matters (sorry Hawkeye) has gotten their own stand-alone film, sometimes multiples.  How many Iron Mans are we up to now?  13?  Captain America got one, so did Thor, but not Black Widow.
Discussion: !! omg blog !! and Variety
Umberto Gonzalez / The Wrap:
‘Black Widow’: Blacklist Alum Jac Schaeffer to Write Marvel Movie
Discussion: Obsev and POPSUGAR
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
McKenna Aiello / E! Online:
Did Issa Rae Deny Drake at the Golden Globes?  Details on Their After-Party Interaction  —  Drake might have his sights set on romancing Issa Rae, according to eyewitness who caught them interacting after the 2018 Golden Globes.  —  The Insecure star attended Sunday night's ceremony …
Discussion: Bossip and PerezHilton
Sarah Grossbart / Us Weekly:
Her Planet Hollywood residency may have ended on New Year's Eve, but Britney Spears is going to keep on dancing.  Multiple sources reveal in the new issue of Us Weekly that the pop star, 36, signed a deal to perform at Las Vegas' Park Theater — the same spot where Lady Gaga will kick off a 74-date run in December.
Johnathon Schaech /
Actor Johnathon Schaech: I Was Molested by Director Franco Zeffirelli  —  Johnathon Schaech was 22 when acclaimed director Franco Zeffirelli cast him as the lead in his movie Sparrow.  It was 1992, and the newcomer was thrilled to work with the Italian filmmaker, famed for films such as The Champ …
Discussion: The Wrap
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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: Oh No They Didn't! and Towleroad
Allie Gold / 103.5 KTU:
Camila Cabello Describes Meeting Ryan Reynolds And Blake Lively
Discussion: PerezHilton and Oh No They Didn't!
Interview by / Harper's BAZAAR:
Naked Truth: Kendall Jenner Like You've Never Seen Her Before
Discussion: POPSUGAR, and
Sarah Hearon / Us Weekly:
Jack Antonoff Has Moved On After Lena Dunham Split: ‘He Is Seeing Someone Else’
Discussion: PerezHilton, Dlisted and Cele|bitchy
 Earlier Picks: 
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Ed Sheeran-Penned Song for Tim McGraw Is Target of Copyright Lawsuit
Discussion: Variety
Blackmail alleged as Governor Greitens admits to extramarital affair
Discussion: and Towleroad
Jean Bentley / Hollywood Reporter:
Gillian Anderson Confirms She's Exiting Fox's ‘The X-Files,’ Starz's ‘American Gods’
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Entertainment Tonight:
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Due ‘Any Day Now,’ Source Says (Exclusive)
Discussion: PerezHilton
‘L&HH: Miami’ Star Young Hollywood Gets Death Threats After Amara La Negra Confrontation
Discussion: Bossip