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3:45 PM ET, January 10, 2019


 Top News: 
Scott Feinberg / Hollywood Reporter:
Oscars Team Scrambling to Reunite ‘Avengers’ on Telecast (Exclusive)  —  Without a host, the Academy is looking for a star-studded Marvel superhero team-up to add luster to a show that airs on Disney's ABC network.  —  Avengers, assemble!  —  In the wake of its popular Oscar and Kevin Hart debacles …
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Matt Donnelly / Variety:
After Kevin Hart Debacle, Oscars Forge Ahead Hostless  —  The Oscars are poised to embark on one of the most radical reinventions in the awards show's long history.  For the first time in nearly three decades, the biggest night in movies plans to go without a host, individuals with knowledge of the plans told Variety.
Ben / Dlisted:
There Will Be No Host For The Oscars This Year
Discussion: Variety and Page Six
Liz McNeil /
Jeff Bezos Spotted at Golden Globes Party with Girlfriend Lauren Sanchez and Her Estranged Husband  —  Days before announcing his divorce from his wife, Jeff Bezos “was in a great mood” at the 2019 Golden Globes on Sunday, a source tells PEOPLE.  —  “He is a different man,” says the Hollywood insider.
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Recode
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Did NOT Have a Prenup so $137 Billion on the Line in Divorce
Discussion: Page Six and USA Today
Anna Silman / The Cut:
Green Book Director Used to Flash His Penis As a Joke  —  With his Golden Globe-winning racism drama Green Book, Peter Farrelly has reinvented himself as a serious director, putting distance between himself and his past body of work, such as Shallow Hal, the 2001 rom-com which encouraged audiences …
Hollywood Reporter:
‘Green Book’ Director Peter Farrelly Apologizes for Past Genital-Flashing
Discussion: and Queerty
Emma Kelly /
Beyonce's dad watched Destiny's Child like a hawk and escorted girls to toilet while working with R Kelly  —  Mathew Knowles admits that hearing about R Kelly's reputation ‘certainly’ played a part in stopping Destiny's Child from collaborating with him.  —  Fresh investigations into R Kelly …
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Bryan Hood / Page Six:
R. Kelly celebrates birthday amid docuseries outcry … R. Kelly wasn't about to let controversy get in the way of celebrating his birthday.  —  The under-fire singer, who turned 52 on Tuesday, celebrated his birthday at V75 Lounge in Chicago on Wednesday night, less than a week after the premiere …
Discussion: X17 Online, and The Blast
X17 Online:
Meghan Markle Continues Work Into Her Third Trimester As Her Patronages Are Announced  —  Nobody can say she isn't a hard worker!  —  Meghan Markle made an appearance at women's charity SmartWorks today, just as Kensington Palace announced her new royal patronages, and she looked absolutely stunning …
Discussion: Page Six, and Cele|bitchy
The Royal Family:
The National Theatre  —  The Duchess is a strong believer in using the arts to bring people from different backgrounds and communities together.  The National Theatre's mission is to make world class theatre that's entertaining, challenging and inspiring - and to make it for everyone.
Discussion: Go Fug Yourself, HELLO! and POPSUGAR
Meghan Daum / Vogue:
Reese Witherspoon: Activist, Advocate, Hollywood's Moral Compass  —  The first time Reese Witherspoon found herself suspended from school was in third grade, when she was caught running a custom-barrette business from her desk.  (She painted store-bought barrettes and sold them at a profit …
Discussion: Us Weekly and Page Six
Leah Greenblatt /
Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson go global in EW's Men in Black: International first look  —  The franchise is called Men in Black, so why is Chris Hemsworth dressed like a linen daiquiri?  Outside, England is staggering into the third month of a record-setting summer heat wave.
Breanne L. Heldman /
Penn Badgley Refused to Make Joe ‘Less Creepy’ in Netflix's You: He's a ‘Disgusting Human Being’  —  Penn Badgley's newest character puts Dan Humphries' stalking skills to shame.  —  In the edgy thriller You, the Gossip Girl alum plays deranged bookstore employee Joe Goldberg …
Natalie Stone /
Lindsay Lohan Says She and Ex-Girlfriend Samantha Ronson ‘Were More Friends than Anything’  —  Lindsay Lohan is opening up about her past relationships — and what she's hoping to find in the future.  —  During a sit-down interview with Howard Stern on The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday …
Discussion: Dlisted and Howard Stern
Daniel Holloway / Variety:
Wendy Williams Pushes Back Return to Daytime Talk Show (EXCLUSIVE)  —  Viewers of Wendy Williams' daytime talker will have to wait another week for the host's return.  —  Williams, who is recovering from an injury she said she suffered last month, will resume taping of “The Wendy Williams Show” …
Discussion: Page Six, Bossip, TV Tattle and Sandra Rose
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Chris Willman / Variety:
Bob Dylan, Martin Scorsese Reunite for ‘Rolling Thunder’ Film, Coming to Netflix in 2019 (EXCLUSIVE)
Discussion: The Wrap
Frank Ocean Is Peerless
Discussion: Page Six, Variety and Stereogum
Condé Nast / Allure:
Serena Williams: The Power of Unapologetic Greatness
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Exclusive! Josh Altman & Wife Heather Expecting Baby #2!
Discussion: Page Six and Us Weekly
Peter Mikelbank /
Charlotte Casiraghi Denies Split from Fiancé Three Months After Welcoming Baby
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Seth Abramovitch / Hollywood Reporter:
120 Movies, $13 Billion in Box Office: How Samuel L. Jackson Became Hollywood's Most Bankable Star
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
McKenzie Jean-Philippe / Oprah Magazine:
Watch Oprah and Gayle Talk Dating Advice, Phone Passcodes, and Spicing It Up in the Bedroom
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Harvey Weinstein Gets Court to Dismiss Ashley Judd's Sexual Harassment Claim
Discussion: Perez Hilton
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Kelsey Castanon / POPSUGAR Beauty:
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Lindsay Weinberg / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Pose’ Star Criticizes Media for “Body-Shaming” Her at Golden Globes
Discussion: The WOW Report
Laura Brown /
It's a Good Time to Be Melissa McCarthy
Discussion: Page Six
Steve Helling /
Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin in No ‘Rush’ for Religious Wedding After Courthouse Ceremony: Source
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Emily Strohm /
Jessa Duggar Seewald Is Pregnant with Her Third Child: ‘God Has Blessed Us with a Baby’
Discussion: Dlisted and Celebrity Baby Scoop
Stephanie Petit /
Watch Prince William Reassure Children on Kate Middleton's Birthday: ‘I Did Remember!’
Discussion: POPSUGAR and Cele|bitchy
Michael Ausiello / TVLine:
Russian Doll Trailer: Amy Poehler-EP'd Netflix Comedy Traps Natasha Lyonne In Groundhog Day From Hell — WATCH
Discussion: and Deadline