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3:20 PM ET, June 28, 2020


 Top News: 
Hollywood Reporter:
Margot Robbie, Christina Hodson Reteam for New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Movie for Disney (Exclusive)  —  This project is separate from the already announced franchise reboot being developed by ‘Pirates’ scribe Ted Elliott and ‘Chernobyl’ creator Craig Mazin.
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Ariana Grande Celebrated Her Birthday with a Midsommar-Themed Party — and Florence Pugh Approved!  —  Ariana Grande's friends and family threw the singer a themed party for her 27th birthday  —  Ariana Grande channeled her inner May Queen while celebrating her birthday this week.
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Benjamin VanHoose /
Ariana Grande Goes Instagram Official with Boyfriend Dalton Gomez on Her 27th Birthday  —  “almost 27 :),” the singer captioned the series of photos shared a day before her birthday  —  Ariana Grande is singing “Thank U Next” to 26 and going Instagram official with her boyfriend, Dalton Gomez, to celebrate her special day.
Melody Chiu /
Pregnant Lea Michele Spotted Out for First Time After Glee Costar Controversy  —  Lea Michele was photographed this week for the first time after facing backlash for alleged difficult behavior on set  —  After laying low for three weeks, Lea Michele has been photographed …
Discussion: Gossip Cop and Us Weekly
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Beyoncé Visual Album ‘Black Is King’ Coming to Disney Plus  —  Facebook Will Start Flagging Violating Content From Politicians Like Donald Trump, Just Like Twitter  —  In a surprise, Disney Plus announced a new visual album from Beyoncé — “Black Is King,” inspired by …
Discussion: POPSUGAR, Deadline, Bossip and Stereogum
Rachel Handler / Vulture:
Alia Shawkat, Through the Looking Glass What the Search Party actress has learned from her tabloid year.  —  One morning last fall, happily stoned and painting alone in her art studio, Alia Shawkat realized her name was trending on Twitter.  Photos of the actress walking …
Justin Bieber Files $20 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against 2 Women Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault  —  Justin Bieber's lawyers claim the allegations against him are “factually impossible”  —  Justin Bieber is seeking legal recourse against two anonymous women who previously accused him on social media of sexual assault.
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
Kanye West and Gap Strike 10-Year Deal for ‘Yeezy Gap’ Apparel Line  —  The struggling mall brand plans to introduce Yeezy Gap in stores and online in the first half of 2021.  —  The Gap brand, which has flailed in recent years as it struggled with an identity crisis, has a new idea for how to revive its fortunes: Kanye West.
Aurelie Corinthios /
Hallmark Channel Star Taylor Cole Marries Producer Cameron Larson in Livestream Ceremony  —  The couple originally planned to marry in front of over 100 guests but altered their plans due to the coronavirus pandemic  —  It wasn't how they expected to tie the knot, but Taylor Cole …
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
Sandra Oh and Kerry Washington on What They Learned from Shonda Rhimes  —  Captain America and Ant-Man Assemble: Chris Evans and Paul Rudd on What You Didn't See From the Marvel Movies  —  Sandra Oh and Kerry Washington both climbed to the pinnacle of stardom on TV shows created by Shonda Rhimes.
Mark Savage / BBC:
Blackpink: How You Like That scores the biggest premiere in YouTube history  —  Blackpink, the Korean band whose lavish videos regularly attract millions of viewers, have set a new record for the biggest music video premiere on YouTube  —  A total of 1.65 million fans tuned in for the unveiling …
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
‘General Hospital’ Eyes Mid-July Production Restart  —  ABC's General Hospital is joining fellow daytime dramas The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless in setting a target date for return to production.  ABC is tentatively planning to resume shooting its long-running soap …
Kaitlyn Frey /
Lisa Rinna Slams ‘Karens’ Who Are ‘Begging’ QVC to Fire Her Because of Her Political Views  —  The Lisa Rinna Collection designer said she's not going to stop voicing her opinions despite any backlash  —  Lisa Rinna won't let anyone stop her from voicing her political views.
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
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Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
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Kim Bell / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
St. Louis rapper Huey killed in double shooting in Kinloch
Discussion: Variety and Bossip
Why Kate Middleton ‘Is a Bit Like Prince Philip’
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Rebecca Rubin / Variety:
Christopher Nolan's ‘Tenet’ Delays Release Date Again
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Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Elton John's ex-wife Renate Blauel launches legal action against singer
Discussion: Dlisted and Page Six
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