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6:55 PM ET, June 29, 2020


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DR. DRE WIFE FILES FOR DIVORCE  —  Dr. Dre and his wife of 24 years are ending their marriage ... she's filed for divorce.  —  Nicole Young filed the paperwork Monday, citing the usual irreconcilable differences as the reason for her split from the hip-hop mogul.
Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
Dr. Dre's Wife Nicole Young Files for Divorce After More Than 20 Years of Marriage  —  It's over.  Dr. Dre and his wife, Nicole Young, have called it quits after more than 20 years of marriage.  —  Celebrity Splits of 2020  —  Young, 50, filed for divorce in Los Angeles on Monday, June 29, a source confirms to Us Weekly.
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
Anthony Mackie Says Marvel Movies Need to Do Better About Diversity  —  Anthony Mackie has played Falcon seven times in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with 2014's “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”  In an interview for Variety's Actors on Actors issue, Mackie talked to Daveed Diggs …
Daniel D'Addario / Variety:
Anthony Mackie and Daveed Diggs on Black Lives Matter, Marvel and ‘Hamilton’
Discussion: Bossip and Us Weekly
Kim Kardashian's Beauty Biz Reaches Billion-Dollar Status with $200M Deal  —  Kim Kardashian's brand was just launched into another stratosphere of riches — hitting the billion-dollar mark ... courtesy of a new deal with a very familiar beauty investor.  —  Here's the scoop …
Discussion: Bossip and Perez Hilton
Madeline Berg / Forbes:
Kim Kardashian West Is Worth $900 Million After Agreeing To Sell A Stake In Her Cosmetics Firm To Coty  —  In what will be the second major Kardashian cashout in a year, Kim Kardashian West is selling a 20% stake in her cosmetics company KKW Beauty to beauty giant Coty COTY for $200 million.
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Syracuse Post-Standard:
Benny Mardones, ‘Into the Night’ singer who made Syracuse his second home, dies at 73 (video)  —  Benny Mardones, the 1980s singer-songwriter whose ballad “Into the Night” ascended into the top 20 of Billboard's Hot 100 chart twice within 10 years, died this morning after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease.
Discussion: Variety
Andrew Unterberger / Billboard:
Benny Mardones, ‘Into the Night’ Singer-Songwriter, Dead at 73
Discussion: Stereogum
Dory Jackson / Us Weekly:
‘Shameless’ Star Steve Howey and Sarah Shahi Split After 11 Years of Marriage  —  It's over.  Steve Howey and Sarah Shahi have called it quits after 11 years of marriage, Us Weekly can exclusively reveal.  —  Celebrity Splits of 2020  —  According to legal docs obtained by Us, Shahi …
Amanda Seales on Importance of Hosting BET Awards During ‘Uprising Against Racial Discrimination’  —  “We really made a point of being thoughtful about every element of this show and understanding how important it is that we are really committed to amplifying Black creatives, Black business and Black artists,” Amanda Seales tells PEOPLE
Eileen Reslen / Page Six:
Shay Mitchell already talking to 8-month-old daughter about Black Lives Matter  —  Shay Mitchell and her boyfriend, Matte Babel, have been talking to their 8-month old daughter Atlas about the Black Lives Matter movement.  —  The Canadian actress recently told Page Six that she and Babel …
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 …
Darlene Aderoju /
Megan Thee Stallion Inspired by Late Mom to Stay in School Despite Fame: ‘I Want Her to Be Proud’  —  “I'm doing it for me, but I'm also doing it for the women in my family who made me who I am today,” Megan Thee Stallion exclusively tells PEOPLE  —  Megan Thee Stallion is working diligently to honor her late mom's legacy.
Amanda Quintana / WISC-TV:
Meghan Markle reaches out to Althea Bernstein after seeing news of alleged hate crime  —  MADISON, Wis. — As Althea Bernstein's story of her alleged attack by a group of White men is shared across the country, it has caught the attention of Meghan Markle.  —  Boys & Girls Clubs …
Discussion: Axios and Us Weekly
Ally Mauch /
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.
Discussion: Dlisted and
Benjamin VanHoose /   Ariana Grande Goes Instagram Official with Boyfriend Dalton Gomez on Her 27th Birthday
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