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6:10 AM ET, July 1, 2020


 Top News: 
Carmel Dagan / Variety:
Carl Reiner, Comedy Legend and ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Creator, Dies at 98 … Carl Reiner, the writer, producer, director and actor who was part of Sid Caesar's legendary team and went on to create “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and direct several hit films, has died.  He was 98.
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
Spotted: Penn Badgley and Chace Crawford Reunite to Talk About ‘Gossip Girl’ … On the primetime soap “Gossip Girl,” Penn Badgley and Chace Crawford played two very different teen characters: Badgley's Dan Humphrey was a member of the Brooklyn literati, while Crawford's Nate Archibald inhabited Manhattan's social whirl.
Discussion: Us Weekly and POPSUGAR
U.S. Department of Justice:
Ex-Husband of ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ Star and Lucchese Crime Family Soldier Indicted for Assault and Other Crimes  —  NEWARK, N.J. - The ex-husband of one of the stars of the Bravo television show “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” and an organized crime soldier were arrested today …
Discussion: abc7NY, Associated Press and Page Six
Mara Siegler / Page Six:
Maroon 5 bassist Mickey Madden arrested for alleged domestic violence  —  Maroon 5 bassist Mickey Madden was arrested Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence.  —  The LAPD confirmed to Page Six the charge against Madden, 41, is California penal code 273.5 …
Discussion: Stereogum and Us Weekly
Carl Reiner Dead at 98, Mel Brooks Pays Tribute to His Best Friend  —  CARL REINER DEAD AT 98 ... Mel Brooks Also Pays Tribute To His Best Friend  —  REMEMBERING CARL REINER  —  2:23 PM PT — Mel Brooks also just paid tribute to Reiner, calling him a giant whose contributions to the entertainment industry is unmatched.
George Stark / Daily Mail:
Ryan Seacrest splits from Shayna Taylor and moves on with new blonde  —  Ryan Seacrest has split from his on-off girlfriend Shayna Taylor seven years after they first began dating, can exclusively reveal.
McKenna Aiello / E! Online:
Ryan Seacrest Announces Breakup From Shayna Taylor as He Vacations With Mystery Woman
Discussion: Gossip Cop and Page Six
Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
Becca Kufrin and Rachel Lindsay Reveal There's a ‘Bachelorette Bible’ Passed Down From the Previous Leads … Bachelorettes stick together!  Becca Kufrin and Rachel Lindsay are ready to pass the “Bachelorette Bible” to Clare Crawley ahead of her season.  —  ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 16: Everything We Know
Ale Russian /
Tom Hanks Says ‘Shame on You’ to Those Who Don't Wear a Mask and Social Distance: ‘Do Your Part’  —  Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson tested positive for COVID-19 in March and have since recovered  —  Tom Hanks has a simple message for Americans as the country continues its fight against COVID-19: Do your part.
Discussion: The Wrap
Peter White / Deadline:
'America's Got Talent': How NBC's Talent Show Returned To Filming With Production Pods, Masks, & A Drive-In Movie Theater-Style Stage  —  America's Got Talent is one of the first big-budget non-scripted formats to resume filming following the COVID-19 production shutdown.
Joe Otterson / Variety:
‘Ozark’ Renewed for Fourth and Final Season at Netflix … “Ozark” has been renewed for Season 4 at Netflix, with the new season also being the show's last.  —  The fourth season will consist of 14 episodes, with the first three seasons having been 10 episodes each.
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Justin Kroll / Variety:
‘Mulan’ Director Niki Caro to Helm ‘Beautiful Ruins’ for Amblin Partners (EXCLUSIVE) … Amblin Partners has closed a deal with Niki Caro to direct “Beautiful Ruins,” sources tell Variety.  —  The story is set in an Italian seaside village in 1962, where a charming young man runs a hotel with no guests …
Discussion: The Wrap and Oh No They Didn't!
Peter White / Deadline:
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ To Return For Season 11 On HBO  —  Larry David will return to HBO for an eleventh season on Curb Your Enthusiasm.  —  This comes after the tenth season of the comedy aired on the cable network earlier this year.  It takes the show past 100 episodes.
Sue Carswell /
Twins Go Viral for Hilarious ‘First Time Hearing’ Videos Showing Them Reacting to Classic Songs  —  Dolly Parton's “Jolene” and the Carpenters' “Rainy Days and Mondays” are some of the great hits the Williams twins are discovering  —  Free music appreciation classes for all are being taught …
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Oli Coleman / Page Six:
Donald Trump Jr. spotted at packed, maskless Hamptons party
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
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JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers Say Relationship Faced a ‘Fork in the Road’ After The Bachelorette
Discussion: Page Six
Katie Bain / Billboard:
Spencer Brown Comes Out as Gay: ‘The Dance Music Community Saved Me During My Darkest Times’
Discussion: Queerty
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Sacha Baron Cohen Crashed A Right-Wing Event In Washington
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Discussion: Us Weekly