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5:50 PM ET, December 27, 2020

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Matt Wilkinson / The Sun:
HARRY and Meghan are brokering an extension to the 12-month Megxit deal - and the prince plans to return here in the New Year to seal it.  —  They want a more permanent agreement to continue as non-working royals in California despite big-money deals with Netflix and Spotify.
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Stephanie Petit / People.com:
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Celebrate Their First Christmas in America with Archie
Discussion: Page Six
Pete Barden / The Sun:
Rita Ora reveals she suffered breast cancer scare after mum Vera's diagnosis 15 years ago  —  RITA Ora has revealed she had a breast cancer scare — and is urging women to get screened in the wake of the pandemic.  —  The 30-year-old star — whose mum was diagnosed with it in 2005 …
Tim Chan / Variety:
Sammy Hagar Says Final Phone Call With Eddie Van Halen ‘Broke My Heart, But Thank God We Connected’ … Sammy Hagar says he's grateful he had the opportunity to speak with Eddie Van Halen one last time before the guitarist passed away earlier this year.  —  Speaking to Variety from Big Sky …
Discussion: Daily Mail, Page Six and People.com
Katie Hind / Daily Mail:
Alison Hammond ‘TURNED DOWN’ role replacing Ruth Langsford on This Morning because she ‘was afraid her role would be seen as tokenism’  —  The new black presenter of ITV's This Morning was so concerned that her promotion might be perceived as ‘tokenism’ that she initially turned down the role, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
Discussion: The Sun
Amanda Devlin / The Sun:
Jesy Nelson shares topless snap in bed as she admits sleeping in until 4.30pm after quitting Little Mix  —  JESY Nelson has posed topless in bed - and admitted sleeping in until 4.30pm.  —  The Little Mix star showed off her messy bed head as she made the most of her time off since quitting the band.
Discussion: Daily Star and Just Jared
Erin Crabtree / Us Weekly:
Brodie Lee Dead: Former WWE Wrestler Known as ‘Luke Harper’ Dies at 41 … Wrestler Brodie Lee, whose real name was Jon Huber, died on Saturday, December 26, following a “lung issue.”  He was 41.  —  Celebrity Deaths in 2020  —  His wife, Amanda Huber, confirmed the news via Instagram on Saturday.
Julie Gordon / Page Six:
Chrishell Stause responds to criticism of family photo amid pandemic … Chrishell Stause understands — but isn't apologizing for — criticism of her family's Christmas gathering amid the coronavirus pandemic.  —  The “Selling Sunset” star, 39, addressed fans' angry comments left on a series …
Discussion: Perez Hilton and E! Online
Jane Wharton / Daily Mail:
'My wild nights are over, and I've never been happier!'  New mother Sheridan Smith reveals how arrival of son Billy in May ended years of self-doubt  —  While most of us want to forget 2020, Sheridan Smith says today it was the year that she finally found contentment after the birth of her son.
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk and The Sun
Sara Nathan / Page Six:
Hilaria Baldwin defends fluctuating Spanish accent, admits name is ‘Hillary’  —  Hilaria Baldwin has been forced to defend her fluctuating Spanish accent — and admitted that her name is “Hillary.”  —  The wife of Alec Baldwin took to Instagram Sunday morning after a Twitter storm erupted following …
Charisse Van Horn / Celebrity Insider:
Is Kylie Jenner's Alleged Stalker The Reason Why Kris Jenner Is Living With Her?  —  Kylie Jenner shared a video on her official YouTube account where she and her two-year-old daughter Stormi Webster showed off their family's Christmas decorations.  In the video, Kylie Jenner dropped the tidbit …
Discussion: E! Online
Paulina Jayne Isaac / Cosmopolitan:
Jennifer Aniston Faces Backlash After Posting an “Our First Pandemic” Ornament  —  Some fans are coming to her defense.  — Jennifer Aniston is facing backlash after posting a photo of an “Our first pandemic 2020” ornament on Instagram.  — Jennifer is being accused of making light of COVID-19.
Discussion: The Sun, FemaleFirst and Page Six
Just Jared:
Gigi Hadid Shares Photo of Zayn Malik Holding Their Baby on Christmas!  —  Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik just celebrated their first Christmas together as parents!  —  The 25-year-old model took to her Instagram Stories on Christmas night (December 25) to give fans a peek at what it was like to celebrate the holiday with her family.
 
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Ben Griffiths / The Sun:
NOT BONDING My Bond girl should have turned down sex with 007, says Gemma Arterton
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk
Hannah Hope / The Sun:
Mariah Carey already in talks to make follow-up of hit £4m Christmas special on Apple TV+
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk
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David Henrie Welcomes Baby No. 2 With Wife Maria Cahill
Kayleigh Roberts / Marie Claire:
The Queen Included a Romantic Gesture to Prince Philip in Her Christmas Speech
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Clara Gaspar / The Sun:
Who was Jett Travolta and how did he die?
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Ed Gleave / Daily Star:
Olivia Attwood says she's desperate for return to Love Island in next series
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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky Have Super-Romantic Christmas in Barbados
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Author Julia Quinn on the Netflix Adaptation of Her Bridgerton Series: It's a ‘Fairytale’
Discussion: EW.com and justjared.com
Daniel Sperling / The Sun:
Gavin & Stacey's Joanna Page and hubby James Thornton almost divorced in lockdown as they stopped having sex
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From Mediagazer:

Lillian Rizzo / CNBC:
Netflix reports Q2 revenue up 16.8% YoY to $9.56B, vs. $9.53B est., paid memberships up 16.5% YoY to 277.65M, vs. 274.4M est., net income up 44% YoY to $2.15B

Patrick Smith / NBC News:
CrowdStrike reports widespread “BSODs on Windows hosts”, impacting thousands of PCs and disrupting TV broadcasters, including Sky News and NBC News

Ashley Carman / Bloomberg:
Podcasts seem to be recovering: Audacy's podcast business is profitable, iHeartMedia's and Acast's Q1 podcast revenue grew 18% YoY and 25% YoY, respectively

 
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