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Sarah Hearon / Us Weekly:
Inside Mossimo Giannulli's ‘Rough’ Prison Stay After Lori Loughlin's Release … Lori Loughlin's husband, Mossimo Giannulli, is “having a rough time in prison,” a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.  —  College Admissions Scandal: Where Are They Now?
Discussion: Daily Mail
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Nicholas Hautman / Us Weekly:   Cody Simpson Is Dating Model Marloes Stevens 4 Months After Miley Cyrus Split
Oli Coleman / Page Six:
Chris Harrison is moving to Texas, fueling ‘Bachelor’ exit rumors  —  Could Chris Harrison be breaking up with the “Bachelor”?  —  Amid speculation that the veteran host of the ABC franchise could be leaving after nearly 20 years, Page Six has exclusively learned that Harrison is building …
Brandon Davis / Comic Book:
Ron Weasley Actor Rupert Grint on Returning For Future Harry Potter Movies  —  In a year where Spider-Man and Batman actors have returned to roles they were never expected to be seen in again, there is one major franchise which some fans hope to see more from which has been dormant since its conclusion …
Discussion: E! Online and Just Jared
Just Jared:
Tyrese Gibson & Wife Samantha Split After Nearly Four Years of Marriage  —  Tyrese Gibson and his wife Samantha are calling it quits.  —  The 42-year-old Fast & Furious actor took to his Instagram on Tuesday night (December 29) to announce that he and Samantha were splitting up after nearly four years of marriage.
Jamie Downham / The Sun:
John Bishop struck down by coronavirus on Christmas Day and says 'I wouldn't wish this on anyone'  —  COMEDIAN John Bishop has revealed he's been struck down with coronavirus, calling it “the worst illness I have ever had”.  —  The 54-year-old star said he was diagnosed with the disease on Christmas Day …
Discussion: Daily Star
Harriet Johnston / Daily Mail:
A wardrobe fit for a Queen!  Kate Middleton showed off her frugal side amid Covid-19 by recycling more outfits than ever - but STILL wore £94,000 worth of new clothes in 2020  — FEMAIL has calculated cost of all the new items Kate wore throughout 2020
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and Cele|bitchy
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Hanna Fillingham / HELLO!:
Kate Middleton identical to Prince Louis in never-before-seen childhood photo
Discussion: Marie Claire
Hannah Southwick / Page Six:
Paul McCartney goes shirtless with a tiny ponytail in St. Barts  —  Here comes the bun.  —  Sir Paul McCartney switched up his style on Tuesday, putting some of his hair up into a small man-bun-like ponytail during a trip to St. Barts.  —  The 78-year-old Beatles icon was joined by his wife Nancy Shevell …
Discussion: Daily Star
Spotify:
2020 Archewell Audio Holiday Special  —  Listen to this episode from Archewell Audio on Spotify.  As we come to the end of the year, Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, present a special collection of inspiration, reflection, and perspective from guests around the world …
Discussion: Us Weekly, Cele|bitchy and E! Online
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Emily Dixon / Marie Claire:
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reflect on 2020 in the Archewell Audio Holiday Special
Discussion: Cosmopolitan, TMZ.com and Page Six
Ryan Gajewski / E! Online:
Russell Wilson Shares Emotional Tribute to Kobe Bryant and GiGi: “There's Hope”  —  In a powerful video dedicated to Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna, Russell Wilson credited the late NBA star for inspiring him and helping him keep his priorities in check.  —  Russell Wilson offered …
Discussion: Celebrity Insider
People.com:
Lindsey Vonn Opened Up About Having a ‘Clean Slate’ in 2021 Just 2 Weeks Before Announcing Split  —  Lindsey Vonn and P.K. Subban announced they were ending their engagement in matching Instagram posts on Tuesday  —  Just two weeks before announcing her split from fiancé P.K. Subban …
Discussion: Page Six
Natalie Allison / The Tennessean:
Girlfriend warned Nashville police Anthony Warner was building bomb a year ago, report shows  —  NASHVILLE — Sixteen months before Anthony Quinn Warner's RV exploded in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning, officers visited his home in Antioch after his girlfriend reported that he was making bombs …
Hannah Chubb / People.com:
Ant Anstead on Split from Wife Christina: ‘I Think Everybody Knows This Was Not My Decision’  —  The British TV host sat down with PEOPLE exclusively for his first interview since the end of his marriage to the HGTV star  —  Ant Anstead is getting candid about his surprising split …
Discussion: Page Six
Just Jared:
Sarah Hyland Shares Photo From When She Felt Her Absolute Worst  —  Sarah Hyland participated in the “post a pic of” challenge that many are taking part in on Instagram.  —  If you haven't seen, fans can request specific photos for celebs to share.  —  One fan requested of Sarah …
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Mona Thomas / E! Online:   Sarah Hyland Revisits the Heartbreaking Moment She Felt Her “Worst” in Throwback Photo
 
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The Sun:
‘ONE RULE FOR CELEBS’ Geordie Shore's Sophie Kasaei boasts about breaking Christmas Covid rules as she visits THREE houses and family party
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Mackenzie Schmidt / People.com:
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Discussion: Daily Mail
Rebecca Cope / Tatler:
Inside the February issue starring Daisy Ridley
Discussion: The Sun
Jaimee Taylor / The Sun:
Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague urges pet lovers to avoid imports after puppy's heartbreaking death
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Fiona Ward / HELLO!:
Chrissy Teigen dances up a storm in leggy swimsuit - and the fan reaction is amazing
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Marvin and Rochelle win battle to build huge pool at £3.3m mansion after row with neighbours
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David Hudson / Queerty:
rest in peace Marcus D'Amico, the original Mouse from Tales of The City, dies aged 55
Carl Greenwood / The Sun:
EastEnders' Natalie Cassidy takes a break from soap as character Sonia Fowler struggles to cope as NHS nurse
TMZ.com:
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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Daniel Ek says Spotify is working on a deluxe Spotify tier, costing around $17 to $18, that has “a lot more control, a lot higher quality across the board”

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube Q2 ad revenue grew 13% YoY to $8.66B, vs. $8.93B est.; Google's subscriptions, platforms, and devices unit that includes YouTube TV had revenue of $9.3B

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