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11:50 AM ET, December 31, 2020

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Pat Saperstein / Variety:
Dawn Wells, 'Gilligan's Island's' Mary Ann, Dies of COVID at 82 … Dawn Wells, who starred as the demure Mary Ann in popular 1960s sitcom “Gilligan's Island,” died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19 in Los Angeles.  She was 82.  —  A native of Reno, Wells also appeared in “77 Sunset Strip …
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Katrina Schollenberger / The Sun:
‘FARM GIRL’ Who was Dawn Wells and how did Gilligan's Island star die?  —  DAWN Wells was an actress that was celebrated for her role on Gilligan's Island, an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz.  —  It was announced on December 30 that she sadly passed away at 82-years-old.
Discussion: The US Sun and Celebs
Paul Bond / Hollywood Reporter:
Dawn Wells, Mary Ann on 'Gilligan's Island,' Dies at 82  —  She said her character on the sitcom “was molded by me, from me” and that the “values and principles” of the Kansas farm girl mirrored her own.  —  Dawn Wells, the girl-next-door actress and former beauty queen who played …
Nicholas Hautman / Us Weekly:
How Betty White Is Staying Busy in Quarantine Ahead of Her 99th Birthday … Here's to 2021!  Like the rest of the world, Betty White has spent much of the past year locked down at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, she has something to look forward to in January: her 99th birthday.
Discussion: The Sun
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Nicholas Hautman / Us Weekly:
Margaret Qualley's Parents Are Concerned About Shia LaBeouf Romance After FKA Twigs Allegations
Discussion: Daily Mail
Hannah Southwick / Page Six:
Pat McGrath named first makeup artist to receive Damehood from the Queen  —  Pat McGrath's 2021 is already off to a grand start.  —  On the Queen's New Year 2021 Honours List, the British superstar makeup artist became the first makeup artist to ever be named D.B.E, Dame of the British Empire …
Discussion: POPSUGAR
R.M. / Perez Hilton:
Lamar Odom Says Ex Sabrina Parr Is Holding His Social Media Accounts ‘Hostage’  —  In the age of social media, breakups can be especially messy.  But usually it isn't this technically savvy...  In Lamar Odom's case, he claims ex-fiancée Sabrina Parr has been holding his social media accounts “hostage.”
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and Just Jared
Attitude.co.uk:
Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey talks sexuality and acting with Sir Ian McKellen  —  As Jonathan Bailey marks another career breakthrough in Netflix's glossy new period drama, the fast-rising star compares notes with a gay screen legend.  —  After stand-out turns in British TV series like Broadchurch …
Discussion: Towleroad Gay News and Just Jared
Jamie Downham / The Sun:
Kate Garraway reveals nightmare Christmas without husband Derek Draper after her home flooded and she had no food  —  KATE Garraway has opened up about her “challenging” and emotional Christmas without husband Derek Draper.  —  The 53-year-old Good Morning Britain host revealed she suffered a …
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk and Daily Star
Sean Gallen / The Sun:
James Corden hints he will quit America & The Late Late Show after becoming homesick  —  JAMES CORDEN fans will be thrilled to learn we're likely to start seeing much more of him - as he looks set to return to Blighty.  —  The Gavin & Stacey star and co-creator may have taken the US by storm …
Discussion: The Wrap and Mirror.co.uk
Katherine Schaffstall / The Sun:
SUN & SOBRIETY Chrissy Teigen and John Legend soak up the sun on their yacht on beach getaway as she reveals she's four weeks sober  —  CHRISSY Teigen and John Legend soaked up the sun on their yacht during a beach getaway.  —  The relaxing day on the water comes after the 35-year-old model revealed she's four weeks sober.
Discussion: E! Online
Ellie Henman / The Sun:
Maya Jama and Stormzy secretly celebrated Christmas together — sparking hope they may get back together  —  STORMZY and Maya Jama secretly celebrated Christmas together, sparking hope they could reconcile following their split.  —  The grime star, 27, spent time at the telly presenter's London home …
Discussion: Daily Star and Mirror.co.uk
Martin Gould / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Hilaria Baldwin's $4M home where she grew up in Boston's posh Beacon Hill - as neighbors say she was ‘just Hillary’ back then, lived there full time until college and 'certainly didn't speak with a Spanish accent'  — Hilaria Baldwin, who was actually born Hillary Hayward-Thomas …
 
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Kaiser / Cele|bitchy:
Jennifer Lopez's NYC rehearsal outfit involved fur, McQueen kicks & a rare Birkin bag
Discussion: Dlisted and HOLA!
Meredith Ganzman / The Sun:
Kylie Jenner spills out of TINY nude bikini while taking a winter dip in chilly pool
Discussion: Daily Star
Eve Crosbie / HELLO!:
Will there be a season two of Bridgerton? Here's everything we know
Discussion: E! Online
Katie Intner / Harper's BAZAAR:
Hailey Bieber's Secret to Glowing Skin Is Going to the Beach
Discussion: Daily Mail and E! Online
Claudia Harmata / People.com:
Alison Brie Recalls Hilarious ‘Peeing Incident’ While in Costume on Mad Men Set
Discussion: Just Jared and Glamour
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Jodi Guglielmi / People.com:
RHOSLC's Meredith Marks Has Reconciled with Her Husband After Separation: ‘We Love Each Other’
Discussion: Us Weekly and Page Six
Tricia Despres / People.com:
Runaway June's Jennifer Wayne Is Engaged to Austin Moody — See the Proposal Photos!
Discussion: Daily Mail
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
Discussion: Marie Claire and Cele|bitchy
Hannah Southwick / Page Six:
Paul McCartney goes shirtless with a tiny ponytail in St. Barts
Discussion: Daily Star
 

 
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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