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2:00 PM ET, May 31, 2021


 Top News: 
Kristy Johnson / Daily Mail:
Cody Simpson breaks his silence on split from Miley Cyrus - and says that time in his life was ‘one of those phases’
Discussion: Cosmopolitan
‘Tarzan’ Star Joe Lara Dead at 58 After Plane Crash in Tennessee  —  Joe Lara — the star of “Tarzan: The Epic Adventures” — has died after a small plane he, his wife and a few others were on crashed into a lake this weekend.  —  The private jet — said to be a Cessna 501 …
E! Online:
Courtney Stodden Engaged to Chris Sheng: Get Details About the Emotional Proposal  —  Courtney Stodden, who famously wed at age 16, is engaged again.  See the star's ring and check out exclusive details about the proposal.  —  Watch: Courtney Stodden's Shocking Marriage
‘Gorilla Glue Girl’ Sends Cease & Desist Over Viral ‘Bad Idea’ Song  —  ‘GORILLA GLUE GIRL’ Sends Cease & Desists ... ‘BAD IDEA’ TO USE THIS SONG W/O PERMISSION!!!  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 1.4K … Tessica Brown — aka, ‘Gorilla Glue Girl’ — is having another moment on the internet …
Discussion: BET and Stereogum
Miles Teller Fumes After Being Punched In Face at Maui Restaurant
Erin and Ben Napier Welcome Baby No. 2!  'We're Excited to Have Another Daughter to Love'  —  The stars of HGTV's Home Town are also parents to 3-year-old daughter Helen  —  Erin and Ben Napier's family just grew by one!  —  The HGTV stars welcomed their second baby, daughter Mae Napier, on May 28, PEOPLE can confirm.
Discussion: E! Online, Deadline and Just Jared
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Addison Rae Is Fully Shipping Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker  —  She's ~OBSESSED~ if you will.  —  In case you're wondering if anyone out there ships  —  Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker  —  even more than you, say hi to  —  Kourtney's BFF Addison Rae
Discussion: Page Six
Sean Gallen / The Sun:
I was days from death after a three-year booze and cocaine binge, says Liberty X star Michelle Heaton  —  LIBERTY X singer Michelle Heaton says she was days from death after going on a three-year cocaine and booze binge.  —  In an exclusive interview just 36 hours after leaving rehab …
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Nicki Minaj Posted the Cutest Video of Her Son and He's Gotten So Big!  —  Just some cuteness to start your Monday.  —  Nicki Minaj's baby son is growing up so fast and he's literally too cute!  Nicki posted a video of her 8-month-old practicing standing, which she captioned with a simple 🧸 …
Discussion: Page Six and
Chelsea Hirsch / Page Six:
Porsha Williams gets tattoo of fiancé Simon Guobadia's name on her neck  —  Their love will last forever now, right?  —  Porsha Williams revealed over the weekend that she got fiancé Simon Guobadia's name tattooed on her neck.  —  The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, 39 …
Discussion: Just Jared, E! Online and YouTube
Keith Caulfield / Billboard:
Olivia Rodrigo's ‘Sour’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart With 2021's Biggest Week  —  Plus: Twenty One Pilots and 42 Dugg debut in top 10.  —  Olivia Rodrigo captures the biggest week of 2021 for an album, as her debut release, Sour, opens at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart …
Discussion: Just Jared and Oh No They Didn't!
Starr Bowenbank / Cosmopolitan:
Everything You Need to Know About Olivia Rodrigo's Debut Album, ‘Sour’
Discussion: Marie Claire
Amy Dowden opens up about being a victim of body shaming … In an exclusive interview and photoshoot with HELLO! magazine, Strictly Come Dancing star Amy Dowden has told how the medication she takes to control a debilitating medical condition has led to her becoming a victim of body shaming.
Jamie Downham / The Sun:
Katie Price says she's ‘so proud’ of sister Sophie after she gives birth and reveals son's cute name  —  KATIE Price's sister Sophie has given birth to her first child, a baby boy called Albert.  —  The 30-year-old, who is half sisters with the reality star, revealed the happy news on Instagram this lunchtime.
Discussion: Daily Star
Emily Dixon / Marie Claire:
Kendall Jenner Spoke About Her Experience of Anxiety: “Sometimes I Think I'm Dying”  —  .  — Jenner spoke to clinical psychologist and psychology professor Dr. Ramani Durvasula.  — “I've had times where I feel like I need to be rushed to the hospital because I think that like …
Discussion: Daily Star
Amy Spiro / Variety:
Simon Cowell Cancels ‘X Factor Israel’ Appearance … Simon Cowell has canceled his scheduled appearance as a judge on the upcoming season of “X Factor Israel.”  —  Late last year, the veteran producer and reality TV judge signed a deal to serve as one of the judges on the next season …
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Tyler James / Daily Mail:
Amy Winehouse spent £500,000 on drugs and her heroin habit wrecked her bid to write a James Bond theme tune... but Mick Jagger told me that was normal …
Discussion: RADAR and
Lauren Cox / Page Six:
Sharna Burgess and boyfriend Brian Austin Green enjoy pool day with his kids
Discussion: E! Online, and
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Joe Biden Remembers Son Beau on 6th Anniversary of His Death: ‘This Is a Hard Day for Us’
Discussion: E! Online
Jaclyn Hendricks / Page Six:
Clare Crawley and Dale Moss get cozy in new photo after reuniting
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Kate Mansey / Daily Mail:
Prince William fears Harry may ‘go too far with his truth bombs’ and further damage relations with the Royal Family
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and Page Six

From Mediagazer:

A Russian court convicts Evan Gershkovich of espionage and sentences him to 16 years in prison; Wall Street Journal calls the trial a “sham”

Rick Porter / The Hollywood Reporter:
Nielsen: the Republican National Convention's final night averaged 25.38M US viewers over 14 outlets, up 7% from 2020; people 55+ were about 72% of the audience

Connor Mycroft / South China Morning Post:
Media orgs, WSJ union, and a congressional panel express support for Selina Cheng, who says WSJ fired her for assuming Hong Kong Journalists Association's chair

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