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Oli Coleman / Page Six:
Chris Harrison won't return to ‘Bachelor in Paradise,’ David Spade set to fill in  —  Chris Harrison won't be returning to front ABC's “Bachelor in Paradise,” Page Six has learned.  And the producers are taking something of a radical new approach the show's hosting duties.
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Elizabeth Wagmeister / Variety:
Chris Harrison Not Returning to ‘Bachelor in Paradise,’ to Be Replaced by Celebrity Guest Hosts … The role will be filed by celebrity comedians — including David Spade — who will serve as guest hosts, according to those with knowledge of the plans.  As of Wednesday, offers to celebrity talent …
People.com:
Sophia Hutchins Denies Claim She's ‘Romantically’ Involved with Caitlyn Jenner: ‘No Hanky Panky’  —  “I feel so blessed and humbled to be a part of such an amazing family and that she treats me like a daughter,” Sophia Hutchins, who is Caitlyn Jenner's manager and longtime friend, tells PEOPLE
Jason Sheeler / People.com:
Ricky Martin Doesn't Want to Hide Who He Is Anymore: ‘I Am a Man with No Secrets’  —  The cover star of PEOPLE's second annual Pride issue, the King of Latin Pop — back with a new album — says he's “more comfortable in his own skin than ever before”  —  Ricky Martin is busy.
Discussion: E! Online, Daily Mail and Just Jared
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Jason Sheeler / People.com:
Ricky Martin on His ‘Romantic’ Husband and Having More Kids: ‘The Embryos Are Frozen!’
Discussion: Just Jared and PeopleTV
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TMZ.com:
Ancient Bones Found Buried Near Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's Home
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and Just Jared
Humana / Perez Hilton:
Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Have Already Hinted At The Girls' Names They Might Pick!
Discussion: Just Jared
Corinne Heller / E! Online:
Buckingham Palace Responds to Claims of Prejudiced Hiring Practices  —  Buckingham Palace has responded to unearthed allegations of banning members of ethnic minorities and foreigners from certain positions in the royal household.  —  Buckingham Palace is defending itself amid unearthed claims …
Discussion: ABC, Us Weekly and Cele|bitchy
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Nicole Massabrook / Us Weekly:
How the Queen Will Celebrate Her Platinum Jubilee in 2022
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Ashley Mitchell / Celebrity Insider:
Meghan Trainor Opens Up About Her Baby Boy's ‘Terrifying’ Health Scare Right After Birth!  —  The singer is happy to be back home with her baby boy, Riley, after the newborn experienced some serious health problems.  Meghan Trainor had a ‘terrifying’ birth and now, she is opening up about it!
Discussion: TODAY, FemaleFirst and E! Online
Samantha Bergeson / E! Online:
Evelyn Lozada Announces She's Leaving Basketball Wives After 9 Seasons  —  Watch: EXCLUSIVE!  Evelyn Lozada Details Leaving “Basketball Wives” - Just The Sip  —  Shooting her last shot.  —  Basketball Wives O.G. cast member Evelyn Lozada officially announced her exit …
Jennifer Maas / The Wrap:
‘Bridgerton’ Season 2: Phoebe Dynevor on How Different Daphne's Story Will Be Without Simon … As “Bridgerton” fans are well aware by now, Phoebe Dynevor's Daphne Bridgerton will no longer be the leading lady in Season 2 of the Netflix romance and her leading man, Regé-Jean Page's Simon Basset, won't be present at all.
Discussion: BuzzFeed News, E! Online and Just Jared
Zoe Williams / The Guardian:
Christina Hendricks: ‘We were critically acclaimed - and everyone wanted to ask me about my bra’  —  The star of Good Girls discusses Mad Men, sexual harassment and squaring her glamorous reputation with her ‘weird, goofy’ personality  —  hristina Hendricks appears on our video call with the most dramatic backdrop.
Discussion: People.com, Just Jared and E! Online
Cydney Contreras / E! Online:
Khloe Kardashian Is “Standing By” Tristan Thompson as She Sends Cease and Desist to Paternity Accuser  —  Khloe Kardashian has sent a cease and desist letter to a woman claiming Tristan Thompson fathered her child, as the reality star and basketball player are “still together,” according to a source.
Discussion: The Sun and TMZ.com
Julie Jordan / People.com:
Jessica Chastain Transforms Into Tammy Faye Bakker in New Biopic: I Was ‘Blown Away By Her Story’  —  The Oscar-nominated actress will portray the fallen televangelist in the upcoming biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye  —  Jessica Chastain wanted to learn everything she could about Tammy Faye Bakker.
Discussion: Dlisted, The WOW Report and E! Online
Jaclyn Hendricks / Page Six:
Travis Barker ‘likes’ shady comment about Scott Disick's girlfriend Amelia Hamlin  —  Travis Barker appeared to double-tap a curious Instagram comment over the weekend about Scott Disick's 19-year-old girlfriend, Amelia Hamlin.  —  Last week, Barker, 45, was tagged in an item …
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Anthony D'Alessandro / Deadline:
Max Minghella, Flea, Samara Weaving & More Round Out Cast For Damien Chazelle's ‘Babylon’  —  Damien Chazelle's 1920s Hollywood-set movie Babylon has rounded out a bulk of what is expected to be its final casting.  Of those set to head back in time are Max Minghella, Flea, Samara Weaving …
Discussion: The Wrap and Just Jared
Rebecca Rubin / Variety:
‘Never Have I Ever’ Actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to Star in Netflix Rom-Com ‘The Netherfield Girls’ (EXCLUSIVE) … The 19-year-old actor is set to star in “The Netherfield Girls,” a romantic comedy with literary pedigree.  The movie is described as a “fresh and contemporary” take on …
Discussion: The Wrap and Just Jared
The Sun:
MAKING A SPLASH Kylie Jenner posts adorable new photo of daughter Stormi, 3, after star reunites with baby daddy Travis Scott  —  KYLIE Jenner posted adorable new photo of daughter Stormi on Instagram after the star reunited with her baby daddy Travis Scott over the holiday weekend.
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Page Six
Alyssa Morin / E! Online:
Lisa Kudrow Details the Friends Reunion Moment You Missed Between Matt LeBlanc and Courtney Cox  —  Lisa Kudrow exclusively tells E! News the heartwarming moment from the Friends reunion she almost missed had David Schwimmer not pointed it out to her.  Get the details below!
Discussion: Just Jared
Bernadette Giacomazzo / The Sun:
What are Billie Eilish's “Lost Cause” lyrics about?  —  BILLIE Eilish just dropped the latest single from her newest album, Happier Than Ever.  —  And it's called “Lost Cause.”  —  Alamy  —  Newest single is out[/caption]  —  What are Billie Eilish's “Lost Cause” lyrics about?
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Fiona Nimoni / The Sun:
Rag'n'Bone Man splits from girlfriend after almost a year of dating  —  RAG'N'Bone Man is flying high with the music - but his love life isn't running quite as smoothly.  —  I can reveal he has split from his girlfriend Zoe Beardsall after almost a year.  —  Splash/CLICK NEWS AND MEDIA
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk
Caroline Bologna / HuffPost:
The Name ‘Karen’ Plummeted In Popularity In 2020 … Baby names don't tend to move too dramatically on the popularity list from one year to the next, but there are notable exceptions.  Katrina and Isis, for example, fell off the Top 1,000 ranking after negative news coverage around those names …
Discussion: TMZ.com, Bossip and Just Jared
 
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Marc Malkin / Variety:
‘Danger Force’ Casts First Openly Trans Teen in a Nickelodeon Live-Action Show (EXCLUSIVE)
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Chelsea Hirsch / Page Six:
How Crystal Kung Minkoff ‘leveled up’ her look for ‘RHOBH’
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Jack Hardwick / Daily Star:
Simon Cowell whisks Lauren and Eric to Soho Farmhouse for family bank holiday staycation
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TMZ.com:
Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox Make Out After Cops Pull Them Over
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Jodi Guglielmi / People.com:
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Ellie Henman / The Sun:
LIAM Gallagher's daughter Molly Moorish is dating Liverpool footballer Nathaniel Phillips.
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Mirror.co.uk
Ale Russian / People.com:
Jodie Foster to Be Awarded Honorary Palme d'Or at Cannes: The Festival ‘Has Changed My Life’
Discussion: Just Jared
Tom Capon / The Sun:
Jade Goody's husband Jack Tweed wishes her son Bobby happy 18th birthday with sweet childhood throwback
Discussion: Daily Star
Mike Fleming Jr / Deadline:
Jonathan Majors In Talks To Square Off Against Michael B. Jordan In Boxing Ring For ‘Creed III’
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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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