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4:55 PM ET, July 8, 2021


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Andrea Caamano / HELLO!:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plead with royal fans - read statement shared on their Archewell website … Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are currently enjoying a long parental leave following the birth of their second child, a daughter named Lilibet, but that doesn't mean that their work has stopped altogether.
How Prince William and Prince Harry Have Put Princess Diana ‘Right at the Heart of the Royal Family’  —  The brothers dedicated a statue to their mother at Kensington Palace on July 1, which would have been her 60th birthday  —  Royal watchers had their eyes closely trained on Prince William …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and Gossip Cop
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
Why Prince George didn't join Prince William at England semi-final
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Francesca Bacardi / Page Six:
Bella Hadid kisses rumored boyfriend Marc Kalman in Instagram photo  —  Bella Hadid has apparently found love again.  —  The supermodel sneakily slipped a PDA-packed photo of her kissing rumored boyfriend Marc Kalman into the last slide of a France photodump — which fans were quick to notice and focus on despite its end placement.
Discussion: The Sun and Just Jared
Leah Bitsky / Page Six:
Who is Bella Hadid's rumored boyfriend Marc Kalman?
Discussion: Dlisted and The Sun
Jess Cohen / E! Online:
Bella Hadid Confirms Romance With Marc Kalman in Sweet PDA Photo
Discussion: Elle and Celebs
Emma Kelly /
Bridgerton author Julia Quinn's father and sister killed in car crash involving ‘drunk driver’  —  Bridgerton author Julia Quinn is in mourning after her father and her sister were killed in a car crash.  —  Quinn, 51, confirmed the news on Facebook, telling friends and fans that her dad Steve Cotler …
Elyse Dupre / E! Online:
Bridgerton Author Julia Quinn Mourns Deaths of Dad and Sister Killed in Car Crash
Discussion: Us Weekly
Julie Gordon / Page Six:
Naya Rivera's mother and sister remember star one year after her death  —  Naya Rivera's family is reeling with grief one year after the “Glee” star's tragic death.  —  The late actress' mother, Yolanda Previtire, told “Good Morning America” that there are “no words to describe what we're going through” …
Good Morning America:
Naya Rivera's family reflects on her life, legacy 1 year after her death
Discussion: and POPSUGAR
Sophia Vilensky / Us Weekly:
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Plan on ‘Moving In Together Very Soon’ … Getting serious!  Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are ready to take the next step in their relationship, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.  —  Bennifer Revisited!  Relive Ben Affleck and J. Lo's Whirlwind Romance
Lil Baby and James Harden Stopped by Cops in Paris, Rapper Arrested  —  1:35 PM PT — A spokesperson for the Paris Police Dept. tells us Baby was taken into custody with one other person on a drug charge.  The person says Harden was not arrested or taken into custody.
Discussion: RADAR and Stereogum
Greg Evans / Deadline:
Chick Vennera Dies: 'Thank God It's Friday', ‘The Golden Girls’ Actor Was 74  —  Chick Vennera, a prolific actor and voice actor perhaps most recognizable for his scene-stealing disco dance performance atop parked cars in the 1978 hit comedy Thank God It's Friday, died from cancer yesterday at his home in Burbank.
Discussion: The Wrap
Just Jared:
Another Actress Almost Played ‘Black Widow’ Instead of Scarlett Johansson - Find Out Who!  —  Did you know Scarlett Johansson was not the first choice to play Black Widow in the Marvel movies?  —  Another actress was the top choice, and she recently revealed why she turned down the role!
Discussion: FemaleFirst
Tomás Mier /
Marilyn Manson Turns Himself In and Is Released Without Bail on New Hampshire Assault Charges  —  Manson allegedly “bent down to shoot his snot” on a female camerawoman, several concert attendees told PEOPLE in May. At the time, Manson's attorney called the claim “ludicrous”
Discussion: The Wrap
Clemmie Moodie / The Sun:
BIT OF A DENT Countdown star Susie Dent splits from husband of almost 20 years  —  COUNTDOWN star Susie Dent has split with her husband of almost 20 years.  —  The 56-year-old dictionary expert, who first joined the Channel 4 show in 1992, has been living apart from teacher Paul Atkins for the past year.
Gemma Strong / HELLO!:
Nicole Kidman's daughter Bella surprises fans with patriotic video from inside London home … Nicole Kidman's eldest daughter Bella is officially an honouree England supporter!  The 28-year-old - who was born in the United States - now lives in Croydon, London with her husband Max Parker.
Discussion: Page Six, E! Online and Just Jared
Heidi Klum Reveals the Advice She Gave Daughter Leni, 17, About Modeling: 'It's Okay to Say No'  —  “She has a very good head on her shoulders,” says Heidi Klum of her burgeoning supermodel daughter Leni.  —  FB  —  MORE  —  Heidi Klum's daughter is following in Mom's footsteps — right down the runway.
Discussion: Page Six
MKC / Perez Hilton:
TikTok Star Caitlyn Loane Dead At 19 — Watch Her Haunting Final Video … [Warning: Potentially Triggering Content]  —  Sad news from TikTok.  —  TikTok star Caitlyn Loane has died by suicide at the age of 19.  The young social media celeb had grown her following by highlighting her career …
Discussion: E! Online
Naomi Osaka / TIME:
'It's O.K. Not to Be O.K.'  —  Naomi Osaka is a professional tennis player who will represent Japan in the upcoming Olympics.  Osaka was the first Asian tennis player to be ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association and the first Japanese-born player to win a grand slam.  —  Life is a journey.
Eliza Thompson / Us Weekly:
Kourtney Kardashian Proudly Shows Off Cellulite After Khloe Kardashian's Deleted Photo Controversy … Filter-free.  Kourtney Kardashian showed off her curves in a new bikini photo promoting a Poosh butt workout — and seemingly left her editing tools at home.  —  A Round Up of the Best Kardashian-Jenner Bikini Pictures
Discussion: E! Online
Dan Cain / The Sun:
'IT'S NOT GLAMOROUS' A Place in the Sun's Laura Hamilton reveals show secrets from air con ban to 12-hour days  —  FOR two decades A Place in the Sun has hooked daytime TV viewers with its sunny escapism and endless supply of property porn.  —  And while host Laura Hamilton calls it her dream job …
Ryan Gajewski / E! Online:
Britney Spears Is Feeling “Relieved” as Members of Her Inner Circle Resign From Conservatorship  —  A source close to Britney Spears exclusively tells E! News that the star feels “hopeful” amid people recently resigning from her conservatorship team.  —  Britney Spears is feeling stronger amid the recent shake-up on her team.
Discussion: Daily Mail, and The Sun
Hannah Southwick / Page Six:
Kylie Jenner bares her thong in sheer dress … Kylie Jenner is getting behind the exposed thong trend.  —  The makeup mogul, 23, showed off her thong in a completely sheer dress for a series of Instagram photos on Wednesday.  —  She struck a pose in the skin-tight design …
Discussion: Egotastic
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