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Just Jared:
Look Inside the $65 Million Mansion That JLo & Ben Affleck Reportedly Toured While House Hunting (Photos)  —  Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were spotted house hunting in Los Angeles this week and we have photos from inside the $64.95 million house they reportedly checked out!
Discussion: TMZ.com, Cosmopolitan and FemaleFirst
Mike Vulpo / E! Online:
Married at First Sight's Erik Lake and Virginia Coombs Break Silence on Their Divorce  —  Married at First Sight's Erik Lake and Virginia Coombs set the record straight on their relationship status after filing for divorce earlier this summer.  —  Getting Married at First Sight is easier said than done.
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Emily Longeretta / Us Weekly:
MAFS' Erik and Virginia Divorcing Less Than 1 Year After Marriage: Details
Discussion: Page Six and E! Online
Samantha Schnurr / E! Online:
Hoda Kotb Reveals the Reason Adopting Baby No. 3 Has Been Delayed  —  Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Hoda Kotb has hit a bit of a snag in the process of adopting her third child.  Find out why—and her words of wisdom in the meantime—below.  —  Hoda Kotb is waiting wisely.
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Page Six
Chelsea Hirsch / Page Six:
Josh Peck reacts to Drake Bell's child endangerment scandal  —  Josh Peck is finding a way to navigate his friendship with Drake Bell, who is in the midst of a child endangerment scandal.  —  “It's upsetting, and it's an unfortunate situation,” the latter half of “Drake & Josh,” 34, told Variety Thursday.
Discussion: Us Weekly, FemaleFirst and People.com
Stephanie Soteriou / The Sun:
‘GET HIM OUT’ Love Island race row after new boy Danny used the n-word on Instagram  —  LOVE ISLAND has been caught in a race row after new bombshell Danny Bibby was caught using the N-word on social media.  —  The 25-year-old plumber is yet to even enter the villa, with his arrival teased …
Discussion: Daily Star
Lindsay Weinberg / E! Online:
Britney Spears Feels Like She's “On Her Way to Freedom” After Win in Conservatorship Case  —  Britney Spears is feeling “Lucky” after scoring a win in court this week, when a judge ruled she can hire her own attorney.  A source explained why Britney is thrilled her lawyer “will fight for her.”
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TMZ.com:
‘Bad Girls Club’ Star Whitney Collings Died of Booze, Cocktail of Drugs  —  ‘BAD GIRLS CLUB’ WHITNEY COLLINGS DIED OF BOOZE, COCKTAIL OF DRUGS ... Death Certificate Shows … Whitney Collings — one of the early members of TV's “Bad Girls Club” — died from a toxic mix of booze and hard drugs ... including fentanyl and cocaine.
Katherine Schaffstall / The Sun:
‘WE LOVE YOU’ Chrissy Teigen & John Legend's dog Pippa dies in her arms as she pays tribute to ‘sassy broad’ in sad Instagram post  —  CHRISSY Teigen and John Legend's dog Pippa died in her arms as the model paid tribute to their “sassy broad.”  —  The 35-year-old shared the sad news in an emotional Instagram post.
Discussion: Page Six, FemaleFirst and Daily Star
Andrea Caamano / HELLO!:
David Beckham debuts shocking peroxide blonde look - and Victoria has surprising reaction … David Beckham has done what he does best - surprise us all with a new hair look!  The former footballer headed to the hairdresser on Thursday with his youngest son Cruz and the results are incredible.
Discussion: E! Online
Rachel Avery / HELLO!:
Victoria Beckham reveals quirky home gym in lime green lycra … With temperatures rising in the UK, Victoria Beckham has cranked up the heat another level with a steamy workout at her home gym in the Cotswolds.  —  It is the most fans have seen of Victoria and David's private workout area …
Discussion: The Sun
Sharnaz Shahid / HELLO!:
Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis applauded for showing support to England players after racial abuse … Jason Sudeikis has been praised for showing his support to England players Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho amid racist abuse following the Euro final.
Discussion: FemaleFirst
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's incredibly touching donation to LA-based charity revealed … The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have made an incredible donation to an LA-based organisation that helps to transform the lives of homeless pregnant women.  —  In an Instagram post …
Discussion: Marie Claire
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
Queen Maxima wows in summer family photoshoot with daughters … The Netherlands royal family stepped out for their annual summer photoshoot on Friday and looked incredible in bright outfits.  —  King Willem-Alexander, 54, and Queen Maxima, 50, were joined by their three teenage daughters …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Samantha Schnurr / E! Online:
Machine Gun Kelly Reveals How Dating Megan Fox Is the Epitome of a Full-Circle Moment  —  Luck, destiny, manifestation—whatever you want to call it, Machine Gun Kelly went from a teenager pining over Megan Fox to a star dating Megan Fox.  For more on his full-circle story, read on.
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Helen Rosner / New Yorker:
A Haunting New Documentary About Anthony Bourdain  —  “Roadrunner,” by the Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, presents Bourdain as both the hero and the villain of his own story.  —  It's been three years since Anthony Bourdain died, by suicide, in June of 2018, and the void he left is still a void.
TMZ.com:
Lil Durk Apparent Target of Home Invasion, Gunfire Exchanged with Suspects  —  LIL DURK SHOOTOUT IN HIS GEORGIA HOME ... Suspects Flee the Scene  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Lil Durk got a rude awakening, when some people busted into his home and exchanged gunfire with him and his girlfriend ... this according to law enforcement.
Discussion: The Sun, Sandra Rose and Mirror.co.uk
TMZ.com:
Christina Haack Gets Houses & Wedding Ring in Divorce with Ant Anstead  —  CHRISTINA HAACK DIVORCE SHE KEEPS HOUSES, BENTLEY & WEDDING RING ... Ant Gets Several Cars … Christina Haack and Ant Anstead have already moved on to new relationships following their divorce ... and now we know what goodies they're bringing with them.
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk, RADAR and Gossip Cop
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Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
Christina Haack Maintains Ownership of 5 Houses, Wedding Ring After Finalizing Ant Anstead Divorce
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Tom Bryant / Mirror.co.uk:
Robson Green opens up for first time about secret battle with drink and drugs  —  EXCLUSIVE: Granchester star Robson Green was in a ‘very dark place’ during his battle with drink and drugs  —  Robson Green has opened up about his battle with drink and drugs after struggling with fame.
Discussion: The Sun and Daily Star
Riley Cardoza / Us Weekly:
Pregnant Ashley Iaconetti Describes Her Symptoms Ahead of 1st Child: I'm ‘Very Sick’  —  A tough first trimester.  After sharing her pregnancy news, Ashley Iaconetti exclusively opened up to Us Weekly about the symptoms she has been experiencing.  —  These ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Babies Will Melt Your Heart
Discussion: People.com and Perez Hilton
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Michelle Tauber / People.com:
Sarah Ferguson on How ‘Proud’ Princess Diana Would Be of Her Sons and Their ‘Wonderful Wives’
Discussion: Page Six and Cele|bitchy
Samantha Highfill / EW.com:
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Kisha Forde / E! Online:
Scott Foley Reacts to Kerry Washington's Birthday Tribute Featuring Photo of Tony Goldwyn
Discussion: People.com and Just Jared
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Just Jared:
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Discussion: E! Online and Variety
Justin Kroll / Deadline:
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Discussion: Variety, The Wrap and Just Jared
Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
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Discussion: E! Online
TMZ.com:
Patrick Mahomes & Brittany Matthews Hook Up Bridal Party W/ Rolexes & Cartier Bracelets!
Discussion: Page Six
Just Jared:
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Discussion: Cosmopolitan and POPSUGAR
Justin Kroll / Deadline:
Robert Downey Jr. To Co-Star In Drama Series Adaptation Of Viet Thanh Nguyen's ‘The Sympathizer’ For HBO And A24; Park Chan-wook Directing
Discussion: Variety and The Wrap
 

 
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Meta says it will soon roll back restrictions on Donald Trump's Instagram and Facebook accounts to ensure parity among candidates ahead of the 2024 election

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X's trending topics surfaced conspiracy theories around Donald Trump's assassination attempt; YouTube and Facebook primarily directed users to news outlets

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