Check out Mini-WeSmirch for simple mobiles or WeSmirch Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:40 AM ET, July 17, 2021

WeSmirch

 Top News: 
Biz Markie Dead / TMZ.com:
‘Just a Friend’ Rapper Biz Markie Dead at 57  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  REMEMBERING BIZ MARKIE  —  Rapper Biz Markie — most famous for his iconic hit “Just a Friend” — has died after a series of complications from diabetes that he's been fighting for more than a year ... TMZ has confirmed.
RELATED:
Ellise Shafer / Variety:
Biz Markie, Rapper Known for ‘Just a Friend,’ Dies at 57 … Biz Markie, the rapper, singer and actor behind the 1989 hit “Just a Friend,” died Friday in Baltimore.  He was 57.  —  “It is with profound sadness that we announce, this evening, with his wife Tara by his side …
Discussion: Deadline and Just Jared
People.com:
Rapper Biz Markie, Known for Hit Song ‘Just a Friend,’ Dies at Age 57  —  The musician died Friday with his wife Tara by his side, his rep tells PEOPLE  —  Rapper Biz Markie, known for his hit “Just a Friend,” has died.  He was 57.  —  On Friday, the musician, born Marcel Theo Hall …
TMZ.com:
Kanye West & Irina Shayk Still Together Despite ‘Cooling Off’ Rumors  —  KANYE WEST STILL HOT & HEAVY WITH IRINA ... ‘Cooling Off’ Rumors Denied  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Kanye West and Irina Shayk are very much in a relationship despite reports to the contrary, and rumors she turned down an overseas trip …
Discussion: Perez Hilton and FemaleFirst
RELATED:
Ailbhe MacMahon / Daily Star:
Singer Jessie Ware gives birth to baby boy with husband Sam Burrows  —  Selfish Love singer Jessie Ware has welcomed her third child with her husband Sam Burrows, the couple celebrating the arrival of a “beautiful baby boy” on Thursday  —  Jessie Ware has given birth to a “beautiful baby boy …
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk, The Sun and FemaleFirst
Tiffany Garcia / Page Six:
Amber Heard: I'm both ‘the mom and the dad’ for new baby Oonagh  —  Every day is Bring Your Daughter to Work Day for new mom Amber Heard.  —  “I'm just the mom and the dad.  She's the boss 🍼💝,” Heard, 35, captioned an Instagram photo of her working on a laptop while holding baby daughter Oonagh Paige.
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk and Daily Star
Clemmie Moodie / The Sun:
CASH COW I saw Britney Spears plied with pills, drained of cash and descend into hell, says best friend  —  SINGER Britney Spears collapsed from a suspected overdose after being plied with prescription drugs by her management, her best friend claimed last night.
Discussion: Celebrity Insider and Daily Mail
McKenna Aiello / E! Online:
Blake Lively Accuses Paparazzi of Stalking Her Children After “Frightening” Incident  —  When paparazzi photos of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' three daughters were published online, the actress wasted no time speaking out against a tabloid's “deceitful” practices.
Discussion: Just Jared
Howell Davies / The Sun:
‘INSECURE’ Jesy Nelson says she was the ugly one in Little Mix, I know what that feels like, says S Club's Jo O'Meara  —  IN every pop group there is a member who feels like the outsider . .  .  even if they are the most talented one.
Discussion: Daily Star and Mirror.co.uk
Miranda Siwak / Us Weekly:
Jenna Dewan Mourns the ‘Sudden’ Death of Dog Violet Mae: ‘Our Hearts Are Broken Today’  —  An emotional goodbye.  Jenna Dewan and her fiancé, Steve Kazee, mourned the death of their beloved dog, Violet Mae, on Friday, July 16.  —  Celebrities With Their Pets
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Just Jared
Anna LaPlaca / Who What Wear:
Megan Fox Is Back, and She's Fully in Command  —  Megan Fox hardly needs an introduction.  Since the Transformers film franchise catapulted the actress to megastardom in 2007, she's remained a fixture in Hollywood, starring in a series of action-packed thrillers; earning cult status …
Sarah Packer / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE ‘It is a weight lifted and clears my head’: Katie Price and Kieran Hayler are finally divorced after three years and it cost them less than £500 after using a website to finalise the end of their marriage  — Kieran Hayler, 34, confirmed to MailOnline he is officially divorced …
Discussion: The Sun, Daily Star and Mirror.co.uk
Melissa Minton / Page Six:
Naomi Campbell shares rare photo of baby daughter in Versace onesie  —  Of course Naomi Campbell has the best-dressed baby.  —  The supermodel, 51, revealed in May that she welcomed her first child, a baby girl.  So naturally, the icon's daughter would wear only the best designer duds.
Samantha Bergeson / E! Online:
Emily Blunt Reveals the Secret to Her 11-Year Marriage With John Krasinski  —  Watch: Dwayne Johnson & Emily Blunt's Funny “Jungle Cruise” Interview  —  Letting love lead the way.  —  There's no doubt that Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are the ultimate couple goals …
Discussion: Just Jared
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
RELATED:
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of WeSmirch at 6:40 AM ET, July 17, 2021.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
WeSmirch: site main
WeSmirch River: reverse chronological WeSmirch
WeSmirch Mobile: for phones
WeSmirch Leaderboard: WeSmirch's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
WeSmirch RSS feed
WeSmirch on X
 
 
 More News: 
Sarah Morton / OK! Magazine:
Kerry Katona's daughter Lilly McFadden reveals she turned down Love Island this year
Discussion: Daily Star
Mike Vulpo / E! Online:
The Bachelorette's Katie Thurston May Have Just Dropped a Hint About Her Hometown Dates
Discussion: Cosmopolitan
Anthony D'Alessandro / Deadline:
‘Loki’ Director & EP Kate Herron Says She's Not Returning For Season 2
Rachel Avery / HELLO!:
Victoria Beckham reveals quirky home gym in lime green lycra
Discussion: The Sun
 Earlier Picks: 
Samantha Schnurr / E! Online:
Hoda Kotb Reveals the Reason Adopting Baby No. 3 Has Been Delayed
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Page Six
Chelsea Hirsch / Page Six:
Josh Peck reacts to Drake Bell's child endangerment scandal
Discussion: Us Weekly, FemaleFirst and People.com
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
Queen Maxima wows in summer family photoshoot with daughters
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
TMZ.com:
‘Bad Girls Club’ Star Whitney Collings Died of Booze, Cocktail of Drugs
Discussion: The Wrap
Andrea Caamano / HELLO!:
David Beckham debuts shocking peroxide blonde look - and Victoria has surprising reaction
Discussion: Daily Star and E! Online
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's incredibly touching donation to LA-based charity revealed
Discussion: Marie Claire
Stephanie Soteriou / The Sun:
‘GET HIM OUT’ Love Island race row after new boy Danny used the n-word on Instagram
Discussion: Daily Star
Just Jared:
Look Inside the $65 Million Mansion That JLo & Ben Affleck Reportedly Toured While House Hunting (Photos)
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and FemaleFirst
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Digiday:
Google says it won't be “deprecating third-party cookies” in Chrome and will instead keep working on “privacy-preserving alternatives” via Privacy Sandbox APIs

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
WBD says it intends to match one of the offers for NBA rights; a source says it is targeting the package from Amazon, which is for about $1.8B per year

Georg Szalai / The Hollywood Reporter:
TelevisaUnivision reports Q2 revenue up 3% YoY to $1.3B, ad revenue up 6% YoY to $785M, and operating expenses up 6% YoY to $896M

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
memeorandum
 What US political commentators are discussing online right now