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12:40 PM ET, August 2, 2021


 Top News: 
Fetty Wap Mourns 4-Year-Old Daughter's Death  —  Fetty Wap is mourning the death of his daughter.  —  The rapper's 4-year-old daughter, Lauren Maxwell, has sadly passed away.  Following reports of her death in June, her mother, Turquoise Miami, took to Instagram on Saturday (July 31) to confirm the devastating news.
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Fetty Wap's 4-Year-Old Daughter Lauren Maxwell Has Died, Shares Her Mother Turquoise Miami
Discussion: UPI, Us Weekly and Sandra Rose
Ryan Gajewski / E! Online:
Rapper Fetty Wap's Daughter Lauren Maxwell Dead at Age 4
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Fetty Wap's 4-Year-Old Daughter Lauren Maxwell Has Died
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Jonathan Dean / The Sunday Times:
Is Matt Damon the last of Hollywood's leading men? … Matt Damon is baffled by how his children watch films — infuriated as they pause and chat their way through the art form he adores.  “The way they watch is different to how we did,” he says.  “How can you watch a movie if you are texting?
Mark Anthony Green / GQ:
The Weeknd vs. Abel Tesfaye  —  With an instantly recognizable voice and songs that have been streamed several billion times, he's one of the most ubiquitous pop stars in the world.  But where does Abel Tesfaye end and his dark, grimy public persona begin?  Mark Anthony Green finally gets the artist to explain.
Wall Street Journal:
Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine to Be Sold to Media Company Backed by Blackstone  —  Firm led by former Disney executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs plans to acquire other content companies  —  Reese Witherspoon's media business, Hello Sunshine, is selling itself to a firm backed …
Steve Appleford / Los Angeles Times:
Exclusive: Frank Ocean to headline Coachella in 2023  —  Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival co-founder Paul Tollett loves to drive, spending a typical work week crisscrossing Southern California, from Malibu to the desert, Pomona to downtown Los Angeles.
Discussion: Bossip and Stereogum
Emily Longeretta / Us Weekly:
Kathy Griffin Reveals She Has Lung Cancer: 'I've Never Smoked' … Sharing her story.  Comedian Kathy Griffin has lung cancer, she revealed via social media on Monday, August 2.  —  “I've got to tell you guys something.  I have cancer.  I'm about to go into surgery to have half of my left lung removed …
Carly Hacon / Daily Star:
Love Island's Kaila Troy flaunts peachy bum in thong as she enjoys the sunshine  —  It's bottoms up for Casa Amor bombshell and Irish DJ Kaila Troy as she flaunts her derriere on Instagram and slates the Love Island lads after returning from the villa  —  Love Island star Kaila Troy …
HBO Max Series ‘The Prince’ Has Brits Fuming Over Egotistical Depiction  —  The Royal family's the subject of a new animated series called “The Prince,” and the British are up in arms over it — calling it less satire, and more mockery and disgrace.  —  The HBO Max series …
Discussion: Daily Star
Hannah Southwick / Page Six:
Marc Jacobs on his plastic surgery: ‘No shame in being vain’  —  Marc Jacobs is opening up about his facelift ... and lifting the mood with his candor.  —  The 58-year-old designer, who was recently praised for documenting his plastic surgery recovery on Instagram, told Vogue that transparency is simply second nature to him.
Discussion: FemaleFirst
Elana Fishman / Page Six:
Is Jennifer Lopez wearing a bracelet Ben Affleck bought her in 2002? … Ben Affleck isn't the only one bringing back a sentimental accessory from the early Bennifer days.  —  Jennifer Lopez, who's currently cruising around Europe with her on-again beau, appears to have pulled …
Discussion: POPSUGAR, Cele|bitchy, Us Weekly and Elle
Riley Cardoza / Us Weekly:
Simone Biles Will Compete in Balance Beam Final at the Tokyo Olympics … The perfect plot twist!  Simone Biles will compete in the balance beam final at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, August 3, after previously withdrawing from the women's team final and the individual all-around, vault, bars and floor finals.
Discussion: Celebrity Insider and FemaleFirst
Leah Bitsky / Page Six:
Kit Harington ‘really happy’ he went to rehab after ‘Game of Thrones’  —  Kit Harington believes he made the right choice to take a step back from acting and enter rehab after “Game of Thrones” came to an end.  —  “I went through some mental health difficulties after ‘Thrones’ …
Discussion: Us Weekly and FemaleFirst
Miranda Siwak / Us Weekly:
‘Vaxxed and Masked!’  Ariana Grande Encourages COVID-19 Vaccinations … Staying safe!  After announcing a virtual Fortnite concert via Instagram, Ariana Grande had a serious message to share with her followers.  —  Stars Who Support the COVID-19 Vaccine
Sasha Morris / Daily Star:
Lauren Goodger thought ‘she was going to die’ having baby Larose in drug-free birth  —  Former TOWIE star Lauren Goodger has opened up about her traumatic seven hour labour as she welcomed baby daughter Larose, which left her fearing she was going to die  —  Lauren Goodger has opened …
Discussion: The Sun
Fay Leyfield / The Sun:
MAKING A SPLASH Katie Price beams in sweet swimming pool snap with Harvey and Princess after fleeing to St Lucia for fourth holiday  —  KATIE Price looked over the moon as she splashed about in the pool with her son Harvey, 19 and daughter Princess, 14.  —  The 43-year-old fled to St Lucia …
Discussion: Daily Star
Veteran Soap Opera Star Jay Pickett Dies on Set of Movie at 60  —  Longtime soap opera actor Jay Pickett has died — this while he was actually doing his job in front of the camera.  —  Jay passed Thursday on the set of a new film he was working on called “Treasure Valley” in Idaho …
Discussion: FemaleFirst, Daily Mail and The Wrap
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Charlotte Griffiths / Daily Mail:
Good luck explaining these photographs to Eugenie, Jack! …
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Ekin Karasin / The Sun:
REGULAR KID? Kim Kardashian's daughter North, 8, sells lemonade for $3 after star was accused of ‘flaunting’ her billionaire status
Discussion: E! Online
Fiona Nimoni / The Sun:
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Taylor Swift Song ‘Ronan’ Will Be on Her Remastered Red Album; ‘I Cried’ Ronan's Mother Says
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Lauren Cox / Page Six:
‘RHOC’ alum Jo De La Rosa is engaged
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Charlotte Griffiths / Daily Mail:
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Skateboarder Terry Kennedy's Alleged Victim Dies from Injuries
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Exclusive: Binky Felstead marries fiancé Max Fredrik Darnton in intimate London ceremony
Discussion: The Sun and Daily Star
Sophia Vilensky / Us Weekly:
RHONJ's Melissa Gorga Reveals Her Worst Date Ever Was With Husband Joe Gorga
Discussion: Page Six
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
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