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TMZ.com:
Fetty Wap's 4-Year-Old Daughter Died from Heart Defect  —  FETTY WAP DAUGHTER DIED OF HEART DEFECT COMPLICATIONS  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Fetty Wap's daughter died as a result of a health issue she'd carried with her since birth ... TMZ has learned.  —  The rapper and his ex Lisa Pembroke's 4-year-old …
Just Jared:
Kate Bosworth & Michael Polish Split After Nearly 8 Years of Marriage  —  Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish have announced that they are separating after nearly 8 years of marriage.  —  The 38-year-old actress confirmed the news in a touching post on her social media.
Discussion: Page Six, FemaleFirst, Dlisted and E! Online
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Nicholas Rice / People.com:
Kate Bosworth and Husband Michael Polish Separating After Nearly 8 Years of Marriage  —  Actress Kate Bosworth and director Michael Polish, who met while working together on the 2011 drama Big Sur, wed back in August 2013  —  Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish are going their separate ways.
Discussion: The Sun
TMZ.com:
Britney Spears Wants Dad Jamie Removed from Conservatorship Immediately  —  BRITNEY SPEARS WANTS DAD REMOVED FROM CONSERVATORSHIP IMMEDIATELY  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 829 … Britney Spears is sick of waiting for her day in court ... she wants some action now, to get her dad booted from the conservatorship.
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People.com:
Britney Spears' Lawyer Requests the ‘Immediate Suspension’ of Dad Jamie as Estate Conservator  —  “Although a two-month wait for a hearing ... may not seem significant in the context of 13 years, [Britney] should not be forced to continue to feel traumatized, lose sleep, and suffer,” reads a new court filing
Discussion: Just Jared
Maya Singer / Vogue:
Generation America: The Models Changing an Industry  —  To listen to this profile, click the play button below: … “I always knew I'd be on the cover of the September issue,” says Precious Lee, exuding the serene self-assurance of a woman who's gotten used to her dreams coming true.
Discussion: Page Six, E! Online, Just Jared and POPSUGAR
Selome Hailu / Variety:
Cobie Smulders to Play Ann Coulter in ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ After Betty Gilpin Exits (EXCLUSIVE) … Cobie Smulders will now play Ann Coulter in “Impeachment: American Crime Story” after Betty Gilpin, who was originally set in the role, exited the cast due to scheduling complications during the pandemic.
Discussion: Just Jared
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Alyssa Ray / E! Online:
See the Juicy First Teaser for Impeachment: American Crime Story
Discussion: POPSUGAR and Just Jared
Billboard:
Aaliyah's Music to Return After a Decade: The Inside Story  —  The singer's biggest albums have been unavailable for a decade.  Now her uncle, who founded her label, has a deal with EMPIRE to release them on streaming services.  But Aaliyah's estate isn't happy about it.  —  ARTIST MENTIONED
Ekin Karasin / The Sun:
WILD CLAIMS Kanye West paid Vogue editor Anna Wintour $1M to ‘help him get on his feet’ in fashion, model Janice Dickinson alleges  —  KANYE West paid Anna Wintour $1million to be accepted in the fashion industry, Janice Dickinson has claimed.  —  Former model Janice alleged that Kanye …
Discussion: YouTube and Just Jared
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
‘South Park’ Creators Sign Massive New $900 Million Deal With ViacomCBS  —  The expanding ‘South Park’ universe will include new movies for Paramount+  —  The creators of “South Park” have signed a new deal with ViacomCBS Inc. that will pay them more than $900 million over the next six years, one of the richest deals in TV history.
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' Nears Comeback With Holiday Movie On Roku; Core Cast Expected To Return  —  Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist lives on.  The buzzy series, which was canceled by NBC after two seasons, would get a new chapter with a holiday movie for streamer Roku, I have learned.
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Gotham Awards Won't Define Acting Categories by Gender  —  The Gothams will replace the best actress and best actor categories with a single category for “outstanding lead performance.”  —  Should acting prizes be gender neutral?  The question has been percolating for years, with zealous arguments for and against.
Discussion: Variety, Vanity Fair, The Wrap and Deadline
Tomás Mier / People.com:
Megan Thee Stallion Says ‘It Is About Time’ that Rap Tackle LGBTQ Hate: ‘It Is Really Crucial’  —  The singer — who recently shared a video teaching her fans about Bitcoin with the Cash App — also tells PEOPLE her next project will be a “complete shock”  —  Megan Thee Stallion thinks …
Discussion: E! Online
Carl Greenwood / The Sun:
CORRIE COLES IT A DAY Coronation Street's Norris Cole killed off after actor Malcolm Hebden quits soap - as cast film funeral scenes this week  —  CORONATION Street have killed off Norris Cole after Malcolm Hebden quit the soap in January.  —  Norris appeared in more than 1,600 episodes …
YouTube:
He's All That |  Addison Rae & Tanner Buchanan |  Official Trailer |  Netflix  —  Starring Addison Rae and Tanner Buchanan, He's All That reimagines the original plot of the 1999 teen classic She's All That.  The contemporary story follows ...
Discussion: Vogue, Cosmopolitan, The Wrap and Us Weekly
Samantha Bergeson / E! Online:
Brooks Laich Debuts Romance With Katrín Tanja Davíðsdóttir With a Sweet Kiss  —  More than a year after Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich split, the former NHL player has moved on with CrossFit athlete Katrín Tanja Davíðsdóttir since going public with their romance on Aug. 1.
Mary Gallagher / The Sun:
New Strictly contestant John Whaite's battles with sexsomnia, booze and depression that saw him quit social media  —  STRICTLY Come Dancing contestant John Whaite quit social media at the height of his battles with sexsomnia, booze and depression.  —  The former Bake Off winner …
Discussion: Daily Star
Stuart Pink / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Love Island bosses line up medical student Priya Gopaldas who worked on the Covid-19 frontline to lure the boys away from their partners in the final weeks of the series  —  A medical student who worked in a Covid-19 ward during the pandemic is set to become the latest bombshell to enter the Love Island villa.
Discussion: Daily Star
Elyse Dupre / E! Online:
Jaime King Goes Instagram Official With Boyfriend Sennett Devermont Amid Kyle Newman Divorce  —  After months of sparking romance rumors, Jaime King introduced her 1.4 million Instagram followers to her boyfriend Sennett Devermont.  —  Internet, meet Jaime King's boyfriend: Sennett Devermont.
Discussion: Page Six
Full Feed:
Val Kilmer's Kids Share an Update on Actor's Cancer Battle  —  Val Kilmer courageously chronicles his battle with throat cancer in a new documentary, “Val.”  —  “Extra's” Rachel Lindsay spoke with Kilmer's children, Jack and Mercedes, who also appear in the film.
Chelsea Hirsch / Page Six:
Erika Jayne accuses Garcelle Beauvais of ‘betraying’ her friendship  —  Erika Jayne gives a lot of f-ks about Garcelle Beauvais revealing private details of her relationship with Tom Girardi to their castmates.  —  Jayne lost her temper on the latest episode of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” …
Discussion: E! Online
Rosy Cordero / Deadline:
‘Cobra Kai’: Action Packed Season 4 Teaser Confirms Netflix Return  —  The road to All Valley is set in stone for December with the release of a new teaser for Netflix's Cobra Kai season 4.  And while Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny (William Zabka) have combined the power of their respective dojos …
Jennifer Fernandez / House Beautiful:
Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins's Nashville Home Was Inspired By Their Grandparents  —  especially for a pair of 30-something superstars.  “I really wanted it to feel like our grandparents' homes,” says Lauren Akins, the best-selling author, philanthropist, and mother of three (plus one on the way) …
Discussion: People.com and E! Online
 
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Sarah Hearon / Us Weekly:
Kaitlyn Bristowe Gives Insight Into Katie Thurston's Meltdown After Greg Grippo Split: His Reaction Was ‘Bulls—t’
Jem Aswad / Variety:
‘Open Letter to DaBaby’: National LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS Organizations Call for Educational Meeting With Rapper
Discussion: POPSUGAR
Shannon Adducci / Footwear News:
Kathy Hilton on the Heels Paris Would Never Wear, the Bag Nicky Hilton Steals and More From Her Closet Tour
Discussion: Page Six and Us Weekly
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Kourtney Kardashian Just Revealed Her Haircut from Travis Barker
Discussion: E! Online
Mara Siegler / Page Six:
Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o among early picks for Met Gala list
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and Oh No They Didn't!
Sarah Hearon / Us Weekly:
J.P. Rosenbaum Officially Files for Divorce From Ashley Hebert 9 Months After Split
Discussion: Page Six
Jessica Lester / The Sun:
Furious Katie Price hits out at ‘con’ trying to swindle money from her fans
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk
 Earlier Picks: 
Laura Sutcliffe / HELLO!:
Meghan Markle's special tribute to children in new birthday video
Discussion: Daily Star
Deadline:
Apple Lands Matthew Vaughn's Star-Studded Spy Film ‘Argylle’ In Massive Package Deal
Discussion: The Wrap
Adam Chitwood / Collider:
Exclusive: Producer Hiram Garcia Teases ‘League of Super-Pets’, Says ‘Red Notice’ Is the “Biggest Movie Netflix Has Ever Done”
Discussion: Just Jared
Ellie Henman / The Sun:
GOING ALL OUTEN I have to give my boyfriend a private dance at home to keep him happy, says Denise van Outen
Discussion: Daily Star
The Sun:
ORA & OUT Rita Ora quits the UK after her humiliating 30th birthday scandal to live in LA with boyfriend Taika Waititi
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Daily Star
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Dade Hayes / Deadline:
Paramount CFO Naveen Chopra says the company expects to take about a $1B charge in Q1 due to ongoing programming shifts and previously announced layoffs

Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Reliance and Disney merge their media businesses in India, creating the country's largest media conglomerate; Reliance values it at $8.5B and will invest $1.4B

Yiwen Lu / New York Times:
Raw Story, AlterNet, and, in a separate case, The Intercept sue OpenAI in a NY federal court for copyright infringement; The Intercept is also suing Microsoft

 
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