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1:50 PM ET, August 10, 2021

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Gabrielle Chung / People.com:
Prolific Hip Hop Producer Chucky Thompson Dies at 53: ‘The World Has Lost a Titan’  —  Chucky Thompson produced hits for Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans and The Notorious B.I.G. during his career  —  Chucky Thompson, the hip hop and R&B record producer best known for his work as a part of Bad Boy Records' …
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Carly Beech / Daily Star:
Chucky Thompson dead: Bad Boy Records producer dies aged 53 as tributes pour in  —  Chucky Thompson has died aged 53 as his publicist confirms his passing and leads tributes to the talented music producer alongside DJ Young Guru, Kid Capri and singer Tank  —  Hip-hop music producer Chucky Thompson …
Discussion: The US Sun and The Sun
Andrew Unterberger / Billboard:
Chucky Thompson, '90s Hip-Hop and R&B Producer With Bad Boy's Hitmen, Dies
Discussion: The Sun and Stereogum
Harper's BAZAAR:
Beyoncé's Evolution  —  After more than two decades in the spotlight, Beyoncé has become much more than a pop icon.  She's a cultural force who has routinely defied expectations and transformed the way we understand the power of art to change how we see ourselves and each other.
Nicole Chenoweth / The Sun:
FURIOUS SHOWDOWN Bachelorette Katie Thurston slams Greg Grippo as a ‘LIAR’ who ‘used her for exposure’ after he hid acting past from her  —  BACHELORETTE Katie Thurston SLAMMED Greg Grippo as a “liar” who “used her for exposure” after he hid his acting past from her.
Discussion: Perez Hilton, E! Online and Vanity Fair
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Aili Nahas / People.com:
All About the ‘Romantic’ 3-Carat Engagement Ring Blake Moynes Gave Bachelorette Katie Thurston  —  “It has a lot of meaning and a lot of detail,” says jeweler Neil Lane of the ring he designed for Bachelorette Katie Thurston  —  When it came to picking out an engagement ring …
Discussion: Page Six and Us Weekly
Nicki Gostin / Page Six:
Joey Lawrence engaged to girlfriend Samantha Cope  —  Joey Lawrence has announced his engagement to girlfriend Samantha Cope, telling Page Six that falling in love with her has been an “amazing journey.”  —  It's unclear when the pair — who met on the set of Lawrence's younger brother's Lifetime thriller …
Discussion: justjared.com and Full Feed
Emily Longeretta / Us Weekly:
Sophia Bush and Boyfriend Grant Hughes' Cutest Photos … Finding The One!  Sophia Bush has kept her romance with Grant Hughes relatively private since the pair were first spotted together in Malibu in May 2020.  However, the FocusMotion Health founder has shared a few photos of the couple.
Discussion: E! Online and Just Jared
James Hill / ABC News:
Alleged Epstein victim sues Prince Andrew for sexual abuse  —  The lawsuit comes almost two years to the day that Epstein died in jail.  —  An alleged victim of deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein filed a lawsuit against Prince Andrew of Britain on Monday, accusing the embattled 61-year-old royal …
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TMZ.com:
Prince Andrew Sued for Sexual Assault
Discussion: E! Online, RADAR and Perez Hilton
Claudia Aoraha / The Sun:
Kerry Katona's ex George Kay, 39, died after ‘eating ball of cocaine pulled from his pants’ during Holiday Inn binge  —  KERRY Katona's ex-husband George Kay died after eating a ball of cocaine in front of staff at a Holiday Inn, an inquest heard today.  —  The 39-year-old …
Discussion: Daily Star and FemaleFirst
Just Jared:
Christina Applegate Reveals Diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)  —  Christina Applegate has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.  —  The 49-year-old Married... with Children actress took to Twitter on late Monday night (August 9) to reveal the news to fans.  —  Click inside to read the statement she released...
Jenni McKnight / HELLO!:
Simone Biles' gymnast figure causes a stir in tiny bikini … Simone Biles swapped her Team USA leotard for a multi-coloured bikini after returning home from the Tokyo Olympics over the weekend.  —  The 24-year-old gymnast displayed her athletic figure in a pink and yellow tie-dye two-piece …
Discussion: Marie Claire
Katie Campione / People.com:
RHOA's Kenya Moore Files for Divorce from Husband Marc Daly After 4 Years of Marriage  —  Kenya Moore filed the marriage dissolution documents in Fulton County, Georgia, in May, a rep for the Real Housewives of Atlanta star confirms to PEOPLE  —  Kenya Moore has filed for divorce …
Discussion: Page Six, The Sun, Us Weekly and RADAR
Carly Beech / Daily Star:
Kylie Jenner wildest conspiracy theories - from clone replacement to secret surrogate  —  Kylie Jenner has been in the public eye since she was a tiny tot, but that hasn't stopped people being convinced of all kinds of weird and wonderful theories - including claiming she has ‘involvement’ in the Illuminati
Discussion: E! Online
Shivon Watson / Daily Star:
Oasis Knebworth 1996 film first look - Trailer explores ‘biggest UK gig ever to be seen’  —  Oasis fans around the globe have a lot to look forward to, as the band have now officially released the documentary trailer for their new cinematic film Oasis Knebworth 1996
Discussion: FemaleFirst
TMZ.com:
Britney Spears' Request to Advance Conservatorship Hearing on Jamie Denied  —  BRITNEY SPEARS REQUEST TO BOOT JAMIE IMMEDIATELY DENIED  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 2.3K … Britney Spears didn't want to wait until September to ask a judge to boot her dad from her conservatorship, but the judge just shut down her request.
Katherine Rosman / New York Times:
This Is Rachel Uchitel, Representing Herself  —  For more than a decade, a sweeping nondisclosure agreement with Tiger Woods, brokered by Gloria Allred, has ruled her life.  Now she's ready to rip it up.  —  Rachel Uchitel was sitting at a table in her Upper East Side apartment not long ago …
Discussion: RADAR
Ellie Henman / The Sun:
HOL AWOL Is this the REAL reason why Holly Willoughby skipped Ant McPartlin and Anne-Marie's wedding?  —  HOLLY Willoughby skipped Ant McPartlin's wedding over fears she would bump into bosses from her ex-management company, friends claim.  —  The This Morning star was notably AWOL from her close pal's nuptials to Anne-Marie Corbett.
Discussion: Daily Star
McKenna Aiello / E! Online:
Paul Walker's Daughter Meadow Walker Is Engaged to Louis Thornton-Allan  —  Just weeks after confirming her romance with actor Louis Thornton-Allan, model Meadow Walker revealed they're engaged!  Catch a glimpse of her diamond bling below.  —  Meadow Walker's relationship with Louis Thornton-Allan just went from zero to 100!
 
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Variety:
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Stephanie Emma Pfeffer / People.com:
Henry Cavill Shares His Mental Health Philosophy: ‘Only Worry About the Things You Can Control’
Discussion: Just Jared
TMZ.com:
Kelly Clarkson Will Cover Most of Kids' Tuition, But Not Ex's Ranch Costs
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Quentin Tarantino / Perez Hilton:
Quentin Tarantino Promised Himself As A Kid He Would Never Give His Mom ‘One Penny’ — And Stuck To It!
Discussion: Daily Star
Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
Dwayne Johnson Takes 3 Showers a Day Amid Bathing Debate
Discussion: Page Six, Cele|bitchy and E! Online
Vanessa Etienne / People.com:
President Biden Made a Brief Cameo at Barack Obama's Big Party — Virtually: ‘Happy Birthday, 44!’
Discussion: Just Jared
Lucy Hale / FemaleFirst:
Lucy Hale removes sibling tattoo
Discussion: Just Jared and Page Six
 

 
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Mark Kleinman / Sky News:
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Condé Nast sends a cease-and-desist letter to Perplexity, accusing it of plagiarizing its content, a month after Forbes sent a similar letter to the AI company

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