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8:10 PM ET, August 10, 2021

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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.
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' …
Discussion: POPSUGAR
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Andrew Unterberger / Billboard:
Chucky Thompson, '90s Hip-Hop and R&B Producer With Bad Boy's Hitmen, Dies
Discussion: The Sun and Stereogum
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: YouTube, Page Six and Us Weekly
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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 …
Leah Greenblatt / EW.com:
The Fighter: Halle Berry steps into the ring (and behind the camera) for Bruised  —  On the eve of her directorial debut, the star gets real about fame, aging, and speaking truth to Hollywood.  —  Not long ago, Halle Berry appeared as a guest on Hot Ones, the viral YouTube talk show …
Discussion: Page Six and Just Jared
Rachel McRady‍ / Entertainment Tonight:
Ashley Tisdale Talks Mom Life and Why She Would Never Play Sharpay Evans Again (Exclusive)  —  Ashley Tisdale is all about the mom life these days!  The 36-year-old Disney Channel alum opens up to ET's Deidre Behar about how her life has changed since welcoming her daughter, Jupiter, four months ago with husband Chris French.
Discussion: Just Jared
Tiffany Garcia / Page Six:
Melissa McCarthy praises Harry and Meghan for ‘carving out their own lives’  —  Melissa McCarthy is thrilled that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are adjusting well to life in California.  —  The “Ghostbusters” star praised the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's newfound independence from the royal family …
L. F. / Perez Hilton:
Tom Hanks' Embarrassing Son Chet Posts Anti-Vaxx Rant Despite His Parents' Health Scare!  —  Chet Hanks just doesn't know when to stop...  The son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson uploaded a shocking Instagram “PSA” on Monday that initially seemed to be in support of the coronavirus vaccine …
Discussion: E! Online, FemaleFirst and Dlisted
Lakin Imani Starling / Allure:
Normani Finds a Bold New Voice  —  It's around 10 a.m. in Los Angeles and Normani is still a little groggy.  She's seated on a bedroom floor, wearing an oversize T-shirt, her hair brushed back into a puffy ponytail, and not a drop of makeup.  She seems all natural and serene, like the beam of light that seeps in through her curtains.
TMZ.com:
Christina Ricci Announces She's Pregnant After Nasty Divorce  —  Christina Ricci is getting ready to welcome a little bundle of joy, and the timing of her pregnancy announcement is interesting ... as it comes immediately on the heels of her finishing up a nasty divorce.
Emily Longeretta / Us Weekly:
Sophia Bush and Fiance 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.
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: FemaleFirst and Daily Star
Us Weekly:
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux: The Way They Were … A romance grounded in friendship.  Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux called it quits in 2018, but their respectful post-split relationship still makes them #CoupleGoals.  —  The duo first met in 2007 on the set of Tropic Thunder …
Discussion: E! Online and Page Six
Sara Nathan / Page Six:
Seal is dating his former personal assistant, Laura Strayer  —  Singer Seal is dating his former personal assistant, Page Six has learned.  —  The “Kiss from a Rose” crooner, 58, was seen soaking up the sun with Laura Strayer — who worked for him during the '00s when he was still with ex-wife Heidi Klum — last week in St. Tropez.
Discussion: RADAR and Full Feed
TMZ.com:
Robin Comes Out as Bisexual in DC Comics Series  —  ROBIN COMES OUT AS BISEXUAL!!!  —  Holy LGBTQ, Caped Crusader!!!  Robin's dropping big personal news in the latest installment of “Batman: Urban Legends” ... he's bisexual.  —  Tim Drake is the DC character who fights crime as Robin …
Discussion: Variety, Sandra Rose and Queerty
Angelique Jackson / Variety:
Rowan Blanchard, Auli'i Cravalho to Star in Hulu's Queer Teen Love Story Produced by Natasha Lyonne, Maya Rudolph … Rowan Blanchard and Auli'i Cravalho have signed on to lead Hulu's upcoming queer teen movie from director Sammi Cohen.  —  Blanchard will play Paige, an aspiring artist who's thrust …
Discussion: Deadline and Just Jared
Bryan Brunati / The Sun:
HE SAID WHAT?  JLo's ex ARod posts about her on Instagram after she rebounds with Ben Affleck in Italian yacht getaway  —  JENNIFER “JLo” Lopez's ex Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez posted about her on Instagram after she and Ben Affleck had quite the time on their Italian getaway.
Discussion: TMZ.com, Page Six and Bloomberg
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
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Jennifer O'mahony / Associated Press:
Female filmmakers denounce Spanish cinema prize for Depp  —  MADRID (AP) — Spain's leading group of female filmmakers on Tuesday condemned the San Sebastian film festival's decision to award Johnny Depp its highest honor, saying it gave the international event a bad name after a British judge ruled …
Discussion: People.com, KVIFF and Variety
 
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Kelsie Gibson / POPSUGAR:
Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde's Cozy Lunch Date Could Double as a Rom-Com Poster
Discussion: E! Online and Page Six
Just Jared:
‘The White Lotus’ Renewed for Season 2 at HBO (With a Big Change Coming!)
Discussion: E! Online, The Wrap and Collider
Samantha Bergeson / E! Online:
Coco Austin Reveals When She Plans to Stop Breastfeeding Daughter Chanel
Discussion: Page Six
Elana Rubin / E! Online:
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Discussion: Dlisted and Episodes
Jessica Hartshorn / Parents:
Kim Kardashian West Gets Real On Parenting And Reveals Her Superpower
Discussion: E! Online and The Sun
Just Jared:
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Sequel Adds Francia Raisa, Suraj Sharma & More to Cast!
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Discussion: FemaleFirst
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From Mediagazer:

Lillian Rizzo / CNBC:
Netflix reports Q2 revenue up 16.8% YoY to $9.56B, vs. $9.53B est., paid memberships up 16.5% YoY to 277.65M, vs. 274.4M est., net income up 44% YoY to $2.15B

Patrick Smith / NBC News:
CrowdStrike reports widespread “BSODs on Windows hosts”, impacting thousands of PCs and disrupting TV broadcasters, including Sky News and NBC News

Ashley Carman / Bloomberg:
Podcasts seem to be recovering: Audacy's podcast business is profitable, iHeartMedia's and Acast's Q1 podcast revenue grew 18% YoY and 25% YoY, respectively

 
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