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2:25 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.
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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
Grouchy Greg Watkins / AllHipHop:
BREAKING: Chucky Thompson, Diddy's Hitmen Producer Dead  —  Hit Hip-Hop/R&B producer Chucky Thompson has died, sources have confirmed to  —  Unfortunately, the man behind hits like The Notorious B.I.G.'s “Big Poppa,” Faith Evans' “You Used To Love Me,” and Nas' classic track “One Mic,” died after a fight with COVID-19.
Discussion: The Sun and The Wrap
Carly Beech / Daily Star:
Chucky Thompson dead: Bad Boy Records producer dies aged 53 as tributes pour in
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
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
Aili Nahas /
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
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: Page Six, E! Online and Just Jared
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: Just Jared and Deadline
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: Just Jared and Full Feed
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
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...
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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, RADAR and Us Weekly
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
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
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
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Discussion: Daily Star
Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
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Discussion: Page Six, Cele|bitchy and E! Online
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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