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Stephanie Soteriou / The Sun:
JUST FRIENDS David Schwimmer denies dating Jennifer Aniston after reports claiming they'd ‘grown close’  —  DAVID Schwimmer has denied that he is dating former Friends co-star Jennifer Aniston after reports claimed they'd “grown close”.  —  The popular pairing won the world's hearts …
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Francesca Bacardi / Page Six:
David Schwimmer denies ‘spending time’ with Jennifer Aniston  —  They're really just friends.  —  Fans of beloved on-again, off-again TV couple Ross Gellar and Rachel Greene will have to continue to wait for the real-life version to get together, as David Schwimmer officially denied reports …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and The Sun
Eliza Thompson / Us Weekly:
What Jennifer Aniston Looks for ‘Above Everything’ Now That's Dating Again
Discussion: The Sun and Elle
Variety:
How Lil Nas X Is Revolutionizing Hip-Hop as an Empowered Gay Star … Newfound fame has felled many a young superstar, and Lil Nas X, feeling overwhelmed by the massive success of his 2019 hit “Old Town Road,” decided to take a brief hiatus early last year to settle in and work on his debut album.
Discussion: E! Online, Page Six, Nylon and Just Jared
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Ellise Shafer / Variety:
From Disney to ‘Drivers License’: Inside Olivia Rodrigo's Musical Journey to Become the Voice of Her Generation … Criticism doesn't scare Olivia Rodrigo.  —  If anything, the 18-year-old — whose platinum-certified debut, “Sour,” captured the biggest U.S. opening week sales for an album in 2021 so far — fully embraces it.
Discussion: People.com, Just Jared and POPSUGAR
Joe Otterson / Variety:
‘Powerpuff Girls’ CW Pilot Star Chloe Bennet Exits Project (EXCLUSIVE) … Chloe Bennet has stepped down as one of the three leads in the live-action CW pilot based on “The Powerpuff Girls,” Variety has learned exclusively.  —  Bennet was set to star as Blossom in the pilot, which is currently titled “Powerpuff.”
TMZ.com:
Eminem's Ex-Wife, Kim Scott, Hospitalized for Suicide Attempt  —  EMINEM AUTHORITIES SAY EX-WIFE ATTEMPTED SUICIDE ... Hospitalized for Evaluation  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Eminem's ex-wife, Kim Scott, was hospitalized following a suicide attempt during which she became combative with law enforcement ... TMZ has learned.
Ryan Gajewski / E! Online:
Chrissy Teigen Fires Back at Claims She Deletes Negative Comments From Her Social Media Posts  —  Chrissy Teigen responded to “crazy” allegations that she has recently been deleting negative comments from social media users.  —  Chrissy Teigen has a few pet peeves about the way she feels she's currently being treated on social media.
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Ellie Bate / BuzzFeed News:
Chrissy Teigen Denied Deleting Negative Comments On Her Instagram Posts And Called Accusers “Next-Level Haters”
Discussion: People.com
Mike Vulpo / E! Online:
Joel Kinnaman Under Investigation for Alleged Rape After Being Granted Restraining Order From Model  —  Suicide Squad star Joel Kinnaman was previously granted a temporary restraining order against a Swedish model after accusing her of extortion.  —  Joel Kinnaman has found himself involved in an investigation overseas.
Discussion: Just Jared
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TMZ.com:
Joel Kinnaman Being Investigated for Rape in Sweden, He Claims Extortion
Discussion: The Sun
Mike Walters / The Blast:
Kelly Clarkson Officially Files To Have Her Famous Name Restored In Divorce  —  Home / Exclusive / Kelly Clarkson Officially Files To Have Her Famous Name Restored In Divorce  —  Kelly Clarkson is asking a divorce judge to allow her to restore her famous last name following the nasty divorce with her ex-husband, Brandon Blackstock.
Discussion: Celebs, The Sun and Just Jared
Sam Gillette / People.com:
Dolly Parton Teams with James Patterson to Write First Novel Run, Rose, Run — and Creates New Album  —  Dolly Parton and James Patterson's novel, Run, Rose, Run, will be published by Little, Brown and Company on March 7, 2022  —  Dolly Parton has performed with some of the greatest artists in music …
Discussion: Collider, Vanity Fair and Stereogum
Nigel Smith / People.com:
Ryan Reynolds Says His Daughters Troll Him Just Like Wife Blake Lively: 'I'm Safe from Nothing'  —  “Why would I go online?  I've got it right here at home,” Ryan Reynolds jokes to PEOPLE of online trolling  —  FB  —  MORE  —  Ryan Reynolds' home is full of trolls!
Discussion: Just Jared
Neia Balao / Celebs:
Our favorite Netflix rom-coms: ‘The Kissing Booth 3’ and more  —  We're suckers for a good ol' romantic comedy!  Join Wonderwall.com as we take a look at some of the plethora of stellar rom-coms currently on Netflix, starting with the perfect summer flick — “The Kissing Booth 3” — which hits the streaming service on Aug. 11, 2021.
Discussion: Cosmopolitan, POPSUGAR and E! Online
Samantha Bergeson / E! Online:
Savannah Chrisley Reveals Why She's Giving Ex-Fiancé Nic Kerdiles a Second Chance  —  Second time's the charm?  Growing Up Chrisley star Savannah Chrisley has cooled down her hot girl summer to rekindle her romance with ex-fiancé Nic Kerdiles, but hear why she's taking it slow.
Discussion: Page Six and Us Weekly
Stephanie Soteriou / The Sun:
Katie Price's son Harvey accepted to £350,000 a year residential college - and will move out of her home in just 2 weeks  —  KATIE Price's son Harvey has been accepted into a £350,000-a-year residential college - and will move out of her home in just two weeks.
Discussion: Daily Star
Eileen Reslen / Page Six:
Stephen Amell kisses wife on red carpet after alleged blowout on plane  —  Stephen Amell and his wife, Cassandra Jean Amell, put on a united front nearly two months after an alleged dispute between them took place aboard a flight.  —  The couple attended the premiere of the new Starz series …
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Us Weekly
Miranda Collinge / Esquire:
Tom Hardy in Pieces: An Encounter With a Singular Movie Star in One Winnebago and Five Parts  —  Venom:  —  Let There Be Carnage  —  opens up about the challenges of becoming a Marvel superhero, his history of playing “'grrrr' characters”, life in his “engine room years”, and a potential business meeting with Spider-Man
Discussion: Collider, The Wrap and Just Jared
TMZ.com:
Kim Kardashian Credits Kanye for Boosting Her Self-Confidence  —  KIM KARDASHIAN KANYE TAUGHT ME TO BE MORE REAL ... Not Care What Everyone Thinks  —  WORDS OF WISDOM  —  Kim Kardashian's giving Kanye West a lot of credit for helping her become the woman she is today …
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Us Weekly
Howell Davies / The Sun:
Alan Carr's husband Paul Drayton posts shocking photo of himself with black eye and tells fan ‘we had a bad row’  —  ALAN Carr's husband has posted a photograph of himself with a black eye and told a fan: “We had a bad row.”  —  Paul Drayton's snap, shared on Instagram, was deleted after an hour.
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk
Sophia Vilensky / Us Weekly:
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky's Sweetest Family Moments With Their 3 Kids … Family forever!  While Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky's whirlwind romance was always something special, their relationship continued to bloom after they welcomed their three children.
Discussion: E! Online
Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
Meghan Markle and Duchess Kate Are ‘Closer Than Ever,’ Working on Their Relationship After Rocky Year … Working through it.  Meghan Markle and Duchess Kate's relationship is continually improving after a rocky year, a source reveals exclusively in the new issue of Us Weekly.
Discussion: Marie Claire
 
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Just Jared:
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Discussion: E! Online
Eliza Thompson / Us Weekly:
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TMZ.com:
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Discussion: Page Six
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
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Discussion: FemaleFirst
Just Jared:
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Hanna Flanagan / People.com:
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Aili Nahas / People.com:
John Stamos on How Wife Caitlin and Son Billy Changed His Life: ‘My Dreams Came True’
Discussion: PeopleTV and Cele|bitchy
Kisha Forde / E! Online:
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Discussion: People.com, HELLO! and Page Six
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
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Discussion: E! Online, Page Six and Us Weekly
Dan Cain / The Sun:
Les Dennis takes a swipe at ex-wife Amanda Holden with joke about her affair with Neil Morrissey
Discussion: Daily Star
Shan Ally / The Sun:
Inside Gemma Collins' incredible £170 a night Cornwall staycation as she camps in a giant teepee
Discussion: Daily Star
Tom Capon / The Sun:
Jamie Redknapp's pregnant girlfriend Frida shows off bump as pair share loved-up holiday snaps from Santorini
Discussion: Daily Star
 

 
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The Guardian:
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Rodney Tiffen / Inside Story:
Court discovery docs from the UK's News Group phone hacking cases give more detail about evidence destruction and indicate the company gathered political intel

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