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Elana Rubin / E! Online:
Lil Nas X Reveals He's in a Relationship and Thinks “This Is the One”  —  “Industry Baby” rapper Lil Nas X shared new details about his love life in a new interview.  He revealed, “I've found someone special now.”  —  Lil Nas X has a new special someone to cozy up to and watch the sun go down.
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Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
How Thomas Doherty Became the Pansexual Heartthrob of the New ‘Gossip Girl’
Discussion: Just Jared
Iris Goldsztajn / Marie Claire:
Bella Hadid Says She Regrets Her “Iconic” Cannes 2016 Look  —  Here's some news that might make you feel better about some of your worst fashion faux-pas: Bella Hadid, style icon, international supermodel, has admitted that she isn't always 100 percent on board with her past looks.  In a new video for
Discussion: Just Jared
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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.
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Celebs:
Ryan Reynolds says daughters now troll him just like mom Blake Lively, more news
Discussion: People.com and Us Weekly
Will Thorne / Variety:
Director Abel Ferrerra Pursuing Shia LaBeouf for Comeback Role as Italian Saint Padre Pio (EXCLUSIVE) … Shia LaBeouf could be making a comeback turn.  —  Legendary director Abel Ferrara has exclusively told Variety that LaBeouf has signed on to play the lead role in his next feature …
Discussion: Just Jared
Eliza Thompson / Us Weekly:
Lisa Rinna Is ‘Very Thrilled’ That Amelia Gray Hamlin Is ‘Very Happy’ With Scott Disick … Putting her daughter first.  Lisa Rinna weighed in on Amelia Gray Hamlin's romance with Scott Disick, and she's OK with it — as long as it makes her daughter happy.  —  Everything Lisa Rinna, Harry Hamlin Have Said About Amelia and Scott
Discussion: Page Six, Just Jared and Life & Style
Daily Star:
Una Stubbs dead: EastEnders and Sherlock star dies aged 84 after illness  —  Actress Una Stubbs - best known for roles in television shows such as EastEnders and Sherlock - has died at the age of 84 after an illness, her agent has confirmed  —  Actress Una Stubbs has died at the age of 84 …
Discussion: The Sun and Variety
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Addison Rae Wore Her Bikini Bottoms Backwards and We All Missed It  —  Wait...how...does this work?  —  Addison Rae bikini hacks  —  that I'll be attempting to copy as soon as someone invites me to their pool (GUYS?  PLZ), the  —  star appears to have worn her bikini bottoms backwards earlier this summer.
Discussion: FemaleFirst and People.com
Katie Campione / People.com:
Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Jokingly Show Bath Time with Kids After Igniting Celeb Bathing Debate  —  The video comes after Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis sparked a wave of conversation about celebrity bathing habits for saying that they don't believe in bathing their kids with soap every day
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: Perez Hilton and Just Jared
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TMZ.com:
Joel Kinnaman Being Investigated for Rape in Sweden, He Claims Extortion
Discussion: FemaleFirst and The Sun
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Jacob Elordi Just Shared the Sweetest ‘Kissing Booth’ Pic With His Ex Joey King  —  Excuse me while I dive into my feelings.  🕳️  —  is finally out on Netflix, and it's—yep—the second movie in a row that exes  —  had to film together since their breakup.
Discussion: POPSUGAR and Us Weekly
TMZ.com:
Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Grab Dinner at Craig's with Her Daughter  —  BEN & JEN HOLLYWOOD HOT SPOT DATE ... Her Daughter in Tow  —  Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez hit up a restaurant known for its star-studded guests ... and ya gotta wonder if there was something to celebrate.
Discussion: Page Six, Dlisted and Just Jared
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
'Grey's Anatomy': Kate Burton To Return In Season 18 As Ellis Grey  —  EXCLUSIVE: Last season, as Ellen Pompeo's Meredith Grey was battling Covid, Grey's Anatomy introduced a dream beach motive that reunited Meredith with beloved dead characters from the show, Derek, George, Mark and Meredith's sister Lexie.
Discussion: People.com, Us Weekly and Just Jared
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Blake Trying to Give a Diplomatic Response to Michael A's Thirsty Comments on Katie's Insta Is Hilarious  —  Her trying to keep a straight face?  Also hilarious.  —  Attention everyone wondering how Blake Moynes feels about  —  Michael A. posting thirsty comments on Katie Thurston's lingerie Instagram
Micah Singleton / Billboard:
Kanye West's Latest ‘Donda’ Event Is Most-Watched Apple Music Livestream Ever  —  The second livestream from Mercedes-Benz Stadium pulled in 5.4 million viewers plus a possibly record-breaking $7 million in revenue from in-person merchandise sales.  —  Kanye West's Donda listening party …
Discussion: The Sun
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.”
Ryan Gajewski / E! Online:
Pretty Little Liars' Ian Harding Privately Married Sophie Hart Almost 2 Years Ago  —  E! News has exclusively learned that Ian Harding, known for playing Ezra Fitz on Pretty Little Liars, has tied the knot with longtime love Sophie Hart.  —  Ian Harding's Pretty Little Liars character …
Discussion: Just Jared
William Cole / Daily Mail:
Prince Andrew has ex-wife Fergie at his side after Duchess is brought back into royal fold  —  As Prince Andrew is again hit by accusations of sexual abuse from Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Roberts, he appears to have an unlikely companion at his side.  —  In one of the most dramatic cases …
Marni Rose McFall / The Sun:
GRIMSHAW SAYS GOODBYE When is Nick Grimshaw's last show on Radio 1?  —  NICK Grimshaw is leaving Radio 1 after fourteen years at the station.  —  Here's everything we know about his final show, which is set to be the most star-studded Radio 1 show ever.  —  When is Nick Grimshaw's last show on Radio 1?
Discussion: FemaleFirst
Charlotte McIntyre / Daily Express:
Our Yorkshire Farm: Amanda Owen's Ravenseat ‘battle’ addressed by Channel 5 co-star  —  OUR YORKSHIRE FARM showcases the extremely tough job Amanda Owen has managing Ravenseat and in a recent interview, her Channel 5 co-star Kate Humble praised The Yorkshire Shepherdess' success.
Discussion: Daily Star
TMZ.com:
Mama June's BF Sentenced to 16 Months in Crack Cocaine Case  —  MAMA JUNE BF GENO GETS 16 MONTHS In Crack Cocaine Case  —  EXCLUSIVE DETAILS  —  Mama June's boyfriend won't enjoy his usual freedoms over the next year and change ... because he was sentenced in his crack cocaine case in Alabama.
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Page Six
Francesca Bacardi / Page Six:
Chet Hanks doubles down on anti-COVID vaccine stance  —  Chet Hanks is standing firm on his anti-COVID vaccine stance.  —  The son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson doubled down on his rant from earlier in the week, telling viewers on Instagram he has “the right” to express his opinion.
Discussion: The WOW Report and Cele|bitchy
 
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Tom Capon / The Sun:
Love Island's Chris Hughes goes official with pro golfer Annabel Dimmock - his first girlfriend since Jesy Nelson
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Danielle Turchiano / Variety:
Kathy Griffin to Recur in ‘Search Party’ Season 5 (EXCLUSIVE)
Discussion: People.com and Just Jared
FemaleFirst:
Robin Williams' son honours late dad on seventh anniversary of his death
Discussion: Daily Star
Tomás Mier / People.com:
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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’
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Matt Donnelly / Variety:
Andre Braugher Cast as New York Times Editor Dean Baquet in Weinstein Investigation Film ‘She Said’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Discussion: Collider and The Wrap
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Mindy Kaling, Amazon Studios Adapting Novel ‘Hana Khan Carries On’ as Film (EXCLUSIVE)
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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
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Just Jared:
Netflix's New Series ‘Clickbait’ Has a Suspenseful First Trailer - Watch Now!
Discussion: E! Online
Eliza Thompson / Us Weekly:
Erika Jayne's Estranged Husband Tom Girardi Will Refuse to Testify at Lion Air Hearing
Discussion: Page Six and E! Online
TMZ.com:
Kylie Jenner's 24th Bday Party Features Breakfast Buffet, Painting, Sushi & Cocktails
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Page Six
 

 
From Mediagazer:

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

Jeremy Barr / Washington Post:
Mehdi Hasan raises $4M to launch Zeteo, a digital media company on Substack, offering a weekly streaming show he hosts, contributor pieces, a podcast, and more

 
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