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Kelly Clarkson / TMZ.com:
Kelly Clarkson Celebrated on ‘Voice’ Set After Prenup in Divorce is Upheld  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Kelly Clarkson's prenup has been validated by the judge in her divorce case, she found out the good news while she was on the set of “The Voice” and let out a scream, which then gave way to a celebration ... TMZ has learned.
Discussion: Daily Mail, Us Weekly, The Sun and RADAR
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Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
Kelly Clarkson Is Ready for Love Again Following Her Messy Divorce From Brandon Blackstock … She's standing a little taller!  Kelly Clarkson is getting ready to jump back into the dating pool as her drama with estranged husband Brandon Blackstock continues.  —  Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock's Relationship Highs and Lows
Discussion: E! Online, The Sun and Life & Style
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 and Just Jared
Eliza Thompson / Us Weekly:
Kelly Clarkson Asks to Legally Restore Her Last Name Amid Brandon Blackstock Divorce … Resetting the record.  Kelly Clarkson asked a judge to restore her last name amid her ongoing divorce from Brandon Blackstock, according to documents obtained by Us Weekly.
Discussion: RADAR
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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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 and Full Feed
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: Us Weekly and Just Jared
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
From ‘Call Me By Your Name’ to Grindr: Lil Nas X Answers 28 Burning Questions About Gay Culture  —  Lil Nas X has achieved a pinch-me level of stardom since releasing “Old Town Road” in 2019, which has become the biggest song of the 21st century.  Some of the places that journey has taken …
Discussion: The WOW Report and Queerty
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Sharnaz Shahid / HELLO!:
Ed Sheeran reveals details from secret wedding to wife Cherry for the first time  —  Ed Sheeran has finally opened up about his secret wedding to wife Cherry Seaborn.  The couple, who are now parents to a baby girl called Lyra, married in January 2019 - and kept the celebrations very low-key despite Ed's star status.
Discussion: Just Jared and FemaleFirst
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: Daily Star and FemaleFirst
Joe Coscarelli / New York Times:
Lorde's Work Here Is Done.  Now, She Vibes.  —  She was a teen phenom who followed her hit “Royals” with a critically acclaimed album.  But now 24, the New Zealand musician isn't chasing hits.  She's following the sun.  —  It can be tempting, upon spending any extended amount of time around …
Discussion: Nylon and Stereogum
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 …
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
Hanna Fillingham / HELLO!:
Madonna shares incredibly rare photos with son Rocco to mark special occasion … Madonna is one of the world's most famous pop stars but when it comes to her family life she's far more private - especially concerning her two eldest children.  —  But on Wednesday, the Holiday hitmaker took …
Discussion: E! Online and People.com
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.
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
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
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
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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Francesca Bacardi / Page Six:
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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
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk
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
Micah Singleton / Billboard:
Kanye West's Latest ‘Donda’ Event Is Most-Watched Apple Music Livestream Ever
Discussion: The Sun
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
How Thomas Doherty Became the Pansexual Heartthrob of the New ‘Gossip Girl’
Discussion: Just Jared
TMZ.com:
Mama June's BF Sentenced to 16 Months in Crack Cocaine Case
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Page Six
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Tomás Mier / People.com:
Joshua Bassett Says It Was ‘Liberating’ to Come Out Even If He ‘Was Subjected’ to Homophobia
Discussion: FemaleFirst and E! Online
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
'Grey's Anatomy': Kate Burton To Return In Season 18 As Ellis Grey
Discussion: People.com, Us Weekly and Just Jared
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’
Discussion: Daily Star and Mirror.co.uk
TMZ.com:
Kylie Jenner's 24th Bday Party Features Breakfast Buffet, Painting, Sushi & Cocktails
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Page Six
 

 
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Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube Q2 ad revenue grew 13% YoY to $8.66B, vs. $8.93B est.; Google's subscriptions, platforms, and devices unit that includes YouTube TV had revenue of $9.3B

Chris Welch / The Verge:
Daniel Ek says Spotify is working on a deluxe Spotify tier, costing around $17 to $18, that has “a lot more control, a lot higher quality across the board”

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