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10:50 AM ET, August 12, 2021

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 Top News: 
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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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.
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
Nigel Smith / People.com:
Ryan Reynolds Says His Daughters Troll Him Just Like Wife Blake Lively: 'I'm Safe from Nothing'
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
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
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
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:
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
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
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
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: Cele|bitchy
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
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
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
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
Tomás Mier / People.com:
Joshua Bassett Says It Was ‘Liberating’ to Come Out Even If He ‘Was Subjected’ to Homophobia  —  “People can hate me forever and say the nastiest thing possible, but it will not change a thing,” he said.  “You need to stand tall and face those people as an advocate for all the people without a voice”
Discussion: FemaleFirst and E! Online
FemaleFirst:
Robin Williams' son honours late dad on seventh anniversary of his death  —  Robin Williams' son Zak has praised his late father for being an “inspiration” to others on the seventh anniversary of his death, as he said he is “celebrating” the acting legend's memory.
Discussion: Daily Star
Tom Capon / The Sun:
Love Island's Chris Hughes goes official with pro golfer Annabel Dimmock - his first girlfriend since Jesy Nelson  —  LOVE Island's Chris Hughes has gone Instagram official with pro golfer Annabel Dimmock.  —  This is the reality star's first public relationship since he split with Little Mix singer Jesy Nelson.
Discussion: Mirror.co.uk
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: Daily Star and Mirror.co.uk
Danielle Turchiano / Variety:
Kathy Griffin to Recur in ‘Search Party’ Season 5 (EXCLUSIVE) … Kathy Griffin has joined the cast of “Search Party” for its fifth season, Variety has learned exclusively.  —  Griffin will recur in the HBO Max comedy as Liquorice Montague, a conspiracy theorist who takes Chantal (Clare McNulty) …
Discussion: People.com and Just Jared
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
How Thomas Doherty Became the Pansexual Heartthrob of the New ‘Gossip Girl’ … On HBO Max's reincarnated “Gossip Girl,” Thomas Doherty plays Max Wolfe, a 17-year-old romantic omnivore who seduces all the boys and girls — and even a male teacher — at his Upper East Side high school.
Discussion: Just Jared
 
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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
Variety:
Mindy Kaling, Amazon Studios Adapting Novel ‘Hana Khan Carries On’ as Film (EXCLUSIVE)
Discussion: Collider and The Wrap
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
Discussion: Daily Star
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: E! Online
 Earlier Picks: 
TMZ.com:
Kylie Jenner's 24th Bday Party Features Breakfast Buffet, Painting, Sushi & Cocktails
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Page Six
Eileen Reslen / Page Six:
Stephen Amell kisses wife on red carpet after alleged blowout on plane
Discussion: Perez Hilton and Us Weekly
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hire Fargo producer for Netflix shows
Discussion: FemaleFirst
Samantha Bergeson / E! Online:
Savannah Chrisley Reveals Why She's Giving Ex-Fiancé Nic Kerdiles a Second Chance
Discussion: People.com, Page Six and Us Weekly
Just Jared:
MTV VMAs 2021 Nominations - Full List Released!
Discussion: Nylon, POPSUGAR and The Wrap
Neia Balao / Celebs:
Our favorite Netflix rom-coms: ‘The Kissing Booth 3’ and more
Discussion: POPSUGAR, Cosmopolitan and E! Online
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Jonathan Vanian / CNBC:
Reddit files to list its IPO on the NYSE, reporting revenue up 20% YoY to $804M in 2023, net loss down 43% YoY to $90.8M, 73M DAUs, and a $3.42 global ARPU

Benjamin Mullin / New York Times:
Internal memo: Vice Media executives plan to lay off hundreds of its 900+ employees over the next week, and the company is in advanced talks to sell Refinery29

Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
Google confirms “a small subset of users” have been temporarily unable to access the News tab filter in search results pages as part of ongoing testing

 
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