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TMZ.com:
Jamie Spears Agrees to Step Down as Britney's Conservator  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 54.5K … Jamie Spears has agreed it's time to step down as conservator of Britney's estate — he just said so in new legal docs — and he wants to work with the court on an orderly transition.
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Elizabeth Wagmeister / Variety:
Britney Spears' Father Jamie Spears Steps Down From Conservatorship … The turn of events is a massive win for the international pop star, who has been under a conservatorship for 13 years, ever since Mr. Spears placed his famous daughter under the court-ordered arrangement in 2008 when she suffered a very public breakdown.
NBC News:
Britney Spears' father ‘willing to step down’ as conservator but won't do so immediately  —  Britney Spears' father said Thursday he's “willing to step down” as his daughter's conservator but argues that there is no justification for him to immediately be replaced or to resign from the position, which he has held for more than 13 years.
Discussion: Daily Star, The Wrap, Dlisted and Collider
People.com:
Britney Spears' Dad Says He'll Step Down as Conservator ‘When the Time Is Right,’ Slams Ex Lynne
Discussion: Gossip Cop, Nylon and POPSUGAR
Nicole Chenoweth / The Sun:
Britney Spears' dad Jamie agrees to STEP DOWN as singer's conservator as he claims to be ‘target of unjustified attacks’
Discussion: The US Sun and FemaleFirst
TMZ.com:
Britney Spears Conservatorship Judge Getting Death Threats, Cops Monitoring
Discussion: The Sun, Variety and BET
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Kourtney Kardashian Responds to Fan Commenting “SHE'S PREGNANT” on Insta  —  Nope, she was not having it.  —  Kourtney Kardashian  —  hopped online with a photo dump of herself chilling in her closet in a half-down dress, some Skims, and a skull necklace, and it took approximately one second …
Discussion: Page Six and Just Jared
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Lindsay Weinberg / E! Online:
Kourtney Kardashian Shuts Down Body Shamer for Speculating She's Pregnant  —  Kourtney Kardashian is embracing her body: The reality star had a fierce reply after one fan speculated that she's pregnant with her fourth child.  —  This Poosh founder does not have a pooch!
Discussion: TMZ.com and Elle
Israel Salas-Rodriguez / The Sun:
BABY #2 Is Cardi B pregnant?  —  BRONX Native Cardi B and Offset welcomed their daughter Kulture in July 2018.  —  Nonetheless, some people have yet to shake off the post-lockdown woes and were shocked to see Cardi and her baby bump in Lizzo's “Rumours” music video.  —  Is Cardi B pregnant?
Discussion: Genius and Cosmopolitan
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Melissa Minton / Page Six:
Cardi B gifts Kulture rainbow-bedazzled Hermès Birkin bag worth $48K
Discussion: Us Weekly
Iris Goldsztajn / Marie Claire:
Cameron Diaz Tells Kevin Hart She Feels “Whole” After Quitting Acting  —  Diaz hasn't appeared in a feature film since 2014's  —  Cameron Diaz is nothing short of iconic.  Many of us have watched her evolve through her unforgettable roles in the likes of  —  There's Something About Mary
Discussion: E! Online, Just Jared and YouTube
Page Six:
Broadway superstar Laura Osnes fired from show for not being vaccinated  —  What a pain in the arias!  —  Page Six has learned that Broadway superstar Laura Osnes has been let go from a Hamptons show because she refuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  —  Osnes — who shot to fame …
TMZ.com:
Horatio Sanz Sued For Sexual Assault By ‘SNL’ Fan Claiming He Groomed Her  —  HORATIO SANZ SUED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT ... You Groomed Me For Sex!!!  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 406 … 11:50 AM PT — Horatio's lawyer, Andrew Brettler, is denying the accusations in the lawsuit, calling the woman's claims “categorically false” and “ludicrous.”
Discussion: The Sun and RADAR
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Page Six:
Horatio Sanz groomed, sexually assaulted underage fan at ‘SNL’ party: lawsuit
Discussion: The Wrap and Variety
Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
Barbra Streisand Recalls ‘Sweet’ Interaction With Prince Charles Before He Met Late Princess Diana: ‘We Became Friends’ … An unlikely match!  Plenty of celebrities have attempted to rub elbows with the British royal family over the years — and Barbra Streisand actually pulled it off.
Discussion: Perez Hilton
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Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
Jim Edmonds Is Engaged to Kortnie O'Connor 3 Months After Finalizing Meghan King Divorce
Danielle Stacey / HELLO!:
Princess Charlene of Monaco to undergo four-hour operation - palace confirms … Princess Charlene of Monaco will undergo a four-hour operation on Friday, the palace has confirmed.  —  In a statement, the Palais Princier said: “Princess Charlene will undergo an operation today, Friday …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Katie Campione / People.com:
Olivia Jade Confirms Split from Boyfriend Jackson Guthy: ‘I Am Indeed’ Single  —  Olivia Jade and Jackson Guthy previously split in 2019 in the wake of the college admissions scandal  —  Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughter Olivia Jade has once again split from her boyfriend Jackson Guthy.
Discussion: Just Jared
Stephanie Soteriou / The Sun:
Little Mix fans left fuming as they speculate Jesy Nelson's solo debut will clash with band's 10th anniversary  —  LITTLE Mix fans have been left fuming after speculating Jesy Nelson's solo debut will clash with the band's 10th anniversary.  —  The 30-year-old star quit the girl group …
Discussion: POPSUGAR and Mirror.co.uk
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.
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Stevie Laine / FemaleFirst:
Eminem's child comes out as non-binary  —  Eminem's adopted child has come out as non-binary and changed their name to Stevie. … Eminem's adopted child has come out as non-binary.  —  The ‘Real Slim Shady’ hitmaker's 19 year old has changed their name from Whitney to Stevie Laine and though the rapper …
Discussion: Page Six
Katherine Schaffstall / The Sun:
‘WE ARE FAMILY’ Rosie O'Donnell posts rare photo of son Blake, 21, three years after reuniting with troubled daughter Chelsea, 23  —  ROSIE O'Donnell posted a rare photo of her 21-year-old son Blake.  —  The 59-year-old shared photos of some of her kids three years after she reunited with troubled daughter Chelsea, 23.
Discussion: Just Jared
FemaleFirst:
Madonna urges fans to donate to Malawi hospital  —  Madonna wants her fans to donate money to the Mercy James Center in Malawi in honour of her upcoming birthday. … Madonna has urged fans to donate money to her children's hospital in Malawi.  —  Madonna
Discussion: Daily Star
 
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