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4:25 PM ET, August 19, 2021


 Top News: 
Diksha Madhok / CNN:
Hong Kong allows Nicole Kidman to skip quarantine, reportedly to film for Amazon  —  New Delhi (CNN Business)Hong Kong has some of the toughest Covid-19 quarantine rules on the planet, capturing everyone from journalists to Olympic athletes.  Not Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman, however.
The Standard:
Hollywood star Nicole Kidman spotted filming in Sai Wan
Discussion: The Sun and Quartz
Rhoda Kwan / Hong Kong Free Press HKFP:
Hong Kong exempts actor Nicole Kidman from Covid quarantine as Amazon's ‘tone-deaf’ expat TV shows see backlash
Discussion: RADAR
Tom Capon / The Sun:
Britney Spears' ex-fiance Jason Trawick responds to claims they were secretly MARRIED before 2012 break-up  —  BRITNEY Spears' ex-fiance Jason Trawick has shot down claims he was secretly married to the pop star.  —  Rumors the pop superstar - who was engaged to Jason in 2011 …
Discussion: FemaleFirst and
Full Feed:
Jason Trawick on Those Britney Spears Marriage Reports  —  The podcast “Toxic: The Britney Spears Story” had rumors swirling that Britney Spears and her ex-fiancé Jason Trawick secretly married and divorced years ago.  “Extra's” Billy Bush texted Jason, a friend of his, to find out if it was true.
Discussion: Us Weekly and Page Six
Sam Asghari Says Britney Spears Will Perform Again Soon, Hopefully
Discussion: The Sun and FemaleFirst
The Return of Selena  —  After years battling health issues and heartbreak, Selena Gomez opens up about mental illness, her new hulu series and not knowing her own Instagram password  —  Selena Gomez's favorite place to chill is her glam room.  A small space on the ground floor of her new L.A.-area house …
Alex Diggins / Telegraph:
‘He was joking to the end’: Sean Lock remembered by Bill Bailey, Harry Hill and Miles Jupp  —  His dry wit and hang-dog persona earned him many fans.  But what do some of his closest friends feel his legacy will be?  —  Corporate gigs are the dark underbelly of comedy - unsexy, uncelebrated, and punishingly hard to nail.
Discussion: Daily Star and The Sun
Will Stone / Daily Star:
Comedian Sean Lock was sitting on £3million fortune when he died aged 58  —  Sean Lock had filed his accounts just last month which revealed that he was sitting on over £3.8million prior to his death, which was confirmed by his agent on Wednesday
Claire McNear / The Ringer:
“A Smile With Sharp Teeth”: Mike Richards's Rise to ‘Jeopardy!’  Host Sparks Questions About His Past  —  The ‘Jeopardy!’ host search is finally over.  New reporting reveals that concerns about Richards and the show's selection process remain.  —  One day in the fall of 2013, Mike Richards called Ken Jennings.
Chelsea Hirsch / Page Six:
Kandi Burruss undergoes breast reduction surgery  —  Kandi Burruss is keeping the real in “Real Housewives.”  —  The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, 45, revealed that she recently underwent breast reduction surgery.  —  “Let's not let all the other diets and stuff that I've done confuse …
Discussion: Sandra Rose and The Blast
Emily Longeretta / Us Weekly:   Meet the Cast of ‘Housewives’ Mashup Season 2
Riley Cardoza / Us Weekly:
90 Day Fiance's Loren and Alexei Brovarnik Welcome Their 2nd Child  —  Another TLC tyke!  Loren Brovarnik and Alexei Brovarnik's second child arrived on Monday, August 16, at 9:08 p.m. ET, Us Weekly exclusively confirms.  —  Adorable!  ‘90 Day Fiance’ Babies: Pics  —  “Wow!
Discussion: Page Six and The Hollywood Gossip
Roderick McPhee / The Sun:
ROYAL RUMBLE The Crown set to infuriate royals by retelling story of Prince Philip's ‘close friendship’ with Penny Knatchbull  —  THE creators of The Crown are set to enrage the Royal Family by delving into the relationship between a high society beauty and Prince Philip.
Britney Spears Housekeeper Accuses Her of Battery, Brit Says Nonsense, Claim Fabricated  —  BRITNEY SPEARS ACCUSED OF BATTERY AGAINST HOUSEKEEPER ... Britney and Camp Say Nonsense, Claim Fabricated, Going Nowhere  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Britney Spears is under investigation for an alleged battery …
Discussion: The Sun and RADAR
Carly Beech / Daily Star:
Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley expecting second child with Jason Statham  —  Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has announced that she is pregnant with her second child as she posed for a photo with her growing baby bump at the forefront of the stunning snap  —  Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has announced …
Francesca Bacardi / Page Six:
Alex Rodriguez poses with the Porsche he once gifted ex Jennifer Lopez  —  If you've got it, flaunt it?  —  Alex Rodriguez sparked a frenzy on Instagram late Wednesday when he posted a photo of himself smiling as he leans on what appears to be the red Porsche he previously gifted to Jennifer Lopez for her 50th birthday.
Devin Booker Has Boozy Lunch With Kendall Jenner After Romantic Lake Trip  —  DEVIN BOOKER BOOZY LUNCH WITH KENDALL JENNER ... After Romantic Lake Trip  —  Devin Booker's offseason of love is still going strong ... 'cause after a romantic lake trip with Kendall Jenner …
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and E! Online
Jason Sheeler /
Fabio Alleges Gianni Versace Owed Him Money from a '90s Fragrance Campaign: 'He Wasn't a Very Honest Person'  —  The model and actor also rehashes his career journey on the season finale of the PEOPLE in the '90s podcast  —  Today we know Fabio as the king of romance, the guy who appeared …
Discussion: Daily Mail
The Sun:
Kim Kardashian shows off her famous figure in crop top and tight pants as she steps out of $600K Lamborghini  —  KIM Kardashian showed off her famous figure in a crop top and tight pants as she stepped out of a $600K Lamborghini.  —  The outing comes after a recent photo had fan's convinced that she got her butt fillers removed.
Discussion:, E! Online and Daily Star
Fay Leyfield / The Sun:
Rita Ora, 30, stuns in sheer black dress as she celebrates boyfriend Taika Waititi's 46th birthday with A-list mates  —  RITA Ora made sure all eyes were on her as she threw a birthday bash for boyfriend Taika Waititi.  —  The 30-year-old looked incredible in a figure-hugging sheer dress …
Ed Sheeran Announces New Album ‘=,’ Debuts Song ‘Visiting Hours’ - Listen Now!  —  Ed Sheeran has some exciting news: his next album is coming!  —  The 30-year-old entertainer announced = moments ago on an Instagram Live with his fans.  —  “= (Equals) is a really personal record …
Discussion: FemaleFirst and POPSUGAR
Jordan Moreau / Variety:
Sonny Chiba, Martial Arts Legend and ‘Kill Bill’ Actor, Dies at 82 of COVID Complications … Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba, the Japanese actor and martial arts legend who had roles in American films like “Kill Bill” and “The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift,” died on Thursday, his agent confirmed to Variety.
Discussion: Daily Mail
‘Fedora Guy’ Jerry Messing on Ventilator with COVID-19  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 1.4K … Jerry Messing — the “Freaks and Geeks” actor who's also the face of a famous meme — has COVID and is fighting for his life in Florida ... TMZ has learned.  —  His father, James, tells us …
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Discussion: RADAR and The Hollywood Gossip
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Discussion: FemaleFirst
Emma James / The Sun:
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Discussion: and Daily Star
Courtney Ciandella / The Sun:
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Discussion: E! Online
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Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Tom Capon / The Sun:
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Discussion: Daily Star
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Melissa Veitch / Daily Star:
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Discussion: Perez Hilton, E! Online and Deadline
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Lynn Hirschberg / W:
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Discussion: E! Online and
Kisha Forde / E! Online:
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Discussion: YouTube, POPSUGAR and Page Six
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