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12:30 PM ET, September 7, 2021


 Top News: 
New York Post:
‘The Wire’ actor Michael K. Williams found dead in NYC apartment  —  “The Wire” actor Michael K. Williams was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment Monday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post.  —  Drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment, suggesting a possible overdose, sources said.
New York Post:
Nephews describe ‘sweetheart’ late actor Michael K. Williams  —  “The Wire” actor Michael K. Williams was nothing like the tough-guy characters he portrayed, his nephews told The Post Monday, remembering their beloved “Uncle Mike” and revealing how excited he was to land an 2021 Emmy nomination.
Abbey White / Hollywood Reporter:
Michael K. Williams, ‘The Wire’ Actor, Dies at 54  —  The 54-year-old ‘Lovecraft Country’ star and Emmy nominee passed away on Monday, his reps confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.  —  Michael K. Williams, best known for his role in The Wire, has passed away, a rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
‘Tiger King’ Zookeeper Erik Cowie Dead at 53  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Erik Cowie — one the zookeepers featured on “Tiger King” — has died ... TMZ has learned.  —  Law enforcement sources tell us Cowie's body was found Friday in NYC.  We're told a friend found him face down in the bedroom of a residence.
Discussion:, Daily Mail and Daily Star
Ellie Henman / The Sun:
Sarah Harding, 39, ‘wanted to be a mum’ before her tragic death, reveals Big Brother star ex Chad Johnson  —  SARAH Harding's dream was to become a mother, her last boyfriend Chad Johnson revealed yesterday.  —  Chad, who met Sarah on Celebrity Big Brother in 2017, believes …
Ellie Henman / The Sun:
Sarah Harding ‘missed Girls Aloud bandmates who were like her sisters’ reveals ex Chad Johnson
Sarah Grealish / The Sun:
Only Fools and Horses star John Challis cancels tour after secret health battle
Discussion: Daily Star and
Megan Baynes / Sky News:
Sarah Harding ‘fought incredibly hard for 15 months’ and was ‘really resilient’, says consultant who treated her breast cancer
Discussion: The Sun and
Emily Longeretta / Us Weekly:
Scott Disick and Amelia Gray Hamlin Split: What Went Wrong?  —  The end of the road.  Scott Disick and Amelia Gray Hamlin have officially split, multiple sources exclusively confirm to Us Weekly.  —  “Amelia was the one who ended things,” one insider tells Us.
Discussion: The Sun and Page Six
Kim Zolciak / Perez Hilton:
Brielle Biermann Reveals Major Jaw Surgery And Months-Long Recovery: ‘I Really Had No Option’ … Get well soon, Brielle Biermann!  —  Kim Zolciak-Biermann's 24-year-old daughter revealed on Monday night that she has been going through it for a while now — since August 23, to be exact.
Discussion: Page Six, E! Online and Just Jared
Melody Chiu /
Jana Kramer and Jay Cutler Go on ‘One Date’ as Kristin Cavallari Moves On with Chase Rice: Sources  —  Multiple sources say Jana Kramer, who recently told PEOPLE she's back in the dating game, went out with Jay Cutler, who split from Kristin Cavallari last year
Discussion: E! Online, Page Six and Just Jared
Kisha Forde / E! Online:
The Carrie Diaries' AnnaSophia Robb Is Engaged  —  Congratulations are in order for actress AnnaSophia Robb!  The Dr. Death star announced on Sept. 7 that she and her other half, Trevor Paul, are engaged.  —  AnnaSophia Robb is embarking on possibly her happiest chapter yet.
Discussion: Just Jared
Marisa Meltzer / British Vogue:
“There's So Much I Want To Do”: The World According To Zendaya  —  To Generation Z, she is the ultimate influencer.  To those who know her, she is - at just 25 - an old soul.  Here, the actor Zendaya talks to Marisa Meltzer about what her already more than decade-long career has taught her, and why there is so much left to learn.
Tomás Mier /
Darren Criss Announces First-Ever Holiday Album Featuring Songs with Adam Lambert, Evan Rachel Wood  —  Darren Criss wrote original song “Drunk on Christmas,” which features country star Lainey Wilson, for A Very Darren Crissmas  —  The holidays are closer than you think!
Discussion: Just Jared
Dory Jackson /
Inside Love & Hip-Hop's Yandy Smith-Harris and Mendeecees Harris' Vow Renewal: ‘A Blessed Day’  —  “When we got married the first time, when we vowed that we would be together through thick and thin, we were literally walking in through some big times,” Yandy Smith-Harris said
Discussion: Bossip
Ashley Boucher /
Nicole Scherzinger's Attorney Fires Back at Pussycat Dolls Founder After Lawsuit  —  “Nicole loves and respects the PCD fans and hopes to one day be back on stage performing the group's amazing hits for them,” a statement from the singer's lawyer says  —  Nicole Scherzinger is firing …
Georgia Slater /
Cardi B and Offset Welcome Second Baby, a Son: ‘We Are So Overjoyed’  —  Cardi B and husband Offset are also parents to 3-year-old daughter Kulture  —  Cardi B is officially a mom of two!  —  The “I Like It” rapper, 28, and husband Offset, 29, welcomed their second child together, a son …
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