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1:50 PM ET, December 2, 2021


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Missy Wilkinson / New Orleans Times-Picayune:
Jonshel Alexander, child actor in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ killed in 7th Ward  —  At age 12, she played Joy Strong in award-winning Louisiana film  —  Jonshel Alexander, who played a supporting role as a child in the Academy Award-nominated film “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” …
Discussion: Us Weekly, Deadline and The Wrap
Hollywood Reporter:
Ex-child Actor in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Shot and Killed  —  Police said Alexander and a man were shot inside a vehicle Saturday in New Orleans and she was pronounced dead at the scene.  —  Jonshel Alexander, a onetime child actor who played a supporting role in the 2012 Oscar-nominated film Beasts …
Discussion: Sandra Rose, Daily Star and Just Jared
Samantha Schnurr / E! Online:
Beasts of the Southern Wild Child Star Jonshel Alexander Dead at 22
NBC News:
U.K. tabloid loses appeal in privacy case over Meghan's letter to her father  —  LONDON — A British media company lost its appeal Thursday against a judge's ruling that it invaded the privacy of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father, Thomas Markle.
Iris Goldsztajn / Marie Claire:
Prince Harry Felt “Erased” After The Queen Excluded Him and Meghan Markle From Christmas Photo Display, Expert Says  —  Eek.  —  In the royal family, no PR stone is left unturned.  So when a decision is made, optics-wise, it almost always means something—whether that's an outfit choice or what photos to display on one's desk.
‘Laverne & Shirley’ Star Eddie Mekka, Played Carmine, Dead at 69  —  EDDIE MEKKA CARMINE FROM ‘LAVERNE & SHIRLEY’ DEAD AT 69 … Eddie Mekka, who most famously played Carmine, the “Big Ragu,” on “Laverne & Shirley” has died ... TMZ has learned.  —  Eddie's brother, Warren Mekjian …
Mollie Mansfield / The Sun:   Eddie Mekka dead at 69: Laverne & Shirley actor passes away as fans pay tribute to The Big Ragu
Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Celebrate 40th Birthday on Private Jet  —  Britney Spears got a jump on her big 4-0 ... courtesy of her fiance.  —  Brit and Sam Asghari boarded a private jet for parts unknown ... and the celebration got underway even before they fastened their seatbelts.
Discussion: Page Six and Daily Star
Erin Crabtree / Us Weekly:
Prince William Had ‘Cyber’ Relationships With Britney Spears and Lauren Bush, Royal Biographer Claims
Discussion: RADAR and Cele|bitchy
Shawn Mendes Releases Emotional Ballad 'It'll Be Okay' Two Weeks After Camila Cabello Breakup  —  Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello split in November after more than two years of dating  —  Shawn Mendes is wearing his heart on his sleeve.  —  The singer, 23, released the emotional breakup ballad …
Discussion: Dlisted
Mona Khalifeh‍ / Entertainment Tonight:
Bradley Cooper Says It's ‘Very Special’ To Have Irina Shayk at ‘Nightmare Alley’ Premiere With Him (Exclusive)  —  Bradley Cooper is gearing up for his new film, Nightmare Alley, with his family by his side.  ET's Nischelle Turner spoke to Cooper at the premiere of the Guillermo del Toro …
Jessica Radloff / Glamour:
The New Emily  —  In September 2020, when the first trailer for a new Netflix series called Emily in Paris was released, the internet almost immediately declared it your next TV obsession.  “It looks like Sex and the City set in Paris,” PopSugar wrote.  “Our Younger withdrawal just got a little more manageable,” proclaimed Vulture.
Discussion: E! Online and Just Jared
Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly's Relationship Timeline, From Costars to Couple … Longing for love?  Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly (real name Colson Baker) started off their relationship by being coworkers, but it quickly evolved into something more.  —  The Tennessee native and …
Discussion: Daily Star and E! Online
Seth Rogen Accidentally Got High for Adele's TV Concert Special |  The Tonight Show  —  Seth Rogen talks about why he thought Jewish people didn't celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada and smoking a little too much weed before attending an Adele conc...
Discussion: Cosmopolitan
Simon Perry /
Prince William and Prince Harry Unite to Honor Legacy of Their Mom Princess Diana  —  The Duke of Cambridge met Diana Award recipients at Kensington Palace, while the Duke of Sussex met others from around the world virtually  —  Prince William and Prince Harry are uniting for mom.
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Adam Carlson /
Audio Revealed from When Josh Duggar Learned He Was Being Investigated for Child Pornography  —  In response, Duggar's defense is arguing that investigators moved too slowly and let the real perpetrators slip away  —  Before searching Josh Duggar's car lot for signs of child pornography two years ago …
Discussion: RADAR and The Hollywood Gossip
Kate Middleton's Latest Outing Has an Unexpected Tie to the Queen  —  The Duchess of Cambridge visited the V&A museum in London to see a unique collection of Fabergé eggs (some are on loan from the Queen!)  —  FB  —  More  —  Kate Middleton is getting a head start …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Jeff Nelson /
Lizzo Talks Pressure to Top Last Album and Returning to Live Performing: ‘I Got My Confidence Back’  —  Lizzo will perform an American Express UNSTAGED concert on Saturday, Dec. 4 in Miami  —  Lizzo is gearing up for her next era — and getting back onstage.
Kim Cattrall was ‘never’ involved with Sex and the City revival  —  Kim Cattrall was never involved in the ‘Sex and the City’ reboot after growing disinterested in playing her famous role. … Kim Cattrall was “never” involved with the ‘Sex and the City’ revival.  —  Kim Cattrall was never going to be part of SATC reboot
Discussion: Cosmopolitan
Rosy Cordero / Deadline:
‘Only Murders In The Building’: Cara Delevingne Boards Hulu Comedy Series For Season 2  —  Cara Delevingne has joined the cast of Hulu's Only Murders in the Building for Season 2 in a series regular role.  —  Delevingne will star as Alice, a sophisticated art world insider who becomes enmeshed in the mystery.
Discussion: The Wrap and Just Jared
Everything We Know About ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Season 2
Discussion: E! Online
Jack White / The Sun:
Lauren Goodger back with baby's dad Charles Drury three weeks after split  —  LAUREN Goodger and Charles Drury are back together three weeks after splitting, The Sun can exclusively reveal.  —  The 35-year-old shares four-month-old daughter Larose with 24-year-old Charles and the break …
ABC News:
Attorney for ‘Rust’ assistant director says Alec Baldwin ‘did not pull that trigger’  —  An attorney for Dave Halls spoke exclusively to ABC News.  —  An attorney for “Rust” assistant director Dave Halls says she was told by her client that actor Alec Baldwin did not pull the trigger …
Discussion: Deadline and Dlisted
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