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10:30 AM ET, January 13, 2022

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Rebecca Lewis / HELLO!:
Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the legendary girl group the Ronettes, dies age 78  —  Ronnie Spector, the lead singer of the legendary girl group the Ronettes, has died at the age of 78.  The rock icon's family confirmed the news, revealing she had had a “brief battle with cancer”.
Discussion: Rolling Stone and The Sun
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Mara Siegler / Page Six:
Pete Davidson being eyed as 2022 Oscars host  —  Kim Kardashian apparently isn't the only one who has eyes on Pete Davidson.  —  We're told the “Saturday Night Live” comic, 28, is in talks to host this year's Oscars.  —  “His people are talking to producers,” a source exclusively tells Page Six.
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Deadline:
Pete Davidson To Star In James DeMonaco's Horror Thriller ‘The Home’ For Miramax  —  EXCLUSIVE: Pete Davidson is set star in the new Miramax horror thriller The Home with The Purge helmer James DeMonaco directing the pic.  Davidson will play Max, a troubled man who starts working …
Discussion: Just Jared
Dan Cain / The Sun:
Simon Cowell breaks his silence on engagement to Lauren Silverman as he's seen in LA for first time since proposal  —  SIMON Cowell broke his silence on his engagement to Lauren Silverman after being spotted with his fiancée for the first time since proposing.
Discussion: Daily Star
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Erin Crabtree / Us Weekly:
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet Split After 4 Years of Marriage: ‘We Free Each Other’ … A shocking turn of events.  Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet have split after four years of marriage.  —  “We have all felt the squeeze and changes of these transformational times ... A revolution is unfolding …
Harper's BAZAAR:
Anna Marie Tendler Turns the Lens on Herself  —  What happens when the good-natured wife from a famous stand-up routine gets divorced, embraces her art, and goes viral on TikTok?  —  EMILY GOULD; PHOTOGRAPHS BY LORENZ SCHMIDL; STYLING BY ALEXANDRA DELIFER  —  In a  —  recent TikTok video
Rebecca Ford / Vanity Fair:
Priyanka Chopra: “I'm Very Excited About the Future.  I'm Terrified of It Too”  —  “Upstairs is crazy.  This is definitely not normal.”  —  There's a flurry of activity at the Chopra Jonas place in Encino.  Dozens of people are rushing around, moving cars in and out of the garage …
Emma Watson / Perez Hilton:
How Emma Watson & Tom Felton Really Feel About Being Shipped By Harry Potter Fans!  —  It's no secret Emma Watson was “in love” with her co-star Tom Felton back in the day — so how does she feel now that Harry Potter fans keep shipping them as a couple?!  —  If you missed, during …
Discussion: FemaleFirst
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Jess Cohen / E! Online:
Chris Hemsworth Trolls Brother Liam With Shirtless Birthday Tribute: “Get In Shape”  —  Chris Hemsworth just gave Liam Hemsworth a hilarious “gift” for his 32nd birthday.  See the Marvel star's message to the Hunger Games actor below.  —  Chris Hemsworth is offering Liam Hemsworth a family discount in honor of his 32nd birthday.
Discussion: Just Jared
TMZ.com:
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Have Private Dinner Date in L.A.  —  KIM & PETE PIZZA DINNER DATE ... Ice Cream For Dessert!!! … Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson appear to be spending as much time together as possible, grabbing some hot eats followed by a cool treat on their latest date night.
Discussion: Daily Star, FemaleFirst, Us Weekly and RADAR
Ellie Henman / The Sun:
Gogglebox axe Denise van Outen's ex Eddie Boxshall from celebrity show after split and replace him with Kimberley Walsh  —  TELLY star Denise Van Outen wants Girls Aloud's Kimberley Walsh to join her on the Celebrity Gogglebox sofa.  —  The singer, 40, would fill the gap left by Denise's ex Eddie Boxshall on the Channel 4 show.
Discussion: Daily Star
YouTube:
TCA Sizzle - ‘American Idol’  —  ‘American Idol’ Premieres SUN FEB 27 on ABC - Stream on Hulu
Discussion: The Wrap, Just Jared and Deadline
Borys Kit / The Hollywood Reporter:
Andrew Burnap Joins Rachel Zegler, Gal Gadot in Disney's Live-Action ‘Snow White’ Remake (Exclusive)  —  The Tony-winning actor will play the film's male lead but is neither the Huntsman nor the prince.  —  Andrew Burnap, who won a Tony Award last year for his performance in The Inheritance …
Elle:
For Camila Mendes, Fame Is the Best Revenge  —  Well, that and being a whole, fulfilled person.  —  Is the ocean bigger than Camila Mendes?  Certainly—but also, in some respects, no. In real life, Mendes is 5'2" while the Atlantic Ocean takes up nearly 41 million miles.  Watch the  —  Riverdale
Virginia Chamlee / People.com:
Kathleen Buhle, Hunter Biden's Ex, to Address Their Divorce in Book: ‘I Lost My Sense of Who I Was’  —  President Joe Biden's former daughter-in-law will share more about the end of her marriage — and the impact addiction can have on a relationship — in her forthcoming memoir, If We Break
Discussion: RADAR and Vanity Fair
Nikki Main / The Sun:
Who is David Hasselhoff's daughter, Taylor?  —  BAYWATCH star David Hasselhoff's daughter, Taylor, is stepping back into the limelight with her new reality show Relatively Famous: Ranch Rules.  —  Taylor appeared on the TV series The Young and the Restless in 2010 and her last role was in 2016 …
Discussion: Page Six and E! Online
TMZ.com:
Joe Judge Drowns Giants Firing Sorrows With Massive Order Of Beer & Pizza  —  JOE JUDGE NEEDS BEER & PIZZA AFTER GIANTS FIRING ... Gets Massive Order Delivered To NJ Home … Forget ice cream and movies ... Joe Judge is getting over his New York Giants breakup with beer and pizza — and a whole hell of a lot of it!!!
Cydney Contreras / E! Online:
How Andrew Garfield's “Deeply Moving” SAG Awards Nomination Celebrates the Life of Jonathan Larson  —  Andrew Garfield spoke to E! News about his SAG Award nomination for his portrayal of Jonathan Larson in Netflix's Tick, Tick... Boom.  —  Watch: 2021 SAG Awards: By the Numbers
TMZ.com:
Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox Are Engaged  —  Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox are soon to be Mr. and Mrs. ... getting engaged with a pretty baller ring and allegedly celebrating by drinking each other's blood???  —  MGK made the announcement Wednesday, with the caption, “yes …
Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Had a ‘Private’ Moment With Duchess Kate to Celebrate Her 40th Birthday, Expert Claims … Celebrations from abroad.  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made sure to send their regards to sister-in-law Duchess Kate on her 40th birthday earlier this month.
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and Cele|bitchy
Emlyn Travis / E! Online:
David Beckham Pens Note to “A—hole” Victoria: “Come Home Happier”  —  If you wannabe David Beckham's lover, you've gotta be able to laugh.  See the cheeky message the footballer left on wife Victoria Beckham's lunch box below.  —  David Beckham is spicing up his wife Victoria Beckham's life (and lunch).
Matt Grobar / Deadline:
‘Only Murders In The Building’: Martin Short Teases Season 2 Roles For Shirley MacLaine & Amy Schumer, The Return Of Nathan Lane's Teddy Dimas As He Lands First SAG Award Nom  —  “Before Christmas, [I shot scenes with] Shirley MacLaine and Amy Schumer,” he said.
Discussion: TVLine, E! Online and Just Jared
 
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Discussion: POPSUGAR and The Wrap
People.com:
Ryan Dorsey Pays Tribute to Naya Rivera on Her 35th Birthday: 'She'd Be So Proud' of Son Josey
Discussion: E! Online
Fiona Nimoni / The Sun:
Victoria's Secret models Imaan Hammam and Bella Hadid wow in sexy lingerie
Discussion: Egotastic
Drew Weisholtz / TODAY.com:
Bode and Morgan Miller haven't yet named their 7-week-old baby girl — and they want your input
Discussion: The Sun
D.Lo / Perez Hilton:
TikTok Star Allegedly Strangled To Death By Boyfriend During Fight About Video Games
Discussion: E! Online
Darian Lusk / The Sun:
Meet Kylie Jenner's assistant Maguire Amundsen who totes $9K Chanel bags & shows off bikini curves like billionaire boss
Discussion: Daily Star
YouTube:
The In Between | Official Trailer | Paramount+
Discussion: Just Jared
Sara Nathan / Page Six:
Prince Andrew should lose HRH and military titles amid suit: critics
Discussion: RADAR
 Earlier Picks: 
FemaleFirst:
Adele ‘skedaddled’ when ‘huge python’ appeared on set of Oh My God music video
Discussion: Daily Star
Jeff Nelson / People.com:
Real Housewives of Miami's Nicole Martin Engaged to Anthony Lopez: ‘A Total Surprise!’
Discussion: Page Six
Halle Berry / Variety:
Halle Berry Pens Tribute to Sidney Poitier: ‘An Angel Watching Over All Of Us’
Discussion: People.com
Johnny Dodd / People.com:
Shaun White on Finding Love with Nina Dobrev: 'She's Been a Lifesaver'
Discussion: Just Jared
Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
Summer House's Carl Radke Confirms Lindsay Hubbard Romance: We're the ‘Best Team Ever’
Discussion: Page Six and E! Online
 

 
From Mediagazer:

The Guardian:
How China is using AI news anchors to spread its propaganda on social media; Microsoft: some AI anchors were created using ByteDance's video editing app CapCut

Rodney Tiffen / Inside Story:
Court discovery docs from the UK's News Group phone hacking cases give more detail about evidence destruction and indicate the company gathered political intel

Daniel Thomas / Financial Times:
Culture secretary Lucy Frazer says the UK is working on rules around the use of creative work for training AI after media and arts executives voiced concerns

 
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