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Variety:
Naomi Judd's Cause of Death Was a Self-Inflicted Firearm Wound, Daughter Ashley Reveals in New Interview  —  Naomi Judd, the country music icon who died on April 30 at the age of 75, died of a self-inflicted firearm wound, her daughter, Ashley Judd, disclosed on Thursday morning.
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Just Jared:
Naomi Judd's Cause of Death Revealed By Her Daughter Ashley Judd  —  Naomi Judd's cause of death has been released by her daughter, Ashley Judd.  —  If you don't know, the country music icon passed away on April 30 at the age of 75.  —  Click inside to read more...
Discussion: E! Online, Page Six, The Wrap and TMZ.com
Tamantha Gunn / E! Online:
Jessica Biel Recalls “Lovely” and “Hilarious” Way Justin Timberlake Proposed  —  Months before Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are set to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary, the actress shared details about how he proposed to her in 2011.  —  Justin Timberlake wanted to love Jessica Biel until the end of time.
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Just Jared
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Stacy Lambe‍ / Entertainment Tonight:
‘Candy’: Jessica Biel on Justin Timberlake's Surprise Role on the True-Crime Series (Exclusive)  —  On Candy, Hulu's true-crime series about the killing of Betty Gore starring Jessica Biel as accused ax murderer Candy Montgomery, Justin Timberlake makes a surprise appearance in episode four …
Discussion: E! Online, EW.com, POPSUGAR and Just Jared
TMZ.com:
Andy Dick Arrested for Felony Sexual Battery on RV Live Stream  —  ANDY DICK ARRESTED ON LIVE STREAM For Felony Sexual Battery … Andy Dick is in custody after the trailer he's been living in was surrounded by cops, placing the actor in handcuffs and hauling him away ... and the whole thing was broadcast live.
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Kisha Forde / E! Online:
Kendrick Lamar Seemingly Confirms He Welcomed Baby No. 2 With Fiancée Whitney Alford  —  Congratulations may be in order for Grammy winner Kendrick Lamar!  The 34-year-old unveiled the artwork for his latest album, which features fiancée Whitney Alford and their family.
Discussion: FemaleFirst and Page Six
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TMZ.com:
Kendrick Lamar Drops New Album Cover, Reveals He Has New Child
Discussion: Bossip
Kat Pettibone / Us Weekly:
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Pretends to Sell $120 Disposable Diapers to Prove a Point About Essential Items … False advertising.  Gwyneth Paltrow's wellness and lifestyle brand appeared to launch a bougie baby item — before revealing the (fake) announcement was solely made to raise awareness about taxing essential items.
Discussion: FemaleFirst, VICE and E! Online
Hailee Shane / Celebrity Insider:
Pregnant Britney Spears beams with happiness in a nude photoshoot with her puppy.  After the long-awaited release from the guardianship of her father, Britney Spears received freedom not only in moral terms but also in the disposal of her body.  Now the 40-year-old star is living her best life …
Discussion: TMZ.com
Daniel Trainor / E! Online:
Jeannie Mai Finally Discusses Whether She Almost Joined Real Housewives of Atlanta  —  The Real co-host Jeannie Mai Jenkins opened up about rumors that she was joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.  See what she had to say about everything.  —  Jeannie Mai Jenkins holding a peach?
Discussion: Just Jared
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YouTube:
Resident Evil |  Official Teaser |  Netflix  —  Nothing eventful ever happens in the peaceful New Raccoon City.  The legendary franchise Resident Evil brings its battle for survival to Netflix on July 14th....
Discussion: Just Jared and Hollywood Reporter
Bilge Ebiri / Vulture:
Lessons from Filming Nick Cave's Journey Through Grief  —  About halfway through Andrew Dominik's new film about Nick Cave, This Much I Know to Be True, something remarkable happens: Nick Cave laughs.  Making an offhand joke about his longtime collaborator Warren Ellis, Cave breaks into boisterous laughter …
Discussion: Just Jared, The Wrap and Variety
Kara Warner / People.com:
Selma Blair's Stunning New Memoir Reveals Decades of Alcoholism—and First Getting Drunk at Age 7  —  In her memoir Mean Baby, and on this week's PEOPLE cover, the actress details the alcohol struggles that began in childhood: ‘The first time I got drunk it was a revelation’
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Kara Warner / People.com:
Selma Blair Remembers Being Sexually Assaulted by a High School Administrator: ‘He Broke Me’
Discussion: Page Six
Lauren Cole-Lomas / Daily Star:
Eurovision 2022 under fire as fans claim semi-finals are ‘rigged’ and brand show a ‘fix’  —  The finals to the Eurovision Song Contest are fast approaching, but fans believe something is wrong following Tuesday's semi-final, claiming the show is a ‘fix’  —  Eurovision Song Contest fans …
Discussion: FemaleFirst
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Hayden Panettiere to Reprise ‘Scream 4’ Character in Upcoming ‘Scream’ Sequel (Exclusive)  —  Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding and Jenna Ortega, who starred in January's reboot and lived to tell the tale, are already back on board the Spyglass and Paramount production.
Discussion: Us Weekly and Just Jared
Mikey O'Connell / Hollywood Reporter:
Emmy Rossum's Angelyne Obsession  —  How the former ‘Shameless’ star spent the past four years willing her new series about L.A.'s mysterious billboard diva (complete with a head-turning makeover) into reality: “I found it to be completely liberating to look in the mirror and not see myself at all.”
Discussion: Variety, Us Weekly and Go Fug Yourself
TMZ.com:
Gunna's Legal Team Say He's Innocent, Cops Can't Use Lyrics Against Him  —  GUNNA LAWYERS SAY HE'S INNOCENT Cops Are Wrong To Use Music Against Him  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Gunna's an innocent and charitable man, and the cops who busted him are wrong to use his music and lyrics against him ... so says the rapper's legal team.
Discussion: RADAR
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Get to Know Rich Paul, Mega Sports Agent and Adele's New Boyfriend  —  Cutest couple ever?  Yep.  —  Adele's new album  —  came out last November and sent us all into a collective spiral that we're still kiiiind of recovering from.  While the masterpiece is largely about  —  her divorce
TMZ.com:
Blac Chyna Loses a Second Round in Case Against Kardashians After Claiming Bias  —  BLAC CHYNA LOSES AGAINST KARDASHIANS AGAIN ... Claims Judge Was Bias … Blac Chyna just took another L after accusing the judge in her fierce legal battle with the Kardashians of harboring an extreme bias against her ... he says she's got it twisted.
Kristin Contino / Page Six:
Slim Rebel Wilson stuns in green sequined gown at ‘Senior Year’ premiere  —  Rebel Wilson is looking lean in green.  —  The “Bridesmaids” star stunned in a glittering Jason Wu gown as she attended the premiere of her new movie “Senior Year” in Los Angeles Tuesday night.
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