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2:30 PM ET, June 18, 2022

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Janet Williams / Celebrity Insider:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may be excluded from the royal family due to their behavior at the Platinum Jubilee  —  It seems that fans of the royal family are waiting for a new sensational scandal because Prince Harry and Meghan Markle can be forever cut off from the British crown …
Discussion: Just Jared and POPSUGAR
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Stephanie Petit / People.com:
Kate Middleton Recreates Princess Diana's Polka Dot Outfit While Wearing Late Royal's Earrings  —  Like Kate, Princess Diana wore a polka dot ensemble to a horse racing event … Kate Middleton is taking a page out of Princess Diana's style file.  —  On Friday, Kate and Prince William …
Discussion: Marie Claire and The Independent
Rebecca English / Daily Mail:
'There are things you don't do and Harry has 100% crossed the line': Prince William ‘alternates between grief and anger’ over his brother but - as he turns 40 - their relationship remains at ‘rock bottom’, the future king's friends tell REBECCA ENGLISH  — Prince William will turn 40 on Tuesday …
Discussion: Marie Claire
Harriet Alexander / Daily Mail:
Prince William is ‘grieving and really, really angry’ over the collapse of his relationship with Harry - with friends saying there is ‘little chance’ of them repairing explosive rift  —  Prince William is mourning the collapse of his relationship with his brother Harry, his friends reveal today.
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and Perez Hilton
People.com:
Prince Charles' ‘Utterly Charming’ Moment with Prince Louis Showed His Sweet Side as a Grandpa
Discussion: Cele|bitchy
Kristin Contino / Page Six:
I got a Kate Middleton hair makeover at the duchess' favorite salon
Discussion: POPSUGAR and Celebrity Insider
Sharnaz Shahid / HELLO!:
Prince William and Kate Middleton make a surprise appearance at Royal Ascot
Discussion: Just Jared, Celebrity Insider and Elle
Tierney Bricker / E! Online:
Kim Kardashian Delivered the Rom-Com We Never Saw Coming on The Kardashians  —  Throughout season one of The Kardashians, viewers have watched Kim come into her own with a surprising new romance, reclaiming her style, passing the baby bar and taking the high road.
Discussion: Daily Star and Us Weekly
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Giles Hattersley / British Vogue:
HRH The Duchess Of Cornwall Makes Her Debut In British Vogue - And Speaks Candidly About The Future Of The Firm  —  Unusually, the day begins with an apology.  “Sorry you've got to photograph an old bat this morning,” says Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, as she shakes the hand …
Discussion: Page Six
Damien Edgar / BelfastLive:
Belfast child who starred in Derry Girls battling leukaemia  —  A child star of hit comedy Derry Girls has been undergoing chemotherapy and treatment after being diagnosed with leukaemia.  —  Zoe Brown, along with twin sister Sophie, played baby Anna Quinn in episodes of season two and three of the show.
Discussion: Daily Star
FemaleFirst:
Paul Walker and Jenni Rivera to receive stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame  —  Paul Walker will be celebrated posthumously by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce next year, when he receives a star on the Walk of Fame. … Paul Walker and Jenni Rivera will receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023.
Discussion: TMZ.com, Page Six, HOLA! and Deadline
Katie Hind / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: REVEALED: This Morning hosts Dermot O'Leary and Alison Hammond have struggled to ‘hit it off’ and have been ‘bickering’  —  This Morning hosts Dermot O'Leary and Alison Hammond have been hiding a tricky relationship from their millions of viewers, the Daily Mail can reveal.
Discussion: Daily Star
Kate Aurthur / Variety:
Courteney Cox and Faith Hill on Grueling ‘1883’ Training and Being Too Scared to Watch ‘Scream’ … Because you are really good at that. … I do ride horses.  Not as well as Tim.  After our second child, Maggie, I was on my horse, Bandit, and I was not an avid rider.
Discussion: HELLO! and YouTube
Miranda Siwak / Us Weekly:
Bachelorette's Michelle Young and Nayte Olukoya Split: 'I'm Deeply Hurting'  —  A wilted rose.  After less than one year together, Michelle Young and Nayte Olukoya have called off their engagement.  —  Celebrity Splits of 2022: Stars Who Broke Up This Year
People.com:
Lauren Graham and Peter Krause Break Up After More Than a Decade Together  —  The pair, who first started dating while co-starring in NBC's Parenthood, “quietly” split last year, Graham's rep confirms to PEOPLE … Lauren Graham and Peter Krause are going their separate ways.
Discussion: The Sun, Us Weekly and E! Online
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Kat Pettibone / Us Weekly:
Khloe Kardashians Ex Tristan Thompson Has No ‘Immediate Plans’ to Meet His Son Theo, Hasn't Sent Child Support to Maralee Nichols  —  Avoiding his truth.  Khloé Kardashian's ex Tristan Thompson has “no immediate plans” to meet his son Theo, whom he shares with Maralee Nichols, sources exclusively tell Us Weekly.
Discussion: E! Online and FemaleFirst
 
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Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
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TMZ.com:
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Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Alexis Jones / People.com:
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TMZ.com:
Britney Spears' Dad Demands She Be Forced to Sit for Deposition
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Zac Clark defends ex Tayshia Adams' bikini photos: ‘Keep shining’
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A case study of the creation of an AI-powered local “news” website, directed to produce partisan stories on a US Senate race; a Fiverr developer made it for $80

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
Roku says hackers accessed ~576K accounts using credential stuffing, and made purchases in ~400 cases, after a similar breach affecting ~15K accounts in March

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