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6:50 PM ET, August 5, 2022


 Top News: 
Meghan McCain's True View  —  Listen to this episode from The Commentary Magazine Podcast on Spotify.  This is one for the ages.  Meghan McCain joins us to talk about her home state of Arizona and its Republican primary results and then gives us the backstage skinny on why she left “The View,” and it's a stunning story.
Anne Heche Severely Burned After Crashing Car into Home, Igniting Fire  —  ANNE HECHE CRASHES CAR INTO A HOME IGNITING FIRE ... Severely Burned, Taken Away By Ambulance  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Anne Heche was involved in a wild crash in L.A. Friday, and has been taken away by ambulance in a stretcher.
Kelly Gilmore / E! Online:
Marvel Star Will Poulter Confirms Romance With Model Bobby T in New Kissing Photos  —  Marvel actor Will Poulter and model Bobby T sealed it with a kiss while out in West Hollywood, confirming their romantic connection.  See the pair share a smooch on Sunset Blvd.  —  Pardon us while we marvel at these PDA pics.
Discussion: Page Six and Us Weekly
Kim Masters / The Hollywood Reporter:
DC Films' Walter Hamada Was on the Brink of Exit After ‘Batgirl’ Cancellation  —  The executive has agreed to remain in his post at least until the Oct. 21 release of the Dwayne Johnson film ‘Black Adam.’  —  Amid the shelving of the HBO Max film Batgirl and the clear desire …
Miranda Siwak / Us Weekly:
'Grey's Anatomy' Alum Abigail Spencer Reflects on ‘Hardest’ Year That Nearly ‘Killed Me’: ‘Stress Almost Took Me Out’  —  Getting through the hard times.  Thanks to “intensive trauma therapy,” Abigail Spencer has been able to cope with even the biggest challenges.  —  Celebrities Who Have Battled Mental Health Issues
Discussion: E! Online and POPSUGAR
Mike Vulpo / E! Online:
Kelsey Owens Says She Was Fired From Siesta Key With “No Warning”  —  Siesta Key's Kelsey Owen claimed she was cut from the MTV reality show “with absolutely no warning” as filming continues for season 5.  See how the cast is reacting to the shocking announcement.
Ashley Spencer / Washington Post:
Jennette McCurdy lived a teen star dream.  Silently, she was suffering.  —  The former ‘iCarly’ actress opens up about her abusive mother, struggles with eating disorders and her Nickelodeon child star past in her memoir, 'I'm Glad My Mom Died'  —  PASADENA, Calif. — For the entirety of her teens …
Charmaine Patterson /
Kim Kardashian 'Can't Wait' to Have Pete Davidson Home from Australia: They're ‘Still Very Happy’  —  “The long distance hasn't been easy for Kim, but they are making it work,” an insider tells PEOPLE of Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's relationship  —  Kim Kardashian is ready to reunite with Pete Davidson.
Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
‘F—king Idiot’!  MGK Responds After Tour Bus Is Vandalized in Nebraska  —  Defending his turf.  Machine Gun Kelly responded after a tour bus was vandalized during his recent stop in Nebraska — and he didn't hold back.  —  Machine Gun Kelly's Most Outrageous Moments: Feuds, Megan Fox PDA and More
Discussion: Perez Hilton and KETV
Lynette Rice / Deadline:
‘The Santa Clauses’ Adds Laura San Giacomo As Christmas Witch  —  EXCLUSIVE: Laura San Giacomo has been hired to inject some more Christmas magic to The Santa Clauses.  —  The actress, last seen in Barry and NCIS, will play La Befana — a Christmas Witch from Italian folklore who delivered treats …
Discussion: E! Online
Corinne Heller / E! Online:
Woody Harrelson Has the Best Response to “Adorable” Look-Alike Baby  —  After a woman's tweet about her baby resembling Woody Harrelson went viral, the actor offered his personal take in the sweetest way.  —  Watch: Woody Harrelson at “Free Birds” Premiere  —  It doesn't take a True Detective to figure out who this baby looked like.
Discussion: and Page Six
NE-YO's Wife Crystal Renay Files for Divorce, Claims He Had a Baby with Another Woman  —  NE-YO and Renay married in February 2016 and share three children together  —  Crystal Renay is looking to end her marriage to NE-YO.  —  Shortly after publicly accusing the R&B singer of cheating …
Discussion: E! Online, RADAR and Just Jared
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James Ball / Politico:
The allegations facing Will Lewis and Rob Winnett are not remotely in line with either UK or US journalism ethics; blaming British media culture is wrong

Jeremy Barr / Washington Post:
Internal memo: ABC News Executive Editor Stacia Deshishku is leaving the network and her 35-year career in journalism

Lachlan Cartwright / The Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: The Daily Beast's DC bureau chief Martin Pengelly has quit five weeks after being hired; the outlet will lay off several non-guild employees next week

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