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5:35 PM ET, May 24, 2023

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Greg Evans / Deadline:
Tina Turner Dies: Legendary Rock & Soul Singer Was 83  —  Tina Turner, known as the Queen of Rock'n Roll for her blistering performances and powerfully gritty vocals, died today after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.  She was 83.
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Mike Davidson / Reuters:
‘Queen of rock ‘n’ roll’ Tina Turner dies at 83  —  Tina Turner, the American-born singer who left a hardscrabble farming community and abusive relationship to become one of the top recording artists of all time, died on Wednesday at the age of 83.  —  She died peacefully after a long illness …
Rolling Stone:
Tina Turner, Queen of Rock & Roll, Dead at 83  —  Legendary singer “died peacefully” Wednesday after a long illness  —  TINA TURNER, THE raspy-voiced fireball who overcame domestic abuse and industry ambivalence to emerge as one of rock and soul's brassiest, most rousing and most inspirational performers, died Wednesday at age of 83.
Tamar Lapin / Page Six:
Tina Turner, legendary Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dead at 83
Brian Marks / Daily Mail:
‘I will never forget her’: Mick Jagger leads star-studded tributes to Tina Turner after her death at 83 — as he praises ‘enormously talented’ singer
Vogue:
Barbiemania!  Margot Robbie Opens Up About the Movie Everyone's Waiting For  —  Margot Robbie wasn't a Barbie fanatic as a child.  She's not even sure she owned a Barbie.  “I don't think I did,” she tells me one morning over breakfast in Venice Beach.  “I know my cousin had a bunch of Barbies, and I'd go to her house.”
Christy Cooney / BBC:
Duchess of Edinburgh ‘saddened’ by death of woman hit by police escort  —  A woman hit by a police motorcycle escorting Sophie, the Duchess of Edinburgh, through London has died.  —  The family of 81-year-old Helen Holland, from Birchanger in Essex, said she fought “for her life for nearly two weeks …
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Variety:
Offset's Reset: The Rapper on Remembering Takeoff, Moving on From Migos and Launching His Next Era  —  On Easter Sunday evening, in a palatial house on a ridge high in the hills above Hollywood, Offset puffs on a joint as songs from his forthcoming album blast from a portable speaker.
Spotify:
Ariana Madix: The Vanderpump Affair [VIDEO]  —  Listen to this episode from Call Her Daddy on Spotify.  (VIDEO PODCAST) Prepare for an explosive episode of Call Her Daddy as Ariana Madix exposes the shocking affair that unfolded between her boyfriend of nine years and one of her closest friends.
Karen Zraick / New York Times:
Fetty Wap Is Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Running Drugs  —  Prosecutors said the rapper, best known for his hit “Trap Queen,” glamorized drugs — and sold them even as he made millions from his music.  —  Fetty Wap, a New Jersey rapper who shot to fame with his hit “Trap Queen,” …
Meredith Nardino / Us Weekly:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are ‘Shocked’ by Reaction to NYC Car Chase: ‘Absolutely Not Exaggerated’  —  In order to view the video, please allow  —  A bridge too far.  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been “shocked” by the response to their frightening car chase experience …
Meghan Holohan / TODAY.com:
Dylan Dreyer reveals son Calvin, 6, has celiac disease: ‘He was in just in constant pain’  —  For about a year, TODAY co-host Dylan Dreyer's son Calvin, affectionately known as Cal, experienced frequent stomach pain.  “There was one time the pain was so bad that we thought maybe he had something …
TMZ.com:
Kanye West Sued by The Gap for $2 Million  —  KANYE WEST GAP SUES FOR $2 MIL ... You Created Huge Mess!!!  —  Kanye West and Gap are still beefing in the wake of their failed partnership ... and now things are getting nasty in the form of a $2 million lawsuit.
Mike Barnes / The Hollywood Reporter:
Gerald Castillo, ‘Saved by the Bell’ Actor, Dies at 90  —  Brought to Los Angeles by ‘Jeffersons’ star Sherman Hemsley, he also had turns on ‘Knots Landing,’ ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘General Hospital.’ … He was 90.  —  Castillo died May 4 in his home in Houston, his wife of 36 years, Dayna Quinn-Castillo, announced.
Mona Khalifeh‍ / ET Canada:
Lily-Rose Depp Reacts To Dad Johnny Depp's Standing Ovation At Cannes Film Festival  —  Lily-Rose Depp is one proud daughter!  —  ET's Rachel Smith spoke to Lily-Rose virtually from the Cannes Film Festival in the South of France Tuesday, where she said she couldn't be happier for her father …
Benjamin VanHoose / Peoplemag:
Original Ariel Jodi Benson Feels Updates to ‘Little Mermaid’ Were Necessary: ‘Times Change’ (Exclusive)  —  Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in the 1989 animated classic, tells PEOPLE, “I do feel all of the nuances and small, slight changes here and there are very important”
Dua Lipa / Dazed:
from pop princess to Versace collaborator  —  She's touched on pop perfection with ‘hard, plastic’ songs tooled with laser precision.  Now, Dua Lipa is teaming with Versace on a new fashion line, bonding with fans over books - and making a splash on screen in Barbie  —  MUSIC THE-SUMMER-2023-ISSUE
Emily Horan / HELLO!:
Strictly's Amy Dowden reveals she has breast cancer - exclusive  —  The professional dancer found a lump in her breast before going on honeymoon with her husband Ben Jones  —  When HELLO! joined Strictly Come Dancing's Amy Dowden in the South Wales sunshine last July as she said an emotional …
Discussion: Metro, The Sun, The Mirror, Ok - OK and dailystar
Charlotte Owen / Bustle:
Brittany Snow & Jaspre Guest On Mental Health & ‘Pitch Perfect’ Friendships  —  In May 2021, actor Brittany Snow lost her dog, an 11-year-old terrier mix called Billie.  “I didn't think I was going to feel [that] much pain,” Snow says, two years on.  “I felt like I was going to lose it.”
Just Jared:
Kit Connor & Joe Locke Look Very Much in Love in ‘Heartstopper’ Season 2 First Look Pics!  —  Kit Connor and Joe Locke appear to be very much in love in the first photos we're seeing from the second season of Netflix's hit show Heartstopper.  —  The series, which centers on Nick (Connor) …
Discussion: Variety, TVLine and Just Jared Jr.
Just Jared:
Rebel Wilson Talks Auditioning for Next James Bond Movie, Her Directorial Debut ‘The Deb’ & One of Her ‘Hardest Gigs’ in New ‘Variety’ Interview  —  Rebel Wilson opened up in a new interview.  —  The 43-year-old Senior Year actress spilled details about making her directorial debut …
Mekishana Pierre / Entertainment Tonight:
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss' Autopsy Report Reveals No Drugs or Alcohol at Time of Death  —  Five months after Stephen “tWitch” Boss' death in December, an autopsy report obtained by ET reveals there were no alcohol or drugs in the dancer's system at the time of death.  —  Boss' cause of death is ruled as a suicide.
Alex Ross / Peoplemag:
Mariska Hargitay Says Son, Who Has a Stutter, Has Found ‘Lovely Community’ of Support (Exclusive)  —  Hargitay and husband Peter Hermann were inducted into the Stuttering Association for the Young's Hall of Fame at the organization's 2023 Gala on Monday  —  Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann are proud parents.
Alex Ritman / The Hollywood Reporter:
Kristen Stewart, Josh O'Connor, Elle Fanning to Lead ‘Rosebushpruning’ From ‘Firebrand’ Director Karim Ainouz (Exclusive)  —  The Match Factory and MUBI are backing the film, a contemporary take on Marco Bellocchio's landmark Italian feature ‘Fists in the Pocket,’ written by Yorgos Lanthimos' longtime collaborator Efthimis Filippou.
Discussion: The Wrap, W and Deadline
 
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Kristin Contino / Page Six:
Heidi Klum shows underboob in high-slit yellow gown at 2023 Cannes Film Festival
Discussion: People.com, dailystar and The Sun
Tamantha Ryan / Page Six:
Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson seemingly scold man at ‘Asteroid City’ Cannes premiere
Christine Rendon / Daily Mail:
Keanu Reeves sharpens up in black suit as he celebrates 100 years of Suntory Whisky alongside ex Sofia Coppola at star-studded bash in NYC
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Nicola Methven / The Mirror:
Lucy Benjamin is set for EastEnders return - and there's trouble in store for her character
Discussion: dailystar and The Sun
TMZ.com:
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Still Going Strong After Coachella Reunion
Peoplemag:
Lily-Rose Depp Talks Sexuality On-Screen as ‘The Idol’ Is Deemed ‘Luxury Sleaze’ by Cannes Critics
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From Mediagazer:

Rick Porter / The Hollywood Reporter:
Nielsen: the Republican National Convention's final night averaged 25.38M US viewers over 14 outlets, up 7% from 2020; people 55+ were about 72% of the audience

BBC:
A Russian court convicts Evan Gershkovich of espionage and sentences him to 16 years in prison; Wall Street Journal calls the trial a “sham”

Connor Mycroft / South China Morning Post:
Media orgs, WSJ union, and a congressional panel express support for Selina Cheng, who says WSJ fired her for assuming Hong Kong Journalists Association's chair

 
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