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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
Tamar Lapin / Page Six:
Tina Turner, legendary Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, dead at 83
Tina Turner:
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner. …
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip and POPSUGAR
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.
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 …
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,” …
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”
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.
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 …
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.
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
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 …
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
Peoplemag:
Marlo Thomas Says ‘Love, Listening and Lust’ Keeps Her 43-Year Marriage to Phil Donahue Strong (Exclusive)  —  “You have to listen, then you'll know what the other person is thinking, you have to love each other, and without lust, you don't have anything,” Thomas tells PEOPLE  —  Marlo Thomas is lucky in love.
Discussion: Daily Mail
Lacey Rose / The Hollywood Reporter:
Spies, Killers and Internet Daddies: Pedro Pascal, Kieran Culkin and the THR Drama Actor Roundtable  —  Jeff Bridges, Michael Imperioli, Evan Peters and Damson Idris also join the conversation about the myth of leaving your demons on set, weirdest fan obsessions and who's really in that Mandalorian suit.
Discussion: Insider, UPROXX and New York Post
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.
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.
 
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Kristin Contino / Page Six:
Heidi Klum shows underboob in high-slit yellow gown at 2023 Cannes Film Festival
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Christine Rendon / Daily Mail:
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