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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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William Grimes / New York Times:
Tina Turner, Magnetic Singer of Explosive Power, Is Dead at 83  —  Hailed in the 1960s for her dynamic performances with her first husband, Ike, she became a sensation as a recording artist, often echoing her personal struggles in her songs.  —  Tina Turner, the earthshaking singer whose rasping vocals …
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 …
Kaitlin Simpson / Us Weekly:
Angela Bassett Shares Tina Turner's Powerful ‘Final Words’ to Her
Lexy Perez / The Hollywood Reporter:
Angela Bassett, Mick Jagger, Forest Whitaker and More Pay Tribute to Tina Turner: “A Gift That Will Always Be ‘Simply the Best’”
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
Waiss Aramesh / Rolling Stone:
Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Ice Spice, Charli XCX, and Even Ryan Gosling Feature on ‘Barbie’ Soundtrack  —  Soundtrack will also include Nicki Minaj, Ava Max, Dominic Fike, Gayle, HAIM, Khalid, and more  —  The movie of the summer is almost here — and now has an all-star soundtrack lineup to go with it.
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FemaleFirst:
'I don't want to get caught!'  Why Melissa McCarthy can't watch the Gilmore Girls anymore  —  Melissa McCarthy can't watch herself back on screen in case “something happens” and she is found watching her own work back. … Melissa McCarthy can't watch herself back on screen in case she gets caught.
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TMZ.com:
Britney Spears' Mother Lynne Visits Her Daughter for the First Time in Years  —  BRITNEY SPEARS MOTHER/DAUGHTER REUNION FOR FIRST TIME IN YEARS  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Britney Spears' mom flew to L.A. Wednesday to see her daughter ... and Britney was receptive enough to let her inside her home and spend some time catching up.
Peoplemag:
Tom Pelphrey Says Life at Home with Kaley Cuoco and New Baby Is ‘Heaven’: 'I'm So Grateful' (Exclusive)  —  “It's challenging at times,” Pelphrey tells PEOPLE of new parenthood, before adding, “It's the most beautiful thing ever”  —  Tom Pelphrey is enjoying life as a first-time dad.
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Brent Furdyk / ET Canada:
Tom Pelphrey On Raising Daughter Matilda With Kaley Cuoco: 'It's Heaven, It's Challenging At Times'
Discussion: FemaleFirst
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,” …
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TMZ.com:
Fetty Wap Sentenced to Six Years in Prison In Drug Trafficking Case
Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
Bill Lee, Bassist and Composer of Son Spike Lee's Films, Dies at 94  —  He accompanied a wide range of jazz and folk musicians and scored “She's Gotta Have It,” “School Daze” “Do the Right Thing” and “Mo' Better Blues.”  —  Bill Lee, a jazz bassist and composer who scored the early films …
Abbey White / The Hollywood Reporter:
Brian Cox Says Logan Roy's ‘Succession’ Death Was “Ultimately Too Early” in Final Season  —  “I was fine with it ultimately, but I did feel a little bit rejected,” the Emmy-nominated actor said ahead of the HBO show's finale.  —  Brian Cox says the death of the Roy family patriarch during the final season of Succession came too soon.
Emerson Pearson / ET Canada:
Kesha Opens Up About Her Intense Anxiety, Says She Thought It Was A ‘Psychotic Break’  —  Kesha is delving deep into her anxiety and the source of spiritual healing she eventually discovered.  —  During a candid conversation with Apple Music's Zane Lowe, the multi-platinum recording artist …
Tracey Harrington McCoy / People.com:
Bebe Rexha Talks ‘Tough’ Response to Her Weight Gain amid PCOS Diagnosis: ‘It Does Mess with You’  —  “We're in 2023 ... we should not be talking about people's weight,” the singer-songwriter said on Thursday's episode of ‘The Jennifer Hudson Show’  —  Bebe Rexha is opening up about the struggles of being in the public eye.
Discussion: Just Jared
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.
Ebenezer Samuel / Men's Health:
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Secret to Lasting Influence  —  He's outmuscled and outsmarted his way to the tippity-top of bodybuilding, Hollywood, and politics.  But can he master the art of online influence?  —  ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is staring past the row of weight machines …
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.
TMZ.com:
Cops Do Welfare Check on Ja Morant After Concerning Social Media Posts  —  JA MORANT COPS DO WELFARE CHECK AFTER CONCERNING POSTS ... Claims He's Taking Social Media Break  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Police tell TMZ Sports officers did a welfare check on Ja Morant following his cryptic social media posts …
 
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