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11:35 AM ET, September 18, 2023

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McKinley Franklin / Variety:
Billy Miller, ‘The Young and the Restless’ and ‘General Hospital’ Actor, Dies at 43  —  Billy Miller, the Daytime Emmy-winning actor from “The Young and the Restless” and “General Hospital,” died on Friday in Austin, Texas.  He was 43.  —  Miller's manager confirmed the news to Variety …
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Kirsty Hatcher / People:
Chrishell Stause Mourns Death of ‘All My Children’ Costar Billy Miller: ‘I Hope You Are at Peace’  —  The Daytime Emmy Award winner died on Friday in Austin, Texas, according to a statement obtained by PEOPLE  —  Chrishell Stause is remembering her late costar Billy Miller.
Michael Fairman TV:
Billy Miller, Three-time Daytime Emmy Winner, and GH, Y&R and AMC Alum, Dead at 43
Elizabeth Dilts Marshall / Billboard:
Katy Perry Sells Catalog to Litmus Music for $225 Million  —  Deal includes rights to Perry's five chart-topping songs on 2010's “Teenage Dream,” plus songs from four other albums released between 2008-2020.  —  Litmus Music, a catalog rights company backed by private-equity giant Carlyle Group LP …
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Sam Ramsden / Bustle:
Katy Perry Just Sold Her Music Catalog For An Eye-Watering Amount  —  With a string of hit singles, sold-out world tours, and a successful Las Vegas residency, singer-songwriter Katy Perry is recognized as one of the biggest pop stars in recent memory — and the American Idol judge just sold her music catalog for an eye-watering amount.
TMZ.com:
‘RHOC’ Star Shannon Beador Arrested For DUI Alcohol and Hit-and-Run  —  ‘RHOC’ STAR SHANNON BEADOR ARRESTED FOR DUI, HIT-AND-RUN ... Struck House in Newport Beach … Shannon Beador's tough year just got a lot rougher ... the reality TV star got busted for driving drunk this weekend in SoCal.
Martin Robinson / Daily Mail:
THE RADIO BOSS  —  Radio 2 controller Lesley Douglas gave Russell Brand his own BBC show, firstly at the digital station 6 Music then in a short space of time at Radio 2 itself.  —  She was regarded as the presenter's biggest champion at the corporation.  But it was because of Brand …
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Daily Star:
Production company launches urgent investigation into Russell Brand allegations
GQ:
Zack Bia, Burgeoning Music Mogul, Wants To Set the Record Straight  —  The DJ, label head, and so-called “It Girl King” is gaining fans “one by one.”  Just not always on TikTok.  —  In late July in downtown New York, Zack Bia pulls up to a table in an empty hotel restaurant and orders an iced tea.
Gabi Duncan / Page Six:
Cher, 77, holds hands with Alexander ‘AE’ Edwards, 37, amid rumors of rekindled romance  —  Cher has seemingly rekindled her romance with former beau Alexander “AE” Edwards.  —  The pop icon, 77, was photographed looking quite cozy with the music executive, 37, on Friday as they stepped out for dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Elizabeth Wagmeister / Variety:
‘The Jennifer Hudson Show’ Pushes Back Return Amid Writers Strike  —  “The Jennifer Hudson Show” has pushed back its previously-planned premiere date and paused production amid backlash during the writers strike, Variety has learned.  —  Jennifer Hudson's talk show was supposed to premiere its new season on Monday, Sept. 18.
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Denise Petski / Deadline:
‘The Talk’ Pausing Season Premiere Amid Strike Backlash
TMZ.com:
Thomas Markle Says Meghan and Harry Cruel for Denying Access to Grandchildren  —  Meghan Markle's dad says his daughter and her hubby, Prince Harry, are straight-up cruel for shutting him out of his grandchildren's lives.  —  Thomas Markle aired his grievances Monday on “Good Morning Britain …
Celeste McCauley / People:
Arnold Schwarzenegger Celebrates 40 Years of U.S. Citizenship: ‘I Owe Everything to America’  —  “It is one of the proudest days of my life,” the former California governor said in an Instagram post marking the milestone  —  Arnold Schwarzenegger is proud to be American!
TMZ.com:
Sexy Woman in Bodysuit Kicked Off Plane, Claims She's IG Famous  —  As for whether she's actually “Instagram famous” — well, as of this posting, she has 975K followers.  Not quite that magical million mark, but this stunt will probably get her there.  —  Another day, another freak …
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