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8:50 AM ET, September 18, 2023


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Michael Fairman TV:
Billy Miller, Three-time Daytime Emmy Winner, and GH, Y&R and AMC Alum, Dead at 43  —  In heartbreaking news to report, Michael Fairman TV has learned that three-time Daytime Emmy winner, Billy Miller (ex-GH, Y&R and AMC) has passed away at the age of 43.  A source with knowledge of the situation …
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 …
Soap Opera Star Billy Miller Dead at 43, Team Cites Depression  —  Billy Miller — a longtime soap opera star, who starred on some of the most famous shows in the genre — has died, and it sounds like he was battling some demons ... TMZ has learned.  —  A rep for the actor tells us Miller passed away Friday in Austin, TX.
Discussion: Extra, TVLine and The US Sun
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.
Denise Petski / Deadline:
‘The Talk’ Pausing Season Premiere Amid Strike Backlash  — Drew Barrymore Postpones Talk Show Return Until Strike Is Over Amid Backlash: “I Have Listened To Everyone”  —  CBS has reversed its plan to premiere The Talk on Monday.  —  “The Talk is pausing its season premiere scheduled for September 18, CBS said in a statement.
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 …
Kimberly Nordyke / The Hollywood Reporter:
Singer Irish Grinstead of the Girl Group 702 Dies at 43  —  A cause of death was not given for Grinstead, who along with her fellow group members scored hits in the '90s with “Steelo” and “Where My Girls At,” among others.  —  Irish Grinstead, a member of the girl group 702, known for hit songs like …
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.
Discussion: Metro, Just Jared and The Mirror
Issy Sampson / The Sun:
Love Island couple in shock split as star ‘moves out and takes custody of their dog’  —  LOVE Island couple Callum Jones and Molly Smith have shockingly split, after meeting on the ITV2 show in 2020.  —  Callum, 27, and Molly, 30, had gone from strength to strength after leaving the villa and even teased marriage that year.
Discussion: Daily Star and Ok - home
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Renew Their Vows to Mark 10th Wedding Anniversary: Source  —  “It was very romantic,” a source tells PEOPLE of the couple's vow renewal celebrations  —  John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have renewed their vows in celebration of their 10th wedding anniversary!
Sam Joseph Semon / Daily Mail:
Gwen Stefani keeps it casual in a hoodie and matching sweatpants as she takes a walk with her husband Blake Shelton in Los Angeles  —  Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton accompanied each other on a stroll in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon.  —  The 53-year-old singer and the 47-year-old country artist appeared …
Discussion: The US Sun and Just Jared
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