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10:00 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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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 …
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
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.
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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 …
Discussion: Just Jared
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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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, The Mirror and Ok - home
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!
Emily Selleck / Page Six:
Adele sparks marriage speculation with Rich Paul after calling him her ‘husband’  —  Did Adele secretly tie the knot?  —  The “Easy On Me” singer called her boyfriend of two years, Rich Paul, her “husband” while on stage in Las Vegas Saturday night.  —  “You can't marry me.
 
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