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12:00 PM ET, September 19, 2023

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TMZ.com:
Kevin Costner, Estranged Wife Christine Baumgartner Settle Divorce  —  It may be the most shocking turn of events this year ... the divorce war between Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner is now history, because they have SETTLED UP!!!  —  As improbable as a settlement seemed, there were signs it might happen.
Bryan Beckley / Soap Opera Digest:
Billy Miller's Mother Speaks Out On His Passing  —  Billy Miller's (ex-Richie, ALL MY CHLDREN; ex-Billy, Y&R; ex-Jason/Drew, GH) mother, Patricia Miller, issued a statement on the tragic passing of her son at the age of 43.  “I would like to share the following thoughts,” Patricia wrote.
GQ:
Chris Evans Is Having Second Thoughts  —  At some point, not long after Chris Evans finished the seventh of seven contractually obligated Captain America performances with 2019's Avengers: Endgame, he left Los Angeles.  The idea was, well—there were a few ideas.
Max Matza / BBC:
Marilyn Manson fined for blowing nose on concert camerawoman  —  Marilyn Manson has been sentenced in New Hampshire for blowing his nose and spitting on a camerawoman in an incident the judge called “egregious”.  —  The musician will serve 20 hours of community service and pay around $1,400 …
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Just Jared:
Marilyn Manson Sentenced to Community Service & Fined for Spitting & Blowing His Nose on Concert Photographer  —  Marilyn Manson has been sentenced for inappropriate behavior at one of his concerts in 2019.  —  The 54-year-old musician appeared in court in New Hampshire on Monday (September 18) …
Discussion: FemaleFirst
Charlotte Triggs / People:
Gisele Bündchen Opens Up in Surprisingly Revealing Sitdown with PEOPLE (Exclusive)  —  Nearly one year after her divorce from Tom Brady, the supermodel, 43, opens up (in detail) about homeschooling her kids for three years, ditching alcohol and how meditation helps her through difficult times
E! Online:
Below Deck Med's Captain Sandy Yawn Is Engaged to Leah Shafer  —  Get exclusive details about Below Deck Mediterranean star Captain Sandy Yawn's engagement to longtime partner Leah Shafer, plus see all the magical photos from the proposal.  —  This calls for a sail-abration!
TMZ.com:
Ariana Grande, Estranged Husband Dalton Gomez Simultaneously File for Divorce  —  Ariana Grande is following in her boyfriend Ethan Slater's footsteps ... because she's also officially filed for divorce from her husband of 2 years, Dalton Gomez, and he's filed too.
Bethany Whittingham / Daily Star:
YouTube suspends Russell Brand from making money on his channel after allegations  —  Hollywood actor and comedian Russell Brand has been accused of rape, assault and sexual abuse between 2006 and 2013 during the height of his fame.  Brand has denied the allegations  —  dailystar
Discussion: The Mirror
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Jill Lawless / Associated Press:
YouTube Suspends Russell Brand From Making Money Off The Streaming Site After Sex Assault Claims
Simon Perry / People:
Kate Middleton Visits Youth Charity Inspired by Group She Met in Boston with Prince William  —  While Prince William continues his New York City trip, Princess Kate saw how a U.S.-based organization impacted a charity in London  —  Kate Middleton is checking in on a youth support charity inspired …
Discussion: Glamour, HELLO!, Cele|bitchy and The Mirror
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Stephanie Petit / People:
Why Kate Middleton Isn't Joining Prince William on His New York City Trip
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  —  EXCLUSIVE  — 5.1K … 10:30 AM PT — Shannon Beador's lawyer, Michael Fell tells TMZ ... “I spent quite a bit of time with Shannon yesterday.
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Caroline Blair / Page Six:
‘Ashamed’ Shannon Beador ‘entering counseling’ after DUI arrest: Jeff Lewis
Page Six:
Christina Milian shuts down Jennifer Lopez beef speculation over song ‘Play’  —  Christina Milian is a fan of Jennifer Lopez “from AM to PM” and beyond.  —  Milian, 41 — who co-penned Lopez's 2001 hit “Play” — exclusively tells Page Six that she has no beef over the song being placed …
Angie Orellana Hernandez / E! Online:
NFL Player Sergio Brown Is Missing, His Mom Myrtle Found Dead Near Creek  —  Former NFL player Sergio Brown's mom Myrtle Simmons Brown was found dead on Sept. 16, the same day they were both reported missing by family.  —  Watch: In Memoriam: Fallen Stars of 2023  —  Sergio Brown's family is facing an unimaginable tragedy.
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Kirsty Hatcher / People:
NFL Star Sergio Brown Still Missing as Mom Is Found Dead in Creek Near Family Home, Say Authorities
Gabrielle Chung / E! Online:
Kim Kardashian Proves North West's New Painting Is a Stroke of Genius  —  Kim Kardashian had nothing but praise for her 10-year-old daughter North West's new painting of a sunset, sharing an image of the impressive artwork.  —  It looks like North West has been keeping up with her art lessons.
Variety:
‘Dancing With the Stars’ Keeping Plans to Premiere Next Week Despite Blowback From WGA  —  Amid calls from the Writers Guild of America to push back its premiere during the ongoing writers strike, ABC and Disney+ are staying on track with plans to premiere a new season of “Dancing With the Stars” next week, Variety has learned.
Sam Ramsden / Bustle:
These Parent Trap Stars Have A Surprising Real-Life Family Connection  —  As fans of Nancy Meyers' The Parent Trap will recall, the 1998 remake tells the heartwarming story of identical twins Annie and Hallie (Lindsay Lohan), who unexpectedly cross paths for the very first time at summer camp after being separated at birth.
Charna Flam / People:
Hayden Panettiere Debuts New Pink and Green Hair: ‘Watermelon Vibes’  —  The ‘Scream’ star is embracing her pink hair and inviting in more colors into the mix  —  Hayden Panettiere is still thinking pink!  —  The Scream star, 34, showed off her latest pink look, but this time with a hint of green.
Gabrielle Rockson / People:
Taylor Swift Steps Out in Knee-High Leather Boots for Dinner with Zoe Kravitz and Laura Dern  —  The stylish trio headed to Il Buco Alimentari in New York City  —  Taylor Swift is stepping out in style!  —  The singer, 33 — who recently bagged a record nine MTV Music Awards …
Discussion: E! Online and Just Jared
People:
Jessica Alba Reveals Why She's No Longer Going to Therapy with Her Daughters  —  The mom of three, who used to go to therapy with both of her daughters, tells PEOPLE that her girls are now attending sessions on their own  —  Jessica Alba is taking a step back from attending therapy with her two daughters.
Discussion: Daily Mail
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Katy Perry Sells Catalog Rights to Litmus Music for $225 Million  —  After months of rumors, Katy Perry has sold her music rights to Litmus Music, the Carlyle-backed company co-founded by former Capitol Records president Dan McCarroll, for $225 million, the company announced Monday.
Johnni Macke / Us Weekly:
Inside Leonardo DiCaprio and Gigi Hadid's ‘Amicable’ Relationship Post-Fling: ‘They Are Still in Touch’  —  Leonardo DiCaprio and Gigi Hadid are “still in touch,” but their romantic relationship has run its course, a source exclusively tells Us Weekly.  —  “Leo and Gigi aren't together anymore …
Discussion: Elle, Cosmopolitan and Page Six
 
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James Ball / Politico:
The allegations facing Will Lewis and Rob Winnett are not remotely in line with either UK or US journalism ethics; blaming British media culture is wrong

Jeremy Barr / Washington Post:
Internal memo: ABC News Executive Editor Stacia Deshishku is leaving the network and her 35-year career in journalism

Lachlan Cartwright / The Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: The Daily Beast's DC bureau chief Martin Pengelly has quit five weeks after being hired; the outlet will lay off several non-guild employees next week

 
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