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5:55 PM ET, September 19, 2023


 Top News:
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.
Danny Masterson's Wife Bijou Phillips Files for Divorce After 30-Year Rape Sentence  —  2:26 PM PT — Bijou Phillips lists the estranged couple's date of separation as “TBD” in the legal docs, and says it was “irreconcilable differences” that led to the end of their marriage.
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.
Hannah Sacks / People:
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky Share First Photos of Baby Son Riot Rose  —  The couple welcomed their newborn son in August and are already parents to son RZA, 16 months  —  Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are introducing their newborn son to the world.  —  The “Umbrella” singer, 35, and her rapper partner …
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 …
Daniela Avila / People:
Megan Thee Stallion Was ‘Just Trying to Bring Sexy Back’ After Viral VMAs Video with Justin Timberlake (Exclusive)  —  On Tuesday, Megan Thee Stallion unveiled Flamin' Hot University where proceeds will fund HBCU students at Texas Southern University  —  At last week's MTV VMAs …
Shannon Beador Hit-And-Run Video, Speeds Down Street and Slams Into Home  —  ‘RHOC’ star Shannon Beador was zooming around a residential street moments before slamming her car into the side of a house ... according to this insane footage of her alleged DUI incident.
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.
Jack Irvin / People:
Savage Garden's Darren Hayes Files for Divorce from Richard Cullen After 17 Years of Marriage: Report  —  Hayes previously announced the pair's separation in May, writing on Instagram, “We are still best friends.  We always will be”  —  Trending Videos  —  Darren Hayes of Savage Garden …
Discussion: Just Jared
William Earl / Variety:
Vanna White Extends ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Contract Through 2025-26 Season  —  Vanna White has extended her contract on “Wheel of Fortune” by two years as the show begins its farewell season with longtime host Pat Sajak.  —  White has inked a contract extension that keeps her revealing letters …
Jill Lawless / Associated Press:
YouTube Suspends Russell Brand From Making Money Off The Streaming Site After Sex Assault Claims  —  YouTube said Tuesday that Russell Brand will no longer make money from the video streaming site after several women made allegations of sexual assault against the comedian-turned-influencer.
Bethany Whittingham / Daily Star:
YouTube suspends Russell Brand from making money on his channel after allegations
Discussion: Perez Hilton and The Mirror
Vanna White Extends Wheel of Fortune Contract for 2 Years  —  Vanna White has signed on for 2 more years as the cohost of “Wheel of Fortune,” and she'll take home a lot more cash this time around, but we've learned things are far from settled.  —  Sources connected to Vanna tell TMZ …
Daniela Avila / People:
Tyra Banks Isn't ‘Insecure’ About Turning 50 in December: ‘50 Is the New 30s’ (Exclusive)  —  Banks, who stars in Karen Millen's ICONS campaign, opens up about how she hopes to celebrate — and whether she'll get plastic surgery one day  —  As Tyra Banks approaches her 50th birthday in December …
Discussion: E! Online, The Messenger and HELLO!
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
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Kanye West's ‘wife’ Bianca Censori told her friends to ‘f*** off’ and accused them of being ‘JEALOUS of her fame’ after they voiced serious concerns about her relationship with the controversial rapper  — The Australian beauty, 28, has been making headlines over her revealing outfits
Daily Mail:
Taylor Swift wears rumored new beau Travis Kelce's birthstone on necklace during NYC outing - amid dating speculation  —  Taylor Swift appeared to be dropping a major hint to her rumored new romance with Travis Kelce recently - as she wore his birthstone during a night out in NYC.
Discussion: Elle, ET Canada, Page Six and The Mirror
Alesia Stanford / Daily Mail:
Dascha Polanco is a grandma at 40!  Orange is the New Black star prepares for new role as she announces the pending arrival of her first grandchild  —  Dascha Polanco is preparing for a new role - grandmother - at just 40 years old.  —  The firm and fit 40-year-old actress announced the good news on social media.
Discussion: Just Jared, HOLA and Page Six
Joe Manganiello Is ‘Casually Seeing’ Caitlin O'Connor After Hot Tub Meet-Cute (Source)  —  The ‘Magic Mike’ star — who is currently in the midst of a divorce from Sofía Vergara — met the ‘Winning Time’ actress and model in a hot tub at a post-premiere party for the HBO sports drama
Discussion: Hollywood Life and In Touch Weekly
Alesia Stanford / Daily Mail:
James Marsden turns 50!  Actor's milestone birthday bash featuring cake with shirtless photo and star-studded guest list including Woody Harrelson, Tessa Thompson, and Aaron Paul  —  James Marsden celebrated his 50th birthday in style.  —  The Emmy nominee, who has proven he has the abs …
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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

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