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8:50 AM ET, December 1, 2023


 Top News: 
Paul Thompson / Daily Mail:
Dutch translator of Omid Scobie's Endgame says the names of the two ‘royal racists’ WERE in the manuscript she was sent after author insisted he ‘never submitted a book with them in it’  —  The Dutch translator who worked on Omid Scobie's controversial book has insisted the names of two royals …
Names of ‘royal racists’ spread across globe as Palace considers legal action  —  King and senior royals plough on with official duties in the face of damaging claims, as talks on how to respond take place behind scenes  —  The Royal family was considering legal action on Thursday night …
Kelly Clarkson's Ex-Husband Overcharged Her as Manager, Ordered to Return Millions  —  Kelly Clarkson continues her winning streak in her divorce from Brandon Blackstock ... this round a labor commissioner ruled Brandon had overcharged her by millions when he represented Kelly as her manager.
Sara Donnellan / Us Weekly:
Jeremy Allen White and Rosalia Are Dating After Sparking Romance Rumors (Exclusive)  —  Jeremy Allen White and Rosalía are officially an item.  —  “Rosalía and Jeremy Allen White have recently started dating,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly.
Discussion: Cosmopolitan and Just Jared
Jeremy Allen White and Rosalía Enjoy Smoke Break Amid Dating Rumors  —  JEREMY ALLEN WHITE SMOKE BREAK W/ ROSALÍA IN L.A. ...  Still Going Strong, Eh??? … Jeremy Allen White and Rosalía aren't putting dating rumors to rest — in fact, they're adding fuel to the fire …
Diego Peralta / Collider:
Tom Holland Will Only Play Spider-Man Again If It's “Worth the While”  —  The character was last seen in ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’.  —  THE BIG PICTURE  — Peter Parker's absence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming more noticeable, as a sequel to Spider-Man: No Way Home has not been filmed or officially scheduled.
Janine Henni / People:
Prince William Was ‘Close’ to Not Inviting Prince Harry to Windsor Walkabout: ‘It Was All Led by’ King Charles  —  ‘Endgame’ author Omid Scobie shares the brief notice Prince Harry and Meghan Markle received about the public outing after Queen Elizabeth's death
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and The Mirror
Melody Chiu / People:
Taylor Swift's Rep Slams ‘Insane’ and ‘Fabricated’ Rumors Singer Was Secretly Married to Joe Alwyn  —  “There was NEVER a marriage or ceremony of ANY kind,” Swift's longtime rep Tree Paine wrote on X  —  Taylor Swift's longtime publicist is shutting down the rumor mill.
Marc Brown / ABC7:
Exclusive: Felicity Huffman speaks about college-admission scandal, promotes women's rehab group  —  In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, Felicity Huffman is speaking about her involvement in the college-admissions scandal.  —  LOS ANGELES (KABC) — One day in December 2017 actress …
Discussion: Page Six, People and New York Post
Sue Reid / Daily Mail:
I'm Nigel Farage's secret girlfriend... I love his loyalty, his empathy - and he's got a great bottom!  —  For years she has stayed out of the spotlight and her life has been a closely guarded secret.  But now her lover Nigel Farage is deep in the celebrity jungle - and Laure Ferrari is silent no longer.
Discussion: Daily Star, The Sun and The Mirror
Meg Ryan on Aging, Dating, and Rom-Coms  —  In a candid interview, the 62-year-old talks directing during the pandemic, her worst date ever, the joy of parenting, the “moonshot” trifecta of her three highest-grossing rom-coms, and more.  And yes, there are some really great sweaters.
Véronique Hyland / Elle:
Jennifer Lopez Is Standing in Her Power  —  The icon is aiming to do everything the men do.  —  BY VÉRONIQUE HYLAND AND PHOTOGRAPHED BY SØLVE SUNDSBØ.  STYLED BY GEORGE CORTINA.  PUBLISHED: NOV 30, 2023 8:00 AM EST  —  Dress, Ralph Lauren Collection, $5,990.
Meet ELLE's 2023 Women in Hollywood
Discussion: Daily Mail
Karan Brar / Teen Vogue:
How I Found Myself  —  In this essay, actor Karan Brar reflects on reckoning the gap between his public and private personas.  —  Content Warning: This story contains a discussion of suicide and substance use.  If you or someone you know is going through a crisis, you can contact …
Discussion: Just Jared, Out Magazine and Queerty
Dana Rose Falcone / People:
Golden Bachelor Gerry Turner Told Fiancée in the Fantasy Suite He Planned to Propose: ‘I Was Very Confident’ (Exclusive)  —  Turner got engaged to Theresa Nist on Thursday's season finale of ‘The Golden Bachelor’ — and they announced they'll be getting married on January 4
Lindsay Weinberg / E! Online:
Golden Bachelor's Gerry Turner Is Getting a Live Wedding Special: Save the Date  —  The Golden Bachelor star Gerry Turner got engaged on the finale and is now preparing for his rosy wedding special, airing live on ABC Jan. 4.  —  Bachelor Nation is heading down the aisle.
Shannen Doherty Pushing Forward with Hollywood Career Amid Cancer Battle  —  Shannen Doherty is not letting stage 4 cancer change the way she goes about her life ... she's pushing forward with her work, but also carving out time for herself, her friends and her dog.
Discussion: Page Six
RHOSLC's Heather Gay Says She's ‘on the Ozempic Train’ but 'I Haven't Had Massive Results' (Exclusive)  —  “I've been on it for a long time, but hadn't really seen much results,” Gay told PEOPLE in an exclusive interview Wednesday  —  Heather Gay has confessed that she's “on the Ozempic train.”
Shane MacGowan: Pogues singer dies aged 65  —  The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan has died aged 65, following a recent hospital stay after being diagnosed with encephalitis.  —  The singer-songwriter, whose hits include 1987's Fairytale of New York and A Pair of Brown Eyes, had been unwell for some time.
Associated Press:
Shane MacGowan, lead singer of The Pogues and a laureate of booze and beauty, dies at age 65
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Jenna Wang / People:
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Heidi Parker / Daily Mail:
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Riley Cardoza / Page Six:
Nick Cannon defends Beyoncé's controversial premiere look: Kim Kardashian ‘wishes she looked like that’
Discussion: and The Mirror
Hannah Hargrave / HELLO!:
Jessica Simpson highlights her tiny waistline and washboard abs in jaw-dropping outfit as fans weigh in
Discussion: The Blast

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Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
The EU Commission fines Apple €1.8B for stifling competition from rival music streaming services, the EU's third-largest antitrust fine; Apple plans to appeal

Laura Wagner / Washington Post:
The NewsGuild of New York accuses the NYT of targeting staff with Middle Eastern or North African backgrounds in a investigation into October 7 coverage leaks

Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
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