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5:35 PM ET, February 12, 2024


 Top News: 
Usher Marries Longtime Girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea in Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony: Sources  —  The Grammy-winning artist tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend in Las Vegas, multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE  —  Usher is married!  —  The 45-year-old Grammy-winning artist and longtime girlfriend …
Charna Flam / People:
Usher and Longtime Girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea Obtain Marriage License Ahead of His Super Bowl Performance  —  The Super Bowl Halftime Show headliner received a marriage license in Clark County, Nevada, PEOPLE confirms  —  Did Usher head to a little white chapel while in Las Vegas before the big game?
Ruth Styles / Daily Mail:
Wedding Usher!  Popstar, 45, is set to get MARRIED in Las Vegas to his girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea, 39, on advice from his spiritual advisor - following Super Bowl halftime show
W.G. Ramirez / Associated Press:
Travis Kelce brings home the hardware, holds up ‘end of the bargain’ with Taylor Swift  —  Travis Kelce brought home the hardware he promised to girlfriend Taylor Swift.  The Kansas City tight end finished with nine receptions for 93 yards, including a crucial catch in overtime …
Mehera Bonner / Cosmopolitan:
Travis Kelce Comments on *That* Viral Clip of Him Shoving Coach Andy Reid  —  “Oh you guys saw that?”  —  The Super Bowl is always nail-biting, she said with the unearned authority of someone who rarely watches, but last night's game was truly stressful thanks to the Chiefs scoring a touchdown in the very last seconds of overtime.
Adam Teicher / ESPN:
Andy Reid, Travis Kelce vow to return to Chiefs next season
Nicholas Rice / People:
Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan Split After More Than a Year of Dating  —  The pair, who were confirmed to be dating in early 2023, have gone their separate ways, a source confirms to PEOPLE  —  Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan have gone their separate ways.  —  A source confirms to PEOPLE …
Larsa Pippen, Marcus Jordan Remove Each Other From Social Media, Spark Breakup Rumors  —  LARSA PIPPEN, MARCUS JORDAN TROUBLE IN PARADISE?!? ...  Spark Breakup Rumors With Social Media Activity  —  Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan appear to be headed toward Splitsville …
Rebecca Aizin / People:
When Is Beyoncé's New Album Coming?  What We Know About ‘Act II’ (So Far)  —  Beyoncé announced her new album, dropping March 29, during a Verizon commercial that aired during the 2024 Super Bowl  —  Beyoncé is embracing her Texas roots with the release of her first country album.
Leyla Mohammed / BuzzFeed News:
Here's Why Beyoncé's New Country Album Is Such A Big Deal After Her 2016 Song “Daddy Lessons” Was Snubbed By The Grammy Awards' Country Music Committee  —  After Variety tweeted that Beyoncé's new songs have “strong country influences,” one person replied, “This is reminiscent …
Discussion: The A.V. Club, INTO, UPROXX and Deadline
Nicholas Rice / People:
Beyoncé Surprise Drops 2 New Songs from Her Upcoming Country-Themed Album: Listen
Kanye West hailed ‘genius’ for marketing of budget-free Super Bowl ad  —  After he claimed in his bizarre Super Bowl commercial his team had no money left over to make the promo after spending all their cash on its ad slot, Kanye West has been hailed a marketing mastermind.
Chris McPherson / Collider:
Lilly Wachowski Has Set Her Sights on Her Next Film [Exclusive]  —  ‘Trash Mountain’ will star comedian Caleb Hearon.  —  THE BIG PICTURE  — Collider has exclusively learned that Lilly Wachowski is set to direct Trash Mountain starring Caleb Hearon.  — The story follows a gay man …
Rachel Burchfield / Marie Claire:
Ryan Reynolds Hilariously Weighs In On Wife Blake Lively's Super Bowl Appearance … Blake Lively normally has a plus one by the name of Ryan Reynolds, but last night it was Lively who was the plus one, hanging out with BFF Taylor Swift at the Super Bowl watching Swift's boyfriend Travis Kelce …
Daniela Avila / People:
Taylor Swift Arrives at Super Bowl 2024 with Blake Lively, Ice Spice to Support Boyfriend Travis Kelce
Vivek Chaudhury / Daily Mail:
Tom Cruise, 61, ‘makes things official’ with Russian socialite Elsina Khayrova, 36, after a string of dates at her £10M Knightsbridge apartment  —  Tom Cruise is ‘growing closer’ to his glamorous Russian socialite girlfriend - and has been regularly spending nights at her swanky London apartment, friends have told MailOnline.
Discussion: Page Six, Hollywood Life and Ok - home
Diane Sandberg / KARE-TV:
Performer injured in Disney on Ice show in Minneapolis  —  A skater portraying Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” was hurt after falling to the ice during a lift.  —  MINNEAPOLIS — A performer remains hospitalized after suffering a severe injury during a Disney on Ice performance at Target Center on Saturday, officials confirm.
Roya Nikkhah / The Sunday Times:
As King thanks nation for support, William's dilemma is between royal duty or family … Resting at his country residences, the King will now contemplate a new, hopefully temporary, way of life and royal order.  —  Charles, 75, will divide his time between Sandringham and Highgrove …
Discussion: The Mirror, Cele|bitchy and OK Magazine
Jen Juneau / People:
Kate Winslet Explains Why ‘Being Famous Was Horrible’ After Titanic Release: ‘My Life Was Quite Unpleasant’  —  “I felt like I had to look a certain way, or be a certain thing,” the actress recalled  —  For all the notoriety Titanic brought Kate Winslet, there are parts of it she could have done without.
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