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Bill Donahue / Billboard:
Madonna Hits Back at Concert Delay Lawsuit, Says Fans Can't Sue Over Needing to ‘Wake Up Early’  —  The Queen of Pop wants a federal judge to dismiss a class action claiming she broke the law by starting concerts two hours later than advertised.  —  Madonna is firing back at a class action lawsuit filed …
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People:
Madonna's Lawyers Call to Dismiss Lawsuit Filed over Alleged Delayed Concert Start Time  —  The Queen of Pop's legal team said at least one of the plaintiffs “raved” about the Celebration Tour on social media before filing the lawsuit  —  Madonna's lawyers are calling to dismiss the lawsuit filed …
Mike Fleming Jr / Deadline:
Legendary, ‘Dune’ Helmer Denis Villeneuve Re-Team On ‘Nuclear War: A Scenario’  —  EXCLUSIVE: In a deal worth $500,000 against $1.5 million, Legendary Entertainment has optioned Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen's nonfiction book Nuclear War: A Scenario as a potential reteam with its Dune: Part Two director Denis Villeneuve.
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TMZ.com:
Gypsy Rose Does TikTok Interview with Ex-Fiancé Ken Urker, Not Banging  —  GYPSY ROSE BLANCHARD TIKTOK INTERVIEW W/ KEN URKER ... Not Bangin', Not Preggo!!!  —  ADDRESSING THE RUMORS  —  Gypsy Rose Blanchard's setting the record straight on all the rumors swirling about her recent hangouts …
Discussion: E! Online, Suggest and The Blast
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Leah Bitsky / Page Six:
Gypsy Rose Blanchard holds hands with ex-fiancé Ken Urker after splitting from husband  —  Gypsy Rose Blanchard and ex-fiancé Ken Urker were spotted showing some PDA just days after she announced her separation from husband Ryan Scott Anderson.
Dom Hines / Us Weekly:
Kate Middleton's Mom Carole ‘Desperately’ Trying to Shield Her From Devastating Family Business Debt (Exclusive)  —  Princess Kate Middleton's mother Carole Middleton is “desperately” trying to shield her from a devastating new blow to the family as she undergoes cancer treatment, Us Weekly can exclusively reveal.
People:
Anna Paquin Walks Red Carpet with a Cane at Film Premiere amid Ongoing Health Issues  —  The actress, who is starring in ‘A Bit of Light’ directed by her husband Stephen Moyer, has been struggling with an undisclosed illness that causes mobility issues  —  It's been a “difficult” …
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Kimberlee Speakman / People:
Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer on Making Marriage Work and Turning Premieres into ‘Date Night’
Discussion: Us Weekly
Nicole Vassell / The Independent:
Adrian Schiller death: The Last Kingdom star dies ‘suddenly’ aged 60  —  Actor's agent announced news of his ‘unexpected’ death on Thursday  —  For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails  —  British actor Adrian Schiller has died “suddenly and unexpectedly” aged 60.
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Benjamin VanHoose / People:
Angelina Jolie's Lawyers Claim Brad Pitt's ‘Physical Abuse of Jolie’ Started Before Their 2016 Plane Incident  —  A friend of Pitt familiar with the litigation over the years alleges Jolie's team is releasing “misleading, inaccurate” information “as a distraction”
Just Jared:
Halle Bailey Joins Pharrell's Upcoming Musical Movie Project!  —  Halle Bailey is joining Universal Pictures' untitled Pharrell Williams and Michel Gondry movie!  —  The 24-year-old The Little Mermaid star will co-star opposite Kelvin Harrison Jr. in the movie, via Variety.
Jem Aswad / Variety:
Kiss Sells Catalog, Name, Likeness and More to Pophouse Entertainment for $300 Million  —  Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Kiss have sold their music catalog, name, image and likeness — including their iconic makeup designs — to Pophouse Entertainment, the Sweden-based music investment firm behind ABBA's “Voyage” hologram show.
Spotify:
E730 GD with Daisy Kent and Embracing Haters with JoJo Siwa + Taylor and Travis and ViFi Coachella  —  Listen to this episode from The Viall Files on Spotify.  Welcome back to The Viall Files: Going Deeper Edition!  To start things out, the household gets together to talk about recent headlines …
Discussion: Us Weekly and Just Jared
Just Jared:
Olivia Wilde & Margot Robbie to Join Forces on Comic Book Movie ‘Avengelyne’ (Report)  —  According to a new report, Olivia Wilde and Margot Robbie are set to join forces for an exciting new project inspired by a comic book character.  —  The actresses are allegedly set to direct and produce …
Emily Selleck / Page Six:
Lily Allen claims ‘calculated’ Beyoncé is ‘getting some help’ to look youthful  —  Lily Allen has taken a not-so-subtle jab at Beyoncé's youthful appearance.  —  The “Smile” singer, 38, claimed the “Halo” hitmaker, 42, is “getting some help” in the beauty department.
TMZ.com:
Stephen Colbert Fights Back Tears As He Mourns Loss of ‘Late Show’ Staffer  —  STEPHEN COLBERT FIGHTS BACK TEARS ... As ‘Late Show’ Mourns Staffer's Death  —  IN MEMORIAM  —  Stephen Colbert was choked up as he mourned the loss of his longtime executive assistant, Amy Cole.
Just Jared:
‘Legally Blonde’ Series Being Developed at Prime Video - Find Out How Reese Witherspoon is Involved  —  Legally Blonde fans just got some fantastic news: Amazon's Prime Video is developing a spinoff TV series inspired by the movies, and Reese Witherspoon is involved!
Discussion: Variety, Deadline, IndieWire, TVLine and The Wrap
TMZ.com:
Bianca Censori Wears Nothing But Lace Bra During Date Night with Kanye  —  BIANCA CENSORI THE BRA-LESS WONDER IS BACK ... Goes Full ‘Seinfeld’ w/ Ye  —  GETTING LACY  —  Bianca Censori seemed to be channeling an old episode of “Seinfeld” — in which one of the characters wore nothing …
Discussion: Suggest and The Mirror
Perez Hilton:
NHL's Boone Jenner & Wife Reveal Son Was Tragically Stillborn Just One Month Before Due Date  —  NHL star Boone Jenner and his wife Maggie are mourning the loss of their son.  The happiest day of their lives, stolen from them at the last minute...  On Wednesday, the married couple announced …
Will Schube / HipHopDX:
Offset Shuts Down Quavo Beef Rumors With Birthday Message: ‘Love You [For Life]’  —  Offset has shut down the rumors about beef between him and Quavo in a succinct yet heartfelt birthday message.  —  On Tuesday (April 2), the Georgia native took to his Instagram Stories and sent his wishes …
Discussion: People, UPROXX and Billboard
Benjamin VanHoose / People:
The First Omen Star Nell Tiger Free Says Her Dad ‘Nearly’ Fainted Seeing Her Horror Movie (Exclusive)  —  The actress says her mom, during the movie, “was gripping onto me so tight the entire time”  —  Nell Tiger Free's parents got quite the scare seeing her new horror film The First Omen.
Discussion: Daily Mail and Variety
TMZ.com:
Ex-Bad Boy Rapper G. Dep Freed From Prison After 13 Years  —  G. DEP Ex-Bad Boy Rapper ... OUT OF PRISON AFTER 13 YEARS … G. Dep — one of Diddy's top rap lieutenants during his “Harlem Shake era” — is now a free man after serving more than 13 years in prison ... walking out of the gates this morning.
Tommy McArdle / People:
Chris Pine Searches for ‘Love and Connection’ in Trailer for Poolman, His Directorial Debut (Exclusive)  —  “It was so joyful and the most creative I've ever gotten to be on set,” says Chris Pine  —  Chris Pine is caught up in a criminal conspiracy in his star-studded directorial debut.
Discussion: Daily Mail
Miguel A. Melendez / Entertainment Tonight:
Michael J. Fox Says He's Open to Acting Again After Announcing Retirement (Exclusive)  —  Michael J. Fox Watches Old Interviews and Pokes Fun at His Younger Self (Exclusive)  —  Elizabeth Hurley Reacts to Rumor She Took Prince Harry's Virginity  —  ‘9-1-1’: Sticky Situation Halts …
Dana Rose Falcone / People:
Lisa Ann Walter Calls Abbott Elementary's Season 4 Renewal First Time She Felt ‘Safe’ in Her Career (Exclusive)  —  “I never felt like I was on rock solid, like, ‘I got this now.  I could relax,’” the actress tells PEOPLE  —  Lisa Ann Walter captivated viewers as beloved housekeeper Chessy …
 
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Dana Rose Falcone / People:
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Just Jared:
Tyler Perry's First Netflix TV Series ‘Beauty in Black’ - 18 Cast Members Revealed, Including Stars From ‘All American,’ ‘Better or Worse’ & ‘All My Children’!
Discussion: Deadline and TVLine
Shelby Stivale / Us Weekly:
Tom Felton Reacts to ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Giving Draco Malfoy a ‘Slight’ Redemption Arc (Exclusive)
Discussion: E! Online and FemaleFirst
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Graeme Green / Metro.co.uk:
BBC star has spent their ‘whole life’ smiling through pain of undiagnosed medical condition
Discussion: The Sun and Daily Star
Leah Bitsky / Page Six:
Elizabeth Hurley reacts to theories she took Prince Harry's virginity
The Sunday Times:
Molly Ringwald: 'Elements of the Breakfast Club haven't aged well'
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Wall Street Journal:
News Corp and OpenAI announce a multiyear agreement to bring News Corp's news content to OpenAI; sources: the deal could be worth $250M over five years

Tom Friend / Sports Business Journal:
Sources: the NBA is formalizing deals with Disney, NBC, and Amazon, which may prompt WBD to sue; ESPN may pay $2.8B annually, NBC $2.6B, and Amazon $1.8B to $2B

Amanda Meade / The Guardian:
Sources: News Corp's Rebekah Brooks and Robert Thomson joined Lachlan Murdoch in Sydney for meetings ahead of a major restructuring announcement next week

 
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