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Kate Taylor / Business Insider:
‘All That’ star Lori Beth Denberg says Nickelodeon's Dan Schneider showed her porn, initiated phone sex, and lashed out on set  —  Lori Beth Denberg remembers Dan Schneider calling her into his office and telling her to shut the door.  —  It was 1995, around Denberg's 19th birthday …
TMZ.com:
Rory McIlroy Files For Divorce  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Rory McIlroy and his wife, Erica, are headed to Splitsville ... TMZ Sports has learned the PGA Tour star just filed for divorce.  —  Court records show the 35-year-old golfer submitted the documents in Florida on Monday ... some seven years after the couple first tied the knot.
Nolan Feeney / Nylon:
Zayn Malik On Raising Daughter Khai & Revisiting One Direction: 'I'm Growing Up'  —  Zayn Malik looks, for a change, happy to be here.  “Here” being the lofted dressing room of a photo studio, next to a table with a few empty immunity-shot bottles and a cheese plate, gamely participating in an interview before a shoot.
Just Jared:
‘Legally Blonde’ Prequel Series ‘Elle’ Ordered at Prime Video: Synopsis & Reese Witherspoon's Role Revealed!  —  A Legally Blonde prequel series has been ordered to series at Amazon.  The news was first rumored last month.  —  The show will be titled Elle, and Reese Witherspoon …
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Joe Otterson / Variety:
‘Legally Blonde’ Prequel Series About Elle Woods' High School Years Ordered at Amazon  —  A “Legally Blonde” prequel about the high school years of Elle Woods has been ordered to series at Amazon Prime Video.  —  The series was reported to be in development at Prime Video in April.
Cara O'Bleness / Sports Illustrated:
Meet Your Cover Model: Gayle King  —  The three-time Emmy Award-winning journalist was photographed in Mexico for the 2024 SI Swimsuit Issue.  —  Gayle King is proof that we should always strive to reach for what we deem to be impossible.  —  “I never in a million years thought …
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Michelle Lee / People:
Kate Upton Makes Bombshell Return to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover in Red-Hot, Ruffled Bikini
People:
Taylor Kinney Is Married!  Chicago Fire Star Marries Model Ashley Cruger After 2 Years Dating (Exclusive)  —  The couple have been together since 2022  —  Taylor Kinney is married!  —  The Chicago Fire actor, 42, married model Ashley Cruger on April 30 “in a small, private ceremony in Chicago …
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Katie Kilkenny / The Hollywood Reporter:
‘9-1-1’ Crew Member Dies In Car Accident Following 14-Hour Overnight Shift  —  Rico Priem, a grip for the Fox procedural, was leaving a Pomona set for the show when the crash occurred. … Rico Priem, a grip for the Fox procedural and a member of the crew union IATSE Local 80 …
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Kimberlee Speakman / People:
Moms of Resigned Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Speak Out: They Were ‘Abused, Bullied and Cornered’  —  “The job of their dreams turned out to be a nightmare,” the mom of former Miss Teen USA 2023 UmaSofia Srivastava shared  —  The mothers of former Miss USA 2023 Noelia Voigt …
John Dingwall / Daily Record:
Baby Reindeer's real life Martha demands £1m for Piers Morgan interview after £250 offer  —  Fiona Harvey is in a cash war with Piers Morgan after an explosive interview that has been viewed millions of times on his YouTube channel.  —  dailyrecord
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Chris Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter:
Richard Gadd on ‘Baby Reindeer’ Phenomenon, Losing Anonymity and What He Won't Ever Comment on Again
Hope Sloop / Entertainment Tonight:
John Krasinski and Steve Carell on If They'll Appear in ‘The Office’ Spinoff (Exclusive)  —  The actors shared their takes on the new Peacock show.  —  John Krasinski is not ruling out the potential to reprise his role as Jim Halpert from The Office in the recently announced spin-off.
Jon Blistein / Rolling Stone:
DJ Akademiks Sued for Rape and Defamation  —  Fauziya Abashe claims she was assaulted multiple times at the internet personality's home, first by two men who drugged her, and then by Akademiks himself  —  DJ Akademiks is facing a new lawsuit accusing him of rape, sexual assault, and defamation.
Discussion: Vibe, Stereogum, UPROXX and The Daily Beast
Joe Otterson / Variety:
‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ Renewed for Season 2 at Amazon, Donald Glover and Maya Erskine Not Expected to Return  —  “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” has been renewed for Season 2 at Amazon Prime Video.  —  However, sources say that Season 1 stars Donald Glover and Maya Erskine are not expected to return to star in Season 2.
Just Jared:
‘The Golden Bachelorette’ Revealed: Joan Vassos Is ABC's First Lead for ‘Golden Bachelor’ Spinoff!  —  Joan Vassos has been named the first Golden Bachelorette!  —  ABC just announced that the 61-year-old - who competed on the inaugural season of The Golden Bachelor - will take on the leading lady duties for the Fall 2024 season.
Virginia Chamlee / People:
Kristen Welker and Husband John Hughes Expecting Second Baby Together: ‘An Extraordinary Moment’ (Exclusive)  —  Welker, the host of NBC's ‘Meet the Press,’ welcomed her first baby, daughter Margot, via surrogate in June 2021  —  Kristen Welker is expanding her family!
Leah Bitsky / Page Six:
Kelly Clarkson details poignant moment she turned to weight-loss drug: I was at my heaviest and 'didn't see it'  —  Kelly Clarkson decided to start taking weight loss medication to slim down when she no longer recognized herself on stage.  —  The singer made the revelation during Monday's episode …
Michael Seiden / WSB-TV:
College volleyball player killed in Buckhead lounge shooting was celebrating niece's birthday  —  ATLANTA — Channel 2 Action News is learning more about one of the victims killed at a Buckhead nightclub over the weekend.  —  A fight led to gunfire inside the Elleven45 lounge.
Discussion: Suggest, TMZ.com and The US Sun
Shelby Stivale / Us Weekly:
Christina Applegate Details Past Anorexia Struggles, Is ‘Scared’ Past ‘Demon’ Is Coming Back  —  Christina Applegate got emotional when discussing her ongoing body image issues and opened up about her past anorexia struggles.  —  “I've never discussed it in public ever, my battle with an eating disorder, never.
Nick Romano / Entertainment Weekly:
Queens' gambit: House of the Dragon stars preview season 2's ‘march to war’  —  Our Westeros royals — Emma D'Arcy and Olivia Cooke — are back to get the next battle off and running.  —  When queens war, dragons weep.  —  The glint from a single tear sparkles against the overhead lights …
Jonathan Dean / The Sunday Times:
Chris Hemsworth: the Alzheimer's test result that changed my life … On the surface Chris Hemsworth is huge.  And that doesn't just mean his height — 6ft 3in — or his muscles, of which he has plenty.  His films have achieved the seventh highest combined box-office figures to date …
Dave Quinn / People:
Shereé Whitfield Departs Real Housewives of Atlanta Ahead of Season 16  —  For a third time, the O.G. Atlanta Housewife is leaving the series — this time amid a major casting shakeup  —  Shereé Whitfield is officially saying goodbye — for the third time — to The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
CBS News:
Exclusive video shows Steve Buscemi and man who allegedly punched him moments before random attack in NYC  —  NEW YORK — Actor Steve Buscemi appeared to be looking at his phone moments before he was randomly punched in New York City, exclusive video obtained by CBS New York shows.
David K. Li / NBC News:
‘His body and my neck’: Woman recalls punk singer's stage dive that sent her to hospital paralyzed  —  Bird Piché, 24, was badly injured at a Trophy Eyes show April 30 in Buffalo, New York, but is regaining function of her arms and legs.  —  An Australian punk rock singer jumped …
 
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