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Chioma Nnadi / British Vogue:
“I'm The Happiest I've Been In A Really Long Time”: Sophie Turner Talks Mum-Shaming, Misogyny And Why The Best Is Yet To Come  —  Sophie Turner's journey from child actor to major player, via marriage and motherhood, reads like a Hollywood fairytale.  But when her personal life publicly unravelled …
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Lillian Gissen / Daily Mail:
Sophie Turner breaks her silence over agony of Joe Jonas divorce admitting there were days when 'she didn't know if she would make it'  — The actress admitted that she struggled immensely with ‘mom guilt’ afterwards  — She described that time as the ‘worst few days of her life’ in a new interview
TMZ.com:
KANYE WEST PARTS WAYS W/ YEEZY CHIEF OF STAFF ... Mass Exodus of Employees  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Kanye West is saying sayonara to Yeezy's longtime Chief of Staff in what appears to be a mass exodus at the company ... and in this case, it's all about porn tainting the spirit.
Jazmine Hughes / Marie Claire:
The Victoria Era … Growing up, Victoria Justice had two posters pinned up in her bedroom.  One was of her erstwhile crush Aaron Carter, the swaggy, young pop star and rapper who died tragically in 2022.  The other was of the bouncy punk band No Doubt, fronted by Gwen Stefani.
Just Jared:
Meryl Streep Teases ‘Mamma Mia 3,’ Shares There's an ‘Idea’ & She'd Be On Board!  —  Could Mamma Mia 3 really be happening!?  —  Meryl Streep, who starred in 2008′s Mamma Mia! and made a much smaller appearance in 2018′s Mamma Mia!  Here We Go Again, is dishing some details.
Discussion: Deadline, HELLO! and Vogue
Danielle Bacher / People:
Angie Harmon Opens Up About the ‘Unfathomable’ Pain of Losing Her Dog After He Was Shot by Instacart Driver (Exclusive)  —  Harmon exclusively talks to PEOPLE about her dog Oliver's tragic death on March 30 and why she's now taking legal action: “We can't just sit back and do nothing”
Steve Rose / The Guardian:
‘Has this guy ever made a movie before?’  Francis Ford Coppola's 40-year battle to film Megalopolis  —  The director has spent half his life and $120m of his own money to make his sci-fi epic.  Just days ahead of its debut in Cannes, some of his crew members are questioning his methods
Just Jared:
‘John Wick’ Spinoff Movie in the Works, 1 Character Returning!  —  The John Wick universe is expanding.  —  Lionsgate revealed on Wednesday (May 15) that they're developing a John Wick spinoff movie based around one of the characters of the series.  —  While there has not been a director attached …
Elizabeth Wagmeister / CNN:
‘The Golden Bachelorette’ would like to clarify a few things about aging  —  A longtime viewer of “The Bachelor” franchise and a true believer in the show's ability to help people find and meet their match, newly minted Golden Bachelorette Joan Vassos saw an ad seeking contestants for “The Golden Bachelor” as a sign she should apply.
Jeff Nelson / People:
Why Kate Hudson Was ‘Afraid’ to Pursue Lifelong Music Dream: 'I'm Just Going to Do It' (Exclusive)  —  Kate Hudson is finally pursuing one of lifelong dreams: rock stardom.  —  On May 17 she'll release her genre-blending debut album, Glorious, with songs as classic and effortlessly cool as Hudson herself.
Discussion: HELLO! and Daily Mail
TMZ.com:
Deshaun Watson Gets Massive Back Tattoo Featuring Image Of Girlfriend's Face  —  DESHAUN WATSON PAYS HOMAGE TO GF IN NEW TATTOO ... Massive Back Piece!!! … Deshaun Watson just made a massive commitment to his girlfriend ... getting a huge image of her face tattooed on his left shoulder blade.
Discussion: Plain Dealer
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 …
Simon Perry / People:
Behind the Scenes in Africa with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: 'We're Really Happy' (Exclusive)  —  Four years after stepping back from their royal roles, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex embarked on a high-profile tour of Nigeria  —  Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made every moment count during their “meaningful” trip to Nigeria.
Hannah Hargrave / HELLO!:
Suri Cruise photographed for first time after her new name is revealed  —  The teen lives in New York with her mom, Katie Holmes  —  Suri Cruise is wearing her new identity with pride.  The daughter of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise stepped out in New York on Tuesday, May 14, looking casual in a pair of baggy, sweatpants and a t-shirt.
Just Jared:
‘The Last of Us’ Season 2: First Images of Pedro Pascal & Bella Ramsey Revealed!  —  HBO has released the first two images from The Last of Us season two!  —  The photos are of Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey as Ellie.  They are both returning for season two in the roles they originated in season one.
Katie Razzall / BBC:
King Charles: First official portrait since coronation is unveiled, painted by Jonathan Yeo  —  The first official painted portrait of King Charles III since his coronation has been unveiled at Buckingham Palace.  —  The vast oil on canvas shows a larger-than-life King Charles in the uniform of the Welsh Guards.
People:
Bridgerton's Luke Newton Jokes He Wasn't Prepared ‘for Stripping Down Naked’ on Set with Nicola Coughlan (Exclusive)  —  Newton's on-screen love Nicola Coughlan teases “the intimacy stuff feels very real” between Penelope and Colin in season 3 of the Netflix hit
Natalie Finn / E! Online:
Lo Bosworth Reveals Where She Stands With Her Laguna Beach Castmates  —  Lo Bosworth came clean—literally, she takes a lot of baths—to E! News about decompressing, dealing with social media and whether she's up for a 20th anniversary Laguna Beach reunion.  —  In the 14 years since The Hills ended …
Discussion: Page Six
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 …
Dave Quinn / People:
Broadway's Orfeh and Andy Karl Separating After 23 Years of Marriage  —  “We remain committed to building a strong future, whether together or apart,” the actors said in a shared statement  —  Orfeh and Andy Karl are separated.  —  The longtime couple and theater veterans …
TMZ.com:
‘Rust’ Armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed Appeals Manslaughter Conviction  —  HANNAH GUTIERREZ-REED ‘RUST’ ARMORER APPEALS CONVICTION  —  “Rust” armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed is officially trying to overturn her conviction ... having now filed an appeal in court, this after getting the book thrown at her in her trial.
Miguel A. Melendez / Entertainment Tonight:
Angela Bassett Mourns ‘9-1-1’ Crew Member Who Died After 14-Hour Shift: 'We're All Rocked By It' (Exclusive)  —  ‘9-1-1’ Crew Member Killed in Car Accident, Angela Bassett and More React  —  How Amy Winehouse Biopic Star Marisa Abela Handled Public Scrutiny Around ‘Back to Black’ Casting
Daily Mail:
Archewell ‘delinquency’ row descends into blame game: Sussex sources now insist missing cheque WAS received by US state officials but just not processed in time - after foundation was banned from raising or spending money  —  The Archewell Foundation was branded ‘delinquent’ because state officials …
People:
Maria Bello Marries Longtime Partner Dominique Crenn in ‘Bohemian, Chic’ Mexico Wedding (Exclusive)  —  The actress and the Michelin-starred chef tied the knot on May 12 surrounded by 140 guests including Patricia Arquette, Mariska Hargitay and Gavin Rossdale  —  Maria Bello and longtime partner Dominique Crenn have made it official!
 
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Rachel Mcrady / Entertainment Tonight:
John Legend Shares His Reasoning For Leaving ‘The Voice’ (Exclusive)
Andreas Wiseman / Deadline:
Gerard Butler In Talks To Re-Team With Christian Gudegast For Action Adventure ‘Empire State’ - Cannes Market Hot Project
Discussion: Just Jared and ComingSoon.net
Just Jared:
Selena Gomez Reveals ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ Reboot Series Title & First Look Photos at Disney Upfront
Mike Vulpo / Us Weekly:
Relive Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll's Star-Studded Wedding Before Their Divorce
TMZ.com:
Shaq Dropping New Candy, Partners W/ Confection Giant To Release Gummie
Discussion: The US Sun
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Just Jared:
‘The Golden Bachelorette’ Revealed: Joan Vassos Is ABC's First Lead for ‘Golden Bachelor’ Spinoff!
Joe Otterson / Variety:
‘Legally Blonde’ Prequel Series About Elle Woods' High School Years Ordered at Amazon
Kimberlee Speakman / People:
Moms of Resigned Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Speak Out: They Were ‘Abused, Bullied and Cornered’
People:
Taylor Kinney Is Married! Chicago Fire Star Marries Model Ashley Cruger After 2 Years Dating (Exclusive)
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Tim Reynolds / Associated Press:
The NBA's Board of Governors approves the league's next media rights deals with Disney, NBC, and Amazon Prime Video; WBD could still match one of the deals

Hong Kong Free Press:
Hong Kong-based reporter Selina Cheng says she was fired by The Wall Street Journal for taking up the position of chair of the Hong Kong Journalist Association

Jennifer Maas / Variety:
Sources: WBD will lay off ~1,000 employees across sectors including finance, business affairs, and production; source: fewer than 10 Max staffers are affected

 
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