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Mankaprr Conteh / Rolling Stone:
Cardi B on Proving Her Greatness: 'I'm That Bitch, and Y'all Fucking Know It'  —  She's on a mission to cement her legacy while handling the pressures of marriage, motherhood, and following up a classic debut  —  C  —  ARDI B IS makeup-free and draped in an orange, impossibly plush …
TMZ.com:
Chris Pratt's ‘Guardians’ Stunt Double Tony McFarr Dead at 47  —  CHRIS PRATT'S STUNT DOUBLE TONY MCFARR DEAD AT 47 ... ‘Guardians,’ ‘Jurassic,’ Etc. … Tony McFarr — a stuntman who stepped in to double for some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Chris Pratt — has died ... TMZ has learned.
Jennifer Lenhart / In Touch Weekly:
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Are ‘Headed for a Divorce,’ He ‘Already Moved Out’  —  Ben Affleck has hit a breaking point with Jennifer Lopez and has “moved out” of the home they share, a source exclusively tells In Touch.  —  “The writing is on the wall - it's over,” the insider dishes.
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TMZ.com:
Ben Affleck Leaves L.A. Home He's Been Staying At Amid Jennifer Lopez Split Rumors  —  BEN AFFLECK LEAVING L.A. HOME HE'S BEEN STAYING AT ... Amid J Lo Split Rumors … Ben Affleck has been staying at a home that he seems to be occupying without his wife, Jennifer Lopez …
Anna Lazarus Caplan / People:
Graduating Student at Harrison Butker's Speech Speaks Out, Says She Booed but He Got ‘Standing Ovation’  —  Susannah Leisegang was in the room during the NFL player's May 11 speech, and said it was “horrible”  —  A female graduate who was in the audience during Harrison Butker's commencement address …
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Anna Lazarus Caplan / People:
NFL Says They Do Not Agree with Harrison Butker's ‘Views’ in Graduation Speech, Are Committed to ‘Inclusion’
Sabba Rahbar / E! Online:
NFL Responds to Kansas City Chiefs Player Harrison Butker's Controversial Graduation Speech
Simon Perry / People:
The ‘Special Thing’ Meghan Markle Will Share with Archie and Lilibet After Africa Trip (Exclusive)  —  The Duchess of Sussex tells PEOPLE what she's bringing back for her young children  —  Meghan Markle knows what she wants to share most with her children, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet …
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Eve Buckland / Daily Mail:
Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce are pictured enjoying a VERY romantic date night in Lake Como with private dinner under the stars - as Kansas City Chiefs teammate Harrison Butker is slammed for ‘bigoted’ speech quoting the singer  —  The tight end later defended filming his girlfriend's performance with his camera flash on.
Lesley Goldberg / The Hollywood Reporter:
‘Shogun’ Seasons 2 and 3 in the Works at FX, Hulu  —  Creatives including Justin Marks, Rachel Kondo, Michaela Clavell and Hiroyuki Sanada are all returning as the former limited series will compete for Emmys in the drama categories.  —  It's official: FX and Hulu are prepping …
Erin Hill / People:
Why JFK Jr. Didn't Call Prince William and Prince Harry After Princess Diana's Death Despite Wife Carolyn's Request  —  According to a new book, JFK Jr.'s wife asked him to call the royal brothers after their mother's death  —  Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy once urged her husband, John F. Kennedy Jr. …
Julia Moore / People:
Jane Lynch Says She Would ‘Absolutely’ Revisit Glee's Sue Sylvester: It ‘Was a Big Deal’ (Exclusive)  —  “It kind of hit the psyche of America, and it still lives, which is really nice,” Lynch, 63, tells PEOPLE of the Fox series, which concluded in 2015  —  Glee fans are not alone …
Discussion: Just Jared
Ilana Kaplan / People:
Charli XCX Ponders Having a Baby but Still Feels ‘Like a Kid’ Herself: 'Don't Feel Like I Can Make That Decision'  —  In a cover story with Rolling Stone UK, the pop star opened up about her thoughts on motherhood and her new album ‘Brat,’ due Friday, June 7  —  Charli XCX is opening up about the idea of having children.
Discussion: Rolling Stone UK
Variety:
Adam Driver, Tom Waits, Mayim Bialik and More Join Cate Blanchett in Jim Jarmusch's ‘Father Mother Sister Brother’ (EXCLUSIVE) … They're joining Cate Blanchett and Vicky Krieps, who were previously rumored to be starring after being photographed on set.  “Father Mother Sister Brother” …
Charlotte Pavard / Festival de Cannes:
Megalopolis, the film of a life  —  The most ambitious project of his career, “re-written up to 300 times in 40 years.”  That is to say that Megalopolis, a visionary work and humanist tale, is something important for Francis Ford Coppola, who is not exactly new to this.
Just Jared:
'Five Nights at Freddy's 2' Gets a Release Date!  —  Five Nights at Freddy's 2 is coming!  —  The sequel to the successful 2023 film set at Freddy Bazbear's Pizza is set to hit theaters on December 5, 2025, Universal and Blumhouse confirmed on Thursday (May 16).
Esther Kang / People:
Anna Cardwell's Death Rocks the Family and Mama June's Secret Vow Renewal Turns Volatile in Family Crisis Teaser (Exclusive)  —  Mama June and her daughters face the “hardest moment of our lives” as Anna's death leaves the entire family broken in PEOPLE's exclusive look at the ‘Mama June: Family Crisis’ mid-season teaser
Brenton Blanchet / People:
Megan Fox Unfollows Everyone and Wipes Her Instagram Clean as She Marks Her 38th Birthday  —  Megan Fox is off to a fresh start as she rings in another year.  —  As she marks her 38th birthday on Thursday, May 16, the actress appears to have wiped her Instagram account of all photos and removed anyone she previously followed.
Discussion: Suggest, Just Jared and OK Magazine
Sarah Packer / Daily Mail:
Love Island sign stunning model Grace Jackson for 2024 series who's already followed by Molly-Mae Hague and Conor McGregor  —  Love Island bosses have signed up a stunning model for the 2024 series, who's already followed by the likes of Molly-Mae Hague and Conor McGregor.
Discussion: Daily Star, The Sun and The Mirror
Sonia Horon / Daily Mail:
Glen Powell joins co-star Adria Arjona who sizzles in red hot gown as they lead stars at the premiere of their new Netflix action-comedy Hit Man in Texas  —  Glen Powell and Adria Arjona made a dynamic duo while attending the premiere of their Netflix action-comedy, Hit Man, at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas on Wednesday.
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The Guardian:
Revealed: Magician David Copperfield accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women
Ilana Kaplan / People:
Kelly Clarkson Recalls Karaoke Night with Amy Winehouse Before ‘Back to Black’ Success: ‘She Had Such a Presence’  —  “We all went to karaoke and she sang Etta James and I was like, ‘Wait, what?’”  Clarkson said during the Thursday, May 16 episode of ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’  —  Close
TMZ.com:
Conor McGregor's Dad, Tony, Suffers Heart Attack  —  CONOR MCGREGOR'S DAD SUFFERS HEART ATTACK ... Gets Stent … 12:00 PM PT — Tony is providing some more information on his health scare ... saying he suffered a heart attack.  —  McGregor added he had a stent put in this afternoon …
Discussion: The Mirror, RADAR and The Sun
Hannah Sacks / People:
Alexa PenaVega Shares an Update After Daughter's Stillbirth: ‘Pain with Purpose’  —  The ‘Spy Kids’ alum and her husband Carlos announced in April that their daughter was stillborn  —  Alexa PenaVega is sharing an update after announcing that her daughter was stillborn earlier this spring.
 
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Yahoo debuts a revamped version of its free Yahoo News app, powered by Artifact's AI tech, after acquiring the Instagram co-founders' news app in April 2024

Andrew Deck / Nieman Lab:
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