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9:20 AM ET, May 27, 2024


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‘General Hospital’ Actor Johnny Wactor Shot, Killed During Robbery Attempt  —  ‘GENERAL HOSPITAL’ ACTOR JOHNNY WACTOR SHOT & KILLED ... Alleged Theft Gone Wrong … Johnny Wactor — an actor best known for appearing in nearly 200 episodes of “General Hospital” — has died, TMZ has learned.
Kabc / ABC7:
Former ‘General Hospital’ actor Johnny Wactor killed in downtown Los Angeles shooting  —  Wactor was leaving work downtown when he encountered three men at his car.  He thought he was being towed.  —  LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Former “General Hospital” actor Johnny Wactor was fatally shot …
Michaela Zee / Variety:
Johnny Wactor, ‘General Hospital’ Actor, Shot and Killed During Suspected Theft Attempt  —  Johnny Wactor, an actor best known for his role as Brando Corbin in “General Hospital,” was shot and killed during a suspected catalytic converter theft attempt in downtown L.A. on Saturday morning.  He was 37.
Marjorie Hernandez / Daily Mail:
General Hospital star Johnny Wactor's brave final act revealed: Actor, 37, was shielding female co-worker from armed car thieves when he was shot dead  — He was being a ‘southern gentleman’ walking her to her car, brother Grant said  — Three men were stealing his catalytic converter and one in a mask shot him
Discussion: RADAR, New York Post and The Mirror
Brian Anthony Hernandez / People:
General Hospital Actor Johnny Wactor Dead at 37: ‘A Spectacular Human Being’  —  “He would literally give you the shirt off his back,” said Wactor's agent, David Shaul, who confirmed his death to PEOPLE  —  Actor Johnny Wactor has died at the age of 37.  —  Wactor's agent, David Shaul …
Discussion: and Extra
Bailey Richards / People:
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Daughter Vivienne, 15, Listed as ‘Vivienne Jolie’ in The Outsiders Playbill  —  The teenager is one of six children shared by exes Jolie and Pitt  —  Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's daughter Vivienne appears to have dropped the “Pitt” from her last name.
Raven Brunner / People:
Lily Allen Says Her Husband David Harbour Controls What Apps She Has on Her Phone  —  “I'm the controller of his as well,” the British singer shared in a recent interview  —  Lily Allen is revealing the unconventional way she limits her time on social media.
Statement on behalf of Grayson Murray's parents  —  Editor's note: This article contains references to suicide.  If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the national suicide and crisis lifeline
Keith Caulfield / Billboard:
Taylor Swift Scores Fifth Week Atop Billboard 200 With ‘The Tortured Poets Department’  —  Taylor Swift's The Tortured Poets Department snags a fifth straight and total week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated June 1), as the title earned 378,000 equivalent album units in the U.S …
Discussion: Daily Mail, Us Weekly and Just Jared
The Walt Disney Company:
Remembering Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman  —  Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman, half of the Academy Award®-winning songwriting team of the Sherman Brothers (with his late brother, Disney Legend Robert B. Sherman), passed away Saturday, May 25, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, due to age-related illness.
Kyle Porter /
Grayson Murray dies at 30: PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan, pro golfers react to ‘huge loss for all of us’  —  Murray, a two-time winner on the PGA Tour, died after withdrawing from the Charles Schwab Challenge  —  After professional golfer Grayson Murray died this weekend following …
Grayson Murray, two-time PGA Tour winner, dies at 30
Daniel Trainor / Us Weekly:
Sunny Hostin Is ‘Always Surprised’ When Former Cohosts Talk Trash About ‘The View’ (Exclusive)  —  Sunny Hostin isn't mad — she's just disappointed in some of her former daytime comrades.  —  Hostin, 55, has been a full-time cohost on The View since 2016, which means she's seen plenty …
Discussion: Deadline
Kate Beckinsale ‘trying to survive’ after year from hell  —  Kate Beckinsale has admitted she's just been “trying to survive” after suffering the year from hell as she hit back at trolls who criticised her weight loss.  —  Kate Beckinsale declared she's just been “trying to survive” after suffering the year from hell.
Discussion: and Us Weekly
Brian Gallagher / Daily Mail:
Gwen Stefani wishes and Gavin Rossdale wishes their oldest son Kingston a very happy 18th birthday with a slew of throwback snaps: ‘Cannot believe you are 18 today’  —  Gwen Stefani is winding down her weekend by celebrating her oldest son Kingston, who turned 18 on Sunday, with his father Gavin Rossdale celebrating his son too.
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