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5:00 AM ET, June 12, 2024


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Ewan Murray / The Guardian:
Rory McIlroy's divorce off before US Open as couple resolve differences  — Golfer filed for divorce in Florida court last month  — ‘Erica and I realised our best future was together’  —  The confident demeanour of Rory McIlroy before this week's US Open at Pinehurst has been further explained …
Ben Ashford / Daily Mail:
Rory McIlroy calls OFF divorce from Erica Stoll in shocking U-turn just days before US Open  —  Golf superstar Rory McIlroy has dramatically scrapped plans to divorce his wife Erica, can exclusively reveal.  —  The Irishman's attorney Thomas Sasser filed a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal …
Discussion: The Sun, HELLO!, The Mirror, Page Six and RADAR
Billy Ray Cyrus Files to Annul Marriage to Wife Firerose 7 Months After Wedding  —  BILLY RAY CYRUS WANTS 7-MONTH MARRIAGE ANNULED ... That Was Fast!!! … 11:04 AM PT — TMZ has obtained Billy Ray Cyrus' docs — and he lists their date of separation as May 22, 2024.
Billy Ray Cyrus Files for Divorce from Firerose After 7 Months of Marriage Alleging ‘Inappropriate Marital Conduct’  —  Court documents obtained by PEOPLE also cite irreconcilable differences, while Cyrus is also seeking an annulment on the grounds of fraud  —  Billy Ray Cyrus has filed for divorce from Firerose.
Tionah Lee / Entertainment Tonight:
Rihanna Says She's ‘Starting Over’ With ‘R9’ Album, Explains 'I'm Retired' Shirt (Exclusive)  —  Rihanna Addresses Being ‘Retired’ as She Teases R9 and More Babies (Exclusive) … Rihanna opens up to ET about new music and if she's retiring.  —  Rihanna promises she hasn't stopped the music — she's just reenvisioning it!
Sophie Schillaci / Entertainment Tonight:
Rihanna Addresses Pregnancy Speculation, Talks Wanting to Expand Her Family With A$AP Rocky (Exclusive)
Vanessa Etienne / People:
Oprah Winfrey Hospitalized with Stomach Virus, Dehydration: ‘Feeling Better Every Day’  —  “She is resting and feeling better every day,” a spokesperson for the media mogul tells PEOPLE  —  Oprah Winfrey has been hospitalized with a stomach virus.  —  On June 11, the 70-year-old was missing …
Marina Watts / People:
Josh Hartnett Explains Why He Wanted to ‘Fight Against’ Being Viewed as a Heartthrob  —  Josh Hartnett was famously called ‘Josh Hot-nett’ by his adoring fans in the early aughts  —  Josh Hartnett didn't have the heartthrob label in mind coming into Hollywood.
Kirsty Hatcher / People:
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Remain ‘Friendly’ amid Marital Strain and ‘See Each Other Every Few Days’ (Source)  —  An insider previously told PEOPLE that the couple is selling their Beverly Hills home  —  Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck remain on good terms despite the strain in their marriage, a source tells PEOPLE.
Steve Cuozzo / New York Post:
Joey Chestnut is out of 2024 Nathan's hot dog eating contest in beef over vegan franks  —  This hot dog news from Coney Island is hard to swallow.  —  Joey Chestnut, perennial winner of the annual July 4th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition, is out of this year's beef barf over a deal …
Jessica Toonkel / Wall Street Journal:
Redstone's National Amusements Ends Deal Talks With Skydance  —  Redstone likely to pursue sale of National Amusements, the family company that controls Paramount, with other potential bidders  —  Shari Redstone isn't ready to exit the entertainment business just yet.
Gucci Mane's Ex-Protege Rapper Enchanting Dead At 26, He Sends Tribute  —  RAPPER ENCHANTING DEAD AT 26 ... Gucci Mane Pays Respects  —  Enchanting — the Texas-born female rapper who was once positioned to be the First Lady of Gucci Mane's 1017 Records — died suddenly this week ... leaving him completely gutted.
Hershal Pandya / Vulture:
Say Good-bye to Late Night With Seth Meyers's Live Band  —  When Seth Meyers took over NBC's Late Night franchise from Jimmy Fallon in 2014, all eyes were on the 8G Band, the show's new house band that stepped into the vacancy left behind by the Roots.  Fronted by Meyers's former SNL colleague Fred Armisen …
Jill Ishkanian / Daily Mail:
Tori Spelling, 51, vacates $15K-per-month LA rental with her kids after seven months - but not before trashing the property and dumping soiled furniture and broken toys on street  — Tori Spelling has moved out of the Woodland Hills property she had rented with her children for seven months
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Melanie Wilking Denounces Threats Made to Sister Miranda Derrick After Release of Dancing for the Devil (Exclusive)  —  “We never wanted any sort of violence to come her way,” Wilking tells PEOPLE, adding that “our only intent was to save her from an unsafe environment”
YouTuber Ben Potter, AKA Comicstorian, Died In Car Crash  —  YOUTUBER BEN POTTER CAUSE OF DEATH REVEALED ... SINGLE-CAR CRASH … YouTuber Ben Potter — AKA, Comicstorian — died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash on an interstate in Colorado ... TMZ has learned.
Sexyy Red on Video During Massive Brawl at Airport That Got Her Arrested  —  SEXYY RED ON VIDEO DURING HUGE AIRPORT BRAWL ... That Got Her Arrested … Sexyy Red got arrested in New Jersey this weekend for a minor offense — but now we know she was part of a huge brawl, and video shows she appeared to be very much in the mix.
Courtney Stodden Flushes 5 Carat Diamond Engagement Ring Down Toilet  —  COURTNEY STODDEN FLUSHES ENGAGEMENT RING DOWN TOILET ... ‘Out With the Old!!!’ … Courtney Stodden is ditching all reminders of her ex-fiancé Chris Sheng ... and, absolutely shockingly, that includes tossing her massive engagement ring down the toilet.
Discussion: Daily Mail and Page Six
Elsa Keslassy / Variety:
As Max Launches in France, Execs Casey Bloys and JB Perrette Talk Olympics Coverage, Tease ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Series and Confirm ‘Euphoria’ Season 3 Time Jump (EXCLUSIVE)  —  It's shaping up to be a big summer for Max in France.  Warner Bros. Discovery's standalone streaming service …
Mike Vulpo / Us Weekly:
Amber Portwood's Fiance Gary Wayt Reported Missing in North Carolina  —  Police are searching for Amber Portwood's fiancé Gary Wayt, who was reported missing out of a small town in North Carolina.  —  Bryson City Police Department confirmed via Facebook on Tuesday, June 11 …
Erik Pedersen / Deadline:
Françoise Hardy Dies: French Singer & ‘Grand Prix’ Actor Was 80  —  Françoise Hardy, a popular French singer and actor who had numerous Top 10 albums and singles in Europe and appeared in films including Grand Prix, has died June 11 at 80.  Her son, Thomas DuTronc …
Alyssa Morin / E! Online:
Adele Makes Cheeky Comment About Her Spanx Being Too Small  —  Adele candidly revealed that her Spanx were a little too tight during a recent performance in Las Vegas.  As she put it, “It's made me look great but I'm nervous my blood's going to get cut off.”  —  If Adele could, she'd set fire to her shapewear.
Discussion: People, Page Six and Us Weekly
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Gabrielle Chung / E! Online:
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Adam Carlson / People:
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Discussion: E! Online
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