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Khloe Kardashian Gives Birth to Baby Girl

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Khloe Kardashian has welcomed a baby girl. Cheating cheatface Tristan Thompson was reportedly at the birth, but People reports that Khole plans to move back to L.A. as soon as she physically can.

-Meanwhile, a source close to KUWTK told Buzzfeed that the show has not been filming this week’s drama because they haven’t started production on the season yet.

-In other baby news, did Prince William just reveal that they’re expecting a boy?

-I didn’t read Cardi B‘s GQ interview  right away because a Caity Weaver piece deserves to be savored. She once again proved she’s the best feature writer in the biz with this thoughtful, non-judgemental profile, which covers the singer’s stripper past, illegal butt injections, and her love of political trivia.

-Meanwhile Cardi has denied rumours of a feud with Nicki Minaj, but Nicki now says it was real for a while.

-Variety’s Power of Women New York issue features Tina Fey, Alicia Keys, Emily Blunt, Tarana Burke and Margaret Atwood. All of the interviews are great but I especially liked Fey’s.  (“In comedy rooms, women are treated like expensive cappuccino machines. It’s like, ‘We have one. Why would we have two?'”)

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson are here to remind us of the power of eye masks.

Eve remembered the time Janet Jackson  took care of her after someone drugged her drink at an awards show afterparty.

Kerry Washington proved her mad lib skills on Fallon.

-The first trailer for Pose is here and I am here for it! James Van Der Beek and Kate Mara  star in Ryan Murphy‘s LGBTQ-themed dance-musical set in New York City in the 1980s. The FX show features the largest-ever cast of transgender actors in a scripted series.

Martin Scorsese is set to direct an SCTV reunion documentary for Netflix.

Julianna Margulies‘ wig is wigging me out in these Dietland photos. I get that she seems to have something in her contract where she’ll only wear wigs, but good lord, can they not find ones that look good?! This is somehow worse that the ones from The Good Wife.

Cameron Diaz has reportedly arranged a private jet to fly a dozen of Gwyneth Paltrow‘s friends to Mexico this weekend to celebrate her upcoming wedding.

-Shameless/Roseanne star Emma Kenney says she is seeking treatment for “her battles.”

-Fresh Off the Boat star Randall Park has joined the cast of Aquaman — even though the movie has already been shot and is in “pick ups” phase. That’s a not great sign.

-This preview clip of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which has Jake singing “I Want It That Way”with a bunch of suspects, made me laugh and laugh.

Rebel Wilson has been awarded more than $1.1. million in legal reimbursement on top of the $4.5 million from her defamation case.

-Dear lord, Katie Cassidy  is claiming she once turned down Prince Harry. Oh hon, no.

Dwayne Johnson gets it. We don’t deserve him.

-Everything old is new again. Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt just closed deals for a Mad About You revival.

-It’s been a big day in TV critics news. Maureen Ryan  is leaving Variety, and Andy Greenwald is creating a TV show with Mr Robot’s Sam Esmail.

Sandra Bullock and her friends assemble to rob Anne Hathaway at the MET Gala in the new Oceans 8 trailer. Not gonna lie, I fist-pumped at least twice watching this.

Kerry Washington Moves to Facebook

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Kerry Washington looks stunning on the cover of Allure. Meanwhile, she’s producing a new TV show for Facebook.

-RED ALERT! Prince Harry has taken Meghan Markle to the palace for tea with the Queen!

-Has Anna Faris moved on from Chris Pratt? She’s been spotted enjoying dinner dates with cinematographer Michael Barrett.

-Speaking of being spotted looking cozy, Shailene Woodley seems to be enjoying her time with rugby player Ben Volavola.

-Seeing Sandra Bullock happy makes me happy.

Ben Affleck‘s image rehab efforts just got dialed up to 11: there are photos of him with a stray puppy.

-Aw nuts. Nicholas Brendon (who played Xander on Buffy) is back in the news again, this time for being arrested for violating a protective order and felony domestic violence after an alleged attack on his girlfriend.

-It what may be the worst non-apology I’ve seen in a long time, David Cross now says he was probably doing his “Southern redneck character” when he met Charlyne Yi.

-Meanwhile, Mayim Bialik shows us how it’s done by issuing a formal apology for her controversial NYT op-ed: “Let me say clearly and explicitly that I am very sorry.”

-After weeks of silence, Quentin Tarantino (the director most closely tied to Harvey Weinstein), has spoken out, admitting he knew what was happening but still did nothing. “I knew enough to do more than I did. There was more to it than just the normal rumors, the normal gossip. It wasn’t secondhand. I knew he did a couple of these things. I wish I had taken responsibility for what I heard.”

-The New Yorker offers an inside look into what it was like at the Weinstein Co. on the days both exposés were released. Staff members are now asking for every NDA — including theirs — to be dismissed so everyone can speak openly.

-Meanwhile, this is a great article on how Hollywood must go some much further than just stopping one man.

Natasha Lyonne is the latest actress to come forward with a story of assault.

David Blaine is being investigated by British authorities after former model Natasha Prince has come forward accusing the magician of sexual assault. (His lawyer denies her claims.)

-I think me and Netflix’s Marvel shows are on a break, but I must admit that the trailer for the new season of The Punisher is very well done.

Penn Badgley is finally talking about Gossip Girl in a way that makes it sound like he’s not totally ashamed of it, which is new. He still doesn’t understand how his character was Gossip Girl, though. Same, sir.

Shia LaBeouf has been found guilty on one count of obstruction stemming from his July arrest.

Jake Gyllenhaal playing with a little kid in the new CK ad is making my ovaries shiver.

-The director of The Snowman, which opens this weekend and stars Michael Fassbender,  has spent the whole press tour talking about how terrible the movie turned out.

Frances McDormand​ confronts Woody Harrelson in a scathing new clip from Three Billboards, my favourite movie at this year’s TIFF.

-Speaking of movies that people at TIFF loved, the first teaser for I, Tonya has landed, with Margot Robbie playing Tonya Harding.

A Second Season of Big Little Lies Might Happen After All

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-Because Hollywood just can’t leave well enough alone, the author of Big Little Lies says HBO approached her to work on ideas for a second season.

-The internet is convinced Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake recorded a new song together.

-This Scandal oral history reveals that ABC originally wanted Connie Britton to play Olivia Pope, and that Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn had this “immediate electricity” (which I’m sure is provoking much snickering in the blind item circles).

-This is an interesting peek inside the WGA talks.

Jemima Kirke and Dennis Quaid had a charming conversation about on-set boners.

50 Cent punched a female fan in the chest at a concert, but then invited her twerk on stage so I guess all is forgiven?

Zoë Kravitz‘s short, platinum cut is giving me hair envy.

Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sarah Paulson sang show tunes together on a night out in the West Village. I guess they’re both over skirt-gate.

Katy Perry and Ryan Phillippe aren’t dating, but they are exchanging cute tweets about the rumours.

-I enjoyed this take on how The Rock became our fave populist hero.

-This is a good read on how independent cinema is moving out of the art house and into every house thanks to Netflix and Amazon.

-I don’t watch Bates Motel but star Freddie Highmore directed last night’s episode and everyone loved it. In my head he’s still 12 so this is all very confusing…

Charlize Theron beats a man to death with her stiletto in new Atomic Blonde promo. This feels like something they should have not given away in the trailer but I’ll take it.