Celebrity News August 1, 2016

It’s game over for ‘Game of Thrones’

For “Game of Thrones” fans, winter has finally come. After much speculation that Season 8 of the highly popular series would be its last, an HBO executive has confirmed the ­rumors to be true.

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‘Jason Bourne’ Fights To The Top Of The Box Office With $60 Million Debut

Audiences turned out in force to see Matt Damon in “Jason Bourne,” pushing the spy sequel to a sterling $60 million debut. The film marked the actor’s return to the action franchise after a nine-year hiatus, during which he repeatedly hinted that he might be done with his most popular role. He and director Paul Greengrass argued that 2007’s “The Bourne Ultimatum” had brought the character full circle by filling him in on the shadowy bureaucratic maneuvers that transformed him into a killing machine. What was left?

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Lindsay Lohan is still off the market and still plans to walk down the aisle — at least that’s what she’s telling friends, even after her blowout fight with Egor Tarabasov. Sources close to LiLo tell TMZ, as far as she’s concerned, she and Egor are engaged and the fight was a bump in the road. We’re told Lindsay wants to work things out, which is why she’s still wearing her engagement ring during her sudden getaway on an Italian yacht.

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Prince’s Possible Heirs Rejected, Only 6 Remain

A Minnesota judge dismissed claims from 29 would-be heirs to the estate of the late pop star Prince, strengthening the inheritance claims of the performer’s surviving siblings, court records released on Friday showed.

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Tyler Perry flies staff to meet Beyoncé in surprise getaway

Tyler Perry treated some staffers to the trip of a lifetime this week, flying them in his private jet from Atlanta to meet Beyoncé at her concert in Copenhagen, Denmark. Perry’s costume designer Crystal Renee posted on Instagram, “@tylerperry knows my LOVE for Beyoncé! Not only did I get to experience the Formation World Tour in Europe I also got to meet my girl Bey right before she took the stage! This is just another testament to the type of person Mr. P is!!!”

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Wendy Williams’ staffers get ax after her racism remarks

“The Wendy Williams Show” has fired several producers in the wake of its host’sblundering remarks about the NAACP. We’re told longtime producer Jason Gabel and at least two other senior staff members were let go. “The crew had a big party celebrating what they considered a season well done,” we’re told, and “the next day [some of them] got calls saying they’d been let go.”

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Jon Stewart hints he wants back into show business

Is Jon Stewart getting bored of retirement? Stewart, who recently appeared on Stephen Colbert’s show, turned up at the Bell House in Brooklyn Thursday to support his former “Daily Show” writer/on-air correspondent Jessica Williamsat her show “2 Dope Queens.”

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Michael Douglas’ son released from jail after nearly seven years

Michael Douglas’ troubled son Cameron has been quietly released from jail after nearly seven years — and is planning to write a tell-all book about his descent from the privileged scion of a Hollywood dynasty to a solitary-confinement jail cell.

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Channing Tatum will strip for this new book

Channing Tatum is so desperate to get his hands on an advance copy of James Andrew Miller’s book “Powerhouse” that he is willing to bust out his “Magic Mike” moves for Miller’s agents at ICM.

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How the world’s worst singer made a career as a musician

On October 25, 1944, a 76-year-old amateur singer sold out Carnegie Hall, creating such demand that 2,000 people were turned away at the door.Richard S. Davis, writing in the Milwaukee Journal, recorded the entrance made by the vocalist, Florence Foster Jenkins, describing her “pale peach gown” and “the sensation of her costume…an immense fan of orange and white feathers she coyly [waved] at the multitude and laid on the piano.”

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