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Celebrity News for August 23, 2016

DMX welcomes baby #15

DMX has a challenge most parents would find daunting … remembering the names of all of his kids, which now number 15. The baker’s dozen plus 2 was born Friday in NYC … weighing in at 6 lbs, 10 oz. His name — Exodus Simmons. The mom is X’s longtime GF, Desiree. It’s her first child.

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Thomas Gibson has been going through a divorce for two years

Thomas Gibson‘s troubles aren’t just relegated to his professional life: The former “Criminal Minds” star may also be in the midst of a quiet divorce. Gibson, 54, filed for divorce from his wife of more than 20 years, Christine, on June 18, 2014, Extra reports. In the filing, Gibson claims “the marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities … that destroys the legitimate ends of the marriage relationship and prevents any reasonable expectation of reconciliation.”

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Shannen Doherty scores settlement in cancer lawsuit

Shannen Doherty just landed a settlement in that huge $15 million lawsuit she filed against her ex-manager for allegedly screwing up her health insurance. We broke the story … Shannen sued her former management firm, claiming they mismanaged her insurance premiums and let her policy lapse at a critical time when doctors could’ve done an early detection of her breast cancer.

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Lindsay Lohan still wearing engagement ring

On Sunday, Lindsay Lohan flaunted her dazzling emerald engagement ring on Instagram — but on her right ring finger. Lohan, 30, who called off her engagement to fiancé Egor Tarabasov earlier this summer,has been wearing her gorgeous gemstone despite two well-documented blowouts with her former beau.

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GMA’s Amy Robach apologizes for “mistakenly” using racial slur

“Good Morning America” co-anchor Amy Robach has apologized for saying “colored people” on Monday’s broadcast of the ABC program. Her use of the term sparked criticism on social media. “Offensive,” tweeted one viewer. Another said Robach “gets a pass this time” but vowed to ditch “GMA” for a rival morning program if it happened again.

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Billy Bush didn’t want to be a diva over Ryan Lochte scoop

New “Today” show host Billy Bush said he first called his old “Access Hollywood” producer about his big Ryan Lochte scoop in Rio rather than telling “Today” brass because he didn’t want to look like a diva. “I did call my old show and not my new show because as the new guy at the ‘Today’ show I don’t want to be like ‘Get me a crew in 10 minutes!’” Bush said on SiriusXM’s “Today Show Radio.”

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Drake goes HAM on Meek Mill in Meek’s hometown of Philly

Drake walked right into Meek Mill’s house and took a big ole metaphorical dump on his living room floor by not only performing “Back to Back” … but adding a new, personal shot. Drake performed Sunday night in Philly — Meek’s hometown — and refused to take his foot off Meek’s throat. Seriously, we thought at this point this beef was well done … but Drizzy went HAM.

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Guns N Roses chow down pizza with scantily clad models

Rockers Guns N’ Roses partied after their Dodger Stadium gig at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Spies said that at about 1 a.m., the band and 200 guests pulled up in tour buses, and “Axl Rose and Slash were accompanied by scantily clad models to the rooftop for pizza.”

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Aretha Franklin canceling shows on doctor’s orders

Aretha Franklin is canceling some upcoming concerts to rest up. The 74-year-old singer said in a statement Monday that “due to doctors’ orders I will have to cancel a few concerts for the next month or so,” including an Aug. 26 show at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts near Vienna, Virginia.

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Comedy Central’s Chris Hardwick got married

The “Talking Dead” host, 44, and the publishing heiress and model, 31, wed at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday. The couple had 650 guests to help them celebrate, including Hearst’s BFF, Michelle Trachtenberg, Us Weekly reports. The bride sported a custom pink Christian Siriano gown, while Hardwick wore a custom suit by Prada.

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Chris Rock’s divorce is final

Chris Rock is officially single, after paying a visit to a New Jersey courthouse … TMZ has learned. Chris and now ex-wife Malaak both appeared Monday before a judge, finalizing their divorce. The couple married in 1996 and have 2 kids, ages 12 and 14.

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Mickey Rourke threatens Lenny Dykstra over old money owed

Mickey Rourke says he’s done messing around — and vows to bash Lenny Dykstra’s face in the next time he seem him … and he’s DEAD. SERIOUS. Remember, Rourke initially called Dykstra out after the ex-MLB star went on Howard Stern and claimed Mickey owes him $30k from back in the day … insinuating it was drug related.

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Tyra Banks to teach at Stanford

Tyra Banks is going from the runway to the classroom. For two weeks next May, the “America’s Next Top Model” creator will co-teach a class for MBA students at Stanford’s School of Business. The course is called “Project You: Building and Extending Your Personal Brandand will focus on personal branding, with an emphasis on social media and communication.


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