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Celebrity News for July 18, 2016

Bono hid in restaurant during Bastille Day attack

U2 front-man Bono was at a Nice cafe just blocks from where a madman was plowing through crowds of people watching the fireworks for Bastille Day, according to a French report. The 56-year-old Irish rocker, who owns a house in Eze, was eating dinner with some pals on the terrace of the fancy La Petite Maison on Thursday night when hordes of petrified people started streaming into the streets near the restaurant.

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Kim Kardashian Releases Footage Of Taylor Swift Approving Kanye West’s ‘Famous’

Kim Kardashian took to Snapchat on Sunday night to rehash the ongoing feud between her husband, Kanye West, and Taylor Swift over a controversial lyric in the rapper’s song “Famous.” The 45-second clip featured a phone call between West and Swift where the pop star appeared to thank him for letting her know of his plans to include at least part of the now-storied line: “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / I made that bitch famous.”

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Beyoncé’s $126M tour tops Bruce, Bieber in first half of 2016

Beyoncé, Bruce and the Biebs are ruling the North American concert tour circuit so far this year — a period in which the old guard appears to be ceding a bit of ground to younger stars. Meanwhile, concert revenue for the first six months of the year was up 3.1 percent over last year, to $1.48 billion, according to Pollstar, which found the average ticket price actually fell a bit.

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‘Ghostbusters’ Can’t Topple ‘The Secret Life Of Pets’ At The Weekend Box Office

Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters” reboot has triggered intense debate over its decision to refashion the proton pack-wielding paranormal investigators as an all-female team. For some, the movie has been a feminist rallying cry; for others, a pop culture desecration. It’s also provided ample opportunity for internet trolls to engage in some misogyny.

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Will Jon Stewart help Stephen Colbert’s dismal ratings?

Jon Stewart will appear on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Monday to kick off the CBS show’s coverage of the GOP and Democratic national conventions. But while his exact role is a mystery, it seems certain that Stewart — who made Colbert a star on “The Daily Show” — is being used to try and boost Colbert’s dismal ratings.

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Chris Martin’s girlfriend sparks rumors he’s re-‘coupling’

Is Chris Martin ready to consciously re-couple already? With the ink on his finally finalized divorcefrom Gwyneth Paltrow still drying, the Coldplay lead singer’s girlfriend, Annabelle Wallis, posted a picture to Instagram that seems to show a large diamond ring on her ring finger.

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Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman file for divorce

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman, her hubby of four years, officially filed for divorce Friday in Manhattan Supreme Court. The couple separated in April of this year.

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BEN AFFLECK, JENNIFER GARNER: DIVORCE GONE NOWHERE

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced their split in June 2015, yet they haven’t moved an inch in ending their marriage … sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ. Divorce papers have not been filed, and we’re told neither side has taken any steps to dissolve the marriage. Ben has been living on the family property since the split, in the guest house.

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Calum Best worries dating Brandi Glanville will ruin brand

Brandi Glanville’s boyfriend won’t admit he’s dating her because their relationship isn’t “on brand.” Glanville — who’s been dating British bad boy Calum Best for months — felt hurt, confused and led-on when he suggested on Instagram that he’s single, posting a caption, “Relationship status: Table for one, but drinks for two.”

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New driver Lady Gaga gets pulled over in California

Just two weeks after native New Yorker Lady Gaga finally obtained her driver’s license at age 30, the songstress was spotted being pulled over by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy. The incident, as reported by TMZ, happened Friday in Malibu when Gaga was pulled over on the Pacific Coast Highway while driving a red Ford pickup truck.

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Beatles reunite in Las Vegas

Paul McCartney took time off on Thursday from his tour to reunite with Ringo Starr and John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono. The trio were at a 10th anniversary celebration of Cirque du Soleil’s “The Beatles LOVE” at the Mirage in Las Vegas, along with a random mix of celebs such as Ron Howard, Josh Hutcherson, Kevin Dillon, Chris Harrison of “The Bachelor,” and Eagles rocker Joe Walsh.

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T.I. Doesn’t Want To Be Called T.I. Anymore

In 2015, T.I. made an appearance on Rap Radar Podcast and said that the letters of his famous name are “two letters that mean absolutely nothing to me.” The celebrity currently known as T.I. grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, as Tip, a name he has said friends and family called him more often than his government name, Clifford. Early on in his career, he worked with LaFace Records, which the major label Arista Records ended up absorbing. As the hip-hop artist Q-Tip from A Tribe Called Quest was on Arista, the label decided Tip needed to change his performance name.

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Carrie Fisher May Have Just Revealed A Major ‘Star Wars Episode 8’ Spoiler

During a panel discussion at Star Wars Celebration Europe this weekend, Carrie Fisher, aka the iconic Princess Leia, seemingly revealed what might be a pretty big spoiler for the upcoming “Star Wars Episode 8.” When panel host Warwick Davis asked Fisher what she knew about the time period between “Return of the Jedi” and “The Force Awakens,” Fisher seemingly mistook his question to mean the time between “The Force Awakens” and “Episode 8.” As a result, she let slip two little words that caught everyone’s attention.

Zayn Malik reveals Star Wars light saber tattoo on Instagram

The force is strong with singer Zayn Malik. Malik, a former member of One Direction, debuted his latest tattoo on Instagram on Thursday: a “Star Wars” lightsaber on his middle finger (above).
And the ink actually glows in the dark — turning bright blue under UV lighting.

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AARON CARTER: ACCUSED OF STIFFING ‘INTERN’ $50K

Aaron Carter got a sweet new website to market and sell music, all designed by a guy who thought he was getting paid — until Carter allegedly tagged him as an unpaid intern. In a letter obtained by TMZ, John Cantu’s demanding $50k from Aaron for developing and maintaining his website. John says he spent months developing it, but things went south in June when he asked for a paycheck.

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COURTNEY STODDEN SUFFERS MISCARRIAGE

Courtney Stodden is devastated after suddenly losing her unborn child … TMZ has learned. A rep for Stodden and husband Doug Hutchison say Courtney suffered the miscarriage last week, but details regarding the incident are unclear. The rep says Courtney and Doug are at “an emotional loss for words and are using this time to grieve with their close family and friends.”

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