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Celebrity News for June 15, 2016

Christina Grimmie’s funeral to be held near NJ hometown

Funeral services for “The Voice” star Christina Grimmie will be held later this week near her New Jersey hometown. The 22-year-old singer was shot to death last week as she signed autographs after a show in Orlando. Authorities say she apparently had no personal connection to the man who shot her and then fatally shot himself after being tackled by her brother.

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Lil Wayne in stable condition after minor seizures

Lil Wayne is in stable condition in Omaha after suffering what his publicist described Tuesday as two minor seizures. TMZ has reported that the Grammy-winning rapper’s private jet was forced to make two emergency landings at an Omaha airport Monday afternoon and that he was taken to a hospital.

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Burglars steal $500K worth of loot from Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart is short $500,000 worth of his belongings after burglars looted his home. Police confirmed to Page Six thieves stole half a million dollars worth of watches, jewelry, clothes, and other personal items from the diminutive funnyman’s Tarzana, Calif., home. Hart, 36, reported the theft Monday when he and his family returned from Miami to find the back door of the property pried open. No one was home when the burglary took place.

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‘BELOW DECK’ STAR BUSTED FOR STRANGULATION

The Chief Stewardess on Bravo’s “Below Deck” — was arrested after cops say she bit and choked out her girlfriend … TMZ has learned. Cops in Melbourne Beach, FL tells us Kate was booked Monday night after a domestic violence investigation launched when Kate’s girlfriend’s went to work with bruising on her arm.

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Moved By Orlando, ‘Matilda’ Star Opens Up About Her Sexuality

Mara Wilson, the child star of “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “Matilda,” opened up about her sexuality in a series of tweets on Sunday, revealing to her followers that she identifies as bisexual and queer. Now 28, Wilson began the June 12 thread by expressing her grief over the massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida earlier that day.

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Heard ready to testify under oath over alleged Johnny Depp abuse

Amber Heard and two of her friends are ready to publicly testify about Johnny Depp’s alleged abuse in an LA court showdown on Friday. Heard, her longtime friend iO Tillett Wright — who recently penned an essay about the horrific abuse she alleges she witnessed — and the actress’ neighbor Raquel Rose Pennington are willing to give evidence on behalf of Heard in a hearing to discuss her petition for a full domestic-violence restraining order against the actor.

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Origin of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ to be challenged at trial

A California jury will start deciding on Wednesday who wrote the opening riff to one of the most popular songs in rock’n roll history: Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven.” Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, founders of the legendary UK band, claim they wrote the 1971 classic at a Wales retreat after ending an American concert tour the previous year. But a trustee for the late guitarist of Spirit, a psychedelic West Coast band, claims the writing duo lifted the opening chords from a distinctly plucked instrumental in 1967.

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JUSTIN BIEBERCLEVELAND FIGHTER WANTS FACE-TO-FACE… Or Send in the Lawyers

The guy who fought Justin Bieber last week wants a rematch, but no fists this time … just a 1-on-1 chat about how they can avoid this turning into a lawsuit. TMZ obtained a letter Lamont Richmond’s rep fired off to Bieber’s camp, saying Lamont wants a sit-down, and will take responsibility for the fight … IF Justin does the same. Richmond adds, he thinks meeting face-to-face will “help seek a resolution.”

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Khloé: Stylists wouldn’t work with me because I was too big

Khloé Kardashian has a message for the stylists who blew her off when she was larger size. “I’m just like, ‘F–k you,’” the svelte starlet told Harper’s Bazaar of style mavens looking to get back in her good graces. “‘I’m not going to reward your bad behavior!” Kardashian, 31, who’s been flaunting a slimmer figure in recent months, also shared that fashion folks have been viewing her frame in a much different light.

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Charlie Sheen delivers shockingly positive life update

Since announcing he was HIV positive in November, Charlie Sheen hasn’t had much time for romance. “There’s nobody special right now,” he told Extra on Monday. “I’m not dating. I got my hands full with dealing with my health, taking care of my family.” The troubled 50-year-old actor, who is the new spokesperson for LELO condoms, was infamously married three times and then engaged to porn star Brett Rossi before calling it off in October 2014. In all, he’s got five kids, one granddaughter and no plans to make another trip down the aisle.

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Does Ashley Olsen have a new beau?

When spies saw Ashley Olsen meeting with artist George Condo at the Mercer Hotel recently, buzz began that the pair were dating. “It looked romantic,” a source told Page Six. But a rep for Olsen, 30, told us it was all business. And Skarstedt Gallery, which reps Condo, 59, replied, “It was simply a business meeting.

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David Allan Coe is now a convicted felon

“Outlaw” country singer David Allan Coe is now a convicted felon. The “Take This Job and Shove It” singer has been ordered to pay the IRS more than $980,000 after pleading guilty to tax evasion and failing to pay $466,000 in back taxes, interest and penalties, prosecutors said.

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Smash Mouth’s Desperate, Endless Twitter Battle

In 1997, when Guy Fieri and three of his friends released hit single “Walkin’ on the Sun,” they knew they’d finally made it. What they didn’t know, however, was that they’d be beating anonymous Twitter eggs over the head with this fact for the rest of their lives. This is Smash Mouth’s burden. As soon as Shrek, which featured “All Star” heavily, came out in 2001, no one remembered Smash Mouth’s earlier, less-commercial hits.

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Ed O’Neill was totally oblivious to Britney Spears

Ed O’Neill was so in the zone that he didn’t even recognize Britney Spears. “I was in LAX. I was flying alone to Hawaii. I was waiting for my flight to board,” the “Modern Family” star, 70, told Ellen DeGeneres on Monday about his encounter with the bombshell in March 2015. “They told me the flight was boarding, and I picked up … a little ‘Modern Family’ hat. I saw a woman approaching me, so I just flopped it on, you know, I was leaving

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Martha Stewart will now deliver your meals

First it was bedding, towels, pots and dishes, but now Martha Stewart is slapping her name on meal-kits. The domestic diva is crashing the $550 million meal delivery and prep business in a licensing deal with Marley Spoon, a two-year-old company that operates in the US the UK, the Netherlands, Austria, and Australia and just raised $17 million.

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