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Celebrity News for June 17, 2016

Meat Loaf hospitalized after collapsing on stage

Rock singer Meat Loaf collapsed on stage during a concert in Edmonton, Alberta, in Canada on Thursday night and was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. The 68-year-old had canceled two other concerts in recent days — in Moose Jaw on Saturday and in Calgary on Tuesday — citing ill health. Lindsay Sundmark, a fan who attended the concert, told the Edmonton Journal she saw Meat Loaf collapse.

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Christina Grimmie’s killer thought they were getting married

The obsessed fan who murdered “Voice” singer Christina Grimmie tried to transform himself into a pretty boy in a delusional bid to win over the songbird, co-workers said. Kevin Loibl got hair transplants, underwent Lasik eye surgery and even turned vegan to shed pounds and become too-hot-resist to Grimmie, the killer’s colleagues with Best Buy’s Geek Squad told TMZ. Loibl vowed to co-workers — who would tease him about his infatuation with the singer– that he’d someday marry Grimme, who rose to fame first on YouTube, and then in the sixth season of NBC’s singing talent show, “The Voice.”

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The next ‘Game of Thrones’ episode will be the bloodiest ever

Fasten your seat belts, “Game of Thrones” fans, things are about to get a whole lot bloodier in Winterfell. In what promises to be the biggest battle of the show’s vengeful six seasons, Sunday night’s episode — cleverly named the “Battle of the Bastards” by HBO — pits Jon Snow (Kit Harington) against Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon). The prize: Winterfell, ancestral home of the Starks. Advantage: Bastard Bolton. The product of rape (his mother was an unnamed miller’s wife) has an army 5,000 strong and an unparalleled ability to kill without remorse.

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Kendall Jenner blasts Stephanie Seymour for ‘bitch’ comment

Current supermodel Kendall Jenner, 20, trashed her fashion forebear Stephanie Seymour, 47, for dubbing her and cohort Gigi Hadid “bitches of the moment” rather than models. “They are completely different than we were . . . Supermodels are sort of the thing of the past. They deserve their own title,” Seymour told Vanity Fair at the amfAR Inspiration Gala on June 9. “Bitches of the moment! That would be a good title for them,” she added.

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Kim Kardashian hates Taylor Swift, too

The family that hates Taylor Swift together stays together. In a wide-ranging interview with GQ, Kim Kardashiansuggests Swift is a liar for alleging Kanye West never called her about his controversial “Life of Pablo” lyric: “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/ Why? I made that bitch famous.” “She totally approved that,” Kardashian, 35, saidbacking up her husband’s tweets that said Swift “gave her blessing” and even “came up with” the lyric.

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Dustin Diamond owes $94K in back taxes

Former “Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamondowes the state of Wisconsin nearly $94,000 in back taxes. The state Department of Revenue website for delinquent taxpayers shows that Diamond owes $93,768. Diamond, who played Screech on the popular 1990s television show, was convicted last year in Wisconsin on charges he stabbed a man during a bar brawl on Christmas 2014. He was sentenced to 120 days in jail and released on probation in April.

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Leo headed to court over ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Leonardo DiCaprio’s next role? On the hot seat. The Oscar winner will be deposed in a $25 million defamation lawsuit over his 2013 blockbuster “Wolf of Wall Street,” a Long Island federal-court judge ruled Thursday. DiCaprio, who earned an Academy Award nomination for best actor for his role as sleazy businessman Jordan Belfort in the flick, is set to be grilled by lawyers for Andrew Greene.

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Lil Wayne’s crew hotboxes swanky LA hotel

Rapper Lil Wayne’s posse was “hotboxing” unsuspected guests at his posh hotel in LA, spies told Page Six. A source at the London West Hollywood where he stayed told us Wayne’s pals “were hotboxing the entire floor,” meaning they were smoking marijuana in an enclosed space.

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‘Housewife’ Jules Wainstein’s husband got sick of being her ‘drama king’

An attorney for Michael Wainstein — the venture capitalist hubby of newest “Real Housewife of New York” Julianne Wainstein — has slammed allegations Michael cheated on the reality star. Michael filed for divorce last month, and Life & Style reported this week that the split came after, “She busted her husband cheating.”

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Former Miss North Dakota found dead in Minneapolis home

A former Miss North Dakota was found dead Tuesday in her Minneapolis home. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that police were called to Samantha M. Edwards’ home at around 7:30 a.m. and discovered her body. Edwards, 37, was crowned Miss North Dakota USA in 2003. Investigators are waiting on the Hennipin County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of her death, Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder said.

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