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Wendy Williams to Take Hiatus After Graves’ Disease Diagnosis

Wendy Williams to Take Hiatus After Graves’ Disease Diagnosis
Wendy Williams is taking a step back from her show following a recent diagnosis of Graves’ disease.

The daytime host announced on Wednesday’s “The Wendy Williams Show” that in addition to her hyperthyroidism, which she had been aware of, she also has Graves’, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. As a result, she will take three weeks off from her show to focus on her health.

“My doctor has prescribed … are you ready? As of today, three weeks of vacation,” Williams told the audience during the show. “What? Who are you? I was pissed.”

Last week, she canceled several shows due to flu-like symptoms, which she posted about on social media, before going to the doctor this week.

Despite the medical advice, Williams said she would “be back in two [weeks]. I’m not an heiress. Who is going to pay my bills? Are you serious? I’m just saying, I come from
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Christian Evangelist Billy Graham Dies at 99

Christian Evangelist Billy Graham Dies at 99
Christian evangelist and ordained minister Billy Graham, who is widely regarded as the most influential preacher of the 20th century, died, Wednesday, at his mountaintop home in Montreat, North Carolina. He was 99.

Graham’s spokesman Mark DeMoss confirmed the news on his public relations firm’s website, writing that “Graham died today at 7:46 a.m. Et.”

He had been treated in recent years for cancer, pneumonia and other ailments.

Graham spent six decades preaching on television and radio — principally on the Billy Graham Crusades, which he began in 1947. He has said to have reached more than 200 million people throughout
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Natalie Portman on Millie Bobby Brown Being Her Lookalike: She's Her 'Own Magical Person'

Natalie Portman on Millie Bobby Brown Being Her Lookalike: She's Her 'Own Magical Person'
Ever since a Twitter user placed a photo of Natalie Portman next to one of Millie Bobby Brown, fans haven’t been able to shake it: the Stranger Things star looks like a Portman clone!

The Annihilation star only fueled the comparisons further while portraying Brown’s beloved character, Eleven, during a recent skit on Saturday Night Live.

Despite the obvious similarities – both have shaved their heads for roles, started in the acting business at a young age and are queens of the sci-fi genre, for starters – Portman doesn’t want anyone living in her shadow.

“I met Millie at
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She's Feeling 22! Sophie Turner Celebrates Birthday with Song By Fiancé Joe Jonas' Ex Taylor Swift

She's Feeling 22! Sophie Turner Celebrates Birthday with Song By Fiancé Joe Jonas' Ex Taylor Swift
Happy 22nd birthday, Sophie Turner!

The Game of Thrones star celebrated her big day on Instagram Story Wednesday by rocking out to the hit 2012 single “22” — the song written and performed by Taylor Swift, who dated Turner’s fiancé Joe Jonas in 2008.

“I don’t know about you but I’m feeling 22,” the actress said while lip-synching the country-turned-pop star’s lyrics.

Turner also had a dance session with Jay Sean’s 2009 hit “Down.”

Soon-to-be brother-in-law Nick Jonas gave a sweet shout-out to Turner also on Instagram Story Wednesday with a Jonas family photo from the couple’s engagement party in November.
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Aaron Carter Reveals How He Overcame His Demons in Treatment: ‘I Definitely Hit a Rock Bottom’

Aaron Carter Reveals How He Overcame His Demons in Treatment: ‘I Definitely Hit a Rock Bottom’
Aaron Carter is the first to admit his life has been a bit of a roller coaster over the last few years.

Months after his father died suddenly from a heart attack in May, the singer and former child star, 30, split from his photographer girlfriend Madison Parker, was arrested for a DUI and marijuana possession and faced vicious bullying online for his skeletal frame.

“I definitely felt like I hit a rock bottom personally and emotionally,” Carter tells People exclusively. “I started getting really stressed out about things like my relationship or the expectations people had for me, and then I just stopped eating.
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Reese Witherspoon and Ellen DeGeneres Battle Over Being Oprah Winfrey's Bff

Reese Witherspoon and Ellen DeGeneres Battle Over Being Oprah Winfrey's Bff
Oprah Winfrey was voted most popular in high school, and it appears her glowing reputation has followed her into adulthood — so much so that Ellen DeGeneres and Reese Witherspoon both thought themselves to be the media mogul’s best friend.

During a recent appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the host appeared to be jealous that their longtime friendship was being challenged by Witherspoon, Winfrey’s A Wrinkle in Time costar.

While the 64-year-old TV icon questioned why people need to rank their relationships with their pals, Witherspoon made a surprise appearance.

“Here’s the thing: why can’t we all just be best friends?
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‘Jerry Springer’ Star Steve Wilkos Charged With DUI After Terrible Crash

Steve Wilkos is facing a DUI charge after his involvement in a terrible car crash last month. People reports the 53-year-old talk show host and former security director for “The Jerry Springer Show” was arrested after turning himself in to police Wednesday. Related: ‘Survivor’ Winner Jenna Morasca Allegedly Bit A Police Officer, Charged With DUI Car flips
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'Yeeessssssss!!!' Social Media Reacts to U.S. Women's Hockey Team's Electrifying Gold Medal Win

'Yeeessssssss!!!' Social Media Reacts to U.S. Women's Hockey Team's Electrifying Gold Medal Win
In a thrilling victory, the U.S. women’s hockey team emerged as victors Thursday in the Winter Olympic tournament final after beating out their longtime Canadian rivals to finally take home the gold.

And social media users were almost excited as the players following their down-to-the-wire win.

The gold medal game, in Gangneung, South Korea, was the latest installment in the recurring rivalry for first place between the American women and their northern neighbors. And fans and athletes alike ran to their keyboards to congratulate the team for finally ending Canada’s winning streak.

“Congrats @TeamUSA #womenshockey way to
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Ed Sheeran Isn't Married--He's Wearing an Engagement Ring

Ed Sheeran Isn't Married--He's Wearing an Engagement Ring
It's no secret that Ed Sheeran is a romantic at heart. After he was spotted performing in London over the weekend wearing a silver ring on that finger, the 27-year-old "Supermarket Flowers" singer sparked rumors that he and fiancée Cherry Seaborn had secretly tied the knot. Sheeran also wore the band when he posed for photographers on the red carpet at the 2018 Brit Awards Tuesday, adding to the speculation. Lorraine's Dan Wooton asked him about it point blank, saying, "Are you married?" "No," the singer-songwriter said with a smirk. "I'm not married." Sheeran said the ring symbolizes his devotion to Seaborn, whom he proposed to in December. "I...
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Mike Tyson: Deontay Wilder Could Beat Me? 'I Don't Think So'

  • TMZ
That includes a 1986 Mike Tyson. "I don't think so," Tyson told TMZ Sports. Lennox Lewis has previously weighed in on the debate -- taking Tyson over Wilder. "I like Wilder but he’s never been in there with someone that ferocious who truly wants to break his ribs with every punch. I don’t see it!" Tyson is 51 now and hasn't fought since 2005 ... but woulda been a good one, right?!
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Ben Higgins Predicts Which of The Bachelor Winter Games Remaining Couples Could Actually Last

Can international love survive in the real world? That's what the majority of the remaining couples on The Bachelor Winter Games are asking themselves as we head into the finale tonight. And though it was only four episodes, some genuine connections seem to have formed on the ski slopes in Vermont, with Bachelor fan-favorite Ben Higgins admitting he was surprised by the relationships that came out of the ABC reality juggernaut's latest spinoff. "I was talking to somebody and they said, 'Will any love actually come out of the show?' And I'm always a little pessimistic, a little bit like, Ok, people like each other a lot, there's real love there, but will it last? I don't...
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Watch: First Trailer For Idris Elba’s Intense Directorial Debut ‘Yardie’

Actor Idris Elba is showing off his skills behind the camera with his new film “Yardie”. Related: Idris Elba Proposes To Girlfriend Onstage During London Film Screening The first trailer for the 45-year-old’s directorial debut was released Thursday, giving audiences a first look at the pulse-pounding gangster film. First look at my new film Yardie…. pic.twitter.com/1C7PoONwsK
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Police Investigating Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Anthrax Scare

Scotland Yard is conducting an investigation after a letter containing white powder and a reportedly racist message was sent to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. The Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command was called after the letter was delivered to St. James's Palace on Feb. 12. Although there was concern the letter contained anthrax—an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Bacillus anthracis—police told E! News the substance was determined "non-suspicious." The Evening Standard, which broke the news, also reported the letter was intercepted before it reached Harry and Meghan—although, the couple was informed of the incident. "Police are investigating after a...
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Have You Seen "Bonus Jonas" Frankie Jonas Lately?

Have You Seen
Frankie Jonas isn't the tiny, little Jonas brother we remember anymore! For those of you scratching your head, wondering where Frankie fits in among Nick Jonas, Kevin Jonas and Joe Jonas, let us clarify: He's the fourth Jonas brother (yes, there are four) and the youngest. In fact, he was just 5 years old when his three older brothers started the Jonas Brothers band in 2005, growing up alongside them as they continued to take over Disney and the young music world for eight years. He became friends with people like Noah Cyrus and even did some voiceover work for the English version of Ponyo movie in 2008. Unfortunately, when the Jonas Brothers split up in 2013, we started seeing less of...
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Joe Jonas' Dad Says His Fiancée Sophie Turner 'Already' Feels Like a Daughter: We Knew She Was Special

Joe Jonas' Dad Says His Fiancée Sophie Turner 'Already' Feels Like a Daughter: We Knew She Was Special
Sophie Turner will soon join the House of Jonas — and the family couldn’t be more thrilled!

The Game of Thrones actress, 22, and Dnce frontman Joe Jonas, 28, began dating in the fall of 2016, and last October they announced their surprise engagement on social media. And according to Jonas patriarch Kevin Sr., Turner fits in well with the clan.

“ love the way that Joe loves her and the way that she loves him,” Kevin Sr., 52, tells People exclusively. “We’re a blessed family to have her as our future daughter-in-law — and, in our minds, already a daughter-in-law!”

Indeed, Kevin Sr. is excited about his ever-expanding family,
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Khloe Kardashian Is Sick of Revenge Body Participant Nicole's Excuses: "You're Half-Assing It"

No one ever said dieting is a piece of cake. In this clip from this week's all-new Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian sits down with Nicole and trainer Latreal Mitchell to find out what's preventing the participant from following through with her new, healthier diet. "I think everything was just so different. That green smoothie is like 'bleh,'" Nicole scoffs. Khloe assures Nicole that the meal plans are part of the process and that she too will get her cheat days. "No one's saying you can never enjoy food again, but we're saying for the majority of the time you do have to have structure and eat a certain way, but then like, we...
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How Barron Trump's White House Life Is Different--and the Same--as Other Modern First Kids

At first sweep, you could say there's nothing normal going on in the White House. But that wouldn't be entirely true. As was the case with the last administration, and with a number of them over the years, there's a child growing up at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Eleven-year-old Barron Trump has lived there since June, the first young son since John F. Kennedy Jr. to reside there with his parents. But JFK Jr. was born just a couple months before the family moved into the White House in January 1961, making Barron the first cognizant pre-teen boy to have the run of the place since Charles Taft II, who was 11 when his father, William Howard Taft, was elected president in...
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Jennifer Lawrence Blasts Harvey Weinstein, 'This is What Predators Do'

  • TMZ
Jennifer Lawrence has joined the chorus blasting Harvey Weinstein for suggesting she's fine with his conduct, at least toward her. Weinstein filed legal docs Wednesday trying to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of all women who dealt with the fallen mogul, saying Lawrence had spoken "glowingly" about him and quoting her as saying, "He had only ever been nice to me." Lawrence tells TMZ, "Harvey Weinstein and his company are continuing to
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Cheryl Hits Out At ‘Ludicrous’ Stunt Theories After Appearing With Liam Payne At Brit Awards

Cheryl has slammed reports that claim her public displays of affection with Liam Payne at the Brit Awards was a ‘stunt.’ The famous couple looked as loved-up as ever at the awards despite recent reports suggesting their relationship was “hanging by a thread.” They grinned at one another as they posed for photographers at the
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J.J. Abrams Announces He Has a Script for Star Wars: Episode IX

Star Wars: Episode IX is in good shape, according to J.J. Abrams. The final chapter in the current trilogy won't hit theaters until Dec. 20, 2019 (seven months after its initial planned release date), but Abrams shared some spoiler-free updates on CBS' The Late Show Wednesday night. Before he signed on to direct, produce and write 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he said, "I was terrified. Luckily, I was surrounded by incredible people. We had a lot of fun. Being back for Episode IX is as surreal as it gets and really exciting." Given how passionate Star Wars fans are about the franchise, he didn't want to disappoint anyone. But at the same time, Abrams knew he couldn't turn it down....
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