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Chad Michael Murray and Wife Sarah Roemer Expecting Second child. Baby on board! Chad Michael Murray and wife Sarah Roemer are expecting their second child, a source tells E! News. The One Tree Hill star and Sarah are already parents to a baby boy, who was born in summer 2015. The news of their son's arrival came after fans became concerned that Murray had missed the 29th Annual Jim Kelly Celebrity Classic VIP Gala. "Sry I'm missin @JimKellyInc charity this year in Buffalo. My fav event 2 attend, but we've been blessed with a son. God's greatest gift," Chad tweeted. "Sarah & I couldn't b happier & intend 2 spend many a day having family adventures & watching @buffalobills football! & also @Chargers now." Fatherhood has been a dream come true for the A Cinderella Story actor. When asked what kind of dad he wanted to be, Chad told E! News, "Ooh, that's tough. I'm a respect first kind of guy, so I think certain things that I want my son to have is just respect and just to be a kind human being. I'm a big sports guy, an outdoorsy guy, so I'll be having him fishing at 5, 6...to take him kayaking and hiking. I just keep thinking in my head, just trying to create 6-foot-5 quarterback." Chad and Sarah have been living a very private life, especially since welcoming their first child, so that probably won't change with the arrival of their second. "I'm really good at staying under the radar these days. My wife and I, we don't go to the quote-unquote 'cool' places," he told Bello magazine. "We have our own life, we have our dogs, we have our lifestyle that we truly enjoy, and we've got a cabin if we want to get away and go camping. I feel very good about my private scene. I'm going to do everything I can to protect my family and go from there." Congratulations to the growing family! UPDATE: It's a girl! Chad Michael Murray and his wife are expecting a daughter, Us Weekly reports. Us Weekly was first to report the news. (Eonline)

Irina Shayk Is Pregnant! Victoria's Secret Model Expecting First Child With Bradley Cooper. It looks like this Victoria's Secret model just let the cat out of the bag! Multiple sources tell E! News that Irina Shayk is expecting her first child with Bradley Cooper. According to one insider, the pregnant star is in her second trimester and is "so excited" about becoming a mother for the very first time. Bradley's rep did not respond to requests for comment on the happy news, however, Irina's rep had no comment. The 30-year-old Russian model strut her stuff at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris earlier this evening, where she made her runway debut for the lingerie giant in a range of barely-there bras and see-through panties. The mama-to-be also donned a trench coat with one of her runway looks and a red fringe robe with another one of her sexy ensembles. Backstage, she kept her midriff covered up while in a signature pink Victoria's Secret silk robe while she got runway ready. Even though Irina was joined by a bevy of angels for the actual show today, she was noticeably absent from the plane ride to the City of Light with the other famous ladies earlier this week. However, just one day later, Irina was seen leaving a Paris airport en route to her hotel solo. The Oscar nominee and model were first romantically linked back in May of 2015 when they were spotted strolling around New York City kissing and holding hands. And while the two have managed to keep most of their personal lives out of the public eye, with neither side speaking about their romance to the press, these two have made no secret of their love for one another. E! News reported back in July 2015 that the two were going strong and that "everyone that is close to the couple really thinks this is it for the two of them." Our insider further dished that the two "just work really well together and want to spend every minute they have free together. Both families love seeing them so happy." The source also shared that starting a family together was already something that they were seriously considering, saying, "They both want kids one day and that's been discussed between them. They have a huge attraction to each other between them and their personalities and their sexual energies. "You see them in a room and you immediately are in love with them as a couple." Congratulations to both Irina and Bradley on their exciting baby news! (Eonline)

First there were rumors this week that Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom were engaged -- and then there was buzz caused by their behavior at Tuesday's UNICEF Snowflake Ball that Perry might be pregnant. However, the singer's rep shot down the notion -- telling Page Six the pair's not expecting. Either way, when surprise guest Hillary Clinton took the stage at the gala to present Perry with the night's prestigious Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award, Bloom was seen -- and captured on a giant screen at the event in front of hundreds at Cipriani Wall Street -- pulling Perry close as Clinton spoke, tenderly putting his hand on her stomach, leaving it there and then repeatedly rubbing her belly in circular motions at the black-tie gala. "It seems like a weird move if she's not pregnant?" said one observer of his tummy-rubbing session that Perry seemed thrilled with, as it blazed across the big screens behind Clinton. But another source close to the couple said it was simply an affectionate gesture, and Perry's rep told us of the rumor, "It's false." Perry wore a flowy, empire-waisted gown with flower embellishments around the midsection. However, she was without the giant diamond ring she'd been seen rocking a night before -- when she and Bloom left Ralph Lauren's Polo Bar -- which had caused widespread speculation of an engagement. The duo's been dating for 10 months. At the podium, Perry said, "I've always had a singing voice. But now I have a voice like I have never had before, and Hillary has lit that voice inside of me. And that light will never go out .?.?. Hillary, you motivate me and so many millions of people." During an auction, "Katy made a surprise donation of a 'concert experience' with backstage passes," said an attendee. "It went for $50,000, but the first bidder was Orlando. He kept bidding at the beginning, which was very cute." Guests also included Allison Williams, Marcus Samuelsson, Octavia Spencer and Gillian Miniter. (Page Six)

Liev Schreiber Comments on Naomi Watts Breakup in Awkward Interview. Un-comfortable! In an interview on CBS This Morning Thursday, Liev Schreiber was asked point blank about his breakup with longtime partner and the mother of his children Naomi Watts and while the Ray Donovan actor did not seem very happy about it, he was a good sport while making his first public comments about the split since the couple announced it two months ago. The two had been together for 11 years and share sons Alexander, 9, and Samuel, 7. Schreiber mentioned Watts by name on CBS This Morning while talking briefly about working with her on The Bleeder, a film based on the life of boxer Chuck Wepner, who inspired Rocky. "Are you and Naomi in a good place?" co-host Gayle King asked Schreiber. "I have to say, I was very disappointed when I heard the two of you had separated," she said. "You two seem to have navigated raising your children together. Is change scary for you?" "Yeah. Of course it is," he replied. "But, you know, we're parents together so we'll be together for the rest of our lives no matter what and, um, we're very close. Hopefully, that never changes and I don't think it will." Watts, 48, had told The Daily Telegraph Australia in an interview posted last week that she feels she is "in a good place" in her life following her separation from Schreiber. "I feel like change is always scary, but that's only because transition for anyone is new and you wonder how things are going to go," she added. On CBS This Morning, King also joked to Schreiber, "Would you like me to set you up with someone or are you okay?" "Yeah. I'm busy with the 15-year-old," he joked, referring to Cecile Volanges, who his character seduces in the Broadway revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. "Just know I'm here to help," King said. (Eonline)

If only he had her love again. When Marc Anthony planted a kiss on ex-wife Jennifer Lopez at the 17th annual Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday, November 17, the sign of affection may not have been platonic. The Latin singer is "still in love" with Lopez, 47, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly, and he "is trying to get back together with her." The exes, who split in July 2011 after seven years of marriage, are both recently single. Anthony, 48, separated from his third wife, Venezuelan model Shannon De Lima, earlier this month, and the Shades of Blue actress ended her on-and-off four-year relationship with choreographer Beau "Casper" Smart in August. Though sources tell Us that Anthony's marriage to De Lima, 28, had long been troubled, the insider says "as soon as he heard Jennifer split with Casper, he wanted out." It may be music that's bringing them back together. The parents of 8-year-old twins Max and Emme are currently collaborating on Lopez's untitled Spanish-language album, which Anthony is producing. The duo "have magic when they sing together," says the pal. "That's how they came together last time. There is just this chemistry between them." That chemistry was evident at the Latin Grammys. The former spouses sang a Spanish duet of "OlvĂ­dame y Pega la Vuelta," which will be on their upcoming album. After their performance, the star of the Las Vegas residency "All I Have" presented Anthony with the Person of the Year award, and as the crowd chanted "beso" -- meaning "kiss" in Spanish -- they locked lips. In her speech, Lopez said: "Marc is a living legend. He is a magical and pure artist giving away classics that will stay forever. He will always be many things in my life." If he has his way, Anthony's new role would be her lover. And though a Lopez source insists the "Ain't Your Mama" singer is "happily single" and has "no plans" to rekindle the romance with her ex-husband, the source concedes, "She did make beautiful music with Marc!" (US Weekly)

Ryan Reynolds is now totally outnumbered at home -- but he's not hating it. The actor opened up about life with two daughters on Canada's eTalk this week, explaining that while the "dynamic" hasn't changed, "there's just more." "There's more love, there's more diapers. There's more all that stuff, you know," he shared. Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively recently welcomed their second child in September. The little girl's name has yet to be revealed, but Reynolds assured, "We settled on the right one." The couple also shares daughter James, who turns 2 on Dec. 16. James has taken quickly to being a big sister, he said. "It was kind of profound," Reynolds, 40, explained. "I just love watching my older daughter take care of the newborn. That's been kind of neat to see." He concluded of being a dad, "It's the best thing." "It's the best thing that could ever happen to you." (People)

Jennifer Aniston Explains Why a Friends Reunion Will Never Work. Jennifer Aniston has nothing but fond memories of Friends. The NBC sitcom, which ran for 10 seasons from 1994 to 2004, still delights longtime fans as it finds new viewers. Friends now airs in syndication on other networks, and it streams as Netflix. Aniston, who played Rachel Green, weighed in on the series' legacy on ITV's Lorraine Thursday. "Not only was it a gift for us, but it's something that people have been able to carry with them. It's comfort food and it makes them feel better when they're feeling down when they want to distract themselves, because it is always on!" she said. "You can pretty much find it anywhere!" Fans have often clamored for a reunion, but Aniston doesn't share their sentiments -- nor do Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer. "Honestly, I don't know what we would do," Aniston told Lorraine Kelly of getting the gang back together. "I think that period of time was sort of nostalgic. I think why people have such an affection for it is because even though it was only 12 years ago it ended, or 13 -- God, it's getting farther and farther away -- there was something about a time where our faces weren't stuffed into cell phones. We weren't checking Facebooks and Instagrams. We were in a room together, in a coffee shop together. We were talking, having conversations. We have lost that." Now that she's focused on her film career (Office Christmas Party is in theaters Dec. 9), Aniston recognizes just how difficult it was to film the hit series. "We watched a lot of actors when we were shooting Friends years ago, and a lot of actors would come from film -- guest stars -- and they were scared," she said. "It was a scary arena to be in front of a live audience. Comedy is nothing other than being truthful and honest, but just with crazy, odd circumstances behind it." (Eonline)

Kanye West Released From the Hospital a Week After Being Admitted for Exhaustion. Kanye West is on his way home following his hospitalization. E! News can confirm the rapper was released from the hospital a week after being admitted for exhaustion on Nov. 21. According to TMZ, the rapper is at home with his wife and kids. Just hours after the surprise cancellation of the rest of his Saint Pablo Tour, E! News confirmed the Grammy-winning rapper voluntarily went to the UCLA Medical Center for evaluation after suffering from exhaustion and sleep deprivation. At the time, the rapper was with his personal trainer Harley Pasternak. The hospital visit was under the consultation of West's physician, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. After the doctor made the 911 call, the incident was deemed a "medical emergency" and the Fire Department responded to Pasternak's home Monday afternoon. In a recording of the Fire Department's dispatch call (obtained by TMZ), the encounter was referred to as a "psychiatric emergency." Unconfirmed reports have claimed the rapper was handcuffed to a gurney. The handcuffing is standard protocol for an involuntary psychiatric hold, which is also referred to as a "5150." In such cases, patients are believed to potentially be a danger to themselves, others around them, and/or gravely disabled. By Tuesday afternoon, a source told E! News, "Kanye is doing better." The insider added that the rapper did not have a phone or computer with him per doctors' directions. As the source noted, West's "mental exhaustion" was taking a toll. "He almost quit a few times during tour, including right after the robbery." His wife of two years, Kim Kardashian, was with West at the hospital Tuesday morning, the source said. The reality star had been in New York City Monday night to make her first public appearance at the Angel Ball charity function since being robbed at gunpoint in Paris in early October. However, upon West's hospitalization, the mother of two turned around and headed back to Los Angeles without making any such appearance. According to a second source, the star's mounting exhaustion is to blame on his "workaholic" personality. He has been working around the clock on fashion design, both on his own line and his Adidas line. Balancing his projects and the demands of his tour every night has been a challenge for the star. Being on the road and away from his young children and wife -- particularly after the traumatic robbery in Paris -- has also been challenging. As the source noted, all the time spent away from his family has been a stress on West as he considers them the most important. Earlier this week, another source told E! News that the rapper was not being held "against his will" in the hospital. Rather, he wasn't quite ready to leave just yet. "Kanye is the kind of person if he gets released and isn't mentally ready he will go back to his old ways and push himself over the limit again," the insider explained. "He needs to keep up with counseling even though he has an intense work schedule. He is just really drained and still weak. He isn't himself." (Eonline)

Rosie O'Donnell has belatedly apologized to Melania Trump for blasting out on social media her 10-year-old son, Barron, might be autistic ... which he is not. Rosie now says, "I apologize to @MELANIATRUMP - i was insensitive in my RT - i am sorry for the pain i caused - it was not my intent - i am truly sorry." Melania went ballistic after a YouTuber posted a video suggesting Baron had autism, and Rosie then re-posted the video with the caption, "Barron Trump Autistic?" TMZ broke the story, Melania hired lawyer Charles Harder, who fired off a letter to the YouTuber telling him if he didn't take the video down he'd sue. He also called out Rosie in the letter, but did not threaten her. Our sources say Melania has been indignant at Rosie for doing what she believes was a mean-spirited act. The YouTuber has taken the video down and apologized. (TMZ)

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard finally hammered out their divorce settlement, and the charities she promised to fund will get their cash ... with a slight delay. Sources connected to the exes tell us Johnny will pay Amber $6.8 million -- that's the $7 mil originally agreed upon, minus the $200k he already donated to the ACLU and Children's Hospital L.A. in her name. We're told she'll get all the money within about 12 months. Amber will then follow through on her vow to donate ALL of her settlement dough. We're told she'll make multiple payments to CHLA and the ACLU ... with the plan being to pay the full amount by the end of 2018. Sources not connected with Amber are scoffing, saying they don't think the charities will ever get the money. Bottom line -- Johnny will get a charitable tax write-off for $200k, Amber will write-off her $6.8 mil worth of donations ... and they can both put the nightmare marriage and divorce behind them. (TMZ)

Chris Pratt mourned the death of his father while filming "Guardians of the Galaxy 2." "The truth is, I ripped open some wounds that had been healing for some time," Pratt, 37, told British GQ. "And I didn't want to. But I knew it was right for the moment." In the superhero sequel, Pratt's character searches for his own father. "There are wounds that are never going to be totally healed. It would probably make for a better story if it was some emotional thing that I hadn't dealt with ... When we face the death of a parent, you sometimes feel regret that you didn't fully embrace what you had," he added. Pratt's father, Dan Pratt, passed away from multiple sclerosis in June 2014, while the actor was filming "Jurassic World," and he previously admitted he struggled to come to terms with the loss at the time. "I knew, being the lead in the movie, that I was really responsible for everybody's attitude, so I compartmentalized it all and dealt with it in my own way, but not openly for people to see," Pratt told American GQin June 2015. "I got pretty angry and got drunk and almost got in a fight with a drug dealer outside of my hotel room." (Page Six)

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Ashley Graham Lands First British Vogue Cover, Explains Why Hitting the "Beauty Jackpot" Is Not Enough. There was a time when people told Ashley Graham she would never be a cover girl. According to British Vogue, that's definitely not the case. The longtime model just landed her first cover with the prestigious magazine for the January issue and the label that has often preceded her name, "plus size," is nowhere to be found. Instead, British Vogue has deemed her "the model with attitude." After another year of breaking down size barriers and setting milestones in fashion, that attitude has cemented her -- and the women she represents -- in an industry that long ignored anyone over a size 12. While she initially made a name for herself in the world of plus size clothing, the 28-year-old body activist wants to do away with the term altogether. "When we're supposed to be talking about diversity for women, it feels so divisive and purpose-defeating, giving us yet another label," she told the magazine. As larger sizes make their way into the mainstream and Graham's stardom continues to rise, she is still never without critics, particularly ones who attack her for appearing to lose weight. She has since rebuffed such claims, but Graham does admit there was a time when she wanted her weight to whittle down. "Do I sometimes wish I were thinner? God, in the old days, absolutely I did, but now I feel that to lose weight would be disloyal to myself. A lot of who I am is connected to my size, and I am so happy with who I am," she told the magazine. She's transformed that strong personal identity into a lucrative brand with a judging gig on the revival of America's Next Top Model, collaborations with lingerie and dress retailers, her own Barbie doll and continuous high fashion magazine covers -- proving her own business philosophy that a model needs more than good looks to thrive. "For 10 years I'd been told I was always going to be a catalog girl, never a cover girl. Well, I got with IMG and did five covers in a year, boom, boom, boom. See, if you have a pretty face doors will open, but your job isn't just to walk through them, it's to get invited back," she explained to the magazine. "Look, I hit the beauty jackpot, I get it, but that's not enough, you've got to have more to have longevity in this business. It's always been, 'OK, so what can I do now?'" (Eonline)

Nick Offerman's New Book Good Clean Fun Features a Homoerotic Chris Pratt Comic. Nick Offerman's new book Good Clean Fun has a lot more than what the title says. The Parks and Recreation alum appeared on Conan Wednesday and talked to host Conan O'Brien about his new book, which is anything but clean. The actor, who also doubles as a master craftsman in his free time, recalled the first object his father ever built for him out of wood: the tinkle box. "It was a little pine box for me to stand on so I could tinkle like a big boy," Offerman explained, trying to hold back his laughter. The book, Offerman explained, is to inspire people to build anything they want. It doesn't have to be beautiful; it just has to be something made of wood -- hence the tinkle box. The comedian also explained that he enlisted his friend to do the comic-like drawings for Good Clean Fun, and the pal ended up having a little bit of fun with his assignment. Inside Offerman's latest book is a four-page homoerotic comic involving Chris Pratt. "It's about me and Chris Pratt chopping down a tree," Offerman shared. Conan gave viewers a quick sneak peek at the Pratt-inspired comic, and it didn't seem to be about chopping down a tree. Instead, it shows Offerman rubbing lotion on Pratt's back. "Listen, if you're going to be in the woods messing around with tools you don't want to be sunburned," Offerman said. They're just being responsible! (Eonline)

Danish model Josephine Skriver has walked in the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show since 2013. But this year is more exciting than ever for her -- it's her first year as an official Victoria's Secret Angel, as she garnered Angel status in February of this year. "Honestly, it's been an amazing thing," the model, 23, tells PEOPLE during a dinner celebrating her collaboration with Illesteva sunglasses at Cipriani Downtown. (Proceeds from sales of the $240 frames she designed will be donated to Keep a Child Alive, an organization dedicated to fighting AIDS.) "I've never met a group of girls who embraced me so quickly," she says. "Even though I'm the newest one, they've been embracing me. I feel like I have a new family. I have 14 sisters on speed dial now who can help you with everything. I've never had sisters before, and now I have 14 of them." This year, in addition to being named an Angel, she also wore one of the most impressive looks of the entire show, which featured 450,000 Swarovski crystals adorning 3,000 strands of Swarovski crystal-covered fringe. "It's really amazing dripping in crystals and shining in sparkle," she says in a behind-the-scenes video about the look for Swarovski. "It's kind of like somebody dumped me in a bath of crystals and I rose up out of it." Each sleeve actually weighed between eight and 10 pounds. "It's a little heavy!" she says. As for how she prepped to wear such a weighty look -- and roll down the runway in her lingerie -- she made hitting the gym a priority. "I've always been an athlete, but I'm ramping up my workout routine a little for the show," she tells PEOPLE. "I want to enhance every curve possible so I look banging hot when I go out there," she continues. "So, I hit the gym a little harder. The couch will never win a fight over me." The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will air on Dec. 5th on CBS. (People)

While Tommy Hilfiger has said that any designer should be proud to dress future First Lady Melania Trump, his contemporary -- fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford -- feels differently. The Nocturnal Animals director stopped by The View on Tuesday, where he firmly said that he won't be dressing the 46-year-old former model anytime soon -- and in fact hasn't been for some time. "I was asked to dress her quite a few years ago and I declined," Ford said. "She's not necessarily my image." While the 55-year-old American designer identified himself as a Democrat who had voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election and was "sad and disappointed" at her loss, he said his decision not to work with President-elect Donald Trump's wife has nothing to do with politics. Instead, Ford said he feels the First Lady should be dressing in a way that relates to the American people. "Had Hillary won, she shouldn't be wearing my clothes -- they're too expensive," he said. "And I don't mean that in a bad way. They're not artificially expensive -- it's how much it costs to make these things. But I think to relate to everybody, you shouldn't be necessarily wearing [expensive clothes]." And though Ford had dressed Michelle Obama in the past, he said he only chose to do so for a very special occasion. "Michelle I dressed once -- when she was going to Buckingham Palace for dinner with the Queen," he said. "And that I thought was appropriate." Ford's not alone in his strong stance. Unlike Hilfiger, others are taking strong stances against dressing the future First Lady -- including Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs and Cynthia Rowley. Sophie Theallet even posted an open letter on Twitter saying she would not be lending her clothes to dress the next First Lady. "As one who celebrates and strives for diversity, individual freedom and respect for all lifestyles, I will not participate in dressing or associating in any way with the next First Lady," Theallet wrote. "The rhetoric of racism, sexism and xenophobia unleashed by her husband's presidential campaign are incompatible with the shared values we live by." (People)

"Spartacus" could stop air turbulence.. During a 92nd Street Y event on Tuesday, we hear that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein shared an anecdote about once being on a plane that was experiencing turbulence with the star of the 1960 classic film, Kirk Douglas. "He said Douglas, midconversation, said he 'would take care of it,' walked towards the cockpit, had a conversation with someone, and shortly after the turbulence stopped." Harvey was joined at the Upper East Side talk by brother Bob, who left prizes under audience members' seats. Winners won a trip to the brothers' Golden Globes party and invites to the premieres of the Matthew McConaughey movie "Gold" and Michael Keaton's "The Founder." (Page Six)

Wednesday night best friend trio Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and little sister Bella Hadid had some celebrating to do after walking in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. And they marked the occasion like any of us would have in their position... by eating a sh*tload of food. After months of intense training and dieting, the supermodels didn't waste time in hitting their favorite burger joint straight after the VS Fashion show. On VS newcomer Bella Hadid's Snapchat, sister Gigi and Kendall Jenner can be seen gorging on burgers, while later on, Kendall can be seen tucking into some molten macaroni cheese... and rightly so. Attagirl! Gigi Hadid has made it no secret that she's a massive burger fan, so we bet she was in her element. Enjoy girls... you deserve it! (British Glamour)

Lindsay Lohan is embracing getting older like only she can. "It's about that time to recognize gravity is taking over my upper half (or so to speak),"she captioned a nearly-nude selfie Wednesday night. "When you get home. Sit down. Analyze your future & see the wrinkles!" Lohan, who turned 30 in July, has had tough year filled with both highs and lows. She got engaged Russian boyfriend Egor Tarabasov in April, but the couple split in the summer after accusations of domestic abuse. She then dove into work with Syrian refugees, nearly lost part of her finger in a boating accident, launched a greek night club and developed a strange new accent. (Page Six)

Music

Ed Sheeran Returns to the Stage After Long Hiatus, Jokes About Sword Injury. Ed Sheeran may have been on a long hiatus, but he didn't want to let 2016 go by without a performance. The singer has been traveling the globe during his off time but stopped by the East Anglian Children's Hospices gala to make his first official performance of the year. Sheeran spoke to the crowd of 350 lucky guests at the annual bash, which took place at the Natural History Museum in London, about his break as well as his recent headline-grabbing injury. "It's nice to be back. I've had a whole year off. I went to Japan for about a month," he began by telling the audience at the charity fĂȘte. "Hung out with Japanese people... got my face cut open, anyone read about that?" The joke poked fun at Sheeran's recent injury which reports claim was the outcome of a party prank with none other than his pal, Princess Beatrice. Sheeran added before beginning his 40-minute acoustic set, "This is the first time I've done a show in a year, so please bear with me." He then sang several of his most famous hits including, "Thinking Out Loud" and "I See Fire." Graham Butland, EACH's chief executive, said that the night's auction and event "helped to raise the profile of the vital care we provide to life-threatened children and young people." The total proceeds from the evening will be used towards a proposed new hospice site which is said to offer services such as a hydrotherapy pool, music studio and extensive outdoor space. (Eonline)

Kanye West is not committing to any concerts after the first of the year, and there is no date set for when he'll return to the stage ... TMZ has learned. Sources connected with Kanye tell us he is in a fragile state and needs medical and psychological help to become healthy again. There is no way of projecting a date when Kanye will have fully recovered, and as a result all of his Saint Pablo Tour shows are on hold. As we reported ... Kanye canceled all concerts through the end of 2016 just hours before he suffered a mental breakdown. At the time, he planned to get back on the road early in 2017, but now all bets are off. Our sources are quick to add Kanye could bounce back before the New Year, but it's just too early to tell. At least there's good news in the financial department. As TMZ first reported, Kanye has an insurance policy that covers his profits and obligations as a result of concert cancellations. (TMZ)

Luke Bryan was razzed, hazed and taunted until he snapped and lashing out at a fan during a Nashville concert. Luke was performing Wednesday night when several fans took aim -- one waved a sign that read, "We can see your camel toe" ... referring to the tight jeans Luke famously wears. Another fan in the front gave Luke the finger, and that's all she wrote. He walked down, and with his fist wrapped around the mic, smacked the guy in the side of the head. So far ... no comment from Luke's people. (TMZ)

Camila Cabello and Machine Gun Kelly Fire for 'Bad Things' Performance on 'Fallon'. Black & White, Yin & Yang, Camila Cabello & Machine Gun Kelly. The Fifth Harmony singer joined the bad-boy rapper for a performance of their twisted love single "Bad Things" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. It was a case of opposites attracting as Cabello draped herself across a grand piano in a flowing white dress. Her opposite number Kelly got it going in a black suit with a guitar slung over his shoulders. Produced by The Futuristic (Bruno Mars, Three 6 Mafia), the song is the second venture for Cabello outside Fifth Harmony: She previously collaborated with Shawn Mendes on the 2015 single "I Know What You Did Last Summer." It's the first new song from MGK since the release of his 2015 album General Admission. (Billboard)

Dolly Parton Starts Fund to Help Victims of Tennessee Wildfire. Dolly Parton has established a fund to help those whose homes were lost in the Great Smoky Mountain wildfires. The country music legend's new My People Fund will provide $1,000 each month to families in Sevier County, Tennessee which has been devastated by raging fire in recent days. Parton shared a video explaining how she wanted to help get people "back on their feet" after the deadly natural disaster. "I've always believed charity begins at home and my home is some place special," she said. "That's why I've asked my Dollywood Companies -- including the Dollywood theme park, and DreamMore Resort; my dinner theater attractions including Dixie Stampede and Lumberjack Adventure; and my Dollywood Foundation -- to help me establish the My People Fund. Parton, whose Dollywood theme park was threatened by the fires earlier in the week, added, "We want to provide a hand up to those families who have lost everything in the fires. I know it has been a trying time for my people and this assistance will help get them back on their feet." More information on the project will be revealed Friday (Dec. 2). For donations, visitdollywoodfoundation.org. (Billboard)

Garth Brooks was radio silent on who he supported during the election, but he's definitely down with singing for President Trump at his inauguration. We got Garth at the XMAS tree lighting Thursday in D.C. and he's all about duty, honor country. BTW ... who do you think Garth believes is the best songwriter around? It's not a country songwriter ... not even close. (TMZ)

iHeartRadio Releases Beta Versions of New Streaming Services. iHeartMedia, the largest radio broadcasting company in the U.S., has pulled the curtain off a beta of two new services, iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access, the latter of which will use the streaming infrastructure of Napster (previously Rhapsody, the longest-running music streaming service). The services will launch in full in January, 2017. The pricing ($4.99 -- which we pretty much already knew) and functionality (offline listening, unlimited song skips, customized "stations") of iHeartRadio Plus closely mirrors that of Pandora Plus, the mid-price subscription service launched by iHeartRadio's primary digital competitor in early September. iHeartRadio Plus does arrive with one significant differentiator: live radio from the company's 850 terrestrial stations, and the ability to replay songs aired and heard on those stations. iHeartRadio All Access -- which costs $9.99 a month, now standard -- also depends on that terrestrial radio experience to set it apart from the other all-you-can-eat streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. Apart from that radio integration, the functionality of All Access versus its competitors remains largely the same. In an interview with Billboard the day iHeartRadio first announced its entry into streaming, President Darren Davis pointed out that "on-demand music is the entire business for Spotify, for the other competitors in that space. It's not our core business: it's a feature. We think it complements things." The same could be said for Pandora (which also owns at least one traditional radio station), which iHeartRadio has now beaten to market (and not by much -- the launch of Pandora's own all-you-can-eat streaming service is expected sometime next month). Pandora's own service will likely have a similar price point, but is also expected to arrive with features cherry-picked from the remains of Rdio, which it bought last year and has spent the interim re-engineering. (Billboard)

Austin Millz Premieres 'Cyclone' Feat. Tunji Ige, Signs to Fool's Gold Records. Harlem producer Austin Millz unleashes his new single "Cyclone," the title track off his forthcoming EP. The flex-ready dance number features Philadelphia by way of Nigeria rapper Tungi Ige and follows his previous release "Limelight." "I knew I wanted an artist that could compliment the energy 'Cyclone' has," Millz tells Billboard over e-mail. "Tunji did just that, and he took it to the next level. His cadences on the track fit right into the pockets of the beat. He was a great collaborator too because he's not tied to one specific genre of music or a specific sound, similar to myself. It's a mash-up of both of our styles together, 2 artists on one track doing whatever sound we feel like doing is great creatively." "Cyclone" also arrives with major news for Millz, who recently inked a deal with A-Trak's independent label Fool's Gold Records. "Fool's Gold has always been a footprint in NYC culture and I've always been a fan of the work they've been doing," he says of the Brooklyn-based roster. "I was working on my project, building up my name and brand, traveling to different countries doing tours, parties, playing fashion shows and etc. So when I got back to focus back on my music, I wanted to blend everything that I've been conceptualizing and bring it all together." He also notes his admiration for the Fool's Gold boss. "I was able to create the music that I finally wanted to create and I figured who better to send the music to then someone I've always looked up to which is A-Trak. It was a shot in the dark by sending him an email too but sure enough he responded. He hit me back to saying that he loved the music and loved what I was doing and he is down to work with me. I didn't know it was going to lead to me getting signed to Fool's Gold. I mean what's better than sending tracks to one of your favorite DJs/producers and them enjoying it so much they sign you to their label. It's a great testament to what I've been doing." Since pushing out his instrumental-filled debut Earned in 2012, Millz's genre-bending production has landed credits for acts like Jim Jones, Maybach Music Group, G.O.O.D. Music and Wale. He also regularly provides the soundtrack for parties in his native Harlem to cities across the country. For his upcoming project, Millz plans to match his sound to the Cyclone title. "Cyclones move in different ways, very strong and energetic. It can take you here from one side of wherever you're at to the total opposite side in one second. That's where my music is taking you," he explains. "It 100 percent correlates with the vision. Not sticking to one genre, as when I play I do different types of crowds, play different types of music and I wanted to take what I learned playing for different crowds and push the boundaries. To show people I'm not confined to just one type of music, genre or sound. I can go from dance to house to electronic to rap and blend it all perfectly." Cyclone is slated for a February 2017 release. (Billboard)

Drake & Rihanna Top Spotify's Year-End Lists. "Drake has been unstoppable this year -- he's a true global superstar." Drake, Justin Bieber and Rihanna top this year's Spotify year-end lists looking at the streaming service's most popular acts. Beyond all, Drake saw supreme success across U.S. and international charts, topping tallies for top artists, most streamed male artists, most streamed tracks with "One Dance (feat. WizKid and Kyla)" and most streamed albums with Views. Drake was also the top artist in hip-hop and pop genres and his song "One Dance" was Spotify's top breakup song, according to a press release. This is Drake's second year in a row as the world's most streamed artist, receiving more than 4.7 billion streams -- more than double the 1.8 billion he saw last year. Drake is the most streamed artist of all time on Spotify with over 8.7 billion streams. "Drake has been unstoppable this year -- he's a true global superstar," Spotify's chief content & chief strategy officer Stefan Blom said in a statement. "With the top album and the top song this year, as well as his successful Summer Sixteen tour, Drake continues to engage his fans in a way that only Drake can; it's no surprise he is dominating the music industry." Bieber and Rihanna, meanwhile, fared well for themselves, ranking second and third on both the international top artists list and the most streamed albums list, respectively. Rihanna also topped the most streamed female artists list and was the most popular R&B act.

Movies

'Tis the season for holiday cheer, and movie lovers are getting early gifts in the form of awards-worthy films. But which movies will win big and which ones won't make it beyond the buzz? We'll be a little closer to know who's a contender as the Critics' Choice Awards announces its movie nominees. Entertainment Weekly is excited to live-stream the nominations right here, beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET. The nominees will be announced by PEOPLE Now host Andrea Boehlke and Binge-worthy and EW Radio host Jessica Shaw as part of a new partnership between A&E Network and Entertainment Weekly. We'll also provide all the content you could possibly want leading up to the show, including a one-hour special where EW editors, writers and critics will showcase the year's nominees and their achievements. The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice honors the best in film and television, and airs live on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET on A&E. T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley, Office Christmas Party) will be the host once again this year. Be sure to tune in early to catch the Critics' Choice Awards Nomination Special at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT and the Critics' Choice Red Carpet Live at 7 p.m. Read the previously announced TV nominations here. (People)

The Brit-Aussie team of Iain Canning and Emile Sherman, the heads of See-Saw Films, who won an Oscar for 'The King's Speech,' open up about resisting suggestions to set 'Lion' in America and possible controversy surrounding their upcoming biblical epic about Mary Magdalene. It's the stuff of dreams. On Feb. 27, 2011, producers Iain Canning, a Brit, and Emile Sherman, an Aussie, won the Oscar for best picture for The King's Speech -- the very first film they made after launching See-Saw Films in 2008, a U.K.-Australian production and financing company. (It also was the first time either attended the Academy Awards.) See-Saw was a bold gamble considering its London and Sydney offices are on opposite ends of the planet, but the payoff was immediate. Sherman and Canning -- who talk almost every day but can go several months without seeing each other -- have deep connections in their respective film communities, plus are able to tap into generous government-backed film funds and tax incentives in both locales. They cover the rest of a film's budget via foreign presales and rich deals with U.S. companies, including go-to partner The Weinstein Co. It was Canning's friend and British producer Gareth Unwin who brought King's Speech to Canning in London; it also helped that Sherman knew fellow Aussie Geoffrey Rush, who starred in the George VI biopic opposite Colin Firth. King's Speech went on to gross a stunning $414 million on a reported $15 million budget. Sherman's Oscar resides in his Sydney office. While it hasn't yet repeated the financial windfall, See-Saw and its 25 employees have established the company as a home for prestige film and TV fare, from British filmmaker Steve McQueen's Shame to acclaimed television series Top of the Lake from Aussie filmmaker Jane Campion (McQueen is Canning's pal; Campion is Sherman's). In addition to planting a flag in this year's awards race with Lion -- they won't say how much the film cost, but Harvey Weinstein's shop plunked down $12 million for distribution rights in much of the world -- See-Saw is getting more ambitious in scope. The outfit is in production on Mary Magdalene -- Universal International and TWC are partners on the biblical epic -- and prepping McQueen's Widows, an ensemble female heist movie that's set in Southern California. Sherman, 44, a married father of three young boys, lives in Sydney, while Canning, 37, resides in London with his husband, Ben. Both filmmakers recently spoke with THR about why they have every faith in Weinstein, the importance of casting Chiwetel Ejiofor as Peter in Mary Magdalene and why they will never be producers for hire. (Hollywood Reporter)

Proposed Restriction for Russian Online Video Services to Hit Google Play and iTunes. YouTube, however, will not be affected as it is considered a supplier of user-generated content. Apple's iTunes and Apple TV and Google Play are to be hit by a Russian draft legislation introducing restrictions on foreign ownership of online video services. Under a draft law penned by the Media Communications Union (MKS), an industry association that includes Russia's major telecoms companies and media groups, foreign ownership of online video services operating in Russia will have to be limited to 20 percent stakes. Google Play, iTunes and Apple TV are to be directly affected by the legislation as they offer, in addition to other content, movies and television services and shows, the local business daily Vedomosti reported. According to the report, if the draft is adopted, foreign video services will have to pull out of Russia or change ownership to comply with the law. Vedomosti quoted an MKS representative as saying that Apple and Google will still be left with an option of requesting an exemption through the government commission for foreign investment. Apple and Google haven't released subscriber figures for Russia, but iTunes and Google Play are considered to be among the market leaders, while Apple TV is less popular. Google and Apple did not reply for The Hollywood Reporter's request for comment. Meanwhile, contrary to initial fears, the legislation won't affect YouTube. "Services that provide user-generated content, such as YouTube, as well as social media and search engines won't be affected by the legislation," MKS said in a statement sent to The Hollywood Reporter. Although the draft is yet to be approved by Russian parliament and be written into law, its chances for passing through Parliament are high. A similar legislation concerning foreign ownership of media companies was adopted with ease two years ago. That legislation came into effect on January 1, 2016, forcing Sweden's Modern Times Group, which owned 39 in the Russian TV company CTC Media, to sell its stake and pull out, while Discovery was forced to enter a joint venture with a local company in order to continue distributing its channels in the country. (Hollywood Reporter)

TV

Sons of Anarchy Spinoff Officially Happening at FX. FX can't get enough of those outlaw bikers. The network has officially put a Sons of Anarchy spinoff into script development, E! News has confirmed. With SOA creator Kurt Sutter at the helm, Mayans MC will be what the network describes as "a dark, visceral family drama that takes a new look at the most American of icons, the 1% outlaw, this time, reflected through a Latino lens," following pivotal recurring SOA players, The Mayans. Tapped to write the pilot is Mayans MC co-creator Elgin James. "I wanted to find a strong, unique Latino voice," Sutter said regarding his hiring of James. "Because I didn't think a white guy from Jersey should be writing about Latin culture and traditions. Elgin is that voice." James comes to Mayans MC with one heck of a history. Homeless as a teenager, he was a fixture in Boston's hardcore punk scene, where he helped found a multi-ethnic national street gang that went after neo-Nazi skinheads and drug dealers. After 15 years in the gang, James headed out west to Los Angeles where he wound up in the Sundance Institute Feature Film program. Little Birds, his directorial debut starring Juno Temple and Leslie Mann, premiered in competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. A few months after that high, he began serving a prison sentence for a prior gang-related charge of federal extortion. FX's decision to return to the world of Sons of Anarchy comes as a no-brainer. Launching in 2008 and running for seven seasons, SOA remains FX Networks' most popular drama. When it signed off in 2014, Sutter immediately began work on his follow-up at the network, the period drama The Bastard Executioner. Lasting only a season, the show was canceled rather uniquely when its creator took out an ad in The Hollywood Reporter announcing he'd decided to put the low-rated series out of its misery.

Kelly Ripa Gives an Update on Live! With Kelly's Co-Host Search. Live! With Kelly viewers can expect more guest co-hosts in the show's future. Andy Cohen invited pals Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live Wednesday, and naturally, the talk turned to whether Live! With Kelly is closer to narrowing its search for Michael Strahan's replacement. Responding to a caller, Ripa said, "We really didn't set a time frame for ourselves. We just wanted to wait until we found the right person. What we didn't anticipate was that we would have such an outpouring of interest, so our list got very long very quickly. We've been trying to keep it as narrow as possible, but then people pop up." That was an understatement. Both Cohen and Cooper have appeared co-hosted Live! With Kelly, though neither wants the job full-time. Since Strahan's sudden departure in the spring, Michael Buble, Mark Consuelos, Josh Groban, Joel McHale, Jerry O'Connell, Fred Savage, Christian Slater and Jussie Smollett have appeared as guest co-hosts. Upcoming guest co-hosts include Corbin Bleu (Dec. 5), Ilana Glazer (Dec. 6), Octavia Spencer (Dec. 7), Scott Wolf (Dec. 8) and Taraji P. Henson (Dec. 9). Ripa loves bringing on a variety of guest co-hosts. "We've had a great time. I have to say, I feel really lucky and really embarrassed at our good fortune," she said. "It's a fun job to begin with." Cooper was in agreement, telling Ripa, "It's the best job." Regardless of his interest, Cooper was one of the front runners. "Anderson re-signed with CNN, but he would have been your No. 1 pick, right Kelly?" Cohen asked. Ripa responded, "He's my life. He really is. He's the one that got away and keeps getting away and gets away all the time." During the after-show, a viewer called in to ask if it's true that Live! With Kelly is planning to relocate from New York City to the West Coast once a co-host is chosen. "I have not heard that rumor. That sounds like a rumor I would start, but I did not hear that rumor and I can't imagine [it would happen]. We'd have to do the show at 6 a.m. and getting guests to come on at 9 a.m. can be challenging," Ripa, 46, told the viewer. "So, 6 a.m., I think would be out of the question." (Eonline)

CMT Has a Nashville Christmas Present for You: a Season 4 Sneak Peek. Nashville is coming back, and here's some visual proof that it's really, actually happening: CMT, a.k.a. the show's new home, has not only released the first trailer for season five -- the network has also decided to give you an early Christmas present and air the first half of the premiere a full three weeks before its official CMT debut. Yes, you're allowed to cry tears of joy right now, we won't tell anyone. Just be sure to compose yourself enough to set your DVR for Thursday, Dec. 15 at 9 p.m., when you'll be able to watch the first half of the show's two-hour season five premiere. If that's not enough good news, the first trailer for the new season features never-before-seen footage from season five. After a quick recap of where we left off when the show aired its season four finale on ABC (and was subsequently canceled before CMT rescued it) -- Scarlett and Gunnar's romantic woes, Will being beaten up, Maddie declaring her emancipation, Rayna and Deacon finally tying the knot, and of course Juliette's epic plane crash cliffhanger -- we finally see some new clips. Of course, they're not the most promising if you're looking for your favorite characters to have happily ever afters. Rayna and Deacon are fighting, Scarlett and Gunnar are fighting, and Juliette is terrified on a private plane. (Not to spoil anything, though you should've assumed this since we know Hayden Panettiere is back, but we also see Juliette with a new potential love interest. Poor Avery!) According to CMT, "the season begins with Rayna and Deacon facing a new normal with Maddie now back home and Highway 65 struggling financially. The shocking news about Juliette creates a wave of emotions throughout Nashville, and sets Rayna off on a journey of discovery." Nashville's full two-hour premiere will air on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. on CMT. The new season is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment, and will be available the day after air on Hulu. (And if you want to catch up, the first four seasons are there right now!) (Eonline)

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