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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Move Into Frogmore Cottage Ahead of Royal Baby's Birth. Welcome to your new neighborhood, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry! The parents-to-be have officially moved into their new home, Frogmore Cottage, on the Frogmore Estate in Berkshire. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are expecting their first child soon, were first revealed to be leaving their two-bedroom Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace in London last November. "Windsor is a very special place for their royal highnesses and they are grateful that their official residence will be on the estate," Kensington Palace said in a statement at the time. The move isn't the only change in the royal family's logistical structure. Last month, the formation of a new household for Harry and Meghan was confirmed, ending the joint household the prince shared with older brother Prince William at Kensington Palace. "The Queen has agreed to the creation of a new household for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, following their marriage in May last year. The Household, which will be created with the support of the Queen and the Prince of Wales, will be established in the spring," a royal statement announced. "The Duke of Sussex currently has his own private office, which has been supporting the Duchess since Their Royal Highnesses engagement in November 2017. This long-planned move will ensure that permanent support arrangements for the Duke and Duchess' work are in place as they start their family and move to their official residence at Frogmore Cottage." "The Queen has given permission for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to base their Household Office at Buckingham Palace," the statement continued. "Their Royal Highnesses will appoint new communications staff, who will form part of the Buckingham Palace communications team and report to the Queen's Communications Secretary, Donal McCabe. Kensington Palace will continue to support Their Royal Highnesses until that team is in place." Kensington Palace further confirmed Sara Latham had been appointed to head up communications for the couple and would report to McCabe. As the cherry on top of their newly established structure, the duke and duchess unveiled their own new Instagram account earlier this week, setting themselves apart from the Kensington Palace account they previously shared with William and Kate Middleton. "Welcome to our official Instagram," they captioned their first post. "We look forward to sharing the work that drives us, the causes we support, important announcements, and the opportunity to shine a light on key issues. We thank you for your support and welcome you to @sussexroyal." Now, all that's left to do is welcome baby Sussex. (Eonline)

Richard Ford to write 5th novel in Frank Bascombe series. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford plans to pen a fifth novel in his Frank Bascombe series -- Page Six has exclusively learned -- which began with the 1986 breakout "The Sportswriter." Ford told us at the Paris Review Spring Revel that he already has notes for the new Bascombe book, as the latest in his acclaimed series that also includes "Independence Day" (1995), "The Lay of the Land" (2006), and "Let Me Be Frank With You" (2014). At the Cipriani 42nd Street gala, Ford presented the Plimpton Prize for Fiction to Kelli Jo Ford (no relation), which awards a $10,000 prize to a writer appearing for the first time in the venerable lit journal. "My first story was published [in the Paris Review] in 1974," four years after he submitted it, he recalled. "I did not receive $10,000. I received $75. I bought a nice sport coat." Fran Lebowitz presented the Hadada Award to author Deborah Eisenberg, and lamented, "One of the most annoying aspects of this monumentally annoying era is the incessant and wholly unironic use of the word 'art' -- by everyone all the time. It's infuriating, it's ridiculous." But she urged the crowd, "I would strongly suggest that you read [Eisenberg's] stories. Not with the idea that you also have a story, that everyone has a story, that all stories deserve to be told. But rather with the idea that here is an artist who is not begging you to love her, but who is simply and brilliantly telling you the truth." The gala was chaired by Austin Hearst and hot fashion designer Gabriela Hearst. Spotted were Wallace Shawn, Ken Auletta and Amanda "Binky" Urban, Terry McDonell, Gay Talese, Jeffrey Eugenides, Tara Westover, Coach designer Stuart Vevers and art dealer Lucas Zwirner. (PageSix)

Women Making History Awards honors Sandra Lee. Sandra Lee was honored Wednesday at the Women Making History Awards. "Semi-Homemade Cooking" host Lee was f�ted for her work with women over the past 25 years, alongside the Smithsonian's Johnnetta Betsch Cole and former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe. (PageSix)

Prince Harry's officially in dad territory -- using his royal platform to blast Fortnite, calling it addictive and damaging to kids, and he's getting destroyed for it. Harry took on, arguably, the world's most popular video game while visiting a YMCA Wednesday, saying ... "A game like Fortnite, for instance, may not be so good for children. Parents have got their hands up, they don't know what to do about it. It's like waiting for the damage to be done and kids turning up on your doorsteps and families being broken." He added, "That game shouldn't be allowed." Twitter's response to Harry? Pretty simple ... Off with his head!! Several users pointed out Harry's out of touch and doesn't realize many people play video games as escapism because, "Not everyone has the means to go wherever, whenever they want." Others advise him to stick to killing animals on his royal hunts ... or maybe just try to get better at Fortnite. As Twitter tees off on him . . . it's worth noting Harry also ripped social media for being "more addictive than drugs and alcohol." He even said it's worse because there are no restrictions on it. He's been beating this drum about video games and social media since last year, actually. Harry might still be weeks away from the joys of fatherhood -- Meghan Markle's reportedly due sometime this spring -- but he's already pissed off millions of kids who worship Fortnite. Guess, Drake and Ninja won't be doing tea with Harry and Meghan anytime soon. (TMZ)

Martha Stewart abruptly canceled her book signing in New York after getting interrupted by an anti-fur activist . . . and it's clear the demonstration ruffled her feathers. We've just obtained video from Martha's book signing at the Macy's in NYC's Herald Square Wednesday night, and it's wild ... you see the demonstrator come charging at Martha, holding up a sign about killing animals, ranting about Canada Goose and Martha having "blood on their hands," as security guards quickly haul her away. Martha's clearly freaked out by the whole thing ... we're told the signing was called off shortly after the incident. It's unclear why the activist targeted this event ... as best we can tell, Martha doesn't have any connection to Canada Goose. By the way, tons of fans had flocked to the event to snag a copy of her new book, "The Martha Manual: How to do (Almost) Everything!" Looks like they're going home empty-handed. (TMZ)

Beyonce is now kickin' it with the three stripes ... cause she just signed with Adidas!! The company just announced it's inked Bey to a new "multi-layered" deal. Adidas will also launch her signature sneakers and apparel. As part of the deal, Bey's gonna serve as a creative partner. Beyonce had launched her own activewear line back in 2016 called Ivy Park -- a collaboration with Topshop. Her new plan is to relaunch Ivy Park under Adidas. The singer says, "This is the partnership of a lifetime for me. Adidas has had tremendous success in pushing creative boundaries. We share a philosophy that puts creativity, growth and social responsibility at the forefront of business." Shoe companies signing artists is nothing new. Puma signed Rihanna back in 2014 and Reebok followed suit that same year with Kendrick Lamar. Of course, Adidas started the trend by teaming with Kanye West. You'll recall the shoe giant signed Ye back in 2013 to produce his Yeezys ... after he bounced from Nike. In 2016, Adidas described its Kanye collab as "the most significant partnership between a non-athlete and a sports brand." Sorry, Drake ... but for Bey, it's stripes over checks. (TMZ)

Jane Fonda has come forward with candid details about her health, including several bouts with cancer. "I've had a lot of cancer," she told British Vogue in the magazine's April cover story published on Wednesday. The "Grace and Frankie" star, 81, candidly recalled the 2016 Golden Globes where her gown choice was strategic in covering any evidence of recovery from a mastectomy. "I get out of the car and I have the strange white dress with all the ruffles? That's because I'd just had a mastectomy and I had to cover my bandages," she said. Not specifying her diagnosis today, she mused, "It's an ongoing process ... So there's that." She also noted that being a "sun-worshipper" has resulted in frequent visits to her doctor to have growths removed. "When I have a day off, I frequently go to my skin doctor and have things cut off me by a surgeon," she said. Fonda, who has capitalized on aging gracefully -- on and off the screen -- also mentioned that she also deals with osteoporosis -- "It's hereditary," the former workout queen said -- and has undergone hip and knee replacements. "Your cartilage disappears and then it's bone on bone, and then 'ow," she said. "But we live in a time where you can just get a new one." And she cheekily revealed why she was happy to have her first knee replacement. "I was just starting a new relationship and I had to be able to kneel," she said. (PageSix)

NeNe Leakes Celebrates Husband Gregg For Completing 6 Months of Chemotherapy: "I'm So Happy For You." It's a special day for NeNe Leakes and her husband Gregg Leakes. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star reveals that her long-time partner "has completed 6 months of chemotherapy" after being diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. "This all started May 5th 2018...," the Swagg Boutique owner begins her Instagram post. "It's been a long emotional ride for our entire family!" "TODAY my husband @greggleakes has completed 6 months of chemotherapy! Awesome job hunni," she continues. "I'm so happy for you and the strength you showed during this difficult time in your life!" Along with the good news, the reality TV personality thanks her "family, friends, fans, doctors and nurses," who she says, "lifted us up in constant prayer, sent recipes, doctors info, gave advice and gifts!" "We love you," she writes. "PSS: what a relief! We finally get to share with the world what we've been going thru." On Instagram, the 51-year-old TV personality shares several sweet behind-the-scenes moments of her husband, who is overjoyed with his chemotherapy completion. The short clip shows Gregg banging on a gong (because, why not?), to which NeNe and the hospital staff cheer him on. For those haven't watched the latest season of Bravo's reality TV show, Gregg was seeking treatment for his stage 3 colon cancer diagnosis. Throughout season 11, the couple opened up about Leakes' battle with cancer and showed their personal struggles. At times, NeNe recalls her husband being "mean, grouchy and evil." "We always hurt the ones we Love," Leakes shared on his Instagram in early Jan. after his wife called him out. "Because they allow us to hurt them rather than snap back." Adding, "I'm tired of hurting my wife, who is only trying to take good care of me and wants only the best for me too. She deserves much more for her hard efforts and tireless hours spent on me. I Pray to God to get it together...She's done NO wrong... this is ALL on me......Cancer WILL change your Life..." However, it seems the pair is in a good place, especially after receiving the good news about Gregg's chemotherapy. (Eonline)

Woman freaks out after Ben Stiller offers her sear on subway. As if getting someone to give up their seat on the subway wasn't shocking enough as it is ... Actor Ben Stiller made a woman's day on Wednesday when he "casually" offered up his spot to her on the train -- and then agreed to take a photo and video with her -- after revealing who he was, a straphanger says. "I love you so much!" the woman can be heard shouting on video, speaking in Spanish. "Me crazy! Oh my God ... Give me video for me!" she says. The footage was posted by Instagram user @willsta_gram and shared on the Subway Creatures page Wednesday. Stiller, who was wearing sunglasses, looked as if he was trying to lay low and not get noticed -- but the lady wasn't having it. "This woman recognized @benstiller on the train and freaked out -- as well as blew up his spot," a description says. After finding out who he was, the ecstatic Stiller fan can be seen taking rollers out of her hair and shouting from the proverbial rooftops. "When @benstiller casually gives up his seat on the #NYC subway & then this," said user @willsta_gram. "Made this lady's day." (PageSix)

Raven-Symone baffles with 'Game of Thrones' soda plug. It's Stark/Raven mad. Raven-Symone visited Page Six to plug a tenuous soda tie-in with "Game of Thrones," but the former "View" co-host refused to answer any questions and never even removed her shades during our "interview." She instead read from a cockamamie faux "scroll" in a conference room, while a minion put a blank can of Mountain Dew in a bowl and added liquid nitrogen as names of "Thrones" characters mysteriously appeared on the can. (Wouldn't putting it in a fridge be easier?) The star left us baffled and with no interview, but with a can of soda and a legal disclaimer to mark any social media posts about the visit with #?ad. We'll pass. When we asked if she was just in it "for the coin," she gave a smirk. (PageSix)

Ex-NFL star Shawne Merriman wants to get in a cage and beat the living hell outta someone ... and that person??? It's wrestling superstar Batista. YES, Merriman wants to fight Dave Bautista ... the WWE legend turned Hollywood star in a real deal MMA fight. "He looks good, man. I know that people will watch that," Merriman tells TMZ Sports. "I know people wanna see that. If he was down to do it, I would do it in a second. I wouldn't even question that one." Shawne knows Bautista's a busy guy -- he's fighting Triple H at Wrestlemania 35 this weekend and he's currently working on numerous films -- but still thinks they can make the fight happen. "I know he's got other stuff going on, but why not give the people something they want to see." The reason why we're even talking about this ... the former All-Pro linebacker just launched his own MMA promotion -- Lights Out Xtreme Fighting -- and he's seriously considering taking his first fight. Thing is, 6'4", 265 lb. Bautista ain't ONLY a wrestler and actor -- he's actually won a pro fight -- and he still trains (peep this). But, don't get it twisted ... Shawne ain't a chump. He's 34 (16 years younger than 50-year-old Batista) ... and he's a freak of an athlete. Oh, and he's also 6'4", 265 lbs. So, what's Shawne's message to Dave? "Hey Batista, if you're watching this dude, we're both from the DMV area. I got mad love and respect for you. I know you been around the game a long time, and people wanna see it. Come on. I'll be ready." (TMZ)

Mercedes in legal dispute with graffiti artists. Mercedes-Benz is suing four graffiti artists and accusing them of trying to shake down the car brand for allegedly using their street art in its social media posts. In a lawsuit filed on Friday, Mercedes claimed that Daniel Bombardier, James "Dabls" Lewis, Jeff Soto and Maxx Gramajo threatened the company with copyright infringement suits for photos the luxury brand posted on Instagram. The posts, which went up a year ago, featured a vehicle driving through the streets of Detroit and captured the art in the background. While Mercedes deleted the posts "as a courtesy," it claims the artists' attorney "continued making threats .?.?. claiming that (he) desires to 'expose' the company and would use the discovery process to unearth information other people could use to sue Mercedes." But Jeff Gluck, who is repping the artists, told us that Mercedes' suit "is nothing more than a thinly veiled attempt to bully and intimidate" the group. And, "We will fight back for the artist community .?.?. The artists have yet to demand any specific amount of money from Mercedes, so it's nonsensical to call anything a shakedown." The graffiti was part of a project called Murals in the Market, and its executive festival director said, "We side with the artists and will help fight against corporations who don't act responsibly or respectfully." Mercedes is seeking a ruling in Michigan federal court that posting the images doesn't violate copyright. (PageSix)

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