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Prince William and Kate Middleton to Visit Pakistan This Fall for the First Time. Ready for take-off! Prince William and Kate Middleton are packing their bags and headed to Pakistan this fall, according to the Kensington Palace. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will undertake an official visit to Pakistan at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office," a statement from palace read on Saturday. "The visit will take place in the Autumn." This will mark the couple's first visit to Pakistan, however, their royal family members have been to the South Asian country before, including Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and his wife. "Her Majesty The Queen visited Pakistan in 1961 and 1997, and The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited in 2006," the palace revealed. Earlier this week, it was rumored that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were planning to travel to a "variety of Commonwealth countries," according to The Mail on Sunday. The publication reported the royal pair would head to Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Singapore. Sources told the news outlet that Sri Lanka is also a possible destination, but there is "less likelihood of a stop in Brunei." The palace has yet to confirm if those locations are part of Kate and William's travels. This wouldn't be the first time they've been to Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. The couple made their way there in the fall of 2012. During their trip, they visited Singapore, Malaysia, the Solomon Islands and Tuyalu. They also visited India in 2016. For their upcoming trip in Pakistan, it's unknown if the royal couple's three children -- Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis -- will join them. It seems both Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be traveling around this time as well. Earlier this week, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed on their joint Instagram account that they will be on their Africa trip this Autumn. In fact, Britain's High Commissioner to South Africa Nigel Casey accidentally spilled the beans at the Pretoria on Wednesday. "They are going to be coming back to visit us this autumn," he shared, referring to the royal pair per Jacaranda News. He added it was "great news for us" and "also good news for the South African economy." It seems, come fall, the royals will have a jam-packed schedule! (Eonline)

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's son is a newly-minted New York Yankees fan -- all because the team took the time to make him a jersey while playing across the pond. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex crashed the Yankees-Red Sox game Saturday in London, where the two rivals are facing off this weekend for an historic two-game series ... the first to ever be played in Europe. Who better to invite than the Royal couple, right??? The Red Sox gave MM and PH a team onesie, which was cute ... but it didn't really hold a candle to the Yankees' gift -- a custom baby jersey, with Archie's name on the back. If you watch Meghan's reaction here, there's no comparison ... Yankees took the cake with that thoughtful gesture. The onesie's cool and all, but c'mon ... make a jersey, fellas. Anyway, Archie wasn't with his mom and dad at the game -- at nearly two months old, the newborn's probably at home soaking up some ZZZs. Not to worry though -- his parents made sure he was well-represented at the MLB event. Regarding the game ... go Yanks!!! That's what Archie would say after today, probably. (TMZ)

Dan + Shay Thought Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' Las Vegas Wedding Was a Prank. When Dan + Shay were asked to perform at Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' surprise wedding in Las Vegas, they thought they were being pranked. Imagine the country music duo's surprise when it turned out to not only be a genuine event, but that the nuptials and their serenade would be witnessed by scores of fans worldwide, despite initial plans to keep it private. The Game of Thrones actress had married the Jonas Brothers singer at the city's famous A Little White Wedding Chapel on May 1, right after they all attended the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Diplo, who also attended the show and later hung out with Joe and his group, wound up at the couple's wedding and livestreamed it on his Instagram Story. "For the longest time, we weren't sure if we could talk about it," Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney said on Friday on NBC's Today show's third hour, when asked about the wedding. "We were like so hush about it, band mate Dan Smyers said. "They texted us a few days before. We thought it was like a prank and we're like, 'Sure, we'll do it.' We were so DL, we didn't tell anyone on our team, we're like, we just have this like engagement after the award show. We get there and our phones are blowing up and everyone's like, 'Diplo's live on Instagram and he's doing this wedding and you guys are singing. This is so crazy.' I think still to this day we're like, 'Should we talk about this?'" Diplo himself has also thought the couple's first wedding wasn't real at first. "I didn't know it was a serious wedding. I really didn't know it was going on," he said on On Air With Ryan Seacrest earlier this month, adding, "I didn't know I was like the only person recording this thing." Jonas said during a radio interview on Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp, "Yeah, he did ruin it. I love Diplo, but he loves his 'gram more than a 13-year-old...We just laughed. We loved it. We thought it was ridiculous." "It's tricky when people livestream it," Turner told NET-A-PORTER's PorterEdit last month. "It would have been better if no one had known, but I actually think it was funny." And speaking of letting the cat out of the bag, Dr. Phil recently spilled the beans on the date of the second, larger wedding that Turner and Jonas plan to have in France. The two will exchange vows again this weekend. (Eonline)

Zoe Kravitz is just the latest celeb to be tying the knot in France -- except her guests of honor are basically a who's-who of Hollywood ... Monterey style. The actress held her wedding with fiance Karl Glusman Saturday in Paris, where much of her co-stars from "Big Little Lies" showed up in style. Nicole Kidman and her hubby, Keith Urban, were on hand, as was Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley. -- aka, The Monterey Five. No sign of Meryl Streep here -- she just joined the series for season 2 -- but at least Bonnie's got her girls by her side in a much lighter atmosphere. BTW, Donald Glover and 'Fantastic Beasts' star Eddie Redmayne was in attendance for Zoe's big day -- Cara Delevingne and Denzel Washington were too (DW's tight with her dad, Lenny Kravitz). The guest list was pretty much a repeat of their pre-wedding bash event earlier in the week. The big difference now ... it's actually show time! Er ... HBO, more like. Zoe's 'BLL' character might be down in the dumps on TV, but ya gotta imagine she was beaming in real life today. We'll be on the lookout for pics of the bride in her dress and add 'em once we get 'em. Again, congrats!!! (TMZ)

Dennis Quaid knows how to seize a good opportunity -- when he gets the chance to play Jim Morrison in a Doors spinoff band ... he takes it. The actor was in the crowd for the very first show of Doors guitarist Robby Krieger's aptly-named new band, The New Experience, at the Viva Rancho Cantina in Burbank Thursday night. We're told about halfway through their jazzy blues set, Quaid hopped on stage to take over lead vocals on a cover of one of the famed L.A. band's classic songs ... "Riders on the Storm." Dennis has the style, swagger and voice to pull it off, and the crowd loves it. Everybody digs Robby's vintage guitar solo too. BTW, Krieger's band is a supergroup project of sorts. Along with The Doors connection, it features other musicians who have played with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Prince and Annie Lennox. And, if you think Quaid looked a little too comfortable up there, it's because it's not his first rodeo. He has his own band called Dennis Quaid and the Sharks ... and they cover the same tune. (TMZ)

How Sofia Richie Finally Became Part of "One Big Happy Family" With the Kardashians. It's been almost two years since Scott Disick and Sofia Richie first sparked romance rumors. While their famous family members and friends may have had some initial hesitations about their relationship, it looks like the 20-year-old model has been embraced by the Kardashian clan. "Everything between the Kardashian family and Sofia is completely normal now," an insider told E! News. "It took a long time for the relationship to be in this place but they have finally accepted her. Everyone understands and sees that Sofia makes Scott happy, and that is important to them. Scott is in an amazing place, and the family doesn't mind her being around anymore. Everything has blown over, and she has become friends with all of them now. It's one big happy family." Indeed, it seems like any possible tension or awkwardness that may have existed has become a thing of the past. From having girls' nights out with Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner to enjoying vacations and holidays with Kourtney Kardashian and her three kids, it looks like Sofia's relationship with the family has come a long way. "They really like Sofia and know how great she has been for Scott," another source said. "They've accepted her into the family, and she's become a part of everything. If Scott is invited, they want her there, too. Scott's a part of the family, and Sofia is an extension of that." In fact, Kourtney once told Paper Magazine her cordial relationship with her ex and his girlfriend is "probably the thing I'm most proud of." However, getting to a "good place" didn't happen overnight. "The hardest part was when we both started new relationships," Kourtney told Scott during a recent co-parenting vlog for her website Poosh. "That caused fights between you and I about introducing the kids... We had to literally go to therapy to talk to even get through to be able to communicate together." Now, it looks like Sofia and Scott have the family's full support. "They know that Scott is in a great place and what kind of an influence Sofia has been on him," the second insider said. "They love seeing him so grounded and happy. They are very supportive of them as a couple and of Sofia's role in Kourtney's kids lives, too. They are all very friendly and have a good relationship. They like having her around, and it's all been very positive for a while." (Eonline)

Is it possible the greatest skateboarder of all time doesn't get ENOUGH love??? That's what skate superstar Ryan Sheckler thinks ... telling TMZ Sports he thinks Tony Hawk isn't appreciated enough by the younger generation. Thursday marked the 20th anniversary of Hawk completing the first ever 900 at the X Games ... so we asked Shecks to weigh in on the impact the accomplishment that had on the skate community. "That was the big deal ... and it's still a big deal," Sheckler said at his Skate For a Cause event in NYC. "This generation doesn't give him as much credit as he deserves. Tony's the main reason a lot of us can make money skateboarding. He paved the way." Sheckler says Hawk's accomplishments gave him a platform to help the community ... his Foundation donated $10k to the Harold Hunter Foundation to help keep kids skating and out of trouble. "Now, this is the product of what they created." We also spoke with Shecks about skateboarding at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and what that means for the future of the sport. (TMZ)

Why Kourtney Kardashian Is Back on the Keto Diet This Summer. Kourtney Kardashian isn't messing around this summer! With the temperatures heating up and the swimsuits coming out, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star wants to look and feel her best. So how is she going to do it? With help from the keto diet, of course! "My body never looked better than when I did the keto diet two and half years ago, when I did it for two months. In my experience, I've found the best method to train my body to curb sugar cravings, burn fat, and kick-start weight loss is by sticking to a keto diet," Kourtney explained in a new blog post shared on Poosh. "'Keto' is short for 'ketosis,' a metabolic state that happens when your body switches from burning carbs to burning fat." The proud mom continued, "I've been treating myself lately and really want to get back on track, so I've committed myself to keto for the next month. The meal plan is all about eating high-fat, high-protein, and low-carb." Originally, Kourtney's doctor put the E! star on the keto diet a couple of years ago for a metal detox. According to the mother of three, she had a "really positive experience" and wanted to restart her routine. "It's definitely a more restrictive eating plan, but I found that once I knew the ground rules, I was very strict and really stuck to it," Kourtney shared. "My plan this time is to eat minimal carbs and no grains, beans, or legumes. I'm focusing my meals on fresh vegetables and lean proteins. I eat three meals a day with no snacking in between if possible." As part of the diet, Kourtney will also avoid alcohol, processed foods, fruit and unhealthy fats. And although the beginning may be hard, the blogger assured her followers that with support and guidance from a doctor, the results are worth it. "Sometimes the keto diet can cause headaches and low energy at the beginning, since your body is detoxing and getting used to this new style of eating. I'm really excited to be jumping back in and have committed to keto as my summer kick-start," she shared. "I know after the month is up, I will most likely go back to my regular lifestyle, especially during summer with my kids. It's all about balance." (Eonline)

Forget Tom Cruise ... Steve-O says HE should be the one to fight Justin Bieber -- telling TMZ Sports that Justin is "picking a fight with the wrong guy!" We broke the story ... Dana White is hoping to put together a UFC match between the Biebs and Cruise after Justin called out the actor on Twitter. But, Steve-O says he's personally offended that he wasn't the guy in the initial challenge ... telling us out at LAX, "I'm sick of being overlooked for my potential as a cage fighter!" Steve-O says he was so upset about the Bieber snub ... he actually flew to Las Vegas to have a personal convo with Dana White himself about it all!! "I had a little chat with Dana White," Steve-O says ... "And he agreed that if Tom Cruise doesn't step up, and someone needs to fill the cage with Justin Bieber, then I'm the guy." "We shook on it, me and Dana White." Steve-O then issued a call-out of his own to Bieber ... telling the Biebs, "I think you've been picking a fight with the wrong guy. Tom Cruise might be 56, but, hey, I'm 45!" As for who would win in the Octagon ... all Steve-O would tell us is that Justin has NO chance of ending the fight early -- saying, "I can take a serious beating." He ain't lyin'!!! (TMZ)

Fans Accuse Britney Spears of Photoshopping After She Called Out Paparazzi for Doing the Same. What do we have here... Earlier this month, avid Instagrammer Britney Spears took to her account to call out paparazzi for allegedly altering photos of the bikini-clad star in Miami. "Yesterday I went swimming, I look like I'm 40 pounds bigger than I am today," Spears says in her Instagram Story at the time. "This is how I am right now, and I'm skinny as a needle. You tell me, what is real?" However, now fans are pointing the finger at the pop star herself and a recently posted snap from the singer that appears warped. In the shot, the performer stands in front of a full-length mirror with her bathroom counter behind her. "I went shade shopping today but found nothing !!!! Oh well," she wrote in the caption. "..... but I did find a nice bracelet !!!!!!" But fans weren't looking at Spears' new bracelet. Instead, they noticed a cabinet behind her is curved, seemingly the result of editing around her bare waist. "Oh my. Britney weren't you just blaming paparazzi for photoshopping your image yet....," one fan pointed out in the comments. "Not trying to be mean but you can obviously tell you photoshopped your waist," a second observer weighed in. "So skinny she bent the drawers," another quipped. While Spears has not responded to fans pointing out her faux pas, she did conjure up memories of her hit "...Baby One More Time" in a tied white blouse and plaid schoolgirl mini skirt. As one follower joked, "DONT SAY IT DONT SAY IT DONT SAY IT DONT SAY IT '...My loneliness is killing me, AND I!!'" (Eonline)

Bernie Sanders is about to become a superhero in a new comic book chronicling his quest for the White House ... and he kicks his competitions' ass in the wrestling ring. TMZ has obtained a couple pages from Josh Blaylock and Devil's Due's new project, "Talk Bernie To Me!: The Bernie Sanders Special and AOC Surprise" which hits the market ahead of Independence Day. The graphic novel depicts Bernie as a larger-than-life candidate bruising his way to the Oval Office ... knocking out Beto O'Rourke, Jeb Bush and Elizabeth Warren on his journey to the highest office in the land. The candidates are beating the hell out of each other in a battle royale that looks straight out of the WWE. Beto and Warren team up against Bernie, and they all go toppling over the top rope. Bernie manages to hang on to the rope and thrust himself back into the ring as the last man standing ... and he's declared the winner. The Vermont Senator isn't the lone focus of the graphic novel . . . we also got our hands on another panel, and Joe Biden is getting super touchy-feely with Kamala Harris. You may remember a similar comic book with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a superhero ... and the Bernie version is from the same artist and publisher. It goes on sale July 3, with a portion of profits going to the ACLU and RaicesTexas.Org, a low-cost legal service for immigrants and refugees. American politics ... so cringe-worthy, you almost have to laugh. (TMZ)

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