Good evening! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories.
1. Meghan and Harry make first public appearance as married couple
The world is never going to stop talking about newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Today, the duo made their first official appearance as a married couple at a garden party in honor of Prince Charles’s 70th birthday at Buckingham Palace. Of course, Markle’s dress was more relaxed than it was for the royal wedding, but it was still lovely. Read more>>
2. Sarah Paulson defends romance with Holland Taylor
When the Ocean’s 8 star, 43, was asked about her relationship with Taylor, 75, in a new interview, she was crystal clear. “If anyone wants to spend any time thinking I’m strange for loving the most spectacular person on the planet, then that’s their problem. I’m doing just fine,” she told Modern Luxury. Paulson also discussed her initial reaction to her future love. Read more>>
3. R. Kelly accuser takes her claims public
One day after filing a lawsuit against the singer for allegedly giving her herpes, Faith Rodgers told CBS This Morning about some disturbing details of his nearly yearlong relationship with her when she was 19. Among other things, she said that Kelly locked her up in a van for hours on multiple occasions, told her to call him “Daddy,” and set a goal of teaching her how to have “mature woman” sex. Read more>>
4. ‘Double Dare’ reboot has a host
Marc Summers will provide “key color commentary” on the upcoming version of the Nickelodeon game show, but it’s actress and YouTube star Liza Koshy who’ll be asking questions and overseeing the physical challenges. “This is a dream that I have been dreaming to live!” Koshy said in a media release. “From watching ‘Double Dare’ to hosting it!? I am ready for a summer of slime and nose picking.” Read more>>
5. Anthony Hopkins dismisses daughter in new interview
In a new interview, the Westworld star makes it clear that he and his 48-year-old daughter, Abigail Hopkins, are on less than friendly terms. “I don’t have any idea,” the Oscar-winning actor told Radio Times, when he was asked if Abigail has children. “People break up. Families split and, you know, ‘Get on with your life.’ People make choices. I don’t care one way or the other.” Read more>>
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