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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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Ed Sheeran Sparks Rumors He Got Secretly Married After Wearing Silver Ring While Performing In London

Ed Sheeran Sparks Rumors He Got Secretly Married After Wearing Silver Ring While Performing In London
Is Ed Sheeran already a married man? Rumors started swirling on Monday that Sheeran had secretly tied the knot with fiancee Cherry Seaborn when the “Thinking Out Loud” singer was seen sporting a simple silver band on his ring finger while performing in London. The 27-year-old Grammy winner performed at Indigo at the O2 Arena as part of the 2018 War Child BRITs
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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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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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Security Officer Who Overheard Alleged Mass Shooting Plot Credited with Saving Calif. High School

Two days after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Florida that left 17 people dead, a security officer at a California high school helped prevent an alleged copycat shooting.

School resource deputy Marino Chavez was patrolling the campus of El Camino High School in Whittier during the lunch break on Friday, like he does every day, when he says he overheard a student’s abnormal remark about a plot to attack the school.

“I guarantee you the school will be shot up in three weeks,” the 17-year-old student allegedly said, according to Chavez who spoke at Wednesday’s press
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Teen Breakout Speed Skater Maame Biney Looks Back at Her First Olympics and Teases the Future

Maame Biney knows America thinks of her as the bubbly teenage speed skater competing in her first Winter Olympics.

And while it’s true that she is bubbly and she is a teenager and she is a first-time Olympic speed skater, the thing she hopes audiences remember about her is her determination.

“What I would really like people to think, not think of me as the really bubbly girl that they see on TV. I want them to think of me as the really determined one be on the podium,” Biney told People earlier this week on the coast of Gangneung,
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Jenelle Evans’ Husband David Eason Fired From ‘Teen Mom 2’ Over Alleged Homophobic Tweets

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Jenelle Evans’ husband, David Eason, is no longer a cast member on “Teen Mom 2″ after allegedly tweeting homophobic remarks. Though Eason’s Twitter account is no longer active, he reportedly posted a series of tweets on Monday that mocked the Lgbt community. It all began when Eason posted comments in favour of teachers carrying concealed weapons in
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Tiffany Haddish Cries After Oprah Surprises Her on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Tiffany Haddish Cries After Oprah Surprises Her on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
We may have just found Oprah's biggest fan! The beloved media mogul gave funny lady Tiffany Haddish the surprise of her life on Thursday's appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show—and the Girls' Trip star pretty much lost her mind after meeting Lady O. Oprah shared a photo of the encounter with her 13 million fans and wrote, "Look who I just surprised @theellenshow. @tiffanyhaddish watch." Tiffany clearly couldn't contain her excitement, she reposted Oprah's Instagram not one, not two, but three times! The actress even admitted she cried tears of joy at the encounter in a Very excited caption. The 38-year-old wrote, "So Just So Yall Know I...
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Elton John Introduces ‘Dear Friend… Ed Shi-ran’ At Brit Awards With Bizarre Pronunciation

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Twitter is going wild over Elton John’s mispronunciation of Ed Sheeran’s name at the 2018 Brit Awards. Elton John appeared in a video presenting Sheeran as the winner of this year’s Global Success award. Related: Liam Gallagher Steps In For Ariana Grande With Manchester Tribute “I’m so sorry I can’t be there in person, but I
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Michelle Obama Is 'In Total Awe' of Florida Students Fighting for Gun Reform: 'I Believe in You'

Michelle Obama Is 'In Total Awe' of Florida Students Fighting for Gun Reform: 'I Believe in You'
Michelle Obama offered her unconditional support for the Florida students who are actively fighting for gun reform in the wake of the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

The former first lady sent the students a message on Twitter Wednesday night, writing, “I’m in total awe of the extraordinary students in Florida. Like every movement for progress in our history, gun reform will take unyielding courage and endurance.”

She continued, “But @barackobama and I believe in you, we’re proud of you, and we’re behind you every step of the way.”

I’m in total awe of the extraordinary students in Florida.
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David Cross Stands Behind Jeffrey Tambor After ‘Transparent’ Departure Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

David Cross says he and a number of other “Arrested Development” stars are supporting their co-star Jeffrey Tambor, after the 73-year-old actor departed Amazon’s “Transparent” following allegations of sexual harassment against him. Tambor officially exited “Transparent” earlier this month, after he was accused of sexual harassment by former assistant Van Barnes and his co-star, Trace Lysette, whose accusations he has publicly denied. Following the
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Meryl Streep Blasts Harvey Weinstein for Using Her in Defense of Sexual Misconduct Suit

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Meryl Streep's pissed Harvey Weinstein used her for his defense in one of the class action lawsuits against him ... and she's not having any of it. The Oscar-winning actress says just because it's true that Weinstein wasn't sexually inappropriate or physically abusive toward her in their business relationship ... it's not evidence he didn't assault or harass the many other women who have alleged such misconduct. She calls Weinstein's move to use her name --
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Olympic U.S. Women's Hockey Player Hilary Knight Says She Doesn't Believe in Dieting

In order to take home the gold at this year’s Winter Olympics, U.S. women’s hockey player Hilary Knight is all about healthy eating.

But the 5’11” forward tells People she doesn’t believe in dieting.

“It’s not sustainable,” she says. “I believe in lifestyle changes to accommodate a healthy living.”

Given Knight’s intense training schedule, which is currently six days a week, Knight says she eats more calories in order to help her body recover.

The 28-year-old also drinks tons of water — more than 130 ounces when she is working out or on the ice.

Read on
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Tiffany Haddish Freaks Out After Meeting Oprah Winfrey: 'I Asked Her To Be My Auntie!'

Tiffany Haddish Freaks Out After Meeting Oprah Winfrey: 'I Asked Her To Be My Auntie!'
Tiffany Haddish has met her idol and she almost couldn’t handle it.

The Girls Trip actress, 38, reposted a photo shared by none other than Oprah Winfrey on Wednesday. But she was so excited, that she reported it not just once, but three times.

“So Just So Yall Know I Posted It Three Times Because I Am That Damn Happy! Yes! Yes! Yes I Cried And Yes I Asked Her To Be My Auntie! So All Thanks Be To God For Always Coming Thru You Hear My Prays And Answer Accordingly Amen!” she wrote in the caption.

Winfrey, 64, surprised Haddish on The Ellen DeGeneres Show,
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Kendra Wilkinson Baskett Admits to Having 'Marital Problems' with Hank: 'We Are Having Issues'

Kendra Wilkinson Baskett is opening up about the problems that she is currently facing in her marriage.

The Kendra on Top star took to Instagram Wednesday, when she admitted that she and her husband, Hank Baskett, “are having issues” and denied that their “marital problems” are made up for cameras.

“1. how do u fake marital problems? makes absolutely no sense,” Kendra, 32, began the post, which accompanied a screenshot of an article titled, “Made-Up Marriage Problems?! Kendra’s Faking It for TV.”

“2. Yes we are having issues,” she continued. “3. My job has been reality tv for 13 years 4. My show was a
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Meryl Streep Calls Harvey Weinstein ‘Pathetic And Exploitive’

Meryl Streep is not happy with Harvey Weinstein and his attorneys using her name in their lawsuit. The three-time Oscar nominee tore into Weinstein in a recent interview with Deadline. Weinstein’s legal team used Streep’s name in an attempt to have a sexual misconduct class-action suit thrown out, and that did not sit well with the
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Police Rescue Sam the Kitten After He Got Himself Stuck In a Garbage Disposal

Curiosity almost killed the cat.

Pennsylvania police sprang into action after a kitten managed to get stuck in a garbage disposal on Saturday.

The Tredyffrin Township Police Department shared a photo of Sam the ginger cat’s head sticking out from a pipe after it “got just a lil’ Too curious.”

“The cat may have had his tongue when he first arrived, but Ttpd Sgt. Brian Hughes wasted no time springing into action,” the Facebook post read. “After grabbing a few tools, and a bit of coconut oil, Sgt. Hughes worked for an hour to safely disassemble the disposal and successfully free the trapped feline!
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Steve Wilkos Charged With DUI After Serious Car Crash

Steve Wilkos Charged With DUI After Serious Car Crash
Update: One month after Steve Wilkos crashed his vehicle, E! News can confirm authorities have charged the TV personality with DUI.  Wilkos, who originally told TMZ the crash occurred while reaching for his glasses, has admitted otherwise. He shared in a statement with E! News, "On January 21, 2018, I was involved in a serious car accident. I would like to take this opportunity to set the record straight and share that I was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident. Over the course of my life, I have been struggling with bouts of depression and on the day of my accident, I had a complete lapse in judgment which resulted in me drinking and getting behind the wheel of my...
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Carrie Underwood And Mike Fisher Are Not Splitting

Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher is putting the rumours to rest. The recently unretired Canadian hockey player said he and Underwood are doing better than ever amidst suggestions the couple were splitting. Related: Carrie Underwood Donates $10K To Childhood Friend Following Car Accident “We’ve never been better. Thanks,” Fisher replied to an Instagram follower commenting, “praying for you
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