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LINKS Zoom Dick, Pre-Election Asteroid, 50 Cent loves money…

JEZEBELStill-current New Yorker writer, television pundit, and lawyer Jeffrey Toobin gave rise to the phrase “Zoom Dick” yesterday, after it emerged that Toobin mistakenly got his dick out during a Zoom meeting with at least seven other New Yorker heavyweights. The number of dick-related puns on Toobin’s name has been a delight

DLISTEDNeil deGrasse Tyson says there’s a decent chance an asteroid approximately the size of a refrigerator could “buzz-cut Earth” the day before the presidential election. Tyson also says the asteroid is too small “to cause harm,” which leads me to wonder: a refrigerator from the 1950s, or one from today?

THE BLAST50 Cent appears to intend to vote for America’s current president in the upcoming election. He announced this after seeing a graphic on the evening news featuring hypothetical upper tax brackets under the Biden plan, where people making more than $400,000 per year would see an increase. In unsurprising related news, 50 Cent appears to value money above all

THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP16 and Pregnant Season 6 Stars Madisen Beith & Rachelle Perez Give Updates on Their Lives as Teen Moms, Their Relationship Statuses & More”

REALITY TEARHOBH star Erika Jayne stole a meme from a noted fan account (@brandsbybravo), then didn’t credit the account in reposting it, *then* mocked the account when the woman behind it asked Erika for credit. It’s never a good sign when you start thinking you’re above the fan accounts

THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIPKim Kardashian is upset over the affect the coronavirus pandemic has had on her 40th birthday plans. She intended to have a week-long party called “Wild, Wild Miss West’s 40th Birthday,” complete with a metal cowgirl costume (?), but now Kim’s had to scrap everything because no one will come because there’s a debilitating virus lurking in everyone’s bushes

CELEBITCHYThe British press is accusing one of the royal couples of elitism, “sitting in an ivory tower,” and “becoming a bit irrelevant.” Guess before you click: it is William and Kate, or Harry and Meghan?

LAINEY GOSSIPLily James has canceled every promotional appearance for the new Netflix remake of Rebecca after tabloid photos of her dalliance in Rome with married douche Dominic West dictated 100% of the questions she woud get if she went on anyone’s show

GO FUG YOURSELFNow this is an interesting celebrity photo gallery for 2020: “Let’s Stare at Some Celebrity Zoom Backgrounds”

VOX“This animated miniseries perfectly captures the loneliness of autumn: Over the Garden Wall is like a forgotten fairy tale, and it can be watched in under two hours.”

VIDEO Moniece Slaughter: Scrapp DeLeon ‘ravaged’ the kitty but wanted post-prison polygamy

It’s been a minute since Moniece Slaughter and Scrapp Deleon dated. But he definitely left a lasting impression on his Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star. According to Moniece, Scrapp “ravaged” her sexually when the two started hooking up. When Scrapp got out of prison, though, things went sour because he couldn’t stop looking for more villages to pillage.

LINKS Leah Messer heroin addiction, Adele’s new album, Cardi B’s divorce…

THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUPFor the first time ever, Teen Mom 2 star has admitted being addicted to something more than prescription pills. The Leah Messer heroin addiction came as a shock to fans; she also acknowledged that her father, Gary Messer, is “still addicted to prescription drugs”

THE BLASTAdele will give her first performance in over a year — and first since losing over 100 pounds — when she hosts Saturday Night Live this weekend. For no particular reason. Yeah, she definitely has a new album coming out

CELEBITCHYCardi B says she filed for divorce from Offset to teach him “a lesson” and insists that she’s “not getting f*cking abused” despite taking him back

VOXIs “an unnattainable crush [the] perfect distraction for these chaotic times”? Because if you really believe that opening yourself up to physical temptations while having to social distance is a good thing, I wonder if you would also consider breaking a finger the next time you have a headache

REALITY TEABack to reality news: RHOC associate David Beador “is now a married man with a baby on the way” after tying the knot with baby momma Lesley Cook over the weekend

THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIPIn addition to maybe quietly endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States, Jill Dillard appears to be the only member of the extended Duggar family who takes COVID-19 seriously instead of just dismissing it as a hoax

LAINEY GOSSIPI almost hate to agree with this deliciously hot mid-October take, but I, too, generally find Halloween to be an excruciating chore. I’m no good at figuring out costumes and I never have any budget to put together a truly scary murder show of decorations, and if you’re just going to throw up some tacky stuff from the costume shop then why bother at all?

DLISTEDSpeaking of horror, Look Who’s Talking Too star Kirstie Alley is upset after tweeting defiant support for America’s current president and then having people call her on it

JEZEBELFor some light reading, consider Jezebel’s ongoing carousel of scary stories: “My Endless Quest to Find the Woman in This Terrifying Tinder Urban Legend”

GO FUG YOURSELFAnd finally, with some perfectly frilly 80s glamour: “For No Apparent Reason, Here is Heather Locklear in 1987”

Did Jill Dillard just kinda-sorta endorse Joe Biden for president?

If you’d have asked us about Jill Dillard’s politics before today, we’d have guessed they were as far to the right as the rest of her family. But a recent Instagram post has some of Jill’s fans — as well as her haters — scratching their heads. Is it possible? Could it be? Did a Duggar family just endorse…Joe Biden for president?

There might be a post-pandemic Love & Hip Hop city cut

No doubt the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has shaken the entertainment industry. Some of the most popular shows on television are starting to cautiously resume production, but too many studios are in a weakened financial state. Recently, Love & Hip Hop creator and producer Mona Scott-Young broached a once-unthinkable subject: could there be a Love & Hip Hop city cut from the franchise when it resumes filming?

LINKS Khloe Kardashian plastic surgery, Hillbilly Elegy trailer, Kate Plus 8 house…

THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIPJust when you think the gossip has died down, the subject of the gossip comes along and stirs it back up! The topic today is Khloe Kardashian plastic surgery, because Khloe would like you to know that she’s actually never had any performed. And apparently “micro-injections, laser work, and facial contouring” don’t count

CELEBITCHYNetflix’s adaptation of the bestselling and problematic memoir Hilbilly Elegy finally has a trailer. The movie stars Amy Adams and Glenn Close, both of whom are getting Oscar buzz for their roles. Based on reaction to the trailer, if they do win it’ll be for the same reason Martin Scorsese won for The Departed

THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUPKate Gosselin, who’s reportedly been living off of TLC residuals for the last year or so, is said to be “struggling with money” and has put the Kate Plus 8 house on the market for $400,000 less than what she paid

REALITY TEAAccording to Real Housewives of Orange County star Emily Simpson, her co-star Braunwyn Windham-Burke has become such a point of contention that every single one of the show’s cast members unfollowed her on social media and none of them are speaking to her

JEZEBELAnd on that note: “The Real Housewives of Orange County is officially back for season 15, sans a few of its longest running stars, and it is truly worse than ever”

GO FUG YOURSELFLet’s just come out and say it: Irina Shayk’s top looks like it has two perfectly symmetrical if misaligned breast holes in it. Abraham Lincoln used to go barefoot to let his feet breathe; maybe the designer of this shirt had the same thing in mind, but for boobs

DLISTEDThis house in Riverside CA has such realistic-looking Halloween decorations that neighbors have called various authorities several times. The kicker is the fake flames shooting up from the windows, complete with at least one heavy-duty smoke machine, which has led the fire department to come out more than once

THE BLASTWhen Chadwick Boseman died in August, he didn’t leave behind a will. His wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, is now petitioning an LA County judge to make her the executrix of Chadwick’s estate

LAINEY GOSSIPSouth Korean sensation BTS’s company, Big Hit Entertainment, went public yesterday in their native country. The resulting surge in stock price made the seven members so wealthy they essentially turned into “proper moguls” in a day

VOXLo and behold, when an entire country decides to listen to scientists for advice on dealing with a pandemic, that country is better able to handle the pandemic than its neighbors

Monique Samuels fight: RHOP star accepts blame, says she’s ‘working on my triggers’

The fallout from Real Housewives of Potomac‘s Monique Samuels fight continues, but its instigator says she accepts blame for her role in it. In a pair of updates, Monique has been candid about the beating she gave Candiace, explaining that there was a lot more going on than viewers could possibly have known.