LINKS! Bear West?, Empire ending, Southern Charm custody battle…

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CELEBITCHYWould you be the least bit surprised if you learned that Kim and Kanye named their fourth child Bear West? Would anyone?

JEZEBELEmpire‘s upcoming sixth season — and first without Jussie Smollett — will be its last. Fox CEO Charlie Collier says the final bow will be “a large television event,” which in case you couldn’t read between the lines is code for “Please don’t ask us about Jussie Smollett ever again”

THE BLASTThe judge in Southern Charm stars Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis’ custody battle agreed with Dennis’ request that the entire case be sealed from the public. So now that any news will have to come in the form of a leak, expect the mud slinging to get even worse

VOX“People say they care about privacy but buy devices that can spy on them anyway: Experts explain why people are giving mixed signals about smart tech.”

REALITY TEAKyle Richards accidentally ran into Lisa Vanderpump while buying makeup and yes it was “extremely awkward” but also they talked for quite awhile and Kyle still thinks of Lisa fondly?

THE BLEMISHCrazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu is extremely not happy that her successful TV show Fresh Off The Boat was renewed for another season, possibly because she feels she’s too good for TV and is ready for life as a full-time movie star

DLISTEDMissy Elliot and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton co-conspirator Alex Lacamoire were both awarded honorary Ph.Ds from the Berkelee College of Music this weekend. (Justin Timberlake also got one)

LAINEY GOSSIP“Each gender-swapped remake before has something to recommend it, but The Hustle isn’t really offering anything except Anne Hathaway’s wardrobe”

GO FUG YOURSELF“Tyra Banks Is Back And I Have Maybe Never Been Happier”

(Photo credit: Bear West? via Splash News /

John Sharp is Starcasm’s chief editorial correspondent-at-large. Tips: E-mail or Twitter @john_starcasm.

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