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THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUPBig Brother 19 star Christmas Abbott was arrested in Florida on a charge of felony criminal mischief. She’s said to have used her car as a battering ram, driving it into her baby daddy’s side piece’s car last August — while eight months pregnant:

THE BLASTChristmas had allegedly bullied Samantha Morse for months before the incident, after which Morse tried to get a restraining order against Christmas. But here are some photos of what $10,000 in damage from a car battering ram looks like

VOXDonald Trump decided to try and out-spin a bad election night by forcing Jeff Sessions out as Attorney General. Which means Matthew Whitaker, Sessions’ temporary replacement, is for now in charge of overseeing the Mueller investigation — something he’s decried in the recent past

JEZEBELThe president also re-doubled (tripled?) down on his attacks on the media at a press conference where he called CNN reporter Jim Acosta a “rude, terrible person” and tried to have the microphone taken from him; later, he had Acosta banned from the White House

THE BLEMISHIn news that’s lighter spiritually if not literally, Swedish supermodel Elsa Hosk is going to wear this year’s jeweled underwear at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show

CELEBITCHYBenedict Cumberbatch, who voices the Grinch in this year’s remake of Dr. Seuss’ classic children’s story, is doing his damndest to look eerily like the character in these green carpet photos. I know the Grinch didn’t have a mustache, but something about Cumberbatch’s looks decidedly…boo-hoo

DLISTEDEmma Thompson is now officially a Dame, after being Damed (not the actual term, but if knights can be knighted then Dames should be Damed) by Prince William at Buckingham Palace. Emma, knowing she’d be standing rather a lot that day and displaying the intelligence you’d like to see in titled people, wore sneakers to the event

LAINEY GOSSIPIt’s getting harder and harder to tell if Justin Theroux’s role on Parks and Recreation was a wink at his own inflated persona or a glimpse into the future

REALITY TEANow Real Housewives of Dallas star LeeAnne Locken says D’Andra Simmons’ mother is “gaslighting” Brandi Redmond over claims that LeeAnne called D’Andra an alcoholic

(Photo credit: Christmas Abbott arrested via Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)

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

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