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VOXNews of the cast of Disney’s Little Mermaid live-action remake has been leaking out over the past few days, and now the title character has been unveiled. Halle Bailey is Ariel: the 19-year-old singer, best known for her success with Chloe x Halle, the R&B duo she formed with her sister, will be the first black Little Mermaid ever

REALITY TEARHONY star Ramona Singer threw a major gala the same night as Countess Luann’s long-planned cabaret show and now Luann and a few other members of the RHONY cast have some thoughts on the scheduling snafu

CELEBITCHYBreaking: Water is wet

JEZEBEL“Can Celebrities Make Good Wine?”

LAINEY GOSSIPYesterday was Tom Cruise’s birthday. He turned 57. He looks and acts functionally the same as he did when I was a kid. Tom Cruise has functionally been 57 years old for my entire life

DLISTEDA$AP Rocky and three members of his entourage allegedly got into a street fight in Sweden with some unruly Swedish youths (no joke, if the surveillance footage is to be believed Rocky was just chilling before the fight went down), and now he faces six years on an assault charge

GO FUG YOURSELFThis outfit of Gigi Hadid’s looks like at least three different outfits held together by detailed stitching and also overwhelming indifference

THE BLASTHillary Duff pierced her eight-month-old daughter’s ears and now her followers are screaming child abuse

THE BLEMISHAccording to son Brody, Caitlin Jenner is “like a 15-year-old girl now” — a sharp turnaround from Brody’s childhood, when then-Bruce was “largely absent” and cultivated a “very surface” relationship with his son

(Photo credits: Halle Bailey is Ariel via Xavier Collin / Image Press Agency / Splash News /

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

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