JEZEBEL – According to a new report by the Chicago Tribune, we should expect yet more R. Kelly charges relating to his ever-more-tenuously alleged sexual abuse and racketeering when the disgraced singer is arraigned in New York early next month. Kelly has already been indicted on thirteen counts in Chicago, where he’s being held without bail in a federal prison
REALITY TEA – RHOA star Eva Marcille is coming for Kenya Moore. And gossip from the filming of Season 12 claims Kenya is more than willing to repay Eva’s interest
CELEBITCHY – The saga of Miranda Lambert’s marriage to hot cop Brendan McLoughlin had quieted down over the past few months. But now that Miranda has a new single out and is using her husband’s attractiveness to promote it, expect the two of them to become a tabloid fixture once more
DLISTED – San Diego Comic Con was this weekend, and one of the few big movie reveals (SDCC is mostly given over to TV shows these days) was that Natalie Portman is the new Thor. Also, Mahershala Ali is going to be Blade, and Angelina Jolie is doing something
VOX – The Big Little Lies Season 2 (and likely series) finale had a weirdly happy ending for almost every character. Plus Renata gave new meaning to the phrase “blow off some steam”
GO FUG YOURSELF – Can confirm: “These New Pictures of Birthday Boy Prince George Are VERY Cute”
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – Amanda Garcia from MTV’s The Challenge is expecting her first child in February, congrats!
THE BLAST – Ghostwriter Alison Baker, who is best known to celebrity-watchers for writing for Nicky Hilton, is suing Hilton’s aunt and RHOBH star Kim Richards over unpaid work. Baker claims Richards owes her $10,000, but “will settle for just under” that amount
THE BLEMISH – Hang on a minute, Olivia Culpo really is never *not* in a bikini
LAINEY GOSSIP – “An Unbelievable Story of Rape,” the viral article about a serial rapist who went uncaught for so long partly because no one believed one of his victims, is now a four-part Netflix series called Unbelievable. The series drops September 13; for good measure, here’s the trailer
(Photo credit: Yet more R. Kelly charges via Rick Davis / SplashNews.com)
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