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JESSE WILLIAMS TO EXIT GREY'S ANATOMY: Jesse Williams is set to exit Grey's Anatomy after 12 seasons. The actor, who first appeared as Dr. Jackson Avery in season six will appear in his final episode, titled "Tradition," on May 20th. He said in a statement obtained by People, "I will forever be grateful for the boundless opportunities provided me by Shonda (Rhimes), the network, studio, fellow cast mates, our incredible crew, Krista (Vernoff), Ellen (Pompeo) and Debbie (Allen)."

ALLISON BRIE TO STAR IN 'SPIN ME ROUND': Allison Brie is set to star in Spin Me Round, an indie comedy she co-wrote with the film's director Jeff Baena. According to Deadline, Brie plays the manager of an Italian chain eatery who wins an all-expense trip to the company's "institute" outside of Florence, Italy and the chance to meat the company's wealthy and charismatic owner. The film co-stars Aubrey Plaza, Alessandro Nivola, Molly Shannon and Lil Rel Howery.

GABOUREY SIDIBE TO DIRECT: Gabourey Sidibe is making her feature directorial debut with the psychological thriller Pale Horse, which is set to shoot this fall. According to Deadline, the film follows Nia, an African-American YA book author with MS who finds herself caught up in a diabolical mystery.

CINDERELLA TO PREMIERE ON PRIME: Camila Cabello's feature film debut will premiere on Amazon Prime. Deadline reports that Amazon Studios is closing a deal to secure the worldwide rights to the Kay Cannon-directed musical Cinderella. The film is set to stream later this year.

'A LITTLE LATE' CANCELED AT NBC: NBC's A Little Late with Lilly Singh has been canceled. TVLine reports that the show will end with its current second season, with it's final episode airing on Thursday, June 3rd. The show premiered in September 2019 as a replacement for Last Call With Carson Daly, which ran for 17 years. A network insider tells TVLine that NBC is rethinking its 1:30 a.m. time slot and plans to move away from original talk programming.

SACHA BARON COHEN TO RECEIVE COMIC GENIUS AWARD: Borat Subsequent MovieFilm star Sacha Baron Cohen will receive the Comic Genius Award at the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards. According to the network, the trophy honors an actor who has made incomparable contributions to the world of comedy and has provided a major influence through their work. Previous recipients include Melissa McCarthy, Kevin Hart and will Ferrell.


CELEBRITY GOSSIP

KENDALL JENNER DISCUSSES ANXIETY: Kendall Jenner recently discussed her struggle with anxiety and hypochondria with Dr. Ramani Durvasula for Vogue's digital series, Open-Minded: Unpacking Anxiety. The 25-year-old supermodel shared that she has dealt both conditions since she was young. She explained that when she feels overworked she gets physical symptoms, saying, "I've had times where I feel like I need to be rushed to the hospital because I think my heart's failing and I can't breathe and I need someone to help me. Sometimes I think I'm dying."

ROBERT DOWNY JR. MOURNS ASSISTANT: Robert Downy Jr. mourned the death of his assistant and friend, Jimmy Rich on Instagram Thursday (May 6th). The Iron Man star wrote, "He was a brother, my right hand man, an uncle to our kids and beloved by all who experienced his singular character and wit. our thoughts go to his relatives, friends, co-workers, and all the fans who knew him as the man who supported every step of my recovery, life and career." Rich died in a car accident Wednesday (May 5th).

ARMIE HAMMER SPOTTED IN CAYMAN ISLANDS: Armie Hammer has been spotted for the first time since a woman named Effie accused him of rape in March. According to Page Six, the Call Me by Your Name actor was spotted dining at Macuba on Grand Cayman with two older people and three other women. Hammer's estranged wife, Elizabeth Chambers, has been in the Cayman Islands with their two children, 6-year-old Harper and 4-year-old Ford since the start of the pandemic.

KALEY CUOCO IS OPEN TO A 'BIG BANG THEORY' REUNION: Kaley Cuoco "would definitely be open to some sort of reunion show" with her Big Bang Theory castmates. The Flight Attendant star told E! News, "It does still feel like yesterday that we wrapped. I think everyone is kind of trying out their new paths and seeing what their next project is, and I'm excited to see how everyone flourishes." However, she says she'd want to wait a few years. She's still in touch with her castmates and doesn't need the excuse to catch up.

JASON LEWIS NOT ASKED BACK TO 'SEX AND THE CITY': Jason Lewis, who played Samantha's boyfriend Smith Jerrod on Sex and the City has confirmed that he was not asked back for the reboot. Lewis told the Daily Front Row, "I have not, but I would be the last to know! As much as I appreciate the flattery, the conversation is about the girls." Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones, is not returning for the series either.


KIM KARDASHIAN DENIES BUYING ANCIENT ROMAN ARTIFACT

Kim Kardashian denies buying an ancient Roman artifact that the U.S. government is attempting to return to Italy.

According to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ, a statue dating back to first or second century Rome was shipped to the U.S. in 2016. The paperwork listed "Kim Kardashian dba Noel Roberts Trust" as the importer of the artwork.

A representative for the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star denies she made the deal and sources tell the outlet that he purchase was made by her estranged husband Kanye West as a part of a larger shipment of artwork.

The federal government is working to retrieve the piece because Italian officials determined the statue is a cultural treasure that was essentially looted from an archaeological site.


EVA MENDES LOOKS BACK ON YOUTHFUL INSECURITIES

Eva Mendes wrote a candid Instagram post on Thursday (May 7th) with some wise words for anyone who feels insecure about the way they look.

The 47-year-old actress shared a shot from the 2003 film Once Upon a Time In Mexico with the caption, "I remember seeing this photo back then and thinking my face looked 'weird' and that my bone structure was odd ...yadda yadda...you know all those insecurities that a 26-year-old can have. Meanwhile 20 years later and now I wish I still had that 'weird' face and odd 'bone structure.'"

She added, "Why's my point? I'm not sure. Maybe it's if you hate a photo of yourself wait 20 years then you'll love it."


ELLEN EXPLAINS WHY SHE'S LIVING AT COURTNEY COX'S HOUSE

Ellen DeGeneres is living at Courtney Cox's house, but not for the reason that fans think.

The talk show host said on Thursday's (May 6th) episode of Ellen that she's staying with the Friends alum because she recently sold her Beverly Hills home and not because she is having marital troubles with wife, Portia de Rossi.

Cox appeared on the show to discuss the living situation. She said that she hasn't been in the house in a year so she had the place cleaned and had an assistant move all her things aside so that DeGeneres could have room to make herself at home.

The Scream star joked, "And all of the sudden it was like, ‘Wait a minute. Ellen's toothbrush is on my side!' I had her open the drawer and I was like, ‘Well, where's my makeup? So essentially you're a terrible roommate. You took over my side and your side."

DeGeneres claims it wasn't her fault, saying, "That was Portia who took over your side. I only have one side. She happened to be there one night."


TIKTOK USER SHARES FACETIME CALL WITH MATTHEW PERRY

Another TikTok user has gone viral for posting a message from a celebrity match on Raya.

Days after Nivine Jay gained notoriety for posting a video of Ben Affleck, 20-year-old Kate Haralson shared a clip of her FaceTime call with Matthew Perry.

Haralson told Page Six, "A lot of people were saying I'm a bully and mean for posting this, and it made me feel kind of bad, but at the same time, I feel like a lot of guys in Hollywood are talking to all these young girls and it's something that I think a lot of people should be aware of."

The Los Angeles-based personal assistant says she was only 19 when she matched with Perry, now 51. She claims that at one point during the conversation he made her uncomfortable by asking if he is older than her dad. (He is, but only by one year.)

Haralson, who posted the video on her TikTok account @kittynichole, ended up taking the ideo down within less than 24 hours of posting because she "did feel a little bit bad" because the Friends actor really was a "nice guy".


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