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Back on? Josh Murray Addresses Where Things Stand with Bachelor in Paradise Love Amanda Stanton

Josh Murray and Amanda Stanton fell in love on Bachelor in Paradise before splitting in late 2016 → Read More

The Bachelor’s Corinne Olympios Freaks Out Nick Viall with $3,423 Hometown Date Shopping Spree

It’s expensive to be her. On Monday’s episode of The Bachelor, Nick Viall jets off to Miami with Corinne Olympios‘ during hometown dates week and gets a glimpse into the 24-year-old’s big-ticket tastes. When the season 21 villain invites Viall, 36, to spend an “average” day of her life with her, she racks up quite the bill during a shopping spree: $3,423, to be specific. To be fair, that’s… → Read More

Nick Viall on Which Bachelor Contestant Instantly ‘Rubbed Me the Wrong Way’

Nick Viall has had no regrets and very few surprises during his time on The Bachelor, but he does admit that one moment did throw off his balance a little. Looking back on the first night of his search for love, the 36-year-old leading man of ABC’s hit reality show reveals that he was almost instantly skeptical of contestant Liz Sandoz, whom he had me and slept with months before he started… → Read More

53 and Fabulous! Lisa Rinna Strips Down for Sizzling Selfie

On Sunday, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star celebrated Playboy’s reversal of its decision to discontinue nude pictorials by posting her own skin-flashing selfie → Read More

Is a Scandalized President Above the Law? Why One Attorney General Doesn’t Think So

The Beltway drama is not slowing down, y’all. In an exclusive sneak peek at Thursday night’s Scandal, White House Chief of Staff Abby Whelan (Darby Stanchfield) is once again at odds with her ex David Rosen (Joshua Malina), the sitting Attorney General who is nearly literally going after the head of the presumptive PEOTUS, Cyrus Been (Jeff Perry). Rosen wants to try Beene, who is technically the… → Read More

Ricky Gervais Compares Donald Trump to His Office Character David Brent: ‘They’re Both Idiot Narcissists!’

Ricky Gervais wonders in light of President Donald Trump’s controversial behavior: “Can you imagine Abraham Lincoln getting into Twitter spats?” → Read More

An Apology Years in the Making: Jax Taylor Tearfully Makes Amends for Torturing Ex Stassi Schroeder

Vanderpump Rules airs Mondays (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo → Read More

David Brent, Rock Star Influencer? Ricky Gervais on The Office Favorite’s ‘Last Attempt to Be Famous’

David Brent: Life on the Road premieres Friday on Netflix → Read More

This Is Us’ Chrissy Metz on the Panic Attack That Snapped Her out of Depression and Motivated Her to Lose 100 Lbs.

Chrissy Metz also reveals how stepping into a fat suit for American Horror Story: Freak Show made her commit to keeping off the weight → Read More

Chrissy Metz Found Love on the Set of This Is Us: ‘It’s a Very Mature Relationship’

Chrissy Metz has been dating This Is Us cameraman Josh Stancil for four months → Read More

This Is Us’ Chrissy Metz Shuts Down Surgery Rumors but Does Want to Lose Weight: ‘I Want to Be Healthy for Myself’

After years of struggling with diets and depression, This Is Us star Chrissy Metz looks back on her journey to self-acceptance, fame, and becoming a role model for body positivity. Subscribe now for the inside story — only in PEOPLE! It’s only natural that Chrissy Metz‘s body is a topic of conversation. The star of This Is Us has become a beacon of self-acceptance since breaking out on the… → Read More

This Is Us’ Chrissy Metz on Finding Happiness After Years of Dieting and Depression: ‘I’m Proud of Who I Am’

The hit show’s breakout star opens up about finding success by embracing her body — and why she still plans to lose weight → Read More

Is This the End for Ladies of London? Marissa Hermer Dishes on Season Finale

Ladies of London wraps its third season Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo → Read More

This Is Us’ Chrissy Metz Steps Out with Boyfriend for the First Time

The This Is Us star stepped out with her boyfriend Josh Stancil, a cameraman on This Is Us, at Entertainment Weekly’s SAG Awards weekend bash → Read More

Snubbed! Blac Chyna Not Invited to Kardashians’ Holiday Party — They ‘Can’t Stand’ the Drama

“Rob’s family is trying to distance themselves from Chyna,” a source tells PEOPLE → Read More

Leonardo DiCaprio, Robin Thicke and More Honor Alan Thicke at Touching Memorial

Friends and family gathered over the weekend to pay tribute to the late Growing Pains star → Read More

Love-Hate Relationships: Inside the Kardashians’ and Jenners’ Most Controversial Couplings

“Relationships can be tough, especially if the people close to you aren’t supportive,” says Khloé Kardashian → Read More

Chrissy Metz on How Losing Weight Is in Her This Is Us Contract: ‘I Want to Do It Right’

Chrissy Metz tells PEOPLE she will slim down as part of her personal and professional arc, but not by “drastic” means → Read More

This Is Us Star Chrissy Metz on How Milo Ventimiglia Has Encouraged Her off Screen

Any This Is Us fan can agree: Jack Pearson may not be a perfect father, but he’s one of the best around. On Tuesday’s episode, Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) struggled with how his own life decisions were impacting his children — particularly his adopted, 8-year-old son Randall (Lonnie Chavis). After some soul-searching, Jack realized he’d have to hit pause on his own dreams in order to give Randall… → Read More

This Is Us Star Chrissy Metz on Romance: ‘If You’re Secure and Happy, Wonderful People Come into Your Life’

“No matter what size I’ve been, I’ve never had issues dating,” the actress tells PEOPLE → Read More