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Recent articles by Maria Mercedes:

Hate, Violence and Protest: See the Photos from the Deadly Charlottesville White Nationalist March

On Saturday, a "Unite the Right" rally organized by white nationalists erupted in violence as they clashed with dozens of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia → Read More

‘There Is Only One Side’: Celebrities and Politicians Slam Trump for Response to Charlottesville Violence

Celebrities and politicians are speaking out against President Donald Trump's confusing comments after a rally organized by the alt-right and white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, left one dead and dozens injured → Read More

Every Time Megan Fox's Bikini Body Made Your Jaw Drop

There's no question that Megan Fox is one of the sexiest stars in Hollywood. The actress, who married Brian Austin Green in 2010, is just as hot off screen as → Read More

British Model, 20, Who Was Kidnapped to Be Sold on the Dark Web Speaks Out About ‘Terrifying’ Experience

The 20-year-old British model who was allegedly kidnapped to be sold in an online auction on the dark web is reportedly speaking out about her harrowing ordeal → Read More

Aaron Carter Reveals He Is Attracted to Men and Women in Emotional Letter to Fans: ‘This Doesn’t Bring Me Shame’

The singer and younger brother of Backstreet Boys heartthrob Nick Carter revealed in a tweet on Saturday that he is attracted to both men and women → Read More

See All the Stunning Photos from Robert F. Kennedy’s Granddaughter’s Hyannis Port Wedding

Meaghan Kennedy Townsend — a granddaughter of Ethel and Robert F. Kennedy — wed Marine veteran Billy Birdzell at the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, last weekend → Read More

See 7 Gorgeous Royal Engagement Rings Harry Could Choose for Meghan Markle

We’ve picked out several potential engagement ring options for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from the royals’ jewelry collections → Read More

Anthony Scaramucci’s Wife Filed for Divorce from Him When She Was 9 Months Pregnant: Report

Anthony Scaramucci's wife was reportedly nine-months pregnant when she filed for divorce from the new White House Communications Director → Read More

‘6 Kids and Still Bad!’: Kris Jenner, 61, Shows Off Her Age-Defying Body in Sexy Bikini Selfie

Kris Jenner gave her younger daughters a run for their money when the Kardashians shared the family matriarch's sizzling bikini selfie on Saturday → Read More

See Prince William and Prince Harry Dressed as Tiny Cops in Newly Released Photos from Diana’s Album

Prince Harry and Prince William — world's cutest tiny cops? → Read More

Andy Roddick Reveals Wife Brooklyn Decker Is Pregnant with Their Second Child — a Girl

Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick's family will soon be set for a game of doubles → Read More

The Amazing History Behind Princess Kate’s Lover’s Knot Tiara (Princess Diana’s Favorite Sparkler!)

With its romantic name, storied past and jaw-dropping beauty, could there be a more quintessentially British tiara than the Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot? → Read More

New Parents Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Go on an Tahitian Vacation with Anderson Cooper and Allison Williams

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk went on a star-studded vacation in Tahiti last week → Read More

Donal Logue’s Missing Child Is Back Home After Going Missing for 2 Weeks: ‘We Are Good’

Gotham actor Donal Logue has ended his search for his missing teenager after nearly two weeks of pleading for the child's safe return → Read More

‘Just the Beginning’: Married ‘Hot Felon’ Jeremy Meeks Spotted Kissing Top Shop Heiress Chloe Green

Model Jeremy Meeks, a.k.a. the "Hot Mugshot Guy," was spotted kissing Top Shop heiress Chloe Green during a vacation in Turkey → Read More

We Still Don't Know Exactly Why Solange Attacked JAY-Z in That Elevator, but Here Are the Theories

After the Met Gala in May 2014, a video showing Solange Knowles beating up Jay Z, her brother-in-law, in an elevator quickly went viral. Solange and Jay were → Read More

Fun Fact: Julianne Hough Has Never Met a Bikini She Hasn't Loved

Julianne Hough has a rockin' body that just won't quit. Aside from flaunting her killer abs whenever she hits the gym, the Dancing With the Stars judge has → Read More

And the Bride Wore Beige! Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke Get Married — Again

Domino Kirke and Penn Badgley are married — again! The duo — who originally got married in February — held a second wedding celebration on Saturday, according to social media posts. “You only get married twice, once” Kirke — the sister of Girls star Jemima Kirke — captioned a shot of a dapper Badgley on Sunday. Celebrity guests to the outdoor ceremony included Mariska Hargitay, Zac Posen and… → Read More

A$AP Rocky Allegedly Rushed During Kendrick Lamar’s Performance at Pre-BET Party

A$AP Rocky was reportedly rushed by an unidentified man early Sunday morning during a private concert in Los Angeles, → Read More

Sorry Fans: Banksy Is Not Robert Del Naja from Massive Attack, Says Source

Forget what you heard — a source tells PEOPLE that legendary (and mysterious) street artist Banksy is not in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack → Read More