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Rebel Wilson Announces Birth Of Her First Child With An Adorable Photo



Rebel Wilson is embracing her latest role — as Mom.

The “Pitch Perfect” alum announced on Instagram Monday that she had a baby girl via surrogate.

“Beyond proud to announce the birth of my first child, Royce Lillian, born this past week via surrogate 💗,” Wilson began the heartfelt caption.

“I can’t even describe the love I have for her, she’s a beautiful miracle! I am forever grateful to everyone who has been involved (you know who you are), this has been years in the making,” she added.

Wilson also made a point to specifically thank her surrogate for such an “amazing gift.”

“[I] particularly wanted to thank my gorgeous surrogate who carried her and birthed her with such grace and care,” the “Senior Year” star said. “Thank you for helping me start my own family, it’s an amazing gift. The BEST gift!!”

“I am ready to give little Roycie all the love imaginable,” she concluded. “I am learning quickly … much respect to all the Mums out there! Proud to be in your club. 💗💗💗”

Although Wilson is currently in a relationship with girlfriend and fashion designer Ramona Agruma — whom she has described as her “Disney Princess” — the actor doesn’t seem interested in embracing a traditional fairytale route when it comes to family just yet.

When multiple outlets reported over the weekend that she and Agruma were engaged, Wilson was quick to shoot the rumors down on her Instagram Stories.

“Thanks for the well wishes but we are NOT engaged,” Wilson clarified in a Nov. 5 video posted to her Instagram Stories, via Yahoo.

Ramona Agruma and Rebel Wilson in April.

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Wilson’s denial is reflective of her desire for privacy and the ability to share details of her personal life on her own terms.

Just a week after Wilson announced her romance with Agruma, she revealed that she did so because the Australian outlet The Sydney Morning Herald was planning to publish a story that exposed her same-sex relationship. In response, Wilson decided to beat the newspaper to the punch and announced that she was dating a woman.

Wilson later said the situation caused her “a lot of distress” and condemned the outlet’s actions by calling it “grubby behavior.”

Despite Wilson valuing her privacy, she has been open about her desire to have children.

In May, the “Jojo Rabbit” star hinted to People that motherhood was in her near future.

“I would love to have a family. I’m just going for it by myself at the moment because of the biological clock,” she told the magazine at the time. “If I meet the right person, great, and then they can fit in with whatever happens.”

She also acknowledged the options that are now available to women.

“It’s great that the technology exists. You have so many options with surrogacy and sperm donors,” she said. “I only started thinking of fertility when I was 39, so you feel quite late but then there are women in their mid-40s who’ve been successful. Look at Janet Jackson, it’s pretty inspiring.”

Now Wilson can inspire others.




Tattoo Removal Studio Offers Freebies To Regretful Kanye West Fans



A London tattoo removal studio is offering free sessions to people who no longer want Kanye West inked on their bodies.

Naama Studios first posted the offer last month, saying it would remove tattoos of the rapper, who has changed his name to Ye, free of charge.

The business later shared videos of two happy clients who had taken advantage of the deal, promoted with the tagline “Yeezy come, Yeezy go.”

“When you have a tattoo inspired by someone you admire and they end up making headlines for all the wrong reasons…” the post read.

“We understand that tattoos can be triggering for some people and not everyone can afford to remove their tattoos,” the business told The Washington Post. According to the Post, several people had already started to process of getting Ye tattoos removed, and around ten more had reached out to Naama for consultations. The procedure reportedly costs up to 2000 pounds (roughly $2400).

Ye lost fans and placed his business empire in crisis after making a series of antisemitic and hateful statements in public since early October. He was repeatedly suspended from social media platforms and dropped by most of his professional partners.

On Thursday, he openly defended Adolf Hitler and Nazis during a trainwreck interview on Alex Jones’s Infowars show, accompanied by white supremacist Nick Fuentes. Later that day, he was suspended from Twitter for tweeting a swastika merged with the Star of David.


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Theo James Was Shocked By ‘Ginormous’ Prosthetic Penis Used For ‘The White Lotus’ NSFW Scene



Actor Theo James has a massive…sense of humor when it comes to starring in nude scenes for HBO’s “The White Lotus.”

Appearing Friday on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” the actor — who went viral for a steamy scene in the second season premiere of the comedy-drama series — revealed that the fake “pee-pee” he wore for the NSFW scene in the show was “ginormous.”

The much-talked-about nude scene features James, who plays businessman Cameron Babcock, stripping completely naked to change into a swimsuit while Harper (Aubrey Plaza) watches in the bathroom.

“The truth of it was, you go into these scenes, and you have a conversation with the director and the producers and they go, ‘Okay, for this, we’re going to use a prosthetic,’” the 37-year-old recalled of the popular scene. “And you say, ‘Okay, that sounds good.’”

However, despite giving his input to makeup chief Rebecca Hickey about wanting to sport a more modest faux penis, things didn’t quite go according to plan.

“I said, ‘Honestly, I just want it not to be distracting,’” he told host Jimmy Fallon.

“It needs to be ‘Regular Joe.’ Because the scene, you know, it’s not about the pee pee; it’s about power play and sex. It’s about whether he did it deliberately or whether it was an accident and what that means. She says, ‘I got you. Yeah, I got you. Regular Joe.’” James continued.

To James’ surprise, “Regular Joe” was not what he received.

According to the British actor, when he arrived on set, Hickey approached him with a fake penis so outrageously large that it looked like she had “a hammer.”

“I mean, it’s bigger than that. It’s like she stole it off a donkey in the field. The thing is ginormous. And me and the director, Mike White, are sitting there going, ‘That’s… average, is it?’” he joked.

James then quipped that both he and White immediately ran off to call their “respective partners” to profusely apologize, like “I’m so sorry.”

“It was nine inches flat and about four inches wide. We were like, ‘What the hell is that?’” he added, laughing.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight in October, James shared it “felt natural” to go sans clothes in front of the camera for the scene in the primetime Emmy-winning series.

He jokingly added, “It is in my contract that I’m not allowed to do anything without being completely naked.”

Just a month later, James told the outlet that audiences didn’t get a chance to see the initial scene they planned because it was “way too much,” so they “toned it [down].”

“The original derivation of it, it’s kind of full-frontal, if you know what I mean. We shot that and it felt too much, too aggressive,” he told Entertainment Weekly in November. “What we came to is a bit more opaque, and that’s exactly what Mike does so well. You’re never sure a hundred percent of the characters’ intentions.”

“The White Lotus” airs new episodes on HBO and HBO Max at 9 p.m. on Sunday nights.


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Prince Harry Hits Out At ‘Baseless’ Story That Pits ‘Him Against His Country’



Prince Harry is shutting down a recent report that accused him of telling a friend “Those Brits need to learn a lesson” ahead of the couple’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey last year.

The global press secretary for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex told HuffPost that “this is a baseless hit piece masquerading as journalism.’”

“This story is riddled with inaccuracies, not least of which is a quote erroneously attributed to Prince Harry,” the spokesperson said Sunday.

“To accuse a man who spent 10 years serving his country of wanting to teach that same country a lesson is not only an attempted distraction but an unfortunate and predictable tabloid strategy,” she added. “To pit him against his country is shameful and manipulative, especially when Prince Harry has never spoken ill of the British public.”

The Sun did not immediately respond to a HuffPost request for further comment.

The story and response come on the heels of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s recent, three-day tour of Boston, where they were for the Earthshot Prize Awards.

As the tour nearly coincided with the release of Harry and Meghan Markle’s forthcoming Netflix docuseries, a palace source prior to the trip said the Prince and Princess of Wales wouldn’t “be distracted by other things.”

A trailer for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s six-part series with the streaming giant dropped on the second day of William and Kate’s royal tour, leading many to question the timing of its release.

In the teaser, a voice asks Harry, “Why did you want to make this documentary?”

“No one sees what happens behind closed doors,” the prince responds. “I had to do everything I could to protect my family.”

“When the stakes are this high, doesn’t it make sense to hear our story from us?” Meghan later adds in the clip.


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Kenan Thompson’s Herschel Walker Is Confident About His Erection On ‘SNL’



He addressed Tennessee GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn (Cecily Strong) as “your Highness,” called Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell (James Austin Johnson) “Mr. McDonald,” and admitted there are still “so many” bad things about him people don’t know.

At the end of a long tale of bad things, “Walker” concludes: “Anyway, she didn’t want to keep it, so I drove her down to the Planned Parent Trap.”

When voting by mail was mentioned, “Walker” noted: “You gotta remember, they still gotta count votes by female.”

The Republican brain trust was so rattled they decided to lock Walker in a room — just for a few days.


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‘Weekend Update’s’ Colin Jost Knows The Password For Dinner With Trump At Mar-A-Lago



“Weekend Update” co-anchor Colin Jost skewered Kanye West on “Saturday Night Live” for his recent string of jaw-dropping antisemitic statements, and included a tip about a Mar-a-Lago password.

“You guys are not gonna believe this, but Alex Jones and Kanye West got together this week, and it didn’t go great,” Jost noted.

“Kanye West [now known as Ye] made antisemitic jokes, and said ‘I like Hitter,’ which is also the password he used to get into Mar-a-Lago,” where he had dinner with former President Trump last week, Jost quipped.

“At this point, I don’t think Kanye’s off his meds, so much as he’s immune to them,” Jost added. “We’re basically dealing with the omicron variant of Kanye,” complete with “the brain fog of long-haul Kanye,” he added.

“What I don’t understand about this Kanye stuff, is if Jews do control the media” — as Kanye insists — “then how are we still seeing a new interview with Kanye every day?” Jost asked.

Check it out below at the start of “Weekend Update.”

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Rami Malek Highlights 1 ‘Extraordinary’ Aspect Of Prince William’s Environmental Awards



BOSTON ― Rami Malek had nothing but praise for Prince William’s take on sustainability at The Earthshot Prize Awards in Massachusetts on Friday night.

The Oscar-winning actor ― who has attended his fair share of awards ceremonies ― told HuffPost just why the Prince of Wales’ focus on a consciously produced show was so “extraordinary” to him.

“It makes you think about everything you’re doing, [like] how you’re getting here,” he said. Guests were encouraged to travel with a low carbon footprint to the show, which was purposely located within walking distance of many points in Boston.

“We’re all reusing our outfits, which is something you don’t usually see in our line of work,” Malek added with a laugh and a smile. “I appreciate that. It’s been extremely well considered and well thought of, and hopefully influences the way we carry through our day-to-day.”

The Prince and Princess of Wales speak with actor Rami Malek backstage after The Earthshot Prize Awards on Friday in Boston.

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Presenters and hosts were taken by electric vehicle to the ceremony, which was run by local crews to avoid flying in British staffers. Makeup used for the event was vegan and cruelty-free, while the food was plant-based. No single-use plastics were present.

Rather than the typical red runner, guests instead arrived on a green carpet, which was reused from the 2021 Earthshot Prize Awards and then recycled after the event. Attendees were encouraged to rewear outfits, or to source something vintage or sustainable for the ceremony (which is why Kate Middleton’s choice to rent a $91 gown was right on theme).

All of the sustainable touches ― plus the recognition of the five winners of The Earthshot Prize, who were honored for their efforts to save the planet ― made for an evening that Malek said meant the world to him.

“I appreciate what Prince William’s doing,” Malek said, adding that ecological decline is the “greatest crisis of our lifetime.”

“We can really effect change in the greatest way with these innovators who are being awarded this evening. It could easily be thought of as something that is pessimistic gloom and doom, and Earthshot’s taken a way to flip it on its head and say, ‘Let’s inspire people.’”

Malek speaks to HuffPost on Friday at The Earthshot Prize Awards, held at the MGM Music Hall at Fenway.
Malek speaks to HuffPost on Friday at The Earthshot Prize Awards, held at the MGM Music Hall at Fenway.

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“Let’s come up with the greatest solutions we can to save this planet, because you think about everything going on in the world — and all the crises — this is the greatest one we’ll ever live with,” the actor added. “And hopefully we’ll find a way to beat it. I know we can.”

Earlier Friday, the Prince of Wales published an exclusive essay for HuffPost, talking about why he remains a “stubborn optimist” about the Earth’s future.

“Dire predictions about our natural world aren’t the only side to this story and they don’t have to be our future,” the royal wrote. “In this critical decade, I invite you all to be optimistic, to support the game-changers and to believe in the power of human ingenuity.”


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‘Love Is Blind’ Star SK Slams ‘False’ Claims That He Cheated On Co-Star Raven



“Love is Blind” Season 3-star Sikiru Alagbada, aka SK, has released a statement about the cheating allegations he faced last month.

SK said that claims that he cheated on his co-star and former fiancée Raven Ross are “false” in a statement to Life and Style on Thursday.

The reality TV star was called out for having romantic connections outside his relationship with Ross by multiple women on social media last month. One woman, whose TikTok username is @Hannahbethstyle, posted a since-deleted video capturing moments of her with SK. She claimed that the two began dating in 2019 and had taken a trip together as recently as May this year.

SK told Life and Style that they were not in a relationship.

“At no point did we consider each other boyfriend and girlfriend,” he said. “She is not my ex… The situation between Hannah and I was never formal.”

He claimed that there were “misconceptions about the timeline” of his relationship with Ross and that he was a “single guy” shortly after the show stopped filming.

Ross and SK met while filming the third season of the popular Netflix reality dating show, which premiered in October. The show allows strangers to date without seeing each other and decide whether or not to get engaged. When couples decide to get engaged, they meet in person and live together before they have the opportunity to choose to get married at the altar on their wedding day.

SK and Ross got engaged on the show, but SK shocked viewers when he said “No” to marrying Ross at the altar on their wedding day. The couple surprised fans of the show when they revealed they rekindled their relationship on the show’s reunion episode, which premiered on Nov. 9.

The pair announced they ended their relationship in a joint statement shared on their Instagram Stories on Nov. 20. The announcement came after multiple allegations of cheating were made against SK.

“We are saddened to announce that we have decided to go our separate ways,“ the since-expired post read, according to People. ”Due to the ongoing legal proceedings surrounding these allegations, we can not provide additional details and ask that you please respect our privacy during this hard time.“


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