Lydia Harvey, Times Staff Writer

Lydia Harvey is a sports editor, copy editor and page designer at tbt*. She writes The Juice* blog, and her work has appeared in the Perspective section of the Tampa Bay Times. Lydia hearts fashion, politics and everything 1950s. Not to mention the heartbreaking pro teams of Tampa Bay, where she was born and raised. Lyd joined the Times in 2011 and made the move to tbt* in 2012. She lives in Tarpon Springs with her hilarious mini-hers and their maniacal Irish terrier, Teddy.

Phone: (727) 892-2939

E-mail: lharvey@tampabay.com

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  1. Carrie Underwood is pregnant, y'all

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    Carrie Underwood might want to retire that new motorcycle for a few months. The country singer and her hockey star husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

    The 31-year-old American Idol alum tweeted the news with a little help from her dogs.

    “In honor of 'Labor’ Day...Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn’t be happier!” she wrote. With the post: a photo of her pups wearing shirts that say they’re going to be big brother and big sister....

  2. Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg tie the knot

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    Newlyweds on the Block!

    Donnie Wahlberg’s Favorite Girl is now his only girl after he Singled Out and locked down Jenny McCarthy in a Chicago-area wedding ceremony on Sunday.

    The couple said their I do’s at Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Ill., ABC News reports. The Blue Bloods actor, who still tours with New Kids on the Block, proposed to the former View co-host in April with a 10-carat yellow sapphire ring and the help of her son Evan....

  3. Ashlee Ross marries Evan Ross at new mom-in-law Diana Ross's estate

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    Just two months after sister Jessica Simpson married former NFL star Eric Johnson, Ashlee Simpson also took the plunge, exchanging vows with fiancee Evan Ross at his mother’s Connecticut estate.

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay actor’s mom would be none other than megastar Diana Ross, by the way. #nobigdeal.

    According to People, the Supremes singer not only planned the wedding but also performed Endless Love at the event, because diva!...

    Ashlee and Evan at their extremely fluffy engagement party.
  4. Updated: Kate Upton responds to nude photo leak

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    Well, this is pretty much the worst. Unless you’re a creep, in which case this is good news for you.

    It seems hackers have managed to get their hands on and redistribute what appear to be nude and partially nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Hope Solo, Krysten Ritter, Yvonne Strahovski, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Teresa Palmer....

  5. Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade married

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    Actress Gabrielle Union married longtime partner and Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade at sunset on Saturday, E! News reports.

    The private couple wed in the Miami area at the Chateau Artisan estate, which looks like a huge castle surrounded by a moat so as to keep out journalists and other riff raff....

  6. Joan Rivers' family 'keeping fingers crossed'

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    Joan Rivers remained in a medically-induced coma three days after she went into cardiac arrest, but her family said Sunday they remain hopeful about her recovery.

    “Thank you for your continued love and support,” Melissa Rivers said in a statement. “We are keeping our fingers crossed.”

    Melissa described her 81-year-old mother’s condition as serious, and TMZ reported that the Fashion Police host was on life support....

  7. It's true: Shakira is indeed pregnant

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    Baby numero dos is on its way for Shakira and soccer star Gerard Piqué.

    The singer tells Spanish Cosmopolitan, “Pues sí, la verdad es que sí, estoy embarazada.”

    Translation: Yep, I’m pregnant.

    Baby rumors started way back when Shakira, 37, performed at the World Cup, for her outfit was less revealing than usual and her gyrations subpar....

  8. Did Tony really die? 'Sopranos' creator spills the beans

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    It’s only been what, like seven years since Tony Soprano was whacked or maybe not whacked on the series finale of The Sopranos? And all this time we’ve been wondering what really happened when the screen went blank and credits rolled.

    So, do you want to know? Do you really want to know?

    Okay, spoiler alertathon:

    Show creator David Chase finally gave up on all that matters to him and answered the question that everyone under the sun has been nagging him about for the better part of a decade. Without further ado, the reveal we’ve all been waiting for, excerpted from a super-long piece on Vox:...

  9. 'Glee' star Heather Morris is engaged

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    It’s a classic tale of romance: Woman falls in love, gives birth to an unplanned child and then a year later maybe gets engaged.

    Just ask Heather Morris how well it all worked out. The Glee star has been flashing the rock longtime boyfriend Taylor Hubbell recently gave her, 11 months after their son Elijah was born.

    “They’re super happy together and it just made sense,” an insider tells Us Weekly. “Heather was beaming when spotted wearing her engagement ring.”...

  10. Lolo Jones joins 'Dancing With the Stars'

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    Heeeere haters, haters, haters.

    Lolo Jones, the Olympic hurdler and bobsledder everyone loves to hate, is reportedly joining Dancing With the Stars for its 19th season, which kicks off on Sept. 15.

    ABC doesn’t comment on casting rumors, since they want to pimp out contestants on Good Morning America every year, but a blabbermouth tells E! News that Jones will be joined by Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish and former General Hospital hunk and Calvin Klein model Antonio Sabato Jr....

  11. Pamela Anderson calls off divorce from Rick Salomon

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    These two again.

    Pamela Anderson is hitting the brakes on her most recent split from husband Rick Salomon. Yes, the same Rick Salomon she was married to for two months, six years ago.

    The 47-year-old Baywatch babe filed for divorce on July 3 after six months of the couple’s second marriage, according to E! News. But the pair was seen one week later swapping saliva all over Malibu, and just as recently as the end of July, witnesses spotted them sucking face in Sardinia....

  12. Neil Young divorcing Pegi Young after 36 years of marriage

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    Once you’ve stuck it out for 36 years, is another 20 really too much to ask?

    Apparently so for Neil Young, who filed for divorce from wife and musical collaborator Pegi Young on July 29, according to Rolling Stone.

    A hearing is set for Dec. 12, and suddenly we've lost all faith in the institution. Young’s rep had no comment....

  13. Suge Knight shot at Chris Brown's pre-VMA party

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    It’s like 2005 all over again.

    Death Row Records founder Suge Knight was shot multiple times at Chris Brown’s VMAs pre-party in L.A. early Sunday, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant tells the Associated Press.

    Shots rang out around 1:30 a.m. at 1OAK on Sunset Boulevard, the site of an event co-hosted by Brown and Pia Mia. Knight and two other victims, a man and a woman, were hit, treated at local hospitals and expected to survive, authorities said....

  14. Nick Cannon confirms separation from Mariah Carey

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    So maybe bragging about sleeping with Kim Kardashian isn’t the key to a happy marriage.

    Nick Cannon learned that lesson the hard way.

    Yes, the not-so-unthinkable finally seems to be happening. Mariah Carey, 44, and her 33-year-old beau are separated and heading for divorce.

    “We have been living in separate houses for a few months,” the America’s Got Talent host told Yahoo's The Insider on Thursday. “(Right now) my main focus is my kids.”...

  15. Carson Daly welcomes baby girl with fiancee Siri Pinter

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    Looks like Vale Guthrie Feldman has a new bestie, because the Today family just got even bigger.

    “Orange Room” anchor Carson Daly and fiancee Siri Pinter welcomed their third child on Wednesday. London Rose Daly weighed in at 8 lbs., 11 oz. and measured 22 inches. Daly and Pinter were already parents to 5-year-old Jackson James and 23-month-old Etta Jones, so they’re pretty much the best name pickers who ever lived. The 41-year-old TV personality and Siriously Delicious food blogger started dating in 2007 and got engaged in October....