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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. Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer's friendship is screenplay official

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    Everyone’s dream two-woman BFF squad, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer, have graduated from being jet ski buddies and are moving onto the co-movie maker stage of their relationship.

    In an interview with the New York Times, Lawrence spilled the beans on Wednesday that the pair are writing a screenplay. Even better news: They plan to star as sisters in the comedy....

  2. Robin Thicke tries to rehab image via piano donation

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    Robin Thicke isn’t one to give up. It took him forever to accept that his marriage to Paula Patton was over, and now it’s taking him forever to accept that no one really likes him anymore.

    Regardless, the Blurred Lines singer is trying to rehab his image in the wake of acting a fool all over Miley Cyrus’s rear at the 2013 VMAs, divorcing his high school sweetheart, putting out a begging-for-forgiveness album that no one cared to listen to, and trying to pass off Marvin Gaye’s Got to Give It Up as his own creation....

  3. Josh Duggar enters rehab in wake of Ashley Madison scandal

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    It’s a tale as old as time: cheat on spouse, enter rehab, pretend you’re never going to do it again, wipe slate clean until you ruin it all once more. Josh Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame has moved on to step two after the conservative former lobbyist was exposed as an Ashley Madison user last week....

  4. Tonight's 'Mr. Robot' finale postponed due to similarity to Virginia on-air killings

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    USA Network has postponed tonight's season finale of Mr. Robot for one week because the episode includes a scene that shares similarities with the tragic on-air killings that occurred Wednesday morning in Roanoke, Va.

    “Out of respect to the victims, their families and colleagues, and our viewers, we are postponing tonight’s episode," USA told Variety in a statement. "Our thoughts go out to all those affected during this difficult time."...

  5. Exposed Josh Duggar admits to cheating: 'I have been the biggest hypocrite ever’

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    Isn’t it fun to sit in glass houses and throw stones? Josh Duggar sure thought it was, right up until his Ashley Madison account was exposed by hackers on Tuesday.

    After becoming one of the millions of the infidelity website’s users who were outed, the 19 Kids and Counting star released on his family’s website a statement in which he revealed that he’s addicted to porn and cheated on his wife, Anna Duggar....

  6. Kelly Clarkson makes mid-concert pregnancy announcement

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    It’s two dependents for Miss Independent.

    Kelly Clarkson revealed during her Staples Center concert on Wednesday that she is “totally pregnant” — as opposed to partially.

    This will be baby No. 2 for Clarkson and husband Brandon Blackstock, lending a bit of joy to an otherwise bummed-out family who are reeling from the separation of parents-in-law Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock....

  7. Shannen Doherty suing ex-manager over breast cancer

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    Shannen Doherty has breast cancer and is suing her ex-manager because of it.

    “Yes, I have breast cancer, and I am currently undergoing treatment,” the 90210 alum told People. “I am continuing to eat right, exercise and stay very positive about my life. I am thankful to my family, friends and doctors for their support and, of course, my fans who have stood by me.”...

    Get well, Brenda!
  8. Caitlyn Jenner could face manslaughter charge in fatal Malibu crash

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    Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are set to present evidence that could lead to a misdemeanor manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner, who was involved in a fatal chain-reaction crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in February.

    Detective Richard Curry said the I Am Cait star was not speeding but was driving at an unsafe speed considering the conditions in Malibu that day when her Escalade hit a car that was involved in the deadly wreck, according to the Los Angeles Times....

  9. Megan Fox, Brian Austin Green separate

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    Poor Brian Austin Green. In one fell swoop, the 90210 alum has lost his super-gorgeous wife and his relevance. After 11 years and two kids together, Green, 42, and Megan Fox are calling it quits.

    “Megan has separated from Brian,” an insider told Us Weekly. “They decided on it six months ago.”...

  10. 'Empire’ star Terrence Howard is three times a divorcee

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    Divorces are so hot right now, and Terrence Howard is jumping on the breakup train. Again. Don’t blink or you’ll miss his fourth one.

    The Empire star’s third wife, Mira Howard, quietly filed for her freedom way back in March — while she was still pregnant with their child. Ouch. In the filing, Mira noted that she hadn’t lived with her husband in over six months....

  11. Joseph Gordon-Levitt welcomes baby boy

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    It’s a boy for Joseph Gordon-Levitt and wife Tasha McCauley, not that the uber-private pair want us to know that or anything else about their life together.

    The couple welcomed their firstborn over the weekend, their rep tells Us Weekly....

    Looks like he has two babies now.
  12. Emile Hirsch gets jail time for Sundance assault

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    Emile Hirsch pleaded guilty on Monday to misdemeanor assault after allegedly choking a Paramount studio executive at the Sundance Film Festival in January.

    The Into the Wild star was accused of assaulting Daniele Bernfield at Tao Nightclub in Park City, Utah.

    Hirsch managed to avoid a maximum sentence of five years in prison and instead got 15 days in jail, a $4,750 fine and 50 hours of community service, according to the Associated Press. Upon completion of the sentence, the charge will be dismissed....

  13. Julianne Hough is engaged to NHL player Brooks Laich

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    Pros unite. Dancing With the Stars champ/judge Julianne Hough went all Carrie Underwood on us, getting engaged to NHL pro/Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich.

    The couple announced the exciting news Tuesday on Instagram, each tweeting a link to the photo that read, “We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement to share with you our recent engagement! #fiance #love.”...

  14. Rosie O’Donnell’s daughter, missing for a week, has been found

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    Rosie O’Donnell’s 17-year-old daughter, Chelsea O’Donnell, has been found after going missing for a week.

    The comedian posted an alert her website on Tuesday, saying Chelsea and her therapy dog, Bear, were last seen on Aug. 11. Police had been searching since Sunday in Nyack, N.Y., where O’Donnell has a home....

    Rosie, Chelsea and Bear. Oh my.
  15. Tracy Morgan's comeback kicks off at Rockefeller Center

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    More than a year after being seriously injured in a fatal car accident, comedian Tracy Morgan is set to make his triumphant comeback.

    The Saturday Night Live alum will return to Studio 8H on Oct. 17 as one of Season 41’s slated hosts. The gig will be the 30 Rock star’s second as emcee.

    Morgan famously missed the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special due to a traumatic brain injury that left him in critical condition after an overtired Walmart truck driver slammed into the Mercedes limo bus that he and several associates were riding in....

    Tracy Morgan was critically injured in a car accident in June 2014.