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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. Bryan Cranston unrecognizable as Lyndon B. Johnson

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    This guy looks so much like Lyndon B. Johnson that it took us a second to ID the actor.

    If you guessed it was Eugene Levy, you fail at everything. But if you guessed Bryan Cranston, you win the grand prize of sweet satisfaction!

    The Breaking Bad star has done a complete on-screen 180, transforming from meth-dealing Walter White into the role of POTUS-by-default....

  2. Oscars eyeing two hosts again this year — grreaaat

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    Looks like 2016 is going to see another two-host experiment at the Oscars.

    Not sure why, considering how horribly things went when Anne Hathaway and James Franco ruined everything for everyone with their awkward 2011 stab at what turned out to be a completely uncomfortable, hours-long buzzkill.

    Please, for the love of all that is good, just let it be Amy Schumer and Anthony Jeselnik....

  3. Janice Dickinson 'almost died' on camera from bee sting, but lives because she will never go away

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    Leave it to Janice Dickinson to compel us to tune in to a terrible show we absolutely would not watch if it weren’t for her near-death experience.

    The stunt queen/former super model is on this celebrity Big Brother show in the UK. It’s called Celebrity Big Brother UK. The cast is a menagerie of K-listers, so there’s really no reason to watch, no matter how completely obsessed we have become with real Big Brother, USA version. Go USA....

    She's okay, which we are happy about.
  4. Finally, some good news (and wedding bells) for Deryck Whibley

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    One year after suffering a life-threatening health scare, Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley has a major reason to celebrate: The singer married model Ariana Cooper on Sunday.

    Looking happy and healthy after surviving kidney and liver failure caused by years of alcohol abuse, the 35-year-old Canadian tied the knot with his blushing bride in front of 100 guests at the Hotel Bel Air in L.A....

  5. Emmy Rossum is engaged to 'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail

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    Emmy Rossum is about to become Mrs. Robot. The Shameless star accepted a proposal from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail over the weekend, People reports.

    It’s been quite a year for the couple. Rossum, 28, has been getting mad kudos for her role as Fiona in her Showtime hit, while Esmail, 37, is having a breakout year with his USA thriller....

  6. 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....

  7. 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....

  8. 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....

  9. 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."...

  10. 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....

  11. 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....

  12. 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!
  13. 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....

  14. 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.”...

  15. '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....