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April 22, 2014

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'Ice Road Truckers' Star Kidnapped and Threatened to Kill a Hooker

April 22, 2014 15:02:47 GMT


Reality show star Tim Zickuhr was arrested on felony charges of kidnapping, extortion and coercion. The History's "Ice Road Truckers" star allegedly kidnapped a hooker by the name of "Snow White" and threatened to kill her on December 19, 2013, a day after he hired her for sex.

Tim kidnapped Snow White aka Lisa Cadeau over money dispute. He accused her of taking an extra $1,000 after he handed her his ATM card to withdraw her fee. "I only withdrew the $80 I was supposed to and an additional $120 that I wasn't," Lisa said in an email to the Daily News.
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Report: Jay-Z and Beyonce to Miss Kanye and Kim's Wedding


April 22, 2014 14:36:46 GMT


Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles will not attend Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding, but not because of the reported rift between the ladies. The rapper and his wife turned down the invitation because they didn't want anything to do with "Keeping Up with the Kardashians".

It has been reported that Kimye's wedding in France will be televised. "Jay-Z would be there if it wasn't going to be such a public event," a source told The Sun. As compensation for their absence, Jay-Z and Beyonce will treat the couple with a honeymoon on a rented yacht that costs them 100,000 pounds.
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Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood and Wife Announced Pregnancy

April 22, 2014 14:12:40 GMT


A few days after celebrating their anniversary, Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood and his wife Kelli announced that they were expecting their first child together. And they have even found out the sex of the baby.

"So excited for a new Baby A on the way in Sept! And it's a boy!!! -Dave & Kelli," a post on the band's Facebook page read on Monday, April 21. His bandmate, singer Hillary Scott, expressed her excitement of the news, tweeting, "WOOHOO!!!!!!!!"
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Khloe Kardashian Steps Out With French Montana in New York City

April 22, 2014 09:12:59 GMT


Khloe Kardashian and her rumored new boyfriend French Montana were spotted in public together for the first time in New York City over the weekend. The pair were seen enjoying some pizza at Star Gourmet & Deli in NYC on Saturday, April 19 after he hosted a party at the Allstar Night Club in Elizabeth, New Jersey the previous night.

The couple went to an after party at Greenhouse nightclub on Saturday night. The duo reportedly had shots of CIROC at the bash before it was shut down by police at 2:45 A.M. According to Radar Online, the party was shut down after "police were tipped off about the size of French's entourage."
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Avril Lavigne Debuts Cute 'Hello Kitty' Music Video

April 22, 2014 09:06:35 GMT


Avril Lavigne has debuted the music video for her track called "Hello Kitty". The colorful clip features the pop/rock singer sporting a black top and a cute skirt as she shows off some dance moves alongside four dancers in a room packed with girlie stuff.

The video also gives glimpses at Lavigne visiting a candy store and having sushi for dinner. She's later seen hitting the streets of Japan with her dancers and interacting with some locals as she keeps singing about the fictional character from Sanrio.
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Craig Zadan and Neil Meron Return to Produce 2015 Oscars

April 22, 2014 09:02:32 GMT


The Academy has tapped Craig Zadan and Neil Meron as producers for the upcoming 2015 Academy Awards. Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced Zadan and Meron's return on Monday, April 21, a week after revealing key dates for the 87th annual awards show.

"We couldn't be more thrilled to have Craig and Neil back to produce the Oscars again in 2015," Isaacs said in a statement. "Their showmanship has elevated the show to new heights and we are excited to keep the momentum going."
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Lorde Delays Australian Tour Due to 'Chest Infection'

April 22, 2014 08:36:22 GMT


Lorde has been forced to scrap her Australian tour after she fell ill. According to a statement released by tour promoter on Monday, April 21, the New Zealand singer was ordered to return to her homeland for "immediate rest and recuperation in order to regain complete health and continue touring for the rest of the year."

Following the announcement, Lorde took to Twitter to explain the delay. "In case you missed the announcement earlier, I have had to postpone my Australian shows because of a nasty chest infection and general ill health," she wrote.
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'The Voice' Top 12 Performance Show Marred by Technical Issue

April 22, 2014 08:29:34 GMT


"The Voice" season 6 kicked off its live shows on Monday, April 21 with the Top 12 taking on the stage. In what should be a crucial moment that would determine the contestant's fate, the show experienced some technical glitch.

Kristen Merlin of Team Shakira was midway through her emotional rendition of Sugarland's "Stay" when there was a loud popping voice followed by her microphone going silent. She kept singing as if nothing happened for around 20 seconds before her mic was replaced. She earned a standing ovation for handling the technical difficulty so well as Adam Levine said, "I would have been in a puddle of my own nerves. I would have been crying, my thumb in my mouth - I might have run offstage having a hissy fit."
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Former NFL Star Keyshawn Johnson Arrested for Alleged Domestic Battery

April 22, 2014 08:26:15 GMT


Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery following a dispute with his ex-girlfriend. According to New York Daily News, Los Angeles County personnel from the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff Station responded to a report of possible domestic violence on early Monday morning, April 21 at a residence in Calabasas.

"Deputies arrived, it was determined that the resident and his ex-girlfriend were involved in a domestic dispute," read the police report. The officers then took Johnson to custody. He was released after posting a $20,000 bond at 9:15 A.M.
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Richard Donner: 'Goonies' Sequel Is Steven Speilberg's Idea

April 22, 2014 08:04:56 GMT


"Goonies" director Richard Donner gives update on the planned sequel. In a chat with TMZ, he reveals that Steven Spielberg is back getting involved in the project and that the "Lincoln" helmer is the one who came up with the idea for the second installment.

"Steven came up with the idea of doing a sequel after thirty years," Donner spills the beans. "We've been trying for a while," he adds. "And then he came up with another story line. He's right on."
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Jenna Dewan Poses Naked for Allure Magazine

April 22, 2014 07:55:56 GMT


Jenna Dewan poses in her birthday suit in Allure magazine's May edition which also features other snaps from Kristen Bell, Nia Long and Minnie Driver. In a photo for the magazine, Channing Tatum's wife lies on a pool of water while giving a seductive stare to the camera. The water covers half of her naked body while she covers one of her breasts with one hand.

The actress, who gave birth to her daughter Everly less than a year ago, tells the magazine that her actor husband is OK with the sexy photo shoot. "Chan was really on board with it - he knows I'm very comfortable in my own skin," she says. "I hope I worked out just enough."
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Katy Perry Plays 'World's Worst Birthday Party Entertainers' in Trailer for New Music Video

April 22, 2014 07:49:08 GMT


Katy Perry is only a few days away from releasing the music video for her new single, "Birthday". To build the anticipation, the singer teased her new project with a trailer that she shared on YouTube on Monday, April 21.

In the teaser titled "World's Worst Birthday Party Entertainers", Perry hints that her next visuals will be hilarious. She introduces fans to Goldie the Dancer, Yosef Shulem the MC, Kriss the Clown, Ace the Animal Trainer and Princess Mandee, who are all played by the 29-year-old star.
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Dean McDermott Says Sex With Wife Tori Spelling 'Wasn't Fantastic'

April 22, 2014 07:02:44 GMT


Dean McDermott delivers low blow to his wife, Tori Spelling, who is also the mother of his four children. During a therapy session filmed for her TV show "True Tori" which premieres Tuesday, April 22, he complains about their sex life.

"We would have sex once every two weeks," McDermott, 47, says. "It wasn't fantastic." As 40-year-old Spelling protests, their counselor explains to him, "Dean, your expectations of what a marriage is supposed to be sexually, it's like a fairy tale."
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Fans Pay Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City

April 22, 2014 07:02:06 GMT


A memorial service to remember Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was held in Mexico City on Monday night, April 21. The presidents of Mexico and Colombia were among people who honored the Colombia-born author at the memorial service which was held at Bellas Artes Palace.

"We come as admirers and friends of Gabo from all corners of the planet. He will live on in his books and writings. But more than anything he will live forever in the hopes of humanity. Eternal glory to someone who has given us so much glory," Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said at the ceremony, as quoted by The Associated Press. President Enrique Pena Nieto, meanwhile, called Garcia Marquez "the greatest Latin American novelist of all time."
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'Falling Skies' New Season 4 Trailer Reveals the Mysterious Blonde's Identity

April 22, 2014 06:46:47 GMT


A new trailer for "Falling Skies" season 4 which was first screened at WonderCon has been made available online. The promo is packed with intense scenes as the survivors, who are scattered on the roads, fight against the aliens who pose a threat to the existence of humans.

In between the action scenes, Maggie is seen running toward Ben to kiss him. There's also more scenes featuring the mysterious blonde-haired girl, who at one point tells Ben, "You'll be safe here." Towards the end of the video, her identity is likely revealed as she greets Tom from behind, "Hello, father."
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Jennifer Lopez Debuts DJ Khaled's 'I Luh Ya Papi' Remix Ft. French Montana, Big Sean and Tyga


April 22, 2014 06:45:51 GMT


DJ Khaled has hired Big Sean and Tyga for his remix of Jennifer Lopez's collaboration with French Montana, "I Luh Ya Papi". In the star-studded new version, which was released on Monday, April 21, the original beat produced by Detail has been totally reworked.

In addition to verses from Sean and Montana, the new version features new verses from Tyga. "T-Raww playa, leave her 'round me ima take her/ Switching lanes, top off, we a topic/ Watcha talking? If you ain't talking how you stuntin'," he raps over the new beat.
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'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Clips Reveals First 5 Minutes of the Film

April 22, 2014 06:35:58 GMT


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The opening sequence of "How to Train Your Dragon 2" has been unleashed in a new five-minute clip. It begins with the Quidditch-like tournament before proceeding to show Hiccup and Toothless journeying through the sky exploring uncharted territories. It ends with Hiccup mapping out his surrounding areas.

The film takes place five years since Hiccup and his winged pal, Toothless, successfully united dragons and Vikings. During his exploration of new lands, he unexpectedly meets his long-lost mother. As a larger conflict breaks out, the newly-reunited family and their friends must unite to stand up for what they believe while recognizing that only together do they have the power to change the future of both men and dragons.
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Rep: Story About Lindsay Lohan Drinking Vodka in Magazine Interview Is Fabricated

April 22, 2014 06:10:02 GMT


Shortly after Lindsay Lohan made a shocking revelation about a recent miscarriage in the final episode of her docu-series "Lindsay", more headline-making stories from the actress emerged. The "Mean Girls" star graces the cover of Kode magazine's latest edition wearing a red outfit, showing off some cleavage. In the spread, the magazine also publishes an interview with Lohan.

A representative for the actress, however, says that the interview's content for the magazine was fabricated. In a statement to E! News, the representative said on Monday, April 21, "Lindsay never spoke to any journalist at Kode. The interview was completed via email."
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Gisele Bundchen Singing 'Heart of Glass' in Sexy Bikini in New H and M Ad

April 22, 2014 04:59:44 GMT


Gisele Bundchen shows off her vocals and famous figure in a new ad for H&M. In a video that was premiered on "Good Morning America" on Monday, April 21, the supermodel is featured rocking two different swimsuits as she sings "Heart of Glass".

The one-and-a-half-minute clip opens with Bundchen wearing an animal print bikini as she performs on the beach. The 33-year-old Brazilian star is later seen singing and dancing while sporting a black one-piece.
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Vin Diesel Shares Picture of Paul Walker's Brothers on 'Fast and Furious 7' Set

April 22, 2014 04:27:53 GMT


The first look at Paul Walker's brothers, Caleb Walker and Cody Walker, on the set of "Fast and Furious 7" is revealed. In a new picture shared on Facebook by Paul's on-screen sidekick Vin Diesel, the siblings are seen conversing with the Dominic Toretto depicter.

The brothers are expected to play body doubles for Paul scenes with CGI used for finishing touch. "Caleb and Cody are helping us complete some remaining action for their brother and fill in small gaps left in production. Having them on set has made us all feel that Paul is with us too," Universal said.
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Chris Brown's Trial Delayed as Bodyguard Found Guilty of Assault

April 22, 2014 04:22:55 GMT


Chris Brown's trial has been delayed to Wednesday, April 23 after his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy was convicted of an assault charge. Both Brown and Hollosy are accused of hitting a man named Parker Adams outside a Washington D.C. hotel in October. As reported by CNN, during a court session on Monday, April 21, Judge Patricia Wynn said that the bodyguard was found guilty following a testimony from a limo driver.

According to the driver, Brown hit the man and the bodyguard later attacked. The judge said that the bodyguard's action was not justified because there was no evidence the man was making advances on Brown when he was taking a photo with fans on the sidewalk.
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Ariana Grande Previews 'Problem' Lyric Video

April 22, 2014 04:21:23 GMT


Ariana Grande has teased her new single, "Problem", with a preview. The Nickelodeon star took to her Instagram on Monday, April 21 to share a snippet of the track which she recorded with Australian femcee Iggy Azalea.

"It's just a little part from the lyric video since we haven't shot the music video yet!..... u suuure?" she asked her followers on Twitter before sharing a link to the teaser on Instagram. The black-and-white clip features Grande's face being covered by a pinwheel-shaped light as the lyrics flash on the screen.
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Paul W.S. Anderson Reveals Title and Returning Cast for 'Resident Evil 6'

April 22, 2014 04:18:26 GMT


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The sixth installment of "Resident Evil" movie series has gotten a new update. Paul W. S. Anderson, who directed the first and the last two entries, discusses the next film during an appearance at this year's Beijing International Film Festival.

"I have to go home tomorrow for 'Rising Resident Evil'. That's what I'm going to do. As you know, [Li] Bingbing is in the last movie and she will be there again... After 'Resident Evil' I want to come to China and shoot film again," he says as quoted by CNTV.
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'Game of Thrones' Director on Disturbing Rape Scene: 'It Becomes Consensual by the End'

April 22, 2014 04:17:50 GMT


"Game of Thrones" director may have made a statement which is as controversial as the rape scene in the latest episode of the HBO series. Speaking to Hitfix before the episode aired, Alex Graves thought the encounter "becomes consensual by the end."

After repeteadly rejected by his sister Cersei since he returned to King's Landing, [SPOILER ALERT!] Jaime forced himself on her in "Breaker of Chains" which was made more disturbing since Joffrey's dead body lied in the same room. Graves explained why it wasn't necessarily a rape, "Well, it becomes consensual by the end, because anything for them ultimately results in a turn-on, especially a power struggle."
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'Dancing with the Stars' Recap: Drew Carey Plays a Pimp, Gets Eliminated on Party Anthem Night

April 22, 2014 03:17:33 GMT


Party was in the house on "Dancing with the Stars" Monday, April 21 as the remaining eight pairs returned to the ballroom to rock party anthems. Redfoo of LMFAO served as a guest judge in the episode, stating, "I'm looking for something that's going to rock my socks off!"

After a group opening number set to Miley Cyrus' "Party in the U.S.A.", NeNe Leakes and Tony Dovolani learned they're safe. They danced a salsa to Nelly's "Hot in Herre" which earned 33 out of 40 points. Len Goodman called it fun, Bruno Tonioli noticed her "feet were a little bit shaken," Carrie Ann Inaba said "it was not as intense as last week," but Redfoo thought it "was hot!"
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'Fantastic Four' Writer Says Reboot Will Explore 'Coming of Age' and Origin Story

April 22, 2014 03:10:46 GMT


While the plot of "The Fantastic Four" is still under wraps, Simon Kinberg has given hints at what to expect from this upcoming reboot. "We're definitely telling a younger story that the original films did," the screenwriter spilled in a new interview with Den of Geek.

"They're older than high school, but they're not quite grown into the world. If anything, this is a coming of age story. It depends on what books you look at. There are some, like the Ultimate books, that tell this story. So it is an origin story of the Fantastic Four, and it does follow them before they really know what a superhero is," he went on.
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Pharrell, Drake, Ed Sheeran Tapped to Perform at iHeartRadio Music Awards

April 22, 2014 03:08:40 GMT


Several A-list musicians have been lined up to perform at the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Awards. Pharrell Williams, Drake and Ed Sheeran are all set to take the stage at the show which will air live on NBC on May 1 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

The three acts will be joined by Blake Shelton, Kendrick Lamar, Pitbull, Shakira and 30 Seconds to Mars. The show will also feature appearances by Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Steven Tyler, Imagine Dragons, Chris Martin, Lorde and Demi Lovato among others.
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Vogue Has 'No Plans' to Work With Terry Richardson Following Alleged Sex Scandal

April 22, 2014 03:08:26 GMT


Editors at Vogue magazine say they have "no plans to work with" photographer Terry Richardson following an alleged inappropriate conduct which emerged over the weekend. On Sunday, April 20, British model Emma Appleton posted a screengrab of a message which allegedly was sent by Richardson. The message in the photo, which is no longer available, reads, "If I can f**k you I will book you in [New York] for a shoot for vogue."

Vogue has made a statement following the alleged scandal, saying that they have no plans to arrange photo sessions with the 48-year-old photographer. "The last assignment Terry Richardson had for U.S. Vogue appeared in the July 2010 issue and we have no plans to work with him in the future," said Hildy Kuryk, the Director of Communications for Vogue.
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Tom Hanks to Reunite With Steven Spielberg for Cold War Thriller

April 22, 2014 02:22:16 GMT


Actor Tom Hanks and director Steven Spielberg could team up again in a historical film set during the height of political tensions between U.S. and Russia. According to Variety, Hanks is attached to play the lead role in an untitled Cold War movie that Spielberg is eying to direct for DreamWorks.

The historical flick is based on the true story of American attorney, James Donovan, enlisted by CIA during the Cold War to negotiate the release of a pilot who was captured after his U-2 spy plane was shot down over Russia. Matt Charman writes the script, and Marc Platt will produce with Spielberg.
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Bryan Singer Sex Abuse Accuser Names Three More Hollywood Figures in Lawsuits

April 22, 2014 02:20:37 GMT


Michael F. Egan, a man who accused director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a minor, has named three more Hollywood figures in new lawsuits. Egan's lawyer Jeff Herman talked about the alleged abusers in a press conference in Los Angeles on Monday, April 21, saying that he had filed lawsuits against Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard.

Ancier is a TV executive who contributed to the release of some shows such as "The Ricki Lake Show" as well as "The Simpsons", "Married... With Children" and "In Living Color" on Fox TV. Neuman was a president of Walt Disney Television, while Goddard has produced on-and-off Broadway shows.
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HBO Renews 'Veep' and 'Silicon Valley'

April 22, 2014 02:03:20 GMT


HBO has given renewals to two of its comedies, "Veep" and "Silicon Valley". The political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus is renewed for a fourth season, while the tech-themed sitcom will return for a sophomore season. Both shows are expected to return in 2015.

"Veep" kicked its third season on April 6 with nearly 1 million total viewers. The show has received critical acclaim and won several awards, including two Emmy Awads for Louis-Dreyfus.
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Jay-Z's Master Recordings at Center of Alleged Extortion Plot

April 22, 2014 02:01:23 GMT


Master recordings by Jay-Z are at the center of an alleged theft and extortion plot, TMZ has reported. The recordings were made for the rapper's Roc-A-Fella Records in late '90s until early 2000s. They went missing in 2002 and were thought to have been lost.

However, producer Chauncey Mahan who worked with Hova during that time period recently emerged with the tapes. He contacted the "99 Problems" hitmaker's camp and told them he would auction the tapes or give them back for a $100,000 "storage fee."
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Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed for Steve Jobs Biopic, Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct

April 22, 2014 01:41:52 GMT


Leonardo DiCaprio is wanted for an untitled Steve Jobs biopic, The Hollywood Reporter learns. The "Django Unchained" actor reportedly has been approached by Danny Boyle who is in negotiation to direct the pic replacing David Fincher.

Fincher's deal with Sony fell apart allegedly due to his aggressive demand. Rumor has it, the director asked for a hefty $10 million payday up front and control over the film's marketing. He also wanted Christian Bale to play the lead role.
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Julia Roberts Speaks on Half-Sister's Suicide for the First Time


April 22, 2014 00:49:53 GMT


Julia Roberts finally opened up about the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes. In an interview with WSJ Magazine, the actress revealed her heartbreak as she and her family coped up with Motes' suicide at the age of 37.

"It's just heartbreak," Roberts told WSJ. "There aren't words to explain what any of us have been through in these last 20 days. It's hour by hour some days, but you just keep looking ahead. You don't want anything bad to happen to anyone, but there are so many tragic, painful, inexplicable things in the world."
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High-Profiled Mourners Attended Peaches Geldof's Funeral

April 22, 2014 00:35:51 GMT


High-profiled mourners paid their last respects to the late model Peaches Geldof. Her funeral was held on Monday, April 21 in Kent at the church she was married in just two years prior. It was also the same church that held her mother Paula Yates' funeral in 2000.

Peaches' coffin was sky blue with paintings of her family including husband Thomas Cohen, their two sons Astala, 23 months, and 11-month-old Phaedra, and their pet dogs. The street outside the St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence church was crowded with well-wishers and photographers. Many left flowers and cards outside the estate.
 
 
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