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MADELINE ROTH, MTV.COM

Noted wedding crasher and proposal architect Ed Sheeran has some happy news: He’s having a ceremony of his own! The singer announced on Saturday (January 20) that he’s engaged to longtime girlfriend Cherry Seaborn.

“Got myself a fiancé just before new year,” Sheeran wrote on Instagram, accompanied by a pic of him kissing his bride-to-be. “We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx.”

Got myself a fiancé just before new year. We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx

A post shared by Ed Sheeran (@teddysphotos) on Jan 20, 2018 at 5:49am PST

Sheeran, 26, and Seaborn, 25, have known each other since they were kids and attended the same high school in their native U.K. The kindred spirits lost touch until 2015, when they rekindled their old friendship and began dating. People repots they recently

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Michelle Williams has responded to Mark Wahlberg’s donation to the Time’s Up legal fund, which he made after it was revealed that he earned $1.5 million for reshoots of All The Money In The World while Williams made about $1,000 for the same work.

In a statement, Williams focuses on the bigger picture and the actresses and activists who lent her support. She also refers to why the reshoots for All The Money In The World had to happen in the first place after Kevin Spacey was removed from the film following sexual assault and harassment allegations brought against him by actor Anthony Rapp and others.

“Today isn’t about me,” her statement reads. “My fellow actresses stood by me and stood up for me, my activist friends taught me to use my voice, and the most powerful men in charge, they listened and they acted. If we truly envision an equal world, it takes equal effort

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Imitation is the highest form of flattery, and that’s been the deal with Kim Kardashian swiping Kylie Jenner’s looks …

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, and that’s been the deal with Kim Kardashian swiping Kylie Jenner’s looks for awhile now.

As E! News points out, the littlest Kardashian-Jenner sister is the chief inspiration for many of Kim’s shifting styles — and vice versa, as there are plenty of instances of Kylie raiding her big sis’s closet over the years.

Now, Kim — who’s been favoring platinum blonde lately instead of her usual long, black tresses — has embraced a shorter, angular bob that looks just like the one that Kylie rolled up to the Met Gala rocking.

Chop Chop 🐰 #kimkardashian

A post shared by Kim Kardashian Snapchats 🍑 (@kimksnapchats) on Dec 9, 2017 at 1:00am PST

The part, the roots, the white-blonde shade — it’s an extremely Kylie aesthetic that works on her sibling just as well. Here’s a look at Kylie’s cut for comparison.

#metgala2017

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Taylor Swift is in good company on Time‘s annual Person of the Year cover. The magazine named the Reputation singer as one of their 2017 “Silence Breakers”, along with Ashley Judd, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, and Isabel Pascual — all women from very different backgrounds who, like countless others, experienced sexual harassment or assault. In a rare interview, Swift opened up about her #MeToo moment: meeting DJ David Mueller, whom she alleges groped her during a backstage photo-op in 2013.

“When we were posing for the photo, he stuck his hand up my dress and grabbed onto my ass cheek,” Swift wrote to Time. “I squirmed and lurched sideways to get away from him, but he wouldn’t let go. At the time, I was headlining a major arena tour and there were a number of people in the room that saw this plus a photo of it happening. I figured that if he would be brazen enough to assault me under these risky

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Kendrick Lamar is releasing a ‘DAMN.’ collector’s edition with the tracklist in reverse pic.twitter.com/pqLJB5Bpxz

Deck the halls with boughs of Lamar, because it looks like we’re all in for a TDE treat this holiday season. According to a link that was briefly listed on Microsoft’s online store before being removed, Kendrick Lamar is reportedly releasing a collector’s edition of DAMN.

The most revealing part of the information was the revelation that the collector’s edition will have a new cover and reversed tracklist with “DUCKWORTH.” being the first track instead of “BLOOD.” Some fans on Twitter are even posting what looks like physical copies of the release.

In August, Kendrick Lamar confirmed with MTV News correspondent Gaby Wilson the popular fan theory that DAMN. could be played in reverse.

“I think like a week after the album came out, [fans] realized you can play the album backwards,” said Kendrick. “It

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Remember back in September when Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” eclipsed Drake’s “One Dance” as the most-streamed song on Spotify, amassing 1.3 billion plays? It’s OK if you don’t, really — things change so rapidly in the streaming age!

But you might be interested to find out that, according to Spotify’s year-end data for 2017, “Shape of You” finished very strong as the year’s most-streamed song. And Sheeran’s ÷ was fittingly the year’s most-streamed album.

Sheeran beat out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and The Chainsmokers for top artist. Rihanna, perhaps most unsurprisingly, was 2017’s most-streamed female artist for the third year in a row, ahead of Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and Sia.

Meanwhile, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” — one of the handful of songs that legitimately shook foundations throughout 2017 — ended up as the No. 3 most-streamed song, finishing just behind its own remix featuring Justin Bieber.

And getting into the really granular details, two interesting tidbits:

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taylor swift, Tiffany Haddish

There’s at least one part of Old Taylor that isn’t dead, and that’s the part that can cook. Following her highly educational dinner with Barbra Streisand, Taylor Swift 2.0’s newest BFF Tiffany Haddish revealed that the superstar hasn’t lost an ounce of her top-notch hosting skills during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

According to the Girls Trip star, the two hit it off when they both appeared on SNL, Haddish as the host and Swift as the musical guest. Afterwards, Swift excitedly approached the comedian and invited her over for dinner — a borderline-starstruck move that is all too reminiscent of Swift’s “Tim McGraw” days. Haddish agreed, under one condition: “Look, if I come over, you gotta make me some barbecue chicken, some potato salad and a brisket,” she mandated.

Ever the agreeable hostess, the “Gorgeous” singer accepted the terms and, true to form, exceeded expectations. “First off, Taylor can cook, OK? She can cook,” Haddish yelled. “The chicken was bomb! And she made

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Kim Kardashian’s empire just keeps growing, and the latest addition to her makeup line is one named for one of the …

Kim Kardashian’s empire just keeps growing, and the latest addition to her makeup line is one named for one of the most quoted tracks off Kanye West’s last album.

For the drop of KKW Beauty’s Ultralight Beam highlighters, Kim celebrated by turning herself into one head-to-toe ultralight beam herself. She was covered in glitter to the point where anyone looking directly at her probably should’ve been wearing shades, and the sparkly vibe was on-point for the range of glosses and powders borrowing their name from the heavenly TLOP cut.

So happy you guys are loving Ultralight Beams! The 10-piece set is sold out but the Duos are still available in 5 shades: Iridescent, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold, Bronze and Copper. KKWBEAUTY.COM

A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Dec 2, 2017 at 7:52am PST

She’s continuing to take after little sis/beauty maven Kylie Jenner, in that the Ultralight Beams are selling

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When it comes to paying tribute to her beloved pets, Miley Cyrus is basically a walking art gallery inked with …

When it comes to paying tribute to her beloved pets, Miley Cyrus is basically a walking art gallery inked with images of her pups.

Miley has an eclectic collection of tattoos, which draw inspiration from Johnny Cash, the galaxy, Liam Hemsworth’s snacking habits, and her furry family.

She has the face of her late shetland sheepdog Emu tattooed on one arm, and it appears that her pitbull Mary Jane just got the permanent portrait treatment as well.

Mary Jane ❤️

A post shared by Miley Cyrus (@mileycyrus) on Dec 2, 2017 at 11:18pm PST

That’s dedication, and we’d expect nothing less from the oh-so-proud mama to Mary Jane. (Hell, she’s already got one “Mary Jane”-inspired tattoo, so consider this commitment to a theme as well.)

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Ed Sheeran, taylor swift

Taylor Swift loves her friends, a whole lot, and tons and tons of words have been written about her famous friendships, from the Squad to Selena to her years-long camaraderie with Ed Sheeran.

They’ve inspired lots of her musical notes and performances, too. She gets by with a little help from said friends, and even worked a couple of them into reputation: James Reynolds, the adorable daughter of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, offers a cute intro to “Gorgeous,” and Sheeran shows up on “End Game” with Future.

At iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball on December 1, Swift brought out Sheeran to perform the track with her, and the buds were clearly thrilled to be hitting the stage together once more.

If the cheers echoing through the Forum in Inglewood, California

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