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Unrequited: New Book Maintains Elizabeth Taylor's Greatest Love was Montgomery Clift

Unrequited: New Book Maintains Elizabeth Taylor's Greatest Love was Montgomery Clift

ENTERTAINMENT | May 8

In "Elizabeth And Monty: The Untold Story Of Their Intimate Friendship," a new book about the relationship between two of the 1950s hottest stars, Charles Casillo claims that Elizabeth Taylor's greatest love was Montgomery Clift.

Gaetz, Greene Take Mantle of Trump's Populism at Rally

Gaetz, Greene Take Mantle of Trump's Populism at Rally

NEWS | By Mike Schneider | May 8

U.S. Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene, two of the Republican Party's most controversial figures, kicked off their "America First Rally" roadshow Friday with a Trump-centric revival of sorts for the MAGA faithful at a Florida's The Villages.

Bad Romance: Adult Male Stars' Ugly Break-up Goes Very Public

Bad Romance: Adult Male Stars' Ugly Break-up Goes Very Public

ENTERTAINMENT | May 8

Break-ups don't get nastier than this. And because of Twitter, one between two popular adult male personalities has become very public.

Vermont Ends 'Gay Panic' Defense

Vermont Ends 'Gay Panic' Defense

NEWS | May 8

The state's Republican governor signed House Bill 128 to prevent using sexual orientation or gender identity as cause to harm LGBTQ people.

Equality Advocate Dismisses Caitlyn Jenner as 'Phyllis Schlafly of the Trans Community'

Equality Advocate Dismisses Caitlyn Jenner as 'Phyllis Schlafly of the Trans Community'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 8

The woman the Washington Post called the "best-known transgender person in the country" may be picking up a new moniker: "The Phyllis Schlafy of the trans community."

Watch: 'It's Always Sunny' Star Rob McElhenney Honors his Gay Moms for Mother's Day

Watch: 'It's Always Sunny' Star Rob McElhenney Honors his Gay Moms for Mother's Day

ENTERTAINMENT | May 8

Rob McElhenney's character on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" may be a bit conflicted about being gay, but in real-life the actor is a proud son to his mothers, Helena McElhenney and her wife Mary Taylor.

Sam Asghari Hits the Beach Without Britney (and the Paparazzi Follow)

Sam Asghari Hits the Beach Without Britney (and the Paparazzi Follow)

ENTERTAINMENT | May 8

When Sam Asghari goes to the beach, expect the paparazzi to follow. Such was the case on Thursday when the personal trainer and model, who is also Britney Spears' boyfriend, was seen hitting the surf on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

Ian McKellen Reveals he Never Told His Parents He's Gay

Ian McKellen Reveals he Never Told His Parents He's Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | May 8

In a recent interview, Ian McKellen revealed how he never had the chance to come out to his parents before they passed away.

Watch: 'SNL' Star Bowen Yang Says Being 'Gay & Asian Made My Skin a Little Thicker'

Watch: 'SNL' Star Bowen Yang Says Being 'Gay & Asian Made My Skin a Little Thicker'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 8

Yang shared how queerness and race informs his career moves on Joel Kim Booster's "Joy F*ck Club" radio show.

Can't Stop the Bad Memory: Remember When Caitlyn Starred with The Village People?

Can't Stop the Bad Memory: Remember When Caitlyn Starred with The Village People?

ENTERTAINMENT | May 8

After winning Olympic Gold in the men's decathlon event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, Caitlyn Jenner became an overnight star and attempted to capitalize on her fame with performances of a different kind — a brief acting career.

News

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

NEWS | May 8

Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform has raised a more complex and consequential question.

Business

Disney's Rainbow Collection Celebrates Pride, Supports LGBTQ Causes

Disney's Rainbow Collection Celebrates Pride, Supports LGBTQ Causes

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | May 6

In the run-up to Pride month, Disney has announced at Rainbow Collection of clothing and collectables that spread the rainbow joy.

Technology

Tripadvisor Removes Insensitive Review of Auschwitz Museum

Tripadvisor Removes Insensitive Review of Auschwitz Museum

TECHNOLOGY | May 7

Travel website Tripadvisor has removed an insensitive review of the Auschwitz Museum after initially saying it complied with its submission guidelines.rn

Finance

Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Gets Prison Time for Tax Evasion

Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Gets Prison Time for Tax Evasion

FINANCE | May 7

Bruno DiFabio, a celebrity pizza chef who owns restaurants in Connecticut and New York, was sentenced to 30 days in prison Thursday for tax evasion.

Cars

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

CARS | By Travis Langness of Edmunds | May 8

Edmunds experts report on five ultra-capable off-roaders that are either already on dealer lots or worth waiting for in the coming months.

Style

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

STYLE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 7

Strong sales results from Coach's parent as well as from the maker of Wrangler and Lee jeans offer the latest evidence that shoppers' spending on fashion and accessories is rebounding to pre-pandemic levels.rn

Health/Fitness

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jill Lawless | May 7

Britain announced a "first tentative step" Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine upon their return.rn

Travel

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

TRAVEL | By David Koeing | May 7

Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line is threatening to steer clear of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.rn