Hilary Duff gave birth… Billie Eilish’s album listening parties… King Charles is ‘too busy’… Sam Smith denied entry… and Travis Kelce cast in Ryan Murphy’s FX series

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We’ve got a new celebrity baby! Hilary Duff announced yesterday that she and her husband Matthew Koma welcomed their new baby girl this past Friday, May 3. Hilary opted for a home water birth for her fourth baby. And keeping with her tradition of unusual baby names, welcome to the world, Townes Meadow Bair! She joins big sisters, 5-year-old Banks Violet and 2-year-old Mae James, along with 11-year-old son Luca Cruz, whom Hilary shares with her ex-husband Mike Comrie.

Billie Eilish’s 3rd studio album Hit Me Hard and Soft drops on May 17. Sold-out listening parties are scheduled for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on May 15 and LA’s Kia Forum on May 16. For those not lucky enough to get tickets for the in-person events, Billie’s fans can still get the full experience on those same two days in AMC Theaters across the country. According to the press release, this gives Bille’s fans “the chance to be one of the first to hear the new album with a visual accompaniment.” Tickets are just $5 each and are now available online.

It’s been four years since Prince Harry announced he was stepping down from all his royal duties, which was a huge slap in the face to all of the Royal Family. And it looks like, they’re still not over it. Prince Harry flew to London yesterday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his Invictus Games. Even though he is literally within 2 or 3 miles from his dad, King Charles is too busy to see his youngest son. The last time these two had a face-to-face was in February. Pretty much the minute he found out King Charles had cancer, Harry hopped on a plane to London, met with his dad for about 30 minutes, and flew back to California. But now that King Charles is well enough to resume his royal duties, he apparently doesn’t have another half hour to spare. Former BBC Royal correspondent Michael Cole told the Daily Mail, “The Prodigal Son is not welcome – not for the present, anyway. In royal terms, this is big medicine. Prince Harry is bound to see it for what it is, the clearest possible indication of the hurt that has been caused….Actions have consequences but rarely are they played out as starkly as they are here.”

If you thought it was hard to get into the Met Gala, just try getting into one of the after-parties! When Sam Smith tried sauntering into one of the parties at the Mark Hotel, he was denied THREE TIMES. Sources told Page Six that Sam was told, “You’re not on the list,” and there was no budging. But everyone said Sam took it gracefully, and was “totally cool and polite” about it. That’s because Sam had options, high-tailing it over to Dua Lipa’s after-party in the Meatpacking District and then FKA Twigs’ party at the Standard. By the way, exes Kendall Jenner and Bad Bunny were spotted looking extra-friendly at Emily Ratajkowski’s after party….

As they say, strike while the iron is hot! And Travis Kelce just keeps on striking! In addition to hosting the upcoming Amazon Prime game show Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?, Travis has been cast in Ryan Murphy’s upcoming FX series, Grotesquerie. His co-star Niece Nash-Betts posted to her fans on Instagram, “Guys, guess who I am working with on Grotesquerie?” and then Travis pops in, saying, “Jumping into new territory with Niecy!” This will be Travis’ acting debut. Look for it sometime this fall. While Travis is living his best life, there’s somebody keeping a close eye on him. Former One Tree Hill star turned podcaster Jana Kramer thinks Travis is a bad influence on America’s princess, Taylor Swift. She said, “To me, he’s always drunk. Every time I’ve ever seen a video he’s just always drunk.” And Jana noticed that it seems to be rubbing off on Taylor, who’s been drinking a lot more since she’s she started dating him.


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