The Week in News

This week, our very own Jeannie Mai was forced to undergo emergency surgery after suffering a parapharyngeal deep-neck abscess. Though she is OK and resting, she and dance partner Brandon Armstrong were forced to withdraw from “Dancing with the Stars” after seven amazing performances.

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Our Very Own Jeannie Forced to Leave ‘DWTS’ After Emergency Surgery

Caitlyn Jenner Slammed for Alleged ‘Blackface’ Halloween Costume

Actor Eddie Hassell Has Passed Away at Age 30 from Shooting

Chrissy Teigen Unveils New Tattoo Honoring Late Son Jack

Cardi B Dismisses Divorce from Offset

Jeannie Says Goodbye to ‘DWTS’ in Emotional Video from Hospital

‘The Great British Bake Off’ Star Luis Troyano Has Passed Away at 48

Kel Mitchell Welcomes Baby Boy with Wife Asia Lee!

Gucci Mane Reveals the Sex of His Child with Wife Keyshia Ka'oir!

Common Gushes About Girlfriend Tiffany Haddish!

Celebrities Are Opening Up About Their Election Day Anxiety

Kanye West Announces 2024 Presidential Bid After Poor 2020 Performance

Sarah McBride Is the First Transgender State Senator in U.S. History

Ritchie Torres & Mondaire Jones Become the First Openly Gay Black Men Elected to Congress

DaBaby’s Older Brother Glenn Johnson Passes Away at 34

Kamala Harris Shares Touching Moment with 4-Year-Old Great-Niece

Rosario Dawson Is ‘So Proud Of’ Boyfriend Cory Booker After His Reelection

‘Back to the Future’ Actress Elsa Raven Passes Away at 91

Lamar Odom & Sabrina Parr End Engagement

Lori Loughlin May Be Released from Prison in Time for Christmas

Al Roker Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Rapper Brax Has Passed Away at 21


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