ce·leb | \sə-ˈleb \

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a trendy restaurant much favored by Tinseltown celebs

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But that didn't stop the outpouring of tributes flooding social media feeds, as fans and celebs alike have expressed their sadness and disbelief following the news. Nerisha Penrose, Billboard, "XXXTentacion's Team Issues Statement Following Rapper's Death: 'XXXTentacion Touched the Lives of Millions Around the Globe'," 19 June 2018 Amongst other fans and celebs who were grateful for Francia's selfless act, Wizards of Waverly Place creator Todd J. Greenwald tweeted his appreciation for the young actress. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, ""Wizards of Waverly Place" Creator Gushes Over Selena Gomez's Kidney Donor," 15 Sep. 2017 She’s in good company with celeb blondes who have gone red at one point or another, like Julianne Hough, Emma Stone and Nicole Kidman, to name a few. Wendy Sy, Allure, "Jessica Simpson Wore Red Hair With Bangs for Her Birthday," 12 July 2018 In other new celeb relationship news, Jennifer Lawrence reportedly has a new boyfriend. Allie Jones, The Cut, "Why Did Sofia Richie, 19, Take Scott Disick, 35, Back?," 6 June 2018 In January of 2012, Hailey started the new year off the way any true Jelena shipper would, and that's by praising the celeb couple for being their amazing selves. Alison Caporimo, Seventeen, "Hailey Baldwin Was A Massive Jelena Shipper Before She Got Engaged to Justin Bieber," 10 July 2018 Here are some of the most luxurious celeb romps so far this summer. Anika Reed, USA TODAY, "From Beyoncé to Gigi Hadid, these hot celeb summer vacations will make you jealous," 6 July 2018 In interviews and via social media, these celebs have shared some of those lessons, as well as memorable moments (mistakes, accidents and poop) that moms all over are sure to relate to. Kathryn Lindsay, refinery29.com, "15 Celebrity Moms Get Hilariously Honest About Motherhood," 9 May 2018 And these aforementioned celebs aren't the only stand outs in Always at the Carlyle, which premieres next week. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, ""Always At the Carlyle" Promises a Look Inside New York City's Most Epic Hotel," 25 Apr. 2018

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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