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Did Tom Brady date Ivanka Trump? Scaramucci seems to think so

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speculates to TMZ that “maybe there was a relationship” between Brady and Trump’s eldest daughter.

This Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 photo shows people looking at covers of the Rolling Stone magazines at the

A look back at some of Rolling Stone’s most iconic covers

News that Jann Wenner is selling his controlling stake in Rolling Stone marks the end of an era for a magazine that defined the counterculture of its time.

Jennifer Garner greeted her audience with open arms when she appeared with Mark Shriver during the Nantucket Project over the weekend.


Nantucket Project brings Chelsea Manning, Jennifer Garner, Cynthia Nixon

The Nantucket Project, a conference featuring “thinkers and creators,” brought a range of personalities to the island over the weekend.

Singer Katy Perry performs at the MTV Video Music Awards.


Ticket sales are lagging for Katy Perry shows at TD Garden

The pop star is scheduled to play two shows in Boston next week, and plenty of tickets are available.

From left: Jeff Garlin, Charissa Thompson, Larry David, Lindsay Shookus, and Ben Affleck at HBO’s after-party.

Lindsay Shookus brought boyfriend Ben Affleck to the Emmys

Shookus’s show, “Saturday Night Live,” won big.

Bill Simmons


Bill Simmons backs Jemele Hill

Simmons was once suspended for three weeks for calling Roger Goodell a liar.

Harry Dean Stanton in “Paris, Texas”.


MFA announces Harry Dean Stanton film series

The actor, who died last week, is the subject of a career retrospective.

Saturday, Will Lowell, a descendant of A. Lawrence Lowell’s cousin, married Henry Cabot Lodge’s great-great-great granddaughter Katherine Lodge in Beverly.


From a great debate to an exchange of vows — in 98 years

Descendants of Henry Cabot Lodge and a cousin of A. Lawrence Lowell got married Saturday in Beverly.

Karen M. McManus


‘One of Us Is Lying’ picked up for television

E! has put the show, based on the young adult novel by Cambridge author Karen M. McManus, in development.


Local authors make National Book Awards nominees lists

Five writers nominated for the awards have ties to Greater Boston.


Mayor Walsh receives Community Leadership Award at inaugural Gosnold Legacy Gala

Notables at the event included Fall River native Chris Herren, a onetime basketball star who, like Walsh, received treatment at Gosnold.

Here’s what Tom Brady eats on an ‘average day’

As he as done in the past, Brady advocates eating “real foods” and achieving balance — almost to an extreme.

Kelly Clarkson performs on NBC's

Kelly Clarkson is excited about her MixFest gig

It helps that it’s an afternoon show.

Tom Brady is interviewed by Norah O’Donnell on “CBS Sunday Morning.”


Tom Brady to discuss ‘The TB12 Method’ — and concussions — on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

The spot is meant to promote the Pats QB’s new health and fitness guide, but it does feature him answering questions about head injuries.


Mark Wahlberg faces off against an unrecognizable Kevin Spacey in new trailer

“All The Money in the World” is based on the real-life abduction of the grandson of billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty in 1973.

The cover art of Pixies’ “Doolittle” was designed by Vaughan Oliver.


The designer of Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ LP cover art is the subject of a local exhibition

A show of work by celebrated British graphic designer Vaughan Oliver opens Thursday at Lesley University.


Matt Damon in town for a documentary screening at Wheelock College

Also there for the event were filmmakers Sarah Mondale and Vera Aronow, and local childhood education specialist Nancy Carlsson-Paige, who’s also Damon’s mom.

Drummer Clem Burke (second from left) and the rest of Blondie will play at the Hatch Shell.


One way or another, Blondie excited to play Hatch Shell Saturday

The band is on the MIXFest bill with Kelly Clarkson and Andy Grammar.

Art Spiegelman speaking at Sanders Theatre at Harvard.


Art Spiegelman on Jews’ influence on comics: ‘They created great art’

The “Maus” author spoke at Sanders Theatre.

Devin McCourty (center) at work in Boston Medical Center’s demonstration kitchen.


Devin McCourty is cooking, even if the Patriots are not

The defensive back suited up as a sous chef in Boston Medical Center’s demonstration kitchen, prepping a healthy snack for patients with sickle cell disease.


Isaiah Thomas to appear in NBC’s ‘Law & Order: SVU’

The former Celtics guard will play himself in an episode that may air in October.

From left: Jake Gyllenhaal, David Gordon Green, Tatiana Maslany, and Jeff Bauman before Tuesday night’s screening of “Stronger.’’


Stars, subjects get together as Spaulding Hospital hosts ‘Stronger’ screening

Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, who plays Jeff Bauman, and Tatiana Maslany, who plays Bauman’s then-girlfriend Erin Hurley, were among those who walked the red carpet.

Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia Etheredge, in June.


Bobby Brown sues to block biopic about his late daughter

The Roxbury-bred singer apparently doesn’t like how he’s portrayed.

Louis C.K. attends the “I Love You, Daddy” premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.


Louis C.K. courting controversy with new movie

“I Love You, Daddy” could lead to questions about past sexual harassment allegations.

Amy Schumer talks with an extra on the set of “I Feel Pretty,” which she just finished filming in Boston.


Amy Schumer bids adieu to Boston

The comedian, who’s been filming “I Feel Pretty” here for the past several weeks, posted a picture on Instagram thanking the Hub for being a good host.

English actress Miranda Richardson attends the press conference for the movie 'Stronger' during the  Toronto International Film Festival.


Miranda Richardson unable to attend ‘Stronger’ premiere

The actress plays Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman’s mom, Patty, in the film.

Costars Jim Gaffigan, Kate Mara, Jason Clarke, and Ed Helms at the Toronto International Film Festival.


‘Chappaquiddick’ creators want to premiere film in Boston area soon

The film had its world premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Lorraine Hansberry is the subject of “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart.”


Boston filmmaker debuts documentary about ‘Raisin in the Sun’ author at Toronto festival

“Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” director Tracy Heather Strain, and her husband, Randall MacLowry, who edited and co-produced the film, attended the world premiere.

Actor Dan Butler stepped in to costar in “WARHOLCAPOTE” at the American Repertory Theater on short notice.


Replacement impresses in first performance of ART’s ‘WARHOLCAPOTE’

Actor Dan Butler, with script in hand during the performance, was reportedly a convincing Capote.

Among the crowd at the US Open men’s final were Candice Bergen (top left), Jessica and Jerry Seinfeld (top right), Hilary Swank (bottom left), and singer Tony Bennett (bottom right).


Celebrities charge the net at US Open

Ben Affleck and his new girlfriend Lindsay Shookus were among the celebs spotted at the US Open over the weekend.


Wearing white is right at Le Dîner en Blanc

On Saturday evening, 2,000 guests converged on the Rose Kennedy Greenway for the fourth annual Boston edition of the chic picnic.


For Busy Philipps and Michelle Williams, a memorable weekend in Boston

The actresses — and best friends — celebrated Williams’s birthday, but not without a little drama.


JFK granddaughter marries on Vineyard

Tatiana Schlossberg wed medical student George Moran on Saturday.

Rob Gronkowski


Gronk feasts with friends at Strega

Plus other celebrity sightings around town.

Drew Pomeranz shows wife Carolyn a photo he took of her on the runway.


Red Sox wives hold ‘Fenway to Runway’ fund-raiser

The fashion show raised money for the Red Sox Foundation’s education and youth baseball cornerstone programs.

Anne Heche will be among the guests at the Boston Film Festival.


Boston Film Festival returns this month

Notable attendees include James Keach, Chris Matthews, Barkhad Abdi, Anne Heche, and Mike Vogel.

Constantine Maroulis


‘Idol’ alum Constantine Maroulis ‘super excited’ to be appearing at North Shore Music Theatre

The Boston Conservatory grad considers himself a local.

Thomas Rhett performed a morning show at the House of Blues, part of his three-city mini tour on Friday.


Thomas Rhett plays a special show in town

The country star rewarded his longtime fans Friday at the House of Blues.

Makayla Hammons (left) of Annapolis, Md., and Jackie Junta of Stoneham were two hopefuls at the “American Idol” auditions on Friday.


‘American Idol’ hopefuls audition on Boston Common

The line formed early for those looking to land a spot on the show, which returns next year on ABC.

Straight up

“To me, Paula Abdul is royalty.”Hailee Steinfeld, the singer and actress, speaking to W magazine

Ross Chanowski (right) won tickets to the Patriots season opener at an NFL event in Christopher Columbus Park Thursday, but said he’s giving the tickets to a dreamer, an immigrant who as a child was illegally brought to the United States.


Patriots fan wins tickets to season opener, then gives them to a dreamer

Ross Chanowski says they “deserve to be in this country.”

Jo Dee Messina


Holliston’s Jo Dee Messina taking a break to deal with diagnosis

The 47-year-old country singer says she has cancer.

Frank Gehry in North Adams.


Frank Gehry and Esperanza Spalding will perform together on Facebook

The event previews Spalding’s next project, which will have her writing and recording an entire album in 77 hours, starting Sept. 12.

Jack Schlossberg with his mom, Caroline Kennedy, at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in May.


Vanity Fair names Kennedy grandson Jack Schlossberg to its best-dressed list for 2017

The magazine says the Harvard Law student wore his most memorable look at the Met Gala in May.

Robert Kraft (left) and Nike CEO Mark Parker in 2014.


Pats owner Robert Kraft gets a pair of Nikes of his own

The special edition sneakers, which bear his initials along with Patriots-related features, will sell for $140, with proceeds benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Boston.

Carly Simon performing at the Tribeca Film Festival last April.


Carly Simon makes surprise appearance at Vineyard fund-raiser

The singer filled in for her son at a benefit for Angels Helping Animals Worldwide Rescue.


Why was Roger Goodell dedicating a playground in Brighton?

The NFL Commissioner and Josh Kraft, president of the Patriots Charitable Foundation, helped out in Brighton as an act of community service for NFL Kickoff Community Build.

With then-Vice President Biden looking on, Laurence Tribe spoke at the White House in 2010 about helping families secure legal help.


Harvard Law prof Laurence Tribe to write book about impeachment

He is no fan of President Trump.

FILE - This March 18, 2014 file photo shows television personalities Nick Lachey, left, and his wife Vanessa Lachey at HBO's

Nick Lachey and Terrell Owens lead ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast

Actor Frankie Muniz, along with Sasha Pieterse from “Pretty Little Liars” and 1980s pop sensation Debbie Gibson are also cast members.

Brian Wilson performing at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in 2015.


Beach Boy Brian Wilson says ‘Pet Sounds’ ‘came from God’

Wilson will play the Beach Boys classic in its entirety at two shows later this month.