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From musicals to memoirs! Glee's Naya Rivera confirmed on Twitter that she is writing her first of the latter titled, Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes and Growing Up. It's set to be released next spring; we're ready to preorder. (Cosmopolitan)
In her continuing lawsuit against producer Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald, Kesha is alleging that, "Dr. Luke's proclivity for abusive conduct was open and obvious to Sony Music Entertainment Doe executives." (The Hollywood Reporter)
NBC Nightly News may make history — it's looking more and more likely that Lester Holt will take over for Brian Williams behind the anchor's desk. (CNN Money)
According to the U.N. envoy on sexual violence, teenage girls in Iraq and Syria are being abducted by Islamic State fighters and sold in slave markets "for as little as a pack of cigarettes." (The Guardian)
Buck up, Degrassi fans! Although the series is leaving Teen Nick, a new version, Degrassi: Next Class, is coming to Netflix in 2016, with many of the same cast members. (Vulture)
Not only is marital rape real, but it's also semi-legal in eight states, including Ohio. (The Daily Beast)
Get ready to have your faith restored in humanity. Journeys International, a family-owned adventure tour organization, recently got an unsolicited and anonymous check for $50,000 — which means further support for the victims of the devastating earthquakes in Nepal. (Yahoo Travel)
As if we couldn't love him more, Ed Sheeran gave an encouraging speech at the American Institute for Stuttering's Freeing Voices Changing Lives benefit gala on Monday, saying, "Embrace your weirdness." We will, Ed, we will. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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