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Ariana Grande Takes Social Media Hiatus Following Pete Davidson Allegations

It’s been less than a week since the world learned that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called off their engagement and ended their relationship.

Neither party has spoken publicly about the split yet, but that hasn’t prevented the public from running wild with speculation about what might have caused the breakup.

On Tuesday, a shocking allegation against Davidson began to circulate on social media.

Believe it or not, multiple outlets are now reporting that Grande ended the relationship after learning that Pete had sent explicit photos of the singer to her ex, Mac Miller.

The goal, sources say, was to convince Miller that he should abandon any hope of a possible reconciliation with Grande.

The accusation is particularly shocking in the wake of Miller’s death by overdose last month.

It’s important to repeat that the allegations against Davidson are the result of unconfirmed rumors, and for obvious reasons, we hope they’re eventually debunked.

But even if the rumors are disproven, they serve as a potent reminder of how much harder a breakup can be when it takes place in the public eye.

So it’s not at all surprising that Grande has decided to take a hiatus from social media until such time as interest in her defunct relationship with Davidson begins to die down.

“Ok today was v special and i’m so grateful i was able to be there,” Grande wrote on Instagram earlier this week, referring to an NBC Halloween special she had participated in that day.

“Time to say bye bye again to the internet for just a lil bit,” the singer continued.

“It’s hard not to bump news n stuff that I’m not trying to see rn. It’s very sad and we’re all tryin very hard to keep going. love u. and thank u for bein here always.”

Fans immediately began to speculate that the decision was a result ar Ari’s chagrin over the latest rumors about her ex.

That may be the case, but it’s equally possible that she’s simply tired of reading about her latest breakup every time she goes online.

It remains to be seen if Pete and Ariana will attempt a reconciliation, but it’s worth noting that folks who worked with Ariana at NBC this week confirmed that she was not wearing her wedding ring.

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Demi Leaves Rehab After Just 5 Days; Fans Express Concern on Social Media

In the weeks since Demi Lovato suffered an overdose that nearly claimed her life, the outpouring of support and concern from fans has been constant.

Millions were relieved by reports that Lovato had checked into rehab earlier this week after spending several days at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.

Now, however, the latest update from Demi’s inner circle has led to a new round of fears for the beloved singer’s health.

According to Radar Online, Lovato checked out of rehab earlier this week after just five days of treatment.

Sources close to Lovato say she’s currently in Chicago with her mother.

Fortunately, the unexpected trip is not Demi’s way of avoiding the rigors of recovery — quite the opposite, in fact.

Lovato is in Illinois to visit Timberline Knolls, the facility where she sought treatment when she first decided to get sober back in 2012.

“Demi and her mom flew to Chicago together, where she is meeting with a team of doctors that were very influential to her in early recovery,” a source close to the situation tells Radar.

The insider adds that Lovato “trusts the team of doctors at the facility with her life.”

Even though it was at Timberline where Demi got sober for the first time, she was apparently reluctant to return to the facility due to feelings of shame regarding her relapse.

“The team at Timberline reached out to Demi to try and convince her to get treatment there after her overdose, but she was too ashamed and embarrassed to go there because of their long history,” says the source.

“After a lot of consideration, Demi and her mom wanted to talk to them because they wanted to see what they recommend for her treatment.”

Despite her closeness with the staff at Timberline, Demi is reportedly planning to return to Arizona this week where she has already begun treatment.

In other news, Lovato has canceled her remaining tour dates and plans to spend the next several months focusing on her recovery.

We wish her all the best as she navigates the hard road ahead.

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Michael J. Fox Dead? Morbid Hoax Stuns Social Media

If you spent any time on Facebook or Twitter yesterday, then you might have encountered reports of the passing of actor Michael J. Fox.

The rumor was so pervasive that Fox’s name quickly became a worldwide trending topic.

Fortunately, fans can breathe easy, as Fox is not dead, but is instead the latest victim of an obnoxious celebrity death hoax.

Reps for Fox have confirmed that the 57-year-old actor is alive and well, and was just as confused about the apparent prank as anyone else.

Usually, the origin of such nonsense remains mysterious, but this time it looks as though the culprit has been identified.

According to the internet’s sharpest sleuths, news of Fox’s passing originated on a website that was designed to trick users into thinking they had visited Yahoo! News.

A report at the top of the site’s homepage reads as follows: 

“On August 2, Michael J. Fox arrived at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was self-admitted with complications attributed to Parkinson’s Disease. According to Chief Coroner Jonathan Lucas M.D., Fox had developed pneumonia, a common problem occurring in Parkinson’s sufferers in the later stages of the disease.”

“Tragically, Fox died at 11:24 this morning. Doctors confirmed Fox passed away peacefully and was surrounded by friends and family.”

While it’s true that Fox has been battling Parkinson’s Disease for much of his life, the rest of the report is a complete fabrication.

It seems that the hoax spread further and faster than most due to the fact that Fox has been silent on social media in recent weeks.

The photo above, which Fox tweeted on June 1 in support of gun violence victims, constitutes his most recent social media activity.

“It’s made me stronger,” Fox once said of his diagnosis.

“A million times wiser. And more compassionate, I’ve realized I’m vulnerable, that no matter how many awards I’m given or how big my bank account is, I can be messed with like that.

“The end of the story is you die. We all die. So, accepting that, the issue becomes one of quality of life.”

Hopefully, Fox’s story won’t come to an end for many years.

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Mackenzie Standifer Posts Baby Bump Pic Following Mysterious Social Media Hiatus

Back in May, Mackenzie Standifer disappeared from social media.

Her reasons were obvious, of course.

Standifer's husband, Ryan Edwards, has been involved in just about every sort of scandal imaginable in the past few months.

The downward spiral began when Edwards got arrested several months ago, and it's continued in shocking fashion ever since.

At a certain point, Mackenzie probably got sick of dealing with a new controversy every time she logged in.

Fans are happy to see Standifer back on Instagram — but they still have a lot of questions about her absence.

1. Before the Fall

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There was a time when Mackenzie and Ryan actually appeared to have a happy marriage. That didn’t last long.

2. A Rocky Start

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Things got off to a bad start when Ryan got so high on his wedding day that he passed out while driving to the church.

3. Turning It Around?

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Shortly thereafter, Ryan checked into rehab, and it briefly looked as though he was committed to making his marriage work.

4. Worse By the Day

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Shortly thereafter, it was revealed that Ryan had been using a dating app to help him find suitable cheating partners.

5. Bad Timing

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All of this came on the heels of news that Standifer is pregnant with Ryan’s baby. It will be the second child for both partners, but their first as a couple.

6. The Long Goodbye

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Like we said, it’s not hard to see why Mackennzie needed a break from social media — but we’re having a hard time understanding why she returned.

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