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September 28, 2017 - 7:00am

IS DEBRA MESSING IN TROUBLE AT NBC FOR BASHING MEGYN KELLY? NBC honchos are telling Debra Messing to "cut it out" after she bad-mouthed fellow network star Megyn Kelly, according to Page Six. The Will & Grace actress took to Twitter after appearing on Today to say that she was "dismayed by her comments." ICYMI, Kelly asked an audience member if it is "true that you became a lawyer, and you became gay, because of Will? ... I don't know about the lawyer thing, but I think that Will & Grace thing and the gay thing is going to work out great." NBC insiders reportedly saw Kelly's comment as "tongue-in-cheek." A source tells the paper: "Debra was told to cut it out by someone high up in the NBC Entertainment division run by Bob Greenblatt, via her agent or publicist." (Page Six)

HUGH HEFNER TO BE BURIED NEXT TO MARILYN MONROE: Two iconic sex symbols will be resting for eternity together. Hugh Hefner, 91, died of natural causes on Wednesday, but not before arranging very specific - and fitting - burial plans. Hefner will be buried next to Marilyn Monroe at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in L.A. Hefner bought the crypt for $75,000 in 1992, nearly four decades after he gave her a start by featuring her on the cover of Playboy's first issue in 1953. The issue sold 50,000 copies and changed the world's way of looking at and thinking about sex, forever. (New York Daily News)

ARIEL WINTER'S MOM SAYS SHE REIGNITED FEUD FOR ATTENTION: A reconciliation between Ariel Winter and her mother Crystal Workman looks more doomed than ever. Workman appeared on Inside Edition Wednesday, and raked Winter across the coals. "She continues to attack me. It’s heartbreaking," her mother said. "I think she wants the headlines. I think she craves attention. If that means throwing your mother under the bus and hurting her and breaking her heart, she's going to do it." Workman says that she is speaking out in response to an interview the Modern Family actress recently conducted with The Hollywood Reporter. In the interview, Winter accused her mother of over oversexualizing her and restricting her food intake when she was a child, charges Workman denies. (Us Weekly)

MILEY CYRUS SAYS 'WRECKING BALL' 'DOESN'T REFLECT' HER NOW: Leaving that wreck in the past. Miley Cyrus tells NME Magazine that while she's "never living down" the saucy video for her 2013 hit, and while she's definitely moved past her swinging on a wrecking ball and licking a sledgehammer days, she doesn't regret a thing. "I should be grateful every f-ing day for that song, and I am," Cyrus, 24, tells NME Magazine, on stands Friday. "I think people look at things that they've done and there is this sense of shame, or 'I wish I wouldn't have done that' - not because I'm naked, by the way. It's because I feel like I'm in a deeper songwriting place." Cyrus next album, Younger Now, is out September 29th. (People)

KYLIE JENNER LAUNCHES SUNGLASS STYLES AMID BABY RUMORS: The show must go on! The 20-year-old cosmetics mogul isn't letting her rumored pregnancy with Travis Scott get in the way of business. The latest product launch is in partnership with Quay Australia. Together, they are launching three brand-new sunglass styles under the Quay x Kylie banner. One pair, dubbed '20s, is on oversize rectangular; another, dubbed Unbothered, features a shield design with reflective lenses and the final, dubbed As If!, is a '90s throwback with transparent frames and colored lenses that come in pink, purple and orange. (People)

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