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Gigi Hadid Helps Queer Eye's Tan France Celebrate His Birthday!

Gigi Hadid poses for a photo with her friend Tan France while celebrating his 35th birthday on Friday (April 20) in New York City.

The Queer Eye fashion expert was also joined by his husband Rob France, co-star Antoni Porowski and his boyfriend Joey Krietemeyer, Oscar-winning composer Benj Pasek, SNL‘s Heidi Gardner, PR exec Simon Huck, and more.

“Thank you to all of these loves for celebrating my bday with me…” Tan wrote on his Instagram stories. They all did a bracelet making class at Roxanne Assoulin.

Happy Birthday Tan!

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Broadway's 'Dear Evan Hansen' to Become a Young Adult Novel

The smash hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will soon become a young adult novel that you can read at home!

Val Emmich has written an adaptation of the Tony-winning show, which will be published this October by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

The show’s writer Steven Levenson explained to The New York Times why the creative team behind the musical decided to turn it into a novel.

“We have felt a certain discomfort with the fact that it is so expensive to come see the show, we can only have 1,000 people a night, and there are so many people who can’t come to New York,” he said. “There were people responding to the show without having even seen it, and we did feel like, what are some ways that we can get this show to more people?”

There will also be parts of the book that you don’t get to experience in the show, including moments that are only alluded to on stage. Composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul sent Emmich songs that weren’t used for the musical and Levenson provided scenes that were cut. The material was reworked to be used in the novel!

Greatest Showman's Keala Settle Looks So Glam at Oscars 2018

The Greatest Showman‘s Bearded Lady actress Keala Settle looks gorgeous on the red carpet at the 2018 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (March 4) in Hollywood.

The entertainer will be hitting the stage during the show to perform the song “This Is Me.”

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the writers of the song, hit the red carpet looking so handsome. They are nominated for Best Original Song and they won in that same category last year for their work on the movie La La Land.

FYI: Benj is wearing Giorgio Armani. Keala is wearing a Christian Siriano and Laura Basci collaboration with Hueb jewelry.

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Issa Rae's 'Insecure' Takes Top Honors at Guild of Music Supervisor Awards 2018!

Issa Rae is all smiles as she strikes a pose on the red carpet while attending the 2018 Guild of Music Supervisors Awards held at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel on Thursday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

The 33-year-old Insecure actress-creator was joined by Darren Criss, This Is UsChrissy Metz, Bryan Greenberg, Aloe Blacc, Diane Warren and songwriter Benj Pasek at the event celebrating the creatives behind the craft of music supervision for the mutual benefit of all media stakeholders in film television, and more.

Kier Lehman won Best Music Supervision in a Television Comedy or Musical for “Insecure (Season 2),” and also took top honors in the Television Limited Series or Movie category and also won Best Song/Recording created for Television for “Quicksand,” performed by SZA for “Insecure: Episode 208 ‘Hella Perspective’.”

Julianne Jordan and Julia Michels won the big feature film award for Pitch Perfect 3.

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Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Win a Grammy, One Away from EGOT!

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul pose with their trophies in the press room at the 2018 Grammy Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (January 28) in New York City.

The songwriters won the award for Best Musical Theater Album for their Broadway show Dear Evan Hansen. They are now just an Emmy away from achieving the EGOT!

Benj and Justin won an Oscar for writing the song “City of Stars” from the movie La La Land and the Tony for Best Score for Dear Evan Hansen. The guys also won a Golden Globe this month for writing the song “This Is Me” from the movie The Greatest Showman.

They were joined in the press room by the album’s fellow producers Stacey Mindich, Alex Lacamoire, and Pete Ganberg.

FYI: Benj is wearing Giorgio Armani.

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