5 things to know this evening: Oprah inks deal with Apple, Chris Brown faces more legal trouble, and 'The Chew' signs off

Good evening! Catch up on your pop-culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories.

1. Oprah signs deal to create content with Apple

More Oprah is coming your way! The media mogul has inked a multiyear deal with Apple to create original content for the company. She also recently signed a new contract to continue her OWN cable network through 2025. Read more>>

2. Chloe Dykstra accuses Chris Hardwick of abuse

Chris Hardwick and Chloe Dykstra attend Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards in 2014. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
Chris Hardwick and Chloe Dykstra attend Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards in 2014. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

In a new essay, the actress and TV personality described a former boyfriend who subjected her to “long-term abuse” and blacklisted her professionally. While she didn’t name the alleged abuser, she seemed to be referring to comedian and Talking Dead host Hardwick. He had not yet responded to the allegations, although his former website, Nerdist, has. Read more>>

3. Chris Brown faces restraining order for allegedly stalking woman

Chris Brown performs on Dec. 28, 2017, in Detroit. (Photo: Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)
Chris Brown performs on Dec. 28, 2017, in Detroit. (Photo: Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)

The woman, identified only as “Cassandra” in legal documents, alleged that Brown hit, harassed, and stalked her. Brown’s ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran filed a restraining order against him just last year. Read more>>

4. The Chew crew signs off

The final episode of ABC’s daytime food show aired Friday following its cancellation in May. While reruns will air through June 22, this was the time for hosts Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly, and Michael Symon to share their emotional goodbyes. Read more>>

5. Rory Feek reveals family struggle

CBS released a clip from the musician’s interview airing on the next CBS Sunday Morning in which he discusses his inner struggle when daughter Hopie came out to him. “And my first reaction, honestly, was I don’t know,” Feek said. “Because my conservative Christian faith that saved me — the first reaction is, that challenges that immensely.” Read more>>

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