5 things to know this morning: Meghan Markle joins the queen, Drake's 'Degrassi' reunion, and Paris Jackson's good deed

Good morning! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories — so far.

1. Meghan Markle steps out with the queen
Meet your new favorite girl gang: Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth II, who joined forces for their first joint royal appearance on Thursday. Guess which one wore a bright green hat, and which one wore Givenchy. Read more >


2. Drake remembers his Degrassi roots
Giving new meaning to “started from the bottom, now we’re here,” Drake’s former Degrassi: The Next Generation co-stars scored major cameos in his new music video for “I’m Upset.” Read more >

 

3. Sylvester Stallone accused of sexual assault
A lawyer for Sylvester Stallone says the actor “categorically disputes” a woman’s claim that he raped her in the early 1990s. The Los Angeles district attorney’s office is looking into the matter. Read more >

4. Selena Gomez insulted by Dolce & Gabbana designer
Selena Gomez fans are fuming after fashion designer Stefano Gabbana was caught calling the pop star “ugly” on social media. Gabbana has since responded to the outcry with a series of amused Instagram posts. Read more >

Stefano Gabbana is laughing off backlash from Selena Gomez fans. (Photo: Stefano Gabbana via Instagram Stories)
Stefano Gabbana is laughing off backlash from Selena Gomez fans. (Photo: Stefano Gabbana via Instagram Stories)

5. Paris Jackson’s special visit to another Michael Jackson’s star
Just in time for Father’s Day, Paris Jackson has taken it upon herself to personally clean up radio host Michael Jackson’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after vandals covered it with graffiti. Read more >


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