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The sexual tension between Keira Knightley’s and Alexander Skarsgård’s characters smolders in the upcoming postwar drama “The Aftermath.”

Fox Searchlight and BBC Films unveiled the first trailer — and presumably the whole plot —  for the emotional thriller on Tuesday, setting the scene in 1946 Germany without stopping short of revealing the inevitable affair between the two lead characters.

In her latest period piece, Knightley is Rachael, the wife of a British army officer (Jason Clarke) who moves into a stately Hamburg home requisitioned by the British government. And Skarsgård is Stefan, a German widower who, instead of relocating to a camp with his daughter, is allowed to stay in his home with the couple.

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The first trailer for the crime thriller “Miss Bala” dropped on Tuesday, and it features “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez as a gun-wielding action star.

“Thank you all for the support on my first lead in a studio film. Feels on feels,” Rodriguez wrote on Instagram.

Rodriguez, who previously co-starred in “Annihilation” and “Deepwater Horizon,” now stars in Sony Pictures’ remake of the 2011 Mexican film about a beauty pageant winner enlisted by a local gang to do its bidding — based in part on a real-life story.

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Lady Gaga attends the Elle Women in Hollywood event on Monday in Los Angeles.
Lady Gaga attends the Elle Women in Hollywood event on Monday in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello / Associated Press)

Lady Gaga is engaged to talent agent Christian Carino, she revealed slyly Monday night at Elle magazine’s 25th annual Women in Hollywood event, where she was one of the honorees. 

The “Star Is Born” headliner tucked the confirmation at the end of a speech that touched on sexual assault, mental health and her own physical health. 

“Thank you, Nina Garcia,” she said (via Elle) as she closed out her speech, thanking the magazine’s editor. “Thank you Stephen Gan. I was an outcast and you believed in me, and I wouldn’t be here without you. Thank you, Elle. Thank you all the loved ones in my life. Bobby, I love you. Everybody at table 5. My fiancé Christian.

Nicole Kidman at the "Destroyer" premiere Sunday at the BFI London Film Festival.
Nicole Kidman at the "Destroyer" premiere Sunday at the BFI London Film Festival. (Vianney Le Caer / Associated Press)

Nicole Kidman got “protection” from her marriage to Tom Cruise in the 1990s, she says — protection from the sexual harassment experienced by many of her Hollywood peers. 

The “Big Little Lies” actress spoke up about her 1990 marriage to Cruise at age 22 in a Women and Power column written for New York magazine’s the Cut. Their 11 years together isn’t something she likes to talk about publicly, she said, out of respect for her marriage now to musician Keith Urban. 

“I married for love, but being married to an extremely powerful man kept me from being sexually harassed. I would work, but I was still very much cocooned. So when I came out of it at 32, 33, it’s almost like I had to grow up,” Kidman said. 

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“The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert added his voice — and body — to President Trump’s recent “60 Minutes” interview, spoofing POTUS’ Sunday appearance on CBS’ news magazine.

It’s unlikely the CBS late-night host, a scathing critic of Trump and his administration, would get a sit-down with the president any time soon, so on Monday he gave viewers a taste of how it could go.

“I’m Stephen Colbert. Tonight, my interview of Lesley Stahl’s interview of President Trump,” he said.

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Pippa Middleton, pictured here in green dress, has given birth to a baby boy.
Pippa Middleton, pictured here in green dress, has given birth to a baby boy. (Adrian Dennis / Associated Press)

Pippa Middleton, the sister of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby boy. 

A spokeswoman for Middleton and husband James Matthews said Tuesday that their first baby had been born the day before. 

Kensington Palace said Prince William and Kate are “thrilled for Pippa and James.” 

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I took the low-expectations route. I'm glad I didn't have a deal with so much money that every move is scrutinized.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Flying Into the Radar

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The stars are out in full force to support GLAAD’s 2018 Spirit Day, an effort to take a stand against bullying while also standing in support of LGBTQ youths on Thursday.

On Monday, GLAAD released an initial list of participants for this year’s Spirit Day festivities, including many prominent actors, musicians, athletes, social-media stars and more.

Participation includes wearing purple and posting messages of hope and awareness on social media and TV networks sporting purple logos for the day. 

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Rapper Kanye West, left, and radio host Charlamagne Tha God had been scheduled to discuss mental health this week.
Rapper Kanye West, left, and radio host Charlamagne Tha God had been scheduled to discuss mental health this week. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images, left; Paras Griffin / Getty Images for BET, right)

A conversation about mental health between rapper Kanye West and radio host Charlamagne Tha God has been canceled.

Charlamagne broke the news on Instagram on Monday, sharing a poster promoting the TimesTalks event, which was set for Wednesday in New York, with the word “cancelled” superimposed on it.

“Normalizing being mentally healthy is a conversation that I really wanted to have with Kanye because he’s been so vocal about his own mental health struggles,” Charlamagne wrote.

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Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have reportedly broken up.
Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have reportedly broken up. (Jason Szenes / EPA-EFE/REX/Shutter)

The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long. And so ends the whirlwind romance of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson.

The pop star and “Saturday Night Live” actor reportedly ended their relationship and engagement over the weekend, according to TMZ, after five months of highly publicized bliss.

Davidson, 24, and Grande, 25, began dating in May, before quickly becoming engaged the following month. They put on quite a show: The pair got matching tattoos, practiced continuous oversharing and acquired a tiny pig over the course of the five-month relationship.