The daily gossip: Jamie Lynn Spears donating 'Dancing with the Stars' salary to striking workers, Olivia Rodrigo denies 'beef' with Taylor Swift, and more

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Jamie Lynn Spears at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards.
The "Zoey 101" star is joining the competition show's latest season.
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1. Jamie Lynn Spears donating 'Dancing with the Stars' salary to striking actors and writers

Jamie Lynn Spears is ready to dance the night away for a good cause. The "Zoey 101" actor and sister of Britney Spears has joined the new season of "Dancing with the Stars." But on "Good Morning America," Spears revealed she will donate her salary to Hollywood actors and writers who are currently on strike. "I've had this unique opportunity where I was offered a chance to work when my community can not work, so I figured I'll do this and I will donate my weekly salary to SAG, WGA, and just give back to them in a time when they can't even give to themselves," she said. Spears is joining a cast that includes Ariana Madix from "Vanderpump Rules" and Charity Lawson from "The Bachelorette." On "GMA," she admitted she didn't realize "what a commitment" the show was, but "even if I embarrass myself, I'm doing it for a good reason." Are you ready? Good Morning America, ABC

2. Olivia Rodrigo denies having 'beef' with Taylor Swift

There's no grudge here. Olivia Rodrigo denied being in a feud with Taylor Swift in a new interview with Rolling Stone. "I don't have beef with anyone," the "Guts" singer said. "I'm very chill. I keep to myself. I have my four friends and my mom, and that's really the only people I talk to, ever. There's nothing to say." Rumors of a feud mainly stem from the fact that Rodrigo gave Swift a writing credit on her song "Deja Vu" after its release amid accusations of plagiarism. So fans have theorized this led to a falling out, even suggesting Rodrigo has written songs like "Vampire" and "The Grudge" about Swift. But while not overtly denying this, Rodrigo told Rolling Stone, "There's so many Twitter conspiracy theories. I only look at alien-conspiracy theories." Rolling Stone.

3. Ariana Grande has had 'a ton' of lip filler and Botox

Ariana Grande is revealing her "beauty secrets." In a video for Vogue laying out her skin care routine, the singer provided "full transparency" by acknowledging she has "had a ton of lip filler over the years and Botox." According to Grande, though, she stopped in 2018 because she felt it was "too much," and she decided, "I want to see my well-earned cry lines and smile lines. I hope my smile lines get deeper and deeper and I laugh more and more. I just think aging can be such a beautiful thing." The "Wicked" star got emotional as she reflected that "for a long time," beauty for her was "about hiding," but "now, I feel like maybe it's not." That being said, Grande isn't ruling out getting more work done in the future. "Might I get a facelift in 10 years?" she said. "Might, yeah." Vogue 

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4. Bebe Rexha might skip the VMAs to avoid comments about her weight

Bebe Rexha is feeling "anxious AF." The "I'm Good (Blue)" singer shared on TikTok that she's considering skipping tonight's MTV Video Music Awards to avoid comments about her appearance. "I am so anxious and stressed about going on the red carpet and people talking about my weight because I'm not really loving myself right now," she shared. "I'm not really feeling like the bad bitch that I usually am." Rexha's song "I'm Good (Blue)" is nominated for Best Collaboration at Tuesday's VMAs. But she told fans she doesn't "know if I'm going to go" to the ceremony, even though she has a "cute" outfit picked out. "I do feel like anxiety gets the best of me," she said, asking followers if they have any "motivational tips or tricks." The singer previously confirmed she and her boyfriend broke up after he allegedly commented that she has gained weight. TikTok

5. Ethan Hawke took a bus to his film festival premiere

Unlike the bird he shares his last name with, Ethan Hawke failed to take flight. The actor told People he took a Greyhound bus to the premiere of his movie "Wildcat" at the Toronto International Film Festival after three flights were canceled. "I was like, I'm not gonna miss this because of some airport," he said. "So, I went to Port Authority and hopped the bus." Hawke, who directed his daughter Maya in the film, traveled with his wife and producing partner. But it sounds like the presence of a major celebrity on the bus didn’t cause much of a commotion. "Man, nobody cares about anybody else on the bus," Hawke observed, adding, "I just read my book and disappeared in the back and prayed that we made it." It wasn’t until customs that anyone even noticed who he was, the actor said. But luckily, he managed to get there before sunrise. People

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