ABOVE: Welcome to Ben Dahlhaus.
DNA: Pascal by Bryan Taylor Johnson is anything but all wet.
KENNETH IN THE (212): Furry boy wants to play ball!
HITS DAILY DOUBLE: Madonna, Bruce Springsteen will top the albums charts next week. Viva the '80s!
XXL MAG: JAY-Z has hired legal representation for the family whose 4-year-old and her mom were surrounded by gun-toting cops outside a Dollar Store; the child had grabbed a doll on the way out.
POLITICO: Israel wants to name a settlement after Trump. Am I still anti-Semitic if I have criticisms of Israel?
SOCIALITE LIFE: Missy Elliott cries as she becomes the first-ever female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Congrats to her!
BBC NEWS: Attitudes regarding older LGBTQ people haven't caught up with overall attitudes — so argues 80-year-old icon Sir Ian McKellen.
DEADLINE: Laura Ingraham hosted a hate group, MassResistance, on her show, people seethingly angry over drag-queen story hour.
TWITTER: Even I want this and I can't dress for shit:
A reinterpretation of an archive print depicting the Roman god Bacchus - the motif has been hand-repainted in a bold silhouette by #AndyDixon. #VersaceSS20 #MFW— VERSACE (@Versace) June 17, 2019
See all the looks: https://t.co/O97MTCGV7N pic.twitter.com/TmAvG3B2MU
HUFF POST: Pompeo got pissy when Chris Wallace (on Fox News) dared to ask about Trump's brazen admission he would accept intel from foreign entities to win an election.
AXIOS: Mayor Pete is “almost certain” we've already had gay presidents. Preach!
EXTRATV: This (below) just got hitched.