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5 things to know this morning: 'Seх and the City' turns 20, David Spade mourns Kate Spade, and White House aide exits

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

1. ‘Seх and the City’ turns 20
It’s been 20 years since the first episode of Seх and the City premiered on HBO. And yet, Cynthia Nixon is still flogging Miranda-themed merchandise. Read more >

Introducing Carrie Bradshaw: Sarah Jessica Parker as her character in 1998. (Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

2. David Spade pays tribute to sister-in-law Kate Spade
David Spade, the brother of Kate Spade’s husband and business partner, Andy, was among those reeling from the designer’s death by suicide Tuesday. The comedian shared photos of his late sister-in-law and urged people in need to “try to hang on.” Meanwhile, designer Kenneth Cole has deleted a post memorializing Spade as an “accessory” following backlash. Read more >


3. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malike reunite
If you’ve got a soft spot for photogenic couples who just can’t quit each other, take heart: Gigi Hadid and ex-boyfriend Zayn Malik appear to be very much back on in the supermodel’s Instagram Stories. Read more >

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik cuddle up. (Photo: Gigi Hadid via Instagram Stories)

4. White House aide who mocked John McCain is out
The White House confirmed that Kelly Sadler, who caused an uproar with her comments about a “dying” Sen. John McCain, is “no longer employed” there. Read more >


5. Jared Leto is getting a Joker movie
Following his Suicide Squad performance as the Joker, actor Jared Leto is reportedly poised to score his own standalone film as the green-haired villain. Read more >

Thanks for reading! Come back this evening for your p.m. pop culture roundup.