Benzinga Buzz: Kim Denies Ozempic Use, But Not Tracy Morgan. Plus: Hurricane Hilary

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  • Peruse our listicle with links to the latest coverage on Kim Kardashian, Tracy Morgan and Novo Nordisk.
  • Also mentioned in this week's column: Margot Robbie, Netflix, Spider-Man, Billie Eilish, Orlando Bloom, Katy Perry and Usher.

Each week, Benzinga Buzz compiles the latest entertainment news into a cohesive column for your consideration. Read on for the latest updates — both useful and irreverent.

News items about the weight-loss medicine Ozempic just won't seem to go away. Kind of like Kim Kardashian, who — rumor has it — took the Novo Nordisk NVO drug to fit into the so-called "Marilyn Monroe gown" she donned at the Met Gala. 

But the former Mrs. Ye denies taking the drug. At least one celebrity is open to using the so-called "miracle" remedy: comedian Tracy Morgan.

The 54-year-old "Saturday Night Live" vet confessed during an appearance on Today with Hoda & Jenna that the Type-2 diabetes medication has been instrumental in his weight loss journey despite his regular gym attendance. 

“That’s how this weight got lost. I went and got a prescription, and I got Ozempic," he stated. "I ain’t letting it go!

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  • Billie Eilish to host a "climate party of the year" in London. Here's when "Overheated" takes place.
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