-Ok, so I might have listened to Ariana’s new song 287 times today. What can I say? It was a rough week.
–Sophie Turner revealed a one of the hardest parts of starring in Game of Thrones: “For the first few seasons I was allowed to wash my hair because I was an aristocratic young girl, but toward season five they started asking me to not wash my hair and it was really disgusting.”
–Justin Beiber and Hailey Baldwin have sent save the date cards for their wedding celebration.
-Sony has finally (FINALLY!) cut ties with R Kelly. Their RCA Records label has dropped him on the heels of the Lifetime documentary.
-Also, a former music label intern is accusing him of sexually abusing her as a teenager, which she’ll talk about on tonight’s Dateline.
–Tom Holland remains the cutest bean to ever exist.
-Arrow’s 150th episode sounds… kind of funny? Fine, I’m back in.
–Nic Pizzolatto and HBO are reportedly fighting over the True Detective season 3 finale. Has there ever been someone who needs to just get out of his own way more than this guy?
-It’s interesting that Netflix considers its biggest competition not HBO, but Fortnite.
–Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae are starring in a rom-com together and I’m here for it!
-According to Vulture, David Letterman recently interviewed Kanye West for the second season of his Netflix talk show. I don’t want to hear from either of those dudes so that’s a definite skip.
–Natalie Portman is the latest celeb to push for inclusion riders in Hollywood contracts.
-This is an interesting look at how Spotify’s revenue model makes it impossible for mid-level artists to be fairly compensated.
-Bless Twitter shippers for alerting me to the fact that Karen Page shows up in episode 11 of the new season of The Punisher. I can just skip to that, right?
–Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard race for stock market quotes in the trailer for The Hummingbird Project.
–Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a woman who discovers she has superhuman abilities in the Fast Color trailer.