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Tiffany Haddish Dons Valentino Haute Couture for W


Tiffany Haddish is crushing it in haute couture on the new W cover. The inside shots are equally wonderful.

-This year’s TIME’s 100 Most Influential List has arrived and the profiles (which are written by other famous people) are often wonderful. Some notable ones: Lynda Carter wrote about Gal GadotJudd Apatow wrote about Kumail NanjianiKevin Hart wrote about Tiffany HaddishMindy Kaling wrote about Issa Rae, Naomi Watts wrote about Nicole KidmanAnne Hathaway wrote about Hugh Jackman, Lupita N’yongo wrote about Trevor NoahSarah Paulson wrote about Sterling K Brown, and Chris Pratt wrote about John Krasinski.

-I’m sooo curious about the blind item at the end of this article, which says an hour-long TV drama that’s listed as a “safe bet” for renewal may not return after all because the male lead has become so impossible to work with. The site’s current safe bet dramas are Blacklist, Scorpion, Lethal Weapon, Lucifer, Prison Break, and Chicago Med. I don’t watch any of those…but I still wanna know!

Beyoncé will “switch up a couple things” for her Coachella weekend two set, one of her dancers says. Unfortunately, it won’t be live-streamed anywhere.

Cardi B visited Ellen for the first time and explained just how she got pregnant… by showing photos of her twerking at Coachella.

Kanye West is dropping two albums this summer — one solo and one with Kid Cudi.

-This video of how actors get paid (residuals, scale, day rates) is kind of fascinating.

Justin Theroux reportedly met his new girl at the gym. I don’t know how that happens. After about 7 minutes at the gym, I look like I’m having the inside of my skull sandpapered…

-Angelina Jolie expertly flies a plane over desert in a new documentary, proving there really is nothing she can’t do.

-Riverdale aired its musical episode last night, and all anyone can talk about is Archie’s dorky dancing.

-Why is Javier Bardem staunchly defending Woody Allen?! (Though frankly, this explains a lot about when I saw him at TIFF years ago.)

-Scandal wraps up tonight with the series finale, and there’s been a lot of articles about how it changed the game. I especially like this one on its legacy.

-Gosh, I continue to like Terry Crews a whole lot. “Masculinity can be a cult.”

-Speaking of celebs I adore, Letitia Wright rapped about Red Lobster and vibranium for Jimmy Fallon.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Stephen Colbert teamed up to sell GOOP-like products, including a set of five “Dream Twigs,” made from “self-actualized wood that volunteered to become pencils,” and a journal titled “My Incoherent Ramblings.”  Proceeds go to public schools.

-The Crazy Rich Asians trailer is finally (finally!!) dropping on Monday. This sneak peek has me excited.

-The final Deadpool 2 trailer makes fun of other superheros and features an awesome moment for Rob Delaney as Peter. But damn, why so much TJ Miller still?

Khloe Kardashian Gives Birth to Baby Girl

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Khloe Kardashian has welcomed a baby girl. Cheating cheatface Tristan Thompson was reportedly at the birth, but People reports that Khole plans to move back to L.A. as soon as she physically can.

-Meanwhile, a source close to KUWTK told Buzzfeed that the show has not been filming this week’s drama because they haven’t started production on the season yet.

-In other baby news, did Prince William just reveal that they’re expecting a boy?

-I didn’t read Cardi B‘s GQ interview  right away because a Caity Weaver piece deserves to be savored. She once again proved she’s the best feature writer in the biz with this thoughtful, non-judgemental profile, which covers the singer’s stripper past, illegal butt injections, and her love of political trivia.

-Meanwhile Cardi has denied rumours of a feud with Nicki Minaj, but Nicki now says it was real for a while.

-Variety’s Power of Women New York issue features Tina Fey, Alicia Keys, Emily Blunt, Tarana Burke and Margaret Atwood. All of the interviews are great but I especially liked Fey’s.  (“In comedy rooms, women are treated like expensive cappuccino machines. It’s like, ‘We have one. Why would we have two?'”)

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson are here to remind us of the power of eye masks.

Eve remembered the time Janet Jackson  took care of her after someone drugged her drink at an awards show afterparty.

Kerry Washington proved her mad lib skills on Fallon.

-The first trailer for Pose is here and I am here for it! James Van Der Beek and Kate Mara  star in Ryan Murphy‘s LGBTQ-themed dance-musical set in New York City in the 1980s. The FX show features the largest-ever cast of transgender actors in a scripted series.

Martin Scorsese is set to direct an SCTV reunion documentary for Netflix.

Julianna Margulies‘ wig is wigging me out in these Dietland photos. I get that she seems to have something in her contract where she’ll only wear wigs, but good lord, can they not find ones that look good?! This is somehow worse that the ones from The Good Wife.

Cameron Diaz has reportedly arranged a private jet to fly a dozen of Gwyneth Paltrow‘s friends to Mexico this weekend to celebrate her upcoming wedding.

-Shameless/Roseanne star Emma Kenney says she is seeking treatment for “her battles.”

-Fresh Off the Boat star Randall Park has joined the cast of Aquaman — even though the movie has already been shot and is in “pick ups” phase. That’s a not great sign.

-This preview clip of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which has Jake singing “I Want It That Way”with a bunch of suspects, made me laugh and laugh.

Rebel Wilson has been awarded more than $1.1. million in legal reimbursement on top of the $4.5 million from her defamation case.

-Dear lord, Katie Cassidy  is claiming she once turned down Prince Harry. Oh hon, no.

Dwayne Johnson gets it. We don’t deserve him.

-Everything old is new again. Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt just closed deals for a Mad About You revival.

-It’s been a big day in TV critics news. Maureen Ryan  is leaving Variety, and Andy Greenwald is creating a TV show with Mr Robot’s Sam Esmail.

Sandra Bullock and her friends assemble to rob Anne Hathaway at the MET Gala in the new Oceans 8 trailer. Not gonna lie, I fist-pumped at least twice watching this.

Mariah Carey Reveals Bipolar Diagnosis

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-In her People cover story, Mariah Carey revealed she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001. “For a long time I thought I had a severe sleep disorder. But it wasn’t normal insomnia and I wasn’t lying awake counting sheep. I was working and working and working…I was irritable and in constant fear of letting people down. It turns out that I was experiencing a form of mania.” Good on her for opening up and starting conversations about mental health.

-Congrats to Rachel McAdams, who just welcomed her first child — a boy.

-Fandango reports that Avengers: Infinity War is on course to presell more tickets than any other superhero title in history, supplanting Black Panther. Its presales are outpacing last seven Marvel movies COMBINED.

-This behind-the-scenes video from the movie set is very cute.

-Meanwhile, Vulture ranks which of the 33 characters are most likely to die in the movie. (I think the second-from-the-last person they list is pretty much a sure thing, no?)

Patti LuPone was not a fan of Uma Thurman’s Broadway debut. “I don’t necessarily need to see film actors on stage. Can I just say…Uma Thurman in The Parisian Woman, anybody seen it? [Raising her eyes and speaking slowly] Holy shit! I’m sorry, I’m sorry.”

John Legend said on Ellen he knows who bit Beyonce but he’s staying mum.

-Kylie Bunbury got engaged to Jon-Ryan Alan Riggins. Mark-Paul Gosselaar‘s comment on her IG post is perfect. (I love that they seem to miss Pitch as much as I do.)

-The Ocean’s 11 trailer drops tomorrow. Eeeeeee!!!!

-Cleveland Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson was caught on camera making out with two women while his girlfriend Khloe Kardashian is due to give birth to their child any day now.

-The guy who plays Jax on Legends of Tomorrow is out here showing his ass on Twitter.

Amy Schumer says Jennifer Lawrence introduced her to Adele — and the singer almost officiated her wedding. “I’d never met her before. We hung out a little bit that week, and then we were just real drunk one night, and we were talking about how we wanted to get married, and Adele was like, ‘Well, I can marry you.’ And we were like, ‘OK, cool.’ We were making a whole plan…and then the next day, she was like, ‘Hey, we’re not really, like, friends.'”

-I don’t care what everyone else believes, Hugh Jackman‘s anniversary message to his wife is super sweet.

Jake Gyllenhaal is insisting he won’t be the new Batman. Wait, was that a possibility?!

Kevin Smith offered an ailing Stan Lee an invitation to move in with him.

Aisha Tyler directed a new movie called Axis, which I saw and really liked. It’s out now on streaming platforms.

-Not surprisingly, Netflix is pulling out of Cannes completely.

-I really liked this article on Drake and Cardi B’s recent samplings of Lauren Hill.

Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan play a couple who unexpectedly end up taking in a kid in the Ideal Home trailer. The movie had be at “play a couple.”