–Orlando Bloom proposed to Katy Perry on Valentine’s Day, which is a very Orlando Bloom-y thing to do.
-This is a really good interview with Meg Ryan, in which she talks about burning out and the pressures of being America’s sweetheart. I love her metaphor for fame: “Ever get in a car — maybe it’s a superexpensive car — and the inside’s lovely, you can’t complain about it, but you can’t hear anything outside, because there’s so much metal? There’s so much between you and everything else. You’re at a disadvantage as a young, famous person because you don’t know who’s telling you the truth.”
-There was a very, very disturbing tweet from a Chicago news reporter last night that suggested Jussie Smollett may have staged his racist attack because he was worried he was be written out Empire. Fox Entertainment immediately denied that possibility and stood by the actor, and Empire producer Danny Strong tweeted that there was “0% truth he was being written off,” and police say there is no evidence that it was staged. Meanwhile, two suspects have been arrested.
-Whenever I see video from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West‘s house, I get so confused. How is she calling this their living room? Where is their furniture? It’s just a big, cavernous white space. Do they have a whole wing that they devote just to IG videos?
–Terry Crews talked about what it’s like to be the leading male voice in the #MeToo movement: “It feels scary, there’s no other way to really describe. I’ve had a lot of men who are very, very angry. They’re angry at me because I’ve changed the narrative. The only way I can describe it is that there’s a movie that everybody’s playing in their head and the movie doesn’t end up the way they want it.”
-I’m in love with every single thing we’re hearing about Amazon’s Good Omens series, which will premiere on May 31.
-Here’s the first trailer for Killing Eve season 2, which seems to pick up exactly where we left off.
-After heavy-hitting celebs like Brad Pitt, Alfonso Cuaron and George Clooney blasted the Oscars for planning to hand out Best Editing and Best Cinematography during commercial breaks, the Academy is now saying we all misunderstood. Uh huh.
-This photo that JJ Abrams tweeted out to celebrate the last day of shooting on Star Wars Episode IX is all kinds of perfect.
-Finding out that Tom Cruise’s character is Collateral was named Vincent Collateral has greatly enriched my life.
-R. Kelly might soon be indicted in Illinois, based on a new 45-min video that allegedly shows the singer sexually assaulting an underage girl.
-I’ve always wanted good things for Mandy Moore, but now I really, really want them following that New York Time’s article on Ryan Adams.
-Hurrah! Jared Leto‘s Joker spinoff has reportedly been shelved.
–Mark Ruffalo still gives good Twitter.
-Sending out good vibes to Justin Bieber, who is reportedly seeking professional help for depression.
-Early tracking for Captain Marvel place it at a $100M opening and I want it to crush that!
-I wasn’t going to watch Netflix’s Umbrella Academy but this dance scene clip might have just changed my mind.
-It’s not surprising that Netflix has ordered a sequel to The Kissing Booth, but can they make the next one less problematic?
-Apple is set to show the first clips of their originals shows at an event in March — and hopefully announce where/how we can watch them.
–Nicholas Hoult plays a hot young J.R.R. Tolkien in the first Tolkien trailer.
-In the trailer for Long Shot, Charlize Theron plays a presidential candidate and Seth Rogen plays the schlubby journalist who catches her eye, and damned if I’m not totally charmed by this whole thing!