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Is Beyonce Pregnant Or Just Messing With Us?

Beyonce‘s belly bump watch just kicked into high gear thanks to this video from her new tour, in which she appears to cup her stomach. I dunno; she just had twins a year ago and she posed with a Corona just last week.

-In news that should surprise no one, Johnny Depp is being sued for allegedly punching a location manager on the City of Lies set. The lawsuit claims the actor screamed obscenities at the crew member and punched him twice in the ribs, then offered him $100,000 to punch back.

Robin Wright broke her silence about costar Kevin Spacey, making it clear she didn’t have a friendship with him beyond the House of Cards set. In her Today Show interview, she says “Kevin and I knew each other between action and cut, and in between setups, where we would giggle. I didn’t really …I didn’t know the man. I knew the incredible craftsman that he is.”

-Also, costar Patricia Clarkson credits her for saving the show after the scandal. “Robin led all of this charge so that people would save their livelihoods, because when the show goes away, some people don’t get paid. I think it’s going to be a stunning, stunning new season and I’m thankful for it.”

-Is 24 the new age for celebrities to get engaged? And cripes, is that another pear-shaped diamond?!

Gal Gadot stopped by a children’s hospital in Virginia dressed like Wonder Woman and the photos are lovely.

-I really like Dwayne Johnson‘s response to those tough Baywatch reviews: “It’s not that critics didn’t like it. They … hated it. But to clarify, it’s not audience first, critics never. Critics love movies, and we’re all in this business together.”

-Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams wants a new trial to lower his $50K monthly child support bill.

-I don’t love the olive green Ralph Lauren dress that Meghan Markle wore to Prince Louis‘ christening today, but Princess Charlotte was always going to steal the show anyway.

Harvey Weinstein appeared in court and  pled not guilty to new sexual assault charges, and won’t face home confinement. Also, he’s apparently working as a paralegal on his own case.

-The new chief of Warner laid out his vision for HBO — and he basically wants to turn it into Netflix. This is so weird and misguided. HBO has an established and respected brand and tone; Netflix’s original content strategy just seems to be throwing things at the wall and seeing what sticks without worrying about bloat or quality.

Drake‘s Scorpion is now the first album to reach 1 billion streams in a week. I’m happy for him; I just wish it was a better album.

-Also, Drake‘s new freestyle “Behind Barz” seems to be about Kanye West.

-I’m both impressed and not at all surprised that Lin-Manuel Miranda deals with mean people by being unfailingly cheerful until they feel so bad they end up apologizing.

Stan Lee has dropped his $1 billion lawsuit against his former company.

-Lawrence is nowhere to be seen and Issa looks like she’s still living with Daniel in the new Insecure promo.

-The ladies of Litchfield try to adjust to life in maximum security in the season 6 trailer for Orange Is The New Black.

-Gross. Jerry O’Connell  is hosting a show called Real Men Watch Bravo this fall, because god forbid we don’t coddle masculine fragility. Straight white dudes exhaust me.

Sacha Baron Cohen released a short preview of his new Showtime show Who Is America, which he says he’s been undercover secretly filming it for a year. In the clip, he gets Dick Cheney to autograph his “waterboarding kit.”

Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy are currently shooting the IT sequel in Toronto, and her IG stories make it seem like they’re having a great time. They dined at Kasa Moto on Saturday (so close to my house!) and then she got him to demonstrate proper hand washing technique.

Emma Stone, Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz star in the first trailer for The Favourite. (I love that they’re using the British spelling.) It’s from the director of The Lobster, a movie I still haven’t quite wrapped my head around.

Kate Middleton Has a Baby Boy

-The royal baby boy has arrived! I will never get over the protocol of having to pose for photos so quickly after the birth. This is Kate just SEVEN HOURS after delivery!

-But when it comes to birth announcements that made me teary, Dwayne Johnson won the day with this Instagram post. He welcomed his second daughter with girlfriend Lauren Hashian.

Sarah Jessica Parker is still trying to sell us on SATC’s happy set vibe. When asked by Vulture about any resolution with Kim Cattrall, she said “I’d just like to remind everybody that there is no catfight. I have never uttered an unkind, unsupportive, unfriendly word, so I would love to redefine it…no, there is no catfight, there never has been a catfight. I’ve never fought with someone publicly in my life, nor would I. And I spent time with all of the women on the set. People need to recall that it wasn’t just two women on the set fighting because that just never happened.”

-We still have to wait a few weeks for the royal wedding, but here’s a clip from Meghan Markle’s TV wedding. (I know the guy who plays the DJ!)

-Remember that TV Line blind item a couple of weeks ago about a TV drama that should be a sure bet for renewal, except the lead actor’s terrible behaviour was jeopardizing its chances? Turns out it’s about Lethal Weapon’s Clayne Crawford. A Deadline reporter says “I have learned that Crawford has had a history of bad behavior on the show, and that he has been disciplined several times over complaints of emotional abuse and creating a hostile environment. I hear the issue has escalated to a point where other actors as well as crew on Lethal Weapon would feel uncomfortable being on set with him.” TV Line reports that Fox is thinking of recast him — possibly with a woman.

-Speaking of bad behaviour in TV, Brad Kern is not only still running NCIS: NOLA, his contract is reportedly going to be renewed by CBS. All despite the fact he’s been investigated multiple times for HR violations, according to Variety. Swell!

-Jesus, Shania Twain really stepped in it this weekend with an interview in the Guardian in which she said she would have voted Trump because “he seemed honest.” She took to Twitter to retract/apologize but the damage was done.

Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington are submitting for leads instead of supporting at the Emmys. They aren’t going to win either way, but this doesn’t help.

-I always preferred weekend 2 of Coachella. It has a more laidback vibe and the people who are there just to take Instagram photos have already left. Unfortunately it doesn’t live stream, so we missed Beyonce’s new wardrobe and Ariana Grande‘s surprise performance.

-This clip about Supergirl saving her favourite shirt before going on a mission addresses a lot of problems I have with superhero shows.

James Corden is doing a Carpool Karaoke primetime special tonight and did a whole Bruno Mars-inspired music video for it.

Universal FanCon was cancelled abruptly this weekend when organizers confirmed that they didn’t have enough money to cover the convention’s costs, and the way they’ve handled it is the biggest PR mess I’ve ever seen.

-Speaking of things that whipped fandoms into a frenzy this weekend, a reporter called out an Avengers actor for treating him badly on the junket (he has since deleted the tweets, but before he did he confirmed that it wasn’t Josh Brolin or Dave Bautista.) Whoever it is, Jessica Chastain  knows!

Amy Adams sees dead people in the creepy Sharp Objects trailer, HBO’s new miniseries based on Gillian Flynn’s book.

-It’s been a rough day in Toronto. I have comforted myself by watching the Crazy Rich Asians trailer an embarrassing amount of times. I’m not even sorry. This looks AMAZING!

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.