Carey Mulligan’s American Style

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Carey Mulligan covers the June issue of InStyle and mentioned something I’d never really considered before: British people don’t typically wear baseball caps. “I used to feel self-conscious about wearing one because I’m not American, but it’s a great way to navigate life without makeup.”

-I unfollowed a lot of (mostly white) celebrities on Instagram this weekend. If they hadn’t said a peep about what’s going on in the world or didn’t choose to go dark to cede the spotlight to those more qualified to speak on it and instead used their huge reach to show off pics from their pool or some shit, then bye-bye. I was, however, impressed by how many were using their platform to amplify black voices and spread the word about donations/resources, including some I found entirely unexpected like Grant Gustin, Blake Lively (who had a plantation wedding), Chris WoodTimothée Chalamet, and John Cusack.

-Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson was protesting peacefully when police pointed a gun directly at him before hitting him with rubber bullets (seven times) and with a baton.

-I don’t watch 9-1-1 but I’m guessing it’s going to be tense on set when filming resumes. Ryan Guzman is facing major backlash after admitting that he uses racial slurs. Meanwhile, Oliver Stark (whose character many fans ship with Guzman’s character) has been using his social media to amplify black voices all this past week and does not seem impressed by his costar.

-I love how quickly K-pop stan Twitter worked together to crash an app encouraging Dallas residents to rat out protestors.

-In news that should suprise no one with eyeballs, Julianne Hough has split from her husband.

Prince Andrew is permanently retiring from public life. He’s still screwing up, though! He’s reportedly been sued for failing to pay what he owned on a Swiss ski chalet.

-Kensington Palace is planning on taking legal action over Tatler’s Kate Middleton cover story.

-I didn’t know that Josh Lucas and his ex-wife Jessica Ciencin Henriquez had reconciled, but apparently they had because she just accused him of cheating on her during the pandemic.

-Remember when Silicon Valley star Thomas Middleditch gave an interview in Playboy in September where he said swinging saved his marriage? Yeah, she’s left him.

Camila Cabello wrote about her struggles with OCD and anxiety.

-If you haven’t read Forbes’ article from Friday entitled “Inside Kylie Jenner‘s Web of Lies — And Why She’s No Longer a Billionaire” it’s worth your time. It’s hilarious that her response was “i can name a list of 100 things more important right now than fixating on how much money i have”, seeing as the whole point of the article is how her family is so fixated on how much money they have that they’ve been going to great lengths to lie about it for years.

-Insecure is having one of the best seasons on TV right now.

-Killing Eve just wrapped up one of the worst. Pajiba just called it “the new Dexter.” Ouch.

Cush Jumbo, who plays Lucca Quinn on The Good Fight, is leaving show. She said in a statement “Due to the pandemic forcing us to shut down early we weren’t able to wrap up Lucca’s story fully and so I hope if schedules allow I can return next season to do that.”

Nina Dobrev and Shaun White have gone Instagram official.

-I’m catching up on the J.K. Rowling Twitter controversy. So…she just had a transphobic statement already copied on her clipboard? Yikes.

-Why are people still interviewing Woody Allen about this stuff? Why?

Four women filed a new rape and sexual assault suit against Harvey Weinstein and Disney.

-Here’s the full trailer for HBO’s Perry Mason reboot, starring Matthew Rhys. When this was announced last year I wasn’t sure I’d be into it, but this seems like exactly the kind of comfort food I need right now.

Succession’s Sarah Snook on Dressing Down and Disco

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-In a show filled with exceptional performances, Sarah Snook still manages to be one of the best on Succession. In her Vanity Fair article, she says that Australians call sweatpants “Trackie Dacks,” and that her and the friends she’s quarantining with do a weekly Thursday night event called Doomsday Disco.

Mary-Kate Olsen‘s estranged hubby Olivier Sarkozy has reportedly moved his ex-wife into his Hamptons mansion.

-Hello, Twitter? I’d like to report a murder.

-Not only did Carly Rae Jepsen drop the surprise album Dedicated Side B last week, but now she says she’s created a whole new album in quarantine. I’m lucky if I remember to wash my face.

Catherine O’Hara played herself off during her acceptance speech for the Canadian Screen Awards.

-I’m waiting for Jojo Siwa to have a Miley Cyruspost-Disney moment.

-Now that they’ve reached a custody agreement, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are reportedly getting along better.

-Celebrities including Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Kim Kardashian, Demi Lovato, LeBron James and more have spoken out on the death of George Floyd.

-Conversely, director James Gunn is getting dragged for tweeting shit like this instead of reading the room.

-A discrimination suit has been filed against Disney and CBS Studios, alleging the companies allowed Criminal Minds cinematographer Greg St. Johns to get away with sexual harassment for 14 years.

-Another day, another reason to ask “Is Grimes ok?” The Canadian singer announced a new online art exhibit and says she’ll be putting part of her soul up for sale.

-In an Instagram post, Ruby Rose talked a little bit more about quitting Batwoman. “It wasn’t an easy decision.”

-Netflix’s Space Force, which reunites Steve Carell with The Office creator Greg Daniels, is getting mixed reviews, but apparently the 10-part show improves in later episodes.

-This is a great piece on how the second Sex and the City movie singlehandedly destroyed the entire franchise’s legacy.

Michaela Coel’s new HBO show I Will Destroy You tackles sexual assault head-on in the trailer.

Judy Greer adopts a murderous dog in the trailer for Hulu’s Good Boy.

John Boyega Has No Time for Racists

John Boyega tweeted “I really f*cking hate racists” and people got all huffy in his replies and he was NOT having it. His responses were amazing. Then he took it up a notch on Instagram Live: “I’ll say it again. F*ck you racist white people. I said what I said. If you don’t f*cking like it, go suck a dick…If you’re a fan of me and you support my work and you’re racist and you’re arguing with what I was saying, f*ck off, you f*cking dickheads.” I love him with my whole heart.

-In her new Variety cover story, Gabrielle Union is breaking her silence on what went down on America’s Got Talent.

People’s latest cover story is Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli‘s first step to image rehabilitation. Sources tell the magazine, “Lori and Mossimo deeply regret what they did. They want to serve their sentences, pay their dues and put this behind them.”

-This is a pretty great breakdown of that Tatler cover story on Kate Middleton. Meanwhile, Kensington Palace has hit back at Tatler’s article, saying “This story contains a swathe of inaccuracies and false misrepresentations which were not put to Kensington Palace prior to publication.” Which is surprising, seeing as many believe the article was sanctioned by Kate.

Billie Eilish has shared a short film about body shaming titled Not My Responsibility.

Josh Gad brought Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah and Ron Howard back together for a Splash reunion. Howard recalled one time John Candy was late to the set and offered up the most amazing excuse. “He said, ‘Look, I’m drunk!’ Here’s what happened … I’m at the bar and Jack Nicholson’s at the bar. Jack Nicholson knew my name, Ron. He starts buying me drinks, I said, ‘I gotta go shoot’ and he said, ‘You’ll be alright kid, don’t worry about it.’ I never went to bed, Ron, I never went to bed!”

John Krasinski explained to Rainn Wilson why he decided to sell Some Good News to a TV network. Surprisingly, the phrase “cash grab” didn’t come up.

Lisa Kudrow says Matthew Perry gave her the “Cookie Time” jar from the set at the Friends wrap party.

-I love how much TV Cate Blanchett is doing. She’s currently in Mrs America (which is very good) and she’s about to be in a limited series on Netflix.

-Speaking of TV, HBO Max dropped today. In Canada, we won’t get all of the past TV and movie catalog, but we are getting most of the original series through Crave.

-HBO Max’s first scripted series, Love Life starring Anna Kendrick, is getting mixed reviews.

-My favourite thing about the Sesame Street characters doing press for Elmo’s new talk show on HBO Max is when they stay on the Zoom calls after to chat with the interviewers’ kids.

J.K. Rowling has unveiled a new children’s tale The Ickabog as free online serial. You can read chapters 1-5 here.

-Toronto rapper Houdini has been identified as the victim in yesterday’s fatal downtown shooting.

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie have split up after three years of me not even knowing they were together.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher are offering a glimpse into their private life in a new four-part series called Mike and Carrie: God & Country. Wait, if she’s the country part, is he supposed to be…god?

You’re the Worst’s Kether Donohue deserves bigger things than a Darren Criss show on Quibi.

-Here’s a new trailer for the Love, Simon TV spinoff, Love, Victor.

Gemma Arterton finds her maternal side in the trailer for Summerland.