The Tao of Ted Lasso

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-EW has a spread about the new season of Ted Lasso, which can’t come soon enough!

-In Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series, Nicole Kidman told Chris Rock her fears about playing Lucille Ball in an upcoming movie. “I am way out of my comfort zone right now, Chris. I’m free-falling.”

-This article about Christopher Meloni used a lot of words to just say “his butt.”

Simu Liu says that his “recent comments on the ending of Kim’s Convenience were never meant to be a massive bombshell exposé.” I’m not sure what he was expecting here.

Milo Ventimiglia is set to reunite with his Gilmore Girls boss for Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Season 4.

Jimmy Fallon thought the Canadian grocery store No Frills was an actual band.

Riz Ahmed posted an impassioned video, saying “I’m fed up of seeing Muslim characters on screen either negative or non existent.”

-I don’t watch Younger but man, are people pissed about the finale. Darren Star‘s dreams of a movie might be optimistic.

Caitlyn Jenner appeared on The View today and it did not go well for her.

Jean Smart filmed the Hacks finale’s funeral scene right after her husband died. (Also, I cannot believe this show was created by the guy who played Trey on Broad City.)

-There are a surprising amount of new TV shows debuting this summer.

-I wish Apple TV’s Physical with Rose Byrne was getting better reviews.

Megan Fox and Bruce Willis are FBI agents in the trailer for Midnight In The Switchgrass.

Ryan Reynolds lives inside a video game in the Free Guy trailer with Joe Keery and Jodie Comer.

-The first trailer for HBO Max’s new Gosssip Girl reboot has arrived. It follows a completely different set of characters from the original but is set in the same world, so I assume cameos are coming (at least from the parent characters).

Keira Knightley Trampolines in Chanel

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Keira Knightley opened up about her experiences with misogyny and harassment in the latest Harper’s Bazaar UK — and during the interview she and the writer were followed by a lone male stranger. “I think it’s quite interesting talking about this while being chased around. I love that politician who said there ought to be a curfew for men and men were outraged, and you think – but there’s a curfew for women and there always has been.” On a lighter note, she talked about trying to lighten the mood during the early days of quarantine: “We have a trampoline in our garden, and we decided we were only allowed to wear dresses on it. I put on red lipstick every day, and every bit of Chanel that I have in my cupboard, and my daughter Edie had Chanel ribbons plaited into her hair and fairy wings.”

-It sounds like Kanye West had a good birthday. He celebrated his 44th in France with Bradley Cooper’s ex, Irina Shayk.

-The letter from Armie Hammer’s mom at the end of Vanity Fair’s report about him going to rehab is … something.

-There’s more talk of Jennifer Lopez moving to LA to be closer to Ben Affleck.

-This sucks: Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist has been canceled at NBC after talks to move the series to Peacock fizzled. The showrunner still has hope someone else will pick it up, but that feels unlikely.

-Three different shows debuting this week mess around with time in some way. I have no patience for that anymore.

-Netflix’s Sweet Tooth wrapped the USA Today in an advertorial, and people got really freaked out.

-I’m not sure I understood NFTs before Lindsay Lohan explained them in this interview.

Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald toast to the future in The Good Fight trailer. I can’t wait.

-The reviews for part 2 of Lupin are good — though will the show know when to quit?

-Speaking of reviews, critics adore Loki, which is now out on Disney+.

Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield are unrecognizable as the infamous televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker in the trailer for The Eyes Of Tammy Faye.

Elizabeth Olsen Announces Marriage from the Bathroom

For Variety, Elizabeth Olsen did a video chat with Kaley Cuoco — and she called in from the bathroom, because her neighbor was doing construction and it’s the quietest room in her house. During the interview, she also let it slip that she’s married her longtime boyfriend Robbie Arnett. “I also just noticed that my husband put ‘Little Miss Magic,’ you know, the ‘Little Miss’ books? They’re these classic books, but magic because of WandaVision, because he’s such a fucking cutie.”

-Marvel confirmed that Loki is gender fluid in the MCU, bringing this version of the character closer to comic book iterations.

Armie Hammer has reportedly checked into an in-patient program for drug, alcohol, and sex issues. I hope he gets the help he needs. I also hope the investigation into the rape allegations continues.

-HBOMax renewed Hacks for a sophomore season and this is exactly the news I needed today. Jean Smart quipped, “I am absolutely thrilled we are picked up for a second season and I told Hannah it’s ‘No more Miss Nice Guy; from now on it’s Bette and Joan! And guess who’s BETTE??!!'”

-According to People, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry introduced the Queen to their new daughter over a video call as soon as they got home from the hospital.

-ABC has bid farewell to Chris Harrison following the race-related controversy. According to Deadline, he got a “mid-range eight-figure payoff and promise to keep his mouth shut” for leaving The Bachelor franchise.

Khloe Kardashian posted her thoughts on water bottles and sustainability, and ended up in hot water.

-Meanwhile, her sis Kourtney posted a photo of a vial of boyfriend Travis Baker’s blood. Maybe they should step away from Insta for a bit?

Mark Ronson confirmed he’s engaged to Mr. Robot actress Grace Gummer, daughter of Meryl Streep.

Liam Payne opened up about his mental health in a podcast, saying the combination of fame, alcohol, and drugs brought him to “rock bottom” while he was in One Direction. “There is some stuff that I have definitely never, never spoken about. It was really, really, really severe. It was a problem.” He added that he still keeps in touch with Harry Syles. “I had a lovely phone call from Harry the other day. He was checking in on me. It’s almost as if some people have got a sixth sense about when you’re going through something and want to check in. He’s very much like that. He’s a lovely, lovely boy.”

-The first piece of Kanye West‘s Gap collection, a puffy blue jacket, sold out in a few hours.

Sarah Shahi stars in the trailer for Netflix’s Sex/Life. This looks awful and I’ll probably end up watching every minute.

Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbour, Jon Hamm, and Ray Liotta star in the No Sudden Moves trailer.