-According to publicist Jonathan Jaxson, Amanda Bynes was arrested after he got the police to go to her home by offering “proof” that she was suicidal. He calls the arrest “a successful intervention.” (But aren’t interventions supposed to included loved ones and banners?)
-Oh, and she showed up in court today looking like this. She told the judge that the bong-like object she threw out her window when the cops arrived was “just a vase.” Meanwhile, her parents are reportedly seeking conservatorship.
–Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul is rumoured to be getting married this weekend. Sigh.
-Weird feud of the day: Danielle Fishel vs. Bob Saget.
-Meanwhile, Selena was spotted at dinner with Justin’s BFF Jaden Smith.
-At least Julianne Moore has a sense of humour about “toemageddon.”
-I’m thrilled that Before Midnight is getting rave reviews (96% on Rotten Tomatoes!). I’m less thrilled that it’s not coming to Canada for a few more weeks. I actually stomped my foot when I found that out. Like, a full-on stomp.
-You know, it would take a lot to get me to watch American Idol, but having past winners as judges could nudge me in that direction. Jennifer Hudson has already signed on, and Kelly Clarkson is expected to soon follow suit.
–Morgan Freeman‘s explanation for why he fell asleep in an interview is adorabs! “I’m a beta tester for Google Eyelids. I was merely updating my Facebook page.”
–Katie Holmes and costar Luke Kirby were “almost holding hands” offset. What does that even mean?!
–Brad Pitt said some nice things about Gwyneth Paltrow‘s late father.
-Meanwhile, he convinced Muse to perform at World War Z‘s premiere.
–Aaron Carter is offering #tipsforgirls on his Twitter. For reals.
–Jason Sudeikis says he’s on the fence about returning to SNL next year. Perhaps he’s been reading the reactions to his We’re The Millers trailer?
-I only got to watch the first four minutes of Mariah Carey‘s GMA performance this morning before I had to leave for work, but I thought nothing could top her having to be practically carried up the stairs and complaining about how she didn’t have time to put on her microphone. I was wrong.
–Lindsay Lohan‘s “dealer” claims she spent $15,000 on cocaine and pills. It probably says something terrible about me that I read that and thought “that’s it?”
-That kid who asked Kate Upton to the prom but got turned down ended up getting the last laugh: supermodel Nina Agdal took him instead.
-There’s a Girls porn parody, and Lena Dunham is not thrilled about it.
-On the other end of the spectrum, have you ever seen Reese Witherspoon smile so hard for the paps? Ever?
-A film that features a 10-minute lesbian sex scene might actually walk away with the top prize at this year’s Cannes.
-I love the fact that the Toronto Police had to put out a release warning people not to drive like idiots after watching Fast & Furious 6 this weekend.
–Jon Stewart decided to spend his summer vacation with Gael Garcia Bernal. Can I come?
–Hanson made a beer called MMMhops. Puns!
–Lea Michele is writing a book (groan!) and it’s titled Brunette Ambition (double groan!).
–Jennifer Lawrence had some issues with Bradley Cooper’s kissing technique while filming Silver Linings Playbook. I wonder if he needs a second opinion, ’cause I can make myself available.
-Wait, did we know that Melanie Laurent is pregnant?! Also, why isn’t she a ginormous star in the US yet? Universe, make that happen!
-The first trailer for Vince Vaughn‘s Delivery Man (which is a US adaptation of the French-Canadian Starbuck) has landed.