–Angelina Jolie‘s rep is shooting down reports that she bought Brad Pitt an island for his birthday. Looks like he’ll need to find some other place to hide from all those kids…
-How do you make sure Julia Roberts doesn’t hog the spotlight on your roundtable? You make sure to also invite Emma Thompson. The ladies joined Oprah, Amy Adams, Lupita Nyong’o and Octavia Spencer in The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtable.
–Seth Rogen had been shopping around a script about a crack-smoking mayor for years. Thanks to Rob Ford, he’s now found a buyer.
–Brittany Murphy‘s mom has refuted those poison claims in a scathing open letter.
-After everyone started wondering why Justin Timberlake appeared at the AMAs solo and without his wedding ring, Jessica Biel took to Twitter to tell the world to “calm down.”
-I did enjoy how Justin teased Taylor Swift with his own “surprise face.”
-Speaking of last night’s AMAs, Rihanna debuted a doobie and the internet had lots of opinions about it.
-Best of all, Miley Cyrus trolled us all with her AMA performance. Yes, the cat was intentionally ridiculous, but her vocals were on point (even she trailed behind the backing track a few times).
-In case you missed the scene in which Family Guy killed off a main character, here you go.
-Speaking about the Family Guy backlash, creator Seth MacFarlane joked, “This is the first time I’ve ever gotten positive feedback from Tina Fey.”
-The New York Times got a bunch of famous people to star in some (very) short films. They’re all very weird, but at least they taught us that Michael B. Jordan makes a sexy cowboy (and Bradley Cooper should avoid dance movies).
-Apparently, this photo of Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult staring straight ahead is proof that they look “suspiciously in love.” What does that even mean?!
-Stock up on groceries and don’t plan on leaving your house for a while: Party of Five seasons 1-3 is debuting on NetFlix Canada on Dec. 1st.
-Just when I was starting to break my sneaker obsession and start wearing big girl shoes, Puma appoints Solange as their new creative consultant. Uh oh.
-I don’t watch Sherlock, but the interwebs is very excited about the season 3 trailer.
-Brace yourself: the director of the Fast and the Furious movies is remaking Road House.
-The Beastie Boys is facing some backlash for getting into a legal tousle with the makers behind this awesome viral video over the use of their song, but the band just posted an open letter revealing that they are the ones being sued.
-The kid who plays King Joffrey on Games of Thrones has some very un-Joffrey-like plans: he wants to quit acting to focus on charity work.
-Here’s our first look at Vanessa Hudgens getting grimy in Gimme Shelter.
–Taylor Swift appears to be keeping Ed Sheeran firmly in the friend zone.
-Um, why is Forest Whitaker making horror movies?