-Well, that was fast. Cameron Diaz is reportedly engaged to Benji Madden. If she wanted to keep this under the radar, this could have leaked next week during the slowest media coverage period of the year. Of course, next week isn’t when Annie comes out…
-Also, is this her engagement ring?
-Is Jake Gyllenhaal dating Ruth Wilson?! This might be my favourite new couple rumour ever!
–Abigail Breslin swears she wasn’t trying to beef with Taylor Swift on Twitter.
–George Clooney wrote a petition to support The Interview, but no one signed it. It’s pretty great, though. “We cannot be told we can’t see something by Kim Jong-un, of all f*cking people.”
-Meanwhile, the latest hacked emails reveal that Sony execs want Idris Elba to be the next Bond. DO IT!
–Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell get into a cringe-worthy screaming match about racism on The View yesterday.
–Nick Offerman teared up a little bit last night on Fallon when talking about the end of Parks and Rec and it slayed me.
-I really wish Ansel Elgort didn’t feel the need to point out how straight he is.
–Gwyneth Paltrow lost out on the chance to be a guest contributor for Yahoo because CEO Marissa Mayer didn’t like that Paltrow doesn’t have a college degree.
-I really liked this article about how the Serial podcast was less about telling a story and more about offering a master class in journalism.
–Brad Pitt has reportedly been dismissed from jury duty for, well, being too
-I’m not a big fan of Michael Pitt (based more on stories I’ve heard about him than his actual acting abilities), but he was GREAT on Hannibal last season. There’s got to be some dirt behind why he was suddenly recast.
–Reese Witherspoon is kicking her Oscar campaign into high gear by opening up about her divorce from Ryan Phillippe.
-Is Sarah Jessica Parker heading back to HBO? She reportedly eyeing a new divorce comedy. I never really expected her to return to TV, but I’m not complaining.
-The new Outlander promo is super swoony.
-Speaking of genre TV, I don’t watch Supernatural but I know a lot of people who will love this oral history.
-Early word about ABC’s new Agent Carter series is that it’s fabulous. And with only 8 episodes, not an overwhelming commitment. Is it weird that January is shaping up to be a better month for new TV than last September was?
–Kevin Hart preps Will Ferrell for prison in the new Get Hard trailer.