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June 2016

Harry Potter Comes to The Flash


-Wow, Draco Malfoy just became a series regular on The Flash?! How can the CW afford that?!

Gwyneth Paltrow on being named The Most Hated Celebrity: “I was like, ‘I’m the most hated celebrity? More than, like, Chris Brown?’ What did I do?” She makes a valid point.

Scarlett Johansson is officially the highest-grossing actress in Hollywood history. I wouldn’t have guessed that, but good on her.

Iggy Azalea tweeted that she broke up with Nick Young because she caught him cheating on their security cameras.  That’s terrible (and also a really weird thing to tweet).

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston are not together this weekend. Looks like you’re up, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani!

-I never really thought of Matt Damon as a prank-pulling guy, but this is kinda cute.

-Well, I guess the Oscars are trying at least. The new Academy invitees are 46% women and 41% people of colour.

-This segment of The Wine Show featuring Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys playing waiters is maybe my favourite thing ever.

-This is nice: Rihanna sent pizza to fans who waited for hours in the rain to get into her concert.

Dave Franco is grossed out by Emma Roberts. Seems fair.

Bryan Cranston doesn’t want his daughter to sleep with James Franco. Also seems fair.

-This oral history of Angels in America is a long and lovely read.

-Also lovely, this interview with Aziz Ansari‘s dad on becoming an unexpected TV star.

Tom Hanks plays a hero pilot in first look for Clint Eastwood drama Sully.

Ellen Page steals a baby and tries to raise it with Allison Janney in the Tallulah trailer. Juno reunion!

49 Stars Come Together to ‘Stop the Hate’

Ryan Murphy and HRC brought together 49 celebrities to honour the 49 Orlando shooting victims in this really powerful video.

Kristen Bell is opening up about dealing with Dax Shepard’s addictions.

Drew Barrymore might become a syndicated talk show host. I’m surprising myself by how much I don’t hate that idea. I must be drunk.

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston couldn’t stop posing touching each other on their Roman holiday.

-Not going to lie, I’ve been letting Animal Kingdom pile up on my DVR. But I’m consuming all delightful Scott Speedman interviews immediately .

Rihanna and Drake: still doin’ it.

John Mayer announced on national TV that he wants to date, saying he’s “more mature than I’ve ever been” and is “excited for a meet-cute.” Those two things don’t seem to go together.

Jessica Williams is leaving The Daily Show, which seems like a good move for her.

Brie Larson would like to introduce you to her pimple.

-I love that Carly Pope is suddenly back in demand now. I still mourn the cancellation of Popular.

-Neilson is attempting to make sense of secretive streaming numbers, and according to them, 6.7M people watched season premiere of”Orange is the Black its first three days.

Idris Elba in a jumpsuit alert! You’re welcome.

-Now that I’m totally spoiled by the effed up ending of The Neon Demon, I kind of want to see that movie. (Don’t click if you don’t want to know. Or if you ever want to sleep again.)

-I saw the movie based on HBO’s Looking last night and loved it! I’m going to miss the crap out of that lil’ show.

Hugh Jackman is doing rope pulls and my triceps hurt just looking at this.

-Will any celebrity depicted in Kayne West‘s “Famous” video dare to sue him? Probs not.

-TV is getting darker than ever. Not just in tone, but literally darker.

-It costs $200k a year to maintain your face in Hollywood with the latest beauty treatments? Hard pass.

-HBO just released this handy infographic to help you figure out who’s all related on Game of Thrones — and totally confirmed Jon Snow‘s parentage.

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake try to find their happy place in the new Trolls trailer.

Jamie Dornan, Aaron Paul and Sarah Gadon creep us out in the new The 9th Life of Louis Drax trailer.

Game of Thrones Is Ending Sooner Than You Think


-I hate the styling of the inside photos of Sophie Turner’s InStyle UK photo shoot (why does it look like it was lit with a Bic lighter?), but at least they picked an OK cover photo.

-Speaking of Game of Thrones, the creators say there is only 15 episodes left — at most. Hmm, I wonder if HBO knows that?

-Meanwhile, Game of Thrones producers don’t want to hear your bitching about how fast Varys travels, mm-kay?

Tom + Lorenzo’s take on Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston‘s clumsy PR moves is predictably perfect.

Bradley Cooper has joined the long and cherished tradition of famous white dudes dancing awkwardly at musical festivals. He gets bonus points for the backwards ball cap.

-More proof that the Tarzan movie is doomed: they wouldn’t let Alexander Skarsgard wear a loin cloth.

-Despite starring in a blockbuster, Leslie Jones says no one wants to dress her for the Ghostbusters premiere. This is bullshit!

-My friend and I were talking about how we should arrange a girls’ night out on Ghostbusters opening night, just like we all did  for the first Sex and the City movie. Buzzfeed has 11 other suggestions.

Jesse Williams expanded on his BET Awards speech, saying he wants people to know “they are not alone.”

-Meanwhile, this is a really good take on what was wrong with Justin Timberlake’s tweets about Jesse Williams.

Leah Remini is reportedly filming footage for a show about how Scientology tears families apart and I want it in my eyeballs now!

-Bored? The full one hour+ video of the THR Drama Actress Roundtable is now online, featuring Jennifer Lopez, Kerry Washington, Sarah Paulson, Julianna Margulies, Regina King, Constance Zimmer and Kirsten Dunst.

-Speaking of TV dramatic actresses, Vulture makes a really good case for why The Leftovers’ Carrie Coon deserves Emmy love.

Bobby Cannavale is pretty “down” about Vinyl’s cancellation and needs a hug.
Tyrese Gibson will return for Transformers 5 — because he begged for it on social media.

-The Daily Show’s abortion tweet was bad. Their apology was worse.

Samantha Bee‘s segment on Brexit is fabulous. She talks about how the US needs to learn from the UK and dump Trump in a landslide, and then recruits David Tennant to read Scottish Trump insults.

Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey face off over fatherhood in Bridget Jones’s Baby trailer. God, I’ve missed her voice!