-The Britney Spears edition of Carpool Karaoke was a whole lot of not good at the beginning, but she eventually warmed up (and actually even singed a bit at the end). Even if James Corden was doing all the heavy lifting (and bless him for trying so hard), it’s still nice to see her looking happy. So much so that I didn’t even care that she said “supposably.”
–Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she suffers from dry eye syndrome. Plan your prayer circles accordingly.
–Taylor Swift is skipping out on this weekend’s VMAs. Considering Kanye West is being given 4 minutes of unfiltered air time, it’s not necessarily a bad decision on her part.
-I don’t watch CBS’ Zoo (because, um, it’s CBS’s Zoo), but Uproxx’s explainer about all the batshit crazy stuff that’s happening on that show is a thing of beauty.
-The new Empire promo only shows about 2 seconds of Mariah Carey, and yet it’s enough to make me wonder if I should start watching…
–Reese Witherspoon did her first Facebook live yesterday and when asked which movie of hers she’d like to follow up, she said: “If Disney wants to make a sequel, call me. I would happily make ‘Sweet Home Alabama 2.'” God, please make this happen. My friends and I quote “You have a baby. In a bar.” to each other at least once a week.
–Justin Theroux figured out Emily Blunt was pregnant on the Girl On The Train set when he tried to pressure her into doing stunts.
-My entire Twitter TL became obsessed today about whether or not Rihanna can wink, and I was living for it.
-I really like that Stephen Colbert is releasing behind-the-scene clips from his show when he takes questions from the studio audience. This story about the craziest thing that ever happened to him is precious.
–Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel tapped into horror of group texts. We’ve all been there.
-Gotta give props to Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender, who managed to deflect questions in this interview about their personal lives in a pretty charming way.
-This is some pretty cool-ass trivia about Melrose Place.
-The Gotham showrunner just said “superhero shows don’t work on TV.” Sure…except all the ones besides his show that actually do.
–David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike find love in a hopeless place in the A United Kingdom trailer. It’s on my ‘maybe’ TIFF list.