–Gwyneth Paltrow delivered a late Christmas gift with her new InStyle cover story, in which she congratulates herself for being a lifestyle guru trailblazer, boosts about how Chris Martin would still take a bullet for her, and pats herself on the back for introducing the world to “conscious uncoupling” because “I honestly think Chris and I have contributed something positive to the culture of divorce.” Amazing levels of goopy goodness to close out the year!
–Justin Bieber is doing yoga on a yacht. Sure.
-Teen Vogue continues to slay, this time with their takedown of the plot of Passengers.
-Congrats to Pink, who had new son Jameson Moon Hart on Boxing Day.
-In other baby news, Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo welcomed her third child with husband Chris Ivery.
–Amanda Palmer gushing about how Donald Trump is “going to make punk rock great again” is so gross. I hate this take that the world being awful is somehow going to be a boon for pop culture. Art is not more important than the people who make it. Not to mention that the people who romanticize the struggle are rarely the ones stuck with the most struggling.
-Sometimes Ariana Grande says something that makes me like her so much… and I feel so confused by it.
-In her new Shape cover story, Kate Beckinsale says she’s never actually finished an alcoholic drink in her life. Sigh. Fine, Kate. I guess I’ll just continue drinking enough for the both of us.
-Netflix needs to pump the brakes on those rumours of a new season of Gilmore Girls. We’re still recovering from the last one.
-Serial’s Adnan Syed will not be released before his murder retrial.
-Here’s the first trailer for I Am Michael, which stars James Franco as a gay rights activist who became a fundamentalist pastor.