–Claire Danes is having a great month of magazine covers. First was her killer Harper’s Bazaar UK issue, and now comes her Marie Claire cover. In the interview, she talks about how she “was in agony” when she hadn’t acted for two years before nabbing Homeland, and describes her movie-style meet-cute with Hugh Darcy: “[We] met in Rhode Island when it was at its most audaciously beautiful, in the fall. And there was one day when we were bicycling by the water and it was sparkly and idyllic, and I just had this dumb epiphany, like, ‘I’m really just happy.'”
-This is just what Angelina and Brad need right now: Zahara Jolie-Pitt‘s biological mother is reportedly hoping to get back in contact with her daughter.
-This doesn’t seem like the type of dress Amal Clooney would wear if she were trying to camouflage a pregnancy, but my Twitter TL feels differently so what do I know?
–Ariana Grande is being mocked (justifiably) for saying she’s the “hardest working 23-year-old” in the world.
–Kesha was interviewed by Viceland’s Zach Goldbaum about her exhausting legal battle with producer Dr. Luke. “To work really hard for something, and have it taken away from you is pretty devastating. I worked my ass off for a lot of years to be able to do it. It is, like, definitely a mind-fuck.”
–Ben Affleck tries to laugh off the Sad Ben meme; still seems pretty sad.
–Jason Statham and Gal Gadot‘s Super Bowl commercial may be the one to beat this year.
-Huh. NBC has ordered a 10-episode revival of Will & Grace. I’m guessing that they’re just going to pretend the finale’s flashforwards were all a group fever dream?
–Ashley Judd‘s Ted Talk debuted online today on how online abuse has spiraled out of control, and whatever you may think of her rumoured onset behavior, it’s pretty compelling. “Online misogyny is a global gender rights tragedy and it is imperative that it ends.”
-Could we finally be getting a movie with Donald Glover as Spider-Man?
–Drake has reportedly already met Jennifer Lopez’s kids.
-This Is Us has been renewed by NBC for not one, but two more seasons. I hope every episode revolves around Randall because when he’s not in it (like last night) the show is poorer for it.
–John Oliver gets a little help from Larry David and Kumail Nanjiani in his season four promo.
-Star Trek Discovery has been delayed yet again, thanks to The Walking Dead. There’s no word on a premiere date now.
-In happier TV news, Review is coming back! I give this news 4 stars! (Not having a premiere date yet only gets 1/2 star though.)
-OB-GYNs would prefer it if you didn’t listen to Gwyneth Paltrow’s advice about using vaginal jade eggs.
–Ellen Degeneres re-imagined La La Land with her as the female lead.
–Aaron Rodgers’ family reportedly doesn’t “trust” Olivia Munn and I’ve never cared about sports more!
–James Franco and Zachary Quinto play a couple in I Am Michael, a film about a gay activist who renounces homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.