Rihanna looks like she scams rich white men and lupita is the computer smart best friend that helps plan the scans https://t.co/PhWs1xd3nj
— ♡ YOUNG EBONY HOTTIE ♡ (@MFKAILLOU) April 18, 2017
-It started as a tweet, turned into a meme, and now it’s actually happening: Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o will costar in a buddy movie directed by Ava DuVernay. The original tweeter better get a producer credit.
-This is tragic: Zack Synder has stepped away from the Justice League movie to due the recent suicide of his daughter. Joss Whedon will reportedly step in to finish the film. (She passed away in March, proving Hollywood knows how to keep its ish under wraps when it wants to.)
-GQ interviewed a bunch of TV comedy showrunners, including Rachel Bloom, Pete Holmes, Rob Delaney, Issa Rae, Sharon Horgan and more.
-Last night’s Billboard Music Awards was ruled by the divas, from Cher’s performance of “If I Could Turn Back Time” (my fave part of that clip is Ansel Elgot‘s enthusiastic singalong) to Celine Dion‘s performance of “My Heart Will Go On.” Other cute moments include Celine leading the backstage press in a Cher singalong, Drake telling Celine: “You’re very iconic. We love you,” and Vanessa Hudgens giving us her best Celine.
–Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata all announced that this weekend’s episode of SNL was their last.
–Billy Bush broke his silence on the Trump fiasco in a new cover story. Let’s all just pretend he didn’t, k?
–Jessica Simpson was on Ellen and reminded us that she’s kinda kooky.
-I don’t watch reality TV, but this Twitter headline got me clicking anyway: “The Bachelor(ette) has long been cruel to black women. It may now be our greatest hope”
-There’s going to be a monster movie-verse with Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Russell Crowe and Javier Bardem.
-Yet another streaming service has launched — and this one has Jared Leto as its “Chief Creative Officer.” Well then…
–Nicki Minaj has been quietly sponsoring an Indian village for years because she’s kind of awesome.
–Krystal tries to get to the bottom of things and Keira is kidnapped in the final Orphan Black trailer.