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May 22, 2017

Rihanna, Lupita Nyong’o Make the Internet’s Dream Come True

-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 daughterJoss 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.

-Speaking of the SNL finale, Katy Perry managed to alienate the black community and the LGBT community.

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 would really, really love to see Salma Hayek’s live-chat be flooded with questions about her shut down of Jessica Williams. Make it happen, interwebs!

-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.

-Critics are hating on the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, but it’s still projected to make buckets of money.

Krystal tries to get to the bottom of things and Keira is kidnapped in the final Orphan Black trailer.

-The trailer for The Hitman’s Bodyguard didn’t really do it for me when I first saw it, but if this is the poster, I may have to rethink my stance.