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June 9, 2017

Katy Perry Says Taylor Swift Tried to ‘Assassinate My Character’

-In a new interview with NME, Katy Perry was asked about Taylor Swift  and responded “I wish that I could turn the other cheek every single time, but I’m also not a pushover, you know? Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with little girls. That’s so messed up!”

-Meanwhile, Taylor Swift makes entire back catalog available on Spotify and other streaming services — on the exact same day Katy Perry released her new album. Heh heh heh.

-God bless JK Rowling for this Twitter thread.

Kylie Jenner‘s business is embroiled in yet another copycat controversy. I love that the company that says she stole her ideas from is posting the receipts of everything Kylie ordered from them.

-Netflix has responded to the Sense 8 petitions with a big ole “nah.”

-This story about Russian hackers using Britney Spears’ Instagram comments to send out the URLs of their command and control servers is INSANE.

Tom Hardy wrote a touching tribute to his dead dog and now everyone’s crying.

-In her first interview in years, Amanda Bynes revealed that she’s three years sober and says she wants to return to TV.

-I really liked this profile on Jillian Bell, who never fails to make me laugh. If you can ever track down her episode of Idiotsitter with Channing Tatum, do it!

-This is nice: Wonder Woman’s delightful scene on the boat between Diana and Steve was entirely improvised. Another cool tidbit: real life athletes played extras in the Amazon nation scenes.

-Actress Glenne Headly has passed away at 63. She’s one of those character actors that you probably don’t know her name but definitely know her face. I remember her most from Mr. Holland’s Opus and ER, and she was recently in The Night Of.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Serena Williams are getting into the food business together.

-The Mummy’s North American box office predictions keep getting downgraded now that the reviews are in. It’s gone from $40M to $33M.

-Did anyone else giggle over the wording of this THR headline: “Why Tom Cruise couldn’t top Brendan Fraser“? Just me?

-This is a great look at all the ways Orphan Black (which returns Sunday) has revolutionized TV visual effects.

Michael Keaton pretended to walk out on Jimmy Kimmel after the host said Spider-Man is was his favourite superhero.

-Damn right TV episodes are getting too long.

-I really like this profile on SZA but someone needs to tell me how to pronounce her name. Do you say each letter, or is it like ‘za’ like your talking about pizza?

-I am very much looking forward to this Jenny Slate movie Landline. It feels very Obvious Child-y.