-A Bachelor in Paradise crew member provided a horrific, detailed account of the alleged sexual misconduct, claiming that the female contestant was so out of it that she went limp and kept sliding under the water. This just keeps getting worse and worse. And of course, the slut shamers are out in full force.
-Meanwhile, the male contestant is reportedly demanding to see the footage as he believes it will exonerate him.
-According to Chris Harrison, no decisions have been made about Bachelor in Paradise’s future, but I can’t imagine them ever coming back after this.
-It sounds like Jennifer Lawrence has nabbed the coveted September cover of Vogue.
-Yes, Slate, Katy Perry’s new album is a hot mess. No, Slate, it is not our fault.
-Also, Katy Perry says Josh Groban is “the one who got away.”
-Not surprisingly, the rumours that Tom Hardy may be cast as Jafar in the live-action Aladdin did not go over well.
-Glow, Alison Brie‘s Netflix’s comedy about female wrestlers, is getting really good reviews. THR says it’s “worth stepping into the ring for,” EW praises its “heartbreaking glitter-blasted humanity,” and TVLine says it “puts ’80s kitsch in a hilarious headlock.”
-Speaking of Netflix comedies, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has been renewed for season 4. I’m not through the new season, but I’m loving what I’ve seen so far. (The line “are you marching in a Give Back the Night rally?” made me laugh so hard on a plane recently, I woke up the woman next to me.)
–Sandra Oh is returning to TV to star in BBC’s Killing Eve, created by Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge. God, I love all of those words!
–Justin Bieber‘s fans were not happy with him when he said he couldn’t sing “Despacito” because he didn’t know the lyrics.
-Meanwhile, Scarlett was once again spotted with SNL’s Colin Jost.
–Demi Moore, Leslie Jones, and Demetrius Shipp Jr. played charades with Fallon last night.
-If there’s a prize for “best walking onto a talk show stage,” Kate McKinnon just won it.
-The average Netflix user has streamed almost three full Adam Sandler movies. Humanity is doomed.
-I’m probably supposed to hate this dress on Nicole Kidman, but there’s something about the way she’s been leaning into the witchy fairy look lately that I can’t help but appreciate.
-This is a great piece on how reviewers treated Gal Gadot when writing about Wonder Woman. Basically, we need more female and POC critics.
-Have you and your friends fought over the NYT’s list of the 25 best films of the 21st century yet? You will.
-I love Roxanne Gay. I love her. She writes some of the most searing, raw fiction out there. And her interview with Trevor Noah made me love her even more. She was heartbreakingly brave when talking about how being gang-raped at 12 led to her weight issues, and how the world treats obese people.