–Jennifer Garner made the cover of People’s Most Beautiful issue. She joked about the honour on Ellen: “People is now a magazine for AARP. I have never been more nervous than I am today. I guess I just thought you guys would boo. Like, you guys are expecting Kaia Gerber, and it’s me. And I feel like bolting. I feel like I should go, you know what I mean? Because it’s so ridiculous. It’s silly, but it’s nice.”
-What’s with successful musicians coming after music critics this week? First it was Lizzo, and now Ariana Grande. (Also, it’s super cute that they seem to be under the impression music freelancers make money. Like, adorable.)
-This Noah Wyle interview is so worth a read. He talks about his legendary bad reputation and reconnecting with his ER costars.
–Taylor Swift kicked off her heels and hung out with Emilia Clarke at the Time100 event last night. Before that, she gave a speech in which she admitted to being a Grey’s Anatomy superfan, saying “I know Sandra Oh is in the room which shakes me to my very core. That’s my whole life there.”
-In a new interview, Amy Poehler talks about the #MeToo movement, saying “I’ve been trying to unpack my own deep institutionalized misogyny.” That’s all well and good, but she still appears to be managed by Dave Becky, Louis CK’s manager who many others have dropped.
–Diddy discussed life after Kim Porter’s untimely death, saying “Three days before she passed, she wasn’t feeling well. She had the flu, and she sent the kids over to my house so they wouldn’t get sick. One night I was checking on her, and she was like, ‘Puffy, take care of my babies.’ She actually said that to me before she died.”
–Britney Spears took to Instagram to reassure fans that she’s fine and to put an end to the #FreeBritney movement.
-This is not cool. Daniel Portman, who plays Podrick on Game of Thrones, says certain female fans made his life pretty miserable for a while due to their astounding lack of boundaries and groping.
-Meanwhile, excuse me as I get choked up while watching Game of Thrones cast and crew talking about the knighting of Brienne.
-I kind of love that the dude who played Lane on Mad Men is a GoT superfan who has crazy theories about the next episode.
–Anne Hathaway says she ended her veganism when she and Matt Damon when to a seafood-heavy Michelin-star restaurant in Iceland. “I had a piece of salmon and my brain felt like a computer rebooting.”
–Will Smith attempts to kill his younger self in the new trailer for Gemini Man.