Gwyneth Paltrow’s Perfect Part

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Gwyneth Paltrow is on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter with Ben Platt to promote Ryan Murphy‘s new Netflix show The Politician, in which she plays Platt’s ultra-rich, entitled stepmom. Has there ever been a more perfect headline than “Wealth & Privilege & Gwyneth”? She talks about working with husband Brad Falchuk, who co-created the show (“It’s so fun to be working with someone who you’re in love with. I was like, ‘Agh! He’s so hot, he’s so talented, this is so fun'”) and is hilariously dismissive of playing the game (“I’m definitely going to do some promotion. As little as I can get away with, but still”).

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-Stellar human being No 2 Danny Trejo played a real-life hero yesterday when he helped rescue a baby trapped in an overturned car after a collision at a Los Angeles intersection.

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-The mukbang trend has officially peaked: Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski’s did a sponcon one.

-In the latest “white men fail up” news, the Game Of Thrones creators just closed a $200M Netflix deal. On the plus side, it looks like this means Confederate is dead in the water.

-Figure skater Scott Moir is engaged to someone who isn’t Tessa Virtue and my Twitter TL is all up in their feels about it.

-Oh my god, there’s a chance that Happy Endings might be revived and I NEED IT. Do you know how many times I’ve referenced “whore’s bath” in my life? (Spoiler alert: too many times.)

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Jen McDonnell is an entertainment freelancer and social media specialist. She put her celeb stalking skills to good use as managing editor of Likes: pop culture, celebrity dirt, guilty pleasure TV, George Clooney, cheese. Dislikes: people who use 'begs the question' incorrectly. Follow Jen on Twitter @jen_mcdonnell. Follow Jen

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