BREAKING: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in jail in admissions scandal.
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 13, 2019
–Felicity Huffman just got sentenced to 14 days in jail for her part in the college admissions scandal.
–Adele filed for divorce yesterday, ending her 7-year relationship with Simon Konecki.
-Once again, SNL has hired a new castmember seemingly without doing a basic Google search. New player Shane Gillis has been forced to apologize after racist and homophobic audio and tweets surfaced. And these weren’t from decades ago — they were from last year. (This audio clip in which he makes fun of Asian people is from TWO WEEKS ago!) He also called Judd Apatow and Chris Gethard the f-word. Oh, and he didn’t *actually* apologize; he just said “I’m happy to apologize to anyone who’s actually offended by anything I’ve said. My intention is never to hurt anyone but I am trying to be the best comedian I can be and sometimes that requires risks.” Ugh. Being a bigot isn’t risky; it’s the laziest thing ever.
-Speaking of Chris Gethard, he once did this very good interview about comedians being intentionally offensive.
-The internet is convinced Rihanna is pregnant.
–Brad Pitt told Ellen DeGeneres that she once hit on his then-girlfriend at a party: “I was flattered.”
-I don’t know how Vulture could have done a roundup of TIFF movies that are tearjerkers and not include The Friend, in which Jason Segel plays a man who moves in with his best couple friends when the wife is diagnosed with terminal cancer. My whole theatre SOBBED.
–Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s book Fleishman Is in Trouble — which might actually be my fave novel this year — is getting the TV treatment.
-On the 25th anniversary of Party of Five’s premiere, the reboot has announced its premiere date. To celebrate its anniversary, let’s look back on this look back at its best episode. I remember my mother and I watching this together and totally falling apart when Claudia makes her ultimatum.
-This is a pretty shocking Photoshop fail of a Margot Robbie photo.
-Bones actors David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel and producers Kathy Reichs and Barry Josephson alleged that Fox had cheated them out of tens of millions of dollars. How the case was settled.
–Rosamund Pike plays two-time Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie in the trailer for Radioactive.