–Elle Fanning claims she had an epic paintball outing with Angelina Jolie: “Oh, she’s aggressive..I had never gone paintballing before. We were in full-on armor. We were the only people in the place, with all of her kids. She and I were not on the same team. I was so bad. I hit their security guard in the neck, and he was on my team! Angelina’s really good.” Pics or it didn’t happen.
–Mariah Carey is writing her memoirs, which I am gonna read the crap out of. She promises it will be packed with revelations: “Born to a black father and white mother. Lived in basically very humble beginnings. Came out of it…And public humiliation and going through the wringer.” The chapters on Tommy Mottola and Nick Cannon will be worth the price of the book alone.
-In other book-y news, Rihanna is launching a “visual autobiography.” Sweet! Who needs pesky words anyway?
-I’m surprised how traditional Hailey Bieber’s wedding dress is. I mean, it’s very lovely, but not what I was expecting from a 22-year-old model.
-Meanwhile, Justin Bieber mocked Taylor Swift’s banana video.
-It’s been 10 years since Jim and Pam tied the knot on The Office so EW talked to John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Paul Feig, Greg Daniels and Mindy Kaling about the secret ceremony, the last-minute dance, and how a horse almost became the focus.
–Jennifer Aniston told Howard Stern that shortly after divorcing Justin Theroux, she sought a psychologist to work through the breakup after he was spotted with various hot young things. She also said she had dinner last week with the full Friends cast.
-It seems like everyone I know has had a Liam Hemsworth sighting in Toronto this week and it’s my turn, dammit.
-The End of the F$*&ing World is coming back to Netflix on Nov 5. I really loved the first season and I’m not sure it needs another one, but I’m intrigued about where it goes from here.
-I’d never listened to the Thirst Aid Kit podcast before but my god, that Dan Levy episode is perfection.
–Joaquin Phoenix thinks he’s describing his craft, but he’s actually just describing an eating disorder.
-I’m not the biggest Marc Maron fan but damn, his take on Todd Phillips’ “woke” comments is perfect.
-Riverdale’s Lili Reinhart will release her first book of poems next spring. If nothing else, we’ll get a hilarious episode of Who Weekly outta this.
-Matt Lauer has resurfaced…on TikTok.
-I love that Aaron Paul is doing a Twitter scavenger hunt for premiere tickets to the Breaking Bad movie.
-Also, this video of the cast reuniting for the L.A. premiere made me very happy.
-With the rave reviews A Marriage Story and The Irishman are getting, everyone’s wondering how much money Netflix left on the table by not doing limited theatrical releases.
-Speaking of streaming services being stupid with money, Apple’s deal for Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell’s musical A Christmas Carol includes a $60 million price tag just for talent fees.
-Richard Madden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth and Mark Strong star in the trailer for the WWI drama 1917.