–Scarlett Johansson is on the cover of Parade, where she talks about getting the role of Black Widow after Emily Blunt bowed out (“The best call you can receive is after you are rejected for something and then you get it. You appreciate it more. I’ve basically made a career out of being second choice”), and being engaged to SNL’s Colin Jost (“What you see is what you get with him. He’s very optimistic, easygoing, funny, nice, and those are the qualities that really drew me to him”).
–Meryl Streep singing in a robe and making cocktails during last night’s Stephen Sondheim tribute is all of us right now. It starts at 1:58:49.
-Keep watching, because the performance after that is Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford singing “Move On” at 2:03:38.
–Kristin Cavallari has filed for divorce from Jay Cutler, citing “inappropriate marital conduct” and requesting primary custody of their three children. They were in the news recently because of a viral Twitter thread about their multi-week quarantine in the Bahamas.
–John Krasinski’s ‘Some Good News’ threw a potluck Sunday. After fans sent in their family recipes, Martha Stewart, David Chang, Guy Fieri and Stanley Tucci stepped in to try out their time-tested dishes.
-Also, Stanley Tucci is back to making cocktails for our viewing pleasure.
–Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are expecting their first child together.
–Brad Pitt appeared as Dr. Fauci in SNL’s cold open this weekend. (Weirdly, his segment looked more professional than all the others.) Between this and his HGTV appearance, he’s charming his way all over TV lately.
–Timothée Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp have split after one year of dating.
–Riz Ahmed tells GQ: “I have lost two family members to COVID. I just want to believe their deaths and all the others aren’t for nothing. We gotta step up to reimagine a better future.”
-Canadian actors, musicians and public figures came together on Saturday night for a televised special to support frontline and essential workers, and to raise funds for Food Banks Canada. You can watch some highlights here.
-Also, the all-star performance of “Lean on Me” is being released in support of the Canadian Red Cross, and Canadians can contribute to the initiative by streaming the song, viewing the official music video, or downloading the single.
–Emma Watson‘s mystery man has been revealed as Leo Robinton, who previously worked at a cannabis company in LA. He’s very pretty.
–Britney Spears‘ bf is wearing a jockstrap as a mask? Ok.
–Anna Wintour goes jogging in Air Force 1’s so that’s where we’re at now. She’s also taking swipes at the president: “I think we’ve all gotten past the idea that life will simply snap back to normal. (Except our president, who thinks we should try drinking disinfectant mixed with sunshine. To which I say, you first.)”
–Cameron Diaz appeared on a recent episode of makeup artist Gucci Westman’s YouTube series, “Makeup & Friends” (clearly shot before social distancing).
-The internet discovered that Dolly Parton’s production company helped produce Buffy the Vampire Slayer and everyone’s so happy.
–Nancy Meyers‘ movies are basically kitchen porn. So everyone got very excited when the director instagrammed a pic of her kitchen. It does not disappoint.
–Judd Apatow and Pete Davidson‘s The King of Staten Island is migrating to a digital release. It’ll be on demand on June 12. Seth Rogen‘s An American Pickle has also moved from a Sony theatrical release to HBO Max. There’s a very real chance that comedy releases on streaming becomes the norm, while theatrical releases are limited to big budget tentpoles.
-The Oscars’ Board of Governors will meet virtually tomorrow. It’ll be interesting how Oscar season plays out, with most fall film festivals probably not happening (except maybe Telluride), and a fall theatrical marketplace that will likely contain fewer functioning cinemas operating at partial capacity.
-The first clip of Love, Victor has been released. It’s Hulu’s spinoff of Love, Simon.