–Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix welcomed their first child together — a boy they named River in honor of Phoenix’s brother, the famous actor who died in 1993. I have to go cry forever.
-Another surprise celeb baby arrival: Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski welcomed a son.
-In other baby news, Game of Thrones stars Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie are expecting.
-The Demi Lovato/Max Ehrich split is getting
messy messier. She’s reportedly embarrassed after he claimed on social media that he found out about their breakup through the media and that she’s allowing him to be “bullied” by her fans.
–Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated her 48th birthday by posting a nude photo on Instagram and frankly, why not?
-In an interview with Empire, Sienna Miller revealed that Chadwick Boseman had taken a cut on his salary for 21 Bridges in order to fix the salary disparity she was facing. He told her: “You’re getting paid what you deserve, and what you’re worth.”
–Eddie Redmayne (who once problematically played a trans woman) tries to have it both ways in a new interview: both decrying the hatred trans people get but jumping to J.K. Rowling’s defense. “Though he disagreed with Rowling’s comments on the issue, he was alarmed by the ‘vitriol’ hurled at her on social media, which he termed ‘absolutely disgusting’, and which prompted him to write her a private note.” I mean, if she didn’t want any vitriol directed her way, she could always stop baiting the entire internet?
-All heroes let you down eventually. It’s Sex Pistols’ John Lydon’s turn today.
-It’s wild to me that Katherine McPhee has been courting her gay fanbase for years, and yet is a Trump supporter.
-In Mariah Carey‘s new book, she says she secretly recorded a grunge rock album in the ’90s. She’s since tweeted that she’s on “a quest to unearth the version of this album with my lead vocals and will not stop until we find it.”
-I kind of like the new pop-punky Machine Gun Kelly and Halsey song — which makes me hate myself a little.
-The fact that Beth Grant keeps replying to this tweet about how she’s been in everything and giving tidbits about each acting role is the wholesome Twitter content I need right now.
–James Cameron says Avatar 2 is “100% done” filming and Avatar 3 is “95% complete” because they’ve been shooting in New Zealand. “We’re able to operate. We’re able to shoot and have a more or less normal life here. We were very fortunate, so I don’t see any roadblocks to us getting the picture finished, getting both pictures finished.” Sure, but do we believe him?
-The World’s A Little Blurry, the new documentary on Billie Eilish, is set to hit theaters and Apple TV Plus early next year.
-Julie and the Phantoms actor Jeremy Shada and his wife are selling t-shirts based on fan art and it all seems quite shady. There are whole think pieces to be written on fandoms who produce creative works and how their free labour is used.
-13 Reasons Why star Anne Winters really, really wants to play Madonna in the new biopic and doesn’t care who knows. This seems so thirsty to me but I guess you gotta do what you gotta do these days.
-The BTS boys just became millionaires today (and their producer became a billionaire) thanks to an impressive initial public offering of their label Big Hit Entertainment.
-I’m going to incorporate Rihanna’s “but continue” rebuttal into every terrible work email I have to reply to from now on.
-Gilmore Girls costars Keiko Agena (Lane Kim) and Adam Brody (Dave Rygalski) came together on Instagram Live to discuss the ways in which they’re getting involved ahead of the election.
-YouTube beauty star Jeffree Star reportedly took somewhere between $350,000 to $1 million in PPP loans designed to help small business owners during covid.
–Richard Jenkins plays a fast food employee who must train a new person before he retires in the trailer for The Last Shift.