–Evan Rachel Wood has accused her ex-fiancé Marilyn Manson of grooming and abusing her for years. The actress has been vocal about being a domestic violence survivor and it was generally suspected that her abuser was Manson, but she has never named him until now, saying ““I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man & call out the many industries that have enabled him, before he ruins any more lives.” In a show of solidarity, at least four other women posted their own allegations against Manson.
-An interview with Spin back in 2009 is coming back to haunt him, in which he admitted to exhibiting abusive behavior against Wood.
-In the wake of the new allegations (which he has denied in the past), AMC says that a segment of the horror anthology Creepshow featuring Manson will no longer air as planned. He was also just dropped by his music label.
–Meghan Markle’s full name was removed from son Archie’s birth certificate. Instead, she is referred to as Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex, which UK tabloids assumed was somehow her way of sticking it to the royals. She has since made it clear that it wasn’t her decision, but instead was dictated by the palace. Man, they will do anything to erase her, huh?
–Prince Harry has won “substantial damages” from Associated Newspapers, the publisher of The Mail On Sunday and MailOnline, over claims that he “turned his back” on the military.
-Armie Hammer’s estranged wife, Elizabeth Chambers, has made her first public comments since he came under fire for his alleged DMs. She posting on Instagram: “I didn’t realize how much I didn’t know. I support any victim of assault or abuse and urge anyone who has experienced this pain to seek the help she or he needs to heal.”
–Noah Centineo has been cast in an untitled Netflix film about the Wall Street chaos from GameStop’s stock skyrocketing due to Reddit. Which is wild because the drama is still happening! Also this article says “Scott Galloway to consult.” Ah yes, the man who took to Twitter to blame all this on women not keeping guys in check.
-Even more wild: there’s not 1…not 2…but THREE projects in development revolving around the GameStop stock saga on Wall Street.
-Gah. There’s a Frasier revival being eyed for Paramount’s streaming service. Yes, why give new stars and voices a shot when we can just keep propping up already rich and establish talent?
–Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have made a new album together, recorded through Tony’s battle with Alzheimer’s. This bit from the AP interview with them is giving everyone emotions.
–Sir Patrick Stewart moderated a virtual Q&A session with Schitt’s Creek’s Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, and Annie Murphy and got to geek out.
–Ryan Coogler will make a Wakanda series for Disney+, which sounds amazing.
-The latest episode of Disney+’s WandaVision began to answer the most important question: What’s outside of Westview? It also featured it features Kat Dennings and Randall Park reprising their Marvel roles, and an terrifying look at the end of The Blip.
-Also, this was a perfect callback.
-As much as I enjoyed that episode, I wasn’t one of those people clamoring for a faster pace and more answers. This is a good article on the pushback, asking if we’ve all forgotten how to watch TV?
–Benedict Cumberbatch plays a salesman recruited by MI6 during the Cold War in the Courier trailer.