–Chrissy Teigen is on the cover of People’s Beautiful issue, and talks about her mom’s experience in America, the uptick in violence toward Asians, and her miscarriage. “We have this new home that we’re building, and this tree being planted inside. The whole reason why I wanted it was so Jack’s ashes could be in that soil, and he could be with us all the time and grow through the beautiful leaves.”
–Britney Spears broke her silence on the documentary about her, saying in an IG caption “I didn’t watch the documentary but from what I did see of it I was embarrassed by the light they put me in … I cried for two weeks and well.. I still cry sometimes.” (We’re assuming she wrote that.)
-Meanwhile, her father Jamie Spears is requesting she to pay his $3 million in legal fees — which he’s using to fight against her wishes in court. He also wants to keep his monthly stipend for being her conservator, even though he’s been replaced.
–Prince William is reportedly having trouble biting his tongue after Prince Harry’s tell-all interview. Let it all out, man!
-Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Jennifer Shah’s virtual court appearance spiraled into Housewives-style chaos today because of technological issues — at one point, there were so many people on the call that she couldn’t get into her own arraignment.
-Also, there’s talk that the feds may have planted undercover agents in her glam squad.
–Demi Lovato is recreating her 2018 overdose in behind-the-scenes photos from her music video for “Dancing With the Devil,” which is expected to drop on Friday.
–Hugh Grant just starred in an HBO limited series; now it’s Colin Firth’s turn.
-Speaking of star turns in HBO prestige dramas, here’s the new trailer for Mare of Easttown starring Kate Winslet.
–Sarah Michelle Gellar has landed a new Amazon show. Excellent; she’s due for a comeback!
–Adam Brody gushed about wife Leighton Meester on Anna Faris’ podcast, and told the story about how they met at a Gossip Girl cast restaurant gathering.
-Netflix is reportedly closing in on a $400M+ deal for Knives Out 2 and 3 with Daniel Craig and director Rian Johnson returning. The deal is one of the biggest ever made for the rights to a movie series.
-CSI is getting the revival/sequel treatment with a new series called CSI: Vegas, which is bringing back William Petersen and Jorja Fox.
-Footage of Saweetie and Quavo having an altercation in an elevator is raising more questions about their split.
–Drew Barrymore is launching a new lifestyle magazine called Drew, which will be $9.99 an issue.
–Wyatt Russell is making a meal out of his Falcon And The Winter Soldier role and I love it.
–Penelope Spheeris (director of Wayne’s World, Suburbia, The Beverly Hillbillies) does not mince words in this Variety interview. “A male film director can get arrested for drunk driving while on cocaine with a hooker in the car and then go ahead and get a deal the next day to direct a $50 million dollar movie. If a woman director gets arrested for drunk driving, there’s no way you work after that, you’re a danger. When you got a male director on the set and he’s a screamer and obnoxious and hard to get along with, we call that a genius. And if you have a woman who’s a screamer and hard to get along with, they call that the wrong time of the month.”
-This is a fascinating article on Randall Emmett’s direct-to-video “geezer teasers” empire, where many of Hollywood’s older, most bankable stars have found lucrative early retirement.
–Brian Tyree Henry and Sonequa Martin-Green star in the super cute trailer for the romcom The Outside Story.
-The Zola trailer is everything! This makes me want to re-read the Twitter thread that this movie is based on, even though it’ll take me like 2 hours because once I start I get sucked in and cannot stop even though I know how it ends. Every. Single. Time.