BREAKING: Britney Spears and Sam Asghari are engaged after nearly five years of dating. 💍 pic.twitter.com/ulwJL9jGhE
— Nicholas Hautman (@nickhautman) September 12, 2021
–Britney Spears announced her engagement to longtime partner Sam Asghari this past weekend. Hilariously, Octavia Spencer commented “Make him sign a prenup.” Equally hilarious, Asghari then posted a story saying “Of course we’re getting an ironclad prenup to protect my jeep and shoe collection in case she dumps me one day.”
-The VMAs were wild last night. UFC champion Conor McGregor shoved Machine Gun Kelly on the red carpet because security tried to stop him from shaking MGK’s hand (you can see Megan Fox being ushered out of harm’s way), Normani and Lil Nas X ate their performances, Madonna showed off her butt, and everyone dressed like it was 2002.
–This video of Ben Affleck interacting with fans is very cute (even though some of their comments are making me cringe. His laugh after that guy’s “Man, you got that girl back” and the other guy’s “You’re the real MVP” saves it, though).
-Here’s Beyonce and Jay-Z’s video ad for Tiffany’s, directed by Emmanuel Adjei. The company has also has pledged to donate scholarship funding to students pursuing degrees in creative fields at HBCUs.
–Jeff Bridges revealed that his cancer is now in remission. He also says he endured a brutal battle with COVID-19 and spent five weeks in the hospital due to all his health issues. “We, (I) often want some other gift that life isn’t giving us. I mean, who would want to get cancer & COVID? Well… it turns out I would. I would, because I get to learn more about love, [and] learn things that I never would have if I never got it.”
-Doctor Who actress Tanya Fear has been found safe after her family reported her missing since Thursday.
-Succession is back Oct 17 on HBO!
–Jessica Chastain talks about how her her old Juilliard pal Oscar Isaac sang her favourite song to make her chill out during their sex scenes in their new HBO show.
-Ted Lasso’s stars and writers just scored big paydays for season 3, while showrunner Bill Lawrence is also seeking a rich new deal as WB and Apple battle over linear rights — which means it could eventually air on a TV network.
-This review of Dear Evan Hansen is hilarious. “Ben Platt is the Jar Jar Binks of his own movie.”
-The first trailer for Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick‘s Colin in Black & White just dropped. It premiered at TIFF this past weekend and hits Netflix on Oct 29.
-Here’s the first trailer for Disney+’s Hawkeye series, starring Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton, and Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop.