-I love this EW spread on Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, who discuss their new Matrix movie and their 20-plus years of friendship. “We’ve been through this experience together as partners. The only way I can describe it is like a soul friendship.”
-The Gotham Awards were last night, giving us a better idea of what’s shaping up to have Oscar buzz. Maggie Gyllenhaal won three awards for her directorial debut, The Lost Daughter, as did Apple’s CODA.
-Meanwhile, Kristen Stewart was honoured with the Performer Tribute Award.
-I guess that DeuxMoi blind was right and Shawn Mendes’ breakup song is coming tomorrow.
–Rihanna was honoured in her native Barbados during its presidential inauguration, with the Prime Minister calling her “the national hero of Barbados.”
-Meanwhile, there’s lots of rumours flying around about Rihanna being pregnant but it doesn’t sound legit.
-The story of Adam McKay and Will Ferrell’s falling out is epically sad. Dudes just won’t talk about their feelings, huh?
-I’m loving that Ben McKenzie is sounding the alarm about cryptocurrency. Ryan Atwood grew up good!
-Oh no! The NFT craze has gotten to Harry Styles.
-Love is dead. Hamilton’s Anthony Ramos and Jasmine Cephas Jones have broken up after 6 years together, and it sounds like it might be messy.
-Speaking of messy splits, Aaron Carter and fiancée Melanie Martin have broken up a week after their son’s birth, with him tweeting “I was deceived and lied to. I can’t believe she betrayed [me] this way.”
–Adele announced a 12-weekend residency at Caesars Palace in Vegas.
-Bruised must be doing well on Netflix: Halle Berry just struck a multi-picture deal with the streamer.
-Kevin Can F**k Himself will come to an end with its second season. It’s too bad — it felt like the show was finding itself at the end of last season.
–Britney Spears is really happy about lighting candles. Whatever works!
-This is perfect casting: Nic Cage is making his big studio return, signing on to play Dracula opposite Nicholas Hoult‘s Renfield in Universal’s new monster movie.
-I’m surprised how many critics who’s opinions I usually align with are raving over West Side Story.
-I don’t really care if it makes me basic or local or whatever; I’m increasingly looking forward to And Just Like That with each new trailer.