-Promoting tick, tick…BOOM!, Vanessa Hudgens appears in Glamour UK’s digital issue and talks about learning of her dad’s death shortly before doing Grease Live. “There was never a moment where I thought that I wouldn’t do it because my dad would want me to do it. He gave so much time and energy into me achieving my dreams and for me to have a career where I can do what I love. So I felt like I needed to do it, because that’s what he would’ve wanted [me] to do.”
–Jack Harlow covers Variety’s Hitmaker issue and talks about trying to keep the music from getting lost in all the trappings of fame. “Once you become actually famous, it’s only half about the music. They’re just showing up to see you in the flesh, put you on their Snap, throw some panties at you, whether they know a single lyric or not.”
–Alec Baldwin‘s interview airs tonight, and he’s going on record to say that his finger was never on the trigger. A lawyer for the assistant director who allegedly handed him the gun is backing him up.
–Seth Rogen told a hilarious story about how and he and his wife got “stoned as hell” before going to Adele’s concert special, not realizing it would be televised. “I got an invitation – “Do you want to go to a small Adele concert?” is what I remember absorbing…And then me and my wife are like ‘Ok, maybe we can just slink into the background. We’re not equipped mentally to deal with doing this right now’…We’re in front row centre. I don’t know Adele. And if Adele, you’re watching this: Why did you do that? The whole time I’m watching this like, ‘There’s so many more famous people than me here who should be sitting where I’m sitting…Like, I was in front of Drake!'”
-Love this profile of Scott Speedman, in which he talks about suddenly being on two hit shows (Grey’s and You) and his new baby. Bring on the Speedmanaissance!
-As expected, Rihanna is not pregnant and not happy with the persistent rumours. “Y’all breed me every year dammit lol”
-An appeal court has upheld Meghan Markle’s victory against the Daily Mail.
–Prince William and Britney Spears apparently exchanged flirty emails back in the day. He also reportedly email flirted with Lauren Bush (George W’s daughter).
-This is awful: Beasts Of The Southern Wild star Jonshel Alexander has died at 22.
–Demi Lovato has given up that “California sober” silliness.
–Matthew McConaughey says he mixes his own cologne to create a signature scent. But does anyone believe this man smells good? I just can’t see it.
-It sounds like the TIFF audience was lukewarm at last night’s screening of Del Toro‘s Nightmare Alley, which worries me because I’ve seen them give standing O’s to absolute garbage.
-Did Danny DeVito basically write Batman fanfiction? I’m into it.
–Kristin Chenoweth says she and pal Ariana Grande have gone on double dates together. “With other partners, yeah, we had some dates,. We just go, and we like bowling, we like truffle pizza from Craig’s here in L.A.”
-Wait, Gossip Girl is back?? I know things get lost in the shuffle these days, but this show has less than zero buzz.
-Congrats to Aaron Paul and his wife, who are expecting another baby.
–Shawn Mendes released an emotional song titled “It’ll Be Okay” two weeks after announcing his and Camila Cabello‘s split.
-Prime released a trailer for Reacher, starring Alan Ritchson. He’s very…commanding.