-Well, this is unexpected. Ariana Grande, Megan Thee Stallion, and Jimmy Fallon came together for a festive single.
–Zendaya chats with her Euphoria costar Colman Domingo in the latest issue of Interview Magazine. She talks about her interest in photography, how she wants to direct “a simple love story about two Black girls,” and meeting Michelle Obama (“I always say it’s like meeting your auntie, like you know her already”).
-Awful news: Nick Cannon and Alyssa Scott’s 5-month-old son has passed away from a brain tumor.
-This is a good piece on how New York rom-coms don’t actually make sense. Maid in Manhattan, for instance, tricks us into forgetting a rich assemblyman gives a press conference about how a maid lied to him about being rich.
–Jennifer Aniston and Kevin Hart are previewing being in the upcoming Facts of Life live, which airs tonight.
–Tristan Thompson is having a baby with a personal trainer, which has reportedly blindsided Khloé Kardashian.
–Rihanna says new music is coming “soon soon soon”.
–Mindy Kaling‘s HBO show The Sex Lives of College Girls has been renewed.
–Billie Eilish released her self-directed video for “Male Fantasy.”
-Every time a major publication like the NYT writes about what’s happening in the book world, it just comes off as so out of touch compared to what’s happening on BookTok. Yes, of course social media followings do not translate into book sales. Yes, Billie Eilish and Justin Timberlake’s fans of their music don’t automatically want to buy their books. No one can predict what’s going to blow up and what’s not. That’s why that book about a woman milking a centaur came out of nowhere to become the most buzzed book on socials this year.
-Neo and Trinity reunite in the latest trailer for Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix Resurrections.