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The Queen Confirms Harry & Meghan’s Move to Canada

-This is an interesting deep-dive into the statement The Queen released today. “At 5pm, Buckingham Palace issued a 153-word personal message…that simultaneously tried to resolve a royal crisis and hold a family together.”

Prince William and Prince Harry released a joint statement Monday denying news reports about William “bullying” Harry and Meghan.

-Meanwhile, this is a pretty devastating roundup of 20 headlines that demonstrates how differently royal reporters treated Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle (not that Kate didn’t take her lumps in the press as well. But the tone was not the same by a long shot).

-Also, palace insiders are worried about Harry and Meghan giving “a full, no-holds-barred sit down interview,” which could be used to brand the monarchy as racist and sexist.

-So the Oscar nominations came out this morning and the snubs have overshadowed any pleasant surprises. No Jennifer Lopez, no Adam Sandler, no Greta Gerwig for director, no Awkwafina, no POC acting nods beyond Cynthia Erivo. The condensed award season may have rewarded recent theatrical runs and people who have been campaigning hard but not as long (i.e. – Kathy Bates over JLo) rather than films that came out earlier (Hustlers, The Farewell, Rocketman, etc). Though that doesn’t explain Once Upon A Time’s success this morning, which came out in July.

-Despite not nabbing a Best Director nod, Greta Gerwig’s statement on Little Women’s is super classy.

-Today’s Twitter exchange between Kathy Bates and Adam Sandler (who costarred together in Waterboy) was very cute.

-Also, this is a very good take on why Joker shouldn’t have been nominated — let alone be leading the pack.

-Well, this is an odd twist: model Gigi Hadid was among the 120 potential jurors called on Monday for the Harvey Weinstein rape trail.

-At least she’ll have a shoulder to cry on: she’s apparently been working on rebuilding her relationship with Zayn Malik one year after calling it quits.

-A cohost on The View just quit…and sadly it wasn’t Meghan McCain.

Gwyneth Paltrow posting “Thank god I can now say I have something in common with Zendaya” about the Tom Ford molded bust, and Ira commenting “Gwyneth…you’re both in Spider-Man” will never not be funny.

-The cast of Schitt’s Creek met Nicole Kidman last night on the red carpet and I’m so happy for them!

Justin Bieber joined Youtuber David Dobrik to surprise fans. The one who didn’t know that JB was there and said “Yummy is just NOT it” owns my heart.

Jennifer Aniston posted a new Friends reunion pic.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are set to return as Golden Globes hosts, thank gawd.

-Because Showtime is notorious when it comes to keeping shows long past their prime, Shameless has been renewed for an 11th and final season.

-Westworld unveiled its season 3 release date (March 15) with a new promo.

-The first Morbius trailer is here and it surprisingly features Michael Keaton reprising his role as Vulture, last seen in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Daisy Ridley Covers British GQ

 

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-I don’t know why British GQ styled Daisy Ridley like a mechanic, but I’m kind of here for it? I also dig her comments about royalty: “I’m going to tell you something so shocking for Americans but not Brits; I don’t massively care about the royal family. I am not a royalist. Buckingham Palace is great but it’s an unused building, isn’t it? The other day, there was a story that the Queen uses six rooms in the palace. Six. How is that a good thing? It’s prime real estate.”

-I was really worried when I saw that Princess Anne was trending this morning, but it turns out it’s just because she’s a badass. She was part of the conversation with Trudeau in which he and other world leaders mocked Trump, and then was scolded by the Queen when she refused to meet with him. I think I love her.

Tom Hanks, Shia LaBeouf, Robert De Niro, Adam Driver, Jamie Foxx and Adam Sandler take part in THR’s drama actors roundtable, and it’s a pretty decent discussion (though De Niro barely talks). I like Hanks’ view on comedy: “Can you be funny if you grew up with a built-in swimming pool in your backyard? I don’t think you can. If you grew up being able to swim any time you wanted to, you experienced none of the shortcomings of life that you turn into self-deprecation. You can’t do it.”

Kesha is throwing her name into the mix of stars who have entered the cosmetics world with the launch of her makeup line, Kesha Rose Beauty.

Camila Morrone has no problem with her 23-year age gap with boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio. “There’s so many relationships in Hollywood⁠—and in the history of the world⁠—where people have large age gaps. I just think anyone should be able to date who they want to date.”

Jennifer Lopez is hosting SNL this weekend, and I wish they’d given her a better promo.

-Bad news: that Michael Jackson musical appears to be going forward, and it will be “a part-puppet show in which the late singer’s alleged history of child sex abuse is blamed on a glove-shaped alien forcing Jackson to feed on boys.” Good news: despite earlier reports, rep for Johnny Depp says that he and his company are not producing or involved in any way.

-This is terrible: Mena Massoud says he couldn’t get an audition after starring in Aladdin, which made $1B.

-Riverdale costars Camila Mendes and Charles Melton are no longer dating…for now.

-If I currently looked like Kate Beckinsale does at 46, I’d be unapologetic about posing in a bikini too.

Daniel Craig is back as Bond in the No Time to Die trailer. I’m loving that Léa Seydoux is in this. I’ve only seen her in weird French movies and I love her.

Arrow Goes Back in Time

-The trailer for the shortened, final season of Arrow has hooked me. He’s sent back in time to relieve moments from the pilot episode? Yes, please.

-Meanwhile, the prospective Arrow spinoff seems like a bad idea. The girl who plays Mia is great, but does anyone want to watch a show featuring Laurel and Dinah? Anyone? Bueller? (Though assuming it’s set 20 years in the future, my guess is those two won’t be as big of a part of it as the next gen kids, and they’re just being used to promote it because the actresses are more established names.)

-Speaking of the Arrowverse, Smallville’s Micheal Rosenbaum explained why he turned down the CW crossover — and he doesn’t come off great. This thing is shrouded in secrecy; he couldn’t possibly have expected to see a script before signing on. And there are 10,000 guest stars in this thing alongside the main cast so what type of paycheck did he think he’d get? I saw this guy at a panel a few weeks ago and none of this surprises me.

-Yikes: Demi Moore says she discovered Ashton Kutcher was cheating on her from a Google Alert. (This is why I limit my Google Alerts to news about Idris Elba and videos of dogs being reunited with their owners…)

-Meanwhile, when asked about her current relationship with Kutcher in the wake of her book release, Moore said “It’s friendly. But we’re not…hanging out.”

Miley Cyrus is single again. Us Weekly is reporting that she and Kaitlynn Carter are dunzo.

-Oh boy. Joaquin Phoenix was asked The Joker and its violence and he totally panicked because he said the thought hadn’t occurred to him. Boy needs some media training stat.

Lindsay Lohan is a judge on The Masked Singer Australia and she actually seems to be doing a good job? Good for her.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has signed a big overall deal with Amazon Studios that is worth “around $20 million a year,” which she’s absolutely worth. I just hope they don’t try to pressure her to make more Fleabag because it ended perfectly.

Zoë Kravitz‘s reaction to Beyoncé’s Lisa Bonet tribute was way cooler than mine would ever be.

-The next legacy show to spark a streaming bidding war will likely be Mad Men.

-Speaking of shows finding new life on streaming services, it’s Cougar Town’s 10 year anniversary and nothing would make me happier if a new generation discovered it through Netflix. Change approved!

-Happy Wayward Son release day! I just want to lock myself in my room and read for the next 13 hours. That’s totally normal, right?

-Are you watching Succession? Please watch Succession, which has somehow gotten even better in season 2. As this article points out, you start watching it thinking it’s about wealth but slowly realize that it’s really about abuse. It won a uprising Emmy for writing last weekend, but I’m guessing next year it’s going to sweep.

-Speaking of things you *must* watch immediately, have you seen Hustlers yet? I’m definitely going to go again soon. But until then, this making of video will have to do. (I also appreciate that in her YouTube description, JLo credits Constance Wu second.)

-The full Breaking Bad trailer has landed and oh god, I want this to be good so badly, but I’m still suffering reboot phobia from Veronica Mars.

-Uncut Gems blew people away at TIFF and everyone was talking about how Adam Sandler might get an Oscar nomination for it. The first trailer makes it clear why.