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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Split

-The big news of the weekend was that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are splitting after less than a year of marriage. The announcement came after came after Cyrus was photographed kissing Kaitlynn Carter, Brody Jenner’s ex, while on holiday in Italy.

Hemsworth was approached this morning by The Daily Mail Australia while out in Byron Bay. “You don’t understand what it’s like,” the actor told the outlet. “I don’t want to talk about it, mate.” 😢

-The Morning Show, Apple’s new show starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, released its first teaser. (It’ll be available via Apple TV but the cost still hasn’t been announced, which seems nuts since this streaming service is set to launch in like a month.)

Josh Kloss, the actor who played Katy Perry’s love interest in her 2010 “Teenage Dream” video (aka the best pop song of the last 10 years), shared a lengthy Instagram post detailing the alleged humiliation he suffered at the hands of the pop star. He said she was “cool and kind” in private but “cold as ice” whenever other people were around, and claims she once pants’d him in public.

Priyanka Chopra was at BeautyCon this past weekend and was asked about her previous tweet on the India–Pakistan conflict. Her response was not great, bob.

Kim Cattrall won’t stop talking about another Sex and the City movie — even if we wish she would. “It was a blessing in so many ways but after the second movie I’d had enough. I couldn’t understand why they wouldn’t just replace me with another actress instead of wasting time bullying. No means no.”

Lady Gaga is donating school supplies to the communities of El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy.

-The Teen Choice Awards always make me feel old, but last night’s was especially a doozy. So many YouTube stars I don’t care about!

Chris Evans tweet-flirting with Yvette Nicole Brown on her birthday is very cute.

Olivia Colman is my queen — and now she’s everyone’s. Netflix released the first look at the actress as Queen Elizabeth II in season three of The Crown, out Nov 17.

Sarah Silverman says she was recently fired from new movie after a photo of her in blackface from her show resurfaced. (She’s talked about it before, calling it her most “regrettable joke” back in 2015). “There’s a still of me on Twitter in blackface and it’s totally out of context and I tweeted it when Twitter was new and the people who followed me watched that show and it was from that show. Now it’s forever there and it looks…it’s totally racist out of context and I regret that.”

-Alanis Morissette‘s third child, Winter Mercy Morissette-Treadway, was born last week.

-Based on a Trump remark and some conservative faux-paranoia around a movie no one has even seen yet, Universal has cancelled The Hunt release. This makes no sense — not only have movies like The Purge franchise existed for years, if anything right-wingers should love a film about poor people rising up to defeat rich elites. What’s it gonna take for us to get Betty Gilpin: action star?!

-In happier news, The Farewell continues to be the lil’ movie that could. It has boosted its domestic haul to $10.2 million.

-Netflix dropped the first trailer for My Name Is Dolemite starring Eddie Murphy as comedy and rap pioneer Rudy Ray Moore.

 

Alanis Morissette Talks Pregnancies and Postpartum

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-I’ve been following Nicole Cliffe on Twitter for a while because she’s hilarious, and it turns out she’s also a pretty amazing feature writer. Her first big profile is Self’s digital cover with Alanis Morissette, and the result is a really frank, emotionally honest chat that delves deep into the singer’s pregnancies, labors and postpartum episodes. Morissette also talks about how her husband uses the concept of “provisioning” as a way of detaching money/breadwinning from providing for the family, and how her past traumas have informed her parenting strategy (“I talk about this with my kids a lot, the four boundaries being: You can’t tell me what I’m thinking; you can’t tell me what I’m feeling; you can’t f*cking touch my body/you can’t do anything with my body; and don’t touch my stuff”). Definitely worth your time.

-Speaking of cover stories that are worth your time, Janelle Monáe talks about trans rights in her new Paper interview.

-Another great profile is this one on Sienna Miller, who talks about the obstacles she faced early in her career and how the NYT did her dirty by referring to Jude Law as a “fling” and listing her alleged sexual conquests in a profile — but when they profiled Law they called her a “three-year relationship and engagement.”

-Is this Jeremy Renner tweet a joke? Because if he was really trying to transition into music, he would surely hire a professional to make a better video teaser than this. Right?!?

Leonardo DiCaprio got hit in the face with a volleyball and Twitter came through with the jokes.

Mindy Kaling‘s Late Night underperformed at the box office. Between this, The Long Shot and Book Smart, what a disappointing summer for smart, female-focused films.

Cardi B gets as naked as you can appear in a video without getting banned from YouTube in her “Press” clip.

-Everyone is freaking out about The Office leaving Netflix, and how they won’t be able to stream it. Am I so old that if I love a show THAT much, I just buy the DVD boxset and not worry about never having access to it? I bought a season of TV last month that I will probably never take out of the shrink wrap, but I just feel better *knowing* I can. It’s also very strange that The Office and Friends have reached mythical legend status just because of their Netflix popularity with the young ‘uns. I would love for Netflix to someday give that sort of boost to less mainstream sitcoms like Happy Endings or Better Off Ted.

Britney Spears‘ dad is allegedly suing a blogger for perpetuating the #FreeBritney conspiracy theory.

-This is sad: Dog the Bounty Hunter star Beth Chapman has died of cancer at 51.

-The Game of Thrones cast looks horrified when confronted with footage of their younger selves in the first season.

-In his anniversary post to Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban calls her “baby girl.” I read a book last week that I almost didn’t finish for no other reason than the protagonist’s boyfriend kept calling her that and I couldn’t deal with it because it came across as so infantilizing.

This article on the making of Mad Men’s “not great Bob” meme is a treat, with Vincent Kartheiser providing the perfect kicker. (Sidenote: I was once an extra in a movie he was in. He was…something.)

-Orange is the New Black’s final teaser sees Piper adjusting to life outside prison.

Chris Evans Says Goodbye To Captain America

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Chris Evans covers the new issue of the Hollywood Reporter, where he talks about saying goodbye to the Avengers (“It’s a really obnoxious notion for an actor to say they’re going to retire — it’s not something you retire from”), what he’s looking for in a relationship (“I really like to be with someone who also has their own thing to do as well, you know? If I’m with someone who just kind of adopts my life, that can feel a bit suffocating”) and why he’ll never stop shit-talking Trump on Twitter (“You don’t want to alienate half your audience. But I’d be disappointed in myself if I didn’t speak up”).

-Sources are telling People that Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson are talking about marriage. I don’t understand life.

Justin Bieber is having a rough week. The poor kid announced that he’s taking a break from music for his mental health, and now a woman was arrested after barging into his hotel room.

Beyonce helped Diana Ross celebrate her 75th with an impromptu serenade of “Happy Birthday.”

-The NYT’s 10 Things I Hate About You oral history just made this week 1000% better.

Seth Rogen is launching a Canadian cannabis company, which is very on brand.

Sandra Oh‘s SNL promos are very cute. Also, Russian Doll bangs are a thing now, huh?

-Speaking of Russian Doll, the show’s Charlie Barnett just landed a spot on season two of You.

-I like this profile on Jordan Peele. MadTV’s producers wouldn’t let him out of his contract to be on SNL, he says he locked himself in a room & started smoking a lot of weed, plotting his revenge, “like a comic book supervillain.”

-People are sooo mad at Jezebel’s very bad take on Jagged Little Pill. (Alanis Morissette is probably too busy to care. She just announced she’s expecting her third kid.)

-I like this piece about how stressful TV is now because you can now longer just be a viewer; you must be a preacher, a soldier and a campaign strategist to keep your show alive.

-This is a really good recap on what we know about the Jussie Smollett saga. I still think its weird that he agreed to not get back his $10k bond.

-There’s a Sex and the City sequel in the works because Hollywood has no new ideas.

-I did way too well on the quiz about whether it’s a TV ship name or a prescription drug. (Also, I didn’t know that The Walking Dead’s Glenn and Maggie ship name was Gleggie. They deserved better.)

-Barry returns to HBO Sunday and the second season is reportedly even better than the first. I don’t know how that’s possible, but I’ll take it.

-Villanelle escapes the hospital in the final Killing Eve trailer.

-Netflix has a new show coming out about disabled gay man played by an actual disabled gay man — and it looks delightful!