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Tessa Thompson Talks Times Up

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-In her Marie Claire cover, Tessa Thompson talks about living out everyone’s fantasy by having a spa day with Emma Thompson, and says #TimesUp “allowed me to say things I’m not sure I would have said a year ago. The truth is, the system where you assess international value is inherently sexist and racist because we haven’t had those opportunities. The only way to disrupt that is to create new models.” I love her so much, I can barely remember that she was once that kind of annoying character on Veronica Mars.

-Also, Tessa says Chris Hemsworth is “really sensitive” despite his fame and looks.

-Unfortunately, Tessa and Chris‘s new movie Men In Black isn’t getting great reviews.

-On a podcast with her former costars, Vampire Diaries’ Nina Dobrev says she and Paul Wesleydespised each other” for the first half a season. Between this and the fact that her and Ian Somerhalder seemed to have negative chemistry after they broke up IRL, that set must have been a riot.

-What the hell is Drake doing??

-Welp. Jessica Biel is apparently lobbying California lawmakers alongside Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who has some questionable opinions about vaccine.

Miley Cyrus used her anniversary post to shut down split rumours. She’s also apologized for a 2017 comment about not liking hip-hop anymore. “‘This pushed me out of the hip hop scene a little’ was insensitive as it is a privilege to have the ability to dip in and out of ‘the scene.'”

-Did everyone else but me know that Mariska Hargitay has been married to the hot guy from Younger for 15 years?!?

Jon Stewart choked up while testifying during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund. “What an incredible metaphor this room is. … Behind me, a filled room of 9/11 first responders, and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress.”

Keanu Reeves had no idea he’s been the internet’s latest boyfriend. “I’ve been what? I didn’t know that…That’s wacky. The positivity is great. It’s really special how [Always Be My Maybe and John Wick 3] have been embraced.”

-After hackers stole 18 hours of outtakes from Radiohead’s “OK Computer” sessions and held them for ranson, the group released them with proceeds going to charity.

-Netflix says Ava DuVernay‘s miniseries on the Central Park Five, When They See Us, has been the most-watched series on the service in the U.S. every day since it debuted on May 31.

Ariana Grande did good.

-I don’t think we need another season of Russian Doll because the first was perfect, but I said that about Big Little Lies and Barry, so what do I know?

-So Bradley Cooper‘s camp seems to be pushing the “he was too busy being an auteur” angle in the break up stories which is…a choice.

-There are two new novels I can’t wait to read this summer: Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s Fleishman Is in Trouble, and Linda Holmes‘ Evvie Drake Starts Over. So I’m thrilled to see excerpts have been released of both! Here’s the one from Fleishman, and here’s Evvie.

-Oh god, this documentary on the late Anton Yelchin is going to be heartbreaking.

Jennifer Garner Is The Most Beautiful

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Jennifer Garner made the cover of People’s Most Beautiful issue. She joked about the honour on Ellen: “People is now a magazine for AARP. I have never been more nervous than I am today. I guess I just thought you guys would boo. Like, you guys are expecting Kaia Gerber, and it’s me. And I feel like bolting. I feel like I should go, you know what I mean? Because it’s so ridiculous. It’s silly, but it’s nice.”

-What’s with successful musicians coming after music critics this week? First it was Lizzo, and now Ariana Grande. (Also, it’s super cute that they seem to be under the impression music freelancers make money. Like, adorable.)

-This Noah Wyle interview is so worth a read. He talks about his legendary bad reputation and reconnecting with his ER costars.

Taylor Swift kicked off her heels and hung out with Emilia Clarke at the Time100 event last night. Before that, she gave a speech in which she admitted to being a Grey’s Anatomy superfan, saying “I know Sandra Oh is in the room which shakes me to my very core. That’s my whole life there.”

-In a new interview, Amy Poehler talks about the #MeToo movement, saying “I’ve been trying to unpack my own deep institutionalized misogyny.” That’s all well and good, but she still appears to be managed by Dave Becky, Louis CK’s manager who many others have dropped.

Diddy discussed life after Kim Porter’s untimely death, saying “Three days before she passed, she wasn’t feeling well. She had the flu, and she sent the kids over to my house so they wouldn’t get sick. One night I was checking on her, and she was like, ‘Puffy, take care of my babies.’ She actually said that to me before she died.”

Britney Spears took to Instagram to reassure fans that she’s fine and to put an end to the #FreeBritney movement.

-This is not cool. Daniel Portman, who plays Podrick on Game of Thrones, says certain female fans made his life pretty miserable for a while due to their astounding lack of boundaries and groping.

-Meanwhile, excuse me as I get choked up while watching Game of Thrones cast and crew talking about the knighting of Brienne.

-I kind of love that the dude who played Lane on Mad Men is a GoT superfan who has crazy theories about the next episode.

Anne Hathaway says she ended her veganism when she and Matt Damon when to a seafood-heavy Michelin-star restaurant in Iceland. “I had a piece of salmon and my brain felt like a computer rebooting.”

-The Empire cast has signed a letter of support for Jussie Smollett. Meanwhile, his character on the show is getting a big, history-making wedding.

Will Smith attempts to kill his younger self in the new trailer for Gemini Man.

Emma Stone Is Excited As You Are for BTS

-Perpetual fangirl Emma Stone says she “involuntarily screamed” while watching BTS do their sound check for this weekend’s SNL.

Justin Bieber returned to Instagram today to update fans on his struggles, posting “Getting better everyday..bouncing back..I will never stop fighting.”

-Speaking of opening up about mental health on Instagram, Ariana Grande talked about her PTSD and documented her brain scans. She followed up with “Didn’t mean to startle anyone with my brain thingy. it just blew me away.”

-In response to Johnny Depp‘s $50M lawsuit, Amber Heard filed a court motion to dismiss the lawsuit, in which she cites several instances when the actress says he hit her, shoved her, threw cans and glass bottles at her or ripped out her hair.

Maisie Williams calling out Liam Payne on Twitter is life.

-Looks like Ben Affeck and Lindsay Shookus‘ reconciliation didn’t take.

-Now poor Emma Bunton has been dragged into the Scary Spice/Ginger Spice drama.

Donald Glover is not only dropping his movie with Rihanna this weekend, he’ll also be randomly AirDropping free pairs of his Adidas shoes at Coachella.

-Speaking of Coachella, people are convinced that N-SYNC is going to join Ariana Grande during her headlining set.

-Here’s our first look at Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska in Elizabeth BanksCharlie’s Angels update.

-Disney announced details of its new streaming service Disney+ yesterday, and judging but online reaction they hit it out of the park. While Apple’s presentation failed because they held everything back, Disney won but doing the opposite. It’s way cheaper than everyone expected it to me ($6.99/month or $70/year), it will allow you to download content to watch online, and it’s coming with a slew of shows out of the gate, including a live-action Lady and the Tramp, starring Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux, and Jon Favreau‘s The Mandalorian Star Wars series. Shows to be added later include MCU spinoffs The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan), WandaVision (starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany) and the yet-unnamed show about Hawkeye and Kate Bishop, starring Jeremy Renner.

-I didn’t think I’d want a Perry Mason remake but one that stars Tatiana Maslany AND Matthew Rhys?? Well, shit.

-Gearing up for Game of Thrones? Here’s where we left off.

-I can’t believe I made plans on the night that Noah Centineo’s new romcom is on Netflix. What’s wrong with me?!?

-In today’s Star Wars event, they announced the title for Episode IX (it’s The Rise of Skywalker) and dropped the first teaser trailer.

-The Veronica Mars revival will bless our small screens in July.