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Ariana Grande Recalls “Frivolous and Fun” Relationship with Pete Davidson

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-In her new Vogue cover story, Ariana Grande reflects on her short-lived relationship with Pete Davidson. “My friends were like, ‘Come [to New York]! We’re gonna have a fun summer.’ And then I met Pete, and it was an amazing distraction. It was frivolous and fun and insane and highly unrealistic, and I loved him, and I didn’t know him.” She also released a new video.

-In her Cosmopolitan cover storyMariah Carey talks about getting married to music executive Tommy Mottola when she was 23 and he was 44. “You might want to picture a child bride. There was a conscious effort to keep me as this all-American, whatever that means, girl. It was very controlled. There was no ­freedom for me as a human being. It was almost like being a prisoner.”

Serena Williams‘ cheeky Harper’s Bazaar cover photo is amazing – and unretouched!

-The September edition of Vogue is a very big deal — and Meghan Markle is set to guest edit the British version.

Katherine McPhee and David Foster‘s wedding got a Vogue spread. Huh. I would have bet on People magazine.

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix special starts and ends with reflections on getting caught up in the #MeToo movement — but in between he seems to pretend it never happened.

Evan Rachel Wood thinks Chief Hopper on Stranger Things is a problematic TV love interest. I mean, sure he was really grumpy this last season, but out of all the morally questionable dudes on TV right now, this seems like a strange target.

-I love this clip of Winona Ryder refusing to listen to David Harbour make fun of his size.

Kristen Bell says she will keep making Veronica Mars as long as they let her. And we’ll keep watching it!

-It took a while, but Nicki Minaj eventually decided to cancel her concert in Saudi Arabia following backlash.

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul debuted their tequila collab and everyone’s like “cool but what about Breaking Bad tho?”

-Netflix just took another big (but expected) hit: Friends is officially leaving Netflix and moving to WarnerMedia’s streaming service — the terribly named HBO Max. As the TV critic for the New York Times tweeted: “The fact that the biggest story in TV over the next year will be a competition among the decades-old sitcom reruns on streaming TV services really sums up something about pop culture right now.”

-I’m pretty over the Disney remakes, but good on them for not making the new Mulan movie a shot-for-shot remake, and for dropping the original’s problematic characters and songs.

Tom Holland Steps Up to Help Fan

-Not all heroes wear capes; some wear tights. Tom Holland protected a fan when pro autograph hunters and the paps got too pushy. “It’s okay I got you I got you,” is very sweet.

-Also, Tom told an adorable story about how he tried to work out with Jake Gyellenhaal and it didn’t end well for him.

-It looks like it’s shaping up to be the weekend of celebrities who eloped having big do-over ceremonies in France. First Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas, and now Zoe Kravitz and Karl Glusman are expected to re-confirm their “I do’s”.

-Uh oh. Pamela Anderson posted an IG photo with a caption about how her soccer player boyfriend of two years cheated on her. “I was scammed, led to believe … we were in « big love »? I’m devastated to find out in the last few days.That he was living a double life. He used to joke about other players who had girlfriends down the street in apartments close to their wives. He called those men monsters. ? But this is worse. He lied to all. How is it possible to control 2 women’s hearts and minds like this”

Michael B. Jordan talking about which animes make him cry is too real.

-With her hair curly like this, Mariah Carey looks like she time-traveled back to her Butterfly days. I mean, the Benjamin Button-ing might be the result of other stuff but I prefer to assume it’s solely based on her hair.

-Ryan Murphy’s first big Netflix project will be a feature adaptation of the Tony-nominated stage musical The Prom, starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman and Ariana Grande, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells.

-Speaking of big gets for Netflix, George Clooney is set to direct and star in a movie for them. (Real talk: can you believe that George produced and starred in a TV show last month and it didn’t even make a ripple on the pop culture radar? 2019 is wild, y’all.)

-It’s not all good news for the streamer. Netflix just lost rights to The Office, which will being streaming exclusively on NBCUniversal’s service in 2021. So it begins.

-I like this list of the best TV moments of the year so far. They get bonus points for including the Hot Priest’s “love is awful” speech.

-I’m not a big fan of cancel culture but Morrissey is totally cancelled, right?!

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston posted the same photo today with the caption “soon” and Breaking Bad fans are freaking out.

Taylor Swift‘s new single still can’t topple “Old Town Road” from the top of the charts.

-Oh no, Judi Dench! She defended Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey‘s work: “Are we going to negate 10 years at the Old Vic [the London theater where Spacey served as artistic director] and everything that he did – how wonderful he’s been in all those films? Are we just not going to see all those films that Harvey produced?” Sure, she can appreciate their past work but maybe let’s not forget the alleged hell they put others through when they were doing said work.

-The new Bond movie continues to be cursed. A man was arrested and charged with voyeurism for allegedly putting a hidden camera in a studio restroom.

-Me: media, stop doing this real life shipping stuff cause it’s creepy. Also me: They’re not wrong.

-This is a really interesting article on how the cartoonist who created the “this is fine” dog struggled to regain control over it after it became a meme.

-Here’s a dramatic new clip of the gender-focus switched Hamlet adaptation Ophelia, starring Daisy Ridley, Clive Owen and Naomi Watts.

 

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.