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Kirsten Dunst Announces 2nd Pregnancy in W

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Sofia Coppola‘s muses Kirsten Dunst, Rashida Jones, and Elle Fanning pay tribute to her in the new issue of W — which also serves as Dunst’s pregnancy reveal.

Sharon Osbourne will reportedly receive a $5-10M payout after leaving The Talk, and the deal allows her to speak freely about her departure because “she still wants to give her side of the story.”

Ariana Grande revealed that she would join The Voice for season 21.

Jennifer Love Hewitt gave an in-depth interview to Vulture about the making of Heartbreakers, and opened up about her uncomfortable experience constantly fielding questions about her body as a young actress. “For some reason, in my brain, I was able to just go, ‘OK, well, I guess they wouldn’t be asking if it was inappropriate.’ It really started with I Know What You Did Last Summer because that was the first time that I had worn a low top. I remember purposely wearing a T-shirt that said ‘Silicone Free’ [to a press junket] because I was so annoyed, and I knew something about boobs was gonna be the first question out of [reporters’] mouths.”

-Real Housewives of SLC star Jen Shah and her assistant have been arrested and indicted by a federal grand jury on fraud charges. According to the indictment, they allegedly used telemarketing to target and defraud “hundreds of victims…many of whom were over age 55.”

-Alabama Shakes drummer Steven William Johnson is accused of child abuse. He was arrested Wednesday on charges of willful torture, willful abuse and cruelly beating or otherwise willfully maltreating a child under the age of 18.

-My Turkish soap heartthrob Can Yaman is on the cover of Vanity Fair Italia and I’m weirdly proud of him.

Addison Rae responded to the backlash over her and Jimmy Fallon not crediting the mostly Black creators of the TikTok dances that they danced to on last Friday’s Tonight Show. “It’s kind of hard to credit during the show. Hopefully we can all reach out and dance together.”

-In her Goop podcast with Gabrielle Union, Gwyneth Paltrow talked about becoming a stepmom. “When I knew I was going to become a stepmother, I was like, ‘S–t, I have no idea how to do this. There’s nothing to read. What do I do? Where do I step in? Where do I not? How do I do this?'”

Harry Styles, Dakota Johnson, Sienna Miller, Diane Keaton, Awkwafina, Serena Williams and James Corden will all be in Gucci’s new handbag campaign.

Rachel Bilson says Mr Robot’s Rami Malek asked her to take down a high school photo she posted of them. “I don’t usually check my DM’s on my Instagram…maybe a week goes by and I actually look and I have a message from Rami. But it wasn’t like, ‘Hey! How are you?!’ It was straight to: ‘I would really appreciate if you take that down. I’m a really private person.’ I was like, ‘Oh, sh-t! OK.’ I get really hot and start sweating. I’m all nervous, like, ‘Oh god! What did I do?’ He was a really good friend, it’s a funny picture…you know? I don’t take myself that seriously.”

-Starz has cancelled American Gods after three seasons.

-I don’t want to watch The Flash again, but Jordan Fisher joining the cast has me tempted.

-People are over Grey’s Anatomy beach scenes. At least Ellen Pompeo is getting a break.

-Elisabeth Moss demands justice in the new trailer for Season 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale.

-Here’s the final trailer for the delayed Spiral: From The Book Of Saw starring Chris Rock (who also serves as executive producer and came up with the premise).

-Here’s the latest trailer for Shadow and Bone. I’m on book three and I’m really hoping my library hold for the Six of Crows comes in before this drops on Netflix on April 23.

Hollywood Brightens Up for Vanity Fair

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-The 27th Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue is a splash of candy-coloured craziness this drab February desperately needed. (Watch the video cover to get the full effect.) It features Zendaya, Michael B. Jordan, Charlize Theron, Michaela Coel, Sacha Baron Cohen, Maya Rudolph, LaKeith Stanfield, Dan Levy, Awkwafina and more.

Tiger Woods has been seriously injured in a car crash in California. He’s undergoing surgery for leg injuries after having to be removed from the car by the jaws of life.

Tavi Gevinson‘s essay on the Britney Spears documentary is so, so good. The doc positions society/the media of tearing her down because they were uncomfortable with her expressing sexuality, but did Spears as a teenager really have any control over the image she was projecting? Tavi gets to the heart of why there’s way too much focus on a young girl’s “agency” about her appearance/attitude. “Even young women who are not megafamous have typically picked up on what makes them appear valuable by the age of 15. Their capacity to perpetuate these standards doesn’t mean they are not also victims of these standards.”

Gerard Depardieu has been charged with rape and sexual assault in connection with a 2018 case involving an actress in her 20s.

Shailene Woodley confirmed that she’s engaged to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, telling Jimmy Fallon: “I never thought as a little girl, ‘Yeah when I grow up I’m going to marry someone who throws balls, yeah!’ But he’s really just so go good at it. I’m very impressed.” She also added “For us, it’s not new news, so it’s kind of funny everybody right now is freaking out over it. We’re like, ‘Yeah we’ve been engaged for a while,'” leading to more questions about the timeline.

-Part of me is confused by these photos of Lucy Hale kissing Skeet Ulrich during a lunch date in L.A., but another part of me totally gets where she’s coming from.

Drew Barrymore revealed to Howard Stern that her mother placed her in a “full psychiatric ward” for a year and a half when she was 13. “I was going to clubs and not going to school and stealing my mom’s car and, you know, I was out of control…I think after, you know, 30, years of therapy, and a lot of soul-searching and having kids myself, you know, I think she created a monster. And she didn’t know what to do with the monster.”

George Clooney says his wife Amal will not allow him to go near their daughter’s hair with his Flobee. Smart woman.

-What a shock. The publisher of Woody Allen‘s memoir is facing accusations of a history of workplace toxicity and inappropriate behavior.

-Man, this podcast interview with Ethan Hawke is great. He talks about everything from learning from Philip Seymour Hoffman and Denzel Washington, to joining the MCU,  to Saint Francis of Assii’s quest for sainthood.

-Also great: Vulture has compiled the 101 greatest endings in film history.

-Here’s our first look at HBO’s Tina Turner doc.

-Speaking of HBO, the limited series Beartown premiered last night to strong reviews. I haven’t read the book it’s based on, but I just read that author’s latest (Anxious People) and adored it.

-Superman & Lois premieres on the CW tonight, and THR calls it thirtysomething with superpowers, which intrigues me.

-Ginny And Georgia on Netflix is being promoted as the next Gilmore Girls, but critics are saying it’s more than that.

-Here’s the latest trailer for The Mauritanian. I found this movie really bleak, but Tahar Rahim‘s performance is astounding.

Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh Talk “Sisterly Bonding”

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-Black Widow may be delayed indefinitely, but Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh still made the new issue of Marie Claire. Pugh recalls team building trust exercises they did when they first met, including guiding each other while blindfolded. “I think maybe the tiredness did add to my not being so self-aware and just, I suppose, allowing myself to start taking the piss out of Scarlett from day one, which was great. And then from that point onward, we kind of did it to each other.”

Kanye West gifted Kim Kardashian with a hologram of her dead father, and everyone is freaked out.

Common unfollowed Tiffany Haddish on Instagram, but has since re-followed her. Whew! This is the one quarantine relationship I need to stick.

Octavia Spencer told her Keanu Reeves story on the Graham Norton Show, just in case you need to love him more.

-It’s been such a crazy day that I didn’t get to listen to Ariana Grande‘s new album yet. The reviews are generally good though, even if there’s no bangers.

Taylor Swift allowed one of her songs to be used in a political ad for the first time ever.

Jodie Turner-Smith will star as Anne Boleyn in a three-part psychological drama for U.K. broadcaster Channel 5. God, I hope we get it here.

Awkwafina and Sandra Oh are set to play sisters who try to fix their relationship by going on a gameshow together on an upcoming Netflix comedy​.

-Speaking of intriguing premises, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator and star Rachel Bloom is set to write a movie about two BFFs who follow N-Sync around on their last world tour.

-I’m fascinated whenever I stumble across old David Bowie interviews. How did he know?!

-I had insomnia last night so I was scrolling through Twitter and all the people who stayed up until 4am to watch the season premiere of The Mandalorian couldn’t stop talking about Timothy Olyphant’s hair.

David and Victoria Beckham have reportedly signed a Netflix deal for a peek into their lives.

-So this guy pretended that Robert Pattinson directed his music video just to get people to watch it? Random.

-The trailer for Michael Bay‘s covid-inspired Songbird takes place in 2024 where the current virus has mutated into COVID-23 and 50% of people infected die while the rest are forced into stringent lockdown camps. I can’t imagine a movie I’d want to watch less right now.