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Priyanka Chopra Opens Up About Her Relationship With Nick Jonas

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-It’s a big week for Priyanka Chopra. Not only is she getting married in two days, but she also landed on the new cover of Vogue (marking the first Indian woman to be on Vogue America’s cover). In the joint interview with Nick Jonas, she talks about how their first date was “too respectful” (“We hung out for a couple of hours. He patted my back before he left”) and talks about letting the public in on relationship details (“I’ve had that rule my whole life: Never publicly acknowledge a relationship. Ever. What is happening? I’ve not known myself like this. This guy turned me into such a girl! If I could blush, I’d be tomato red right now”).

Priyanka and Nick‘s wedding guest list reportedly includes Armie Hammer, Lupita Nyong’o, and Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson.

-EW released their Entertainers of the Year covers, which included covers featuring the Crazy Rich Asians and Black Panther ladies, as well as Cardi B and Darren Criss. They also released video interviews with some of their entertainers. Great job, Baranski!

-The girl who posted the Michael B Jordan faked missed connection ended up going to the Creed 2 premiere, and MBJ even tweeted about it. She’s now my hero.

Rachel McAdams has stayed pretty mum about her new baby, but in a new interview with the Sunday Times she confirmed that she had a baby boy back in April: “I’m having more fun being a mom than I’ve ever had. Everything about it is interesting and exciting and inspiring to me. Even the tough days, there’s something delightful about them.”

-In a new interview, Kate Beckinsale says she is open to the idea of more kids: “I definitely would [consider more children], but then I think, Oh God, I annihilated my 20s and I suddenly get a taste of freedom and annihilate myself again? But I am open to seeing what happens.”

-In more baby talk, Hailey Baldwin graces Vogue Arabia’s two December covers, and talks about wanting kids with hubby Justin Bieber. “I love kids and I can’t wait to have my own.I would say now that’s a closer reality.”

-Jesus H Murphy, did People really just run a sympathetic feature on Matt Lauer and how he’s coping with the fallout of his sexual harassment allegations. How HE’S coping?!?

-This is a great reminder from GQ that bad men don’t need a comeback.

-A woman who attended one of Aziz Ansari‘s recent shows in Toronto (there were two because the first show sold out, smh) described a conflicted audience.

-This is a great, great thread by Mo Ryan about all the #MeToo fallout at CBS over the last year — and how little action has been taken.

-And here I thought peak TV was a problem — now we have peak movies. The first wave of awards gave top prizes to The Rider and First Reformed (starring Ethan Hawke): two Oscar contenders I’ve never even heard of.

-Do you think Mariah Carey’s kids will one day view “All I Want for Christmas” the same way Hugh Grant’s character in About a Boy views his dad’s holiday jingle?

Hugh Grant recalls all the horrible things he’s done onscreen to frequent costar Ben Whishaw:”I want him dead…I put him in prison. I tried to kill him on a train. I seduced him, and tried to have him murdered. He’s been very nice about it.”

-I love this article about Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen’s relationship — and I love Mary Steenburgen’s tweet about it even more.

Protect Mr. Feeny at all costs.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home to a California wildfire, but they’ve still donated $500,000 as they set their sights on rebuilding not just their house, but also their community.

-Here’s the latest trailer for Runaways season 2.

-This Luther trailer is everything! The serial killer looks impressively creepy, and I actually squealed at the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it glimpse of Ruth Wilson‘s Alice at the end.

Blackish’s Tracee Ellis Ross Paid “Significantly Less” Than Costar

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-Well, this is crap: a Times Up meeting has revealed that Tracee Ellis Ross is paid “significantly less” than Anthony Anderson for Blackish.

-Just because Kim Kardashian posted an Instagram photo about Louis Vuitton, it doesn’t mean that’s what she named her new baby.

-Is Michelle Williams engaged?

-Here’s the trailer for the new series Heathers, which is based on the movie. I dunno, guys…

Carrie Coon is expecting her first child. I’m happy for her, but if that means she’s taking some time off from starring in every TV show then I’m sad for me.

-Stranger Things star David Harbour will officiate a fan’s wedding after her tweet goes viral.

Michael Douglas took the rare step of preemptively denying sexual misconduct, and now we know why: The Hollywood Reporter published a story in which Susan Braudy alleges he masturbated in front of her while she was working for the him during the late 1980s.

-This deep-dive into the Aziz Ansari controversy is an interesting read. Not only did the story reveal some pretty disheartening opinions about consent, but it also made it clear how much it matters which outlets are covering this issue and how. (Clearly Babe.net didn’t know how to handle this story.)

-Meanwhile, The Good Place actress Jameela Jamil wrote a great piece on her website called “What We Need to Learn from the Aziz Ansari Clusterfuck,” in which she writes: “Our society, the internet, and even our most mainstream media, constantly perpetuate the idea that men do not need to worry about what our needs and boundaries are. They just need technical consent, however that consent is acquired. CONSENT SHOULDN’T BE THE GOLD STANDARD.”

-In last night’s opening, Samantha Bee  ripped into Aziz and how people are using it to detract from the Me Too movement. (“[Men], if you say you’re a feminist, then f**k like a feminist. And if you don’t wanna do that, take off your f**cking pin, because we are not your accessories.”) She also talked about the Shitty Media Men list, which I don’t think any other late night hosts have touched.

Matt Damon said this week on the Me Too movement: “Boy, I really wish I’d listened a lot more before I weighed in on this.” We wish that too, Matt.

-The Love, Simon trailer is very charming. I liked that book (Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda) a lot.

Wonder Woman Earns Early Raves

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-Wonder Woman, which got its own EW cover this week, is getting good early reviews! (I already bought 10 tickets for my crew so I was seeing it either way, but this is a relief.)

-Parent of twins Julia Roberts says George and Amal Clooney “don’t need advice from me or anybody else” — and then she proceeded to give some.

Vicky Cornell, the wife of Chris Cornell, issued a statement today implying his suicide may have been the result of taking too much anxiety medication.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are not even engaged yet, but they already have permission to wed at Westminster Abbey. Being a royal is weird, yo.

Amy Schumer has split from Ben Hanisch and says she prefers to date “nice guys,” so I’m guessing it wasn’t exactly amicable.

Steve Harvey‘s ex-wife is suing him for $60 million for child endangerment, torture, conspiracy against rights, intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract, and “soul murder,” which is defined in the lawsuit as “a combination of torture, deprivation, and brainwashing.”

Seth Rogen‘s tweet about Justin Timberlake made me laugh (and yeah, his wife really does look like Jessica Biel).

-This is terrifying: Amber Rose slept while intruder broke into her home and stayed for hours.

Katy Perry pranked unsuspecting visitors to New York’s Whitney Museum. If this happened to me, she would catch these hands.

-The CW revealed their new lineup, and they’re moving Riverdale to Wednesday, Arrow to Thursday (against This is Us — ouch!), and Jane the Virgin to Friday. Also, Black Lightning won’t be part of the shared universe like their other DC shows (because heaven forbid CW’s first black superhero show gets to be part of the crossovers.)

-Also, the CW debuted trailers for their new shows. Black Lightning looks  great, Life Sentence could be cute, and Dynasty looks terrible.

-I don’t know much about One Direction except that their fandom is super intense and will spend lots of money on them.  So why did Liam Payne think it would be a good idea to diss his former band on his first single?

-Orange Is The New Black fans, here’s a skit where Taystee and Poussey meet in Tucker’s bar from Black Mirror’s “San Junipero” episode.

-This is a great piece on how Master Of None captures the loneliness of being constantly connected. The scene that stuck out to me in the new season was when he and his buddy were having the dinner at the most famous restaurant in Italy and they both stopped mid-meal to text.

-Also, chef Massimo Bottura, who was featured in Netflix’s Chef’s Table, was the one who pitched Aziz Ansari on shooting in Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana, not the other way around.

Olivia Wilde was at Times Square yesterday when all hell broke loose.

-P*ssy Posse founder Leonardo DiCaprio has broken up with yet another model.

-The trailer for CBS’ Star Trek show is so wonderfully diverse and female-powered that I might actually watch it.

-Speaking of CBS shows, Mom has made the almost-unheard-of-in-Hollywood decision to donate the $250,000 budget earmarked for Emmy campaigning to Planned Parenthood. I don’t watch it, but this makes me want them to win the Emmy.

-I kind of love this Buzzfeed article about a writer who found her voice by writing Justin Timberlake fanfic. Who knew that was even a thing?

-CBC has unveiled the release date and a trailer for Alias Grace. So much Atwood on our TVs! I love it!