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Emma Stone is Interviewed By Jennifer Lawrence for Elle

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-In her new Elle cover story, Emma Stone talks to BFF Jennifer Lawrence about social media (“I think it wouldn’t be a positive thing for me. If people can handle that sort of output and input in the social media sphere, power to them”), and panic attacks (“My mom always says that I was born with my nerves outside of my body. But I’m lucky for the anxiety, because it also makes me high-energy”). I’m glad this interview format is starting to get some flack (as Lainey says “is this becoming a trend? A sh-tty trend?”) Think of the best celebrity profiles you’ve read in the last couple of months, whether it was Taffy Brodesser-Akner on Gwyneth Paltrow, David Marchese on Quincy JonesE Alex Jung on Sandra Oh or Stephen Rodrick on Johnny Depp. There’s a level of distance and probing (be it rooted in admiration or skepticism) that you’re just not going to get from a BFF. As the Fug girls says, “having your friend interview you makes for a flabby and anemic profile at best.”

-In better celeb profiles, this GQ one on John Cho is great.  “You’re the only Asian not in ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’ Did you miss the meeting?”

-Crazy Rich Asians is set to pocket $5.3 million in tonight’s screenings alone. Fingers crossed it makes back its $30M budget in the first 5 days!

-Meanwhile, here’s an explainer on the CRA actors you may not know much about (yet).

-Speaking of new rom coms coming this week that I can’t wait for, Netflix’s To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is getting great reviews! Vulture says its “witty and sweet” and calls it “summer’s best rom com”, Indiewire says it’s infused with “charm and empathy” and Pajiba calls it “fun and winsome…a total treat and a perfect pick for a night of Netflix and Girls Night in.”

Priyanka Chopra‘s engagement ring from Nick Jonas (that will never not be a weird thing to type) is on full display in a new Insta snap.

Taylor Swift spoke at her concert about the anniversary of her sexual assault Trial verdict: “I just wanted to say I’m sorry to anyone who ever wasn’t believed because I don’t know what turn my life would have taken if somebody didn’t believe me when I said something had happened to me.”

-Outside of his court hearing, Liev Schrieber told reporters he did NOT assault a photographer. “I never touched him, I never touched his body with my body. I was pissed, but that was it. I have nothing else to say.”

Dane Cook hosted a  Q and A on Instagram and opened up about his relationship with Kelsi Taylor, a 19-year-old singer who is 26 years younger than him. Have some bleach handy so you can scrub your brain clean after reading about it.

Chris Pratt is still talking about James Gunn being fired: “We all love James …but we also really love playing the Guardians of the Galaxy”. You know what’s nuts? Gunn seemed to instantly realize his mistake and was like “yup, i screwed up and I’m outtie.” It’s the stars of GoG that won’t let it go.

-In a new interview, Glenn Close commented on Scarlett Johansson‘s trans casting controversy: “People who are producing and directing properties like that need to go out of their way to get trans actors jobs. But they also should have the opportunity to cast the best person.”

-Wondering when your fave TV show returns this fall? I got ya.

-I don’t think anyone was really excited for Colin Jost and Michael Che to host the Emmys, but their latest interview really cemented it. Good job, guys!

-In a wide-ranging interview, Jim Carrey revealed he doesn’t have access to his own Twitter account and has at least three people (“just pals”) sign off on every post: “When you’re in my position, it’s a really smart thing to have a buffer.” This system needs to be adopted by every celebrity, STAT!

-This illustrated ode to The Americans’ wigs is fire.

-A week after splitting from Cheryl Cole, Liam Payne was photographed looking cozy with a model.

Bella Thorne‘s first foray into makeup is not going very smoothly. She’s shilling ridiculously expensive, tiny eyeshadow palettes that may or may not rip off a black-owned beauty brand.

-I think I enjoy reading about HBO’s Sharp Objects more than I enjoy actually watching it. This article on its editing is great, as is this weekly updated piece on all the hidden words in the show.

Viola Davis plots a heist in the latest trailer for Steve McQueen’s Widows.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a stand-up with a complicated past in the All About Nina trailer.

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Sing “Bring Me To Life”

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson performed a duet to an Evanescence song at her birthday party.  Fun (depressing) fact: they were both 10 when that song came out.

-Meanwhile, Ariana and Pete unintentionally unleashed the big dick energy talk that’s all over Twitter today.

50 Cent is a piece of poo.

-Riverdale’s Camila Mendes says her costar Charles Melton called her personally to apologize for his stupid, fat-shaming tweets — which kind of confuses me. He wasn’t directing them to her.

-I am so glad that Antman and the Wasp is getting such great reviews.

-Here’s what Kristen Wiig will look like as Cheetah in Wonder Woman 1984. (Spoiler alert: she looks like Kristen Wiig in 80s clothes.)

Mel B claims a Spice Girls reunion is “finally” happening. When asked about Victoria Beckham‘s recent denial of touring rumours, Mel responded: “She’s always bloody saying that. Stop it! We are touring!”

-Anyone else weirded out by People magazine’s headline about Victoria’s “date night” with her son Brooklyn?

Bella Thorne’s show Famous In Love has been cancelled by Freeform — and there’s talk that it was because of the actress’ behavior on set. The showrunner took to Twitter to deny that they had a tense relationship.

Jared Leto has landed a Spider-Man spinoff movie, proving that the atonement/forgiveness window for Hollywood white dudes just keeps getting shorter and shorter.

Prince Harry denied that his honeymoon destination was Namibia — but wouldn’t confirm where they actually went.

Oprah Winfrey (or at least her voice) will have a cameo on The Handmaid’s Tale in an upcoming episode.

-I seriously don’t get what these pissy Star Wars fans think they’re going to accomplish? If you don’t like what’s happening in canon, do what women and marginalized audiences who don’t see themselves onscreen have been doing for years — turn to fanfiction.

John Boyega taught kids how to train like a Jedi as part of a an initiative to help them become more physically active.

Damon Dash is reportedly suing Lee Daniels for $5 million over an unmade Richard Pryor biopic. I guess that explains that video of their confrontation at a recent Diana Ross concert.

Joe Jackson, Michael’s father and the patriarch of the Jackson 5, has died at 89.

Heather Locklear was reportedly hospitalized just hours after being released from custody yesterday.

-Aw crap. In a series of tweets, a woman accused Tool frontman James Keenan of raping her at a concert when she was 17 years old.  He has yet to respond.

-This thread on friendships made me smile.

-It’s interesting that Julia Roberts is suddenly embracing social media. She once told InStyle: “It’s like people talking about a TV show: I can be perfectly aware of the TV show and the story, but it doesn’t mean I watch it…Everyone has Instagram on their phone. [if I had it] I would be looking at it all the time.”

Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell tug at your heart guts in the Beautiful Boy trailer.

 

Mariah Carey “Doesn’t Know” Demi Lovato or Ariana Grande

Mariah Carey‘s latest victims of ‘I don’t know her’: Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande. She still won’t admit to knowing JLo either. Pray for them.

-Also, this clip makes me really, really want to catch up on Mariah‘s reality show.

Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley got married in a secret ceremony in Australia over the weekend. And by “secret” they just mean you weren’t invited.

Tilda Swinton shared her email exchange with Margaret Cho about Doctor Strange, diversity, and whitewashing after Cho said she had a “fight” with her over the controversial casting. Tilda brings the receipts!

-This is such a good and worthwhile read about what separates Casey Affleck from Nate Parker.  White guilt has its limits, white privilege has none.

-Speaking of Hollywood’s endless supply of redemption narratives for rich white dudes, this Emile Hirsch interview is eyeroll-inducing.

-This is supposed to get us excited for the Twin Peaks reboot.

-Now this is how you do a TV promo: here’s the first trailer for The Good Fight, the Good Wife spinoff that starts in Feb on CBS All Access. We’re getting this some legal way in Canada, right?!  I need Diane and her statement necklaces back in my life!

Bella Thorne and her dating life exhausts me.

Jacob Tremblay is on a new segment of Billy on the Street, and he’s so adorable that I want to wrap him in bubble wrap and protect him at all costs. “He’s more successful than you. The New York Times said he’s fragile and buoyant.”

-Collateral Beauty gave Will Smith the worst wide opening of his career with a measly $7M weekend. Even 7 Pounds doubled that.

-I don’t really keep up with all the Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian drama, but it was hard to avoid it this weekend. A hacker took over Blac’s Instagram and claimed she left Rob, then posted convos that seemed to prove a string of affairs with other men including Jaden Smith and Young Thug. She later confirmed that she’d left Rob, said that the conversations published were real but denied the affairs, and implied that the Kardashians might have been behind the whole thing.  For his part, Rob has apologized for commenting on  the posts and is “seeking help.”

-Don’t worry, guys! Michael Sheen says he’s not really quitting acting for politics. I know you were all concerned. (Also, Michael Sheen has a Tumblr?!?)

Marc Anthony and his wife Shannon de Lima have split. What number is this? 4?

-Quick, someone get Joss Whedon drunk and then make him explain his Gwyneth Paltrow tweet!

-With Kim Kardashian West reportedly taking the rest of the year off, the paparazzi are struggling and complaining about a lean holiday season.

Chris Pratt defending Passengers against its terrible reviews is actually making me feel bad. But then I remember that he got paid $12M for it.

-Here’s the new John Wick 2 trailer. I didn’t really get the first movie (much to the chagrin of every dude I know).

-Here’s the first teaser for Blade Runner 2049, starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling. I don’t know why the hell anyone would want to mess with this IP, but if it has to be done, at least Denis Villeneuve is in charge.