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Billie Eilish On Broken Hearts

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Billie Eilish is on the cover of GQ, in which she talks about past relationships (“Here’s a bomb for you: I have never felt desired. My past boyfriends never made me feel desired. None of them”), and her style (“Sometimes I dress like a boy. Sometimes I dress like a swaggy girl. And sometimes I feel trapped by this persona that I have created because sometimes I think people view me not as a woman”).

-Glee’s Amber Riley spoke out on the Lea Michele controversy, saying this was the first time in two years that the actress had called her. “I’m not going to say that Lea Michele is racist. That’s not what I’m saying…She’s also pregnant and I think that everybody needs to chill. Y’all dragged her for a couple of days. But at the same time, in my inbox there are a lot of black actors and actresses telling me their stories and were letting me know they have dealt with the same things being on set, being terrorized by the white girls that are the leads of the show.”

-This story about how Kiersey Clemons fell in love with her stunt double Ebony De La Haye on the set of Sweetheart is so sweet and exactly what I needed today. (Clemons is in the Nick Offerman movie Hearts Beat Loud, which is now on Netflix and is quickly becoming my go-to comfort movie.)

Ellen Degeneres has responded to the backlash over her Black Lives Matter comments.

Dwayne Johnson posted an impassioned, 8-minute video addressed to Trump.

Meghan Markle gave a heartfelt virtual commencement speech to this year’s graduating class at her former high school. “I wanted to say the right thing and I was really nervous that I wouldn’t, or that it would get picked apart. And I realized the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing because George Floyd’s life mattered and Breonna Taylor’s life mattered and Philando Castile’s life mattered and Tamir Rice’s life mattered, and so did so many other people whose names we know and whose names we do not know.”

Emma Watson is promising to learn and be better after she posted three black boxes but had not broken her silence before that.

-I love all the directors who pledged to hire John Boyega after he expressed concern that participating in the protests would damage his career.

-Here’s your weekly reminder that Jodie Turner-Smith and Joshua Jackson are still the best celebrity couple.

-A roadie for a punk band finds herself in too deep in the trailer for Viena and the Fantomes, starring Dakota Fanning, Evan Rachel Wood, Zoë Kravitz and Jon Bernthal.

John Boyega Has No Time for Racists

John Boyega tweeted “I really f*cking hate racists” and people got all huffy in his replies and he was NOT having it. His responses were amazing. Then he took it up a notch on Instagram Live: “I’ll say it again. F*ck you racist white people. I said what I said. If you don’t f*cking like it, go suck a dick…If you’re a fan of me and you support my work and you’re racist and you’re arguing with what I was saying, f*ck off, you f*cking dickheads.” I love him with my whole heart.

-In her new Variety cover story, Gabrielle Union is breaking her silence on what went down on America’s Got Talent.

People’s latest cover story is Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli‘s first step to image rehabilitation. Sources tell the magazine, “Lori and Mossimo deeply regret what they did. They want to serve their sentences, pay their dues and put this behind them.”

-This is a pretty great breakdown of that Tatler cover story on Kate Middleton. Meanwhile, Kensington Palace has hit back at Tatler’s article, saying “This story contains a swathe of inaccuracies and false misrepresentations which were not put to Kensington Palace prior to publication.” Which is surprising, seeing as many believe the article was sanctioned by Kate.

Billie Eilish has shared a short film about body shaming titled Not My Responsibility.

Josh Gad brought Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah and Ron Howard back together for a Splash reunion. Howard recalled one time John Candy was late to the set and offered up the most amazing excuse. “He said, ‘Look, I’m drunk!’ Here’s what happened … I’m at the bar and Jack Nicholson’s at the bar. Jack Nicholson knew my name, Ron. He starts buying me drinks, I said, ‘I gotta go shoot’ and he said, ‘You’ll be alright kid, don’t worry about it.’ I never went to bed, Ron, I never went to bed!”

John Krasinski explained to Rainn Wilson why he decided to sell Some Good News to a TV network. Surprisingly, the phrase “cash grab” didn’t come up.

Lisa Kudrow says Matthew Perry gave her the “Cookie Time” jar from the set at the Friends wrap party.

-I love how much TV Cate Blanchett is doing. She’s currently in Mrs America (which is very good) and she’s about to be in a limited series on Netflix.

-Speaking of TV, HBO Max dropped today. In Canada, we won’t get all of the past TV and movie catalog, but we are getting most of the original series through Crave.

-HBO Max’s first scripted series, Love Life starring Anna Kendrick, is getting mixed reviews.

-My favourite thing about the Sesame Street characters doing press for Elmo’s new talk show on HBO Max is when they stay on the Zoom calls after to chat with the interviewers’ kids.

J.K. Rowling has unveiled a new children’s tale The Ickabog as free online serial. You can read chapters 1-5 here.

-Toronto rapper Houdini has been identified as the victim in yesterday’s fatal downtown shooting.

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie have split up after three years of me not even knowing they were together.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher are offering a glimpse into their private life in a new four-part series called Mike and Carrie: God & Country. Wait, if she’s the country part, is he supposed to be…god?

You’re the Worst’s Kether Donohue deserves bigger things than a Darren Criss show on Quibi.

-Here’s a new trailer for the Love, Simon TV spinoff, Love, Victor.

Gemma Arterton finds her maternal side in the trailer for Summerland.

Let Jake Gyllenhaal Serenade You From a Distance

-Here’s Jake Gyllenhaal singing a quarantine song called “Across the Way”, as part of the viral monologue series, The 24 Hour Plays. Watch the whole song here.

-The Office cast recreated Jim and Pam’s wedding dance for a real-life Zoom marriage on John Krasinski’s Some Good News show. He even cut his tie!

Charlize Theron has rallied Kristen Stewart, Viola Davis and more to join her in a new campaign aimed at ending gender-based violence during the pandemic.

-This is exactly the type of content I need right now: here’s an oral history of Centre Stage!

-The Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer split is getting increasingly messy — and nerdy. I’ve never seen someone shade their ex using a GoodReads page before.

-This is a welcome first: both Jemima Kirke and Kelly Clarkson both acknowledged their nannies on Mother’s Day.

-Speaking of Mother’s Day posts, the one Joshua Jackson dedicated to Jodie Turner-Smith was adorable.

Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande debuted a new Mothers Day version of their “Stuck With U” music video

-Stars paid tribute to the late Jerry Stiller, who passed away at 92.

-People make fun of Guy Fieri a lot, but he’s raised over $20 million for out-of-work restaurant staffers.

Diplo had a baby!

America Ferrera also welcomed a new baby.

-This is a really good observation: everyone started publicly shading Ellen Degeneres after Dakota Johnson did it first.

-In a new interview, NYT chef Alison Roman took unnecessary swipes at Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo. The most ridiculous part of all of this (beyond the grossness of a white woman making fun of accents and calling out two POCs)? She somehow didn’t realize that Teigen is exec-producing her new show.

Emma Stone might have gotten married after all.

-CW actresses of colour came together to talk about the Ahmaud Arbery case.

-People are not happy at Khloe Kardashian for TPing Kourtney’s house in the middle of a toilet paper shortage.

-Terrible: YouTuber Corey La Barrie died in a drunk driving accident on his 25th birthday this weekend.

Billie Eilish has been granted a restraining order after an obsessive fan visited her L.A. home seven times.

-My god, why do people still watch Outlander?

-Here’s the trailer for Judd Apatow’The King Of Staten Island, starring Pete Davidson.