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Kanye West Calls Slavery a “Choice”

-Ok, if whatever Kanye West is doing is just performance art and not actually him losing his mind, he needs to stop. This isn’t amusing anymore. He just crashed TMZ Live and said “When you hear about slavery for 400 years, for 400 years? That sounds like a choice. Like, you where there for 400 years and there’s all of y’all? It’s like we’re mentally imprisoned.” When Harvey Levin is looking at you like you crossed a line, that ain’t good.  (Also, bless TMZ’s Van Lathan for standing up to him like that.)

-A French tourist was sitting alone in a New York City restaurant and ordered a cosmo because it’s Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw’s favorite drink. When the bartender told Sarah Jessica Parker, she paid his tab and ordered a cosmo for herself too. Man, sometimes I still really love her.

Blake Shelton is trying to pretend his “karma” tweet wasn’t about Miranda Lambert. Sure, Jan.

Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein for due to damage done to her career as a result of his alleged sexual harassment. According to the lawsuit, she felt something “unseen” had been holding her career back and didn’t realize until December that it was Weinstein. She says any financial recuperation will go to Time’s Up.

Ava DuVernay, Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes and more are adding their voices to the #MuteRKelly campaign.

Tiffany Haddish and Charlamagne sounded off about him a year ago.

Gwyneth Paltrow told the Today Show that her kids are “excited” about her engagement. Wait, so she DIDN’T get married a couple of weeks ago in Mexico? I’m so confused.

-I saw Zachary Levi speak at a fan convention last year and I remember thinking, “man, he’s got some bad takes.” So this tweet doesn’t surprise me.

-The cast of Avengers: Infinity War read mean tweets about themselves on Kimmel. Tom Holland‘s was my fave.

-This is a nice surprise: The Crown star Claire Foy will receive $275,000 in back pay.

Busy Philipps is going to host a late night show? Here for it!

-The new Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer introduces Goliath to the MCU.

Selena Gomez Talks Reuniting with Justin Bieber, Staying Friends with The Weeknd

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-In her new Billboard cover Selena Gomez claims she still has a “true friendship” with The Weeknd after their split: “We ended it as best friends.”  She also talks about her and Justin Bieber finding their way back to each other: “I’m 25. I’m not 18, or 19, or 20. I cherish people who have really impacted my life. So maybe before, it could have been forcing something that wasn’t right. But that doesn’t mean caring for someone ever goes away.”

-Speaking of reunited celebs, Chris Evans and Jenny Slate are officially back on according to People, which is as official as it gets.

Blake Shelton is denying rumours that he had a secret meeting with Paul Ryan. Not very sexy, Sexiest Man Alive.

-Lady Bird star Beanie Feldstein wants people to stop complimenting her weight loss. (I realized about halfway through the movie that she’s Jonah Hill’s sister and then that was all I could see.)

-Ha! HBO’s Confederate is now “not actively being worked on.”

-Vogue gave Michael B. Jordan the 73 Questions treatment.

-As Weinstein et. al. fall, why are we still waiting on a reckoning for R. Kelly?

-The screenwriter of ‘Rachel Getting Married’ and ‘The Mummy’ claims sexual assault by Russell Simmons, who now says he is stepping down from Def Jam.

Meredith Vieira once said she found a “bag of sex toys” in Matt Lauer‘s office.

-In the new THR actors roundtable, Tom Hanks says “there are predators everywhere.” He added, “I think eventually everybody who has a production office is going to have a code of ethics and behavior. If you don’t follow these, you will not work here.”

Adam Driver, who basically redefined “emo,” admitted he has no idea what that word means.

-I really liked this interview with Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, talking about how every job she was offered after that had the word ‘girl’ in its title. She found herself having to tell people, “I can write for someone who’s got a penis and a set of balls. Even if he’s just got one ball and a penis, I can write for that guy too.”

-Here’s our first look at Jon Hamm in Good Omens as Angel Gabriel.

Armie Hammer demonstrated how hard it is to dance on film when there’s no music.

-I may have watched this clip of Drake being surprised by the JumboTron a ridiculous amount of time today…

-Speaking of great clips, here’s Kelly Clarkson in Carpool Karaoke. I love the part where her husband surprises her.

 

THR’s Actress Roundtable Includes Lawrence, Blige, Chastain and More

 Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Mary J. Blige, Jessica Chastain, Allison Janney and Saoirse Ronan.

-The Hollywood Reporter’s (too white) actress roundtable includes Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Mary J. Blige, Jessica Chastain, Allison Janney and Saoirse Ronan.

-The reviews are in for Justice League, and they are not good.

-The X Files’ next season will premiere Wednesday, January 3 on Fox. That’s way earlier than anyone anticipated.

-My goodness, I enjoyed Pink’s Carpool Karaoke. She’s a great car singer and seems like a good egg.

-Wait, are Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin dating? How did I miss this?!?

Ben Affleck joked about the Hollywood sexual assault scandal in an interview and it did not go over well.

Gal Gadot cleared up those rumours that she got Brett Ratner fired from the Wonder Woman sequel.  “Everyone knew what was the right thing to do. But there was nothing for me to actually come and say because it was already done before that article came out.”

-Also, that Medium story that was floating around last night about her friend being raped turned out to be fake, so stop sharing it.

-More than two dozen members of One Tree Hill’s cast/staff/crew have now come forward to condemn the harassing/demeaning environment of the show.  And yet showrunner Mark Schwahn hasn’t made a public statement yet — and seems to still be running E!’s Royals. [Update: he finally got suspended.]

-Meanwhile, Sophia Bush calling out E! is the type of quality content I live for.

Terry Crews detailed his alleged sexual assault by agent Adam Venit.

-Gossip Girl’s Ed Westwick accused of sexual assault by a third woman.

-Five actresses revealed how a CSI casting pro urged them to disrobe in paid auditions.

Rose McGowan says she’ll plead not guilty to those felony drug charges.  I think she has a strong case. The whole thing is shady. Alleged residue?

Blake Shelton was named People’s sexiest man alive and Twitter was like “nah.”

-I’m cautiously intrigued by the news that Taraji P. Henson will star in the new, gender-flipped version of Nancy Meyers’s What Women Want.

Miranda Kerr is expecting a baby with Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel.

-I can’t wait to play the Hallmark movie drinking game!

-I don’t particularly think This Is Us is a good show, but I do like that it features so many crying men.

-The season 4 finale of You’re the Worst airs tonight, and FX just announced that they’ve renewed the show for its fifth and final season. I’ve struggled to get through this season, but I’m hopeful it will get better now that they get to end it on their own terms.

Brad Pitt is reportedly “determined to have a fully resolved” custody arrangement with Angelina Jolie soon.

-How many times has Outlander been on the cover of EW? It’s getting weird now.

-The first footage of Deadpool 2 is a Bob Ross spoof. Ok.