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Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg Preview Golden Globes

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-If their banter in this Hollywood Reporter interview is any indication, Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg are going to be a goddamn delight at the Globes on Sunday night.

Laura Dern‘s new Vanity Fair cover story is making me realize that the world needs more Laura Dern cover stories!

-Congrats to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who are reportedly expecting a fourth child via surrogate.

-Meanwhile, Kanye demanded a ‘public apology’ from Drake for following Kim on Instagram.

-Eww! Why is Drake partying with Chris Brown?! Bad Drake! Bad!

Tiffany Haddish apologized for bad set on New Year’s Eve. Realizing it wasn’t working, she reportedly cut her set short to drink some Ciroc with the fans who stuck around. Meanwhile, several comedians have jumped to her defense on Twitter, pointing out that bombing is pretty normal.

Pete Davidson returned to the public eye for a stand up set, in which he revealed that Louis C.K. once tried to get him fired from SNL.

-Meanwhile, I really liked Andy Richter‘s thread on Louis C.K. and his new comedic formula, as well as this take on how he’s trying to recast himself as a victim of political correctness.

-The rumoured 90201 “reboot” is not actually a reboot or revival after all. As it’s currently being shopped around, it’s actually an hour-long mockumentary-style dramedy that would find former 90210 cast members Jennie Garth, Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling, Ian Ziering, Brian Austin Green and Gabrielle Carteris playing themselves which — maybe let’s just not?

-This is an interesting look at how Tom Cruise‘s wedding to Katie Holmes changed how people view Scientology.

-The reviews for True Detective season three are in — and they’re actually pretty good? Lots of critics are calling it a return to form after the terrible last season, and everyone is praising Mahershala Ali‘s performance.

Jennifer Aniston rang in the new year in Wyoming with Jason Bateman, Jimmy Kimmel and Sandra Bullock. I would watch that movie.

-I love this article on how Celine Dion became cool (not that she wasn’t already).

-The trailer for Netflix’s new series Sex Education, starring Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield, has arrived. This actually looks pretty great.

Louis C.K. Steps In It…Again

-An bootlegged hour of audio from Louis C.K.‘s Dec 16th standup routine was leaked an it’s bad. Like stupidly, shockingly tone-deaf, ‘this man has learned nothing’ bad. He makes fun of kids who want to identify as gender neutral before launching into a diatribe against the Parkland survivors. (“You’re not interesting because you went to a high school where kids got shot. Why does that mean I have to listen to you? You didn’t get shot, you pushed some fat kid in the way and now I’ve gotta listen to you talking?”) It’s not that certain topics should be off-limits to comedy, but if you’re going to go there, can’t you say…something? This isn’t funny or probing or interesting; this is just bitter. Here’s a good take on the whole disappointing situation.

-Meanwhile, a Parkland survivor has responded to him: “Since you like making fun of me and other Parkland survivors behind closed doors, I’m right here if you want to talk. Just try to keep it in your pants, ok?”

-That ridiculous, weird video that Kevin Spacey released as soon as news came out that he’s being charged with felony sexual assault  racked up 4.5 million views in the first 24 hours (it’s currently over 8 million).  Meanwhile, despite reports that the case against him includes video evidence, he is reportedly planning to plead not guilty. Today, a judge denied Spacey’s motion that he be excused from appearing in court, which the actor claimed would “amplify the negative publicity.”

Spacey was also photographed wearing a “retired since 2017” hat, so he seems to be taking this super seriously.

-I haven’t gotten around to watching Black Mirror’s choose-your-ending Bandersnatch special, but apparently there are eight different possible results  (though there’s one ending that people seem to be loving more than the others).

-The Golden Globe promos with Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg are delightfully nonsensical.

Ariana Grande posted, then quickly deleted a new Mac Miller tribute – and followed it up with a post that read, “Farewell 2018, you f—.” Word.

Sandra Bullock went on Ellen and talked about having a crush on Keanu Reeves during the filming of Speed and I’ve never related to her more.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth appear to be honeymooning with his whole family in tow.

Jennifer Lawrence says she once got so stoned with rappers at a party that she began yelling at a woman at the port-a-potty about pooping. That seems very on brand.

-Writing about TV ships is my favourite kind of writing.

-What better way to close out this year than with video of Celine Dion rocking out at a Lady Gaga show?

Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss star in the trailer for Jordan Peele‘s upcoming horror film Us.

Celine Dion Strips Down for Vogue

Celine Dion was interviewed by Vogue, and on Instagram the magazine posted a snap of her posing naked between costume changes. She looks amazing (and un-Photoshopped). I pray I look half as good when I’m 49.

Mahershala Ali in talks for potential third season of True Detective. Christ, I thought I was finally out on that show and they found the one person who might pull me back in.

Robert Downey Jr. says he wants to quit playing Iron Man ‘before it’s embarrassing.’ Is that why Marvel is pushing him SO HARD in the trailers for the new Spider-Man, because they know they won’t have him for promo duties much longer? ‘Cause it’s weird.

-Meanwhile, here’s the first four minutes of Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Will Ferrell continues to tease out what a disaster Mariah Carey was on the set of The House.

-Maria Menounos revealed she was diagnosed with a brain tumor — while taking care of her mom, who is fighting stage 4 brain cancer.

-In a new Instagram post on Sunday, Rumer Willis revealed that she recently celebrated six months of sobriety.

-Gotham actor Donal Logue took to social media to plead for the return of his missing daughter.

Kanye West cut ties with Tidal over financial disputes over what he is owed per his contract — and maybe because his bromance with Jay Z crashed and burned.

Will Smith, Chris Rock, Kendrick Lamar, and Trevor Noah join Jay Z to discuss the black experience in America in the footnotes for “The Story of O.J.”

Ed Sheeran says he was driven off Twitter because it’s “nothing but people saying mean things.” Aw, muffin.

-If Taylor Swift doesn’t post anything from her annual 4th of July party in Rhode Island (which she’s clearly having), what is the internet even for?

-Meanwhile, her ex Calvin Harris kindof apologized for dragging Taylor so badly.

Shia LaBeouf and Stellan Skarsgård star in the new trailer for Borg vs McEnroe, based on the 1980’s Wimbledon tournament.