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Elizabeth Olsen Announces Marriage from the Bathroom

For Variety, Elizabeth Olsen did a video chat with Kaley Cuoco — and she called in from the bathroom, because her neighbor was doing construction and it’s the quietest room in her house. During the interview, she also let it slip that she’s married her longtime boyfriend Robbie Arnett. “I also just noticed that my husband put ‘Little Miss Magic,’ you know, the ‘Little Miss’ books? They’re these classic books, but magic because of WandaVision, because he’s such a fucking cutie.”

-Marvel confirmed that Loki is gender fluid in the MCU, bringing this version of the character closer to comic book iterations.

Armie Hammer has reportedly checked into an in-patient program for drug, alcohol, and sex issues. I hope he gets the help he needs. I also hope the investigation into the rape allegations continues.

-HBOMax renewed Hacks for a sophomore season and this is exactly the news I needed today. Jean Smart quipped, “I am absolutely thrilled we are picked up for a second season and I told Hannah it’s ‘No more Miss Nice Guy; from now on it’s Bette and Joan! And guess who’s BETTE??!!'”

-According to People, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry introduced the Queen to their new daughter over a video call as soon as they got home from the hospital.

-ABC has bid farewell to Chris Harrison following the race-related controversy. According to Deadline, he got a “mid-range eight-figure payoff and promise to keep his mouth shut” for leaving The Bachelor franchise.

Khloe Kardashian posted her thoughts on water bottles and sustainability, and ended up in hot water.

-Meanwhile, her sis Kourtney posted a photo of a vial of boyfriend Travis Baker’s blood. Maybe they should step away from Insta for a bit?

Mark Ronson confirmed he’s engaged to Mr. Robot actress Grace Gummer, daughter of Meryl Streep.

Liam Payne opened up about his mental health in a podcast, saying the combination of fame, alcohol, and drugs brought him to “rock bottom” while he was in One Direction. “There is some stuff that I have definitely never, never spoken about. It was really, really, really severe. It was a problem.” He added that he still keeps in touch with Harry Syles. “I had a lovely phone call from Harry the other day. He was checking in on me. It’s almost as if some people have got a sixth sense about when you’re going through something and want to check in. He’s very much like that. He’s a lovely, lovely boy.”

-The first piece of Kanye West‘s Gap collection, a puffy blue jacket, sold out in a few hours.

Sarah Shahi stars in the trailer for Netflix’s Sex/Life. This looks awful and I’ll probably end up watching every minute.

Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbour, Jon Hamm, and Ray Liotta star in the No Sudden Moves trailer.

Dolly Parton Gets a “Dose of Her Own Medicine”

Dolly Parton got a vaccine and all is right with the world.

Britney Spearsfather says he “would love nothing more than to see her not need a conservatorship.” Well, that seems like an easy fix on his end.

-Meanwhile, she showed off a new photo of her sons, who are full-grown teenagers now.

-Gutting: Jahmil French, who played Dave Turner for several seasons on Degrassi: The Next Generation, has died at age 29.

-I mentioned yesterday how weird it was for Taylor Swift to call out an out-of-context joke on Ginny and Georgia. Now, Swifties are harassing the show’s young actress, Antonia Gentry.

-When they weren’t busy harassing her, they also went after John Mayer.

-Ex-Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay has spoken out after disabling her Instagram page because Chris Harrison fans (those exist?) were somehow blaming her for his absence.

Armie Hammer reportedly moved out of his family home over the weekend “under the cover of night” — and the movers may have left a rope-bound mannequin in the trash.

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin debuted their new baby girl yesterday on Instagram, just five months after she gave birth to a baby boy. When a commenter asked if they used a surrogate, he responded “You should shut the f–k up and mind your own business.” Their PR rep added: “We’re still not issuing a statement or confirming anything — what she posted stands.” Everyone’s entitled to privacy when it comes to this stuff, but “the post stands” is my new favourite “no comment.”

-Riverdale’s Cole Sprouse may be dating model Ari Fournier.

George Clooney did a dramatic reading of BTS’ “Dynamite.”

Ray Fisher shared new details of “racially discriminatory conversations” on the Justice League set and specifically called out Geoff Johns: “There will likely be attempts to shift blame completely onto Kevin Tsujihara and Joss Whedon. But make no mistake. Geoff Johns worked intimately with Joss to overhaul the entire Justice League script. And while Geoff was not credited as a co-writer of the film, he was certainly an enforcer of the race-based discrimination that occurred during his conversations with Toby and Jon.”

T.I. will not return for Ant-Man 3 amid those sexual assault allegations.

-I can’t believe I’m typing these words, but the Dungeons & Dragons film sounds awesome. First Chris Pine signed on, then came Bridergton’s Regé-Jean Page, and now Hugh Grant has been cast as villain.

-This is a good rundown of all the drama that’s been happening with YouTubers.

-Superman & Lois has been renewed for a second season at The CW — after airing only one episode. The premiere performed well multiplatform.

Oprah‘s special with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has found a British home — it’ll air on ITV in the UK.

-I gasped at nearly every new word in this headline: “Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Merritt Wever, and Alison Brie to star in an Apple series about ‘what it means to be a woman’ from the creators of GLOW”.

-The Golden Globes ratings hit historic lows, losing 60% of viewers year over year. This, plus all the controversy about its voting members, makes me wonder if it will continue to be a major event going forward.

-The pandemic-related productions delays have finally caused a break in the era of peak TV.

-TikTok is being flooded with Tom Cruise deep fakes. These things are terrifying,

-The town of Húsavík got together to film a video about wanting an Oscar since the song from Eurovision is eligible for an Academy Award. The JA JA DING DONG guy even makes an appearance.

-This is a great piece on how Nomadland disrupts Hollywood’s fantasy of the drifter.

Tye Sheridan and Lily-Rose Depp star in the Voyagers trailer, which looks like Lord of the Flies in space.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Turn to Oprah

-It was a long weekend so I missed Meghan Markle‘s pregnancy announcement. The British press didn’t though — and were even more horrible to her than usual.

-Meanwhile, the royal couple are set to do a sit-down interview with Oprah and “nothing is off-limits.”

Simone Ashley won the coveted role of Kate in season two of Bridgerton. I know nothing about this actress, but that’s the best character in the entire book series so good on her.

-Speaking of the Bridgerton cast, Rege-Jean Page is going to star in Paramount’s Dungeons & Dragons movie with Chris Pine.

Olivia Wilde made a social media post thanking Harry Styles for taking on a supporting role in a women-led movie, and people are not having it.

Wilde also spent Valentine’s Day moving stuff out of Jason Sudeikis’ house and into Styles’.

-Awful news for Nicki Minaj: her father has passed away following a hit-and-run.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is making noises again about running for president. He seems like a swell guy but can we just… not?

-This is an interesting piece on how everyone in Hollywood wants immunity, and lots of A-listers are looking into what it would take to get it — but they are also terrified of potential public shaming if it ever came out that they jumped the vaccine line (as they should be).

-Meanwhile, here’s a look at how crisis PR isn’t really working for stars these days.

-Are Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox the 2021 version of Angelina and Billy Bob? He wears a necklace with a drop of her blood in it.

-Speaking of pulling an Angie, Kristen Wiig says her twin babies’ names are Luna and Shiloh.

-Speaking of Wiig, her new movie is incredibly weird and you definitely have to be in the right mindset for it (or high), but I will watch the bit where Jamie Dornan recreates a cheezy music video over and over and over. This is a very charming interview with him about it, in which he says he can sing “just as much as any douchey actor guy.”

David Boreanaz has broken his silence and offered public support to Charisma Carpenter.

Julie Bowen says her Modern Family TV son Nolan Gould gave her an ‘insane’ Happy Gilmore poster. “[Because of it] my kids think Happy Gilmore is a horror movie.”

-Former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay says it was the ‘right decision‘ for Chris Harrison to step aside temporarily. Others are wondering if it should be forever?

Claudia Conway auditioned on this weekend’s season premiere of American Idol and the whole thing felt off and manipulative.

-This is an excellent profile on Chloé Zhao, the creator of quiet indie dramas who has suddenly become the most-sought-after director in Hollywood, and an Oscar frontrunner.

-Oof, this is a damning thread on how Justin Timberlake talked about Britney Spears over the years.

-Also in her first interview in over a decade, Spears’ cousin and former assistant Alli Sims claims that Britney’s father Jamie was “100 percent” threatening Alli with her life when he forced her to cut off contact with Britney.

-Here’s the first trailer for the Gossip Girl reboot on HBO Max.

-Here’s the latest trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Sigh.