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Rihanna Brightens Up British Vogue

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Rihanna looks fantastic on the cover of British Vogue.

-Speaking of Vogue, Beyonce is not only covering Anna Wintour‘s last Vogue issue, she’s reportedly assuming complete control.

-While the Guardians of the Galaxy cast is signing open letters in support of James Gunn, their fellow Avengers Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth reportedly unfollowed him.

-I kind of love that this nonsensical Tom Cruise interview answer has gone viral.

-Meanwhile, Mission Impossible: Fallout launched with a series-best opening of $61.5 million.

-On Anna Faris’ latest podcast (which was taped at Comic Con), Arrow star Colton Haynes opened up about losing his mother and going through a divorce around the same time. (It’s weird that outlets are picking up that bit; I listened to that episode and I was way more interested in the part where his costar Stephen Amell admitted for the first time publicly that he was married before, said “I still fucking love my ex [wife]” and talked about how she was the most important thing that happened to him besides his daughter being born. It made me hope his current wife never hears it.)

-Speaking of podcasts, it’s super rich that Marc Maron might join the Joker cast. I was just listening to his episode with Paul Rudd and he kept inferring that Rudd just did Ant Man for the paycheck because superhero movies are dumb.

Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse are dating. Huh.

Billy Talent, City & Colour, Pup and more are pulling together a benefit concert for the Danforth.

-Following an intense social media campaign by Timeless fans (who call themselves Clockblockers), NBC announced they’re wrap up the show with a two-hour movie.

Nikki Bella and John Cena have split up again: “After much time and soul-searching alone and together, we have decided to officially part ways.”

Stephen Colbert called Les Mooves “my guy” but still took him to task in last night’s monologue, while Julie Chen defended her husband on The Talk.

-Meanwhile, Meredith Vieira said “I never personally heard anything, but that means nothing. Somebody can be one way with you and very different with another person.” Which ties in perfectly with this Vox piece.

-Celebs reading mean tweets about themselves is a big thing, but I’d much prefer to watch Christine Baranski reading nice tweets people wrote about her. That last one made me a little teary.

-Literal ball of sunshine Gina Rodriguez is probably engaged.

-Well, this is depressing: An annual report shows no significant improvement in film representation of women, people of color, LBGT characters or characters with disability over the past decade.

-In her Vulture interviewKristen Bell teases The Good Place’s new season, talks about her plan for a Bad Moms sequel, and reveals what it’s like to text with Cher.

Kim Kardashian was told she looked anorexic and took it as a compliment. That’s swell.

-I love that Seth Rogen is becoming the voice of Canadian transit. First he took over for the Vancouver system when they dropped Morgan Freeman following his sexual harassment allegations, and now he’s doing Toronto’s subway announcements. This might make me 0.04% less annoyed when someone’s being scolded for blocking the doors.

Alan Alda revealed he has Parkinson’s disease in an appearance on CBS This Morning Tuesday.

-One of the biggest disappointments of the TV season was Dietland, which started out so strong but got so bad that I just stopped watching a few episodes ago. According to reviews, it didn’t rebound in this week’s finale.

-The new Venom trailer shows off much more of Tom Hardy’s take on the Marvel anti-hero. It still looks bad.

Frances McDormand Dances Into Our Hearts

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-Vogue shot artsy videos of the stars dancing around an exhibit room during the MET gala. The good ones are RihannaCardi BNicki Minaj, and Katy Perry.  The very best one is Frances McDormand dancing to Basement JaxxShe really did look like she was having the night of her life. 

Katy Perry flew Kim Kardashian’s press on nails to LA for the MET gala. That’s true friendship.

-At last night’s MET Gala, the theme was Catholicism and the outfits were nuts. I adored Lena Waithe in a giant rainbow capeZendaya‘s take on Joan of Arc, and Blake Lively‘s burgundy number. But no one made me happier than Chadwick Boseman with hair sparkles, and  Frances McDormand  in Valentino.

-I’m really bummed that Scarlett Johansson broke the A-lister embargo and wore Marchesa, despite the Weinstein connection. She says their dresses make women feel “confident.”

Jay-Z, Eminem, Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and more are demanding money from the Weinstein Company.

-Congrats to Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst, who had a baby boy.

-I don’t even watch Lethal Weapon, but what’s going on with that show is crazy. Clayne Crawford has been fired as the lead of the Fox drama as producers are scrambling to recast the role, and renewal is supposed to hinge on who they cast. Multiple actors have already passed, according to THR.

-All of the original Avengers got matching tattoos, except for Mark Ruffalo, who opted out. (But Chris Evans has a plan to get him “blackout drunk.“)

-The R. Kelly house continues to crumble before our eyes. Two new accusers appeared on Megyn Kelly Today to detail sexual the harrasment they faced: “You weren’t free to walk throughout the house…We were required to call him Daddy.”

-This makes my heart sad: Colton Haynes has filed for divorce from Jeff Leatham after just six months of marriage. Rumours started circulating this weekend after he released a new song about a cheater, and a blind item began circulating. Haynes shut down speculation that Leatham cheated on Twitter, but did not deny the split. Poor guy; he just lost his mother, too.

Kristen Stewart is looking at Cate Blanchett exactly how I would.

-Here are all the references in the new Childish Gambino music video you probably missed. (I know I did.)

-I can’t stop watching this video of Mariah Carey putting makeup on a stranger.

-Why the hell did The Hollywood Reporter gives Jeffrey Tambor and his sexual harassment allegations a sympathetic, soft-focus profile?  “I did raise my voice at times, I was moody at times, there were times when I was tactless…But as for the other stuff, absolutely not.”

-Meanwhile, the cast wants extra compensation for Netflix’s recut episodes.

-Cancel Bear (who is usually spot on about these things) posted his TV renewal predictions for networks. On Fox, he thinks Gotham and Brooklyn Nine-Nine are toast, Kevin will no longer be saving the world on ABC but Quantico should get a pass, on NBC all their new comedies and Timeless are likely done, while almost every show on CBS and CW are safe (minus CW’s Life Sentence and Valour, which were both just cut).

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Kanye West is the one thing you need to read this week if you haven’t already.

-There have been some very, very good takes about what went down at FanCon. Today’s Vulture piece, which failed to interview the BGN writers who quit or the vendors affected, is not one of them.

-Ryan Reynolds using Canada to promote Deadpool 2 in Europe is a good time.

Cher is a scene-stealer in the new Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again trailer.

Gillian Anderson Is Not Happy with Scully’s Fate

Gillian Anderson discussed what happened to Scully this last season at a fan convention this weekend. Man, you can tell that she’s just gutted about how they did her character dirty. [SPOILERS, OBVS]

-This is nutso: the Westworld creators are planning to post a spoiler video on Reddit outlining season 2 before it airs.  It’s bananas that any show would do this, but especially this one. I get that they were pissed off that everyone guessed last year’s stupid twist ahead of time, but this is a really odd way to deal with that. The whole point of that show is to figure out the twists from what I can tell (I stopped watching in season 1 after it became clear that creating compelling characters wasn’t as important as creating a puzzle maze). But if they take away the fan theory part of it, what’s the point?

Chris Pine is reportedly dating The Mummy actress Annabelle Wallis. She better treat him well! He’s the best Chris!!

Cardi B pulled a Beyonce and revealed her pregnancy at the end of her performance on SNL this weekend.

-Speaking of pregnancy reveals, Kate Hudson announced that she’s expecting her third child by posting a video from her gender reveal party.

-So are Chloe Grace Moretz and Brooklyn Beckham over? He was photographed kissing Playboy model Lexi Wood over the weekend.

-This is a happy surprise: Laura Dern’s Sundance hit The Tale will air on HBO in May.

-The amount Bill Cosby paid Andrea Constand to settle her case has has been revealed: $3.38 million.

-Vulture’s Sandra Oh interview is so very good. She talks about hanging out with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and how she made the heartbreaking realization of how ingrained racism is when she was reading the Killing Eve script and it didn’t even occur to her that she was being considered for the lead.

-Also, her support of the Asian-American interviewer made him cry.

-I’m glad that Colton Haynes is returning to Arrow as a regular (kill the newbies and bring back the characters who actually don’t suck!), but that make no sense with what they just had his character do a couple of weeks ago.

-With Joss Whedon out, it looks like Batgirl might actually be written by a woman. Gasp!

Ryan Reynolds and John Krasinski‘s adorable twitter banter is everything.

-Also, I love that John’s movie crushed all expectations at the box office. And this story about how everyone is afraid to eat during the movie made me laugh.

-Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has added Busy Philipps to the show’s fourth season, so I guess I need to catch up.

-Speaking of Busy, she told a great story about the time she got in a fight at a bar defending Michelle Williams’ honour.

-The new Infinity War trailer heavies up on Black Panther characters, which is always a good thing. Also, this is hilarious.

-In the Future World trailer, James Franco is a warlord in a post-apocalyptic world. Please kill me before this ever happens.