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Chris Evans Sends Captain American Shield To Young Hero

Chris Evans sent an incredibly sweet video message to Bridger, the little boy who protected his sister from a dog attack. Anne Hathaway, Mark Ruffalo, Winston Duke and other stars have also shouted him out.

-This 5-minute video of Henry Cavill building a computer from scratch is simultaneously hot and relaxing.

-The Bold Type’s Aisha Dee, who plays Kat, posted about her frustration over the lack of diversity behind the scenes of the show. She also echoed many fans’ disappointment for her character’s bizarre new relationship with a rich conservative woman, saying that it felt “felt confusing and out of character.” She added, “It was heartbreaking to watch Kat’s story turn into a redemption story for someone else, someone who is complicit in the oppression of so many. Someone whose politics are actively harmful to her communities.” The season finale airs tonight, ending an abbreviated season after production was shut down due to covid.

Prince Andrew’s website has been removed.

-With Britney Spears‘ conservatorship nearing its August 22 deadline, #FreeBritney is trending again. Anyone who follows gossip has known for years how messed up her situation is, but now it seems to finally be hitting mainstream consciousness, with multiple sites posting backgrounders this week.

-It’s also in the news because her mother Lynne Spears has filed a legal request to be more in the know about “all matters” surrounding Britney’s finances and trust.

Cory Monteith‘s mom talked about his friendship with Naya Rivera in an emotional Instagram post.

Cardi B is defending Offset’s present to their two-year-old daughter: a $20k Birken bag.

-In Johnny Depp‘s libel case, the court heard a witness statement provided by Winona Ryder: “I understand that it is very important that I speak from my own experience, as I obviously was not there during his marriage to Amber, but, from my experience, which was so wildly different, I was absolutely shocked, confused and upset when I heard the accusations against him. The idea that he is an incredibly violent person is the farthest thing from the Johnny I knew and loved. I cannot wrap my head around these accusations. He was never, never violent towards me. He was never, never abusive at all towards me. He has never been violent or abusive towards anybody I have seen.” Vanessa Paradis‘ statement was also read, in which she said: “This is nothing like the true Johnny I have known, and from my personal experience of many years, I can say he was never violent or abusive to me.”

Amanda Peet and Sarah Paulson did a wonderfully chaotic IG Live for Instyle. (This short clip perfectly sums up the energy.) They call each other “Bird” and have been friends since Jack & Jill, a terrible show I used to love.

Chrissy Teigen has chain blocked more than a million Twitter users in attempt to weed out the “sick psychopaths” obsessed with the idea that she was linked to sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein, a dumb conspiracy theory based on a very fake flight manifesto.

-A source tells People that Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith‘s marital problems were exacerbated by their fame, and during their separation four years ago he felt “more of the pressure” to make their marriage work.

-Barely 24 hours after NBC’s new streaming service Peacock launched, some movies are already being removed. So strange, especially since one of the movies is Shrek, which was a major part of their marketing.

Kaia Gerber and Cara Delivigne attended a BLM protest in LA together.

Lorrie Moore’s NY Review of Books piece on Normal People makes me wonder what millennial hurt her?

DJ Khaled’s two new singles with Drake drop tonight.

Drake, meanwhile, continues to post thirst traps in Barbados.

Dan Levy is the latest guest on Hot Ones and this entire video is a delight!

The Search for Naya Rivera Ends in Tragedy

-Awful, awful news: Divers searching the lake Naya Rivera where was reported missing recovered a body around 9:30 a.m. this morning, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. They’ve since confirmed it is the actress, and have ruled out foul play. In the press conference, the sheriff said “her son described being helped onto the boat by Naya. … He told investigators he looked back and saw her disappear under the surface of the water…We believe that she mustered enough energy to get her son back on the boat, but not enough to save herself.”

-Oh god. As if this couldn’t get more tragic, today is the 7th anniversary of Cory Monteith’s passing.

-Speaking of tragic, Kelly Preston died yesterday at 57 following a two-year battle with breast cancer, her husband John Travolta announced. “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many,” he said in an Instagram post.

Lisa Marie Presley and her family are in mourning after the sudden and tragic death of her 27-year-old son, who died this weekend from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

-In response to the Daily Mail’s report that Jessica Mulroney is having trouble patching up her friendship with Meghan Markle and is considering writing a book about her, Ben Mulroney tweeted “FALSE.” No word if he was referring to their friendship’s status, the book, or both.

Victoria and David Beckham‘s son Brooklyn is engaged to Nicola Peltz.

-One of my favourite new celeb couples is already over: Bill Hader and Rachel Bilson have split.

-Speaking of splits, Darius Rucker, Hootie & the Blowfish singer-turned-country-star, and Beth Leonard are over after 20 years of marriage.

John Legend tweeted some truth today: “Reporters always ask me if more artists should speak out about politics. I always say ummmmmm not necessarily. It ain’t for everybody. If you’re more comfortable just making bops, do that. We need that in our lives too! If you are going to speak out, try to do your homework. Read about it. Talk to activists and organizers and people impacted. Be open to evolution and changing your mind. Be intentional and strategic. And think about the impact of your words on the real lives of real people”

-Within 24 hours, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s Red Table Talk about her “entanglement” with August was viewed over 15 million times on Facebook Watch.

Chance the Rapper is getting heat for tweeting his support of Kanye West‘s presidential bid.

-CBS, which has arguably the most problematic history of all networks, announced new goals for their show’s writers’ rooms: At least 40 percent of staffs must be BIPOC for 2021-2022 shows, and 50 percent by the 2022-2023 season

Ethan Hawke plays Nikola Tesla and Kyle MacLachlan is Thomas Edison in the Telsa trailer.

Lea Michele Talk Glee’s Cory Monteith Tribute

Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele in Glee’s tribute to Cory Moneith. (Fox)

Lea Michele is opening up on the death of Glee costar and boyfriend Cory Monteith in a new interview, saying “I’ve lost two people, Cory and Finn.”

-Meanwhile, Dianna Agron was reportedly excluded from Thursday night’s Glee tribute episode for Cory Monteith because of Lea Michele and Ryan Murphy‘s ‘intense dislike’ of the actress.

Josh Hutcherson‘s Out interview reminds us all that he’s kinda adorable.

-Not only did Helen Fielding kill off Mr. Darcy, she broke the news to Colin Firth over the phone.

Miley Cyrus did an a cappella version of “We Can’t Stop” with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots last night, reminding us that there’s actual talent underneath that twerking hot mess.

-Speaking of “We Can’t Stop,” I can’t stop listening to Bastille’s cover of it.

Miley Cyrus was reportedly “all overMike Will Made It at the Bangerz release party.

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom were photographed in public together for the first time in months.

-In other Kardashian family drama, Bruce Jenner tells People magazine, “Nobody is filing for divorce.”

Billy on The Street and Olivia Wilde play a game of “Obamacare or shut up?”

-The cast of That ’70s Show cast reunited, and it was adorable.

-After Henry Cavill‘s misguided PR stunt/romance with Kaley Cuoco, it looks like he may be back together with Gina Carano. Although these photos look a little too posed, no? (Damn you, Cavill! Now I trust nothing!)

-Tom Hanks is back on Nerdist podcast. His appearances are always boss.

-I don’t want to hear anything bad about Norman Reedus, so I’m just going to plug my ears and sing “la la la” for the next little while.

The Jonas Brothers have canceled their tour due to a “deep rift within the band.” Ominous!

-A teaser for Avengers: Age of Ultron has landed.

Dan Harmon continues to be a big jerkbutt over the last season of Community.

Kelly Clarkson says she wants to get pregnant “right off the bat” after getting married, which seems like the sort of soundbite that’s going to come back to bite her in the ass.

Drew Barrymore is also giving us unsolicited updates on her uterus plans.

Prince Harry‘s girlfriend Cressida Bonas wears a lot of scrunchies, which means they’re totally going to become a thing again. Sigh.

Justin Bieber is showing off his abs again on Instagram.

Rihanna just got a tattoo — and instead of using a needle, the artist did it with a chisel and a mallet. What. The. Eff.

-This is coming from the Enquirer so read it while munching on a large salt lick, but rumour has it Owen Wilson got his personal trainer pregnant.

-Exes Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder must still be friends. She was there when his dog gave birth.

Jackson Rathbone is such a freak, and I kind of love it. Check out these kooky pics from his wedding (which was attended by Twilight costar Nikki Reed).

Jennifer Ehle is starring in the Fifty Shades movie? What would Elizabeth Bennet say?!

Simon Cowell‘s ex-girlfriend Terri Seymour sat in his lap while his pregnant girlfriend was nowhere in sight. His expression at being photographed says it all.

-Diet companies are reportedly “battling” over having Rebel Wilson as their spokesperson. Usually I’d think this was gross, but considering the quality of her new sitcom, she might soon need a new revenue stream.

-Why is Taylor Momsen posing in Maxim? Do people still care about Sad Panda?

Connie Britton says Kyle Chandler doesn’t think a Friday Night Lights movie is a good idea. I don’t blame him. I’m looking forward to the Veronica Mars film because the last season tarnished my memory of the entire series, but when it comes to FNL, I can’t imagine better closure than what we got in that perfect finale.

Chad Michael Murray and Milo Ventimiglia are starring in the same web series. That’s so much squint-acting for one show!

-I guess Bruce Willis’s SNL promos are meant to remind us that it’s going to be a very different show from last week’s.

-Dreamworks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg loved Breaking Bad so much, he offered to pay $75 million for three extra episodes.

Hayden Panettiere (who was oddly wearing what looked like workout gear on this morning’s GMA), confirmed that she’s engaged to Wladimir Klitschko.

-Speaking of GMA appearances, Katie Holmes wore terrible tights on it this morning.

Grimes’ tour rider is the best.

-Speaking of the best, signing up for the Louis CK emails was a really good decision. They’re always hilarious.

-I thought Toni Collette‘s Lucky Them was very cute when I saw it at TIFF, but I assumed it would never find distribution. I was wrong.

James Woods says he doesn’t expect to work in Hollywood again because of his political opinions.

-A new trailer for Keanu Reeves’ Ronin 47 has arrived.