-While promoting her new book, Demi Lovato‘s mom is talking about her daughter’s recent overdose. “We just didn’t know for two days if she was going to make it or not.”
–Maroon 5 is rumoured to be headlining the next Super Bowl halftime show because apparently there isn’t enough depressing news in the world already.
–Brad Pitt is seeing his kids more often — but still in the presence of a monitor from the Dept of Children and Family Services.
-Also, according to ET, Pitt and Angelina Jolie recently had a “secret meeting” at her house to call a truce.
–Millie Bobby Brown says she’s friends with Drake and he texts her advice about boys. I’m choosing to believe that’s cute and not creepy…
-I swear, the new Fall TV season hasn’t really made much of a dent in my brain (despite writing multiple articles about it!). But there’s a new Amy Poehler-produced sitcom called I Feel Bad premiering on NBC tonight that sounds like it has potential.
-The editor of The New York Review of Books is out after the magazine published an essay by Jian Ghomeshi. Good.
-When talking about his Emmy win, John Oliver revealed he has a three-month-old.
-The mystery of who was dressed up like Teddy Perkins at the Emmys continues to deepen.
–Avril Lavigne is back with new music after a 5-year hiatus. It’s an intimate piano-driven ballad and it’s lovely, but I was really hoping her first comeback single would be a bop instead of a weeper about Lyme disease.
–Kesha also has a new song.
-This is a good take on how the celebrity profile is dying because of A-listers afraid to have real conversations and C-listers who give it all away on social media.
–Domhnall Gleeson is defending his Last Jedi costar Kelly Marie Tran, who was chased off social media by trolls. “People having an opinion about the film is absolutely fine. You pay your money, and you’re allowed to have an opinion. The stuff with Kelly was bullshit. That’s a different thing altogether, so those people are just morons. Those people are just assholes. It’s a different level of stuff. You don’t buy that when you buy your tickets.”
-Emma Approved is coming back? It’s a web series based on the Austen novel and it’s *adorable*!
-I missed this Anna Kendrick‘s bts interview with Noah Trevor a few days ago, but it’s super funny. “She’s wing manning for her own boyfriend and I respect that!”
-Now that TIFF is over, the Oscar race is finally starting to take shape.
-So Ticketmaster is actually working with scalpers? Swell.
-I have no interest in watching The Predator, but this Ringer list of questions about The Predator is highly entertaining.
–Suki Waterhouse reveals she accidentally shot someone while filming Assassination Nation in New Orleans. How can that be a thing?!
–Michelle Yeoh is not impressed by James Corden. Same.