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Mariah Carey Talks Exes and Ellen

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-In a new interview with New York Magazine, Mariah Carey reveals “My All” and “The Roof” were about her brief fling with Derek Jeter, talks about how ex Eminem doesn’t make it into her memoir (“If somebody or something didn’t pertain to the actual meaning of Mariah Carey, as is the title, then they aren’t in the book”), and recalls that infamous moment when Ellen Degeneres forced her to reveal her pregnancy before she was ready and she miscarried soon after (“I was extremely uncomfortable with that moment is all I can say. And I really have had a hard time grappling with the aftermath”). My fave bit is when she chides an assistant for putting out candles during the interview (“Oh, darling. Don’t put that down there for me, because that is hideous. That is underlighting!”)

-Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced that he and his wife Cherry Seaborn had welcomed a baby girl last week named Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran. “We are on cloud nine over here. I’ll see you when it’s time to come back.”

-The late Chadwick Boseman posthumously covers People magazine.

-Meanwhile, I knew Michael B Jordan’s tribute to Boseman was going to gut me, and it did.

-Here’s video of Marvel stars remembering Boseman, which aired on ABC after Sunday’s showing of Black Panther.

Trevor Noah and Friday Night Lights actress Minka Kelly are dating, and a source tells People “it’s very serious.” I can see them together.

-Wow. I can’t handle horror, plus I’m not going to the movies again anytime this century but I was hoping Antebellum would get good reviews for Janelle Monáe‘s sake. That is not happening.

-Speaking of not being able to imagine being in a movie theatre, it’s wild to me that the Venice Film Festival kicks off this week and stars have started to arrive.

Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, who are doing reshoots for the third To All The Boys movie in Vancouver, were spotted heading to dinner together yesterday. Good mask usage!

-In case you missed it, here’s Marie Claire’s fascinating profile from April on how Marisol Nichols went from an actress to an undercover child predator hunter.

-The Brandy vs. Monica battle last night was all anyone on my Twitter TL could talk about.

-I am definitely here for the Megan Fox comeback.

-The Friday Night Lights cast shot a voting PSA and reminded everyone that Grandma Saracen is the best.

-I’m a big fan of the rose from Brad Pitt‘s Chateau Miravel, so yeah I’ll try his bubbles.

-In The Doorman, Ruby Rose plays an ex-soldier who befriends a family in NYC and ends up defending them against a gang of thieves.

Anne Heche On Ex Ellen Degeneres

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-If anyone was going to spill the tea about Ellen Degeneres, I expected it to be her ex, Anne Heche. But in a new interview, she says: “Our time was a beautiful part of my life and one that I wear with honour,” adding “I haven’t spoken to Ellen in years. I’d listen to the people who have.” She also praised a pair of male costars: “There have been two men who fought for me to be seen for my talent and not my headlines: Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford.”

Ryan Reynolds has sold his American Aviation Gin business in a deal worth up to $610 million.

Ryan also recorded a message for BC after the province saw an uptick in cases among young people due to an increase of parties: “I hope that young people in BC don’t kill my mom or David Susuki…or each other. Let’s not kill anyone! I think that’s reasonable.”

-Meanwhile, Seth Rogen tweeted: “People of British Columbia! Please do not go out to parties and BBQs and other large gatherings! The COVID is still out there! It’s more fun to hang out alone and smoke weed and watch movies and TV shows anyway! Do that instead! Thank you!”

-On Saturday, Taylor Swift took to Twitter to accuse Trump of engaging in a “calculated dismantling” of the US Postal Service, adding he’s trying to “blatantly cheat” the election. Interestingly, this comes when she’s trying to make a foray back into country music.

-Meanwhile, Taylor revealed all the easter eggs in her “Cardigan” video.

Cardi B had a 16-min Zoom chat with Joe Biden and asked him about healthcare and education for all, and police brutality.

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are reuniting … for a table read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Angelina Jolie talked about the “chaos” of her household during covid: “I’ve been on high level meetings where there’s dogs and balls and kids and things. You kind of just enjoy being human with everybody else and laughing through it.” She says they’ve also been enjoying movie nights. “Well, we’re all there. So, all six kids, my oldest son’s home from Korea. Lots of popcorn and just like really every family, we’re just pajamas, robes, snacks.”

Sharon Stone is urging everyone to wear their masks as she shared that her sister is battling the coronavirus, saying “One of you Non-Mask wearers did this.” She added that her sister’s husband is also fighting for his life, that her grandmother and godmother have already died of covid, and that healthcare workers and others can’t get tested in Montana, where her family lives.

-The Crown has found their Princess Diana for the final two seasons: Elizabeth Debick. I love her and this is exquisite casting.

-I love how much attention the Williams Twins are getting with their YouTube videos. Alicia Keys is the latest to shout them out for their review of her “Fallin'”.

-The @ArmasUpdates account does not seem to exist anymore and I am bereft.

-With production not yet returning on most shows, networks are having to get creative in how they film and where they find content to fill prime-time holes this fall TV season.

Jensen Ackles has already lined up his post-Supernatural gig. He’s heading to the new season of The Boys.

-I had no idea that Lovecraft Country star Jurnee Smollett is the sister of embattled Empire alum Jussie Smollett.

Millie Bobby Brown is Sherlock’s sleuthing younger sister in Netflix’s Enola Holmes teaser.

-In the trailer for The Secrets We Keep, a housewife (Noomi Rapace) kidnaps her neighbor (Joel Kinnaman) and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her 15 years earlier. Chris Messina costars as her husband.

Jodie Turner-Smith Talks Home Birth, Black Maternal Health Disparities

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In British VogueJodie Turner-Smith talks about how her labour lasted four(!) days, and why she decided to give birth at home. “We had already decided on a home birth, because of concerns about negative birth outcomes for Black women in America — according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of pregnancy-related deaths is more than three times greater for Black women than for white women, pointing, it seems to me, to systemic racism.”  She also shared a photo husband Joshua Jackson took of her on day 3.

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are on the cover of People with their incredible photogenic family.

-I love this photo shoot of Normal People’s Daisy Edgar-Jones for Harper’s Bazaar.

-This supercut of all the times Ellen Degeneres mocked Sofia Vergara’s accent is pretty damning.

Katy Perry defended the tweet she sent in support of Ellen. “I started that tweet off not undermining anyone else’s experience. I wanted to only speak from my own experience. I have over 100 million people that follow me on Twitter, so not everyone is going to agree with me. And I’m not here to make everyone agree with me.”

Robert Pattinson could have played Chris Evan’s part in Scott Pilgrim vs the World. I just rewatched that recently and sorry but Evans is perfect in it.

Ed Sheeran is reportedly going to be a dad.

-This is a great NYT article on how a swimmer was training for the US Paralympic team until all of the public pools closed due to covid — and then David Duchovny reached out to him on Instagram to offer the use of his 25-meter pool in his backyard.

-The fact that I had no idea that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has two sons makes me love him even more.

-The entire original editing team of the documentary series Surviving R. Kelly — the majority of whom are Black, with one Latinx editor — quit the project because their notes were being ignored.

-The Crown has tapped Game of Thrones’ Jonathan Pryce to play Prince Phillip.

Drake Bell is denying ex-girlfriend Melissa Lingafelt‘s accusations of physical abuse, as several more women come forward.

Sarah Cooper is having a moment. She just landed a Netflix special, and did the monologue on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Leah Remini is worried that Tom Cruise will try to lure Suri into Scientology when she’s old enough. I mean, first he’d have to talk to her.

-Page Six has photos of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s new home in Montecito.

-This is a very good, very long interview with Mike Schur on The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

-Here’s the trailer for Netflix’s upcoming thriller The Devil All The Time starring Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Sebastian Stan, Riley Keough, and Mia Wasikowska. It drops Sept. 16.