–Issa Rae is on the cover of Vanity Fair and talks about letting go of Insecure (“I told myself I would never write and be in a show that I created again. It takes up a lot of your life, and I like to do a lot of things. I love doing this show. I’m so grateful to be able to do this show. But that’s just not really for me”) and bringing Project Greenlight back with a focus on female filmmakers (“I want this version of the show to make filmmaking feel attainable”).
-So it’s true: Ariana Grande tied the knot with real estate agent Dalton Gomez in a secret ceremony on Saturday.
-Congrats and godspeed to Naomi Campbell, who is a new mom at 50.
–Emma Watson tweeted for the first time since August to dispute a retirement and engagement report.
–Kaia Gerber is on the cover of Vogue’s new issue.
–Tiffany Haddish is widely seen as a dream get as Ellen’s replacement is reportedly being heavily courted.
–Emma Stone talked about having her Oscar be presented to her by Leonardo DiCaprio. “I’d seen Titanic 7-1/2 times in theatres. He was the love of my life. I had a picture of him in my bedroom that was signed that I’d gotten for my birthday when I was 12 years old. And I was WALKING TO LEO.”
–Adam Sandler went viral for joining pick-up basketball game.
–Lena Waithe says Aziz Ansari decided not to be the focus of Master of None Season 3 “long before” his sexual misconduct controversy.
–Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy‘s new show, Nine Perfect Strangers, just got an August premiere date and a new trailer.
–Mischa Barton talked about her time on The OC — and it didn’t sound great. “It started pretty early on because it had a lot to do with them adding Rachel (Bilson) in last minute as, after the first season, a series regular and evening out everybody’s pay—and sort of general bullying from some of the men on set that kind of felt really sh*tty.” She also talked about her decision to leave the show: “It just felt like it was the best thing for me and my health and just in terms of not really feeling protected by my cast and crew at that point.” So I guess that rules her out as being a future guest on Bilson’s podcast about the series…
–Kumail Nanjiani is set to star in a Hulu limited series about the founder of Chippendales.
–St. Vincent and Carrie Brownstein put their friendship to the test in the trailer for The Nowhere Inn.