-Well, this is unexpected. John Mulaney and Olivia Munn are dating, says People.
-In other surprising couples news, Kat Dennings and Andrew W.K. confirmed that they are engaged.
-Are Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker the horniest famous couple? Their social media interactions point to “yes”.
–Josh Duhamel says he sent Armie Hammer an email after replacing him in Shotgun Wedding. “I know Armie a little bit, and when I knew I was gonna get the part, I emailed him and said, ‘Listen, I know you are going through it right now, I don’t like to get roles like this and I just wanted to let you know that I am thinking about you and good luck, get through it.'” I wonder if he sent similarly supportive notes to Hammer’s alleged victims?
–Tom Cruise is not apologizing for his rant on the Mission: Impossible 7 set: “I said what I said. There was a lot at stake at that point.”
–Prince Harry appeared on Dax Shepard’s podcast and said he and Meghan Markle would pretend not to know one another when they went shopping in the U.K. in the early days of their relationship.
–Colton Underwood says he was ‘blackmailed’ into coming out.
–Chloé Zhao, Issa Rae and Emerald Fennell are among THR’s 2021 Women in Entertainment Power 100 list.
-I’m surprised NBC agreed to end This Is Us since it seems to be one of the few legitimate network hits left, but good for them for going out on their own terms.
-Yesterday Ellen DeGeneres alluded to cancel culture when she announced her show’s ending, and today she said that the toxic workplace complaints were “orchestrated”. She told the Today Show: “I really didn’t understand it. I still don’t understand it. It was too orchestrated. It was too coordinated. People get picked on, but for four months straight for me. And then for me to read in the press about a toxic work environment, when all I’ve ever heard from every guest that comes on the show is what a happy atmosphere this is and what a happy place this is.” Right, because celebrities guests who pop in for two hours would have similar experiences as fulltime crew members.
-Meanwhile, her former employees are happy that she seems to be facing consequences.
-There’s talk that Tiffany Haddish might fill Ellen’s shoes.
–John Barrowman has been removed from the Doctor Who Immersive Experience in the wake of allegations of inappropriate onset behavior.
-Another showrunner (this time the guy behind All Rise) reportedly made everyone’s life miserable before getting fired.
-I never thought I’d say this, but the long-delayed Friends reunion special might actually be worth the wait? It will feature guest stars David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Kit Harington, Mindy Kaling, Tom Selleck, Reese Witherspoon, Malala Yousafzai and more. BTS alone will make it a ratings monster.
–Jennifer Garner and Édgar Ramírez visited a migrant shelter at the U.S.-Mexico border.
–Grimes says she was hospitalized for a panic attack after appearing on SNL.
-I’m assuming Channing Tatum has a social media manager who posted this comment on Jonah Hill‘s post, but it’s hilarious and he should take all the credit.
-A massive flagship Harry Potter store in New York City is being planned. Read the room, guys!
-I adored this look back at A Knight’s Tale, which turned 20.
–Pink is getting in on the documentary action. Here’s the first trailer.
-A new trailer has dropped for Hitman’s Wife Bodyguard.