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Hannah Simone

Black Panther Prepares To Take Over The World


-If you only read one story about Black Panther this week, make it Time’s cover story.

-I’m totally tapped out on TV’s obsession with reboots, but if Hollywood HAS  to remake The Greatest American Hero, New Girl (and former MuchMusic VJ) Hannah Simone is a good choice.

Tiffany Haddish says she was once at an after-party for a Jay Z concert and she saw Beyonce tell another woman “Get your hand off my man’s chest!” I have so many questions…

-Meanwhile, Haddish and Melissa McCarthy may star in the adaptation of DC’s The Kitchen, about women who take over their husband’s mob activities when their spouses are sent to jail. Here for it.

-A couple of articles about sexual harassment in the children’s lit world gained a lot of traction last week, and in the comments of this one in particular, 13 Reasons Why author Jay Asher was repeatedly called out for alleged bad behaviour. Now comes word that he has been removed from a literary organization.  (In a statement to Buzzfeed, he insists he left voluntarily — though author Eve Porinchak calls him out in the article’s comments). No word if this will affect 13’s new season on Netflix.

Ed Sheeran has reportedly been asked to sing at the royal wedding.

Ellen DeGeneres  hosted a star-studded bash in which Gwyneth Paltrow took fiance Brad Falchuk, while Chris Martin took girlfriend Dakota Johnson, and everyone was cool and adult about it.

-Also, Dakota Johnson says she had her thong super-glued to her body for Fifty Shades Freed’s sex scenes.

-I hope this Kitty Pryde standalone movie moves ahead with Ellen Page because I want her to get that comic book money.

-New York Times writer and editor Bari Weiss tweeted about Mirai Nagasu’s  triple axle on her Twitter feed with Hamilton’s “Immigrants: They get the job done” and was bombarded with replies explaining that Nagasu was born in California. Instead of apologizing, she immediately got defensive, until Christine Teigen swooped in with this perfect tweet: “It’s called perpetual otherism or perpetual foreigner syndrome. No one is ashamed of the word immigrant but it’s tiring being treated as foreigners all the time. You made a mistake. It’s okay. But people are really giving you calm, great insight. Just learn and breathe. All good.”

-Also, yesterday she called Kevin Sorboboy xena.” She’s never allowed to leave Twitter.

-Here’s the trailer for Atlanta’s second season, which is called Robbin’ Season.

Gwyneth Paltrow Says She “F**ked Up” Relationship with Brad Pitt

Gwyneth Paltrow guested on a podcast this week, where she revealed that she “f**ked up so many relationship,” including some of her most famous ones. “I fucked that up, Brad.”

-I don’t know why Jason Segel posing in front of tiny doors in England is so funny to me, but it kind of us.

-Why is Kate Hudson still able to command major mag covers? WHY???

Amy Schumer left a $500 tip for a college student on an $80 bill.

-A new adaptation was announced of Lord of the Flies with women, but written by men. The internet is not amused.

Taylor Swift’s concert cash-grab scheme is yet another big blow to her Reputation.

-Agent’s of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Chloe Bennet went off  on a commenter who questioned why she changed her Chinese last name, saying “Changing my last name doesn’t change the fact that my BLOOD is half Chinese, that I lived in China, speak Mandarin, or that I was culturally raised both American and Chinese. It means I had to pay my rent, and Hollywood is racist and wouldn’t cast me with a last name that made them uncomfortable. I’m doing everything I can, with the platform I have, to make sure no one has to change their name again, just so they can get work. So kindly love, f— off.” The more I hear from this girl, the more I dig her.

-In what universe did The Wrap think it would be ok to rank TV actresses from most to least liked?

Kim Kardashian covers the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, in which she says “I feel in my soul I’m a feminist. I just don’t need labels to make me feel or know what I am inside.” Groan.

-New Girl’s Hannah Simone and hubby Jesse Giddings welcomed their first child earlier this month, a baby boy.

-CW premiered Vixen last night and is now complaining that nobody watched it. What the hell? If I had known about it I totally would have broken my no-TV summer. Blame your promotions department, not us.

-I really liked this article on Chris Pine and Hollywood’s evolving masculinity.

Vince Vaughn gets angry in the Brawl in Cell Block 99 trailer.