-In Times’ excellent new cover story, Elliot Page talks about the reaction to coming out as trans (“What I was anticipating was a lot of support and love and a massive amount of hatred and transphobia. That’s essentially what happened”), how the pandemic helped him go public (“I had a lot of time on my own to really focus on things that I think, in so many ways, unconsciously, I was avoiding”), and why he chose the name Elliot (“I loved E.T. when I was a kid and always wanted to look like the boys in the movies, right?”).
-The Talk has extended its hiatus as more allegations are being leveled against Sharon Osbourne — like journalist Yashar Ali‘s Substack detailing claims of racist language on set — including allegations that she frequently referred to cohost Julie Chen as ‘wonton’ and ‘slanty eyes,’ which original panelist Leah Remini confirmed to him.
–Gayle King says she spoke to Prince Harry this week, and he told her that he finally spoke to William and Charles but it was “not a productive” talk. He also said no one in the family has spoken to Meghan since the interview.
–A-Rod flew to the Dominican Republic, where Jennifer Lopez is currently shooting a movie.
-Did Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom get married, or do they just like shiny things?
–Keanu Reeves and Alexandra Grant: still together, still adorable.
-Are we going to get to see the full episode of James McAvoy on Great British Bakeoff, because this 3-minute clip was not nearly enough.
–Maya Rudolph is hosting SNL on March 27, while Daniel Kaluuya and Carey Mulligan are on tap in April.
-Photos from the set of House of Gucci continue to be a trip. Here’s what Jared Leto looks like in it.
-The Hollywood Foreign Press Association reportedly denied requests to hold press conferences for major projects with Black-led casts in recent years, including Bridgerton, Girls Trip and Queen & Slim. Not surprisingly, none of those projects were nominated for Golden Globes.
–Rian Johnson‘s first TV series will be a mystery show starring Natasha Lyonne.
-Here’s the trailer for Ed Helms’ new Peacock comedy Rutherford Falls.
–Idris Elba stars in the trailer for Netflix’s Concrete Cowboy, which I saw a few months ago and think I liked but have completely forgotten it.