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Lili Reinhart Denies Talking about Riverdale Costar Cole Sprouse

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-In a revealing new interview, Riverdale actress Lili Reinhart opens up about going through heartbreak and depression (“The last couple of months have probably [been] the most emotional few months of my entire life and my therapist [told] me, ‘Your body’s going through withdrawal from love. You’re used to having this exchange of happy chemicals between you and the person that you’re with.’ In moments of my life, I have dropped every ounce of pride that I had just to be like, Love me. Please take the pain away for a day, a second, an hour, just so I can feel that fix again”), and her worries that her book of poetry might be misinterpreted (“I felt the need to write that because I was scared — and I am scared — that people are going to try and create their own idea of what my love life looked or looks like. I’m not saying, My boyfriend fucked another woman. I’m saying, I felt betrayed”). However, she later took to Twitter to clarify that her words are being taken out of context by some and she wasn’t talking about her recent split from costar Cole Sprouse, tweeting “I would never speak so candidly about something as personal as a breakup. That’s incredibly private. I was addressing my depression.”

-Meanwhile, Sprouse posted a photo of her on Instagram with the caption, “Lili and I initially separated in January of this year, deciding to more permanently split in March. What an incredible experience I had, I’ll always feel lucky and cherish that I had the chance to fall in love. I wish her nothing but the utmost love and happiness moving forward. All I’ll say about it, anything else you hear doesn’t matter.”

In a new interview, Jennifer Aniston says she related to the scene in The Morning Show when her character stops herself from having a breakdown  and slaps on a smile. “There have been moments — not to that level of hysteria — but moments of ‘I don’t want to f**king go here,’ ‘I don’t want to walk out onto the carpet,’ ‘I don’t want to be seen,’ ‘I don’t want to be looked at and everyone’s going to be talking about me and judging me’ … that’s real. I just loved being able to walk into it and lean into it and not be ashamed of it, but actually just … it was like … Ooooooooooh.”

Deuxmoi (which is quickly becoming a must-follow on IG for gossip hounds) has noticed that this small IG account that recaps celeb news has some very not-small followers, including Jennifer Aniston, Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Jessica Parker. I’ve only checked out the last 3 posts but 2 of those bash Angelina Jolie.

-Here’s a video of Chris Hemsworth hyping you up. I’m gonna watch this every morning.

Britney Spears is seeking major changes to her conservatorship and wants to have her father removed as the sole conservator over her estate, preferring to keep her temporary court-appointed conservator in charge.

Cardi B took to Twitter today to announce that she’s giving away $1 million dollars to “powerful women.” Just tweet her and tell her why you deserve it with the hashtag #WAPParty.

Megan Thee Stallion posted a graphic photo of her gunshot wound and called out haters, writing “I got hit at the back of my feet because when I got shot I was WALKING AWAY FACING THE BACK. why would I lie abt getting shot? Why are y’all so upset that I don’t wanna be in the bed sad? Why y’all upset that I can walk?”

-The Glee cast can’t catch a break. Dianna Agron and Mumford & Sons’ Winston Marshall have reportedly split after three years of marriage.

Brandy is on the cover of People, talking up about her decades-long battle with depression following a car accident that killed a woman, and how her daughter Sy’rai saved her. “I remember lying in bed super depressed. I [told] myself, ‘So, you’re just going to go out like this? That’s wack. You have a daughter. If you can’t do it for yourself, do it for her because this is not the way to leave a mark in her life.'” (Also, if you haven’t listened to her new album yet, you should. It slaps.)

Ashley Benson was spotted with a diamond on her finger, leading to speculation that she’s engaged to G-Eazy. (With the mask, I seriously have no idea how any paparazzi recognized her. Should we just assume that any masked celebs who get papped at random spots set it up?)

-This is a very long, very smart take on Veronica Mars’ identity crisis in its later seasons.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently met with several networks, shopping a mysterious project to top execs. Let the speculation begin!

Fiona Apple narrates a short film about how anyone can safely document arrests by ICE to hold the agency accountable.

-Gird your loiny bits: Brad Pitt and Harry Styles may soon be appearing in a movie together.

Travis Scott covers the September issue of GQ and talks about his secret track for Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet and his dream of buying Astroworld.

Tracee Ellis Ross says she fought to make sure her Black-ish character didn’t always look like a traditional sitcom wife. “What I did speak up about from the beginning was, ‘Why am I carrying laundry?’ ‘Why am I the person in the kitchen cooking right now, when this has nothing to do with the scene?’ Even sometimes when it does have something to do with the scene. I started coining them as ‘lady chores.’ ‘Why am I doing the lady chores? Can’t Anthony [Anderson] do the lady chore?'”

-Our long national nightmare is over: @ArmasUpdates is back!!

-Here’s an excerpt from Emily Henry’s next rom-com book, People We Meet on Vacation. Her last one, Beach Read, was one of my faves of the year so far.

-Disney has confirmed that in Canada, Mulan will be $34.99 for Disney+ subscribers.

-I don’t know why I had no interest in Kenneth Branagh‘s Murder on the Orient express, but I’m down with Kenneth Branagh’s Death on the Nile trailer. I blame Gal Gadot and the Depeche Mode song.

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.

Adriana Grande Goes Instagram Official

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Adriana Grande posted a sweet selfie with boyfriend Dalton Gomez ahead of her 27th birthday.

Alia Shawkat‘s new Vulture interview is very, very good. She talks about Brad Pitt, who she was introduced to by Spike Jonze (“We’re not dating. We’re just friends..To [tabloids] it’s like, ‘We don’t get it! This girl is weird! She’s so different! Why are they hanging out?’ You get too close to the prom king, and all of a sudden, everyone’s like, ‘Well, who is this bitch?'”) and she talks about regretting using the n-word when quoting Drake lyrics (“Was I using this because the idea of Black culture seems cool? And I was just like, ‘Well, that’s just part of it!’ It’s not intellectually understanding that the words you use are really powerful. I think that’s a lot of what this reckoning is for all of us who are not Black”).

-Speaking of very good Vulture interviews, Almost Famous director Patrick Fugit talks about his crush on Kate Hudson, Philip Seymour Hoffman giving him shit, Frances McDormand refusing to use her trailer, Brad Pitt almost playing Russell Hammond.

Gabrielle Union was photographed by Zaya Wade for SELF.

-I’m very curious about which white producer/showrunner once said she only writes shows about families so she’s not forced to cast POC actors. I have a guess.

Justin Bieber has filed a defamation lawsuit seeking to collect at least $20 million in damages filed against two Twitter users who alleged in posts on the social network that the singer sexually assaulted them.

Jason Reitman recruited Hugh Jackman, Tiffany Haddish, Jennifer Garner, Chris Pine, Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas, David Oyelowo, Andy Serkis, Jack Black, Diego Luna, Common, Sam Rockwell, Neil Patrick Harris, Leslie Bibb, Josh Gad, Taika Waititi and a bunch more to help him craft a shot-for-shot remake of The Princess Bride that will be available in chunks on Quibi starting Monday. I saw Reitman’s live-read of TPB at TIFF a couple of years ago, and the video clips in that article make me so excited for this. Guess I won’t be cancelling my Quibi trial just yet.

-Video from THR’s drama roundtable was posted on YouTubeJennifer Aniston‘s first comment is even more awkward than it was in print, and Janelle Monáe’s rebuttal about “checking your perspective” is even more powerful.

-THR’s TV directors roundtable features Anna Boden, Deborah Chow, Jon M. Chu, Alex Garland, Janet Mock and Jonathan Nolan.

-I’m so glad Scaachi wrote a takedown on Buzzfeed of the movie 365 Days. It’s been trending on Netflix for weeks and it’s so, so bad. The premise is awful, consent is addressed and then promptly ignored, there’s tons of random music drops, and it should have just been subtitled instead of having the actors with English. Plus, it makes no sense that the kidnapped woman would [SPOILER ALERT] fall for her kidnapper in just two months despite his character never being granted a second of vulnerability or softness. There’s an entire genre of romance novels about alpha bad boys being reformed by love — had they just followed the tried-and-true template, it might have been a fun guilty pleasure instead of a rapey mess.

-Tenet’s premiere has been pushed again – this time to August 12. Now everyone’s expecting Mulan’s July 24 release date to move.

-Due to all the postponements, Cineplex in Canada is scaling back its reopening plans.

-I don’t believe this story about Meghan Markle being done with Jessica Mulroney, but I am surprised it took this long for someone to write it.

Victor Garber tweeted a photo from Happiest Season, a lesbian romcom starring Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis and directed by Clea DuVall. Get in my eyeballs!

Kanye West has signed a 10-year deal with Gap. Yeezy Gap promises to deliver “modern, elevated basics for men, women, and kids at accessible price points.” No sneakers, tho.

-Disney announced this week it’s re-themeing its popular Splash Mountain attraction around The Princess and the Frog and retiring its characters from Disney’s notorious “Song of the South.”

G-Eazy seems to be shading ex Halsey in his new song.

-This is a very good piece on how male victims have been grappling with consequences after speaking out about MeToo, from mockery to job offers drying up.

Adele won’t be releasing her new album in September, as first rumoured. Come on, we need this!!

-Here’s the trailer for The King’s Man, the prequel to the Kingsman movies.

Lucy Hale tries to get over her hangups about sex in the trailer for A Nice Girl Like You.