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Reese Witherspoon Talks Friendship with Jennifer Aniston

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-In the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar, Reese Witherspoon recalls meeting Jennifer Aniston on the set of Friends (where they played sisters). “I was 23 years old and had just had a baby. I was nursing Ava on set, and Jen just kept going, ‘You have a baby?’ I was like, ‘I know, it’s weird.’ And I remember her being like, ‘Where are you going?’ And I was like, ‘I’m pumping!’…She was so sweet to me. I was really nervous, and she was like, ‘Oh, my gosh—don’t worry about it!’ I marveled at her ability to perform in front of a live audience like that with no nerves. They would change all the lines, and she was just so effortlessly affable, bubbly, and sunny. We’ve been friends ever since.”

-There were lots of cast reunions captured on Instagram this weekend, including the Pushing Daisies leads and the Friends crew.

-Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson have been friends for years, but from the looks of it… now they’re friends who smooch.

-After a decade together and two kids, Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan revealed that they got married over the weekend.

Rihanna followed Canada’s NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on Instagram, which is confusing but kind of cool?

-I gave up on Supergirl a while ago, but are Kara and Lena together?! Like, in canon?? Or have they gone full queer baiting? Cause this seems like a breakup scene straight out fanfic (and I’m into it).

-The Breaking Bad movie hits Netflix on Friday. Here’s a good recap of Jesse-centric episodes to watch in preparation, while The Ringer did a definitive ranking of all episodes.

-Stranger Things’ Joe Keery doesn’t get why everyone freaked out when it looked like he cut his hair. (Sir, your hair is the source of all your power. How do you not know this by now?!)

-These new photos Shia Labeouf have got me like 👀

Ronan Farrow details how spies tracked his Weinstein investigation in this chilling excerpt from his new book.

-Here’s video from a table read for Wheel of Time, which is setting itself up to be the new Game of Thrones.

-Joker is breaking October box office records. Sigh.

-TV Guide posted an article on how Angel did Cordelia dirty, and the actress who played that character retweeted it. She’s not wrong.

Lupita Nyong’o gave the BEST answer when asked about her ideal reading experience. (“…over hearty dinners that I did not cook” is the perfect kicker.)

-Here’s the red band trailer for Zombieland: Double Tap.

Wake Up with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon

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-Apple+ unveiled more info about it’s new TV shows. The streaming service will launch in Nov for $4.99/month (US) which is cheaper than most others. They also offered EW exclusive looks at their new shows, including The Morning Show with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, and a trailer for Jason Momoa‘s blind dystopia series.

Britney Spears has been granted a new conservator after her dad Jamie temporarily resigned — supposedly due to his health issues but this comes days after Britney’s ex Kevin Federline filed a temporary restraining order against Jamie for allegedly breaking into the room of their son Sean and shaking him.

-This costume designer interview about an unnamed “famous actor” is so juicy. “The actress comes into the fitting room, we try this suit on, and she looks at it and decides that she hates the suit because the pinstripe on the fabric is too wide. The pinstripe is making her look fat.”

Based on an original story by Millie Bobby Brown and her sister Paige, Netflix is developing A Time Lost: a film about a feud between two families that comes to a head when one daughter is diagnosed with cancer. Anyone else just hoping that Millie gets to nap soon?

-Is Meryl Streep pulling a Scarlett Johansson? In Netflix’s upcoming film The Laundromat, which debuted at TIFF last night, director Steven Soderbergh has Streep playing a second character in disguise near the end of the film: a Panamanian office drone “wearing prosthetics and putting on a thick pan-Latin accent.” That sounds…problematic.

-Well, this is good news: critics say Joker is too tame to be incel bait.

-Was Joaquin Phoenix referring to wife Rooney Mara in his TIFF speech when he said: “Somewhere here, I don’t know where, is a fervent dragon, and I want to rip its wings off, fashion a blanket and sleep with it forever. I love you. Thank you”?

Kim Kardashian continues to insist it didn’t occur to her that naming her shapewear line Kimono would be offensive.

-This oral history of Vampire Diaries is kind of fascinating — mostly because no one wanted Paul Wesley to play Stefan. Creator Julie Plec says “We were sort of pressured into casting Paul Wesley against our desires,” while Nina Dobrev remembers telling producers after her chemistry reads with potential costars: “I don’t know who I connected with the most but I definitely probably connected the least with that Paul Wesley guy.”

-This is terrible: Riverdale star Camila Mendes reveals she was roofied and sexually assaulted in college.

-Netflix’s new miniseries Unbelievable, which stars Toni Collette and Merrit Wever, is getting fantastic reviews.

Jenny Slate is engaged to someone who is not Chris Evans.

Ewan McGregor is a now-adult Dan Torrence in the follow up to The Shining, Doctor Sleep.

Lizzo Slays on the Cover of Elle

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-Usually the best month for magazine covers is September, but as good as last month was, the October covers are KILLING it. We have Lizzo in Elle talking about representation (“I didn’t love who I was. And the reason I didn’t love who I was is because I was told I wasn’t lovable by the media, by [people at] school, by not seeing myself in beauty ads”),  Jennifer Aniston on Instyle talking about turning 50 (“I don’t feel any different. Things aren’t shutting down in any way. I feel physically incredible. So it’s weird that it’s all of a sudden getting telegraphed in a way that’s like, ‘You look amazing for your age.’ I think we need to establish some etiquette around that dialogue and verbiage”), Tom Holland in GQ talking about Gwyneth Paltrow being confused by the MCU (“I mean, I always know what movie I’m in”), Halsey in Cosmopolitan talking about coming to terms with public perception (“I shared a lot about myself, assuming the world would be kind. And that hasn’t quite been the case”), Lupita Nyong’o in Vanity Fair talking about how her team was nervous the day of the Oscars (“Beyoncé did the trick. We danced it off, we had a good laugh, and then we sat down. You’ve got to let the oxygen in”), Harry Styles on The Face talking about wanting to act (“Music, you try and put so much of your­self into it; act­ing, you’re try­ing to total­ly dis­ap­pear in who­ev­er you’re being”), and Camila Cabello in Elle talking about her relationship with Shawn Mendes (“I don’t know; people can say whatever they want to say. They can speculate, but at the same time, we are going to live our own lives, enjoy it, and fall for each other like nobody is watching”).

-Meanwhile, Shawn and Camila were spotted last night in Toronto near Portland Variety (not by paps, but by regular folks). We’re not really a pap town until tonight when TIFF starts — and I’m pretty sure King W is his home base when he’s in town because that’s where he’s often spotted.

-Whomp whomp: Jeremy Renner has deactivated his app.

Nicki Minaj took to Twitter today to announce she’s retiring from music to focus on starting a family.

-60 Minutes Australia is airing what seems to be a takedown of Meghan Markle, and the internet is not having it.

Dylan Farrow has responded to Scarlett Johansson‘s defense of Woody Allen: “Scarlett has a long way to go in understanding the issue she claims to champion.”

-Stranger Things kiddo Millie Bobby Brown is getting her own beauty line and while I wish her all the best, this feels like TOO MUCH.

Anne Hathaway is showing off her chalet-style country house for Architectural Digest.

-This Liz Phair interview is really, really good, mostly because there’s such a push and pull between her and the interviewer, especially when Ryan Adams comes up.

Lana Del Rey is the latest musician to take to Twitter to bitch at a professional critic. What makes this suck even harder than usual is the article she’s referencing is really, really good.

Lil Nas X’s new video is cute. I have no idea what his explanation means, but I think he’s f***ing with us. Maybe?

-The Mad About You reboot trailer doesn’t actually feature any footage from the Mad About You reboot.

-Hey, I Kickstarted this movie!

-I don’t know why this video resurfaced of Ethan Hawke in a YMCA dance class, but I appreciate it.

Dakota Fanning is defending her new film, in which she plays a British orphan raised Muslim in Ethiopia.

Brad Pitt says Quentin Tarantino is thinking about a streaming version of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood that would expand the film into several episodes and add cut footage. “It’s a pretty arousing idea.”

-Here’s the Just Mercy trailer, starring Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx and Brie Larson. It’s from the guy who did Shortbus 12 and I really wanted to see it at TIFF but I just couldn’t make it work.

Sterling K. Brown stars in the first trailer for the buzzy Waves. I chose this movie on a lark when I was picking my TIFF tickets without knowing anything about it other than I liked the director, and its since premiered at the Telluride Film Festival to rapturous reviews.