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Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge Covers Vogue

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Vogue
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge is a delight in the new issue of Vogue. In the interview, she talks about cutting abortion law comments from her SNL monologue (“Because if you rant and rave, if you try and make a noise, you’ll be labelled noisy. You have to be careful of that. You have to find ways to protest”), her drink of choice (“The gimlet came into my life about a year and a half ago. I have really always wanted a cocktail that you order with total confidence; you know, that thing that you order and everyone’s like, Holy shit, she knows what she’s doing with her entire life”), and why you stop sharing as much with your friends as you get older (“I think the first half of your life, you’re trying to find out who you are, and you’re kind of knocking yourself against things, and testing things the whole time, to help kind of sculpt yourself. Then later, when you’ve got as close to sculpted as possible, you’re like, Don’t touch anything, in case it changes me”).

-Speaking of good magazine covers, Katie Holmes covers two this month (the December 2019 issues of Elle UK and SHAPE) and she refused to acknowledge the Tom Cruise years — even in style retrospectives.

-This is sad but not surprising: a new Britney Spears documentary features an interview with the salon owner who witnessed her infamous head shaving incident. The owner claims that Spears’s bodyguards were bribed by the paparazzi for her location and to continue to open the blinds of the salon, allowing a photographer hiding in the bushes to snap photos of their charge.

-This interview with TI about how he obsessively monitors the state of his 18-year-old daughter’s hymen is horrific — and really, really medically stupid. (Dr. Jennifer Gunter has a great thread about all the ways TI is wrong.) This doctor should be have his license revoked.

Jenny Slate‘s proposal story is very cute.

Whitney Houston‘s best friend Robyn Crawford wrote a new memoir, in which she talks about how they knew they had to suppress their relationship. “She said we shouldn’t be physical anymore because it would make our journey even more difficult…She said if people find out about us, they would use this against us and back in the ’80s that’s how it felt.”

Jennifer Aniston revealed why she joined social media, saying “People are already in my panty drawers all the time. And I want them out of my panty drawers. But now I can decide which pair to show them.” And here I thought it was because she was contractually obligated to promote her new Apple show.

Drake is reportedly getting close to Kylie Jenner, according to People. (E!News‘ sources say it’s not serious which, yeah, we could have figured that one out on our own.)

Hilarie Burton shared a photo of her wedding day with Jeffrey Dean Morgan, which featured his Supernatural co-star Jensen Ackles, who officiated the ceremony.

-ABC is rebooting Revenge (a show I don’t think gets enough love) with a Latinx lead.

-Have some Stranger Things bloopers.

Chris Evans appears in the new episode of Billy on the Street! This is not a drill!

Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies at 41 in Suspected Suicide

-Another tragedy strikes the rock world: Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, 41, has been found dead in an apparent suicide. It would have been his close friend Chris Cornell’s birthday today. Celebrities quickly took to Twitter with condolences.

-In terrible timing, a new Linkin Park video was released today and now everyone’s looking at it for deeper meaning.

Lena Dunham will be on American Horror Story’s seventh season, joining the already announced eclectic cast that includes Billy Eichner, Colton Haynes and Billie Lourd.

-I’m fascinated by Charlize Theron‘s Atomic Blonde press tour. She keeps positioning it like it’s the first action film starring a kickass female. It’s not even *her* first.

-Comic-Con kicked off today and saw Channing Tatum and Halle Berry pounding back bourbon during the Kingsmen panel. But in terms of scoop, in the last few years I’ve become way more interested in the stuff that comes out of the TV panels than the movie ones. I will be on Twitter all weekend, swimming in the glorious spoilers.

-HBO’s new Confederate series by Game of Thrones show-runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss is getting a less-than-stellar reaction, with the Daily Beast saying it “sounds stupid as hell” and pretty much everyone wondering why HBO thought it would be a good idea.

Ryan Reynolds‘ granted a dying boy’s wish to FaceTime.

-According to Jason Bateman, the new Arrested Development season will revolve around a Lucille 2 murder mystery.

-Ooh boy, am I not a fan of Jenny Slate’s latest profile in Vanity Fair. First, I think one of the street style shots is, um, problematic. And to rail against the interest in her dating life and compare it to The Handmaid’s Tale (“I’m also just really not open to being known as the woman dating so-and-so. I think that’s four tiny steps away from being Offred”) seems a bit extreme, especially since she was the one who opened that can of worms by being so disarmingly candid about her breakup with Chris Evans.

-Don’t sleep on how cute Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen are together.

-Is Naomi Watts quietly cultivating this summer’s best celebrity Instagram feed?

-Speaking of great Instagram feeds, Celine Dion‘s just keeps delivering.

-Also, Celine may be dating a dancer and I’m already so happy for her.

-I can’t wait to see Girl’s Trip tomorrow. All of the reviews seem to single out Tiffany Haddish as the breakout. Her story on Kimmel about taking Will and Jada Smith on a swamp tour she found on Groupon was killer.

-The survivor of the plane crash that killed two men during the production of Tom Cruise‘s American Made broke his silence amid the lawsuit.

-Insecure is returns on HBO this week, and the reviews for the new season are glowing. I need to catch up on the end of the first season, especially know that I know that Sterling K. Brown will be in the new episodes. Apparently, star Issa Rae met the This Is Us star during this past awards season, and he casually mentioned that he wanted to be on the show.

Taraji P. Henson is playing a kickass assassin in the Proud Mary trailer.

Was Gal Gadot Underpaid for Wonder Woman?

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-Look, I’m all for pointing out the Hollywood pay gap, but that Elle article that went viral this morning about how Gal Gadot earned $300k for Wonder Woman while Henry Cavill made $14 million for Man of Steel was complete BS. Cavill’s deal included other movies and back-end. Gadot’s initial pay is industry standard (Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans made roughly the same for the first Thor and Captain America movies, respectively, and RDJ made $500k for the first Iron Man). The real money will come with the sequel, and she hasn’t even signed that deal yet so she basically has Warner Bros by the balls.

-I love Sarah Michelle Gellar, but this is a bad tweet.

-Holy shit, Warner Bros. has confirmed Bachelor in Paradise has been cleared in the misconduct investigation, and they are RESUMING PRODUCTION. No one thought ABC would even attempt to salvage this show, let alone this season.

Miles Teller denied being arrested for public intoxication in San Diego this weekend. And then the San Diego brought out the receipts.

-Sadness: Prodigy, half of the incredibly influential Queensbridge rap duo Mobb Deep, has died at 42 of to Sickle Cell complications. Nas, QTip, Nicki Minaj, Chuck D and more have posted their condolences.

Jenny Slate was spotted at the movies with Jon Hamm. She’s really living her best life right now…

Lorde apologized for a Guardian interview in which she said that maintaining friendships with famous people is “like having a friend with an autoimmune disease.”

Angelina Jolie met with young survivors of sexual violence today on her humanitarian trip to Kenya.

Gwyneth Paltrow says she gets GOOP advice from Walmart’s e-commerce guy. Seems about right.

Kim Kardashian responded to those blackface allegations associated with her makeup line’s new marketing, making a lot of excuses before saying she’s “learned from it.”

Elle Fanning was on Kimmel last night and told the story of how she ended up having Robert De Niro and his entire family over for Easter dinner, and they just ordered a bunch of pizza.

-Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis says he’s done with acting.

Stephen Amell had a little fit on Twitter today because people were making fun of his belly at the Jays game (try being a woman on the internet, you delicate flower, you), but then Robbie Amell shut him down the way only family can. Twice.

Johnny Depp emails have been made public, and they reveal he knew he was in financial trouble (but still refused to fly commercial because that would be “a f**king nightmare of monumental proportions.”)

Michael Keaton, Dylan O’Brien and Taylor Kitsch star in the American Assassin trailer. Um, what the hell happened to Taylor Kitsch’s career?

Lily Collins battles anorexia in the trailer for Netflix’s To the Bone. It’s the directorial debut of Marti Noxon from Buffy and UNreal, and the supporting cast is stacked (Keanu Reeves,  Lili Taylor, Carrie Preston).