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The Tao of Ted Lasso

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-EW has a spread about the new season of Ted Lasso, which can’t come soon enough!

-In Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series, Nicole Kidman told Chris Rock her fears about playing Lucille Ball in an upcoming movie. “I am way out of my comfort zone right now, Chris. I’m free-falling.”

-This article about Christopher Meloni used a lot of words to just say “his butt.”

Simu Liu says that his “recent comments on the ending of Kim’s Convenience were never meant to be a massive bombshell exposé.” I’m not sure what he was expecting here.

Milo Ventimiglia is set to reunite with his Gilmore Girls boss for Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Season 4.

Jimmy Fallon thought the Canadian grocery store No Frills was an actual band.

Riz Ahmed posted an impassioned video, saying “I’m fed up of seeing Muslim characters on screen either negative or non existent.”

-I don’t watch Younger but man, are people pissed about the finale. Darren Star‘s dreams of a movie might be optimistic.

Caitlyn Jenner appeared on The View today and it did not go well for her.

Jean Smart filmed the Hacks finale’s funeral scene right after her husband died. (Also, I cannot believe this show was created by the guy who played Trey on Broad City.)

-There are a surprising amount of new TV shows debuting this summer.

-I wish Apple TV’s Physical with Rose Byrne was getting better reviews.

Megan Fox and Bruce Willis are FBI agents in the trailer for Midnight In The Switchgrass.

Ryan Reynolds lives inside a video game in the Free Guy trailer with Joe Keery and Jodie Comer.

-The first trailer for HBO Max’s new Gosssip Girl reboot has arrived. It follows a completely different set of characters from the original but is set in the same world, so I assume cameos are coming (at least from the parent characters).

Gillian Anderson Takes On The Iron Lady

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Gillian Anderson is on the December cover of Harper’s Bazaar, in which she talks about putting her personal politics aside to play Margaret Thatcher in the new season of The Crown. “I had to get to a point where it’s nothing to do with my opinions of her policies, of her actions. It is only about her as a human being and her motivation as a politician and as a mother.”

Lily James was spotted dining with Mamma Mia costar Dominic Cooper in London. If I were her, I’d stay away from all men named  Dominic for a while.

Britney Spears just filed to have her dad, Jamie, permanently removed from her conservatorship.

-A rep for Garrett Hedlund confirmed yesterday’s reports of the actor’s DUI arrest in Feb, revealing he “immediately sought treatment which was successful.” A source tells E! that it hasn’t affected his relationship with Emma Roberts, who’s expecting their first child.

Olivia Wilde‘s movie starring Harry Styles, Florence Pugh and Chris Pine has halted production because “a person close to the principal cast” tested positive. (Which Deux Moi broke yesterday.)

-If I had to guess which famous white woman would wear cornrows, Kristen Bell would have been near the top of my list. Prayer circle that it’s for a role, but I’m guessing nah.

-Megachurch Hillsong tried to dump this news during all the election drama, but head pastor Carl Lentz (who used to be tight with Justin Bieber), has been fired due to “ongoing discussions in relation to leadership issues and breaches of trust, plus a recent revelation of moral failures.” Lentz has since released a statement on Instagram, saying he was “unfaithful” to his wife.

Rihanna transformed her Instagram grid Wednesday night, calling for every vote in the presidential election to be counted.

-This oral history recall the days when Matthew McConaughey was 23 and making Dazed and Confused when he was blindsided by his dad’s death.

Jimmy Fallon posted a beautiful tribute to his mom, who passed away three years ago this week.

Kanye West cancelled his scheduled appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. Thank gawd.

Diddy threw a crowded 51st birthday in Turks & Caicos surrounded by guests including Mary J. Blige and Nas. I wish someone had told me the pandemic is over!

-Warner Bros. has issued an apology saying the studios regrets “any offence caused” by The Witches after there was online backlash from the disability community about the movie’s villains, including the coven leader played by Anne Hathaway, having only three fingers. Hathaway also apologized.

Vince Vaughn says that he and Owen Wilson are in talks to do a sequel to Wedding Crashers. I don’t hate this news.

-The Good Place vet William Jackson Harper will lead the new season of Love Life, taking over from Anna Kendrick.

Shonda Rhimes‘ new show Bridgerton doesn’t hit Netflix until Christmas, but it’s already been renewed for season 2.

Aubrey Plaza and Sarah Gadon star in the thriller Black Bear, out next month.

Lea Michele Loses Gig Following Accusations of Racism, Harassment

-Today in karma: Glee star Samantha Ware responded to Lea Michele‘s #blacklivesmatter tweet last night with accusations of how terribly the Glee star treated her on set, which led to a whole bunch of other black performers who’d been on Glee sharing their stories of torment, which led to a bunch of costars from Michele’s other shows liking tweets about it, which led to Michele losing her endorsement deal with HelloFresh.  And that’s what you missed on Glee!

George Clooney wrote a column for the Daily Beast on George Floyd’s murder: “This is our pandemic. It infects all of us, and in 400 years we’ve yet to find a vaccine. It seems we’ve stopped even looking for one and we just try to treat the wound on an individual basis.”

Seth Rogen went on a spree last night, replying to comments from trolls and “all lives matter” racists on his post and it was awesome.

-I saw some TV writers starting to work a story on Twitter about the social media posts by Craig Gore, a writer on Dick Wolf‘s new Law & Order spinoff who posted a disturbing image of him holding a gun with the caption “curfew” and commented that he was ready to “light motherf—ers up who are trying to f— with my property.”  Wolf didn’t even wait for the article to drop before cutting him loose, saying “I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief. I am terminating Craig Gore immediately.”

-Speaking of Law & Order, this is a very good piece on how cops, more so than any other profession, have always been given nuanced and sympathetic portrayals in pop culture.

-Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz and The Tick’s Griffin Newman have each donated $11k to Community Justice Exchange, and are urging other actors who play cops on TV to do the same.

-Riverdale actor Vanessa Morgan has called out the show’s writers for not giving black characters prominent story lines.

-If you had asked me last year if Axl Rose would be making more sense when talking about politics than a member of Nirvana, I wouldn’t have believed you.

Kehlani, Tinashe and more are calling Lana Del Rey out for posting a looting video.

-Not surprisingly, Lana‘s latest post about solidarity is not going over well.

-This is a very good thread about the racial gatekeeping that happens at Hollywood studios.

-Here’s an incredible list of 45 black YA novels. I just finished Opposite of Always and it was wonderful.

Jimmy Fallon started last night’s show addressing the time he wore blackface on SNL.