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The Search for Naya Rivera Ends in Tragedy

-Awful, awful news: Divers searching the lake Naya Rivera where was reported missing recovered a body around 9:30 a.m. this morning, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. They’ve since confirmed it is the actress, and have ruled out foul play. In the press conference, the sheriff said “her son described being helped onto the boat by Naya. … He told investigators he looked back and saw her disappear under the surface of the water…We believe that she mustered enough energy to get her son back on the boat, but not enough to save herself.”

-Oh god. As if this couldn’t get more tragic, today is the 7th anniversary of Cory Monteith’s passing.

-Speaking of tragic, Kelly Preston died yesterday at 57 following a two-year battle with breast cancer, her husband John Travolta announced. “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many,” he said in an Instagram post.

Lisa Marie Presley and her family are in mourning after the sudden and tragic death of her 27-year-old son, who died this weekend from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

-In response to the Daily Mail’s report that Jessica Mulroney is having trouble patching up her friendship with Meghan Markle and is considering writing a book about her, Ben Mulroney tweeted “FALSE.” No word if he was referring to their friendship’s status, the book, or both.

Victoria and David Beckham‘s son Brooklyn is engaged to Nicola Peltz.

-One of my favourite new celeb couples is already over: Bill Hader and Rachel Bilson have split.

-Speaking of splits, Darius Rucker, Hootie & the Blowfish singer-turned-country-star, and Beth Leonard are over after 20 years of marriage.

John Legend tweeted some truth today: “Reporters always ask me if more artists should speak out about politics. I always say ummmmmm not necessarily. It ain’t for everybody. If you’re more comfortable just making bops, do that. We need that in our lives too! If you are going to speak out, try to do your homework. Read about it. Talk to activists and organizers and people impacted. Be open to evolution and changing your mind. Be intentional and strategic. And think about the impact of your words on the real lives of real people”

-Within 24 hours, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s Red Table Talk about her “entanglement” with August was viewed over 15 million times on Facebook Watch.

Chance the Rapper is getting heat for tweeting his support of Kanye West‘s presidential bid.

-CBS, which has arguably the most problematic history of all networks, announced new goals for their show’s writers’ rooms: At least 40 percent of staffs must be BIPOC for 2021-2022 shows, and 50 percent by the 2022-2023 season

Ethan Hawke plays Nikola Tesla and Kyle MacLachlan is Thomas Edison in the Telsa trailer.

John Travolta and Oliva Newton-John’s Video Worse Than You Could’ve Ever Imagined

-I can’t believe this John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John music video actually exists, but I’m incredibly grateful for the string of terrible decisions that made it happen. It’s worth all the premature wrinkles cringing from it will bring. I think I’ll even add this GIF to my sig.

-Our lady of GOOPiness Gwyneth Paltrow just said that she doesn’t think women can have it all. Gasp!

B.J. Novak will guest-star on The Mindy Project. Is he single? Doesn’t matter — in my head, they’re going to get married someday.

-I had vowed to watch the Les Mis trailer every day until xmas, but that was before I saw this clip of Mariah Carey singing “All I Want for Christmas” with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots.

-Speaking of great Jimmy Fallon clips, he played a hilarious music game with Keira Knightley (with assists by Dave Matthews and Michael Buble).

-In other Buble news,  Reese Witherspoon will sing a duet with him on his upcoming album.

-Oh my god, this video of a drunk Patrick Stewart gloating about beating his son at pool is perfect.

-It’s terrible that hospital staff gave out details about Kate Middleton‘s pregnancy to prank callers — but the actual call is kind of hilarious.

Stevie Nicks has jumped in to defend Kristen Stewart. If that doesn’t shut up KStew detractors, I don’t know what will.

-The first image from Evan Rachel Wood and Shia LaBeouf’s new movie has landed. She makes me want to chop all my hair off.

-Speaking of Evan, she’ll be costarring with the hot guy from Prom in 10 Things I Hate About Life.

Russell Crowe is pissing off Robert DeNiro because he keeps being rowdy in the courtyard of a hotel DeNiro co-owns. Hmm..I wonder who would win in a fight?

-Awww. Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder went Christmas tree shopping together.

Mel Gibson may reach out to Lindsay Lohan to see if she needs his help. Best. Idea. Ever.

-The guys from Parks and Recreation posed with the Indianapolis Colts. Pawnee pride!

-Has Jessica Simpson‘s pregnancy put her Weight Watchers deal in jeopardy?

-Speaking of knocked up Jessicas, Jessica Alba is denying reports she’s pregnant.

-Aw geez. Next week’s Parenthood has already turned me into a puddle, and that’s just from the promo!

Jack White is slamming those reports that he slammed Lady Gaga in a recent interview.

Taylor Swift and Harry Styles spent a second night together. Is anyone else getting a little skeeved out that the world is tracking their sleepovers?

-Sweet! Community is having a holding a fan convention on its actual set.

Anne Hathaway is really confusing me this week. First came the oddly styled Glamour photo shoot, and now there’s the strange dress she wore to the London premiere of Les Miserables.

-In today’s real estate porn, Johnny Depp just bought a sweet new Nashville pad.

Brandi Glanville and LeAnn Rimes are back to being enemies, with Brandi claiming her son got sick after eating one of LeAnn’s laxatives.

-This Tumblr pretty much made my life.

-It had to happen sooner or later: Rihanna is getting her own reality show.

-The youngest kid from Home Improvement was just convicted of DUI and drug possession.

Jay-Z rode the subway, and he had to adorably explain to the old lady he sat next to why everyone was making a big deal about it.

A Smutty Good Time

Dan Levy and Lainey at SMUT
Dan Levy and Lainey at SMUT on June 25, 2012. (

-I managed to pop by Laineys SMUT Soiree Monday night, which was a blast. The turnout was huge this year (800 people!) and the gossip was as juicy as ever. Smut was served, dirt was dished, and blind items were (kinda) revealed. Celebrities in the crosshairs included Julia Roberts, John Travolta, Alexander Skarsgård, Chris Hemsworth, Halle Berry, Ben Affleck, Johnny Depp, Heidi Klum and Kim Kardashian (who Lainey hilariously refuses to refer to by name, instead calling her “Kanye West’s girlfriend.” That sounds about right.)

Jennifer Lawrence doesn’t just play a hero on film; she sprung into action when a woman fainted in front of her house.

-Meanwhile, Jena Malone is reportedly up for the part of Johanna in the Hunger Games sequel. I don’t hate that.

-Shocking report: Jason Lee gave his new kid a surprisingly not terrible name.

-Yikes! Rihanna bodyguard just punched a pap in London.

Blake Lively brought some serious va-va-voom to the Savages premiere.

-Elsewhere at the Savages premiere, John Travolta and Kelly Preston got all kissy-face on the red carpet. Um, ok then.

-Whoa, Reese Witherspoon‘s belly bump seemed to come out of nowhere!

-In honour of the anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s death, Beyonce penned a note about him for her website.

-I can’t stop staring at this photo of the reunited Spice Girls. Can. Not. Stop.

-Congrats to Zach Galifianakis, who just got engaged. Let’s hope he’s not planning to go to Vegas for the bachelor party.

Jennifer Aniston was spotted wearing a diamond, which has everyone talking about a possible engagement. Cue the endless ‘racing Brangelina to the altar’ tab covers…

Emily Blunt just revealed that George Clooney offered up his home for her wedding. Swoon!

-Is James Franco persuing Lovelace costar Amanda Seyfried?

-Poor Jon Hamm! He and his girlfriend were robbed during their recent stay in London.

Joe Manganiello‘s stripper moves are pure magic. If you look closely, you can see Kathie Lee‘s drool.

Adam Levine knows exactly what he’s doing. He got Minka Kelly to play his wife/baby mama in the new Maroon 5 video.