-In her Elle cover story, Gal Gadot says she immediately reported Joss Whedon when they clashed on the Justice League set. “Oh, I was shaking trees as soon as it happened. And I must say that the heads of Warner Brothers, they took care of it…You’re dizzy because you can’t believe this was just said to you. And if he says it to me, then obviously he says it to many other people. I just did what I felt like I had to do. And it was to tell people that it’s not okay…But my sense of justice is very strong. I was shocked by the way that he spoke to me.”
–Angelina Jolie’s kids joined her at the Eternals premiere, and her daughter Zahara wore the same dress her mom wore to the 2014 Oscars. I love this.
–Kumail Nanjiani wore a sherwani to the premiere — with an assist from his mom. “I wanted to use a designer in Pakistan, not just a Pakistani designer in the U.S. So I called my mom, she gave me names of three amazing designers in Pakistan.”
-Speaking of fashion wins, Zendaya has scored the 2021 CFDA Award for Fashion Icon, making her the youngest person ever to receive.
–Florence Pugh explaining why her Black Widow costume is better than Scarlett Johnasson’s for Halloween is gold. “GUYS. I LITERALLY TALK ABOUT POCKETS IN NEARLY EVERY SCENE. Halloween= A LOT OF FREE SWEETIES. Costume+vest+POCKETS= someone who came prepared.”
-Ouch. Jamie Lynn Spears tried to donate a portion of the proceeds from her book to a mental health charity, and they publicly declined her donation.
-If you want to get all up in your feels, here’s Coldplay‘s new song with Selena Gomez.
–Kanye West now has a much shorter name. A judge legally approved his request to change his name to Ye.
-I just realized that Shalita Grant (the best thing about this season You) was also the best thing about the latest season of Search Party, and she deserves all the comedic roles.
-The BBC asked TV critics to rank the top 100 TV shows of the 21st century.
–Rebel Wilson is handling people’s constant comments about her weight loss much better than I would. “People are so obsessed with it. But I get it. Oprah is one of my heroes. She’s certainly struggled with eating issues and I would always watch her episodes when she spoke about that.”
-Oh god, Margaret Atwood. WYD?
-If you’re still looking for Ted Lasso content, I really liked this thread about how the show used Sam’s soccer subplot to mirror his relationship with Rebecca without making her look like the bad guy.
-We have to take Netflix ratings talk with a grain of salt, but it looks like Maid is reaching Queen’s Gambit levels of viewership.
-The trans employee at Netflix whose Twitter thread about Dave Chappelle’s special wrote an article on the topic, explaining that it was never about Chappelle.
-Here’s the first teaser trailer for Being the Ricardos, Aaron Sorkin‘s behind-the-scenes look at one fraught production week during the making of I Love Lucy. The very brief glimpse we get of Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball looks good, but it’s strange that they’re holding off on showing us more. It also stars Jake Lacy, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale and Alia Shawkat.