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Elliot Page Covers Time

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-In Times’ excellent new cover story, Elliot Page talks about the reaction to coming out as trans (“What I was anticipating was a lot of support and love and a massive amount of hatred and transphobia. That’s essentially what happened”), how the pandemic helped him go public (“I had a lot of time on my own to really focus on things that I think, in so many ways, unconsciously, I was avoiding”), and why he chose the name Elliot (“I loved E.T. when I was a kid and always wanted to look like the boys in the movies, right?”).

-The Talk has extended its hiatus as more allegations are being leveled against Sharon Osbourne — like journalist Yashar Ali‘s Substack detailing claims of racist language on set — including allegations that she frequently referred to cohost Julie Chen as ‘wonton’ and ‘slanty eyes,’ which original panelist Leah Remini confirmed to him.

Gayle King says she spoke to Prince Harry this week, and he told her that he finally spoke to William and Charles but it was “not a productive” talk. He also said no one in the family has spoken to Meghan since the interview.

A-Rod flew to the Dominican Republic, where Jennifer Lopez is currently shooting a movie.

-Did Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom get married, or do they just like shiny things?

Keanu Reeves and Alexandra Grant: still together, still adorable.

-Are we going to get to see the full episode of James McAvoy on Great British Bakeoff, because this 3-minute clip was not nearly enough.

Maya Rudolph is hosting SNL on March 27, while Daniel Kaluuya and Carey Mulligan are on tap in April.

-Photos from the set of House of Gucci continue to be a trip. Here’s what Jared Leto looks like in it.

-The Hollywood Foreign Press Association reportedly denied requests to hold press conferences for major projects with Black-led casts in recent years, including Bridgerton, Girls Trip and Queen & Slim. Not surprisingly, none of those projects were nominated for Golden Globes.

Rian Johnson‘s first TV series will be a mystery show starring Natasha Lyonne.

-Here’s the trailer for Ed Helms’ new Peacock comedy Rutherford Falls.

Idris Elba stars in the trailer for Netflix’s Concrete Cowboy, which I saw a few months ago and think I liked but have completely forgotten it.

Emma Stone Got Engaged at SNL

-According to Page Six, SNL producer Dave McCary popped the question to Emma Stone in the show’s offices. The source insists it was “very romantic” though.

-I don’t know how she possibly managed this, but Gwen Stefani’s annulment from ex-husband Gavin Rossdale has been granted by the Catholic church, paving the way for her to get re-married in the church.

-Bridgerton breakout Nicola Coughlan is having the last laugh when it comes to people who said there shouldn’t be diversity in Regency romances.

Tessa Thompson says she got into a car accident on New Year’s Eve. She told Jimmy Kimmel, “I drove up a mountain to go to a cabin, and I thought, ‘This will be totally safe because I won’t see anybody,’ but I got into a car accident…Yeah, I got hit by a big monster truck on the highway.”

Ivanka Trump is reportedly ‘surprised and hurt‘ by sister-in-law Karlie Kloss‘ tweets about the Capitol siege. Aw, muffin.

-Bless Lucy Lawless for clapping back at Kevin Sorbo‘s nonsense.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s latest THR column is excellent. He calls out celebs like Matthew McConaughey for accusing liberals of sowing discord while minimizing the issues “that cause the divisiveness” in the first place.

Tracy Chapman has accepted Nicki Minaj’s offer of $450,000 to satisfy her copyright-infringement claims.

-Former Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder named her daughter Charlie Rose? Cancel 2021.

-Here are some pics of Keanu Reeves having fun on a beach because after this week, we deserve this.

-This is an interesting piece on Wonder Woman 2’s problematic depiction of Arabs and the Middle East. In it, director Lexi Alexander recalls hearing an anti-Arab rant from the police technical advisor on a TV show, which must be L.A.’s Finest because she mentions it was led by two women, and that Gabrielle Union stood up for her.

-Terrible: ER’s Deezer D, who played Nurse Malik, has died at 55. ER alums Noah Wylie, Kellie Martin, Julianna Margulies and Mekhi Phifer have posted their condolences.

-Also terrible: the lead character designer on Bob’s Burgers died in a skydiving accident.

-Apple TV+ has unveiled a new trailer for its upcoming Israeli drama series Losing Alice, starring Daredevil’s Ayelet Zurer.

-Outlander costars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish lead a new roadtrip Starz reality show set in Scotland called Men In Kilts. Here’s the trailer.

-Despite Shia LaBeouf‘s presence, I really liked Pieces of a Woman, which just dropped on Netflix. Vanessa Kirby steals the show.

-Netflix finally gave us a trailer for the much-anticipated Malcolm & Marie starring Zendaya and John David Washington. Writer/director Sam Levinson shot the romantic drama during the early days of COVID-19 lockdown. They’re releasing it on Feb. 5, which means it’ll be out in time for Academy Awards consideration.

Megan Thee Stallion Covers W

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Megan Thee Stallion is on the cover of W Magazine’s Music issue. She talks about racism (“You know, anything can go viral, so I really like how we’re able to catch these people doing these disgusting things and put ’em on blast, and people are getting fired from their jobs. It’s like, Yeah, we see you. You like to be disgusting in private, so let us show you how to keep that same energy in public. I like that we get to call everybody out now”), and cyberbulling (“It’s really mind-blowing to see the nasty things that people say to you. I don’t know if people think you not gon’ see it. I feel like just being an artist, waking up every day, voicing your own opinions is a risk… Just talking. Being real is a risk”).

Cardi B has no interest in Tiger King star Carol Baskin‘s criticism of “WAP”, saying “I’m not gonna engage with Carole Baskin on that. Like, that’s just ridiculous you know? Oh, Lord. Like, girl you killed your goddamn husband.”

Taika Waititi wished Chris Hemsworth a happy birthday — by tweeting a photo of his brother.

Miley Cyrus appeared on the Call Her Daddy podcast and opened up about her sex life. She says the first time she “went all the way with a dude” it was with Liam Hemsworth when she was 16, but he didn’t know. “I lied and said he wasn’t the first so I didn’t seem like a loser.”

-She also confirmed that she and Cody Simpson have split.

Dolly Parton continues to be a gem. She’s funding covid research, vocal about BLM, supporting childhood literacy and now in her Billboard cover story, she talks about removing the word “Dixie” from Dollywood. “As soon as you realize that [something] is a problem, you should fix it. Don’t be a dumbass. That’s where my heart is. I would never dream of hurting anybody on purpose.” She also says “Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter?”

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter cameo in the new Weezer video.

Brad Pitt’s lawyers slammed Angelina Jolie for requesting to disqualify the judge in their upcoming child custody trial, saying she’s delaying the case and “depriving” the kids of a “final resolution.”

Edgar Wright was adamant that Scott Pilgrim shoot in Toronto. “Proud to have shot Toronto for Toronto after decades of the city subbing in for NYC in tons of comic book movies. Couldn’t have been a more perfect setting for my first North American film. Love it & miss it.”

Chrissy Teigen announced she’s pregnant by debuting her baby bump in John Legend’s new music video.

-A commenter told Kelly Clarkson that her marriage failed because she’s too busy, and she was not having it.

Drake dropped a new video for “Laugh Now Cry Later,” shot a Nike HQ and featuring Lil Durk, Odell Beckham Jr., Marshawn Lynch and Kevin Durant.

-I absolutely agree with this take on why gritty reboots are not what TV viewers need right now. I made it through Perry Mason because the cast was so stacked, but what a slog.

January Jonessocial media posts continue to awe and amaze me.

-Schitt’s Creek star Noah Reid got married last month and shared his wedding photos on Insta.

-Speaking of wild social media posts, Nick Jonas took us on a journey.

Kaia Gerber and Cara Delevingne already have matching tattoos, and it’s punny.

-I’ve never watched Lucifer but Tom Ellis seems like a super solid guy.

This video on how to make a blockbuster movie trailer is perfection.

-DC television is basically hosting their own virtual Comic Con tomorrow with DC Fandome.

-Here’s the trailer for Netflix’s Project Power, starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.