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Tracee Ellis Ross Happy To Be “45, Single and Childless”

Tracee Ellis Ross Says She Is ‘Happily Single’ At 45

-In her InStyle cover story, Tracee Ellis Ross says she cool with her single status. “It’s sort of fascinating to be 45 and single and childless. [I’m] not at home crying about it.” Bless.  Also, she really loves that colour and silhouette, no? She wore something similar to the MET Gala. And the Emmys.

Christina Aguilera talks about that infamous VMAs moment where she and Madonna kissed. “It was weird. And you know why they cut away for it? They cut away to get Justin [Timberlake’s] reaction. It was a ‘Justin’s reaction’ shot.”

Brad Pitt smiled at someone he was sitting near so clearly everyone thinks they’re dating.

-I don’t know why Jon Hamm is doing Canadian commercials, but I very much appreciate the way he says “poutine.”

Nicki Minaj now has merch based on her fight with Cardi B, which is both trashy and genius.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have finally finalized their divorce. If she waited for him to get healthy, that makes her a solid human being.

Lady Gaga has remained pretty opaque during this press tour (she must have gotten Bradley Cooper‘s memo), but her comments about sexual assault on last night’s Late Show were very articulate and personal.

Laurie Metcalf and Sara Gilbert say they have reached out to Roseanne Barr but didn’t hear back.

Keira Knightley holds nothing back in an essay about giving birth to her daughter. “My vagina split. You came out with your eyes open. Arms up in the air. Screaming.” She continues: “I remember the shit, the vomit, the blood, the stitches.”

-Every time Kate Beckinsale gets cutesy with her 23-year-old boyfriend, I want to fist pump.

R. Kelly‘s ex-wife says he once almost killed her in the backseat of a Hummer.

John Mulaney gives good talk show banter.

Suge Knight was sentenced to 28 years in prison for charges of murder and attempted murder.

-The Aquaman trailer is bananas and I’m kinda into it? “I coulda just peed on it.”

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Daughter Apple Steps Into the Spotlight

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-Whoa. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin‘s daughter Apple is a stunner. I wonder if this post was her unofficial public debut? GP has always been very resistant to post her kids’ faces.

-Meanwhile, Dakota Johnson refuses to discuss her relationship with Chris Martin in a new interview but adds “but I’m very happy.”

-That collective gasp you just heard came from royal watchers when Meghan Markle dared to close her own car door.

Cardi B and Nicki Minaj‘s drama is far from over. The latest development? A trending hashtag called #NickiStoppedMyBag.

-Also, Taraji P. Henson does a solid Cardi B impression.

-This interview with TV writer Alan Yang is great — but the best part is when he talks about how insane Secret Santa got on the Parks and Recreation set.

-Speaking of Parks and Rec alums, Rashida Jones has reportedly welcomed a baby boy with Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig. I didn’t even know they were dating, let alone expecting.

-Today is all about undercover pregnancies! Rachel Weisz gave birth to her and Daniel Craig‘s first child.

Mindy Kaling is teasing her diverse remake of Four Weddings and a Funeral, which she just started casting: “Everyone is smoking hot, and the stories are juicy.”

Rihanna can’t catch a break. Her mansion has been broken into for the second time this year.

-You know what’s nuts about this photo of JLo’s muscles? She’s keeping her hand soft, which means she’s not even hard flexing! I’m so jealous!

-Comedian Ted Alexandro went to Louis C.K.’s old stomping grounds and tore him up.

-I really liked this appreciation of Keira Knightley‘s period pieces: “In all of Keira Knightley’s historical films, she is at the center. She is not relegated to the role of love interest; men are.”

-I love that Leighton Meester‘s comedy skills are highlighted in every review I’ve read for Single Parents (aka the only new sitcom I have any interest in checking out).

-What the heck is Blake Lively wearing here? (Oops, I forgot that we’re not supposed to ask her about that. Just pretend you didn’t see it!)

-Interesting to see critics pushing back at Jonah Hill’s directorial debut Mid90s. I haven’t seen it but it was met with rapt applause by male critics at TIFFs — but female critics seemed less impressed.

Steve Carell suddenly looks like a thirst trap and everyone’s confused.

-Survivor is now open to contestants from Canada, in case any of you are interested and/or crazy.

-The only things I know about these characters are from silly CW superhero shows, but I’m very here for Jurnee Smollett-Bell to play Black Canary and and Mary Elizabeth Winstead to play The Huntress in the Birds of Prey movie.

-The Tea with the Dames trailer is hella cute.

-Oh wow, the trailer for Creed 2 looks so, so good!

 

Angelina Jolie Accuses Brad Pitt of Skimping on Child Support

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-The Angelina Jolie/Brad Pitt divorce continues to disintegrate. Court docs reveal that she accused him of not paying enough in child support. His lawyer quickly shot back, saying her filing was “unnecessary, omits material information and is a thinly-veiled effort to manipulate media coverage” and says the actor has “paid over $1.3 million in bills for the benefit of [Jolie] and the minor children.”

-Meanwhile, Jolie‘s divorce lawyer hasn’t quit (as was previously reported), but the client/attorney relationship may be tense.

-This story about Leonardo DiCaprio’s chin being edited out of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood promos thrills and delights me.

Kathleen Turner gives zero f**ks in this interview and it’s everything. She talks about not enjoying working with Nicolas Cage and Burt Reynolds, how she didn’t feel welcomed by the Friends cast, and mocks method actors (“In Crimes of Passion I was playing a designer by day, $50 whore on Hollywood Boulevard by night. Do you think I was going to hang out with whores on Hollywood Boulevard and find out what the f**k that was like? I have an imagination, you know. My belief is that all the information I need is in the script. And if it’s not, then it’s not a good enough script”).

-Jeebus F. Murphy, what is The Academy doing? They announced some new changes to the Oscars, including a three hour max telecast (sure), an earlier air date (putting it much closer to the SAGs and Globes, which isn’t great) and most perplexing, a new category to honour “popular” films. This is *such* a dumb idea. Why double down on this idea that “art house” should be separate from blockbusters? Especially since it felt like we were making progress, with genre fare like Get Out, District 9 and The Dark Knight scoring best picture noms. Relegating movies to a pandering “popular” category means the snobbier voters will feel like they are giving mainstream/diverse movies a bone without actually having to give them a real award. It’s the worst kind of gatekeeping — and the fact that they’re making this change in the year when Black Panther is getting Oscar buzz is terrible optics. ABC execs reportedly pushed for the changes in the face of declining ratings, which doesn’t even make sense. By that logic, the People Choice Awards would be the biggest rated awards show.

-Oh, now The Academy is saying a movie could potentially be nominated for both popular film and best picture. Sure.

-As expected, ABC fired Roseanne for more than just one tweet. At the TCAs, the network’s president said “For us, we have had multiple instances with Roseanne, and certainly this tweet crossed the line that cannot be crossed, but it was for us a sense of enough is enough and something had to be done.”

-How the heck did Ariana Grande injure herself filming Carpool Karaoke?

-This is a great look at the rise of the “art bro” as celebrity arm candy.

-Is Vanity Fair going through an identity crisis?

-I was off for a few days so I missed the Beyonce Vogue cover, but wow. I know I shouldn’t be advocating for a celebrity to have complete editorial control over a publication, but wow.

-Aw man, Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher have split.

-I agree that Melissa Benoist should get a shot at the upcoming Supergirl movie. While I would probably recast most of the CW’s supporting characters if their superhero shows went to the big screen, their TV leads are all good enough to carry a film.

-Speaking of CW stars, Grant Gustin slammed body shamers after a photo of his new suit leaked online.

-The Cut’s guide to celebrities and their pastors is a good read.

-Netflix’s Insatiable looks like it has a really terrible premise, but according to reviewers it’s even worse than advertised.  Variety calls it “jaw-droppingly toxic,” Buzzfeed says it’s a “fat-shaming dumpster fire,” The Daily Beast says its fat-shaming “is the least of its problems,” and FastCompany says the trailer was only “the tip of an extremely irresponsible iceberg.”

-I love love love this profile of Glen Powell on how he carries himself like an old-school movie star.

Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima have split up, possibly because of this woman.

-This is a great profile on Henry Golding, a travel host with no acting credits to his name who became the leading man in three upcoming films, starting with Crazy Rich Asians.

-Jonah Hill and Emma Stone lose their minds in the trailer for the upcoming Netflix series Maniac.

-Pride and Prejudice costars Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen reteam in the The Nutcracker and the Four Realms trailer. Succession has really re-ignited my Macfadyen love, so I’m kinda into this.