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Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart Come Forward with Harassment Stories

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-Last night the Elle Magazine Women in Entertainment event was held in Los Angeles, and actresses didn’t hold anything back. Reese Witherspoon revealed she was sexually assaulted by a director at 16. Jennifer Lawrence told a harrowing story about being put in a nude lineup.  And Kristen Stewart (god, I love her) reminded everyone to protect the below-the-line females on sets, saying “I can’t tell you how many times I’ve saved makeup artists — because it trickled down, too — and camera assistants from DPs who are like, ‘woo woo.’… And when I say saved, I mean momentarily been like, “Don’t, fucker!” And they are embarrassed for one second but it just keeps going every single day. So I’d say let’s be aware of this on every level. Those girls are as duct-taped as one could possibly be because they are in fear of getting their next job, as every is actress, too, same deal.”

-In an essay for the New Yorker, Molly Ringwald recalled years of harassment when she was a teen star. “When I was thirteen, a fifty-year-old crew member told me that he would teach me to dance, and then proceeded to push against me with an erection. At fourteen, a married film director stuck his tongue in my mouth on set.” She also seems to call out Dreamworks chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg.

-Game of Thrones star Lena Headey  took to Twitter to talk about her experience with Harvey Weinstein, and also recalled being subjected to “endless bullying by the director Terry Gilliam.”  The floodgates are open, y’all!

Mayim Bialik clarified her comments about sexual assault after being accused of victim blaming. In the words for @ira: keep it.

-And now Bob Weinstein is also being accused of sexual harassment.

Sophie Turner‘s engagement ring costs over $25,000? But…it’s pear shaped!

Blake Lively‘s menswear outfit is ridiculous and I love it.

-The royal countdown has officially begun! Kate Middleton and Prince William announced that their third child is due in April 2018.

Christian Bale says Heath Ledger wanted him to hit him for real during the Dark Knight’s interrogation scene.

Bryan Cranston looks great on the cover of Esquire.

-Netflix’s price keeps creeping up along with its subscriber numbers. Is it going to be worth it much longer?

-The reason the price keeps rising? They are planning 80 movies next year. (For context: this quarter they’re only doing 8.)

-I kind of got out of The Flash, but this clip makes it look like it’s going back to its funny roots. Finally!

-Oh, but the CW superhero shows are going to turn their heroes into Nazis. Cause people really responded so well when that happened to Captain America?!

-Meanwhile, Netflix revealed that Gilmore Girls was their fasted-watched original series. Yes, I remember that weekend of disappointment well…

-I really enjoyed this article on the art of the TV series finale.

-The trailer for the next season of UnReal actually looks pretty great. It helps that it doesn’t return until February, which gives us lots of time to forget how bad that last season was.




All-Female Ghostbusters: First Look

-Here’s our first look at the female Ghostbusters cast all suited up. We’ve only gotten photos so far and yet this is already my favourite movie ever.

Jennifer Lawrence brought her dog to Comic-Con and the entire Internet died.

-Meanwhile, J. Law belted out Cher’s ‘Believe’ last night on Conan and showed off her potty mouth.

-Yes, it was Jennifer Garner‘s unrealistic expectations that broke up her marriage. Sure thing, People.

-This is the week of celebrities taking action against Broadway texters. First Patti Lupone went all badass and stole someone’s phone in the middle of a show, and now Jonathan Groff is calling out Madonna. “That bitch was on her phone. You couldn’t miss it from the stage. It was a black void of the audience in front of us and her face there perfectly lit by the light of her iPhone through three-quarters of the show.”

Jon Hamm doesn’t need to land a new TV role anytime soon. He just needs to keep crashing other people’s interviews and we’ll all be happy.

-I managed to miss both the Beach House and Destroyer album leaks yesterday? But how? The internet is where I live!

Ariana Grande just can’t stop apologizing for #DoughnutGate; we’re still not buying it.

-L’Oréal actually didn’t airbrush out Helen Mirren‘s wrinkles in her new ad; she’s just that freaking perfect IRL.

-Game of Thrones star Lena Headey just welcomed her second child.

-Is this the most uncomfortable-looking photo ever? (Spoiler alert: it is.)

-Firefly star Alan Tudyk‘s crowd-funded Con Man trailer is pretty damn great (and very well-timed). So. Many. Cameos.

-I’ve been burned by The Walking Dead before (like every goddamn season since 1), but the season 6 trailer they showed today at Comic-Con is undeniably lit. Plus, Ethan Embry! I can’t hardly wait.

Ellen Page’s Talks Coming Out in Flare

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-I usually hate it when women look like they forgot their shirt on magazine covers (“Oh dear, would you look at that bare bra? Silly me!”), but Ellen Page manages to own it on the latest issue of Flare. The interview is great, too.

Will and Kate‘s third wedding anniversary was dampened by news that Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas have split.

Emma Stone did a lip sync battle with Jimmy Kimmel last night. I was worried about her chances when she started with a Blues Traveller song, but then she KILLED it on “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled. This is John Kransinski-levels of lip sync awesomeness!

-Speaking of DJ Khaled, his new track features Jay Z (possibly) talking trashing Drake.

Miley Cyrus‘ story about her health scare doesn’t really add up. Since when do antibiotics cure a flu virus?

-There have been lots of rumours floating around about Lea Michele feuding with Glee costar Naya Rivera (and possibly sleeping with her ex-finacé). Now comes rumours that Naya has been fired from the show.

Cameron Diaz can’t wait to get her hands on Drew Barrymore’s new kidlet.

-Meanwhile, Cameron revealed she’s “been with a lady” in the bedroom. Shh, sweetie. Your movie is already No. 1 at the box office. You can stop selling now.

-Grab something sturdy and hang on tight: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will be married by the end of the week.

-Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about George Clooney’s fiancée, Amal Alamuddin. Excuse me while I go eat my weight in ice cream.

-We finally have a trailer for In Your Eyes, the film Joss Whedon Beyonce-released on us last week.

Keira Knightley‘s trick for fooling music snobs into thinking she has cred: mention krautrock.

-I loved Belle when I saw it at TIFF and I think Gugu Mbatha-Raw as the potential to be a huge star, so I can’t fathom what led her to wear this at her first big premiere. Hate the colour, hate the fit, hate the material.

Miranda Kerr is boobalicious on the cover of Vogue Taiwan.

-Promising: Yahoo! ordered a new space sitcom from the creator of Freaks and Geeks.

This photo of the first table read with the cast from Star Wars Episode VII just made the interwebs asplode. The new cast members include Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow. Despite a worrying lack of ladies, there’s some good here (I’ve been waiting for Boyega to hit it big since Attack the Block). I am bummed that the rumoured casting of Jesse Plemons or Lupita Nyong’o didn’t pan out, but on the flip side, no Zac Efron (despite — or maybe because of — his hints to the contrary).

-Meanwhile, Seth Rogen says he was surprised to discover that Neighbors costar Zac Efron wasn’t “a little f–ker.”

-This is why I will never, ever unfollow Ewan McGregor on Instagram.

-What a mess: Rumour has it the Weinsteins might ditch Nicole Kidman’s Grace of Monaco before its Cannes premiere.

Craig Ferguson announced his departure from The Late Late Show. He later explained that it had nothing to do with not getting Letterman‘s spot, and that he seriously considered leaving two years ago. Watch his brief farewell announcement here.

Chrissy Teigen gives me yet another reason to be skeezed out by airplane blankets.

-Chanel released a behind-the-scenes video from Kristen Stewart’s new campaign. I kind of hate all the looks, but I do like that she calls Karl Lagerfeld “an incredibly creative and voracious liver.” Wut?

Robert Pattinson dropped out of a film because of scheduling issues and a lack of prep time.

-Perfect human being John Green talked about Shailene Woodley’s audition for The Fault In Our Stars: “I watched and it was perfect. It was Hazel. She sounded like Hazel.”

David Arquette just welcomed a baby boy named Charlie West.

Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler are adorable in the trailer for their rom-com parody They Came Together. It’s from the Wet Hot American Summer crew so I’m down.

Lena Headey calls that funeral sex scene from GoT “a controversial moment” and “very messy,” but she seems to be leaning towards the consensual side.

Blake Shelton tweeted Adam Levine’s number cause they’re wacky like that.

-Here are the first images from Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, Lost River. Freaky!

-I remain in shock and disbelief how much the Godzilla trailers make me want to see this thing. Damn you, Cranston!