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The Sex and the City Ladies Are Back (Most of Them, Anyway)

-Here’s our first look at the SATC reboot. Ah man, this might have got me. Just when I think I’m out…

Justin Bieber teamed up with The Kid LAROI for the video for new single “Stay.”

Paris Hilton is defending Britney Spears after the singer mentioned her in the conservatorship hearing.

Angelina Jolie no longer wants to own Miraval with Brad Pitt. Ok, but can somone keep producing their delicious rose?

Matt Damon got emotional during Stillwater’s five-minute standing ovation at Cannes. “I was a little overwhelmed last night. I’m really glad that we’re here this year. I never would have appreciated it in that way had we not gone through what we went through.”

-This is an interesting article about the world of celebrity assistants.

Nick Cannon insists he meant to get so many women pregnant. “Trust me there’s a lot of people that I could’ve gotten pregnant that I didn’t. The ones that got pregnant are the ones that were supposed to get pregnant.”

-Excitement quickly turned to hurt when iCarly’s Laci Mosley became the target of racist viewers shortly after the announcement of her casting in the revival this spring. She was inundated by racist messages on social media from toxic viewers. In a new interview, she said “I look forward to the point where being Black and getting a job in Hollywood is not a political statement. We are talented. We work very hard, a lot of times much harder to get where we are and we don’t deserve to be punished for that.”

Diplo is being sued by a woman who claims he pushed her into a sexual assault and filmed it.

-I’m surprised a sequel to Chris Pratt’s Tomorrow War is in development. Everyone who watched it seemed to hate it.

-Sweet Home Alabama is a comfort movie for me — but I don’t want a sequel.

-Peacock ordered Pride And Prejudice-style dating show and I am here for it! There was one like that a few years ago called Regency House that I devoured one summer.

-Watch the new trailer for Disney’s Encanto, featuring songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Carlos Vives.

Rachel Lindsay Speaks Out About the Bachelor

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Rachel Lindsay, the first black Bachelorette, officially ended her contract with Bachelor Nation in April, but now she’s sharing exactly what led to that choice. She delivered a powerful commentary in an essay for Vulture: “The (Bachelor) franchise has spent 19 years cultivating a toxic audience. They have constantly given it a product it wants: a midwestern/southern white, blonde, light-eyed Christian.” She added, “I’m no longer making myself available to The Bachelor universe. To the franchise, I am no longer a figurehead. I am no longer a spot-filler. I am no longer the face of what is diverse.”

-In Variety’s Actors on Actors interview, Elisabeth Moss and Gillian Anderson chatted about spending their 20s on a hit show.

John Boyega, Regé-Jean Page, Jonathan Majors, Josh O’Connor  and Chris Rock got together virtually for THR’s drama actor roundtable.

-HBO’s true crime series I’ll Be Gone In The Dark returns tonight with an update episode.

Megan Thee Stallion slammed DaBaby for collaborating with Tory Lanez. She tweeted, “support me in private and publicly do something different…these industry men are very strange. This situation ain’t no damn “beef” and I really wish people would stop down playing it like it’s some internet shit for likes and retweets.”

Lorde‘s new album is coming August 20.

Ariana Grande released an official live rendition of “pov” with Vevo on Monday.

-There will not be a fourth Before movie, says Julie Delpy. I didn’t even know that was a possibility.

Jimmy Fallon and Lin Manuel Miranda turned 14 iconic musicals into a cameo-packed song about every show they can’t wait to see when Broadway returns. Here’s some behind the scenes footage.

Nick Cannon is about to welcome his 7th child. He’s had 4 kids within 6 months from 3 different women.

-The new Ted Lasso trailer has arrived. It needs 80% more Roy, but I laughed really hard at “It’s like Dukes of Hazards. Or over here you probably call it Earls of Risk is very funny. Also, “Rom-Communism.”

Salma Hayek’s Owl Puked on Harry Styles

Salma Hayek says her pet owl once vomited a ‘ball of rat hair’ on Harry Styles. He was “super cool” about it.

-An American Gigolo reboot series has been ordered by Showtime starring Jon Bernthal. Oh, yes please!

Zoë Kravitz will direct and Channing Tatum will star in a new thriller called Pussy Island. In the interview about the movie, their exchange about Crocs is hilarious: “When someone can just come out and tell me I should not be wearing Crocs, and is so adamant about it, she completely convinced me and I never wear Crocs anymore,” Tatum said. “I was just trying to be a good friend, Chan,” she said. “I get it, but I totally loved Crocs for a hot second, and in one hang she was like, you can’t ever do that again. And I said, ‘OK, fine.’

Harvey Weinstein will be extradited to Los Angeles to stand trial for sex crime charges.

-So Kevin Hart is blaming “cancel culture” for making him feel censored. “You’re thinking that things you say will come back and bite you on the ass. I can’t be the comic today that I was when I got into this.” I guess that’s one way to make headlines when you have a new project coming out this week…

-Just after Chrissy Teigen dipped her toe back into the public arena following her bullying controversy, Project Runway contestant Michael Costello claimed she DM’d him messages like “racist people like you deserve to suffer and die.”

-There’s rumours that Brad Pitt is dating Lykke Li. I’m into it.

-On the first Late Show back with a full audience, Jon Stewart went ALL IN on the conspiracy theory that covid was leaked by a Wuhan lab (even when Colbert seemed to be trying to reign him in). Which may very well turn out to be true, but whew, this came off a bit anti-science.

-Cruel Summer (which I really liked) has been renewed for a second season. I had no idea that it’s produced by Jessica Biel.

Lin-Manuel Miranda directs and Andrew Garfield stars in the Netflix film adaptation of the late Jonathan Larson‘s autobiographical musical Tick Tick Boom. It’s about the making of Rent so I’m allllll in.