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Did Drake Land That Rihanna Kiss?

-My BFF has examined the Drake/Rihanna VMAs kiss from several angles posted on Snapchat and insists they actually kissed and there was no curve. In any case, Drake posted a cute pic of them last night (possibly taken from their TO aquarium date earlier this summer?), and reportedly didn’t leave her side at the afterparty.

-Besides completely owning the VMAsBeyonce also brought some mothers of gun violence to the red carpet.

Chance the Rapper reacted to getting a surprise hug from Bey exactly like the rest of us would.

-At least Taylor Swift had a decent excuse to skip out on the VMAs: jury duty.

-I didn’t watch The Night Of finale yet, but critics are super divided on it. Some loved it, others really, really didn’t.

-I also didn’t watch the Roadies finale because I couldn’t make it through the first episode, but Vulture makes a good case for why that show would have worked better as a movie.

Justin Bieber isn’t back on Instagram; he just posted something by “accident.” As you do…

-This is brilliant: Comedy Central’s Rob Lowe roast turned into a harsh roast of Ann Coulter.

Eric Andre clearly does not understand Nardwuar or his interviewing style. “I feel like I’m talking but you’re not listening and I feel very vulnerable right now.”

-Sadness: Gene Wilder has died.

Jerry Seinfeld went on a podcast and said that he was ripped off by Friends (“our show with better-looking people”) and Big Bang Theory. I…don’t think that’s a thing.

-This is a great article on the shameful trolling of Leslie Jones.

Guy Pearce and Carice Van Houten (the red lady on Game of Thrones) just welcomed a baby boy they’ve called Monte.

-This is shaping up to be one of the most wide-open Oscar seasons in years.

-I love this: Bad Moms on the verge of joining the $100M club and  is going to outgross Independence Day: Resurgence domestically soon.

-I forgot about all those stories of Balthazar Getty being insufferable on the set of Brothers and Sisters until I read this obnoxious profile.

-The cast of The Handmaid’s Tale just keeps getting better. Chuck’s Yvonne Strahovski has joined Elisabeth Moss and Samira Wiley in the Hulu series.

-In other intriguing casting news, Alison Brie will star in Netflix’s ’80s lady-wrestling series G.L.O.W. from OITNB creator Jenji Kohan.

-There’s a new (NSFW) trailer for HBO’s Westworld.

-I love that in interviews, John Krasinski doesn’t shy away from talking about The Office and instead is always expressing his gratitude for being a part of it. (Well, except for last year when he walked by us at the Sicario screening and Nicole blurted “Hey, it’s Jim Halpert!” into his face. He clearly didn’t appreciate that. But that seemed like an exception.)

-According to Ben Affleck‘s latest Twitter tease, Deathstroke will appear in the Justice League movie.

-You’re The Worst is returning this week, which means we get to watch the adorable cast doing adorable promo stuff.

-Netflix’s new Luke Cage teaser asks you to believe the hype.

-Marvel released the Comic Con featurette about what Thor was up to during Civil War, and it’s pretty damn great.



The Rock Drops Best Blind Item Ever

The Rock Instagram blind item

-The Rock posted a blind item on Instagram that  put everyone on the internet in instant detective mode last night. The majority of people immediately assumed he was talking about his new costar Scott Eastwood, but I’m not so sure. His opening comment about how “no other franchise gets my blood boiling more than this one” makes me think it’s one of his longtime costars. Plus he uses “candy ass,” his signature phrase which Eastwood also referenced in his douchey Esquire interview. Also, The Rock has tweeted nice things about him in the past. ONTD’s sleuthers have narrowed it down to Vin (noooo!!!) or Tyrese (more likely).

-Here’s more about Seth Rogen‘s comments on Katherine Heigl. He’s waiting for a personal apology?! Look, it was not her smartest career move but the movie had already come out and if you look at what she actually said about Knocked Up… she’s not wrong. I liked that movie but damn if the women weren’t all depicted as shrews. And her comment wasn’t directed at him, so for him to still be butthurt about it stumps me. Also, The Rock is being celebrated for his post and that movie that hasn’t even been released yet. (And he *should* be celebrated for it! His post was awesome!) But the difference between how actresses and actors are allowed to be critical is glaring.

Lady Gaga and Ray Liotta‘s reps have denied they’re a new item and I’ve never wanted to believe a publicist more.

Tom Hiddleston is now on Instagram but weirdly, there’s no overly staged romantic photos yet. He’s doing it wrong!

-TIFF’s announcements continue to impress. Brie Larson, a Kaiju-fied Anne Hathaway and the Blair Witch Project are all coming to Midnight Madness.

Julianne Moore is starring in a new TV series with Robert De Niro that’s being developed by David O. Russell and I already want to enclose her in protective bubble wrap.

Taran Killam has been let go on SNL and this interview about it is kind of heartbreaking.

-This is amazing: thanks to Mo Ryan‘s piece in Variety last year about the lack of diversity on TV, FX’s John Landgraf took his network from 12% women and people of color directors in 2015 to 51% in 2016.

-It might turn out to be terrible, but this Prison Break revival clip has me all tingly.

-Speaking of dubious revivals, a year ago this tweet from David Duchovny to Gillian Anderson would have made me squeal. Now? Not so much.

-We are officially on Bon Iver album watch. Don’t do me like Frank Ocean, Bon!

-There was an N’SYNC reunion at J.C.’s 40th(!) birthday party. We’re old, y’all.

-The first trailer for Marvel’s next Netflix show Luke Cage shows his one weak spot. (Sadly, it’s not me.)

Leslie Jones Won’t Let Trolls Keep Her From Twitter

Leslie Jones gave her first interview since racist Twitter trolls brought her to tears, saying “The insults didn’t hurt me. Unfortunately, I’m used to the insults. But what scared me was the injustice of a gang of people jumping against you for such a sick cause.”

-She also returned to Twitter, saying ‘Who else is going to live tweet #GameofThrones?’

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston are back in LA. What are the chances she’s going to accompany him to Comic Con?

Idris Elba’s arms have arrived at Comic Con!

-I didn’t realize how much I’ve missed Jon Stewart delivering jokes about the news until he returned last night.

Michael Moore‘s film festival lineup features films that are all directed by women. I freakin’ love it!

-Here’s the first trailer for A Tale of Love and Darkness, Natalie Portman‘s directorial debut.

-New music from Bon Iver is coming!

-Sweet! Lin-Manuel Miranda will tell the story of Alexander Hamilton on Drunk History.

Kristen Bell says if another Veronica Mars reboot happens, it will probably be a mini-series on TV or Netflix. I’m cool with that.

-Congrats to Lizzy Caplan, who just got engaged to British actor Tom Riley.

-Set your DVRs: The Looking movie is on this weekend and it’s wonderful!

Amber Heard may be dating Elon Musk. Still less creepy than Depp.

-I question the existence of Blake Lively‘s maternity dress slit.

Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin, and Melissa Benoist were quite cute on Conan last night. (Look how nervous she was with her bouncing knee. Awww.)

Roxanne Gay is writing a comic book series for Marvel and suddenly, I’m going to start reading comic books!

-It was an impromptu Lost reunion today at Comic Con!

-I’m weirdly excited to follow this weekend’s Comic Con news, considering all the goodies we’ve already gotten. So far, Marvel on Netflix is winning, from the first teaser for The Defenders to the news that they’ve renewed Daredevil for season three. But most importantly, the Luke Cage trailer that debuted last night is fire!