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Lindsay Lohan Got Punched In The Face

-On Saturday night, Lindsay Lohan livestreamed a fight she had with a homeless family, yelling that they were trafficking children. It ended with her getting punched in the face.

Noah Centineo has been cast in Elizabeth BanksCharlie’s Angels reboot starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska. This feels like a great career move on his part.

Jake Gyllenhaal wrote about buddy Ryan Reynolds in Variety: “After years of waiting and struggling to fit his unfortunate, pear-shaped physique into the skinny jeans of a conventional romantic lead, Ryan made his own luck with Deadpool.”

-Some believe think Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are expecting. Or maybe his dad is just really bad at captions.

Demi Lovato’s sister says the singer is “doing really well,” adding “She’s working really hard on her sobriety and we’re all so incredibly proud of her. It’s been crazy for our family. It’s been a lot.”

-On Seth Meyers’ show, Kenan Thompson talked about on Kanye West’s SNL rant: “He voiced his opinion very loudly for a long time…We’re all entitled to our own opinion — I don’t know if that’s the moment, necessarily to hold people hostage like that — but hey, you know!”

-This is a good look from The Ringer about how Kanye West fell so far so fast.

Aubrey Plaza hugged the statue of Jeff Goldblum while security reprimanded her and I’ve never related to another human more.

-This is very sweet: Taylor Swift gave an 8-year-old fan with autism $10,000 for a service dog and front row tickets to her show.

Louis C.K. performed at the Comedy Cellar again. Blergh.

-There are rumours that Game of Throne’s Pedro Pascal been cast in the live action Star Wars TV series, which makes a lot of sense.

-A new study finds that more than half of The Last Jedi backlash was amplified by Russian trolls, which also makes a lot of sense.

-Novelist and essayist Zadie Smith and filmmaker Claire Denis tried to collaborate on the script for Denis’s new movie, High Life, but it didn’t go over so well. “We were so opposed on every idea,” said Denis. “There was not a word we could share.” (Judging from the reaction that movie got at TIFF, maybe Smith was smart to bail.)

-There’s no way Drew Barrymore agreed to this interview in Egypt Air’s in-flight magazine. No way.

-I feel like a big trend for returning shows this season is putting their lead character in jail. First we got the Arrow preview, and now here’s the Crazy Ex Girlfriend preview.

-I love when casts from long-departed shows still hang out. Shiri Appleby and the Life Unexpected crew went camping.

Brad Kern, the CBS producer who was the subject of three investigations into allegations of abuse and harassment, has been fired from NCIS: New Orleans and let go of his network deal. His contract was terminated yesterday. (I actually didn’t think this was going to happen. Mo Ryan reported way back in December that he had been the subject of two different CBS HR investigations, and CBS still gave him a new two-year deal a few months later.)

Childish Gambino, Justin Timberlake, and Kanye West will reportedly headline Coachella in 2019 — which makes me not want to go to Coachella.

-There’s a LOT of buzz for Amazon’s new show The Romanoffs, an anthology series from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner that features Christina Hendricks, Isabelle Huppert, Noah Wyle, John Slattery, Amanda Peet, Diane Lane –– basically everyone. But the news that each episode is over 80 mins has definitely dampened my excitement.

-Paul Dano’s Wildlife is getting raves on the film fest circuit. I’m intrigued.

Gwyneth Paltrow Confirms Marriage to Brad Falchuk

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk got married this weekend, which she confirmed with an Insta pic of their simple wedding bands. The intimate ceremony at her Hamptons home was reportedly attended by Robert Downey Jr., Jerry Seinfeld, Rob Lowe, Steven Spielberg, and Cameron Diaz.

Cardi B turned herself into the NYPD today and was given a summons in connection with an assault at a strip club, during which she allegedly ordered an attack on two bartenders because they may have slept with Offset. Her lawyers denied her involvement and she’ll appear in court at a later date.

In a new interview with Vanity Fair, Matthew Weiner addressed Mad Men writer Kater Gordon‘s accusation that he once told her she owed it to him to let him see her naked, saying “I really don’t remember saying that. I’m not hedging to say it’s not impossible that I said that, but I really don’t remember saying it.” (When the reporter called him back to clarify his statement a few days later, he said “I know this seems weird, but I can’t imagine that I used the word ‘hedging.'” She checked; he did.)

-The news that Timothee Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp might be dating is exactly what our hardened hearts need right now.

-I think my enjoyment of A Star Is Born is going to be dependent on how much I avoid Bradley Cooper‘s interviews about it. In W, he says he lost out on roles early in his career because he was told he wasn’t f–kable enough. As an Alias fan, I’m finding this hard to reconcile because I remember him being EXTREMELY f–kable on that show.

Matt Damon‘s Kavanaugh impression reportedly came together just hours before the SNL premiere.  Colin Jost ran the idea past Damon sometime after midnight on Friday, and the actor flew from California on Sat and arrived at SNL’s 30 Rock studio at 4 p.m. to begin rehearsals.

-Meanwhile, in a pro-Trump speech after SNL went off the air, Kanye West said he was “bullied” backstage for wearing MAGA hat. He then talked about the 13th amendment in a tweet that did NOT go over well.

West also says he’s trying to arrange a meeting between Colin Kaepernick and Trump.

-Netflix is planning to roll out interactive features on shows including Black Mirror that will enable viewers to choose their own endings. Man, this seems like a super bad idea.

-I’m very into this suggestion that Dev Patel be considered as the next Bond. Very, very into it.

Taylor Swift showed up to support boyfriend Joe Alwyn at Friday’s premiere of The Favourite, a movie critics are LOVING.

-This is a great profile on Jane the Virgin showrunner Jennie Synder and how she’s bucking the current “prestige TV” trends (dark, slow, gruesome, gritty, miserable, male, etc.)  “When Jane started I was really, actively thinking, ‘Can a protagonist be an interesting person if they’re also a really good person? Can their life be complicated if they’re not doing all these terrible things and forced into these extreme situations?'”

-People are going nuts for this essay about The English Patient.

-Yikes — this review of Jennifer Garner’s HBO show Camping is pretty scathing. It’ll be interesting to see if other critics agree.

-Here’s the trailer for season two of The Runaways, I show I really liked and then promptly forgot about.

-Watch Taron Egerton play Elton John in the Rocketman trailer.

Chris Pratt Takes Over EW, GQ, Our Dreams

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-Remember last year’s Summer Must List issue of EW, which featured Jessica Alba climbing out of a pool? This year we get Chris Pratt. #upgrade

-EW also posted an Instagram video of Pratt getting wet ‘n wild.

Pratt also covers the new issue of GQ, in which he talks about getting in trouble at NBC for always showing his junk.

-It’s a great day for hot dudes on magazine covers. Harry Potter’s Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) just posed for Attitude in his underwear and now the entire internet needs therapy.

J.K. Rowling was especially scandalized.

Lewis also posted a photo with Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke, who he’s costarring with in the adaptation of Jojo Moyes’s novel Me Before You, which I *hated*. But now I might have to reconsider this movie…

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield were photographed holding hands again, restoring the universe’s faith in love.

-The weirdest thing about the Mad Men finale is that there was debate afterwards about whether or not Don created the Coke ad. Matthew Weiner has definitively answered that.

Vin Diesel keeps posting karaoke tributes to Paul Walker and they are getting increasingly weird. The latest is Tove Lo’s “Habits” (which I love) but hearing him try to inject emotion into the “I pick up daddies at the playground” line is unintentionally hilarious.

-Did you watch David Letterman‘s final show last night? It was very low key, which was perfectly him. Here’s video of his signoff and the Foo Fighters’ performance.

Bill Murray had a very, very good time after showing up on Letterman’s last show.

-I don’t even watch Supernatural (except for the occasional time that my sister-in-law tells me Felicia Day will be on it), but the fact that the entire cast joined in on this parody recap video set to “Shake It Off” is awesome.

-The Supergirl trailer has garnered more than 10 million views in just a week. Don’t screw this up, CBS!

Rebel Wilson is 35, not 29 like she’s been claiming in interviews. How did she even expect to get away with that? Who does she think she is, Catherine Zeta Jones?

-Speaking of ageism in Hollywood, Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed that she lost out on a role because at 37, she was deemed “too old” to play the love interest of a 55-year-old man.

-Now we know why Mindy Kaling has been talking so much about her relationship with BJ Novak lately: they’re writing a book about it.

-Meanwhile, I spent the first half of this Cannes video of Kaling with her Inside Out costars thinking Amy Poehler was Megan Mullally. True story.

-Uh oh. There are more rumours of Johnny Depp abandoning filming of the latest Pirates movie.

Taylor Swift‘s “not sexy” Maxim cover has horrified male readers. Horrified!

Batkid is going to give you feelings again with this new trailer. No, YOU’RE crying!