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Meghan Markle

Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson and More Star in the Cats Trailer

-The trailer for Cats just dropped and what. the. fork. Seriously, all that talk about “digital fur technology” and this is what they came up with?! For all those people complaining about the uncanny valley of the new Lion King movie, just wait until the get an eyeful of cat boob. I’m gonna have nightmares about this for weeks…

-Speaking of The Lion King, the new video for “Spirit” shows Beyonce with her dancers interspersed with clips from film — and includes an adorable appearance by Blue Ivy.

-I’m bummed that Bradley Whitford and Jane Kaczmarek are no longer married — but I do approve of his new marriage to Transparent costar Amy Landecker. Their wedding photo is *chef’s kiss*

-According to a new story in People, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s split from Kate and William will “allow them more time to be like family.” So they won’t see each other except at awkward holiday dinners?

Trevor Noah used his latest “Between the Segments” clip to address the Scarlett Johansson casting controversy, and it’s a very articulate, measured take.

-I liked this article on Emmy campaigning by smaller shows like Schitt’s Creek and Killing Eve, who relied on buzz and fan engagement instead of trying to spend money on billboards and trade publication ads.

Will Smith trying to direct Jaden in a commercial is a good time.

-Netflix is losing U.S. subscribers for the first time in 8 years. Their shares nosedived 10% today after their Q2 reporting revealed a massive miss on new subscriber targets.

-Variety’s new cover story on Orange Is the New Black is a little too fawning, but I do like the acknowledgement that this show taught us how to watch TV on streaming.

Bella Thorne and ex-girlfriend Tana Mongeau got into a Twitter fight last night. All the teens in your life care about this a lot. Trust.

-Booksmart’s Kaitlyn Dever plays a rape victim in the trailer for the new Netflix limited series Unbelievable, which costars Toni Collette and Merritt Wever as detectives working on a similar case.

Ted Danson has already lined up his post-The Good Place gig: he’ll star in an NBC sitcom from Tina Fey.

-Hulu released the trailer for Untouchable, the Ursula Macfarlane-directed documentary about the fall of Harvey Weinstein.

-Love this article on how Legends of Tomorrow is living its best life as TV’s superhero underdog.

-At a Comic Con preview last night, DC showed the Batwoman pilot and early word of mouth is positive, with critics noting that it leans into the lead character’s queerness.

-It’s only day one of Comic Con and already we’ve gotten tons of news, such as the fact that Edward Furlong will play John Connor again for the first time in decades in the new Terminator movie.

-We also got a star-studded trailer for the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, which features Chris Hemsworth, Melissa Benoist, Matt Damon, Rosario Dawson, Ben Affleck, Nicolas Cage, Justin Long, Grant Gustin, Craig Robinson and more.

Tom Cruise made a surprise Comic Con appearance today to debut the Top Gun: Maverick trailer, 34 years after the original. “All of the flying you see in this picture, everything is real,” he told the crowd. This looks gorgeous. (And the short glimpse of a shirtless Glen Powell has already set Twitter on fire).

 

Are Ashley Benson and Cara Delevingne Engaged?

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Ashley Benson and Cara Delevingne have been spotted wearing what looks like engagement rings.

-People are up in arms because Meghan Markle wore jeans to Wimbledon. Other (smarter) people are starting to notice that a Meghan scandal gets trotted out whenever another royal family member needs to deflect.

-Millennials trying to show their Gen Z kids pop culture icons and the kids not knowing Buffy is tragic. What are they teaching in history class these days?!

-I really appreciate the Jam Session podcast’s deep dive into whether or not this is proof that Jake Gyllenhaal is running an Instagram account for his cat.

-Every TV critic I follow is livid that Hulu’s publicity team sent them a “don’t reveal this Veronica Mars spoiler in your review” email — and then proceeded to spoil the finale before many got to watch it.

Michelle Williams has perfected the “no comment” when asked about Beyonce.

-Speaking of Bey, there were a whole lotta lewks on the Lion King red carpet last night.

-Is Jaden Smith slowly transforming into the best Smith? He talks to Teen Vogue about his “solution-based activism,” which includes installing a water-filtration system in Flint, Michigan (after sending cases of his JUST Water bottles for a time), that can clean up to 10 gallons of water at once for families, takes about 60 seconds and is free for public use.

-Does the world need a live-action Dora movie? Cause it’s getting on anyway!

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello May Be Dating

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello were spotted holding hands in West Hollywood and cuddling by a pool on the 4th of July. It’s like Christmas came early for their publicists!

-I watched the first couple episodes of the new season of Stranger Things yesterday and was blown away by the girl who plays Robyn. So I looked her up and she’s the daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethane Hawke. Yeah, that tracks.

Kevin Spacey‘s accuser abruptly dropped his assault and battery lawsuit. The actor is still facing criminal charges as the result of the accusation.

-This is a really good piece on YA authors and cancel culture, and how it exposes the need for the publishing industry to be overhauled.

-I love how normal Meghan Markle’s friends look, which shouldn’t seem like a big deal but it is.

-Amid growing speculation about who will be Archie‘s godparents, Meghan‘s BFF Jessica Mulroney posted (and quickly deleted) an Instagram message that said: ‘Don’t take criticism from anyone you wouldn’t go to for advice’. Which probably isn’t connected at all, but the UK media is running with it.

Julia Stiles says she can’t watch 10 Things I Hate About You. That’s ok. I re-watch it enough for the both of us.

Victoria Beckham defended her decision not to join the Spice Girls tour: “It took me a lot of courage not to go on tour with the Spice Girls again, but to be the one who says, ‘You know, I’m not doing it because things feel different now than they used to.’ I’d rather concentrate on my family and my company.”

Chloe Grace Mortez got a restraining order against an 18-year-old stalker who was arrested at her home twice within 24 hours.

-Patriotism defies borders: George and Amal Clooney took in some 4th of July fireworks while on a boat in Italy.

-Friends costars Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston celebrated the 4th of July with Laura Dern, Suzanne Somers, Tobey Maguire‘s ex Jennifer Meyer, Jason Bateman‘s wife Amanda Anka.

-It looks like Sabrina the Teenage Witch star Kiernan Shipka, 19, is dating director Christian Coppola, 26.

-I really like this article on how Kevin Hearn of the Barenaked Ladies has become really influential behind the scenes in Canadian music.

-I might actually want to see Hobbs & Shaw?!? I don’t even know who I am anymore…