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Meryl Streep

You’re Saying Rihanna’s Name Wrong

This video that Rihanna shot for British Vogue has everyone realizing that we’ve been pronouncing her name wrong all this time. She say “REE-anne-a” instead of “Ri-AHH-na”.

Meryl Streep doesn’t like the term “toxic masculinity,” saying: “We hurt our boys by calling something toxic masculinity. And I don’t find putting those two words together [works] because women can be pretty f***ng toxic. It’s toxic people.” Um Meryl, I love you to the moon and back, but “toxic masculinity” doesn’t mean that men are toxic. It’s referring to the very specific, very gendered behavior of incels and their ilk.

-Also, Streep asked to wear fake teeth in Big Little Lies to more resemble her on-screen son, Alexander Skarsgård.

-When asked about his love life while promoting John Wick 3, Keanu Reeves said “You mean romantic love? You know, I’m the lonely guy. I don’t have anyone in my life. But if it does occur, I would respect and love the other person; hopefully it’ll happen for me.” The line forms behind me.

Shailene Woodley horrified Ellen Degeneres by admitting that she doesn’t floss her teeth.

-Pride Month is starting early! Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson were spotted moving a sex bench into their home. Enjoy, ladies.

-Following yesterday’s THR interview with The Chi’s showrunner about how “everyone knew” about the harassment allegations against actor Jason Mitchell, show creator Lena Waithe gave a new interview saying: “What I want to do is own that I wish I would’ve handled the situation differently. And I wish I would’ve done more. What I want to do is own my part in it.”

Sally Rooney‘s book Normal People (which I liked but still don’t quite get what all the fuss is about), is going to be a Hulu series.

R. Kelly is facing 11 new felony counts of sexual abuse, which carries a maximum of 30 years in prison.

-The Chicago police just released the first round of case files surrounding Jussie Smollett after a judge ordered them to be unsealed last week.

-I am very here for New Girl’s Jake Johnson to be back on my TV screen.

Sacha Baron Cohen confirmed the long-held rumour that Borat is what led to Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock’s divorce.

-This is an interesting take on how fans feel like they were fooled by Morrisey because they mistook his far right views for just being a shy misfit.

-The reviews for the new season of The Handmaid’s Tale are good but not great.

Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Gwendoline Christie star in the Fabric trailer, which looks weird AF and I dig it.

The Kitchen trailer, starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss and Margo Martindale, features three women who join the Irish mafia while their husbands are in jail. It kind of looks like The Widows but is set in the 70s. I’m here for it!

Nicole Kidman Talks Marriage, Motherhood and Meryl

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-In her 10th time covering Vanity Fair, Nicole Kidman talks about her marriage to Keith Urban (“It’s extremely simple with what we want from each other and what we want from a relationship. Just peas in a pod in that regard”), her kids with Tom Cruise (Bella is married and lives in London, Conner is in music in Miami), and how Meryl Streep slipped seamlessly into Big Little Lies’ close-knit cast (“There are no men in our equation. I mean, there are, but they’re not on the group chat, let’s put it that way. [Meryl is] and she’s very funny”).

-Early reactions to Avengers: Endgame are super positive, especially the film’s last hour which will apparently get us all up in our feels.  Box office-wise, it’s tracking at $1B worldwide ticket sales in less than a week.

Natalie Portman was a surprise guest at the Endgame premiere, leading to everyone wondering if she makes a cameo.

-The best moment of the premiere’s red carpet was when Brie Larson surprised Tessa Thompson with a kiss.

Gwyneth Paltrow couldn’t help spilling spoilers on the red carpet.

-Meanwhile, Gwyneth was spotted hanging out with ex-hubby Chris Martin‘s girlfriend, Dakota Johnson.

-It finally seems to be dawning on Lori Loughlin that she’s facing some serious jail time.

-Sources in Britney Spears’ camp are telling People that no one is forcing her to stay at her wellness facility.

Maisie Williams’ tweet about her controversial GoT scene is great.

-13 Going on 30 came out 15 years ago today. Let’s celebrate by rewatching the best awkward dance scene everJennifer Garner’s post about the film, in which she celebrates her young costars, is very sweet. I also very much like this article on why it’s a better movie than Big. “‘Chick flicks’— as some like to call romance films that center on a woman—are never ‘refreshing’ or ‘poignant.’ Chick flicks, no matter how original they are, are ‘well-worn,’ ‘formulaic’ and ‘uninspired.’ Big gets to be on the American Film Institute’s list of funniest films of all time, while 13 Going on 30 gets dubbed a guilty pleasure.”

Whitney Davis, an exec who worked at CBS for 13 years before quitting in February, wrote a column in Variety about the network’s “white problem.” And yet on the same day CBS said that they’ve suspended their search for a new CEO ’cause clearly the current exec team is top notch.

-Hurray! The Good Fight has been renewed for season 4. This current season is fire.

-Lizzo talking about drunkenly sliding into Drake’s DMs is giving me life.

Whitney Houston‘s BFF (and maybe more?) Robyn Crawford is releasing a memoir detailing her relationship with the singer.

Always Be My Maybe, Netflix’s upcoming romcom starring Ali Wong and Randall Park, looks adorable!

-Speaking of Netflix joints, Renee Zellweger cooks up an evil scheme in the trailer for Netflix’s new-noir show What/If.

Does Meghan Markle Suddenly Sound British?

-People seem to be really angry that Meghan Markle sounds like she’s starting to adopt a British accent, but I’m totally here for it!

Ariana Grande told a fan that “of course she didn’t find” fiance Pete Davidson‘s Manchester bombing joke funny.

-Oh god. I assumed Zac Efron’s new dreadlocks were for a role. But they’re “just for fun”? No no no no no no

Jennifer Lopez has sparked speculation that she and A-Rod are engaged after she posted a photo in which she is prominently showing off a ring.

-Speaking of new rings, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas were spotted wearing matching bands, leading to rumours that they are promise rings. Remember the other kind of promise ring he used to wear? I sure do.

-For the first time in recent memory, Taylor Swift had a super low key fourth of July. Not even matching bathing suits? Oh, Tay-Tay.

Chris Brown was arrested in Florida following his concert (because apparently people still pay to see him?!) for a felony battery warrant stemming from an April 2017 incident at a Tampa night club in which Brown allegedly punched photographer, Bennie Louis Vines

-The LA Times says it’s the perfect time for Greta Gerwig’s version of Little Women. Maybe but I’m just SO BORED by the cast. They’re all great (Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep, Emma Stone and Timothée Chalamet) but just so very predictable.

-It looks like Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks with Showtime for a new TV series — and he’ll be targeting the president, somehow.

-As someone who identifies as “washed,” I loved this article.

-Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie just came out as pansexual. “I’m married to a woman and I’m very much in love with her but I’m not opposed to a man because, to me, I like a person. Yeah I guess you could qualify me as pansexual because I really don’t care.”

-If the tracking is correct, Ant Man and The Wasp will buzz to $75 million-$85 million this weekend. (The first one opened to $57.2 million.)

-I’m choosing to believe that Demi Lovato’s tweet isn’t shade but instead encouragement directed at me personally.

-Ahead of her daughter’s wedding, rumours are swirling that Anna Wintour is preparing to leave Vogue.

-Oh no. Elvis Costello, 63, cancelled his tour after revealing he is battling a “very aggressive” cancer.

-If Mariah Carey‘s kid is putting a plastic bag over his head, maybe that’s his way of saying he doesn’t want to be dragged onstage?

Keri Russell is re-teaming with JJ Abrams for Star Wars Episode IX. It’s not exactly the Felicity reunion I was hoping for, but I’ll take it!

-Also, miss me with all this talk that she should play Rey’s mother. Hard pass.

Will Smith revealed Kanye West and Kim Kardashian‘s reaction to his son, Jaden, wearing a Batman costume to their 2014 wedding. “Ye was cool. ‘Yo, I love that!’ Kim was a little bit like, ‘Jaden…'”

James Woods, who often spouts ultra-right, pro-Trump sentiments, was abruptly dropped by his agent on the 4th of July because the agent was “feeling patriotic.”

Anne Hathaway fangirling over Jake Gyllenhaal on Instagram made my day.

-Batman fans are super angry about the latest issue.

-I really liked this NYT profile on Lakeith Stanfield, who is promoting Sorry to Bother You. Vulture’s profile on the movie’s director, the awesomely named Boots Riley, is also great. (Apparently the movie’s ending is a real head-scratcher though.)

-I am so here for The Spy Who Dumped Me.