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Taylor Swift Couldn’t Defeat Thanos

Taylor Swift appeared on the Ellen Show today, where she apologized for once trash-talking Joe Jonas on the show, revealed that she shaves her legs every day, and geeked out over Avengers: Endgame.

-Can we leave Britney alone, for real this time? Britney Spears’ manager says he’s worried about her well-being, he’s not pressuring her to perform and she may never again. “Let her be a civilian for a while. She’s given so much. Give her time.” On the flip side, her mom says that she’s doing “wonderfully.”

-Meanwhile, Kevin Federline is reportedly blocking her from spending more time with her sons until she’d deemed “stable.”

-An arrest warrant has been issued for Stan Lee‘s former business manager, who’s charged with elder abuse.

-In happier Stan Lee news, this is a very cute clip of Brie Larson meeting the late comic creator.

-I’m so behind on the Lupita Nyong’o and Janelle Monae gossip. Are they really a thing? And why do people keep talking about Brie and Lupita? Whoever is or is not dating, I love it all.

-Have you watched Wine Country on Netflix yet? It’s a delight! Busy Philipps had the cast on her show to talk dildos and women directors, as well as drink lots of wine.

-Speaking of the Wine Country cast, Amy Poehler is hyped for a Parks & Rec reunion: “I’m Avengers-style ready to put it on at any time.”

Mick Jagger is 75 and he can still move like this.

-The CW didn’t renew their deal with Netflix, instead opting to shop their new shows to other streaming services (or keep them on their own). A lot of their shows survived of their Netflix popularity/revenue alone; I’m guessing this will be the last season they renew every show on their slate.

-I kind of love that stars are treating their show’s renewal announcements like they’re Constance Wu.

-CBS’ handling of Bull/Michael Weatherly still sucks.

Milla Jovovich opened up about the “horrific” abortion experience on Instagram in response to the new abortion bill signed into law in Georgia, outlawing all abortions after six weeks: “I myself went through an emergency abortion 2 years ago. I was 4 1/2 months pregnant and shooting on location in Eastern Europe. I went into pre term labor and told that I had to be awake for the whole procedure. It was one of the most horrific experiences I have ever gone through. I still have nightmares about it. I was alone and helpless. When I think about the fact that women might have to face abortions in even worse conditions than I did because of new laws, my stomach turns.

-Ooh boy. In a since-deleted Twitter thread, the creator of How I Met Your Mother weighed in on Game of Thrones by saying the reason people want to see a redemption arc for Jamie (and why people rooted for Barney on his show) are the reason Trump is president. What?? Dude, by Sunday GoT may take over your show’s title of the worst finale ever. Just sit back and hope it happens!

Paul Rudd accepts a dangerous mission in his SNL promo.

Miley Cyrus plays a pop star in the new Black Mirror season 5 trailer. Looks like this season is only three episodes, which sounds perfect.


Jon Hamm Reveals Why He’ll Never Join Social Media


-I’m a big fan of Jon Hamm (have you ever heard him on comedy podcasts? He’s a goddamn delight), but this interview with InStyle is kinda … ugh. He calls Snapchat filters “the visual equivalent of masturbating”? Actually sir, the the visual equivalent of masturbating is seeing photos of you in tight pants.

-Also, was Jon Hamm was flirting with Kate Beckinsale at the Baby Driver premiere? Probably not, but I can dream.

Rebel Wilson’s defamation case continues with accusations of pre interview lies, and a fixation on Walt Disney.

-This is refreshingly frank: Milla Jovovich almost quit Resident Evil when Michelle Rodriguez was cast. “[They] rewrote the script for her. It pretty much made my character ‘the girl,’ and Rain was ‘the guy.’ She got all of my big action scenes, and she became like Alice. And then Alice became this tag-along.”

-Was this week’s TV cancellations the first indication of cracks in Netflix’s facade?

-HBO may push Game of Thrones’ final season to 2019.

-Here’s what a defiant Kathy Griffin said at her Trump news conference. (Spoiler: She’s not backing down.)

Brandy is home resting after being hospitalized for losing consciousness on an airplane. I really hope the disturbing blind items that have been floating around aren’t the reason for this.

-This Rihanna-Kevin Durant feud is the only kind of basketball drama I can get behind. I like that she’s basically morphing into Jack Nicholson before our eyes…

-A lot of movie trailers use Imagine Dragons songs. Like, a lot.

-Wonder Woman scored $11M on Thursday night, making it the best preview night for a movie by a female director. I really hope it cracks $100M this weekend. I also hope people understand what they’re talking about when they compare it to other superhero films. It cost $120M to make unlike, save BtvS, which cost $250M.

Tom Cruise revealed the Top Gun sequel title: Maverick .

Scott Wolf takes an ’emotional’ look back at Party Of Five’s intervention episode. Oh god, I remember watching this with my mom and we just bawled. When Claudia tells him that she won’t see him anymore? “I love you the best.” Gah!

-This trailer for Amazon’s The Last Tycoon, Matt Bomer’s new period drama.

-Here’s the trailer for Strange Weather starring Holly Hunter and Carrie Coon.

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton Split

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Robin Thicke is now free to be “twerked upon” as much as he wants. After months of speculation and grossness, he and Paula Patton have announced their separation.

Oprah took her very first selfie and Idris Elba was in it, proving she’s totally got this internet thing down pat.

Alec Baldwin penned an epic rant in New York magazine titled “Good-bye, Public Life.” (It should have been titled “Goodbye, Any Pretense of Not Being an Asshole”.) He actually raises some good points, but then buries them in brattiness and bigotry. He claims he’s not a homophobe and realizes that he needs to be more careful with his word choice, and then he casually drops the word “tranny” like it’s NBD. He tries to make Shia LaBeouf seem like an entitled ass (which, no doubt, he is), but then he lets it slip that Shia showed up to work knowing all of his lines, while “I, however, do not learn my lines in advance.” Um, what? Isn’t that your job? And if you really want to walk away from the spotlight of public life, isn’t there a better way than penning a click-baity, troll-y cover story? Like maybe…just walking away?

Jessica Biel was photographed looking very non-pregnant, for those of you at home keeping score. She’s also scheduled to present at the Oscars on Sunday.

-The full list of Oscar presenters have been announced, and Biel isn’t the only head-scratcher. Zac Efron? Kate Hudson?

-Meanwhile, Jimmy Kimmel announced all the guests scheduled to appear on his post-Oscars show, and it sounds like it’s going to be stacked.

-So pretty much no one in America has seen this year’s best picture nominees. Captain Phillips was the most-watched one, and that was only seen by 15% of those polled.

Liam Neeson says Bono was really nice to his kids when Natasha Richardson died.

-Did the prospect of random drug testing cause Justin Bieber to reject a plea deal in his Miami Beach DUI case?

-But look, he’s recording a song with his mommy! That makes everything all better, right?

Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint had a hairy Harry Potter reunion.

-It looks like Josh Brolin‘s assistant has been upgraded to his girlfriend.

Anna Kendrick (wearing a very cute romper — words I rarely put together) helped pal Miles Teller celebrate his birthday in Vegas.

-Aw nuts. Harold Ramis has died. Let’s all raise a glass of ectoplasm and listen to “I’ve Got You, Babe” on repeat.

-I’m glad to see Bill Murray put out a statement about Ramis. The pair reportedly hadn’t spoken since a falling out on the set of Groundhog Day.

-This is admirable: Ukrainian born actress Milla Jovovich is raising money to help the victims of violence in Kiev.

January Jones shared a photo of her 9-year-old self on Instagram and it made me almost like her.

-When I heard this weekend that NBC was planning to bring back Heroes, I assumed it was a joke. How is it not a joke?!

-In other NBC news, Jennifer Lopez is coming back to TV as a single mother cop. Let’s hope it’s more Out of Sight and less Gigli.

Julianne Moore says she does her own housework, so there.

-A girl from Pretty Little Liars is engaged to a guy from Suits. Please don’t make me learn their names.

-Oopsie! Avatar star Sam Worthington was arrested in NYC after allegedly punching a photographer. It sounds like the paparazzo first kicked Sam’s girlfriend in the shins, though.

-Warner Brothers seems to realize that Veronica Mars will probably do better on VOD than at the box office, so they’re making the film available as a digital download and rental the same day it opens in theatres. That pretty much never happens.

-Scandal returns on Thursday. Celebrate by staring a Kerry Washington’s belly bump.

-Speaking of Kerry‘s belly bump, she had a baby shower at Shonda Rhimes‘ house.

Amanda Seyfried has landed the role of the female lead in Ted 2.

-Meanwhile Mila Kunis, who was in the first Ted movie, is busy getting old-timey in her new ad for Jim Bean.

David O. Russell says he accidentally spoiled Anna Karenina for Jennifer Lawrence. I did the exact same thing once to a coworker. Who knew 140-year-old classics need to come with spoiler warnings?

Seth Meyers‘ Late Night hosting gig starts tonight.

-I’ve mentioned before how I just don’t buy the “True Detective is the best show ever!” mantra that’s floating around (I was momentarily onboard last week and then I saw the latest episode and have jumped back off the train). However, I’m LOVING all the thoughtful analysis being written about the show’s depiction of women. The New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum called it out in an article today, which was posted at pretty much the exact time as Slate’s Willa Paskin’s piece about how the show’s objectification is intentional. And that led to a bunch of other smart TV critics throwing in their (very eloquent) two cents, either defending the show, critiquing it, or pleading with us all to hold our judgment until the season finale airs in a few weeks. This might be the first time I’m more entertained by reading about a show than actually watching it.

-The first full trailer for Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley on HBO has landed.