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Did James Franco Try To Pick Up a Teenager on Instagram?


-This story about James Franco allegedly trying to pick up a 17-year-old girl on Instagram is the stuff that gossip dreams are made of. SO. DAMN. GOLDEN. He responded to the report by all-caps tweeting “I hope parents keep their teens away from me.” Perfection. I mean, totally gross – but perfection.

Lady Gaga helped Bill Murray check an item off his bucket list by taking a selfie with him on Letterman last night.

-Speaking of Letterman, he just announced his plans to retire from CBS in 2015. I wonder how likely it is that a woman will get his spot? Apparently, Craig Ferguson has right of first refusal.

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen shared photos from their tour around New York City to commemorate the end of their Broadway runs. I love these two so much.

-Speaking of awesome Hollywood BFFs, Parks and Rec’s Retta Instagramed photos from her dinner/therapy session with The Good Wife’s Josh Charles.

-Newlyweds Adam Brody and Leighton Meester look appropriately lovey-dovey on the streets of Manhattan. Even more important, I think I have the same puffy coat as her!

-I had no idea that Law & Order: SVU was a guest star powerhouse. (I also had no idea that Paul Wesley used to go by Paul Wasilewski.)

-One of those memorable SVU guest stars is Jennifer Love Hewitt, whose Client List costar Colin Egglesfield was arrested at an art show for disorderly conduct and criminal damage. Sad; I met him once and he was beyond charming.

Drake is on a roll this week, releasing yet another song called “Days in the East.” Quick, everyone scour it for Rihanna references!

Nigella Lawson is reportedly not allowed into the U.S. because of her recent testimony surrounding her drug use. Anthony Bourdain added credibility to the report with a couple of angry tweets.

Zac Efron is set to produce and star in a new John Grisham thriller, and I’m really hoping he’s up for it.

-Scandal star Tony Goldwyn tries (and fails) to defend Fitz in this interview about the show’s season finale later this month.

-All the weekly magazines are blaming Gwyneth Paltrow for the split because what else is new? Even People magazine has consciously uncoupled from their Most Beautiful star.

Kate Hudson probably shouldn’t be blamed for the split either.

Jonah Hill should only do interviews when Channing Tatum is around to make him seem nice.

-I totally forgot that True Blood is a thing that still exists. HBO just announced it’s final season will being airing on June 22.

-In case you were wondering, yes, Mariah Carey hates it when Nick Cannon talks about his past hookups.

Joe Jonas — who knows a thing or two about growing up in the spotlight — blames Justin Bieber’s dad for his “party animal” behavior.

Click here to watch the first 7 minutes of Fargo, FX’s miniseries adaptation of the 1996 Coen brothers film.

-Captain America: Winter Soldier is already breaking records with advanced ticket sales.

Kaley Cuoco says getting breast implants at 18 was the best decision she ever made. Sigh.

-Here’s the latest TV spot for Johnny Depp’s Transcendence.

Gillian Anderson Poses Naked with a Giant Eel

Gillian Anderson gets naked with an eel for FishLove
Gillian Anderson in Fishlove’s new campaign (DENIS ROUVRE/FISHLOVE)

-Good on Gillian Anderson for being brave enough to pose naked (and with a gross eel!) for charity and all, but man, this is not a flattering photo.

-I think I actually sprained something by eyerolling at the reports that Kimye is planning to have their wedding at Versailles.

-Speaking of eyerolling, Gwyneth Paltrow is launching a new inspirational web series on AOL.

-Meanwhile, Jessica Biel is trying to get into the lifestyle guru game…and failing miserably.

-According to Page Six, Lindsay Lohan went into a nightclub bathroom to have sex with Liam Neeson’s 18 year-old son — while her 19-year-old boyfriend waited outside. That seems about right.

Keira Knightley just wore her Chanel wedding dress on the red carpet…again. God bless that girl.

-I’m pretty sure this Bill Murray story isn’t true, but I’m going to choose to believe it anyway.

Mariah Carey just wore a too-tight, sparkly dress, thereby marking the official start of the holiday season!

-47-year-old Cindy Crawford looks amazing (and topless) on the cover of V magazine.

-In other pretty covers, Lupita Nyong’o graces DuJour magazine.

Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll are still going strong, which makes me stupidly happy.

-Mark your calendars: the Veronica Mars movie lands March 14. Celebrate with this new clip.

Paul Rudd is hosting SNL this weekend, but all his promos seem to focus on One Direction.

Britney Spears told Ellen yesterday about that one time she played spin the bottle with Ryan Gosling and it never landed on him. Curses!

-So is this Kris Jenner and Ben Flajnik actually happening? Ugh.

-Law officials have revealed that Paul Walker and his friend were not drag racing at the time of their deaths.

-The stupid Westboro Baptist Church idiots are planning to picket his funeral. Won’t Anonymous take these guys down already?

Christian Slater married someone who isn’t you. (My favourite part of their meet-cute is that he has a “usual spot” in a park where he eats oatmeal every morning.)

James Franco‘s Oscar campaign is in full swing.

-Meanwhile, Her is suddenly an Oscar contender, making this one of the most unpredictable races in years.  I’m really digging the latest trailer.

-Another day, another awesome George Clooney cover. I love Oscar season!

Nigella Lawson admitted to trying cocaine “a few times” but says Charles Saatchi threatened to destroy her.

-I have to get eye surgery Friday. I’m anticipating my ride home from the clinic will go exactly like this.

Perez Hilton is developing a reality show about gay fatherhood? Will it superimpose crudely drawn coke marks over everyone’s face?

-I’m glad Foals ended up so high on NME’s countdown of 2013’s best albums — though I’m shocked Yeezus wasn’t their No. 1.

-Brace yourself and/or clear your calendar! New chapters of R Kelly‘s Trapped In The Closet are coming in 2014.

-I love John Krasinski‘s expression in these photos. He’s all “seriously? Me shopping is interesting to you?” Yes, John. Yes, it is.

-House of Cards season two will premiere February 14 (because it’s such a romantic show?). Here’s the teaser trailer. I tried really hard to get through the first season but it was just so. much. work.

-Speaking of TV, I’m loving all the gushing reviews Arrow is getting this week. Yes, it cheesy, but at least it totally owns it.

-Love Amy Adams, hate her dress.

-Wait, so this little twig of a thing will play Wonder Woman? I guess they’re ditching the whole Amazon warrior backstory?

-The Sundance Film Festival just released its 2014 lineup, and it looks super solid. Expect movies starring Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, Mark Ruffalo, Kristen Wiig and Aaron Paul.

Shailene Woodley and Jared Leto were spotted together. Is it too early to worry for her?

-Here’s the first trailer for Charlie Countryman, which was that movie Evan Rachel Wood got into a Twitter fight with the MPAA over regarding her censored sex scene.

Jennifer Lawrence Talks Fame, Breakups and JLo in Vogue


-The September issue of Vogue has landed, and with it comes a ton of bon mots from cover girl Jennifer Lawrence’s interview, including a joke about her split from Nicolas Hoult, a snippet of a conversation with her BFF, and her story about getting mean-girled by Jennifer Lopez. 

-Speaking of magazine covers, Beyoncé and dead people sell them. Nicki Minaj does not.

-I apologize to your eyeballs in advance, but photos have surfaced of Justin Bieber getting butt-naked with his guitar to serenade his grandma.

-In other retina-assaulting news, Madonna now has grillz.

-The internet is buzzing about how Katy Perry’s new song sounds a lot like Sara Bareilles‘ last single, but Bareilles just wants everyone to chill.

Nigella Lawson‘s ex-husband continues to be a raging jerkface. While doing a phone interview with the Daily Mail, he put his 18-year-old daughter on the line to read a statement about how Nigella had “abandoned her” since the split.

-Hilarious: recognizing TV’s current obsession with violent dramas, NBC has put together a cable-style promo for the new season of Parks and Recreation.

-Speaking of Parks and Rec, Amy Poehler just landed the lead vocal role in a new Pixar flick.

-I missed last night’s Teen Choice Awards, but I definitely teared up this morning while watching Lea Michele‘s tribute to Cory Monteith. Well done. (Also, she looked great.)

-I’m also sorry that I missed Troian Bellisario’s bitchface when Selena Gomez won.

-It makes me weirdly, inexplicably happy that Pitch Perfect‘s Anna Camp and Skylar Astin are dating IRL. It almost makes up for what she wore last night.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth were both at last night’s Teen Choice Awards, but they didn’t walk the red carpet together and were seated separately.  Just rip the band-aid, you two!

Kerry Washington sang a duet with Jordin Sparks backstage at the TCAs, proving there’s nothing she can’t do.

Courteney Cox broke her wrist. No worries — she can always put a straw in Big Blue.

Angelina Jolie doesn’t just give Jennifer Aniston nightmares; she also scares children.

Jennifer Aniston is denying pregnancy rumours…again.

Sarah Jessica Parker was supposed to play Gloria Steinem in Lovelace, but all her scenes were left on the cutting room floor.

-Congrats to George Lucas: the Star Wars creator and his wife just had a baby girl.

-I am in love with the neckline of Rachel McAdams’ dress.

Victoria Beckham tweeted a photo of her decidedly unglamorous vacation spot in Malibu.

-For some reason, I’ve decided that doing this blog,  a daily column for MSN, restaurant reviews, and Amazing Race recaps — not to mention my full-time job — just wasn’t time-consuming enough, so I’m now doing weekly Breaking Bad columns as well. Support my insanity, won’t you?

-Speaking of Breaking Bad, it seems a whole lotta people caught up with it over the summer. Last night’s return scored it’s highest ratings ever with 5.9M viewers. It’s previous high was 2.9M.

Aaron Paul used to date Samaire Armstrong from The OC. Mind = blown.

-Oh happy day! George Clooney is doing press for The Monuments Men. (The only time I’ve ever side-eyed my Georgie was in 2010 when he said he was refusing to do press for any more films. I’m glad he’s changed his mind. I hate it when we fight…)

-Sweet: Happy Endings star Casey Wilson and New Girls’ June Diane Raphael are developing a new sitcom for ABC.

-The preview clips for Oprah‘s interview with Lindsay Lohan are coming fast and furious. The latest one even includes a comment from Lohan herself, who says “I’m my own worst enemy.”

Kanye West just bought two ridiculous $1M armoured SUVs. His ego needs protection.

-The trailer for How I Live Now has landed.  Saoirse Ronan FTW!