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Melissa McCarthy Calls Out Billy Bush in New Interview

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-In her InStyle cover storyMelissa McCarthy recalls being subjected to a terrible interview by someone who sounds a lot like Billy Bush. “I do remember another interview I did for Bridesmaids with somebody who later lost his job for a conversation he had on a bus with someone else. I won’t mention names, but just think about it. He kept asking, ‘Are you shocked that you actually work in this business at your tremendous size?’ He was like, ‘Oh, your tremendous size, you can actually work?’ I just remember all the blood drained out of me. I thought, ‘With my tremendous size, I could tackle you so quickly.’ ”

In her new People cover story, Nicole Kidman says she knew she wanted to marry Keith Urban after just six months of dating. “It was my [38th] birthday, and he stood outside with gardenias at 5 a.m. on my stoop in New York. That is when I went, ‘This is the man I hope I get to marry.'”

-Here’s how Kevin Hart worded his second apology: “Once again, Kevin Hart apologizes for his remarks that hurt members of the LGBTQ community. I apologize.” He added it’s not his “life dream” to become an LGBTQ ally. That’s swell.

-Meawhile, it seems that the Academy has resigned itself to the fact that the Oscars will air with no host for the first time in 30 years, according to Variety.

-In his new Hollywood Reporter cover storySamuel L Jackson admits he was a functioning crack addict for 15 years. “The whole time I was using, sure, I had a good reputation. I showed up on time, I did my lines. I was great. But there was something that was keeping me from getting to that next place.”

Kit Harrington says the cast was pretty much over it while filming the final GoT season.

-Marvel is making a TV show about Vision and Scarlet Witch for Disney’s new streaming service, with Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olson expected to reprise the roles they originated on the big screen.

Rosario Dawson is reportedly dating Senator Corey Booker.

-Just months after being pushed out of Disney and Pixar, Skydance Media has hired alleged sexual harasser John Lasseter. God, how deflating must that be for the women who work there?

Mariah Carey has settled the lawsuit with former manager Stella Bulochnikov, who sued the singer for sexual harassment after working with her for about three years.

-Woah. Jordan Peele is taking on the Lorena Bobbit story in a new documentary for Amazon Prime. Here’s the first trailer.

-Oof, Nina Dobrev‘s new CBS sitcom is getting panned.

-The Green Book crew continue to make things worse, not better with every interview.

Natasha Lyonne keeps dying then subsequently reliving her birthday in the trailer for Netflix’s Russian Doll, produced by Amy Poehler. Critics who’ve already screened it are loving it.

-Meanwhile, critics are not loving M. Night Shymalan‘s Glass. The embargo was lifted this afternoon and the reviews are mostly negative.

Anthony Mackie and Margaret Qualley are the last survivors on a toxic earth in the trailer for Netflix’s new sci-fi film IO.

-The Little trailer, starring Regina Hall and Issa Rae, looks like an updated version of Big and I’m so here for it.

The Spice Girls Announce Reunion Tour

-5 become 4: The Spice Girls (minus Victoria Beckham) announced today they are reuniting for a UK tour. Beckham wished her former bandmates well on Instagram— while making it clear she wouldn’t be joining them.

Camila Cabello and Ariana Grande bonded over their ponytail pain. I seriously don’t know how Grande wears one all the time without carrying around an Advil IV bag…

-This clip of Julia Roberts telling Gwyneth Paltrow to “shut your f*cking face” makes me kind of want to listen to their GOOP podcast now. I’ll just have to settle for her telling Busy Phillips to “shut the f*ck up, sit the f*ck down, dry your tears!”

-I gave up on The Walking Dead a long time ago but people are PISSED about its latest fake-out. Why kill off a white dude when you can give him a 3-movie deal instead?! (That’s exactly how they treated the female lead of Fear The Walking Dead except, you know, not at all.)

-Meanwhile, Andrew Lincoln is still bitter about the way the show treated Steven Yeun.

Rihanna wasn’t happy to learn that Trump was using her song at his rallies.

-This is good news: Demi Lovato was spotted in LA post-rehab looking happy and healthy.

-Yikes. CBS just fired the showrunner on Nina Dobrev‘s new sitcom for using “inappropriate language in the workplace.”

Kenan Thompson wasn’t happy with Pete Davidson’s joke about Dan Crenshaw during this weekend’s SNL.

-Meanwhile, I’m not sure about Davidson’s speech about Ariana Grande at the end of his Weekend Update segment. I’ll probably appreciate it more once I’m convinced he’ll stop making jokes about their relationship.

-Man, Rebel Wilson is mis-handling this thing in every way possible. Instead of just eating some humble pie and saying she misspoke, she is blocking black critics of her comments.

-No cast on TV is currently having as much fun as Legends of Tomorrow’s and you’ll never convince me otherwise.

-I don’t know why I’m surprised that Lindsay Lohan showed up at the EMAs last night, but I am.

-I liked what Jon Stewart had to say about making a change when he realized he didn’t have any women on The Daily Show’s writing staff: “There was an article about us [that] said it was a sexist environment, we didn’t have women writers. And I got very offended by that. I was very mad. I was like, ‘Are you saying I’m not a feminist?’ I was raised by a single mother…And I went back to the writers room, and I was like, “You believe this, Steve? What do you think, Greg? Dave? Tom? Mike?” And then I was like, Oooohhh. And it was right…We had put in a system of getting writers where there were no names on it. We thought that’s color-blind, gender-blind, et cetera. But what you don’t realize is the system itself — the tributaries that feed us those submissions — is polluted itself.”

-Broad City creator Abbi Jacobson talked about the time she had to explain to a guest actor why his “compliment” to Ilana Glazer about her body was not OK.

-I don’t get why everyone freaked out about this Britney Spears IG post and she deleted it? It looks just like a million other posts on my feed about people messing with Snap filters.

-Is there anything the world needs less than a movie from The Chainsmokers?

-You’re The Worst just got a premiere date and trailer. Yay! I kind of forgot this show exists but I’m totally here for its final season.

Drake Returns to Degrassi For His New Video

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-Holy crap, am I loving Drake‘s epic Degrassi reunion in his new video. (Nina Dobrev is looking good here. I was worried for a minute there…) At first I assumed it was just really good timing on his part and couldn’t possibly be a reaction to Pusha T‘s diss track (which dropped May 29) because the timeline was too short to pull together a video like this.  But it turns out they shot it last weekend and according to this IG post it went from “concept to shoot in a week, shoot to release in four days.”  So yeah, he managed to call up his old costars and pull together the perfect response in just two weeks. Way to go, Wheelchair Jimmy!

-Stranger Things’ Millie Bobbi Brown has left social media after a fake meme about her being homophobic went viral. People are the worst.

-For the first time in years, HBO is completely skipping Comic-Con. There will be no Westworld or Game Of Thrones panels, and no activations.

Kim Kardashian and Alice Johnson sat down for a joint interview on the Today Show to talk about Johnson’s release.

Meghan Markle calls Prince Harry “the best husband ever,” continues to wear terrible pantyhose.

-She’s also reportedly happy all the wedding fuss is behind her. No doubt.

Brie Larson was on hand to announce a Sundance & TIFF iniative to allocate 20% of press credentials to underrepresented movie critics and journalists. “I do not need a 70-year-old white dude to tell me what didn’t work for him about A Wrinkle In Time.”

Rose McGowan helped bring about Harvey Weinstein‘s downfall. Now, the activist says he’s trying to take her down with him. (She may be problematic, but the felony drug charge she’s facing over a lost wallet with cocaine does indeed sound shady af).

Marc Maron, Louie Anderson, Ray Romano, Tracy Morgan, Sean Hayes and Tony Shalhoub talked about the #MeToo movement in THR’s comedy actor roundtable. I’m not overly interested in what any of these guys have to say about it, but Romano made a good point: “I don’t know how to speak to any of this, but there’s an awareness of how hard it is for women now…Yes, there are some harsh things happening and harsh judgments, but the one good thing is that we’re becoming aware of what it means when somebody, even if they don’t think they’re harassing, is crossing the boundaries a bit.”

Bill Cosby has fired his entire legal team ahead of his sentencing following his guilty verdict.

-In a new interview, R Kelly‘s ex-wife opened up about years of alleged abuse.

-A woman was granted a temporary restraining order against Chris Brown after the singer allegedly hit her. Seriously, how is he still a thing?

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande want to take you to “Bed” in their new single.

Here’s the video from An Evening With Female Showrunners, the highly successful event Liz Hannah organized in response to Variety’s all-male TV writers panel.

-I was reading in the newspaper this morning about how this the summer of romcoms (YASS!!!) and I don’t know how I missed that Juliet, Naked, which is one of my fave Nick Hornsby books, is being adapted into a film starring Rose Byrne, Chris O’Dowd and Ethan Hawke that’ll be out in August. How did I not know this? How is there no trailer yet?!

Chloe Grace Moretz is plagued by a mysterious illness in the Brain on Fire trailer.