–Katy Perry is on the cover of LVR Magazine and talks about how motherhood has changed her. “She is everything I was ever looking for”
–Prince Andrew has finally been served court papers over his sex accuser’s lawsuit — after his security was initially ordered not to accept them.
-Queen Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme‘s children filed a restraining order against him. His 10-year-old and 5-year-old sons detailed allegations of physical and emotional abuse. But the restraining order was denied by two judges, and Homme’s lawyer blamed his ex, The Distillers’ Brody Dalle, for prompting the “spurious claims.”
-TMZ is reporting that Kate Beckinsale was sent to the hospital when her back went out while shooting a film in Vegas.
–Olivia Munnopened up about being pregnantin an interview with Mario Lopez. (Unfortunately, she keep completely mum about become a mom at her TIFF q&a).
-Dear Evan Hansen reviews coming out of TIFF are wild. People either HATED it or thought it was amazing.
–Nicki Minaj‘s husband, Kenneth Petty,pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender in California during a virtual court appearance today.
–Anya Taylor-Joy covers Instyle’s Beauty Issue. She talks about how her friends keep her grounded (“I also have great friends who tease me mercilessly if I even hint at being overworked or stressed. They’re like, ‘Oh yeah, honey, it’s so sad that you have to go get on a plane and go do whatever'”) and learning boundaries (“I really struggle with wanting to give everybody everything all of the time”).
-Besides Dune, her new movie (Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho) is the hottest ticket at TIFF. A new trailer dropped today and it’s both creepy and intriguing.
-Big news broke last night: Jamie Spears asked a judge to end his daughter’s 13-year conservatorship. There’s chatter that he didn’t want to deal with the “pressure” Britney’s new attorney has kept up on him, accusing him of abusing his power over her and of dissipating her estate. He also resisted Jamie’s attempts to be compensated for stepping down as her conservator, saying there was nothing to negotiate and that Jamie should resign immediately.
-Last night’s other big news: John Mulaneyappeared on Seth Meyers’s show last night and spoke candidly about his intervention and subsequent trip to rehab, and confirmed he and Olivia Munn are expecting. Meanwhile, the discourse around him has grown exhausting. I think two things can be true at the same time: people are very invested in his personal life because he’s made that such a huge part of his standup that they’re now pushing back against (unjustified) feelings of betrayal, but also he traded on his rep as Hollywood’s “good guy/non-toxic celeb/the marriage guy” a little too heavily to make the timeline of events (not to mention his ex wife’s reactions) sit well with some folks. This threadpretty much nails it.
-Speaking of the timeline, he opened the interview with some clarification (or revision?). He said he first went to rehab in September last year, split from his ex-wife in October, then relapsed and went back to rehab for two months, and didn’t start dating Munn until the spring.
–Bob Odenkirkposted a photo of himself look happy and healthy back on the set of Better Call Saul.
-This Vulture review of Drake‘s new album is the best one I’ve read yet. “It is a trip through a world we already know. There are no surprises in its landscapes. Maybe this is the source of its appeal.”
–Nicole Kidmanmade an ad about why everyone should return to AMC, and a lot of people are pointing out that her watching movies in an empty theatre is kind of missing the point.
–Eva Longoriahas resigned from the Time’s Up board amid the organization’s turmoil.
-Though no official cause of death has been determined yet, authorities are reportedly investigatingMichael K. Williams‘ passing as an overdose.
-Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist has been officially revived by as a Christmas TV movie by Roku, marking their foray into original programming.
–Zendaya covers the October issue of British Vogue, styled by Law Roach. Between Dune and Spider-Man promotion, she’s everywhere right now and I don’t hate it.
–In GQ, Regé-Jean Page talks about what’s next for his career, breaks down his favourite pieces from his own wardrobe, and says he’s moved on from the show that made him famous. “The universe has expanded. So I’m no longer in the Bridgerton WhatsApp group.”
-Goddamit. Michael K. Williams, who starred in everything from The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, Community and Lovecraft Country was found deadon Monday afternoon inside of his Brooklyn residence.
–Angelina Joliespoke to The Guardianmostly about her activism, but the article is getting more attention for the gross way the writer opens it, and her brief mention of being “hurt” when then-husband Brad Pitt worked with Harvey Weinstein despite knowing the producer had tried to assault her.
-The publicists for Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac‘s new HBO show must have popped champagne when they realized that this slo-mo gif of him kissing her arm on the red carpet went viral. (They’re actors and they’re both very good at acting and promotion, but damn that response underlines just how starved we are for a pair that has good onscreen chemistry.)
-Speaking of things that caused the internet to melt down this long weekend, Olivia Munn was papped and appears to be pregnant, which has led to lots of speculation about the timeline of her and John Mulaney‘s relationship. A tiktok has resurfaced that a comedian posted back in May about the pair expecting, right after that news of his split from his wife came out.
-It feels like a good time to revisit this piece about fans’ connection to Mulaney, and the parasocial cloud that now seems to surround him.
-Emily in Paris star Lily Collins got married in Colorado over the weekend, and People has the photos.
-Expect a lot less filler episodes in the new season of Survivor. The competition will only be 26 days long instead of the usual 39 days due to a two-week Covid quarantine for the cast and crew, but host Jeff Probst says the change could be permanent.
–Michaela Coel says she turned down Netflix’s $1 million deal due to due to a “lack of transparency,” “exploitation” and their refusal to let her own the copyright for I May Destroy You.
–A new fan site for The Matrix: Resurrections generates a unique teaser video featuring footage and narration from the sequel. Right now, if you click on the blue pill you get Neil Patrick Harris’ character saying, “you’ve lost your capacity to discern reality from fiction,” but if you choose the red pill and enter the matrix, you hear Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s voice telling you the current time and saying that “couldn’t be further from the truth.” Both options give you different glimpses of footage.
-The Carrie Diaries’ Anna Sophia Robb announced on Instagram that she’s engaged, and this pic is so much better than the ultra-staged ones we usually get.