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Lizzo Covers Rolling Stone

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-Now this is a cover! In Lizzo‘s Rolling Stone interview, she talks about being a body-positive role model: “I’ve come to terms with body dysmorphia and evolved. The body-positive movement is doing the same thing. We’re growing together, and it’s growing pains, but I’m just glad that I’m attached to something so organic and alive.”

-In happy news, Channing Tatum and Jessie J have officially reunited.

-In unhappy news, Lena Waithe and wife Alana Mayo have split just two months after announcing their marriage — and the rumours around the breakup are messy. There’s chatter that Waithe was buying Instagram models expensive gifts, and talk that she was spotted looking cozy at the Golden Globes with Cynthia Erivo.

-Ousted Grammy CEO Deborah Dugan is not going down without a fight. She appeared on the Today Show with some explosive allegations, including vote fixing and sexual harassment. She’s also suing the Recording Academy. Did I mention the Grammys are this Sunday?

John Krasinski had a sweet Office reunion.

Tina Fey is creating a movie adaptation of her Broadway musical Mean Girls — which started as a movie to begin with.

-Ever since I saw that episode of Succession set at the Davos World Economic Forum, I’ve assumed it was a week filled with weird rich people doing weird rich people things. This video of Julianne Hough receiving an orgasmic physical therapy treatment is doing nothing to change my mind.

-Despite our wishful thinking, it doesn’t seem like there’s much going on between A$AP Rocky and Rihanna.

Brad Pitt says he can no longer remember the first rule of Fight Club — which is why he’s talking to the press about Fight Club.

Grimes has created social media accounts for her unborn baby with Elon Musk and posted a clip of a 3D baby speaking directly into the camera about a impending apocalypse. God, I’d love to see her baby shower registry.

Angelina Jolie has signed on to produce a BBC Show designed to help kids spot fake news.

-I love that Bon Appétit’s Claire Saffitz is big enough to be on Fallon!

-After leaving her nine-year relationship with Austin Butler, Vanessa Hudgens appears to be moving on with LA Laker Kyle Kuzma.

-A sequel to Marvel’s billion-dollar-grossing Captain Marvel is officially in the works, and the studio is looking for a female director.

Gwyneth Paltrow seems as embarrassed by her vagina candle as we are.

-Oh boy. Oprah‘s problematic book club pick keeps picking up steam. American Dirt is being made into a film by problematic Clint Eastwood‘s production company and written by the screenwriter of the problematic Blood Diamond.

Anne Hathaway plays a journalist in trouble in the trailer for The Last Thing He Ever Wanted, an adaptation of the Joan Didion novel.

-I was home sick today so I got to watch Noah Centineo on Kelly & Ryan this morning. Which was perfect timing because I had just watched the new trailer for PS I Still Love You eleven times in a row.  The John Ambrose casting is really good; Jordan Fisher might actually be charming enough to give Peter Kavinsky a run for his money.

Grey’s Anatomy Cast Shake-Up

Justin Chambers, one of the last few original Grey’s Anatomy cast members, is leaving the hit medical drama, now in its sixteenth season on ABC. The biggest twist: his last scene has already aired and his character Alex won’t be getting a big sendoff, suggesting this was an abrupt departure.

-Speaking of tensions on TV sets, production on Disney+’s Lizzie Maguire reboot has halted after the creator of the original show stepped down from her role as showrunner. A Disney spokesperson said “After filming two episodes, we concluded that we need to move in a different creative direction and are putting a new lens on the show.”

Oprah is shooting down a report that she counseled Prince Harry prior to his decision to step back from the royal family, saying “Meghan and Harry do not need my help in figuring out what’s best for them. I care about them both and support whatever decisions they make for their family.”

-Word is Prince Harry has been staying back in England the last couple of days to continue to negotiate the situation.

Justin Bieber is begging fans to game the system and stream “Yummy” on repeat while they sleep. This is really embarrassing and beneath him.

Beyoncé and Jay Z surprised Reese Witherspoon with a sweet gift following their champagne moment at the Golden Globes.

Harvey Weinstein and his attorneys asked for a new judge in his ongoing rape trial in Manhattan because the judge’s reprimand of Weinstein’s courtroom cell phone usage had demonstrated “animus towards the Defendant.” In response, they got a 15-minute treatise on why they won’t get one.

Samantha Barbash, the woman who JLo‘s Hustlers character is based on, is suing the production, saying that they offered her $6,000 to appear at the end of the film in exchange for signing away her rights to the story — which she did not accept.

Seth MacFarlane is leaving for after 21 years(!) for a $200 million deal at NBCU.

-People were very excited that horror director Scott Derrickson was set to helm the Doctor Strange sequel, but he just dropped out.

-Netflix’s new documentary series on cheerleading is getting lots of buzz.

-Here’s the trailer for the new FX show Breeders. I don’t even have kids and this gives me anxiety (not to mention I gave up on Martin Freeman when he yelled at a P.A. for getting his sandwich order wrong during his EW cover story).

Chris Rock takes center stage in the Fargo season 4 trailer.

 

Kim Kardashian: Attorney at Law?

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-In her new Vogue cover storyKim Kardashian says that she’s studying to be a lawyer and plans to take her bar exam in 2020. I know everyone’s making fun of this but the woman is clearly intelligent enough, and she seems really passionate when talking about prison reform in the interview. She’s also eager to talk about Kanye West‘s mental health, saying “Right now everything is really calm. But we can definitely feel episodes coming, and we know how to handle them. For him, being on medication is not really an option, because it just changes who he is.”

-Console your teens: despite all the rumours, Selena Gomez is not dating a guy Niall Horan from 1D.

-Oof, the hubris of actors. Lori Loughlin reportedly thought the DA was bluffing so she rejected their first plea and now faces additional, more serious  charges.

-Looks like the US media is dealing with the royal rumours with some distraction tactics. People’s new cover story is all about William and Harry growing apart, while Us Weekly is focusing on Kate‘s strong bond with the Queen.

-Meanwhile, Meghan Markle continues to gather Hollywood heavyweights in her corner. Her latest supporter? Oprah! While promoting her Apple series on mental health that she’s partnering with Prince Harry on, Oprah said “I think she’s being portrayed unfairly, and I feel that if people really knew her they would know that she is not only everything we perceive of her in being graceful and dynamic in holding that position, but she just has a wonderful, warm, giving, loving heart. I think it’s very unfair.”

-In a new op-ed for Time, Angelina Jolie calls for the support of Afghan women’s rights and more female representation in Afghan government delegations during peace talks.

Jeremy Renner is getting an Avengers spinoff show on Disney+. I’m not sure if anyone is actually clamoring for more about Hawkeye, but it sounds like it ill focus on the comic character Kate Bishop. The streaming service is rumoured to be launching in Nov.

Emma Stone fangirls over BTS in her SNL promos.

-This season of The Good Fight has been phenomenal, but it’s about to get better when Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald perform a Prince duet. I love everything about that clip.

Chris Hemsworth says a kind-hearted fan returned his photos from Miley and Liam‘s wedding after they were accidentally sent to her. The most adorable part of this story is that the pictures were on film, taken with an actual camera!

-I’m sort of excited for the return of Game of Thrones on Sunday. But I’m VERY excited for the return of Gay Of Thrones, the hilarious recaps by Queer Eye’s Jonathan.

-This Twitter thread on surreal celeb encounters is a delight. (Jackee Harry won with this response.)

-Foster the People and Imagine Dragons were beefing? Not gonna lie, I kind of thought they were the same band.

-I’m so glad that Special — the new Netflix show about a disabled gay man — is getting good reviews. I worry it’s going to be lost in the mix (especially because searching for “special” on Netflix results in a sea of comedy specials).

-I’m both happy and skeptical about Barry getting renewed for season 3 at HBO. Happy because season 2 is currently amazing; skeptical because the show went from asking “can this guy be redeemed?” to asking “when will this irredeemable guy get caught?” and I don’t know how long they can stretch that.

-We’re 100 days out from the new Lion King movie, so Disney dropped another trailer.