— Variety (@Variety) June 8, 2021
–For Variety, Elizabeth Olsen did a video chat with Kaley Cuoco — and she called in from the bathroom, because her neighbor was doing construction and it’s the quietest room in her house. During the interview, she also let it slip that she’s married her longtime boyfriend Robbie Arnett. “I also just noticed that my husband put ‘Little Miss Magic,’ you know, the ‘Little Miss’ books? They’re these classic books, but magic because of WandaVision, because he’s such a fucking cutie.”
-Marvel confirmed that Loki is gender fluid in the MCU, bringing this version of the character closer to comic book iterations.
–Armie Hammer has reportedly checked into an in-patient program for drug, alcohol, and sex issues. I hope he gets the help he needs. I also hope the investigation into the rape allegations continues.
-HBOMax renewed Hacks for a sophomore season and this is exactly the news I needed today. Jean Smart quipped, “I am absolutely thrilled we are picked up for a second season and I told Hannah it’s ‘No more Miss Nice Guy; from now on it’s Bette and Joan! And guess who’s BETTE??!!'”
-According to People, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry introduced the Queen to their new daughter over a video call as soon as they got home from the hospital.
-ABC has bid farewell to Chris Harrison following the race-related controversy. According to Deadline, he got a “mid-range eight-figure payoff and promise to keep his mouth shut” for leaving The Bachelor franchise.
–Khloe Kardashian posted her thoughts on water bottles and sustainability, and ended up in hot water.
-Meanwhile, her sis Kourtney posted a photo of a vial of boyfriend Travis Baker’s blood. Maybe they should step away from Insta for a bit?
–Mark Ronson confirmed he’s engaged to Mr. Robot actress Grace Gummer, daughter of Meryl Streep.
–Liam Payne opened up about his mental health in a podcast, saying the combination of fame, alcohol, and drugs brought him to “rock bottom” while he was in One Direction. “There is some stuff that I have definitely never, never spoken about. It was really, really, really severe. It was a problem.” He added that he still keeps in touch with Harry Syles. “I had a lovely phone call from Harry the other day. He was checking in on me. It’s almost as if some people have got a sixth sense about when you’re going through something and want to check in. He’s very much like that. He’s a lovely, lovely boy.”
-The first piece of Kanye West‘s Gap collection, a puffy blue jacket, sold out in a few hours.
–Sarah Shahi stars in the trailer for Netflix’s Sex/Life. This looks awful and I’ll probably end up watching every minute.
–Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbour, Jon Hamm, and Ray Liotta star in the No Sudden Moves trailer.