–Sean Combs landed the cover of Vanity Fair’s September issue, talking about the next phase in his career — launching a record label.
–Christine Baranski looks like the queen that she is in V Magazine. She talks about acting since 1980 (“I was in my 60s before I was number one on the call sheet. I just continue working and try to be defined by the work that I do. I’m not interested in selling myself or putting myself in quotation marks.”)
-Speaking of The Good Fight, this season is the first time they did an animated song that I didn’t really agree with. Still catchy though.
–Blunt’s Jungle Cruise rode to a better-than-expected opening of $34.2 million at the domestic box office.
–Jennifer Lopez was spotted wearing the Harry Winston’s bracelet Ben Affleck gave her back in 2002. It’s as awful as I remembered it.
–Matt Damon‘s poor publicist managed to craft a decent statement about how he used the f-word until recently when he got schooled by his daughter, but it doesn’t really wash the stink off the fact that he willingly volunteered that story in the press, expecting to be lauded for his wokeness.
–Princess Eugenie‘s husband Jack Brooksbank was photographed on a yacht with a topless woman while wrapping his arm around another. Fergie has defended her son-in-law, saying he was “just doing his job” as a brand ambassador for Casamigos. I mean, that’s exactly how I’d expect a brand ambassador for a tequila brand to act, so I guess she’s not wrong?
–Kathy Griffin revealed that she has lung cancer and will undergo surgery.
-Cha-ching! Reese Witherspoon just sold her production company for almost $1 billion.
–Dolly Parton, who is estimated to have earned millions of dollars in royalties for writing “I Will Always Love You” in 1973, revealed this week how she spent her money from the songwriting credit for Whitney Houston: She invested in a building located in a historically Black Nashville neighborhood.
-Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings original series — the most expensive TV show ever made — will premiere Sept 2022.
-The first trailer for Venom 2L Let There Be Carnage has dropped and it really lives up to its name.
-Here’s the first trailer for House of Gucci starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver.