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Kerry Washington Covers Town & Country

-The September cover reveals are landing! I’m so curious to see how magazines will handle remote photo shoots, but we’re starting strong with Kerry Washington looking fab in Town & Country.

Ta-Nehisi Coates will guest-edit Vanity Fair’s Sept issue.

Cameron Diaz joined Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop livestream and talked about turning her back on the movie business, which she says gave her “a peace in my soul because I finally was taking care of myself…It’s so intense to work at that level and be that public and put yourself out there. There’s a lot of energy coming at you at all times when you’re really visible as an actor.”

-This is petty af: Megan Fox posted a photo of Machine Gun Kelly with the caption: “Achingly Beautiful Boy… My heart is yours.” A couple hours later, Brian Austin Green used the same caption and dedicated it to their sons.

Meghan Markle finally got a win: she’s prevented Associated Newspapers (the owner of the Daily Mail) from publishing the names of five of her friends who spoke about her to People.

-It’s wild to me how many celebrities are sticking up for Ellen Degeneres, including Katy Perry, Kevin Hart, Diane Keaton, Ashton Kutcher, and Jay Leno. Is it really so hard to understand that how someone treats a famous guest may be completely different from how they treat their employees?

-Meanwhile, former Ellen Show DJ Tony Okungbowa tweeted: “I did experience and feel the toxicity of the environment and I stand with my former colleagues in their quest to create a healthier and more inclusive workplace.”

-I think it’s hilarious that there’s chatter about replacing Ellen with James Corden — as if the gossip surrounding him isn’t just as bad. Remember when his Reddit AMA got derailed by all the people asking if the stories of him being a jerk IRL are true?

Matt Damon and wife Luciana were seen hanging on the beach with Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas in Malibu the other day.

-This is a great profile on Jurnee Smollett, who should have broken out bigger after Birds of Prey. She talks about the controversy surrounding her casting: “It brought a rage out inside of me, which was great for Canary.”

-The FBI raided Jake Paul’s California home and seized multiple firearms found on the property.

-Ha! Quibi is testing a free, ad-supported model.

-All of the Harry Potter movies will stream on NBCU’s Peacock, even though the franchise is produced by Warner Bros., which is owned by WarnerMedia — which has its own streaming service in HBO Max.

Seth Rogen‘s American Pickle, which debuts tomorrow on HBO Max/Crave, is getting good reviews.

-HBO Max just dropped the first trailer for Ridley Scott’s upcoming sci-fi series Raised by Wolves.

-The Mulan news is huge. I didn’t see a big budget movie like this (reportedly $200-300 million) end up going straight to VOD, but it’ll be available on September 4 via Disney+ for $29.99 (on top of the streaming service’s $6.99 monthly subscription fee).

Marty Jannetty, a former WWE/F wrestler, appears to have confessed to murder via a Facebook post.

-This almost never happens in Hollywood, but Dave and Odette Annable are back together after a 10-month split.

-The trailer for Selena Gomez’s quarantine-shot cooking show looks delightful!

Black Is King — and Beyonce Is Queen

-Black Is King, a new film by Beyonce, debuted at midnight Disney+ and critics are loving it.

-Here’s a close reading of all the symbolism.

Charlize Theron recently told her 5-year-old daughter that she is in a relationship with herself at the moment. “Her mind was blown. But, I know that was the day that she realized there’s a different possibility.”

Rihanna talked about her new Fenty Skin campaign and says she cringes at the idea of inclusion as “a narrative” and that she wants us to reach a point where it just…is.

Brad Garrett called out Ellen DeGeneres on Twitter, saying “it comes from the top” and he “knows more than one who were treated horribly by her.⁩”

Brian McKnight confirmed rumours that Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlakehad a new baby.”

-This interview with Marc Maron about late girlfriend Lynn Shelton is beautiful.

Courteney Cox and David Arquette are set to reprise their roles in a new Scream movie.

-Multiple women have come forward with claims of sexual assault and misconduct against actor Bryan Callen, who played Coach Mellor on The Goldbergs.

Adam Sandler‘s anniversary post is very sweet.

This article detailing everything that went down on the 1999 set of Bryan Singer‘s X-Men is insane. Michael Jackson wanted to play Professor Xavier. One of the film’s actors (Alexander Burton, who played Pyro) filed a civil suit four months after production wrapped, claiming that he was raped by three of Singer’s friends and business associates. Rebecca Romijn would undergo hours of body paint to play Mystique, and then on a whim, Singer would decide not to use her in a scene. Despite a lineup of A-list writers, Singer’s assistant secretly wrote much of the script. Producer Tom DeSanto fought with Singer when he discovered the director and some crew members took drugs before shooting a stunt that left Hugh Jackman bleeding. The next day, most of the main cast descended on Singer’s trailer and threatened to quit if DeSanto left (leading to Halle Balle‘s infamous “You can kiss my black ass” quote).

-Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston revealed that he has recovered from a mild case of covid and is now donating plasma.

-Is the best socially distanced photo yet?

Ryan Reynolds has committed to taking on 10 to 20 trainees from BiPOC communities for his upcoming film in an effort to promote diversity and inclusion in Hollywood.

Evan Rachel Wood discovers the limitations of growing up with grifter parents in Miranda July’s Kajillionaire, which costars Richard Jenkins, Debra Winger and Gina Rodriguez.

Michaela Coel for GQ

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-Are you watching HBO’s I May Destroy You? I shied away from it at first because the premise sounded so bleak, but I’ve now caught up on all four episodes that have aired so far and it’s remarkable. Yes, it’s about a woman trying to figure out if she was sexually assaulted when her drink was spiked so it’s dark, but it’s also funny and charming and unpredictable. No wonder it’s already ending up on best TV show lists. Series creator and star Michaela Coel talks about the show in the latest issue of British GQ.

Kylie Bunbury and Mark-Paul Gosselaar shot a new, socially distanced promo to celebrate Pitch being on Hulu. Rumours keep surfacing about execs wanting to bring the show back and I don’t want to get my hopes up again, but why would Disney spend money on shooting a new promo for an old show?!

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds continue to step up. They donated $200K to a Nova Scotia Indigenous women’s program.

-The latest round of Actors on Actors videos feature Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman (she told him “[Chris Nolan] doesn’t allow chairs, and his reasoning is, if you have chairs, people will sit, and if they’re sitting, they’re not working. I mean, he has these incredible movies in terms of scope and ambition and technical prowess and emotion. It always arrives at the end under schedule and under budget. I think he’s onto something with the chair thing”), and Chace Crawford and Penn Badgley (bless Penn for saying “we can debate about whether or not that even makes sense” of his character being Gossip Girl).

-What the hell is Terry Crews doing? Someone change his Twitter password already.

-The first chapter of Quibi’s star-packed Princess Bride remake dropped yesterday. It’s an insanely fun four minutes.

Mel Gibson has three upcoming movies booked despite those anti-Semitism comments the actor allegedly made to Winona Ryder resurfacing. Tell me more about “cancel culture.”

Lena Dunham agreed with that viral tweet that went around earlier this week, saying that she agrees the “Hollywood system is rigged in favor of white people and that my career took off at a young age with relative ease.” Ok, I get that she had an easy ride and benefited from being a white indie movie darling with famous parents. But Girls was good (sometimes great!). How come we’re not calling out white male showrunners who get chance after chance and keep making bad shows? I know Dunham is an easy target but come on.

-365 Days star Michele Morrone confirmed that a sequel is in the works. God help us all.

Kim Kardashian-West shared photos from daughter North’s 7th birthday, which they celebrated on their $14 million ranch in Wyoming. Is she the only little girl who’s ever asked for a pony and got it?

Dr. Dre‘s wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, has filed for divorce.

This photo of Chris Pine walking out of an indie bookstore with a big bag of books while wearing a mask has sent Twitter aflutter.

-I love that Mae Whitman and Jane Levy are BFFs IRL.

-“Hi guys I’m in my gym today and yes it is the gym that I burned down, it’s still not fixed yet but I’m getting there” is the best intro ever to an Instagram video.

Adele shared some flirty exchanges with British rapper Skepta on Instagram.

JK Rowling continues to show her true colours.

Alison Brie says she regrets voicing Diane Nguyen on BoJack Horseman: “We missed a great opportunity to represent the Vietnamese American community accurately and respectfully.” I mean, ok, but this was a repeated criticism of the show while it was airing and it’s weird to position it like this is something that never occurred to her.

-Family Guy’s Mike Henry will no longer voice Cleveland. He also had a four-season spinoff on which he was an executive producer; is he giving back his royalties from that?

-Speaking of hollow, performative gestures, Hulu pulled a “blackface” episode of Golden Girls that featured Blanche and Rose in mud masks. Instead of all this virtual signaling, wouldn’t it be great if the television industry focused on the work that actually has to be done.

Paul Walker‘s daughter snapped a selfie with all three of Vin Diesel‘s children — including Pauline, who was named after Walker.

-Ozark is coming to an end on Netflix, but it’s doing so with an expanded order for its fourth and final season.

-So now Justice League actor Ray Fisher is taking a swing at Joss Whedon? What a mess.

-HBO beat out 16 other bidders to turn Brit Bennett’s novel The Vanishing Half into a limited series. I just finished it and yeah, it’s worth the hype.

-Amazon Prime Video has launched a Watch Party feature which allows for up to 100 people to stream movies and TV together. I can’t believe Netflix hasn’t launched something like this yet.

-The hot priest met the hot couple from Normal People. So much hotness!

-Disney+ released a new clip from Hamilton featuring Renée Elise Goldsberry singing “Satisfied”.

Jennifer Hudson shines in the new trailer for the Aretha Franklin biopic Respect.

Liam Neeson and his real-life son star in the Made In Italy trailer.