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Gwyneth Paltrow Mocked For Claiming She Popularized Yoga

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-Yoga may have been around since ancient India, but according to Gwyneth Paltrow, she’s responsible for it’s current popularity. In her WSJ magazine cover story, she says “Forgive me if this comes out wrong, but I went to do a yoga class in LA recently and the 22-year-old girl behind the counter was like, ‘Have you ever done yoga before?’ And, literally, I turned to my friend, and I was like, ‘She has this job because I’ve done yoga before.'” Needless to say, that quote is NOT going over well on the internet.

Cardi B confirmed she and Offset have called it quits, posting in an IG video that “things just haven’t been working out between us for a long time” and they “grew out of love.” Meanwhile, he commented on the post “y’all won,” which is really sad.

-Remember how incredibly charming Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg were when they presented together at the Emmys? Now they’ll get to reprise their chemistry when they host the Golden Globes together. (This awesome news has totally overshadowed today’s pleasant but less exciting announcement that Kevin Hart will host the Oscars.)

-Netflix doesn’t release ratings but reports say Daredevil was Netflix’s 4th biggest show this fall — and still it got cancelled.

-Also, this is a good analysis on what losing Friends might mean for Netflix.

-The new promo for Jason Momoa’s SNL episode is already better than the last three episodes combined.

Tom Cruise is doing god’s work by urging everyone to turn off their TV’s motion smoothing. (Challenge: when you visit other people’s homes over the holidays, try to sneak into their TV’s settings and make sure it’s turned off. It’ll be your gift to them.)

Chloe Grace Moretz was spotted kissing model Kate Harrison.

Hannah Gadsby kicked off the Women In Entertainment ceremony with a powerful opening speech: “Men are not creepy. Spiders are creepy. Rejecting the humanity of a woman is not creepiness. It is misogyny.”

-Ooh boy, the latest report on Les Moonves reveals it was way worse than originally reported.  CBS’s lawyers’ 59-page report alleges that Moonves repeatedly lied to investigators and destroyed evidence, that CBS had an employee “on call” to perform oral sex on Moonves, that he received oral sex from four CBS employees that appeared to be “transactional,” and that members of CBS’s board knew about Moonves’s alleged sexual misconduct way back in 2007 but did nothing to stop him.

-People got SOOO angry about that Cut story I linked to yesterday on how Priyanka Chopra is scamming Nick Jonas. I assumed it was a satire but others didn’t — including Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas, who tweeted angrily about it. It eventually got taken down, so I guess it really was a story that actually woobified Jonas. Which is so odd.

-It seems like this has been a week of bad takes. This one on peak TV from a few days ago still makes me angry because it’s so misguided, while the editor apologized for this piece that claimed Ariana Grande‘s “thank u, next” video was “anti queer”.

-Meanwhile Grande has been named Billboard’s Woman of the Year.

-I’m really digging the new trailer for next week’s CW crossover. All their superhero shows feel really bleak right now, so I’m down for some Freaky Friday-style body swapping shenanigans. I want a whole sequence about Barry discovering he suddenly has abs.

-As much as I like superhero TV, I don’t really watch the animated stuff, especially on the big screen. But the way that everyone I know is RAVING about the new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse film has me curious.

-Good on Dakota Johnson for asking Armie Hammer probing questions that giant line of coke he does on Sorry To Bother You.

-Don’t try to challenge Saoirse Ronan on Bridesmaids trivia; she’ll win.

-Meawhile, Ronan is fierce in the Mary Queen of Scots trailer.

Amy Schumer Denies Pregnancy Rumours

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Amy Schumer is shooting down pregnancy rumours — though this photo and caption seemed designed to bait the belly bump watchers.

-You’re internet boyfriend Michael B Jordan might be dating someone who isn’t you. Sorry.

-I don’t watch Agents of Shield but I follow Chloe Bennet on Instagram because she’s a charmbomb. So I was a little confused with Logan Paul started popping up in her stories, but I assumed they were filming something together. But she confirmed that they’re actually dating. Girl…

-Mission: Impossible Fallout is getting impossibly good reviews, with EW calling it “insanely great” and The Verge saying director Christopher McQuarrie “just became one of our best action filmmakers.”

Samantha Bee reflected on the outrage over her Ivanka Trump comments: “I think we handled it well, but it was a pretty steep learning curve.”

-Some of the house built by Brad Pitt‘s Make It Right foundation in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina reportedly need some work.

-The Emmy nominations this morning delivered a few happy surprises: Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) snuck in over Emilia Clarke (GoT), Sandra Oh became the FIRST Asian woman to earn an Emmy nomination for lead actress drama, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt edged out Modern Family’s spot (finally!! – though I wish Better Things or The Good Place had taken over Curb Your Enthusiasm’s spot). And most importantly, Megan Amram got her nomination!!

-Most of the nominations were kind of meh, though. I liked this take on how it was the triumph of “ok” TV.

-This is the first time in 18 years that HBO has not led all TV networks in noms; instead Netflix is now leading the way.

Will Smith and Kelly Ripa took on the “In My Feelings” challenge.

-Here’s some terrifying footage that shows the moment George Clooney was flung into the air when his scooter collided with a car in Italy, just in case you never want to sleep again…

Mira Sorvino says she lost a role after an unnamed Oscar-winning director sexually harassed her.

-A top executive has left Billboard after being accused of suppressing stories about sexual harassment.

-Stranger Things’ Joe Keery and Maika Monroe nailed the Dirty Dancing lift.

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie reign supreme in the Mary Queen Of Scots trailer.

Does Meghan Markle Suddenly Sound British?

-People seem to be really angry that Meghan Markle sounds like she’s starting to adopt a British accent, but I’m totally here for it!

Ariana Grande told a fan that “of course she didn’t find” fiance Pete Davidson‘s Manchester bombing joke funny.

-Oh god. I assumed Zac Efron’s new dreadlocks were for a role. But they’re “just for fun”? No no no no no no

Jennifer Lopez has sparked speculation that she and A-Rod are engaged after she posted a photo in which she is prominently showing off a ring.

-Speaking of new rings, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas were spotted wearing matching bands, leading to rumours that they are promise rings. Remember the other kind of promise ring he used to wear? I sure do.

-For the first time in recent memory, Taylor Swift had a super low key fourth of July. Not even matching bathing suits? Oh, Tay-Tay.

Chris Brown was arrested in Florida following his concert (because apparently people still pay to see him?!) for a felony battery warrant stemming from an April 2017 incident at a Tampa night club in which Brown allegedly punched photographer, Bennie Louis Vines

-The LA Times says it’s the perfect time for Greta Gerwig’s version of Little Women. Maybe but I’m just SO BORED by the cast. They’re all great (Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep, Emma Stone and Timothée Chalamet) but just so very predictable.

-It looks like Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks with Showtime for a new TV series — and he’ll be targeting the president, somehow.

-As someone who identifies as “washed,” I loved this article.

-Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie just came out as pansexual. “I’m married to a woman and I’m very much in love with her but I’m not opposed to a man because, to me, I like a person. Yeah I guess you could qualify me as pansexual because I really don’t care.”

-If the tracking is correct, Ant Man and The Wasp will buzz to $75 million-$85 million this weekend. (The first one opened to $57.2 million.)

-I’m choosing to believe that Demi Lovato’s tweet isn’t shade but instead encouragement directed at me personally.

-Ahead of her daughter’s wedding, rumours are swirling that Anna Wintour is preparing to leave Vogue.

-Oh no. Elvis Costello, 63, cancelled his tour after revealing he is battling a “very aggressive” cancer.

-If Mariah Carey‘s kid is putting a plastic bag over his head, maybe that’s his way of saying he doesn’t want to be dragged onstage?

Keri Russell is re-teaming with JJ Abrams for Star Wars Episode IX. It’s not exactly the Felicity reunion I was hoping for, but I’ll take it!

-Also, miss me with all this talk that she should play Rey’s mother. Hard pass.

Will Smith revealed Kanye West and Kim Kardashian‘s reaction to his son, Jaden, wearing a Batman costume to their 2014 wedding. “Ye was cool. ‘Yo, I love that!’ Kim was a little bit like, ‘Jaden…'”

James Woods, who often spouts ultra-right, pro-Trump sentiments, was abruptly dropped by his agent on the 4th of July because the agent was “feeling patriotic.”

Anne Hathaway fangirling over Jake Gyllenhaal on Instagram made my day.

-Batman fans are super angry about the latest issue.

-I really liked this NYT profile on Lakeith Stanfield, who is promoting Sorry to Bother You. Vulture’s profile on the movie’s director, the awesomely named Boots Riley, is also great. (Apparently the movie’s ending is a real head-scratcher though.)

-I am so here for The Spy Who Dumped Me.