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Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg Preview Golden Globes

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-If their banter in this Hollywood Reporter interview is any indication, Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg are going to be a goddamn delight at the Globes on Sunday night.

Laura Dern‘s new Vanity Fair cover story is making me realize that the world needs more Laura Dern cover stories!

-Congrats to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who are reportedly expecting a fourth child via surrogate.

-Meanwhile, Kanye demanded a ‘public apology’ from Drake for following Kim on Instagram.

-Eww! Why is Drake partying with Chris Brown?! Bad Drake! Bad!

Tiffany Haddish apologized for bad set on New Year’s Eve. Realizing it wasn’t working, she reportedly cut her set short to drink some Ciroc with the fans who stuck around. Meanwhile, several comedians have jumped to her defense on Twitter, pointing out that bombing is pretty normal.

Pete Davidson returned to the public eye for a stand up set, in which he revealed that Louis C.K. once tried to get him fired from SNL.

-Meanwhile, I really liked Andy Richter‘s thread on Louis C.K. and his new comedic formula, as well as this take on how he’s trying to recast himself as a victim of political correctness.

-The rumoured 90201 “reboot” is not actually a reboot or revival after all. As it’s currently being shopped around, it’s actually an hour-long mockumentary-style dramedy that would find former 90210 cast members Jennie Garth, Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling, Ian Ziering, Brian Austin Green and Gabrielle Carteris playing themselves which — maybe let’s just not?

-This is an interesting look at how Tom Cruise‘s wedding to Katie Holmes changed how people view Scientology.

-The reviews for True Detective season three are in — and they’re actually pretty good? Lots of critics are calling it a return to form after the terrible last season, and everyone is praising Mahershala Ali‘s performance.

Jennifer Aniston rang in the new year in Wyoming with Jason Bateman, Jimmy Kimmel and Sandra Bullock. I would watch that movie.

-I love this article on how Celine Dion became cool (not that she wasn’t already).

-The trailer for Netflix’s new series Sex Education, starring Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield, has arrived. This actually looks pretty great.

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Are Engaged

-The summer of quickie celebrity weddings continues! Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are reportedly engaged after just two months of dating. And he apparently closed down Tiffany’s to get her engagement ring like he’s goddamn Patrick Dempsey or something…

-A new Ronan Farrow exposé is coming later today, and it’s set to be a biggie. CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, is being accused of sexual misconduct. While THR suggests the investigation alleges unwanted kissing and touching, Farrow suggested the claims in the full story may be more explosive, tweeting: “A quick reminder that I don’t comment on reporting I haven’t published, and if you’re reading about my work from secondary sources you’re often not getting the full or correct story—especially in cases where parties have an interest in downplaying or otherwise spinning.”

Anna Wintour’s final Vogue cover will reportedly be Beyoncé, which is a pretty great way to bow out.

Roseanne Barr doubled down on her race excuse in her Hannity interview. Sigh.

-Today’s Star Wars: Episode IX cast announcement revealed that Mark Hamill would be back (did anyone doubt it?) confirms Billy Dee Williams’ return, added Richard E. Grant and Naomi Ackie to the cast, and most surprisingly, announced that it will use unreleased Carrie Fisher footage. They also didn’t mention Keri Russell, but she’s still involved.

-Los Angeles County prosecutors have concluded there is insufficient evidence to charge Gossip Girl Ed Westwick with rape stemming from those earlier allegations from three women.

Britney Spears serenaded Jimmy Fallon with “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” in a new episode of Ew!  She looks really, really good.

Sarah Jessica Parker sat down to chat with Gwyneth Paltrow on her podcast, in which they talked about marriage and Cynthia Nixon running for governor.

-I’m here for Ira writing a Neflix show!

-It was a good week for white actresses to be woke on Instagram. Anne Hathaway posted an impassioned response to Nia Wilson‘s murder on Wednesday (“We must ask our (white)selves- how “decent” are we really? Not in our intent, but in our actions? In our lack of action?”), and Minka Kelly defended costar Anna Diop, who left Instagram due to racists.

-The new season of Orange Is The New Black dropped today to mixed reviews.

-BBC Radio 1 canceled an interview with Logan Paul, saying it “didn’t meet our standards.” I’ve actually unfollowed Chloe Bennet on Insta because her stories are all about him cuddling her dog, and I just can’t.

-I love that everyone is pointing out that Amy Adams’ character on Sharp Objects is the worst reporter ever.

-I’m feeling Jennifer Garner‘s opinion of camping in the trailer for her upcoming HBO comedy.

Tom Cruise made James Corden jump out of a plane and this entire video is amazing. Look, if you need to skydive in order to goose your talk show’s ratings, you couldn’t ask for a better cheerleader than Cruise.

 

Jennifer Lopez Celebrates Birthday with Champers and Abs

Jennifer Lopez turned 49 and celebrated like this. Not all superheroes wear capes.

-Once I realized the writer of Gwyneth Paltrow’s NYT profile was Taffy Brodesser-Akner, I knew it was going to be good — but it’s so, so good! Sure, there’s topical quotes on the backlash to her “conscious uncoupling” announcement (“I think that was an instance where it really hit me that an insouciance with language from me is different than from somebody else”) and her relationship with Harvey Weinstein (“The one time that Harvey propositioned me was really almost the least of it in terms of how onerous that relationship was’). But the real meat of it is Brodesser-Akner’s examination of her strategy. Paltrow talks about getting more blog hits every time someone criticizes Goop’s ludicrous advice and products (“I can monetize those eyeballs”) and how she parted ways with Condé Nast when it came to publishing the Goop magazine because they had “old school”  rules like insisting articles be fact-checked.

-Meanwhile, Dr. Jen Gunter, one of Paltrow’s most vocal critics, had some thoughts on the article: “Paltrow monetizes the vagina, which is what I have called her out for. Women are harmed by the perpetuation of vaginal myths. It’s internet traffic for her. It’s women crying to me.”

Demi Moore and Ed Helms might be dating? Really????

Natasha Rothwell (who plays the amazing Kelli on Insecure and stole the entire movie in Love Simon) just signed on to Wonder Woman 1984.

-This deep-dive into Leonardo DiCaprio‘s new obsession with beach volleyball slayed me.

-There’s a new Netflix show that’s being called Gossip Girl meets Big Little Lies and it’s like they’ve crafted it out of my brain’s source code.

-People titled their latest cover story “Inside the Mysteries of Tom Cruise’s Life at 56″ but they really don’t delve into any mysteries, instead opting for a softball profile.

-A Frasier revival with Kelsey Grammer is in the works? For real? Come on, Hollywood. At least pretend to try.

-Comic-Con behind-the-scene videos always offer fascinating glimpses on how castmembers react when they are together offset. The Flash ladies seem a little, um, tense. On the other end of the spectrum, the Arrow cast is super touchy-feely.

-AMC had cleared Chris Hardwick to return to Talking Dead on Aug 12 after their investigation into sexual assault claims by ex-girlfriend.

-At the first day of the TCAs, HBO confirmed that the long-awaited Deadwood movie is finally happening: “It’s been a logistics nightmare getting all the cast members’ schedules together, but we are there. It is greenlit.”

-Meanwhile, the HBO boss defended Westworld after the critical backlash: ‘It’s not for casual viewers.’ (He probably could have dropped the word ‘casual’.)

-Also at the HBO panel, Jenni Konner addressed her split from producing partner Lena Dunham after they ended an eight-year partnership: “There’s no drama.”

-At the Facebook on-demand panel, things got combative when reporters pressed them to defend their decision to include Fox News and Infowars on their platform.

Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning star in the apocalypse drama I Think We’re Alone Now.

-Here’s the trailer for mid90s, which is written and directed by Jonah Hill. It’s got a Florida Project vibe, but more brutal.

Hilary Swank struggles with a parent suffering from Alzheimer’s in the trailer for What They Had, which is coming to TIFF.