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John Boyega Has No Time for Racists

John Boyega tweeted “I really f*cking hate racists” and people got all huffy in his replies and he was NOT having it. His responses were amazing. Then he took it up a notch on Instagram Live: “I’ll say it again. F*ck you racist white people. I said what I said. If you don’t f*cking like it, go suck a dick…If you’re a fan of me and you support my work and you’re racist and you’re arguing with what I was saying, f*ck off, you f*cking dickheads.” I love him with my whole heart.

-In her new Variety cover story, Gabrielle Union is breaking her silence on what went down on America’s Got Talent.

People’s latest cover story is Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli‘s first step to image rehabilitation. Sources tell the magazine, “Lori and Mossimo deeply regret what they did. They want to serve their sentences, pay their dues and put this behind them.”

-This is a pretty great breakdown of that Tatler cover story on Kate Middleton. Meanwhile, Kensington Palace has hit back at Tatler’s article, saying “This story contains a swathe of inaccuracies and false misrepresentations which were not put to Kensington Palace prior to publication.” Which is surprising, seeing as many believe the article was sanctioned by Kate.

Billie Eilish has shared a short film about body shaming titled Not My Responsibility.

Josh Gad brought Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah and Ron Howard back together for a Splash reunion. Howard recalled one time John Candy was late to the set and offered up the most amazing excuse. “He said, ‘Look, I’m drunk!’ Here’s what happened … I’m at the bar and Jack Nicholson’s at the bar. Jack Nicholson knew my name, Ron. He starts buying me drinks, I said, ‘I gotta go shoot’ and he said, ‘You’ll be alright kid, don’t worry about it.’ I never went to bed, Ron, I never went to bed!”

John Krasinski explained to Rainn Wilson why he decided to sell Some Good News to a TV network. Surprisingly, the phrase “cash grab” didn’t come up.

Lisa Kudrow says Matthew Perry gave her the “Cookie Time” jar from the set at the Friends wrap party.

-I love how much TV Cate Blanchett is doing. She’s currently in Mrs America (which is very good) and she’s about to be in a limited series on Netflix.

-Speaking of TV, HBO Max dropped today. In Canada, we won’t get all of the past TV and movie catalog, but we are getting most of the original series through Crave.

-HBO Max’s first scripted series, Love Life starring Anna Kendrick, is getting mixed reviews.

-My favourite thing about the Sesame Street characters doing press for Elmo’s new talk show on HBO Max is when they stay on the Zoom calls after to chat with the interviewers’ kids.

J.K. Rowling has unveiled a new children’s tale The Ickabog as free online serial. You can read chapters 1-5 here.

-Toronto rapper Houdini has been identified as the victim in yesterday’s fatal downtown shooting.

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie have split up after three years of me not even knowing they were together.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher are offering a glimpse into their private life in a new four-part series called Mike and Carrie: God & Country. Wait, if she’s the country part, is he supposed to be…god?

You’re the Worst’s Kether Donohue deserves bigger things than a Darren Criss show on Quibi.

-Here’s a new trailer for the Love, Simon TV spinoff, Love, Victor.

Gemma Arterton finds her maternal side in the trailer for Summerland.

Brad Pitt Turns Weatherman

Brad Pitt made a 12-second appearance on John Krasinski‘s web show and it’s all anyone can talk about. (Fastforward to the 7-min mark.) The power!

-Meanwhile, Alia Shawkat of Arrested Development fame was spotted riding her bicycle over to Brad Pitt’s gated community on her birthday this weekend. But everyone’s still insisting they’re just friends.

Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse are still going strong and are isolating together.

-In advance of Friday’s hearing against the Associated Newspapers, Meghan Markle‘s lawyers laid out their charges of invasion of privacy and copyright infringement against the Mail on Sunday. Meanwhile, she and Prince Harry sent letters to various British tabloids, making it clear they would no longer deal with them.

Cole Sprouse had a rough weekend. He took to his Instagram Stories to yell at fans who doxxed him and speculated about his relationship status with Kaia Geber.

Eva Mendes explained to an Instagram commenter why she doesn’t post pictures of her life with Ryan Gosling: “Since my children are still so little and don’t understand what posting their image really means, I don’t have their consent. And I won’t post their image until they’re old enough to give me consent. As far as Ryan and I, it just works for us this way, To stay private.”

-Did you miss the One World: Together At Home extravaganza on Saturday night? Here are some of the best performances.

Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are burying the hatchet on their “feud” for charity. The winner will have them to fly to their house and set up a lemonade stand with them.

-The cast of Chuck reunited on Zoom for a table read of an episode from season 3.

-Speaking of fun Zoom reunions, the cast of That Thing You Do did a rewatch party.

-Stumptown stars Cobie Smulders and Jake Johnson reunited on Instagram, and she sang “Let’s Go to the Mall” from How I Met Your Mother.

-Angel star J. August Richards came out as gay during in an Instagram chat today with Sarah Wayne Callies, his co-star on the new NBC show Council of Dads. “I knew that I could not portray this gay man honestly without letting you all know that I am a gay man myself…and I’ve never done that with the people that I’ve worked with.”

-There are rumours that Marvel is planning a virtual Hall H on the Saturday of Comic-Con to release trailers and really all studios should be doing this.

Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani‘s The Lovebirds, which was supposed to premiere in theatres on April 3, just got a Netflix release date instead: May 22.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson opened up about the intense coronavirus symptoms they were dealing with and it sounded horrible.

Oprah‘s TV doctors keep screwing up when it comes to covid-19.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis announced a partnership with Stephen Amell‘s Nocking Point to sell “Quarantine Wine,” with 100% of profits going to four different covid-19 relief charities. I wish when celebrities sat in their mansions and urged fans to buy things/donate to charity, they’d start by telling us how much they’ve donated or what material thing their doing with their wealth to also help. That would make these things so much more palatable. This is PR 101.

Keira Knightley played “Yesterday” on her teeth(!) and it’s surprisingly amazing.

Stanley Tucci making cocktails on Instagram is weirdly hot.

-I don’t know why this old Jesse Eisenberg interview made the rounds on Twitter again this weekend, but I will watch it whenever it crosses my timeline. His “hey, you’re on my time” makes me double take every time, even though I know it’s coming.

-The honest trailer for Cats is honestly delightful.

Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix show, Hollywood, completely reimagines the golden age of Tinseltown and stars Patti LuPone, Jim Parsons, Queen Latifah, Holland Taylor, and Darren Criss.

The Dixie Chicks Stage a Comeback

The Dixie Chicks allure

-The Dixie Chicks are on the cover of Allure, in which they talk about how speaking out against the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq during a 2003 concert basically killed their career for more than a decade. “I have no regrets, but the responsible part of me doesn’t want to put people through shit [again]. When I think back, it’s like that movie Sliding Doors, right? Where would we be today if I hadn’t said that? That’s interesting. I really don’t know if I would take it back,” says Natalie Maines.

-Wow wow wow. The SXSW festival in Austin has been canceled over coronavirus concerns.

-Following yesterday’s staff walkout, Hachette Book Group has announced that it will not publish Woody Allen’s memoir, originally scheduled for sale in April 2020, and will return all rights to the author.

-Knives Out star Ana de Armas was spotted hanging out with Ben Affleck in Havana yesterday. I don’t want this for her.

-At least five men say they were catfished by Drag Race contestant Joey Gugliemelli (aka Sherry Pie), who posed as a casting director and led them to submit embarrassing audition tapes of themselves saying and doing degrading things. One of the young men said he even agreed to masturbate on camera as part of the audition process. Gugliemelli posted on Facebook: “I want to start by saying how sorry I am that I caused such trauma and pain and how horribly embarrassed and disgusted I am with myself. I know that the pain and hurt that I have caused will never go away and I know that what I did was wrong and truly cruel.”

-Oh boy, fans of Grey’s Anatomy do NOT seem happy with the way the show wrote off Alex Karev last night. The actor didn’t appear in any scenes but did some voiceovers reading letters his character sent which explained that he ***SPOILER ALERT: left to reunite with Katherine Heigl’s character Izzie, who was raising his kids that he didn’t know about.****  Beyond a few outliers, the response on Twitter seems decidedly unhappy.

-Meanwhile, Ellen Pompeo just wrote a tribute to Alex Karev  on Instagram — without ever mentioning costar Justin Chambers. I’m gonna need the tell-all book when this show wraps!

-The Hype House kids not knowing who Perez Hilton is tickles me.

Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against The Sun publisher is about to begin, and the judge has ordered him to turn over audio recordings and papers from his divorce proceeding with Amber Heard, so expect a lot of sad details of their stormy relationship to surface.

Tom Hanks plays a US Navy skipper who must lead an Allied convoy being stalked by Nazi U-boats in the Greyhound trailer.