Whitney Houston gets a Lifetime movie, and more news to note
May 22nd, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Whitney Houston gets a Lifetime movie, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • If you're a little worried about Whitney Houston's story being told on TV, rest assured it's in the capable hands of Angela Bassett. The "American Horror Story: Coven" star will direct a telepic about Houston for Lifetime. [Variety]
  • Can you imagine either Ashley Judd or Helen Hunt playing "The Good Wife's" Alicia Florrick? Julianna Margulies says that both actresses were offered the role before her. [THR]
  • Robin Roberts and her girlfriend were a beaming couple at this LGBT event. [Us Weekly]
  • Retirement agrees with Jay Leno, according to Leno. [The Miami Herald]
  • Forget Kimye; we know Mitch and Cam's "Modern Family" marriage was the real wedding of the year. [NYMag]
  • Watching celebrities read mean tweets about themselves never, ever gets old. Dare we move to have Jimmy Kimmel make this his entire show, forever and always?

Filed under: While you were working
May 22nd, 2014
05:50 PM ET

Angelina Jolie to rich moms: Check your privilege at the door

As a working mom with six kids, Angelina Jolie could try to relate to other parents juggling their family life with their careers.

But instead, the actress is doing something pretty rare: acknowledging that her reality as the highest-paid actress in Hollywood makes her parenting experience very, very different from that of the average Jane.

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Filed under: Angelina Jolie • Celebrities
Jennifer Lawrence, Miley Cyrus and an Oscars afterparty
May 22nd, 2014
05:21 PM ET

Jennifer Lawrence, Miley Cyrus and an Oscars afterparty

Jennifer Lawrence is finally telling her tale of the night she partied so hard even Miley Cyrus gave her sideye.

On "Late Night with Seth Meyers" Wednesday, Lawrence says that she'd promised one of her friends a trip to the Oscars after "Silver Linings Playbook" if the actress got invited back for a third time.

Of course, this being Jennifer Lawrence, she was invited back a third time.

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Filed under: Awards Season • Celebrities • Jennifer Lawrence • Oscars 2014
This is what happens when Ryan Seacrest sings
May 22nd, 2014
12:30 PM ET

This is what happens when Ryan Seacrest sings

After hosting "American Idol" for 13 seasons, Ryan Seacrest is ready to do some singing of his own.

On the season 13 finale Wednesday, the multi-hyphenate media personality relented to former judge Randy Jackson's persistent requests and gave the "Idol" audience a performance they'll likely never forget.

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Filed under: American Idol 2014 • Ryan Seacrest • television
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