Weird Al continues to make everyone's week, and more news to note
July 16th, 2014
06:00 PM ET

Weird Al continues to make everyone's week, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • By the time Weird Al Yankovic is done sharing all eight of the music videos for his new album, we're going to feel compelled to write him a MASH note. These things just keep getting better! Behold, his parody of "Royals," "Foil":
  • Yes, you do want to see these photos from behind-the-scenes of "The Avengers: Age of Ultron." [EW]
  • When Jay Z's Made in America festival hits Los Angeles, the rapper's pal Kanye West and Iggy Azalea will be along for the ride. [Billboard]
  • Tell Rose McGowan she looks like Michael Jackson, and this is what will happen: [DListed]
  • Congrats, Jeff Goldblum! The actor is engaged to 31-year-old gymnast Emilie Livingston. [NYDN]
  • Psst, hey: You guys know Nasim Pedrad is making an exit from "SNL" too, right? [MTV]

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We know you're playing Kim K.'s iPhone app, and more news to note
July 15th, 2014
06:15 PM ET

We know you're playing Kim K.'s iPhone app, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • And don't worry, guys. Kim's stepbrother Brody Jenner doesn't hate her. He's just still really good friends with Reggie Bush, is all. [TMZ]
  • Take a look at who's been cast as Mowgli in Jon Favreau's live action "The Jungle Book": [LATimes]
  • Here's Kristen Wiig being awesome in Elle magazine's August issue: [Elle]
  • Drake's upcoming album will be called "Views from the 6," which makes us wonder if Jennifer Lopez will somehow be involved. [Billboard]
  • Jenny Lewis recruited Kristen Stewart, Anne Hathaway and Brie Larson for her music video, "Just One of the Guys," and then she dressed them all in drag: [GQ]

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Christopher Walken is Captain Hook, and more news to note
July 14th, 2014
05:58 PM ET

Christopher Walken is Captain Hook, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • This is either going to be the best or the weirdest rendition of "Peter Pan" ever. NBC has cast Christopher Walken as the eyeliner-loving Captain Hook in its live performance of the musical. At least with Walken aboard, NBC's "Peter Pan" has "entertaining" going for it. [THR]
  • Bethenny Frankel and Kim Kardashian should get together for a round of Skinnygirl cocktails and commiserate about their poorly delivered jokes. While Kardashian's taken heat for sarcastically saying pregnant women should just stay in the house, Frankel's had to defend herself against those who were disturbed by her photo of herself wearing her four-year-old daughter's nightgown. [Bethenny Frankel's Instagram and Twitter]
  • Prepare yourself, Pharrell Williams. Weird Al Yankovich has taken on "Happy": [Stereogum]
  • Gwen Stefani is bringing her husband along for the ride when she makes her debut on "The Voice" in the fall. Gavin Rossdale has joined her team as a mentor. [People]
  • We wonder if Ariana Grande noticed she didn't mention her "Sam & Cat" co-star Jennette McCurdy anywhere in her super-long statement about the show's cancellation? [Ariana Grande's Twitter]

Filed under: While you were working
Colin Farrell might be the 'Detective' type, and more news to note
July 11th, 2014
05:28 PM ET

Colin Farrell might be the 'Detective' type, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

    • "True Detective's" creator already said not to believe any rumors about season 2 until they're officially announced, but this bit of gossip sounds interesting: Colin Farrell is the latest actor to be mentioned as a potential lead. [THR]
    • Here's another reason to freak out about Eva Mendes probably being pregnant with Ryan Gosling's baby: the man seems to have a goal of being a stay-at-home dad. "When someone comes along [to make babies with] I don't think I'll be able to do both and I'm fine with that," Gosling said in 2011. "I'll make movies until I make babies." Annnnnd cue the heartbreak. [Us Weekly]
    • This is what Yaya DaCosta looks like as Whitney Houston. (Hint: Nothing like her at all.) [EW]
    • Somehow, there are still people on the Internet being duped by fake dating profiles. For those poor souls, MTV has added a fourth season of "Catfish." [MTV]
    • If you're pregnant, Kim Kardashian's best advice is just to stay in the house and never be seen until your baby's born. (Not kidding. She actually said that.) [Elle]
    • Love you, John Legend:

 


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'OITNB's' Laverne Cox makes history, and more news to note
July 10th, 2014
04:51 PM ET

'OITNB's' Laverne Cox makes history, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Celebration all around for "Orange Is the New Black" - while the cast celebrates the outstanding comedy series Emmys nomination, star Laverne Cox can personally celebrate her own milestone. She's the first openly transgender actor to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy. [The Advocate]
  • For some reason, everyone is surprised by Justin Theroux saying he doesn't find his relationship with Jennifer Aniston to be "difficult." Can you imagine what he'd be going home to if he said anything else? [Details]
  • Here's what Britney Spears sounds like without autotune - and here's the producer's defense: [Facebook]
  • Make Louis Zamperini proud, Angelina Jolie! Check out the new trailer for the December release, "Unbroken": [EW]
  • BTW: the extended trailer for the impending "Sharknado 2" has landed.

Filed under: While you were working
Eva Mendes might be pregnant, and more news to note
July 9th, 2014
09:04 PM ET

Eva Mendes might be pregnant, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Are Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes expecting a little bundle of cute? Reports are pegging the 40-year-old actress as being about 7 months pregnant. [OK!/Access Hollywood]
  • In other secret news, Miley Cyrus is supposedly dating producer Mike-Will-Made-It. [Us Weekly]
  • But then again, maybe she isn't. [E!]
  • To live like a "Modern Family," you better be able to pay for it. The Dunphy home just sold for $2.15 million. [THR]
  • Nicole Richie's answer to the question of whether she still talks to Paris Hilton and/or Lindsay Lohan just sold us on her new reality show:

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