'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.

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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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Emma Watson is a UN ambassador, and more news to note
July 8th, 2014
05:45 PM ET

Emma Watson is a UN ambassador, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • No need to blush about your new U.N. ambassador gig, Emma Watson - we're excited for you too!
  • Did Glamour skimp on the air conditioning when they invited Katie Holmes over? What's with the topless shots? [HuffPost]
  • Zoe Saldana knows all about the importance of making room for the right one. After her breakup with former co-star Bradley Cooper, she met her husband, Marco Perago. "I met my partner when I was in really a beautiful place in my life. It was like I found all my answers with him not in him. I was finding my answers on my own," she says. [Fashion magazine]
  • What's old is new again on "The View." The ABC series is said to be bringing back Rosie O'Donnell. [TMZ]
  • Whether you fully understand the plot to "Guardians of the Galaxy" or not, you have to admit it looks like a fun ride:

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New 'Gone Girl' trailer, and more news to note
July 7th, 2014
06:02 PM ET

New 'Gone Girl' trailer, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Just two minutes and 33 seconds of "Gone Girl" is enough to put us on edge. How are we going to make it through an entire movie?!
  • Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, married in Canada over the weekend, and we're placing bets now that "One Less Lonely Girl" was one of the wedding songs. [HuffPost Canada]
  • Speaking of weddings, not only is Paul McCartney healed from his virus and back on tour, he also played cupid for a couple at his Albany, New York show. [USA Today]
  • Taye Diggs isn't a lawyer but he will play one on TV in the next season of "The Good Wife." [TVGuide]
  • "The Fault In Our Stars" fans are an honest bunch. Whomever snatched the Amsterdam park bench popularized in the movie has returned it. [EW]
  • Breaking news fashionistas: MAC is launching a line of "Simpsons" cosmetics at Comic-Con. Because, admit it, you love Marge Simpsons' look. [THR
  • Umm, why is the CIA tweeting about Tupac? [CIA Twitter account]
  • We've all known for a while that Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy are set to leave "The View" - but it was never going to be really real until someone cried on national TV.

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While you were barbecuing ...
July 4th, 2014
02:54 PM ET

While you were barbecuing ...

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Viewers in Iran who love "Modern Family" have a nearly identical series called "Haft Sang" ... except two of the core characters appear to be MIA. [Time]
  • The FAA cleared Justin Bieber of any wrongdoing stemming from an incident with his private jet over Super Bowl weekend. In a statement to CNN, the agency said it had been looking into allegations of passengers aboard the plane interfering with the flight crew, but found no evidence they'd violated any regulations.
  • Today, in "We Feel Old": Nicolas Cage is now a grandpa. [E!]
  • The folks at "Glee" really need to step up their digital security. A day after someone  hacked "Glee" actor Chris Colfer's Twitter account, someone did the same to his co-star Lea Michele. A post on July 4 claimed that the actress is pregnant and expecting a baby boy, but it's false, obvs. [USA Today]
  • Singer Mya isn't Jay Z's mistress, just so you know. [NYDN]
  • And now, a Happy Independence Day from us - and the dudes from "Pitch Perfect" - to you:
Chris Colfer's sticking with 'Glee,' and more news to note
July 3rd, 2014
05:47 PM ET

Chris Colfer's sticking with 'Glee,' and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Chris Colfer's Twitter account may say he's leaving "Glee," but the actor's manager says otherwise. [THR]
  • Only Beyonce could switch the lyrics to her songs to make you think her husband cheated on her and then release a bunch of happy family photos to seemingly deny all of that gossip. This is why we call her Queen, people. [Beyonce.com]
  • About time we got a trailer for Andre 3000's Jimi Hendrix biopic:
  • We're stunned that the Kardashian family made it through an entire screening of "The Fault In Our Stars" and no one Instagrammed/tweeted Kim Kardashian's cry face. [Kim K.'s Twitter]

https://twitter.com/KimKardashian/status/483792113965211650 https://twitter.com/KimKardashian/status/483792191698243584

  • Now that Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow have "consciously uncoupled," he's totally done with the GOOP diet. [Us Weekly]
  • Britney Spears doesn't say specifically that she's still with David Lucado, but we're going to go ahead and guess she's tweeting this picture as proof:

https://twitter.com/britneyspears/status/484449119532904448/photo/1


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