To celebrate the release of Bleachers' newest album "Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night," Jack Antonoff sat down with us to read and react to all your thirstiest tweets. He uses his signature approach of being charming, philosophical, and genius to dissect and reflect on every thirst tweet thrown his way. If you want to watch Jack unpack the meaning of a fan who senses Jack's BDE, or watch him learn what "bussy" means, this video is definitely for you.
South Korean soloist SUNMI has released the music video for her newest comeback single, "You Can't Sit With Us." Accompanying the music video release is a mini album titled 1/6, which you can listen to below.
In a recent interview with The New York Times, Lorde was asked about the lyric "Come on and let the bliss begin / Blink three times when you feel it kicking in" and whether it's a reference to LSD. In reply, Lorde said, “I thought I was going to make this big acid record, but I don’t think it was an acid album. I had one bad acid experience in this album, and I was like, ‘Meh, it’s a weed album’. It’s one of my great weed albums.” The weed album in question is due out later this month on August 20th.
She also yesterday shared a rooftop performance of the fittingly cannabis-themed album track "Stoned at the Nail Salon," with collaborator Jack Antonoff:
On Thursday, Britney's attorney Mathew Rosengart filed a motion requesting that a judge expedite the removal of Jamie Spears as Conservator of the Estate while they await a Sept. 29 hearing. He wants Jamie removed as soon as possible, or by the latest August 23rd.
"Although a two-month wait for a hearing on the Petition may not seem significant in the context of 13 years, Ms. Spears should not be forced to continue to feel traumatized, lose sleep, and suffer further," states the document. "Every day matters...the time has come for Mr. Spears's reign to end."
“OK, guys, great news. I got my first iPad today,” she said. “I am so excited. This is just a groundbreaking day. I’ve always had a little phone, but now this iPad is in my hands, and I feel like my life is changing as we speak, and I am so excited. Upward bound, yes!”
In an interview with Vanity Fair, Jake Gyllenhaal jumps into the bathing discourse, saying he finds bathing less necessary.
"More and more I find bathing to be less necessary, at times. I do believe, because Elvis Costello is wonderful, that good manners and bad breath get you nowhere. So I do that. But I do also think that there’s a whole world of not bathing that is also really helpful for skin maintenance, and we naturally clean ourselves."
This comes after Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher said they don't bathe their children until they see dirt, and Kristen Bell said her daughters have to have an odor before they're bathed.
Featuring new music by Allison Ponthier, ASTRO, Ayra Starr, EVAN GIIA, FINNEAS, KINDA BLUE and Hwa Sa, Kississippi, Maty Noyes, Nas, ONEW, Purity Ring, Rocket Punch, SOMI, SUNMI, Tierra Whack, Tinashe, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Victoria Monét, The Weeknd and Weeekly
Iconic American television chef, bartender & expert mixologist, distillery owner, tablescape artist, and former unofficial First Lady of the State of New York — Sandra Lee (Aunt Sandy if you’re nasty) — is happily in a new relationship!
Lee, 55, was spotted on a romantic vacation with actor and producer Ben Youcef, 42 in St. Tropez. Apart from acting, he is a nonprofit interfaith leader, as well as a father of two. He separated from his wife in 2019, before filing for divorce in January 2020.
As for the age difference, a source told PEOPLE, “Ben is 13 years her junior, and Sandra struggled with the age difference refusing to date him at first. Ben was patient and reassured her that age is just a number.”
“Both are taking things slowly and enjoying getting to know each other,” the source added.
Lee previously dated NY Governor Andrew Cuomo for 14 years before announcing their split in September 2019.
Filming on HBO’s White House Plumbers, starring Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux, Lena Headey, Judy Greer, has been suspended over on-set incident(s) that are being investigated: “HBO has received reports of alleged unprofessional behavior on the set.”
According to the link at the source, the altercation involved series director/executive producer David Mandel (Veep, Curb Your Enthusiasm) and a member of the prop department. The incident has led to the show's entire prop department quitting in protest. No other details have been shared at this time, though sources have indicated that people involved in production were given contacts to report any other bullying on set.
The White House Plumbers is a five-part Watergate series starring Justin Theroux, Judy Greer, Woody Harrelson, and Lena Headey.
- she is being sued by Italian fashion house Liu Jo for 1.8 million dollars
"Per the suit, the company alleges they struck a deal with Jenner in early 2019, agreeing that she would appear in two photoshoots: one for Liu Jo’s Spring/Summer 2020 campaign and a second originally intended to be used for the brand’s Fall/Winter 2020 campaign. The deal was for a total of $1.5 million plus an additional 20 percent service fee."
She did the first shoot in February 2020 but didn't complete the rest of the group assignment, but then again would you expect her to and would you really want her to?
The brand tried to get her to reschedule, as the following shoot shoot was to take place in March 2020, but ya know all hell broke loose, (but not for Ms. Jenner who has been partying maskless and living like a well, like how a rich person lacking self awareness lives in a pandemic) and all attempts to shoot the campaign were turned down with the Liu Jo having to find replacement models and seek out a refund from the struggle model. But sis never gave back the money.
Snapple Fact! In 2020, Jenner was ordered to pay back $90,000 for her promotion of the Failed Fyre Festival. This 90K was only a portion of what she was paid.
A Zach Sang interview with Ben Platt, 27, from June is going viral now for some reason. In it, the nepotism actor once again defends playing a high school teenager in the film.
“People like to have something to say that is negative regardless of what it is and so if my thing is something that I can’t control at all, which is my age, then bring it on! You know what I mean? I’m glad it’s not about the performance or my voice or anything that actually matters. I think the reaction is largely from people who don’t understand the context, the fact that I created the role and workshopped it for 3 years....Were I not to do the movie it probably wouldn’t have been made. And so I think, you know, my defensive response is to want to like, go onto Twitter and be like, you know ‘F you guys, like you don’t even know that like this wouldn’t exist without me.’”
It should be noted, Ben’s father produced the film.
I know there has been some discussion about Tony Bennett preforming with his health in such a state, and I really recommend reading this recent AARP profile on him. It's incredibly sad-- he may not even remember who Gaga is at times. But performing music is actually good for his mental state, even though it may be counter intuitive.
There is a NOSTALGIA EMERGENCY! VH1, the iconique channel that introduced "I Love The 80s", "The Surreal Life", "Flavor of Love", and more classic shows, is being phased out by ViacomCBS. Instead, the brand will become MTV 00s, which will feature music from the early 2000s.
Dear fucking god. What does this all mean??? (probably nothing, lbr.)
On Wednesday, Seven Seas announced that they have acquired licenses for all 3 of Mo Xiang Tong Xiu's danmei (Chinese BL) fantasy novels The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System (Ren Zha Fanpai Zijiu Xitong, 4 volumes), Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation (Mo Dao Zu Shi, 5 volumes), and Heaven Official’s Blessing (Tian Guan Ci Fu, 8 volumes)!
The first volume of all three novels are open for preorders, and will be released on December 7, 2021 in both print and digital.
+ The Wu-Tang Clan set their sites on world domination in the new trailer for Season Two of the biographical series, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, premiering September 8th on Hulu. + Season Two will ostensibly center around the creation of their classic debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) and explore the numerous challenges the Wu-Tang Clan members faced as they tried to juggle their musical ambitions and real life commitments. + Along with Ashton Sanders as the RZA, Siddiq Saunderson as Ghostface Killah and Shameik Moore as Raekwon, Wu-Tang: An American Saga stars Johnell Xavier Young as the GZA, TJ Atoms as Ol’ Dirty Bastard, David “Dave East” Brewster as Method Man, and Joey Bada$$ as Inspectah Deck. + The RZA, who co-created the show with Alex Tse, also serves as an executive producer, along with Method Man.
I'm still wildly in denial that today is the penultimate day of Tokyo 2020 (we still have 8 sports and 13 medal sets tomorrow!!). Primetime coverage will begin on NBC at 8pm EDT, and the live events run from approximately 6am-10pm JST, 10pm-2pm BST, 5pm-9am EDT, and 2pm-6am PDT.
From the hardwood to the track, tonight is going to be SPECIAL.
Primetime includes: Track and Field (8-8:30pm, 9-10:30pm), Diving (8:30-9pm), Basketball [live] (10:30-idk how long basketball games last) Live events include: Artistic Swimming, Athletics, Baseball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Canoe Sprint, Cycling Track, Diving, Equestrian, Soccer Football, Golf, Handball, Karate, Modern Pentathlon, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling Medals in: all of them lol, Artistic Swimming (team), Athletics (women's marathon, women's high jump, women's 10,000m, men's javelin throw, men's 1500m, women's 4x400 relay, men's 4x400 relay), Baseball (men's), Basketball (men's, women's), Beach Volleyball (men's), Boxing (men's fly, women's fly, men's middle, women's welter), Canoe Sprint (women's canoe double 500m, men's canoe single 1000m, women's kayak four 500m, men's kayak four 500m), Cycling Track (men's madison), Diving (men's 10m platform), Equestrian (jumping team), Football (men's), Golf (women's individual), Handball (men's), Karate (women's kumite, men's kumite), Modern Pentathlon (men's), Rhythmic Gymnastics (individual all-around), Volleyball (men's), Water Polo (women's), Wrestling (men's freestyle 65kg, men's freestyle 97kg, women's freestyle 50kg)
A schedule of all events can be found here, and today's page lets you see the events in your local time zone!
Akiyo Noguchi was already the queen of bouldering 10 years ago, when I started to watch climbing competitions. Today was her last before retirement, in which she got a bronze medal. An Olympic bronze medal, at that.
Allyson Felix is the 1st woman to win 10 track and field medals at the #Olympics.🏅
The U.S. sprinter, who called out Nike's discriminatory maternity policy and created a $200,000 fund to help athletes with childcare, has 6 golds and is expected to compete in one more race. pic.twitter.com/q4JOkaxVqF
- Netflix's blockbuster hit show Stranger Things season 4 filmed in Georgia and New Mexico, USA; and Lithuania meaning that this season is sprawling with many storylines and narratives.
- New cast members include series regulars Jamie Campbell Bower, Eduardo Franco and Joseph Quinn, as well as THE horror icon Robert Englund. Other new cast additions include Amybeth McNulty (“Anne with an E”), Myles Truitt (“Queen Sugar”), Regina Ting Chen (“Queen of the South”), and Grace Van Dien (“The Village”).
Just in time to the Suicide Squad premiere, actor Joel Kinnaman posted about the restraining order on his Instagram. TMZ reports:
According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, she threatened to publicize false information -- specifically, that they had sex against her will in December, 2018, unless he gave in to her financial demands.
Kinnaman says he tried resolving things last month when his manager was meeting with M and her brother, who was carrying a rifle. He says during that conversation, she admitted the sex wasn't against her will but she was upset with the way he treated her. She mentioned the sex was so rushed she kept her shoes on and was then shown the door. According to the docs, Kinnaman says M said she was a member of the Crips and threatened members of the gang would hurt him.
She says she knew people like Chris Brown, LeBron James and Lil Wayne, all of whom were angry at him and were available to harm him on her behalf. Kinnaman says she said, "They will f*** your life, Joel ... everyone will come after you in L.A. ... he will f*** your life so you will not be able to film anymore, Joel."
Kinnaman also says at one point her brother pointed a rifle at his manager
It's unclear if Joel or his manager have reported the woman to the police since the rifle pointing last month. It's also unclear to me if that July 25 incident was a phone call with Joel, a meeting with this manager or both.
- Taylor Swift finally reveals the tracklist for Red, including features from Chris Stapleton, Phoebe Bridgers, and Ed Sh**ran. The album also includes the famed 10 minute version of her signature deep cut All Too Well while songs like Battle are nowhere to be found.
Teresa Palmer, 35, is opening up about her seven-year breastfeeding journey. She reflected on breastfeeding her three children during National Breastfeeding Week as she prepares to welcome her fourth in an emotional Instagram post. Palmer is pregnant and shares Bodhi Rain, 7, Forest Sage, 4, and Poet Lake, 2, with husband Mark Webber.
"Today is day 2728 of breastfeeding straight. I have nursed since Feb 17th 2014 when my first son was born. I nursed him in to toddlerhood through the pregnancy of my 2nd son, embarked on a tandem nursing journey for a year. I then continued nursing my 2nd son through the pregnancy of my daughter, in to my second tandem nursing journey. I’m now still nursing my daughter through this pregnancy and will jump in to my third tandem nursing experience in a matter of weeks. I’m utterly exhausted and just want my body back. Other days I sit in a place of deep gratitude as I cherish and honour this experience with my babes. I know many many women who tried to nurse and couldn’t without it affecting their mental health and well-being. Women should be celebrated for however they feed their babies, free from judgement.”