Zayn Malik has achieved what One Direction couldn’t: Pillowtalk is #1 in its first week on the Billboard Hot 100. Part of that, of course, has to do with One Direction fan support, certainly. But a lot of it is how he’s managed his profile the last couple of months. And that has everything to do with Gigi Hadid. It wouldn’t mean much though if the song was sh-t. And the song is not only not sh-t, it has range.
Based solely on what gets played at my house, Jacek, for example, won’t listen to One Direction. He does, however, have a lot of time for Pillowtalk. Which, by the way, isn’t a euphemism for having sex because there is no sex. Our puppy sh-ts in the house too much for sex. Have you met Elvis?
Anyway, Zayn’s new album, Mind Of Mine, is out in March, marking the one year anniversary of when he broke up with Harry, Louis, Niall, and Liam. In 20 years, millions of girls around the world will talk about how that was when they grew up and saw the darkness of life.
Yours in gossip,
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Sunday’s Super Bowl Trailer Apocalypse also included a new TV spot for X-Men: Apocalypse, the superhero movie I can never seem to remember is coming out this summer. I’m sure this movie will be fine and that it will make a bunch of money, but doesn’t it feel like an afterthought coming on the heels of Superhero Face Punch and Captain America: Civil War? Every time it comes up I have an “Oh yeah, that exists” reaction, and it’s my job to keep track of this stuff. Full Story
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George! Happy Birthday with love from Sandra and Pepper and Shadow! I’ve also been asked to include pics of bombshells from the 1970s. Does this work? Full Story
Dear Gossips,Happy New Year! Gung Hay Fat Choy! It's the Year of the Monkey. The Monkey is a playful, fun-loving, sometimes mischievous sign. Miley Cyrus was born a monkey. She is such a monkey. It's understandable to presume that when it's your year it should go your way. Read Full Intro
The Mischievous Monkey f-cked my laptop today which is why it's so light but I took it as an excuse to celebrate the holiday. Happy New Year! I'll start early tomorrow and make it all up then!
Lady Gaga was SO extra. And I kinda loved it. (Dlisted)
Oh just that time Beyonce told Chris Martin he wrote a sh-t song. Didn't Bowie do that too? (Just Jared)
Princess Kate is pretty good in her PSA (Cele|bitchy)
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The Super Bowl Trailer Apocalypse continues with the first look at Matt Damon’s return as Jason Bourne, in a movie creatively titled Jason Bourne. That is a seriously sh*t title, but I suppose after making an off-brand Bourne movie without Jason, they need to remind everyone that THIS is the kind of Bourne movie you remember and love. Full Story
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I’m just assuming Lainey is Team Iron Man because Tony Stark is her favorite Avenger, so she’s probably not going to be Team Winter Soldier at all because the new Captain America: Civil War Super Bowl TV spot shows Bucky Barnes firing a gun point-blank in Tony Stark’s face. Tony’s new gauntlet-watch is cool—and that sure does look like the “Bleeding Edge” armor that is biologically connected to Tony—but what makes this whole spot is the look on his face when Barnes pulls the trigger. Full Story
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If that means nothing to you, please enjoy this: Cookie says she didn’t mean it and that post has since been deleted. But still. STILL. There’s a point here. Full Story