You need a hit of something to get you going? Why do I need an excuse to post pictures of Matt Bomer getting out of the water, also known as God’s perfection. Because it’s not just the face, is it? It’s the proportion. Like, Matt Bomer even has good legs. The legs can often f-ck up a good everything else. But his legs? Not too short, not too long, not too skinny, not thick at all. He’s going to wreck my heart in that Montgomery Clift biopic.
It’s a long weekend in the US but business as usual here in Canada. If you’re working, or hung over, I’m around all day.
Yours in gossip,
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Rihanna was the musical guest for the season finale of Saturday Night Live last week. SNL cast member Sasheer Zamata, who’s parodied RiRi before, livechatted this weekend about meeting her: "We had had a good night after the dress rehearsal, and she turned around and saw me and she was like 'Hey!' and she gave me a hug. Full Story
There was a rally at Foxborough yesterday: Free Tom Brady. New England Patriots superfans gathering in support of their quarterback who’s appealing his 4 game suspension, ostensibly for deflating some balls but, really, for trying to cover it up. He’s like Martha Stewart that way. If you recall, for Martha, it wasn’t all that much money, especially not for her. Full Story
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7 recap Last week Sansa suffered marital rape and it set off a big controversy, as rape scenes on this show always do. A lot of that is because in the past this show has not done well by these storylines, too often reducing rape to a plot point, or worse, mere background action. Full Story
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Last week I used Miley Cyrus as an excuse to talk about Brandon Flowers. Have I mentioned that I’m obsessed with Brandon Flowers? Anyway, in that post (click here for a refresher), I gossip-wished Brandon covering Don’t Get Me Wrong for Miley’s next Backyard Session. Well, he performed in London last night. And he covered Don’t Get Me Wrong. But instead of Miley, He.Sang.It.With.Chrissie.Hynde.
I have to restrain myself from watching this too many times because he is so f-cking hot in this video, I might not be able to work. Oh and he also performed it on BBC Radio 2 live at Maida Vale studios. It’s the second embedded video below, start at 19:44. God. He sounds gorgeous.
Anyway, like I said, I have to work. So I have to ignore my Google alerts. But this photo attached first is from his new interview about The Desired Effect with the LA Times – click here to read it. Or, you know, just stare at his face. Which you can also do while watching the new lyric video for I Can Change that was just released yesterday. That’s the third video embedded.
OK. I’m trying. I’m trying to work. Heading back to Toronto today so I’ve worked overnight to prepare most of today’s articles and they’ll be rolled out through the morning. The flight is supposed to have wifi so, hopefully if it’s running, I’ll write the rest from the air.
Have a great weekend!
Yours in gossip,
Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of this: It’s still funny and crazy and everything. And its impact on the career of then the biggest movie star in the world is still a fascinating discussion. But Tom jumping on Oprah’s couch is more than just Classic Gossip. That moment has real historical significance. Full Story
This dress is AMAZING. (Dlisted)
Pamela Anderson’s mom bangs for Ellen (TooFab)
Michelle Rodriguez hangs out with Stephanie Seymour’s son. Yes, that one. (The Superficial)
Hated Irina Shayk’s amfAR dress. By the way, she was back in London today. (Hollywood Tuna)
Jennifer Aniston’s throwback Thursday (Pop Sugar)
Rose Byrne calls out Hollywood (Pajiba)
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The Assassin was the film that Sarah was most excited about ahead of Cannes. This is how she described it in her preview: Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien is arguably one of the greatest directors in the world and he has a new martial arts film, The Assassin, about a ninth century girl who is trained to be an assassin by a nun. Full Story
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A new trailer for the Peter Pan prequel no one asked for, Pan, is out and goddamn this movie looks terrible. After the first trailer, Lainey had some concerns, beginning with Hugh Jackman’s wig line. We now have much bigger problems than that, beginning with—when in the hell did Peter Pan become a special snowflake of destiny? Peter Pan is a twat. Full Story
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Jake Gyllenhaal was also at the amfAR gala last night and spent some time hanging out with Zoe Kravitz. I’m about to put Zoe Kravitz on my Five List. Am obsessed with her. She’s a charismatic performer. Even though she’s active on social media, she still manages to maintain a distance, a mystery, remaining unknowable. Full Story
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Continuing the trend of turning their classic cartoons into live action spectacles, Disney announced that the next property to get the Real Boy treatment will be a kind of Peter Pan spin-off centered on Tinker Bell. The movie is called Tink and it will star AMERICAN CITIZEN Reese Witherspoon as the saucy fairy sidekick of Peter Pan. Full Story
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Like he would miss the amfAR gala, right? Because he's so charitable. And also because models. They're everywhere in Cannes but at the fundraisers they're especially important because the old rich dudes feel more generous when they're around. It's a big dick-off, all of them throwing their money around like it's attached to very large penises. Full Story