It is Euphoria (finale) Sunday AND SAG Award Sunday, wrapping up every week of hectic popular culture phenomena. Here is what you might have missed this week:
In a flip of occasions not even Raven Baxter may have predicted, Queen Elizabeth supposedly “died” after testing optimistic for COVID-19, based on a tabloid that jumped the gun on reporting the “unique” information. Hollywood Unlocked later retracted the put up, with a wild article whose headline reads “Truth Test: 10 Causes We Believed Queen Elizabeth Was Lifeless.”
Justin Bieber additionally examined optimistic for the coronavirus following an “outbreak” inside his staff. In consequence, the singer postponed a Las Vegas efficiency. “Justin is, in fact, vastly dissatisfied, however the well being and security of his crew and followers is at all times his primary precedence,” a Twitter statement learn.
Tom Holland revealed he obtained “kicked out” of a London pub whereas bartending for them in preparation for his position in Uncharted. “As phrase unfold round city and other people began determining that ‘apparently Tom Holland’s bartending at this bar,’ then the overall supervisor began figuring it out,” he defined. To not fear — he is been again since, however it’s unlikely to be his go-to unwinding spot.
Extra on the Tom Holland beat (my favourite type), in a Half Two of his “Puppies” interview with BuzzFeed, he teased a possible cameo in Euphoria. “I’d like to visitor star. I’d simply be an additional — possibly I’m and also you simply do not know.” Whereas a photoshopped nonetheless from the present made the rounds on Twitter, our goals have but to come back to fruition.
Sorry, I lied: Yet another factor about Tom — and Zendaya! Apparently, after a grueling press day selling Uncharted whereas in New York, the actor and prime contender for Boyfriend of the Yr flew out to Rome (the place Z is of course doing superior, cool issues) for a “shock date night time.” Am I too invested in them? Sure. I understand that. Let me have this.
Britney Spears has signed a $15 million guide cope with writer Simon & Schuster to pen a tell-all memoir. The information comes three months after the termination of her abusive conservatorship and following her public feedback about her dislike towards her sister Jamie Lynn’s memoir.
Kelly Clarkson is altering her title to Kelly Brianne, based on a petition she filed with the Los Angeles County Superior Courtroom. For the uninitiated, “Brianne” is her center title. “My new title extra totally displays who I’m,” she mentioned of the choice.
Netflix reportedly paid the true Anna Sorokin $320,000 for his or her portrayal of her story — which detailed how she posed as a pretend heiress named Anna Delvey to rip-off New York’s elite — in Inventing Anna. A report from Insider claims that Anna used a lot of the cash to pay restitution to banks to which she was indebted.
This weekend noticed two main awards reveals: the NAACP Picture Awards and SAG Awards, the latter of which can air tonight. You’ll be able to try a few of the prime appears of the night time on the NAACP present right here, and browse the must-watch SAG-nominated reveals and flicks. The ceremonies are a few of the largest of awards present season, main as much as the Oscars (in March) and Grammys (in April).
Priyanka Chopra responded to Rosie O’Donnell’s (half-hearted) TikTok non-apology after the TV persona mentioned she “at all times assumed” the star was Deepak Chopra’s daughter. Within the video, Rosie appeared to study nothing from the incident, calling Priyanka “somebody Chopra” and “the Chopra spouse.”
Charlize Theron make clear her feud together with her Mad Max: Fury Highway costar Tom Hardy, saying one incident where Tom showed up on set three hours late — leading her to berate him — caused him to respond in an aggressive way. “I was in survival mode; I was really scared shitless,” she said in a new excerpt from a book on the making of the movie.
A Euphoria background actor detailed the “miserable” on-set experience she faced, where filming on the second season’s penultimate episode took “weeks” of 16-hour days to shoot, in a since-deleted TikTok video. “There’s a lot of inconsistencies [in the] background because of it, because obviously people didn’t want to return.”
Lizzo took the news of Melissa McCarthy getting cast as Ursula instead of her in Disney’s upcoming live-action The Little Mermaid in stride. The two ran into each other while at Adele’s concert special, and shared a hilarious moment: Lizzo recalled, “She was like, ‘Well, why the hell did I get the part?’ which is a classic Melissa McCarthy thing to say.”
People’s support for Amanda Bynes poured in following the news that the actor — best known for her roles on the self-titled The Amanda Show and 2000s classic She’s the Man — filed a petition to end her conservatorship. She’s lived under the court-ordered arrangement since 2013.