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Scandal Sheet is your daily source for pop culture/entertainment news and celebrity gossip written by Jen McDonnell

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October 24, 2014
by Jen McDonnell

Amy Poehler: “I have the Angelina Jolie of vaginas”

Amy Poehler book Yes, Please

Amy Poehler’s book Yes, Please will be released Oct. 28, 2014.

-By all accounts, Amy Poehler‘s new book is hilarious. This bit killed me: “I don’t consider myself beautiful or famous, but my vagina certainly is. Everyone knows this. I have the Angelina Jolie of vaginas.”

-George and Amal Clooney are reportedly hosting another wedding reception this weekend for those who couldn’t make it the first time. Fingers crossed he continues to be weirdly pap-friendly.

-Kristen Stewart seems to be genuinely happy these days, which is a nice change of pace.

-EW just posted the first five minutes of a new movie starring John Hawkes and Elle Fanning.

-Anne Hathaway said she showed up for a party at Matthew McConaughey‘s house on the wrong day. I’m guessing he still rolled with it and broke out the bongos.

-Taylor Swift is shaking off her country persona to go full pop star.

-Meanwhile, her new album comes out on Monday but it leaked early.

-Sarah Michelle Gellar calls Buffy the Vampire Slayer her curse — but not in the way that makes you want to throat-punch her.

-Judging by the terrible ratings, you won’t see another season for Fox’s Gracepoint, but they probably won’t pull the eps they’ve already shot – mostly because Fox has absolutely nothing to replace it.

-From celebrities to critics, everyone who has seen Interstellar is losing their poo over it.  I guess I’ll have to break my “no more 3-hour movies” rule. Sigh.

-Good on TLC for wasting no time dumping Honey Boo Boo.

-Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk are creeping closer to official coupledom.

-Blake Lively hasn’t even given birth to Baby No. 1 yet, and she’s already talking about having another one. Kill me now.

-Aaron Paul is NOT happy about Breaking Bad toys being pulled from Toys “R” Us. He won’t stop tweeting about it, which I kinda love.

-Here’s a trailer for Selena starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. What is that accent?!

October 23, 2014
by Jen McDonnell

Is Jessica Biel Pregnant?


Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake’s wedding issue of People magazine. (MICHAEL MULLER/People)

-These new photos are refuelling those rumours that Jessica Biel is expecting. It might just be an unflattering outfit though. She didn’t look obviously pregnant a few days ago.

-Meanwhile, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake say they’re “satisfied” after a tabloid apologized for claiming JT was flirting with another woman in Paris.

-Kristen Stewart is going to stop making movies for a while so she can “make art with her hands” in downtown L.A. Ok, then.

-Whoa. Keanu Reeves saw a ghost.

-Brad Pitt’s Between Two Ferns episode gets good near the end, especially once Zach starts making the Aniston digs. Also golden: “Is it hard for you to maintain a suntan? Because you live in your wife’s shadow?”

-Amy Sedaris tries Tinder in this new webisode and it’s as wonderful as you’d expect.

-Bill Murray also talked about Tinder on Kimmel.

-I don’t usually watch reality TV but I got kind of sucked into Masterchef Junior last year (there’s just something really great about seeing 9-year-olds talk about sous vide). Here’s the trailer for the new season.

-Shailene Woodley claims she’s a foodie. I’m not buying it.

-Feast your eyeballs on Martha Stewart‘s advice for throwing a “punk rock party.”

-Netflix just put out a trailer for their new show starring Kyle Chandler, Linda Cardellini and Sam Shepard. I thought I was over TV shows about good people “doing bad things,” but then I heard Coach Taylor’s voiceover and all was lost.

-Dramaz! Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey has split from his fiancee/longterm girlfriend.

-Felicia Day is the human equivalent of a rainbow, so her getting doxxed just for posting this blog entry is the absolute worst.

-Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam (aka – those famous people you keep forgetting are a couple) are expecting their second child.

-The latest Mockingjay: Part 1 teaser sees Katniss choosing to stand by Peeta.

-Gird your ovaries: Andrew Garfield, Joshua Jackson, and Taylor Kitsch hung out together last night.

-Kat Dennings revealed her “very dark and tortured” goth past on last night’s Conan.

-Is Fifty Shades of Grey doing reshoots because of a lack of chemistry between Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson? How do you not have chemistry with this?!

-I love almost every show Greg Berlanti has made, but I’m not sure about the sounds of this Archie adaptation.

-Jessica Chastain just bought her mom a food truck, ruining it for all daughters everywhere.

-Beyonce and Jay Z reportedly renewed their vows. I won’t believe it until I see it on her Instagram feed.

-This first trailer for Beyond the Lights has totally won me over. Audiences loved it at TIFF. I hope this movie makes Gugu Mbatha-Raw the huge star she deserves to be.

-Speaking of movies I’m excited for, here’s our first look at Meryl Streep singing in Into the Woods.

-The Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer was supposed to premiere during next week’s Agents of SHIELD (which could have really used the ratings bump), but Marvel ended up releasing it early after it leaked online. (They also got cheeky on Twitter following the leak.) I know everyone’s super excited about it but this thing looks like it was cut together by a hummingbird with ADHD. I’ll give them points for the surprisingly sinister Pinocchio cover, though.

October 22, 2014
by Jen McDonnell

Tina Fey Covers Elle, Gives Modelling Tips

Tina Fey Elle cover

-Look at Tina Fey working that Elle cover like the OG boss that she is. Love it!

-At Elle’s Women in Hollywood event, Tina had some nice things to say about late comedy legend Jan Hooks. “Jan deserved a big movie career. Certainly as big as Rob Schneider’s f**king career.”

-Also at that event, Jennifer Garner gave an impassioned speech on sexism. I especially liked the part where she talks about how she gets asked about work-life balance on every red carpet, and when she asked Ben Affleck about it, he said he’s never gotten that question in his life.

-Renée Zellweger says she’s glad you all noticed that she looks different. So there.

-Neil Patrick Harris wasn’t the Academy’s first choice to host the Oscars. First they asked Ellen Degeneres, Chris Rock, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus(!!).

-Is Jennifer Lopez the latest star to land a residency in Vegas?

-iTunes Canada accidentally released less than 10 seconds of static, labelled it a new Taylor Swift song, and it immediately skyrocketed to number one in the charts. Sigh.

-Speaking of Taylor, in her new Esquire interview she drops this terrifying truth nugget: “We have a file [of men] who have showed up at my house, showed up at my mom’s house, threatened to either kill me, kidnap me, or marry me.”

-Sarah Jessica Parker penned a lovely tribute to Oscar de la Renta.

-I loved this oral history of the yellow daisy scene from the first season of Gilmore Girls.

-This Tweedy video was directed by Nick Offerman? Huh.

-Aziz Ansari appeared on Sesame Street and things got ridiculous.

-The fake celebrity profiles on The Hairpin never fail to make me smile, but this one might be the best yet.

-Here’s what Johnny Depp‘s Big Bad Wolf looks like in Into the Woods. This is the first Depp movie I’ve been excited about in eons. (Mostly in spite of him rather than because of him, but still!)

-Even Jim Carrey’s SNL promos exhaust me. Even Aidy Bryant can’t save them.

-I’m very confused by Anne Hathaway‘s entire red carpet look here.

-Chris Evans may have reunited with Minka Kelly, destroying our dreams of a Sandra Bullock hookup.

-Here’s the first teaser trailer for Mark Wahlberg‘s The Gambler. The supporting cast looks strong: Brie Larson, Jessica Lange, Michael K Williams.