Scandal Sheet

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

October 4, 2017
by Jen McDonnell

Chrissy Teigen Opens Up About Postpartum Depression, Egg Freezing

Chrissy Teigen In Style IVF

-Chrissy Teigen is on the cover of InStyle, in which she reveals that she and John Legend are looking to add one more child to their family via IVF.

-I’m going away for a week and I’m really starting to worry that I’m going to miss more of the SATC cast dragging each other. The latest is Kim Cattrall saying of Sarah Jessica Parker: “I don’t know what her issue is. I never have,” and says her relationship with her costars was “toxic.”

-Jimmy Kimmel continues to kill it with his monologues. In his latest, he says he has no time for those who claim it’s too soon to talk about gun legislation.

-When I read The Goldfinch, I was not picturing Ansel Elgort as Theo.

-Gabrielle Union spoke out about her fertility struggles, admitting ‘I’ve had 8 or 9 miscarriages.’

-Viola Davis and Larry Wilmore are teaming up for a new show on ABC called Black Don’t Crack, written by Insecure producer Regina Hicks. My god, that entire sentence is glorious!

-Add Brooke Shields to the list of women with creepy Trump stories. She says he called her right after his divorce saying “I really think we should date because you’re America’s Sweetheart and I’m America’s Richest Man.”

-Glee’s Mark Salling pleaded guilty to child porn possession and will serve 4-7 years in prison.

-Sam Smith is dating the guy who played one of the jocks in 13 Reasons Why and I love it so much.

-Jenny Slate may join Michelle Williams and Tom Hardy in the superhero flick, Venom.  This thing just gets better and better.

-The Real Housewives have a bad rep, but Bethany Frankel chartered four planes filled with supplies and EMT and sent them to Puerto Rico.

-There’s lots of talk about ABC’s new shows getting soft ratings last night, but The Mayor was up against This Is Us and still managed to  nearly double its timeslot comedy competition and tied CBS’s Bull among A18-49 at 9:30 p.m, while retaining 80% of  its lead-in.

-Here’s the first U.S. trailer for B.P.M., which dramatizes AIDS activism in early 1990s Paris. This got raves at Cannes and TIFF.

-Is it weird that I’m disappointed that Kate Winslet is working with James Cameron again? Cause I kinda am.

-It doesn’t help that I’m already disappointed in her for doing Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel, which just dropped its first trailer.

October 3, 2017
by Jen McDonnell

Are Prince Harry and Megan Markle Engaged?

-Are Prince Harry and Megan Markle ALREADY engaged?  Both Us Weekly and E! News are quoting sources who claim it’s pretty much a done deal.

-Jim Carrey talking shit about working with Tommy Lee Jones on Batman is what the world needs right now.

-I have very, very little interest in reading a piece that tries to get me on Max Landis’ side. This Twitter thread pretty much sums up why.

-It’s Mean Girls Day — and the cast hoping to raise $300k for victims of Las Vegas shooting.

-Tyra Banks has reportedly split from her boyfriend/baby daddy.

-The Good Doctor is the first success of the fall TV season, scoring a full season order. Meh.

-The Mayor, which premieres tonight on ABC, is actually good, though.

-Just in case you hadn’t already run screaming from the Hugh Hefner movie after hearing that Jared Leto, Brett Ratner is also attached to direct.

-The security at Fifth Harmony’s concert thought Becky G was a fan and ushered her off the stage.

-Justin Bieber is trying to rent a house in Beverly Hills, and Beverly Hills is all “NOPE!”

-I think I fell a little bit in love with Frances McDormand at TIFF, and this profile is just solidifying it for me.

-The trailer for HBO’s Divorce Season 2 has landed. I love SJP but I don’t know how this show was renewed; it has so little buzz, it’s basically negative buzz.

-Here’s the final Blade Runner trailer. Expect it to make a trillion dollars this weekend.

October 2, 2017
by Jen McDonnell

Zendaya Talks Oprah Obsession, Disney Roots in Glamour


-Zendaya looks fierce on the cover of Glamour, in which she gushes about her role models: Oprah, Shonda Rimes and Rihanna.

-Today’s crappy news just keeps getting crappier. Despite reports that he already died after being found unconscious after a cardiac arrest on Sunday, TMZ says Tom Petty was removed from life support this afternoon but is still clinging to life. It’s not looking good.

-Prince Harry got kissy with Meghan Markle at the Invictus Games’ closing ceremony. Bless him for giving us exactly what we all needed today.

-Flatliners started weekend with rare 0% score on Rotten Tomatoes. It then creeped up to a grand total of 3% by weekend’s end. Ellen Page deserves better.

-Speaking of things critics hate, fall’s worst-reviewed show so far remains ABC’s Inhumans, which currently has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 4%.

-The SNL season premiere was a mixed bag, but I will never not love Ryan Gosling‘s tendency to break over the smallest thing.

-For some reason, the sketch about Papyrus made me laugh the most. The font’s creator is rolling with it.

-Meanwhile, Scarlett Johansson accompanied Colin Jost to the SNL after party, so that’s still happening.

-Eva Mendes joined Ryan Gosling at the party too, so enough of those silly rumours.

-Just when I thought I couldn’t like the sounds of Amazon’s Good Omens more, they go and add Jon Hamm to the cast. Get in my eyeballs already!!

-This is hilarious: YouTube stars are demanding money to show up to celebrity gifting suites. Way to make a gross practice even grosser, guys.

-The woman who wrote Girls Trip is now attached to the First Wives Club TV reboot and I’m suddenly very interested…

-This is an interesting take on how Netflix is banking on original series, while Hulu is banking on an archive of older shows. But I want both!

-Kendall Jenner cried over her infamous Pepsi ad on the KUWTK season premiere. Sure.

-I feel like the universe needs all these gifs of Idris Elba today. NEEDS THEM!

-Thor: Ragnarok has a new international trailer.