A friend of mine once dumped a girl he was dating for not ever having taken the time to see a Star Wars flick. This seemed ridic to me until recently. One of my gay friends quoted a line from a show (“I don’t want to see that!“) and the look on my face (think Trump when you try to explain global warming) clued him in that I had never seen said show.
Exasperated friend: You’ve never seen The Comeback? Aunt Sassy?
Me: No, I just…
Exasperated friend: Valerie Cherish? You know, Lisa Kudrow from Friends?
Me: I’ve seen bits of it here and there but…
Exasperated friend: How can you call yourself a gay TV junkie and never seen The Comeback?
It was then I realized there are people out there who will cut you for not having seen their favorites. You would think I hadn’t vaccinated my child. And I’ve never referred to myself as a “gay TV junkie,” thank you. Anyway, apparently The Comeback is the cult classic that I should see before I die. And Lindsay Lohan wants to participate in Season 3. Well, it’s not like she has any other plans now that the holidays are over. Continue reading
The American Music Awards aired on CBS last night in order for you to have something to talk about with your weird cousin Trisha over Thanksgiving weekend. The AMA’s are the perfect empty vessel in which to hold your familial conversational obligations. That said, a few attendees did come to slay. Like Hailee Steinfeld, who, thanks to that leather bra and sharp shoulder pad situation, is seen giving you The Bodyguard starring a young Joan Crawford.
Disney’s latest live-action MWTPTBG (mess with the potential to be good), The Lion King, is coming together and yesterday, Disney tweeted a picture of the confirmed cast. For a company like Disney, that is a very low-budget community theater-looking cast sheet. Not to mention how confusing it must have been when the real star Beyonce saw it. “Can someone explain why both my picture and name are the same size as everyone else? Oh wait, is this like a Destiny’s Child thing, where I pretend I’m part of a group? Ok, gotcha (wink).”
Attention enthusiasts know that the Emmys are a tasteful affair; you’ve got to balance out your ass with some class. Thankfully, Ariel Winter showed everyone last night how to do it. Ariel came in a dress by Steven Khalil featuring not one, but two crotch-high leg slits. Angelina, who? I’m sure her dress was very expensive, so for those of you hoping to find the look for less, I would probably suggest Craigslist the day after the next AVN awards.
There was so much fashion fuckery at the MTV VMAs last night, I barely know where to begin! If the Teen Choice Awards are the Middle School dance of awards shows, then the VMA’s are the Junior Prom at an alternative performing arts magnet school. Since it’s high school, I’ll be announcing the winners and losers in several categories. The first category is Most Obvious Genitalia, and that award goes to none other than Nicki Minaj.
Gob Bluth-divorcer Amy Poehler is producing hilarious besties Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner’s new comedy on Hulu, Difficult People. Julie has described Amy as being heavily involved in the writing process and told EW that “Amy could not have been more hands-on.” Hence, when Julie’s character noted in one episode that “I can’t wait for Blue Ivy to be old enough for R. Kelly to piss on her,” the Beyhive went for the more visible perpetrator.*
Julie must have that feeling you get when a bus nearly misses you in the street! Reactions on Twitter from the #BeyHive were anything but mixed.
RT @CerromeRussell Amy Poehler act like the Beyhive won’t show up to the set and Ieave it covered in glitter and blood
— crissle (@crissles) August 17, 2015
Blue Ivy is 3 years old. If this “joke” was being made about my 3 year old? I’d be catching a case. This isn’t a hard concept. — Mikki Kendall (@Karnythia) August 17, 2015
I don’t see enough outrage over amy poehler basically saying she’s waiting for a toddler to be peed on.
— Devoncé (@liteskinfriend) August 19, 2015
Amy Poehler would’ve never let this joke fly about a three year old White girl. NEVER — Miss Ann Dri (@OHTheMaryD) August 17, 2015
To add some context, Julie’s character is assailed by the Internet for making the joke. So it’s not like the Difficult People universe actually HAS R. Kelly eventually using the Nazarene as a urinal. Not that I’m defending the joke! *nervous chuckle* (Please see the notation below.)
When the long-running BET show 106 & Park had Chris Brown’s on-and-off unfortunate and 106 host Coochie Tran make a Blue Ivy joke, the Beyhive got the 14-year-old show cancelled. Watch for Amy to be knocking back on SNL’s door for some “Featured Player” roles. That would be after she and the kids get out of WITSEC in 2025.
*I’d like to note that I IN NO WAY laughed at that joke. I believe ANY mention of Blue Ivy Carter in anything other than a respectful, worshipful tone is WRONG. WRONG! Please don’t come after me or my husband or my dogs for posting about this obscene occurrence, Beyhive. Because you are
crazy devoted as hell. You feel Beyonce to be Wet Look Jesus, and I am ok with that. Absolutely! Please know that I dance to “Crazy In Love” at weddings unironically, and I think she’s tremendous! (Have I CMA’ed enough, yet?)
Check out pics of Jay-Z and Blue Ivy boarding a helicopter en route to bomb the Difficult People set (I kid), and more pics of Amy, Julie and Billy at the premiere in the gallery below.