Musical theater grand poobah Steven Sondheim calls Gaga’s much-lauded Sound of Music Oscars performance a “travesty.” Why? “It was ridiculous, as it would be from any singer who treats that music in semi-operatic style. She had no relationship to what she was singing. What people liked was her versatility.”
Orlando Bloom locks lips with comedian David Walliams on Comic Relief. Must have been one hell of an afterparty.
Modern Family’s Cam and Mitchell, played by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet respectively, will be seeking a divorce next season, only to discover gay divorce is not yet legal. They may as well just rename the show Postmodern Family.
A new book called Beefcake promises “some of the hottest vintage male imagery from the mid-twentieth century,” like this Trojan below. Link slightly NSFW.
Harry Potter stars Emma Watson and Emma Thompson will reunite in Disney’s live-action Beauty and The Beast. Watson will play the titular Beauty, while Thompson will do her best to step into Angela Lansbury’s shoes as Mrs. Potts (not to be confused with Mrs. Potter).
Charlie Hunnam reminisces about a time before Sons of Anarchy when he was more comfortable baring it all on screen. “I have done full frontal before. I did full frontal when I was 18 on the TV show Queer as Folk. But because I was playing a 15-year-old character, the censorship people wouldn’t allow us to put it on TV,” he said. “I think when I was young, I was a little bit more fearless with that stuff. I don’t know.”