In what he will surely recall as one of the most exciting events of his life, Pope Francis had the chance to rub elbows with two of the Lord’s most perfect creations on Sunday: George Clooney and his wife, the human rights lawyer Amal Clooney. From People:

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The couple, who attended the pontiff’s Un Muro o Un Ponte Seminary at Paul VI Hall, were also on hand so that George could be awarded a medal for his work with Francis’ Scholas Occurrentes, an International Organization of Pontifical Right that connects technology with arts and sports, according to its website.

Salma Hayek and Richard Gere were also at the Vatican for the event, which really makes you wonder: Did Francis only take this gig for the star-studded hobnobbing?


Amy Schumer, Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn spent Memorial Day weekend lounging together in Hawaii. Click through their photos of the trip while playing the “Pleasant Beach” loop on your Nature Melodies app and splashing yourself with a white wine spritzer—it’s as close as you’ll get to having been there.

Also: Kate Hudson reading bell hooks: A++.


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  • Abuse allegations have not stopped Johnny Depp from performing with his group, Hollywood Vampires, in Germany over the weekend. [TMZ]
  • Topher Grace and Ashley Hinshaw tied the knot in California on Sunday. [Just Jared]
  • Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke wouldn’t mind playing the first female 007. [Daily Star]
  • Snoop Dogg urged his fans to boycott the remake of Roots, saying he wants to see something “based on today.” [Hollywood Reporter]

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