Joe Simpson (Jessica's dad, duh) was arrested August 4 after taking a voluntary breathalyzer at a checkpoint on Ventura Blvd. He spent a night in jail and today was charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence. If convicted, he could face six months of jail time, a fine, and probation.
I am obsessed with this video my friend Kevin found and sent to me of SNL writers goofing around in their offices late last week around 4:30am. It stars Taran Killam, a second-year member of the show's cast, donned in a white fur cropped hoodie thing and getting down to Robyn's "Call Your Girlfriend." (Between…
Robert De Niro can elicit whoops of approval from a crowd simply by walking into a room and smiling confidently, but crinkly eyes and swagger do not a perfect Saturday Night Live appearance make.
Anne Hathaway! Florence and the Machine! Abby Elliott actually appearing in sketches! Fred Armisen being funny! I didn't want to put my mouth on Seth Meyers' mouth so he wouldn't talk! This week's SNL was markedly better than last week's.
Despite Scarlett Johansson's surprisingly likable turn as host of this week's show, all of the accents, accents, accents in the world couldn't save it from being a fairly forgettable episode.
- While discussing her Barbra Streisand photo shoot for Harper's Bazaar on Live With Regis & Kelly today, Jennifer Aniston said, "Yes, I play dress up! I do it for a living, like a retard!" Now disability advocates are trashing Jen.
- It's confirmed, sorta: Kat Von D and Jesse James are dating.
- Tom Cruise is being sued by Michael David Sapir, who he sued in 2001 after Sapir claimed he had a video of Cruise "engaged in a homosexual relationship." Now Sapir says Cruise hired a P.I. to wiretap his phone.
On last night's Saturday Night Live episode, new cast member Abby Elliott showed off her (pretty awesome) Angelina Jolie impression, stopping by Weekend Update to ask Seth Meyers a few questions about the Bellflower Octuplets.