Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn't Know Who Fellow Avenger Sebastian Stan Is

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Yesterday, I was walking to the beach when I heard someone shout my name from across the street. I then spent several minutes looking at them as they frantically waved at me, but could not, for the life of me, figure out who they were. I tried to keep walking, but the friend I was with made me wait, and when the strange person crossed the street over to my side, I realized they were actually a good friend of mine. I am a real dummy, but I am also sympathetic to Gwyneth Paltrow, who does not know who Sebastian Stan is even though they have been in several movies together.

Earlier this week, Stan—who played Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: End Game, two films Paltrow is also in—posted an Instagram photo from Paris Fashion Week, of himself, fashion icons Valentino Garavani and Pierpaolo Piccioli, and Queen Goop. “Also glad I got to reintroduce myself to @gwynethpaltrow for the third time,” Stan wrote in the caption. “We are in the same film...”

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Stan is neither a $50 enchanted crystal nor a particularly distinctive-looking celebrity, so it is not entirely crazy that Paltrow has not committed his face to memory. Still, this is part of a pattern—at the Avengers: Infinity War premiere in 2018, Paltrow was caught on camera asking co-star Chris Pratt, re: another person at the premiere, “Who’s that?”

It was Sebastian Stan. Someone please get this dude a name-tag. [Instagram]


A man who claimed Kevin Spacey groped him at a Nantucket bar in 2016 when he was only 18 has dropped his civil lawsuit against the actor.

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Page Six says the unnamed accuser filed a voluntary notice of dismissal earlier this week, having initially filed the civil suit at the end of June. It’s unclear whether he and Spacey have entered into a settlement agreement.

News of the alleged assault broke late last year— the alleged victim, who was working as a busboy at Nantucket’s Club Car restaurant—claimed Spacey plied him with alcohol before sticking his hand inside his pants and groping him for an extended period of time.

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The Cape and Island District Attorney filed felony sexual assault charges against Spacey at the end of December; the criminal case is still ongoing, which may be why the civil lawsuit was dropped. [Page Six]


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