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“Lay off the booze” is a great old-timey phrase that doesn’t get used enough, but Ellen Pompeo is very Out Here these days (RuPaul’s Drag Race judge? Hellurrr!). Us Weekly is extremely careful to note that when Ellen quote-tweeted the Kathie Lee and Hoda Twitter account for what she seemed to think misrepresented her Patrick Dempsey statements, it was “hours before” Kathie Lee announced her departure from Today. Ellen only punches up, OK? Never down.

Speaking of down, though, hold my wine: Today as an institution is going through the first stage of grief, which is screaming “ICON! ICON!” through tears. On Wednesday morning’s episode, Hoda gave her retirement props, noting rightly that mad people have grown up watching Kathie Lee and experienced her life alongside her. “Full circle life,” she said, sniffling. The Today staff was “sobbing,” according to People, because she is a “legend” who is leaving to produce religious movies and music (DEEP sob). Everyone can take solace in the fact that Kathie Lee is fucking PSYCHED to be a senior citizen and, accordingly, get discounts for shit in the mail. Respect!

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When Christian Bale, the best Batman, was filming Batman in Trump Tower, he was invited up to the Trumpcave for a little meet-and-greet. Donald Trump, Bale told Variety, possibly believed that Christian Bale was in fact Bruce Wayne, a real billionaire tycoon who spends his free time in an underground tech lab sewing bulletproof suits so he can go and fight mid-level criminals who dress up in clown and penguin suits. “I think he thought I was Bruce Wayne,” said Bale, “because I was dressed as Bruce Wayne. So he talked to me like I was Bruce Wayne and I just went along with it, really.”

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Honestly, I can relate, because in my timeline I think of Bale exclusively as Dick Cheney, not a real person but an evil character in an Adam McKay film.

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[Variety]


Kandi and Tiny have not boned, so they say, in case your nosy ass was wondering!

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  • Let Jennifer Garner and the Hamburger King live! [Us Weekly]
  • I could have told you Harry Styles didn’t write that love letter to Kendall Jenner. Hello, Kris Jenner and 1D press machine? Hello, PR relationship? It’s 2018, sheeple! Wake up! [E! Online]
  • SUPPOSEDLY ya mans Joe Alwyn is going to ask Taylor Swift to marry him. I hope it happens, but only for the Vogue.com slideshow. [Us Weekly]