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Jennifer Lawrence Debuted Her Baby Bump in a Sparkly Gold Dress With a Sheer Cape

Jennifer Lawrence debuted her baby bump on the red carpet Sunday night (December 5) at the New York City premiere of her movie Don’t Look Up. She looked stunning in a sparkly gold dress with a sheer cape, her hair styled in a loose updo. Check out her look for yourself, below: 

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Jennifer Lawrence is expecting her first child with husband Cooke Maroney. She hasn’t opened up much about her pregnancy, but she did touch on it a little bit in her recent Vanity Fair profile

“I haven’t spoken to the world in forever,” she said. “And to come back now, when I have all of these new accessories added to my life that I obviously want to protect [her pregnancy]…I’m nervous for you. I’m nervous for me. I’m nervous for the readers.”

She continued, “If I was at a dinner party, and somebody was like, ‘Oh, my God, you’re expecting a baby,’ I wouldn’t be like, ‘God, I can’t talk about that. Get away from me, you psycho!’ But every instinct in my body wants to protect their privacy for the rest of their lives, as much as I can. I don’t want anyone to feel welcome into their existence. And I feel like that just starts with not including them in this part of my work.”

Lawrence also chatted briefly about her marriage to Maroney. “I really enjoy going to the grocery store with him,” Lawrence said. “I don’t know why, but it fills me with a lot of joy. I think maybe because it’s almost a metaphor for marriage. ‘Okay, we’ve got this list. These are the things we need. Let’s work together and get this done.’ And I always get one of the cooking magazines, like 15 Minute Healthy Meals, and he always gives me a look like, ‘You’re not going to use that. When are you going to make that?’ And I say, ‘Yes, I am. Tuesday!’ And he’s always right, and I never do.”

Don’t Look Up hits theaters December 10 and Netflix December 24.

Are Child-Free Weddings Okay?

The weddings are coming. Signature cocktails are being tested, name puns drafted, card stock carted to the printers. Couples, making up for lost time, are planning the biggest wedding year since the 1980s, with marriages in the U.S. up a whopping 50% from 2020, according to reporting from Bloomberg. Happiest days will happen, again and again, all year long.

But for many, budgets are tighter than ever. The pandemic persists. And with an increased sense that life should be lived loudly and with much alcohol, couples are reconsidering one of the greatest polarizing controversies: Is it okay to ban kids from a wedding?

“You wouldn’t believe the amount of people who are acting like I requested they throw their kids off a bridge or put them up for adoption,” says Samantha, a 28-year-old bride who threw a child-free wedding in October in South Carolina. Samantha and her wife do not have children, and they wanted their wedding to feel more like a raucous party than a toddler’s birthday. Some guests were thrilled at the prospect of a night off from parenting, says Samantha. Others resisted. “I can’t find child care, I will be bringing my child,” a guest informed Samantha. And some people, citing the no-kid policy, refused the invitation entirely.

There are three types of weddings: The all-ages. The child-free bash. And age-exclusive weddings—in these, the only invited kids are VIPs, like family, or members of the wedding party. The child-free wedding controversy falls along these lines: From one vantage point, a wedding is a celebration of family, community, and continuity. From another, a wedding is a one-night-only rave that costs tens of thousands of dollars. Younger people, says Wisconsin-based wedding planner Meredith Bartel, increasingly take the second view.

“We’re not relying on our parents to pay for weddings the way we were a couple decades ago,” she says. “People are making their own choices instead of having their parents plan their weddings.” That means different values and different budgets. “It’s a chair at a table,” says Bartel. “Now an adult guest can’t be invited because of that kid.” In many cultures, children traditionally play an important role in weddings—often in the wedding party, to symbolize the future generations the couple will produce. But when those customs originated, a couple was not at risk of, say paying $75 for their cousin’s kid to eat one bite of risotto and then spit it into their own hair.

“Because we’re paying a hefty price per person, I just prefer no children,” says Kynedra Ogunnaike, a 46-year-old bride planning a February wedding in St. Louis. It was an easy decision for her and her fiancé, she says, because they also decided to make the wedding vaccine-mandatory, with no exception for negative tests (“We toyed with it, but I don’t think I want to be responsible for trying to coordinate that 24 hours before my wedding,” she says.) As Ogunnaike’s date approaches, she’s found herself unable to sleep, terrorized by the thought of someone getting sick after attending her wedding. “I’m not saying you have to get the vaccine. I’m saying if you’re not vaccinated you can’t come,” she explains. That means no children under five since they aren’t yet eligible for any vaccine. And that’s fine. “Financially, the ambiance, and the mood—this is not a child event,” Ogunnaike says.

Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly Twin in Matching Suit Jackets

June 2021: After the success of that one show, it seems Fox will be joining Baker on tour. According to a source that spoke with Entertainment Tonight, the pair “are pretty inseparable” at the moment. 

That’s not all. It looks as though an engagement could be coming soon. “MGK would love to start a family with Megan someday, but right now doesn’t seem to be the time in terms of scheduling,” the source told ET. “As far as engagement goes, it is likely that this will happen sooner than later, and it has been a topic of conversation without question.”

July 2021: In a new profile for The Washington Post, Fox reiterates that she knew Baker was her soulmate immediately. “The first time I looked into his eyes, I was like, ‘I know you. I have known you so many times, in so many different forms, in so many different lives,’” she said, adding she “wasn’t expecting it’d be like, ‘God, you are my soul mate,’ instantly.” 

She also revealed the nicknames she has for the performer during an appearance on Fox 5 New York this week, including Cookie, Buddha, and Booby.

September 2021: The couple spark engagement rumors yet again when Fox reportedly wears a “ring on that special finger” to her boyfriend’s VMAs rehearsal on September 8. A source told Us Weekly that there will be a “surprise announcement” during Machine Gun Kelly’s actual performance on September 12. MGK will be performing his single “Papercuts” with Travis Barker, who is at the center of some engagement rumors of his own. 

At the 2021 MTV VMAs, Fox refers to Machine Gun Kelly as her “future baby daddy.” (She also used the same label for Travis Barker in reference to Kourtney Kardashian.) Do what you will with that information. 

December 2021: Following a late-night interview where MGK wore Fox’s face on his shirt, the pair went out in matching black suit jackets for the release of his new UN/DN LAQR nail polish line. Nothing underneath the jackets except a bit of jewelry, of course.

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Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson’s Complete Relationship Timeline

November 2, 2021: Though the date could have been completely innocent (roller coasters are scary! sometimes people hold hands!), the pair cause a stir when they are reportedly spotted having dinner in Davidson’s hometown, Staten Island. A source told Page Six that Kardashian “is intrigued” by Davidson: “She likes him.”

November 4, 2021: Kanye West must’ve heard that Kardashian is hanging out with Davidson, because he starts discussing wanting her back. On his November 4 appearance on the Drink Champs podcast, the rapper repeatedly refers to Kardashian as his wife and suggested their divorce hasn’t officially happened. “SNL making my wife say ‘I divorced him’ on TV because they just wanted to get that bar off,” West said, per People. “And I ain’t never even seen the papers, we’re not even divorced.” 

West continues to discuss reuniting with his ex-wife throughout November 2021.

November 17, 2021: This happened:

November 19, 2021: It looks like we have confirmation! The couple is spotted holding hands once again and a source tells E! Online that they’re exclusive. 

“They are really happy and seeing where it goes,” the source said. “Pete has told her he doesn’t want to see anyone else.” Kardashian reportedly feels the same, with the source continuing, “She is telling some people they aren’t super serious but she isn’t seeing anyone else…. She’s trying to not make a big deal about it but is super into him…. Kim is smitten over him and it’s very exciting to her.” 

In case you needed the point driven home, the source also told E! Online, “He makes her laugh the entire time they are together and she is completely enthralled by him.” 

7 TV Shows and Movies to Watch This Week, Including And Just Like That…

Here are all the TV shows and movies to check out this week, including, yes, the Sex and the City reboot: 

Sunday, December 5 

23rd Annual A Home for the Holidays: Justin Bieber, Kane Brown, Alessia Cara, and Darren Criss will perform in this holiday special. 9:30 p.m. ET on CBS 

Monday, December 6 

Landscapers: Read HBO’s official description, below. 9 p.m. ET on HBO

“Inspired by real events, Landscapers tells a unique love story involving Chris and Susan Edwards, a seemingly ordinary British couple who become the focus of an extraordinary investigation when two dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a house in Nottingham. Will Sharpe directs the exploration of love and fantasy, which is created and written by screenwriter Ed Sinclair. Additional cast includes Kate O’ Flynn, Dipo Ola, Samuel Anderson, David Hayman, Felicity Montagu and Daniel Rigby.”

Tuesday, December 7 

2021 People’s Choice Awards: For all you awards-show lovers. 9 p.m. ET on NBC 

Wednesday, December 8 

Carolin Kebekus: The Last Christmas Special: A holiday special from comedian Carolin Kebekus. Streaming on Netflix 

Thursday, December 9 

And Just Like That…: The Sex and the City reboot is here! Streaming on HBO Max

Friday, December 10 

The Unforgivable: Read Netflix’s official description, below. Streaming on Netflix 

“Released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime, Ruth Slater (Sandra Bullock) re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past. Facing severe judgment from the place she once called home, her only hope for redemption is finding the estranged younger sister she was forced to leave behind.”

Saturday, December 11 

The Holiday Fix Up: Read Lifetime’s official description, below. 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime 

“When Sam (Jana Kramer), the designer behind a popular home renovation show, returns to her hometown during the holidays to help renovate the Bell Harbor Inn, she gets paired with Coop (Ryan McPartlin) as her lead contractor. The only problem – he’s the guy who broke her heart and she’s the one who got away. Sparks fly as they work closely to get the renovations done in time for the inn’s annual Christmas Eve Harborfest. Will they be able to fix the mistakes of their past to build a future together? Maria Menounos also stars.”

For more info on the TV shows and movies you need to know about, click here. 

Prince William Told the Most Hilarious Story About Singing With Taylor Swift

Unfortunately, that’s when the prince realized he forgot the words. “But the Centrepoint young guys and girls were there all loving it and cheering away,” he remembered. “So I thought, ‘Well, if they’re enjoying it, then the night is for them. So sod it. I can’t be the doofus who’s going to ruin it for everyone.’”

Still, the prince was internally screaming—as anybody would. He continued, “and so I desperately try and remember some of the words and sing as hard as I can. Beneath my black tie, there was a lot of sweating going on. I felt like a swan, where I was trying to keep myself composed on the outside, but inside, the little legs are paddling fast.”

Prince William also shared a fond memory about singing in the car with his mom, Princess Diana, who was particularly fond of the Tina Turner song, “The Best.”

“When I was younger, Harry and I, we were at boarding school. And my mother used to play all sorts of songs to kind of while away the anxiety of going back to school,” he shared, per People. “And one of the songs I massively remember and has stuck with me all this time, and I still, to this day, still quite enjoy secretly, is Tina Turner’s ‘The Best’ because sitting in the backseat, singing away, it felt like a real family moment. And my mother, she’d be driving along, singing at the top of her voice. And we’d even get the policeman in the car, he’d be occasionally singing along, as well.”

He added, “When I listen to it now, it takes me back to those car rides and brings back lots of memories of my mother.”

Prince William’s episode Apple Fitness+’s Time to Walk series drops on Apple Music on December 6.


Paris Hilton Just Addressed Her Past ‘Differences’ With Lindsay Lohan

The group Paris Hilton describes as the “holy trinity” of the early aughts is thriving in 2021.

During a recent episode of her podcast, This Is Paris, Hilton spoke about her November wedding to husband Carter Reum, which got the socialite thinking about her past friendships with Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears—and just how far the three of them have come since spending their early 20s partying and being chased by the paparazzi. 

“I also just saw that Lindsay got engaged,” Hilton said, per Elle. “And I know we’ve had our differences in the past, but I just wanted to say congratulations to her and that I am genuinely very happy for her.”

While Hilton and Lohan were practically famous for their friendship in the early aughts, their relationship had a series of ups and downs for years. By 2019, Hilton seemingly confirmed that their friendship was firmly in past. During an interview on Watch What Happens Live, host Andy Cohen asked Hilton to say three nice things about the Mean Girls star. Hilton responded, “beyond, lame, and embarrassing.”

“Back in the day we were friends, but she’s just one of those people I don’t really trust,” Hilton also told Cohen in 2018. “I only like to be around positive energy and good people.” 

Now, Paris Hilton seems she’s ready to move on from their feud. During her podcast episode, the Simple Life star said that seeing Britney Spears freed from her 13-year conservatorship and hearing of Lohan’s recent engagement to her fiancé, Bader Shammas, is making her “so happy.”

“It just makes me so happy to see, you know, 15 years later, and just so much has happened in the past two weeks,” Paris Hilton said. “I got married, Britney got her freedom back and engaged, and then Lindsay just got engaged.”

She continued, “So I love just seeing how different our lives are now and just how much we’ve all grown up and just having love in our lives.”


Paris Hilton Just Addressed Her Past ‘Differences’ With Ex-Friend, Lindsay Lohan

The group Paris Hilton describes as the “holy trinity” of the early aughts is thriving in 2021.

During a recent episode of her podcast, This Is Paris, Hilton spoke about her November wedding to husband Carter Reum, which got the socialite thinking about her past friendships with Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears—and just how far the three of them have come since spending their early 20s partying and being chased by the paparazzi. 

“I also just saw that Lindsay got engaged,” Hilton said, per Elle. “And I know we’ve had our differences in the past, but I just wanted to say congratulations to her and that I am genuinely very happy for her.”

While Hilton and Lohan were practically famous for their friendship in the early aughts, their relationship had a series of ups and downs for years. By 2019, Hilton seemingly confirmed that their friendship was firmly in past. During an interview on Watch What Happens Live, host Andy Cohen asked Hilton to say three nice things about the Mean Girls star. Hilton responded, “beyond, lame, and embarrassing.”

Hilton also told Cohen, “Back in the day we were friends, but she’s just one of those people I don’t really trust. I only like to be around positive energy and good people.” 

While Lohan likely wasn’t invited to Hilton’s wedding, it seems she’s ready to move on from their feud. During her podcast episode, the Simple Life star said that seeing Britney Spears freed from her 13-year conservatorship and hearing of Lohan’s recent engagement to her fiancé, Bader Shammas, is making her “so happy.”

“It just makes me so happy to see, you know, 15 years later, and just so much has happened in the past two weeks,” Paris Hilton said. “I got married, Britney got her freedom back and engaged, and then Lindsay just got engaged.”

She continued, “So I love just seeing how different our lives are now and just how much we’ve all grown up and just having love in our lives.”


Zendaya and Tom Holland Addressed Their Height Difference In the Most Hilarious Way

In case you hadn’t noticed, Tom Holland is shorter than his Spider-Man costar and reported girlfriend, Zendaya. While this has not stopped the pair from going toe to toe on the red carpet, it has made one aspect of their working relationship a bit more difficult.

According to the actors, who appeared on The Graham Norton Show for a joint interview on December 3, their two-inch height difference made one stunt for the upcoming third film, No Way Home, a bit troublesome. 

“There’s a particular stunt where Spider-Man swings us on top of a bridge, and he places me there,” Zendaya explained, per People. “He’s supposed to gently rest MJ on the bridge and walk away from her. Because of our height difference—we were attached, so I would land before him. My feet obviously hit the ground before he does.”

Holland jumped in to explain that they would get around this particular issue using the “bottom mark” technique. “The ‘bottom mark’ is a thing that they do in stunts that is basically designed to stop you from shattering your kneecaps,” he said, before standing with Zendaya to demonstrate, “She would land, and then I would sort of land like this, and then my feet would swing from underneath me, and she would catch me.” 

Holland did complain that the move hurt his ego a touch, saying, “I’m the superhero. I’m supposed to look cool.” 

While Holland jokingly told Zendaya to “stop doing that,” the Dune star said her costar was actually “very lovely” about the whole thing. “You were like, ‘Oh my gosh, thank you,'” she said.

He laughed, adding, “It’s so nice to be caught for a change.”

Zendaya and Holland met on the set of Spider-Man back in 2016. While the pair still haven’t technically confirmed their relationship, they’ve definitely become more affectionate in public since photos of them kissing went viral in July 2021. 

“I’ve always been really adamant to keep my private life private because I share so much of my life with the world anyway,” Holland recently told GQ. “We sort of felt robbed of our privacy. I don’t think it’s about not being ready—it’s just that we didn’t want to [talk about it].”

He added, “This isn’t my story, it’s our story. And we’ll talk about what it is when we’re ready to talk about it together.”


Sandra Bullock Opens Up About Shooting That Naked Scene With Ryan Reynolds in The Proposal

Remember that one scene in The Proposal where a naked Sandra Bullock slips and falls onto an equally naked Ryan Reynolds after taking a shower? Of course, you do. Well, 12 years after the iconic rom-com premiered in 2009, Bullock is opening up about filming the hilariously scandalous scene with her costar and director Anne Fletcher. 

First things first, the actor spoke on the About Last Night Podcast about her decision to shoot the scene. For one, she says she only opted to do the scenes for laughs and with a costar that made her feel safe. “Ryan and I have known each other since we were prepubescent. We go way, way, way back,” she said, per People, later explaining where she draws the line on going nude for a role.

“I was like, ‘I will do this naked scene only if I can be humiliated and funny,'” Bullock told host Adam Ray. “You will not see me trying to attempt being sexy naked—in real life or onscreen. There’s just no point in it! It was for that reason, with a friend that you trusted comedically, and safety-wise I knew I was in the presence of safety.”

The actor also gave a play-by-play about how the scene was shot. For one, it was a closed set, meaning only completely necessary personnel were present. Sandra Bullock explained, “Ryan and I have these flesh-colored things stuck to our privates, my hair is strategically over the nipples and Ryan’s little—not little, at all! It’s just whatever’s there, and I don’t know because I didn’t see it, I didn’t look!”

She went on to recall that when Fletcher called cut, the pair couldn’t move and continued to try to keep their eyes off each other. However, there was one moment where it was particularly hard to stay focussed on, well, not looking. “I hear Anne Fletcher from the darkness go, ‘Ryan, we can see your ball sack!’ I’m like, ‘Oh God!’ because you wanna look down, but I’m like, ‘Don’t look down. Don’t look down,'” Bullock said. “Everyone in the darkness spun around to see if they could find a monitor. I was like, ‘Anne, there’s a way to present that information….’”

She continued, “But in friendship, you just didn’t care; it wasn’t my business to look, it’s just there, and then Anne just bringing everyone’s focus to that area.”

Still, Bullock said Reynolds was nonplussed about the entire thing. “Ryan was just so cool,” she said. “Unflappable. He is absolutely unflappable.”