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Tove Lo Sang With Charli XCX And Danced With A Broken Foot At Her L.A. Show

For the final U.S. show of her Sunshine Kitty tour, Tove Lo welcomed a few special guests to the stage, most of whom were awesome and one of which was not. That’d be the knee-high boot encasing the Swedish pop star’s right leg: her constant companion ever since an injury during a show in February.

“My foot is broken, but my spirit is not!” Tove proclaimed by way of introduction at L.A.’s The Palladium on Friday night (February 28). The sold-out crowd — which included Billie Eilish and Finneas watching from the balcony, and throngs of glittered-out fans resembling Euphoria extras — cheered in response and obliged the unsaid but understood agreement that if Tove can’t dance her ass off onstage, they’re going to have to work extra hard for her.

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Unsurprisingly, that’s exactly what they did, thanks to a setlist that practically transformed the theater into a Eurodance club. The hour-plus set kicked off with “Glad He’s Gone” before opening act Alma joined Tove for “Bad As the Boys.” The already-toasty building simmered as Tove slinked along to “Cool Girl” and “Talking Body,” and she managed to twerk during “Are U Gonna Tell Her,” broken foot be damned. She even reminded us that she was ahead of pop’s recent disco renaissance — bolstered by the likes of Dua Lipa and Doja Cat — when she broke into the chilly throb of 2017’s “Disco Tits.”

Sunshine Kitty — Tove’s fourth album, released last year — marked her clubbiest record to date, but also showcased her most vulnerable writing. To that end, one of the most transcendent moments of the show came when Tove’s band retreated backstage, leaving the pop star standing solo behind a keyboard. The stage lights went dark and she humbly spoke to the crowd about confidence, self-doubt, and her journey as an artist thus far.

“You start writing songs in your bedroom and then you sell out the Palladium!” she marveled, before (misguidedly) admitting that she’s “not very good” at the keyboard. Cellphone lights illuminated the venue as she broke into a solo acoustic version of her 2015 single “Moments,” a song about embracing your flaws and eccentricities. “I love freaks, I don’t care if you’re a wild one,” she sang with the same conviction she did five years ago, but surrounded by more freaks and wild ones than she probably could’ve fathomed back then. Similarly affecting was the harsh post-party comedown of “Hey You Got Drugs?” and the romantic rawness of “Come Undone,” which she dedicated to her boyfriend.

The energy cranked back up once Alma returned to the stage alongside pop hero Charli XCX, who stomped around in studded platform boots while joining the girls for a pair of throwback faves: the 2017 posse cuts “Bitches” and “Out of My Head.” Their electric triple-threat performance was a jolting surprise that ended with a giggly group hug and elicited the biggest screams of the night.

But Tove still had some bangers up her fishnets — she ended the show with a one-two-three punch of Sunshine Kitty‘s “Sweettalk My Heart,” her 2014 breakout hit “Habits (Stay High),” and the recently released “Bikini Porn,” the best “Song of Summer 2020” contender released in January. And thus concluded a refreshingly rare kind of pop show: one that’s not rehearsed down to the sequin, instead reveling in the muddiness of broken bones, sweaty bodies, and unhinged dancing. On the Sunshine Kitty bop “Equally Lost,” Tove sang, “I see you looking, so I turn my charm on, hoping I look awesome.” We looked, she turned it on, and, yeah, she was awesome.

One Way Colin Trevorrow Is Making Jurassic World: Dominion’s Set Comfortable For Everyone

If you are currently on the set of Jurassic World: Dominion, or dreaming of what that opportunity would be like, you’d be party to sitting in one of these cozy director’s chairs. But what makes these seats even more special is the fact that they’re decorated on the back with the iconic logo of that Steven Spielberg classic, Jurassic Park. Also, in an additional detail provided by Colin Trevorrow in this special Instagram post, these chairs also take on another meaning, as he revealed the following:

North West Performing at the Yeezy Show in Paris Is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

North West continues to be way chicer and cooler than all the adults on Earth combined. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West‘s 6-year-old daughter took the stage at the Yeezy show at Paris Fashion Week on Monday (March 2) and effortlessly rapped as models strutted up and down the runway. Yes, you read that correctly: North West is now officially in the rap game. We’re sure her father, one of the most prolific hip-hop artists ever, is so proud.

In fact, I can say with relative certainty that he is. Just look at the smile on his face when he joins North on stage. This is the famous-person equivalent of a parent cheering their kid on at a community soccer game—except instead of Gatorade and apple slices, we have a sea of cream-colored couture.

Fashionista editor-in-chief Tyler McCall was at the show and posted a video of North to her Twitter:

And check out these video screen-grabs from Kardashian’s Instagram Stories that were also posted to Twitter:

Where is North’s Grammy? Her American Music Award? Her Pulitzer Prize? The only thing that would’ve made this better is if her siblings (Saint, Chicago, and Psalm) joined her on stage. Oh, well. There’s always the next Yeezy fashion show.

“A house of four is wild,” Kardashian said on The View about her children. “But complete. Very balanced.”

When asked if she’d be having more children, she said “absolutely no more.” “When you have to be responsible for every single soul and morning,” she added. “I can’t even begin to tell you what getting ready in the morning is like…I do [have help] … and I love everyone who has been so helpful. But my husband is on this no-help kick, so I’m like, ‘Okay, you try the morning.'”

Here’s hoping an album is North West’s future. I’m ready for her to stampede the charts.

5 Things That Don’t Make Sense About Billy Madison

Over the years, I have graduated from high school and college, started my career, got married, and had a few kids, and during that time, I’ve started to ask myself some pretty big questions regarding a mid-90s comedy about a 27-year-old moron going through the public school system in order to gain control of a Fortune 500 hotel chain. While some people toss and turn at night questioning the choices they’ve made in life, I’m over here wondering how a public school system allowed an adult to register for classes, why isn’t Eric Gordon in jail (or an insane asylum), and why are we rooting for Billy Madison in the first place.

Wait, Is Blumhouse Is Doing Another Paranormal Activity?

The Paranormal Activity franchise was a serious moneymaker throughout its tenure in theaters, mostly because each movie needed such a limited budget to film. The original movie made almost $200 million on a meager budget of $15K, and was never far from theaters, resulting in five sequels. But now it appears that Paranormal Activity 7 is in the works, at least according to Jason Blum himself. As the producer recently revealed,

Mulan Star Pumped She ‘Can Do More Push-Ups’ After Lengthy Training For Disney Live-Action Film

Liu Yifei isn’t the only one who feels different after all the running, jumping, rolling and sword-fighting involved in training for Mulan. Actor Yoson An, who plays Honghui in the film, has the beginnings of a six-pack after all that work, indicating that cast didn’t only build some muscle, but they also burned some fat.

Here’s Why Camilla Won’t Be Called ‘Queen’ When Prince Charles Is King

Despite what you may have heard, Queen Elizabeth II will not reign forever. Her son, Prince Charles (the Prince of Wales), will eventually become king, which means his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will have to be called something else. But it turns out, her new title won’t be “Queen Camilla.”

The duchess has had a lot of names and titles. She was born Camilla Shand until she married Andrew Parker Bowles, becoming Camilla Parker Bowles. Then, when she married Prince Charles in 2005, she took on the title the Duchess of Cornwall. The reason she was not known as the Princess of Wales was out of respect for the late Princess Diana.

So when Charles becomes king, what are we supposed to call Camilla?

Apparently, there’s been some confusion about her future title throughout the years. According to The Daily Star (per The Sunday Times), it’s rumored that Prince Charles would like his wife to be called the “queen consort,” which is the title usually bestowed upon the wife of the reigning king. Alas, he will be disappointed.

“The intention is for the duchess to be known as princess consort when the prince accedes to the throne,” a spokesperson for the royal couple recently told The Times. “This was announced at the time of the marriage and there has been absolutely no change at all.”

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That’s true. Before the couple wed in a civil ceremony at Windsor Guildhall, Clarence House announced the creation of this new title. “It is intended that Mrs. Parker Bowles should use the title HRH The Princess Consort when The Prince of Wales accedes to The Throne,” the statement said. At the time, Slate described “princess consort” as a title created to avoid a PR crisis.

“It’s a new title created just for Camilla, because crowning her as queen would create PR problems for the royals,” columnist Daniel Engber wrote in February 2005. “A marriage between divorcees like Charles and Camilla remains taboo for some members of the Church of England, and Camilla is already unpopular for breaking up the prince’s marriage to Diana.”

Honestly, all this title-hopping is getting confusing. It’s reported that Princess Beatrice will also become a countess when she marries Italian “property tycoon” Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. That’s not even a part of the same royal succession. At this point, can’t we just call them all by their first names? It works for Harry.

Why Mulan Has A Sister In The Live-Action Remake

We know that the new Mulan will open with a scene with the lead character, and one assumes, her sister, as children. This scene was added in order to show that Mulan’s unique character is something that has been part of her for years. By including a sister character, we’ll likely see how a traditional Chinese child is expected to act, quite differently than Mulan does, and how both the sisters have grown up over time. Their differences won’t make them adversaries in any way, Jason Reed says the two will still be close, but also quite different.

Jurassic World 3: An Updated Cast List For Dominion

Omar Sy – Barry Sembène

Here we have another actor who popped up in Jurassic World, but was not present for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Omar Sy, who’s appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Angry Birds Movie, Transformers: The Last Knight and The Call of the Wild, played Barry Sembène, who assisted Owen Grady with taking care of the park’s raptors. We’ll reunite with Barry in Jurassic World: Dominion, and while it remains to be seen if he’s been closely involved with dinosaurs since the events of Jurassic World, perhaps he and Owen will team up together again to round up some raptors.