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George, Charlotte, and Louis Will Celebrate Christmas Differently This Year

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting holiday plans for everyone—including Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.

Two years ago, in her first-ever in-depth interview, Kate Middleton’s mother, Carole Middleton, revealed she gives each of her grandchildren their own Christmas tree to decorate in her home during the holiday season. However, because of COVID-19, things will have to be a little different this year.

“We may not be able to get together but, after a year like 2020, we need to remember what’s really important this Christmas,” the Middleton matriarch wrote in an Instagram post for her Party Pieces company on November 11. The U.K. party supply shop was founded by Middleton and her husband, Michael, in 1987. 

Carole Middleton

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Like many other COVID-safe plans, Middleton’s annual tree-decorating tradition will take place virtually. “For me, what really matters is that my family feels connected,” she continued. “I normally let my grandchildren help me decorate the tree. This year, I’ll ask them by video call to decide which decoration should go where.”

She joked, “It may need to be tastefully rearranged later…!”

Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis’s grandmother has the right idea. As of November 12, there have been 52.4 million COVID-19 cases documented worldwide, with 1.3 million fatalities, according to CNN

The CDC’s current holiday guidelines specifically recommend virtual celebrations for family members in different households. “In-person gatherings that bring together family members or friends from different households, including college students returning home, pose varying levels of risk,” the official website reads. 

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is encouraging Americans (and anyone, probably) to “double down” on social-distancing protocols and mask-wearing as cases continue to rise—which includes canceling typical Thanksgiving plans

“Given the fluid and dynamic nature of what’s going on right now in the spread and the uptick of infections, I think people should be very careful and prudent about social gatherings, particularly when members of the family might be at a risk because of their age or their underlying condition,” he said on CBS Evening News back in October. “You may have to bite the bullet and sacrifice that social gathering unless you’re pretty certain that the people that you’re dealing with are not infected.”

So let’s all take the lead from Carole Middleton. Maybe no Kardashian Christmas Eve Party this year, yeah? 

Epic James Bond Fan Art Imagines Henry Cavill As 007

Henry Cavill certainly pulls off the traditional James Bond look without a problem. All the poster really does is change his clothes into a dark suit and give the man a gun, but really, when it comes to James Bond movie posters, what else do you really need? If this was the movie poster for the next James Bond movie, it would probably sell a few tickets. And bonus points for the fictional movie title. While Need To Know may not be the most creative title in the world, it does give the two letter Os that can be used to create 007, and one can imagine such a title being chosen simply for the marketing capabilities.

The Weeknd Will Headline the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show, and People Are Hyped

The Weeknd will headline the 2021 Super Bowl halftime show, NFL and Pepsi (which sponsors the halftime show) confirmed on Thursday, November 12. 

The Super Bowl is set to take place February 7, 2021 on CBS; however, it’s unclear what it will look like with the coronavirus pandemic. There may be a limited number of people in the stadium, or no spectators at all. 

But the NFL wants you to watch from home—which is why the halftime show will go on as planned in all its epic glory. The Weeknd is one of 2020’s most popular artists: His album, After Hours, was a critical and commercial smash, and one of its singles, “Blinding Lights,” topped the charts for months. It makes sense that he’d headline this halftime show—especially with the Grammys coming up. (After Hours will no doubt rack up several nominations.) 

“The Weeknd has introduced a sound all his own. His soulful uniqueness has defined a new generation of greatness in music and artistry,” Jay-Z said in a statement from Pepsi. (His company Roc Nation is executive producing  next year’s show.) “This is an extraordinary moment in time and the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show is going to be an extraordinary experience with an extraordinary performer.”

“We can’t wait to welcome multi-award winning artist The Weeknd to the Pepsi Super Bowl LV halftime show stage,” Adam Harter, senior vice president of sports, media, and entertainment at PepsiCo., said in a statement.  “In collaboration with the NFL and Roc Nation, we continue to reimagine what a Pepsi Halftime Show looks like with some of the biggest musicians in the world. We expect The Weeknd will continue to raise the bar, setting a new precedent both musically and visually for the most-watched performance of the year.”

The Weeknd confirmed the news on his own social media channels. “performing on the iconic stage. see you 02/07/21 @pepsi #pepsihalftime,” he tweeted. 

Fans on Twitter are hyped about this news:

 Who else is excited? 

Jurassic World: Dominion’s Bryce Dallas Howard Celebrated Wrapping With A Bold New Look

Despite its delay, anticipation for Jurassic World: Dominion is still at a fever pitch. This excitement is no doubt buoyed by the inclusion of the 3 original Jurassic Park stars, who are reuniting for the first time on screen in the blockbuster. Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum will also be prominently featured in Dominion, with Colin Trevorrow confirming that they have a large role to play, rather than a quick cameo.

Is Zack Snyder Teasing His Original Plans For Catwoman In The DCEU?

Carla Gugino is an outstanding actress best known for her roles in Sin City and the recent The Haunting of Hill House. She has a history with Zack Snyder, too, though, having appeared in the director’s Watchmen adaptation, Sucker Punch, and as a voice actor in both Man of Steel and Batman v Superman She’s a loyal member of Snyder’s troupe, and she’d be an amazing choice to play Catwoman opposite this older, grizzled Batman that Ben Affleck plays.

Because Ben Affleck’s currently romantically involved with Ana de Armas, though, some have even suggested the young beauty for the part. And yep, that totally works (though she’d be a much younger version of the character on screen, so maybe she’d have to be the latest in a longer line of Catwomen plaguing Gotham).

43 Gifts That Will Have Your Best Friend ‘Literally Screaming’

Getting through 2020 in one piece was made possible by your devoted inner circle, so best friend gifts are of utmost importance this year. Luckily, gifting your bestie isn’t quite as challenging as shopping for a partner or colleague, since you’re pretty well-versed on your lefthand (wo)man’s likes, dislikes, and stuff they actually need this year. 

Envious of their ear candy? Add a charm to their stack. Always stealing their perfume? Try one of the season’s most covetable fragrances. And then there are gifts that go the extra mile, like personalized forever jewelry or luxe skin-care sets that are a match for winter winds. Shop all that, plus more best friend gifts, right this way.

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Cameron Diaz Just Gave a Rare Quote About Her Sister-in-Law Nicole Richie

Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie may just be our favorite pair of famous sisters-in-law who we often forget are sisters-in-law. 

Richie, of course, has been married to Good Charlotte’s Joel Madden since 2010, and Diaz and Joel’s twin brother, Benji, said “I do” in January 2015. Honestly, this entire foursome sounds like a pretty good hang. 

Diaz and Richie are really close friends, but it’s not often they speak about each other in public. But during a recent appearance on the podcast Everything Iconic with Danny Pellegrino, Diaz revealed a highly relatable detail about her sis-in-law. 

During the episode, Pellegrino playfully asked which Simpson sister—Jessica or Ashlee—Diaz would pick, and she revealed that “as recently as last night” Richie had been watching old episodes of Newlyweds. 

Wait, why haven’t we thought of revisiting that classic reality show to remind us of simpler times?! We could all use a little “Is this chicken or is this fish?” refresher. 

Diaz also let the world in on her own reality show fave. “Drag Race saved my life. I found it at a time when I felt overwhelmed by the world, [asking myself], ‘What are people doing? How do people get through this?’” she said, per Us Weekly. “I found it when I was flying home and I was with a girlfriend whose father had recently passed in Florida. This was a year ago exactly. I watched three episodes on the plane. I was just laughing out loud…I went home and started watching from season one. It’s everything! From season one, it’s so good. The fearlessness. These women are their truest form. They’re not making any apologies.” 

Now we just want to drink wine and watch TV with Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie. Maybe a few episodes of The Simple Life? What a thrill that would be. 

Cameron Diaz Just Gave a Rare, Super Fun Quote About Her Sister-in-Law Nicole Richie

Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie may just be our favorite pair of famous sisters-in-law who we often forget are sisters-in-law. 

Richie, of course, has been married to Good Charlotte’s Joel Madden since 2010, and Diaz and Joel’s twin brother, Benji, said “I do” in January 2015. Honestly, this entire foursome sounds like a pretty good hang. 

Diaz and Richie are really close friends, but it’s not often they speak about each other in public. But during a recent appearance on the podcast Everything Iconic with Danny Pellegrino, Diaz revealed a highly relatable detail about her sis-in-law. 

During the episode, Pellegrino playfully asked which Simpson sister—Jessica or Ashlee—Diaz would pick, and she revealed that “as recently as last night” Richie had been watching old episodes of Newlyweds. 

Wait, why haven’t we thought of revisiting that classic reality show to remind us of simpler times?! We could all use a little “Is this chicken or is this fish?” refresher. 

Diaz also let the world in on her own reality show fave. “Drag Race saved my life. I found it at a time when I felt overwhelmed by the world, [asking myself], ‘What are people doing? How do people get through this?’” she said, per Us Weekly. “I found it when I was flying home and I was with a girlfriend whose father had recently passed in Florida. This was a year ago exactly. I watched three episodes on the plane. I was just laughing out loud…I went home and started watching from season one. It’s everything! From season one, it’s so good. The fearlessness. These women are their truest form. They’re not making any apologies.” 

Now we just want to drink wine and watch TV with Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie. Maybe a few episodes of The Simple Life? What a thrill that would be. 

Free People’s Annual Sale Is Here for 24-Hours Only

Black Friday is around the corner, and like plenty of other retailers (hi, Nordstrom and Madewell), Free People is launching its holiday blowout early. The annual Free People sale is happening from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PST on November 13—and everything on-site will be marked down.

Loyal customers know that a site-wide Free People sale is rare (they typically only happen once a year). During the flash sale, you can get 20% off your purchase of $250–$499 and 25% off when you spend $500 or more. Even though the promo only lasts a day, anyone with the Free People app can preview the deals ahead of time (3 p.m. PST on November 12 to be exact).

Need to refresh your arsenal of cozy sweaters and leggings for winter? Cozy up for less coin. Want to snag stocking stuffers for your loved ones? Check off that gift list. And in case you need more reason to shop, the retailer is also offering free shipping on orders over $100. (Psst…you can also make in-store returns, which is a perk if you live near a Free People store and feel comfortable venturing out into the world.)

A site-wide sale can be overwhelming, especially when it’s associated with the word flash. So to help you find the pieces worth your money, we cherry-picked the 21 best Free People sale items to add to cart now. (Spoiler: Meghan Markle’s beloved Veja sneakers are in the mix.) Check out our must-have picks below, and grab them while you can. 

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One Thing That Frustrates Nicole Kidman About Working On Musicals Like Moulin Rouge

Musicals aren’t a staple of Hollywood filmmaking the way they once were, but when they do come out, they almost universally get noticed. One big example was 2001’s Moulin Rouge, which was nominated for eight Oscars, including a Best Actress nomination for star Nicole Kidman. The movie wowed a lot of people, and it showed off that Kidman has a solid voice. However, while audiences may have been impressed with the actress’s singing ability, it seems that Nicole Kidman herself is not. She wishes she could sing as well as she could act.