Author Archives: Jill O’Rourke

Melissa McCarthy Tells A Story About Meeting Bill Murray, And It’s As Hilarious As You’d Expect

Melissa McCarthy Tells A Story About Meeting Bill Murray, And It's As Hilarious As You'd Expect

When a very funny person tells a very funny story about meeting another very funny person in an interview conducted by yet another very funny person, what do you call it? A comedy miracle, yes. But what else? You call it Melissa McCarthy’s story about meeting Bill Murray for the first time in her new interview with Ellen DeGeneres. More »

Taylor Swift Says It’s Sexist To Criticize Her For Writing About Her Exes — Ugh, I Thought We Were Getting Along

Taylor Swift Says It's Sexist To Criticize Her For Writing About Her Exes -- Ugh, I Thought We Were Getting Along

Ugh, Taylor Swift, I thought we were getting along these days. I thought you were showing a little more self-awareness, even a sense of humor. But then you had to go on Australia’s 2DayFM radio show “Jules, Merrick and Sophie” and make comments about your critics being sexist. That’s such an old Taylor thing to say. More »

5 Celebrities Who Are The Absolute Best At Halloween

5 Celebrities Who Are The Absolute Best At Halloween

Some people are just a little more intense about Halloween than others. Whereas you might put together a last-minute, predictable costume from a few random items in your closet, your friend might organize a haunted house while dressed as a Transformer and eating candy corn like it’s going out of style. The same is true of celebrities. Some of them look like slobs, some of them look decent, and some of the look FREAKIN’ AMAZING. More »

The Nudity In The New Magic Mike Is So Intense, Extras Are Fleeing The Set

The Nudity In The New Magic Mike Is So Intense, Extras Are Fleeing The Set

The movie’s called Magic Mike XXL. No, you didn’t pull a Rip Van Winkle and sleep through 28 Magic Mike sequels. That’s not even the correct Roman numeral for 30. It’s not a Roman numeral at all — it’s supposed to mean extra extra large. That intense title might not be quite as over-the-top as we once thought, because apparently whatever nudity and/or hip-swiveling and/or grinding the movie features is so intense that extras are actually leaving the set because of it. More »