Apparently Minnie Driver really wants to be on Downton Abbey, although I have to wonder if that’s even true or if Ellen just wanted an excuse to dress up in old-fashioned clothes and force Minnie to read nonsensical things from a teleprompter. More
Last week, Glee creator Ryan Murphy announced that three of the shows’ stars would be leaving when their characters graduated from high school: Chris Colfer (Kurt), Cory Monteith (Finn), and Lea Michele (Rachel). While Murphy insinuated that he had discussed the decision with the cast. Turned out that wasn’t the case: Chris reportedly found out he lost his job when he read about it on Twitter.
However, Chris isn’t the only star who got bad news via the media. Several other stars also found out about show cancellations or firings through newspaper articles or Twitter messages. More
Celebrities are notorious for giving their offspring super-weird names: Moses and Apple, anyone? But for some reason the name Henry seems to have hit the sweet spot for celebrity parents. More
Paul Giamatti‘s newest movie opens up today. It’s called Win Win.
I saw it at Sundance this year and enjoyed it. Alex Shaffer, Giamatti’s young costar (pictured), is particularly fun to watch. But after the film ended came the Q&A, where director Thomas McCarthy explained his casting of Paul as the lead. Lucky for him, the two were already friends. But the actor was hesitant to take on the role of Mike Flaherty, because he wasn’t sure he could handle it. He said something to the effect of “Mike is happy. I can’t do happy.” More
Minnie Driver was on The Ellen Degeneres Show this morning, giving us some blind items about who was really wasted at the Golden Globes and showing their underwear in the ladies room. Which is fine, I guess. Who doesn’t love gossip? I love gossip! But what’s annoying is how Minnie dresses up her high-school snark as some sort of worldly, humbling experience for her. Shut up, Minnie Driver. More
Minnie Driver has had her sweet little baby boy! Named Henry Story Driver, this little guy arrived on Friday and weighed in at a hearty 9 lbs., 12 oz. That’s one big baby! She still hasn’t revealed who the father … More
Here’s a great video of various celebs voicing their support for the ongoing writers’ strike: Lily Tomlin, Minnie Driver, Zach Braff, Kathy Griffin, Lisa Kudrow, Hill Harper, Nicollette Sheridan among others. And here’s a video of Minnie Driver, Ben Stiller, … More