Jennifer Aniston is flawless in makeup-free selfie
Jennifer Aniston has truly been winning the Instagram game since she joined the social media platform on Oct. 15. And in another envy-worthy move, "The Morning Show" actress posted this makeup-free selfie to promote her show's new episode becoming available. "Mugshot. (New episode of @themorningshow out TODAY 👏🏼)," she captioned this flawless pic. We don't know about you, but we'd be thrilled if Instagram released a Jennifer Aniston-inspired filter!
Matt Damon says longtime pal Ben Affleck doing great post-Halloween relapse
Love when friends have each other's backs! At the "Ford v Ferrari" premiere in Los Angeles on Nov. 6, Matt Damon shared a positive update on Ben Affleck — who publicly relapsed at a Halloween party in October. "He's looking great and he's doing great," Matt told ET. "We've been working together on a screenplay [for 'The Last Duel']. He's doing great." A source told Us Weekly that Matt continues to be a huge support system for Ben as he fights his addiction. Following his relapse, Ben acknowledged what happened to reporters outside Jennifer Garner's home saying, "It happens. It's a slip, but I'm not going to let it derail me."
Selena Gomez takes her little sister, Gracie, to the "Frozen II" premiere
Selena Gomez knows how to play the Big Sister Game in style! The singer, 27, took a special date to the premiere of "Frozen II" in Los Angeles on Thursday, Nov. 7 — her little sister, Gracie. E! News reports the sibs hit the red carpet in sparkly, feathery Marc Jacobs dresses from his fall runway collection, along with matching capes as they strolled down the carpet, holding hands, sharing a loving smooch and looking adorable until they walked into the theater. Having a pop star for a big sister is a win in more ways than 5-year-old Gracie's access to the premiere, too. According to E!, the girls' dresses run for $2,500 each. Their capes reportedly clock in at $12,000. "Frozen II" is in theaters Nov. 22.
Jeff Goldblum defends Woody Allen, would "consider working with him again"
Jeff Goldblum's facing backlash from fans after he defended Woody Allen, telling iNews he would "consider working with" the "Annie Hall" director again unless he discovers new information, presumably that indicates Allen did, without a doubt, molest his step-daughter, Dylan, as she and her family have long claimed. "I think there is a presumption of innocence until proven guilty. I know I enjoyed working with him many years ago and I sat in with his band once too," Goldblum told the outlet (via Page Six). "Even though I feel like this cultural shift [the #MeToo movement] is very, very positive and long overdue and I support it wholeheartedly and take it very seriously, I also admire his body of work. So I would consider working with him again, until I learned something more." Fans who spoke out about his comments after the interview was published this week complained Goldblum should be "canceled," and griped that his defense of Allen proves "even the nicest of men can be disappointments."
Kourtney Kardashian plans to participate less in "Keeping Up With the Kardashians"
One face you'll be seeing less of this season on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" is none other than eldest sister Kourtney Kardashian. "I just decided to spend more time as a mom and put more of my energy there," she explained in an interview with ET, "But I'm not saying goodbye. I think you'll have to see more of it on the new season, season 18. It isn't airing yet, but it's being filmed. Currently, in this room." Kourtney has three kids she shares with ex, Scott Disick — Mason, 9, Penelope, 7, and Reign, 4.
Justin Bieber is not a fan of the infamous Popeye's chicken sandwich
Justin Bieber's got no love for Popeye's — at least not for its controversial chicken sandwich, which returned Nov. 3 after selling out nationwide. In a video posted to his Instagram Story on Thursday, Nov. 7, Justin, wielding three of the sandwiches, announced the fried item is "good but it's not worth the hype," after picking up and trying the sandwiches to "see what all this hype is about," according to People. He adds that the "Sweet tea's bangin' though," before the clip ends. The aforementioned hype, of course, has included people waiting outside the stores at 5 a.m. Earlier this week, a man was left dead after being stabbed in a fight for one.
Drake launches cannabis wellness company
Drake's about to join Snoop Dogg and JAY-Z in the cannabis industry. The rapper announced this week he's collaborating with Toronto-based cannabis wellness purveyors More Life Growth Company and Canopy Growth Corporation to sell products "centered around wellness, discovery and overall personal growth with the hope of facilitating connections and shared experiences across the globe," according to a press release (via EW). "The idea of being able to build something special in an industry that is ever-growing has been inspiring. More Life and More Blessing," Drake told the outlet in a statement. JAY-Z announced a partnership in July with the California-based company Caliva, where he'll serve as Chief Brand Strategist. Avowed weed fan Snoop has been selling his own marijuana and weed products for years.
Tina Turner gives a moving speech at 'The Tina Turner Musical's' opening night
Tina Turner surprised a joyful audience at New York City's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 7, when she came out onstage to greet the crowd after the opening night production of "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical." "This musical is my life but it's like poison that turned to medicine," the 79-year-old music legend said while standing beside the show's star, Adrienne Warren, according to EW. "I can never be as happy as I am now," added Tina. Earlier in the evening, she was spotted cuddling up to friends including Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King. Tiffany Haddish, Spike Lee, Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, Tituss Burgess, Martha Stewart, Christine Baranski, Anna Wintour and Bernadette Peters attended the show, as well. As Tina writes in the program notes: "People tell me I gave them hope. It meant so much to people I feel I have to pass it on, and I hope this show serves what the people need, as a reminder of my work."
Chrissy Tiegen responds to criticism of a joke she made about her mom
Chrissy Tiegen apologized to fans this week after what she meant as a joke about her mom's confusion with air pods was taken as a serious dis. "My mom treats her air pods like they're disposable. buys a few a month. she says they would be easier to not lose if they had….a cord," she cracked. After the comment was met with snipes about her mom's age and the fact her parents are divorcing, Chrissy amended her statement. "Oh man I haven't checked my mentions for a bit and I didn't realize how many people were super pissed off about this. It was meant as a joke (and exaggeration) about how my mom doesn't realize air pods are with a cord are headphones but it came across as super tone deaf and icky," she posted (via E! News) "I promise I will not always say the right thing in the right way but I also promise I hate disappointing or pissing you guys off," she continued. "I'm sorry and I will do better to not be such an a–hole."
Kesha launches cruelty-free makeup line
A notorious animal lover, Kesha announced on Nov. 7, that she is launching a new vegan and cruelty-free makeup line called Kesha Rose Beauty. "I think beauty is all about what's inside your soul," she announced in an Instagram video. "I'm just an aura in a skin suit, but I do like to decorate it. That's what this makeup is about. Perfect is not real and normal is boring." The new line will be here in time for the holidays — it launches on HipDot on Dec. 3.