New year, same Shia.
A few weeks after Shia LaBeouf apologized for plagiarizing his 2012 short film HowardCantour.com from Daniel Clowes' comic Justin M. Damiano, the actor hired a plane on New Year's Day to write "I Am Sorry Daniel Clowes" in the sky over Los Angeles.
Seth Meyers, Time Magazine
When Seth Meyers takes over Late Night from Jimmy Fallon on Feb. 24, don't expect the same song and dance — literally.
Fallon's most popular Late Night sketches include the recurring "History of Rap," "History of Dance" and unconventional music covers segments, but Meyers wants to do something new. "I like that everyone before me has established this as a place to try things out," he told Time (as reported by Us Weekly). "It's 12:35 at night. You can do crazy stuff."
Pablo Schreiber, Jessica Monty
Pablo Schreiber's wife has filed for separation from the Orange Is the New Black star, TMZ reports.
Jessica Schreiber, a yoga instructor, cited irreconcilable differences when she filed just before Christmas. The couple has been married since 2007.
Fans of Community are understandably wary about the fifth season, given the fairly hollow simulacra that aired last spring. But with the return of creator Dan Harmon, the show has regained the sense of deliberate chaos and freewheeling playfulness that originally earned it such a devoted (and vocal) fan base.
For Harmon's unprecedented return, you can thank none other than Joel McHale, who played a crucial role in NBC bringing back the controversial showrunner. Comparing Harmon to Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad) and Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development), both of whom are guest-starring this season, McHale preached the benefits of letting a series be dictated by a singular vision. "There was some really good stuff last year, but it did not....
The Prancing Elites
Alabama townspeople were not too pleased to see a group of drag Santas dancing in their annual Christmas parade.
The Prancing Elites, an all-male dance team from Mobile, Ala., (previously best known for its local leprechaun), were invited to perform at the event in Semmes, where group captain Kentrell Collins said he believed their routine would be welcome. "I said, 'We're all over 21 and we're guys.' She was so excited. She was like, 'I didn't know they had any groups like that in Mobile,'" Collins recalled of receiving the initial invite.
Don't confuse the tongue-wagging, awkward twerking Miley Cyrus of pop culture confused with the real person, Cyrus tells the New York Times in a new interview.
"I went from people just thinking I was, like, a baby to people thinking I'm this, like, sex freak that really just pops molly and does lines all day. It's like, 'Has anyone ever heard of rock 'n' roll?'" she said. "There's a sex scene in pretty much every single movie, and they go, 'Well, that's a character.' Well, that's a character. I don't really dress as a teddy bear and, like, twerk on Robin Thicke, you know?"
A+E has lifted its suspension of Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty,which was a result of his anti-gay remarks in GQ.
"As a global media content company, A+E Networks' core values are centered around creativity, inclusion and mutual respect," a statement from the network reads. "We believe it is a privilege for our brands to be invited into people's home and we operate with a strong sense of integrity and deep commitment to these principals.
Grimm star Claire Coffee is having a particularly happy holidays. On Monday, the actress wed Punch Brothers lead singer and mandolinist Chris Thile, Us Weekly reports.
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
Dean McDermott has been accused of cheating on Tori Spelling, his wife of seven years.
According to Us Weekly, McDermott had sex with Emily Goodhand, 28, a woman he met while promoting Chopped Canada in Toronto.
"He told me he and Tori had a sexless marriage," said Goodhand. "I believed him."
The woman claims she spent the night with Dean at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7.
Emilia Clarke and Iain Glen
Game of Thrones was the most pirated show for the second year in a row, TorrentFreak reports.
The HBO drama's third season finale was illegally downloaded 5.9 million times, more than half of those downloads occurring within one week of when the show aired in June.