After getting pretty dark last year (never say the word Q-Tip to us again), Girls' third season, which premieres Sunday at 10/9c on HBO is refreshingly light. Maybe it's because for once when the girls are faced with obstacles, such as death and depression, they don't sit around whining like victims of circumstance. Instead, Season 3 finds the girls taking charge of their lives. Or at least trying to.
"Because it's Girls, I wouldn't say they're necessarily doing it in the ...
For once, we doubt anyone will be too upset by Shia LaBeouf's recent tweet. The actor announced that he was "retiring from all public life" on Friday.
"In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life," LaBeouf wrote. "My love goes out to those who have supported me."
American Ninja Warrior
For the first time ever, American Ninja Warrior is hosting an international competition in which the best athletes from America and Japan will battle it out for ultimate ninja glory.
Five competitors from American Ninja Warrior and five from Sasuke, the original Japanese program, will try their best at all four stages of the Las Vegas finals course in a new head-to-head format that pits members from each team against one another.
12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen is developing a BBC drama focused on the black experience in Britain, The Daily Mail reports.
"I don't think there has been a serious drama series in Britain with black people from all walks of life as the main protagonists," McQueen said.
Edyta Sliwinska; Alec Mazo
Former Dancing with the Stars professionals Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo welcomed their first child, Michael Alexander Mazo, on Saturday,People reports.
"We are extremely happy and in love with him. So far it's been the most amazing experience of my life," Sliwinska said. "Even though I've been told how incredible it is to be a mom, I never imagined I would enjoy so much every minute spent with my little munchkin."
Nick Gordon and Bobbi Kristina Brown
After an on-again, off-again relationship, Bobby Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon have gotten married. Whitney Houston's daughter shared a picture of their new wedding bands on Twitter Thursday.
LaKendra Tookes, Leslie Jones
In addition to adding Sasheer Zamata to its cast, Saturday Night Live has hired two new black female writers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones will start work on the sketch show on Monday.
Both comedians were discovered during the recent auditions Lorne Michaels held in response to criticism of the show's lack of diversity.