Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon
This week, Taylor Swift defended her cat Olivia Benson against insults from John Cleese, and Kansas City native Paul Rudd celebrated the Royals winning the ALCS and securing a spot in the World Series. Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon breakdanced (brokedanced?), and American Horror Story: Freak Show gave us the creepiest duet of all time. Also, Chelsea Handler remembered the time Jason Biggs peed on her. (No, really.) Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Monty Python members
Let the silly walks commence! Monty Python is reuniting for the first time in 30 years, the BBC reports.
Veteran British broadcaster David Frost, who was famous for his interviews with former PresidentRichard Nixon, has died, his family told the BBC. He was 74.
Frost suffered from a suspected heart attack on Saturday night while aboard the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship where he was due to speak. "His family are devastated and ask for privacy at this difficult time," a rep for Frost's family said in a statement to the BBC.
Whitney Cummings is seeking psychological treatment from John Cleese. The Monty Python alum, whose rare TV appearances have been limited to episodes of Will & Grace and Third Rock From the Sun, will guest star in a February episode of NBC's Whitney as a...
Here are our top moments of the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards:
10. Most Nurturing: "It shouldn't be called the SAG award, it should be called the Uplifting Award," The King's Speech actor Geoffrey Rush says on behalf of the cast, before giving nods to the movie's supporting actors, including his on-screen family and Freya Wilson, who played the young future Queen Elizabeth. His SAG family must be very proud.
9. The Kanye West Memorial Award: Has someone been enjoying a little post-Prohibition tipple? A spacey, dark-lipped Paz de la Huerta commandeers the mic after Steve Buscemi's speech for Boardwalk Empire's drama ensemble win, to thank the people on her own list.
John Cleese, Life of Brian
Since Monty Python went their separate ways in the mid-1980s, founding member John Cleese has regularly garnered guffaws in everything from A Fish Called Wanda to Will & Grace. But no matter what projects the actor and comic takes on, he will forever be linked to Python's Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. For the DVD release of Life of Brian: The Immaculate Edition, the comedy troupe's 1979 farce about a man who spends his life being confused with the messiah, TVGuide.com spoke with the British funnyman and got an idea of why the Python legacy is so enduring.
TVGuide.com: Monty Python made Life of Brian in 1979. Why is there still so much interest in the movie?John Cleese: I think along with the rest of the English nation that it's the best Python film
Carla Gugino by Stephen Lovekin/WireImage.com
Carla Gugino is joining Zack Snyder's Watchmen, playing burlesque dancer turned costumed heroine Sally Jupiter.... Also per the Reporter, Jessica Alba, Verne "Mini-Me" Troyer and Romany Malco (Weeds) have a date with The Love Guru, Mike Myers' first original character since Austin Powers.... Colin Hanks is the male lead opposite Anna Faris in that Playboy bunny-becomes-sorority-house-mom comedy.... Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell are joining Daniel Craig in the WWII movie Defiance.... Per Variety, Andy Garcia, John Cleese and Alfred Molina are in the pink, as in The Pink Panther 2.
Monty Python alum John Cleese has announced to fans that not only is he undergoing surgery to cure diverticulitis, but "the good news," as he puts it, is that the pieces of removed colon will subsequently be offered for sale on his official website. The proceeds, he adds, "will be divided between [myself] and the very nice surgeon." To those of you reading today's Entertainment News during breakfast, my sincerest apologies.
Kate Hudson has been cast as Wedding Crasher Owen Wilson's leading lady in the big-screen comedy You, Me and Dupree, about a new bride whose husband takes in his best man as a house guest after their wedding... Jay Leno, Steve Buscemi and John Cleese have been added to the voice lineup for Igor: Unholy Frijoles, a computer-animated short film that will serve as a prequel to the 2007 feature Igor, starring Christian Slater as a mad scientist's overambitious — and butt-groping — assistant.