6-17-21 Entertainment News

GLOW‘s Chris Lowell has joined the cast of Hulu’s How I Met You Father, joining Hilary Duff, according to Entertainment Tonight.  The How I Met Your Mother spinoff, set in the near future, finds Duff’s Sophie telling her son the story of how she met his dad.  Through its signature narrative voiceovers, Sophie and her friends go “back in time” to 2021 as they navigate falling in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options in New York City, according to ET.  Lowell will play Jessie, one of Sophie’s friends, described as a smart aspiring musician who is cynical about love…

UFOs are a hot topic these days, and J.J. Abrams is answering with a four-part documentary on our fascination with the subject, Showtime announced on Wednesday.  The series will look at what clandestine influence the American government, lucrative private companies and the military may have in shielding the truth behind extraterrestrial phenomena to further their own agendas.  UFO will drop all four episodes at midnight on August 8, ahead of its linear debut at 9 p.m. ET…

Will Smith will host and star in a new one-hour comedy variety special for Netflix, according to Variety.  The special will reportedly feature comedy sketches, musical performances, surprise celebrity guests and conversation.  It’s set to launch later this year…

(Undated) — Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are sparking marriage rumors. This comes after the couple, along with their three-year-old daughter Stormie, attended the 72nd annual Parsons Benefit in New York. While Scott was accepting the Parsons Table Award, he said “Wifey, I love you so much.” However, some fans have noted Scott used to call the “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star “wifey” when they first were linked years ago.

>>Victoria’s Secret Hires Celebrities To Change Image

(New York, NY) — Victoria’s Secret is hiring “leading icons” to help change its tarnished image. The New York Post reports soccer star Megan Rapinoe and actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas have been hired as spokeswomen and will also take part in the company’s podcast. The lingerie giant is moving away from using stick-thin models for its new VS Collective line. The company faced backlash in 2018 when its former marketing officer said the public has no interest in seeing plus-sized or transgender models on the runway.

(Los Angeles, CA) — Celebrity offspring Paris Jackson and Willow Smith are bonding on Red Table Talk. The 20-year-old daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith hosted a Red Table Talk Takeover this week, featuring Michael Jackson’s 23-year-old daughter. Smith and Jackson shared the struggles they have in common growing up famous, such as fear of paparazzi and depression. Jackson said she had attempted suicide but that it wasn’t her “time,” and she had to find ways to cope, including through music. Paris Jackson signed a record deal last year, and earlier this year Willow Smith released a new single called Transparent Soul.

>>Kristen Storms Is Feeling Good Following Brain Surgery

(Undated) — Actress Kristen Storms is opening up about her health two weeks after undergoing brain surgery. The General Hospital star said she had a “very large cyst that had split in two” removed earlier this month. On her Instagram, Storms says there’s already a noticeable difference in her health following the surgery. She said all her symptoms are gone and she no longer feels a constant pressure headache.

>>Seth Rogen’s Vase Sells At Auction For About 10k

(Undated) — One of Seth Rogen’s hand-made ceramic vase is going to a new home. TMZ reports the vase sold for about ten-thousand-U.S. dollars while at an auction in Canada on Thursday. The actor donated the vase to the Vancouver Art Gallery for its first auction. Rogen’s pottery hobby has picked up since he first started doing it. Now, he has three pottery wheels and two kilns in his home studio.