DANIEL CRAIG FIRES BACK AT REPORTER’S SEXIST QUESTION: In a recent interview with The Sunday Times, Daniel Craig was asked if Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who was brought on the writing staff of the new James Bond film, was a “diversity hire”. Craig furiously responded to the reporter, saying “Look we’re having a conversation about Phoebe’s gender here, which is f*****g ridiculous. She’s a great writer. Why shouldn’t we get Phoebe onto Bond?” Craig went on, praising Waller-Bridge’s talents and declaring her as “brilliant”.
DANNY TREJO ON STAYING SOBER FOR OVER 50 YEARS: In Variety’s recent recovery issue, Danny Trejo discusses his sobriety and success with staying clean. Trejo went from a 24 year old heroin addict, to a sober, prolific actor. Now 75, Trejo credits his continued success with his role of giving back, saying “Everything good that has happened to me has happened as a direct results of helping someone else.”
NINA DOBREV AND GRANT MELLON BREAK UP AFTER A YEAR LONG RELATIONSHIP: The Vampire Diarries star Nina Dobrev and screenwriting boyfriend Grant Mellon have called it quits. The split has been kept relatively quiet, but a source says Nina is “…quite happy, and has recently been out socializing with friends, each time without Grant.”
JOHN STAMOS TEASES SON IN RECENT EXTRA INTERVIEW: In a recent chat with Extra, John Stamos joked that his son Billy Christopher’s first words were “trust fund”. He also commented that his son didn’t seem too psyched about his dad’s casting as Chef Louis in the live broadcast of The Little Mermaid, saying Billy is more preoccupied with Disney’s other hit film Coco.
JESSE PLEMONS TALKS BREAKING BAD, TEASES NEW CHARLIE KAUFFMAN FILM: In an interview with GQ, Jesse Plemons discusses his experiences filming El Camino with Aaron Paul, and shooting Charlie Kaufman’s new film, which is based on an acclaimed horror novel; the film is set to air on Netflix.