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Pop Culture Pet Peeve: Having a breakdown? Better chop off all your hair first

How did The Newsroom‘s Maggie Jordan go from cheerful, wide-eyed Goldilocks to twitchy, traumatized wraith — and a dead ringer for ex-Top Model Marjorie, who herself was none too stable? Spoiler alert: It’s not just because “women try things” with their hair, as Will McAvoy said with a shrug in season 2′s premiere.

No, the truth lies in Uganda — where, as we saw in last night’s episode, Maggie befriended an adorable little boy named Issa Daniel who just loved touching her shiny golden tresses. (“He’s never seen hair like yours,” Wise African Teacher or Whatever explained to Maggie. “That color’s called blond, Daniel. It’s nothing but trouble.” Sorkin. Sorkin.)

Alas, Maggie’s time abroad wasn’t all smiling children and vague racism. Thanks to the presence of News Night‘s crew, Daniel’s orphanage was targeted by gun-toting camera thieves. In the ensuing melee, the kid was of course shot and killed — leading a grieving Maggie to express her sorrow by staring dead-eyed into a mirror, picking up a giant pair of scissors, and hacking away until she was left with a coif that even Fantine would consider drastic.

Of course, she’s not alone.  READ FULL STORY

John Hodgman explains why men in action movies wear those white tank tops

John Hodgman is an apocalypse expert, which you know if you’ve watched his comedy special John Hodgman: Ragnarok, taped on Dec. 21, 2012, now streaming on Netflix. That’s why when he stopped by recently to take the EW Pop Culture Personality Test (look for the video soon), we asked him to weigh in on a very important issue: Must a man wear a white tank top to save the world (or our president) in an action movie? Below, he works it out — and comes to an interesting conclusion. READ FULL STORY

Miss USA 2013: Important things you missed

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Good God, how I love a pageant! Miss USA and Donald Trump always manage to select the finalists with the most compelling passions. Here’s what you missed: READ FULL STORY

Randy Jackson's top 10 'American Idol' legacies

Randy Jackson — who’s officially departing American Idol — gets a bad rep. Just look at him up there. Clearly he has the most productive things to say on the season 12 judging panel! Below, my half-assed tribute to an inflated animal balloon (the producers made me do it!):

Yo, You Feel Me? 10 Things Randy Jackson Always Did Beautifully #InItToWinIt

10. Created Catchphrases: It’s a Comeback Kid story for the ages: The Dawg somehow overcame a severely limited vocabulary to conjure up gorgeous nonsense words and phrases — “Pitchy!” “You can sing the phone book!” “Blow it out the box!” “For me, for you!” — that would flourish for years (due to Randy’s refusal to quit saying them). READ FULL STORY

'Vampire Diaries': Ian Somerhalder plays dress-up with Paul Wesley -- VIDEO

Well, a Paul Wesley cut-out that is.

In preparation for the ’70s flashback on tonight’s episode of The Vampire Diaries, we asked Ian Somerhalder to dress his on-screen brother in decade-appropriate (and, at least in one case, not-so-appropriate) attire.

Since Stefan doesn’t appear in the flashbacks, Ian predicted how he might have dressed during the era (see the photo above for a sneak peek at Damon’s look). The result? A big wig, teal bell-bottoms, and obviously — this is TVD — a leather jacket.

Watch the video below to see Ian play stylist. READ FULL STORY

Native Americans take issue with Michelle Williams' 'redface' magazine photo

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Michelle Williams found herself the unlikely center of a controversy this week. One of the photos in a spread for AnOther Magazine features the Oz: The Great and Powerful actress in hollowed-out makeup, long braids, and feathers in her hair. She’s meant to look like a Native American, and it has not gone over well.

Tuesday, Jezebel published an article from Ruth Hopkins, a writer, scientist, and tribal attorney, who also happens to be a Native American. Hopkins wrote that it was “redface,” and also cited the unfortunate connection between the photo and the fact that Wonderful Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum wrote an editorial in 1890 calling for the extermination of the American Indian. She wants an apology and for the issues to be pulled.

Michelle Williams had no comment on the matter, but AnOther issued the following statement:

While we recognize the seriousness of this debate, the image in question in no way intends to mimic, trivialise or stereotype any particular ethnic group or culture, as recent reports suggest. READ FULL STORY

Mariah Carey Dreams: Best perfume press release ever?

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Celebrity perfume press releases are traditionally the most flowery in all of entertainment. They have to be. But the announcement of Mariah Carey’s new scent, Mariah Carey Dreams, available exclusively at Kohl’s in April and on Kohls.com today, truly outdoes itself. An excerpt: READ FULL STORY

Kim and Kanye get hot and heavy for French fashion magazine cover

L-Officiel-Hommes-Kanye-West-Kim-Kardashian-Nick-Knight_510x510Kim Kardashian sees Demi Moore’s naked and pregnant Vanity Fair cover and raises her this (seemingly) naked, pregnant, faux-mid-coitus L’Officiel Hommes cover, co-starring Kanye West as “the guy simulating sex with Kim Kardashian.” Clearly, this couple is trying to make things as awkward as possible for their unborn kid. Little Konniption Kardashian-West must be protected from Google at all costs, once he or she learns how to type.

Think the cover is classy in a French fashion magazine sort of way, or trashy in a low rent French fashion magazine sort of way?

Read more:
Report claims Khloe Kardashian booted from ‘X Factor’
We are never ever getting back together: Kim Kardashian wants a divorce, like, right now
Kris Jenner talk show earns summer berth

Oscars 2013: Join EW.com's all-night party!

You’ll want to be right here on EW.com tonight as Oscar host Seth MacFarlane enters “that perfect Goldilocks zone, of classic showmanship and fresh comedy that keeps everything relevant.” [FART JOKE.] [STEWIE VOICE!] READ FULL STORY

This Week's Cover: The Surprising Power of 'Pretty Little Liars'

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Television isn’t just about ratings anymore. Now networks are fighting to earn the “most social” title for their hit shows, and one of the savviest series in the social media universe is the over-the-top teen mystery Pretty Little Liars. The ABC Family phenomenon and its digitally-inclined stars — Lucy Hale, 23; Ashley Benson, 23; Shay Mitchell, 25; and Troian Bellisario, 27 — are changing how networks measure success, one photobomb, tweet, status update, and Keek video at a time.

Some of the of their posts may be related to the ABC Family drama, where the girls play an atypically glamorous high school foursome tormented by anonymous and cunning cyberbullies out to punish the friends of a dead queen bee. But the cast’s real gift is for unleashing more personal-flavored details — a video of Benson slinking around to Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” with person-of-interest James Franco; photos of Hale in the studio recording her country album — that serve as a dose of gossip-crack for viewers and fans, which keeps them clicking and tuning in. Pretty Little Liars draws 3.8 million viewers each week, while also maintaining a colossal digital footprint of more than 10 million likes on Facebook, a Twitter handle (@ABCFpll) with a million-plus followers, and four stars who collectively reach more than 5.5 million with a tweet or retweet. (Hale alone boasts 2.2 million Twitter followers.)
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