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Don't worry: Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift are still friends

Everybody breathe. Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez totally got back together.

Some background, for those who are adults (but inexplicably care about this stuff anyway): For weeks, your niece has been devastated over rumors that the cover stars of BFF Magazine were fighting.  It all began last month after Coachella, when Gomez unfollowed a bunch of people on Instagram — including Taylor Swift. No one knows exactly what caused the shut-out. (Ugh. It was probably Justin Bieber-related. Sure, Taylor may have known he was trouble when he walked in — but when your friends make bad dating choices, you have to let them be. Or just write a song about it.)

But! Now Swift and Gomez are ready to prove they love each other like a love song once again. On Monday, both attended the Met Gala — such a teenage dream — and Gomez uploaded the video  below to her Instagram account, along with this message: “Sometimes you wanna just be you with someone who knows all your secrets.” Cue the music, pretty dresses, and twirling — it’s a regular Taylor Swift chorus up in here. READ FULL STORY

Today in 'Frozen' WTF: Anna and Elsa do 'Thriller' dance, Backstreet Boys -- VIDEO

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Are you off the Frozen train? It’s okay if you are. Most people seem to be, in fact, except…they’re not. The soundtrack for the wildly popular November movie just hit its biggest sales week yet, which means that, hard as we try, we haven’t escaped the winter just yet.

There’s still plenty of hilarious pop culture to be mined from the biggest event to happen to Disney animated movies since that thing with Bambi’s mom. Don’t worry—you’ll find no “Let It Go” covers here. But if you think you’ve seen everything to do with Frozen, I submit to you something completely different: READ FULL STORY

This guy is going to collect every VHS copy of 'Speed' in the world (also, he's taller)

Have you ever loved a movie so much that you just had to own every single copy of it? More specifically, have you ever had such a targeted and specific love for a movie that you had to own every single copy of it on VHS? Because Ryan Beitz has.

If you don’t recognize the name, allow me to formally introduce you to the guy who has made it his goal to collect every single VHS copy of Speed and then create his own Speed bus. And in case you’re wondering, yes. He’s taller than you. (Get it?)

As of right now, Beitz owns more than 500 copies of the Keanu Reeves-Sandra Bullock hit on VHS, and he’s not stopping there. However, his drive has less to do with a love of the film and more to do with life, quantity, Freud, Miley Cyrus, and life again. READ FULL STORY

Yeah, Kate Mulgrew doesn't really think the sun revolves around the Earth

(Wait, what?)

So here’s the situation: On Monday, word broke that Kate Mulgrew — best known these days for playing Red on Orange Is the New Black – is the narrator of an upcoming documentary called The Principle. Spoiler alert: The principle is that contrary to Copernicus and, you know, centuries of documented science, the sun revolves around the Earth.

This is notable for several reasons, including but not limited to these:

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'Glee' 100th episode: Do you know what HASN'T happened on the show? QUIZ

How many times can you go to Regionals?

The Glee kids hit the big 100th episode milestone this week, which means it’s time for a look back. Remember when Rachel thought she was pregnant? Remember when Brittany had a web series titled Fondue for Two? Remember when there was a shooting at McKinley? NEVER FORGET.

Even a casual viewer of the show knows this musical dramedy goes through plot faster than the Glee kids go through crushes on each other. We don’t know what’s in store for the McKinley kids as they all become Broadway stars in New York (RIP, Smash!), but we do know there’s very little the show hasn’t already explored.

Below, test your memory about all the crazy things that have happened at one point or another — and see if you can spot the few things that never actually took place. Good luck!

Which plot points haven’t happened — yet? READ FULL STORY

'Toy Story' theory: Are Andy's mother and Emily the same person?

Jon Negroni is about to expand your Toy Story-lovin’ minds with one simple question: Is Andy’s mom Emily?

For a little background, Emily was Jessie’s previous owner that we only briefly saw in flashbacks. When she grew up, Emily gave the toy away, which is when Jessie went to storage. But thanks to a few specific clues, it seems highly possible that Jessie magically found her way into the hands of Emily’s son years later.

The first clue is Andy’s hat. It doesn’t quite match Woody’s, and when you watch the flashback with Jessie and Emily, you see a nearly identical hat on Emily’s bed. And thanks to the size of Emily’s donation box, it’s clear that the young Emily didn’t give away the hat when she got rid of Jessie. Therefore, did Emily keep the hat and eventually pass it on to her son? READ FULL STORY

'The Voice': Who should replace CeeLo?

CeeLo Green is done with The Voice, it seems. And that means one thing: The producers have a swiveling chair to fill.

Now, while I’m sad about his departure — judging panel chemistry is hard to find; just ask The X Factor — I have to admit that I’m not Simon-Cowell-leaving-Idol devastated. More than a loss, this is an opportunity. And it should not be squandered.  READ FULL STORY

Brian Williams apologizes to Arsenio Hall -- VIDEO

Late night wars: They aren’t just Jay Leno versus everyone.

Brian Williams — charmingly! — apologized to Arsenio Hall yesterday after leaving him off a picture of all the late night hosts during a segment about Jimmy Fallon on NBC Nightly News.

Hall didn’t take too well to the original snub, pointing it out on his own program earlier this week. Hall brought out Suge Knight — for reasons unexplained — and Knight proceeded to go off-script and jokingly threaten that the snub needed to be correct…or else. Later, Hall reported that NBC switchboards were blowing up with people demanding this grievous wrong be righted.

Williams, of course, made everything right. (Would you expect anything else from the most laid-back serious man on TV?) During yesterday’s NBC Nightly News broadcast, Williams, while also calling out an also-forgotten Pete Holmes, chalked up the omission of Hall’s photo to “being on the air at 4 AM in the morning in Russia,” as well as noting that mistakes are inevitable.

Hall seemed touched by the apology, so this is one late night feud that can finally be put to bed — at least until the next time Hall wants a jolt of publicity. Watch this Arsenio Hall Show clip for a rundown of the past week’s events: READ FULL STORY

Shia LaBeouf and Jerry O'Connell are #SORRY, and we have thoughts

First Shia LaBeouf was accused of plagiarizing his short film HowardCantour.com. Then he was accused of plagiarizing his apologies. Then he relentlessly tweeted the phrase “I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE,” before showing up to the Nymphomaniac premiere wearing a tux and a paper bag on his head that included that same phrase. THEN he wore that same tux and paper bag for a recent art installation, where people waited in line to come face-to-face with the actor.

What more is there to say about LaBeouf’s bizarre 2014? A lot, actually. The latest twist in the LaBeouf saga is a possible Funny or Die response from Jerry O’Connell, and when news broke of the stunt, it set off a firestorm in the EW.com chat room. So get ready to be a fly on our Facebook Wall as we replay the conversation below: READ FULL STORY

Not-famous Shia LaBeouf out-weirds himself at 'Nymphomaniac' premiere

In case you haven’t heard, Shia LaBeouf isn’t famous anymore. And he’s serious about it. Well, as serious as a guy with a bag on his head can be.

At the Berlin premiere of Nymphomaniac, the forthcoming Lars von Trier film which has made headlines because of its explicit content, LaBeouf walked the red carpet sporting a paper bag with the phrase, “I’m not famous anymore” written on it. Neither the bag nor the phrase are anything new for LaBeouf, who has worn the accessory before and used the phrase frequently on his Twitter account in the past weeks.

The stunt comes after the actor walked out of a press conference for the film earlier in the day, per THR.

In all honesty, we think the actor might be onto something; can you wish upon a bag and make it come true?

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