The 32-year-old actor is a favorite in the Best Actor Oscar race, for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything.” IGGY CHOP: AZALEA RISKS FINGER Karma caught Iggy Azalea by the finger.When fans waiting outside the Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden booed the “Fancy” singer on Friday for not stopping to take selfies with them, she flipped them the bird.Lainey often writes about the story behind the story, zeroing in on celebrity hypocrisy and the symbiotic relationship between celebs and media.When Jennifer Aniston wrote an op-ed for the recently to rail against “tabloid culture,” for example, Lainey Gossip pointed out that Aniston “does not acknowledge the celebrity’s role in the ecosystem—HER role in the ecosystem. That’s the goal of most celebrities: to turn the ecosystem into a dictatorship.” About Kardashian’s Snapchats of a taped phone call between her husband Kanye West and Swift, Lainey had this to say: “[I]n this kind of fight, where are Mrs West’s weaknesses? Which is why, when she’s serving up the smut, she’s actually bulletproof.” Elaine Lui: There are only so few mega, supernova celebrities of Taylor Swift’s level.
Taylor Swift upped the celebrity ante at her third of five sold-out shows Monday at Staples Center as part of her ”1989” tour. She pranced with Ellen De Generes and tapped into her angst with confessional singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette.Early into the final night of a five-show run of sold-out concerts at Staples Center on Thursday, Taylor Swift made a promise to the nearly 15,000 fans.“Since you've done so many crazy things for me ...I went and did something a little crazy,” the superstar said amid a bevy of fans' flashing signs and deafening screams.“[Tonight] could be some of the most epic surprises on the ‘1989’ tour,” she teased ahead of guest performances from actress Lisa Kudrow, best friend Selena Gomez and longtime "musical crush" Justin Timberlake.Upon hearing the news, Timberlake and Swift punched the air in glee, with Timberlake pretending that he thought he had won the award.Clutching his chest with a grin from ear to ear, he began to make his way towards the podium to collect the award, before turning back to allow Swift to claim what was rightfully hers.