Afternoon Delight: Lady Gaga to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards

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Happy birthday to supermodel Iman and Illeana Douglas!

Pariah director Dee Rees was named one of the 10 most exciting young female directors in the world today. I concur!

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It’s official, Lady Gaga will be performing at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on August 25.

In The Frisky’s blog post “20 Fictional Women I Would Never Sleep With, writer, Nancy Goldstein tells us that she will not be having any relations with True Blood’s Tara Thornton, Shakespeare’s Ophelia, The Good Wife’s Kalinda Sharma or Wonder Woman. Come on, you have to shag Wonder Woman, even just to say you did it!

Olympic figure skaters Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding will be featured in ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series. The film, cleverly titled Tonya and Nancy, will air on November 5.

Tim “Make It Work” Gunn is endorsing out politician Christine Quinn.

E! nabbed a picture of Megan Fox on the set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Katee Sackoff discusses ball-busting while promoting her latest film Riddick.

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Michelle Williams is the new face of Louis Vuitton. (I really dig her lipstick.)


Action star Terry Crews is excited that Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil) has joined the cast of The Expendables 3, which he believes will break up the “sausage fest.” Gross.

Actress Rosamund Pike has been offered the lead role in David Fincher’s thriller Gone Girl. Rumor has it Neil Patrick Harris will also be joining the cast in a supporting role.

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Aubrey Plaza stars as cartoon-turned live action curmudgeon Daria Morgendorffer in the trailer for the fake film Daria’s High School Reunion.

(You can watch all the Daria you could ever dream of here.)

The Hollywood Reporter named actress Heather Graham as one of Hollywood’s Biggest Philanthropists.

If you are fan of twerking (like Trish Bendix is) then enjoy the music video for “Twerk It” featuring Nicki Minaj. Warning: there is a lot of flailing ass in the video.

This Saturday, July 27, newbie actors Abigail Breslin, Nina Dobrev and Quvenzhané Wallis will be honored during the seventh annual Power of Youth gathering at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. Blue is the Warmest Color actress Adele Exarchopoulos has also been named in Variety’s Youth Impact Report.

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As if I didn’t already love Evan Rachel Wood enough:


P.S. There are no lime sharks. Sorry!