Quickies: John Mayer’s “Metaphoric Retirement” & Susan Sarandon Is A Tattoo-Loving Mama

  • Is John Mayer “metaphorically retiring”? [Crushable]
  • Minka Kelly claims that airplane freakout about bringing her dog on board didn’t happen and that she called her manager, not maybe-fiancé Derek Jeter, to sort out whether her pup could fly first class. [TMZ]
  • JetBlue flight attendant/national hero Steven Slater will undergo a psychiatric evaluation to avoid jail time for the August 9th incident. [WNYC]

  • Susan Sarandon has been bonding with her kids by getting tattoos. [Huffington Post]
  • Natalie Portman has been offered the opportunity to replace Angelina Jolie in “Gravity,” a space survival movie starring Robert Downey Jr. [Starpulse]
  • Former “SNL” funny lady Rachel Dratch has given birth to a baby boy named Eli. [People]
  • Weird David Lynch, the director behind “Twin Peaks” and “Blue Velvet,” will guest-edit a section in the October edition of Wallpaper magazine, which will probably also be weird. [The Guardian]