Carrie Fisher To Play Princess Leia In “Star Wars Episode VII”

  • Nerds rejoice! Carrie Fisher confirmed she will be playing Princess Leia in “Star Wars Episode VII,” which will be directed by J.J. Abrams. It’s also rumored that Harrison Ford will rejoin the cast as Han Solo. Do you think she’ll be back in the gold bikini? [Just Jared]
  • Jessica Chastain is being recruited to play Jane in a live action version of “Tarzan.” [New York Post]
  • Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot by a gunman in 2011, is starring in ads airing in Arizona and Iowa asking senators to support universal background checks on gun owners. [USA Today]
  • A cultural history of Love’s Baby Soft, AKA that fragrance you wore in 7th grade when you wanted to pretend you were all grown up. [The Awl]
  • If every day life were more like “House Of Cards.” [Cracked]
  • IKEA is suing their meat supplier over the horsemeat that has been found in the company’s famous Swedish meatballs. [Huffington Post]
  • Leave Ann Romney alone!!! [The Daily Beast]
  • “Girls Next Door” star and Hugh Hefner’s ex-girlfriend Holly Madison gave birth yesterday to a baby girl. Mazel tov! [People]

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