No, Diddy’s Not Actually Joining The Cast Of “Downton Abbey”

Jessica Wakeman / May 16, 2013
  • … but he did make this Funny Or Die video about the show’s upcoming first black cast member. I totally called it that Diddy’s tweet last night — “So happy to announce that I’m a series regular on Downton Abbey” — was a joke. [Funny Or Die]
  • This morning on “The Today Show,” Zoe Saldana responded to Allure listing her weight on the cover of the magazine: “I think it was to talk about for a lightweight person, I seem to be really strong minded.” What, so it’s shocking that skinny people can have strong opinions? [TODAY]
  • People are speculating that the guy who discovered the rapper Nelly, a man named Cudda, is the abusive ex-boyfriend Kelly Rowland sings about in her song “Dirty Laundry.” [CelebOverdose]
  • This is how rich people in Greenwich, Connecticut, reacted when Prince Harry played a polo match there yesterday: “All the big bankers, real-estate titans and masters-of-the-universe got just as weak-kneed and unctuous as their female partners around him.” [Page Six]
  • Some teens at Superstorm Sandy-affected East Rockaway High School in New York will be wearing prom dresses donated by Sarah Jessica Parker, Solange (!) and Amber Heard.  [Page Six]
  • “Arrested Development” creator Mitch Hurwitz is urging viewers to watch the episodes in order, despite a prior claim that the episodes could be watched in any order. [Flavorwire]
  • Watch a French waitress hop on top of a table and announce to her whole restaurant that she’s a lesbian. [Dlisted]
  • Self-described “food junkie” Mo’Nique has lost 80 pounds! [US Weekly]

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