J.K. Rowling Has Published A New Story Checking In With 34-Year-Old Harry Potter

  • That collective shriek you hear are millenials freaking out over the new Harry Potter short story that J.K. Rowling posted on her Pottermore website today. The new story, written in the form of a gossip column, checks in with a 34-year-old graying, married Harry and his friends from Hogwarts at the Quidditch World Cup. You can read the story exclusively on Today.com! [TODAY]
  • Didn’t see that one coming: Taylor Swift penned an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal about why we should pay for music. [WSJ]
  • Even George Clooney has got mother-in-law issues: Baria Alamuddin, the mom of his gorgeous lawyer fiancée Amal Alamuddin, wants her to daughter marry a nice Lebanese boy instead. [Daily Mail UK]
  • Add Katie Holmes to the list of celebs posing topless with only their hands covering the girls. [US Weekly]

  • Washington State is now selling recreational pot! [New York Times]
  • Just when you think Joan Rivers couldn’t up the ante any further, she’s called President Obama the first gay or female president and Michelle Obama “a trans.” The comedienne continued, “I think it’s a compliment. She’s so attractive, tall, with a beautiful body, great face, does great makeup.” OY VEY. (But for what it is worth, Joan recently interviewed Laverne Cox from “Orange Is The New Black” and behaved herself.) [CNN]
  • Drake and Common once had beef over Serena Williams. Who knew? [NYmag.com]
  • Halle Berry believes in aliens. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Rosie O’Donnell could be headed back to “The View,” Godwilling not alongside Sarah Palin. [Celebitchy]
  • Even Madonna gets called for jury duty. (And then she gets released.) [Huffington Post]

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