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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has No Time For Sexism

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has No Time For Sexism

“There is sexism – I’m not denying its existence. But I’m saying that I will deny its effort against me. I just pay it no nevermind and say, ‘Get out of my way.’”

“Veep”‘s Julia Louis-Dreyfus is stark naked with the Constitution written across her back on the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone, a shot that happened, she admitted on Twitter, after a few drinks. Inside the mag, the actress talks about her role as the foul-mouthed Vice President Selena Meyer on the hit HBO show, and expressed a Selena-esque, take-no-shit approach to dealing with sexism in her own life. While I totally admire the power in this statement, I would have loved to see her go a little deeper. After all, the privileges associated with money, fame and race certainly make it at least easier for Louis-Dreyfus to pay sexism no mind and refuse to let it have an impact on her career and life. It’s just not quite so simple for women overall to put that attitude into practice. Still, an inspiring and refreshing outlook. [Rolling Stone]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Hangs Out With The Real-Life Veep

  • “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus logged in some time with Joe Biden, the real vice president, at a state dinner last night honoring the French president. I wonder if he shared tips on how to play second fiddle. [Huffington Post]
  • New couple alert: Sarah Silverman is dating “Masters Of Sex” star Michael Sheen. [US Weekly]
  • Hugh Jackman will host this year’s TONY Awards (because Neil Patrick Harris is busy). [Towleroad]
  • Five things to know about Sky, the fox terrier who won this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. [Vanity Fair]
  • Oooh la la: 36 figure skaters who look like they’re having sex. [Cosmopolitan] Keep reading »

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Between “Game of Thrones,” “Mad Men,” “Girls,” “Veep” and all the rest, it’s impossible to watch all the good TV that airs on Sunday night. (I’d also include “Long Island Medium” in that, but nobody asked.) That’s why the folks at Jest.com made this television mash-up which incorporates characters from all your fave Sunday night shows. Here, we have Lord Tyrion getting a new campaign for the Lannisters from the guys over at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, while the girls of “Girls” attempt to woo the Stark boys. It all somehow seems to make perfect sense. [Jest.com]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Could Be Your Next Vice President

Female vice presidents haven’t been successful IRL. Apparently, it’s easier to get them “elected” on TV. HBO has picked up a new comedy called “Veep,” set in Washington, D.C., which focuses on Senator Selina Meyer “who finds being Vice President is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about,” according to Deadline.com. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is in talks to play the lead now that “The New Adventures of Old Christine” is off the air. Now, whom shall we cast as the knocked-up teenaged daughter and no good baby-daddy boyfriend? [Deadline] Keep reading »

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