Briefs: Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman, Tom Hardy Covers “Esquire,” And Channing And Jonah Undergo Couples Counseling

Birthday shoutouts go to Alex Pettyfer (above), who is 24, Max Von Sydow is 85, Michael Pitt is 33, and Peter MacNicol is 60.

Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman on Late Show

I thought he was leaving social media?

EW has a first look at Frankenhinie Evan Peters as Quicksilver.

Mike Magee, who was Major League Soccer’s MVP in 2013, received a nasty tweet, and responded this way. Here’s the story.

Here’s the red band trailer for 22 Jump Street. It starts with Jonah and Channing undergoing couples counseling, and ends with Channing … searching for a grenade in … well, just watch.

Nene Leakes interviews Andy Cohen

Tom Hardy is on the cover of this month’s Esquire, and tells the magazine “I have always been frightened with men. To the point where I couldn’t go into a gym because of the testosterone and I felt weak.”

And here’s The Weekly ShoutOUT™. Each week we’re going to focus on one out athlete/performer and feature a daily pic and career timeline. We’ll be showcasing the big names, but also the lesser-known gay celebs who deserve more recognition. This week we give a ShoutOUT™ to … Michael Arden.

Michael had one of his best roles as Reverend Steve in the late, lamented GCB. “I’m Pro-Wangus.”

We’re shifting the focus of the latest Briefs List back to the greatest aspect of 80’s pop culture … the music, which remains the ultimate pop music decade. For this list, we’re going to focus on the ladies, and countdown the The Top 100 Hits Of The Ladies Of the 80’s. There are only two rules: all the songs had to hit the Billboard Top Ten, and they’re all sung by women … whether solo or with a group. Ready to jog your memory?

At #48 is “Lovergirl” by Teena Marie. By far her biggest hit on the pop chart, the late Lady T gave us one of the sweetest slices of 80’s funk, which peaked at #4 in March 1985. Coffee, tea, or me, baby.

Congrats to Sharon, who was the first to correctly guess that yesterday’s Pixuzzle™ © ® was Simon & Simon

Here’s today’s Pixuzzle™ © ®. Here are characters from a famous TV show. Can you name it?


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