HARRY POTTER ACTRESS SCARLETT BYRNE STRIPS FOR PLAYBOY: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince actress Scarlett Byrne is stripping down in the first issue of Playboy to feature nudes since the mag banned them a year ago. Scarlett posted pics from the shoot, writing: "I'm very proud to be a part of the March/April issue of Playboy. I penned a short essay along with my pictorial titled, 'The Feminist Mystique'. A big thank you to @Playboy, the creative team, and @cooperbhefner for such a unique opportunity. #NakedIsNormal".
KATE HUDSON, MATT BELLAMY REUNITE TO BRING SON TO DREAM CONCERT: Friendly exes Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy surprised their five-year-old son Bingham Hawn Bellamy on Wednesday night with tickets to his favorite band, Twenty One Pilots. Hudson posted a pic on Instagram showing the happy family with the Twenty One Pilots duo themselves: Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun.
MATT DAMON NEVER BELIEVED GEORGE CLOONEY WOULD SETTLE DOWN: Matt Damon had serious doubts about his pal George Clooney, he tells E! News. Kids, forget it! Damon tells E!: "It wasn't a question for many years—it was a total nonstarter. But once he met Amal everything changed." Damon adds that once he fell in love with his now-wife Amal Clooney, everything changed. So when Clooney told him he and Amal were expecting twins? "I wasn't surprised when he told me. I'm extremely happy for them but once he met her, I had a feeling that was in the cards."
SUSAN SARANDON SAYS HER SEXUALITY IS 'UP FOR GRABS': Susan Sarandon did not hold back during an interview with pridesource.com that touched on gender and sexual preferences. Sarandon said: "My sexual orientation is up for grabs, I guess you could say." Good to know! Sarandon is currently playing Bette Davis opposite Jessica Lange who stars as Joan Crawford in the FX series Feud.
AMY ADAMS, DWAYNE JOHNSON TO PRESENT AT OSCARS: Amy Adams and Dwayne Johnson may not have snagged any Academy Awards noms this year, but they will be presenting at the February 26th ceremony. On Thursday, the third slate of presenters was announced by the Academy, including Emma Stone, Riz Ahmed, Felicity Jones, John Cho, Leslie Mann, Jarvier Bardem, Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo. Jimmy Kimmel is hosting the Oscars this year, which will air live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 8:30 p.m. ET.
BLAC CHYNA AND ROB KARDASHIAN CALL IT OFF: Reports surfaced last night (February 16th) that Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian have split again. According to The Jasmine Brand, a source said, "Rob thinks it’s the right decision. Chyna has disappeared for days at a time without communicating or providing any updates. This won’t end well." The insider added, "It’s the same with her yelling and screaming about how his family doesn’t like or support her, and his insecurities. His confidence was shattered for so long, so to have this banging girl all over him has given him a new lease on life." The two welcomed their daughter, Dream, in December.