Regina King and Cornbread Steal the Show Once Again – This Time Surprising Andra Day

By | March 1, 2021

If anyone was having the night of their lives during the 2021 Golden Globes, it was probably Andra Day. After Andra made history as the second Black woman to ever win best actress in a motion picture drama, Regina King, along with Aldis Hodge and her dog Cornbread, crashed the 36-year-old’s Access Hollywood interview. Andra’s reaction to seeing Regina was priceless. I mean, how else would you react to being in her presence besides absolutely losing it? After exchanging hugs and fawning over each other, the pair sat down so Andra could continue her interview.

When asked how proud she was of the Golden Globe winner, Regina had this to say: “Oh my God, are you kidding me?!” Apparently, Regina and Aldis found out in real time that Andra was staying at their hotel, and they set out to find her. One of their cutest moments included Regina fixing Andra’s jewelry as Andra said, “This cost too much money. I’m not trying to get fined.” In a more serious moment from the interview, Andra discussed how important her history-making win was: “I just want to keep seeing this platform, keep expanding, where it’s not a conversation anymore.” You can watch Regina and Andra’s full exchange above.

SNL Is on a Mission to Ruin Our Childhoods, and Now It’s Sullied Cinderella

By | February 28, 2021
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Saturday Night Live is on a mission to taint all of our childhood fairy tales and films, and it’s doing a damn good job at it. It turned Ratatouille into an R-rated mess and put the Grinch in a polygamous relationship with some poor Who’s parents, and now it’s tainting Cinderella. And right after we finally got Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella streaming on Disney+!

During the Feb. 27 show, host and musical guest Nick Jonas put on his finest to play Prince Charming for a reimagined Cinderella ending. The evil stepsisters and stepmother, played by Cecily Strong, Melissa Villaseñor, and Kate McKinnon, continually mock the titular heroine (Chloe Fineman) until the prince brings out the glass slipper. Unlike the classic tale, the slipper is far too small to fit a grown woman, so this doesn’t end with Cinderella marrying her prince and gaining freedom. Instead, it turns out that the shoe belongs to Aidy Bryant’s Mouselina, whom the prince somehow forgot he had hooked up with. His valet Kenan Thompson kept mum because, like all good confidantes, he doesn’t like to yuck anyone’s yum. Watch the full sketch above!

SNL Finally Said What We All Think About Bachelor Parties, and They Made It Into a Song

By | February 28, 2021

It feels like Saturday Night Live is upping the number of musical sketches each episode, and we wholeheartedly approve! During Nick Jonas’s Feb. 27 hosting debut, the “Spaceman” singer joined several SNL cast members for a pretaped skit that brought the hard reality of bachelor parties to the spotlight.

Jonas plays the best man of Beck Bennett and the host extraordinaire, who hired two exotic dancers (Ego Nwodim and Heidi Gardner) to perform at the bachelor party. The women introduce their bit but are immediately interrupted as the men break out into song one by one, singing about upholding the long tradition of getting “boners” while with their friends. “I’m going to marry the woman that I love, but first a tradition long spoken of,” Bennett croons to the audience. “I’ve waited for this moment all of my life, to get hard with my friends before I marry my wife.”

“I love getting hard with my homies, boned up next to my pals,” Jonas adds. “You only get one bachelor party — you might as well spend it aroused!” By the end of the skit, the men are all enthusiastically aroused, but it’s much to the dancers’ confusion. They reveal they didn’t even do anything because everyone sang about their “stiffy dingdongs” the whole time. Watch the music video above!

Kevin Jonas Crashed Nick’s SNL Monologue to Finally Get an Answer: “Are We Still a Band?”

By | February 28, 2021

Nick Jonas made his Saturday Night Live hosting debut on Feb. 27 with a little help from older brother Kevin Jonas. I wondered if the Jonas family would make a cameo for the big day — turns out, Kevin stepped forward to support Nick and ask the question that’s on all of our minds: “Are we still a band?”

Kevin’s concern is all jokes for the show, but fans were genuinely confused when Nick dropped a single and announced a new solo album last week. The last time something like this happened, we didn’t hear from the Jonas Brothers for years. Well, Nick reassured Kevin that the band is definitely still in business. “Are you sure?” Kevin questioned further. “‘Cause I just bought a house.” Watch Nick’s full monologue, including the funny family cameo, above.

WandaVision Finally Revealed Agatha Harkness’s Powers, and We’re a Little Scared

By | February 27, 2021

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After weeks of speculation, we’ve finally gotten confirmation that WandaVision‘s nosy neighbor Agnes is actually the witch Agatha Harkness. Now, we’re getting our first real look at her powers, and it turns out that she’s definitely going to be a tough adversary to take down.

We first learn the extent of Agatha’s powers in a flashback to the 1600s, where, at first, it looks like she’s about to be accused at the Salem witch trials. She’s accused and tied to a stake, that much is true, but it turns out she’s being accused by her own coven of witches for betraying them and experimenting with dark magic. They accuse her of stealing forbidden knowledge and breaking their rules, to which she argues that she simply “bent” them. Unmoved by her pleas, they all send beams of blue-white magic at her (for unclear purposes), presumably as some kind of punishment.

Instead of being defeated, however, Agatha seems to actually get more powerful. The beams of magic slowly turn purple — which we know already is the particular color of Agatha’s magic — and drain the life force from the other witches, killing them. The last one left standing is Agatha’s mother, who tries one last time to defeat Agatha, but eventually succumbs and is drained and killed by Agatha too.

In the present day, we see that Agatha’s powers are strong enough to be a match for Wanda’s and to manipulate things in Westview. In fact, that’s what’s driving Agatha’s actions: she’s a witch who has worked and trained for centuries to gain her powers, but the completely untrained Wanda seems to be just as powerful, if not more so, and Agatha is desperate to know why. Agatha’s magic does seem more tied to “classic” witchy things and rituals: she mentions that her basement is reinforced with runes and that fake-Pietro was created through crystalline possession.

In contrast, Wanda repeatedly insists that she doesn’t know how Westview has been functioning, and we eventually see that she’s telling the truth: in a moment of intense grief, a huge wave of magic emanated from Wanda, transforming the town into its bubble and re-creating a version of Vision out of Wanda’s magic alone. The battle between the two witches and their particular powers will probably be at the center of the conflict on the WandaVision finale, and we can’t wait to see how it turns out!