Star Scoop: Drake’s Last Laugh, Lorde Rolls On, Lena Dunham’s Next Big (Betty) Hit!

By  January 15, 2014

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Started! Drake is bringing his eponymous Drake hands (know your meme, ok?), “saddest boy in all of Canada” sentiments, and worst behavior to Saturday Night Live this weekend as the romp’s host and musical guest. And here are his promos. [Vulture]

She’s 17, likes dark plum lipstick, and is what Rolling Stone heralds “pop’s most unlikely new superstar.” Lorde covers the glossy’s February 2014 issue, where she opens up about being an intimidating teen, her love life, and “Royals’” rise to the top.[Rolling Stone]

From one cover star to another: in her first-ever Vogue cover storyLena Dunham revealed that she and Girls co-writer and executive producer Jenni Konner are developing an HBO series about “pioneering Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper” Betty Halbreich. [Vulture]

The next best thing to partying like a rock star? Partying like Blue Ivy, of course. The tiny tot’s mom—you know, Beyoncé—gave stans a peek into the Carter clan’s New Year’s Eve celebration, 60th birthday spectacular for Tina Knowles, and, most adorably, baby Blue’s 2nd bday bash. [Huffington Post]

Once, twice, three times an… AvatarZoe Saldana and  Sam Worthington will return to Pandora as Neytiri and Jake Sully in the next three installments of James Cameron’s visually-stunning epic, to be released in December of 2016, 2017, and 2018 respectively. [E! Online]

What makes your city prismatic? Come June 22nd, it’ll be Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves, and Tegan and Sara, who will be roaring with Katy Perry for her Prismatic World Tour. Perry announced the troupe earlier today, with the U.S. leg of her tour making stops at Washington D.C.’s Verizon Center, New York City’s Madison Square Garden, and L.A.’s Staples Center. [YouTube]

Hilary Duff is headed back to TV. The Disney alum will star opposite Sutton Foster in Younger, a TV Land sitcom based on Pamela Redmond Satran’s novel about a suburban mom who leads a double life as a 29-year-old girl in the city. The comedy hails from the desk of Sex and the City creator Darren Star. [Deadline] 

Don Draper is back and dapper as ever. The first photos from season seven of Mad Men have emerged with John Hamm in full character in front of L.A.’s Algonquin Hotel. April 13th can’t some soon enough! [Huffington Post]