Star Scoop: Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out, Goop’s New Gal, Turn Out for What?!


Jennifer Lawrenceis finally going public about “The Frappening” and she isn’t letting her celebrity take the blame. “Just because I’m a public figure, just because I’m an actress, does not mean that I asked for this,” she said in her cover story for Vanity Fair’s November issue. “It does not mean that it comes with the territory. It’s my body, and it should be my choice, and the fact that it is not my choice is absolutely disgusting. I can’t believe that we even live in that kind of world.” Well said! [Vanity Fair]

Move over, Martha Stewart. goop is moving in on your territory. Gwyneth Paltrow’s curated site has recruited former Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia CEO Lisa Gersh to head her startup. “She’s the perfect person to build on the momentum we have already created at goop, and to diversify our opportunities to bring goop’s positive energy directly to consumers in what they read, what they try, what they buy and how they live,” Paltrow said in a statement. Let the recipe games begin! [Variety]

“Turn Down For What” wasn’t just the party anthem of 2014. It’s now the soundtrack to mobilize young voters and get them at the polls. Lil Jon remixed the song ahead of November 4 elections and got help from Whoopi GoldbergLena Dunham, and Fred Armisen to “Turn Out For What.” Dunham, is of course, dancing around in her underwear… but we’ll save that for another discussion. [Rock the Vote]

Just when you thought America had had enough of its annual Purge, the New Founding Fathers are coming back for more. After two successful installments, filmmaker James DeMonaco told Deadline that a third chapter is in development. That, ladies and gentlemen, is what happens when two films cost $12 million to make and gross more than 16 times that at the box office. [Vulture]

Casey Affleck’s next project will hit close to home. The Massachusetts native will be heading to Boston to star in, and produce, a film about the 2013 marathon bombing there. The work will be an adaptation of Boston Strong, a book that will recount the tragedy and triumph surrounding that day. [Boston Magazine]