Star Scoop: Lifetime’s Biopic Madness Continues, Celebs Get Icey, This is How GOT Will End


Dear Lifetime… enough already. After controversy ensued over its Whitney Houston and Aaliyah biopics, it’s found another late star to immortalize: Brittany Murphy. Last Man Standing star Amanda Fuller will channel Murphy in The Brittany Murphy Story debut on September 6. We say it’s time Lifetime let it go. [Vulture]

Finally, something we’re glad has gone viral. Celebs across the (social media) stratosphere are showing solidarity—and “washboard abs”—in the fight against Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with the Ice Bucket Challenge. So far, Ansel ElgortElizabeth Banks, and evenMartha Stewart have joined in. We challenge Channing Tatum, because… body. [The Daily Beast]

Fact: At least two Game of Thrones fans have seen the end. During the Edinburgh International Book Festival, author George R.R. Martin revealed that a few “readers had put together the extremely subtle and obscure clues that I’d planted in the books and came to the right solution,” to how the fantasy series will close. Just don’t click that link if you’re anti-spoilers! [Vanity Fair]

If you watch The Leftovers due to true fandom, or as an act of self-torture—because the main question you want answered never will be—here’s to you. The Justin Theroux mystery has been renewed for a second season. [Deadline]

#WCW. Widow Crush Wednesday. Visuals for Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora’s “Black Widow” have landed with some kickass, Kill Bill flair. [YouTube]