Reason No. 45376 Why Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Will Get Stuck In Your Head: Steve Carell Singing It

Funny man Steve Carell is no 40-year-old virgin (he's actually 52 with two kids IRL) when it comes to sticky pop music. While promoting his new flick Foxcatcher, film guru Peter Travers asked for a snippet of his musical tastes and trust, it'll be hard to shake off what happens next. [Jezebel]

You can't fix stupid but slap a sequel on to Dumb & Dumber and you get $38.1 million at the box office opening weekend brilliantly. [Variety] Jon M. Chu's dance dance revolution continues. The man behind the catchy Step Up sequels has sold a 1990s high school dance comedy to Focus Features called Can't Touch This. Hammer time aside, he's also wrapping up the live-action film Jem and the Holograms and directing Now You See Me 2 and horror movie Run. [Deadline] Wanna know what really prompted Wale's threats to Complex after Listgate? Let this veteran comic explain. [Complex]

Add this on to Shonda Rhimes' already lengthy list of accomplishments. The TV slayer, responsible for Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder, will be honored by the Human Rights Campaign at its L.A. gala next March for her "groundbreaking portrayals of LGBT people ever seen on television." [UPI]

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Jay-Z Praises Debut Of Jordan Peele's 'Us' Movie

As part of the celebratory activities that took place after the debut of Us, Jay-Z decided to partake in the words of felicitations and congratulated director Jordan Peele for another cinematic feat. On Sunday (March 24), Mr. Carter issued a statement on the achievement, as posted by Roc Nation's Twitter account.

"For US by US. Congrats on the #1 movie in the world," the "Moonlight" rapper said. In a past interaction, Peele said Jay-Z helped him to get over the notion of a sophomore slump when he worried about another stellar follow-up to Get Out. In an interview with MTV News, Peele remembered Jay-Z stating, "It doesn't matter, you already did that."

According to Variety, Us (MonkeyPaw Productions), raked in $70 million at the domestic box office last weekend (March 22). The horror film stars VIBE cover star Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Elizabeth Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and more.

On the topic of featuring a black family at the center of this film, Peele said to VIBE that it'll open up new perspectives of what an African-American unit looks like onscreen. “To be able to normalize this idea of representation in film, we have to be ready to represent the spectrum of where we are as African-Americans," Peele said. "I hope it’s therapeutic to be able to see a black family buy a boat in a movie, to be able to play the good guy and the bad guy, and not have it be a movie that has to be about race. I think that’s good within our community, and it’s good for the outside communities to be able to see — don’t put us in boxes.”

"For US by US. Congrats on the #1 movie in the world." - Hov

— Roc Nation (@RocNation) March 24, 2019

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Winston Duke photographed on March 18, 2018 in New York City by Stacy-Ann Ellis.

Winston Duke: Photos From The VIBE Cover Shoot

Winston Duke talks his role in Us, his "Trinbagonian" roots and his journey in Hollywood.

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Barack And Michelle Obama Congratulate Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez On Engagement

The news of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's recent engagement has received some serious love from the former POTUS and FLOTUS.

Taking to Twitter to post the presidential sincerity, A-Rod showed off the handwritten note from Michelle and Barack Obama. “This means the world to us. #44," the engaged couple captioned the image. The note also offered marital advice to the couple.

“Jennifer & Alex -- Michelle and I just wanted to congratulate you on your engagement. After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them with someone you love makes it all better. All the best, Barack Obama.”

This means the world to us. #44

— Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) March 22, 2019


A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Mar 12, 2019 at 9:21am PDT

Earlier this month (March 9), Rodriguez proposed to Lopez with a diamond ring reportedly worth more than a million dollars. The pair dated for two years.

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