Celeb Scoop: Will Smith’s Still Got It
Is Will Smith King of the Box Office? That’s what the folks at Entertainment Weekly asked when they took a look at the Fresh Prince’s recent (?) box office performances and adjusted for ticket inflation, day of release and other factors. Turns out that Men in Black III is pretty much on par for what Smith could deliver before his three-year hiatus. [EW]
AFI Honors David Lynch. David Lynch—of Eraserhead and Twin Peaks fame—has been honored with an honorary degree from the American Film Institute. He was recently in town and popped into London Grille for quiche lorraine and a latte. [The Wrap]
“No Church in the Wild” Gets a Video. The video for Jay-Z and Kanye’s “No Church in the Wild” has been released. It features protesters rioting and police attempting to control them. It’s especially timely because the album only came out like 10 months ago.
TMZ Founder Dies. Jim Paratore—the man who founded TMZ and created Ellen, Rosie, and Extra—died of an apparent heart attack while on a bike trip in France. He was 58 years old. [TMZ]
Meet Jessica Simpson’s Baby. Simpson posed with her baby Maxwell Drew for the cover of People. She also tells the mag about how Maxwell has taken over her life, and how she still can’t get enough of her new daughter. [People]