Good morning! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories — so far.
1. Met Gala has the faithful in a tizzy
Monday night’s Met Gala fashion extravaganza delivered a marriage proposal, a loved-up George and Amal Clooney, Rihanna as a pontiff, Katy Perry as an angel, Zendaya as Joan of Arc, and Sarah Jessica Parker as a walking nativity. But the glamorous gowns and religious references didn’t sit well with some Catholics, who found the church theme to be offensive. Read more >
2. Kirsten Dunst welcomes her first baby
Kirsten Dunst is a mom, according to reports claiming that the actress has given birth to a baby boy. This is the first child for Dunst and fiancé Jesse Plemons, who began dating after playing husband and wife on the second season of Fargo. Read more >
3. Melania Trump mocked for “Be Best”
The name of the first lady’s program to combat kids’ cyberbullying has sparked confusion, comparisons to former FLOTUS Michelle Obama, and accusations of hypocrisy given President Trump’s track record of name-calling on social media. Read more >
lmao… the White House/Melania Trump Be Best pamphlet about your kids being online is almost the exact same thing that the FTC published in Jan. 2014:
— Ryan Macc (@RMac18) May 7, 2018
4. Charlize Theron slams The Bachelor
She may have an Oscar, but that doesn’t mean she can’t get down with reality TV. Charlize Theron has come clean about watching The Bachelor but has nothing nice to say about its most recent star, the fiancée-jilting Arie Luyendyk Jr. Beware the wrath of Furiosa. Read more >
5. Megan Fox gets mom-shamed
Megan Fox is being criticized on social media for letting her sons have long hair. “Poor things look like little girls,” griped one commenter, while other fans defended the star’s right to let her kids be as they please. Read more >
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