Here’s what you missed on last night’s episode, “Baby Steps”:
McKinley was having some technical troubles – a stray balloon in an outlet, to be exact – which caused a school wide power outage and left the New Directioners in the dark. Mr. Schue originally wanted to take a “go big or go home” approach, but was left with no choice but go unplugged. The lesson, however, didn’t apply only to their music; it was an opportunity for the kids to put down their phones and really experience everything around them.
At the Ballet
Sarah Jessica Parker, a.k.a. Isabelle Klempt, is back and gave Kurt the opportunity of a lifetime when she invited him to The NYC Ballet gala (the performing arts event of the season, in case you didn’t know). Santana and Rachel tagged along and we got to experience what the ballet meant to every one of them. Though the performance was a little bizarre, it was interesting to see that each one of them got their start in the same place.
Barbarella or Ballerina?
There are only five Glee episodes left, and they seem to be an eventful five episodes. A lot seems to be happening nearing the end of Glee’s fourth season, and we know that because creator Ryan Murphy told us himself.
In a quick question and answer session on Twitter, Murphy teased a lot of what fans can expect to see happen on the show. But WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?!
Murphy has done a lot of Q&A’s on twitter. He has yet to tease without pleasing, so all this brand new information is exciting. Looks like the final episodes of Glee are going to be a whirlwind of relationships, self discovery (Rachel has an upcoming audition for Funny Girl), and good music. Yep, Glee is doing what it does best – another tribute episode, and a tribute to someone definitely worth paying homage to.
Murphy has given us a little bit of insight on the future of Santana, old graduates, Klaine, and an upcoming wedding. I am a bundle of feelings right now.
Here are the 7 important things Ryan Murphy revealed
1) Santana has a hot new love interest
2) Santana has an important self discovery plot line coming up
3) Hope for Klaine in the future?
4) Scratch that…is Klaine getting married? I’m sorry, WHAT? (Ryan tweeted in a Q&A earlier this year Kurt will be married by the time he is 21) Read more…
Fanfiction, manips, and concocted ideas that certain actors are meant to be together currently reign over Tumblr and other social media outlets.
You write it, and the actors know it. Their publicist or they themselves, are interest in what the people on saying about them on the interwebs and of course, find all this stuff you create. Yes, they know what gifs are.
You can be rest assured that the Warblers’ Riker Lynch frequently sends Glee star Darren Criss all those memes and gifs you make of him and Chris Colfer. Also, Kevin Mchale is trolling all of your tags.
If you are prepping for a red alert and taking down everything you have ever blogged or tweeted about, hold on. Some stars actually find fan fiction, manips, and everything in between flattering. They don’t always read it, but they know its out there, and they know what your fantasies are.
Writers like J.K. Rowling encourage fan fiction because it is an outlet for creavity and a chance for fans to write about other possible scenarios for their favourite shows, films or books. I have heard of and read brilliant fanfictions that have rewritten the ending to the Harry Potter series. I can say I find that creative and interesting.
Other times however, these stories are exploitative and pretty raunchy. Okay, I’ll say it, it’s smutty. Sometimes people like to advertise these stories to the actors that play the characters they write about. Other times, these stories are about actors themselves, who oftentimes are not even together. This is where I see a dilemma. Write what you wish because it is in good fun and within the fandom, but respect the actors integrity. I will brace myself for some angry fans.
Celebrities for the most part understand fan fiction is all in good fun, and many joke about it in award speeches, interviews, and on Twitter. The celebrities who do this are truly class acts.
What do you think about Fan Fiction? Can it be tasteful, or is it weird?
See below 7 celebrities reactions to Fan Fiction
Cory Monteith on Finchel
At the 1:00 mark
Finchel fans, shut down EVERYTHING. Or not. Y’all are a pretty tame bunch so I’m sure it’s not too bad. Haven’t heard about really hard core fics from that part of the fandom. We must award Monteith an A+ for using fanfiction to relate to your fans. Stardom. You’re doing it right.
John Green and Chris Colfer on…themselves?
At the 0:48 mark
Slightly scarred to death by the notion of John Green and Chris Colfer in a fanfic together. So strange. I’d rather not read dirty stories in which two of my heroes do dirty things. I will now spend the next 24 hours trying to cleanse my brain. However, I feel like a piece of fanfiction written by Chris Colfer would be sad, have multiple plot arcs, and a very tasteful love story. I would read it.
Benedict Cumberbatch on JohnLock Read more…
They say the higher the hair the closer to god. As a girl with large curly hair, I’m going to go ahead and go along with that statement.Girls love to give their hair some height, because flat hair with no body can be quite a disaster.
Guys complain that girls are obsessed with their hair. “You look fine,” they all say. “Just fine?” we throw back.
While most guys just shower and leave their hair as is, there are always a guy who spends more time than girls do gelling and styling their hair. Just try most of the guys in Hollywood because as we all know, perfect hair doesn’t come naturally.
Now, I have a bone to pick with all these guys who style their hair. It is not fair for a guy to have prettier hair than I do, or prettier hair than any girl for that matter. You’re showing us up.
There are some males in Hollywood with perfectly quaffed high hair. Geez, Who gives you the right.
Listen Colfer. You are on my list.
Yes, I have a hitlist. A list of males in Hollywood with the (unfairly) highest hair.
Stop it. Just stop it. You make us all look like hairless rodents.
READ THE LIST BELOW:
1) Chris Colfer
2) Eddie Redmayne
3) Justin Bieber
4) Will Smith in Fresh Prince Read more…
These past few years have belonged to Rebel Wilson’s growing film career, and we are just going along for the ride. Over the past few years Wilson has had us peeing ourself laughing in Bridemaids, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Struck By Lightning, and obviously Pitch Perfect.
I feel like Fat Amy is this year’s icon. I haven’t seen a movie this gif-able, as frequently blogged about and as casually quoted since Mean Girl because let’s be honest, we all have some Amy in us. If Rebel Wilson was here, I am sure she would have make a dirty joke about that previous statement.
I hope Rebel Wilson’s career lasts a very long time because I can’t help but smile when she’s on the screen. She is the epitome of a scene stealer. The greatest thing about her is her improv. Most of the time, we weren’t always laughing at the writers’ beloved jokes. We were instead laughing at her own comedic genius. For example, while Chris Colfer DID write the lines, “Bitch fork” and “Bite me, hobbit,” he did not write the hilarious “we will spread that shit like nutella” in Struck By Lightning. The movie was brilliant as is, but Wilson brought a little darkness to the small comedy.
Sorry Lena Dunham, but I think Rebel Wilson is the voice of this generation. I have yet to meet a person who doesn’t think Rebel Wilson is the most hysterical person to grace Young Hollywood. It’s because of her that people watch Pitch Perfect on a constant basis.
My favourite thing about Rebel Wilson is how she is funny on- and off-screen. There is nothing not to love about this woman, and her co-stars have only great things to say about her. I have made the official decision that she and I need to be best friends… So Rebel, if you ever read this, fly me over to L.A. and we should get a few drinks together. Sounds good?
See Rebel Wilson’s greatest moments below
Pitch Perfect: “Fat Amy”
1. Introducing the panda cat.
Even though he looks totally unimpressed with his life, he should be happy that he’s like the most adorable cat on the planet.
2. No F*cks Given of the Week.
Redditor Jillillac posted this photo of two people suspended in air on a portaledge, which is a device used for long trecks in the mountains. No big deal, just casually sleeping in midair.
3. The best/worst photoshop job.
Aberguine posted this super corny photoshop job that looks similar to that wolves-howling-at-the-moon t-shirt. It’s kind of creepy, but camels howling at the moon is my new fave thing.
4. Honey Boo Boo garbage art.
Here comes 25 pounds of glory. An artist named Jason Mecier uploaded this piece of Honey Boo Boo art which he made out of 25 pounds of garbage. It could possibly be a comment on how “garbage” some reality tv is, but I doubt that since Honey Boo Boo is pure gold.
5. Pugs galore!
“Pugs! They’re everywhere!”
Miley Cyrus dressed up in a skin-tight suit, a blonde wig and some butt padding to channel her inner Minaj-goddess. The star tweeted this photo of her awesome Nicki Minaj Halloween costume — and apparently Nicki is in love. “Oh my god. She is the best Nicki Minaj impersonator I’ve seen in my life,” Nicki said in an interview with USA Today. I’ve seen a few other Minaj impersonators around this Halloween, but Miley’s takes the cake.
She isn’t the only celeb dressing up for Halloween. The stars got into costume to celebrate Halloween this year. Some are colourful, creative, and others are just plain weird.
Here are 5 more awesome costumes worn by celebs:
1. Lucy Hale as a rave unicorn
3. Emma Roberts as her aunt, Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman
Spoiler aside, our hearts broke last Thursday when Glee favourites Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss) broke up after Blaine admitted to cheating when he felt lonely and hurt.
But while it may all seem like bad news in this fandom, Criss insists that there is some good out of the sad storyline. In fact, he wants to thank the fans.
In a heartfelt letter posted on his Facebook page, Criss expressed his appreciation at how much support he got for playing one of the show’s breakout stars. Letting us in on his early days of singing in cafes and open mic nights, he said being cast on Glee changed his life.
In fact, he says he owes much of this success to social media.
“We live in an unprecedented age of social connectivity, and I am happy to say that none of you have failed to take full advantage of that. Don’t think I’m not aware of how active the fandom is, or how much impact it has,” he wrote. “Remember: Not only am I fan myself, but I do have an internet connection. I see the gifs, I see the fanfics, I see the memes, and it’s all amazing stuff. Though I haven’t met the majority of you, it’s a real thrill to know that many of your lives have come together on behalf of mine.”
What’s even more humbling about this letter, is the fact that Criss revealed that a certain Katy Perry song was covered once more to thank his supporters.
So sweet and down to earth. There’s honestly nothing better than an beautiful encore performance.
Nerds rejoice! Star Wars is joining forces with “Glee” this coming season.
US Magazine writes the special holiday episode of the hit show “Glee” will air next Tuesday.
Matthew Morrison recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and said George Lucas gave permission to fly Chewbacca in for a taping of the show.
“It’s a throwback and a tribute to the Star Wars holiday special and the Judy Garland Christmas special,” Matthew explains the upcoming episode.
The Glee stars didn’t let an opportunity for a photo-op with Chewie pass by. Chris Colfer who plays Kurt is posing with the furry wookie in the photo above.
As the first note of “Don’t Stop Believing” echoed throughout the Air Canada Centre at 9:00 p.m. on June 12, 2011, in Toronto, Ont., the crowd of Gleeks, young and old alike let themselves get lost in the music, letting out a unanimous shriek of delight. Red foam loser finger at the ready, everyone began dancing as Corey Monteith and Lea Michele kicked of what would be one hour and twenty five minutes of Glee heaven, full of songbirds, ballads, and duets…I mean, duvets – according to Britney S. Pierce, anyway.
Throughout every song, the vocals of each cast member were flawless – it is next to impossible to single out any of them as the greatest performer of the night. What was most impressive was how many songs they fit into such a short amount of time! They covered most of the favourites – although I would have liked a song or two from Wicked, but you can’t be too picky! – paying homage to all the little details from the show that the fans hold so dear to their hearts, from the costumes, the classroom, and the dance moves, right down to good ol’ “Trouty Mouth”.
Although Matthew Morrison and Jane Lynch were not there in person, their lack of attendance was made up by a series of videos the two filmed beforehand, where they are talking to the audience or the cast themselves, giving advice or just being plain ol’ Sue Sylvester and getting the Cheerios to hand out barf bags to the audience before the concert started.
It was especially nice to see the cast being so interactive with the audience. There was a little stage set up at the other end of the floor section, and the cast switched back and forth regularly from there to the main stage so everyone had a good view. As well, they would walk through the audience to get from one stage to another, singing into peoples cameras and shaking hands as they went along.
The Warblers got their time to shine as well, with a three-song set in the middle of the show. Heather Morris, a.k.a. Britney, even hit on “Blaine Warbler”, asking him to make out with her in front of the whole audience, and was answered by a charming and sassy Chris Colfer with a, “Britney, are you flirting with my man in Toronto?!” Chris, a-la Kurt Hummel, then went on to make a “deep proposal” to Blaine in honour of Lake Ontario being the deepest of the Great Lakes, asking him to join the Glee club – which Darren Criss then did, for all the encore songs that New Directions sang.
Over all, the concert was extremely entertaining and mistake free aside from the one time Chris dropped his microphone in the middle of a song. Heather did Britney Spears justice by giving a performance that made the audience second guess if they weren’t actually watching Britney Spears on stage right then and there. When Amber Riley sang “Ain’t No Way,” her flawless vocals that rang through the darkness, a single spotlight only on her, were accompanied by the constant camera flashes all around the arena as if a hundred fireflies were circling her, making the performance truly magical. And when Ashley Fink as Lauren Zizes told Mark Salling (Noah “Puck” Puckerman) to “Get over here,” during “Fat Bottomed Girls,” every girl in the audience wished they were her.
While being as unbiased as possible, I have to say that this was one of the greatest concerts I have been to, vocally and entertainment-wise – the only criticism I have was that it ended way too soon after it began. I give it a four and a half stars out of five – good job Glee club!
On-screen siren Anne Hathaway is following in the footsteps of many musical stars before her – by appearing on hit show Glee!
Popeater is reporting that Glee creator Ryan Murphy confirmed Hathaway’s appearance just after the series took home the Golden Globe for best Comedy or Musical last night.
“She created her own character, and we ran into her, and I said ‘Really?’” Murphy said. “She said ‘Yes!’ so we’re going to do that. We love her.”
Murphy’s announcement was still fresh news to most of the cast, who heard about the appearance mere minutes before it was announced to the public. Amber Riley, who plays divalicious Mercedes on the show, only got 10 minutes notice.
But most excited of all about Hathaway’s appearance is Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel on the show.
“Can you imagine a family with myself, Mike O’Malley, Julie Andrews, and Anne Hathaway?” he gushed. “That’s one hell of a family!”
We hate to be a downer, but maybe Glee should stop putting so much money into getting guest stars and spend more time building an actual, sustainable plot that lasts more than one episode? We love Anne Hathaway but Glee is more like a revolving door of “substitute teachers” than an actual show!
It was a big night for showbiz as Hollywood’s most talented gathered in Los Angeles for the 2011 Golden Globes. The ever-hilarious Ricky Gervais hosted, bringing his trademark barbed quips and off-the-cuff jokes to the stage as the room celebrated the most inspired productions of the year.
Big winners included The Social Network, who took home the awards Best Director, Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Musical Comedy Glee also took home a bucketful of globes, including one for fan favourite Chris Colfer’s performance on the show.
But the most buzzed-about win of the night was Natalie Portman’s statue for her work in Black Swan, the Darren Aronofsky thriller about a ballerina driven mad by her role in the classic ballet Swan Lake.
We’re pretty unhappy that Christopher Nolan’s Inception didn’t fare very well, but you can’t win ‘em all, right?
Click HERE for a full list of last night’s winners and losers!
Glee creator Ryan Murphy says Kurt, played by Chris Colfer, will be getting a boyfriend in the show’s second season, reports Perez Hilton. They are reportedly looking for a male version of Amber Riley’s Mercedes character to pair up with Kurt.