The daily gossip: Dakota Johnson is a wedding crasher, Grimes is reportedly dating Chelsea Manning, and more

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1. Dakota Johnson is a wedding crasher

Meet one of America's top wedding crashers. Dakota Johnson played a game of "Never Have I Ever" with a bunch of other celebrities for W Magazine, and when the question of whether she's ever crashed a party or a wedding came up, the answer was … boy, has she ever. "I feel like I've done that a lot," Johnson said. "It's like one of my number one hobbies." The Fifty Shades of Grey star recalled being at the wedding of two complete strangers, who were quite confused to see her. "There I was, holding up the bride and groom in a chair, and they were just like, 'Who … what are you doing here?'" She's far from alone in this passion, though, as Andrew Garfield, Ariana DeBose, and Simon Rex all put down a finger, and Rex recounted his own anecdote. "I looked down off the balcony, and there was a wedding going on, and I'm like, 'That looks like fun,'" he said. "So I just went down there and I danced with people."

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2. Grimes is reportedly dating Chelsea Manning

Well, the past 24 hours have sure been a rollercoaster in the world of Grimes. Hours after a Vanity Fair profile on Thursday revealed the musician has a secret second child with Elon Musk, Grimes announced they've actually since broken up — and on Friday, Page Six reported she's moved on to dating Chelsea Manning. Yes, as in that Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking documents to WikiLeaks. "They're getting serious," a source told Page Six. "They U-Hauled it. They've been living together in Austin." The report pointed to a number of interactions the somewhat random pair has had on Twitter, including Manning replying "vouch" to multiple Grimes tweets. Grimes said that while she's not dating Musk anymore, he's still "my best friend and the love of my life;" she had called the Tesla boss "my boyfriend" in the Vanity Fair article and said they planned to have more children together. Neither Grimes nor Manning has confirmed Friday's ironically leaked news.

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3. Jussie Smollett repeatedly yells he's 'not suicidal' on his way to jail

Jussie Smollett went directly to jail on Thursday night, but not before having a bit of a meltdown in the courtroom. The Empire actor, who was convicted of lying to police about being the victim of a hate crime that he actually staged himself, was sentenced to 30 months probation, and a judge ordered him to spend 150 days of that sentence in county jail — starting immediately. After the sentence was read, Smollett flipped out and suggested he was worried someone would murder him behind bars and make it look like a suicide. "I am not suicidal," he yelled. "I am innocent, and I am not suicidal." He added, "If anything happens to me when I go in there, I did not do it to myself," and he continued to scream while being led out of the room. Prior to the sentencing, the judge spent about a half hour absolutely lambasting Smollett, at one point brutally telling him his "very name has become an adverb for lying."

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4. Alec Baldwin wanted to finish making 'Rust' after Halyna Hutchins' death

Must the show go on? Alec Baldwin thought so after the tragic Rust shooting. In a new filing on Friday, Baldwin once again denied responsibility for cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' death on the set of the film, this time arguing a clause in his contract prevents him from being financially liable. But it also revealed a new detail: after Hutchins was shot and killed on set, Baldwin wanted to finish making the movie. "Baldwin made an exhaustive effort to contact the Rust cast in the hope of acquiring their support to finish the film," the filing said. "He did so both with the intent of honoring Halyna's legacy by completing her last work and of compensating Hutchins and his son from the film's profits." In fact, the filing says Baldwin convinced the lead actors and the director, who was injured in the shooting. But these plans "have unfortunately broken down" now that Hutchins' widow is suing Baldwin. When paparazzi asked Baldwin in late October if the film would continue production, he said, "No, I doubt it."

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5. Rosalía had a texting mix-up with Harry Styles

We have some bad news for whoever has Rosalía's old phone number: you completely blew it with Harry Styles. On The Tonight Show, Rosalía and Jimmy Fallon bonded over an issue they've both had: changing their phone number, leading their friends to accidentally text a random person who gets their old one. Rosalía revealed this happened with Harry Styles, who texted her praising one of her songs as "so beautiful" but ended up inadvertently talking to a complete stranger. This person, who Styles still thought was Rosalía, texted back "I know my darling," leading Styles to reply "love it," and the fake Rosalía replied, "Love you." Styles then wrote back "love you toooooooo," only for the fake Rosalía to brutally reveal themselves. "Haha sorry," they wrote. "You're wrong. I don't know who you are." They added, "Don't bother me anymore. Good night." — probably the first time those words have ever been written to Styles in human history. Sharing screenshots of the messages with Rosalía on Instagram, Styles simply told her, "Your texts are confusing."


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