The daily gossip: Lindsay Lohan is expecting her 1st child, Jamie Lee Curtis' Oscar is 'a they/them' in honor of her trans daughter, and more

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1. Lindsay Lohan is expecting her 1st child

The star of The Parent Trap is about to be a parent. Lindsay Lohan has revealed she's pregnant, sharing the news via an Instagram photo of a onesie that says "coming soon." This will be her first child with husband Bader Shammas. The actress, who made a comeback last year with Netflix's Falling for Christmas, married Shammas last year, saying at the time, "I am the luckiest woman in the world." She previously noted that they planned to have children, telling Vogue he gave her a Cartier bracelet for Christmas that will "go to my daughter when we have kids." She now tells TMZ, "We are very excited for our new family member to arrive and we are looking forward to this next chapter of our lives!" Not to get too ahead of ourselves, but if someone wants to get cracking on writing a Freaky Friday legacy sequel where Lohan swaps places with her own kid, there's no time like the present.


2. Jamie Lee Curtis' Oscar is 'a they/them' in honor of her trans daughter

Jamie Lee Curtis' Oscar is living their truth. The actress showed off her brand spanking new Oscar on the Today show Tuesday, and when asked if she has named the award, the Halloween star announced, "In support of my daughter Ruby, I'm having them be a they/them. I'm gonna just call them 'them.' And they are doing great." Curtis has been hugely supportive of her daughter, previously telling AARP The Magazine she has "watched in wonder and pride as our son became our daughter Ruby," and she officiated Ruby's wedding. The actress told Today she was "very moved" by her Oscar win for Everything Everywhere All at Once, wiping away tears as she looked at footage of her acceptance speech for the first time. "For many people around the country, people are coming for them in really scary ways," Curtis acknowledged. "And so it's a hard time." And then, Curtis said while holding up her Oscar, "they showed up."

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3. Did Tom Cruise bail on the Oscars to avoid getting made fun of?

His mission was to smile along to jokes about himself, and he chose not to accept it. Tom Cruise surprisingly skipped Sunday's Oscars despite his movie Top Gun: Maverick being nominated for Best Picture, and a rep for the actor told People this was because he was busy filming Mission: Impossible. But Variety now reports "insiders had hinted that Cruise pulled out because he had caught wind that" Judd Apatow was helping to write Jimmy Kimmel's monologue. Apatow recently mocked Cruise in a monologue at the DGA Awards, including by brutally joking he had to sit on a "stack of phone books" to reach the flight controls in Top Gun. It turns out, though, Apatow didn't write for Kimmel's monologue after all. Meanwhile, the Daily Mail claims Cruise skipped the show because his ex-wife Nicole Kidman was going to be there. You'd think the threat of being slapped would appeal to someone with as much of a death wish as Cruise, but alas.


4. Tessa Thompson: 'I've never had a hamburger in my life'

Where's the beef? Not in Tessa Thompson's stomach. While speaking with Amelia Dimoldenberg at Vanity Fair's Oscar party, the Creed star revealed, "I've never had a hamburger in my life." While you might assume this is simply because she's a lifelong vegetarian, according to Thompson, that's not the case. "I eat other things," she noted. "I've just never had a hamburger." Dimoldenberg was blown away by this, wondering how it's even possible, but Thompson said it's the "only thing extraordinary that I can still claim." Well, it is now, as until recently, she had also never eaten eggs. "I had an egg recently, and I had never had one of those," Thompson said. Her review? Meh. "I don't think they're great," Thompson said of eggs. The actress previously told Ladygunn she has a "pugnacious attitude, so I love saying that I've never done something that's so pedestrian that everyone's done," an attitude that hopefully does not extend to activities like bathing and breathing.

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5. Florence Pugh and Andrew Garfield to star in a movie together after Oscars appearance

The movie gods heard your wish. Florence Pugh and Andrew Garfield presented together at Sunday's Oscars, and the mere image of the two standing side by side made Twitter explode and demand Hollywood pair them in a movie. "ANDREW GARFIELD AND FLORENCE PUGH JUST LOOK SO GOOD TOGETHER DIRECTORS TAKE NOTE," one extremely calm fan tweeted. Well, Deadline reports this is already happening. Pugh and Garfield are in negotiations to star in We Live In Time, which is "described as a funny, deeply moving and immersive love story." The plan is to shoot the movie later this year, the report said. To be clear, Deadline notes this project was already in the works prior to the Oscars, so it's not a response to the social media buzz, though we're still thinking one of the ceremony's most viral moments will lead Malala Yousafzai to be cast in Cocaine Bear 2.


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