LINKS! Ruby Rose as Catwoman, Kendall Jenner modeling topless, Kathleen Turner’s blind item…

Ruby Rose as Catwoman

JEZEBELRuby Rose is going to play a lesbian Batwoman in a show for the CW next year — I’m conflicted about this because while a lesbian Catwoman makes perfect sense, Ruby Rose has always seemed more like a personality than an actress? I also hope Ruby doesn’t have to cover her tattoos (which kind of contradicts what I just said but 2018 has bigger problems than that)

THE BLEMISHAnd here’s Kendall Jenner modeling topless for another magazine

VOXKathleen Turner’s fire-breathing Vulture interview contains one of the juiciest blind items in some time: Her 20-year disdain for a “Very famous Hollywood actress” who Turner says has been playing the same role for the last 20 years. Enjoy this primer on who the actress might be

CELEBITCHYDonald Trump might need someone to explain to him forest fires and the fighting of forest fires, among other things

PAJIBASpeaking of which, here is yet another reminder that David Tennant was the best Doctor

THE BLASTThis is just some nice pictures of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson strolling about gently while on vacation in Italy and having a nice time

THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUPThe Duggar family found a new way to monetize the women in their family who are too young to marry off: they’re having the girls record an album of (decidedly non-secular) songs. The official family statement showered the girls with the most damning possible praise: Their “personalities are like the four oldest girls on repeat.”

REALITY TVHere is an unusual reality TV ratings fact that surprised even reality TV-seasoned me: Below Deck Mediterranean draws more viewers than any Real Housewives franchise on the air currently

DLISTEDMel B and Stephen Belafonte’s divorce is finalized — she’s paying him $5,000 a month in child support and $15,000 a month in spousal support, and he’s avoiding the white-hot glare of Spice Girls fans whenever he steps out in public from now ’til death

LAINEY GOSSIPHas it only been two years since Angela Jolie and Brad Pitt announced their separation? Because it sure as sh!t feels a lot longer

(Photo credit: Ruby Rose as Catwoman via @ParisaMichelle /

John Sharp is a Starcasm’s chief editorial correspondent-at-large. Tips: E-mail at or send on Twitter at @john_starcasm.

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