“I just want everyone to know that I was sober, extremely well behaved when a very stupid security guard went postal on me and then The Academy’s very stupid lawyer recommended a ‘private person’s arrest’ and I have grounds for a lawsuit against the Academy although I believe a public apology to me would be much better. I am OK and I have the Hollywood Police Stations support who very carefully and kindly photographed the bruises on my arms which this guard is responsible for doing.”
Police Cmdr. Andrew Smith explained the arrest thusly to the AP: “She was trying to get into the party and couldn’t get in.” Young was booked for “investigation of misdemeanor battery” and was released Monday after posting $20,000 bail. (Facebook; AP)
Uma Thurman is expecting her third child, the first with boyfriend Aprad Busson. (People)
Lucy Liu will play Watson in a new CBS show about Sherlock Holmes called “Elementary.” Jonny Lee Miller has been cast as the detective. (TV Line)
Robert California is set to retire, after the jump.
AnnaSophia Robb will play a young Carrie Bradshaw in the CW’s “Carrie Diaries.” (Deadline)
I don’t mean to alarm you, but when Starz’s contract with Netflix expires Thursday a boatload of good movies/TV shows are going away. If you need me, I’ll be watching “That Thing You Do!” over and over again. (TvandMoviesNow.com; Vulture)
Watch two Wed Anderson-directed commercials for Hyundai that aired during the Oscars below.