Good evening! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories.
1. The first trailer for the Freddie Mercury movie is here
Bohemian Rhapsody doesn’t arrive in theaters until November, but the trailer for the long-awaited biopic of the Queen frontman dropped Tuesday. The clip is our first glimpse of Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek rocking out on the stage, and fans approved. Read more>>
2. Writer Tom Wolfe dies
Wolfe, a founder of the New Journalism movement, in which true stories were treated like fiction, was 88. His books The Right Stuff and Bonfire of the Vanities were turned into movies. “Nothing fuels the imagination more than real facts do,” Wolfe told the AP in 1999. “As the saying goes, ‘You can’t make this stuff up.’” Read more>>
3. Lois Lane actresses pay tribute to Margot Kidder
A day after Kidder’s death was announced, Teri Hatcher, who played Lois Lane on TV’s Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman from 1993 to 1997, posted on Instagram that it was a “privilege” to have shared the role with her. Erica Durance, who portrayed Lane on TV’s Smallville for eight years, called Kidder “one kick ass lady.” Read more>>
4. Farrah Abraham has a wardrobe malfunction
The former Teen Mom star rocked a dress with a superhigh slit on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, and she ended up flashing the photographers. But don’t worry, she didn’t seem upset by it, as she retweeted several stories about the incident. Read more>>
5. Pauley Perrette tweets about ‘multiple physical assaults’
The former NCIS actress wrote on Twitter that she’s been the victim of more than one assault and that a “machine” is keeping her silent. Perrette’s final appearance on the CBS drama aired May 8. Read more>>
There is a "machine' keeping me silent, and feeding FALSE stories about me. A very rich, very powerful publicity "machine". No morals, no obligation to truth, and I'm just left here, reading the lies, trying to protect my crew. Trying to remain calm. He did it.
— Pauley Perrette (@PauleyP) May 13, 2018
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