Afternoon Delight: Ellen Page is ready to direct, Ellen DeGeneres laughs her ass off


Good afternoon and happy Friday!

Happy birthday to Kathryn Newton, Mary Steenburgen, Stephanie Courtney, Mary McCormack and Susan May Pratt!

Actress Ellen Page will be taking her talents behind the camera. Page will make her directorial debut with Miss Stevens, starring Anna Faris. In the film “Faris will play a down-on-her-luck teacher who chaperones a high-school trip to the state drama competition.”

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Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks will co-star in the dark comedy The Big Shoe. (And yes, the story is about shoes.)

Mariska Hargitay shines on the cover of Ladies’ Home Journal. Hargitay revealed to the magazine that she loves her curvy body. We at AE also enjoy it.

For all of you Naya Rivera fans, check out an extended version of her Super Bowl M&M’s ad.


Ever consider coming out to your family on a Valentine’s Day post card? Just an option.

Our gay brother RuPaul created a vocal masterpiece called “Peanut Butter.” If you watch this video, I apologize ahead of time for all the male groin shots. (Karman and I might have to renew our wedding vows just so I can walk down the aisle to this song.)


On February 19 the lesbian film Stud Life will be debuting online via Wolfe Video. Watch the trailer for the erotic movie below.


Frances Conroy (aka the Angel of Death) has signed on for the third season of American Horror Story. This news makes me very happy.

Actress Viola Davis said she will not be playing anymore maid characters in the future. In an interview with CNN, Davis said, “People need to see an African American in the 21st century integrated in the life of this town and family who’s not in servitude.”

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Entertainment Weekly has a photo “style evolution” of Emily from Pretty Little Liars. Maybe I’m dense but I don’t see any difference in her looks.

Bisexual actress Nicol Paone (30 Rock, The Big Gay Sketch Show) posted an amazing photo of herself in a teen beauty pageant.

Items from the lesbian-owned clothing company Sloan & Tate are now available for purchase on the Barneys New York website. (I own some of their pieces and they run small so make sure to purchase a size up.)

Video of the Day!

Ellen DeGeneres makes millions of people laugh everyday, now it’s her turn. Watch the award winning talk show host bust a gut in this four-minute montage.

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