Afternoon Delight: Emma Roberts joins “American Horror Story: Coven,” “Forbes” power lists full of lesbian/bi celebs

Good afternoon everyone!

Happy birthday to Guinevere Turner, Joan Collins, Jewel, Lea DeLaria and Laurel Holloman!

Tony award winner Lea DeLaria posing with “Grey’s Anatomy” star Sara Ramirez

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Forbes has released its 2013 “World’s Most Powerful Women” list. Who ranked where? Spanx founder Sara Blakely came in at # 90 (she’s #1 on my list), Ellen DeGeneres placed at #51, Lady Gaga took #45, Angelina Jolie claimed the #37 spot and Hillary ‘My Dream Girl’ Clinton ranked at # 5.

Congratulations to DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi for making Forbes’ 2013 “World’s Most Powerful Couples” list!


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Speaking of Forbes, J Crew’s Creative Director Jenna Lyons and out New York politician Christine Quinn were featured in the magazine’s “10 Power Women In-The-Making: Women To Watch.”

Glee’s Lea Michele has signed a book deal for her memoir Brunette Ambition. The part-memoir-part-style-guide will be released in spring 2014. 

THR featured actress Robin Wright (The Princess Bride, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) in its Portraits of Netflix’s Stars. I’m digging her jacket.

Emma Roberts has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Coven. Roberts will play “self-involved party girl” who will probably die since everyone dies on this show.

And speaking of Roberts, the young actress teamed up with Jennifer Aniston for the comedy We’re the Millers. Fast forward to the 1:20 mark to see some lady-on-lady action!

 

Rooney Mara sat down with the Variety Studio to promote her new film Ain’t Them Body Saints.

 

What do you think of the poster for Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock’s cop-comedy The Heat? (I love how disheveled they both look.)

Out writer/comedian Karey Dornetto is sharing some powerful advice on Twitter.


Congratulations to new mom Rosemarie DeWitt! DeWitt (My Sister’s Sister) gave birth to a girl named Gracie James Livingston. (Whenever I see the name Dewitt I always think of Three’s Company’s Joyce DeWitt aka Janet Wood)

Darly Hannah will join forces with Kirsten Prout and Chloe Bridges for the independent film Offline.

On Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. Julie Goldman, Gloria Bigelow, Jackie Monahan and Jennie McNulty will be performing at free comedy show at the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club (1559 Spinnaker) in Ventura, CA.

Tonight at 9 p.m., out rocker Abisha Uhl (Girl/Girl Scene) and Sick of Sarah will be performing at 7th St Entry (701 N. 1st Ave) in Minneapolis, MN.

Tweet of the Day!

Out comedian Rosie O’Donnell posted this candid photo online with the caption, “There’s no business like show business.”

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