Rihanna Is a Space Witch + More Celebrity Sorcery From This Week

MAGIC.

Has this week felt weird to you? Have you stepped in gum more than usual? Did you trip walking into your office yesterday–even though you wore flats? Don’t worry, we feel the weirdness, too. But it has nothing to do with you. There is no bad karma in the air. The reason is simple: celebrity witchcraft.

Something is brewing over in Hollywood, and it’s chock-full of dark magic. The spells A-listers are casting have thrown off everyone’s energy, hence your current gum-in-shoe problem. These are some of the witchiest pop culture moments of the week. Once you read them, every s–ty thing that happened to you on Monday will make sense. The answer is always–without fail–witches.

  • The Academy’s magic wand shoots blanks.

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    In an attempt to increase the diversity of its voting body, The Academy added 683 new people. Forty-six percent of the newbies are female, and 41 percent are people of color. However, even still, the general makeup of The Academy remains mostly white old men. Back to the spell book.

  • Blac Chyna officially joins the Kardashian Koven.

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    She partied with the gals for Khloe’s birthday on Monday. That’s Koven speak for, “We’re blood sisters now.”

  • Iggy Azalea uses an incantation (security footage) to cast Nick Young out of the kingdom.

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    Azalea cut things off with Young two weeks ago, and we now know why: He cheated on Azalea in their home…and she caught it on tape. “I broke up with Nick because I found out he had brought other women into our home while I was away and caught them on the security footage,” Azalea revealed on Twitter Thursday (June 30).

  • Kendall Jenner and Jaden Smith cast spells in London.

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    Here is the photographic evidence.

  • Rihanna is most definitely a space witch.

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    Her new video for “Sledgehammer,” where she plays a galactic princess, proves it.

  • Samuel L. Jackson proves he is the ultimate warlock.

    By having a jacket lined with his own face.