Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner Finally Meet + More News for Monday

Plus, find out what Demi Moore had to say about the man found dead in her pool.

Prepare to lose your s—t. Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox, the closest people Earth has to actual goddesses, finally met in person this weekend. What a glorious present.

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The beautiful trans women brushed arms at a private screening of Caitlyn’s new E! docuseries I Am Cait, which premieres July 26. “@caitlynjenner and I finally met in person at a special private advance screening of #IAmCait. #TransIsBeautiful #girlslikeus #caitlynjenner,” the Orange is the New Black actress wrote in an Instagram post Sunday.

Here’s hoping this is the start of a fantastic, life-giving friendship. This is the literal definition of “en route to slay your faves.”

Unfortunately, we’ve got some devastating news for you today:

  • The Godfather star Alex Rocco died Saturday at the age of 79. [Variety]
  • This is so scary. A 21-year-old man was found dead in Demi Moore’s Beverly Hills home pool Sunday, and the actress is finally commenting on the incident. “I am in absolute shock,” she said. “I was out of the country traveling to meet my daughters for a birthday celebration when I got the devastating news. The loss of a child is an unthinkable tragedy and my heart goes out to this young mans family and friends. I ask that you please respect the privacy of all concerned during this sensitive time.” [PerezHilton.com]
  • Today’s other topics:

  • In a new interview with Vanity Fair, Rachel Dolezal asserts that she still identifies as black. “I’m not confused about that any longer,” she told the publication. “I think the world might be—but I’m not.” [Vanity Fair]
  • Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck racked in $30.2 million at the box office this weekend, surpassing 2011’s Bridesmaids in debut stats. Ant-Man occupied the No.1 spot this weekend. [Forbes]
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