Last Lap: Is A Friends Reunion In The Works?

Who picked out Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel’s engagement ring? Who’s joining Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan at Cannes next month? And what’s in store for the new season of MTV’s Awkward?

  • Rumors have been circulating that there will be a Friends reunion on NBC soon to mark the ten year anniversary of the series finale. However, Jennifer Aniston squashed those rumors when she appeared on Ellen this week and suggested that Matthew Perry was starting them. []
  • Former Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel debuted her engagement ring on the red carpet last night. The actress also gushed about how fiance and Mad Men co-star Vincent Kartheiser picked the ring out all by himself. [US Weekly]
  • The line up for this year’s Cannes Film Festival has finally being announced. Joining The Great Gatsby at the Croisette will be Matt Damon’s Beyond the Candelabra, Justin Timberlake’s Inside Llewyn Davis, and Ryan Gosling’s Only God Forgives. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Awkward is back! MTV’s hit teen series returned this week and star Ashley Rickards dished to MTV News about what to look forward to this season. Apparently “Jenna’s going to go to a whole new level of dark” and there will be make outs!

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