First Dibs: Did Amanda Bynes Go Nuts Because Of Weed?

Why is Katherine Heigl suing Duane Reed? Did an unknown actress steal a Star Wars role from Lupita Nyong’o? How can you catch The Rock in Hercules first?

  • Amanda Bynes’ mother is claiming that Bynes never had a mental illness of any kind and that her erratic behavior was caused by marijuana. Bynes is reportedly clean of all drugs and medication now. [US Magazine]
  • Katherine Heigl is suing Duane Reed for $6 million. The drug store chain’s offense? They tweeted a photo of her leaving one of their stores and said that she shopped there. [Celebitchy]
  • Maisie Richardson-Sellers is an Oxford-educated British stage actress who may or may not have just landed a role in Star Wars: Episode VII. If she has been cast, it would most likely mean that she beat out Lupita Nyong’o for the part of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s mixed race descendent. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • The Rock is back on big screens as an older take on the mythic hero Hercules and you can catch a sneak peek of the film if you tune in for the MTV Movie Awards this weekend. [MTV News]

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