Taraji P. Henson Auditioned for Olivia Pope, Bradley Cooper Is Back on the Market + More in Last Lap

Taraji P. Henson says she tried out for Olivia Pope, Bradley Cooper and his model girlfriend are dunzo, a dominatrix claims she had a wild night with Michael Phelps, and more celebrity news.

  • Empire's Taraji P. Henson recalls her audition for Scandal: “When I went in to read for Shonda Rhimes, in my mind I was like, ‘This is Kerry Washington. Why am I even in here?’ It was hers; it was her job; and she’s great in it.” [Flavorwire]
  • After two years, Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse call it quits. [E!]
  • Dominatrix Kim Petro claims Michael Phelps paid $900 for a night together in 2013 when he wore women's panties and let her pee on him. [Daily Mail]
  • Julie Andrews reminisces about shooting The Sound of Music with Diane Sawyer. [ABC]
  • This man called into C-Span telling the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song as a story and it's amazing. [YouTube]
  • Does James Franco really take better selfies than Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner? Questionable.
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