ADELE HIGHLY RECOMMENDS NEW BRITISH TV SERIES Adele is all about the new HBO’s new series I May Destroy You, which she has been binge-watching. It’s “the best thing I’ve seen on British TV for yeaaaarssss!!,” the singer enthuses about “I May Destroy You.” “Go watch it on iplayer right now. It’s wholesome, uncomfortable, hilarious but terribly sad and then awkward…and then it makes you cough a bit for no reason and also makes you go put the kettle on, for no reason.” Directed by and starring Michaela Coel, “I May Destroy You” explores the question of sexual consent in contemporary life and how, “in the new landscape of dating and relationships,” while making the distinction between “liberation and exploitation.”
LIL NAS X, KING PRINCESS & MORE STAR IN GUCCI’S ‘OFF THE GRID’ SUSTAINABLE FASHION LINE: Gucci has announced its first-ever sustainable fashion line, Gucci Off the Grid, with the help of stars such as Lil Nas X, King Princess, Jane Fonda and more. The new eco-friendly fashion line comes as part of Gucci’s Circular Lines initiative, which supports the circular production of sustainable fashion. In the video clip for Gucci’s new campaign, Lil Nas X, King Princess and Fonda are joined by Japanese artist Miyavi and environmentalist David Mayer de Rothschild as they build a massive tree house in the middle of a bustling city. The line is comprised of various sizes of bags, purses, and wallets, as well as six pairs of shoes, three hats, two pairs of pants, and three different jackets.
PHARRELL HELPS MAKE JUNETEENTH A HOLIDAY IN VIRGINIA: Pharrell joined Virginia Governor Ralph Northan in a press conference yesterday and declared that Juneteenth will become a paid holiday for state employees. Pharrell said, “From this moment on when you look up, you look at the vastness of the night sky. And you see those stars moving up there. Know that those stars are our African ancestors dancing.” He added, “They’re dancing in celebration because their lives are finally being acknowledged. And I can’t say it too many times up here today, a paid holiday. It’s not the end of it. It’s merely just the beginning. Their lives matter. Their descendants’ lives matter. Black lives matter in the eyes of the commonwealth.”