Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:
- Kathy Griffin has been widely criticized for a gory photo shoot with Donald Trump's (fake) head
- Then she apologized
- But President Trump didn't accept Griffin's apology
- Neither did First Lady Melania Trump
- And now CNN has fired Griffin
- Lebanon has officially banned 'Wonder Woman' over star's Israeli heritage
- Olivia Newton-John has a new cancer diagnosis; her June shows are postponed
Ah, writers, full of dedication and angst, humor and self-awareness, confidence and nerves. And that's on a good day.
It's just not always out there for the whole world to see.
But as the recent standoff between the Writers Guild of America and the major networks and studios approached Monday's midnight deadline, and then passed it, those traits were the perfect recipe for social-media goodness, served up with the hashtag #wgaunity.
This is what it looked like on Twitter:
There were serious and celebratory comments as well, especially after a deal was reached.
Some people found unexpected perks.
And there was this ...
Then, after the sun rose Tuesday, it was back to work — in a very good mood, it seems.
"After weeks of tension and overuse of the word 'looming,'" Diablo Cody posted on her personal Facebook page. "I'm super psyched to be going to work today. #WGAUnity."
But there's always That One Guy ...
Oh, we're joshin' — he'd gotten the memo. Just in time, of course.