19 pop culture facts


Taylor Swift’s favorite song lyric of all time is “I had some dreams, they were clouds in my coffee” from Carly Simon’s 1972 hit “You’re So Vain.” Swift is a huge fan of Simon, so much so that he took her out on his Red tour in 2013 to perform “You’re So Vain”. It was an iconic moment in music history, and a performance that has never, ever Get out of my head.


Carrie Fisher and Penny Marshall, who became BFFs when they dated Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel in the ’70s, were known for throwing a legendary joint birthday party every October. They celebrated their birthdays together (both in October, both Libras!) and had some of the wildest experiences with A-list celebrities like David Bowie and Barbra Streisand. In the rosie o’donnell show, Fisher and Marshall revealed that David Bowie crashed one of their parties and that the guest list started with 60 people but gradually grew to 400 as the years went by.


Whitney Houston was a producer of The princess’s Diary Y The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, and treated everyone on set (especially those younger than her) with genuine love and respect. BuzzFeed Community user dianaquinn recalled her wholehearted encounter with Houston on the set of the princess diaries 2. “My mom worked on set for the sequel and she mentioned it was my birthday,” she said. “Whitney took some of the balloons that can be seen on the screen during Mia’s bachelorette party and told her to give them to me as gifts. It was the best birthday ever!”


Harry Styles wrote the very creepy “With you all the time” for do not worry honey in just 5 minutes. The song, which Florence Pugh’s character Alice hums over and over in the film, has a creepy tune that personally made me uncomfortable in the movie theater. In an interview with Variety, director Olivia Wilde said that she had a phone call with Styles about the “trigger song” Pugh’s character would sing. “Five minutes [after our first call], he sent me a model from his piano and that was what was left in the film. She called me up and said, ‘What’s up with this?’ And I was like, ‘Yeah, that’s it, and it’s really crazy that you did that in five minutes.


Jennifer Lopez has a custom (usually stunning) Swarovski glass made for whatever project she’s working on right now. About the Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers Podcast The BodybuildersYang recalled this when working with Lopez on saturday night live. “She was in Ego [Nwodim]office of, and she and I were talking. We were like, ‘Oh my gosh, J.Lo, we love your mug!’ and she said, ‘I make one for each project.’ It’s full of Swarovski crystal.” D’Arcy Carden, who was a guest on the episode, said that Lopez had a “little pomegranate” in her cup when they filmed the next movie. forced marriage together.


Lily Tomlin, the ultimate queen of comedy, the legendary Frankie Bergstein of grace and frankieis the voice of Ms. Frizzle from The magic school bus! In an interview with Vanity Fair, he said: “I was very happy I did it because it was wonderful. [play] a female science teacher. People in our family had young children at the time, and they would sit in the living room with me and watch Mrs. Frizzle come in. They would listen to it, they would look at me, they would look back and say: ‘Now your Say it!'” In the 1996 episode “Holiday Special”, Tomlin from 9 to 5 co-star Dolly Parton even guest-starred as Mrs. Frizzle’s cousin, Murph.


Tyler James Williams, who plays Gregory in Abbott Elementaryis actually the star of the 2000s TV show. Everybody hates Chris. His iconic, frustrated looks on abbot they feel so similar to the ones he made when he was a kid. Other Abbott Elementary actor from your favorite childhood movie/tv show, you ask? Lisa Ann Walter, who plays Melissa, is Chessy from The parent trap (This cast that’s brilliant beyond brilliant makes me love the show even more.)


When Zoë Kravitz was a kid running errands with her mom (the iconic Lisa Bonet), Lisa would embarrass her by screaming “The Sound of Music.” “My mom used to do this really embarrassing thing when I was a kid: We’d come out of a grocery store and we’d be in the parking lot, and she’d start singing ‘The Sound of Music’ on [an] opera voice,” Kravitz told Rolling Stone. “She loved how embarrassed he was. She’d do something that she’d think was embarrassing, and if I told her that she thought it was embarrassing, she’d start yelling, ‘The hills are aliveeeeee’ and I’d be like, ‘Noooooo!'”


Actresses Nicole Kidman, Katie Holmes and Mimi Rogers were at one point married to Tom Cruise. Fun fact: They were all 34 when they divorced Cruise.


James Avery, aka Uncle Phil from The prince of Bel Air, had a deep admiration for jazz music. He had posters of Billie Holiday and Charlie “Bird” Parker in his dressing room. She gave DJ Jazzy Jeff a stack of jazz CDs and they spent hours together in Avery’s dressing room listening to music.


Ernest H. Shepard, the renowned illustrator of the winnie the pooh books, he had a daughter just as famous in the publishing world. Her daughter, Mary Shepard, was best known for illustrating the Mary Poppins series of books (talent did run in the family!).


When Julie Andrews won the Oscar in 1965 for Mary Poppins, brilliantly thanked Warner Bros. head Jack Warner in his acceptance speech. Andrews was available to film Mary Poppins because he cast Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle in My beautiful lady (The role of Andrews originated on Broadway in 1956.)

Here is Andrews as Eliza Doolittle in the Broadway production of My beautiful lady (1956) vs. Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle in the film version of My beautiful lady (1964):


Carlos Santana was so high on LSD during his Woodstock Festival performance in 1969 that he thought his guitar neck was a snake. In an interview, Santana recalled, “The guitar neck started shaking like a snake, and I was like, ‘Uh-oh.’ I started making faces because I was trying to keep it tame, you know?”


In the 2022 TV series your own league, there was a recurring gesture in which D’Arcy Carden bowed. Carden’s character, Greta Gill, was seen punching her teammates’ butts whenever something exciting happened. According to your own league writer Desta Tedros Reff, Gill’s slaps on the butt were completely makeshift by D’Arcy Carden (his MIND!).


Queen Latifah believes that the premise for Friends was taken directly from his ’90s sitcom that aired just the year before, living single. In a 2016 interview, Queen Latifah (who played Khadijah James) said, “When living single came out, Warren Littlefield, who was the president of NBC, [was asked] If you could have any program on television what would it be? And he said living single. Next thing you know, here it comes Friends – which was an amazing show, and they did a great job with it. So if you’re going to rock, that’s the way to do it.”


At Big Sean’s house (which used to be owned by Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash), he has a custom nightclub in the basement. He was already there when he moved in and made some slight changes from Slash’s original setup. He kept the black interior, the stripper pole, and the skull lights, but redecorated most of the space. He even replaced the sofas because he “didn’t know what the hell [Slash] I was doing down here.”


In 2018, Lauryn Hill was the most sampled artist of the year. Cardi B sampled her 1998 hit “Ex-Factor” for her song “Be Careful,” and Drake sampled the same song for her hit “Nice for What.” About a month after Drake’s “Nice for What” became a huge hit thanks to her sample, Hill tipped Drizzy at one of her concerts. She remixed her own version of “Nice for What” at the Apollo Theater (where she once got booed as a teenager in 1987), and rapped these lyrics: “Look, this is ‘Ex-Factor,’ took the sample. Mi La shit is classic, here’s an example.”


Oprah absolutely loved The Mary Tyler Moore Show when she was 20 years old and wanted to be Mary Tyler Moore’s character, Mary Richards, when she grew up. She even had an “O” hanging in her apartment, just like Mary’s legendary “M.”


And before each sex and the city episode, Kim Cattrall always came prepared with a variety of different angles and suggestions to see what would fit best for Samantha and the man she was having sex with. She said, “In the sex scene with the firefighter, I suggested, ‘Let me orgasm to the sound of a fire engine, let me try different things.’ You don’t know if one is going to be too much or not enough, so which is good for [the SATC crew] have some options.

All the men who ended up filming sex scenes in sex and the city he used a cup so nothing would show on the screen. The glasses were labeled “KC,” Kim Cattrall’s initials.

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