Pop Culture Fix: Demi Lovato Opens Up About Having 3 Strokes and a Heart Attack in “Dancing With the Devil” Trailer

Anyone else planning to stay up past their bedtime to watch Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open? I might have to take a quick nap first but I sure am gonna try! First, though: Your Wednesday Pop Culture Fix!


+ The official trailer for Demi Lovato’s Dancing With the Devil doesn’t pull any punches.

+ Viola Davis and Stacey Abrams on Oscar Season, politics and wielding their power as Black women.

+ Why Jodie Foster’s role in The Mauritanian is a rare one for the actor.

+ Black Lightning showrunner says Painkiller series will feature Thunder and Lightning.

+ Reign star Adelaide Kane comes out as bisexual on TikTok.

+ Lee Daniels on Billie Holiday’s legacy of activism.

+ Brandi Carlile on The Indigo Girls: “They’ve Never Asked for Credit, But They Deserve It”

+ Ahem.

+ Nahnatchka Kahn on working with Dwayne Johnson on Young Rock.

+ The story behind those Lady Gaga Oreos.

+ Regina King will star in a new Shirley Chisholm biopic from John Ridley.

+ Archie Panjabi has joined Snowpiercer for season three.

+ And finally, I’m not going to link to the conservative website, but this headline delighted me: New Blues Clues Is A Woke Puppy Peddling Gender Identity Propaganda.


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Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior writer who lives in New York City with her partner, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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