Pop Culture Fix: Watching Lizzo, Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez in the “Hustlers” Trailer Will Make Your Day

Welcome back to your weekly Pop Culture Fix, ya big gays! 


+ Nothing has prepared you for Lizzo, Constance Wu, Cardi B, Jennifer Lopez, Trace Lysette, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles, and Lili Reinhart in the Hustlers trailer. Our TV Team has collectively watched this one million times already.

+ Sara’s getting a superpower on the new season of Legends of Tomorrow.

+ OH MY.

+ “Because Ellen DeGeneres said ‘Yep, I’m gay,’ Jane Lynch tells ‘The Last Laugh’ podcast she didn’t have to: ‘She basically took one for the team.'”

+ Amanda Nunes won the highest pay at the UFC’s latest fight.

+ Hilarie Burton wants to play Megan Rapinoe’s girlfriend in a lesbian Christmas movie.

+ Orange Is the New Black‘s legacy for women of color.

+ How to Get Away With Murder‘s sixth season will be its last.

+ The Vita and Virginia trailer is finally here!

+ A Different World showrunner Susan Fales-Hill will showrun Lena Laithe’s new queer series, Twenties.

+ Euphoria has been renewed for a second season on HBO.

+ Lashana Lynch (of Carol and Maria Captain Marvel fame) will reportedly play 007 (but not James Bond) in the newest Bond movie!

+ Here’s your full list of 2019 Emmy nominees, including many of your faves and some really inexcusable snubs.

+ Beyoncé music video for her Lion King song, “Spirit,” is here!

+ Looks like the new Veronica Mars is gonna be great.

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle managing editor 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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20 Comments

    • Yeah, it seems like Elizabeth Debicki is well-cast – she’s at least trying with Woolf’s voice, and she looks great.

      But playing Vita a coquette is all wrong. I mean, sure, she went from one woman to the next, but she was either right into it, passionately, or over it and totally cold. Not a flirt as such. And she got progressively more butch as time went on, although of course she never stopped wearing silk blouses and pearls (and of course dressing up as the occasion required).

    • Me too, re Hustlers! I am totally here for those awesome women and the token white chick flex.

      I mean, I never thought I’d be looking forward to a movie with J Lo in it, but it looks like it’s a good vehicle for a change.

  1. I guess I need a full scene from Jennifer Lopez, but my mind is having a great, and very HOT, competition between her and Salma Hayek.

    That tiny bit with Constance Wu and the man in the truck? Some warm feelings there.

  2. Happy that Billy Porter is nominated as he’s doing an excellent job on Pose, but a huge snub that MJ Rodriguez, Indya Moore, and Dominique Jackson were not nominated.

  3. Well I was excited for Vita & Virginia until Ms Arterton showed up with her total lack of presence and that dreadful accent. Vita was nothing if not charismatic – Gemma, bless her, seems ill-equipped to carry this off.

    Here’s a recording of Vita reading her poem ‘The Land’. That voice!

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