Pop Culture Fix: Sarah Paulson Agrees the “American Crime Story” Fat Suit Wasn’t a Great Idea

One thing I’ve been doing lately is ordering stickers off of Etsy because it supports indie creators and it isn’t expensive and now there’s always a little something cute coming in the mail to look forward to! I’ve got a couple of Stardew Valley stickers coming today including a little bisexual Junimo for my sister! What I also have coming today is your Monday Pop Culture Fix!

+ Sarah Paulson’s doing press for her upcoming role as Linda Tripp in Impeachment: American Crime Story, and she agrees that choosing to wear a fat suit wasn’t the best idea.

+ Related — Monica Lewinsky hired a therapist to sit with her while she oversaw scenes for Impeachment: American Crime Story.

+ Here’s the official teaser for Kristen Stewart’s turn as Princess Diana in Spencer.

+ Good read from Emily VanDerWerff over at Vox: Nothing changes on The White Lotus — that’s the point.

+ Watch Evan Rachel Wood pointedly cover “You Get What You Give,” a song that famously ends with Marilyn Manson’s ass-kicking.

+ The Baby-Sitter’s Club will be back for season two on October 11th, and first look photos are starting to drop. Carmen was inconsolable seeing Mallory without glasses!

+ Ashley Nicole Black radiates joy in the writers room for Ted Lasso.

+ Halsey’s rock album is perfect alchemy.

+ Betty Who sounds off on Britney Spears and not fitting in.

+ Never Have I Ever star Lee Rodriguez is tired of coming out.

+ Alexandra , Jeremy Luke and Mickey Rourke are set to star in the new movie Replica about “an African American trans woman who has journeyed cross-country from her small Mississippi hometown to California in pursuit of her dream to be an actress.”

+ Manifest will be back for a fourth season on Netflix.

+ RuPaul’s Drag Race queen Gigi Goode comes out as trans-nonbinary.

+ “Anime was a safe space”: On magical girls, damaged villains, and trans adolescence.

+ Kevin Can F*ck Himself has been renewed for a second season at AMC.

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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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  1. heather i have been doing the same thing with enamel pins and it is such a joy! sadly there are not nearly enough stardew valley enamel pins though.

  2. It’s interesting to learn that Sarah Paulson is in fact wearing only 5 pounds of padding… I’ve probably worn leather jackets that were heavier than that.

  3. “While en route to Los Angeles, Tonya accidentally gets stranded in the suburbs of Los Angeles and becomes engulfed in a gritty world after being introduced to Mickey (Luke), a neo Nazi low-level meth dealer. But to both of their surprise, they begin falling in love.”

    Sounds a little out there but I’m watching it anyway

  4. They’ve gotta make Kristy gay this season, right? First episode is an adaptation of ‘Kristy and the Snobs’ and I just feel that her conflict with Shannon would be so perfect as enemies to friends to crushes! Kristy Thomas is gay and I know this IN MY BONES.

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