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The Gillian Anderson Truth is Out There

ShutterstockGillianAndersonTCA2014We know how devoted fans of Gillian Anderson and The X Files are. So if any of you noticed something strange about photos of the actress at last month’s London Evening Standard Theater Awards, where she won Best Actress for her turn as Blanche Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire, Anderson has the explanation:

“My dress [by British couturier Nicholas Oakwell] was too big and I had to hold it up with my armpits all night. Hence all the pictures of me looking quite grumpy.”

This delightful quote is but one of many to be savored in a write-up by Evening Standard senior feature writer Nick Curtis. Anderson, having sat the night of the awards at a heavyweight table that also featured Benedict Cumberbatch, has since made plans to see The Imitation Game star’s forthcoming Hamlet.

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LAT In 90 Seconds

31866358-03175819.jpgPerson We’re Most Jealous Of Today: Deborah Netburn. That lucky so-and-so got get her fangirl on at Wondercon last week, where she heard Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny and X-Files creator/deity Chris Carter talk about the new X-Files film coming out this summer. Well, actually, she didn’t get to hear much. “The fans screamed throughout the whole 45 minutes.”

dfastex.jpegAnd You Thought Insurance Companies Just Got In The Way Of Life-Saving Medical Procedures: Turns out, they also have a terrible effect on Indie films. Maybe Hillary should refocus.

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Never Mind: Former GE exec Beth Comstock is now current GE exec Beth Comstock. The marketing chief who was sent to NBC Universal HQ two years ago, never really fit in, so she’s back at her previous post. That’s gotta be kinda weird for her.