One question was on everyone's mind at last night's red carpet before the Oscars, aside from "How awesome is Jennifer Lawrence?" People wanted to know why Kristen Stewart showed up to the big event on crutches.
We heard some rumors about broken glass, but it all sounded a little suspicious to us, so we went to our own inside source, Kristen's "Twilight" co-star Peter Facinelli, to see what he knew about the incident.
"That's what I wanted to know from you," Peter told MTV News. "I don't know [what happened to Kristen]. I was nowhere near her. I didn't push her or anything. I didn't do it. It wasn't me. I just saw her on crutches. I have to text her and find out what happened. She's not clumsy. Bella's clumsy. It's just a movie."
The first stage of loss is denial, and Rachel Berry found herself smack-dab in the middle of it during last night's episode of "Glee." She had just choked during her NYADA try-out, and prom became her next big goal. It was "OK" that she didn't get to follow her dreams. She subbed in smaller ones like the dance, nationals and her wedding.
Speaking of prom, Brittany was supposed to do a lot of the planning, since she is class president—a fact everyone in both the fictional and real world totally forgot about. Figgins threatened to get rid of the position altogether if Brittany didn't get her butt in gear and start planning. Her first dance-related decision came when she changed the theme to dinosaurs, a truly inspired choice.
It was finally NYADA Day on "Glee"! So many internal monologues and tense conversations between Kurt and Rachel have led up to this very moment, and Ms. Rachel Berry was ready. There was no way she could choke now.
Wait. The episode was called "Choke"? She's probably going to choke.
But before that all happened, there were a few more obligatory storylines to get through.
Puck hasn't had anything to do in a while, but in this latest episode, he got a whole subplot to himself. With graduation looming, Noah Puckerman was coasting to a cap and gown. Always the concerned friend, Finn overheard him tell a sophomore that "gowns are for ladies, and tassels are for strippers." Puck was serious about graduating, but it was going to take passing his European geography exam to get him to the podium. A little canoodling with his geography teacher didn't help, as she resisted his mohawked charms, so he channeled his rage into the Alice Cooper classic "School's Out."
What has it been, a week since the last tribute episode? We all knew that it was coming, and last night "Glee" did an entire episode dedicated to the late Whitney Houston. New Directions did not take the singer's passing well, and two months on, they were still spontaneously breaking out into "How Will I Know" and placing an empty spotlight on the stage.
Will took the prolonged grieving period as a sign of something more. He told Emma that he believed the mourning had to do with the kids' fear of leaving high school. He was wrong.
And they told him so. Will suggested that the week's lesson be about Whitney and learning to let go. Sam brought up the singer's "problems," but Mercedes dismissed him and that entire aspect of Whitney's life immediately.
"Glee" did the world a favor this week when it decided to use the soundtrack from "Saturday Night Fever" as the source of all this week's songs. The album is a true classic, and it made for one of the most deserved tribute episodes. The 45-minute episode packed in eight songs and nearly as many storylines, so buckle up. It's dancin' time.
The episode, titled "Saturday Night Glee-ver," began with a no-explanation musical number from Blaine, as they all should. It so happens that the theme for nationals this year is "vintage," because the competitive show choir association didn't feel like coming up with anything more creative than that. Will reminisced about the time he went all the way to nationals singing disco, so he decided that's what the New Directions are going to do. I guess no one told Will that disco died in 1979.
Shake off those cobwebs, "Glee" fans! After seven whole weeks of hiatus, the song and dance machine is back, and things are a little different.
First off, the blessed nuptials of Finn and Rachel did not take place thanks to Quinn's driving-while-texting accident.
Oh, did you forget about Quinn's driving-while-texting accident? Well, Quinn remembered it well, and it gave her a new lease on life. She didn't want the chair to affect her, calling her first day back at school "the happiest of her life." She was so happy, in fact, that she broke out with Elton John's "I'm Still Standing" with Artie. And good news, guys: Quinn said she's determined to be out of the chair by nationals, which looked like it hurt Artie.
You definitely get the feeling that Quinn is trying to convince herself of something. Artie was definitely catching on to that, but Quinn insisted she wasn't like him. Harsh, dude.
The trailer for "Katy Perry: Part of Me" dropped last night, and maybe it's just us, but something definitely looks familiar. There are sparks, slo-mo and a super-dramatic entrance, and you know what? It kind of looks like the trailer for a few of the 3D concert movies we've seen recently: Bieber, Miley, Jo Bros and "Glee."
We took a scientific approach—as we always do—and broke down each 3D concert movie trailer to see just how similar they are to the new one for "Part of Me." The results were intriguing...and in slow motion with sparks flying in the background.
What began as—I have to assume—an attempt to address the issue of teen suicide, along the lines of the "It Gets Better" campaign, instead became an over-stuffed and trivialized account of an actual problem real people face every day, during last night's "On My Way," a very special episode of the Fox musical series.
Sebastian, the evil Warbler, who exists for no other reason except to create just enough conflict to begin an episode and excuse Darren Criss during a stint on Broadway, showed up at the coffee shop to ruin Kurt and Rachel's wedding dress shopping time. He crudely Photoshopped a picture of Finn nude and in heels, a truly horrific image, and attempted to use it as leverage to get Rachel out of Regionals. Finn told the group that he wanted to BEAT HIM UP, before trying to storm off to do so, a threat no one—Finn included—ever really believed.
If you wondered last week why Dave Karofsky showed up out of nowhere and for no reason at all, you got your answer. The writers brought him back to introduce a teen suicide storyline. As telegraphed last week, Karofsky's new buddies found out he is gay and bullied him relentlessly. During a harrowing sequence, he discovered more bullying online and changed into his suit to hang himself.
After several weeks of kinda lackluster episodes, "Glee" delivered a much-improved hour, thanks mostly to turns by Jeff Goldblum and Brian Stokes Mitchell as the long-teased Mr. and Mr. Berry. Finally, the character of Rachel makes perfect sense.
The episode kicked off with Sugar Motta—who I will remind you is a character on the show—inviting everyone to her couples-only Valentine's Day party. The problem was that both Artie and Rory wanted to take Sugar to the party, as if it wasn't something entirely invented for the episode.
Hilariously, Rachel's dads lured both their daughter and Finn to the school auditorium with a note from Mandy Patinkin. They knew about the engagement and, as usual, offered their unwavering support for their daughter. Both Goldblum and Mitchell fell right into their characters without resting on stereotypes.
What did we just watch? I know time passed because the depression in my couch grew deeper and the bottle of wine next to me was empty, but I have almost no memory of the hour I spent watching "Glee." Which is probably for the best since my notes about the cover of "Sexy and I Know It" seem to be entirely made up of demonic verses in Latin. Best not to reflect on that.
Anyway, this week's episode opened with the purposely insensitive scene in Will's Spanish class. You do have to hand the writers one thing with the new episode. They finally acknowledged that there was no way Will Schuester would be a competent Spanish teacher, so he enrolled in night courses taught by none other than Ricky Martin.