Weekend News Roundup! The Tonys, Julius Caesar, and Lindsay Lohan’s Return to Television

Published June 12, 2017

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.   

• Kevin Spacey hosted the Tony Awards last night. Dear Evan Hansen took home six awards, including Best Musical, Best Performance in a Leading Role for a Musical for Ben Platt, and Best Original Score. Bette Midler, Cynthia Nixon, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Aronov, Gavin Creel, and Rachel Bay Jones also won acting awards. Best Revival of a Play went to Jitney; Best Revival of a Musical went to Hello, Dolly! Oslo won Best Play. [BBC]

• Delta Airlines pulled its funding for the Public Theater over a production of Julius Caesar. [Deadline]

• Lindsay Lohan will be back on television. The actor has joined the second season of the British TV show Sick Note, which stars Rupert Grint. [Variety]

• Wonder Woman topped the box office by for the second consecutive week. [BOM]

• Frank Ocean wore a Brad Pitt t-shirt at the Parklife Festival in Manchester, England, proving their admiration for one another is mutual. [The Fader]

• Alison Brie said she was asked to take her top off while auditioning for a bit part on Entourage early on in her career. Yuck. [EW]

• No one in the U.K. likes Donald Trump. [The Guardian]