George Clooney (PeekYou profile here), widely noted for his seemingly eternal and unrepentantly confirmed bachelorhood, is finally engaged to be wed; to humanitarian lawyer Amal Alamuddin (PeekYou profile here), whom he’s been dating for only a few months.
Ronda Rousey (PeekYou profile here), currently the biggest name in women’s MMA, and the undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion, is trending as we write this for recently saying that she could hold her own, in an MMA bout, against similarly undefeated boxing champ, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (PeekYou profile here).
Just starting to go viral right now is this terrific handheld phone video of television’s newest Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi (PeekYou profile here), greeting young fans during a break from filming the program’s upcoming season (to begin airing this fall).
Hollywood’s biggest, and most self-congratulatory night, The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, will take place — or has taken place, depending on when you’re reading this — on Sunday night (on ABC, 8pm ET).
Causing waves throughout the Web this weekend is the news that actor, Aaron Paul (PeekYou profile here), is in “serious talks” to reprise his role as Jesse Pinkman in the upcoming Breaking Bad prequel spinoff, Better Call Saul.
Former SNL head writer, cast member, and longtime Weekend Update host, Seth Meyers (PeekYou profile here), made his debut as the host of NBC‘s Late Night on Monday; taking the place of Jimmy Fallon who, of course, has made the ascent to hosting The Tonight Show.
Kate Hansen (PeekYou profile here), the American Olympic luger who recently gained attention for the video of her joyously preparing for a run by dancing to Beyoncé, is trending today for a considerably more nerve-wracking video, shot in her Sochi hotel.
While perhaps reduced to nothing more than a “Hallmark holiday” these days, bilking you out of your cash in the good name of proving your devotion to a significant other, and while its origins are arguably tied to the decadent and disturbing Roman feast of Lupercalia, suggesting that even in its least corrupt and commercialized form it’s still probably not a tradition worth upholding, today is all the same Valentine’s Day.