5 Things You Need To Know In Pop Culture Today! (Feb. 26)

Here's a rundown of what's in the Pop Culture news this morning, corralled and curated for your viewing pleasure!

 

Fuller House Is Officially Available On Netflix, Carly Rae Jepsen's Version Of Theme Out

You can now officially watch Fuller House, and according to E!, it's full of throwback jokes. They even cataloged every throwback joke (and a little shade for the Olsen Twins)  from the first episode, which you can see here. You can also hear the full theme song sang by Carly Rae Jepsen below.

 

Apparently Daisy Ridley Can Sing!

Daisy Ridley is going to be recording a song with someone, according to J.J. Abrams. Daisy apparently told him that "On Saturday, this weekend, she is going to record a song with an unnamed person, but let's just say a massive superstar," according to E! She and Oscar Issac (Poe Dameron, The Force Awakens) sang "Baby It's Cold Outside" back in December during a Twitter chat, which WOW, both of them can sing! Someone get these two a Christmas Special for 2016.

Kelly Clarkson Reduces Everyone To Tears At Her Idol Return

Including herself and Keith Urban. She sang the song "Piece By Piece," which is a song about her father, and eventually her husband. The song was a stripped down version, and it's easy to see why everyone was crying. Heck, we're crying! She also says "I'm super pregnant" as she laughs off her tears.

 

Hey Look! It's Luke! Star Wars Begins Filming Again

Let's hope this time he's got more to say! NME reports that the filming has begun again and that security is going to be so strict - honestly, we're surprised that there was any BTS shots at all. They say there will be "round-the-clock security with reports estimating that the total cost of security will be $4.3 million," and some of that security will be drone involved.

 

Kate Winslet Was Told She'd Only Play The "Cute, Fat Best Friend Role" When Starting To Act

Um, OUCH! Talk about bullies! One of the most successful actresses of this day and age, Kate Winslet was always bullied by her weight.  According to People, Winslet was told "by a drama teacher that if I continued to be overweight I would really only get a chance to play the cute, fat best friend role or the ugly sister parts." Luckily she said that even after always feeling like she should give up, she just kept going for it and trying more roles. I mean, nobody could nail Rose from Titanic like Kate, let's be  honest. See her exclusive interview from People by clicking the picture below.

 

Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”