24 of the Funniest Tweets from December 21, 2023
Not satisfied with tanking the legacy of one iconic studio, David Zaslav has his eyes on bringing a second into the fold. While still in the very early stages, there are talks of a big Hollywood merger that would bring Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount under one roof. Zaslav met with Paramount CEO Bob Bakish earlier this week to discuss the potential merger and the various ways the deals could play out. So one day you could find yourself watching a crossover event between The White Lotus and Billions on a combined streaming service that will probably be named something that rolls right off the tongue like “Max Paramount+ with SHOWTIME.”
In other entertainment news, despite Regina George doing car commercials in Japan, Rachel McAdams had no real interest in doing Walmart commercials in America. The actress told Variety that commercials “didn’t feel like (her) bag,” which explains why she didn’t appear in Walmart’s series of Black Friday ads featuring Mean Girls OGs like Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried and Lacey Chabert. The kicker? McAdams might have been involved had she known it was going to be a Mean Girls reunion, but she found out that part much later. The actress would have preferred to be in the upcoming movie-musical-movie and there were talks with Tina Fey on how to make it happen, but ultimately none of those ideas panned out.
Meanwhile, the timeline has offered us some more gems that have had us in stitches. Today’s funniest tweets include those about a pressing question for Mount Rushmore, the most biblically accurate nativity scenes and a DVD collection only a father could love.