8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Mar 28 2015

Ben Affleck and Bill Gates appeared before Congress to advocate for continued diplomatic and financial assistance in the Congo. Jennifer Garner and Violet Affleck supported the duo from the galley. (Vanity Fair)

Willie Nelson is launching his very own brand of weed called Willie's Reserve. (The Daily Beast)
Jennifer Lawrence's American Hustle character is at the center of a $1 million libel lawsuit between Paul Brodeur and Columbia Pictures over a questionable claim Brodeur, a real-life science writer, is alleged to have made in the film.  (The Hollywood Reporter

President Obama had a frank discussion about the illegal drug trade with The Wire creator David Simon. (The Daily Beast)

In his first interview since leaving One Direction, Zayn Malik said he plans to launch a solo career. (People

The Gilmore Girls reunion happening at the ATX Television Festival in June has added even more Stars Hollow residents, including Dean (Jared Padalecki), Luke (Scott Patterson), and Emily Gilmore (Kelly Bishop). (TV Line)

Actress Drea De Matteo's apartment was unfortunately destroyed in this week's explosion in New York City's East Village. (Variety)

The Anti-Defamation League is not laughing at the quiz Lena Dunham created for The New Yorker  titled "Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?" (The Hollywood Reporter

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