When you think of a perfect summer read, you probably picture an actual book, but these social media posts are just as perfect for a lazy July/August day as that bestseller you’re only just getting around to cracking. There’s drama, flashbacks, great style, humour, and a family legacy in these eight celebrity posts. Plus, does your book have musical capabilities? Didn’t think so.
It’s like this: Instagram is a bunch of micro novels penned by your most beloved stars–like you’ve already established an emotional connections with the main characters! Grab some iced tea or lemonade or sangria, kick up your feet, and go for a scroll.
Does Kendall Jenner’s nude photo promote smoking?
What people are upset about is not the nudity, but the cigarette in her hand. Kendall even felt the need to clarify in the caption that she doesn’t smoke… she just holds one to look cool. Does this shot glamourize smoking? Kind of sort of yeah. It’s a gorgeous image, but why the smoke!?
Ashley Tisdale and Lea Michele sing a duet
YOU GUYS. Glee and High School Musical are such a natural fit, it’s a wonder no one thought to do this sooner. This is the best crossover ever and both girls are mega talented. Next up are Troy and Kurt, right?
— Ashley Tisdale (@ashleytisdale) July 25, 2017
Selena Gomez drops the video for Fetish and it’s kind of creepy
The song is a banger, and the video is beautiful. The cutesy look is perfectly matched with unsettling visuals, and the Lolita influence is obvious. That said, don’t try this at home, kids. Lipstick is not for eating.
Liam Hemsworth wishes Woody Harrelson a Happy Birthday
After the Hunger Games trilogy and going head to head in the western flick The Duel, these two obviously formed a bond, and Liam’s message is super sweet. How exactly does Woody Harrelson celebrate his birthday? Inquiring minds want to know.
Avril Lavigne posts a throws to her tie-wearing days
Avril’s style has never been more influential than it was during the time this photo was taken in the aughts. The tie, the sweatbands as bracelets–it’s all amazing, even if the guys’ hairstyles are all over the map. Rock on, Avril. Rock on.
Brie Larson rocks some fly fringe heels
If you think you’ve seen all the ways fringe can be done, think again, because Brie’s fab heels are kicking it up notch, no pun intended. It begs the question, if the shoes are this fun, what does the rest of the outfit look like?
Celine Dion wistfully caresses orchids on her private plane
Celine’s resurgence into the celebrity zeitgeist is the gift that keeps on giving. This shot of her pensively fondling some flowers on a private jet looks like the perfect setting for the music video she should definitely make.
Christina Aguilera’s son Max is her understudy
He’s still got a little work to do on that choreography, but he definitely makes up for it in stage presence and freestyle ability. He’s also mastered the classic water-bottle-as-a-microphone thing that all proper pop divas do in rehearsal. What a star.