On this week’s episode of Variety’s video series “The Take,” hosts Clayton Davis and Elizabeth Wagmeister discuss the the latest trending Hollywood stories.

Joss Whedon finally broke his silence after the multiple allegations of a toxic work environment were expressed by “Justice League” stars Gal Gadot and Ray Fisher. His responses didn’t seem the help his case.

The Britney Spears case continues to unfold after a hearing this week where the lawyers for both parties got into a fiery exchange in the courtroom. Her sister Jamie Lynn Spears also spoke out in her first TV interview following the cancellation of the conservatorship and the family tension was on full display.

We lost two talents in the world of Hollywood earlier in the week. André Leon Talley, a titan of fashion journalism, who served as creative director and editor-at-large at U.S. Vogue, as well as French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who starred in “It’s Only the End of the World” and Marvel’s upcoming “Moon Knight” series both died. Additionally, singer Meat Loaf and comedian Louie Anderson died on Thursday and Friday, respectively.

Finally, we’re celebrate Jim Carrey after he turns 60 years old and reflect about our favorite performances from the iconic actor and comedian.

Hosted by Variety chief correspondent Elizabeth Wagmeister and awards editor Clayton Davis, Variety‘s “The Take,” presented by Apple TV Plus, is a weekly series that will navigate the week’s top stories from entertainment, pop culture and media while providing expert analysis and exclusive insight on what’s buzzing in Hollywood. Filmed in Variety‘s state-of-the-art studio in Los Angeles, new episodes are released Fridays on Variety.com, YouTube and social media.

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