Hailey Baldwin's Bikini Outtakes, Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar Competition, and Much, Much More

Here's what everybody's talking about:

• The other day on Instagram, 19-year-old model Hailey Baldwin (Justin Bieber's current squeeze) shared outtakes from her recent bikini gig with Triangl swimwear (see one above, the other here). We suppose Triangl just didn't consider these pics good enough, just like they didn't consider the letter "e" good enough either.

• Speaking of bikini models, we recently interviewed Sports Illustrated swimsuit siren Hannah Ferguson about her side-gig with Triumph Lingerie. Watch the video below to check it out (along with some great shots from the campaign), but only if you're not yet tired of all the various supermodels this world keeps throwing at you:

• The nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced on Thursday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills. There don't seem to be any real surprises on the ballot, but you can click here if you still like to read the full list of names Leonardo DiCaprio is currently cursing in the back of his mind.

• Despite reports to the contrary, the members of One Direction are not breaking up to pursue solo careers. So now, everybody can stop worrying about which 1Der will go on to become the next "Justin Timberlake," and which will merely "Chris Kirkpatrick" his way through life. (Dodged a bullet there, Liam!)

• As a tribute to late music icon David Bowie, Madonna performed a cover of "Rebel Rebel" at a concert in Houston. We weren't able to embed the entire performance because of Madonna's liberal use of the term "motherf*****s," but please don't let that stop you from enjoying the clip. (Also, please don't let Madonna deliver our eulogy.)

• TV Line reports that the entire cast of "Friends" will be reuniting for a two-hour special to air on NBC in February. However, the show is said to be a retrospective of TV director James Burrows' career and not a straight-up "Friends" epilogue, so it's highly unlikely we'll learn whether Janice ever managed to break up Chandler's marriage.

• Backstreet Boy and former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Nick Carter was reportedly arrested following "some kind of scuffle" at a Key West bar. Unfortunately, it's not yet known what this "scuffle" entailed, or even whether it a quickstep, foxtrot-like scuffle, or one of the more contemporary scuffles he seems to excel at:

• Following the success of "The Sound of Music Live," "Peter Pan Live," and "The Wiz Live," NBC has announced plans to stage a live musical production of "Hairspray" in December. We can't imagine what they plan to call it.

• In an interview with radio shock-jock Howard Stern, Khloe Kardashian claimed that her ex-husband Lamar Odom cheated on her for "the majority of [their] marriage." Furthermore, Khloe also claimed that Odom — BABABOOEY BABABOOEY BABABOOEY! (Sorry Khloe. Your coverage just got Booey-bombed.)

• And finally, British actor Alan Rickman, of such films as "Die Hard," "Galaxy Quest," and the "Harry Potter" franchise, has passed away after a battle with cancer, his representative confirmed on Thursday. He was 69.