#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week's Top Showbiz Stories

#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week's Top Showbiz Stories

In case you missed it, Leah Remini plans to reveal Scientology secrets in tell-all memoir, Joy Behar left "The View," and Johnny Depp blamed "Lone Ranger" flop on critics

Leah Remini to Pen Scientology Tell-All
If you're curious why the "King of Queens" star decided to defect from the controversial religion, you'll have to buy her memoir. If you're curious where Shelly Miscavige has been hiding, you'll have to ask her husband, church leader David Miscavige, because the LAPD has determined a missing person case Remini reportedly filed is "unfounded." Hopefully that means Shelly is just fine.

Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer Blame Critics for 'Lone Ranger' Flop (Video)
According to the principal talent involved in the box office bomb that is forcing Disney to take a write-down between $160 million and $190 million in the next fiscal quarter, the critics are to blame for the movie's financial failure — not the bloated $215 million budget. TheWrap's Alonso Duralde disagrees, of course, but no matter who is truly to blame for the bad gamble, producer Jerry Bruckheimer may lose his final cut privileges on "Pirates of the Caribbean 5." 

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post for $250 Million in Cash
The Amazon.com founder is now in the news business, and plans on experimenting so the 80-year-old paper stays relevant. By unloading the unprofitable paper, Washington Co. shares in the company immediately climbed by 5.5 percent. While the sale was good news for the company's shareholders, experts say it's bad news for the newspaper business.

Oscar Winner Kickstarts Doc to Expose U.S. Military's Role in International Sex Trafficking
Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, David Goodman's passion project — 30 years in the making — is finally months away from completion. If it's good enough, maybe it will earn the documentary filmmaker his second Oscar. In other Kickstarter news, producer Steven-Charles Jaffe is so confident that his documentary, "Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird," deserves an Oscar, he has turned to the crowdfunding website to raise money for an Oscar campaign.

'We're the Millers' Hopes Jennifer Aniston Stripteases, Full-Frontal Nudity Continue R-Rated Hit Streak:
Lewd comedies that don't hold back have been hot this summer. "This Is the End" and "The Heat" are two examples of R-rated comedies that audiences flocked to in between a plethora of sequels and superhero movies. Warner Bros. hopes previews featuring an unfortunate spider bite and a nearly-naked Jennifer Aniston are enough to convince audiences that "We're the Millers" will provide the same amount of hard-R fun.

Joy Behar Says Goodbye to 'The View,' Complete With F-Bomb (Video)
After 16 seasons with Barbara Walters on the ABC daytime talk show, Behar bid farewell by poking fun at an anchor who shared the table with Walters in the past. "There's something that I've been meaning to say on your behalf for 16 years," Behar said. "F-k, Harry Reasoner."

Bauer Media Under Fire Over Pro-Nazi Magazine After Wrap Investigation
Six months after a Wrap investigation exposed pro-Nazi publications by Bauer Media Group, one of the biggest publishing companies in the world, calls are growing to restrict the company's media activities in the U.S. and Europe.

'Breaking Bad's' Aaron Paul on Last Script Read: 'Moment We'd Been Dreading'
Viewers have 8 episodes left until they find out how the hit AMC series ends, and the actor who plays meth-maker Jesse Pinkman told TheWrap "it's fantastic."

How Hollywood Could Catch a Break in China Box-Office Standoff
Studios are losing a fight against the China Film Group in an effort to recover tens of millions of box-office receipts, but TheWrap has uncovered Hollywood's secret weapon: CFG's unpaid bills.

What CBS and TWC Battle Could Mean for Future Retransmission Battles
CBS and Time Warner Cable still haven't reached a new agreement — and have only continued exchanging barbs since the America's most-watched network went dark to some TWC subscribers last Friday. As it turns out, the subscribers aren't the only casualties of the ongoing dispute.

And now, here are three stories you don't necessarily need to read. But you know you want to.

MTV Reveals Alternate 'The Hills' Ending: Who Gets the Guy? (Video)
You've most likely made fun of this show with all your friends, but admit it, you're still a little curious to see what else the producers of the MTV hit had up their sleeve.

Stephen Colbert Drinks, Dances, Rages and Gets Dumped by Daft Punk (Video)
Daft Punk couldn't perform, but Colbert's star-studded rendition of "Get Lucky" was more fun, anyway.

Tina Brown to Howard Kurtz: 'Didn't I Fire You for Serial Inaccuracy?'
Brown = 1, Kurtz = 0