Hollywood Minute - May 28, 2014

By CNN News Wire

Published 05/28 2014 11:19AM

Updated 05/28 2014 11:22AM

Yes -- that's funny man Jim Carrey giving a commencement speech at Iowa's Maharishi University of Management over the weekend!
And to the graduating class of 2017 minus three!
But  all jokes aside... he gets emotional telling graduates:
"I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which was that you could fail at what you don't want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love."
The actor went on to receive an honorary doctorate degree.

Jessica Simpson lost what some estimate to be 60-70 pounds.
Now the Weight Watchers spokeswoman is showing off her new bod.
On Instagram she posted this photo wearing a one piece.
In another post -- she writes "If I'm in a bathing suit I should pose proudly."
The mother of two wanted to slim down after having a baby last June.

The nominations for the Critics Choice Television Awards are out.
HBO's "True Detective" staring Matthew McConaughey leads the pack with four nods.
And with three nominations apiece: CBS's "The Good Wife" and AMC's departed "Breaking Bad."
And with two nominations, HBO's "Game of Thrones."
All the shows, along with "Orange is the New Black," are vying for the coveted "Program of the Year" award.
Cedric The Entertainer will host the award show airing June 19th on the CW.

(Mary Mueller for CNN's Hollywood Minute)

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