Friday, February 24, 2017

Dear Gossips,

It’s Oscar weekend! Are you ready? Our Annual Contest is open until tomorrow – click here if you haven’t yet submitted your ballot. In addition to the suspense of the actual awards, Sunday starts, as always, on the red carpet with the dress porn.  Read Full Intro

Britney helps us preview Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Oscar Excitement

February 24, 2017 18:06:53 Posted at February 24, 2017 18:06:53
Duana Posted by Duana
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Phillip Faraone/ Jason LaVeris/ Michael Tullberg/ Gregg DeGuire/ Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images

On the last Show Your Work podcast, Lainey was matter-of-fact, if not ungentle, when she informed me that Justin Timberlake’s Can’t Stop The Feeling from Trolls is more likely to win the Best Song Oscar than How Far I’ll Go from Moana. Full Story

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Ruth Negga in green pre-Oscar

February 24, 2017 16:28:03 Posted at February 24, 2017 16:28:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images

Here’s Ruth Negga last night being honoured with the Oscar Wilde Award hosted by JJ Abrams and his production company Bad Robot in Santa Monica last night. As you know, she’s also nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in Loving. So, again, I ask the BAFTAs – how is she just a “Rising Star Full Story

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Frank Ocean x Migos x Calvin Harris

February 24, 2017 14:52:26 Posted at February 24, 2017 14:52:26
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen

When Frank Ocean gave us a visual album, a music video, a new album and a magazine all in one weekend last year, I was worried we wouldn’t hear from him again for a decade. We didn’t have to wait a decade. Last night, Calvin Harris aka Taylor Swift’s ex, aka the dude who changed his name so it sounded more “racially ambiguous” (never forget Full Story

Mae Whitman pilot “Good Girls”

February 23, 2017 20:04:59 Posted at February 23, 2017 20:04:59
Duana Posted by Duana
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Ben Gabbe/ Jenny Anderson/ Roy Rochlin/ Getty Images

Around the LaineyGossip offices (read: email threads) I am the go-to for Mae Whitman stuff. This was mostly a holdover from falling in love with her on Parenthood, combined with the knowledge that she and Lauren Graham had kind of adopted each other (more on this later). Full Story

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Smutty Tingles

February 23, 2017 19:27:52 Posted at February 23, 2017 19:27:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I don't hate this look at all?! (Dlisted) 

How many La La Land screenings do you think Emma Stone has been to at this point? (Just Jared) 

Keanu Reeves is younger than George Clooney though (Cele|bitchy) 

It's been 10 years since The OC. Does it feel longer? (TooFab)  

Back in my day I'd just forge my dad's handwriting when I cut class (Hollywood Tuna) 

Cheryl Cole is definitely growing Liam Payne's baby. But that still doesn't make her a one-name star (Pop Sugar) 

The Kanye Oscars (The Superficial) 

I'm into Jessica Alba's glasses (Popoholic) 

Celebrity real estate porn, Meg Ryan edition (Evil Beet)