Monday, January 26, 2015
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Dear Gossips,

Between the PGA Awards, the SAG Awards, Sundance, Paris Fashion Week, and blind riddle subjects filing for divorce, it was a busy weekend in entertainment. So it’ll be a busy blog today too, likely spreading out over two pages. Please refresh often and scroll down to click VIEW MORE if you’re joining us late.

But first…

You laughed. And then JLO’s The Boy Next Door exceeded box office expectations. “I like your mother’s cookies” WAS NOT A FLOP. That distinction belongs to Johnny Depp’s Mortdecai. Let’s repeat that:

Jennifer Lopez opened bigger in January than Johnny Depp.

As for the SAG Awards…

Inside a month to go until the Oscars and we now have two tight races: Birdman vs Boyhood and Keaton vs Redmayne for Best Actor. If Michael Keaton had been working it the way Matthew McConaughey worked it last year, it probably wouldn’t be so close. Then again, you could say that Benedict Cumberbatch is working it way harder this year than Matthew McConaughey did last year and somehow he’s found himself in third, maybe even fourth the way Murica Sniper is dominating the box office.

We’ll get to SAG fashion and more (generally I thought this carpet was a lot more stylish than the Golden Globes) but we’ll also mix it up with some non-SAG posts along the way.

Yours in gossip,

Lainey

Claire Danes: Belted at the SAGs

January 26, 2015 14:18:30 Posted at January 26, 2015 14:18:30
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Something about this dress was bothering me. And it was more than just her pissy face expression every time the camera went to her when she wasn’t expecting it. That’s been an ongoing thing though. For some reason, Claire Danes just can’t summon the joy. Or maybe it’s that she just doesn’t know how to fake it. Full Story

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Viola Davis: SAGs Best Speech

January 26, 2015 14:00:06 Posted at January 26, 2015 14:00:06
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Her white dress didn’t suck either. But it was what she had to say, what she continues to say, that is the only conversation. I love how it started. About how she has to use her imagination when she’s reading to her daughter. Because, frankly, and too often, children’s stories only look one way. Full Story

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Patrick Dempsey & Jillian Fink break up

January 26, 2015 13:47:55 Posted at January 26, 2015 13:47:55
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After 15 years of marriage, Patrick Dempsey and Jillian Fink are done. She was the one who filed and TMZ reports that there’s no prenup. Fink has hired Laura Wasser to handle the divorce on her side. And TMZ points to more signs that it could get ugly because according to sources, “she’s had a problem with his ego for a while now, which she thinks is out of control”. Full Story

Mandy Moore & Ryan Adams break up

January 26, 2015 13:39:04 Posted at January 26, 2015 13:39:04
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Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams confirmed their split this weekend. Here’s the statement from her publicist: "Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams have mutually decided to end their marriage of almost 6 years. It is a respectful, amicable parting of ways and both Mandy and Ryan are asking for media to respect their privacy at this time. Full Story

Reese Witherspoon: Hollywood wife at the SAGs

January 26, 2015 13:25:52 Posted at January 26, 2015 13:25:52
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There was a great article in the New York Times that came out just after the Golden Globes: What Happened to Risk on the Red Carpet? With few exceptions – thank you Emma Stone, again, and again, and again – everything, everyone is boring. Full Story

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Brange working differently

January 26, 2015 13:04:26 Posted at January 26, 2015 13:04:26
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Brad Pitt stopped in at Sundance this weekend with producing partner Dede Gardner to support their film True Story, starring James Franco. Just me or is Franco’s Artist smug prick-face being restrained in the presence of a bigger movie star? He almost looks sheepish. On Saturday Brad put on his tux to accept his honour at the Producers Guild Awards. Full Story

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Friday, January 23, 2015
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Dear Gossips,

Tonight! The Boy Next Door!

Sarah was all pissy about it yesterday when we were texting. Her words: “It is sh-t”.

Yeah. So?

Joanna saw it last night at an advance screening. Her review will be posted later but she emailed me this morning with the following:

“You're going to LOVE IT. It's ridiculous. Why don't they make movies like this anymore???? The sex is GREAT, the movie's not... but it's bad on purpose. Would still recommend. ... Just expect to roll your eyes and laugh. A lot.”

I will. I know I will. I can’t wait.

As you’ve seen, JLO’s been all over the place this week hustling her movie. Last night, it was Watch What Happens Live. She was on the couch while Ryan Guzman got stuck behind the bar.  Read Full Intro

Smutty Tingles

January 23, 2015 18:30:56 Posted at January 23, 2015 18:30:56
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Lainey’s come down with something sudden and apologizes for the short day. She will be ready to go for the SAGs. Join us Monday for a full recap. Here’s a weekend signoff with Tingles…

Sasha finds Sienna's stripes in Lifestyle

The first dude’s cock to ball ratio is way off.  Should have declined this runway (Dlisted)

I totally believe Lilo’s virus excuse and feel terrible for her (The Superficial

Emma’s latest #HeForShe speech (Just Jared

Do sex bombs giggle? (Cele|bitchy

Ryan and JLo are not dating “at all” (Pop Sugar

Gaga and Adele team up (Too Fab

Justin’s wee wee might be that (Celeb Dirty Laundry

Wicked diving dog! (Hollywood Tuna

Greatest bad movie speeches (Pajiba

Johnny Depp finally showered! (Go Fug Yourself

Sebastian Stan has crazy gymnast sex

January 23, 2015 16:41:24 Posted at January 23, 2015 16:41:24
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Speaking of sex at the movies. Lainey’s all het up for The Boy Next Door, I’m just relieved I don’t have to sit through it. No amount of top-notch fake f*cking can make up for a poorly made movie, sorry. Like I told Lainey last night, all commercials for The Boy Next Door make me want to do is watch Out of Sight. Full Story

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Chris Pratt lifts things

January 23, 2015 16:03:29 Posted at January 23, 2015 16:03:29
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It’s Friday, which means if you’re anything like me you’re staring at the clock on your computer monitor, trying to will time forward with your mind. In the spirit of passing time until it’s officially the weekend, here is Chris Pratt, maintaining his superhero shape with his wife, Anna Faris, on a bike ride. Full Story

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The Boy Next Door review

January 23, 2015 15:39:22 Posted at January 23, 2015 15:39:22
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The Boy Next Door is Jennifer Lopez’s first film in two years. With more laughs and (way) more steam than in the trailer, you should give it a shot even though its great foreplay and racy sex don’t result in satisfying finish. Still, where else would you hear lines like, "Dude, you've got to read The Iliad" coming from a man who's "nearly 20"? JLO plays Claire, a separated high school classics teacher and mom to a sensitive teenage boy who's allergic to bees. Full Story

Front Row Hierarchy

January 23, 2015 15:17:13 Posted at January 23, 2015 15:17:13
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The DAILY FRONT ROW Fashion Los Angeles Awards last night. I’m doing a few posts about this event because there’s a lot to say. But you’ll note… This is not the Taylor Swift crowd. This is Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Kanye West honouring Jeremy Scott. In the front row. Full Story

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January 23, 2015 – Smutty Shout-Outs

January 23, 2015 14:29:16 Posted at January 23, 2015 14:29:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Liz! Happy 25th Birthday with love from Erika! This year will not suck. In fact, it will be SO good. You’re at the spirit age now. Have the best weekend! “To our thoughtful, adorable and lovely toepick of emotion, Heather. Happiest of birthdays from your friends in gossip, who hope that you're well-hydrated before you start reading this, because we think it might be pretty high on the Cry-o-Meter. Full Story