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Ryan’s April Fool’s lunch

April 2, 2015 14:24:03 Posted at April 2, 2015 14:24:03
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Ryan Gosling stepped out in LA to meet some friends for lunch yesterday. In that outfit, with the facial hair, he looks like he’s been in a dark room for days. Is that a euphemism for dealing with an infant? Ryan’s directorial debut, Lost River, opens in a few days on April 10. It’s the only thing he tweets Full Story

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Getting out of Schitt

March 30, 2015 12:31:59 Posted at March 30, 2015 12:31:59
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I can’t say it enough, how proud I am of my friend Dan Levy who created Schitt’s Creek. And wrote it. And stars. And is the showrunner. PS. Dan is only 31. I hate him! While I obsessively watch him, week after week, because I need everything he wears in every f-cking episode. Next time you hear someone say “black is boring”? Introduce them to the way Dan styles a character. Full Story

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Drake curates

March 24, 2015 20:45:43 Posted at March 24, 2015 20:45:43
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Drake spent time with his ma, Sandi, yesterday in LA. They went for lunch. Then he took her shopping at Maxfield. Nothing but the best for your mother. The way it should be. In other Drake news… It was recently announced that he’ll be working with the Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department as a curator at the S|2 gallery. Full Story

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Saturday night with Leo & JB

March 24, 2015 14:00:20 Posted at March 24, 2015 14:00:20
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If I’m Justin Bieber, 21 years old, trying to “man up” at every opportunity, I’m loving the fact that Leonardo DiCaprio, founding member of the Pussy Posse, wants to hang out with me. On Saturday night, the two were at a club together in West Hollywood. The pictures are sh-t quality so I didn’t buy them but if you want to see, click here Full Story

Ryan Reynolds confirms it’s James

March 20, 2015 14:58:04 Posted at March 20, 2015 14:58:04
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We’ve known that it’s James for a while now. But we’ve never heard it from Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds…until now. Reynolds is doing press for The Woman In Gold, opening April 1. Jesus, it is April already??? Anyway, during an interview with The Today Show, Ryan confirmed that his daughter’s name is indeed JAMES. Full Story

Madonna will wait for Justin Bieber

March 18, 2015 19:57:26 Posted at March 18, 2015 19:57:26
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If Madonna thinks he’s hot, are you still giving me sh-t when I say I think he’s hot? Probably. But I’m telling you, if you just look at him and you don’t think about WHO HE IS, he’s hot. No? Fine. We will agree to disagree. Anyway, time for JB’s weekly appearance on Ellen. Full Story

Monday, March 16, 2015
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Dear Gossips,

The JUNO Awards happened last night in Hamilton, ON. We celebrated Canadian music in 2014. And the career of Alanis Morissette, on the 20th anniversary of Jagged Little Pill, who was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame and closed the show with a medley that included Uninvited, You Outta Know, and Thank You. God she sounded good. Like, effortlessly good. Like I’m not used to seeing people sing with so little effort these days. But with Alanis, all these big sounds come out of her mouth, perfect sounds, especially at the end, and it seems like she’s barely exerting herself. Also… I LOVE what she said about LA.

“I moved to Los Angeles and I waited six months for someone to ask me a question — so I listened. And then I realized I had to adopt a whole other approach to life because Canadians are very engaging, very curious, very self-deprecating, very funny.  Read Full Intro

Ryan Gosling’s Lost River at SXSW

March 16, 2015 15:23:26 Posted at March 16, 2015 15:23:26
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Ryan Gosling presented his film, Lost River, at SXSW this weekend. First, a conversation moderated by his friend, the director Guillermo del Toro. The two are apparently quite close. Throughout the discussion, even though the film was not well received in Cannes, del Toro repeated several times how much he admired Gosling’s work, going out of his way to make sure people knew that he thinks the film is good. Full Story

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Pam’s Throwback Thursday

March 13, 2015 15:16:45 Posted at March 13, 2015 15:16:45
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Pamela Anderson stepped out last night in LA at the premiere of The Gunman, escorted by her son Brandon. Pam recently filed for divorce from Rick Salomon and has resisted the urge to get back together with him. So far. It’s been a month. Good. Look at the difference in her. This hair… I LOVE THIS HAIR. Full Story

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Genie & Justin: the Great Canadian Dream

March 11, 2015 15:32:06 Posted at March 11, 2015 15:32:06
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Finally. A legitimate challenger to McGosling, Rachel and Ryan! People kept asking Genie Bouchard about Justin Bieber during her breakthrough year. Sh-t, even I asked her about it. Because when she was, like, 18 or something, she mentioned somewhere that she had a crush on him. And they’re both Canadian. Full Story

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Monday, March 9, 2015
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Dear Gossips,

Have you seen those throwback Ryan Gosling dance videos yet? The Internet seems to be losing its mind over them.

Because it’s Ryan Gosling, the human hug pillow.

To his credit, he had a great response:

 

 

You know what I responded to though?

Cathy Dennis!

Is this for real or is it just another dream?

Rick Astley was on background vocals for that song! Which is not the song Ryan is dancing to, no, but I went down a Cathy Dennis web-hole this morning and can’t come out of the 90s.  Read Full Intro

The baby’s name is Baby

March 3, 2015 17:52:41 Posted at March 3, 2015 17:52:41
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Ryan Reynolds on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. I’m not totally sure what he’s promoting. But he’s a great talk show guest. Good energy, quippy, fun, and he’s hilarious during Egg Roulette, which might be the best game Fallon has on his list. And it’s already a really strong list. Full Story

Monday, March 2, 2015
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Dear Gossips,

One week after winning Oscar, Julianne Moore showed up at the Canadian Screen Awards last night in Toronto. She was nominated for her role in David Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars. And lost to Anne Dorval for her performance in Xavier Dolan’s Mommy.

Still, Julianne – who was staffed by Stephen Huvane – worked the entire press line, stopping for almost every media outlet, because, as she told the Toronto Star

“I love Toronto. I’ve been coming to Toronto to work since 1986, a really long time, so I feel I’m practically Canadian.”

Love that. Love her.  Read Full Intro