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Please forgive Drake

September 27, 2016 14:03:20 Posted at September 27, 2016 14:03:20
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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We need to forgive Drake for making us sit through his new “short film,” Please Forgive Me. This film has propelled his album Views back to No. 1 on the Billboard charts so he’s probably not sorry but he should be. Full Story

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The new King of Shade

September 26, 2016 20:06:58 Posted at September 26, 2016 20:06:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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All four Cambridges are in Canada right now on a royal tour of our country’s west coast. Will and Kate will be homebasing in Victoria with day trips here and there while Big G and Charlotte hang back at Government House. Kate wore a white and red Alexander McQueen on Sunday – one of her best outfits in a long time – and the two visited Sheway, a pregnancy outreach program, but the big story from their trip so far is how Big G, unlike the rest of the world, had no time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Full Story

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I am in love. I have just spent the last half an hour in my office, incapable of working, because I have fallen in love. With an academic, a true intellectual. His name is Eric Monkman. Eric Monkman took over Twitter last night during his performance on UK quiz-show University Challenge (can we please get University Challenge over here in North America?) for his intensity and his commitment to competition.  Read Full Intro

Justin Bieber and Sofia Richie Break Up

September 20, 2016 18:37:40 Posted at September 20, 2016 18:37:40
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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It’s the breakup heard ‘round the world. It’s the breakup that made us scream, “LOVE ISN’T REAL!” Just kidding. It’s the breakup that you scrolled passed on your Twitter timeline and kept scrolling because you didn’t give a f-ck. Justin Bieber and his girlfriend of 6 whole weeks, Sofia Richie (daughter of Lionel, sister of Nicole, enemy of Selena) have broken up, according to TMZ Full Story

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Tatiana Maslany: Best Emmy Longshot

September 19, 2016 19:12:13 Posted at September 19, 2016 19:12:13
Duana Posted by Duana
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So? Now that the Best Actress in a Drama award has gone to Tatiana Maslany for playing ALL – or, okay, most – of the characters in Orphan Black, are you more inclined to try it? This is an award where previous winners include, you know, Viola Davis, Claire Danes, Julianna Margulies – the kind of women who are number one on the callsheet, who are complex and funny and infuriating, which is what makes the show go. Full Story

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Ryan after the premiere

September 15, 2016 14:57:35 Posted at September 15, 2016 14:57:35
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Ryan Gosling was not in Venice for the world premiere of La La Land. He did, however, show up to support the film at home in Toronto at TIFF. La La Land, as you’ve heard, has bewitched critics and audiences all over the place and is now considered to be the frontrunner for Oscar, with Emma Stone Full Story

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Josh & Ruth’s infinite date

August 25, 2016 19:55:07 Posted at August 25, 2016 19:55:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Not quite the same flow as Nick & Norah. By the way, if you read Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, the Dash & Lily sequel, The Twelve Days Of Dash & Lily, comes out in October. So. Joshua Jackson and Ruth Wilson. Of The Affair. And Joshua is freshly single after a decade with Diane Kruger. Full Story

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