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Monday, March 14, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Martin Short was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Canadian Screen Awards last night – now, maybe, nicknamed the “Candy”, by this year’s host Norm MacDonald. Like you know how the Academy Award is called the Oscar? The Canadian Screen Awards are Canada’s version of the Oscar.  Read Full Intro

Your move, BB-8

March 14, 2016 20:39:26 Posted at March 14, 2016 20:39:26
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Many people thought Jacob Tremblay deserved an Oscar nomination for his performance in Room. Brie Larson won the Best Actress Oscar for Room. And what she gave us in that film could not have happened without the other person in that room – Jacob. Jacob was named Best Actor (over Christopher Plummer!) last night at the Canadian Screen Awards. Full Story

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Schitt’s Creek at the CSAs

March 14, 2016 14:59:41 Posted at March 14, 2016 14:59:41
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Full re-disclosure: Dan Levy, who writes, produces, and stars in Schitt’s Creek is my friend. He’s now an award-winning showrunner because Schitt’s Creek was named Best Comedy at the Canadian Screen Awards last night. Earlier last week, Dan also won a CSA for writing. I am so proud of my friend. Full Story

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The CSA Message Dress

March 14, 2016 13:51:36 Posted at March 14, 2016 13:51:36
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The Book Of Negroes is of the most important literary works to come out of Canada. It’s about a woman called Aminata, born in West Africa, kidnapped and sold to slavery in America – a difficult but necessary read. The story was turned into a miniseries airing in Canada on the CBC and in the US on BET and cleaned up at the Canadian Screen Awards this week, including Best Actress in a Series last night for Aunjanue Ellis. Full Story

Ryan & Blake for Canada at the White House

March 11, 2016 17:00:20 Posted at March 11, 2016 17:00:20
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President Obama and Michelle Obama hosted a state dinner last night in honour of Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau. It’s not an overstatement to say that American media has paid more attention to Trudeau than previous Canadian politicians, is it? There was a cheeky article about him The Boston Globe Full Story

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Dear Gossips,

The Canadian Screen Awards are happening this week, honouring Canadian achievements in film and television over several nights, culminating on Sunday with the live broadcast. Last night the television talk show, sports, and news programs were featured.  Read Full Intro

Rachel & Taylor still together?

March 4, 2016 15:45:48 Posted at March 4, 2016 15:45:48
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Rachel McAdams stepped out last night in LA with her family for dinner after celebrating her first Oscar nomination last weekend. Some of you have been wondering whether or not she and Taylor Kitsch are still together…? It was first reported that they were a thing last summer. And they were seen together having breakfast with breakfast hair in Marina Del Ray where Taylor has a place – click here Full Story

Will Rachel be best dressed?

February 26, 2016 20:49:51 Posted at February 26, 2016 20:49:51
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Rachel McAdams will be at the Oscars on Sunday as a presenter and as a nominee – her first for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Spotlight. As previously noted, she won’t win. For her, the nomination really is the victory. Over the last year and a half, she’s been showing the industry what she can be, what she wants to be. Full Story

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Justin Bieber loves to win

February 25, 2016 15:41:33 Posted at February 25, 2016 15:41:33
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Justin Bieber performed on a great looking stage last night. Adele loved it. She mentioned him, I think twice, during one of her many acceptance speeches. Come on. You’re still not ready to admit that you sing along to Love Yourself? And that Sorry makes you happy? JB won the BRIT Award last night for International Male Solo Artist. Full Story

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Rihanna & Drake at the BRITs

February 25, 2016 14:41:06 Posted at February 25, 2016 14:41:06
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There was a Page Six report earlier this week speculating that the real reason Rihanna bailed on the Grammys is because she saw the quality of the other performances and decided hers was sh-t and she was too embarrassed. Full Story

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