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Justin Bieber needs his fans

June 16, 2016 17:14:57 Posted at June 16, 2016 17:14:57
Lainey Posted by Lainey

As you may have heard, Justin Bieber doesn’t do meet and greets on tour anymore. And he has declared that he will no longer be taking photos with fans. On the one hand, I can understand how it all might feel oppressive to him. Full Story

Amber’s texts

June 3, 2016 15:37:51 Posted at June 3, 2016 15:37:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kevin Mazur/ Getty Images

Yesterday I posted about the texts allegedly exchanged between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s assistant, Stephen Deuters, that seem to corroborate her claims that Johnny abused her repeatedly. Full Story

Protecting the meal ticket

May 31, 2016 18:15:42 Posted at May 31, 2016 18:15:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

Team Johnny Depp is seems to be feeding TMZ because their latest exclusive on the situation is from security sources on Depp’s side who were present last Saturday night when Johnny allegedly assaulted Amber Heard: Amber Heard screamed to Johnny Depp in the middle of their argument last week, "Stop hitting me!!!" Problem is . Full Story

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Everyone else speaks for Johnny Depp

May 30, 2016 14:30:09 Posted at May 30, 2016 14:30:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Andreas Rentz/ Getty Images

This wasn’t supposed to happen to the Top Tier. This kind of sh-t is usually reserved for the low level, the B list and under. But, as I mentioned in today’s open, a new world order has taken hold in Hollywood. Which is why it seems like every other week, another major star is burning out. Full Story

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James leads the morning X-Men

May 24, 2016 16:10:33 Posted at May 24, 2016 16:10:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Felipe Ramales/ Splash News, Ray Tamarra/ Getty Images

James McAvoy, senior member of the X-Men, was on Good Morning America today with several younger mutants on the team including Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan, Lana Condor, and Alexandra Shipp, with whom he’s been rumoured to be dealing romantically. Full Story

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The Family That Preaches Together Sells Together

May 10, 2016 17:05:47 Posted at May 10, 2016 17:05:47
Maria Posted by Maria
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WENN

Did you read a lot of celebrity coverage over the weekend? There were of course the glossy Mother’s Day photoshoots, like the one PEOPLE did of celebs and their moms. Lots of effusive Instagram posts. But there’s an underbelly of sadness with Mother’s Day, isn’t there? For Mindy Kaling, who lost her mom Full Story