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Happy Anniversary to us, Tom Cruise

May 22, 2015 19:46:52 Posted at May 22, 2015 19:46:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of this: It’s still funny and crazy and everything. And its impact on the career of then the biggest movie star in the world is still a fascinating discussion. But Tom jumping on Oprah’s couch is more than just Classic Gossip. That moment has real historical significance. Full Story

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Dear Gossips,

So. Birdman. I mean, yeah. It’s a really good movie. And when it started picking up that momentum, the suspense was gone. Boyhood was done.

My only question is, and I don’t have the answer, but I feel like if I was going to Celebrity Studies class today this would be the discussion: Will Birdman endure? Would Boyhood endure?

Every year on Oscar Sunday, the etalk team shoots the show’s Monday footage from the red carpet, on the same route all the celebrities take into the auditorium when they arrive.  Read Full Intro

The Golden Globes Farewell: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler

January 12, 2015 06:42:07 Posted at January 12, 2015 06:42:07
Duana Posted by Duana
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Well yeah. Of course there wasn’t enough of them, either of them. And of course, Tina Fey’s first dress made me want to dig through their castoff pile to see what she should have worn instead, although I liked Amy in Clinton Blue on the red carpet. (Lainey: I did not.) The thing with these two is they knew they were out after this year, so they had to accomplish specific things. Full Story

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Beyonce’s 7/11

November 24, 2014 13:34:34 Posted at November 24, 2014 13:34:34
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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IGGI/ Santi/ Splash

In advance of the American Music Awards – and the RIDICULOUS fact that Iggy Azalea was nominated for more awards than she was, WTF? – Beyonce dropped her video for 7/11 on Friday. Which is what everyone was talking about for most of the weekend. And she stepped out with Jay wearing a “B” in the front, “BOW DOWN” in the back varsity jacket just in case you don’t get the point… As for the video? Oh come on. Full Story

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The Carters: Paris art and a secret new album?

October 8, 2014 14:17:11 Posted at October 8, 2014 14:17:11
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Beyonce and JayZ took the Blue Ivy Carter to the Louvre yesterday. They’ve been playing happy Parisian family for a few weeks now since the end of the On The Run tour. Please note Blue’s leather jacket. It’s SKIRTED. It’s gorgeous. Is it better than any leather jacket you’ve ever had? I thought so. Full Story

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Tom Cruise: single man standing

September 29, 2014 19:58:11 Posted at September 29, 2014 19:58:11
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Tom Cruise is working Mission: Impossible 5 in London. No breaks on the weekends, I guess, as he was seen on set yesterday double-fisting a Blackberry and an iPhone/Pod. Me too! So here’s what I was thinking today. List the top movies – universally considered to be Top Movie Stars, male: Denzel Washington, married Will Smith, married Robert Downey Jr, married Brad Pitt, married George Clooney, married – GEORGE CLOONEY IS MARRIED Johnny Depp, engaged Tom Cruise… Tom Cruise…? Single man standing. Full Story

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Robin Thicke’s ass grab

August 30, 2013 16:34:38 Posted at August 30, 2013 16:34:38
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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This is a photo taken at a VMAs after-party of Robin Thicke posing with some random with his finger trying to go up her ass – check out the mirror in the background. The picture was posted on Twitter and then retweeted at his wife Paula Patton. Yesterday Thicke and Patton were papped on the beach in Miami with their young son Julian. Full Story

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Deep Thoughts on Chris Evans

September 13, 2012 19:55:51 Posted at September 13, 2012 19:55:51
Sarah Posted by Sarah

I have always liked Chris Evans. In my early days writing for LaineyGossip, I took a lot of sh*t from Lainey for liking him, but I think maybe she’s starting to come around. He’s a low-key guy, good looking but not obnoxious about it, and thanks to the career intervention of Marvel and Captain America, he’s finally in some movies that aren’t embarrassing to be caught seeing in public. Full Story

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Vanity Fair doesn’t care about Tom Cruise

September 4, 2012 13:34:25 Posted at September 4, 2012 13:34:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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This is the cover of the new issue of Vanity Fair -- a beautiful, perfectly complexioned, soft-eyed Katie Holmes looks out at us above a headline about WHAT SHE DIDN’T KNOW, followed by these magic words: Marriage, Scientology-style Brilliant, non? It’s like... the Chanel of tabloid covers. Full Story

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Jim Carrey’s rebound

August 30, 2012 16:27:12 Posted at August 30, 2012 16:27:12
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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I was a big fan of Jim Carrey when I was a kid. In Living Color was one of my touchstones, one of my earliest influences and it (and Kids in the Hall--hands down, Canada’s most important cultural export besides Strange Brew) was one of the first things that made me want to be a comedian. I loved Carrey on that show. Full Story

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Lauren Conrad on books, portion control, and editing

August 24, 2012 16:43:51 Posted at August 24, 2012 16:43:51
Duana Posted by Duana
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I love people’s inexplicable celebrity follows.  They’re not crushes, they may not even be people you like, but you follow them without realizing you’re doing it, spit out  their resume without thinking every time someone idly wonders “whatever happened to”, and it inevitably proves to be embarrassing… As evidenced by the fact that I need to scream for a minute about Lauren Conrad. Full Story

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A Study in the Second Act: Kevin Costner

August 23, 2012 16:07:16 Posted at August 23, 2012 16:07:16
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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He was one of the biggest stars on the planet in the 1990s, not only bankable as an actor but as a director, too, courtesy the success of Dances with Wolves. Through 1994, Kevin Costner was king. But then came Waterworld—at the time, the most expensive movie ever made—which was disastrously bad and while it has ultimately made money, it was labelled a “bomb” because of its poor domestic box office. Full Story

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Miley’s rite of passage

August 13, 2012 18:26:12 Posted at August 13, 2012 18:26:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Breaking... Miley Cyrus cut her hair. Drastically. It was a trending topic worldwide on Twitter yesterday, largely encouraged by Miley herself who first posted the before and after shots, and is continuing to post photos from every angle, much like we all do when we have our makeup done, or our hair styled, and can’t stop looking in the mirror -- only our mirrors don’t talk back; her mirror is an online audience that can and will throw sh-t back in the reflection. Full Story

Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher: Mission Impossible?

July 4, 2012 15:46:44 Posted at July 4, 2012 15:46:44
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The Jack Reacher trailer has been released. And what timing too. More on this in a minute... But what’s with the music? Just me or does it sound like Mission: Impossible? So Tom Cruise is supposed to be a badass. Righteous. Able to take on several thugs all by himself. And f-ck a broad on the side. Full Story