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Friday, May 6, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Two deeps dives from yesterday to recommend if you haven’t already:

Barry Avrich is a Canadian filmmaker who was trying a few years ago to put together an unauthorised documentary about Harvey Weinstein. According to Barry, Harvey Weinstein wasn’t exactly supportive. Barry details the experience in his new book Moguls, Monsters, and Madmen: An Uncensored Life in Show Business, excerpted earlier this week in The Hollywood Reporter.

I was terrified reading the piece. So you can imagine how terrifying it must have been for Barry Avrich – then and now. He describes Harvey like a mob boss, a man who intimidates and colludes, who is so powerful he can control not only actors, producers, and studios, but even the New York Times, and ruins careers without compunction. Click here to get Barry’s account.

Less chilling – Anne Helen Petersen’s excellent feature on Kerry Washington’s privacy management as her career has continued to flourish. Note the point that AHP makes about Kerry’s strategic focus on fashion and styling to advance her own profile (a perspective often conveniently ignored by the #askhermore crusaders) and the comparison between Kerry’s approach to preventing her child from media exposure and, say, Kristen Bell’s. Click here to read the article.

And finally, Justin Timberlake’s new song Can’t Stop The Feeling. Well, it’s definitely a crowd-pleaser. Really infectious. You’ll be hearing it at every single wedding you go to this season, a song for everyone from the kids to the grandparents. I’ve embedded the video below.

Programming note: I’m heading to LA today on assignment for etalk on a 10am flight which means I’ll be in the air for most of the blogging day. Several posts have been prepared in advance to go up during that time. (Get ready for some gloat from Sarah!) And I’ll get to any breaking news, Smutty Social Media, and Smutty Tingles when I land. Sorry in advance for any inconvenience.

Have a great weekend!

Yours in gossip

Kerry Washington: Fresh MET Pregnant

May 3, 2016 11:30:46 Posted at May 3, 2016 11:30:46
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A few hours before the MET Gala, E! broke the news that Kerry Washington and her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting their second child. This seems to be happening a lot. The low rank tabloids report that divorce is imminent. And then a baby happens. Full Story

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Who Was That? Where Is She?

April 29, 2016 14:17:01 Posted at April 29, 2016 14:17:01
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Scandal season 5 episode 19 recap May I raise a glass to Sally Langston as the most creative and surprisingly believable and effective use of a character who had in theory outlived her usefulness? I may, with an extra clink for the disdain with which she enunciates ‘feminist’. It’s notable because other shows might have written her off, and in fact this show has written off plenty of people who aren’t getting it done anymore – but Sally as super-skewed Greek chorus still seems to work, and she has so much fun with it! Watching her relish critiques of women she can’t bear and wishes she could be started the show on a high point. Full Story

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Smutty Social Media, April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 20:36:55 Posted at April 11, 2016 20:36:55
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On Having Had Enough

April 8, 2016 14:11:14 Posted at April 8, 2016 14:11:14
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Scandal Season 5 Episode 17 recap Well, it’s happening. They are doing it. They are pointing out exactly what happens if you’ve been keeping secrets for the president for years, and kidnapped and sold, and you can’t keep track of whether it’s your father or your ex-boyfriend who has killed more people – well, until you take into account your other ex-boyfriend. Full Story

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Kerry Washington’s Brand Strategy

April 5, 2016 15:46:48 Posted at April 5, 2016 15:46:48
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen

Kerry Washington is handling the sh-t out of her image right now. Personally, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have a major hard-on for Kerry but then again, I surround myself with smart, kickass human beings who recognize flawlessness when they see it. Full Story

The Intervention

April 1, 2016 13:45:45 Posted at April 1, 2016 13:45:45
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Scandal Season 5 Episode 16 recap Hands up if you only really woke up when Mellie read Mean Tweets about herself. That woman is a ray of sunshine, and if Marcus’s only purpose on this show is to get her out of her head and onto the Jimmy Kimmel stage, then he has fulfilled his destiny. Because let’s be honest, he doesn’t actually have one at Pope & Associates, and everyone knows it. Full Story

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It’s My Turn

March 18, 2016 14:42:17 Posted at March 18, 2016 14:42:17
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Scandal Season 5 Episode 14 recap Man, the subtext is really, really becoming text here. In large part, this episode is about Abby being hungry, deciding that well-behaved women never make history, and grabbing for what she wants. In large part, this is about Olivia explaining to Quinn why she’s been gone for so long, why she’s wearing colour, why she’s spying on Jake. Full Story

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