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Am I supposed to be looking at what I’m looking at?

June 26, 2015 17:03:58 Posted at June 26, 2015 17:03:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Am I supposed to be looking at what I’m looking at? The video for Selena Gomez’s Good For You has been released online. The song is basically a four minute moan and tease. She’s telling her lover that no one else can f-ck him like she f-cks him. She can do soft. She can do hard. And he will finish. Full Story

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Bridget Jones 3?

June 26, 2015 15:47:47 Posted at June 26, 2015 15:47:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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In addition to providing details on JK Rowling’s The Cursed Child, the Daily Mail’s Baz Bamigboye reports that they’re pushing really hard to get production started by the end of the summer on a third Bridget Jones movie: Bridget Jones’s Baby. Apparently negotiations are underway with Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth and they’re polishing the script which was written a few years ago by Helen Fielding and David Nicholls and is based on Fielding’s columns and not on the book that came out last year. Full Story

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Taylor & Calvin > the Carters?

June 26, 2015 14:06:10 Posted at June 26, 2015 14:06:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Shirlaine Forrest/ Ross Gilmore/ Getty Images

Forbes will release its Celebrity 100 list on Monday, ranking entertainers by annual income. In advance of the list coming out, Forbes posted a preview yesterday: World’s Highest Paid Celebrity Couples. Last year it was Beyonce and Jay Z. This year? Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris with combined earnings of $146 million. Full Story

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Jennifer Lawrence’s new bodyguard dinner strut

June 25, 2015 14:29:14 Posted at June 25, 2015 14:29:14
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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@JDH Imagez/ Ron Asadorian/ Splash News, Raymond Hall/ Getty Images

Jennifer Lawrence was back in New York yesterday after spending the weekend in LA. Here she is out for dinner last night. Without the hot bodyguard you’ve been used to seeing. This new bodyguard though… Also hot. Maybe even hotter? Is that why she’s in such a good mood? Or was it the wine? As you can see, Jennifer, who hasn’t been all that friendly for the paps recently, decided to give them some really great shots – chopsticks in her mouth, mock model strutting out of the car, big fake smile… It’s another way of saying f-ck you, obviously, but are you curious at all about the timing? Yesterday everyone was looking at those photos Full Story

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Mimi is pre-engaged

June 24, 2015 21:18:28 Posted at June 24, 2015 21:18:28
Lainey Posted by Lainey

TMZ is reporting that Mimi and James Packer, who’ve basically only been together for a week, like actually just a week, are already talking about marriage. First of all…what did I tell you yesterday? Click here Full Story

Chris Pine to replace Ryan Reynolds?

June 24, 2015 16:43:46 Posted at June 24, 2015 16:43:46
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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In a bold marketing move known as “straight up lying”, it’s probable that the news that Chris Pine will be playing Wonder Woman’s boytoy is a straight up lie, and that Pine is, in fact, going to play a superhero himself—the Green Lantern. Full Story

Channing Tatum’s fine needle

June 23, 2015 17:17:24 Posted at June 23, 2015 17:17:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet, Felipe Ramales/ Splash News

Channing Tatum today promoting Magic Mike XXL. Which is an improvement on Magic Mike. In that, well, my complaint about Magic Mike was like, really?, you’re going to do character development on this? In an interview this weekend with the Plymouth Herald, Channing talked about putting together Magic XXL and the approach to making the film: "We read the message boards and they were like, 'Less story, more dancing', so we take direction well. Full Story

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The Afflecks are renovating

June 22, 2015 15:51:02 Posted at June 22, 2015 15:51:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet, Bauer-Griffin/ Bauergriffin.com/ Splash News

There were moving trucks seen outside Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's home. As you know, for weeks now there have been rumours about an imminent split. Naturally that was the first assumption. Then PEOPLE reported that the Afflecks are simply renovating. Full Story

Taylor Swift vs Apple

June 22, 2015 13:40:40 Posted at June 22, 2015 13:40:40
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Michel Porro/ Sascha Steinbach/ Getty Images

If you hate Taylor Swift and have been waiting to see the end of her world domination, well, today is not your day. Last week, Taylor’s management confirmed that 1989 would not be offered on Apple’s new streaming service. Taylor, currently the most influential, most powerful recording artist in the world, previously had issues with Spotify and is notably NOT on Jay Z’s Team Tidal. Full Story

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Jake’s British date

June 18, 2015 16:23:02 Posted at June 18, 2015 16:23:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, AKM-GSI

Jake Gyllenhaal was in London this week accompanied by a woman he met recently that British gossips have identified as Anna Liban. They went out for lunch. It looked like a flirty lunch. He had his hand in her hair. And they dressed the same. So I guess we have to stop talking about him and Rachel McAdams. Full Story

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Ben Affleck’s “many vices”

June 17, 2015 19:46:09 Posted at June 17, 2015 19:46:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey

While PEOPLE Magazine is banking on Big G on the cover to sell this week’s issue, US Weekly’s going with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner “in crisis”. Lower level tabloids have been reporting on this since April. And for the last 3 weeks, Ben and Jen have stepped out on weekends to the farmer’s market – because no paps ever hang out there – to try to send a message. Full Story

Manic Pixie Emma

June 17, 2015 18:17:59 Posted at June 17, 2015 18:17:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Emma Stone is featured in the new issue of WSJ Magazine to promote Irrational Man. It’s Manic Pixie Dream Girl…the interview. At one point she pops a sugar cube in her mouth, just because it’s a cute thing that she does. And she tells a story about how she f-cked up a beauty roundtable once by talking about decomposing bodies. Full Story

A Twilight reunion

June 17, 2015 16:29:42 Posted at June 17, 2015 16:29:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Charley Gallay/ Getty Images

But not the one they were hoping for… Kristen Stewart and Twilight author Stephenie Meyer presented together last night at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards in LA. The two collaborated on a short film competition encouraging female filmmakers to submit Twilight-related work to be shown on Facebook later this year after being reviewed by a panel of celebrity judges including Stewart and Meyer, Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, and Julie Bowen. Full Story

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Taylor & Selena’s fight song

June 17, 2015 15:01:40 Posted at June 17, 2015 15:01:40
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, FameFlynet, Sonia Hall/ AKM-GSI/ Splash News

Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez went out for lunch yesterday. And there were a lot of paps around to document the event. Conveniently this happened just after Madonna released the poster for her new video – which has finally dropped on Tidal (so, naturally, I’m waiting for it to be made available on YouTube and besides, I heard the last 30 seconds of it is f-cked up…so this doesn’t look great on Jay Z either) – featuring Beyonce, Katy Perry, Minaj, Miley, and others… kinda like Bad Blood. Full Story

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