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Leo gets f-cked by a fake bear

December 1, 2015 20:27:42 Posted at December 1, 2015 20:27:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey

So this is what we’re talking about today. Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant. And according to The Drudge Report, he’s violated during his bear attack. Multiple times. The explicit moment from Oscar winning director Alejandro Inarritu has caused maximum controversy in early screenings. Full Story

Gwen & Blake go to work together

December 1, 2015 15:04:16 Posted at December 1, 2015 15:04:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey
FameFlynet, Splash News

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton were photographed together yesterday in her car. She was driving and apparently they were on their way to work. So I guess we’re supposed to wonder whether or not he spent the night and instead of getting a driver to take them both to the same place separately, they saved on the commute. Full Story

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Taylor Swift pulled over

November 30, 2015 18:07:48 Posted at November 30, 2015 18:07:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Taylor Swift is touring in Australia. While driving around today she saw a girl wearing a Taylor Swift t-shirt and pulled over impromptu to meet her. The ended up posing for a few photos. Obviously the best surprise ever for a pre-teen. I’m surprised she’s not telling her story on local tv yet. Full Story

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Leo's social media Thanksgiving

November 27, 2015 20:02:06 Posted at November 27, 2015 20:02:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Leonardo DiCaprio spent Thanksgiving with his bonafide of 2015, Kelly Rohrbach. We know this because of social media. Before we get to that though, I want to remind you of the time Kevin Connolly, one of Leo's life bros, took a photo of all of them in Vegas when they were there for Mayweather vs Pacquiao. Full Story

Thanksgiving Bourne

November 27, 2015 17:46:58 Posted at November 27, 2015 17:46:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Wenn, Splash News, Chad Buchanan/ Getty Images

Matt Damon is in Berlin this week continuing to work on the new Bourne and, seemingly, staying away from awards campaigning. Which certainly makes him look a lot less hungry for it than, say, Leonardo DiCaprio. But considering that there might be a 6th man out in the Best Actor race, I do wish he'd step on it a little, just so Leo doesn't walk away with it like it's belonged to him the entire time. Full Story

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Taylor Swift’s quiet Thanksgiving

November 27, 2015 15:16:10 Posted at November 27, 2015 15:16:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
FameFlynet, Photographer Group/ Splash News

Taylor Swift has been quiet. For a couple of weeks now. Nothing on social media this week, not even a Thanksgiving message? At the time of this writing (Friday 6am) there’s been nothing. Taylor spent the week in New Zealand. She was apparently shooting a new music video (possibly endangering birds Full Story

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Will Smith for President?

November 26, 2015 18:16:03 Posted at November 26, 2015 18:16:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Will Smith is promoting Concussion. He’s been featured in multiple interviews this week and, unfortunately, most of them don’t feature Samuel L Jackson. Concussion is the true story of neuropathologist Dr Bennet Omalu’s work exposing what playing American style football can do a player’s brain based on a 2009 investigate report in GQ Magazine written by Jeanne Marie Laskas. Full Story

Johnny undercover?

November 25, 2015 18:49:33 Posted at November 25, 2015 18:49:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
David Livingston/ Getty Images

Sarah wrote me back today when I messaged her “ugh” about Leonardo DiCaprio surging in the Oscar rankings. As I posted earlier, Leo’s in a one man race – click here for a refresher. But wait… is he, really? As Sarah pointed out, Kris Tapley, the co-awards editor at Variety, tweeted yesterday about Johnny Depp hustling undercover: The best actor Oscar race is Depp vs. Full Story

No one else is in the ring

November 25, 2015 14:54:06 Posted at November 25, 2015 14:54:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Vera Anderson/ Getty Images

The Revenant has been screening in LA for Academy members the last few days and the response has been very, very positive. As you know, The Revenant is Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s follow-up to Birdman, the reigning Best Picture. As you know, the shoot was difficult, it was delayed, it was expensive, and he was reportedly a dick to the crew. Full Story

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Guess who else is still alive?

November 24, 2015 16:52:27 Posted at November 24, 2015 16:52:27
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Really, though, this one has always been obvious. The first teaser for Game of Thrones season six has arrived in the form of a poster of none other than Lord Crow himself, Jon Snow. There’s blood on his eye, even though he was stabbed in the stomach, so I think that theory about his eyes Full Story

Rihanna is ready

November 24, 2015 15:23:51 Posted at November 24, 2015 15:23:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
BlayzenPhotos/ 247PAPS.TV/ Splash News

We’ve been waiting all year for Rihanna’s 8th album. A couple of months ago, she confirmed that the album would be called Anti. Then, yesterday, she announced a world tour starting in February in North America. In June she’ll move over to Europe. The tour will conclude in August in Zurich. Full Story

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Gwyneth is on the album

November 19, 2015 20:41:29 Posted at November 19, 2015 20:41:29
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Charley Gallay/ Getty Images

Chris Martin is promoting Coldplay’s upcoming new album A Head Full Of Dreams. In a new interview with the Wall Street Journal, Chris has revealed that he’s sharing songs with several other voices outside the band including his own children, Beyonce, the Blue Ivy Carter, his new girlfriend Annabelle Wallis, and… Gwyneth Paltrow. Full Story

Monday, November 9, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Those nude shots of Justin Bieber taken in Bora Bora, you remember? When they were released a lot of people, including celebrities, were like “violation of privacy!” and “leave him alone!” On The Social  Read Full Intro

Girl Sh-t Master Class

November 9, 2015 15:21:24 Posted at November 9, 2015 15:21:24
Maria Posted by Maria
Bryan Bedder/ Mat Hayward/ Getty Images

I want to thank the genius producer who put this segment together: it’s Ellen and Drew Barrymore cooking with Martha Stewart, who is there to promote her 85th book (!!!!!), Appetizers. Drew has done a cooking segment with Ellen before and continues to expand her lifestyle profile with a makeup line, wine, and sunglasses. Full Story

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