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Lainey will tell you, I’ve been very reluctant to get sucked into the orbit of the Deadpool movie starring Ryan Reynolds. Fox has already botched this character once, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and I don’t trust them not to f*ck it up again. But a recent spate of information has piqued my curiosity. Full Story
Ryan Reynolds is currently shooting Deadpool in Vancouver. His character’s face is all scarred up. I know nothing about Deadpool. Maybe Sarah will come at me with some nerd facts but so far, for a nerd, she’s been surprisingly not that interested in the Deadpool thing. That might be a good thing. Full Story
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Ryan Gosling stepped out in LA to meet some friends for lunch yesterday. In that outfit, with the facial hair, he looks like he’s been in a dark room for days. Is that a euphemism for dealing with an infant? Ryan’s directorial debut, Lost River, opens in a few days on April 10. It’s the only thing he tweets Full Story
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I can’t say it enough, how proud I am of my friend Dan Levy who created Schitt’s Creek. And wrote it. And stars. And is the showrunner. PS. Dan is only 31. I hate him! While I obsessively watch him, week after week, because I need everything he wears in every f-cking episode. Next time you hear someone say “black is boring”? Introduce them to the way Dan styles a character. Full Story
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Drake spent time with his ma, Sandi, yesterday in LA. They went for lunch. Then he took her shopping at Maxfield. Nothing but the best for your mother. The way it should be. In other Drake news… It was recently announced that he’ll be working with the Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department as a curator at the S|2 gallery. Full Story
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If I’m Justin Bieber, 21 years old, trying to “man up” at every opportunity, I’m loving the fact that Leonardo DiCaprio, founding member of the Pussy Posse, wants to hang out with me. On Saturday night, the two were at a club together in West Hollywood. The pictures are sh-t quality so I didn’t buy them but if you want to see, click here Full Story
We’ve known that it’s James for a while now. But we’ve never heard it from Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds…until now. Reynolds is doing press for The Woman In Gold, opening April 1. Jesus, it is April already??? Anyway, during an interview with The Today Show, Ryan confirmed that his daughter’s name is indeed JAMES. Full Story
If Madonna thinks he’s hot, are you still giving me sh-t when I say I think he’s hot? Probably. But I’m telling you, if you just look at him and you don’t think about WHO HE IS, he’s hot. No? Fine. We will agree to disagree. Anyway, time for JB’s weekly appearance on Ellen. Full Story
The JUNO Awards happened last night in Hamilton, ON. We celebrated Canadian music in 2014. And the career of Alanis Morissette, on the 20th anniversary of Jagged Little Pill, who was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame and closed the show with a medley that included Uninvited, You Outta Know, and Thank You. God she sounded good. Like, effortlessly good. Like I’m not used to seeing people sing with so little effort these days. But with Alanis, all these big sounds come out of her mouth, perfect sounds, especially at the end, and it seems like she’s barely exerting herself. Also… I LOVE what she said about LA.
“I moved to Los Angeles and I waited six months for someone to ask me a question — so I listened. And then I realized I had to adopt a whole other approach to life because Canadians are very engaging, very curious, very self-deprecating, very funny. Read Full Intro
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Ryan Gosling presented his film, Lost River, at SXSW this weekend. First, a conversation moderated by his friend, the director Guillermo del Toro. The two are apparently quite close. Throughout the discussion, even though the film was not well received in Cannes, del Toro repeated several times how much he admired Gosling’s work, going out of his way to make sure people knew that he thinks the film is good. Full Story
Pamela Anderson stepped out last night in LA at the premiere of The Gunman, escorted by her son Brandon. Pam recently filed for divorce from Rick Salomon and has resisted the urge to get back together with him. So far. It’s been a month. Good. Look at the difference in her. This hair… I LOVE THIS HAIR. Full Story
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Finally. A legitimate challenger to McGosling, Rachel and Ryan! People kept asking Genie Bouchard about Justin Bieber during her breakthrough year. Sh-t, even I asked her about it. Because when she was, like, 18 or something, she mentioned somewhere that she had a crush on him. And they’re both Canadian. Full Story
Have you seen those throwback Ryan Gosling dance videos yet? The Internet seems to be losing its mind over them.
Because it’s Ryan Gosling, the human hug pillow.
To his credit, he had a great response:
Obviously I peaked early. Thank you @JaneChupick and twitter for the check up from the neck up.— Ryan Gosling (@RyanGosling) March 7, 2015
You know what I responded to though?
Is this for real or is it just another dream?
Rick Astley was on background vocals for that song! Which is not the song Ryan is dancing to, no, but I went down a Cathy Dennis web-hole this morning and can’t come out of the 90s. Read Full Intro