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Good morning, Jennifer Aniston

August 28, 2014 13:55:54 Posted at August 28, 2014 13:55:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jennifer Aniston is out there promoting a new movie called Life Of Crime, opening this weekend. She was on Kimmel promoting the film and he staged a mini Friends reunion with Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow, replicating Monica’s apartment, and then she went to the premiere in a silver dress. The way the light hits her mid-section, you know what the conversation was supposed to be? IS JEN PREGNANT? For the 33rd time. Full Story

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Justin Theroux: parties and penis

August 27, 2014 18:14:32 Posted at August 27, 2014 18:14:32
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jeff Kravitz/ Getty Images

You know what I’ve been talking about a lot the last couple of days? Justin Theroux’s penis. My friend N brought it up first after watching The Leftovers. He runs in every episode. And when he’s running, it’s right there. Like, right there. I swear we’re not being pervs about it. Full Story

Tom Cruise at work

August 22, 2014 15:27:26 Posted at August 22, 2014 15:27:26
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Production on Mission: Impossible 5 is underway. Yesterday the team was in Vienna. Tom Cruise spent the day doing stunt rehearsals on the rooftop of the Vienna Opera House. That Tom Cruise, always living on the edge of danger. But you can really see it. That’s all he ever wants to do: be on set, working. Full Story

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What happened to being a New Yorker?

August 22, 2014 14:57:44 Posted at August 22, 2014 14:57:44
Lainey Posted by Lainey

TMZ reports that Katie Holmes bought an almost $4 million home in Calabasas, California and it sounds like they’ve already moved in. Supposedly Katie thought it would be better for Suri to live there instead of growing up in New York. Because there are children on the same block or something. Full Story

Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Dear Gossips,

Wait, I thought the rumour was that Carrie Underwood was performing at halftime at the Super Bowl …? Instead the Wall Street Journal reported the other day that the NFL has invited Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Coldplay …but that if they want the gig, they have to pay the league for the opportunity. The artists’ reaction? A “chilly reception”.

One of the arguments against this proposal is that it would essentially turn the halftime show into a giant commercial.  Read Full Intro

Gwyneth’s nominations

August 21, 2014 14:08:24 Posted at August 21, 2014 14:08:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey

So it was Gwyneth Paltrow’s turn to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday. And this is exactly what I mean about those on the top tier participating – because it’s their return nominations that continue to make it interesting. The Zac Efrons and the Ashley Bensons of the world can keep going around in their own circles all they want. Full Story

Taylor Swift 1989

August 19, 2014 19:37:38 Posted at August 19, 2014 19:37:38
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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JDH Imagez/ Splash

To no one’s surprise, Taylor Swift announced on Yahoo yesterday that the new album is ready. And, as I reported repeatedly last week – click here for a refresher – it’s pure pop, by her own description. 1989. Her birth year. Full Story

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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Dear Gossips,

HBO has released a trailer for the upcoming On The Run concert film that’s to be shot in Paris in September, then airing on HBO Canada and HBO on September 20. So if the Carter Corporation is dissolving, it won’t be until then. At least? We should have a better idea, or what we think is a better idea, in 6 days on Sunday, at the MTV VMAs.

Someone emailed to ask a very good question this weekend: Beyonce managed to lock down an entire album, 17 songs and videos, but how is it that EVERYONE seems to be talking sh-t and they can’t control those leaks?

Over the weekend she posted a photo of a set of open handcuffs. OMG IS IT A MESSAGE?

What does Beyonce hate the most? She hates it when other people are telling HER story. Will she let them be right? Because if she does this, if she walks away from Jay and her marriage, she makes them right.  Read Full Intro

Nomination Hunting featuring Eddie Redmayne & Robert Pattinson

August 15, 2014 16:26:15 Posted at August 15, 2014 16:26:15
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Frazer Harrison/ Kevin Winter/ Getty

As Sarah just wrote in the Chris Evans article before this, it’s time to solicit favour with the awards boards now. And, well, they say it’s never hard to solicit favour with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. They nominated The Tourist and Jennifer Love Hewitt for Christ’s sake. Full Story

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Beyonce + Rihanna?

August 15, 2014 15:51:43 Posted at August 15, 2014 15:51:43
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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The internet is reporting that Beyonce and Rihanna might be collaborating on a remix of B’s song Blow. Apparently a track has been registered that has both their names on it. Click here to see. You believe? I believe that if it’s true, it’s another OBVIOUS IN YOUR FACE way for B to address some of those rumours. Full Story

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Beardy Chris Evans returns

August 15, 2014 15:34:58 Posted at August 15, 2014 15:34:58
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Mark Davis/ Kevin Winter/ Getty

It’s Friday, it’s been a pretty sh*tty week all around, and we could all use something nice to look at as we zone out for the weekend. So here are new photos of Beardy Chris Evans, making his return after Avengers: Age of Ultron has wrapped. I don’t generally do facial hair, but Evans is one of those guys who somehow manages to be even better looking with a beard. Full Story

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Rita Ora’s ex drama

August 14, 2014 20:20:08 Posted at August 14, 2014 20:20:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

I posted about Rita Ora for the first time a couple months ago when she covered FLARE Magazine. At the time, I wrote that she’s been trying to break through for a while now, with her clothes and her look etc, but that without any kind of actual work behind it, I’m wasn’t sure how she’d be able to sustain it. Full Story

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Jennifer & Justin: a celebration trip

August 14, 2014 15:22:20 Posted at August 14, 2014 15:22:20
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WENN

PEOPLE posted an article yesterday about Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux. They’re on holiday in Bora Bora. They left on August 7 and were supposed to be away for a week. So it was timed for when they got back. According to US Weekly – and they reported it first – the two were at the Four Seasons. Full Story

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Sexy not sweet?

August 11, 2014 17:37:27 Posted at August 11, 2014 17:37:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jason Merritt/ Getty

The Lea Michele Project continues. She’s a smoking, harried waitress in Sons Of Anarchy. She’s a sexpot at the Teen Choice Awards. Sexy not sweet? Or both? It occurred me to me, looking at these shots, that she wants to be someone. She’s trying to go for someone else’s vibe. Full Story

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