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Jennifer Lawrence’s power

November 5, 2015 16:44:02 Posted at November 5, 2015 16:44:02
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Yesterday The Hollywood Reporter released their studio executive roundtable, an hour-long conversation between the heads of five out of six of the Big Six studios, plus Lionsgate’s Rob Friedman. (Why is Warner Brothers not here?) Of the six execs, two are women—Universal’s Donna Langley, and Fox’s Stacey Snider. Full Story

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The Halle Berry Ex Club

November 4, 2015 21:01:14 Posted at November 4, 2015 21:01:14
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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You’ve heard about this already, I’m sure? David Justice, former baseball player and former husband of Halle Berry, talked some sh-t about her on Twitter yesterday. Of course he’s since deleted most of them. But the internet is forever. (Thanks Dlisted Full Story

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Adele gives the best interview

November 4, 2015 14:45:31 Posted at November 4, 2015 14:45:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey

“Do you think everyone will be disappointed that I’m happy?” This is what Adele asks Brian Hiatt who wrote the cover article for her new Rolling Stone profile. It’s moments like these that make this interview so special. Because, as we all know now, celebrity interviews, most of the time, are a fake dance agreed upon by all parties – the star, the media, the audience. Full Story

Jennifer Lawrence immortalised

November 2, 2015 14:29:37 Posted at November 2, 2015 14:29:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Jennifer Lawrence was joined by Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth at The Hunger Games hand and footprint ceremony on Saturday in Hollywood. The hand and footprint honour is much more prestigious than having a star on the Walk Of Fame. For The Hunger Games, though, the justification is all in the numbers. Full Story

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Taylor Swift: one year of 1989

October 28, 2015 20:51:17 Posted at October 28, 2015 20:51:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I mentioned in the previous post about Adele that I leave for holiday the day after 25 comes out which means I’m listening to it nonstop when I’m away. Last year, the soundtrack of my holiday was Taylor Swift’s 1989. It came out pretty much right when we left. And I love it. Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Taylor Swift’s best album to date, the one she wants a Grammy for. Full Story

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Ava DuVernay like a BOSS

October 26, 2015 14:12:56 Posted at October 26, 2015 14:12:56
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Ava DuVernay was honored this year as part of Elle’s annual Women In Hollywood awards, and she gave an AMAZING speech at their awards dinner. The whole thing is well worth a read, but there are a couple highlights that tie into some of the particular issues surrounding diversity in Hollywood that we’ve talked about recently. Full Story

And this helps…how?

October 22, 2015 20:08:59 Posted at October 22, 2015 20:08:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I’ve already written about Jeremy Renner today. About how he’s recording an album – click here for a refresher. A lot of people are talking about Jeremy this week because of how he responded to questions about the gender pay gap and Jennifer Lawrence’s essay. Full Story

Jennifer Lawrence gets tough in Joy

October 21, 2015 17:16:02 Posted at October 21, 2015 17:16:02
Sarah Posted by Sarah

In the past, Jennifer Lawrence has done something that bugs me—she downplays her ambition. By her early twenties, she bagged two franchises and multiple Oscar nominations and became one of the most famous and successful young actresses in the world. None of that happens by accident. It takes considerable ambition and drive to achieve those kinds of goals. Full Story

Jeremy Renner: craft > pay

October 21, 2015 14:12:20 Posted at October 21, 2015 14:12:20
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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On Monday night it was Drake. Yesterday it was Jeremy Renner. The man’s grey turtleneck – is it a thing? Jeremy was in New York yesterday to promote a campaign he’s doing with Remy Martin Cognac. (Put a pin in that because we’re coming back to it.) You’ll recall, the Sony leak revealed that on American Hustle, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams were paid less than Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Renner. Full Story

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Emilia is Sexy, Esquire is Bullsh-t

October 14, 2015 15:36:13 Posted at October 14, 2015 15:36:13
Maria Posted by Maria

Emilia Clarke has been named Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive, which every year seems to be more and more of a “thing,” although nowhere near the anticipation of PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive title. Sexiest Woman Alive can’t anoint a woman’s entry into the upper echelons like PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive can (see: Channing Tatum, Chris Hemsworth). Full Story

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Do you subscribe to Lena Dunham’s Lenny? If you do, you would have received the third newsletter today which includes an article written by Jennifer Lawrence about being paid less than her male co-stars. We’ll get to that later.  Read Full Intro

Jennifer Lawrence wanted to be liked

October 13, 2015 14:34:51 Posted at October 13, 2015 14:34:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey

As mentioned in today’s blog intro, the new Lenny newsletter includes an essay by Jennifer Lawrence called Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars? This is Jennifer Lawrence, the highest paid actress in Hollywood. Oscar winner. Multiple Oscar nominee. Katniss. Mystique. And she’s still not on the level. Full Story

Justin Bieber’s penis takes over the internet

October 8, 2015 15:12:50 Posted at October 8, 2015 15:12:50
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Hockey season started yesterday. And the MLB playoffs are underway. But it was Justin Bieber’s dick that dominated the discussion on Wednesday. At least it did on the internet, where I live. JB was in Bora Bora a few days ago with his maybe girlfriend Jayde Pierce. He decided to walk around naked. Full Story

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