Child Stars Articles

The Olsens are Trolling You

April 23, 2015 17:24:29 Posted at April 23, 2015 17:24:29
Duana Posted by Duana
Photos:
WENN

Here is the series of overexcited texts I sent Lainey when I saw the response the Olsens gave to the Women’s Wear Daily reporter who asked them about returning to Full House.  Full Story

Silas Is Already Useful

April 16, 2015 18:56:45 Posted at April 16, 2015 18:56:45
Maria Posted by Maria
Photos:
Kevin Mazur/ Getty Images

A few years ago, Kevin Jonas announced the birth of his daughter via a sponsored tweet. Since then, there’ve been several pee-stick announcements sponsored by pregnancy tests. Basically, there is no shame in the parental pimp game anymore. Is sponsorship even tacky anymore? Is there any part of pregnancy or parenthood that we aren’t part of? It’s become so saturated that we’re completely immune to the non-story stories, “Ryan Gosling is the best dad ever!” “5 Reasons JT will be the best dad ever!” “Jennifer’s Hopelessly in Love with her Baby!” They don’t mean anything anymore, and with increasing avenues for celebrity parents to share their children (like social media), along with the increase in demand for “baby” anything, the stories get more threadbare. Full Story

Long Island Yard Sale

April 14, 2015 14:42:28 Posted at April 14, 2015 14:42:28
Maria Posted by Maria
Photos:
FameFlynet

Yesterday, a short post on Lindsay and Dina Lohan showed up on TMZ, and it involved Dina selling Lindsay’s stuff - shoes, clothes, furniture, artwork – that is being stored at Dina’s house. Basically, the Lohans have entered Judge Judy territory. If you watched the docuseries Lindsay, aka “Lindsay smokes and bitches about moving,” you’ll know that she has a lot of sh-t. Full Story

View All 12 Photos

Whatever Happened to Mischa Barton?

April 8, 2015 19:11:40 Posted at April 8, 2015 19:11:40
Maria Posted by Maria
Photos:
Roshan Perera/ Photographer Group/ Splash News

Mischa Barton is in a strange spot career-wise. She’s not old enough to be “forgotten” but she’s not relevant enough to come up as a casting choice. Basically her trade is horror movies and traveling theatre productions. I wondered why she hadn’t tried a CW show but in fact she has, in 2012. Full Story

View All 8 Photos

Kristen Stewart is proof that civilization is working

April 7, 2015 16:49:35 Posted at April 7, 2015 16:49:35
Sarah Posted by Sarah
Photos:
FameFlynet, Araya Diaz/ Getty Images

Kristen Stewart has a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter online and in it, she sounds more grounded and confident than she has since before Twilight came along and made her one of the most famous people in the world. She’s twenty-four now, so she’s grown up some, and she’s on a hot streak career-wise, focusing on independent features with celebrated filmmakers (and Woody Allen Full Story

View All 17 Photos

Zaynnnnnn!!!

March 25, 2015 21:41:24 Posted at March 25, 2015 21:41:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
FameFlynet

Zayn Malik has quit One Direction. It’s official. The band confirmed that they will continue as a four-piece. Here’s how Zayn explained his decision: "My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined," he shared with fans. "But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. Full Story

Monday, March 9, 2015
Advertise with Lainey

Dear Gossips,

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:

 

 

You know what I responded to though?

Cathy Dennis!

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

Child Stardom from the Sidelines

March 6, 2015 20:06:56 Posted at March 6, 2015 20:06:56
Maria Posted by Maria
Photos:
Steve Granitz/ Getty Images

Child stardom is something we talk about frequently here because it really encapsulates the lure and pitfalls of fame, and every single time a child star goes astray, the narrative is one of shock and dismay. Why? We’ve seen it happen umpteen times! A child is encouraged to “follow their dream” and becomes famous and a cash cow for an entire team, which usually includes parents/managers, lawyers, agents, siblings acting as extras and cousins who work as assistants. Full Story

Justin Bieber: reformed and roastable?

January 21, 2015 20:38:52 Posted at January 21, 2015 20:38:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
AKM-GSI/ Splash

TMZ posted a story late last night about how Justin Bieber’s been changing his ways. He’s polite to people now. A couple of times this week in LA, he was out for dinner and paid for other people’s meals because they gave him a seat. Full Story

Selena came down with the drama

December 17, 2014 21:49:09 Posted at December 17, 2014 21:49:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
Elder Ordonez/ INFphoto.com/ Splash

I have a friend, H, and she has an expression. It’s the best. She dropped it on me once when we were at a work meeting years ago, before I started blogging full-time. One of our colleagues, P, was upset about some negative feedback. She sulked for the rest of the session, then at the very end, when everyone was getting up to leave, she let the tears fall down her face and ran to the bathroom. Full Story

View All 9 Photos

The Science of Willow & Jaden Smith

November 18, 2014 14:45:44 Posted at November 18, 2014 14:45:44
Lainey Posted by Lainey

If you haven’t already, you have to read the New York Times interview with Willow, 14, and Jaden, 16, Smith. It’s a mind f-ck. It’s such a mind f-ck that I don’t know even know how to analyse it. Except to say that for all that the Smith family does to directly address speculation that they’re heavily involved in Scientology, you have to wonder what part Scientology has played in their development. Full Story

Britney Day in Vegas

November 6, 2014 17:34:46 Posted at November 6, 2014 17:34:46
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
Wenn, Denise Truscello/ Ethan Miller/ Getty

Las Vegas celebrated Britney Spears yesterday. It's supposed to be an honour... If you're over 50! Britney is 32 years old. Just two years older than Miranda Lambert. So, no. Don't ask me to be congratulatory about this. It's not how it was all supposed to go down. But here we are, pop's former princess, dressed like Liza Minelli (don't tell me you can't see this outfit in Liza's closet), and her face tighter than it was when she was dancing around in a red leather catsuit, her cheekbones fuller and higher, at her Vegas day presentation so, basically, she's Marie Osmond now. Full Story

View All 34 Photos

My dad told me to break up with you

August 29, 2014 15:30:17 Posted at August 29, 2014 15:30:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
Splash

Jamie Spears, father of Britney, who is 32 years old, is his daughter court-appointed conservator. So, basically, he’s legally authorised to handle her sh-t…because she’s not capable of handling her own sh-t.. And not just in business. TMZ Full Story

Daddy Dearest

August 28, 2014 15:22:09 Posted at August 28, 2014 15:22:09
Maria Posted by Maria
Photos:
Frank Micelotta/ Getty Images

For the last two years Beyoncé has owned our hearts and minds – for me, Life Is But A Dream marked a real turning point in the marketing of Queen B, but as far back as 2008 she was telling us that she was going to run the world. Beyoncé married Jay Z in 2008, her parents split in 2009 (it took them a few years to hammer out the divorce), and in 2011 she dropped her father as her manager. Full Story