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Jennifer Aniston’s surge

December 22, 2014 17:12:39 Posted at December 22, 2014 17:12:39
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I wrote on Friday about Jennifer Aniston’s impressive Oscar campaign energy the last few weeks. Remember she wasn’t even in the race at the end of October. And in this short time, she’s gone from that to… second place and still surging…? Click here Full Story

Jennifer Aniston is everywhere

December 19, 2014 16:07:03 Posted at December 19, 2014 16:07:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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The PEOPLE Magazine Awards? Right. So, like, the MiniVan Majority Awards? What do you suppose gets exchanged for a PEOPLE Magazine Award? It’s the inaugural year. They just named Jennifer Aniston the Movie Performance of the Year (Actress). This is the first award Aniston has ever received for a film role. Full Story

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Jennifer Aniston’s like Taylor Swift

December 18, 2014 15:52:25 Posted at December 18, 2014 15:52:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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You know how for a while there we were calling Taylor Swift the “friend collector”? Look at how Jennifer Aniston is working this Oscar campaign. There are celebrities everywhere jumping up on top of each other to host Cake screenings and events and interviews etc for her, to help her push for a nomination. Full Story

“Wassup!” Shiloh

December 17, 2014 21:05:06 Posted at December 17, 2014 21:05:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Angelina Jolie, the “rule breaker” covers the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter, the issue that members of the Academy will have during the holiday break. It’s a very strategic, very fortuitously timed release. Because it’s been kinda sh-t for the Jolie the last week or so. Full Story

Jen keeps pushing

December 16, 2014 15:56:08 Posted at December 16, 2014 15:56:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It was supposed to be one of those nights. On the West Coast, Angelina Jolie was supposed to be lighting up Hollywood at the Unbroken premiere, with Brad Pitt’s hand on her ass, surrounded by their children – the ultimate celebrity family portrait – while on the East Coast, Jennifer Aniston was at yet another Cake screening in New York, encouraged by three recent Best Actress nominations, and continue to push for the big one: Oscar. Full Story

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Brange no Ange

December 16, 2014 15:17:08 Posted at December 16, 2014 15:17:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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As expected, Brad Pitt represented Brange on his own last night at the Hollywood premiere of Unbroken because of the Jolie’s chicken pox. His parents were there. And also three of their six children – Maddox, Pax, and the Chosen One Shiloh. It’s Brad’s birthday on Thursday. Full Story

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Sienna and the Boho Moment

December 15, 2014 15:35:53 Posted at December 15, 2014 15:35:53
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Vogue January 2015 issue. Sienna Miller on the cover. God she has such a lovely face. And the smattering of freckles across her nose is so attractive. This is about Sienna starring in American Sniper. Really though, as the front page promises, it’s about Sienna’s “second act”. Full Story

Sony Hack: The wage gap revealed

December 15, 2014 15:23:30 Posted at December 15, 2014 15:23:30
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Fallout from the Sony Hack continues, and it’s no surprise that the news is bad. The people at Sony would probably love it if just once a released cache of data revealed email exchanges about funniest cat videos. But Sony doesn’t have that kind of luck and so the news continues to be damaging. Full Story

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Beygency Taygency

December 15, 2014 14:43:32 Posted at December 15, 2014 14:43:32
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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NorthWoodsPix/ Splash, John Lamparski/ D Dipasupil/ Monica Schipper/ Kevin Kane/ Mike Coppola/ Getty Images

On Friday, Beyonce and Taylor Swift were both at the Billboard Women in Music luncheon in New York. That night was Taylor’s 25th birthday party. Beyonce showed up. JayZ showed up. Justin Timberlake showed up. Sam Smith showed up. All the models showed up. Nick Jonas showed up. Emma Roberts showed up. Full Story

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George Clooney’s insecurity and the Most Fascinating Amal

December 15, 2014 14:04:27 Posted at December 15, 2014 14:04:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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You want a conspiracy theory? Here’s a big one, courtesy, of course, of those hacked Sony emails. On January 29, 2014, just before the release of George Clooney’s The Monuments Men, he sent an email to Sony’s Amy Pascal, reacting to the film’s sh-tty reviews. The title of the message was “it’s getting worse”. Full Story

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Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: more Sony email reveals

December 15, 2014 13:36:18 Posted at December 15, 2014 13:36:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

What was the bigger blow to Angelina Jolie last week? The Sony email leaks or the fact that she didn’t get nominated for a Golden Globe when Jennifer Aniston did? Just some perspective now on the Sony emails – we all know now what Scott Rudin thinks of her and that even though he claimed he’d have no problem telling her to f-ck off over Cleopatra himself, he kinda tried to bully Amy Pascal into doing it for him. Full Story

Angelina Jolie says she has chicken pox

December 15, 2014 13:17:16 Posted at December 15, 2014 13:17:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Angelina Jolie will not be attending the Unbroken premiere tonight in Hollywood. Universal released a statement on Friday explaining why: Universal Pictures today confirmed that Angelina Jolie will be withdrawing from public events scheduled over the coming days due to a mild bout of chicken pox. Full Story

Angelina and the directors

December 12, 2014 20:43:02 Posted at December 12, 2014 20:43:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The Hollywood Reporter has posted their Director Roundtable video. It’s 2 weeks to Christmas. It’s a Friday afternoon. So, you know, if you have time to f-ck around before you hit the weekend, this is worth your time. Mike Leigh, Angelina Jolie, Richard Linklater, Bennett Miller, Christopher Nolan, and Morten Tyldum are gathered around the table talking about their work and their inspiration. Full Story