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Eva Mendes confirms she had a baby

November 26, 2014 14:07:31 Posted at November 26, 2014 14:07:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Technically Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling never confirmed that they were expecting and they never confirmed that a daughter arrived on September 12. I mean we knew because TMZ published the birth certificate – click here for a refresher – but there were no photos of her pregnant, there’s been no photo shoot of her holding her baby, and there was no social media announcement of her name. Full Story

The Battle for Fifth Place

November 25, 2014 17:48:42 Posted at November 25, 2014 17:48:42
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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Much like Jake Gyllenhaal (for Nightcrawler), Bradley Cooper is currently off the conventional Oscar circuit (for American Sniper) and is making a starring turn on Broadway in The Elephant Man until February.  I saw The Elephant Man last week – B. Coops was incredible in it. His scene partner Patricia Clarkson outshined him, but that’s hardly a reflection of his talent or complete immersion in the role. Full Story

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Princess Catherine’s “uncanny ability”

November 25, 2014 15:27:06 Posted at November 25, 2014 15:27:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Katy Cambridge was at East Anglia Children’s Hospice today to launch a fundraising campaign. She’s in red, seems well and healthy, and, now that I’m aware of it… never looks at a camera. My friend Lorella brought this to my attention just yesterday. She lives in in London now and she’s been watching that 3 part BBC special Posh People: Inside Tatler which is what I’ll be doing tonight. Full Story

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The “Rachel” came from weed

November 24, 2014 21:13:16 Posted at November 24, 2014 21:13:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jennifer Aniston was at two screenings for Cake this weekend. On Friday it was with Variety followed by a cocktail party at the Sunset Tower. She wore pink and Justin Theroux was there. Last night there was another one with cinema prive and PANDORA Jewellery. She wore glasses and leather pants and, again, that great black jacket. Full Story

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Beyonce’s 7/11

November 24, 2014 13:34:34 Posted at November 24, 2014 13:34:34
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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IGGI/ Santi/ Splash

In advance of the American Music Awards – and the RIDICULOUS fact that Iggy Azalea was nominated for more awards than she was, WTF? – Beyonce dropped her video for 7/11 on Friday. Which is what everyone was talking about for most of the weekend. And she stepped out with Jay wearing a “B” in the front, “BOW DOWN” in the back varsity jacket just in case you don’t get the point… As for the video? Oh come on. Full Story

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Charlie in VOGUE

November 21, 2014 21:14:02 Posted at November 21, 2014 21:14:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Charlie Hunnam wasn’t at Comic-Con this year, the final year for Sons Of Anarchy. If you recall, to make up for his absence, a video was played in Hall H explaining why he couldn’t be there. I’m reposting in case you’ve forgotten. But, really, I just want you to get another shot of his ass: So he missed Comic-Con because he had to do a photo shoot for VOGUE. Full Story

Beyonce’s Ring Off

November 21, 2014 17:48:23 Posted at November 21, 2014 17:48:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Two new Beyonce tracks leaked yesterday ahead of her new album release. The first song, 7/11, is Beysus rapping. The second, called Ring Off, is Beyonce gossip. So it’s about a woman taking her “ring off” because “it’s your time to put your love on top”. Oh, Love On Top. Full Story

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Jennifer Aniston, Vegas bride

November 21, 2014 16:36:19 Posted at November 21, 2014 16:36:19
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jennifer Aniston showed up to the LA premiere of Horrible Bosses 2 last night in a white lace bustier. I think it might be one piece, along with the black skirt. Not spending any energy analysing it. Because I can’t stand to look at it. This is a terrible look. It’s an FHM girl look. Full Story

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Julianne’s two-for-one

November 20, 2014 21:47:17 Posted at November 20, 2014 21:47:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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So while Jennifer Aniston’s trying to avoid a Norbit situation with Horrible Bosses 2 and Cake, Julianne Moore is out there selling The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 while holding the top spot for a Best Actress nomination for her work in Still Alice. Mockingjay is a sure thing. So Julianne will be able to ride on the fact that she’s part of a blockbuster and at the same time showing the voters that she’s one of the best, one of most under-appreciated, in one of her finest performances, maybe her finest performance. Full Story

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Jen’s two-for-one

November 20, 2014 21:31:53 Posted at November 20, 2014 21:31:53
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jennifer Aniston was at a special screening of Cake hosted by American Cinematheque yesterday in Hollywood. The Q&A was moderated by her Horrible Bosses 2 co-star Jason Bateman. Is it corny here to make a joke about having your cake and eating it too? I understand the strategy here. But last week I wrote about Aniston’s hopes for Cake and campaigning for it at the same time as promoting Horrible Bosses 2. Full Story

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Gwyneth for Tracy

November 20, 2014 20:48:35 Posted at November 20, 2014 20:48:35
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Rachel Murray/ Getty Images

There was a time when Gwyneth Paltrow would go low for weeks, maybe even months, on end. She was living in London. She kept herself away from places where we could find her. And then… She moved to LA. And became a lifestyle entrepreneur. She calls is “contextual commerce”. Full Story

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Reese Witherspoon: white for Wild

November 20, 2014 16:42:49 Posted at November 20, 2014 16:42:49
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Steve Granitz/ Jason Merritt/ Getty Images

Reese Witherspoon wore white to the premiere of Wild in Hollywood last night. Both Reese and Laura Dern are considered strong candidates for Oscar nominations – Reese in the Best Actress category and Laura for Supporting. So if we’re looking ahead to the Golden Globes, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston, and Laura Dern could all be in the ballroom at the same time. Full Story

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