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'Special' Celebrities and Hollywood stars who make you laugh and smile by being overly pampered, out-of-touch, eccentric, or hilariously delusional.

Mimi’s office space

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 18, 2015 22:23:31 November 18, 2015 22:23:31

Occasionally there will be someone who emails me all huffy about my posts on Mimi, accusing me of exaggerating the Mimi. There is no exaggeration. This is a woman who travels exclusively by Rolls Royce, wheelchair, cherry picker, or the arms of her bodyguard. This is a woman who will downside the physical effort of existing whenever possible. Full Story

My Obsession: Best Costume

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 2, 2015 14:07:11 November 2, 2015 14:07:11

So many celebrities were out in costume this weekend for Halloween. This is my vote for Best Celebrity Costume… Sam and Aaron Taylor Johnson, as Mia Wallace and Vincent Vega from Pulp Fiction. Is it just because I’m biased? Is it just because they’re My Obsession? But look at the attention to detail! When he’s scrunching up his face here? It’s totally JT!   💉 Full Story

Sandy’s doing her job

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 29, 2015 16:07:11 October 29, 2015 16:07:11
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Wenn, AKM-GSI/ Splash News

Sandra Bullock is in New York promoting Our Brand Is Crisis ahead of the film’s release this weekend. She was on The Tonight Show on Wednesday hilariously playing with fake arms with Jimmy Fallon. And on The Today Show this morning opening the interview by talking about shining the light on the “moon”, which is basically her ass. Full Story

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Madame Butterfly at the casino

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 28, 2015 19:10:22 October 28, 2015 19:10:22
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AP Images

Mimi was in Macau last night with her billionaire boyfriend James Packer for the opening of his brand new resort casino, Studio City. That’s our butterfly. For all intents and purposes, she’s Madame Billionaire Butterfly. And, clearly, she loves the role. Look at that glow on her face. Full Story

Ava DuVernay like a BOSS

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

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

Stop.

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 21, 2015 19:21:55 October 21, 2015 19:21:55
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Kevin Mazur/ Anna Webber/ Monica Schipper/ Jamie McCarthy/ Getty Images

There was a Tidal concert last night. But the best moment of the evening did not come on stage. It happened on the carpet. When Beysus was posing. She wore a deep cleave outfit. An assistant was making sure there wouldn't be a tit slip. Then this.   #Beyonce #TIDALX1020 Full Story

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What’s good, New York Times?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 7, 2015 20:07:39 October 7, 2015 20:07:39

You remember that supposed takedown piece on Gwyneth Paltrow for Vanity Fair? Graydon Carter ended up killing it – click here for a refresher. Vanessa Grigoriadis was supposed to write it. Grigoriadis has written about some of the biggest stars for some of the biggest publications. Full Story

“The actor from Ontario”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 23, 2015 16:35:38 September 23, 2015 16:35:38
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Wenn, Brad Barket/ Donna Ward/ Getty Images

I interviewed Josh Brolin for Gangster Squad a couple of years ago. Half our interview was about Ryan Gosling’s balls…which wasn’t actually what I was asking. All I did was throw Josh a question about Ryan, what's he like to work with, their chemistry, etc. And then he started talking about Ryan’s balls and how they’re like a “vineyard”. Full Story

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Mimi & the Billionaire: the first red carpet

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 22, 2015 20:49:53 September 22, 2015 20:49:53
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Wenn, FameFlynet

Mimi and James Packer walked their first red carpet together yesterday in New York at the premiere of The Intern. As you can tell, red carpets aren’t his thing. But for her, that’s a bonus. Because when Mimi’s working a carpet, there shouldn’t be anyone else trying to work it away from her. Full Story

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Best Speech – Viola Davis

Duana Posted by Duana at September 21, 2015 16:25:19 September 21, 2015 16:25:19
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Michael Tran/ Kevin Winter/ Michael Kovac/ Kevork Djansezian/ Getty Images

“The only thing that separates women of colour from anyone else is opportunity.” Go ahead. Let the line sink in. In fact, go even further and allow yourself to acknowledge that if you saw those words being spoken, you were a part of a moment.  “You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there. Full Story

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Bey Day long weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 4, 2015 20:02:21 September 4, 2015 20:02:21

It’s the Friday before Labour Day long weekend. It’s also Beyonce’s birthday. While she’s remained silent, because why should she put out the energy today?, people from around the world are gathering to praise and worship. #BeyDay is now trending high worldwide on Twitter. Even FLOTUS took to Twitter to wish Beyonce a happy birthday: Happy birthday to the one and only, Queen 🐝! Thank you for being a role model for young girls around the world, @Beyonce Full Story