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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.

Bill > Blake

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 21, 2010 07:23:54 September 21, 2010 07:23:54

Any time, right? Love these photos so much. Of Anna Wintour in London yesterday for fashion week, at the Nicole Farhi show, seated beside not boring Blake Lively but the impossibly charismatic Bill Nighy, and because of him actually managed an (almost) genuine smile. Am now obsessed with the picture of him kissing her ear. Full Story

Presidential Freeze

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 15, 2010 12:42:00 September 15, 2010 12:42:00

Rabbit Hole screened here at TIFF on Monday to largely positive reviews, many saying it’s Nicole Kidman’s best film in a few years. Well that’s encouraging. Because as I’ve always said, despite my disdain for the marbleisation of her face, I do enjoy Gran’s acting. I do think she is very, very talented. Full Story

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Bill Murray memories & please don’t be mad at me

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 13, 2010 09:37:55 September 13, 2010 09:37:55

I don’t hate on Megan Fox as hard as other people. She says dumb sh-t. She has a weird pretend face. She’s crazy and temperamental. But I have more time for Megan than, say, Shelfy. Which doesn’t mean I love her, of course not. Just that, well, now and again I am capable of saying nice things about her. Full Story

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Part 2: Kanye

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 13, 2010 07:18:40 September 13, 2010 07:18:40

Written by Duana The ominous and much hyped reappearance of Kanye....after mixing meticulously on his sample board that looks like he whitewashed a Fisher-Price something, he goes into it. Toast for the douche bags, toast for the assholes, goats for the scumbags, toast for the jerkoffs - none of them bleeped, I notice. Full Story

Tender Mother Madonna and Teen Girls

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 1, 2010 13:00:13 September 1, 2010 13:00:13

Madonna continues to direct W.E. in London. She also wrote the script... Anyway, Lourdes has been with her mom almost constantly on set – she even has a walk on role – obviously eager to follow in the family business. Has been for a while. Madonna raising a teenager - there are a lot of things I don’t love about Madonna right now but this, this I love so much. Full Story

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The best is generous

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 31, 2010 11:32:36 August 31, 2010 11:32:36

Love her so f-cking much. There’s a reason why Stephen King, and so many J.K. Rowling fans, took such offence to those early dumbass comparisons between Harry Potter and Twilight. One is gold, the other is ass, and it’s incredibly insulting to Jo’s great talent and her legacy to put her in the same sentence as that silly Stephenie Meyer. Full Story

Studs through security

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2010 10:17:08 August 27, 2010 10:17:08

As always, committed to her image, Lady Gaga departed Vancouver after two shows this weekend dressed in leather, studs, and rhinestones. Actually rather tame by her standards. Gaga posed with fans before heading to the gate, through security, where her metals had to be further examined. I love these photos so much, standing there on tiptoe loaded up with spikes, it’s amazing in its ridiculousness. Full Story

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Karl’s summertime amazingness

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 13, 2010 07:54:40 August 13, 2010 07:54:40

Every year Karl Lagerfeld summers in St Tropez. Even artistic geniuses need some downtime. But his muse is never far away. Because the artistic genius never takes a break. So here he is, the Karl with Baptiste, going for a stroll on the boulevard, and then, oh just a little swing time, we all need a little swing time, non? After that it was over to the Chanel exhibit where, as noted in this f-cking AMAZING image caption detail: Baptiste does what he does best, models for and inspires Karl Lagerfeld. Full Story

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Drama has great timing

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 12, 2010 10:29:00 August 12, 2010 10:29:00

Whenever she was in a spot of trouble, when things weren’t going her away, Elizabeth Taylor had the uncanny ability to summon an illness. And this was no fake cancer bullsh-t, oh no. Elizabeth’s ailments were always legitimate and often life threatening. She would conjure the health drama and almost die (she almost died a lot) and everyone would love her again and pray for her life, and there would be candlelight vigils, and she’d survive, and re-emerge on top. Full Story

So much James Franco

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 11, 2010 12:28:44 August 11, 2010 12:28:44

I feel about James Franco the way we’re apt to feel about an old boyfriend – don’t want to get with that anymore but (and don’t lie) you want to know the goods: what does he do, did he gain weight, is there a girl/wife, is she as cute as I am? In Franco’s case, even though he’s no longer at the top of the Five List, the curiosity is still there, and it’s not like he’s receded from the spotlight either. Full Story

Robert Pattinson sings in a room

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 6, 2010 08:33:00 August 6, 2010 08:33:00

Not bad. Pretty sounds good when he sings, non? He sings better than he acts although that’s probably not fair since so far his acting has been limited to Twilight and, well, there’s not much he can do with that sh-t. Video below: Robert Pattinson was recorded performing in a room as part of a project called Songs From A Room in support of emerging artists. Full Story