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Celebrity Awards Season campaigning and PR strategy.

Smutty Roundup: Emily, Oscar, and the original Hollywood Violet

January 7, 2015 20:54:56 Posted at January 7, 2015 20:54:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, FameFlynet, AKM-GSI/ Splash

A new feature I’m playing with for photos of celebrities that I don’t have much to say about but that doesn’t have to do with fashion for LifeStyle either. Let’s start with Emily Blunt in London for the UK premiere of Into The Woods fresh off her New Year’s holiday with Jennifer Aniston and friends. Full Story

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The road to Oscar is paved with friends

January 7, 2015 15:58:23 Posted at January 7, 2015 15:58:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Between Benedict Cumberbatch and Jennifer Aniston, who wants it more? Oscar, obviously. He’s basically giving an interview every five minutes and getting engaged and possibly having babies. She’s doing Q&As every other day, screening her movie, and covering every magazine that will take her – and they’ll ALL take her. Full Story

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Rosamund: the real “Cool Girl”

January 6, 2015 18:07:17 Posted at January 6, 2015 18:07:17
Joanna Posted by Joanna

There’s something to be said for taking your time, and picking your fights – especially in the fame game. As Lainey wrote yesterday, Rosamund Pike’s been selective with her Gone Girl campaign tour and here she is on the cover of the new issue of Vanity Fair Full Story

It should be Marion

January 6, 2015 16:13:24 Posted at January 6, 2015 16:13:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Marion Cotillard was in New York yesterday. She stopped by The View and then she collected her Best Actress award from the New York Film Critics Circle in the evening in a high collar black and white cocktail dress that’s perfect on her. Have you read Sarah’s Top 10 Films of 2014 list yet? Click here Full Story

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Dark Horse Bradley Cooper?

January 5, 2015 21:49:01 Posted at January 5, 2015 21:49:01
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Christopher Peterson/ Splash

Right now, Bradley Cooper’s not part of the Best Actor Oscar talk. Not yet, anyway. Right now, according to experts, it’s breaking down like this: Michael Keaton Benedict Cumberbatch Eddie Redmayne And then… David Oyelowo Steve Carell Jake Gyllenhaal But Selma lost some momentum today being left off the list of Producers Guild nominations. Full Story

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The Return of Rosamund

January 5, 2015 18:02:27 Posted at January 5, 2015 18:02:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

Some Oscar contenders have been up in our faces for weeks. Then there’s Rosamund Pike who promoted Gone Girl in September, let the performance do the work for her, and went off to enjoy the final weeks of her pregnancy away from the spotlight. Her baby was born December 2. We don’t know the name. Full Story

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Benedict Cumberbatch’s Oscar timing

January 5, 2015 16:47:27 Posted at January 5, 2015 16:47:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancée Sophie Hunter were in Palm Springs this weekend campaigning for The Imitation Game. They were also photographed at LAX on Sunday. People are saying she’s pregnant. Because her dress isn’t tight and she’s holding her clutch at the waist. Is that all it takes? Because if so I’ve been pregnant for years, continuously. Full Story

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The Bad Joke Dad is available for birthdays and bar mitzvahs

January 5, 2015 14:13:51 Posted at January 5, 2015 14:13:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Brad Pitt presented this weekend at the Palm Springs Film Festival to David Oyelowo. He’s a producer on Selma. And Selma is coming on well as a contender for Best Film and Best Director (Ava DuVernay). Have you seen it yet? It’s coming to more theatres this weekend. It’s worth it. Full Story

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Jennifer Aniston wants to be the “go-to girl”

January 5, 2015 13:47:55 Posted at January 5, 2015 13:47:55
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

As I mentioned last week, voting for Oscar nominations ends on Thursday. So everyone’s doing a final push. On Saturday night, many contenders were in Palm Springs hanging out with all the old Academy members who live there. And the network for the old Academy members? They say it’s CBS. 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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Monica Schipper/ Getty Images

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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A time for Amy

December 15, 2014 21:09:56 Posted at December 15, 2014 21:09:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet, Doug Meszler /Splash

Here’s Amy Adams today on Good Morning America promoting Big Eyes. Every year, around this time, Amy Adams is out there promoting her good work. With Amy Adams, it’s consistently good work. Like Julianne Moore for so long, so underappreciated. It’s finally Julianne’s time now. Full Story

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