Best of 2008 Articles

Best of 2008 in Entertainment News and Gossip

Best of 2008: upstage and porn

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 2, 2009 09:22:00 January 2, 2009 09:22:00

February 23, 2008 – the Independent Spirit Awards. The Academy had ignored the Brange, depriving Angelina Jolie of a Best Actress nomination for A Mighty Heart. As such, they would not be at the Oscars the following evening. Throughout awards season, the Brange had been coy about the pregnancy rumours. Full Story

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Best of 2008: Silver Fox vs Mama Pimp!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 31, 2008 16:54:36 December 31, 2008 16:54:36

I.Love.Him. I loved him before. But then, when he guest hosted with Kelly Ripa and bitch slapped the Lohans… oh la, Anderson Cooper made the list for life. “Apparently these people, these horrific people, the Lohans, they’re quite well known… ?”Amazing. “And there’s this perfectly nice, allegedly 14 year old girl, looks to be more like 60 – no I say that with concern and love – and she allegedly wants to be a singer and or actor slash performer of some sort of striptease person, I don’t know…” SO amazing. Full Story

Best of `08: Douchebag`s break-up press conference

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 31, 2008 10:33:26 December 31, 2008 10:33:26

August 16, 2008. We were one week into the Olympics, obsessed with Michael Phelps, and John Mayer shamewhore famewhore got jealous and decided to hold an impromptu press conference FOR THE PAPARAZZI telling the world, on camera, why HE BROKE UP with Jennifer Aniston. Over and again he said he BROKE UP with Jennifer Aniston. Full Story

Worst of 2008: Bye Good Joaquin Phoenix

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 31, 2008 07:44:34 December 31, 2008 07:44:34

Just last night in Miami – this is Joaquin Phoenix. Oh Joaquin… It’s the elastic holding back half his hair that twists the knife in your heart, non? As you know, Joaquin recently announced his “retirement” from acting, spelling it out for us on his hands: BYE GOOD. He’s apparently pursuing a recording career to be documented by good friend Casey Affleck. Full Story

Best of 2008: Crunk Chanel Mooseknuckle

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 30, 2008 11:43:24 December 30, 2008 11:43:24

Oh Karl. How could 2008 be complete without Karl? Enjoy his tight package on the runway after presenting a Chanel collection in July. Then feast your eyes on Crunk Karl styled in his own “fantasy” pose for Harper’s Bazaar. Lil Wayne is NOT demode. And one of the year’s most amazing interviews – Karl in Prestige Magazine hating on food, on children, on fat people, and on charity work. Full Story

First married NYE

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 30, 2008 10:06:33 December 30, 2008 10:06:33

It’s their first Christmas as husband and wife, they’ll be ringing in the new year for the first time as Mr and Mrs BJZ, and as usual they’re spending it on the boat. Beyonce loves the yacht. She and Jay-Z love lounging on the yacht by the South of France. And here she is last night, with Sasha Fierce safely packed away, looking relaxed with Jay’s arm around her while doing some shopping, celebrating the success of her new album, and as is always the case when B strips herself of all the packaging, in her natural element, even without Spanx, her hair curly and wild, she is so much more beautiful, non? Best of 2008: Beyonce and Jay Z getting married. Full Story

Best of 2008: the Beckham ads

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 30, 2008 07:45:31 December 30, 2008 07:45:31

In 2008, Victoria was featured in a series of memorably silly ads for Marc Jacobs, fronting his campaign with a sense of humour and a desperate eagerness that was endearing until she started believing her own hype… And David stripped down for Armani. We must thank Mr Armani. Because… well… please. Full Story

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Worst of 2008: JailBait

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 29, 2008 12:44:00 December 29, 2008 12:44:00

Ugh. 2008 was the year Miley Cyrus was everywhere. Before it was like you only knew her if you had kids. All of a sudden she was shoved down our throats: on Oprah, at the Grammys, and the worst… at the Oscars! Apparently JailBait has a good shot at making it for back to back visits to the Kodak. Full Story

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Worst of 2008: Beefcake Bachelor

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 29, 2008 09:55:00 December 29, 2008 09:55:00

In June People Magazine named Mario Lopez its Hottest Bachelor. So much to choose from and … Mario Lopez? Him? Ew! Of course he milked every last drop out of that sh-t, even posing with his own centrefold for the paps. He also recreated Brad Pitt’s infamous scene from Thelma & Louise. Full Story

Worst of 2008: Robo Butch

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 29, 2008 07:19:00 December 29, 2008 07:19:00

For a couple of weeks in August, we were obsessed with Katie Holmes’s jeans. Every blog, every style page, if it wasn’t Michael Phelps, it was Robo Bride going all butch on Broadway with her pixie cut wearing her husband’s denims. An exaggeration? You don’t remember? Time Magazine Full Story

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Best of 2008: Prunes!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 23, 2008 09:22:00 December 23, 2008 09:22:00

The secret behind those enigmatic half smile/half grimaces? We found out this year … It’s prunes! “Every time they pose and smile, they say the word ‘prune’.” Who knew? That prunes are good for more than just poo? Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen figured it out – this is why they’re always so puckered. Full Story

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