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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Dear Gossips,

If Duana’s not trying to harass the people in her life with non-stop wall-to-wall Hamilton she’s harassing all of us about Drake. Few people feel Drake like Duana. And, yesterday, in honour of the release of her first book, Drake dropped two new singles, Pop Style and One Dance.  Read Full Intro

Still a knucklehead?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 31, 2016 15:37:23 March 31, 2016 15:37:23
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Buzzfeed’s Anne Helen Petersen wrote a great piece about How Jennifer Garner Went Full MiniVan Majority tracking her career from Alias to Miracles From Heaven. Thank you, Anne, for the LaineyGossip mentions in the article. I came up with that expression almost 10 years ago and, at the time, it was used in reference to Jennifer Aniston, her appeal and her fan base. Full Story

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Gwyneth’s famous dedications

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 24, 2016 16:21:13 March 24, 2016 16:21:13
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Gwyneth Paltrow’s third cookbook will be released April 12th. It’s called It’s All Easy. And the target market is the working parent. Which is apparently why she’s dedicated to the book to children. Full Story

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Dear Gossips,

What’s your answer to the question: Who is Tom Cruise’s best friend? Probably David Miscavige, right? David Miscavige’s father, Ron, is coming out with a book called Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me.  Read Full Intro

Your move, BB-8

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 14, 2016 20:39:26 March 14, 2016 20:39:26
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Many people thought Jacob Tremblay deserved an Oscar nomination for his performance in Room. Brie Larson won the Best Actress Oscar for Room. And what she gave us in that film could not have happened without the other person in that room – Jacob. Jacob was named Best Actor (over Christopher Plummer!) last night at the Canadian Screen Awards. Full Story

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The CSA Message Dress

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 14, 2016 13:51:36 March 14, 2016 13:51:36
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The Book Of Negroes is of the most important literary works to come out of Canada. It’s about a woman called Aminata, born in West Africa, kidnapped and sold to slavery in America – a difficult but necessary read. The story was turned into a miniseries airing in Canada on the CBC and in the US on BET and cleaned up at the Canadian Screen Awards this week, including Best Actress in a Series last night for Aunjanue Ellis. Full Story

JK Rowling is opening the Wizarding World to everyone

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 9, 2016 15:51:57 March 9, 2016 15:51:57

The first excerpt from JK Rowling’s History of Magic in North America was posted yesterday, and it focused on Native American wizards. As a half-Oglala Lakota kid who grew up searching for any signs of my culture that wasn’t a mascot, I almost cried reading it. The world of Harry Potter has been uniquely European and primarily British, but now that world is expanding outward and embracing other traditions and cultures. Full Story

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I can’t wait until tonight. JK Rowling’s giving us a bedtime story tonight. By the time you read this, it will be past 2pm GMT and the first installment of the History of Magic in North America – basically a study guide ahead of the November release of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – will be published on Pottermore  Read Full Intro