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Kanye and The Girl On The Train

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 20, 2016 21:03:10 April 20, 2016 21:03:10

Did you read it? Some of you must have. It sold 3 million copies in the US alone and set a record for the most weeks at #1 in the UK. I’ve read The Girl On The Train several times. Last fall I interviewed Paula Hawkins, literally, 4 times in the space of a week, including a one hour session during a book festival. Full Story

Gwyneth … Babe?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 14, 2016 19:28:11 April 14, 2016 19:28:11
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Every couple of years ago, I get re-obsessed with Truman Capote. When I do, I go back and read everything. I read his books. I read the biographies. I re-watch the interviews. And I always, always fantasise about the Black and White Ball. Truman is one of the few legitimate writer-celebrities. There will never not be a time when I don’t wonder why he sabotaged himself the way he did. Full Story

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Gwyneth hates dill?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 13, 2016 21:39:08 April 13, 2016 21:39:08
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Gwyneth Paltrow is busy promoting her new cookbook It’s All Easy. I’ve been flipping through it all day because a copy was sent to our building. She’s gorgeous in all the photos. And Apple and Moses appear on several pages. Full Story

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A Blake called Nancy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 12, 2016 19:15:20 April 12, 2016 19:15:20
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Blake Lively is doing reshoots for The Shallows in LA. I didn’t have much to say about this until I found out in the photo captions that her character’s name is Nancy. Is this a contemporary film? Like does it take place in the now? Because if it takes place within the last five years, I’m not sure about a twentysomething year old woman called Nancy. Full Story

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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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