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Amy Pascal & Scott Rudin: a love story

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 10, 2014 14:46:33 December 10, 2014 14:46:33
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After we all huddled in our own corners, frantically consuming the leaked Sony emails, Duana texted me: F-ck Jolie, f-ck Jobs. I want a movie about the Pascal Rudin friendship. It’s true. I know that most of you today are drawn to the Angelina Jolie headline but don’t let the movie star distract you from the most fascinating aspect of this entire drama: the Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin situation. Full Story

They’re all crazy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 10, 2014 14:15:11 December 10, 2014 14:15:11
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“Insanity” “Spoiled” “Minimally talented” Just some of the words Scott Rudin used to describe Angelina Jolie to Amy Pascal in those leaked Sony emails. And that’s likely your main focus because she’s ANGELINA JOLIE. So you’re like, OMG, she must be such a f-cking crazy bitch. Full Story

Leaked Sony emails: Jobs is a mess

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 10, 2014 13:57:00 December 10, 2014 13:57:00
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The Sony hack is the gift that keeps on giving. First it was a laundry list of reasons why making Adam Sandler movies was slowly crushing people’s souls, and now it’s a series of email exchanges between Sony co-chief Amy Pascal, producer Scott Rudin, Aaron Sorkin, and some agents that’s providing a window into the breakdown of a major production deal. Full Story

Natalie Dormer’s “resting bitch face”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 4, 2014 14:21:16 November 4, 2014 14:21:16

Natalie Dormer covers the December issue of FLARE. Dormer plays Cressida in Mockingjay: Part 1. You also know her as Margaery in Game Of Thrones. And you may have met her as Anne Boleyn in The Tudors. Or maybe you just love her look – she buzzed half her head for The Hunger Games. Full Story

Emma’s two dates

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 18, 2014 17:49:51 July 18, 2014 17:49:51
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New York premiere of Magic In The Moonlight. Emma Stone showed up with her boyfriend Andrew Garfield. Of course her co-star Colin Firth was there too. Not a bad night, right? Many people thought Emma and Andrew would split as soon as they were done promoting Spider-Man, especially since…SPOILER ALERT… Her role in the franchise is done. Full Story

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Porny gets to keep the cheque

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 24, 2014 13:02:44 March 24, 2014 13:02:44
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Jessica Simpson’s deal with Weight Watchers is worth a reported $4 million. They paid her to lose her pregnancy weight. So she commodified her body. That’s why we talk about her body. She wants you to talk about her body. And she wants you to see that her body is keeping the cheque. Here’s Porny showing off her body – and some serious calf muscles – while out with her freeloader in LA yesterday. Full Story

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What the Fudge

Maria Posted by Maria at January 21, 2014 16:54:51 January 21, 2014 16:54:51
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Celebrity collaborations and products have saturated the marketplace (perfume, cosmetics, clothing lines, accessories, hair care), but celebrity restaurants are not as prevalent as they used to be. Remember Madres (Jennifer Lopez), Nola (Britney Spears) and Geisha House (Ashton Kutcher and others)? It was very mid-2000s, like Ebola Hilton and Hyde Lounge. Full Story

Rooting for Thor

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 5, 2013 14:49:25 November 5, 2013 14:49:25
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It was Hiddlemas Eve in Los Angeles last night as the Thor: The Dark World press tour wound to a close with the US premiere of the movie ahead of opening on Friday. The patron saint of Hiddlemas, Saint Tom the Huge Dork, was in attendance, wearing a suit that trended dangerously close to his Banker Suit Problem, but a geometric pattern just saves it. Full Story

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Porny’s cheap sell

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 29, 2013 15:30:10 August 29, 2013 15:30:10

Jessica Simpson presented her newborn son Ace Knute on the cover of the new US Weekly yesterday. Now Page Six is reporting that she was only paid $100,000 for it. Look, $100,000 is a lot of money for us. Full Story