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My Ma or things she would say or do.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I read a lot of Dirty Grandpa reviews this weekend. Because the movie seemed to bring out the creative best in film critics. Sarah’s review will be posted later this morning. Dirty Grandpa is currently scoring at 7% on Rotten Tomatoes.  Read Full Intro

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Dear Gossips,

The 12 Days of Chinese New Year starts tomorrow. My ma, the Chinese Squawking Chicken, has been doing her research for weeks. Every day until Chinese New Year, one of the Chinese astrological signs will be profiled for the Year of the Monkey.  Read Full Intro

Winona and her friends

January 19, 2016 15:25:43 Posted at January 19, 2016 15:25:43
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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BlayzenPhotos/ Splash News, Dimitrios Kambouris/ Getty Images

It should never be a bad day when one of my favourites, Winona Ryder, is featured. Winona was out last night in New York to support her friend Marc Jacobs at the Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Mascara launch. As previously reported (click here for a refresher), Winona is the new face of Marc Jacobs Beauty for 2016. Full Story

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Chinese New Year is on February 8th. It will be the Year of the Monkey. As you may know, there are 12 signs in the Chinese zodiac. And if you’ve been reading this site for some time, my ma, the Chinese Squawking Chicken, prepares readings for each sign, and gives away lucky charms, every year.  Read Full Intro

Taylor Swift & the Five Elements

January 4, 2016 14:37:54 Posted at January 4, 2016 14:37:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
FameFlynet

There are five elements in Chinese philosophy: Fire, Wood, Water, Earth, and Metal (but the Chinese word for it is “gold”). We believe that each person has their own zodiac sign and elemental phase. For example, I was born in the Year of the Ox in the metal phase. Which is why my ma, the Chinese Squawking Chicken likes to joke that I’m a Golden Ox. Full Story

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Emma & Andrew go for lunch

August 31, 2015 19:28:59 Posted at August 31, 2015 19:28:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
Pacific Coast News

Emma Stone’s been shooting La La Land with Ryan Gosling. And there have been all kinds of rumours that she and Ryan are going to happen. If they didn’t happen the two previous times, I’m thinking it’s unlikely to happen now. Also, she’s still with Andrew Garfield, even if they don’t get papped once a week. Full Story

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Gwyneth: a wasted dress and the narcissistic parent

March 27, 2015 19:47:30 Posted at March 27, 2015 19:47:30
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The latest feature on GOOP is about narcissistic parenting. I skimmed through it pretty quickly so maybe I’m totally off-base but my takeaway from it is that narcissistic parenting is bad. Which, I think, most people probably agree with…? Click here Full Story

Twigs & Pattinson: promise rings & love compatibility

March 5, 2015 16:13:18 Posted at March 5, 2015 16:13:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
KCS Presse/ Splash

FKA twigs is was in Paris yesterday for a performance. Robert Pattinson was seen leaving the venue with her, just after PEOPLE reported that the two had exchanged “promise rings”. I didn’t know we still did that. Isn’t an engagement ring a “promise” ring? Or is a “promise” ring like a pre-engagement ring? I’ve been monogamous for a long time. Full Story

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Did you know that it’s Chinese Valentine’s Day on Thursday? The Chinese Squawking Chicken gave me a list love matches and mismatches that I’ll post later this week. Speaking of the Squawking Chicken… I wrote a book called Listen To The Squawking Chicken that was released last year.  Read Full Intro