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Amy and the gays

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 8, 2009 08:16:32 April 8, 2009 08:16:32

Amy Poehler’s Parks and Recreation premieres on Thursday – it’s a whole new must see TV on NBC! The Office, Parks and Rec, and 30 Rock… Amy and Tina back to back anchoring network television? Yay for girls, right? So girls should be watching right? We’ll see. Early buzz surrounding Parks and Rec is that it’s solid. Full Story

Nicole & Anne Shirley

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 7, 2009 11:26:46 April 7, 2009 11:26:46

Please… Please you must know Anne Shirley without having to google, right? It surprised me that Nicole Richie knows Anne Shirley. She tweeted about it today http://twitter.com/nicolerichie. Love her so much. For knowing Anne, love her even more. This is Nicole, expecting her second, after lunch at Joan’s on Third yesterday. Full Story

Coco Avant Chanel

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 7, 2009 07:34:52 April 7, 2009 07:34:52

The premiere last night in Paris… Audrey! It would be the dilemma of all dilemmas to have to choose between Audrey Tautou and Marion Cotillard. Can you imagine? This is not relevant to the story, but I like a good conundrum. I also like a good Hair Daydream. My hair is long and lank and boring. Full Story

Jo and Mrs O

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 1, 2009 12:52:01 April 1, 2009 12:52:01

G20 Summit – many demonstrations, major controversy, this is not the place. Let’s stick with something less contentious. There should be no debate about this one. A power women dinner or something this week at 10 Downing Street. Michelle Obama is the guest of honour. Seated beside her… Our Jo. Full Story

Amanda in demand

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 1, 2009 07:28:19 April 1, 2009 07:28:19

Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper seen here leaving the Chateau Marmont last night. Amanda, she’s the girl of the moment. Sometimes that can cost you. Amanda was booked for the lead role in the upcoming Sucker Punch helmed by Zack Snyder fresh off Watchmen. She was apparently the unanimous first choice but right now she’s everyone’s first choice, and she is committed to Big Love which shoots at the same time that Sucker Punch is scheduled to begin principle photography. Full Story

Yay for more Chelsea!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 24, 2009 09:31:00 March 24, 2009 09:31:00

Chelsea Handler has just signed a brand new multi-year contract that will keep her on the air through 2012 with more projects in the works as well. Chelsea Lately first launched on E! in 2007 and has been steadily building viewership, now boasting more young viewers in the coveted 18-34 demographic than Kimmel, Craig Ferguson, and Carson Daly. Full Story

A reason to get pregnant?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 24, 2009 07:16:15 March 24, 2009 07:16:15

A reader called Sabrina wrote to me yesterday suggesting this might be a reason to thaw out my womb – Nicole Richie, on the heels of the success of her jewellery which sold out in pre-order, has announced she’s launching a maternity line… The good news is that it’s not just maternity. Full Story

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A Powerful Noise

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 6, 2009 07:09:00 March 6, 2009 07:09:00

It’s a documentary chronicling the experiences of 3 women in Mali, Vietnam, and Bosnia-Herzegovina as they work to “overcome barriers to lead day-to-day battles against ignorance, poverty, oppression, and ethnic strife.” Natalie Portman has, for several years now, been actively involved in advocating for rights of disadvantaged women particularly in the third world as the Ambassador of Hope for FINCA with specific focus on pro-active efforts to help communities help themselves escape the cycle of poverty. Full Story

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Life of the party!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 2, 2009 07:24:48 March 2, 2009 07:24:48

These photos, they kill me. At the Cesar Film Awards in Paris – the French Oscars – Sean Penn as usual looking crusty and bored, especially in the audience. But not when Emma Thompson is around! She makes my life. And the way she looks is the way she is – hilarious, unpretentious, freespirited, the best. Full Story

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Where was Cate?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 2, 2009 06:55:22 March 2, 2009 06:55:22

Many of you wrote during awards season – Where’s Cate Blanchett? She is an awards season staple. It was weird not to see her. But she received no nominations. And Brad Pitt alone was enough to promote Benjamin Button is Boring. Besides, Cate had better things to do. As the co-artistic director of the Sydney Theatre Company alongside her husband, Cate stayed home to rehearse. Full Story

Female Chivalry

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2009 09:15:41 February 24, 2009 09:15:41

Amanda Seyfried has been shooting a new movie in Toronto. She was in LA for the weekend for the Oscars, then had to return immediately Monday back to work. Dominic Cooper went with her. This is Amanda arriving at LAX yesterday. Dominic met her later. An interesting story about their flight. From an infallible source. Full Story