Girly Throw Downs Articles

Public and social media fights between Hollywood celebrities

Stop, Maria

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 8, 2017 15:17:34 September 8, 2017 15:17:34
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I was so relieved last week when Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the US Open. It was legitimate anxiety every time she advanced. For me, and perhaps for many of you, it’s more than just sports stanning. Full Story

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The old Taylor is dead

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 25, 2017 14:08:38 August 25, 2017 14:08:38

Duana and I are recording the final episode of the first season of our Show Your Work podcast tonight. Guess who the lead story is? Well who else could it be? And she was already just the lead two weeks ago. Taylor Swift Full Story

Dolce, Gabbana, Miley & Millennials

Maria Posted by Maria at June 20, 2017 15:47:32 June 20, 2017 15:47:32
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If you follow any annoying millennial socialites or the offspring of famous people on Instagram, you may have noticed Dolce & Gabbana had a fashion show stacked with many not-quite somebodies (like Dylan Bronson, Presley Gerber, Brandon Lee, Roberto Rossellini and the Stallone sisters). Doing my regular research for Smutty Social Media, I noticed a brewing drama between Miley Cyrus, her brother Braison, and Dolce & Gabbana but I ignored it because I wanted to have a think on what it meant beyond the emojis and exclamation marks. Full Story

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Taylor has to tell

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2016 16:42:15 November 15, 2016 16:42:15
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Andy Cohen’s new book Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries came out today. Andy is tight with Sarah Jessica Parker and Kelly Ripa. He hangs out with John Mayer. So as much as he says he’s telling Hollywood tales, the tales he can safely tell are nowhere near as good and as gossipy as the ones he has to hold back. Full Story

Justin vs Selena

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 15, 2016 16:51:38 August 15, 2016 16:51:38
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Well thanks God. Before this summer, celebrity breakups were getting so classy and civilised, and Gwyneth was taking credit for the trend of famous conscious uncoupling. But there’s only so much class and civility to be had on social media in a generation raised on Paris Hilton, The Hills, and Kanye West’s wife’s family. Full Story

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Mrs West’s Gossip Power

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 18, 2016 16:07:51 July 18, 2016 16:07:51
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I'm living' in that 21st century Doing something mean to it Do it better than anybody you ever seen do it Screams from the haters, got a nice ring to it I guess every superhero need his theme music Those are the opening lyrics to Kanye West Full Story

Mrs West’s Good Morning

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 18, 2016 14:23:07 July 18, 2016 14:23:07
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Good Morning is one of my favourite Kanye West songs. It’s the first song on Graduation. And Good Morning is so perfect for this morning because this is how I woke up this morning. With a gossip gift, courtesy of Kanye West’s wife who has, today, given us a great gossip morning by snatching the Gossip Valedictorian crown from all other pretenders and delivering to us the legendary receipts. Full Story