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Harry & Meghan this weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 30, 2017 15:03:23 June 30, 2017 15:03:23
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Princess Diana was born on July 1. In Canada we would call her a Canada Day baby. (Shout out to the legend Marilyn Denis, also a Canada Day baby!) This year marks the 20th anniversary of Diana’s passing. Princes William and Harry Full Story

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Drake hosts the NBA Awards

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 27, 2017 15:23:53 June 27, 2017 15:23:53
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The first ever NBA Awards happened last night in New York. Drake was the host. Drake, as you know, from the Junos and the ESPYs and Saturday Night Live, is a very good host. This is a skill he has on top of his other skills and a skill that most of his contemporaries don’t share. Full Story

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Dear Gossips,

There was a lot of nostalgia last night at the BET Awards. New Edition was honoured. Mary J Blige showed us how great it can be to set yourself free. And Xscape came back onstage together after 18 years apart. But to balance the nostalgia, there were several new school highlights as well.  Read Full Intro

Ryan Gosling and Elvis

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 19, 2017 18:27:23 June 19, 2017 18:27:23
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As mentioned, I took the day off on Friday because I was at Graceland. It was my first time. I say this because having been there, I now realise I have to go back. How stupid to think that once would be enough. It’s not enough. Because I have become 12 years old again. I am just as intense and obsessed with Elvis Full Story

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Do you miss Sandra Oh?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 13, 2017 17:34:44 June 13, 2017 17:34:44
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In Shonda Rhimes’s book, Year Of Yes, she writes a lot about writing. She writes about where she writes (sometimes in the pantry), about how writing is never complete, about “laying track” for more writing. And she writes about the characters she’s written. The character she writes about the most? The one she unmistakably has the most affection for? Cristina Yang. Full Story

What happened, Ellen Page

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 13, 2017 16:22:28 June 13, 2017 16:22:28

Ellen Page earned an Oscar nomination at 20 for Juno. She starred in cult favorite Hard Candy and the underrated Whip It. She’s been in the X-Men and has worked with Christopher Nolan. It’s not like Ellen Page hasn’t Done Things. Full Story

ALL THE FEELINGS, ALL THE SONGS

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2017 19:41:39 May 4, 2017 19:41:39
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Sorry. I don’t mean to yell at you with the capitals. But… the only way I can convey my feelings or, more specifically, the feelings that Celine Dion is allowing me to feel IS BY SHOUTING AT YOU WITH THESE WORDS. Full Story