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Celine’s weekend wardrobe

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2017 20:45:15 July 10, 2017 20:45:15
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Sometimes, when I’m in a style rut and bored of clothes, I worry that clothing will never excite me, ever again. I feel this way about songs too. I worry that all the good combination of musical notes have already been discovered and that there will never be any great songs ever again. And then of course a really great song comes along and all is right again. Full Story

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Blessed be the (Passion)fruit

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 6, 2017 14:09:18 July 6, 2017 14:09:18
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I’m SORRY. I HAD TO. I couldn’t stop myself. And you’ve just groaned. And I don’t blame you. But… it was too corny not to! We’re about a week away from the Emmy Award nominations. The Handmaid’s Tale is expected to be a major contender in several categories. Full Story

Celine of Paris

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 5, 2017 19:40:54 July 5, 2017 19:40:54
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Celine Dion is from Quebec, Canada. And she would never say she “belongs” anywhere else. She has also, as of the last decade or so, been of Las Vegas. But when Celine Dion is in Paris… well… it’s like there’s new life. Full Story

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Dear Gossips,

This weekend, Canada is marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation. My parents came to Canada to have me and raise me, so that I could have more opportunities, more opportunities than would ever have been available to them.  Read Full Intro

The Canadian Queen of Feelings

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 30, 2017 19:50:38 June 30, 2017 19:50:38
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It’s Canada Day tomorrow. So I’ve been saving this all week – a week’s worth of Celine Dion’s feelings… as expressed through her fashion, on her concert stage and on her other stage: right outside her hotel in Paris, where she’s been catwalking on a regular basis. Full Story

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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