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Days In The East

Duana Posted by Duana at April 3, 2014 18:31:54 April 3, 2014 18:31:54
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Jeff Gross/ Getty

I love this thing where songs just get dropped, kind of at random.  When one feels like it.  Keeps the fans on their toes, right ? This one is called Days In The East and allegedly, it is about the romance between he and Rihanna, now that it’s back.  It took me a minute to be convinced. Full Story

Monday, March 31, 2014

Dear Gossips,

“Sara just told me not to forget to thank the JUNOs and CARAS. When we asked our parents if we could play music instead of go to University they were very mad at us. [we then signed a label with Neil Young some time in between…] We are absolutely in our 30s…I don’t think many people thought that two queer kids from Northeast Calgary would make it here.  Read Full Intro

Friday, March 28, 2014

Dear Gossips,

The JUNO Awards are this weekend in Winnipeg! Serena Ryder leads the way with the most nominations and she’ll probably be up on stage a lot on Sunday night. Serena’s music got a lot of play this year all over the radio…so, if it’s OK, I’d like to give some love to my favourite Serena song that (in my opinion) didn’t get enough when it first came out a few years ago: Weak In The Knees is a track that I will never, ever, ever take off my iPod.  Read Full Intro

Rihanna and Drake holding hands

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 13, 2014 15:14:35 March 13, 2014 15:14:35
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Jeff Gross/ Getty

I wore earrings yesterday per the Chinese Squawking Chicken’s orders so that my luck wouldn’t fall down my shoulders – click here for a refresher. And then Rihanna and Drake held hands. It’s like the Squawking Chicken knows how to talk to the Gossip Genie. Full Story

Baby and his Most Elegant Princess

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 11, 2014 14:30:02 March 11, 2014 14:30:02

See, this is the kind of video I prefer. I don’t want to watch deposition video of Justin Bieber being a sh-t to a lawyer. I would rather watch him in a dance studio with Selena Gomez, his “Most Elegant Princess” doing a corny move-by-move interpretation of John Legend’s Ordinary People. Full Story

Orphan Black & The Canadian Screen Awards

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 10, 2014 19:44:35 March 10, 2014 19:44:35
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Rick Madonik/ George Pimentel/ Getty

I’ve been waiting all day to write about the Canadian Screen Awards to see if the photos would come down in cost…and they haven’t. Which is why there are so few of them here and I’m sorry I can’t afford anymore. To me, if the agencies could make the shots more available, perhaps we could widen the coverage. Full Story

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She went to London

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 10, 2014 14:54:10 March 10, 2014 14:54:10
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WENN

Like I said on Friday in this post, there’s no way Rihanna would skip the London stop on Drake’s tour, right? They were in Amsterdam last week. Then she was seen at a club in Brussels. And last night they went out for dinner at Nobu in London. Full Story

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The Justin Bieber tapes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 10, 2014 13:12:45 March 10, 2014 13:12:45
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FameFlynet, Corbis/ Splash

I’m not sure it’s a good idea for you to watch these on a Monday morning. I’m not sure it’s a good idea to show you something that will make you violent on a Monday morning. So maybe don’t watch if you have an important meeting coming up? Or a client lunch later on? Justin Bieber is infuriating at the best of times. Full Story

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Drake apologises for acting like Justin Bieber

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 14, 2014 14:10:49 February 14, 2014 14:10:49

Drake was supposed to be on the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone. The magazine decided to go with Philip Seymour Hoffman instead. And Drake decided to rage about it on Twitter. What initially set him off was that he claims that he didn’t disrespect Kanye West in the interview. This quote in particular is what offended him: "There were some real questionable bars on (Yeezus). Full Story

Rachel is not with Ryan who is still with Eva Mendes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 10, 2014 20:50:59 February 10, 2014 20:50:59
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Robin Marchant/ Getty

 Sorry. I know after all the recent reports that Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes broke up, some of you, many of you, were hoping that Rachel McAdams would be his bonafide again. Tonight on etalk, we have exclusive new photos of Rachel in Montreal this weekend. Full Story