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The real star of Avril Lavigne’s new video

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 26, 2013 16:15:39 July 26, 2013 16:15:39
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FameFlynet, Clint Brewer/ Splash

Avril Lavigne was out in LA shooting a new video yesterday. Emily, who is our site coordinator, sent me a note last night comparing the look to Tank Girl. As in how dare this goddamn bitch disrespect Tank Girl!? Oh it’s more of the same Avril. Avril in heavy eyeliner. Avril making devil signs with her hands, sticking out her tongue, wearing brand new combat boots that will never be scuffed. Full Story

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Ryan Gosling, son of Skywalker?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 25, 2013 14:39:30 July 25, 2013 14:39:30
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WENN

If Anakin Skywalker is Prince Charles, and Luke Skywalker is Prince William, does that make Ryan Gosling little Prince George? As you know, they’re working on more Star Wars movies. Episode 7 will take place 30 years after Return Of The Jedi. Latino Review Full Story

The Iron Lady is coming to TIFF

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 23, 2013 16:44:36 July 23, 2013 16:44:36
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WENN

Oh yeah, and Mark Ruffalo too. I don’t see why I have to keep writing this article. Isn’t that enough? Isn’t it??? Fine. We will continue. The Toronto International Film Festival has just announced its 2013 lineup and, as usual, it’ll be a mega movie star year to kick off award season. Full Story

Thanks, Johnny Depp

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 9, 2013 18:13:22 July 9, 2013 18:13:22
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Slaven Vlasic/ Getty

Ryan Reynolds has two movies coming out next week – the animated Turbo and RIPD with Jeff Bridges. He was on The Today Show this morning promoting one of them. Before the summer box office season began, many predicted that RIPD might end up on the bomb list by the time everything had been totalled. Full Story

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Blake’s September issue

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 2, 2013 15:39:33 July 2, 2013 15:39:33
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Not Vogue…but still for Anna Wintour. Remember that photo shoot a couple of months ago in New York? Click here for a refresher. It’s for Lucky Magazine’s September issue, the first issue under new editor Eva Chen, an Anna Wintour protégé. Full Story

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The First Couple of Canadian music marry on Canada Day

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 1, 2013 15:42:45 July 1, 2013 15:42:45
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Oh Canada Our home and native land… Today we celebrate our nation’s birthday… by celebrating the love of our nation’s, um, most musical couple. Throw up two fingers and a thumb, turn it backwards, stick out your tongue, and let out a Hell Yeah. Or, you know, don’t. Full Story

Eva Mendes & Ryan Gosling update

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 27, 2013 13:27:26 June 27, 2013 13:27:26

Just in case there was any doubt that they’re still together… Ryan Gosling has been working on his directorial debut How To Catch A Monster in Detroit. They wrapped last week. He and Eva were still there as of Monday. Fans creeped Full Story

Blake & Ryan: summer honeymoon

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 26, 2013 13:24:33 June 26, 2013 13:24:33
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Bauer-Griffin

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have spent the last couple of months in Europe as he’s been shooting a movie. He is now currently promoting The Croods. They were in Barcelona yesterday. Blake wasn’t at the premiere, but met up with her husband afterwards for dinner. She wore a black jumpsuit with a sparkly side-trim and puke coloured shoes similar to Kristen Wiig’s last week Full Story

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The First Couple of Canadian Music at the MMVAs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 17, 2013 15:49:07 June 17, 2013 15:49:07
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Jag Gundu/ Getty

The MuchMusic Video Awards happened last night in Toronto. And our Canadian pride and joy, our answer to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, blessed the occasion with a lot of leather, a lot of extensions, and a spiked crown. Avril performed at the event and won an award. Chad did not perform as he was only there to support his future wife, without his bandmates. Full Story