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Generational Style Etiquette

November 26, 2012 17:31:59 Posted at November 26, 2012 17:31:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Splash

I mean, 50 years ago they would have sent you home for wearing jeans to work on casual Fridays. My European father-in-law considers it poorly mannered for a man to speak with his hands in his trouser pockets. My parents-in-law also frown on paper plates and cups. And my ma, who’s always critical of the low classy but who isn’t exactly high classy herself, snarls at people who “lean”. Full Story

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Welcome back with Eva & Ryan

November 26, 2012 14:19:36 Posted at November 26, 2012 14:19:36
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
PCN

To American gossips returning from Thanksgiving holiday -- is it a good welcome back or a sh-t welcome back to see Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling enjoying a few days off in New York, arm in arm? Some of you insisted, via my inbox, that since they’d not been photographed together in weeks while he was in Austin and Mexico on Terrence Malick’s movie and she was in New England shooting with Larry David, that it must have meant they’d cooled. Full Story

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Thanksgiving French Cheese

November 23, 2012 17:10:49 Posted at November 23, 2012 17:10:49
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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AEDT/WENN

What a wonderful way to celebrate American Thanksgiving -- with the highest quality French Canadian cheese. Better this than the sad smut situation that Gabriel Aubry’s involved in. Celine Dion was in Germany yesterday to collect her Bambi Award. Look at her, holding it as though it were alive, like it could converse. Full Story

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#JelenaIsUnbroken too! (For now)

November 16, 2012 17:38:39 Posted at November 16, 2012 17:38:39
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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File Photo: Danny /WENN

Yesterday Selena Gomez was blocking Justin Bieber from all her devices which, amazingly, is not a euphemism for anything. A reader called Mrs P wrote to me the other day about her "idiot daughter (17) and her idiot boyfriend" trying to break up for the better part of a year as evidence that Selena and JB are the same. Full Story

Breakups are still the same

November 12, 2012 14:34:37 Posted at November 12, 2012 14:34:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Bauer, JB Nicholas/ Splash, Mike Coppola/ Getty

Here’s how it went down when I was in school: The breakup happens. I tell my friends and he tells his friends. My friends tell his friends that I hate him and I’ll never forgive him. His friends tell my friends that he never did what I think he did and that he still likes me. Full Story

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This isn’t Four, it’s Peter

October 24, 2012 18:56:02 Posted at October 24, 2012 18:56:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
WENN

For those of you - all of you -- who don’t remember, his name is Alexander Ludwig and he played Cato in The Hunger Games. It appears as though he’s working from the book of Jena Malone and Sam Claflin -- this is turning out to be a rather enterprising cast, isn’t it? -- and self-starting a campaign to be selected for the coveted role of Four in Divergent. Full Story

Celebrity Strategery: f-cking with your fans

October 12, 2012 15:47:56 Posted at October 12, 2012 15:47:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
WENN

So about this potential Justin Bieber scandal with the stolen laptop and the threat of a bombshell release -- Gawker posits that it’s a publicity stunt, and I’m always on board for a famewhore theory so, assuming that it does end up being a hoax to elicit maximum coverage for a new video or whatever, the question is whether or not it’s a good move. Full Story

Blanket Watch

October 4, 2012 15:37:39 Posted at October 4, 2012 15:37:39
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FlynetUK /FAMEFLYNET, KCS /Splash News

You know how I feel about BumpWatch: it’s an insufferably unreliable form of gossip reporting and besides, how can we argue about promoting healthy body types when we accuse women of pregnancy if they migrate healthily from a size 0 to a size 2? Blanket Watch on the other hand... Blanket Watch, as non-physical camouflage, now that might be a more accurate gossip indicator. Full Story

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Ryan Gosling and Rick Hansen 25

October 1, 2012 21:12:16 Posted at October 1, 2012 21:12:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
Keystone

Ryan Gosling was papped yesterday in Austin. He went to the gym with a friend wearing a Rick Hansen t-shirt. Rick Hansen is a big ass deal for us in Canada. Hansen celebrated the 25th anniversary of his Man In Motion tour in May after a 9 month anniversary tour that ended in Vancouver, BC, same place that marked the end of his journey AROUND THE WORLD IN HIS WHEELCHAIR a quarter of a century before, all in the name of spinal cord research. Full Story

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Khaleesi & Seth MacFarlane

September 25, 2012 15:44:14 Posted at September 25, 2012 15:44:14
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Photos:
PCN, Frazer Harrison/ Getty

This broke yesterday and I smutty tingled to it but now there are proper pap photos taken the night before the Emmys of the two of them together after dinner and, well, I’ve never been more interested in Seth MacFarlane than I am now, I guess, but... Seth MacFarlane and the Khaleesi? Did you know that Seth MacFarlane used to deal with Amanda Bynes? And Audrina Patridge? And maybe Ashley Greene? That’s a lot of moons of his life. Full Story

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