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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

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
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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Alison Pill has arrived

September 13, 2012 20:28:37 Posted at September 13, 2012 20:28:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey

A nude photo situation led to her very first dedicated gossip story in Page Six -- there was no professional downside AT ALL to Alison Pill’s breast reveal. This is our world now. According to Page Six, Alison was “falling down drunk” and talking about her farts on Monday night at a fashion party. Full Story

Fake or Real?

September 12, 2012 19:46:02 Posted at September 12, 2012 19:46:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Craig Barritt/Getty

No , no. Not hair. But there are a lot of people who just met Alison Pill today. You would have known her already if you know your Cancon. Or if you’ve seen the movies and tv shows she’s been in including - just some - Milk, In Treatment, Midnight In Paris and, of course, The Newsroom. Full Story

Ryan & Eva in real life

September 10, 2012 16:35:03 Posted at September 10, 2012 16:35:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Wenn, Sonia Recchia/Getty

Again, I feel the urge to apologise first. Not that I’m sorry about them being together and certainly not now having seen them in real life because, Jesus, it’s almost too much sexy in one couple, but sorry that you all seem to harbour some hate for them, or her, and so I’m sorry for the following details from after the screening for The Place Beyond The Pines. Full Story

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Blake & Ryan: Baking & Babies

September 10, 2012 14:45:56 Posted at September 10, 2012 14:45:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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If you were asked a year ago about who played the best game in the business, would you ever have thought that your answer might be Katie Holmes and Blake Lively? Blake Lively has a lot more game than we ever gave her credit for. How did she DO that? Blake Lively didn’t just punk Leonardo DiCaprio and end up in a marriage; what she did, like a proper CEO, was set a long-range goal with a series of achievable short term targets along the way. Full Story

Poehler & Arnett Separate

September 7, 2012 18:36:15 Posted at September 7, 2012 18:36:15
Duana Posted by Duana

Of course it’s sad.   It’s never anything but sad.   Two people who wanted to be together forever don’t want that anymore.  It’s always sad.   But also, when I read about the Poehler-Arnett split, two people I’ve never met but, of course, feel like I would like a lot, I get anxious. Full Story

Blake & Ryan in Venice

August 31, 2012 16:10:08 Posted at August 31, 2012 16:10:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
GIorio/La Pira/ Splash News

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds arrived together in Venice today. Neither has a film screening at the festival but Blake may be there with Gucci as the new face of their Premiere fragrance and the brand is hosting a big event honouring women in film. So she’ll be dressed up and posing at a photo wall. Full Story

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Jim Carrey’s rebound

August 30, 2012 16:27:12 Posted at August 30, 2012 16:27:12
Sarah Posted by Sarah

I was a big fan of Jim Carrey when I was a kid. In Living Color was one of my touchstones, one of my earliest influences and it (and Kids in the Hall--hands down, Canada’s most important cultural export besides Strange Brew) was one of the first things that made me want to be a comedian. I loved Carrey on that show. Full Story

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Snuggle Bunny to direct a fairytale

August 29, 2012 18:22:28 Posted at August 29, 2012 18:22:28
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Your favourite colouring book subject, hug toy, v-neck wearing man puppy is becoming a director. Ryan Gosling announced today that he’s written a “modern day fairytale” called How To Catch A Monster and that he’ll assume directing duties himself. He’ll be working with the same producers from Drive. Full Story