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Blake & Ryan: Baking & Babies

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 10, 2012 14:45:56 September 10, 2012 14:45:56
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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

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

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

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 31, 2012 16:10:08 August 31, 2012 16:10:08
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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

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

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

Summer’s almost over

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2012 17:21:13 August 27, 2012 17:21:13
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There’s one more weekend. I mean I know officially, like, according to science and the almanac people, that summer’s not done until the Autumn Equinox but in spirit, we all know, summer ends after Labour Day weekend. And I only asked for the summer. That they make it through their second summer, Selena and Justin. Full Story

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I would never trade her

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 24, 2012 20:22:04 August 24, 2012 20:22:04

You know what people always say when someone’s an embarrassment? Can we trade him/her? Maybe this is just what happens in Canada. A lot of people have been doing it this week with the announcement of that engagement. You know the one. I’ve even heard Canadians suggest Celine Dion now and again. Full Story

Ryan Gosling: TIFF Target

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2012 15:52:48 August 22, 2012 15:52:48
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Fame/Flynet

Ryan Gosling was on the TIFF list of expected attendees released yesterday. And you know what happens when Ryan is anywhere. Or nowhere. Every day there’s a phantom Ryan Gosling sighting. Sometimes he’s in Melbourne. Yesterday someone emailed from Miami squealing about a Facebook mention of him at a coffee house. Full Story

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The First Couple Of Canadian Music

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2012 15:14:25 August 22, 2012 15:14:25
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As every Canadian cringes... Come on. They’re perfect for each other. You don’t even have to think about it for that long -- Avril Lavigne and Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger make sense. Look at her. Look at him. They finally found each other. They are getting married. It happened while they were working together on her new album. Full Story

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Diane & Josh: Vancouver family weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 20, 2012 15:07:01 August 20, 2012 15:07:01
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Joshua Jackson is in Vancouver shooting Fringe. The weather has been great the last few weeks, finally. June was awful. July was sh-t too. So he was leaving for LA every chance he could. Because, frankly, Vancouver wasn’t offering much of a summer for a while. Now that August is beautiful though, he’s staying and so is his girlfriend. Full Story

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Pose Hard As A Couple

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 20, 2012 13:50:17 August 20, 2012 13:50:17
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Lea Michele and Cory Monteith worked the carpet together at the Do Something Awards last night. As you can see, they’re playing the “let me look up at you adoringly” pose. And the “whisper something funny, our inside joke, and we can laugh together” one. But while Lea’s found a willing partner in the game, her dress, unfortunately, is a total bust. Full Story

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