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Taylor Kitsch will be OK

February 29, 2012 15:11:17 Posted at February 29, 2012 15:11:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Doug Meszler/Splash

John Carter opens next week. And, well, you know. You’ve see the trailers. It doesn’t look good. I hope it’s good and I hope it opens big, for TK I want it to be big, but the only reaction I received whenever I mentioned it in LA the last few days was snickering. Here’s Taylor Kitsch promoting John Carter in New York. Full Story

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Taylor Kitsch on the carpet

February 23, 2012 14:49:55 Posted at February 23, 2012 14:49:55
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, London Entertainment/Splash

And he looks GOOD. Really good. Better than he's looked in a long time. Here's Taylor Kitsch at the premiere of John Carter last night. And while he's totally hot and it's exciting that he's finally the lead on a carpet, I wish we could also say that he's the lead of a movie that's generating goodwill. Full Story

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Dance parties at home

February 21, 2012 23:04:00 Posted at February 21, 2012 23:04:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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PUNKD Images

Canadian Idol’s Carly Rae Jepsen was just signed to Justin Bieber’s label. It’s a big deal. It’s an even bigger deal when Justin, his gf, and all their friends pretty much make your video. Please.Sasha’s in Mexico on holiday with her husband. Apparently, per Twitter, they just got dreadlocks...? If she were here though, if she were at home, she and I would be playing this over and over and over for each other. Full Story

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When these babies have babies

February 20, 2012 17:56:42 Posted at February 20, 2012 17:56:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Fame/Flynet

There is a world in which Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are considered adults - parental figures, even if for just one day, to those for whom these two could, mathematically and biologically, be mommy and daddy.Here they are spending the weekend in Malibu with Bieber’s siblings, Jaxon and Jazmyn. (I will not comment on these names or the spelling of them but sometimes I wish blogging could come with facial expressions. Full Story

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How Ryan & Eva spent Valentine’s Day

February 16, 2012 16:00:09 Posted at February 16, 2012 16:00:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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PUNKD Images

Check out these new photos of Ryan Gosling working on Only God Forgives in Thailand yesterday and his girlfriend Eva Mendes getting her hair blown out - double! Have you ever had a double??? - while he’s on set.And what did they do, their first Valentine’s Day together? No grand gestures. I’m told exclusively that Ryan had the day off. Full Story

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More Ryan Gosling in Thailand

February 8, 2012 19:01:05 Posted at February 8, 2012 19:01:05
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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PUNKD Images

As promised earlier, here are more photos of Ryan Gosling in Thailand, heading to work yesterday on Only God Forgives with Nicolas Winding Refn. Per the previous post, he’s on set all day and through the night, coming home to Eva Mendes just after dawn.  Full Story

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Eva & Ryan in Thailand

February 8, 2012 18:13:14 Posted at February 8, 2012 18:13:14
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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PUNKD Images

These are the first photos of Ryan Gosling in Thailand. He’ll be there a few months working on his second collaboration with Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn. Check him out after Muay Thai training at the facility of the legendary Samart Payakaroon. Ryan spends a lot of time on set and has been working overnights this week. Full Story

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Sponsored Tingles: Red Carpet SCENEtourage - The Vow

February 7, 2012 16:12:54 Posted at February 7, 2012 16:12:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

The lead-up to Oscars has many storylines and we’ll be covering them all the way until the big show on February 26th. And while the Oscars are about celebrating last year’s top movies, new ones keep coming and we’ll be previewing a few that are arriving in theatres this month that have links – some loose and some not so loose – to Oscar. Full Story

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Rachel for his birthday

February 6, 2012 18:40:28 Posted at February 6, 2012 18:40:28
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Bauer-Griffin

It was Michael Sheen’s birthday yesterday. He spent it with Rachel McAdams in LA. They were photographed out for lunch. The day before they were also photographed running errands, very happy, very affectionate, VERY cute. Tonight is the Hollywood premiere of The Vow. Seems a good assumption that he’ll join her on the carpet. Full Story

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Rachel and another carpet

February 3, 2012 16:25:48 Posted at February 3, 2012 16:25:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

Rachel McAdams looked gorgeous last night on the red carpet for the Hollywood premiere of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. I never used to like her as a blonde. Now I love her as a blonde. Is it just a matter of getting accustomed to it? Rachel is not in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Rachel is not Annalynne McCord or various and the like. Full Story

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Away from Blake in her time of need?

January 31, 2012 18:21:29 Posted at January 31, 2012 18:21:29
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Carlos Alvarez/Getty

This is Ryan Reynolds in Spain promoting Safe House with Denzel Washington. They’re on the press tour through Europe before the North American premiere. I’m told Ryan said a very sweet goodbye to his girlfriend Blake Lively the other day and that she sent him away with a care package that included homemade baked goods. Full Story

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