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A mini-break for Ryan & Blake

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 23, 2012 19:20:03 January 23, 2012 19:20:03
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Fame/Flynet

They were in New Orleans this weekend. Amazingly, a photographer managed to find them. This time though, not with StarTraks agency but that doesn’t change the fact that Ryan Reynolds, in his short time with Blake Lively, has been papped more than he ever was en couple than when he was married to Scarlett Johansson. Full Story

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The Vow is coming

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 18, 2012 17:07:42 January 18, 2012 17:07:42
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WENN

Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum were both in London today to promote The Vow, opening February 10. She looks delicious, right? Love the nude and black heels, how they look against her bare leg. And that dress. And the coat. And, of course, her face. Such a bright, sweet face. Rachel McAdams is irresistible. Full Story

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Knock off nude

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 12, 2012 17:18:22 January 12, 2012 17:18:22
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Bauer, Jason Merritt/Michael Buckner/ROBYN BECK/Frazer Harrison/Christopher Polk/Getty

Look, I have a lot of love for Nina Dobrev. Yes, because she’s Canadian but also because she’s fiercely Canadian, meaning she hasn’t forgotten, like so many of them do. Etalk has been with Nina from the beginning of her career. Now she’s the star of a big hit U.S. TV show and when we see her at events, she still always stops for us, and not only that, but remembers the names of all our camera guys and all our producers. Full Story

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Ryan Gosling has a girlfriend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 3, 2012 15:40:08 January 3, 2012 15:40:08
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Bauer, Jackson Lee/Splash

With him and all the Disneylanding, you never want to be premature about the girlfriend declarations. But it’s almost 6 months now. SIX MONTHS. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes have been dealing with each other exclusively for 6 months. Dude, that’s a girlfriend. As Dylan would say, that’s a bonafide. Eva is his bonafide. Full Story

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Not Best Not Worst of 2011: Ryan Gosling

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 29, 2011 15:31:24 December 29, 2011 15:31:24
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Flynet

I mean on paper for him it’s been a great year: three movies, several more to come, major acclaim, a new meme every week, the actor onto which every thinking woman can project all her mate ideals. On the contrary, I think I have Ryan Gosling fatigue. Oh but we are hard to please. I want to go back to the time when I didn’t know that Ryan Gosling takes his girls to Disneyland. Full Story

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Blake & Ryan’s first Christmas

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 27, 2011 16:36:23 December 27, 2011 16:36:23

As I first reported last week - click here for a refresher - Blake Lively accompanied Ryan Reynolds home to Vancouver to spend time with his family and I wondered whether or not she’d be able to engineer a photo opportunity with her favourite photo agency while she was in town. Full Story

Blake is in with the family

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 21, 2011 14:54:09 December 21, 2011 14:54:09
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Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty

Ryan Reynolds has brought Blake Lively home to Vancouver for the pre-holidays. On Monday the two were out for sushi with his family. Am told the two seemed very comfortable together. She smiled a lot. He looked relaxed and happy. No awkwardness from/with his parents. They also went out for cupcakes. Then yesterday they were seen shopping all over the west side. Full Story

Buble and a strong SNL

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 19, 2011 17:49:13 December 19, 2011 17:49:13
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PUNKD Images

It was the strongest Saturday Night Live this season with Jimmy Fallon hosting. Tina! Amy! Tracy’s signature Christmas move! And the ice skating at the end. WILL ARNETT WAS THERE! So much happiness! My favourite sketch was Beethoven, although it may have been a minute too long. And how smart was the one about the off-Broadway show? (Did anyone else wonder why the wicked smaht Tim Tebow sketch didn’t come earlier? In place of the one with Kristen Wiig trying to take over the party? It made sense later during the farewell for logistics. Full Story

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Blake & Ryan: pre-Christmas in New York

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2011 20:30:10 December 12, 2011 20:30:10
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Startraks

Jacek and I spent a wonderful pre-Christmas in New York two years ago. (Hi Scott!) It was his first time. We went to Bubby’s for breakfast. We walked the High Line. We lined up at the Empire State Building. We saw Cate Blanchett at BAM in A Streetcar Named Desire followed by a late, late dinner at Babbo. Full Story

Justin Bieber will keep your daughter pure

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 9, 2011 21:30:36 December 9, 2011 21:30:36
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Flynet

Dear Dads: if you buy Justin Bieber’s fragrance for your daughters it means they won’t get down with Scott/Chad/Todd in the back of car without a condom...This, basically, is the message, isn’t it? Needless to say, it’s funnier to the 14 year old than to the 40 year old. At the same time, I wonder what it’s like these days for the teenage boy: do they really have to live up to. Full Story

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