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Puppy Love takes second place

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 29, 2011 08:15:56 August 29, 2011 08:15:56

If Beyonce didn’t sh-t on everyone with her baby, my favourite part of last night’s MTV MVAs would have easily been Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber. Did you see their pre-show interview? Please. He was talking to her about his pee pee. So f-cking cute. Look at his face looking at her face when he says “Johnson”. Full Story

Drive the Man Crush

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 25, 2011 13:34:15 August 25, 2011 13:34:15

Media screening for Drive at TIFF were held this week. One by one my colleagues have been emailing or telling me in person that the film is so f-cking good. Yes. Truth. From Cannes this was the Truth. Which is why I mentioned a few weeks ago, after seeing Crazy, Stupid, Love that Ryan Gosling didn’t do it for me in that movie because, frankly, he brings it so much harder in Drive. Full Story

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Skarsgard vs Gosling: cute-off!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 23, 2011 11:58:00 August 23, 2011 11:58:00

It’s kind of a signature move for Ryan Gosling. And, perhaps, to those who aren’t feeling him, part of his Try. To cute-pose with his little girl co-star Faith from Blue Valentine. During promotion, at every opportunity, he’d give us all the quivers with her in his arms. Now it’s Alexander Skarsgard’s turn. Full Story

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Blake gives us Taylor

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2011 11:47:07 August 22, 2011 11:47:07

Blake Lively can be polarising. Some of you can’t deal. Others are all over it. Here’s something that we don’t have to fight over: Blake is working on Oliver Stone’s The Savages with Aaron Johnson and Taylor Kitsch as the two leads. Blake brings paps. And when she’s not available to shoot, they’ll shoot everyone else. Full Story

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Ryan Gosling is Peace

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2011 07:17:09 August 22, 2011 07:17:09

He holds babies, he hugs dogs, he plays obscure instruments walking down the street, he loves Disney, and he’s good to his mother. Those of you who get hard for Ryan Gosling are about to get even harder. And those of you who eyeroll at what you think is his Try, well, you might have something else to add to the list. Full Story

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Could you see it?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 19, 2011 10:40:53 August 19, 2011 10:40:53

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling... could you see it? They were photographed together last night on the set of The Place Beyond The Pines. Am assuming she plays his girlfriend. And? Is it working for you? When it comes to Eva, who brings a palpable sexuality to almost everything, I could totally see it, because he’d have to be dead inside not to feel something. Full Story

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This is all I need

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 15, 2011 14:14:32 August 15, 2011 14:14:32

I don’t need Ryan Gosling to bring his dog on a talk show. I don’t need him to walk down the street with an instrument and a daisy gait. I don’t need to see him with his shirt off. Or in a beater tank reading poetry at a cafe. I don’t need him to have a clever, clever story to tell on a talk show. Full Story

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Bleach blonde in a jumpsuit

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 9, 2011 09:43:53 August 9, 2011 09:43:53

I must have been the only person to have not hated Brad Pitt when he bleached his hair around the time of the release of Mr & Mrs Smith. “Billy Idol called, he wants his hair back.” I dunno, I was kinda into it. Obviously not forever. But screaming and yelling about its ugliness, to me, was kind of an overreaction. Full Story

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OMG THEY DID NOT BREAK UP!!!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 8, 2011 08:01:30 August 8, 2011 08:01:30

I really do mean those caps. I really do feel relief. That Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are still together. The UK Sun reported on Saturday that she dumped him because she didn’t like his friends. As usual, the UK Sun got it wrong. Not surprisingly, the UK Sun’s original link Full Story

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Greedy...or equal?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 3, 2011 09:53:00 August 3, 2011 09:53:00

This Linda Evangelista child support situation is amazing. Quick background: Linda Evangelista has a 4 year old son called Augustin. The father is Salma Hayek’s billionaire husband Francois-Henri Pinault. Augustin was born juuuust before Salma’s daughter Valentina. Valentina however is set for life. Full Story