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Rachel rides Rocket & Biel doesn’t pull the card

June 27, 2011 08:51:12 Posted at June 27, 2011 08:51:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey

You have heard me go on and on about Rachel McAdams’s anti-celebrity ways: she does not live permanently in LA, she maintains a rather ordinary-ish existence in Toronto, she rides her bike, she takes transit, she doesn’t whore herself out at every premiere and party, she doesn’t hit up gifting suites every week, she doesn’t call the paps outside her gym. Full Story

Cory controls the story

June 23, 2011 12:47:00 Posted at June 23, 2011 12:47:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Cory Monteith is currently touring with Glee. He can also soon be seen in theatres with Selena Gomez and Leighton Meester in Monte Carlo. Please don’t make me look up the plot of that movie. I don’t think plots will matter to the people who will see that movie. Anyway, to promote all his current projects, and increase his profile of course, Cory was interviewed by Parade and decided to reveal that he was once a drug addict and went to rehab. Full Story

About Nina and Ian

June 23, 2011 09:15:39 Posted at June 23, 2011 09:15:39
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I know. I’m sorry. I deserved your yelling. It’s just...the articles that require a recounting of personal experience, I need to be super focused for those. And the last few days I’ve been working in studio and there’s so much sh-t happening here, I haven’t been able to escape it. Full Story

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No dogs on escalators

June 20, 2011 07:34:18 Posted at June 20, 2011 07:34:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I'll take pictures of Ryan Gosling with his dog any time over Ryan Gosling walking down the street in New York all hipstery with an obscure instrument, singing to himself on a sunny afternoon. Agree or disagree? Here he is, flying out of LAX this weekend with his dog George or Ralph. Full Story

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Men & Breasts

June 17, 2011 08:16:01 Posted at June 17, 2011 08:16:01
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Their own breasts. Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana continued to work on The Words in Montreal yesterday and, well, frankly, I have never been less attracted to him. Ever. Maybe it’s just a poor choice of shirt. Jacek says the sun isn’t hitting him right either. And his hair, which is usually the sh-t, looks terrible. Full Story

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Blake’s cosy three

June 15, 2011 09:39:15 Posted at June 15, 2011 09:39:15
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Ryan Reynolds hit up Letterman last night. Looking good. And trim. And not wearing a cardigan – approve. I was complaining about this at the MTV Movie Awards. Also, why are men allowed to get away with beat up shoes and nice clothes? Or is that just famous men? Today Ryan was photographed again leaving his hotel in a waistcoat and really nice forearms with grey pants worn well. Full Story

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MuchMusic Video Awards 2011 Giveaway!

June 15, 2011 08:18:50 Posted at June 15, 2011 08:18:50
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Selena Gomez is hosting. Justin Bieber has hinted he might come. LADY GAGA is performing. And Bruno Mars. And Avril Lavigne. And Snoop Dogg. And so much more. Including presenters. Like the Vampire Diaries cast, and Colin Farrell, and the list is too long to type out so click here Full Story

Josh & Diane’s amazing dress

June 15, 2011 07:54:00 Posted at June 15, 2011 07:54:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

In Paris last night at the Liaisons au Louvre charity gala dinner. I LOVE her dress SO much. Like, on me I’d just look pregnant, so it’s for that willowy type for sure but still... how about this as a refreshing change of silhouette? I’ve noted before that Diana Kruger often looks “samey” to me. Full Story

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Son in the audience

June 14, 2011 07:31:00 Posted at June 14, 2011 07:31:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Yesterday at McMaster University, convocation for Humanities studies, class of 2011, a woman walks up to receive her diploma. From the audience, a loud shout: LOVE YOU MOM! YOU’RE THE BEST MOM EVER! It was Ryan Gosling. He was there for his mother. Here’s Ryan with his ma and sister in 2007 at the Oscars when he was nominated for Best Actor for his work in Half Nelson. Full Story

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Rihanna & Drake all weekend

June 13, 2011 12:49:22 Posted at June 13, 2011 12:49:22
Lainey Posted by Lainey

They were both in Montreal. It was F1 Weekend. They hung out all weekend. On Friday night they hit up Terrasses Bonsecours for a party he hosted. Both were taken in and out through the ice cream parlour. Inside they played like they didn’t have time for each other. Like they sat apart from each other but also stayed on their PDAs all night, texting at the same time. Full Story

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You are too f-cking cute!

June 9, 2011 16:28:39 Posted at June 9, 2011 16:28:39
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Rachel McAdams was in Boston last night to watch the home team tie up the series at 2 leaving the Canucks shaken as they head home to regroup for Friday’s game at Rogers Arena where I will be, sitting in a tense arena. I know some people are angry that Rachel was cheering for the Bruins. Michael J Fox is also cheering for the Bruins, and he’s from BC. Full Story