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Canada For Haiti

January 25, 2010 06:31:00 Posted at January 25, 2010 06:31:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Canadians were generous. VERY, very generous. Nelly opened, Gord closed, K’naan and Metric delivered emotional performances, and at my last check on Saturday afternoon we raised $13.3 million to be matched by the Canadian government for a total and counting of $26 million and this does not include other concurrent fundraisers across the country. Full Story

Best SAG: Marion & Diane

January 25, 2010 06:13:00 Posted at January 25, 2010 06:13:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Both have the Guillaume Canet connection and they were seated at the Weinstein table. Awkward or no? There was a lot of white at the SAGs. I’m biased, I guess, but no one was better than my Marion Cotillard. The side swept hair, so chic, the short length was perfect, the feathers were sublime, and the way she sweetly applauded everyone so enthusiastically beside DDL in the front row, enchanting. Full Story

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Canada For Haiti & Hope For Haiti Now

January 21, 2010 09:46:18 Posted at January 21, 2010 09:46:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Tomorrow night at 7 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. AT/MT, 8:30 p.m. NT, 9 p.m, Canadian broadcasters CTV, CBC, and Global will join forces in support of relief efforts in Haiti. The commercial free one hour telethon will air across all three networks hosted by Ben Mulroney, George Stroumboulopoulos, and Cheryl Hickey with live performances by The Tragically Hip and K’naan and featuring appearances by: Celine DionJustin BieberNelly FurtadoSarah McLachlanSimple PlanDavid FosterBarenaked LadiesChantal KreviazukRaine MaidaMeasha Brueggergosman Also signing on: James CameronJason ReitmanRyan Reynolds Michael J. Full Story

Best Globes Spastic: Brendan Fraser

January 19, 2010 08:05:00 Posted at January 19, 2010 08:05:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I was all over it during our live blog on Sunday night and then totally forgot in the rush of getting out the photos yesterday. Then my friend L emailed and it all came back. This moment, like WHO’s NATALIE????????????????????, totally made my Globes. It’s the small gifts in life. Remember when Brendan Fraser was spastic? No? You missed it? Thanks God Full Story

The greatest gift of all time ever and ever

January 13, 2010 07:53:33 Posted at January 13, 2010 07:53:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey

How about some Celine on a Wednesday? You love it. I love it! Celine Dion took her tour around the world last year. She gifted her voice to millions of people and they gifted her back with love and devotion, mesmerised by her bedazzled crotch. What? Yes. The trailer. See if for yourself. Celine Dion: Through the Eyes of the World will hit theatres next month. Full Story

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This is not sad news

January 11, 2010 11:38:50 Posted at January 11, 2010 11:38:50
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Many of you have emailed re: Taylor Kitsch and the comments from Friday Night Lights producer Jason Katims that he’s leaving the show. You have anticipated that I’ll be sad. Quite the opposite actually. Kitsch will no longer be a regular featured player on FNL because he’s headlining his own Disney blockbuster John Carter of Mars which, if successful, could become a franchise. Full Story

Glee comes home

January 5, 2010 14:27:09 Posted at January 5, 2010 14:27:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Miss Glee so much. And April is so far away. And it won’t fly by quickly either. So we take our fix where we can. Cory Monteith is from BC. He came home for the holiday. Was spotted heading to Vancouver Island in a vintage Porsche Targa. Well that makes up for the dorky, don’t it? Anyway, thanks to my homeboy RH for sending this along. Full Story

Zain is Naked

January 5, 2010 08:51:00 Posted at January 5, 2010 08:51:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Some of you have emailed in the last few months asking about Zain. Where did he go? Zain Meghji and I used to work together as reporters at etalk. I’m still there, Zain has moved on. Zain is now the host of How To Look Good Naked Canada premiering tonight on W Network. Zain is my friend so yeah, I’m pimping his ass. Full Story

Michael Cera meets Fight Club

January 4, 2010 14:01:00 Posted at January 4, 2010 14:01:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Kinda.Youth In Revolt opens this Friday. And while I know Michael Cera can be tedious and annoying, the Michael Cera who shows up in Youth in Revolt is more than bearable. If you can’t stand to stand in line for Avatar and if Daybreakers isn’t your thing, Youth in Revolt is worthy of your time this weekend. Full Story

Country Bitch engaged

December 21, 2009 07:14:05 Posted at December 21, 2009 07:14:05
Lainey Posted by Lainey

She was in Ottawa last week spotted at a Senators game and speculation at the time was that something special was going down. And so it appeared all over Twitter yesterday when a family friend tweeted congratulations on their engagement. Local papers have confirmed it today: Mike Fisher proposed to Country Bitch. Full Story

Scabby’s honest day of work

December 15, 2009 11:33:59 Posted at December 15, 2009 11:33:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Credit. To Scabby for actually earning money without getting passed around on her knees by billionaires or hosting some low life party. She’s in London now and last night was her first performance as the Genie of the Lamp in the pantomime production of Aladdin at the New Wimbledon Theatre. I mean f-ck, this is downright respectable. Full Story

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