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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Dear Gossips,

If Duana’s not trying to harass the people in her life with non-stop wall-to-wall Hamilton she’s harassing all of us about Drake. Few people feel Drake like Duana. And, yesterday, in honour of the release of her first book, Drake dropped two new singles, Pop Style and One Dance.  Read Full Intro

Monday, April 4, 2016

Dear Gossips,

The Weeknd was the big winner last night at the JUNO Awards in Calgary going 4/5, accepting one of those awards from Buffy Sainte-Marie, the coolest ever. No one is cooler than Buffy Sainte-Marie. No f-cking one. The Weeknd’s performance was also simulcast at the iHeartRadio Awards taking place at the same time in LA.  Read Full Intro

Alessia Cara’s first

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 4, 2016 14:14:35 April 4, 2016 14:14:35
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Alessia Cara opened the JUNO Awards in Calgary last night. I’ve attached video below of what it sounded like not from the television broadcast but in the arena, her pure voice, live, and killing it. Full Story

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Justin Bieber feels too much

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 23, 2016 13:49:14 March 23, 2016 13:49:14
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It’s been exactly a year since Justin Bieber said sorry over and over again. It’s also been almost exactly a year since Where Are U Now was released, kicking off a major career restart that transitioned him from teen boy singing boy crush songs to young punk singing for the club crowd. Full Story

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Rihanna’s Miami grind

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 16, 2016 17:21:50 March 16, 2016 17:21:50
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Rihanna’s ANTI tour played Miami last night. And Drake joined her on stage for Work. And by joined her on stage I mean his groin had a meeting with her ass resulting in a song-long rub, just like they did in the Work video. Full Story

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Monday, March 14, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Martin Short was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Canadian Screen Awards last night – now, maybe, nicknamed the “Candy”, by this year’s host Norm MacDonald. Like you know how the Academy Award is called the Oscar? The Canadian Screen Awards are Canada’s version of the Oscar.  Read Full Intro

Your move, BB-8

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 14, 2016 20:39:26 March 14, 2016 20:39:26
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Many people thought Jacob Tremblay deserved an Oscar nomination for his performance in Room. Brie Larson won the Best Actress Oscar for Room. And what she gave us in that film could not have happened without the other person in that room – Jacob. Jacob was named Best Actor (over Christopher Plummer!) last night at the Canadian Screen Awards. Full Story

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Schitt’s Creek at the CSAs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 14, 2016 14:59:41 March 14, 2016 14:59:41
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Full re-disclosure: Dan Levy, who writes, produces, and stars in Schitt’s Creek is my friend. He’s now an award-winning showrunner because Schitt’s Creek was named Best Comedy at the Canadian Screen Awards last night. Earlier last week, Dan also won a CSA for writing. I am so proud of my friend. Full Story

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