Media Manipulation Articles

Hollywood PR strategy and planning, celebirty media manipulation, maneuvering, publicity, and story spinning

Not the sexiest jeans

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 25, 2011 17:03:50 November 25, 2011 17:03:50
Photos:
Flynet, Saleem & Ahmad Elatab/Splash

The Sexiest Man Alive 2011, Bradley Cooper, was in New York for Thanksgiving, spotted in the West Village. He’s been shooting a movie in Philadelphia the last couple of months with a weekend here in there in LA where he was photographed leaving dinner with Jennifer Lopez before she decided to make that backup dancer her fulltime temporary f-ck which. Full Story

View All 18 Photos

So what you’re saying is that you want your Oscar...?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 14, 2011 18:22:48 November 14, 2011 18:22:48
Photos:
YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/Getty

Brad Pitt was interviewed by 60 Minutes in Australia. When Beyonce interviewed with the same outlet, her baby bump became a worldwide conspiracy. It’s not quite the same this time with Brad Pitt. Having said that, when it comes to Brange, there’s always an ulterior motive, isn’t there? (Well, maybe Ann Full Story

Blake and Ryan: moving in together?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 10, 2011 20:04:43 November 10, 2011 20:04:43
Photos:
Wenn, Bauer

Apparently Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds went apartment hunting together in New York. Page Six was all over it. Already? He was probably looking for a place now that he can’t live with Scarlett Johansson in the city anymore and she came along to hold his hand. Full Story

View All 12 Photos

Playing injured

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 7, 2011 15:23:11 November 7, 2011 15:23:11
Photos:
Bauer

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban made their way through LAX on Friday presumably for Nashville, where the CMA Awards are happening on November 9th. Keith is nominated for Entertainer of the Year which I’m told he’s desperate to win, and he was supposed to be performing Full Story

View All 13 Photos

Are you trying to be princessy?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 7, 2011 14:44:53 November 7, 2011 14:44:53
Photos:
Wenn, Jason Merritt/Getty

Fine, but only if you play her like Tracy Flick. Because that would be a hilariously awesome movie. Tracy Flick as Grace Kelly? They did say that the Grace Kelly biopic would focus on her political manoeuvrings to save Monaco...As you know, they’re planning at movie about Princess Grace. Click here Full Story

View All 12 Photos

The Princess is not Fried Chicken!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 27, 2011 16:27:15 October 27, 2011 16:27:15
Photos:
Getty Images

How quick was this response? Earlier in the day, the British papers were all over Catherine Cambridge’s hair, positing that the line you see on the side of her head at the charity dinner she attended in Prince Charles’s place last night was a hair extension. A clarification was promptly issued by St James Palace. Full Story

No George without Stacy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 25, 2011 14:04:43 October 25, 2011 14:04:43
Photos:
Alberto E. Rodriguez, John Shearer/ Getty Images

You only get a Hollywood Film Award if you agree to show up. And every year, the Hollywood Film Awards showcases some of the most heavily favoured award season candidates. So, as noted by Deadline, it’s amazing it’s not yet televised. It’s actually a really fun event. Full Story

View All 17 Photos

Together every weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 24, 2011 16:02:17 October 24, 2011 16:02:17
Photos:
PCN, Bauer-Griffin

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were photographed early Saturday morning leaving his Boston apartment with their dogs. The two were picked up by car service and taken to set where he’s working on RIPD. This just as Page Six Full Story

View All 11 Photos

She comes out at night

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 20, 2011 20:03:53 October 20, 2011 20:03:53
Photos:
Wenn, Dave Hogan/Getty

In London tonight at the premiere of The Descendants, Stacy Keibler got the call. Check her out, on the arm of George Clooney, on a carpet that was all theirs. Look at her. She’s the toast of the world. Will it ever be like this again? Please. It will only be like this when he wants you around. Right now, he wants to hold her hand, present her to the public as his Oscar season date, present her to his peers as the flavour of the year. Full Story

View All 16 Photos

Not sure this works

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 20, 2011 17:23:39 October 20, 2011 17:23:39
Photos:
Doug Meszler/Splash

Orlando Bloom is making the rounds in New York to promote The Three Musketeers. It opens this weekend and... well... the reviews so far have been dismal. And apparently Paranormal Activity 3 is expected to win the box office this weekend while many predict that Musketeers, starring real(ish) actors, will bomb. Full Story

JLo & Coop: the second date

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2011 20:01:15 October 17, 2011 20:01:15
Photos:
Getty Images

Bradley Cooper’s been shooting a movie in Philadelphia. He flew back to LA this weekend and took Jennifer Lopez out for dinner. They were photographed on their way out - he was behind the wheel, she covered her face in the passenger seat. What? JLo?Maybe she didn’t want to hear it later on from her ex-husband. Full Story