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Hot Harry’s girl takes the bus

July 11, 2011 07:48:00 Posted at July 11, 2011 07:48:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Hot Harry was at the British F1 Grand Prix this weekend. He met some of the drivers, he was shown some of the engines, and then he presented the eventual winner. At one point Harry stopped for conversation with Jenson Button. He’s the really, really hot guy to Harry’s right. Jensen Button used to date Florence Brudenell-Bruce, Harry’s new girlfriend. Full Story

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My boyfriend can’t be hairy

July 8, 2011 08:24:54 Posted at July 8, 2011 08:24:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Jennifer Aniston’s hand and footprint ceremony happened yesterday. It’s a much bigger deal than a star on the Walk of Fame. Conveniently timed of course for the release of Horrible Bosses. Just like her new boyfriend who was there, in the front row, right beside her producing partner, cheering her on, and receiving flying kisses from her periodically throughout the ceremony. Full Story

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Salma’s husband kinda like Prince Albert?

July 4, 2011 07:16:03 Posted at July 4, 2011 07:16:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey

It’s been rumoured for a long time – that Francois Henri Pinault, Salma Hayek’s husband, and super rich CEO of PPR which owns major labels like Gucci, McQueen, McCartney, Balenciaga, and more, is also the father of Linda Evangelista’s 4 year old son Augustin. This was confirmed by Page Six  Full Story

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A taste of George & Sandy

June 23, 2011 07:37:40 Posted at June 23, 2011 07:37:40
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Click here for a refresher on my gossip-wishing about George Clooney/Sandra Bullock from yesterday after confirmation that he’s now done with the Italian Queen. As already noted, George has two major releases this fall – first as a director and star in The Ides of March, and then as a possible Best Actor candidate in The Descendents. Full Story

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The curious case of Jen’s hair

June 23, 2011 07:04:54 Posted at June 23, 2011 07:04:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I didn’t notice. I was too busy studying her nose buried into the side of his face. See how good she is at that? At looking like love? You all however were much more observant. I received many, many emails about this yesterday – the length of Jennifer Aniston’s hair provided some readers with an Encyclopaedia Brown moment! (Did you read Encyclopaedia Brown? I totally wanted to be Sally Kimball. Full Story

You like or too twee?

June 22, 2011 13:20:00 Posted at June 22, 2011 13:20:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Us Weekly is reporting that Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are together. Apparently they’ve been dealing with each other since filming wrapped on Spider-Man but have yet to go public because they don’t want his ex Shannon to find out. I LOVE Emma Stone. Full Story

Jennifer Aniston pulls out the look of love

June 22, 2011 11:27:08 Posted at June 22, 2011 11:27:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Photographer Terry Richardson was with Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux out in New York. They agreed to let him shoot. He produced a very intimate photo of the new couple. I mean, this is a NEW couple. They juuuuust happened. A brand new couple with one very, very famous half. And already...she’s allowing portraits? As you know from her days with Brad Pitt, Jen is really good at looking like she’s in love, even when things behind the scenes aren’t so bright. Full Story

George is single for Sandy!

June 22, 2011 09:10:00 Posted at June 22, 2011 09:10:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Well, it’s all over the mainstream North American media. George Clooney is a free agent. Did the Italian Queen miscalculate? Really? Her? She’s played it so well so far... Or is it a case of having extracted from him the most she could possibly extract? Some money, clothes, connections, and above all things. Full Story

Pippa being single

June 15, 2011 12:16:48 Posted at June 15, 2011 12:16:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Big headlines this week about Pippa Middleton and her singleness. They said her (ex) boyfriend Alex Loudon isn’t happening anymore. And why not? After the Wedding, she became an Industry in her own right. Pippa is an Economy now. Single Pippa and all the intrigue is much more lucrative than a Pippa who may or not have been engaged to a nice, well to do English boy with no ties to the Queen. Full Story

Blake & Leo from coast to coast

June 13, 2011 11:57:41 Posted at June 13, 2011 11:57:41
Lainey Posted by Lainey

They were in Europe together. Then it was over to LA for the MTV Movie Awards and a trip to Disneyland afterwards. And it’s still not enough. This weekend Blake Lively and Leonardo DiCaprio, my current favourite Good for Gossip couple, were in New York. She stayed with him, it was definitely a multiple sleepover situation. Full Story

Busy weekend for the Cambridges & Pippa

June 13, 2011 09:18:12 Posted at June 13, 2011 09:18:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey

As noted earlier, there was a lot of Royal-ness to cover this weekend. Prince William and Catherine were present, along with all the other Royals, at Trooping the Colour in celebration of the Queen’s birthday. Will rode during the procession directly behind his gran. He’s on the grey horse, see? While Will participated in the official march, Kate shared a coach with her mother-in-law, Hot Harry, and Prince Andrew. Full Story

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