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Orly’s face on a baby

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 26, 2011 16:18:06 July 26, 2011 16:18:06

I was flipping through photo thumbnails on the database and as I passed these, seeing the baby very quickly, I thought to myself, that really is Orlando Bloom’s face on an infant’s body! The infant, of course, is his son Flynn, with his wife Miranda Kerr, arriving in Sydney, apparently for the first time since Flynn was born. Full Story

JLo is free

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 25, 2011 11:37:43 July 25, 2011 11:37:43

Jennifer Lopez spent the weekend in Miami, part of it luxuriating on a yacht in a bikini, ready for the next after formally announcing her divorce from Marc Anthony. It's freedom. And relief. And, for us, it's as you've all been agreeing, very good for gossip. This is the most you've cared about her in years. Full Story

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Holding hands and her toe

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 21, 2011 07:50:51 July 21, 2011 07:50:51

So I posted these photos of Jennifer Aniston – click here to see - yesterday from the Horrible Bosses premiere in London intending to show you the shoes. Instead, so many of you fixated on and freaked out over her toe. Look, I know it’s a weird angle in the photo, but it’s just the one toe, bent at the knuckle. Full Story

This Means War: JLo vs Marc AND Taupe

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 20, 2011 08:26:10 July 20, 2011 08:26:10

Us Weekly  has an amazing article today with more details about Jennifer Lopez's split from Marc Anthony. Like amazing, amazing, amazing. Whether or not it's true, it's still amazing, amazing, amazing. According to the magazine, JLo's ma, Guadalupe, out of concern for her daughter, emailed Ben Affleck for advice on what to do about her crumbling marriage. Full Story

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Are you getting married?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 13, 2011 09:37:40 July 13, 2011 09:37:40

Brad Pitt was in Mexico promoting Moneyball the other day with Jonah Hill and director Bennett Miller. The film isn’t due for release until September. Will it come to TIFF? The festival should be announcing their lineup soon. Stop complaining to me about his hair. He looks HOT. Let’s not fuss about his appearance though. Full Story

Photo Assumption: Mrs Affleck at the BAFTA Gala

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 11, 2011 10:02:44 July 11, 2011 10:02:44

It’s just one photo, one face, but I like it for the purpose of this story. Jennifer Garner at the BAFTA Gala to meet Will & Kate and, well, Jennifer Lopez AND Blake Lively were also there. That’s an easy Photo Assumption, non? Interestingly enough, you’ll note that both Garner and Lopez bumrushed it over to say hello to Princess Catherine and have their photos taken but Blake Lively. Full Story

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Hot Harry’s girl takes the bus

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

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

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

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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A taste of George & Sandy

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

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

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

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