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Three more sleeps…

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 23, 2011 07:36:43 March 23, 2011 07:36:43

Until Reese Witherspoon becomes a wife again. At least according to Radar as they were the first report that the Witherspoon/Toth wedding would happen on March 26th. More evidence of that was provided last night as Reese, in mom wedges and a cardigan, and Jim and the children hooked up for dinner with family members on both sides. Full Story

Let me just make a quick call

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 18, 2011 07:34:35 March 18, 2011 07:34:35

Yesterday it was reported that Ashley Greene and Joe Jonas had broken up. Conveniently, just a few hours after the news went wide, Greene was papped in New York, in green for the occasion, with her dad, and oh look, shocking, she’s also with Jared Followill, to whom she’s been linked before, and apparently they’re making out again now that she’s done holding hands with a Vagina Virgin. Full Story

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So you can’t wait a couple months?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 17, 2011 09:35:15 March 17, 2011 09:35:15

Reese Witherspoon is getting married a week Saturday. Radar is reporting that the wedding will take place at her ranch in Ojai on March 26. Supposedly she’ll be wearing Monique L’hullier. It’s expected to be a small, intimate affair. Full Story

Jessica’s single face

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 14, 2011 09:56:45 March 14, 2011 09:56:45

You know it’s bad when even People.com is intimating that your now ex-boyfriend cheated on you. When summarising the Biel/Timberlake split, People mentioned the infidelity rumours several times, citing a source who said that Jessica “looked the other way” when Justin cheated. Full Story

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Enjoying the TORNADO OF AWESOME

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 3, 2011 10:14:53 March 3, 2011 10:14:53

Written by Sarah I’ve been very enthusiastic in my support of Charlie Sheen’s TORNADO OF AWESOME over the last couple of weeks. I refuse to call it a “meltdown” or a “trainwreck” or a “downward spiral”. Full Story

James Franco miscalculates?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 1, 2011 08:48:59 March 1, 2011 08:48:59

It’s not like Anne Hathaway hasn’t been criticised for what happened at the Oscars. She has. You have. Hathaway however will emerge from the sh-t kicking relatively unscathed. She tried, she wasn’t very good, but no one is holding it against her. You know why? Because she was stuck with an ungrateful prick who couldn’t be bothered. Full Story

Lonely Girl on Valentine’s Day

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 15, 2011 10:43:57 February 15, 2011 10:43:57

Jessica Biel was spotted in New York last night after dinner, on Valentine’s Day, without Justin Timberlake. Look, if that’s your thing, and it’s super special to you, go for it, by all means. But getting romantic on the 14th of February doesn’t have to be for everyone. Frankly, sometimes it feels like an imposition. Full Story

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BAFTA why are you there Jessica Alba?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 14, 2011 00:50:50 February 14, 2011 00:50:50

The blue is lovely on her. Really, really sharp. It’s Versace. (The Jolie wears Versace a lot. I wish she’d chosen this for herself at the Golden Globes instead of looking like she’d just walked out of a polygamist sect.) I do love the double braid. A LOT. (Should I do this for the Oscars?) But that still doesn’t explain for me why Jessica Alba is at the BAFTAs. Full Story

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Shopping & Business

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2011 11:57:55 February 9, 2011 11:57:55

Duana, Michelle, and I went to Paris for 4 days on a work trip. After that it was off to London. We always write to each other, notes through the day, like – remember when we went to Paris and London? Slumber parties in hotel rooms, eating too much, drinking always, and a few crazy Russian journalists whose drama we could not get enough of. Full Story

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Movie Star > Princess

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 8, 2011 13:14:25 February 8, 2011 13:14:25

Olivia Wilde is 26. She’s been married for 8 years. She won’t be married for much longer. It was announced today that Wilde and her husband Tao Ruspoli, some kind of Italian prince, have separated. I mean… in these times… young marriages, they’re not long for this world. Full Story

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