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Olivia Munn: the Oscar discussion I don’t want to have

February 29, 2016 13:11:40 Posted at February 29, 2016 13:11:40
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I don’t want to talk about this. But where Olivia Munn is concerned, everyone is talking about this. SHE is talking about this. About her face. And why it looks different. Apparently people started commenting about her looking different and then she went on Instagram and listed four reasons why she’s looking different. Full Story

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Taylor donates to Kesha

February 22, 2016 14:44:57 Posted at February 22, 2016 14:44:57
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Taylor Swift announced this weekend that New Romantics will be the next single off 1989. I’ve written several times about New Romantics. It’s a really good song. Taylor, however, as we all know, has already won Album of the Year for 1989 which, as we also all know, was what she wanted all along. Full Story

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Katie Holmes & Ryan Reynolds: Together Again... Again....

February 18, 2016 15:55:39 Posted at February 18, 2016 15:55:39
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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There’s something to be said for talk show chemistry. Katie Holmes believes Joshua Jackson was a better kisser than James Van Der Beek, but we wouldn’t know this if not for Ryan Reynolds. Katie and Ryan were both on The Late Late Show with James Corden last night, their second talk show appearance together in around 10 days Full Story

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Princess Blogger

February 17, 2016 14:33:47 Posted at February 17, 2016 14:33:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Princess Catherine is guest-editing The Huffington Post UK today in support of Young Minds Matter to raise awareness of the importance of mental health awareness in children and to encourage programs and initiatives that address the challenges facing young people with mental health concerns. Click here Full Story

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Taylor Swift lays up

February 16, 2016 15:02:47 Posted at February 16, 2016 15:02:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Unlike Leo and the Oscars, Taylor Swift has never pretended to not want to win Grammys. She wanted Album of the Year for Red. And when that didn’t happen, she wrote the “sonically cohesive” 1989 and she spent time with the Recording Academy – click here Full Story

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Katy Perry’s Grammy party

February 15, 2016 13:47:10 Posted at February 15, 2016 13:47:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Katy Perry will not be attending the Grammy Awards tonight. She did, however, host her own pre-Grammys party on Saturday and hopes to make the event an ongoing Grammys tradition, telling the New York Times that she wanted to create an event for the “creators” only – not managers, not publicists, but just the artists. Full Story

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Leo kisses Maggie

February 15, 2016 12:58:25 Posted at February 15, 2016 12:58:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Last night at the BAFTAs – Leonardo DiCaprio was named Best Actor, Alejandro G Inarritu took Best Director, and The Revenant won Best Picture. So, just in case you’ve been missing the last several weeks, there is no way Leo’s losing the Oscar. Maybe not even if he marries a 14 year old. Full Story

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Tom Cruise in Malta

February 12, 2016 21:28:30 Posted at February 12, 2016 21:28:30
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Tom Cruise was seen in Malta today, scouting locations for The Mummy. The movie is scheduled for release in June 2017. He’s also supposed to go into production for Mission: Impossible 6 this summer, at least that’s what he said last summer. Full Story

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Josh & Diane together

February 12, 2016 20:05:46 Posted at February 12, 2016 20:05:46
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Late last year, Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus were reportedly all over each other at a bar in New York while Joshua Jackson was travelling the world. Click here for a refresher. They both denied that they were hooking up. Here’s Diane with Joshua at the Smart People opening night in New York, their first red carpet since whatever did or didn’t happen with Norman went down. Full Story

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