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

Jolie Fontrum

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 7, 2010 08:28:03 July 7, 2010 08:28:03

It’s her new interview with Parade. Parade is always safe. Parade is probably more safe than People. With Parade it’s straight up celebrity ass eating. Which is disappointing in this case because my Jolie is an asskicker who can more than hold her own in an interview and thrives on confrontation. Full Story

The obvious Ashley Greene

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 25, 2010 08:53:01 June 25, 2010 08:53:01

So the Eclipse premiere finally happened last night. And of course Ashley Greene, being the side player she is, did what she could to convince you that she’s a lead player, that she matters. Last time she tried to outdress Kristen Stewart and showed up like it was the daytime Emmy Awards – click here for a refresher Full Story

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Happy Birthday but not Father’s Day

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 21, 2010 06:56:52 June 21, 2010 06:56:52

How was your Father’s Day? Did you call your dad? I called my dad in Toronto, promised to take him out for dinner when we’re in town next week, and had dinner last night with Jacek’s dad over proper Polish blood sausages topped off with a cigar. How did Keith Urban spend his Father’s Day? Well for Keith Urban, there was no Father’s Day. Full Story

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Also tagging along...

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 15, 2010 09:02:58 June 15, 2010 09:02:58

Like Renee Z, Pippy also hopped on The A-Team promotional tour to accompany his girlfriend in Paris. Last night they went for dinner with friends, taking care to exit their car separately so as not to be photographed together. Following my review of The A-Team last week – click here to read Full Story

Brad, Malick, Cleopatra, and another book

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 11, 2010 08:44:25 June 11, 2010 08:44:25

Brad Pitt was spotted in Hollywood yesterday with a man who looks very much like Terrence Malick. Malick of course is the director of the upcoming Tree of Life starring Pitt and Sean Penn filmed like 85 years ago. They were hoping it would be ready for Cannes. Malick is still tweaking it. He’ll probably be tweaking it forever but now they’re hoping it will be ready for TIFF. Full Story

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Bradley, Brady, and Renee

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 10, 2010 14:26:12 June 10, 2010 14:26:12

Tom Brady went to the Celtics/Lakers game the other night and his hair was styled like this. And then Renee Zellweger was walking around with Bradley Cooper and family yesterday in New York and she was modelling the same bowl. Why is Tom Brady pissing on his hotness by borrowing Renee’s bowl? That is problem #1. Full Story

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Prince AssTalk Princess AssStyle

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 9, 2010 14:30:54 June 9, 2010 14:30:54

Goddamn, who is advising Katherine Heigl on her wardrobe for Killers press? Terrible, terrible hair issues. Very, very serious. No one under 60 should be styling it this way. Ever. Heigl is in London tonight at the premiere of Killers which opened in 3rd place last weekend with$15 million despite some horrific reviews, as in 0% from top critics. Full Story

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Just making sure you know...

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 9, 2010 07:43:18 June 9, 2010 07:43:18

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are still together. Many of you attributed her extra grating behaviour in Europe to heartbreak following the National Enquirer’s report that Liam dumped her because of her family. The story was picked up online, and since Miley was touring overseas without him, this seemed to be all the verification they needed to call a split. Full Story

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She has friends?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 25, 2010 07:00:17 May 25, 2010 07:00:17

Robo Katie was spotted yesterday hooking up with “friends” before taking Little Sci out for ice cream. Remember when Katie Holmes and Chris Klein broke up and she was enjoying her freedom in NYC and dating Josh Hartnett and suddenly the GMD swept her off her feet and they were in Rome and Paris and her friends back in New York were like – um, we can’t reach her anymore. Full Story

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We get it, you’re the star

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 18, 2010 10:22:10 May 18, 2010 10:22:10

Now it’s just funny. Now it’s just become pure entertainment. Every Monday, let’s watch Lea Michele TRY.It’s upfront season. TV people parade their wares. Yesterday at the Fox upfronts, the stars of Glee were trotted out in front of industry folks all in service of the fall season. As you can see, Glee only has one star. Full Story

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