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Josh & Diane together

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 12, 2016 20:05:46 February 12, 2016 20:05:46
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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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JB, Elvis, GQ, and Caity

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 11, 2016 18:23:44 February 11, 2016 18:23:44
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It’s going to be a big weekend for Justin Bieber. Remember a few years ago how pissy he and Scooter Braun were about not being nominated for a Grammy? Well, JB’s performing at the Grammys. And he’s nominated for a Grammy. Maybe more. There are so many categories I can’t be bothered to check how many. Full Story

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A thank you note from Beyoncé

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 11, 2016 14:56:38 February 11, 2016 14:56:38

What would you do if you received a thank you note from Beyoncé? This is what happened to Jenna Wortham who writes for the New York Times. I linked to the piece the other day. It was an academic analysis of Beyoncé’s Formation, the day she released the song and the video. Full Story

Jen on the Sandy road to Oscar?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 10, 2016 17:36:53 February 10, 2016 17:36:53
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Jennifer Aniston joined Justin Theroux at the NY premiere of Zoolander No 2 last night. He also walked down the red carpet runway in character as Evil DJ. As for Jen, it was announced recently that she’ll be producing and starring in a new movie called The Fixer, based on real life sports manager Denise White who was the subject for a 2014 article in Men’s Journal called The Woman Who Bails Out The NFL’s Bad Boys. Full Story

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Rachel’s award season

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 9, 2016 18:07:24 February 9, 2016 18:07:24
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It was a busy weekend for Rachel McAdams. She was at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Friday. On Saturday she was with Spotlight director Tom McCarthy at the Directors Guild Awards. And then yesterday she was at the Oscar Nominees Luncheon to celebrate her first nomination. This is not the year that Rachel will win. Full Story

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The Half-time Star

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 5, 2016 16:15:28 February 5, 2016 16:15:28
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Let’s be clear. Beyonce will be the showcase during the halftime show at the Super Bowl on Sunday. I mean, Coldplay might be “officially” declared the halftime act by the NFL but, knowing now that Beysus is part of the event, well, it means she IS the event. Especially if the rumours are true. Full Story

Reese Witherspoon’s blind riddle

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 4, 2016 21:27:20 February 4, 2016 21:27:20
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As previously mentioned in the Kerry Washington post, Reese Witherspoon is featured in Entertainment Weekly’s Beyond Beautiful article and drops a blind riddle about opportunities for women in Hollywood: “About four years ago I got sent an awful, terrible script. And this male star was starring in it, and there was a girlfriend part. Full Story

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Cameron’s first anniversary

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 28, 2016 22:07:50 January 28, 2016 22:07:50
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I can’t find any photos of Cameron Diaz on a red carpet in 2015. The last I remember her being on a red carpet was to promote Annie in December 2014. Two weeks after that she got married. And then Cam, one of the most well paid actresses in the world for a while, went quiet for a year. She hasn't actually been on a film set since Annie. Full Story

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