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Sandra Bullock: no word on baby but a new shot with the boyfriend

October 7, 2015 16:55:08 Posted at October 7, 2015 16:55:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It was reported last week that Sandra Bullock adopted a baby girl. As I mentioned, I heard that she got papped going to Cedars-Sinai with an infant in her arms but no one bought the photo, presumably after stern warnings. Today PEOPLE published a new exclusive picture of Sandra with Bryan Randall, the first definitive shot of them together as a couple. Full Story

First Class Jennifer Aniston

October 6, 2015 17:05:36 Posted at October 6, 2015 17:05:36
Lainey Posted by Lainey

As mentioned a few weeks ago, Jennifer Aniston is now repping Emirates Airlines (click here for a refresher). The first commercial has now been released online. Jen’s in a bathrobe on the plane looking for the shower. She asks for help from some crusty airline employees who offer her nuts. Full Story

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Jennifer & Justin’s first married red carpet

October 5, 2015 20:08:10 Posted at October 5, 2015 20:08:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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C Flanigan/ Tim Mosenfelder/ Getty Images

The Leftovers season 2 premiere in Austin on Saturday – Jennifer Aniston was there to support her husband on their first ever red carpet as a married couple; it happened exactly two months ago today. Two month anniversary? That’s wrong because an anniversary is annual. I once asked a smartass friend what the word for “month-iversary” was and she told me there isn’t one because it’s a stupid thing to celebrate. Full Story

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Alicia was there

October 5, 2015 15:48:54 Posted at October 5, 2015 15:48:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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A couple of weeks ago, US Weekly reported that Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender broke up. I wrote about how I wasn’t sure about how legit that was at the time – click here for a refresher. Alicia showed up at the Steve Jobs premiere on Saturday. Full Story

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“Does it smell like your mom?”

October 2, 2015 17:06:59 Posted at October 2, 2015 17:06:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth have started promotion for Mockingjay 2, the end of The Hunger Games. All three were with Josh Horowitz for an MTV interview around the “campfire”. And, of course, because it’s Jennifer Lawrence, part of the conversation became about their most disgusting habits. Full Story

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How tall is Jake…continued

October 2, 2015 15:03:42 Posted at October 2, 2015 15:03:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I wrote about Jake Gyllenhaal’s height investigation on Starlee Kine’s Mystery Show back in June. Click here for a refresher. He was soooo f-cking cute on that phone call. It was the giggling, it was playfulness, it was practically phone sex in my mind. Full Story

Amal In The City

October 1, 2015 19:10:31 Posted at October 1, 2015 19:10:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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For some reason when I saw these shots of Amal Clooney in NYC yesterday, Sex And The City came to mind. She's Miranda with Carrie's closet. It's not actually that far off. Amal spent time in New York before moving back to London. So it's not totally impossible for her to have lived that single girl life there. Full Story

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Matt feels Ben’s pain

October 1, 2015 15:16:34 Posted at October 1, 2015 15:16:34
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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The Martian comes out tomorrow. Variety reports that it’s been outselling Gravity in advance tickets. Some are projecting an opening weekend box office in the low $40s and others are thinking it might go all the way into the $50s. Oh and NASA told us they found water or something on Mars this weekend. Full Story

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Preserve taps out

September 30, 2015 18:26:27 Posted at September 30, 2015 18:26:27
Maria Posted by Maria
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Last week, I wrote about Stephen Colbert’s take on lifestyle, and his mock introduction of his own brand, Covetton House. Afterwards, a very astute reader called Janel had to correct me on the difference between Preserve’s real product and the fake product that Stephen had made up for his sketch. Full Story

Matt Damon’s career in 8 minutes

September 30, 2015 15:16:07 Posted at September 30, 2015 15:16:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Matt Damon was on The Late Late Show with James Corden last night acting out his career in 8 minutes. They opened with Good Will Hunting which, I mean, I understand, you want to open strong. But I would have moved Bourne up to the top and maybe ended with “apples”, although I’m wondering if it was more a logistical set decision and not editorial because of that sliding glass screen. Full Story

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Leo’s campaign is coming

September 28, 2015 14:14:07 Posted at September 28, 2015 14:14:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Leonardo DiCaprio spoke at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival on Saturday in New York. These are probably the best pictures we’ve seen of him in, well, in years. This is the version of Leo we’ll be seeing for the next several months as he campaigns toward his first Oscar for his performance in Alejandro G Inarritu’s The Revenant. Full Story

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