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Tom Brady plays ring games too

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 2, 2015 20:14:11 September 2, 2015 20:14:11

Tom Brady was at the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation kickoff gala last night. I thought I’d write about this because some of you are all about the ring watch…and he wasn’t wearing his. (Thanks Melissa!) As you know, just this morning, US Weekly reported that Gisele Bundchen “consulted with a divorce lawyer” recently. Full Story

Miley, the Heir to Sex?

Maria Posted by Maria at September 2, 2015 17:15:55 September 2, 2015 17:15:55

There have been so many pop stars that have quickly been crowned, “The Next Madonna.” Britney, Christina (in her Dirrty phase), Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and now, Miley. Madonna had the white wedding dress at MTV, Miley had the foam finger. Madonna had the gondola in Venice, Miley has the Wrecking Ball. Full Story

Jennifer Aniston’s newlywed Mother’s Day

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2015 18:19:35 August 27, 2015 18:19:35
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Fresh off her wedding and honeymoon, Jennifer Aniston is back at work, seen here in Atlanta on the set of Mother’s Day, directed by Garry Marshall. You’ll recall, Garry Marshall also directed Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve. It’s almost like he doesn’t know that holidays are already schmaltzy. Full Story

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Bruce Willis got “scheduled” by Woody Allen

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 26, 2015 13:58:58 August 26, 2015 13:58:58
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Euphemisms are part of the gossip game. They are the colorful sprinkles tossed over the delicious sundae of smut, and by now we should all know a few key words, like “exhaustion”. We all know what “exhaustion” means. And now it looks like we need to add “scheduling” to our lexicon, because Bruce Willis exited Woody Allen’s new movie, just days after he was seen filming, and the official version of this story blames his sudden departure on Willis’s schedule. Full Story

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Chrissy O’s big smiles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 25, 2015 14:32:09 August 25, 2015 14:32:09
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In today’s installment of The Chrissy O Show… She went to the gym. With a friend. One the friends who’s been talking to the tabloids? I guess that’s how you get around an NDA. As you can see, even though the paps are following her around now, and even though she’s now known around the world as Ben Affleck’s nanny-mistress, Chrissy O is still all smiles. Full Story

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Ben Affleck and Sirius Black

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 24, 2015 15:51:30 August 24, 2015 15:51:30
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It will hurt me if you say you have no idea who Sirius Black is. As you know, Ben Affleck spent his birthday last weekend at Harry Potter World with his family. Which, presumably, is where he got his new t-shirt. Good choice. Sirius is one of the most beloved characters created by JK Rowling. Full Story

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Porny goes to the gym

Maria Posted by Maria at August 20, 2015 17:21:26 August 20, 2015 17:21:26

This month, Jessica Alba covers Allure and Gwyneth Paltrow is on the cover of Fast Company. The stories revolve around The Honest Co. and Goop – billion-dollar evaluations and contextual commerce and investment (both financial and personal) and of course, the idea of lifestyle, that they are both, in their own ways, experts. Full Story

Taylor Swift answers

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 20, 2015 14:17:50 August 20, 2015 14:17:50
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Today’s open was about how Beyonce has gone all Greta Garbo on us, becoming more and more inaccessible, because Beyonce would rather be an enigma than (pretend to) be your friend. That’s not the Taylor Swift approach. One of Taylor’s fans posted this GIF on her Tumblr Full Story

There she is… Chrissy O!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 20, 2015 13:41:45 August 20, 2015 13:41:45
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Christine Ouzounian, have you missed her?  Chrissy O hasn’t been papped since last Friday. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner however were papped over the weekend celebrating his birthday at Universal Studios and Disney World. Perhaps she laid low out of respect? Now that that’s over with though, she’s back, with gifts! Chrissy met up with a friend for sushi yesterday in LA. Full Story

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