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Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner: ring off, ring on

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 13, 2015 15:06:44 July 13, 2015 15:06:44
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Ben Affleck at Comic-Con. As expected, as predicted, he went there and did his job. A few self-deprecating remarks here and there, looking weary, which elicited compassion, and talked about how he was perfect for the Batfleck role because he’s a “burnout”. Textbook. Then again, as Sarah told me, Hall H at Comic-Con is the easiest crowd to win over. Full Story

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The Prince of her Heart

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 13, 2015 13:59:20 July 13, 2015 13:59:20
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Prince Albert of Monaco celebrated 10 years on the throne this weekend. The twins were brought out for the occasion. And his wife, the Serene Charlene, even spoke French for the first time in public, taking the microphone to tell him: "[Prince] Albert I was the Explorer, Rainier III was the Prince-Builder, and you are the Prince of Hearts, of my heart. Full Story

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Jennifer Lawrence karaoke

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2015 19:21:50 July 10, 2015 19:21:50
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Jennifer Lawrence and her Hunger Games co-stars were on Conan last night at Comic-Con. As noted yesterday – click here for a refresher – Jennifer went to San Diego with her best sell game. This is the candid lovable goof with no filter who became one of the biggest movie stars in the world – and has an Oscar. Full Story

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Ben Affleck’s plan and more Gone Girl insight

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2015 14:07:28 July 10, 2015 14:07:28
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The plan, as I’ve been telling you all along, was to let Batman take over. To give the divorce gossip its due time before crushing it with work talk and superhero excitement. And now we’re seeing the rollout. Warner Bros announced yesterday that Ben Affleck will begin directing Live By Night in November. Full Story

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Ben Affleck: parent on location and looking back on Nick Dunne

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 9, 2015 15:28:20 July 9, 2015 15:28:20

As we saw yesterday, Ben Affleck flew to Atlanta earlier this week to be with his kids. Jennifer Garner is shooting a movie there. According to PEOPLE, there’s a guest house on Jennifer’s rental property. And on Wednesday, while she was working, he took his kids out for playtime. She’s joined him on location several times before their split during filming and looked after the kids. Full Story

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Dear Gossips,

NY Mag published an interview yesterday with Rob Shuter, who used to be Jennifer Lopez’s publicist at the end of her relationship with Ben Affleck and Jessica Simpson’s publicist at the end of her marriage to Nick Lachey.  Read Full Intro

From Dusk ‘til a little later

Maria Posted by Maria at July 8, 2015 18:52:43 July 8, 2015 18:52:43

Jennifer Aniston has a new fragrance – her third, Near Dusk - launching at Kohl’s, which means we get a full rundown of her favourite scents. Jasmine! Men’s sweat! Nectarines! The way celebrities talk about their little cash cow projects, like fragrances, has always cracked me up. Full Story