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A Tale of Two Blondes

Maria Posted by Maria at June 5, 2015 19:09:24 June 5, 2015 19:09:24
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TIME Magazine has two new interviews up, one with Gwyneth Paltrow and one with Blake Lively, for its new issue about the growing phenomena of actresses with lifestyle businesses. Obviously, this is something that we’ve talked a lot about here with Goop, Preserve, The Honest Co., Draper James and Drew Barrymore’s Flower. Full Story

Two Charlottes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 5, 2015 14:50:43 June 5, 2015 14:50:43
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Let’s start with the newest one. It’s been announced that Princess Charlotte of Cambridge will be christened exactly a month from today, on July 5th, where Princess Diana was baptised – St Mary Magdalene’s Church on the Sandringham Estate close to Anmer Hall where the Cambridges are living. Full Story

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Shaking hands and kissing babies

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 4, 2015 15:38:31 June 4, 2015 15:38:31
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Johnny Depp has cranked up the charm dial in Australia. For a few consecutive days now he’s given Australian fans waiting for him on the set of Pirates 5 the full Movie Star Treatment, as the unit publicist doesn’t seem to mind that paps are on site to document every gesture. And every gesture has been so extra. Full Story

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Ben Affleck on duty

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 3, 2015 14:08:46 June 3, 2015 14:08:46
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Caitlyn Jenner’s reveal this week helped a lot of people. Ben Affleck might be one of them. Because he was feeling the heat last week amid all the divorce speculation, even after he and Jennifer Garner were conveniently photographed taking their children out – click here Full Story

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Lady Ghostbusters are the only interesting kind of Ghostbusters

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 2, 2015 17:22:11 June 2, 2015 17:22:11
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So says Paul Feig, the director of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot. In an interview with AlloCine while promoting Spy, Feig said the only way he can see to remake Ghostbusters is to reimagine it with women. I love that he says this, that the only way it makes sense to him is as a female-driven project. Full Story

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This Jake is not fun

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 2, 2015 16:29:49 June 2, 2015 16:29:49
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After judging in Cannes and spending a few days in Italy, Jake Gyllenhaal is back in New York, seen here all covered up while out and about yesterday. Jake is set to make his musical theatre debut in a month in Little Shop Of Horrors for 3 performances on July 1 and 2 which is 3 weeks before the release of Southpaw, for which he’s starting to do press now. Full Story

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Winning back Australia

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 2, 2015 14:20:31 June 2, 2015 14:20:31
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After spending part of last week in LA to celebrate daughter Lily Rose’s 16th birthday, Johnny Depp has returned to Australia to resume work on Pirates 5. Apparently authorities held him and Amber Heard on his private jet for an hour to search the aircraft to go through their luggage, extra suspicious now because of the dogs incident. Full Story

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50 Shades of Repetition

Maria Posted by Maria at June 1, 2015 17:15:16 June 1, 2015 17:15:16

Well, we suspected it was coming, right? EL James has announced a new book, titled Grey, that will cover the same ground as 50 Shades of Grey, but from Christian’s perspective. Hasn’t it all been from Christian’s perspective? It’s not like Ana had a strong POV or was a fully formed character. Full Story

1D-5H

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 1, 2015 15:32:31 June 1, 2015 15:32:31
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When I checked Twitter this morning, “Louis & Lauren” was a worldwide trending topic. One Direction and something is always a worldwide trending topic. At least one, sometimes two. Right now they’re trying to start a rumour that Zayn is rejoining the band. This is not happening. Full Story

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Update: Chris Pratt is still pretty great

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 1, 2015 15:05:36 June 1, 2015 15:05:36
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The Jurassic World press tour is fully engaged in advance of the movie's open this weekend, which means that Chris Pratt, the Internet's new boyfriend, is out and about, doing his duty as the face of this would-be franchise. So far, he's doing a better job than the Internet's other boyfriend named Chris, Chris Evans, just by keeping a lid on the pep while on the job. Full Story

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Amal Clooney has a stylist

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 29, 2015 19:33:54 May 29, 2015 19:33:54
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George Clooney recently said, on the Tomorrowland press tour, that Amal Clooney doesn’t have a stylist. Well… According to Yahoo Style, and I believe this source because Joe Zee is running things there now, Amal has now worked twice with Alexis Roche. Full Story

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