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Julia last word and last kiss for Dave

May 14, 2015 14:42:52 Posted at May 14, 2015 14:42:52
Joanna Posted by Joanna
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Julia Roberts always gets the last word, so it makes sense that she would get David Letterman’s last kiss before next Wednesday’s big sign-off. After all, she is his favourite guest. He admitted it back in 2001 and he was clearly just as smitten last night. Full Story

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Beyonce changed dresses?

May 13, 2015 21:11:33 Posted at May 13, 2015 21:11:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Beyonce. MET Gala dress. How could you forget it? According to US Weekly, it might not have been her first choice? B was an hour late arriving at the event. According to an US source, she was delayed because she was online, checking what other people were wearing. Full Story

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99 Problems, 22 Days

May 11, 2015 17:30:05 Posted at May 11, 2015 17:30:05
Maria Posted by Maria
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In February, I wrote about Beyonce and Jay Z’s new partnership with 22 Days Nutrition, and at the time I wondered why should the Queen be that concerned with her subjects’ vegetable consumption? I was also unclear on how much Bey and Jay would be a part of the company, and this new New York Times Full Story

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Taylor Swift’s ultimate get

May 11, 2015 14:33:24 Posted at May 11, 2015 14:33:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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After kicking off the 1989 tour in Tokyo last week, Taylor Swift was back in LA this weekend. On Saturday she was seen at Wango Tango, dancing and cheering during her boyfriend Calvin Harris’s set. Yesterday she was out on a hike with Gigi Hadid. Gigi is one of the many Friends Of Taylor (FOT) featured in the upcoming Bad Blood video that will premiere at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. Full Story

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Gwyneth Paltrow on Mother’s Day

May 11, 2015 13:42:12 Posted at May 11, 2015 13:42:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Gwyneth Paltrow did not want the paps to shoot her face on Mother’s Day. Check her out yesterday at lunch, with Chris Martin, presumably celebrating with their kids. While G did not appreciate being photographed, she did post on Instagram a letter written to her by her son, Moses. Or “Momo”. Full Story

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Friday, May 8, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Universal announced yesterday that By The Sea, written and directed by Angelina Jolie, starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, will be released November 13. November is definitely not January. Or February. November is an award season sweet spot.  Read Full Intro

The two Maxes

May 8, 2015 17:17:31 Posted at May 8, 2015 17:17:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Tom Hardy at the Mad Max: Fury Road premiere last night. Yeah. He looked hot. Intense, as always, which is part of it, I think. It’s not like you’re always citing his smile as his best feature. So Tom Hardy is the new Mad Max. The original Mad Max, as you know, is Mel Gibson who made a surprise appearance and they posed together with director George Miller. Full Story

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Scott Eastwood wants you to know…

May 8, 2015 15:19:16 Posted at May 8, 2015 15:19:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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George Clooney talks about Amal and his birthday

May 8, 2015 14:29:52 Posted at May 8, 2015 14:29:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Tomorrowland comes out on May 22. George Clooney is now promoting the movie. Here he is at Jimmy Kimmel yesterday. And there are also interviews with Extra and Entertainment Tonight. As expected, he’s asked about his birthday (Wednesday), which is why, well, he looks rough. Like really, really tired. Full Story

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Joss Whedon quits Twitter, world implodes

May 7, 2015 14:40:08 Posted at May 7, 2015 14:40:08
Sarah Posted by Sarah

On Monday, Joss Whedon quit Twitter. I assumed it was because with Avengers: Age of Ultron open in all the theaters everywhere, he was finally done promoting it and so he deleted his Twitter page, which was started two years ago to promote a movie. I didn’t think much of it at first, but by the end of the day the internet was going nuts, saying that Whedon didn’t quit, he was run out of electrical town on rails by a horde of rage-feminists who were mad at him for something about the Black Widow. Full Story