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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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Bauer-Griffin, Sonia Hall/Jameson Bedonie/ Splash News

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
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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

Hey y’all, Draper James is here

May 6, 2015 16:07:59 Posted at May 6, 2015 16:07:59
Maria Posted by Maria
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Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle site, Draper James has been gestating for about a year, and a few days ago I mentioned an uptick in social media activity. Now, in the midst of promoting her new movie, Hot Pursuit, it has launched. So what’s the deal, y’all? Well, it’s hard to talk about Draper James without mentioning Goop, the OG celebrity lifestyle site, and Preserve, Blake Lively’s plucky attempt at making each house a mason jar-filled home. Full Story

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The last few days of Leo

May 6, 2015 13:38:21 Posted at May 6, 2015 13:38:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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As you know, Leonardo DiCaprio was in Milan last Thursday for Mr Armani’s 40th anniversary party. Click here for a refresher. Two days after that he was in Vegas on Saturday night for the fight. Leo was that guy who watched the event through his phone. Full Story

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Amy Adams’s wedding weekend?

May 1, 2015 16:19:53 Posted at May 1, 2015 16:19:53
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Amy Adams hit the gym yesterday before heading out for dinner with her partner Darren Le Gallo and their daughter. They’ve been together 14 years. Page Six reported earlier this week that they’re getting married this weekend in LA. It’ll be a small affair, not a Hollywood blowout. Full Story

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Dear Gossips,

As we get closer to the MET Gala on Monday, I have a question for you. You remember what happened at the MET Gala last year, right?  It was The Elevator. The Elevator was probably THE biggest gossip story of 2014.  Read Full Intro