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Shoes for Beyonce

April 15, 2015 15:32:15 Posted at April 15, 2015 15:32:15
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Beyonce was in Beverly Hills last night for the opening of the Giuseppe Zanotti boutique and was personally toured through the space by Giuseppe himself. Which basically means she gets one of everything and the next 5 seasons too…? Is that enough though? It’s not like Beyonce can’t afford to buy her own shoes. Full Story

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Rihanna is Rihanna’s best publicist

April 15, 2015 14:15:52 Posted at April 15, 2015 14:15:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I was asked to speak at the Young Women In Law gala in Toronto recently – THANK YOU for your generous donation to Covenant House Vancouver! – and during the Q&A someone asked me why I hadn’t been mentioning stories about celebrities and drugs. Full Story

Blake Lively: doing it all “elegantly”

April 14, 2015 15:26:18 Posted at April 14, 2015 15:26:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Blake Lively covers the new issue of ALLURE in advance of the release of The Age Of Adaline. That means she’s probably not covering VOGUE with the baby, which is what I was expecting. I mean I thought for sure, non? So I was wrong. But motherhood is on the table. It’s Blake’s first acting promotion in a long time and her first after James’s arrival. Full Story

Madonna eats Drake

April 13, 2015 16:04:16 Posted at April 13, 2015 16:04:16
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Madonna joined Drake on stage at Coachella this weekend. At one point, while he was sitting in a chair, she approached him from behind and put her tongue in his mouth. This seems to happen to him a lot. When he’s in a chair. Like with Nicki Minaj in the Anaconda video. I’m with Madonna here. Full Story

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Thor arrives for promotion

April 10, 2015 14:32:09 Posted at April 10, 2015 14:32:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Chris Hemsworth arrived at LAX yesterday. The reason: the Avengers: Age Of Ultron junket is this weekend. And that leads right into the Hollywood premiere on Monday. All of them are expected. And they’re all supposedly going to be on Good Morning America and Jimmy Kimmel Live in the next week. Full Story

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Gwyneth’s Food Bank Challenge

April 9, 2015 18:29:54 Posted at April 9, 2015 18:29:54
Maria Posted by Maria

How much do you spend on food a week? Not coffee or lunch takeout, but real food. It’s astronomical, right? A trip to the grocery store is expensive, and realistically, it’s often cheaper to eat like crap than to buy fresh.  This is why I’ve long thought that what we eat and how we position what we eat – through Instagram photos and the cookbooks that line our kitchen and Pinterest boards and restaurant bragging – is about so much more than food. Full Story

Tom & Suri’s year apart?

April 7, 2015 16:00:47 Posted at April 7, 2015 16:00:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Yesterday I posted photos of Tom Cruise with son Connor at the NCAA Women’s Final Four Semifinals. Click here for a refresher. Today TMZ reports exclusively that Tom Cruise hasn’t seen daughter Suri in almost a year. Full Story

Mimi’s amicable Easter

April 6, 2015 19:46:02 Posted at April 6, 2015 19:46:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey

There have been all kinds of reports that Mimi and Nick Cannon are getting ugly with each other about money and their divorce. I posted about it last week – some sketchy report from the Daily Mail about him writing a book exposing her crazy. Click here Full Story

The Clooneys $600 selfie

April 6, 2015 18:11:34 Posted at April 6, 2015 18:11:34
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Amal and George Clooney will be spending the summer at their home in Lake Como next month and apparently there’s going to be a birthday party and a temporary bylaw has been passed that’s supposed to be to deter paps and gawkers. They’re making it so that if you violate the ban, you could be fined $600. Full Story

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