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Brad’s turn

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 26, 2016 20:41:45 September 26, 2016 20:41:45
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As you know, several celebrity weeklies missed the Brange breakup on their covers because Angelina Jolie decided to let the Emmys breathe before dropping the news that she filed for divorce. PEOPLE’s original cover last week was about Michael Strahan which, unfortunately for him, nobody gave a sh-t about. Full Story

Brad’s PEOPLE appeal

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 23, 2016 18:09:33 September 23, 2016 18:09:33
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PEOPLE.com has new post up, yet another in favour of Brad Pitt, this time a character defence of Brad from a “family source". Basically the source is saying, and repeating, that Brad is an amazing father and would never want to hurt his children: "He is one of the best dads I have ever known," says a source who knows the family and children well and has spent time with them for many years. Full Story

Brad Pitt makes his moves

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 23, 2016 14:00:33 September 23, 2016 14:00:33
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It’s now been 24 hours since the allegations against Brad Pitt and what may have happened on that plane were reported. As of this writing (7am Friday) he has yet to release an official statement vehemently denying that he was drunk and may have gotten violent with his children. Full Story

Brange’s performative parenting

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 21, 2016 15:48:43 September 21, 2016 15:48:43
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I was asked last night why I thought Brange was so once in a lifetime, beyond the obvious: their looks, their matched mega-fame as individuals, the scandal that marked the inception of their relationship, and the internet. Also their family. The children. The Brange children were introduced to the world at a time when motherhood was reintroduced as a publicity strategy, coinciding too with the rise of the mommy blog. Full Story

Brange over Brad’s anger?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2016 18:17:39 September 20, 2016 18:17:39
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Angelina Jolie is being represented by Laura Wasser. When Laura Wasser was handling Johnny Depp, it seemed like TMZ had minute-by-minute updates on the situation from Johnny’s perspective. So far this morning, they are also coming hard with exclusives about the Brange split. Full Story

Swoki dreams, ripped at the seams

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 7, 2016 14:52:40 September 7, 2016 14:52:40

A long sigh for the end of Swoki summer, one of the best summers in recent gossip history. But when two famewhores break up, how do you score the split? Taylor Swift is a lot of things but she wasn’t alone in the spectacle. Full Story