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Gwyneth and Chris: long weekend together-ish

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 2, 2014 14:09:49 September 2, 2014 14:09:49
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin spent the long weekend together, sort of, in the Hamptons. They hung out with their kids. They were photographed walking home with them. Then he went back, on his own, to his rental house across the street. At which point the internet exploded with nude pictures of his new girlfriend. Full Story

The Carters’ Happy Labour Day weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 2, 2014 13:57:01 September 2, 2014 13:57:01
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Oh look. It’s Beyonce and JayZ at his Made In America Festival on Sunday night. He’s touching her, and rather intimately. She looks like she’s enjoying it. She also knows she’s being photographed. So, by all means, please continue to speculate. You want more to speculate about? Check her Instagram Full Story

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The Masters Brange

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 28, 2014 14:50:33 August 28, 2014 14:50:33
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I have a bottle of the Chateau Miraval rose at home in the cupboard. Did it just go up in value today? Who does it better? They do it the best. No, SHE does it the best. It’s been a year of platinum game for Angelina Jolie. And she just won’t stop. Her level of control and strategy, precise execution and delivery is…God…it fills me with such joy, such appreciation. Full Story

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Good morning, Jennifer Aniston

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 28, 2014 13:55:54 August 28, 2014 13:55:54
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Jennifer Aniston is out there promoting a new movie called Life Of Crime, opening this weekend. She was on Kimmel promoting the film and he staged a mini Friends reunion with Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow, replicating Monica’s apartment, and then she went to the premiere in a silver dress. The way the light hits her mid-section, you know what the conversation was supposed to be? IS JEN PREGNANT? For the 33rd time. Full Story

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Justin Theroux: parties and penis

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2014 18:14:32 August 27, 2014 18:14:32
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You know what I’ve been talking about a lot the last couple of days? Justin Theroux’s penis. My friend N brought it up first after watching The Leftovers. He runs in every episode. And when he’s running, it’s right there. Like, right there. I swear we’re not being pervs about it. Full Story

Tom Cruise at work

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2014 15:27:26 August 22, 2014 15:27:26
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Production on Mission: Impossible 5 is underway. Yesterday the team was in Vienna. Tom Cruise spent the day doing stunt rehearsals on the rooftop of the Vienna Opera House. That Tom Cruise, always living on the edge of danger. But you can really see it. That’s all he ever wants to do: be on set, working. Full Story

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What happened to being a New Yorker?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2014 14:57:44 August 22, 2014 14:57:44

TMZ reports that Katie Holmes bought an almost $4 million home in Calabasas, California and it sounds like they’ve already moved in. Supposedly Katie thought it would be better for Suri to live there instead of growing up in New York. Because there are children on the same block or something. Full Story

Gwyneth’s nominations

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 21, 2014 14:08:24 August 21, 2014 14:08:24

So it was Gwyneth Paltrow’s turn to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday. And this is exactly what I mean about those on the top tier participating – because it’s their return nominations that continue to make it interesting. The Zac Efrons and the Ashley Bensons of the world can keep going around in their own circles all they want. Full Story

Taylor Swift 1989

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 19, 2014 19:37:38 August 19, 2014 19:37:38
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To no one’s surprise, Taylor Swift announced on Yahoo yesterday that the new album is ready. And, as I reported repeatedly last week – click here for a refresher – it’s pure pop, by her own description. 1989. Her birth year. Full Story

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Dear Gossips,

HBO has released a trailer for the upcoming On The Run concert film that’s to be shot in Paris in September, then airing on HBO Canada and HBO on September 20. So if the Carter Corporation is dissolving, it won’t be until then.  Read Full Intro