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Deciphering Beyonce

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 3, 2014 15:54:47 July 3, 2014 15:54:47

Everyone was talking yesterday about how Beyonce changed the lyrics to Resentment during her On The Run tour performances and whether or not she’s pissed at Jay Z for allegedly cheating on her – click here for a refresher. Then they were in the Hamptons together seeming to be fine. Full Story

Lea Michele presents her new boyfriend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 3, 2014 14:36:22 July 3, 2014 14:36:22
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Christopher Polk/ Getty

Lea Michele’s been getting papped a lot. Yesterday she went out for a hike with friends and at least 3 pap agencies were around to take pictures. I’m not posting those. You can see those shots everywhere online. These shots, however, are exclusive. To Getty. Very celebrity friendly. Full Story

The secrets of The Notebook

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 2, 2014 19:22:30 July 2, 2014 19:22:30

As mentioned last week, The Notebook celebrated its 10th anniversary last week and Nick Cassavetes, the director, talked to VH1 about some of his memories from the film, providing great insight on the actors, particularly Ryan Gosling. What’s getting the most attention is Cassavetes’ anecdote about the chemistry between Gosling and Rachel McAdams. Full Story

The Huntsman, but no Snow White

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 27, 2014 16:59:02 June 27, 2014 16:59:02

In the wake of the Kristen Stewart/Rupert Sanders scandal of 2012, a lot of people wondered what would happen to the Snow White and the Huntsman sequel. Would Sanders be back, would Stewart be back, would neither return? Would Universal decide to skip a proper sequel entirely and just do a spin-off focusing on Chris Hemsworth’s huntsman character? There were questions, but few answers. Full Story

Leo holding hands, not in a dumpster

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 27, 2014 15:25:35 June 27, 2014 15:25:35
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Splash

You remember when Leonardo DiCaprio was in Cannes, partying at the same club as Justin Bieber, surrounded by hot models? The woman in the photo with him right there is called Katie Cleary. Full Story

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Dear Gossips,

How many chances do you get to get an apology right? Robin Thicke’s been trying for months. And his most recent attempt, that creepy gross video, isn’t a great effort. But then again, monetising your contrition, and attaching it to your career, doesn’t exactly smell like sincerity.  Read Full Intro

Looking like Como

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 25, 2014 15:20:17 June 25, 2014 15:20:17
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Ramey

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin spent a few days at his Lake Como home the other day. Her mother was with them. And according to PEOPLE they all had a great time. Also, as previously reported, they supposedly looked at wedding venues. Now US Weekly Full Story

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Elderly person breaks leg, internet melts

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 25, 2014 15:00:49 June 25, 2014 15:00:49
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WENN

A couple weeks ago, Harrison Ford, who is seventy-one, broke his ankle when a door on the Millennium Falcon set fell on him. At first it was made to sound like no big deal, but over the last couple weeks, rumors have swirled as to the true extent of his injury—maybe he hurt his hip as well, or broke some ribs, or shattered into hundred thousand pieces like glass. Full Story

Gary Oldman apologises

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 25, 2014 13:52:37 June 25, 2014 13:52:37

So you’ve heard about this Gary Oldman Playboy interview, right? Oldman’s defenders tried to make it sound like he was taken out of context. How could he be taken out of context when the magazine posted the transcript? Others are saying that Oldman was simply “illustrating the absurd by being absurd”. Full Story

Jennifer & Justin…SELL!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 24, 2014 15:05:30 June 24, 2014 15:05:30
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WENN

Last night was the premiere of HBO’s The Leftovers in New York. Now you know if Jennifer Aniston hadn’t shown up to support fiancé Justin Theroux on this carpet, they would have given the tabloids a reason to announce a breakup. Not only did she show up, she came to sell. There was a lot of hands on chest and midsection. Full Story

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Lupita Nyong’o covers VOGUE

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 19, 2014 14:59:05 June 19, 2014 14:59:05

Anna Wintour’s trying to make it up to you after the Kanye West + fiancée-now-wife cover. Lupita Nyong’o covers the July 2014 issue of VOGUE, the undisputed star of award season, the darling of the fashion world, our beloved. You know what I’m into about this, besides the obvious? She looks like herself. Full Story