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Way to waste my time, Liberty Ross

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 31, 2013 13:50:40 October 31, 2013 13:50:40

When the new Vanity Fair cover was revealed earlier this week, Lainey commented, “Vanity Fair is out for blood all over the place.” We’re all waiting for the big expose on Goop, they’re reportedly pressuring Nigella Lawson to participate in a feature story, and the topline of the new cover boasts, The Wife Who Outfoxed Kristen Stewart. Full Story

Blake Lively’s lifestyle takeover

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 30, 2013 14:34:21 October 30, 2013 14:34:21
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She’s been promising us a lifestyle launch that no one’s ever seen before. Well, Blake Lively has just been confirmed as the face of L’Oreal Paris. It’s a big deal for her. L’Oreal has so much money. But it’s not the most original career move anyone has ever made. Full Story

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What JB’s missing

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 29, 2013 14:27:23 October 29, 2013 14:27:23
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While Justin Bieber may or may not have been coming all over a Panamanian prostitute’s breasts, Selena Gomez was in Florida, just chillin’, hanging out with friends, totally not sending a message, oh no. OK so before you roll your eyes… Answer honestly: If you were Selena Gomez, all of Selena Gomez, and you just broke up with a baby punk, would you want to be papped on the beach in a black and white bikini with your hair extensions all hot and wavy. Full Story

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George is delayed

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 23, 2013 14:13:23 October 23, 2013 14:13:23

The LA Times broke the news yesterday that George Clooney’s The Monuments Men, originally expected to be an award season contender, will now be pushed to early 2014. According to Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov, they don’t have enough time to complete the special effects. Full Story

I won’t take my shirt off if you vote for me

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 22, 2013 17:01:27 October 22, 2013 17:01:27
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Matthew McConaughey can smell it. Last night he was honoured with the Hollywood Actor Award at the Hollywood Film Awards. As you know, McConaughey’s work in Killer Joe and Mud, followed by his performance in Dallas Buyers Club, is being called the best of his career, considered, by some, to be worth of an Oscar nomination. Full Story

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Mrs Timberlake gets a job too!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2013 13:26:00 October 17, 2013 13:26:00
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Check out Mrs Timberlake on the set of her new “indie thriller” Shiva & Mel yesterday in LA. Other cast members include Zosia Mamet, Joe Anderson, and Edi Gathegi. Mrs T and Mamet will play sisters. Mamet is a sex worker with a sh-tty boyfriend and Mrs T is a yoga instructor who has to change her gentle ways in order to protect her sibling. Full Story

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Michael Fassbender’s Oscar nonchalance

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 16, 2013 13:19:41 October 16, 2013 13:19:41

I’m not as hype on Michael Fassbender as the rest of you are. Which is why, to me, the best part of his GQ interview is that James McAvoy is in it. McAvoy is there because Fassbender is late and the two of them are supposed to, along with the journalist, speed around a track in a fast car for kicks. Full Story

Scarlett is sexy…and jealous

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 7, 2013 15:06:53 October 7, 2013 15:06:53

ESQUIRE named Scarlett Johansson the Sexiest Woman Alive in 2006. And again this year. She is the magazine’s first repeat SWA. And no argument here. You see my Five List? She’s on my Five List. It’s undeniable. It was recently confirmed that Scarjo is engaged to Romain Dauriac. Full Story