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Hollywood PR strategy and planning, celebirty media manipulation, maneuvering, publicity, and story spinning

Miley with Liam and on weed

June 19, 2013 14:47:20 Posted at June 19, 2013 14:47:20
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Keystone

Not at the same time. Or, I dunno, maybe at the same time. It has been a long, LONG time since Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth were photographed together. Put it this way -- Liam’s been photographed with January Jones more recently than he has with his on/off maybe on again fiancée. Full Story

Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Creative Control

June 18, 2013 17:13:50 Posted at June 18, 2013 17:13:50
Duana Posted by Duana
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FameFlynet

Let’s be honest. When a story about Jennifer Love Hewitt lands in your inbox,  you can pretty much assume it’s going to be a fun treat to roll your eyes, talk about the ridiculousness of a grown woman who still calls herself “Love”, and remember the time she exposed her breasts on Ellen recently. Full Story

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Gwyneth Paltrow: bracing for September?

June 14, 2013 15:36:48 Posted at June 14, 2013 15:36:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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INF

Earlier this week, Page Six reported that Vanity Fair was preparing a cover feature on Gwyneth Paltrow but that she refused to participate, and was calling around telling her friends not to participate either. Click here Full Story

He’s just being Liam

June 6, 2013 15:32:24 Posted at June 6, 2013 15:32:24
Maria Posted by Maria
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Fern/ Splash

Liam Hemsworth, boyfriend/fiancé/whatever of Miley Cyrus, has joined Twitter. Clearly a promotional move, at this writing, he only has two tweets – one from Team Liam. That’s fine, I don’t see anything wrong with them using Twitter to promote a film, especially when they are forthright about it. Full Story

Mrs Timberlake needs new management

June 4, 2013 14:45:13 Posted at June 4, 2013 14:45:13
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet

As you know, Mrs Timberlake’s work schedule isn’t exactly heavy. Deadline posted yesterday that she’s fired her management. The wording of the article is hilarious as Deadline reports that CAA is supposedly “scrambling” to keep her as a client: “(Mrs Timberlake) discharged her managers late last week, and she will decide her future this week with CAA. Full Story

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Not enough money for Johnny Depp

May 30, 2013 16:21:37 Posted at May 30, 2013 16:21:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

There was a story the other day on Celebitchy about how Johnny Depp helped out a few homeless guys by hooking them up as extras on his new film. There is a story today about Johnny Depp dropping out of the Whitey Bulger movie because he wouldn’t take a pay cut. Full Story

Perry, Mayer, Pattinson: Coincidence or Conspiracy?

May 28, 2013 17:53:17 Posted at May 28, 2013 17:53:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Pacific Coast News

Click here if you missed the update on the Robert Pattinson-Katy Perry article I posted earlier. As noted then, PEOPLE reported that Pattinson and Perry were supposedly seen together at a wedding in Santa Barbara, and then that post went missing. Full Story

Robert Pattinson, Katy Perry, and the missing article

May 28, 2013 15:07:03 Posted at May 28, 2013 15:07:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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A situation is developing. It’s very, VERY Good For Gossip... PEOPLE.com posted an article yesterday about Robert Pattinson and Katy Perry. Apparently the two were spotted at San Ysidro Ranch, a luxury resort in Santa Barbara, on Sunday. Full Story

Propagandizing World War Z

May 24, 2013 15:10:30 Posted at May 24, 2013 15:10:30
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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FameFlynet

With one month to go until it opens in theaters, it’s time for World War Z to get serious about promotion. To that end, Paramount held a surprise screening in New Jersey, and Brad Pitt himself stopped by to introduce the film. And wouldn’t you know it? The audience overwhelmingly liked the movie. Full Story

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What Brad did for Angelina

May 22, 2013 17:30:23 Posted at May 22, 2013 17:30:23
Lainey Posted by Lainey

For the second week in the row, PEOPLE’s cover story is Brange with details from “insiders” about how Brad Pitt helped Angelina Jolie through her mastectomies: "Brad did everything he could to keep things secret and protect Angie. They really wanted Angie to be able to recover and rest before they shared the story. Full Story

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Jeremy Renner is not fired

May 21, 2013 17:06:10 Posted at May 21, 2013 17:06:10
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Keystone

Last week a rumor surfaced about Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye being out of The Avengers 2, and that Renner himself could be done with the franchise, as Marvel brass weren’t happy with some comments he made about how Hawkeye turned out. While Marvel is totally willing to recast (see also: Terrence Howard, Edward Norton), sh*t talking is not how you get kicked to the curb. Full Story