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Melissa McCarthy will return to Gilmore Girls

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 8, 2016 14:40:13 April 8, 2016 14:40:13
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Or Stars Hollow… is that what it’s called? I can hear Duana making sounds from wherever she is, getting ready to puff up and school me. Because, no, I haven’t started watching it yet, OK? I’m sorry. I was supposed to over the Christmas holidays but Making A Murderer happened and then I binged on Jessica Jones and Master Of None and a lot of horny books. Full Story

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The Perfect Interview starring Jennifer Lawrence

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 7, 2016 15:15:22 April 7, 2016 15:15:22

Earlier this week I was preoccupied by how Beyoncé has redefined what an “interview” with her really means. An “exclusive” interview with Beyoncé (for ELLE) means that the writer, a family friend, is given the opportunity to observe Beyoncé at a photo shoot. Full Story

And so the Warner Bros. shuffle begins

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 6, 2016 19:06:45 April 6, 2016 19:06:45
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After the antipathetic public reaction to Superhero Face Punch, it seemed inevitable that Warner Brothers would have to make some changes to their plans for the DC Extended Universe, which is what they’re calling their cinematic universe. But they stuck with Zack Snyder as the director of The Justice League Part One, and they aren’t slowing down that train at all, so just what those changes would be remained a question. Full Story

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Rihanna: reluctant “role model”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 6, 2016 15:06:20 April 6, 2016 15:06:20
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In the previous post, Kathleen mentioned the Black Girls Rock event that aired last night. Rihanna was presented with the Rock Star Award. During her acceptance speech, she made a sassy comment about how “You know, role model is not the… title they like to give me, you know”. Full Story

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Kerry Washington’s Brand Strategy

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at April 5, 2016 15:46:48 April 5, 2016 15:46:48

Kerry Washington is handling the sh-t out of her image right now. Personally, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have a major hard-on for Kerry but then again, I surround myself with smart, kickass human beings who recognize flawlessness when they see it. Full Story

Taylor falls

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 1, 2016 17:08:01 April 1, 2016 17:08:01
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Yesterday Beyoncé gave us a shot of herself running on the treadmill, in WEDGE HEELS. That’s the Beyoncé brand. Of course she runs and works out in wedge heels. Practically it makes sense, since when she’s on stage, she’s handling choreography in heels all the time. Full Story

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Beyoncé speaks for Ivy Park

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 31, 2016 16:57:51 March 31, 2016 16:57:51

Beyoncé on the cover of both ELLE USA and ELLE UK. It’s the long-awaited athleisure line. It’s called Ivy Park. The album? Not sure. Maybe tomorrow? But you can see now that it’s all converging. Full Story