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Jennifer Aniston’s hair investment and retrospective

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 11, 2012 15:58:29 October 11, 2012 15:58:29
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WENN

Oh... Well now it’s all coming together. Last Saturday in Sante Fe, New Mexico, Jennifer Aniston was photographed with Justin Theroux for the first time wearing her massive engagement ring. The shots were a set-up and they were released on Monday. Yesterday Aniston announced that she’s joined Living Proof, a hair-care company, as an investor and the company’s spokesperson. Full Story

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Ben Affleck: don’t peak too soon

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 10, 2012 20:12:48 October 10, 2012 20:12:48
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Jason Kempin/Getty

Argo opens this weekend. Ben Affleck has been selling it for weeks, and very, very well. He’s smiling for the paps, he’s taking his daughters out, he’s hitting parked cars and leaving considerate notes for the owner, and he covers the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter. Full Story

Kristen Stewart Goes Live

Maria Posted by Maria at October 10, 2012 14:28:03 October 10, 2012 14:28:03
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FameFlynet

Kristen Stewart’s warming up for the last leg of her Twilight tour – and this is a brilliant way to do it. After botching her initial response to the cheating debacle, she’s executed a series of stronger, savvier plays (and she needs to if she wants to not be enveloped by her personal life, which was a real danger just a month ago). Full Story

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Shelfy is the first

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 8, 2012 14:07:28 October 8, 2012 14:07:28
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Splash News, FameFlynet

With a couple of weeks to go before the wedding, Jessica Biel spent the weekend in Paris for a photo shoot. Today she stepped out to go shopping on Avenue Montaigne. As you can see, she’s wearing those leather studded Isabel Marant pants which juuuuust appeared on the runway at PFW last month. Full Story

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George borrows Brange’s move

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 5, 2012 16:08:38 October 5, 2012 16:08:38
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Brian To /Apega /Nikki Nelson /WENN, Lester Cohen /Kevin Winter /Jason Merritt /Getty Images

George Clooney took Stacy Kiebler to the Argo premiere last night.  Earlier this week there were rumours that he was done with her.  Unlike last time when the same rumours were circulating and he had his publicist issue a denial, George chose instead not to release a statement since a public appearance and pictures look much better anyway. Full Story

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Nicki Minaj is trying to hurt Dem Babies

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 5, 2012 14:53:46 October 5, 2012 14:53:46
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Tony Clark /WENN, Instagram

I wrote yesterday that Nicki Minaj needs a Bitch Coach. Because Mimi is seriously outplaying her; she has a lot more experience. Oh ignorant youth... Think about it -- while Nicki’s trying to take down a Bitch legend on Twitter (obviously unsuccessfully), Mimi hasn’t even STOOD UP yet. Full Story

Ben, Jen, and George

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 5, 2012 14:33:43 October 5, 2012 14:33:43
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Jason Merritt /Eric Charbonneau /Kevin Winter /Getty Images

Ben Affleck let us see him kiss his wife on a red carpet last night. It must be Oscar time. And they say he’s good for several nominations. With a lot of studio money behind him, at this point it’s almost a guarantee. I mean, Ben would have to f-ck up hard to not be at the Dolby in February, especially with Jennifer Garner playing Michelle Obama at his side. Full Story

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The Problem with Being the Girl Next Door

Maria Posted by Maria at October 4, 2012 14:01:12 October 4, 2012 14:01:12
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WENN

Jessica Simpson has just come off her major Weight Watchers push – it’s still too early to tell whether it was a successful endorsement for either brand, but that’s just one deal. Simpson is a lifestyle juggernaut. And her entire empire is predicated on one idea: Jessica’s fans can have exactly what she has – clothing, shoes, perfume, jeans, sunglasses, and even her weave (remember Hairdo? Full Story

Seth MacFarlane set to annoy us at the Oscars

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 1, 2012 17:44:38 October 1, 2012 17:44:38
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WENN

I find Seth MacFarlane funny when I don’t have to look at him. Family Guy can be funny. Ted was funny. But he’s not a physical presence in either of those things. Seth MacFarlane’s funny is always hindered by his smug moonface. Is there a more self-satisfied smirk in Hollywood? No. Full Story

No Mrs Reynolds in the front row

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 28, 2012 17:32:19 September 28, 2012 17:32:19
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Steffman/ Turgeon/ Splash

Blake Lively was too busy getting married to be at New York Fashion Week. And though she reps Gucci now she didn’t show up for the Gucci show in Milan either. She used to however be front row for a fee. The Hollywood Reporter published an article yesterday about celebrity presence at the runway presentations and how much they’re being paid. Full Story

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