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Johnny plays for Willie

June 18, 2014 14:56:39 Posted at June 18, 2014 14:56:39
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Willie Nelson played a show in Boston last night. And Johnny Depp played a set with him. Willie apparently introduced him as just “Johnny”. Which, fine, I guess he didn’t want to upstage the main act but if he wasn’t Johnny DEPP, would he have been invited to be there in the first place? Like does he really have such mad skills on the guitar that it doesn’t matter WHO he is? There does seem to be an advantage to him playing guitar though in that when he’s on the guitar, he de-accessorises, possibly because all that feather and scarf sh-t that he’s always wearing gets in the way of the music. Full Story

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Lorde & Ariana Grande at the MMVAs

June 16, 2014 15:08:18 Posted at June 16, 2014 15:08:18
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Ernesto Distefano/ Sonia Recchia/ Getty

Last night. The MuchMusic Video Awards. Toronto’s biggest block party, a massive spectacle, an annual tradition, and one of the few events outside New York and LA that draws some of the biggest names of the time. Lorde performed. Ariana Grande closed the show. Both videos are below. Did you know that after next week, Ariana Grande will be four years older than Lorde? Grande turns 21 on June 26. Full Story

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JLO opens the World Cup

June 13, 2014 14:24:57 Posted at June 13, 2014 14:24:57
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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This song is a mess. I don’t even know what it actually sounds like. And they didn’t even have to sing live. But the music wasn’t the point. The point was her embellished tights. Also, Pitbull’s pants. Brazilian recording artist Claudia Leitte’s all like, hey what about me? Please. Full Story

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Lovers In Japan

June 12, 2014 16:26:55 Posted at June 12, 2014 16:26:55
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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It’s the name of a Coldplay song off the album Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends. The first time I heard it I thought of Steve Winwood. But perspective is a gift. Because I’d rather listen to Lovers In Japan than the embarrassingly sh-tty Magic or A Sky Full Of Stars. Anyway, Chris Martin arrived in Tokyo yesterday. Full Story

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JLO to the World Cup

June 11, 2014 17:56:19 Posted at June 11, 2014 17:56:19
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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You ready? The FIFA World Cup starts tomorrow. This is why no one in Europe will be going to the movies for an entire month. This is why Laura, our supervising producer on The Social will be screaming at the television for an entire month (or less – ha!). Full Story

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Don’t slum this away

June 5, 2014 19:14:46 Posted at June 5, 2014 19:14:46
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Rick Davis/ Splash, Kevin Mazur/ Dave Kotinsky/ Getty

JLO performed at home in the Bronx last night. There were many costume changes, including an outfit that was an homage to her infamous Grammys Versace dress. We just talked about JLO on The Social today. My colleague Cynthia Loyst, a trained belly dancer, posited that JLO isn’t an amazing dancer. Full Story

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Gwyneth’s Memorial Day blues

May 27, 2014 14:28:13 Posted at May 27, 2014 14:28:13
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Gwyneth Paltrow spent Memorial Day in California this year, seen here at the Brentwood Country Mart in a cute blue top over shorts. I don’t know where to buy her outfit. But maybe a publicist will blast out that information using these pap shots and link to her site, like last time. Full Story

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Arcade Fire & Andrew Garfield: We Exist

May 16, 2014 19:34:27 Posted at May 16, 2014 19:34:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The video for Arcade Fire’s We Exist has now been released starring Andrew Garfield in what may be one of the finest performances of his career. To me, it’s what he’s saying to me as he’s dancing. Dancing by himself. Like totally …abandoned. Completely unselfconsciously. Full Story

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dear Gossips,

Everything Almost.

It’s Jann Arden’s new album, released today. I’ve had the honour of working with Jann the last few weeks and knowing her the last few months on The Social. There never was a more generous, honest, crazy kind, and hilarious artist…friend…person.

Jann actually IS Everything. Just Everything.

She will never, ever make you feel sh-tty or regretful for supporting her. She will never let you down. Too often entertainers let us down. Jann’s one of the very, very few who you’ll stay in love with, like, forever. You will love her the most. And she’ll never make you change your mind. The new song is below.

Yours in gossip,

Lainey

14 and under

April 23, 2014 16:39:04 Posted at April 23, 2014 16:39:04
Lainey Posted by Lainey

This is what I always say about Avril Lavigne: her fan base never grows with her. So she has to keep going back to mining from the 14 and under demo. That’s the only age range that will appreciate –if that’s the word – her new video for the song Hello Kitty, which actually includes this line: “Like a fat kid on a pack of Smarties. Full Story

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Katy Perry & Diplo

April 16, 2014 16:16:55 Posted at April 16, 2014 16:16:55
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Joe Scarnici/ Frazer Harrison/ Angela Weiss/ Getty

Are dating. Apparently they were all about each other at Coachella. I feel like this is a pattern. She breaks up. She hooks up. At Coachella. In 2012 there was a musician. F-ck, what was his name. Hang on, I have to Google. Got it. Robert Ackroyd. Florence + The Machine. You remember? Click here Full Story

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