The Artist vs The Professor

December 20, 2011 18:07:20 Posted at December 20, 2011 18:07:20
Lainey Posted by Lainey

You’ve heard about this lawsuit, I’m sure. Click here for a more extensive explanation. In short, Dr Jose Angel Santana was an assistant arts professor at NYU. He failed James Franco for only attending 2 of his 14 lectures. Then the university fired him. Full Story

Aloof backpedalling

December 20, 2011 17:21:17 Posted at December 20, 2011 17:21:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The “aloof” one, Rooney Mara, is backpedalling on comments she made in Allure about her early work on Law & Order: SVU. Not surprisingly, Rooney says her words were taken out of context. And, of course, insists that SVU is the greatest and that her experience on it was the greatest. Also, she’s a victim. Full Story

December 20, 2011 - Smutty Shout-Outs

December 20, 2011 16:46:00 Posted at December 20, 2011 16:46:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Andrea! I’m so sorry to hear about the summaries. F-ck. F-CK! Hope you’ve managed to salvage…something? Good luck on the exam tomorrow with love from Jon Stewart and Alexander Skarsgard. Let me know how it goes.  And for Tania and George Clooney - SO happy to hear he’s getting better. And it’s definitely $6,000 well spent. Full Story

Monday, December 19, 2011

Dear Gossips,

I came home last night totally jacked from Watch The Throne, the final stop on the tour. And then I turned on the series 3 finale for Misfits and it f-cked me up. Let me give you a day or two to see it, especially for those of you in North America.  Read Full Intro

Royal Black Velvet

December 19, 2011 22:18:11 Posted at December 19, 2011 22:18:11
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I was ridiculously happy to see these photos released. Like, in a way that suggests I may have a problem. It’s just… I mean they’re three of my favourite subjects. And here they are, together, all of them, at a ball. Come on! It’s Christmas!Check out Prince William, Catherine, and Prince Harry at The Sun Military Awards in London tonight, the three young representatives of an invigorated monarchy. Full Story

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Please let there be a pap-off

December 19, 2011 21:29:29 Posted at December 19, 2011 21:29:29
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Katie Holmes may be younger than Nicole Kidman, and I was about to write “infinitely more expressive” seeing as Katie hasn’t turned her face into a tundra, but then I realised, even though Katie hasn’t frozen her forehead, there is, like her predecessor, really not all that much variation in her expressions, for completely different reasons. Full Story

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Smutty Tingles

December 19, 2011 19:56:14 Posted at December 19, 2011 19:56:14
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Sasha gets real with a selfish sister and worries for a criticised wife - LifeStyle

Lord help us because it will never end (Dlisted)

Even the numbers are controversial when it comes to Lindsay Lohan (The Superficial)

Jay-Z and GOOP meangirled a waiter? (Celebedge)

This is what Kellan Lutz taught his girlfriend (Hollywood Tuna)

Sarah Michelle Gellar and her little Pebbles (Pop Sugar)

Zoe Saldana keeps it civil (Just Jared)

Jennifer Aniston doesn’t want people staring at her in NYC. Really??? (Cele|bitchy)

Vanessa Hudgens seems really into her boyfriend (Socialite Life)

That is a terrible fashion statement (Drunken Stepfather site NSFW)

Helen Mirren is amazing in purple (I'm Not Obsessed)

Get out of the way

December 19, 2011 18:58:51 Posted at December 19, 2011 18:58:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey

You build for the summer at Christmas. Which is why the studios have been rolling out trailers for all their summer blockbusters. Today, the big one arrived: The Dark Knight Rises.I don’t think Michael Caine could have delivered that line with any more emotion. Right off the top he made me want to cry. Full Story

Holiday slumming…at the jewellery store

December 19, 2011 18:52:51 Posted at December 19, 2011 18:52:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Like I said in today’s open: Beyonce is not Jennifer Lopez. Beyonce knows. Beyonce respects her own stature. And Jay-Z his. What is the point of getting to be B and J only to run around with a back-up dancer? So here’s JLo with Casper Smart this weekend in her Bentley - which he gets to use even when she’s not in the passenger seat - hitting up a jewellery store. Full Story

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Let it snow…for Mimi!

December 19, 2011 18:09:13 Posted at December 19, 2011 18:09:13
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Mimi says Happy Christmas with a new video!  This is what I’m saying about this time of year. Mimi delights me in February. But she really, REALLY delights me in December. Is this her LA house?OMG. We open on a huge photograph of what appears to be Mimi mounting Nick, if that’s any indication of what the next four and a half minutes will bring…. Full Story