They are a happy family

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2011 18:20:57 December 1, 2011 18:20:57
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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck were out with their daughter Seraphina yesterday and came across paps from pretty much every agency. By my count, at least 6. Despite knowing they were being shot, Ben still managed to lean in and give his wife some sugar, prompting her to smile delightedly - a smile of such genuine happiness, and therefore infectious, even I, programmed to be cynical and skeptical, choose to believe that he was doing it just to amuse her and not for an added publicity bonus. Full Story

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Compromise at Christmas

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2011 17:29:32 December 1, 2011 17:29:32

Ashley Greene, whose acting was almost worse than Kellan Lutz’s in Twilight 4, has been dating Broadway Spider-Man Reeve Carney for a few months now. Surprisingly, she hasn’t been able to talk him into any Jonas-style candid pap shots.Perhaps it was a Christmas compromise then last night in New York at the Rockefeller tree lighting ceremony. Full Story

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Gary Oldman’s Oscar chances

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 1, 2011 16:48:28 December 1, 2011 16:48:28
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We started talking about Oscar odds yesterday during the liveblog, and I made the assertion that Gary Oldman would win Best Actor for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Let’s break down how I got there.1) No one is a lock this yearBy this time last year, it was clearly “Colin Firth’s year”. Full Story

Stick it out, suck it in

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2011 16:07:29 December 1, 2011 16:07:29
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Tom Cruise wore a very tight shirt yesterday in Tokyo at a press conference for Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, not unlike his Junior Mint Taylor Lautner only...well... Taylor Lautner is, like, a teenager.Is that the GMD sticking out his chest and sucking in his handles? In a way he’s becoming like Mariah Carey for me. Full Story

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On Parenthood.

Duana Posted by Duana at December 1, 2011 16:02:39 December 1, 2011 16:02:39

I was up late last night.   Couldn’t fall asleep.  There are any number of reasons why this could be, not least of which was listening to a public radio report about insomnia yesterday.    The most likely candidate, though, is something my mother said. Of course. ‘They f*ck you up, your mum and dad/They may not mean to but they do”  goes the poem, and I love that no matter what changes, some things stay the same. Full Story

Mary Kay Mimi & Baby B

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2011 15:23:21 December 1, 2011 15:23:21

You know when you build something up so hard you doom it from the start because it can never possibly live up to your expectations? And then Mimi comes along and always lives up to your expectations? This video with Justin Bieber...It’s the greatest 4 minutes of my life. It’s the greatest 4 minutes of your life. Full Story

December 1, 2011 - Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2011 15:14:55 December 1, 2011 15:14:55

Today is World AIDS Day. And the good news is that they do have the resources to stop the spread of the disease. Eradicating AIDS is possible. The problem? Complacency. A new campaign has been launched to increase awareness and promote effective treatments with the goal of “Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections. Full Story

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Dear Gossips,

The Weekly LiveBlog will happen today at 3pm ET/Noon PT. Join us!It’s tabloid Wednesday. And how are they following up Thanksgiving at the supermarket newsstand? Well, PEOPLE and Us Weekly are fighting each other with reality show stars.  Read Full Intro

For God’s sake, UN-SEE, UN-DO!!!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 30, 2011 22:11:28 November 30, 2011 22:11:28

I thought Diddy’s shirt was bad. Then I found these shots, just released, of Jennifer Lopez before the American Music Awards, all over that downgrade she’s found herself...And I’d rather look at Diddy all day than have to deal with JLo grossing me out. Oh. My. God.Do you see what I see? Her eyes? She’s going to marry him. Full Story

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Cam can’t be with this

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 30, 2011 21:53:05 November 30, 2011 21:53:05

There’s a rumour out there that Cameron Diaz is now dealing with Diddy. Um, I don’t buy it. I didn’t buy it before I saw these photos and holy f-ck, I totally don’t buy it now that I’m looking at these photos.PICTURE HIM ON TOP OF YOU. What is happening?How does this happen?How does a man, who doesn’t work with lions and tigers in Vegas, decide that this is what he wants to wear?A shirt like this, it’s an instant dealbreaker. Full Story

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Casting girlfights: Les Miserables edition

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 30, 2011 21:17:16 November 30, 2011 21:17:16

As I wrote in the article about Anne Hathaway being confirmed as Fantine - click here for a refresher - I love Les Miserables in a very serious, very personal way. In the most corny way. Like, errrm, going to Paris and wanting to walk where Victor Hugo walked. Full Story