Summer Winter is almost here

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 11, 2017 17:20:44 July 11, 2017 17:20:44
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Are you ready? Only five more sleeps until the penultimate season of Game Of Thrones after an extra-long wait. Three months longer than usual. This Sunday is the first episode of season 7, a shortened season with just 7 episodes. Just 7 weeks. So, basically, the second half of summer. And it will end the final weekend of August, a week before Labour Day, as if to say, back to school, suckers! But, seriously, if you think you’ve been waiting long for this, has it been as long as 20 years? Because that is Alex Cranz’s experience Full Story

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Disney’s Aladdin Dilemma

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 11, 2017 16:49:38 July 11, 2017 16:49:38

Disney’s live-action conversion machine rolls on, with the next project up for conversion being Aladdin. The beloved musical is being directed by Guy Ritchie, which sounds like a nightmare. And it’s already proving challenging as a massive worldwide casting search for Aladdin has yielded no results, and production has been pushed back from July to August. Full Story

Helen Hunt’s sneaky reinvention

Joanna Posted by Joanna at July 11, 2017 16:16:51 July 11, 2017 16:16:51
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How do you remember Helen Hunt? She’ll always be Jamie Buchman from Mad About You or an Oscar winner for her great work in As Good as it Gets to me, but now she’s sneaking into the Emmy race with three possible shots at a directing nomination (her first)… and possibly, her first TV acting recognition since her sitcom days. Full Story

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Ben & Lindsay: smiling and not hiding

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 11, 2017 15:21:40 July 11, 2017 15:21:40

When Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus were first photographed together last Thursday, confirming that they’re together, he looked pretty easy with it but she seemed kind of overwhelmed. The paps also shot her at LAX the next day, heading out of town, and she wasn’t all that comfortable then either. Full Story

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Dear Gossips,

The big story at the box office this weekend was Spider-man: Homecoming, the third best opening of the year behind Beauty And The Beast and Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2. The big story at the specialty box office this year, however, continues to be The Big Sick.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2017 20:51:39 July 10, 2017 20:51:39

Hot Felon, Jeremy Meeks, spent time on a yacht with a billionaire’s daughter and now his wife is leaving him. Is this… surprising to anyone? The billionaire’s daughter, Chloe Green, used to date Marc Anthony. Full Story

Celine’s weekend wardrobe

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2017 20:45:15 July 10, 2017 20:45:15
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Sometimes, when I’m in a style rut and bored of clothes, I worry that clothing will never excite me, ever again. I feel this way about songs too. I worry that all the good combination of musical notes have already been discovered and that there will never be any great songs ever again. And then of course a really great song comes along and all is right again. Full Story

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Show Your Work: Ashton Kutcher, the “feminist” & the Hawaii Five-0 salary dispute

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 10, 2017 20:11:24 July 10, 2017 20:11:24
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We begin this week’s podcast with a conversation about work posture which somehow devolves into a discussion about sh-tting posture which is a great lead-in to Ashton Kutcher. Today Ashton hosted a live chat on Facebook about gender equality in the workplace, specifically in the tech industry and a few days ago, in advance of the event, he posted the talking points Full Story