Friday, October 2, 2009

Dear Gossips,

It was a clinic. A f-cking clinic.

How To Own Your Own Sh-t by David Letterman. Should be required viewing for all celebrities, especially this Generation of Stupid, severely lacking in accountability, not to mention proper crisis management. From a pop culture/PR perspective, David Letterman’s revelation last night was a Master Class. You f-ck up, you eat it, you admit to the world you’re a horny unfaithful bastard, the audience is still laughing, but WITH you, and then at the end the week, it’s another ratings win. Two in a row. The first time in years. Game, set, match.

It’s finally Friday. New posts all day. Have a great weekend!

Yours in gossip,


PS. Jean Drive at Mendocino Clothing in Toronto at all 8 locations through Sunday October 4th in support of COVENANT HOUSE. Return a pair of jeans and they offer a 20% discount off a new pair. Click here for more information.

Brange on Friday

October 2, 2009 15:19:47 Posted at October 2, 2009 15:19:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey

They’re in Syria. Meeting with Iraqi refugees as Angelina Jolie, in her role as goodwill ambassador for the UNHCR, continues to draw attention to the plight of those who’ve been displaced by war and terror. The Brange visited two families on their trip. Jolie said that they “have not recovered from the trauma they faced…"until other solutions are found, or these refugees are able to go home, it is essential that the international community help UNHCR to provide financial and food support so that they can survive. Full Story

Russell & Katy

October 2, 2009 11:52:29 Posted at October 2, 2009 11:52:29
Lainey Posted by Lainey

It’s official. They’re together. Spotted in London two days ago, Russell Brand and Katy Perry, hooking up after the VMAs and fresh off a romantic trip to Thailand together, both tweeting from their holiday with Katy noting After a week in magical Thailand I'm ready 2 face the real world again. Full Story

Smutty Tingles

October 2, 2009 11:34:56 Posted at October 2, 2009 11:34:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey

This…is earthshattering. Does Her preaching not work in Europe? (Dlisted)

Another bonus from last night’s Letterman reveal: he trumped this (The Superficial)

Chicken Fried has no knee length clothes (Hollywood Tuna)

Lauren Conrad is more successful than Lindsay Lohan (Pop Sugar)

Clive Owen helps out around the house. Unlike Gerard Butler (INO)

Why Madonna won’t date her age (Cele|bitchy)

Even I can’t get enough of Kingston Rossdale (Just Jared)

Alba Bitch and her pug (Drunken Stepfather site NSFW)

Michael Buble’s video for Jennifer Aniston (Popeater)

I am crushed that one of these isn't Chicken Fried. Or Fried Chicken (The Blemish)

Ungaro's New Employee

October 2, 2009 09:57:00 Posted at October 2, 2009 09:57:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Lindsay Lohan is in Paris “working” for Ungaro. She and sister Ali attended a party last night looking older than Joan and Jackie Collins. Evidently they borrowed from their closets too. So Lilo is at Fashion Week in her official capacity as the newly installed “artistic consultant” or some sh-t at the House of Ungaro. Full Story

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Soap #1

October 2, 2009 08:47:03 Posted at October 2, 2009 08:47:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey

We linked to this story in Smutty Tingles yesterday but some of you have asked for my thoughts. One thought: these are the moves that put him at the top of my Freebie 5. So James has committed to a stint on the soap opera General Hospital. Apparently he was the one who initiated the process and will enjoy a multi week story arc starting on November 20th shooting all scenes one day a week so that he can focus on his other activities. Full Story

Carry the Cheese

October 2, 2009 08:15:24 Posted at October 2, 2009 08:15:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey

No doubt. My favourite photo of the week. Look at it. Look at them carrying Mimi’s Cheese around this morning in New York as she performed lived on The Today Show. It’s her thing, you know. Being carried around I mean. Mimi was once too tired, or spoiled, or bored, or full, to walk up and down the stairs at a private party in her honour. Full Story

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The GMD, manly stunts, and a dog

October 2, 2009 07:50:47 Posted at October 2, 2009 07:50:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey

He must be so happy right now, the GMD. Every day the paps are in Boston shooting him shooting a new movie. And a romantic comedy too. With stunts! And his wife and kid on set with him nearly every day. So he gets to play Uber Man all the time. This is the Gay Midget Dwarf equivalent of a pig in sh-t. Full Story

Campaign for Carey

October 2, 2009 07:23:00 Posted at October 2, 2009 07:23:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Oscar is still over 5 months away but the buzz for Carey Mulligan has been building since Sundance in January. An Education finally premiered in LA last night officially kicking off Carey’s campaign. So far, every prediction list and website has cited her as a virtual lock for a nomination with critic after critic gushing about her performance. Full Story

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October 2, 2009 – Smutty Shout-Outs

October 2, 2009 07:11:09 Posted at October 2, 2009 07:11:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Happy Birthday Bronwyn C. Right now you’re travelling – Germany, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic. But this is for when you get home. From your mom Lorie who can’t wait to hear the details. To Tracey and Brian – Happy 13th Anniversary. Tucker is the best present EVER. Good luck to Jill on your first half marathon on Saturday in Calgary. Full Story

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