I almost forgot! I almost forgot about the video that made our lives! The theme from Mission Impossible, the GMD’s crazy cackle, the GMD’s crazy serious face immediately following his crazy cackle, the Xenu gibberish spewing from his mouth, and then his acceptance of that award swearing allegiance to LRH… it’s a far cry from the current iteration of Tom Cruise making his press rounds and it’s why we need this reminder – for those of you weakened by his remarkable publicity charms and yes, I’m including my colleagues at eTalk who were hypnotised by him last week. Full Story
Last night The Wrestler premiered in LA and we’ve been talking since TIFF about the Oscar buzz, about his performance, and right now, Mickey Rourke appears to be the leader. Based on performance, absolutely they say he deserves it. He is outstanding. But as you know, as illustrated by the fact that a lesser movie called Crash managed to outvote Brokeback Mountain, it’s all about the voters. Full Story
At the premiere of Seven Pounds last night in LA – Will Smith, a rare carpet self promotional occasion withOUT his wife. Ordinarily not a big deal. But it’s been bizarre the comments he and Jada and even Rosario Dawson have been making lately. Rosario plays Will’s love interest in the film. Full Story
Guy Ritchie did not take kindly to Madonna’s publicist Liz Rosenberg announcing financial details about their divorce the other day to the AP. Over the last couple of months, he’s worked with the British press to present a picture of a man frustrated by a control freak, who cares only for his children, who was never interested in the money, who was cuckolded by his wife’s flagrant relationship with a baseball player… And then Liz Rosenberg reveals he stands to earn almost $100 million from the split. Full Story
Happy 34th Birthday Cara in Salt Lake City! With love and fond memories of Whistler from Alison in Ottawa. For Suzanne B in Dublin – turbo consultant and a great partner in gossip to Jean… best wishes this holiday and I’m counting on you to stay smutty next year! To Jackie in Annandale from Kimberly – “Gracias, por favor”. Full Story
The thinnification of the GMD has turned him into plastic man. Like, he’s lost more weight than Lindsay Lohan. Wonder what his secret is…?
Almost at the end of the year which means it’s time for those lists. Best and Worst in smut. Remember my favourite photo from 2007? From today til December 31st, random moments that made our gossipy lives in 2008. Please do send yours! There’s a lovely gift on the other side.
Yours in gossip,
PS. Johnny Depp is not Cuba or Chocolate – seriously, I’ve never read such panic in your emails. Also not RDJ or Jude Law or Brad Pitt. As if.
At the box office and on television, the young man quiveration factor came from the UK… Am aware James McAvoy is Scottish. But I liked the title…forgive me please? He’s from Scotland! He’s Scottish! And this summer, for a couple of weeks, his Wanted launched him up several notches – a star who can do the small, arty films as well as carry an action movie. Full Story
Am having a hard time with this one…help me decide. So Pete Wentz was on Howard Stern today and he totally gav’er with the personal details re: his sex life with Ashlee Simpson. On the one hand – if you commit to doing Howard Stern (I have a thing for Howard Stern) you have you be prepared to go there. Full Story