Justin at Au Fudge

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2016 18:29:18 February 23, 2016 18:29:18
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TMZ reported today that Janet Jackson has been confirmed to perform at the first major sporting event since, well, you know. Apparently she’ll be singing at the Dubai World Cup, “the world’s richest horse race”. I’m so happy to learn this. Full Story

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Rooney Mara is wishy-washy on whitewashing

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 23, 2016 18:12:33 February 23, 2016 18:12:33
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It is not my preference to go after actors in the ongoing #OscarsSoWhite and the Hollywood diversity crisis. (Want to be depressed? Read this super sad and regressive study of diversity within industry ranks from the studio C-suites on down.) But actors are usually the most visible people connecting a film to the general public, so they inevitably get asked about this, especially if they themselves are caught up in a whitewashing casting controversy. Full Story

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Rihanna & Drake in London

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2016 16:50:31 February 23, 2016 16:50:31
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Rihanna and Drake celebrated the release of the Work videos yesterday in London. Work trended for much of the day at #1 on Twitter and the song now occupies the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. And it’s not even close to being the best song on the album. As mentioned already several times, I have ANTI on repeat. Full Story

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Sacha Baron Cohen in underpants

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 23, 2016 16:24:18 February 23, 2016 16:24:18
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Sacha Baron Cohen’s new movie, Grimsby—unnecessarily retitled The Brothers Grimsby in the US—opens in the UK this weekend, a couple weeks before it opens here in North America. So there was a premiere in London and, as he is wont to do, SBC showed up in character as “Nobby Grimsby”, a working-class Brit who stumbles into the spy life while trying to find his long-lost brother. Full Story

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Taylor Swift on the First Monday In May

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2016 15:13:47 February 23, 2016 15:13:47
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It’s a little early to be talking about the MET Gala but we haven’t yet mentioned this year’s theme or the celebrity co-chairs. Joining Anna Wintour this year for the event will be Nicolas Ghesquiere, Karl Lagerfeld, Miuccia Prada, Idris Elba, Jonathan Ive, and, yes, Taylor Swift. Full Story

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The First Monday In May

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 23, 2016 14:34:20 February 23, 2016 14:34:20
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What is it? One of the best nights in gossip – the MET Gala. And now it’s a film. The First Monday In May was shot last year leading up to and during the MET Gala, with Anna Wintour’s full cooperation, and will open the Tribeca Film Festival in April. A trailer was released yesterday. Full Story

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Who is the “Secret Actress”? On Friday The Guardian published the first piece in a series of articles about Hollywood written by “an Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated actor”. I have no idea. My sense is that she’s formally educated, not in her 20s, and not obsessed with Instagram.  Read Full Intro

Smutty Social Media, February 22, 2016

Maria Posted by Maria at February 22, 2016 22:04:49 February 22, 2016 22:04:49

Book signing anxiety is real! (Unless you are J.K. Rowling or something.) I have a signing at Barnes & Nobel at The Grove tomorrow at 730! I'm so nervous no one will come. I might pay people like a Ben Carson rally — christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) February 22, 2016 Full Story

Denzel & Lenny 2016

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 22, 2016 21:41:49 February 22, 2016 21:41:49
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Almost a year ago, on March 6, 2015, I hit post on an article featuring Denzel Washington and Lenny Kravtiz. Click here for a refresher. This was very popular and you enjoyed it very much. So, to curry more favour with you, I’m doing it again. Full Story

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Rihanna + Drake v3.0

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 22, 2016 20:50:54 February 22, 2016 20:50:54

Or is it 4.0? I can’t remember. But let’s come back to that in a minute. First, the videos. Two videos for Rihanna’s Work were released today. And I say this with full bias – because she came to Toronto to shoot at The Real Jerk, where I get an oxtail dinner takeout at least twice a month. Full Story

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