Friday, January 29, 2016

Dear Gossips,

The Academy announced its first group of Oscar performers and presenters yesterday which, to me, feels early. But that was supposed to change the conversation, get people off the topic, at least for a minute, of #OscarsSoWhite.  Read Full Intro

Mimi debuts her rock monster

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 29, 2016 19:20:38 January 29, 2016 19:20:38
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It’s been a week since Mimi and James Packer got engaged. Last night she accompanied him to the G’Day Los Angeles Gala for their first official appearance since he put that monster of a rock on her finger. Look at all that happiness on her face. That’s a glow only money can buy. Full Story

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Jessica Alba, You’re Hired

Maria Posted by Maria at January 29, 2016 18:51:48 January 29, 2016 18:51:48
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NBC is clinging to its Celebrity Apprentice franchise for dear life. As Trump geared up for his run for President (I can’t believe I just wrote that), NBC cut ties with him and his entire business (two of his children worked as advisors, as did other Trump staffers). But instead of scrapping the series altogether, they’ve decided to start fresh with a new boss: Arnold Schwarzenegger. Full Story

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Oscar Isaac and Garrett Hedlund in Mojave

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 29, 2016 16:42:05 January 29, 2016 16:42:05

Part noir, part Western, part black comedy, part inside Hollywood drama, Mojave is a Frankenstein movie, a genre mash-up where not all parts are created equal. Garrett Hedlund stars as Tom, a filmmaker whose life and career seems to have hit rock bottom. Written and directed by William Monahan (the Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Departed), one of the smart things about Mojave is that it doesn’t bog us down with expository details. Full Story

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Deadpool opens Feb 12

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 29, 2016 16:11:41 January 29, 2016 16:11:41

Rachel & Ryan at the Oscars

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 29, 2016 15:54:03 January 29, 2016 15:54:03
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As mentioned earlier, Ryan Gosling was one on the Academy’s first list of presenters released yesterday. The Big Short might be making a late surge in the Oscar race. Ryan’s obviously going to support his film but also to get a head start on promoting The Nice Guys, coming out in April. Full Story

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