Jay Z, the songwriter

February 22, 2017 19:34:25 Posted at February 22, 2017 19:34:25
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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It was announced this morning that Shawn “Jay Z” Carter will be the first rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Songwriters are only eligible after 20 years in the industry so since his iconic debut Reasonable Doubt dropped in 1996, Jay’s first year of eligibility was last year. Full Story

Smutty Tingles

February 22, 2017 17:04:04 Posted at February 22, 2017 17:04:04
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Duana probably loves the name “Dauphinoise” (Dlisted) 

Gwen Stefani loves Blake Shelton so much (Just Jared) 

Earnest Tom Hiddleston (Cele|bitchy) 

Seth Meyers mocks “Oscar bait” (TooFab) 

Apparently there’s a Part 2 of the sex tape? (The Superficial) 

Milo Ventimiglia’s broken arm (TMZ) 

I really like this dress on Issa Rae, even the band around the waist (Go Fug Yourself) 

Fashion crocs at London Fashion Week (Jezebel) 

Chrissy Teigen continues to be the best (Pajiba) 
 

Ryan Gosling pre-Oscars

February 22, 2017 16:19:12 Posted at February 22, 2017 16:19:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Ryan Gosling stepped out for lunch yesterday in Los Feliz. On Sunday, as you know, he’ll be at the Oscars, as a nominee for Best Actor for his performance in La La Land. He won’t win. Unless he’s a spoiler? Unless Denzel Washington and Casey Affleck split the votes and he comes through the middle? That’s a longshot. Full Story

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Katy Perry’s purpose

February 22, 2017 15:53:21 Posted at February 22, 2017 15:53:21
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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No, that's not a Bieber reference. If you haven't heard, Katy Perry has coined the term "purposeful pop" in reference to her new song Chained to the Rhythm. The music video was released yesterday. I'll get to the video. First, let's unpack why Katy thinks this song is so full of purpose. Full Story

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Logan, Hugh Jackman’s final flight as Wolverine, opens on March 3. Sarah’s been tracking it since the first trailer came out and is cautiously optimistic. So far, the reviews have been pretty solid. Logan currently holds a 95% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes  Read Full Intro