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Jen & Justin: who’s driving?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 16, 2018 19:38:21 February 16, 2018 19:38:21
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We’ve been talking about the Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux separation announcement timeline. Page Six is now claiming partial responsibility:  Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced Thursday that they were splitting up — suspiciously just two hours after Page Six asked their reps to confirm our sources’ reports that they had called it quits on their marriage. Full Story

Jennifer Aniston is single 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 16, 2018 16:50:55 February 16, 2018 16:50:55
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As noted in the previous post, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux’s breakup announcement timeline seems …curious? They release a statement that suggests they don’t want to be the focus of the attention. Full Story

Jennifer & Justin: the breakup timeline

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 16, 2018 15:35:41 February 16, 2018 15:35:41
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were in Cabo for New Year’s with Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka. In their separation statement they say that they made the decision to separate at the end of 2017. There had been rumours around that time that they were heading for a divorce. This is not unusual. Full Story

SJP covers PEOPLE

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 14, 2018 15:21:32 February 14, 2018 15:21:32

How fortuitous…and at the same time …not? Sarah Jessica Parker covers this week’s issue of PEOPLE Magazine. It’s an interview that seems like it would have been scheduled ahead of time. Divorce is on HBO right now. And, as PEOPLE notes, she’s launching a limited-edition children’s collection with the GAP that’s available on March 1. Full Story

Ben Affleck’s PR angles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 9, 2017 19:00:42 November 9, 2017 19:00:42
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Justice League is a week away. So the North American press push for the movie should be underway. Here’s Ben Affleck arriving in New York, all smiles with Lindsay Shookus. Back in September, before the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal broke, I had been anticipating that Ben and Lindsay would continue their relationship rollout during the Justice League media tour. Full Story

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