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What Drake and Taylor do well

November 4, 2016 15:27:06 Posted at November 4, 2016 15:27:06
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jeff Kravitz/ Getty Images

So Taylor Swift showed up at Drake’s 30th birthday party and he spent a lot of time with her and some say it seemed flirty which resulted in all kinds of rumouring that they’re hooking up. Full Story

JLO & cheating Slum Bear

October 17, 2016 15:32:53 Posted at October 17, 2016 15:32:53
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Bauer-Griffin, FameFlynet

On the weekend I saw some photos of JLO’s Slum Bear working on a music video on the beach. He was surrounded by women in bikinis, flexing like he’s important. He’s gross so I didn’t spent too much time on the page. Then, last night, PEOPLE Full Story

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Brad’s turn

September 26, 2016 20:41:45 Posted at September 26, 2016 20:41:45
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet

As you know, several celebrity weeklies missed the Brange breakup on their covers because Angelina Jolie decided to let the Emmys breathe before dropping the news that she filed for divorce. PEOPLE’s original cover last week was about Michael Strahan which, unfortunately for him, nobody gave a sh-t about. Full Story

Brad’s PEOPLE appeal

September 23, 2016 18:09:33 Posted at September 23, 2016 18:09:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

PEOPLE.com has new post up, yet another in favour of Brad Pitt, this time a character defence of Brad from a “family source". Basically the source is saying, and repeating, that Brad is an amazing father and would never want to hurt his children: "He is one of the best dads I have ever known," says a source who knows the family and children well and has spent time with them for many years. Full Story

Brad Pitt makes his moves

September 23, 2016 14:00:33 Posted at September 23, 2016 14:00:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Gene Young/ Splash News

It’s now been 24 hours since the allegations against Brad Pitt and what may have happened on that plane were reported. As of this writing (7am Friday) he has yet to release an official statement vehemently denying that he was drunk and may have gotten violent with his children. Full Story

Brange’s performative parenting

September 21, 2016 15:48:43 Posted at September 21, 2016 15:48:43
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet

I was asked last night why I thought Brange was so once in a lifetime, beyond the obvious: their looks, their matched mega-fame as individuals, the scandal that marked the inception of their relationship, and the internet. Also their family. The children. The Brange children were introduced to the world at a time when motherhood was reintroduced as a publicity strategy, coinciding too with the rise of the mommy blog. Full Story