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Ben & Jen for Live By Night

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 21, 2016 19:00:56 November 21, 2016 19:00:56
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Live By Night has started screening for industry. The film will open in limited release in December to qualify for Oscar consideration before going wide in January. And while Warner Bros is trying to seem like they’re playing it low key for a campaign, the scheduling makes it obvious their intention. Full Story

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Drake showed up for Apple

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 21, 2016 15:25:12 November 21, 2016 15:25:12
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Lester Cohen/ Michael Tran/ Kevin Mazur/ Jeff Kravitz/ AMA2016/ Getty Images

The AMAs cutaways consisted mostly of Fifth Harmony or random seat fillers (or Instagram stars? I have no idea) so I was surprised when Drake showed up. He was nominated for a record 13 AMAs but he wasn’t a performer and he wasn’t presenting so he didn’t have a solid reason to be there like the other real celebs who gifted the show with their presence. Full Story

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What Drake and Taylor do well

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 4, 2016 15:27:06 November 4, 2016 15:27:06
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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

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2016 15:32:53 October 17, 2016 15:32:53
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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

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