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Women's issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

Who’s laughing now

Maria Posted by Maria at April 5, 2016 17:11:39 April 5, 2016 17:11:39
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Back in 2012, I wrote about Elizabeth Banks’s website praising it for its design and content, and also for what it isn’t: a way to brand her family or sell perfume. Since then her website has grown and added more features (like pinned content), but all of the original reasons I liked it still stand. Full Story

Nicki in Nylon

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 17, 2016 17:08:33 March 17, 2016 17:08:33

Nicki Minaj is the cover feature in the new issue of Nylon. I read the article this morning. It’s not the most insightful celebrity profile I’ve ever read, but there are some notable quotes. Nicki is promoting Barbershop: The Next Cut. She’s also been working on a television show based on her life. Full Story

Olivia Wilde was “too old”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 16, 2016 20:12:35 March 16, 2016 20:12:35
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Olivia Wilde was on Howard Stern this week. She’s promoting Vinyl, which I haven’t started watching yet, and I should, but again – there is SO MUCH GOOD TV! Anyway, she starts talking about working with Martin Scorsese (he’s producing Vinyl) and reveals that she auditioned for Wolf Of Wall Street. Full Story

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I can’t wait until tonight. JK Rowling’s giving us a bedtime story tonight. By the time you read this, it will be past 2pm GMT and the first installment of the History of Magic in North America – basically a study guide ahead of the November release of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – will be published on Pottermore  Read Full Intro

Miley Cyrus, “housewife”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 8, 2016 16:04:58 March 8, 2016 16:04:58
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How do you know you’re a narcissist? When you think everything is about you. When Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth got back together, I was hot for about 5 minutes. Then they started selling it to me like a piece a of sh-t on the lid of a trash can. About how she had to “earn” him back. Full Story

Thandie Newton #SayHerName

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 26, 2016 17:46:44 February 26, 2016 17:46:44
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It’s a badass outfit without the message. But the message… Here’s Thandie Newton at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood event yesterday in a message tee that reads off the top: Black women are killed by police too And then a list of names. At the bottom: Can you see them? #SayHerName Thandie explained her reason for wearing the shirt to USA Today Full Story

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Mindy Kaling: artist and activist

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2016 18:48:19 February 24, 2016 18:48:19
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Ahead of the Oscars, the New York Times has just published a piece called What It’s Really Like To Work In Hollywood (if you’re not a straight white man) featuring commentary from 27 industry players sharing their experiences in their own words. Queen Latifah is there. Julia Roberts is there. Full Story

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