Harry & Meghan Day 2: hugs, rain, and banana bread

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2018 18:57:49 October 17, 2018 18:57:49
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in Dubbo today. As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, there’s been two years of drought in Dubbo and it rained on the day that the Sussexes visited. Which is why the headlines have been all about how Harry and Royal Meghan makin’ it rain on a community that much needs it. Full Story

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Busy Philipps’s gossipy book 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2018 16:36:19 October 17, 2018 16:36:19
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Busy Philipps’s book, This Will Only Hurt a Little, came out yesterday. I can’t wait to read it this weekend. And I was trying to avoid reading the excerpts but some of these are so good that it’s impossible to look away. This is a gossipy book because Busy is a gossipy person – a redundant statement since we all gossip and they, celebrities, gossip more than they admit to, but that’s also what we love about Busy: she’s never pretended to be above it and when given the opportunity, she will f-cking serve it. Full Story

Natalie Portman: “gossip well”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2018 15:53:11 October 17, 2018 15:53:11

Natalie Portman was honoured at Variety’s Power of Women event last Friday alongside Tiffany Haddish, Emma Gonzalez, Regina King, and Lena Waithe. She said something during her remarks that I really appreciate and Natalie Portman hasn’t, in the past, exactly been an all-star on this site. Full Story

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Bryan Singer’s preemptive strike

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 17, 2018 14:26:08 October 17, 2018 14:26:08

Last year Bryan Singer’s name emerged from the Hollywood Predator Advent Calendar when he was sued for allegedly assaulting a minor. Many of us were not surprised, having expected something from that quarter as soon as the scandal moved past Harvey Weinstein and into deeper, industry-wide waters. Full Story

What Else?

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 16, 2018 20:20:49 October 16, 2018 20:20:49

Kathleen here. Lainey is all about ending period stigma. Knowing that, I don’t think she’ll mind if I tell you that she’s dealing with some period f-ckery today which is why I’m stepping in for What Else. No shame. No stigma.  Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are now in the ‘who gets what’ phase of their breakup. Full Story

Shonda brags

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 16, 2018 20:05:39 October 16, 2018 20:05:39

Shonda Rhimes is great at bragging. Shonda brags like she writes: confidently, bravely and exceptionally well. When Shonda brags, I cheer. I love when she declares that her “pen has power Full Story