Friday, October 19, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Something really exciting happened this week: Judy Blume has finally agreed to have Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret turned into a movie. Kelly Fremon Craig (The Edge of Seventeen, a movie I loved) will write the screenplay and direct.  Read Full Intro

What Else? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 19, 2018 19:32:36 October 19, 2018 19:32:36

Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner got married and now I’m looking forward to how the #Kaylor shippers will rationalise this wedding. Maybe the wedding was a cover for the fact that Karlie and Taylor Swift recently brought home their adopted baby and they needed the media to be distracted. Full Story

Naomi Osaka’s Birthday Bae

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 19, 2018 19:17:12 October 19, 2018 19:17:12
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Naomi Osaka turned 21 on Tuesday. What do you get a 21-year-old who beat the GOAT at the US Open? If you’re Ellen DeGeneres, you get her crush– MY Michael Bae Jordan—to send her a shirtless photo. I stan a generous King. The last time I wrote about Naomi and Michael B Jordan, he was surprising her with a personalized video message Full Story

Harry & Meghan Day 4: barefoot on the beach

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 19, 2018 18:48:28 October 19, 2018 18:48:28
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Is it only Day 4 of this tour? It feels long for me, can you imagine how it feels for them?  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were back in Sydney today and started their Friday schedule with a visit to Bondi Beach where they kicked off their shoes and walked barefoot in the sand and sat in an energy circle with members from OneWave to talk about mental health. Full Story

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Robert and Orlando honour Katy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 19, 2018 17:48:44 October 19, 2018 17:48:44
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Katy Perry was honoured by amfAR last night in LA with the Courage Award, recognising her “profound commitment to the fight against AIDS, as well as countless other humanitarian causes”. Her boyfriend, Orlando Bloom, was there. And so was her rumoured boyfriend, for years, Robert Pattinson. Full Story

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Smutty Social Media, October 19, 2018

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 19, 2018 16:43:40 October 19, 2018 16:43:40
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Julia Roberts is working with Alexi Lubomirski again. He’s the photographer who shot Prince Harry and Royal Meghan for their engagement and wedding portraits. Also Julia wants to have lunch with you and send you shopping. Rodeo Drive. And “big mistake, huge”. I mean… after all these years, it still works on me. Full Story

Zayn’s fingers

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 19, 2018 15:31:36 October 19, 2018 15:31:36
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That sounds dirtier than I intended. Zayn Malik has a new single called “Fingers” and it’s all angst-ridden and rife for interpretation. The song isn’t great but I wish it was because the lyrics are perfect for 2018. Full Story

It’s not all Gaga

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 19, 2018 14:57:32 October 19, 2018 14:57:32
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A Star is Born is a big movie. It has emerged as the Oscar Best Picture frontrunner – for now. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga will receive multiple nominations. But that doesn’t mean that they’re running away with it. And they shouldn’t run away with it. Anybody running away with anything is no fun for anyone. Full Story

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Melissa McCarthy at her best in Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 19, 2018 14:21:17 October 19, 2018 14:21:17
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Melissa McCarthy is best known as a comedienne, but really she’s a good actress with a talent for playing cranks and borderline unpleasant, blunt characters. She excels when she’s playing someone who says and does as she pleases, so Can You Ever Forgive Me? is right up her alley. Marielle Heller’s second feature adapts Lee Israel’s memoir (from a script by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty), recounting her days as a literary forger. Full Story

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to Halloween

Sarah Posted by Sarah at October 19, 2018 13:53:08 October 19, 2018 13:53:08
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Director David Gordon Green continues his hopscotch through genre with a sequel to Halloween, John Carpenter’s 1978 horror flick that basically launched the slasher sub-genre. Forty years later, the baton passes to Green who, along with collaborators Danny McBride and Jeff Fradley, brings back the craft and careful compositions of the original. Full Story

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