Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Surviving R Kelly won Best Documentary at the MTV Movie & TV Awards broadcast last night. Survivors Asante McGee, Faith Rodgers, Lisa Van Allen, and Lizette Martinez were part of the team that took the stage to accept.  R Kelly has been abusing women without consequence for over 20 years, despite tireless reporting from a few determined journalists, including Jim DeRogatis.  Read Full Intro

Sandra Bullock shames her kids at the MTV Awards

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 18, 2019 16:37:04 June 18, 2019 16:37:04
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The MTV Movie & TV Awards aired last night, bringing with it an annual reminder of the march of time and our ever-growing disconnectedness with The Youths (nothing makes me feel as old as contemporary MTV, except maybe the Grammys), but there was an old-school Movie Star on hand for the awards. Sandra Bullock, one of the last capital-letter Movie Stars, won “Most Frightened Performance” for Bird Box. Full Story

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“Lizzo says take off your robes”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 18, 2019 15:45:21 June 18, 2019 15:45:21
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Is there a song you play or that’s in your head when you’re getting ready in the morning? Or getting ready to go out? And in your mind you’re in a movie montage in your closet and your bathroom, totally feeling yourself as you’re about to go out and kill the day, or the party you’re going to?  I don’t know if that’s why she wrote it but Lizzo’s “Juice” is that kind of song. Full Story

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How Taylor & Katy made up

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 18, 2019 15:12:27 June 18, 2019 15:12:27
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Taylor Swift released the “You Need to Calm Down” video yesterday revealing what she and Katy Perry have been building towards for a while now: they’ve made up, the feud is officially officially over. Katy even tweeted about it and Taylor replied that it’s a “happy meal”. Full Story

Taylor Isn’t Doing Her Homework

Prem Posted by Prem at June 18, 2019 14:16:01 June 18, 2019 14:16:01
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Sometimes, even though I’m enjoying a song or a movie, I’ll get this unsettled feeling in my gut that tells me that something’s off. That perhaps I should be looking a little deeper or thinking a bit more critically about what I’m consuming. That gut feeling is also unhelpfully unspecific, leaving it up to me to figure out why I’m bothered by a piece of media. Full Story

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Dear Gossips,

We are celebrating today in Toronto. Today is our championship parade. The Toronto Raptors are coming home with the NBA’s championship trophy. According to the latest estimates, as many as 2 million people will be downtown to cheer the Raptors’ historic win.  Read Full Intro

Celebrity Social Media, June 17, 2019

Maria Posted by Maria at June 17, 2019 19:35:01 June 17, 2019 19:35:01

Is Lea Michele trolling us at this point? Is that what is going on? She even found a way to make Father’s Day about her wedding. I’m curious to see how she’ll handle the Fourth of July. Does she have a wedding photo in which she’s holding a sparkler or something? She’ll come through. Full Story