Monday, June 24, 2019

Dear Gossips,

A clever “choose your own adventure” Beyoncé thread went viral on Twitter this weekend. Thanks to all of you who thought of me. This is a true compliment. Of course I made it to the end on my first try. This is my dream job and I’m available ASAP, no joke.  Read Full Intro

Coop & Gaga together again? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 24, 2019 17:09:26 June 24, 2019 17:09:26

There’s been some rumouring about a possible Jackson Maine and Ally reunion happening this week at Glastonbury which starts on Wednesday. DJ Edith Bowman said on her show yesterday that she’s heard about a secret performance and that, previously, when she interviewed Bradley Cooper, likely during promotion for A Star is Born, he had mentioned that he and Lady Gaga were talking to the festival Full Story

BET honours Nipsey Hussle 

Melayna Posted by Melayna at June 24, 2019 16:25:50 June 24, 2019 16:25:50
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Last night at the BET Awards, some of the most meaningful moments were the ones honouring Nipsey Hussle, who was tragically gunned down in front of his store, The Marathon Clothing, at Crenshaw and Slauson, on March 31st, 2019.  The area in Los Angeles, known to Crips as the Rollin 60s, is where Nipsey grew up and worked to transform by opening multiple business ventures and opportunities, particularly for ex-gang members like himself Full Story

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Mary J Blige: “a leader, a queen, a living legend”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 24, 2019 15:29:10 June 24, 2019 15:29:10
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May J Blige was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BET Awards last night. As mentioned in the previous post, Rihanna presented it to her.    Exactly. It’s Mary J Blige. To properly recognise Mary, you have to bring in someone who’s worthy of Mary. Full Story

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June 24, 2019 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 24, 2019 13:27:15 June 24, 2019 13:27:15

HEZ! Happy Milestone Birthday! Whatever you’re doing – Vegas, dogs, taxidermy, podcasts – keep on it, because your best life sounds amazing. And I look forward to hearing about New York in September. You don’t need recommendations from me about New York. That’s the thing about New York, it shows a different side to everyone. Full Story

Friday, June 21, 2019

Dear Gossips,

There is, so far, one undisputed song of 2019. It’s the song that’s been #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 11 weeks straight, the most since Drake’s “God’s Plan”, the song that has been denying Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber and others from claiming the same position: Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road”.  Read Full Intro

Outfit of the Week: Nathalie Emmanuel

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 21, 2019 19:45:37 June 21, 2019 19:45:37
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I have to apologise, because I’ve been sleeping on Nathalie Emmanuel’s style. And she has GREAT style obviously, which is why she’s wearing the Outfit of the Week.  This is a really great suit. Pants fit her perfectly, tapering to exactly the right spot on her leg, finished off with a casual tee underneath the jacket, and a badass pair of sneakers. Full Story

Duana Names: Reality Names

Duana Posted by Duana at June 21, 2019 19:17:16 June 21, 2019 19:17:16
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Hi Duana, We are expecting our second daughter at the beginning of July. We need some name help. With our first, we very quickly fell in love with the name Nora. We still love it and when I say her name it almost comes out of my mouth in a melodic way. For our second child, we have been struggling with finding names that we like and agree on. Full Story