Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dear Gossips,

As you may have heard, the Screen Actors Guild award nominations kicked off all kinds of talk and frustration about snubs and category fraud yesterday. There are actors and films that have been recognized and awarded for weeks that the guild ignored.  Read Full Intro

Saorise Ronan and Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 13, 2018 15:19:36 December 13, 2018 15:19:36
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Mary Queen of Scots is a slightly anachronistic and completely ahistorical telling of the feud between Mary, Queen of Scots—the lack of proper punctuation in the title drives me nuts—and Queen Elizabeth I. Take this as even less of a history lesson than The Favourite Full Story

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Sandra Bullock was in Sao Paolo this week promoting her new movie Bird Box which premieres on Netflix on December 21. Basically Netflix’s strategy is to get you to stay home during the holiday season and not leave the couch.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2018 22:29:29 December 12, 2018 22:29:29
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Anna Wintour didn’t mind The Devil Wears Prada so much when she found out that Meryl Streep would be playing her. I mean, at first she may have claimed she wasn’t into it but, over time, it seems like it has grown on her, especially since Miranda Priestley is basically an icon. I wonder if, in a decade, Gretchen Carlson might feel the same way Full Story

Everybody loves Emily

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2018 21:21:16 December 12, 2018 21:21:16
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There were some significant snubs today when the SAG nominations were announced. We’ll discuss them here and there in other posts later and what that means for Oscar. It’s a competitive year. That’s the simple, incomplete explanation. It’s also, as always, a popularity contest. Full Story

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Celebrity Social Media, December 12, 2018

Maria Posted by Maria at December 12, 2018 18:56:42 December 12, 2018 18:56:42
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Chrissy Teigen could post about literally anything and it will inspire “10 Times Chrissy Teigen Won Twitter” or “3 Times Chrissy Teigen was Relatable AF on Instagram” stories. Her social media feed is a cottage industry. I’m not mad at it – I really enjoy her and I think when we one day look back at this era in pop culture, she will get her due as an early adopter of new media. Full Story

Bradley Cooper’s road to the Oscars

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2018 18:39:25 December 12, 2018 18:39:25
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I’m still laughing about Jezebel’s Thirsty 30 from the other day. Bradley Cooper was ranked #22 and while that’s not super high on the list, the fact that he’s been included is what’s funny because, of course, as we’ve seen, Bradley’s fronting like he’s not thirsty AF for that Oscar, keeping a low profile, staying away from most of the events, and STILL we all know he wants it bad. Full Story

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Show Your Work: The Oscar host, Megan Fox, and Oh Happy Day

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2018 17:14:12 December 12, 2018 17:14:12
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At post time, the Academy has still not yet announced a replacement for Kevin Hart as the host of the Oscars. There are rumours that they may decide to go with no host for the Oscars. This is, apparently, not a job that anyone wants. Or is it that no one that they want wants the job? How deep is their list? How creative is their list of possible hosts? Duana and discuss the work of hosting the Oscars and we take the opportunity to sh-t on the people who did sh-t work when they were hosting the Oscars. Full Story