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Awkwafina’s big weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2018 18:40:24 August 27, 2018 18:40:24
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Last night, Awkwafina became the first Asian American actress to host a North American awards show. She was amazing. She had a great time. She had a great time being, as Shonda Rhimes would say, an FOD (First Only Different). And how many of us would be able to be so present in that moment? I don’t think I could. Full Story

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Crazy Rich Asians review

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 14, 2018 20:21:45 August 14, 2018 20:21:45
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As the first predominately Asian film Hollywood has produced since The Joy Luck Club twenty-five years ago, Crazy Rich Asians has many eyes on it for many reasons, and it has the unenviable task of being everything to everybody. Adapted by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim from Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel and directed by John M. Full Story

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Dear Gossips,

It was announced yesterday that Awkwafina will host the 2018 IHEART RADIO MMVAS on August 26. This is an annual tradition here in Toronto that goes down in a parking lot in the heart of the city, with fans taking over an entire city block, getting as close to the talent as possible.  Read Full Intro

Ocean’s 8 is sparkling rosé on a hot day

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 8, 2018 14:41:44 June 8, 2018 14:41:44
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That is to say, it’s delicious and indulgent and something to luxuriate in: a treat. Do you want to have a good time? A good time shall be had. Do you want to ogle outrageous wardrobes and gowns? Ogle you will. Are you here for a cast of talented actresses clearly enjoying the hell out of each other? They’re here for you. Full Story

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Awkwafina summer and Annie’s new stylist

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2018 16:02:42 June 6, 2018 16:02:42
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Of the eight members of Ocean’s 8, Awkwafina aka Nora Lum, is the one who, you could say, is new to this. As she told The Guardian last year, “There are definitely people who are confused that I was cast – I was confused. They are a group of idols. Full Story

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“The Most Anticipated Wedding of the Year”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 23, 2018 17:14:56 May 23, 2018 17:14:56
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This post is not about that royal wedding. It’s about another wedding. And I don’t mean Princess Eugenie. It’s the “most anticipated wedding of the year” – and I missed it when I was buried in wedding week. What?  Only a new trailer for Crazy Rich Asians!?!? You missed it too, didn’t you?  I don’t see much coverage of it still and I’ve only seen it on Kevin Kwan’s Instagram. Full Story

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Crazy Rich Asians promises lavish romantic drama

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 23, 2018 17:33:46 April 23, 2018 17:33:46

The trailer for Crazy Rich Asians has FINALLY dropped and OH MY GOD, how much have we missed movies like this? Romantic, funny, SOAPY DRAMA, lavish settings, cars, clothes. I feel like movies like this died with the recession a decade ago, and we’re only just coming back to a place where we can revel in the excess without feeling bad about it. Full Story

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“F-cky F-ck” and Kitty Pong!

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 26, 2017 20:40:52 April 26, 2017 20:40:52
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All kinds of Crazy Rich Asians casting updates! Awkwafina, who just wrapped on Oceans 8, will play Goh Peik Lin, Rachel’s best friend. Rachel, of course, is Constance Wu. Goh Peik Lin lives in Singapore. She and her family sort of give Rachel all the inside baseball on the Singapore social scene. Full Story