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Get to know Stephan James

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 12, 2018 19:01:15 October 12, 2018 19:01:15
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If you don’t already know Stephan James, you will soon. He’s at the point in his career I like to call the Oprah Burn. You know the Oprah quote. The one she says Quincy Jones said first but no one remembers that.  “Your future is so bright it burns my eyes.”  Stephan James is staring down a blindingly bright future. Full Story

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Front Row Pam

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 2, 2018 17:24:22 October 2, 2018 17:24:22
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Every day the universe gives us a new reason to ask… What is the world?!  Pamela Anderson sat front row at the Chanel show today at Paris Fashion Week. There was a time where that would have seen impossible. But Pam lives in Europe now. She’s dating a French soccer player. Her Instagram Full Story

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Dear Gossips,

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Did you know that September is also, unofficially, Feel Bad for Sexual Harasser’s Month? This is not a f-cking joke. Harper’s Magazine, The New York Review of Books, and New York Magazine have all published features by or about men who’ve been called out by the #MeToo campaign.  Read Full Intro

Nicole’s ready to cash in on the hype for Destroyer

Joanna Posted by Joanna at September 11, 2018 15:05:42 September 11, 2018 15:05:42
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By now, you’ve seen that photo of a nearly unrecognizable Nicole Kidman in Destroyer, with her ash grey hair and worn-out-looking eyes:  The buzz has been building steadily for her performance since its Telluride launch and knowing this, and knowing the first time it will be seen by a much bigger crowd of people (and critics!) would be in Toronto, well, you better believe Nicole Kidman would be ready to cash in on the hype. Full Story

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The Shawn Mendes MMVAs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2018 15:09:29 August 27, 2018 15:09:29
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As I mentioned in the open, the iHeart Radio MMVAs have always attracted emerging talent, especially Canadian talent. Shawn Mendes is a great example. Here’s Shawn at the 2014 MMVAs, just as he was kicking off his ascent:   Full Story

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Dear Gossips,

“It’s not a movie, it’s a movement.” -Jon M Chu, the director of Crazy Rich Asians CRA is not meant to be the end all and be all of Asian representation. It is however a part of the ongoing effort to tell more stories, to prove that stories can be centred around people who, as Loan Tran wrote yesterday  Read Full Intro

Justin & Hailey’s engagement tour

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 14, 2018 16:10:22 August 14, 2018 16:10:22

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin have been engaged for …what?... just over a month now? It happened in the Bahamas. Then they went back to New York. They’ve also been to Miami. And LA. And back to New York. And somewhere else I can’t remember. This past weekend he took her home to Stratford for, presumably, a visit with his grandparents. Full Story

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