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Sandra Oh: The Heavenly Angel & The Black Swan – Oscars Best Dressed (Lainey)

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 10, 2020 21:33:34 February 10, 2020 21:33:34
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I came across an outlet that had Sandra Oh on their Worst Dressed List because it was “too much”. Um, in what f-cking world?! Her golden peach Elie Saab dress to the Oscars proper was, quite simply, her best red carpet outfit Of All Time. And yes, I had the luxury of seeing it in person so maybe my appreciation of it is more enhanced than yours because I could see how she moved in it, how comfortable she was, so comfortable, so light, it looked like she was gliding down the red carpet. Full Story

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Jodie and Joshua’s Canadian baby? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 29, 2020 21:25:55 January 29, 2020 21:25:55
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Jodie Turner-Smith was in London last night for the premiere of Queen & Slim looking like a stone cold goddess in this dress. She was also interviewed for The Sunday Times (via PEOPLE) to promote the film and the main headline coming out of the piece is that she talked about not wanting to raise her child in either the United States or in England. Full Story

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Camila and Shawn’s after-Grammys

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 27, 2020 15:50:44 January 27, 2020 15:50:44
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Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes did not walk the carpet together at the Grammys. They were supposed to sit together, according to the seating chart that was released prior to the show, but there were no cutaways of the two during the broadcast. Camila delivered a touching performance dedicated to her father but, mostly, Shawn was a quiet presence. Full Story

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Justin and Shawn: together…but not

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 24, 2020 18:25:57 January 24, 2020 18:25:57
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Music executive Lucian Grainge received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday. Lucian is Universal Music, the label that’s propelled the rise of several of current music’s biggest names, including Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes. Which is why they were both there yesterday. They all took photos. Full Story

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Meghan Markle and the DTES

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 15, 2020 15:18:41 January 15, 2020 15:18:41
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Meghan Markle was photographed for the first time since she and Prince Harry announced on Instagram last week that they would like to step back from royal duties and spend part of their time living abroad. And this just 48 hours after the Queen’s letter was released Full Story

Are Harry and Meghan moving to Canada? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 8, 2020 16:22:18 January 8, 2020 16:22:18
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As we now know, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent the holidays in Canada. It’s actually been confirmed that they were in Canada the whole time, not just Christmas and New Year’s but before that, from when they started their break at the end of 2019, despite the fact that it had been widely reported by the UK tabloids that they’d be in Los Angeles with Meghan’s ma, Doria Ragland. Full Story

House Sussex loves Canada

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 7, 2020 17:50:27 January 7, 2020 17:50:27
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent the holiday on Canada's west coast, seen on Vancouver Island and also Vancouver around Christmas and New Year’s. They are now back at home in London and yesterday announced that their first official engagement of 2020 would be a visit to Canada House to thank Canadians for their hospitality. Full Story

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Celine Dion prefers performing with a wired microphone. I’m sure there’s a technical reason for this but also, when she’s using a wired mic, she can swing it around like a lasso and do the mic drop move from one hand to the other and, sometimes, hold the microphone in one hand like it’s a guitar and belt with the other hand like she’s shredding.  Read Full Intro