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Monday, June 17, 2019

Dear Gossips,

We are celebrating today in Toronto. Today is our championship parade. The Toronto Raptors are coming home with the NBA’s championship trophy. According to the latest estimates, as many as 2 million people will be downtown to cheer the Raptors’ historic win.  Read Full Intro

Drake’s championship weekend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 17, 2019 16:34:30 June 17, 2019 16:34:30
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I’m writing this during the Raptors championship parade in Toronto. Right now the players are making their way on buses through the city, headed for City Hall, where a rally will take place. Doesn’t feel like anyone is working today here. Construction workers are hanging off scaffolds. Thousands of kids are clearly not in school. Full Story

Monday, June 10, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Celine Dion’s Las Vegas residency came to an end this weekend. It’s been 16 years. Over 1,100 shows, 4.5 million fans, lots of lunging, so much chest-thumping, many, many bad jokes/amazing Celine-isms, and of course… The songs.  Read Full Intro

Catherine O’Hara: Socks of the Week 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 31, 2019 19:58:33 May 31, 2019 19:58:33
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This is, technically, an Outfit of the Week post. But the socks are the MVPs of both outfits.  Check out Catherine O’Hara at the FYC Schitt’s Creek event last night in LA. It’s a simple well-cut dress, looks great on her. She’s kicking up the look though with those striped socks. Full Story

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Monday, May 27, 2019

Dear Gossips, is headquartered in Toronto. And we had a big night in Toronto on Saturday – the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks to advance to the NBA Finals for the first time. On Thursday, May 30th, 2019 the NBA championship series will begin north of the border.  Read Full Intro

Friday, May 24, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Not sure about you, but it has been a week. I had originally intended to post about Celine Dion’s Carpool Karaoke a few days ago. Then my ma went into hospital and Celine’s Carpool took on a different meaning for me:  Self-care! I’m not joking.  Read Full Intro

Scent of a Bieber

Maria Posted by Maria at May 23, 2019 14:00:18 May 23, 2019 14:00:18

I’ve been writing about the intersection of celebrity and lifestyle for a few years, back when Goop and The Honest Company were the two big players, and celebrity clothing lines (like House of Dereon and Sweetface) were literally out of style. The late 2000s is when branching out to other kinds of products – décor, alcohol, eye glasses, hair products, cookware – seemed like a good idea. Full Story

Keanu Reeves for Saint Laurent

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 6, 2019 18:13:34 May 6, 2019 18:13:34

I had other thoughts I wanted to put in the title for this post. Like… Jared Leto could never.  And… Johnny Depp only wishes.  But first, let me show you what I’m talking about. I mean, this would be enough on its own: KEANU REEVES – FALL WINTER 19#YSL24 Full Story