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“Thirst architect” Noah Centineo

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 17, 2018 19:31:32 September 17, 2018 19:31:32
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Internet crushes are fickle. When we were first introduced to Peter Kavinsky and the world declared Noah Centineo the latest ‘Internet Boyfriend", I listed the slew of actors who had previously been given this designation. Full Story

Lady Gaga’s “overjoyment”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 14, 2018 14:27:57 September 14, 2018 14:27:57

This is a word Lady Gaga uses in her new Vogue cover story released earlier this week. Her “73 Questions” came out yesterday. All this, of course, ahead of the release of A Star is Born on October 5 following its world premiere in Venice and its North American premiere at TIFF a few days ago. Full Story

The Beckham issue

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 4, 2018 15:13:47 September 4, 2018 15:13:47
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As expected, the British Vogue issue, celebrating ten years of Victoria Beckham, the designer, has been released online. This after a summer of gossip about the state of the Beckham marriage and the fate of the Beckham brand. Which, really, was put to rest several weeks ago as the Beckhams have been together on holiday after holiday Full Story

Angelina in sneakers

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 4, 2018 13:29:44 September 4, 2018 13:29:44
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Angelina Jolie spent Labour Day with the kids, seen hiking. I like this move. You know why? Because …when’s the last time you saw her in sneakers?!?  As many of you have pointed out, when we see Angelina out with the children, and we see her often with the children, presumably strategically, she’s always dressed like she’s going to a business meeting. Full Story

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World War Brange: bring down the “saint”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2018 14:02:20 August 27, 2018 14:02:20
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Over the last few months, as we’ve seen, in the escalation of World War Brange, it’s been clear which side is favouring which media outlet. TMZ and Page Six have been undeniably pro-Pitt. Page Six’s approach has been most interesting, starting when they pulled the story about Brad and Dr Neri Oxman out of nowhere. Full Story

Angelina and the girls

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2018 17:27:55 August 22, 2018 17:27:55
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Angelina Jolie took daughters Zahara and Shiloh shopping at Kitson yesterday. KITSON. Is it 2005? How long has it been since we’ve mentioned Kitson?! As you can see, from these photos, there’s nothing to suggest that World War Brange has been happening for weeks now. Which, of course, is the idea here. Full Story

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Taylor Swift: the necklace and the new song

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 18, 2018 19:35:19 July 18, 2018 19:35:19
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Let’s recap:  Last Friday, Taylor was papped leaving her New York City apartment, like old times, with Gigi Hadid and other members of her squad. It’s been a while since we’ve seen this – there was a sleepover the night before, then they hit up her hometown, and then the girls were at her show that night. Full Story

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Taylor & Joe’s Fourth on the beach

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 6, 2018 14:15:02 July 6, 2018 14:15:02
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Yesterday in What Else I shared some Gossip Nostalgia about #Taymerica. It’s been two years since the last #Taymerica starring Tom Hiddleston and, for now, Taylor Swift has boarded up the annual tradition, to be resurrected in due time, when the time is right. Full Story

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