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The J-Rod engagement interview

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 21, 2019 15:38:11 March 21, 2019 15:38:11
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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez got engaged last week. This week they happen to be promoting their new sunglasses collaboration. I love it when a plan comes together.  Here are the sunglasses – a his and hers collection.           Full Story

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J-Rod: damage control? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 18, 2019 16:01:37 March 18, 2019 16:01:37
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Backgrid

Page Six published an interesting article about Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez this weekend. It’s been a week since their engagement and, as you know, Jose Canseco tried to ruin it with his claims on Twitter that ARod was cheating on JLo with Jose’s ex-wife Jessica – claims that Jessica then denied Full Story

Kate Beckinsale is paying attention 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 7, 2019 16:25:25 March 7, 2019 16:25:25
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Backgrid

Kate Beckinsale was with Pete Davidson in New York last weekend. I’m sure you’ve all seen the photos of them kissing at the hockey game. I was going to write about that on Monday but we were having tech issues on the site and I never got around to it. I was going to write about it on Tuesday but then there was an update (which we’ll get to in a minute) so I wanted to wait, see if there would be a response to the update. Full Story

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Taylor Swift: Pop Angel

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 28, 2019 16:03:57 February 28, 2019 16:03:57
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Elle Magazine

I really think I nailed it with the title of this post, but that would be starting at the end and not at the beginning. So let’s go to the beginning… Taylor Swift’s fans have been speculating for days that Something Was Up. Taylor was posting on Instagram and it was supposedly a countdown from seven – seven days, every day another post with a smaller number, to a major new development. Full Story

Bradley and Irina’s Valentine’s dinner 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 15, 2019 16:05:17 February 15, 2019 16:05:17
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Backgrid, Splash News

Bradley Cooper was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, likely pre-taped because he was out for dinner last night in LA with Irina Shayk for Valentine’s Day. Colbert presented Bradley with his Grammy for “Shallow” and, of course, they talked about A Star is Born, during Oscar voting week, when many Oscar voters are watching Colbert. Full Story

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Dear Gossips,

The way I remember it, back in the day, billionaires preferred to live in the shadows, reclusive figures who avoided the spotlight. Or at least the most famous ones were the ones who were, ironically, the most reclusive. I’m thinking of course of Howard Hughes.  Read Full Intro