Elaine "Lainey" Lui

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Elaine "Lainey" Lui is the founder and Editor of LaineyGossip.com, co-host of CTV's daytime talk show "The Social", and a reporter on CTV's "etalk". Lainey has covered the Red Carpet at the Oscars, SuperBowl XLII, Cannes and Toronto International Film Festivals, and other top tier events worldwide, and is regularly called upon by various media outlets including CNN, CBC, CTV News as one of Canada's top celebrity and pop culture experts. In 2014 Lainey became a best-selling author with her memoir "Listen to the Squawking Chicken".


Friday, September 21, 2018

Dear Gossips,

It was announced yesterday that Michael B Jordan is the new ambassador for Coach menswear. Like Selena Gomez on the women’s side of the business, MBJ will be the face of the brand’s clothing and fragrance lines and participate in “special design projects”.  Read Full Intro

Bradley Cooper on tour

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 21, 2018 17:08:02 September 21, 2018 17:08:02
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A Star is Born is two weeks from today. I’m excited for you to see it. I’m excited for you to see Lady Gaga. Or to UN-see Lady Gaga. And I’m excited to talk about all the parts we need to talk about, what worked for you (most of it worked for me) and what didn’t work for you. Full Story

September 21, 2018 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 21, 2018 13:33:42 September 21, 2018 13:33:42
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Sarah! Happy Birthday with love from Diana who requested for you Kristen Kish and Beyoncé. Enjoy your nacho weekend!    Full Story

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2018 21:11:12 September 20, 2018 21:11:12

Jane Fonda didn’t care for a discussion on plastic surgery with Megyn Kelly last year because it was an interview not about her and because, well, she wasn’t feeling Megyn Kelly. She just did an interview with PEOPLE though, about herself, and now she is talking about plastic surgery Full Story

Blake Lively and the “double standard”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2018 20:15:26 September 20, 2018 20:15:26
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We have discussed extensively on this site how clothes, style, and fashion are part of the work of Hollywood. Extensively. The Hollywood Reporter now publishes an annual Power Stylists list, featuring celebrities and their stylists, and how they put together looks to promote their projects, highlighting the hard work of the stylists, the thought that goes into a press tour wardrobe, or a television character’s clothes, and how a celebrity’s style strategy can lead to more work, particularly for women – and in securing the kind of work that results directly from their clothing, it allows them more freedom to wait for and choose the kind of acting or producing or directing work that they feel most strongly about. Full Story

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