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, October 18, 2019

Dear Gossips,

On the To Do List this weekend: buy a new golf shirt, play golf, see Maleficent, screen The Morning Show, and read Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life, Ali Wong’s new book.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 18, 2019 20:17:56 October 18, 2019 20:17:56

The Show Your Work podcast came back this week – click here for our first episode back, or listen wherever you get your podcasts – and What’s Your Drama is returning next week so if you have any advice questions, hit up Sasha at [email protected] Full Story

Hailee Steinfeld: Outfit of the Week

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 18, 2019 16:30:45 October 18, 2019 16:30:45
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Such a good outfit. And I don’t really like sheerness. But the sheer in these pants doesn’t really read true sheer and like OMG IT’S SEE-THROUGH because of how heavy and thick the material is up top. So let’s go there.  This sweater, really, is the centerpiece of the outfit. Full Story

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Two Jennifers Getting Married

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 18, 2019 15:31:04 October 18, 2019 15:31:04
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One is real, one is for show. Let’s start with the Jennifer who’s really getting married. Jennifer Lawrence will reportedly marry Cooke Maroney this weekend in Rhode Island. According to PEOPLE Full Story

Kate speaks on camera

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 18, 2019 14:32:13 October 18, 2019 14:32:13
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Catherine Cambridge rarely does interviews. On the last day of House Cambridge’s tour of Pakistan, we’re getting an interview. Before that though, let’s talk about the last 24 hours, because it was terrifying. Their plane encountered such bad turbulence on the way to Islamabad that they had to abort two landings and return to Lahore. Full Story

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What Else? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2019 20:50:15 October 17, 2019 20:50:15
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A$AP Rocky says he’s a sex addict. And it’s not a secret. He lives openly and raps openly about being a sex addict and is talking about he refuses to be shamed for it. Who was shaming him for it?! Men don’t get shamed for sex addiction. Full Story

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Taylor Swift’s Tiny Desk Concert

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 17, 2019 15:52:12 October 17, 2019 15:52:12
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Taylor Swift’s Tiny Desk Concert, recorded a couple of weeks ago, was just posted by NPR yesterday. She performed three songs (“The Man”, “Lover”, and “Death By A Thousand Cuts”) off her new album, Lover, and her classic, “All Too Well” – you know, the one about Jake Gyllenhaal, which is considered by some to be her best song ever. Full Story