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, July 13, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Yesterday Kathleen and our friend Brian shared a story with me that I’m still laughing about. I’m passing this laughter on to you. It’s Friday. It’s the weekend. The world seems like it will never stop being on fire.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 13, 2018 20:44:55 July 13, 2018 20:44:55

Amanda Seyfried says that she and Thomas Sadoski’s relationship began when they were both available, both free to date other people and that there were no shady timelines even though she was with Justin Long and Thomas was married right before it was first reported that they were dating. It’s one thing, though, for her to characterise her situation with Justin as a “bad relationship” but… what do you think of her calling his previous marriage a “bad relationship” Full Story

Taylor & Gigi together again

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 13, 2018 17:57:58 July 13, 2018 17:57:58
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Taylor Swift’s reputation tour is now stateside. She has a couple of days off. And look, it must be Flashback Friday because she was papped today with Gigi Hadid in New York outside her apartment. How long has it been?!? A while, right?  Not just that she’s hanging with Gigi but… like…any friend. Full Story

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Tom’s good reviews

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 13, 2018 15:41:55 July 13, 2018 15:41:55
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Tom Cruise led the cast of Mission: Impossible – Fallout in Paris yesterday for the world premiere, kicking off what will most likely be a whirlwind press tour before the movie opens in two weeks. That’s what Tom is known for: stunts. All kinds of stunts. Death-defying, injury-inducing movie stunts and also crazy travel promotional stunts. Full Story

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Dear Gossips,

The Emmy nominations are later today – Duana’s analysis will follow the announcements and I told her this morning that I’m waiting to see how pissed she’s going to be about her beloved and the critically acclaimed The Americans.  Read Full Intro

Katherine Heigl steps in

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 12, 2018 20:39:59 July 12, 2018 20:39:59
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Suits season eight premieres on July 18th. This would be the first season without Patrick J Adams and Meghan Markle, the new Royal Meghan. So it’s somewhat of a reset for the show. And they’re doing it with Katherine Heigl. Katherine has been on the press circuit this week, promoting the series. Full Story

The G.O.A.T. and two duchesses

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 12, 2018 20:27:27 July 12, 2018 20:27:27
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This post is about Serena Williams. So, again, if you’re one of those people who can somehow avoid sports scores until you get home at the end of the day, and you don’t want to be spoiled about what happened today at Wimbledon, now’s your chance to go.  The Greatest Of All Time is through to the Wimbledon final. Full Story