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".


What Else? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2019 20:41:13 September 20, 2019 20:41:13
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HEADS UP! Emmys on Sunday! Duana and I will be tweeting through the broadcast, then writing all night to roll out our Emmys coverage after the show. First post will likely go up by 2am ET and we’ll keep at it through the morning on Monday and into the afternoon if we need to. Hope you join us! GO SANDRA OH! Here are some shots of Prince Harry and Royal Meghan arriving at Misha Nonoo and Michael Hess’s wedding tonight in Rome. Full Story

JLo’s 20th anniversary

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2019 19:54:57 September 20, 2019 19:54:57
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Miguel Medina/ Jacopo Rule/ Brenda Chase/ Getty Images

Stop what you’re doing…because this just happened in Milan.  It’s the 20th anniversary of that Versace. You know, Jennifer Lopez’s most famous dress. So, no big deal, she closed the show. LIKE THIS:          Full Story

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Outfit of the Week: Ruth Negga

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2019 19:10:17 September 20, 2019 19:10:17
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Steve Granitz/ Valerie Macon/ Jon Kopaloff/ Getty Images

At this point, it might just be a given that when Ruth Negga is in metallic, the outfit is going to win. She’s also getting closer and closer to becoming one of those rare people removed from Outfit of the Week contention because whenever she shows up, it’s always going to be her. She’s too good. Full Story

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Prince Andrew’s alleged victim speaks on camera

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2019 18:53:36 September 20, 2019 18:53:36
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Pity the people who have to be around Prince Andrew this weekend. There might be a lot of stomping and door slamming, if he’s a stomper or a door slammer. Of course he isn’t. He’s been raised well, and royal. And royals don’t stomp their feet or slam doors. Royals also “don’t guest-edit magazines”. Full Story

Our B at 37

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2019 16:33:35 September 20, 2019 16:33:35
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We celebrated the Queen’s birthday on September 4. I love Beyoncé’s birthday, because her existence is monumental, but also because it’s a worldwide holiday marked by people worldwide. Full Story

Brad Pitt & Sat Hari

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2019 14:03:01 September 20, 2019 14:03:01
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Last October, Brad Pitt attended the Silverlake Conservatory of Music annual benefit which was founded by Flea. Brad knows Flea through artist Thomas Houseago and he was there with the Red Hot Chili Peppers holistic healer Sat Hari Khalsa. Click here Full Story

September 20, 2019 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 20, 2019 13:27:42 September 20, 2019 13:27:42

Sarah! Happy Birthday from Katie who told me about the silent retreat and how it kept us apart. Did this strengthen our relationship? I hope so. I hope it means that though the seas may separate us from time to time, we will always sail our way back. Have the best weekend!  And for Angela who misses Chewy – 16 years is a long time, and of course it was hard, so hard, for some it’s the hardest. Full Story

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 19, 2019 20:43:34 September 19, 2019 20:43:34
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I think…this is a story about UFOs. That they’re real? And a celebrity discovered them? Like a retired rock star? Is that right? I’m doubting my comprehension because it’s been a f-cked up 24 hours here in Canada as a political scandal just exploded in our Prime Minister’s (black)face. Full Story