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".


Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Dear Gossips,

The Toronto International Film Festival released its schedule yesterday and, as usual, most of the major titles and, therefore, the big celebrities, are heavily stacked on the first weekend. Saturday night is the one everyone is marking on their calendars though.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 21, 2019 20:28:01 August 21, 2019 20:28:01
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WENN

I don’t know what’s wrong with me that I didn’t expect that this sh-t would be that dirty, but it is. When money is involved, it’s always f-cking dirty. Dirty enough for sons to turn on mothers or mothers to turn on sons and husbands to turn on wives and wives to turn on husbands. Full Story

August 21, 2019 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 21, 2019 14:05:42 August 21, 2019 14:05:42
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WENN

Kara! Happy 40th Birthday with love from Brian who requested for you Taron Egerton, Michael B Jordan, and Nicholas Hoult. Welcome to your new decade. It’s the best one yet!  Full Story

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 20, 2019 20:16:15 August 20, 2019 20:16:15
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Twitter/ CNN/ WPBF

And you thought raccoons were bad, imagine vultures? Even if you don’t really care about this story, read it for the great lines. Like “the Michael Lohan of wildlife Full Story

Harry Styles covers Rolling Stone again

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 20, 2019 16:53:30 August 20, 2019 16:53:30
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Ryan McGinley/ Rolling Stone

Harry Styles covers the new issue of Rolling Stone. It’ll be his second solo Rolling Stone cover – the last time was for the May 2017 issue which was around the time he was promoting his first solo album and its lead single, Sign of the Times, which I will now and forever associate with Love Island because they played it during one of the final episodes and Jacek was so into it (the show, I mean) and so moved by how the song worked in the scene that he added it to his library and texted me, “Christ, this show is f-cking me up, I just had to download a Harry Styles song”, LOL. Full Story

Monday, August 19, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Let’s begin the week with some no-news: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper were not on holiday together in the south of France. Coop was seen at lunch with Bono and some other friends in Provence the other day. The paps got shots of them, joined by a person wearing sunglasses and blonde hair and people started freaking out thinking it was Gaga.  Read Full Intro