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 November 19, 2019 21:38:37 November 19, 2019 21:38:37
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We’ve received some emails about this today – did you hear about the politician who may or may not have farted on TV? Duana has pitched it for Show Your Work this week, which we are posting a day later this week because of scheduling. Full Story

Awkwafina in Fourth and Fifth

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 19, 2019 21:16:34 November 19, 2019 21:16:34
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Lulu Wang’s The Farewell premiered at Sundance to outstanding reviews and already, back then, people were talking Oscar potential. The film was released in July and remains one of the most critically acclaimed movies of the year with strong specialty box office performance to back it up. And through the last few months, Awkwafina has maintained a steady presence on the award circuit, staying in the award conversation for a Best Actress Oscar nomination. Full Story

Did the Queen know about Prince Andrew and his sweat glands? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 19, 2019 15:36:47 November 19, 2019 15:36:47
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The fallout from Prince Andrew’s shambolic interview with Emily Maitlis on BBC Newsnight continues. It was a unanimous bomb. A major disaster. A total sh-t show to the point where even the British tabloids can’t avoid it as, you know, they prefer another royal target. But it’s undeniable that there’s only one royal doofus in the British royal family – it’s the Queen’s beloved second son, the one who was friends with the dead rapist pedophile, Jeffrey Epstein. Full Story

Brad Pitt & Alia Shawkat: Art Lovers

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 19, 2019 14:25:19 November 19, 2019 14:25:19
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Two names you wouldn’t have predicted to be in a headline together, right? Brad Pitt and Alia Shawkat were seen together at the “LA on Fire” art exhibit on Saturday showcasing the work of over 50 artists telling the story of how Los Angeles has burned through the years. Full Story

November 19, 2019 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 19, 2019 13:57:45 November 19, 2019 13:57:45

Andrea! It’s that time. It’s the tradition. Happy Birthday from Lori! Can’t tell you how comforting it is to me to see your name show up in this space year after year. So… here’s to this year and let’s connect again next year. Have the best day!   Full Story

Monday, November 18, 2019

Dear Gossips,

This weekend Beyoncé was in Florida supporting Jay-Z at the Shawn Carter Foundation Gala. And we STILL don’t know who/what she was as for Halloween this year! Remember, Beyoncé and Jay-Z hosted a Halloween party.  Read Full Intro

Prince Andrew and Team York: amateur hour

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 18, 2019 15:11:19 November 18, 2019 15:11:19
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It is the year 2019. And we are talking about the sweat glands of a member of the British royal family, the beloved second son of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England. We have already talked extensively about his fat fingers. Now we’ve moved onto his sweat glands. So next time some posh f-ck tries to tell you what fork to use at dinner and what’s considered good etiquette and whether or not you should cross your legs, remind them that Prince Andrew’s fat fingers and sweat glands were discussed on television and eat with your goddamn fingers. Full Story