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, November 16, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Many eastern cities in Canada and the US are dealing with the first snowstorm of the season. I was watching local New York City news last night and this was the big story – the collisions, the transit delays, it was a terrible afternoon commute.  Read Full Intro

Taron and Sofia out for dinner

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 16, 2018 17:02:30 November 16, 2018 17:02:30
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Taron Egerton is currently promoting Robin Hood. This movie was shot a while ago. The release date was pushed back at least once. There were all kinds of rumours about production being a mess. I’m not sure how it’s going to do a week after Fantastic Beasts and up against Ralph Breaks the Internet but I’m going to see it even if it will probably be sh-t because Taron looks super hot in it and I’m quite attracted to him. Full Story

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Ariana cut her hair

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 16, 2018 14:33:19 November 16, 2018 14:33:19
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It takes commitment to create a signature look. Ariana Grande has a signature look: oversized sweatshirt, over-the-knee boots, and a high very long ponytail. Last week she told Camila Cabello the cost of that ponytail – a lot of pain. It’s true. I have long hair too. And every time I have it styled in a topknot or a high ponytail, I pop a few Advil early in the day, because you cannot avoid the low-grade headache that happens from all the pulling and from the weight of all of it on top of your head. Full Story

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Mariah Carey’s new album, Caution, comes out tomorrow. Mimi’s previous album, Glitter, is currently #2 on iTunes. It’s a surprise. It happened because of the Lambily and the movement they call #JusticeForGlitter.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2018 21:06:20 November 15, 2018 21:06:20

Tom Cruise continues to be Ethan Hunt. And after 30 years, he’s playing Pete “Maverick” Mitchell again. But he will no longer be known as Jack Reacher. I don’t know about these books, haven’t ever read one. But I’ve heard from many of you who have and most of you had issues from the very beginning about his height. Full Story

Kacey Musgraves: CMAs Best Dressed

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2018 20:26:50 November 15, 2018 20:26:50
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This is not an outfit I expected to see at the Country Music Association Awards. At the same time, it’s a really, really country outfit. Which kinda describes what I’m learning about Kacey Musgraves and her career.  According to The Ringer, Kacey “beat the CMAs by not joining them Full Story

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Who is Justin Bieber?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2018 19:56:20 November 15, 2018 19:56:20
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This is the question Justin Bieber is supposedly asking Justin Bieber. A source tells PEOPLE that: “He’s happy and content. He is in love with Hailey. She encourages him to do whatever he wants to do, and is encouraging him in this season of self-discovery. Full Story

Can Rami challenge Bradley? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2018 15:39:11 November 15, 2018 15:39:11
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Critics’ reactions to Bohemian Rhapsody have been mixed – click here to read Sarah’s thoughts on the film if you missed it – but it is definitely a crowd-pleaser with the box office to match, already crossing the $100 million mark in the US and bringing in strong numbers internationally for a total gross of $290 million so far and counting. Full Story

Carrie and Brad’s 11th time

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2018 14:56:32 November 15, 2018 14:56:32
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It’s been 11 years, right? That Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley have hosted the Country Music Association Awards? The point is, it’s been many, many years. It’s now a tradition. And as I’ve said over the years, I enjoy watching them, I enjoy their chemistry. Full Story

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