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Janelle Monae 2067 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at March 5, 2018 16:28:06 March 5, 2018 16:28:06
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I’m convinced that Janelle Monae is a time-travelling superhuman from 2067. She is too damn cool for us mere mortals of 2018. She also loves telling futuristic fantasies and sci-fi fairy tales through her music, just like a future space traveler would.    Look at this picture Janelle posted from the Vanity Fair Oscar party with Deray, Regina Hall, Rashida Jones, Gabrielle Union, Donald Glover, Lena Waithe and Chuck Lightning. Full Story

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Danai Gurira in Toronto

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at February 7, 2018 19:23:33 February 7, 2018 19:23:33
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My day job is producing a daytime talk show. Lainey is one of the co-hosts of that show. I am our celebrity and entertainment producer so crafting segments featuring celebrities, pre-interviewing them and talking to them is my job. I do it all the time. I scream at all of you in all caps a lot and I don’t hide how much of a fan girl I am at my core but at work, I usually keep my chill (Taika Waititi was the exception Full Story

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Tiffany saves the Super Bowl 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 15, 2018 15:35:12 January 15, 2018 15:35:12

Remember when Left Shark and Missy Elliott were the most memorable things about Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show? Or when Coldplay was supposed to be the headliner and instead they were just the glorified openers for Beyoncé? Well, this year, Tiffany Haddish is going to hijack the Super Bowl spotlight from a dude who basically majors in hijacking other people’s spotlights. Full Story

Tessa Thompson is a badass 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 9, 2018 18:24:13 January 9, 2018 18:24:13
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Tessa Thompson has been at the forefront of the Time’s Up movement since it was announced on January 1st. She stood alongside other actresses to share the initiative’s message. She encouraged her followers to donate. She gave clear and intelligent interviews defending their decision to wear black, answering the critics who asked why not just boycott the Globes altogether Full Story

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Tiffany Haddish keeps giving

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 4, 2018 15:39:24 January 4, 2018 15:39:24
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Most of 2017 was bullsh-t. But it could have been worse if not for Tiffany Haddish. Tiffany made 2017 so much better – for us… but, most importantly, for herself. It’s now 2018 and Tiffany Haddish is still giving. Last night she was in New York to accept the New York Film Critics Circle award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Girls Trip. Full Story

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Janelle brings tidings of joy

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 2, 2017 14:52:55 November 2, 2017 14:52:55

It’s post-Halloween so that means the holiday onslaught has begun. Lainey has probably already bought all her Christmas presents because she’s insane (Lainey: it’s true, I finished my Christmas shopping a couple of weeks ago). The rest of us are already rolling our eyes at the red Starbucks cups and the premature carols creeping into grocery stores. Full Story

Tessa’s time

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 31, 2017 14:00:22 October 31, 2017 14:00:22

Tessa Thompson is on the cover of the December issue of ELLE Canada, looking flawless as usual. LOVE the slicked, wet hair look, LOVE the earrings, the dress and the makeup. I’m just generally obsessed with everything about her. Full Story

Kelly Clarkson opens doors

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 29, 2017 14:30:56 September 29, 2017 14:30:56
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Kelly Clarkson was in Toronto yesterday to host WE Day. She seemed really excited to meet Mia Farrow. This tweet cracked me up: I still am speechless 😳u are so lovely & such a legend! It was an honor to meet you @MiaFarrow Full Story

When Issa Met Michelle

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 28, 2017 15:04:14 September 28, 2017 15:04:14

There needs to be a word for when two of your favourite humans you’ve never met but wish they were your family and/or best friends forever end up in the same picture. Like when Lainey woke up at 5am and fangirled over this photo of Rihanna and Beyoncé Full Story

73 Questions with Tracee Ellis-Ross

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 22, 2017 17:36:40 September 22, 2017 17:36:40
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Why is it 73 Questions? I’ve never bothered to find out. Does it have anything to do with 1973? This is my birth year. I’m going to go with that as the answer. Anyway, the 73 Questions series was getting kinda stale, non? I don’t think I’ve written about a 73 Questions since…maybe Emma Stone? This time, however, VOGUE has given us a 73 Questions with Tracee Ellis-Ross Full Story