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'Special' Celebrities and Hollywood stars who make you laugh and smile by being overly pampered, out-of-touch, eccentric, or hilariously delusional.

Britney helps us preview Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Oscar Excitement

February 24, 2017 18:06:53 Posted at February 24, 2017 18:06:53
Duana Posted by Duana
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On the last Show Your Work podcast, Lainey was matter-of-fact, if not ungentle, when she informed me that Justin Timberlake’s Can’t Stop The Feeling from Trolls is more likely to win the Best Song Oscar than How Far I’ll Go from Moana. Full Story

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Celine presents with love

February 14, 2017 23:11:10 Posted at February 14, 2017 23:11:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WHAT ELSE WOULD SHE PRESENT WITH??? I’m sorry I couldn’t get to this yesterday. I was too consumed with Beyonce. But today is the day of (commercialised) love. And Celine Dion is the angel of all the love, commercial and otherwise. Full Story

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Meet Sad Tom

February 14, 2017 17:42:59 Posted at February 14, 2017 17:42:59
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Valentine’s Day can be an oppressive (fake) holiday. What if there is no romance in your life? For two weeks everyone’s vomiting hearts. And on the day of, people all around you are getting ready to release seminal fluids into each other while you try half-heartedly to be excited about going home and digging into those short ribs you have in the slow cooker. Full Story

Blue Ivy saved the Grammys

February 13, 2017 17:24:01 Posted at February 13, 2017 17:24:01
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen

We weren’t going to give Blue her own post. Lainey and I discussed just mentioning Blue’s wonderfulness in a post about Beyoncé. That would not have been enough. Blue Ivy Carter showed up last in her finest form, ready to entertain the world and save a fake car full of grown-ass adults who sing for a living from butchering a classic karaoke song. Full Story

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Tom & Taffy

February 8, 2017 16:05:58 Posted at February 8, 2017 16:05:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Last month my favourite, Taffy Brodesser-Akner, who writes for GQ, was photographed with Tom Hiddleston and when those pictures came out, I posted that I couldn’t wait, couldn’t f-cking wait, to read the article. Full Story

Team Jackie

February 6, 2017 19:59:56 Posted at February 6, 2017 19:59:56
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Maybe we disagree about the Super Bowl. Or whether or not Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle. But here’s something we can all agree on, I promise. Jackie Chan is a giant of Chinese cinema. Full Story

Melissa McCarthy stole SNL

February 6, 2017 14:29:45 Posted at February 6, 2017 14:29:45
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Kristen Stewart did a solid job hosting SNL, but Melissa McCarthy stole the show—arguably the whole season—with her impression of Press Secretary Sean Spicer. There had been no word that McCarthy was coming on, so it was a total surprise, which quickly gave way to a vengeful kind of delight when it became immediately clear that McCarthy’s impression isn’t just a stunt. Full Story

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Kristen Stewart is “so gay”

February 6, 2017 14:02:10 Posted at February 6, 2017 14:02:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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When it was announced a few weeks ago that Kristen Stewart would be hosting Saturday Night Live, I wrote that I was excited, excited because I thought she was ready, ready to claim all that’s been said about her over the last decade, and laugh at her public persona, and then “swing the conversation in a new direction”. Full Story

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