The coverlines on this week’s batch of tabloids are exceptionally juicy. Really—Katie Holmes is on drugs? Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds have ended their newfound relationship? Oh, and Jake Gyllenhaal is rebounding from Taylor Swift with her nemesis, Camilla Belle? Yeah, not so fast. All of these stories are a bit deceptive, cases of tabloid writers weaving wild stories out of the words of those always-anonymous sources. Read on for the real deal. Keep reading »
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While you were busy gorging on figgy pudding last week, the intrepid reporters of our favorite tabloids were busily making phone calls and digging through trash cans to bring you the week’s latest gossip. And there are some pretty juicy possibilities this week—from the rumor that Cameron Diaz is itching to have babies with Alex Rodriguez to the allegation that Taylor Swift is using Jake Gyllenhaal to make Taylor Lautner jealous. After the jump, the choicest stories from this week’s batch of tabloids. I’d estimate that 12 percent of these things are true. Keep reading »
All the tabloids are doing their big wrap-ups this week, because they are shutting down shop until January. So that means they have a lot to cover, because not only do they have to recap the entire year, they have to make enough poorly backed-up predictions to last two weeks! What is strangely missing is any detailed investigative work on the most recent national crisis that is Miley Cyrus Bong-Gate. Read on to find out what the tabloids deemed to be the more important celebrity news to fill up the next fortnight of your life. Keep reading »
It was a relatively slow week in Tabloid Land, but that is no reason to slack off and not stay in the know. These gossip mags are charting out the long-running dramas of celebs’ lives, and you wouldn’t want to miss a chapter, would you? That would be like skipping a soap opera for a week and expecting to be on track when you decide to watch again. Wouldn’t you hate it if you didn’t know what was going on between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart? Or with Eva Longoria and Tony Parker’s divorce? That’s what I thought! So read on and keep up on new fodder for water cooler chitchat. Keep reading »
This Thanksgiving, I went home to Michigan and hung out with my family, ate lots of food, and rolled around on the floor thinking about how I ate too much. I imagine your holiday was some close variation of this, maybe with a crazy uncle thrown in. Well, apparently we are doing Turkey Day wrong, because all the celebs spent their holiday on the beaches of beautiful places without a turkey in sight. Those stars who keep things local spent their down time working on getting comfy in their new relationships—Taylor and Jake included. You should probably look over this Cheat Sheet just so you can start planning your 2011 famous person Thanksgiving now. I imagine it takes a while to get a private jet and a celebrity squeeze. Keep reading »
So, as you might have guessed, the tabloids are going cuckoo bananas over that fact that Prince William and Kate Middleton are engaged and have set a date for the royal wedding. Since the big day isn’t until April, that gives the gossip mags months to speculate about the details. And from what I can tell, they are going to use every single day of it. Somehow, I managed to sift through all the Princess Diana comparisons and engagement ring talk to find some other celebrity “news.” But let’s just say you should plan to be in wedding mode for the next couple of months. Keep reading »
This bunch of tabloids is all about defining sexy. People is back again with its “Sexiest Man Alive” issue, which is pretty self-explanatory. In Touch is asking if mothers can stay sexy, using Kendra Wilkinson as its research guinea pig. And the rest of the mags all have their own projects trying to explore this topic, too. Obviously, it is all very scientific, but don’t worry — I got your SparkNotes. So sit down, read on, and get ready to be educated. Ha!
The tabloids love a good wedding and when one isn’t going on, they have no problem cooking up some conjecture. In this round of gossip mags, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, Prince William and Kate Middleton, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo are all getting weddings planned for them. So after you pack your bags to jet off to all these non-existent nuptials, settle down and see what is going on in the fantasy land of celebrities and their glamorous lives. Keep reading »
This week’s tabloid are brimming with celebrity Halloween costumes, but we already covered that. What you won’t find in these pages is any mention of yesterday’s election—not even Bristol Palin gets her usual shout-out. Instead, the gossip mags are full of much more important business, like what the heck is going on with Charlie Sheen? And what is Taylor Swift hiding? So stay an informed citizen and read up on what is happening in the celebiverse this week. Unfortunately, there is no voting involved. Keep reading »
Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Is Justin Timberlake The New Celebrity Cheater? Prince William and Kate To Wed?
The tabloids are all about examining celebrity relationships, real or imaginary. But this week we are in celeb couple conjecture overhaul. The gossip mags are covering all stages: new loves, cheating scandals, possible breakups, and confirmed splits. This means that Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal’s bizarro potential relationship can take a step to the left, because we have plenty of other relationship scandals to catch up on. So it’s time to get educated; read on to see what gossip “news” surprises you the most. Keep reading »