Sharp, savvy, and relatable, Elaine “Lainey” Lui is a fixture in Canadian media. She’s been breaking entertainment news since the launch of her world-famous celebrity gossip website, LaineyGossip.com, and is now a correspondent on CTV’s Canada’s #1 entertainment show, Etalk, and a co-host on CTV’s The Social. She is celebrated for her unique insights into Hollywood and pop culture, along with her sharp business acumen as a successful female entrepreneur.
Lui’s popular TEDx Talk, “The Sociology of Gossip”, has amassed almost half a million views on YouTube, and she is regularly called upon by media such as CNN, CBC, and CTV News as a culture and gossip expert. With Etalk, she has covered some of the world’s biggest events including the red carpet at the Oscars, the royal wedding, Cannes, Sundance, and TIFF. On The Social, she and her fellow co-hosts delve deep into the news of the day, covering everything from politics and current events to fashion and entertainment.
Lui has been named as one of WXN Canada’s “Top 100 Most Powerful Women”. She is also the bestselling author of the memoir, Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daughter To Do?