Sharp, savvy, and relatable, Elaine “Lainey” Lui is a fixture in Canadian media. The former co-host of CTV’s The Social, Lui has been breaking entertainment news since the launch of her world-famous celebrity gossip website, LaineyGossip.com, and is now a senior correspondent on CTV’s Etalk. She is celebrated for her unique insights into Hollywood and pop culture, along with her sharp business acumen as a successful female entrepreneur.
Lui is regularly in the media, including 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, while on The Social, she and her fellow co-hosts delved deep into the news of the day, covering everything from current events to fashion and entertainment.
Named as one of WXN Canada’s “Top 100 Most Powerful Women”, Lui is the bestselling author of Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daughter To Do? She also gave the popular TEDx Talk, “The Sociology of Gossip”, which has amassed almost half a million views.