Elaine “Lainey” Lui is a fixture in Canadian media. A senior correspondent on Etalk, and a co-host on The Social, Lainey is known for the wide-range of topics she covers on-air – from the latest in Hollywood gossip and red carpets, to the pressing, current issues of the day – and sees her always looking to get to the heart of every matter at hand. Sharp, savvy, relatable, and approachable, Lainey is a natural choice for brand partnerships, event appearances, on-stage hosting, and more.
A bestselling author, Lainey’s celebrated mother-daughter memoir, Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daughter To Do? A Memoir (Sort Of), lays bare Lainey’s personal relationship with her mother, who she is also a caregiver to.
The founder LaineyGossip.com, Lainey is also often called upon as a culture and gossip expert; her TEDx talk, The Sociology of Gossip, has amassed almost half a million views on YouTube.
Honoured as one of the “Top 100 Most Powerful Women” by WXN Canada, Lainey’s other awards and accolades include being named one of Hello! Canada’s and Toronto Life’s best dressed individuals.