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Warning: Spoilers for Riverdale season two, episode 11, “The Wrestler,” are ahead. This episode was one big wrestling match. As Hiram Lodge and this author (who joined her high-school wrestling team for all of two weeks) know, wrestling is not just about fighting. “It’s about sheer will, and knowing your opponent. Maybe even better than
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The Tale received the first official standing ovation of Sundance. Lauded as a powerful “Me Too” moment with remarkable, nuanced performances from a cast led by Laura Dern, the film was poised to be a critical darling right from the start. And at a later screening, the pin-drop silence when the credits finally rolled couldn’t
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Over one million people participated in women’s marches around the world this weekend. But blink, and you’ll miss all the attention paid to them on Sunday’s top five political talk shows. It amounted to about seven seconds. As Media Matters reported, the shows, which include ABC’s This Week, CBS’ Face the Nation, CNN’s State of
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Maisie Williams is officially part of her on-screen Game of Thrones Stark sister (and off-screen best friend) Sophie Turner’s bridal party, Williams told RadioTimes.com. “I’ve already got it [a bridesmaid spot],” she said. Turner is marrying Joe Jonas—though no date has been set yet. Turner and Jonas announced their engagement on Instagram in October, after
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Nicole Kidman made an emotional speech about Hollywood ageism at this evening’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. Accepting her award for Best Female Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series for Big Little Lies, Kidman highlighted the fact that the industry is finally telling—and celebrating—stories about women over forty. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “Reese
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Sunday night, on the Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet, E! host Giuliana Rancic showed commitment to the Time’s Up campaign by asking GLOW star and nominee Alison Brie some less-than-comfortable questions about her brother-in-law, James Franco, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women. (Through a lawyer, Franco has denied all allegations
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Celebrities really are just like us—if you need proof, just look to their Instagrams when they get engaged. Just like all of the normals you follow, they can’t wait to share the news of their love (and pictures of their rings) with the world via social media. 1 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran announced that he’s
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As you’ve probably heard by now, the federal government is officially shut down. While the House reached an agreement to continue funding the government through February 16, but similar proposals in the Senate failed. Now that the government is shut down, you’re probably wonder: What does this mean for me? Advertisement – Continue Reading Below
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In a video posted to her Instagram on Friday, comedian and actress Mo’Nique called for a Netflix boycott, asking fans to stand with her. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below In the video, Mo’Nique explained that the company reached out to her about doing a comedy special, offering her a $500,000 deal. She goes on to
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Justine Skye was Tumblr-famous before Instagram-famous was even a thing. At the beginning of this decade, the wide-eyed Brooklyn teen’s curly purple mane and velvety vocals earned her a legion of fans—or notes and reblogs, if you speak Tumblr. After uploading covers of popular hits like Drake’s “Headlines” or Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana,” Skye set
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Warning: Contains spoilers for Fifty Shades Freed. Next month, Rita Ora returns to Fifty Shades Freed as Mia Grey in a role that has evolved substantially from the first film. She gets kidnapped! Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) has to go rescue her! “It’s definitely way more thriller-y than anything,” Ora tells ELLE.com. Advertisement – Continue
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My friends, in these dark times, who has not found themselves glued to the only remaining bastion of the more trivial kind of sexism in our culture, The Bachelor? These days, it seems relatively hilarious and untroubling to have a gentleman select a potential wife from a bevy of blonde beauties in an excruciatingly drawn
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Yesterday, Kim Kardashian posted a caption-less Instagram of Louis Vuitton’s logo, leading fans and outlets to speculate she just gave a hint of what she and Kanye West named their new daughter (Elle V West? Vuitton West?). The baby was born via surrogate Monday, and while Kardashian announced most birth details—weight, time, etc.—she did not
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their third child, a baby girl, via surrogate Monday. And while conspiracy theorists remain convinced that Kylie Jenner carried Kardashian’s baby for her, Kardashian shut that down today in a blog entry on her site. “After exploring many options, Kanye and I decided to use a gestational carrier,” Kardashian
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Warning: Spoilers for Riverdale season two, episode ten, “Blackboard Jungle,” are ahead. The Black Hood may be “dead” (yea, right), but the drama is still alive and well in Riverdale. Penelope Blossom is running a one woman bordello out of the Thistle House! Betty’s newly found brother Chic (short for Charles and pronounced Chick) is
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