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Founded by Marshall Applewhite and Bonnie Nettles in the 1970s, Heaven’s Gate was an ascetic cult that had a complicated belief set involving aliens, spaceships, and an imminent “recycling” of the planet Earth. After Nettles died in 1985, Applewhite took the group to even further extremes and in 1997, he began claiming that a spacecraft
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Last week, Beyoncé unveiled her latest heirs, the twins Sir and Rumi Carter, on Instagram. Unsurprisingly, those of us who respect excellence marveled at the stunning photo, which featured Beyoncé wearing an outfit from the menswear line Palomo Spain. True to form, though, Beytheists—the troubled souls who choose to seethe at, instead of glory in,
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The New York Times published excerpts from their most recent interview with Donald Trump, and, oh boy. What is happening here? He claims one can pay $12 a year for health insurance. He brought up Russian adoption like that doesn’t have any weird implications. He [garbled]. Generally, it has a lot of people confused. Advertisement
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Stephen Colbert is a suave-looking man now, at 53 years young: Getty Advertisement – Continue Reading Below But the internet has dug up photos from Colbert’s youth and helllllo hottie. He’s your twentysomething dream date, the kind of guy you’d want to take you out five or more (please more) times, beard or no beard:
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As part of his Dunkirk press tour, Harry Styles did a sit down interview with Cheslea Handler, which consisted of him giving one-word answers to relatively detailed questions. Among those asked was one about the internet rumor that Styles has four nipples (supernumerary nipples, technically, which most studies have found occur more in men than
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Watch out, Magic Mike. There’s a movie coming about the Chippendales. As Deadline reports, the touring, dancing hunks are at the center of the upcoming film—titled, well, Chippendales. But if you’re expecting just row after row of glowing man abs, alas: That’s not the main focus of the film. Instead, the script will follow the
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I love it when trashy TV also proves educational! Tonight’s hometown episode of The Bachelorette didn’t disappoint in that regard. It provided a couple of handy tips on what to avoid when looking for a life partner on a reality TV show. From moms who threaten to kill you to guys who purr, here are
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Welcome to ELLE.com’s Game of Thrones coverage for season 7! Let’s get into it. “[Everyone] was dead, to begin with.” —Charles Dickens, about the Game of Thrones season 7 premiere First, a BANGER of a cold open, which we knew was going to be aces the minute we saw Walder Frey addressing a huge gathering
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Just a few days ago, reports (that came from outside Disney itself) alleged that the studio was having some trouble casting the main actors for its new live action Aladdin. But the studio appears to just have been waiting for its annual D23 Expo to share the news: Canadian actor Mena Massoud will take on
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This weekend, Disney is hosting its D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. The fan-centric event involves tons of merchandise, costumes, and panels (think Comic-Con, but strictly for Disney-owned properties), but the real buzz surrounding the Expo is always centered on the big reveals the studio announces during it. Here’s everything you need to know about the
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“I’m tall, I’m pretty, I’m smart, I’m a cocoa queen,” says Jessica Williams. The former Daily Show correspondent could be talking about herself, of course, but it’s actually her titular character in The Incredible Jessica James who’s assessing her amazingness. And while she might be smoothly smooching with Lakeith Stanfield and dating the dreamy Chris
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Beyoncé and Jay Z’s twins have been the most anticipated celebrity story of the year. Her pregnancy announcement was the most liked Instagram of all time, after all. Now that they’re here, Rumi and Sir Carter’s every move will be closely watched. And experts say all that attention could be worth some serious money. Since