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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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The term “second-wave feminist” has started to sound like an insult. Last week, Babe.net reporter Katie Way hurled it at TV reporter Ashley Banfield, calling her a “burgundy-lipstick bad-highlights second-wave-feminist has-been,” among other colorful descriptors. Jezebel writer Stassa Edwards was more measured when she deployed it in her piece titled “The Backlash to #MeToo is
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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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Tonight, Morgan Freeman was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the SAGs, which makes sense since everything he’s ever done is perfect (honestly, Going in Style is highly underrated) and he’s, you know, God! Getty Advertisement – Continue Reading Below His acceptance speech had a few cute moments, including an interruption from Rita Moreno,
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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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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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Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film, Phantom Thread, centers on a fashion designer who has a deeply specific sensibility, in fashion and in life. The film, which stars Daniel Day-Lewis as London designer Reynolds Woodcock, is also a love story, with Vicky Krieps playing Reynolds’ strong-willed companion Alma. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below To weave this
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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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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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This Is Us often gets an unfair (to my mind) rep for being emotionally manipulative. Sure, the show has always been known for its feels, and the marketing hasn’t exactly leaned away from that—the tissue-box emoji that appears whenever you hashtag #ThisisUs isn’t subtle. But in general, I don’t find the show any more manipulative
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For his first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as president, Donald Trump spent his time fulfilling Dr. King’s long-held dream by dismantling the prison industrial complex and divesting from our national warmongering culture golfing up a storm. According to a report in The Washington Post, the president spent the traditional day of service at a
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In 2017, Tiffany Haddish became everyone’s new favorite celebrity, thanks to Girls Trip and her supreme hilarity in general. In perhaps what was the greatest late-night interview of all time, Haddish described a wild trip she took with Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith—and now that has led to an endorsement deal. Advertisement – Continue
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1 of 21 UnReal Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 21 Fresh Off the Boat Nahnatchka Khan Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 21 Marvel’s Jessica Jones Melissa Rosenberg Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 4 of 21 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Maurissa Tancharoen Advertisement – Continue Reading
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This morning, Hulu released the chilling first trailer for season two of its stunning, scary, awards-scooping drama The Handmaid’s Tale. The second season will pick up with June (Elisabeth Moss) pregnant and beginning a mysterious new chapter, following her removal from her familiar prison in the house of Commander Waterford (Joseph Fiennes). Advertisement – Continue