15 Women Describe The One Food That Helped Shape Their Identity

By Natalia Lusinski

Idris Elba's Common Sense Comments On The #MeToo Movement Are So On Point

Despite what some of its critics might argue, the #MeToo movement isn't about taking all men down, and its advocates don't have a hidden agenda. Fortunately, there are people like Idris Elba here to set the record straight. Idris Elba's comments…
By Meghan DeMaria

Becca & Garrett From ‘The Bachelorette’ Are Taking Another Major Step Forward

After watching them fall in love and get engaged on The Bachelorette, fans have been waiting to find out when Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen will tie the knot. But according to the couple themselves, it sounds like that's still a long way down…
By Nicole Pomarico

Here's How Michelle Obama Explained Her & George W. Bush's Mint-Passing Moment

People seem to adore the bond between Michelle Obama and her husband's predecessor. Over the weekend the former first lady revealed a bit more about what's become something of a tradition for the two of them: Obama explained her and George W. Bush's…
By Mehreen Kasana

Rihanna Is Releasing TEN New Lipsticks & You'll Want Every Single One

Oh no she betta don't! Rihanna is making holiday plans to ensure every beauty guru goes broke. Everyone's favorite beauty is launching 10 new Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle lipsticks. Thankfully, she's not holding too much a secret and already announced…
By Ari Bines

Kiernan Shipka Has A 'Sabrina' & 'Riverdale' Crossover Idea That Could Totally Happen

Ever wonder what kind of milkshake Sabrina Spellman would order at Pop's? Well, Kiernan Shipka's idea for a Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and Riverdale crossover is so plausible, fans might just one day find out. But which series' star would make…
By Brad Witter

Ariana Grande's New Song "Imagine" Just Dropped & Fans Are Already On Cloud Nine

Less than two weeks after debuting the music video for her single "Thank U, Next," Ariana Grande dropped her new song "Imagine" and fans can't seem to get enough of the buildup to her highly-anticipated fifth studio album. "Imagine," which arrived…
By Nina Bradley

You Need To Watch Oprah's Response To *That* Viral Video Of Her Eating Unseasoned Chicken

If you've been on Twitter in the past week, chances are good that you've seen a vintage video of Oprah Winfrey making the rounds. In the clip from 2006, Oprah tries an award-winning chicken recipe, only to appear dismayed at the lack of seasoning.…
By Meghan DeMaria

What 'Sabrina' Gets Wrong About Afro-Indigenous Magic — And How It Can Make It Right

Somewhere in Massachusetts sits the fictional town of Greendale, a place that’s perpetually in the throes of fall. It’s quaint with architecture similar to the brick faced houses and cobblestone paths of Salem, Massachusetts and it's the setting for…
By Arielle Gray

Meet The Singer-Songwriter Behind So Many Of Your Favorite Pop Songs, From "Fetish" to "1999"

"I know that I’ll be thinking too much about you," Leland passionately sings to a sea of fans as one of the opening acts for Troye Sivan's Bloom Tour on Oct. 10 at Radio City Hall. Although Leland's song "Middle Of A Heartbreak" had only recently…
By Willa Bennett

How The Most Intimate Scene In ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Came Together

"Going into the chemistry read, I was like, 'How do you measure — how do you gauge chemistry? What is that?'" KiKi Layne, who plays Tish in If Beale Street Could Talk says of her first interaction with co-star Stephan James, who takes on the role of…
By Lia Beck

Here's Why Toby & Kate's This Is Us Relationship Is Actually SO Toxic

Despite appearing to be one of the most tight knit couples on This Is Us, Kate and Toby's relationship is actually quite toxic if you take a moment to examine it closely. Over the past three seasons, fans have seen Kate and Toby fall in love, break…
By Nina Bradley

Meghan Markle Just Broke SO MANY Royal Fashion Rules & You Probably Didn't Even Notice

Meghan Markle remains a royal rebel who breaks protocol every now and again in the most stylish and sophisticated ways. It's never "just 'cuz," either. Rather, it appears that The Duchess does what looks and feels right to her. Meghan Markle wore…
By Amy Sciarretto

Watch Emily Blunt Explain What She Wants Her Kids To Take Away From ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

By Tatiana Tenreyro

These Photos From The 'Vanderpump Rules' Cast's Christmas Party Are So Epic

Goat cheese balls roasting on an open fire, Jack Daniel's nipping at your nose. SUR-tide carols being sung by Dena Deadly, and SUR-vers drinking Four Loko. On Sunday night, the Vanderpump Rules cast threw a Christmas party at the Belmont, aka their…
By Kristie Rohwedder

Lili Reinhart Is Taking A Twitter Break, Because Online Negativity Has Gotten "Toxic"

Social media can easily become overwhelming, and it seems like that's led to a certain Riverdale star deciding to take a breather from it. In a new post on her Instagram Story, Lili Reinhart said she's taking a break from Twitter. And given all of…
By Nicole Pomarico

Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word Of The Year Is A Striking Nod To The Political Atmosphere

Late on Sunday evening, following the decisions of Oxford Dictionaries and Dictionary.com, Merriam-Webster's 2018 word of the year was revealed to be "justice." Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster's editor-at-large, told The Associated Press that the…
By Caroline Burke

'Queer Eye' Star Tan France Called Out The TSA For Racial Profiling On Social Media

Queer Eye's style expert wasn't going to let this one fly. Following an anger-inducing airport ordeal, Tan France called out the TSA for racial profiling in both Twitter and Instagram posts on Thursday, Dec. 13. According to the openly gay British…
By Brad Witter

This ‘Little Women’ Cast Photo Will Give Fans Of The Novel All The Feels

As anticipation for the film's fifth adaptation continues to build, the first photo of the Little Women cast all together is sure to make fans of Louisa May Alcott's beloved 1869 novel smile. The snapshot, which was shared by both Emma Watson and…
By Nina Bradley

5 Books To Read If You Loved Penny Marshall's Movies

The pioneering director and actor best known for her role on Laverne & Shirley, Penny Marshall, died on Monday night, leaving behind an incredible legacy, both in front and behind the camera. She was 75 years old. Over the course of her incredible…
By Sadie Trombetta

7 Things Love Experts Want You To Know Before You Define The Relationship

There comes a certain point in dating, where it feels like a conversation needs to happen. You've been seeing each other a while, it feels like it could be getting serious, and suddenly you wonder, "What is this?". You get to a place where you want…
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's Where To Find That Nifty New Countdown Feature In Instagram Stories

Just in time for the flood of holiday posts, your favorite photography app just launched a slew of new features. Just because the calendar year is almost over doesn't mean it's time to slow down, at least according to Instagram. Three new features…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Poetry Audiobooks DO Exist — Here Are 6 Of Our Favorites

Whether it's fiction or nonfiction, there's a general assumption that most audiobooks are written in prose. But you might not have realized that there are some fantastic poetry audiobooks out there, just waiting for you to listen to them. It's a…
By Melissa Ragsdale

The One Thing You NEVER Noticed In 'The Muppet Christmas Carol'

Modern holiday films like Love, Actually and The Holiday may get all the attention these days, but when it comes to capturing the magic of Christmas no movie does it better than The Muppet Christmas Carol, starring Michael Caine as the miserable old…
By Kelly Schremph

This Hairdo Is Slowly Replacing Meghan Markle's Messy Bun As Her Go-To Style

When it comes to royals signature styles, Meghan Markle may just take the cake for memorable looks. From her belted coats to her freckles, there are things you can expect to see from the Duchess of Sussex, but is Meghan Markle's messy bun getting a…
By Shea Simmons

You Can FINALLY Order The Iconic Disney Parks Starbucks Mugs Online

I will refrain from using caps lock out of respect for your eyeballs, but just know that, from this sentence on, every word in this article should be read as if it were written LIKE THIS. For too long my fellow Disney fans have despaired that you…
By Emma Lord

Go-Gurt Just Launched DUNKERS That Look Just Like Your Beloved Dunkaroos

The ‘90s were truly a golden era for gimmicky snack foods, and none — or very few, at any rate — were more beloved than Dunkaroos. It was a sad day when the vanished from shelves… but now, a spiritual successor has arisen: Go-Gurt Dunkers are…
By Lucia Peters

Not Only Is Kylie Jenner One Of The Wealthiest Celebs, But She's The Youngest On The List

Kylie Jenner is not your average 21-year-old woman — not by a long shot. In fact, Jenner made Forbes' 2018 list of the wealthiest American celebrities, as revealed on Tuesday, Dec. 18. She didn't top the list (yet), but the Kylie Cosmetics founder…
By Marenah Dobin

Angela Bassett’s Goal With Her Unexpected New Role Was To “Have As Much Fun” As Possible

In her three-decade-spanning career, Angela Bassett has tackled every kind of role you can imagine, including inspiring rom com heroine Stella in How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Wakanda matriarch Ramonda in Black Panther, and, of course, her many…
By Tatiana Tenreyro

50 Of Our Favorite Things We Published In 2018

Years in review are always tough: How can you possibly include every single thing that had an impact, that led to an action, that held meaning, big or small, even if for a brief moment? Just look back at some of the biggest news in the last year…
By Amanda Chan

Desperate For More Work/Life Balance? These 10 Books Can Help

I don’t know about you, but I am someone who could use a whole lot more balance in my life — between working, mothering, writing, being a partner and a daughter and a sister and a friend, keeping up with the news, folding the laundry (sorta) and…
By E. Ce Miller

Julie Andrews Didn’t Want To Be In ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ For The Most Respectful Reason

The new Mary Poppins sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, has some die-hard fans of the first movie feeling a little bit conflicted. The new film, which comes to theaters on Dec. 19, will answer the question of whether there can be another Mary Poppins to…
By Angelica Florio

These Celebrity Tweets About Penny Marshall Highlight Her Major Legacy As A Female Director

On Tuesday, Dec. 18, The Daily News reported Penny Marshall died at the age of 75. As you can imagine, there are many celebrity tweets about Penny Marshall's death honoring the legendary actor and director who paved the way for so many women.…
By Allyson Koerner

Domino's Is Making A Pizza So Huge You Have To Order It A Day In Advance

Ever had a dream that you were one of 20 people seated around the edge of an extra-extra large pizza? Well, you're not dreaming anymore. Domino's Biggest Pizza Ever is here and it will inspire you to dream bigger. In the heaven that is now our…
By Brittany Bennett

Penny Marshall, Director Of 'A League Of Their Own,' Has Died

It won't be easy saying goodbye to Laverne. The director and actor best known for Laverne & Shirley, Penny Marshall died on Monday night (Dec. 17). Marshall, who helmed A League of Their Own and Big, was 75 years old. In a statement to The Daily…
By Shannon Carlin

Here's Your Horoscope For Today

We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. That's why Bustle has enlisted Mecca Woods, a New York City-based astrologer…
By Mecca Woods

I'm Not Making Any Reading Resolutions For A Good Reason — Here's Why You Should Join Me

2018 has been a year of reckoning for me — in every aspect of my life. I've been more introspective than ever, figuring out what I want to accomplish in the new year, and what I most want to spend my limited time and energy on. Even though I'm still…
By Kerri Jarema

This ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Callback Will Make You Want To Call Your Parents

One of the overarching themes of Mary Poppins Returns is that grown ups always forget. The magic and imagination of childhood seem to shrink as we age, and our ability to daydream, play, and have fun can wither away as we get bogged down with the…
By Casey Cipriani

Adrienne Bailon Reflected On Her Relationship With Rob Kardashian & Why It’s Such Old News

If you're a longtime fan of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, you'll likely remember back when Rob Kardashian dated Adrienne Bailon more than a decade ago. In a recent interview with Us Weekly, Adrienne Bailon talked about her old relationship with…
By Stephanie Downs

Melissa & Joe Of 'RHONJ' Could Be In Trouble Next Season, According To 'Bustle Breakdown'

By Angelica Florio