Amy Mackelden is an Entertainment Writer at Bustle. She's written for New Statesman, The Independent online, Hello Giggles, xoJane, Heat, & Kinkly, and co-edits the blog Clarissa Explains Fuck All. She's currently developing 'MS Is My Boyfriend', a theatre show about life with multiple sclerosis. Ezria is endgame, OK?

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This Detail From The 'Gilmore Girls' Finale Changes Everything

Since Netflix resurrected Gilmore Girls last fall fans can't stop obsessing over whether or not there will be even more new episodes of the show. As Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life ended on a cliffh...
By Amy Mackelden

Here's Why Janet Mock Is Judging Miss USA

Janet Mock is awesome for so many reasons, particularly because she continually stands up for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community, and people of color worldwide. To say that she's inspiring would...
By Amy Mackelden

This Miss USA Judge Has Been One Busy Guy

Carson Kressley became a household name as the fashion expert on Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, and his career has only continued to blossom ever since. From releasing books to starring in multiple t...
By Amy Mackelden

Keep Country Star Brett Eldredge On Your Radar

Miss USA 2017 is turning into quite the star-studded affair. As well as having Julianne Hough as co-host and Ashley Graham interviewing contestants backstage, the event's musical entertainment is set ...
By Amy Mackelden

27 Moments From The Original 'Gilmore Girls' Finale

May 15 marks an important anniversary for fans of Gilmore Girls. Ten years ago, way back in 2007, the show finished its original run, leaving viewers wanting more. Obviously, since Netflix revived the...
By Amy Mackelden

9 "Barbie Girl" Lyrics That Are More Controversial Than You Remember

You better be ready to feel very, very old, because I'm about to drop a major truth on you. Aqua's "Barbie Girl" came out 20 years ago on May 14, 1997. While it seems impossible that the pop classic w...
By Amy Mackelden

What To Know About Lucy Hale's Next TV Series

Pretty Little Liars fans might be feeling miserable about the fact that their time with Aria Montgomery is coming to an end, but Lucy Hale isn't going anywhere. In absolutely exciting news, Hale's new...
By Amy Mackelden

Miley Cyrus' "Malibu" Music Video Is Here

Since rekindling their romance, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have been giving us all hope that true love does exist after all. And now that Cyrus' new song "Malibu" is out, we have proof that the co...
By Amy Mackelden

17 Motivational Paris Geller Quotes From 'GG'

While Netflix is silent about whether or not there will be more episodes of Gilmore Girls, the series continues to provide inspiration aplenty. Marathon watching is always an option when you need a fi...
By Amy Mackelden

The Litchfield Inmates Won't Be Silenced On 'OITNB'

The latest trailer for Netflix's Orange Is The New Black Season 5 contains so much drama. From holding a seance, to conducting an uprising in Litchfield over their terrible living conditions, the inma...
By Amy Mackelden

Harry Styles' "Carolina" Lyrics Are So Romantic

Excitement about Harry Styles is currently off the charts. And, on Tuesday's Today Show, Styles played "Carolina," another new song from his forthcoming album. The "Carolina" lyrics have got fans shoo...
By Amy Mackelden

Poussey Plays A Big Role In 'OITNB' Season 5

Drop what you're doing because your favorite show is coming back. The Orange Is The New Black Season 5 trailer gives lots of hints about the upcoming season, and, as we all know, one of the most heart...
By Amy Mackelden

There's A Reason 'American Idol' Is Back So Soon

After being off the air for just over a year, American Idol is officially returning to TV, this time on ABC. But many fans are already asking why American Idol is being revived so soon after it ended ...
By Amy Mackelden

The 'Spider-Man' Cameo You Forgot About

When it comes to superhero revivals, Spider-Man has been rebooted more than most. Although there have arguably been more incarnations of Batman or Superman over the years, Spider-Man's reboots have ta...
By Amy Mackelden

The 'La La Land' Honest Trailer Is Surprising

Even though the Oscars took place months ago, the world still isn't over the Best Picture controversy in which La La Land stole Moonlight's thunder due to a mix-up forever referred to as #Envelopegate...
By Amy Mackelden

Adam Levine & Blake Shelton's Bromance Isn't Just For Show

If there's one question I've always been desperate to find out the answer to, it's this: Are Adam Levine and Blake Shelton friends? Sometimes when I'm in the shower, or grocery shopping, or going for ...
By Amy Mackelden

When Will The Princess Diana Doc Air On HBO?

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death. The beloved Princess of Wales died on Aug. 31, 1997, as the result of a fatal car crash in Paris. People all over the world mourned her passi...
By Amy Mackelden

This 'Dawson's Creek' Star Is Nominated For A 2017 Tony

When it comes to '90s TV, Dawson's Creek remains a classic. Since the show finished its six season run in 2003, members of the cast haven't struggled to get work — or acclaim. In fact, an unforgettabl...
By Amy Mackelden

The One 'Austin Powers' Cameo You Forgot About

Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery, Mike Myers' infamous spy spoof, was a huge success when it came out 2 years ago in 1997. With a star-studded cast including Elizabeth Hurley and Mimi Roger...
By Amy Mackelden

The BTS Of Shay Mitchell's Instagram Is Intense

Having starred in Pretty Little Liars since 2010, Shay Mitchell has become synonymous with her character Emily Fields. But with only a handful of episodes left, she's about to say goodbye to Emily for...
By Amy Mackelden

Learn About TV Writing From Shonda Rhimes Herself

For anyone looking for that perfect last-minute Christmas present, I've found just the thing. The website MasterClass.com, that offers amazing learning opportunities taught by some of the world's bigg...
By Amy Mackelden

12 Things 'How I Met Your Father' Needs To Include

The news that a How I Met Your Mother spinoff might happen after all has surprised plenty of fans. While the original pilot for How I Met Your Dad, starring Greta Gerwig, never made it to the air, the...
By Amy Mackelden

Toby Isn't In The 'Pretty Little Liars' Trailer

The latest Pretty Little Liars trailer is proof that fans of the show have a lot to look forward to in 2017. Not only does the trailer give a glimpse of Wren Kingston, but it also hints at a host of e...
By Amy Mackelden

The New 'Pretty Little Liars' Trailer Is Dramatic

2017 is fast approaching, and that's a great thing for fans of Pretty Little Liars. With only 10 episodes left before the show finishes for good, anticipation is pretty high, especially since the firs...
By Amy Mackelden

Here's What Trump Has Said About Kanye Before

In news that is breaking the brain of anyone on the internet on Tuesday, Kanye West has been spotted at Trump Tower, arriving for a meeting with his entourage in tow. Kanye recently told the audience ...
By Amy Mackelden

This 'GG' Revival Moment Could've Been Different

Even though it's almost two weeks since Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life came out, discussion about the show is bigger than ever. One of the reasons for that is the shocking cliffhanger the series en...
By Amy Mackelden

'Game Of Thrones' Actor Peter Vaughan Has Died

Sad news for Game Of Thrones fans on Tuesday: Peter Vaughan has passed away. The actor, who played Maester Aemon on the HBO series, had a prolific career prior to his role on the super popular show an...
By Amy Mackelden

Selena Gomez Wasn't Nominated For A 2017 Grammy

While fans of Adele and Beyoncé are feeling pretty great regarding nominations for the 2017 Grammys, some other fandoms aren't faring so well. Fans have taken to Twitter enraged by the news that Selen...
By Amy Mackelden

There's No Sia In The Major Grammys Categories

The Grammy nominations were announced on Tuesday, and there were several surprises in the list of nominees. Most people predicted that Adele and Beyoncé would be going head to head, but it was a fair ...
By Amy Mackelden

Jennifer Aniston Would Be The Best Superhero Ever

In a preview for an upcoming appearance on Chelsea, Jennifer Aniston revealed she's never been in a superhero film. Why? The Friends actor said she hasn't ever been offered that sort of role. In some ...
By Amy Mackelden

Amy Sherman-Palladino Defends Rory Gilmore

Viewers of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life may have been expecting closure when they watched the Netflix revival, but they got something else entirely. The final four words of Gilmore Girls have bee...
By Amy Mackelden

Why Milo Ventimiglia Plays Such A Great Dad On TV

If you're a Milo Ventimiglia fan, you're likely reeling from the fact that his character Jess wasn't in the Gilmore Girls revival quite as much as he could (and should) have been. Spoilers ahead, so p...
By Amy Mackelden

You Can Listen To The 'Hamilton Mixtape' Early

While 2016 hasn't been the best year for a plethora of reasons, December is shaping up to be a pretty great month. One of the reasons for that is that the Hamilton Mixtape finally gets released on Fri...
By Amy Mackelden

Lauren Graham's Family Cameoed On 'Gilmore Girls'

Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life is finally here, and most fans have devoured all six hours of the revival already. However, the Netflix series has left us all with a plethora of questions, especiall...
By Amy Mackelden

Gigi Hadid's Snapchat Name Is Memorable

With over 25.7 million followers on Instagram, and 3.49 million followers on Twitter, Gigi Hadid is a master of social media. It's hardly surprising that the model is also on Snapchat, and consistentl...
By Amy Mackelden

Carol Brady Quotes To Celebrate Florence Henderson

The world is struggling to process the extremely sad news, reported early on Friday by USA Today, that The Brady Bunch star Florence Henderson has died at the age of 82. Henderson was a prolific actor...
By Amy Mackelden

17 Dramatic Marissa Cooper Quotes

Despite leaving The O.C. in 2006 at the end of Season 3, Marissa Cooper has remained one of pop culture's most iconic characters. Played by Mischa Barton, Marissa is a complex, frustrating, totally be...
By Amy Mackelden

Women In Hollywood Who Became Political Activists

Now more than ever, it feels as though women in Hollywood are coming to the forefront of activism. From encouraging female voters, to standing up for human rights on a global scale, there are several ...
By Amy Mackelden

'Waitress' Perfectly Captures Your Love Of Pie

When it comes to musicals that are essential viewing for Thanksgiving, Waitress wins hands down. And that's because the Waitress Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade performance perfectly celebrated everyon...
By Amy Mackelden

Emily & Lorelai Are Like Mother-Daughter IRL

With mere days until the Gilmore Girls revival is available to stream on Netflix, the cast has been discussing the new episodes, and what's happened to all of our favorite characters since the series...
By Amy Mackelden