The Bustle Huddle: What Bustle's Editors Are Talking About On Apr. 18
How's everyone doing today? It's only Tuesday, which might be hard to believe, considering the amount of news that's already happened this week. Today brought plenty more, whether in the worlds of politics, fashion, or entertainment, as you'll see in the recap below. Read on to catch up on what got Bustle's editors talking today, Apr. 18.
Theresa May + Big Changes For Britain
On Tuesday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May called for a snap election, and argued that the country's government and the European Union need to speed up negotiations over Brexit. This is a big freakin' deal — and here's what you need to know about it all, if you're unsure what a snap election is and how British elections work overall.
OMG: TRL is coming back to MTV. '90s kids, are you ready for this?!
Harry Styles + Taylor Swift
#Haylor shippers everywhere freaked out today, due to a Rolling Stone interview in which Harry Styles opened up about his relationship with ex Taylor Swift. Styles' comments are honest and mature, and it's just one more reason to root for the newly solo star's success.
Quote Of The Day: "Who's to say that young girls who like pop music — short for popular, right? — have worse musical taste than a 30-year-old hipster guy?" — Styles, defending his female fans. Amen.
Women Writers + Everyday Sexism
A new hashtag, #ThingsOnlyWomenWritersKnow, is shedding light on the sexist comments that female authors hear all too often. Sample quote: "I'm so glad I didn't know you were a woman. I never would have picked up your book." Sigh.
"So, you write romances?"— Jodi Picoult (@jodipicoult) April 18, 2017
"Oh, you must write chick lit, then." #ThingsOnlyWomenWritersHear
Pro Tip: The Starbucks Unicorn Frapp is only available Apr. 19-23, so get yours ASAP if you want to taste this aesthetically pleasing drink.
'90s Kids + Carmen Sandiego
If you thought the TRL news was good, this will blow your mind: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? is getting an animated reboot, and Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez will be voicing the title character. The only bad news? The show isn't coming out until 2019. Ugh.
Heads Up: A Kim Kardashian-Kylie Cosmetics collab is coming soon. Hell yes.
Snapchat + A Major New Feature
A new Snapchat update is about to change the social media landscape in a big way. Snapchat World Lenses are 3D filters, meant to "paint" the world around you and augment your reality. In other words, they're gonna be really freakin' cool, and you can download them ASAP if you update your app.
Fun Fact: What do parking lots and bathrooms have in common? They're two of the most popular public places to have sex.
Today's WTF Moment: This girl clapping for Bachelor star Nick Viall on Dancing With the Stars is all of us.
What to Watch: Alright, PLL fans, get ready: The end of Pretty Little Liars starts tonight, and you won't want to miss a minute. Tune in to Freeform at 8 to catch the action.