The Bustle Huddle: What Bustle's Editors Are Talking About On May 11
Happy Thursday, everyone! This week has truly sped by, as has the month of May; it's crazy to think it's already May 11, and that in the blink of an eye, it'll be summer. Thank god for that.
Today was, thankfully, not a huge news day, at least compared to the chaos that most days of the Trump presidency have contained so far. Here's a recap of what had Bustle's editors talking this Thursday.
Miley Cyrus + "Malibu"
After a very long hiatus, Miley Cyrus is back, with a very different style than in the past. Cyrus' "Malibu" music video is a love letter to her fiancé, Liam Hemsworth, and it showcases a brand-new look and sound from the singer. We can't wait to hear more.
TBT: You can soon play The Sims — yes, really — on your smartphone. Who else can't wait?
Chelsea Clinton + Motherhood
In an exclusive interview with Bustle's sister site Romper, Chelsea Clinton discusses her early childhood initiative, Too Small to Fail, and how millennial moms deal with balancing parenthood and work. It's fascinating to hear Clinton, a mom of two, share her thoughts on the problems faced by working parents around the globe, and what she and the Clinton Foundation are doing to make the world a better place for our children.
Fun Fact: The wives of ancient Japanese samurai used hairpins as weapons, according to this eye-opening flowchart about beauty products that've changed history.
Kim Kardashian + The Paris Robbery
In a clip from next Sunday's episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim K. describes what her testimony against the Paris robbers were like, telling mom Kris Jenner on the phone all about her day in court. It must've been an incredibly difficult time for Kardashian, but her calmness in describing what happened is impressive to watch.
Say What? Bow Wow's response to the "Bow Wow Challenge" is... confusing, to say the least.
Cecile Richards + The AHCA
During a visit to Bustle's office earlier this week, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards shared her best advice on how to oppose the AHCA. Some tips? Call the U.S. Capitol switchboard, attend town hall meetings, and defend Planned Parenthood and women's health care to those who don't seem to understand their value. We can all learn from Richards' guidance.
Dessert Alert: There's a new Ben & Jerry's flavor, and you're going to want it in your life ASAP.
Lupus + What To Know
May is Lupus Awareness Month, but although the disorder affects 1.5 million Americans (including Selena Gomez), many people are not actually aware of what lupus actually is. Here's a primer on the condition, which affects mostly women, so you can be aware of the symptoms and get totally informed.
Shopping Break: It might seem counterintuitive, but sometimes you need to spend money to save money — and these 16 genius products will help you do that in the long run.
Today's WTF Moment: These Opening Ceremony jeans zip into booty shorts, because apparently, you really can have it all.
What to Watch: Thursday always gives some good TV options; you can choose between Shondaland night on ABC starting at 8 p.m., a new episode of Riverdale on the CW at 9 p.m., and so much more.