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This ‘Bachelorette’ Couple Is Taking A Major Next Step, As They Try To Prove Naysayers Wrong

Bachelor Nation, prepare yourselves for some news. And spoiler alert: It has nothing to do with Bachelor: Winter Games. As revealed during a TV appearance Wednesday, Bachelorette Season 13 lovebirds Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo are moving to Cali…
By Ashley Rey

This 'KUWTK' Promo Will Give You All The Nostalgic Feels

Can you believe that the world has been tuning into Keeping Up With The Kardashians for 10 whole years? Well, neither can the first ladies of the famous family. A new trailer for KUWTK dropped Tuesday ahead of its Season 14 premiere, giving fans a do…
By Ashley Rey

Sterling K. Brown's Emmys Speech Is Not Only Historic, It's Funny As Hell

This Is Us' Sterling K. Brown made history Sunday night. The actor took home an Emmy in the lead actor in a drama category, and Sterling K. Brown's acceptance speech was not only historic, but funny as hell. Sunday night's win makes Brown the first b…
By Ashley Rey

You Need To Hear Issa Rae's Blunt AF Reaction To The 2017 Emmy Nominations

The world adores Issa Rae. Not only is the Insecure creator and star an amazing artist, but she's unapologetically herself and so matter-of-fact. On Sunday night at the Emmys red carpet, Issa Rae gave possibly the most honest answer the carpet has ev…
By Ashley Rey

Justin Timberlake Has A Great Excuse For Ditching Jessica Biel At The Emmys

The 2017 Emmys red carpet is overflowing with some of the most talented celebrities in the business, but one person seems to be missing. Jessica Biel is presenting during the show, but where is Justin Timberlake during the 2017 Emmys? As it turns out…
By Ashley Rey

The TV Drama All Your Friends Have Been Telling You To Watch Is Finally Streamable

September marks an entire year since Donald Glover's Atlanta premiered. And with Season 2 reportedly being delayed until 2018, fans are probably wondering if an opportunity to catch up with Earn and Paper Boi's shenanigans will ever present itself — …
By Ashley Rey

All The Aww-Inducing Details About Mandy Moore & Taylor Goldsmith’s Love Story

This Is Us fans may get a look into exactly why Rebecca and Jack Pearson's marriage ended this fall, but for one of the show's stars, the journey down the aisle is just beginning. Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith reportedly got engaged recently, acco…
By Ashley Rey

Why Amanda Stenberg Is Too Perfect For This 'The Hate U Give' Role

New York Times Best-Selling author Angie Thomas has quite a few wins to celebrate for her 2017 novel The Hate U Give. Between having a film adaptation in the works, to the amazing casting news — with Insecure star Issa Rae and Avenger's Anthony Macke…
By Ashley Rey

Selena Gomez Stands Up For DACA In A Heartfelt Post You Need to Read

Being the most followed person on Instagram sure has its perks. Not only do you get an overwhelming amount of love for your photos, but you also can use your influence to affect positive change on a large scale. And with 126 million followers, Selena…
By Ashley Rey

Actually, Peter’s Latest Instagram Proves He’d Make The Perfect Next Bachelor

The news of Bachelorette Season 8 contestant Arie Luyendyk Jr. becoming the next Bachelor may have crushed #TeamPeter's spirits, but that doesn't mean all hope is lost. On Thursday, Peter Kraus posted a message to Bachelor Nation on Instagram that sh…
By Ashley Rey

Oprah Winfrey Fighting For Equal Pay For Her Female Staff Can Teach You A Thing Or Two About Being An Ally

Oprah Winfrey is pretty much the greatest when it comes to leading by example, and this story about the time the media maven put her money where her mouth is certainly reaffirms this. In a recent interview, Oprah opened up about fighting for equal pa…
By Ashley Rey

Seriously, ‘Bachelor’ Fans Have No More Patience For Mike Fleiss’ Teasing Tweets

As if trying to figure out who the 2018 Bachelor will be wasn't hard enough, all of the tweets from Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss are making it close to impossible to decipher. Over the past week, the producer and writer has been taking to Twitter to …
By Ashley Rey

Gina Rodriguez’s New Show About Immigration Is Needed Now More Than Ever

The Trump Administration may be planning to rescind DACA, but Hollywood is working together to make sure the stories of DREAMers won't be overlooked or forgotten. Jane The Virgin star and activist Gina Rodriguez's new show Illegal is one of those pro…
By Ashley Rey

Sam Smith’s New Music Will Be Here “Very Soon” & Fans Are Already So Pumped

Remember when Grammy Award-winning artist Sam Smith announced his new music would be here "very very very soon"? Well, the songbird announced via a new Instagram post on Friday that "very very very soon" actually means next Friday, Sept. 8. Smith sha…
By Ashley Rey

11 Outdated Lines From 'How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days' That'll Make You Cringe

If you've even so much as thought about reliving moments How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days in real life, reciting it word for word would seem like second nature. And in the midst of doing so, you've probably found yourself being taken aback by a lot of Ma…
By Ashley Rey

These Drake & Josh Reunion Videos Will Actually Make Fans Cringe

Nickelodeon alums Drake Bell and Josh Peck's wedding feud may have officially ended. A photo of the Drake & Josh stars hugging it out at the VMAs went viral on Twitter, and fans couldn't stop rejoicing. But how did this even happen? Well, Peck shared…
By Ashley Rey

Issa Rae's Idea To Recreate ‘Gossip Girl' For Black Teens Is Oh-So Necessary

From The Mis-Adventures Of Awkward Black Girl to HBO's Insecure, anything that comes from the brain of creator Issa Rae is pretty much gold. The television breakout star sat down with The New Yorker recently, among other talents like Broad City's Abb…
By Ashley Rey

Hating Taylor Swift Isn't Going To Stop Her From Laughing All The Way To The Bank

Though it was hard for fans to endure, Taylor Swift's break may have worked in her favor. Just five days after dropping her latest single, "Look What You Made Me Do," Swift has broken Spotify and YouTube records and climbed the charts. The single fro…
By Ashley Rey

11 Times You Underestimated 2017 VMA Vanguard Pink

From a R&B girl group to a solo rocker who marches to the beat of her own drum, Pink has proven that she's a leader over the years — not a follower. And that reason alone led the "You And Me" singer to being named MTV's 2017 VMAs Vanguard. Not only h…
By Ashley Rey

James Cameron’s ‘Wonder Woman’ Comments Will Make You Cringe So Hard

What makes a feminist a real feminist? Well, if asking filmmaker James Cameron, it's apparently a combination of strife, a lot of grit, and very little beauty — that's what. The Titanic director had a thing or two to say about 2017's smash-hit Wonder…
By Ashley Rey