Celia Darrough
Bustle's senior news editor. Love traveling, grammar, & women's rights.

15 People Reveal The Biggest Political Secret They'd Never Tell Their Friends & Family

Part of why the 2016 election results felt so shocking to so many was that a lot of people weren't talking about how they truly felt before they cast their votes. This year, in partnership with The New York Times, we invited you to share your…
By Celia Darrough

Every Burning Question You Have About The Midterm Elections, Answered

What the f... If you've stopped yourself from completing this sentence more than once as the midterm elections approach, you're not alone. Understanding politics isn't easy in general, but in this particular political moment, it's especially…
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Ivanka Trump’s Company Is Shutting Down & She Says She Might Never Return To It

She's long been facing criticism for her business, and now things are coming to a end. Ivanka Trump's clothing company is closing down, a spokesperson for the brand confirmed to Bustle on Tuesday afternoon. In a statement sent to Bustle, Ivanka…
By Celia Darrough

This Man Is Being Floated As The Frontrunner For Anthony Kennedy’s SCOTUS Seat

When Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday afternoon, all eyes turned to the people who could potentially replace him. The current frontrunner favored by many to take the Supreme Court seat is Judge Brett…
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This Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Video Is Worth 2 Minutes Of Your Time Today

New York is now four months away from potentially electing the youngest woman to Congress ever. And she's a democratic socialist Latina from the Bronx who upset the fourth-ranking House Democrat in the primary. In a campaign video, Alexandria…
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Twitter Is Very Concerned Trump's Tweet To Maxine Waters Sounded Like A Threat

There's no love lost between President Trump and Rep. Maxine Waters. Most recently, the California Democrat told her supporters to "push back" on Cabinet members and "tell them they're not welcome anymore, anywhere." Many were infuriated, but people…
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Michael Cohen’s Wife Has An Intriguing Background You Should Know About

He's made headlines as Donald Trump's embattled lawyer, but information about the attorney's life outside of defending the president is interesting news, too. Michael Cohen's wife, Laura, has stayed mostly out of the mind-boggling news cycle that is…
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Trump Says He'll "Find Some Kind Of An Excuse" If He's Wrong About Kim Jong Un — VIDEO

Well, it was an honest statement. During his news conference following the historic meeting with North Korea's leader, President Trump said he trusts Kim Jong Un and is confident that he'll denuclearize the country ... but if he's wrong about it,…
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The One Key Detail That Could Change The Way You Think About Trump & Alice Marie Johnson

A 63-year-old woman was sentenced to life in prison for drug charges — and she served 21 years before Trump decided Wednesday to free her. While it's clear she'll be released from prison, one thing has been murky. Did Trump pardon Alice Marie…
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What Gloria Steinem Needs You To Know About Women, White Men & Guns

When children die at the hands of white men with guns, it's rarely blamed on white men or guns. "It's mental health issues," they say. "He needed help," they insist. But one of the world's most famous feminists isn't having any of that. In an…
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Are You Smarter Than A Spelling Bee Champion?

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2 Parkland Parents Are Running For Office, But Their Mission Goes Beyond MSD

The parents of the students who were shot and killed in Parkland, Florida, don't want their children's lives to have been in vain — and two of them decided that it's their "duty to make sure these schools are safe." On Tuesday, Parkland parents Lori…
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Ivanka Trump Is In Jerusalem But Hasn’t Spoken About The Deadly Protests

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, were in Israel to commemorate the opening of the new U.S. embassy Monday. The reaction was deadly — during protests, the Israeli military killed more than 50 Palestinians who were protesting the decision.…
By Celia Darrough

From Melania To Ivanka, Here's How Popular Each Trump Family Member's Name Is

According to the Social Security Administration's list of top baby names in 2017, the baby name Melania has seen a surge in popularity during the first year of the Trump presidency. But what about other names related to the Trump family? Babies with…
By Celia Darrough

Obama's Mother's Day Tweet Included The Sweetest Photo Of Michelle & The Girls

On Sunday, people around the world honored the mothers in their lives through flowers, cards, visits, and — of course — sentimental social media posts. The former president of the United States joined in on Twitter, sending a sweet message to his…
By Celia Darrough

11 Photos Of Ivanka & Ivana Trump That Really Show The Family Resemblance

If there's one thing people know about the Trumps (outside of the presidency, at least), it's that they're a pretty close-knit family. Ivanka works alongside her father in the White House, Don Jr. and Eric head up the family business, and Melania…
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Is This A Celeb Baby Name Or A Kentucky Derby Horse?

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This Video Of Trump & Macron’s “Dandruff” Moment Is So Weird We Can’t Even

The first family played host to France's leading couple Tuesday, complete with a welcome ceremony in the morning and a state dinner to round out the evening. But it was during a joint news conference for White House press that things got a bit…
By Celia Darrough

Michelle Obama & The Girl Who Stared At Her Portrait Had A Dance Party, And There’s VIDEO

A viral photo of a young black girl gazing at the first black First Lady's official portrait melted hearts around the country last week. When it was later reported that the girl thought she was staring at a literal queen, tears were shed. But…
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The 2018 Olympics Closing Ceremony In 19 Beautiful Photos

While it is always tough to top the sparkle and excitement of the opening ceremony, photos of the 2018 Olympics closing ceremony show how PyeongChang still managed to closed it out in style. From K-pop stars and Ivanka Trump to the athlete parade…
By Celia Darrough