Emma is a freelance writer at Bustle. You can usually find her chain drinking coffee with a dog between her feet.

The Strictly Curse Is A *Very* Real Thing & These Former Couples Prove It

Even more than Tinder or your local pub, Strictly Come Dancing might just be the place to find love. Just imagine it — you're partnered up with an attractive stranger for several weeks, rehearse with them day in and day out, and take to the dance…
By Emma Madden

Brendon Cole Might Be Back On 'Strictly' After All, But It's Not What You Think

What exactly happened to Brendan Cole? One moment he was one of Strictly Come Dancing's greatest assets, the next he was axed without much explanation at all. He was in the show right from the beginning, showcasing his particular brand of swagger…
By Emma Madden

Science Says The Most Dangerous Type Of Dancing Is Actually Your Fave Workout

Base jumping, parkour, bull running, free climbing, and now... Zumba? Yep, that's right. Apparently, Zumba is actually quite dangerous. But don't worry, you can still enjoy the funky chicken (still zero casualties there), a quick floss, or even a…
By Emma Madden

Daisy Johnson's 'Everything Under' Just Made Her The Youngest Ever Booker Nominee

There are some surprise appearances as well as some unexpected cuts in this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist. Some big names, including Sally Rooney who wrote this year's esteemed Normal People, weren't selected from this year's longlist, leaving…
By Emma Madden

Sorry Coldplay Fans, Chris Martin Has Some Bad News About The Band's Future

Rumours of Coldplay disbanding — and there have been plenty throughout the years — are always met with strong reactions on either side. Some people are put through unnecessary heartbreak, while for others, it's a cause for celebration. It seems like…
By Emma Madden

'Vanity Fair's Olivia Cooke Is Reportedly Dating Someone You'll REALLY Recognise

Olivia Cooke, the ridiculously good actress who, you might recognise as Samantha from Ready Player One. More recently, she's been mesmerising viewers with her performance of Becky Sharp, one of the snakier of the Vanity Fair ladies in the new ITV…
By Emma Madden

Lana Del Rey Has Pulled In This HUGE Hitmaker For Her New Album

When Lana Del Rey first emerged with her viral hit "Video Games," her critics — and there were many — laid it on thick. She was unfairly accused of being an inauthentic industry plant, who only made it big because of her father's money, as Digital…
By Emma Madden

Season 2 of Netflix's Creepy Drama 'The Sinner' Is FINALLY Coming To The UK

Last year, a psychosexual whodunnit came to Netflix and got under everyone's skin. The Sinner, which debuted on UK Netflix last September, has added a winning ingredient to Season 2 which will make everything creepier — a violent child with no…
By Emma Madden

Here's Why Jenna Coleman & Tom Hughes Have Such Intense Chemistry in 'Victoria'

Imagine spending each work day roleplaying Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Well, it isn't your average way to fall in love, but so goes the story of Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes. They've been starring alongside one another in the ITV drama…
By Emma Madden

Olivia Colman, Emma Stone & Joe Alwyn's Major New Film May Back The Former An Oscar

Yorgos Lanthimos — who you might know best as the director of The Lobster — has made a film that's had critics awestruck. While The Lobster divided opinions, his new film The Favourite seems to have everyone in agreement. This is the film to be…
By Emma Madden

Listen Up — These 7 Headphones Under £50 Serve Bass Without Breaking The Bank

I have to admit, I sometimes feel a little bit envious of people with Beats headphones hanging around their neck. To me at least, it seems like anyone who owns Beats must have their life in control. They're the kind of people who actually go to the…
By Emma Madden

These Signs Suggest We Could Be Getting New Music From Rihanna BEFORE Christmas

She's made histo-rih as the most streamed female artist of all time, as well as holding the unofficial title of the baddest in the game. But sometimes, even the most devout worshippers have their patience tested. The two years since Rihanna first…
By Emma Madden

I Rewatched 'Friends' & There Is Actually More Incest Than LGBTQ Content

Friends, which followed the lives of six New Yorkers who could inexplicably afford real estate near Central Park, was a triumph. It became the world's most popular comedy, as well as arguably the most heterosexual. Ross and Rachel's on-again,…
By Emma Madden

Just When You Thought You Couldn't Love Harry Styles Any More, He Went & Did THIS

Sweet prince Harry Styles is here to make the world a better place. The former One Directioner and current dreamboat went from Worcester to the world, and now he's one of pop's greatest role models. When he's not making music and starring in music…
By Emma Madden

Ryan Thomas Has Won 'Celebrity Big Brother' 2018 & This Is The Reason Why

Ryan Thomas, best known for playing Jason Grimshaw on Coronation Street, was the bookies' favourite right from the start. Playing such a well loved character might have given him an advantage from the offset, but the Great British public have now…
By Emma Madden

These New 'Bodyguard' Hints Reveal So Much About The Home Secretary's Fate

Jed Mercurio new political thriller Bodyguard is riling up the nation, with water cooler chat now turning towards the fictional home secretary Julia Montague (Keeley Hawes) and her relationship with bodyguard David Budd (Richard Madden). Conspiracy…
By Emma Madden

This 'Doctor Who' Update Is Crucial If You're Hoping To Tune In This Series

The 11th season of Doctor Who and first season with a female Doctor is just around the corner. However, while the show has been a staple for Brits for multiple decades, with family traditions organised around its Saturday evening showing, that's all…
By Emma Madden

Vampire Weekend's New Album Might Actually Be Coming Sooner Than You Think

Vampire Weekend have earned worldwide fans with their brand of delightfully absurd rock. Perhaps best known for their 2008 single 'A-Punk', the New York band were practically an overnight success, with their self titled, debut album charting at…
By Emma Madden

The Real Reason Roxanne Quit Bear Grylls' 'Celebrity Island' Is So Heartbreaking

Roxanne Pallett has been dominating headlines for quitting Celebrity Big Brother after making false accusations of assault against Ryan Thomas. Now, despite trying to take a step back, she's about to be thrown back into the spotlight again. You see,…
By Emma Madden

People Are Seriously Divided Over This Massive Rule Change For 'Strictly' 2018

You've probably got the takeaway booked and the wine chilling already, as Strictly Come Dancing is coming back this Saturday. The dancers have been announced, the celebs have been confirmed, and rehearsals are well underway — but this one will be a…
By Emma Madden