Martha Sorren
Martha is an Associate TV Editor at Bustle. She's obsessed with the ocean, puns, movie sequels, Top Ramen, and can often be found unironically watching The Bachelor and grieving over Grey's Anatomy's latest character death. You can also find her work at Seventeen, Azula, Woman's Day, and Truthout.
Latest Articles

Why Karamo Brown Was Actually Scared To Take On His 'Queer Eye' Role

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Queer Eye star K…
By Martha Sorren

The 'Queer Eye' Makeover You Didn't Know Happened In Season 1 Will Warm Your Heart

If you, like me, crave even more Queer Eye content than the world has delivered on, I have good news for you. Another Queer Eye makeover happened while none of us were looking, and the story is so sweet. In an interview with Bustle, Karamo Brown, one…
By Martha Sorren

10 'Bachelor' Stars Reveal What The First Night Is REALLY Like

Imagine you've spent weeks preparing for a big opportunity away from home. You've bought new clothes, put a hold on your mail, arranged for someone to take care of your cat. You spend days alone in a hotel room planning exactly what you're going to s…
By Martha Sorren

Why You Need To Read This 'Bachelor Nation' Book Before You Watch The New Season

There are a lot of hard-to-believe, and sometimes downright upsetting stories in Los Angeles Times reporter Amy Kaufman's book about the Bachelor franchise titled Bachelor Nation. Kaufman has dozens of sources, from contestants to producers, talking …
By Martha Sorren

9 'Bachelor' Nation Stars Weigh In On What They Think 'The Right Reasons' Actually Means

If you were to make a Bachelor word cloud, there's one phrase would pop up nearly as much as "journey" and "rose" — the "right reasons." Every season someone is accused of not being there for said reasons, and others proudly proclaim that they are. D…
By Martha Sorren

Sarah Drew Is Live-Tweeting 'Grey's Anatomy' & It Will Make You SO Emotional

There are few things sadder than saying goodbye to a beloved TV show character, and fans are not ready for April Kepner to leave Grey's Anatomy. Her final episode is looming (it's May 17), and her fate is up in the air. In the penultimate episode she…
By Martha Sorren

Why Tan France Says 'Queer Eye' Season 2 Is Only The Beginning For The Series

It's been a few weeks since Queer Eye took the world by storm, and Tan France is still reeling from essentially becoming famous overnight. The Fab Five's fashion specialist says he gets "literally" thousands of DMs on social media every day from peop…
By Martha Sorren

Why Arizona's Exit From 'Grey's Anatomy' Is A Huge Blow To The LGBTQ Community

Whenever I re-watch Grey's Anatomy, I don't start with Derek Shepherd waking up in Meredith's apartment after their first hookup. I start with Season 5, when Callie first meets Arizona in a bar. I start here, because I want to watch someone like me f…
By Martha Sorren

16 TV Shows & Movies That Are Perfect To Stream On International Women's Day

It's rather infuriating that, even in 2018, women are still such a small part of the movie and television industry. There still aren't enough women on screen, or behind the camera, or enough complex, diverse stories being told. Fortunately, as The Be…
By Martha Sorren

OF COURSE The "Shirtless Tonga Guy" Had A Surprise Wardrobe Change At The Closing Ceremony

The 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang are officially over, but they didn't end before "Shirtless Tonga Guy" Pita Taufatofua appeared at the closing ceremony —once again shirtless and oiled up. After charming the world in 2016 at the Rio Olympic opening ce…
By Martha Sorren

How Being A 'Bachelor' "Villain" Changes Your Life, According To Taylor Nolan

It's been a year since Taylor Nolan sat in the hot seat at the Women Tell All and tearfully revealed that all the Bachelor drama between her and Corinne Olympios had forced her to walk away from her career in mental health counseling. Today, things …
By Martha Sorren

Milo Ventimiglia Hinted That 'This Is Us' Might Show An Alternate Reality Where Jack Lives

Dan Fogelman changed the whole game when he had This Is Us do a flash forward at the end of the Super Bowl episode. All of a sudden, a show that existed only in past and present timelines was open to going into the future. And, with that kind of free…
By Martha Sorren

Here's Who Was Eliminated From 'The Bachelor' This Week

Another week, and three more eliminations from The Bachelor. Week 6 was where Arie really had to start getting serious, and he cut a couple of people loose that fans will certainly miss — if just for the drama. With this week came the dreaded two-on-…
By Martha Sorren

Why Peter Kraus Doesn't Want To Be The Bachelor To Find Love

It's a casual afternoon in the Bustle offices, and Bachelorette star Peter Kraus is showing me photos of his dog, Daisy. And not just one, but several. Here she is snuggled up next to him. Here she is taking a selfie with him. Here she is laying on t…
By Martha Sorren

These Justin Timberlake Halftime Show Memes Are Way Harsh

In 2018, does an event even happen if it's not turned into a meme immediately after occurring (or, even better, while it's happening)? No. The answer is no. Fortunately, the Super Bowl did happen and there's all kinds of memed proof. On Sunday, Feb. …
By Martha Sorren

Here's Who Went Home On 'The Bachelor' This Week

Did you want Krystal to go home on The Bachelor during Monday's Jan. 29 episode? Sorry, friends, she's still here. But three women were eliminated from The Bachelor during Week 5, and they're not pleased that Krystal made the cut when they didn't. Af…
By Martha Sorren

'The Bachelor's Bekah Totally Threw Shade At Krystal On Instagram In The Most Subtle Way

Bekah is not one to sugarcoat things, so fans shouldn't be surprised that Bekah clapped back at Krystal's Bachelor behavior on Instagram with just three words and an epic photo. Although she didn't outright say she was talking about Krystal when she …
By Martha Sorren

The 'Celebrity Big Brother' US Cast Is Finally Here!

It premieres on Feb. 7, but the cast for Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2018 was only just announced during a commercial break at the Grammy Awards, a little over a week out from its premiere date. But, the lateness of the announcement will likely be…
By Martha Sorren

Here's The Full 2018 Grammy Awards Winners List

There's no denying that 2017 was a year of great music. So, it's no wonder that the 2018 Grammys winners list is filled to the brim with talent. That's bound to happen when you have the likes of JAY-Z's 4:44, Bruno Mars' 24K Magic, "Despacito," SZA, …
By Martha Sorren

'This Is Us' Is Airing A Special Episode After The Super Bowl & Fans Aren't Ready For What's To Come

In a case of the most perfect, gut-wrenching, devastating timing, This Is Us is going to have a Super Bowl episode. And, in a classic This Is Us move, it will seemingly be the episode in which Jack's cause of death is finally revealed. Of course, fan…
By Martha Sorren