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

Josh Hutcherson's New Show Is Pretty Silly, And It Also Helps Destigmatize Herpes

Does the word herpes make you uncomfortable? Well, get over it, because the new Hulu show Future Man uses it 17 times in the first two episodes alone. The show is a surprisingly hilarious take on what would happen if the cure for herpes caused the en…
By Martha Sorren

In The Bustle Booth With Vance Joy

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 singer Vance Joy …
By Martha Sorren

People Are Obsessed With 'Law And Order: SVU's Flawless Use Of The 280 Character Tweet

Whether you're a Law and Order: SVU super fan and have seen every episode (and that one with Jennifer Love Hewitt at least five times), or you just tune in for whatever rerun happens to playing at 2:00 p.m. on a Sunday when you're channel surfing — e…
By Martha Sorren

How '90s Boy Bands Almost Kept Vance Joy From Making Music

Vance Joy introduces himself as "James" — his given name is James Keogh — and doesn't have any of the airs of a mega star in the making. He speaks quietly, doesn't know what to do with his hands when taking photos, and wants to be known for being kin…
By Martha Sorren

9 Last-Minute 'Bachelor' Halloween Costumes That Will Win You All The Roses

Halloween is literally right around the corner, but it's OK if you don't know what you want to be yet. Still, with just over a week left to decide, it's time for people to commit to a costume, and, if you enjoy the fine art of rose-giving and group d…
By Martha Sorren

In The Bustle Booth With Ivana Baquero

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, The Shannara Chr…
By Martha Sorren

Tom Petty's Daughters Are Artists In Their Own Right

Update: Late Monday night, manager Tony Dimitriades confirmed that singer Tom Petty "died peacefully at 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by family, bandmates and friends." He said that Petty could not be revived after going into cardiac arrest in his Malibu h…
By Martha Sorren

Country Music Stars Respond To The Las Vegas Shooting With Thoughts & Prayers

After a deadly shooting occurred Sunday at a country music festival in Las Vegas named Route 91 Harvest Festival, country music singers immediately began to respond to the tragic event on Twitter and Instagram. The tragedy started Sunday night when s…
By Martha Sorren

Las Vegas Has Some Of The Most Permissive Gun Laws Around

On Sunday night, a gunman opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas killing at least 50 people and injuring hundreds. It's the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, with the gunman firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel into a …
By Martha Sorren

'Full House' Fans Have Been Wrong About Kimmy Gibbler For 30 Years

Andrea Barber asks me if she can take her heels off, and just like that I'm sitting in a room with the shoeless actor who plays Full House's Kimmy Gibbler — a character known for her smelly feet. Of course, Barber's feet don't smell. Yet, at age 41, …
By Martha Sorren

The 'This Is Us' Season 2 Premiere Clue You All Missed Reveals So Much About Jack's Death

Entertainment Weekly reported that Mandy Moore warned This Is Us fans to look for clues in the Season 2 premiere — which means that everything means something. So, while some fans may be hung up on Kevin's cast, or Kate's dog, or Randall's girlfriend…
By Martha Sorren

Did 'This Is Us' Just Reveal Kate's Role In Jack's Death?

Fans learned in Season 1 of This Is Us that Kate blames herself for her father Jack's death. So, with the Season 2 premiere appearing to infer that Jack dies in a fire, it's leading fans to wonder whether Kate set the house fire on This Is Us. Now, l…
By Martha Sorren

These Kylie Jenner Quotes Prove She Never Planned To Wait Very Long Before Having Kids

On Friday, TMZ and People reported that Kylie Jenner is reportedly pregnant. The star herself has not confirmed the rumors, and her reps could not be reached for comment. But, if the reports are true, it wouldn't be completely out of the blue. Kylie …
By Martha Sorren

The 2017 Emmy Winners Are So Inclusive, So Good, So Deserved That I'm Pretty Sure We're Dreaming

After a truly awful, terrible 2017, the Emmy winners were the gift everyone needed and deserved. From record breaking wins for women, to record setting wins for actors of color, to the Emmys Best TV Movie being "San Junipero" — a Black Mirror episode…
By Martha Sorren

This 'Hamilton' Star Lent The Most Comforting Soundtrack To The Emmys In Memoriam

If you're a fan of Broadway, then who the 2017 Emmys in memoriam singer is will be immediately recognizable. But, even if you're not a fan of Broadway, you probably know this singer, because he's from the smash hit Hamilton — and everyone knows about…
By Martha Sorren

Laura Dern Is Frustrated AF That She Didn't Get To Work With Women Until 'Big Little Lies'

It was pretty expected that Laura Dern would win at the 2017 Emmys on Sunday night for Big Little Lies in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series Or Movie category. But, that didn't make her win any less exciting — especially since her…
By Martha Sorren

Milo Ventimiglia Talking About His Age Will Make You Feel SO Old

Do you ever learn a fact that just messes with your head so much? That was many Gilmore Girls and This Is Us fans on July 8, 2017 when Milo Ventimiglia turned 40 years old, and again on Emmys Sunday when Ventimiglia talked about being 40 and reminded…
By Martha Sorren

Sorry, 'Game Of Thrones' Fans, But Maisie Williams Has The Best Reason For Skipping The Emmys

Not only are Game of Thrones fans not going to see any Emmy wins for the show on Sunday, but now Maisie Williams isn't even at the 2017 Emmys. Basically we fans are being deprived of GoT all around. But, there are good reasons behind both of those di…
By Martha Sorren

Here's Why You're So, So Wrong If You Hate Arie As 'The Bachelor'

This is the post I was born to write, you guys, because I have wanted an Arie Luyendyk Jr. Bachelor season since 2012. Ever since Emily Maynard broke his heart on Season 8 of The Bachelorette, I've thought Arie deserved to be the Bachelor to find tha…
By Martha Sorren

Arie's Time On 'The Bachelorette' Was Gut Wrenching

The 2018 Bachelor has finally been announced, but a lot of fans are confused about the choice. Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s Bachelorette season with Emily Maynard aired five years ago, which is pretty long ago in Bachelor Nation terms. So, for those of you wh…
By Martha Sorren