Rachel Simon
Rachel Simon is the Movies Editor at Bustle. Talk to her about Buffy, ice cream, or Nancy Meyers' interior design.
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What The 'Infinity War' Directors Have To Say About The Future Of Women In The MCU

Like most Marvel movies before it, Avengers: Infinity War is chock-full of men. The next films from the studio, though? Expect the gender ratio to be totally different. "I think if you see the Marvel universe go forward, it will construct itself in a…
By Rachel Simon

Definitive Proof That 'Grey's Anatomy's Ghost Sex Storyline Wasn't As Awful As You Remember

Look, before we begin, I think I need a disclaimer — I have stuck with Grey's Anatomy through everything, and will continue to do so until Shonda Rhimes eventually decides to call it quits. There is nothing the show has thrown in me in 14 seasons tha…
By Rachel Simon

Charlize Theron In 'Tully' Is The Woman So Many Of Us Are Scared We'll Become

For as long as I've known I wanted to be a mother, I have also known that I don't like kids. As an only child, I grew up wary of babies and toddlers, never comfortable holding an infant or watching after a niece. And as I got older, that ambivalence …
By Rachel Simon

If You Blamed Ellen Pompeo For April & Arizona Leaving 'Grey's, You Actually Made Things Way Worse

Here's a fact: on Jan. 17, 2018, The Hollywood Reporter published a piece in which Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo revealed she'd recently negotiated a deal to earn over $20 million a year. Another fact: Less than two months later, on March 8, it wa…
By Rachel Simon

Maude Apatow Is Very Nervous About This Interview

Maude Apatow is nervous. Like really nervous. Like hands shaking, sentence interrupting, "oh my god I'm like, freaking out" nervous. This is surprising, since Apatow is, after all, a Famous Person — not only an actor in movies like the new The House …
By Rachel Simon

Here's Who Dies In 'Avengers: Infinity War' In Case You Want To Know How Many Tissues To Bring

Major spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. If you're one of the millions of people who've been waiting anxiously for the latest Marvel movie to come out, you're probably also one of the millions of people terrified that Infinity War will see yo…
By Rachel Simon

Let's Break Down That legitimately Shocking 'Infinity War' Ending

Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. We've made it. After so much nerve-wracking anticipation, the first of the last two Avengers movies (well, for now) has arrived, and millions of fans are rushing to the theater to see what happens. There wer…
By Rachel Simon

There's A MAJOR Reason You Shouldn't Worry About That Dark 'Infinity War' Ending

Major spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. After years of anticipation, Avengers: Infinity War is finally here — and, well, it's a lot. With so many heroes coming together to fight Thanos and his minions, it's no surprise that Marvel's latest m…
By Rachel Simon

Why Busy Philipps Is Prouder Than Ever Of Her BFF & 'I Feel Pretty' Co-star Michelle Williams

To most people, a lighthearted comedy about body image might not seem like the kind of project that'd feature a four-time Oscar-nominee in a supporting role. But not only does Michelle Williams appear in the new movie I Feel Pretty as nervous, high-v…
By Rachel Simon

The Pixar Dumpling Short Actually Has A Super Feminist Message, According To Its Director

When the first images and clips from Pixar's new short about a dumpling, Bao, were released, the general reaction was a giant awww. The studio is known for telling stories from the points of view of adorable inanimate objects, and Bao, about a lonely…
By Rachel Simon

Why 'The Incredibles 2' Starring Elastigirl Isn't As Huge A Deal As You Might Think

The last time audiences saw Elastigirl, aka Helen Parr, she was following her husband, Mr. Incredible, as he worked to defeat a villain called The Underminer. Flash-forward 14 years, and Helen is still fighting crime — but this time around, she's not…
By Rachel Simon

Here's What We Know About How The Kardashians Are Handling Khloe's Baby News

Congratulations are in order for Khloe Kardashian, who reportedly gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday, April 12 (Bustle reached out to Kardashian's rep for comment, but did not receive an immediate response.). According to TMZ, the reality star ha…
By Rachel Simon

Watch John Krasinski & Emily Blunt Hilariously Test How Well They Really Know Each Other

In a lot of ways, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt seem like the perfect couple. The parents of two (young daughters Violet and Hazel) appear to be a supremely happy pair, frequently posting photos together on social media, sharing adorable anecdotes a…
By Rachel Simon

The Hack Emily Blunt Has To Use Every Time You Freak Out Over Her & John Krasinski

Since they first got together in 2008, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have become one of those celeb couples — you know, the type who can't post a selfie or walk a red carpet without the whole world freaking out over how cute they are. It's easy to s…
By Rachel Simon

Why 'Love, Simon' Being An LGBTQ+ Movie With No Tragedy Is A Huge Deal, According To The Cast

Although most romantic movies follow a general story arc — two people meet, start dating, encounter issues, break-up, reunite — the actual plot details (love triangles, competitions, long distance, etc) tend to be fairly different with each film. Wel…
By Rachel Simon

Why My Boyfriend & I Started Couples Counseling 6 Months Into Our Relationship

Right away, Kurt and I agreed on almost everything. We had met through a mutual friend in 2015, but we didn't start dating until we came across each other on Bumble a few years later. That's when we discovered that we were on the same page when it ca…
By Rachel Simon

Black Panther & The Guardians Meet In 'Infinity War' & Yes, It Get's WEIRD

While all new Marvel movies are cause for excitement, the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War is on a whole different level. The movie, out April 27, brings together heroes from several different Marvel Cinematic Universe franchises, all in the name of d…
By Rachel Simon

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Wasn't On Instagram Or Any Social Media – Until She Had A Giant Revelation

For most people, Friday, Feb. 16 was a relatively normal day, if a slightly busier one than usual. The night before, Black Panther hit theaters to much fanfare, and many of us were gearing up for a sunnier-than-normal winter weekend. But for Wrinkle …
By Rachel Simon

Bustle's Editors On The Oscars + Kardashians

Happy Monday, everyone! If you stayed up late to watch the Oscars last night (more on that below), you're probably pretty exhausted right now, but at least the day's coming to an end. One down, four to go... Read on for a recap of everything that had…
By Rachel Simon

Bustle's Editors On Michigan + The Oscars

Happy Friday, folks! We've made it to the weekend, and boy, is it needed. For many of us, today's weather was so wild that the idea of staying indoors all weekend long and snuggling up on the couch couldn't sound any better. But really, when doesn't …
By Rachel Simon