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Your Most Irrational Celebrity Nemesis Your Most Irrational Celebrity Nemesis

I’m going give it to ya straight: it’s been a nightmare news week. Instead of ruminating on shared self-care practices, or whatever the hell healthy people do to cope, I’d like to introduce you to one of my favorite icebreaker/party questions. It’s the freakin’ weekend after all:

Avril Lavigne Returns, and Lana Del Rey's 'Venice Bitch' Is the Soundtrack to a Sun-Soaked Drive

Y/N is a guide to the week’s music releases based on our highly scientific, non-subjective Yes/No rating system.

Fatness, Race, and Food Policies in America  Fatness, Race, and Food Policies in America 

On Wednesday the Huffington Post’s long-form vertical Highline published an ambitious piece titled “Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong.” The story illustrates the medical community’s systematic failure to provide care to the fat and obese, and the social, cultural, and economic shame that perpetuates a cycle…

Has Colton Been Hiding a Personality This Entire Time? Has Colton Been Hiding a Personality This Entire Time?

On Thursday, your virgin Bachelor and mine, Colton Underwood, appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to “meet” three contestants from his upcoming season, which is scheduled to air on ABC in January. The ladies are certainly sweet and end-of-episode-blooper-reel ready (one woman, Sydney, offers the misremembered pickup…

Chloe Dykstra Talks Harassment After Chris Hardwick Essay: 'I Considered Ending It' Chloe Dykstra Talks Harassment After Chris Hardwick Essay: 'I Considered Ending It'

Three months after Chloe Dykstra published a harrowing essay on Medium detailing a years-long, emotionally, physically and sexually abusive relationship with “a mildly successful podcaster to a powerhouse CEO of his own company,” later revealed to be AMC’s Talking Dead host Chris Hardwick, the actor has granted Time…

For Sale: White Woman's Tears For Sale: White Woman's Tears

In advance of her upcoming EP, the unambiguously titled Good Cry, Noah Cyrus has teamed up with a “company” called Pizzaslime for a collaborative, limited line of merch (including a hoodie that reads “sry i’m trash”), accessories, and a $12,000 bottle of “Noah Tears,” all available for only 48 hours, Billboard reports…

Theories on How Lindsay Lohan Will Appear in Life-Size 2 If She's Not Actually in It Theories on How Lindsay Lohan Will Appear in Life-Size 2 If She's Not Actually in It

Life-Size, the 2000 Disney Channel original movie starring Tyra Banks as a living doll and Lindsay Lohan as a grieving tween who brings her to life, is getting a sequel this holiday season as part of Freefrom’s 25 Days of Christmas programming. The catch: Lindsay Lohan won’t actually be there. Or will she?

Bert and Ernie Are Prob a Little Gay, But Also Puppets Bert and Ernie Are Prob a Little Gay, But Also Puppets

On Sunday, in an interview with Queerty, former Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman answered the question that’s been on everyone’s mind about Bert and Ernie. When asked, point blank, “In the writer’s room, you’re all adults. Were you thinking of Bert & Ernie as a gay couple? Did that question ever come up?” Saltzman…

Jared Leto's Thirty Seconds to Mars Merchandise Is So Unbelievably Corny Jared Leto's Thirty Seconds to Mars Merchandise Is So Unbelievably Corny

Over the weekend, Jared Leto—frontman of the unfathomably popular American rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars and intolerable yet highly hireable actor (Requiem for a Dream, Suicide Squad)—exited LAX wearing a bright pink hoodie printed with the names and salaries of America’s highest-paid models, organized by wealth,…

Some Pictures of My Extremely Lickable Boyfriend Harry Styles at the Farm Some Pictures of My Extremely Lickable Boyfriend Harry Styles at the Farm

The last time Gucci came for the hearts of Directioners was in June, when the luxury brand revealed Harry Styles was one of its stars for an upcoming Gucci Tailoring campaign. In those images, Styles walked a mutt outside a chip shop, held a live chicken inside said shop (which seems a bit on the nose), offered some…

Rihanna Wrote an Op-Ed About the Global Education Crisis Rihanna Wrote an Op-Ed About the Global Education Crisis

Just days after Rihanna hosted the fourth annual Diamond Ball to benefit the Clara Lionel Foundation, which works to give children all over the world access to education and health services, the artist and humanitarian has written an op-ed in the Guardian detailing the global education crisis and her desire to “be…

Call Her By Her Name: Chrissy TIE-gen Call Her By Her Name: Chrissy TIE-gen

Chrissy Teigen—mother, model, actor, author, Lip Sync Battle host, voracious tweeter—has apparently been mispronouncing her last name for years to make us all feel better, because we’ve been mispronouncing it for years.

Unwrapping the Beef: What Are Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly So Mad About? Unwrapping the Beef: What Are Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly So Mad About?

Eminem, in the valiant fight to maintain relevancy, released an album titled Kamikaze on August 31. On the album, he calls out a number of rappers on various songs: Joe Budden, Lord Jamar, Lil Pump, Lil Xan, Machine Gun Kelly (MGK), Tech N9ne, Vince Staples, Tyler the Creator, and Earl Sweatshirt. (He also targets …

Your Most Outlandish Fashion Disasters Your Most Outlandish Fashion Disasters

New York Fashion Week came and went here in the big apple. For those of us who have strong opinions on looks but little talent or ambition when it comes to realizing them on their own fleshy forms, it’s mostly an excuse to talk about outfits without, you know, participating? Or is that just me? Lots of people had a…

Mariah Carey Can Do Bad All By Herself, Noname Gambles With Love, and New Lana Del Rey

Y/N is a guide to the week’s music releases based on our highly scientific, non-subjective Yes/No rating system.

Men Going to Lose All Their Damn Teeth, Probably! Men Going to Lose All Their Damn Teeth, Probably!

Ever kiss someone immediately after waking up, your mouth warm and moist, stinky and steaming with a full night’s worth of germs? Do you wish all kisses could be so unpleasant? Do you partner with straight men? Here’s some news: According to a landmark new article in GQ by Jaya Saxena, men don’t wanna brush their…

American Vandal Season 2 Delivers More Suspense, Less Humor American Vandal Season 2 Delivers More Suspense, Less Humor

When American Vandal debuted last fall, its particular novelty—taking the popular true crime format and turning it into a good six hours of satire—inspired significant public praise. The original Netflix program focused its faux-Serial lens on an elongated dick joke, which would’ve felt revelatory if it weren’t so…

A Brief Timeline of the Spice Girls' Never-Ending Reunion Efforts A Brief Timeline of the Spice Girls' Never-Ending Reunion Efforts

If you could, please try to remember the year 2012. The summer Olympics were held in Londontown and the United Kingdom’s best export (excluding Paddington, Winnie the Pooh, and any adorable bears, really) the Spice Girls reunited to perform at the closing ceremony. It was really something, chuck full of mini coopers…

Can You Find Nick Jonas's Mustache? Can You Find Nick Jonas's Mustache?

Nick Jonas—“Jealous” singer, turkey jerky fan, inarguably the hottest member of the Jonas Brothers—has a dirty secret and it’s been right under his nose this entire time. Or has it?

Scooter Braun Used to Worry 'Every Night' that Justin Bieber Was 'Going to Die' of an Overdose Scooter Braun Used to Worry 'Every Night' that Justin Bieber Was 'Going to Die' of an Overdose

Earlier this week, Justin Bieber’s longtime manager Scooter Braun sat down with Van Lathan’s The Red Pill podcast (via Page Six) and gave an uncharacteristically candid interview. In it, Braun reveals JB’s past bad behaviors (DUIs, arrests, lawsuits, etc) worried him to the point where he feared the young singer was…

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