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Watch Trump Get Off on Taking Away America's Reproductive Healthcare  Watch Trump Get Off on Taking Away America's Reproductive Healthcare 

Donald Trump, a man I am certain has never paid or asked someone to abort a fetus he helped put inside them, proposed last week to withhold federal Title X grant funds from healthcare providers that offer abortions or abortion referrals. The so-called domestic gag rule would financially punish places like Planned…

R. Kelly Claims It Is 'Too Late' to Mute Him, but Reader, It Is Not R. Kelly Claims It Is 'Too Late' to Mute Him, but Reader, It Is Not

R. Kelly, determined to beat out a hefty group of competitors for this year’s title of Worst Man, claimed in a viral video that it’s “too late” for critics to ruin his career, despite the slew of women who’ve come forward of late to accuse the singer of sexual abuse.

Jennifer Garner, Mother of Ants Jennifer Garner, Mother of Ants

Jennifer Garner, just barely freed of Ben Affleck, has invited several hundred less cumbersome pests into her home: a colony of ants.

Oh No, Rudy Giuliani Says the Mueller Probe Might End by September, Trump Will Get so Bored! Oh No, Rudy Giuliani Says the Mueller Probe Might End by September, Trump Will Get so Bored!

Rudy Giuliani, who keeps popping up on my TV no matter how many times I spray it with Raid, is now heading Donald Trump’s legal team, for we are trapped in an endless loop of ‘90s cut-for-time sketches. But Rudy says we won’t be stuck with him for long—he expects Mueller’s probe will conclude by September 1, which is…

Please Enjoy This Video of Baby Meghan Markle Fighting the Patriarchy on 'Nick News' Please Enjoy This Video of Baby Meghan Markle Fighting the Patriarchy on 'Nick News'

The Duchess of Sussex (!!!) made feminist waves this weekend by walking herself down the aisle at a royal wedding, a feat that should not be particularly newsworthy in 2018, but in Royal Family years it’s still approximately 1903, so. Decades before #AisleGate, though, tween Meghan Markle fought a slightly smaller,…

The NYPD Is Investigating Mario Batali The NYPD Is Investigating Mario Batali

The NYPD has reportedly launched a criminal investigation into celebrity restauranteur Mario Batali, after nearly a dozen women came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct and assault.

Retta 'Didn't Appreciate' Babe.Net's Aziz Ansari Story Retta 'Didn't Appreciate' Babe.Net's Aziz Ansari Story

On Sunday, Parks and Recreation star Retta hosted an event at the Vulture Festival in Manhattan to promote her new show, Good Girls, and her new book, So Close to Being the Shit, Y’all Don’t Even Know. At some point in the midst of all the plugging, someone managed to slip in a question about January’s Babe.net…

Salma Hayek Says Weinstein Went After Women of Color Because 'We Are the Easiest' to Discredit Salma Hayek Says Weinstein Went After Women of Color Because 'We Are the Easiest' to Discredit

When Salma Hayek wrote an op-ed in the New York Times in December alleging Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed and tormented her during the making of Frida, Weinstein released a statement denying her account. In October, Weinstein responded to a similar account in the Times, this one by Lupita Nyong’o, with equal…

Trump Reportedly Complains About the Russia Probe 20 Times a Day, Which Seems Like a Lot? Trump Reportedly Complains About the Russia Probe 20 Times a Day, Which Seems Like a Lot?

You might think a president who is VERY BUSY solving all the world’s problems wouldn’t have time to worry about a VERY FAKE investigation into his administration’s connection to Russian oligarchs, but it appears Donald Trump is a real multitasker. Indeed, our fair president reportedly complains about Special Counsel…

Apparently No One Told Young Truman Capote Not to Read the Comments Apparently No One Told Young Truman Capote Not to Read the Comments

One of the cardinal rules of writing is never to read the comments. For every thoughtful critic, there are three more who didn’t read past the headline; for every valid call-out, there are five more calling the writer an “evil, bitter, barren, ugly, POS Liberal hag.” But it appears no one warned young Truman Capote…

If You're Having a Rough Mother's Day, Billie Lourd Is Here for You If You're Having a Rough Mother's Day, Billie Lourd Is Here for You

When Carrie Fisher died in December 2016, the world lost a great wit, searing memoirist, and kickass space Princess. But Billie Lourd lost a mother, and on Mother’s Day, the actor posted an Instagram photo remembering Fisher.

Carrie Underwood's 'Cry Pretty' Video Features Lots of Crying & Her Perfectly Normal Face

Carrie Underwood dropped the video for her single “Cry Pretty” on Sunday evening—in the midst of American Idol, no less—which you can watch above. As someone who discovered on a recent trip to Nashville that she reluctantly loves pop-country, I am still in the “tolerating” stage with this track. But more importantly,…

Please Stop Telling Michelle Obama to Run for President Please Stop Telling Michelle Obama to Run for President

Michelle Obama is not running for president, and if she is, she would still like you to stop telling her to do it.

Lizzie Borden's Hometown Will Get a 2nd Lizzie Borden-Themed B&B for Fans of Murders & Ghosts Lizzie Borden's Hometown Will Get a 2nd Lizzie Borden-Themed B&B for Fans of Murders & Ghosts

How many Lizzie Borden-themed bed-and-breakfasts in Fall River, Massachusetts, is too many? Is it four? Is it five? Is it 16? I am not sure, but for now, it appears the gambling number is two, as Borden’s second home is set to become sleeping quarters for weary travelers and fans of unsolved mysteries. This is bad…

Celebrities Hate the Met Gala, Each Other Celebrities Hate the Met Gala, Each Other

Celebrities and fashion people: they’re just like us! In the sense that they hate putting on clothes and going outside, that is, and also that they love to talk shit about one another. Such is revealed in a BOMBSHELL REPORT declaring that the upcoming Met Gala is a “tedious” “boring” affair full of Mean Girls-esque…

New York City Commits to Creating Safe Injection Sites New York City Commits to Creating Safe Injection Sites

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed a plan on Thursday that commits the city to opening four safe injection sites at needle exchange centers, providing drug users with a place to use intravenous drugs like heroin under the supervision of medical professionals. If the plan comes into fruition, New York will be…

Paul Ryan Says the House Chaplain Can Stay So They Can Go Back to Hating Each Other in Peace  Paul Ryan Says the House Chaplain Can Stay So They Can Go Back to Hating Each Other in Peace 

And so ends the long saga of the gym rat House Speaker and the ousted House Chaplain. After reportedly firing Rev. Pat Conroy last month, Paul Ryan has now agreed to reinstate him. This turn of events came on the heels of a rather fiery letter from Conroy that basically told Ryan he’d vacate his post over his dead…

Noted Fame-Seeker Alan Dershowitz Has Joined Harvey Weinstein's Legal Defense Team Noted Fame-Seeker Alan Dershowitz Has Joined Harvey Weinstein's Legal Defense Team

Alan Dershowitz, a man who can’t seem to stop attaching his name to all bad things, has found yet another malignant mantle to take up—he is joining Harvey Weinstein’s legal team.

Trump Declares Small Victory in the War on Christmas Trump Declares Small Victory in the War on Christmas

The War on Christmas will soon be all but vanquished, thanks to Donald Trump.

What to Do If You're a Victim of Revenge Porn What to Do If You're a Victim of Revenge Porn

In 2010, Taylor got a phone call that would, at least temporarily, blow up her life. Someone had posted nude photos of her on a revenge porn website called IsAnyoneUp.com and sent her former employer the link. Her friend, who happened to be dating her ex-boss, called to let her know. “That was how it started, with a…

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