What Celebrities Can Actually DO About Terrorism

In the wake of the terrorist attack after Monday’s Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England, which killed almost two dozen people, celebrities from Katy Perry to Cher to Ryan Seacrest to Ariel Winter all took to social media to express their horror and condolences. Nearly every tweet was some variation of “sending thoughts and prayers” … Continued

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Does Miley Cyrus’ New Image Signal the Death of Shock Pop?

Among the most talked about performances at this weekend’s Billboard Music Awards was one by Miley Cyrus, but not for the reasons you may think. Miley, whose performances the past few years have turned heads for their wacky costumes and deadpan sexual innuendo, surprised the world Sunday with something different. A simple, gimmick-free song. #BBMAs … Continued

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Do I Want to Be Able to Call My Son a Feminist?

Melinda Gates is proud of her son, Rory, who just turned eighteen, for many good reasons. Yet in this article on Motto (a new Time magazine outlet), she focused on the one that she says makes her proudest: Rory is a feminist. The term “feminist” can be confusing, meaning different things to different people. Today … Continued

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Director Joss Whedon is a Jerk on Twitter. Should We Care?

Twitter often lets us share more than we should about ourselves. Or, in the case of Hollywood director Joss Whedon, it reveals private thoughts he’d be better off keeping private. Whedon, who successfully brought Marvel’s “The Avengers” to the big screen, can’t quit Twitter despite threatening to do so every few weeks. And boy, should … Continued

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To Understand Why Brad Pitt’s Marriage Failed, Consider its Origins

What do you do with a movie star, a stellar budget, and a cataclysmic divorce? Conduct a tell-all interview with said star in topographically diverse environments with him clad in very expensive couture, of course! GQ has published a veritable celebrity Gesamtkunstwerk out of the breakdown of Brad Pitt’s glamorous marriage by whisking him from … Continued

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Miley Cyrus Stops Twerking, Starts Acting Like a Musician Again

Lady Gaga didn’t just resurrect her career after hitting the skids in 2013. She crafted a blueprint for other shock artists to emulate. And, amazingly enough, the Queen of Twerk appears to be taking notes. Several years ago, Miley Cyrus began shedding her squeaky-clean Disney image, a process that reached warp speed with her Twerk … Continued

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