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Salma Hayek On Weinstein: Me, Too  Salma Hayek On Weinstein: Me, Too 

Over the course of making Frida, an important and beautiful film about one of the most talented, self-determined woman artists of the 20th century, Harvey Weinstein allegedly harassed, emotionally abused, and threatened to kill Salma Hayek, who portrayed the title character. In a devastating op-ed for the New York…

Watch Icon Jenifer Lewis Read From Her Autobiography, The Mother of Black Hollywood

In November, the actor Jenifer Lewis published her memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood, and it is a title she earned. Since the 1970s and ’80s, she has been dominating Broadway and movies with her effervescent spirit and voice, starring in a slew of memorable, maternal roles, including The Fresh Prince’s Aunt Helen…

We Don't Need This We Don't Need This

Glamour brings to our attention these Another One Bites the Dust shirts by Meg Kinney of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which capture the dates that powerful men have been publicly accused of sexual harassment and assault this year, starting with Bill O’Reilly in April and ending with Trump, TBA. The designs both capitalize…

Pop Singer Melanie Martinez Accused of Sexual Assault by Female Former Best Friend Pop Singer Melanie Martinez Accused of Sexual Assault by Female Former Best Friend

Melanie Martinez, the platinum-selling pop singer who first became famous from her appearances on The Voice, has been accused of sexual assault. Fellow musician Timothy Heller, who says she was formerly best friends with Martinez, posted a detailed account on Twitter accusing Martinez of molesting her and…

Olaf's Frozen Adventure Will Die As It Lived Olaf's Frozen Adventure Will Die As It Lived

Counterbalancing everyone’s love for Pixar’s Coco—a sweet tale about a Mexican boy named Miguel which has proven a chart-topper at the box office internationally—is everyone’s hatred for Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, the Frozen spin-off “short” stuck on between the trailers and the feature film audiences actually paid to…

The New Yorker Goes Deep Into Weinstein's History of Paying Accusers to Stay Silent The New Yorker Goes Deep Into Weinstein's History of Paying Accusers to Stay Silent

Ronan Farrow has written another New Yorker report about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged serial sexual assaults, this time detailing the way the Weinsteins and their lawyers funneled large-sum settlements to accusers as a way to silence them. It’s another look into the Weinstein complex that also functions as a stand-in…

Mahogany Excellence, Sheer Shit, and... Some Weird Choices on the American Music Awards Red Carpet Mahogany Excellence, Sheer Shit, and... Some Weird Choices on the American Music Awards Red Carpet

The American Music Awards paid tribute to Diana Ross with a lifetime achievement award last night, and in true form, Ms. Ross showed up with her whole damn fam looking like a goddess and a queen. No one rocks a feather headpiece like she does. The gothy mermaid gown was belted, and everything. She had a length of…

These Were My Favorite Outfits From the 2017 Latin Grammys, Don't @ Me These Were My Favorite Outfits From the 2017 Latin Grammys, Don't @ Me

As we trudge into awards season and grip ourselves for the requisite onslaught of gowns whose sponsorships supplement the lifestyles of the women wearing them, it’s always a good time to look at the rare red carpet where personal style takes precedence over corporate favors. With that, I present to you, the 2017 Latin…

New Vanity Fair Editor Radhika Jones Rumored to Be Earning Just a Quarter of Her White Male Predecessor's Salary New Vanity Fair Editor Radhika Jones Rumored to Be Earning Just a Quarter of Her White Male Predecessor's Salary

Radhika Jones, the well regarded New York Times books editor, was just appointed as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair; she is its first woman editor since Tina Brown and, more significantly, the first Indian-American woman to helm a major glossy in America, ever.

Perhaps You'd Like to Hear an Album About 'Feminist and Queer Critical Rejections of Family Structures'? Perhaps You'd Like to Hear an Album About 'Feminist and Queer Critical Rejections of Family Structures'?

Terre Thaemlitz, also known as DJ Sprinkles, is a legend of house music who came up in the disenfranchised queer scenes of ’80s and ’90s New York City, and has grown to be one of the most vital, vibrant intellectual forces and queer theorists in electronic music.

Pour Some Out for Your Deceased Pour Some Out for Your Deceased

It’s Dia de los Muertos and you know what that means: gather your ofrenda to honor the dead, and make a little brain space for reflection and love no matter what bullshit is troubling you. Last night in Jilotepec, Mexico, celebrants light candles and brought out traditional, beautiful marigolds to tombstones. These…

Rihanna Rihport: Rihzus Rapping Edition! MOMMY!

Rihanna is the most important millennial of our time. The Rihanna Rihport is where we chronicle the magnitude of her lived existence.

It's Not Too Late to Be Björk's Vulva Forehead Album Cover for Halloween It's Not Too Late to Be Björk's Vulva Forehead Album Cover for Halloween

In a tweet, mother Björk hit us with the cover for her forthcoming album Utopia. Designed by the London-based artist Jesse Kanda, whose contemporary surrealism you may recognize via his collaborations with fka twigs and Arca.

Documenting 36 Hair-Raisingly Mundane Years of Ivanka Trump Being Evasive

Today the only first daughter her dad recognizes turns 36 years old. It hardly seems possible that Ivanka Trump even has an age, insofar that she and her family have been thrust unto the American public for what feels like eternity, or eternal damnation. And yet, there is ample documentation of her growth from…

Trump Wants Some News About Emails? Here's Some News About Emails Trump Wants Some News About Emails? Here's Some News About Emails

This morning, after news broke that Paul Manafort had turned himself in to the FBI over charges filed in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the Sad Bagpipe-in-Chief couldn’t help but tweet:

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