Olive Pometsey, British GQ

Olive Pometsey

British GQ

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Olive:

Steve McQueen: ‘We have an idea of who we like to be, but I’m interested in who we actually are’

The Oscar-winning director and Turner Prize-winning visual artist speaks to Olive Pometsey about his Small Axe film series and racism in the UK → Read More

Hollywood storylines are now incorporating Covid-19 – but is that a good thing?

From Michael Bay’s thriller Songbird to new Covid comedy Locked Down starring Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor, mainstream pandemic movies have arrived. → Read More


“There Are 250 Vocals in 'Dynamite’”: How BTS’s Hit Song Was Written in Record Time

BTS’s "Dynamite" broke streaming records. GQ speaks to one half of the British songwriting duo behind the song’s pop perfection. → Read More

Every single time Beyoncé won a Grammy award

Big news: Beyoncé now holds the record for most Grammy wins by a female artist, after earning her 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th wins at last night's ceremony. To celebrate, we've taken a look at every single Grammy award she's ever won. → Read More

‘If Prince Harry can’t get people to take racism seriously, we’re royally screwed’

Harry and Meghan’s tell-all interview arrived on UK TV last night – but beyond the news stories that had already come out, what did we learn from watching the whole thing? → Read More

Oprah is the only person fit to interview Meghan Markle

The whole world is on the edge of its seat to find out what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had to say in their tell-all interview to Oprah Winfrey → Read More

The best thing about Coming 2 America is the cameos

What the sequel to Eddie Murphy's iconic 1988 film lacks in originality and laugh-out-loud jokes, it makes up for in a barrage of celebrity appearances. The fictional land of Zamunda might be outdated in its attitudes to equality, but, boy, do the rich and famous love performing there. → Read More

Conducta: ‘I wanted to give garage a new context'

The highs, the lows and the hustle with the UK’s ‘prince of garage’, Conducta → Read More

In I Care A Lot, Rosamund Pike is the best kind of villain

Rosamund Pike resurrects her icy glare and wicked ways from Gone Girl in Amazon Prime’s new film I Care A Lot. Playing a con woman who preys on the elderly, Pike is so good at being bad that she’ll almost convince you that crime actually does pay. → Read More

Has bingeing childhood favourites over lockdown created a generation of adult babies?

Whether it's playing Zelda or looking back at old school pictures, millennials are turning to childhood comforts to ease the pain of the pandemic → Read More

Is Soulmates the least romantic show about love ever?

Soulmates on Amazon Prime imagines a future where we'll be paired with our one true loves through science. Thought the pandemic killed romance? You ain't seen nothing yet. → Read More

What's the point in Malcolm & Marie?

Malcolm & Marie is a lockdown passion project about film-making starring Zendaya and John David Washington as a Hollywood couple just back from a premiere… Yup, it's exactly as indulgent as you expect it is → Read More

How to stay motivated in 2021 when it feels like everything's falling apart

It's a global pandemic, it’s too cold to go outside and Glastonbury is cancelled (again). We know what you’re thinking: what's the point in… anything? → Read More

Nia DaCosta: 'I was always aware of how my race and gender affected how people treat me'

Olive Pometsey speaks to the Candyman director about getting the call from Jordan Peele, her work on Top Boy and the very under-wraps sequel to Captain Marvel → Read More

Bernardine Evaristo: ‘When we’re considered a minority, there’ll always be a battle to be included’

Olive Pometsey speaks to British author Bernardine Evaristo about the highs, the lows and the hustle of her long career → Read More

Bling Empire makes The Real Housewives look poor

Bling Empire, Netflix's latest show, is the Crazy Rich Asians of reality TV, following obscenely wealthy Asians and Asian-Americans in LA → Read More

10 unisex pieces your partner will be begging to borrow

Best unisex clothing. Gender fluidity in the fashion industry has seen a slew of collections that will look equally good on all body types → Read More

Zayn delivered an outerwear masterclass in the ‘Vibez’ music video

In Zayn Malik's new music video for "Vibez", there are no hats, gloves or scarves. Just perfect winter jackets and vibez… → Read More

John David Washington proves that a crisp white shirt is still the sexiest staple

John David Washington relied on the humble white shirt in the trailer for Malcolm & Marie. It’s time to follow suit. → Read More

This £5.80 serum is an espresso for your eye bags

Constantly look like you’ve had no sleep? This serum will change everything. → Read More