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Samantha Leach

Bustle

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Bustle
Past:
  • Glamour
  • British GLAMOUR

Recent articles by Samantha:

Paris Hilton Knew "Stars Are Blind" Would Be A Major Hit

The heiress and musician reflects on her 2006 single, "Stars Are Blind." → Read More

Elena Ferrante's Translator On The Most Meaningful Note The Author Sent Her

Ann Goldstein, Elena Ferrante's longtime translator, reflects on 'The Lying Life of Adults.' → Read More

'Palm Springs' Star Meredith Hagner Loves Playing A "Human Garbage Can Of A Person"

The 'Palm Springs' and 'Search Party' star has carved out a niche playing self-obsessed millennial women. → Read More

Jacob Elordi On 'The Kissing Booth 2,' Joan Didion & Moleskine Journals

'The Kissing Booth 2' and 'Euphoria' star Jacob Elordi opens up about his love for the fine arts. → Read More

At 28, Natalie Maines Was Canceled — And Became A Country Music Renegade

Natalie Maines on the only thing she regrets from the year she turned 28 → Read More

'The Old Guard' Star Kiki Layne Takes On The Bustle Booth

Kiki Layne opens up about starring in 'The Old Guard' and the upcoming 'Coming 2 America' → Read More

'Sex And Vanity' Author Kevin Kwan Isn't Done Exploring The Crazy Rich

Kevin Kwan opens up about his latest novel, 'Sex And Vanity' → Read More

Why Are We Still So Obsessed With 'New Girl's Nick Miller?

There’s a moment of New Girl lore that often comes up when speaking with Nick Miller evangelicals. After losing a round of True American in Season 2, Episode 15 “Cooler,” Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess (Zooey Deschannel) are sent behind a makeshift… → Read More

Why Are We Still So Obsessed With 'New Girl's Nick Miller?

There’s a moment of New Girl lore that often comes up when speaking with Nick Miller evangelicals. After losing a round of True American in Season 2, Episode 15 “Cooler,” Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess (Zooey Deschannel) are sent behind a makeshift rendering of the Iron Curtain and instructed to make out with a “clear and present threat of tongue.” Nick, who’s rocking a women’s trench coat with… → Read More

'The Vanishing Half' Author Brit Bennett Explores Colorism Through Sisterhood

Brit Bennett's latest novel, the family epic The Vanishing Half, has already been compared to The Bluest Eye, the works of James Baldwin, and Nella Larsen's Passing. Yet Bennett notes a more surprising parallel: the strippers-turned-scammers… → Read More

'Stray' Author Stephanie Danler Is Expecting A Book & A Baby In Quarantine

Stephanie Danler never meant to write about her affair. “There was so much of it my partner didn’t know about and I had a lot of shame and confusion around it,” the now-married author and mom tells Bustle of her prior relationship with a married… → Read More

'Stray' Author Stephanie Danler Is Expecting A Book & A Baby In Quarantine

Stephanie Danler opens up about crafting her latest book, 'Stray' → Read More

At 28, Judy Blume Was A Housewife With Secret Dreams Of Being A Writer

In Bustle’s Q&A series 28, successful women describe exactly what their lives looked like when they were 28 — what they wore, where they worked, what stressed them out most, and what, if anything, they would do differently. This time, Judy Blume… → Read More

The Liberation Of Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley is feeling the peak of her Saturn return. “Shit’s crazy, but in a really profound way,” the 28-year-old Scorpio and self-proclaimed astrology freak tells me. We’re chatting over a patchy Zoom connection; she’s sitting on the floor… → Read More

Alicia Keys' Writing Process Includes Crystals, Incense, & Leikeli47

Alicia Keys and Oprah go way back. When Oprah first heard Keys’ debut single “Fallin’” in 2001, she booked the newcomer for her show on the spot. The appearance helped launch Keys to superstardom and the two have stayed close ever since. So when… → Read More

'Big Time Adolescence' Star Griffin Gluck Takes On The Bustle Booth

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. This time, Big Time Adolescence star Griffin Gluck… → Read More

Record Shopping With Jake Lacy From 'High Fidelity'

Jake Lacy loves Rage Against the Machine. The 35-year-old father of two listens to them as pump-up music on the treadmill; he's going to beg his wife to get a babysitter so they can attend the band's show at Madison Square Garden this summer. "It's… → Read More

Harley Quinn In 'Birds Of Prey' Is My Breakup Icon

I’m not typically a comic book movie kind of girl. The slow-mo action sequences, the skin-tight costumes, the perpetual need to save the world — it’s just not my thing. But despite my skepticism, I was won over by Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn in… → Read More

'Birds Of Prey' Star Ella Jay Basco Takes On The Bustle Booth

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. This time, Birds of Prey star Ella Jay Basco is… → Read More

'To All The Boys' Author Jenny Han's Writing Process Involves Baking & Wine

When the film adaptation of Jenny Han’s novel To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before first aired on Netflix in 2018, its impact on pop culture was seismic. Noah Centineo, who played Lara Jean’s love interest Peter Kavinsky, became a bonafide internet… → Read More