Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY

Carly Mallenbaum

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Carly:

Netflix's 'Someone Great': How the rom-com perfectly captures a modern breakup

Netflix's new romantic comedy "Someone Great," which streams Friday, shows a modern-day breakup and its aftermath onscreen. Gina Rodriguez stars. → Read More

13 new must-watch documentaries, from Beyonce's 'Homecoming' to Steve Bannon's 'The Brink'

The next wave of hot docs depict everything from Beychella to Steve Bannon's life outside the White House and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's rise. → Read More

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry encourage donations in lieu of baby gifts, fans deliver

A week ago, Meghan and Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, encouraged supporters to make donations in lieu of sending them baby gifts. Fans delivered. → Read More

'Fifty Shades of Grey' to 'The Mister': E.L. James' new book has tamer sex, social awareness

After the "Fifty Shades of Grey" books, author E.L. James has a brand new story with brand new characters. But there's still sex. → Read More

Melissa Joan Hart explains it all: aging, 'Clarissa,' 'Sabrina' and her new Netflix series

Melissa Joan Hart, aka "Clarissa Explains It All" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch, upens up ahead of the release of her Netflix series, "No Good Nick." → Read More

Nipsey Hussle to be remembered by thousands at Los Angeles memorial

Slain rapper Nipsey Hussle is getting a Staples Center memorial services attended by thousands of LA-based fans. → Read More

'Little' premiere: Teen Executive Producer Marsai Martin remembers how 'cool and chillax' her pitch was

When "Black-ish" star Marsai Martin was just 10, she pitched the idea for the film that would become "Little." Now, at 14, she's attending the premiere. → Read More

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' series finale: Everything that happened and why

In the series finale of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," Rebecca has to pick which man she wants to be with. She chooses ... → Read More

'Game of Thrones' super-fan Leslie Jones forces Kit Harington to play out her fantasy

Before Kit Harington serves as "SNL" host, Leslie Jones would like him to act out a little fantasy. → Read More

Melissa Joan Hart reflects on her nude photo scandal, calls new 'Sabrina' sex scenes shocking

Melissa Joan Hart says her "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" was much tamer than Netflix's new version of the series. → Read More

Nicolas Cage files for annulment 4 days after surprise marriage, reports say

Nicolas Cage had a surprise marriage, and then a surprise annulment. The actor filed to end his marriage with Erika Koike, his fourth bride. → Read More

Nicolas Cage files for annulment 4 days after surprise marriage, reports say

Nicolas Cage had a surprise marriage, and then a surprise annulment. The actor filed to end his marriage with Erika Koike, his fourth bride. → Read More

George Clooney: Boycott hotels over Brunei anti-gay death laws

In a column, George Clooney urges people to boycott The Beverly Hills Hotel and The Bel-Air because of their owner's anti-gay laws in Brunei. → Read More

R. Kelly accuser shares story publicly for first time: 'I've been carrying this since 2003'

R. Kelly accuser Lanita Carter shared her story of abuse on CBS. '"I've been carrying this since 2003," she says. → Read More

'10 Things I Hate About You' cast remembers Heath Ledger, 20 years after film

The "10 Things I Hate About You" cast and producers recall Heath Ledger's audition and charisma, 20 years after the movie's premiere. → Read More

'The Voice' Battle Rounds: This Adele duet will give you goosebumps

Team John Legend had the best performances on the first week of Battle Rounds, especially the "When We Were Young" Adele duet. → Read More

Justin Bieber on break from music: I need to repair 'deep rooted issues' first

Justin Bieber took to Instagram on Monday to explain to fans why he's not releasing a new album just yet. The reason: He has to work on himself first. → Read More

'Empire' creator Lee Daniels: Cast experiencing pain, anger after Jussie Smollett incident

"Empire" creator Lee Daniels talks in an instagram video about how the cast has "experienced pain and anger and sadness" since "the incident." → Read More

'Catastrophe' star Rob Delaney opens up 14 months after son's death: I'm 'sad and angry'

The "Catastrophe" star opened up about how he's struggling 14 months after his toddler son's death, because he thought his honesty might help others. → Read More

'Stranger Things' trailer: What to expect in Season 3

Netflix's trailer for "Stranger Things" Season 3 has so much going in under three minutes. → Read More