Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY

Carly Mallenbaum

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Carly:

Justin Timberlake apologizes to Jessica Biel for 'behavior'; denies cheating rumors

Justin Timberlake is breaking his silence weeks after photos surfaced of him holding hands with his co-star. → Read More

Kanye West's 'Nebuchadnezzar' opera: A loud, late show for only the most loyal fans

Kanye West presented "Nebuchadnezzar," a biblical, gospel show he's calling his first opera. How was the hour-long event that started two hours late? → Read More

Why Bikram Yoga's founder is in hot water in a new Netflix documentary

Bikram Choudhury, the founder of the hot yoga class that bears his name, has been compared to Harvey Weinstein. Netflix's new documentary shows why. → Read More

Netflix in December 2019: 'Marriage Story,' Kevin Hart, 'The Witcher' and more 'You'

In December, Netflix will have "Marriage Story," "The Two Popes," "You" Season 2 and Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds projects available to stream. → Read More

Harry Styles is the perfect American jock in 'SNL' sketch that didn't make the cut

In another one of Kyle Mooney's "SNL" sketches that was cut for time, Harry Styles is a rapping American jock with blonde hair. → Read More

'Orange Is the New Black' star Danielle Brooks shares photo of 'perfect' baby girl

'Orange Is the New Black' star Danielle Brooks shared a photo of her daughter, born Nov. 16. She's got a lot of hair, and she's 'perfect.' → Read More

Justice for Ursula: Why the 'Little Mermaid' villain is still the best of the Disney baddies

Ursula, the "Little Mermaid" sea witch, has been embraced by famous fans and the queer community. Why's the baddie so beloved, 30 years later? → Read More

James Holzhauer wins 'Jeopardy!' Tournament of Champions, adds to streak

James Holzhauer, the professional gambler, showed he's still got in on Friday when he won the 'Jeopardy!' Annual Tournament of Champions. → Read More

Practical clothes, sexual fluidity and no posing: How 'Charlie's Angels' got millennial

How the "Charlie's Angels" franchise has changed from its '70s roots and '00s reboots now that Elizabeth Banks and Kristen Stewart are in charge. → Read More

'I get cocky': Idina Menzel hits another risky high note in 'Frozen 2'

In "Frozen 2," Idina Menzel hits "Let It Go"-level high notes once more for the new song "Into the Unknown. But will she "pay for that"? → Read More

'Stranger Things' blooper reel: Even Hopper can't keep a straight face and finish lines

On Netflix holiday "Stranger Things" day, the show has put out a blooper reel with the cast laughing, singing → Read More

Passengers are complaining about LAX's new Uber, Lyft pickup; here's what it's really like

My experience riding a bus to hail an Uber at Los Angeles International Airport's new LAX-it pickup area was breezy. → Read More

Hugh Hefner's son Cooper marries 'Harry Potter' actress Scarlett Byrne

Hugh Hefner's son Cooper Hefner and actress Scarlett Byrne got married at a courthouse. Is a Playboy Mansion wedding on the way? → Read More

Amazon Prime for November 2019: More 'Jack Ryan,' 'The Report,' 'Man in the High Castle'

New titles on Amazon Prime in November include award-baity film "The Report" and new seasons of "Jack Ryan" and "The Man in the High Castle." → Read More

Jenny Slate, who doesn't name names in 'Little Weirds,' gets candid on who/what it's about

Jenny Slate on her book that doesn't name men: "I am very tired of my own name being tied to other people, especially men that aren't making my work." → Read More

New on Netflix for November 2019: 'The King,' 'The Crown' and 'The Irishman'

Netflix presents royalty in November with the film "The King" and a new season of "The Crown." Also new to stream: Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" → Read More

Lonely Planet names Washington, D.C., the second-best city in the world to visit in 2020

Lonely Planet has compiled its annual ranking of 10 best countries, cities, regions and best-value destinations. What made the lists? → Read More

Lori Loughlin's daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Giannulli, are no longer USC students

Olivia Jade and Isabella Gianulli, Lori Loughlin's daughters, have left USC in the wake of the college admissions scandal. → Read More

What the new Judy Garland biopic and 'Sid & Judy' documentary tell us about her life

Fifty years after Judy Garland's death, the biopic "Judy" and Showtime documentary "Sid & Judy" answer these burning questions about the star's life. → Read More

Despite confusing cannabis laws, America has its first smoking cafe. Are more coming?

The first cannabis restaurant in the U.S., Lowell Cafe, has arrived. With it, new terms "Flower Host" and "tokage fee" are born. Are more cafes coming? → Read More