Erin Jensen, USA TODAY

Erin Jensen

USA TODAY

Falls Church, VA, United States

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Recent articles by erinrjensen:

'The Goop Lab': Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix show is delightfully wacky

Woo-hoo for the woo-woo! Netflix's "The Goop Lab," starring Gwyneth Paltrow, delivers the Goop-y goods. → Read More

Here's why the 'American Dirt' book has garnered Oprah's praise and social media's criticism

Jeanine Cummins' new novel, 'American Dirt,' is the latest choice for Oprah Winfrey's book club, but it's also drawn heavy criticism. → Read More

Chinese New Year: What does the year of the rat symbolize and more questions answered

Corresponding with the first new moon of 2020, Chinese New Year – also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival – occurs on Saturday. → Read More

SAG Awards 2020: 6 must-know moments from the Screen Actors Guild Awards

Acceptance speeches at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards offered many moments of note, from Brad Pitt's Tinder joke to a shout-out to Adam Sandler. → Read More

'AGT: The Champions': Simon Cowell steals Howie Mandel's Golden Buzzer, dangerous act stopped

A quick-thinking Simon Cowell stole fellow judge Howie Mandel's Golden Buzzer to save one of his favorite acts. → Read More

'Grey's Anatomy' star Justin Chambers to exit show after 15 years

"Grey's Anatomy" is down another doctor: Justin Chambers, who has played Dr. Alex Karev on the long-running drama, is exiting the series. → Read More

2020 TV premiere dates: When your favorite show returns, and your next one starts

When are TV's fan favorites back, and the next big hits arriving? Check our handy fall TV calendar to plan for new and returning series. → Read More

6 must-know moments from the 2020 Golden Globes show

The Golden Globes offered many moments that people will be talking about, from Brad Pitt's 'Titanic' joke to Kate McKinnon's Ellen DeGeneres tribute. → Read More

2020 really could be a New Year, new you! How to keep those resolutions

Experts advise on how you can keep your goals for 2020. → Read More

'My blood pressure had fallen dramatically': Pat Sajak shares grim details of health ordeal

Pat Sajak is revealing just how serious last month's illness was when he underwent emergency surgery to fix "a blocked intestine." → Read More

Winter solstice is upon us. Here's why we're warming to the chilliest season

Dry hands and thawed hearts – winter has arrived. Here are some reasons why you shouldn't give the bone-chilling season the cold shoulder. → Read More

Food trends for 2020: Plant-based continues to sprout, focus on mood-boosting ingredients

Ever tried South African barbecue, called braai? You might get a chance in 2020. → Read More

'The Masked Singer': All the reasons we think we've identified the final three contestants

Calling all "Masked Singer" sleuths! 16 contestants have been whittled down to three, and only the Rottweiler, Fox and Flamingo remain. → Read More

'The Masked Singer' finale recap: Fox hightails it to the top, is revealed to be

"The Masked Singer" finale was Wednesday night, and the show has crowned a foxy new winner, revealed to be … → Read More

Divorce month? January likely to see spike in divorce filings as holidays end

From Merry Christmas to married no more. Many couples will likely wait until after the holiday season to split. → Read More

Hallmark Channel's same-sex ad controversy hints at broader diversity issues

Over the years, the Hallmark Channel has been criticized for a lack of diversity. A controversy over a yanked ad illustrates the dilemma. → Read More

'Surviving R. Kelly Part II' returns to Lifetime in January; see the first trailer

The new year will bring the follow-up to the bombshell Lifetime docu-series "Surviving R. Kelly," airing over three nights in January. → Read More

'Masked Singer' recap: A double reveal in the semi-finals identifies two contestants

Twice as nice. Wednesday's holiday-themed "Masked Singer" had quite the gift for viewers: a reveal of not just one, but two contestants. → Read More

'Joke Show': Michelle Wolf addresses her past abortion, says she 'learned' vulgarity from Trump

In "Joke Show," Michelle Wolf also speaks of an abortion she described as "not a big deal." "...I drank half a LaCroix, and then I went back to work." → Read More

'The Masked Singer' recap: Tree is axed just as the semifinals approach

Half a dozen mysterious contestants competed on Tuesday's "Masked Singer," with their eyes on a place in the semifinals kicking off Wednesday. → Read More