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Recent articles by Chelsea:

Ebonie met Tom on a dating app. When she rejected him, he sent her a voice message.

Ebonie Sanderson met Tom on a dating app. When she rejected him, he sent her a barrage of abusive messages across her social media channels. → Read More

"That isn't funny." Sam Neill's passionate defence of Lindy Chamberlain.

Sam Neill Lindy Chamberlain: The True Story: The actor says he won't stand for Lindy Chamberlain 'a dingoes got my baby' jokes. → Read More

"Calls home have dwindled." Here's how it feels to be an expat living in Australia right now.

What it's like to be an expat during COVID-19 in Australia, with no idea when you'll next see family and friends in another country. → Read More

Here's what a child psychologist thinks lockdown does to our kids.

We asked child psychologist Karen Young what long-term ramifications may result from COVID-19 lockdowns on kids. Here's what she said. → Read More

'People treat and look at you differently.' Lorena went through menopause aged 23.

Early menopause personal story: Lorena went through menopause in her 20s. This was her experience was like, and how she coped with the grief and confusion. → Read More

Vanessa Valladares was working in a Byron Bay cafe when she met Zac Efron. They're now dating.

Everything we know about Zac Efron's rumoured Aussie girlfriend, Vanessa Valladares and their blossoming relationship in Byron Bay. → Read More

"Surge capacity" and the reason you feel like absolute sh*t right now.

Humans use their 'surge capacity' during stressful experiences like natural disasters. The pandemic has depleted this and left us feeling a bit... shit. → Read More

An investigation into why Timm and Britt really left Bachelor in Paradise.

Bachelor in Paradise Britt Timm: The couple suddenly left paradise, but are they still together? And why did they really leave? → Read More

"It was a difficult conversation." Jake Ellis on what happened with Megan Marx when he left Paradise.

Jake Ellis Megan Marx: What happened in their relationship after he left Bachelor in Paradise after realising he still loved her. → Read More

"What the hell did I just watch?" The best reactions to the epic Bachelor in Paradise drama.

"What the hell did I just watch?" The best Twitter reactions to Tuesday night's huge Renee and Ciarran Bachelor in Paradise drama. → Read More

"I can't brush that off." Reynold Poernomo on the hurtful comments he made in the past.

"People are highly capable of change." MasterChef's Reynold on learning from your mistakes after apologising for homophobic comments. → Read More

A fake pregnancy and "coded messages": The bizarre conspiracies that won't leave Beyoncé alone.

Why can't we just accept a powerful, successful Black woman? → Read More

OK, no. Prince Harry being 'held hostage' by Meghan Markle is the most absurd royal story of the year.

Prince Harry Meghan latest news: Harry being 'held hostage' by Meghan Markle during Commonwealth Trust video is the most ridiculous story of the week. → Read More

People always say 'time heals all wounds'. For Ralph Kelly, his grief is as raw as ever.

Ralph and Kathy Kelly have experienced the unimaginable after the deaths of Thomas Kelly and Stuart Kelly. It's still as hard today as it was then. → Read More

Exactly what you can and can't do from today, July 1, depending on your state or territory.

Restrictions easing July: While Victoria tightens restrictions and locks down suburbs, the rest of Australia continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions. → Read More

7 surprising things you can claim this tax time, after working from home for a few months.

7 surprising things to claim this tax time, after working from home for a few months, whether you use the 80 cents per hour shortcut or other tax methods. → Read More

"I didn't know what was happening." Benesh was 12 when she gave birth for the first time.

Child marriage figures rise in conflicts and humanitarian crises as family's get desperate. For Benesh, it meant being married off at 11 years old. → Read More

A very important investigation into whether Zac Efron is actually "living" in Byron Bay.

A very important investigation into whether Zac Efron is living in Byron Bay during the COVID-19 pandemic, from reported sightings to Kyle Sandilands. → Read More

Over the weekend, Donald Trump's worst nightmare came true. Here's how the world reacted.

Trump rally TikTok: How TikTok users and K-pop stans trolled US President Donald Trump during his comeback rally in Tulsa, Florida. → Read More

The Australian and international news stories you need to know today, Friday June 19.

Women and young Australians are the hardest hit by job losses as unemployment rate Australia reaches 19 year high at 7.1 per cent. → Read More