Laura Bradley, The Daily Beast

Laura Bradley

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  • The Daily Beast
Past:
  • Vanity Fair
  • Slate

Recent articles by Laura:

‘Love Is Blind: After the Altar’ Season 2: Six Wildest Reunion Reveals

Hot on the heels of two cast divorces, this three-episode epilogue turns throwing exes under the bus into a blood sport. → Read More

Comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

A Jane Doe and her younger brother allege in a new lawsuit that the comics recruited them into performing inappropriate, sexually suggestive acts in sketches when they were minors. → Read More

Why Does Leonardo DiCaprio, Age 47, Only Date Women Under 26?

At this rate, the actor will soon reach a point where the typical age gap with his romantic partners will be greater than the age of the women themselves. Yikes. → Read More

‘Dated & Related’ Is a ‘30 Rock’ Parody of a Netflix Dating Show

Netflix’s newest reality series banks on a deceptive title and awkward concept—and embarrassing little bunk beds—to sell a boring time with uncharismatic hotties. → Read More

‘House of the Dragon’ Still Has Game of Thrones’ Women Problem

Just as with “Thrones’” depictions of assault and misogyny, I watched the atrocities laid upon women of “House of the Dragon” wondering whom this was all meant to entertain. → Read More

Kevin Federline Needs to Keep Britney Spears’ Name Out of His Mouth and Get a Real Job

The pop superstar’s backup dancer-ex has reemerged to mommy-shame Spears and defend her conservatorship, and the media is amplifying it. Have we learned nothing? → Read More

The Bachelorettes Are Sad, and I’m Mad on Their Behalf

The train wreck producers guaranteed this season is finally here: The men have started rejecting one Bachelorette for the other—and some of them are being real jerks about it. → Read More

Congressional Black Caucus Wants a Word With Sesame Place About Rosita

The ‘Sesame Street’-themed amusement park has been in a tailspin ever since footage of one of its mascots ignoring Black children went viral. → Read More

‘Nope’ Is Set to Beat ‘Get Out’s Box Office Opening

Jordan Peele’s summer blockbuster is projected to overtake his record-shattering debut feature. → Read More

The Godfather Actor James Caan’s Cause of Death Revealed—Heart Attack

The legendary actor died from a heart attack and coronary artery disease. → Read More

When Will Hollywood Stop Miscasting Dakota Johnson?

“Persuasion” is the latest, most egregious example of an ongoing problem in the “Fifty Shades” actress’s career. → Read More

‘The Bachelorette’s Dual-Lead Season Is Already a ‘Big F*cking Mess’

Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia are supposedly sharing the Bachelorette title to help each other find love. Too bad the Bachelorverse still can’t resist sabotaging its contestants. → Read More

Why Are All Our Celebs Getting Paranormal-Pilled?

Vanessa Hudgens is chatting with spirits, while Kristen Stewart, Kesha, and Demi Lovato are creating ghost- and alien-themed TV series. The occult is *so* hot right now. → Read More

How ‘Umbrella Academy’ Crafted Elliot Page’s Onscreen Coming-Out Story

From the start of Season 3, it’s clear that Page’s superhero character is on a personal journey. By Episode 2, he introduces his siblings to his true self—Viktor Hargreeves. → Read More

Jason Momoa, Jennifer Aniston and the Celebs Who ‘Liked’ the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Verdict

While Depp’s loyal army of internet stans have been working overtime making courtroom TikTok memes, A-listers have been more reluctant to voice their support—at least, with words. → Read More

Leah Remini, Adam Kinzinger, and Yashar Ali Are Fighting About ‘Top Gun’

Rep. Adam Kinzinger praised the film as “awesome.” Former Scientologist Leah Remini and New York magazine contributor Yashar Ali urged him to reconsider. → Read More

Freak Crash in Nebraska Leaves 2 Dead, 19 Injured

It’s unclear whether the accident, in which two cars collided and veered into a crowd, occurred in connection with the local “Americruise” car event. → Read More

Georgia Man Charged After Boat Crash Leaves 5 Dead

Four out of five of the people killed in the accident were family members—a group that included a 17-year-old boy. → Read More

‘SNL’ Goes Medieval on SCOTUS for Plan to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Benedict Cumberbatch opened the show by donning an unfortunate Renaissance-Faire wig and rattling off some questionable reproductive health facts. → Read More

Inside the Twisted HBO Horror-Comedy About a Killer Baby

HBO and Sky co-produce a haunting eight episode series in which a 38-year-old chef who absolutely does not want a baby gets stuck with England’s creepiest infant. → Read More