Madeline Merinuk, TODAY

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Recent articles by Madeline:

You can now rent Taylor Swift's former townhouse from her song 'Cornelia Street'

Live just like Taylor Swift for just $45,000 a month. → Read More

The best books to read in November 2022, according to Jenna Bush Hager

Jenna Bush Hager recommends five books she's enjoying in November 2022 including one by Kevin Wilson, Lynn Steger Strong and a self-help book. → Read More

Laufey, 23, is bringing jazz to Gen Z: 'We're all looking for an escape'

Laufey Lin, a 23-year-old Icelandic musician and songwriter, is bringing jazz and classical music to Gen Z through her TikTok videos. She has a theory for why classic music works. → Read More

Selena Gomez’s mom says she learned of daughter’s ‘breakdown’ from TMZ

“I was scared she was going to die," Mandy Teefey says in the revealing documentary, which tracks Gomez's mental health journey. → Read More

Attention: Harry Styles has a full-fledged squid body in his new music video

Fans can't enough of the mer-squid — and the big ol' beard. → Read More

Liner notes and easter eggs: How Taylor Swift turned fandom into a scavenger hunt

Taylor Swift has a history of easter eggs and hidden messages in her songs. Here's what her fans have to say about the theories, and why they love solving Swift's clues. → Read More

All of the best reactions to Taylor Swift's 'Midnights'

After the magical and chaotic night that was the Oct. 21 release of "Midnights," Taylor Swift's tenth studio album, fans have thoughts and we're sharing them. → Read More

Taylor Swift's eras: What she was trying to say with each album's style

Taylor Swift's eras, explained. What the Red, Reputation aesthetics and more say about Swift's journey as an artist, mindset and her biography. → Read More

How the thumbs-up emoji sparked a generational war that no one is winning

Is the thumbs-up emoji aggressive? Members of various generations, like Gen Z and Gen X, have differing opinions. Find out if the thumbs-up emoji is canceled. → Read More

How the cast of Season 5 of 'The Crown' compares to their real inspirations

Here's the cast of Season 5 of The Crown, including actors playing Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Princess Diana, Prince Philip and more. → Read More

Taylor Swift says 'Anti-Hero,' new 'Midnights' song, will delve 'far' into her insecurities

Taylor Swift gave insight into one of the tracks on her new album "Midnights." She said the song Anti-Hero will be about her insecurities and times when she doesn't feel human. → Read More

Who is Emma D'Arcy? What to know about the 'House of the Dragon' star

Find out more about Emma D'Arcy's age, partner, pronouns, conversation about gender, and time as Rhaenyra on House of the Dragon after taking over for Milly Alcock. → Read More

Does the ‘whisper method’ really work? The viral manifestation technique, explained

What is the 'whisper method'? Here's a step-by-step guide on how to do it, plus experts explain if the viral manifestation technique actually works or not. → Read More

Harry Styles reveals the one random thing that drew him to 'Don't Worry Darling'

On Sept. 19, the "Don't Worry Darling" cast, including Olivia Wilde, Harry Styles, Gemma Chan and more gathered for a live Q&A about the rumor-rampant film. → Read More

Queen Elizabeth II's Grandchildren: Who They Are and What to Know

The late monarch's eight grandchildren range in age from 14 to 44. → Read More

King Charles left a note on the queen's casket. Here's what it says

During Queen Elizabeth II's funeral ceremony on Sept. 19, King Charles III left a heartfelt note in his mother's floral wreath placed on top of her casket. → Read More

Taylor Jenkins Reid explains how ‘Carrie Soto Is Back’ connects to past books

Carrie Soto Strikes Back is the final book in what Reid calls her "Final four." This is how all the Taylor Jenkins Reid books connect and what the author has to say about them. → Read More

We can’t get over these photos of One Direction performing at the VMAs 10 years ago

This performance won't get out, get out, get out of our heads. → Read More

This baby looks exactly like Woody Harrelson — and the actor thinks so too

Woody Harrelson hilariously responds to a viral tweet by mom Danielle Grier Mulvenna who says her daughter looks like him. → Read More

'Skipless' and 'exhilaratingly brilliant': Fans react to Beyoncé's new album

"Renaissance," Beyoncé's seventh studio album, is garnering praise — and sparking memes. → Read More