Claire Lampen, The Cut

Claire Lampen

The Cut

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Recent:
  • The Cut
Past:
  • Vulture
  • VICE
  • Women's Health Mag
  • Bustle
  • Esquire
  • Men's Health Mag
  • SELF Magazine
  • Mic
  • Business Insider
  • AOL.com

Recent articles by Claire:

What on Earth Goes on in This Room?

Ben Affleck apparently conducts his business in utter chaos, or at least that is the suggestion of a recent Instagram post by J.Lo, in which Affleck is pictured sitting at a desk amid the most random collection of objects I’ve yet seen. → Read More

What to Know About Johnny Depp’s Upcoming Assault Trial

Johnny Depp is headed back to court on July 25, this time for an assault trial stemming from location manager Gregg Brooks’s 2018 complaint that Depp punched him and screamed at him on the set of City of Lies in 2017. → Read More

Amber Heard Doesn’t Blame the Jury

In a first interview since she lost a defamation suit against her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, Amber Heard said she doesn’t blame the jury for the verdict — but believes the representation of the case on social media was distinctly unfair. → Read More

Bill Cosby Is Back on Trial

Judy Huth alleges Bill Cosby molested her in the Playboy Mansion when she was 16. She filed a civil suit against the comedian in 2014, which is set to go to trial eight years later. → Read More

What We Know About the Police Response to the Uvalde Shooting

Gunman Salvador Ramos opened fire on Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, killing at least 19 children and two teachers. Since the attack, questions have arisen about what law enforcement officers on the scene actually did to stop it. → Read More

These Are the Names of the Uvalde School-Shooting Victims

19 students and at least two teachers died in a shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24; the shooter, Salvador Ramos, was shot and killed by police. These are the victims who have been identified so far. → Read More

What Is Johnny Depp’s Deal With Alpacas?

At Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against Amber Heard, alpacas keep coming up, in the testimony and outside the Fairfax County Courthouse. Why is that? Because of Pirates of the Caribbean, and also because this whole thing is a circus. → Read More

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp Are Back in Court

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are back in court for another dispute in the long legal battle that has followed their divorce. Heard maintains that Depp abused her during their relationship, while Depp claims she defamed him to ruin his career. → Read More

What Happens Without Roe?

The Guttmacher Institute’s Elizabeth Nash explains what happens once the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade and returns the issue of abortion to the states: Progressives will need to invest heavily in access, even for patients outside their borders. → Read More

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp Are Back in Court

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are back in court for another dispute in the long legal battle that’s followed their divorce. Heard maintains that Depp abused her during their relationship, while Depp claims she’s defamed him to ruin his career. → Read More

Even Anita Hill Is ‘Shocked’ at How KBJ Has Been Treated

Anita Hill thought the Senate hearings to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson, now the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court, were a “shameful spectacle” — and Hill should know, given her treatment during Clarence Thomas’s confirmation. → Read More

What to Know About Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

The Senate just confirmed her to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman ever to serve on the bench. → Read More

Bare Chests Swept the Grammys

Many men generously showed us their breasts, and for this we are grateful. → Read More

Jen Psaki Is Reportedly Pivoting to Pundit

White House press secretary Jen Psaki is reportedly leaving her role as White House press secretary to host a show on MSNBC and Peacock. Neither she nor the network has confirmed the move. → Read More

5 Fetuses Found Inside Anti-Abortion Activist’s Home

Washington, D.C., police removed five fetuses from the home of militant anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy on March 30 — the same day she was indicted for blockading a clinic in October 2020. It’s presently unclear what her plan for the fetuses was. → Read More

Does This Man Ever Stop Thinking About Vegetables?

New York City Mayor Eric Adams twice compared himself to broccoli while defending his decision to forcibly clear the city’s homeless encampments, forcing unhoused New Yorkers into often-dangerous shelters. The metaphor fails for many reasons. → Read More

This Billboard Splashes Water on You As If It Were Pee

A peeing billboard in London allegedly aims to chip away at the stigma surrounding urinary incontinence in women — and also sell people dealing with incontinence a $200 pelvic floor trainer. Cheers! → Read More

Julia Fox Has Out-Foxed Herself

Julia Fox wore a spooky look to the Vanity Fair Oscars after-party, including a black leather gown with the skeletal hand gripping her around the neck, and a clutch she believes to have been made from real human hair. → Read More

What to Know About Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson could be the first Black woman ever to sit on the Supreme Court. Here’s everything we’ve learned during her confirmation hearings. → Read More

Abortion Bans Will Only Get More Punitive From Here

Legislators in Missouri proposed two extreme new abortion bills last week that law professor Mary Ziegler predicts will become increasingly common post-Roe as red states grapple with how to enforce their laws outside their borders. → Read More