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Past articles by Christine:

Constance Wu shares heartfelt letter about why ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ matters

Constance Wu wrote an open letter on Twitter on Wednesday about the importance of her new movie "Crazy Rich Asians" and visibility in Hollywood. → Read More

Tristan Thompson roasted for lovey-dovey Instagram comment to Khloe Kardashian

Thompson replied in the comments with a simple, 'Where do you wanna go my love?'---but that show of affection was too much for eagle-eyed Kardashian fans. → Read More

Demi Lovato backup dancer shares open letter following suspected overdose

Dani Vitale, one of Demi Lovato's backup dancers, has issued an open letter after fan speculation that she may have enabled the pop star's drug relapse. → Read More

Amber Rose has a theory that Gwyneth Paltrow is ‘Becky with the good hair’

Amber Rose appeared on a podcast this week and shared her theory about who 'Becky with the good hair' might be. → Read More

Amber Rose continues emulating Kim Kardashian’s business model with new app

Model and sex-positivity advocate Amber Rose launched a brand new app this week, and it's hard to ignore that it bears a striking resemblance. → Read More

This new Celine Dion meme has us ready for her hip-hop mixtape

Celine Dion's brand has been pretty consistent with the heartfelt ballads over the years, but Twitter is ready to see the Canadian diva branch out. → Read More

Justin Bieber directs traffic after his Mercedes breaks down in an intersection

Justin Bieber directed traffic in the Hamptons Tuesday after a Mercedes he and Hailey Baldwin were driving broke down in the middle of an intersection. → Read More

The Drake baby is real

This summer's Pusha-T, Drake beef generated a lot of gossip items, but none were was as major as the allegation that Drake had a secret son. → Read More

XXXTentacion’s mom reveals he was expecting a child

After the shooting death of XXXTentacion this week, his mother has offered a bit of uplifting news on Instagram: It appears his girlfriend is expecting a baby. → Read More

Surprise ‘Queer Eye’ episode debuts on YouTube

Checking out Netflix's breakout hit 'Queer Eye' reboot has never been easier. The streaming giant announced Thursday that a special bonus episode had dropped on YouTube, and there's a twist: This one takes place in Australia. → Read More

Antoni from ‘Queer Eye’ is opening a restaurant

The food expert from Netflix's 'Queer Eye' reboot may get a lot of flack for teaching simple recipes on the show, but that's not stopping him from opening a restaurant of his own. Antoni Porowski, the Fab 5's resident heartthrob, revealed plans to open a 'fast-casual' restaurant in New York City. → Read More

Judd Apatow, Julia Louis Dreyfus blast Melania Trump for tweet about children

Judd Apatow is holding Melania Trump to her 'be best' tagline. The first lady caused a stir on Twitter late Tuesday, after tweeting about enjoying tea with the Queen of Spain and chatting about 'the ways we can positively impact children.' Her anecdote registered as tone-deaf to a handful of celebrities. → Read More

Will Ferrell to star in, write Netflix comedy about Eurovision

Good news for Will Ferrell fans: He's bringing his antics to Netflix. The streaming giant announced Monday that Ferrell will be writing and starring in an original movie about the Eurovision song contest—Europe's annual singing competition that launched the careers of ABBA and Celine Dion. → Read More

Art historian breaks down Beyoncé and Jay Z’s ‘Apes**t’ video in viral Twitter thread

In a viral Twitter thread, art historian Heidi Herrera breaks down the significance of the art in Beyoncé and Jay Z's latest video 'Apes**t.' → Read More

Kim Kardashian isn’t ruling out running for office

Kim Kardashian isn't running a campaign anytime soon, but she says she is open to the idea of holding political office sometime in the future. The reality star made an appearance on CNN's 'The Van Jones Show' to talk about her recent experience advocating for Alice Johnson. → Read More

Amy Poehler’s answers on this simple magazine survey are f**king brutal

The Hollywood Reporter rolled out its first-ever list of the Most Powerful People in Comedy, and asked each of the honorees to fill out a little questionnaire. Amy Poehler decided to seize the opportunity → Read More

Neil Patrick Harris and Rachel Bloom squash their Tonys Twitter beef

Neil Patrick Harris has apologized after putting his foot in his mouth with a tweet about Sunday night's Tony Awards. The drama all stems from an observation Harris made about Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Rachel Bloom—who was doing some live co-hosting for the show's backstage coverage. → Read More

‘Family Matters’ fans are devouring episodes on Hulu

TGIF shows like Family Matters, Boy Meets World, and Full House have found a home on Hulu. Fans discovering the shows for the first time are tweeting about them. → Read More

SoundCloud rap song might land teen in jail for a decade

Eighteen-year-old Michael Schmitt may be looking at up to 10 years in prison after a SoundCloud song he uploaded in February prompted SWAT teams to descend upon his high school. → Read More

Jameela Jamil puts Hollywood on blast after Emile Hirsch is cast in Tarantino film

'The Good Place's Jameela Jamil took Hollywood to task this weekend after news broke that actor Emile Hirsch had been cast in an upcoming Quentin Tarantino project. → Read More