Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY

Andrea Mandell

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Andrea:

A day in the life of my quarantine: Read Jameela Jamil's diary

"The Good Place" star Jameela Jamil shares a day in the life of her quarantine, from stress-eating and podcasting to shows she's streaming to cope. → Read More

Pink says she tested positive for coronavirus and is now negative, pledges $1M to crisis

Pink says she tested positive for the coronavirus two weeks ago and has since beaten it. Now she's donating $1 million to healthcare professionals. → Read More

'She was my everything': Read husband's memorial of Kennedy descendent and their 8-year-old son

David McKean says family was self-quarantining on Chesapeake Bay to give their kids more space before wife and son were involved in a canoe accident. → Read More

National Burrito Day is here, and these deals and freebies still work in a time of quarantine

Coronavirus is affecting National Burrito Day but the deal day hasn't been canceled. Get free Chipotle Queso Blanco plus free delivery and specials. → Read More

A day in the life of my quarantine: Read Jimmy Fallon's diary

Read Jimmy Fallon's quarantine diary to see how he's parenting, what he's watching and how he's doing a daily version of "The Tonight Show" from home. → Read More

Q&A: What you need to know about Trump's travel ban from Europe due to coronavirus

All travel from Europe will be restricted for the next 30 days, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. → Read More

Airbnb hosts offers temporary homes to people displaced after deadly Nashville tornado

In the wake of deadly tornadoes that hit Nashville and Middle Tennessee Tuesday, Airbnb is offering to help with its Open Homes program. → Read More

Sofia Vergara joins 'America’s Got Talent' as a new judge for Season 15

Sofia Vergara may be closing a chapter with the end of "Modern Family," but Season 15 of "America's Got Talent" is next on her list. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein verdict: What will 'a new era' mean to #MeToo, Hollywood and sex-crime prosecutions?

What effect will the Harvey Weinstein split verdict have on Hollywood, #MeToo and rape prosecutions in a "new era"? → Read More

CDC: Westerdam passenger 'never had coronavirus to our knowledge' after cruise ship chaos

After Holland America's MS Westerdam disembarked, a passenger tested positive for coronavirus. Now the CDC says the 83-year-old never had the virus. → Read More

5 movies that put a modern spin on Jane Austen, including the new 'Emma' and 'Clueless'

More than 20 years after Gwyneth Paltrow charmed in "Emma," a new version of the Jane Austen matchmaking comedy (with Anya Taylor-Joy) hits theaters. → Read More

Snoop Dogg apologizes to Gayle King: 'When you're wrong, you gotta fix it'

Snoop Dogg has offered Gayle King a heartfelt apology after blasting her for asking WNBA player Lisa Leslie about Kobe Bryant's rape charge. → Read More

Stars came, partied and got their Oscars engraved: 8 major moments at the Governors Ball

After the gold statues were handed out Sunday night, stars headed straight for the glamorous Governors Ball. → Read More

Women, minorities make gains in Hollywood but it's not fast enough, new study finds

A new study from UCLA has hit on Oscars week with unsurprising news: Women and people of color are making gains in Hollywood, but it's still too slow. → Read More

Backstage at the Oscars: Jane Fonda consoles teary Joaquin Phoenix, producers explain Eminem

We saw it all! From Brad Pitt to Joaquin Phoenix, these were the most emotional moments backstage after Oscar winners took home gold Sunday night. → Read More

Natalie Portman, Maya Rudolph crack jokes and test out high heels at Oscars rehearsals

Even stars are required to rehearse before the Oscars telecast. We watched Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig test jokes as Timothee Chalamet fanned out. → Read More

5 fashion trends that dominated Oscar season, from opera gloves to lady tuxedos

From the Golden Globes to the BAFTAs, stars showed off a host of ways to keep black-tie attire fresh on the red carpet ahead of the Oscars. → Read More

Was that a real hyena in 'Birds of Prey'? Margot Robbie spills Harley Quinn's secrets

Margot Robbie wanted audiences to meet Harley Quinn's pet hyena in "Birds of Prey." Then she had to find one. → Read More

Miley Cyrus, J.Lo, Renee Zellweger flock to Tom Ford's pre-Oscar fashion show in L.A.

The only place to be before the Oscars? Tom Ford's second-ever L.A. fashion show, where stars like Jennifer Lopez and Kylie Jenner flocked. → Read More

Which film deserves best picture? We passionately defend all nine Oscar contenders

Will 'Joker,' 'Parasite,' 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' or '1917' win the best-picture Oscar? USA TODAY's film experts fight for their favorites. → Read More