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Andrea Mandell


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Recent articles by Andrea:

Lorena Bobbitt never remarried: Here's why

Lorena Bobbitt opens up about why she never married her partner of 20 years, with whom she shares a 13-year-old daughter. → Read More

Lorena Bobbitt OK'd filmmakers' request to interview her ex, John: 'I know who he is'

"Lorena," a four-episode docu-series hits Amazon Friday, and takes a deep dive into why Lorena Bobbitt infamously sliced off her husband’s member in 1993. → Read More

Grammys fallout: Nicki Minaj slams BET for shady tweet, Cardi B deletes Instagram

It all started on Grammys night after Cardi B won best rap album for "Invasion of Privacy." Cardi B, hit with haters too, deletes her Instagram. → Read More

The Oscars will give out these four awards off-air this year

The plan to hand out certain awards during commercials to achieve a three-hour runtime was announced in August. So which ones will it be? → Read More

Jennifer Aniston is fierce at 50! Her best quotes on marriage, life and 'Friends'

Sizzling and single, Jennifer Aniston has taken the reins of her narrative at 50. Here are her spiciest quotes about love, life and 'Friends.' → Read More

Need a steamy playlist for Valentine's Day? Grammys stars made one for you

On Sunday night's Grammys red carpet, USA TODAY asked the stars which sexy love songs they turn to. → Read More

Grammys 2019: Drake says awards don't matter, Twitter howls when he gets cut off

On Sunday night, Drake won best rap song for "God's Plan," and shocked fans by actually appearing to accept his Grammy award. Then he got cut off. → Read More

Yep, Miley Cyrus took Liam Hemsworth's last name. But will she use it professionally?

So long Cyrus: Miley Ray Hemsworth, it is! But what will the pop star go by on stage now? → Read More

Ex Fleetwood Mac rocker Lindsey Buckingham has open heart surgery, vocal cord damage

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham underwent emergency open heart surgery last week and has suffered vocal cord damage, says his wife. → Read More

Woody Allen sues Amazon for $68 million after they axe his film deal

Woody Allen is suing Amazon after it shelved his most recently completed film, "A Rainy Day in New York," and canceled a multi-film agreement. → Read More

Oscar front-runner Glenn Close: I’ve lost myself in relationships, too

Glenn Close would love to finally win an Oscar. But "if it ever starts meaning that I would lose sleep about it, my head is in the wrong place.” → Read More

Liam Neeson's 'Cold Pursuit' red carpet canceled after he reveals racist revenge story

Fallout continues for Liam Neeson after the 'Cold Pursuit' star went public with his decades-old thoughts about killing a black person as revenge. → Read More

Jason Aldean, Brittany Kerr welcome their second child. And her name is...

It's a new bundle of joy for Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr. The country couple welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on Monday. → Read More

Do we need 'What Men Want,' almost 20 years after the Mel Gibson rom-com?

Taraji P. Henson's remake "What Men Want" hits theaters Friday. But is "What Women Want" even worth a narrative flip? We discuss. → Read More

8 crazy survival movies you should watch, from 'Arctic' to 'Cast Away'

It's time to sit back and let Hollywood fight the elements for you. Here are eight epic survival movies (old and new) that pit man against nature. → Read More

Gisele Bündchen finally reveals why she and Leonardo DiCaprio broke up

Gisele Bündchen says she experienced a dark period in her early twenties, even though her supermodel career was on fire. → Read More

Glenn Close is totally down for a 'Fatal Attraction' remake, with one major change

Glenn Close isn't adverse to a modern remake of "Fatal Attraction," and she might even write it. But there would be a big twist. → Read More

Oscars migraine? 'Green Book,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody' controversies explained

A rundown of the most controversial Oscar best-picture nominations, and what the outcries are about, before the Academy Awards are given out Feb. 24. → Read More

Geoffrey Owens thought Trader Joe's job-shaming moment was 'going to be catastrophic'

During the SAG Awards red carpet Sunday, Geoffrey Owens told USA TODAY the way the public shaming has changed his life has "been bizarre." → Read More

'Top Chef' star Fatima Ali dies at 29; her TV family grieves

Fatima Ali was diagnosed last year with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewings Sarcoma. → Read More