Emily Yahr, Washington Post

Emily Yahr

Washington Post

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Recent articles by Emily:

Lori Loughlin’s ‘Fuller House’ cast apparently break silence about her arrest in college bribery scandal

Loughlin's colleagues have stayed silent about her arrest in the college bribery scandal — until the moment was right. → Read More

How long can famous people get away with dismissing criticism as ‘bullying’ from ‘haters’?

From the Kevin Hart debacle to Howard Schultz, it can seem like an effective PR strategy. → Read More

Why Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman’s alleged roles in the college bribery scandal hit such a nerve

Fans of "Full House" and "Desperate Housewives" remain shocked that, of all celebrities, these two seemingly down-to-earth actresses were caught up in the scandal. → Read More

‘The Bachelor’ finale obsessively speculated about Colton’s virginity — and viewers were totally grossed out

Producers even arranged a commentator panel to theorize about what happened in Colton and Cassie's fantasy suite on their final date. → Read More

‘The Bachelor: Women Tell All’ was basically a ‘Bachelorette’ audition. This contestant clearly won.

Although the special was technically to discuss Colton, multiple women appeared to be vying for one of the most coveted gigs on reality TV. → Read More

Oprah Winfrey aired a powerful interview after ‘Leaving Neverland,' and is ready for the backlash

Here are the takeaways from Winfrey's sitdown with Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege childhood sexual abuse by Michael Jackson in HBO's controversial documentary. → Read More

‘The Bachelor’: Colton finally jumps the fence. Let’s break down every fragile moment.

Heartbreak and indecision cause our Bachelor to go rogue and leap over a fence. → Read More

A salad scandal and secret wedding: In Nashville, Miranda Lambert is what the city is whispering about

The country music superstar had a particularly wild month of February, as she was in the news for several unusual reasons. → Read More

Gladys Knight was revealed on the ‘Masked Singer’ finale. It was a strange and beautiful moment.

Somehow, this ridiculous TV show — which became a surprise hit for Fox — had a genuinely emotional season finale. → Read More

‘The Voice’: Sundance Head reveals what can really happen after you win NBC’s singing show

The former contestant was thrilled when he won the show in 2016. Then, things got complicated. → Read More

‘The Voice’ premiere: After the John Legend incident, when does the ‘block’ twist go too far?

This is the third season that the gimmick (which stops celebrity coaches from adding singers to their team) has been used on the show. → Read More

Oscars 2019: 15 things to know, from the divisive ‘Green Book’ win to that truly terrible acceptance speech

The best and worst moments, including Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's steamy duet and an upset for best actress. → Read More

Tiny Fey, Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph gave the hostless Oscars a kinda-sorta monologue

The three comedians kicked off the Academy Awards with a mini-monologue. → Read More

Oscars 2019: How to live stream the show; live coverage of the red carpet

A complete recap of the show, from winners to red carpet to best and worst moments. → Read More

Oscars 2019 FAQ: How to live-stream the show, where to watch on TV

The show's start time, red carpet details and everything else you need to know. → Read More

Why Jimmie Allen is ‘excited and sad’ to be the first black country singer to launch a career with a No. 1 hit

In November, Allen's debut single "Best Shot" topped the country radio charts. → Read More

Jason Aldean says he ‘probably should’ve gone to a few more therapy sessions’ after Las Vegas massacre

The country star opened up about the aftermath of surviving the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. → Read More

Grammys 2019: 10 things to know, from Drake's cutoff speech to Michelle Obama's cameo

Sunday's Grammy Awards telecast was nearly four hours long, so no judgment if you skipped some (or all) of the show. → Read More

How Kacey Musgraves, Grammy album of the year winner, broke through the country music bubble

Musgraves, known as "the country singer for people who don't like country music," rocketed to a new level last year with "Golden Hour." → Read More

Grammys 2019: 10 things to know, from Drake’s cut-off speech to Michelle Obama’s cameo

Plus, Cardi B's emotional speech, Childish Gambino's absence and an extremely entertaining Dolly Parton tribute. → Read More