Women's Issues Articles

Women's issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

Lemonade: Beyoncé’s Black Feminist Domination

April 25, 2016 13:09:33 Posted at April 25, 2016 13:09:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Please note: Kathleen’s piece on Beyoncé will follow mine. Because there’s just so much to unpack. You could write a think-piece on every single frame of Lemonade and it almost still wouldn’t be enough. Full Story

Drama at Live!

April 21, 2016 16:56:24 Posted at April 21, 2016 16:56:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I’m sure you’ve heard about what’s happening at Live! with Kelly and Michael. Kelly Ripa apparently found out after the show on Tuesday that Michael Strahan Full Story

Rihanna: reluctant “role model”

April 6, 2016 15:06:20 Posted at April 6, 2016 15:06:20
Lainey Posted by Lainey

In the previous post, Kathleen mentioned the Black Girls Rock event that aired last night. Rihanna was presented with the Rock Star Award. During her acceptance speech, she made a sassy comment about how “You know, role model is not the… title they like to give me, you know”. Full Story

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Who’s laughing now

April 5, 2016 17:11:39 Posted at April 5, 2016 17:11:39
Maria Posted by Maria

Back in 2012, I wrote about Elizabeth Banks’s website praising it for its design and content, and also for what it isn’t: a way to brand her family or sell perfume. Since then her website has grown and added more features (like pinned content), but all of the original reasons I liked it still stand. Full Story

Nicki in Nylon

March 17, 2016 17:08:33 Posted at March 17, 2016 17:08:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Nicki Minaj is the cover feature in the new issue of Nylon. I read the article this morning. It’s not the most insightful celebrity profile I’ve ever read, but there are some notable quotes. Nicki is promoting Barbershop: The Next Cut. She’s also been working on a television show based on her life. Full Story

Olivia Wilde was “too old”

March 16, 2016 20:12:35 Posted at March 16, 2016 20:12:35
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Olivia Wilde was on Howard Stern this week. She’s promoting Vinyl, which I haven’t started watching yet, and I should, but again – there is SO MUCH GOOD TV! Anyway, she starts talking about working with Martin Scorsese (he’s producing Vinyl) and reveals that she auditioned for Wolf Of Wall Street. Full Story

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I can’t wait until tonight. JK Rowling’s giving us a bedtime story tonight. By the time you read this, it will be past 2pm GMT and the first installment of the History of Magic in North America – basically a study guide ahead of the November release of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them – will be published on Pottermore  Read Full Intro

Miley Cyrus, “housewife”

March 8, 2016 16:04:58 Posted at March 8, 2016 16:04:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey

How do you know you’re a narcissist? When you think everything is about you. When Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth got back together, I was hot for about 5 minutes. Then they started selling it to me like a piece a of sh-t on the lid of a trash can. About how she had to “earn” him back. Full Story