Ah, winter break. That magical time when school is out, work is slow and you can’t seem to escape your family no matter how hard you try. Luckily, your good friend TV is there to help you out.
But what’s a TV addict to do when they’ve cleaned out their DVR and completed Netflix’s newest offerings? All of broadcast television may be on hiatus at the moment, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t hidden gems out there, just waiting to be found. We’ve rounded up a few under-the-radar shows that we’ve got … read more

Emma Stone revealed directors in the past stole her jokes and gave them to her male co-stars.
In an interview with Rolling Stone as their January 2017 cover girl, Stone explained, “I hesitate to make it about being a woman, but there have been times when I’ve improvised, they’ve laughed at my joke and then given it to my male co-star. Given my joke away. Or it’s been me saying, ‘I really don’t think this line is gonna work,’ and being told, ‘Just say it, just say it, if it doesn’t work … read more

Lena Dunham has apologized for a comment she made on her podcast Women of the Hour, in which she said that she wished she’d had an abortion.
Was the joke distasteful? Yes.
But Dunham’s heartfelt explanation more than makes up for it.
“My latest podcast episode was meant to tell a multifaceted story about reproductive choice in America, to explain the many reasons women do or don’t choose to have children and what bodily autonomy really means. I’m so proud of the medley of voices in the episode. … read more

Y’all know that I’m not a Lena Dunham fan, nor am I a Lena Dunham apologist. I think she’s a navel-gazing narcissist, a terrible example of millennial feminism and a high-level attention-seeking troll masquerading as a pop-culture icon. She does, says and writes countless problematic things. But this week’s Lena Dunham story has left me feeling… a little bit sorry for her. Just a little bit. Don’t get me wrong, she absolutely said the wrong thing in the wrong way. But if you read her … read more

– Lena Dunham is apologizing to women who’ve had abortions after saying she wished she could count herself among that group. On a recent episode of her podcast, Dunham recalled visiting a Texas abortion clinic where she was asked to discuss the circumstances of her own abortion. “I myself had never had an abortion” and “felt it was important that people know that I was unblemished in this department,” Dunham said, per Motto, adding she realized then that she had “internalized” society’s stigma … read more

So sorry! Lena Dunham has been forced to explain herself after comments she made about abortion on her Women of the Hour podcast received major backlash.
The outspoken Girls star said she had never gone through the turmoil of terminating a pregnancy, but wishes she had, so that she could better advocate abortion rights. She was slammed on Twitter for her comments with people branding her “offensive” and accusing her of trivializing the procedure. So on Tuesday, December 20, the 30-year-old took … read more

Lena Dunham is nothing if not unfiltered, but her latest comments are drawing ire from people on both sides of the women’s reproductive rights debate. On the most recent episode of her podcast, Women of the Hour, the Girls star told a story about visiting a Planned Parenthood in Texas and being asked by one woman if she wanted to be a part of a project “in which women share their stories of abortions.” She admitted that she had never had an abortion and “realized then that even I was carrying within … read more

Despite having never had an abortion, Lena Dunham wishes she had.
In a new episode of her podcast, Women of the Hour, the Girls creator expressed that she wished she had gone through the procedure so she could fight the “stigma around this issue.” Recalling a visit to a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas, Dunham said she started thinking this way after she was asked by a young woman to share her abortion story — something that the actress admittedly has never experienced.
“I sort of jumped,” … read more

This is a long-winded story, so buckle up. For months before Doctor Strange even came out, people were talking about the whitewashing issue, mostly around the character Tilda Swinton plays. Tilda was cast as The Ancient One, the mentor to Strange, except that in the source material (the original comics), The Ancient One is an old Tibetan man. Tilda is a white British woman. So, yeah, the role was whitewashed in the script. Tilda made statements that were basically like “Hey, I just took the role, … read more

Earlier, we compiled a list of the 24 best music videos of the year (so far). Today, we’re back with a look at the best of the rest of 2016.
There’s more Beyoncé (of course), a touch of Ariana Grande, some Britney Spears, and… well, let’s just get to it, shall we?  (Any of your favorite videos released before April are likely included in Part One, so check that out before you yell at us for omitting “Formation” or “Work.”)
Below, watch our favorite music videos from the second … read more

Gigi Hadid recently opened up about some health issues she’s been dealing with the last few years.
Speaking with Elle magazine, Hadid said she has a thyroid condition. “My metabolism actually changed like crazy this year. I have Hashimoto’s disease. It’s a thyroid disease, and it’s now been two years since taking the medication for it, so for the [Victoria’s Secret] show I didn’t want to lose any more weight, I just want to have muscles in the right place, and if my butt can get a … read more

Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik just surprised everyone.
The duo revealed on social media late Thursday that they had collaborated on a song called “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” for the upcoming Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack.
Shortly after the song was released on iTunes it went to No. 1 and Swift couldn’t help but acknowledge how quickly they hit the top spot.
“Well that escalated quickly. @jackantonoff @zayn @sam_dew,” Swift posted on Instagram with a photo of their song in the No. 1 slot.
Taylor … read more

Emmy Rossum reportedly has a bone to pick with her Shameless bosses. According to the The Hollywood Reporter, not only has the 30-year-old actress demanded equal pay for her work ahead of the show’s Season 8, she is also allegedly looking to be paid more than co-star William H. Macy after years of being paid less. For seven seasons, Rossum has portrayed Fiona Gallagher, the oldest daughter and figurative matriarch of the dysfunctional clan on the Showtime comedy-drama. Most recently, she tried her … read more

Making sweet music! Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik surprised fans on Thursday, December 8 when they revealed they’ve collaborated on a track for the upcoming Fifty Shades Darker movie.
The “Shake it Off’ singer posted a sneak peak of “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’ on Twitter, with it playing over a sexy trailer from the raunchy flick, and no sooner had it hit iTunes, than it reached their no.1 spot. On Wednesday, the former One Direction boyband member, 23, teased his social media followers … read more

Remain calm music fans, but Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik just delivered one sweet holiday present.
On Thursday evening, the “Shake It Off” singer revealed some big news to her followers. As it turns out, Taylor has been working on a new song with Zayn for the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack.
Titled “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” the new song is currently available on iTunes. And for those without access, Taylor delivered a sneak peek in a separate Instagram post.
Zayn would also help share the good … read more