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

Every popular culture is a reflection of its era, but the mirror is usually warped. On television and especially in film, we can see America’s dysmorphias — its obsessions with whiteness, straightness, thinness, violence, and masculinity — better than we can see ourselves in them. But one of the most prominent TV trends in 2016 was working toward smoothing out the looking glass so that many more of us could see our likenesses in it. And by telling more tales about more types of people, television … read more

There are exactly 17 days until 2017, and it’s fair to say there are a lot of people who are already counting down the minutes for the stroke of midnight, when a new year full of fresh starts begins. The past 12 months have been full of headline-grabbing scandals ranging from rumored affairs to criminal offenses to divorce drama, and somehow all these stars have made it out alive. Let’s take a look back at the 10 biggest scandals that rocked 2016, and here’s hoping all these celebrities have a less … read more

Nominees the 2017 Golden Globes and Hollywood’s first big party night of the year have been announced.
Laura Dern, Anna Kendrick, and Don Cheadle announced the nominees on Thursday (Dec. 10, 2016) from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. There was lots of love for La La Land (7 nominations) and Moonlight (6 nominations) from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, while The People v. OJ Simpson leads TV with five nominations.
The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards air on Sunday, … read more

Just because T.J. Miller didn’t want to discuss his Friday arrest at the Critics’ Choice Awards doesn’t mean the rest of us aren’t going to discuss it.
According to Deadline, Miller, who is best known for his role in HBO’s Silicon Valley, was in an altercation with a hired driver that led to Miller’s arrest after the driver accused him of battery. He was released and is scheduled to appear in court to address the situation on Jan. 9.
TMZ reported that the altercation started because of a debate … read more

The cast and crew of La La Land have at least a dozen things to celebrate after the Broadcast Film Critics Association announced their nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.
The film received 12 nominations, including a nod for Best Picture, two nods for Ryan Gosling — one for Best Director and Best Actor, and one for Emma Stone in the Best Actress category. Moonlight, which received early praise at the Gotham Awards and the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and Arrival both … read more

“Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” has swept fans up in a frenzy after it debuted on Netflix last Friday, nearly 10 years after the original show said goodbye. Well now, Alexis Bledel, who plays Rory Gilmore on the beloved series, is considering rebooting another one of her early aughts classics.
During an appearance on “The Tonight Show” Monday night, Bledel confirmed to Jimmy Fallon that she and her “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” co-stars, America Ferrera, Blake Lively and Amber … read more

America Ferrera was fairly confident that Hillary Clinton was going to be our next president. She has been campaigning for Hillary since 2008 and has been very vocal in her support this entire election. Just as actively as she campaigned for Hillary, she’s denounced Donald Trump, writing an Open Letter to Trump in July of this year that went viral. She and her husband did everything they could to try and elect Hillary. Tuesday night, she made her way to the Javits Center to celebrate the first … read more

Lena Dunham is down, but she’s not giving up. The Girls creator opened up about Donald Trump’s presidential win and the emotional anguish she felt on behalf of Hillary Clinton in a new Lenny Letter essay, which she published on Friday, November 11.
Dunham, 30, worked on Clinton’s campaign for 18 months, urging the nation to cast their ballot for the former secretary of state, 69. Now, she is encouraging disappointed voters to fight for their future.
The actress and writer was one of thousands to … read more

America Ferrera has an emotional message for those grieving the election results: you’re not alone, it’s OK to cry.
Donald Trump’s victory on Tuesday night shocked many, particularly considering pollsters nearly unanimously given Clinton the win.
The actress had been a fervent supporter of Hillary Clinton throughout the campaign, speaking at the Democratic convention and canvassing for the nominee relentlessly up to Election Day. And on Wednesday night, Ferrerea shared a teary-eyed photo on … read more

So, you’ve probably all heard that Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States (having beaten out democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton), but to say not everyone is happy would be an understatement.
Celebs in particular have been very vocal about their disdain for the new president, and social media has been abuzz with reactions. Among those who have reacted are Parks and Recreation actress Rashida Jones, who tweeted about Trump being a “presidential candidate who was endorsed … read more

Regardless of which side you stand on the aisle, everyone can pretty much agree that the 2016 presidential race has been completely and utterly ridiculous. After what felt like a lifetime of name-calling, leaked emails, and sexual harassment accusations, Election Day has finally arrived and we can all breathe a sigh of relief knowing we’ve finally made it to the voting booth unscathed from this so-called electoral trainwreck
To commemorate the momentous occasion, we’ve rounded up the most ridiculously … read more

Madonna took over Washington Square Park in New York City on Election Day Eve in support of presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton.
Madonna invited her fans to join her in Washington Square Park to “go hard for Hillary Clinton” via social media on Monday night (Nov. 7, 2016) in the same way she called for support ahead of her pop-up performance at Place de la République following the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris. Surrounded by a group comprised primarily of NYU students, Madonna performed covers … read more

It’s the final countdown! There’s approximately 48 hours left in the presidential race, and Katy Perryis doing her part in encouraging voters to hit the pools come Nov. 8. The pop sensation took the stage in Philadelphia Saturday evening, where she performed her hit song “Roar” in support of Hillary Clinton. Perry rocked her finest patriotic garb, a sequined red, white and blue American Flag dress paired with electric blue leggings and a matching coat with “I’m with Madam President” scrolled on … read more

If you say you never held a glow stick and pretended to act out your own Disney Channel introduction when you were younger, you’re lying. Stars like Hilary Duff, Raven-Symoné, America Ferrera, and Taj Mowry popped up during commercial breaks in the early 2000s to introduce themselves and the network with a glittery wand that magically made the Disney Channel logo appear in the corner of the screen. Last month, Atlanta edit boutique Guillotine Post released some exclusive throwback videos on YouTube … read more