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This Haunts Me: Did Kanye West Shit His Pants at the Met Gala?

The search term "Kanye Met Jeans" lives in my mind rent free

Much to think about

I've never really thought too hard about Kanye West's outfits at the Met Gala — most men's outfits don't impress me enough to stay in the forefront of my mind.

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Not News to Anyone: Chace Crawford Is So Hot

How can I focus on the new "Gossip Girl" reboot when I can't stop thinking about the photos of Chace Crawford on that boat in Italy

oh my god?

The Gossip Girl reboot premiered on July 8th and, after months of anticipation, I settled in to watch the newest slate of impossibly attractive characters play out their angst and drama across the Upper East Side.

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The End of an Era: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Just Ended. But Will We Be Free?

The Kar-Jenners have built their empire at the expense of the marginalized groups they steal from

Keeping Up With the Kardashians Finale

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It's the end of an era, and oh how times have changed.

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The Rock

We can all agree that no one's mental health has been at its best recently, and that even goes for celebrities.

Most recently, Dakota Johnson came clean that she suffered from an intense panic attack while on set for her new film Our Friend. She spoke openly of the experience on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She admitted that singing in front of people has always been "so terrifying" and that stage fright took hold of her when she tried to film the scene. "That was so scary," she said of the panic attack.

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Yes, Zooey Deschanel is Dating a Property Brother

Why do we still see Zooey Deschanel as a Manic Pixie Dream Girl?

Zooey Deschanel in New Girl

It seems much of the internet just came to the collective realization that Zooey Deschanel — yes, quirky cool girl of 2010s fame —is dating one of the Property Brothers … and no one knows what to make of it.

Maybe I'm projecting, but I always imagined Zooey Deschanel with some smart-but-sad artist type. Or some misunderstood nihilist whose jaded view of the world kept him from reaching his full potential, but his charm buoyed him safely through life despite.

If these sound like characters from a romantic comedy or a weeknight sitcom, it's because it's almost impossible for me to separate Zooey Deschanel from the characters she plays. While some actresses are famous for their personas outside their roles, Deschanel is undoubtedly the kind of actress who lives in the public imagination almost synonymously with her most recognizable roles.

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John Boyega Stands with Protesters: "I Need You to Understand How Painful This Sh*t Is"

The global reach of the Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of George Floyd's death uplift the fight for racial equality in all nations.

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Protests over the unlawful death of George Floyd haven't disrupted just American cities, as demonstrations all over the world have taken place this week.

In London's Hyde Park, Star Wars actor John Boyega gave an impassioned speech to the protesters. "I need you to understand how painful this sh*t is. I need you to understand how painful it is to be reminded every day that your race means nothing and that isn't the case anymore, that was never the case anymore." He continued, "We are a physical representation of our support for George Floyd. We are a physical representation of our support for Sandra Bland. We are a physical representation of our support for Trayvon Martin. We are a physical representation of our support for Stephen Lawrence," he said, referencing the infamous 1993 murder of a Black UK teen. Lawrence was just 18-years-old when he was stabbed to death by a two white men who were known to spout racist, anti-Black, rhetoric.

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