Arts & Entertainment
Kathleen Hale Came For Her Goodreads Critic. Then The Internet Came For Her.
Five years ago, Kathleen Hale wrote an essay for the Guardian — about targeting a Goodreads reviewer — that nearly ended her career. Now, she’s back with a new book that some people say never should have been published.
Madonna Is A 60-Year-Old Pop Icon. Why Doesn’t She Want To Talk About It?
Madame X is ostensibly another reinvention in a career full of them. But it feels more like a middle finger to any fan who would actually like an update on Madonna’s life in her music.
Donald Trump Refused To Apologize To The Exonerated Central Park Five: "There Are People On Both Sides Of That"
Full-page ads Trump ran in 1989 advocated for bringing the death penalty back to "punish" the teen suspects, who were eventually exonerated.
Netflix Is Defending Its New Prank Show With The "Stranger Things" Actor That's Drawing Backlash
The new show Prank Encounters has been criticized for playing tricks on people who are looking for work, but Netflix is standing by it.
Natasha Bedingfield Remixed The Iconic “Unwritten” Theme Song For “The Hills” Reboot
“I wanted to take where I’m at now and kind of give it that new spin,” Bedingfield said.
That Kid From "Stranger Things" Has A New Prank Show That Tricks People Trying To Find Work
After Gaten Matarazzo shared the news on Twitter on Friday, many users hit back against the idea of playing pranks on vulnerable people looking for work.
“The Hills” Reboot Cast Said Their Old Dramas Seem Small Now That They’re Parents
"It's just things that used to matter just don't matter anymore," Audrina Patridge told BuzzFeed News.
Julia Stiles Opened Up About Her Upcoming Thieving Stripper Movie With J.Lo And Cardi B
Stiles told BuzzFeed News that Jennifer Lopez's performance as a stripper who drugs her clients and robs them made her jaw drop.
Kevin Bacon Blasted President Trump For His "Despicable" Environmental Policies
"I think it's astounding how far we've gone backwards since he's been president in terms of environmental law."
Lee Daniels Was “Beyond Embarrassed” After Supporting Jussie Smollett But Still Has Doubts
“We weren’t there. I can’t judge him,” Daniels said when asked about the former Empire star.
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Stars Responded To Criticism About Midge’s Parenting
“This hasn’t been a conversation that I’ve seen surrounding other shows with male leads who are also sometimes self-involved in their pursuit of a new dream.”
Let’s Talk About The “Striking Vipers” Episode Of “Black Mirror”
Black Mirror’s “Striking Vipers” episode and the new movie The Last Black Man in San Francisco offer two competing ideas of black male intimacy. Mild spoilers.
Jon Stewart Ripped Members Of Congress For Not Sitting Through A Hearing About 9/11 First Responder Benefits
“Sick and dying, they brought themselves down here to speak to no one.”
Jonathan Van Ness From “Queer Eye”: "I’m Nonbinary. I’m Gender Nonconforming."
“Some days I feel like a man, but then other days I feel like a woman,” Van Ness said.
“Dark Phoenix” Has The Worst Debut In “X-Men” Franchise History
The (apparently) final film in the X-Men franchise opened with just $33 million at the domestic box office.
The Rise Of The Rom-Com Schlub
Always Be My Maybe and Long Shot let their ambitious women have it all — because the men in their lives are willing to hold their purses. Mild spoilers!
Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Was Dropped By Her Book Publisher After Netflix’s “When They See Us” Premiere
The Netflix series, which premiered last week, sparked another wave of outcry about injustice in the case.
“Younger” Star Nico Tortorella Said They're Glad Donald Trump’s Pride Tweet Started A Conversation About His Anti-LGBT Policies
“We also have to remember that he’s just the face of something that is so much larger that exists in this country,” Tortorella said.
Retta Doesn't Want To Play "Sassy" Black Women Characters
The Parks and Recreation and Good Girls star opened up about fighting typecasting.
Lamar Odom Opened Up About His Cheating On Khloé Kardashian
“She was my angel,” Odom said during an interview on BuzzFeed News’ Facebook Watch show Profile.
Jussie Smollett Is Officially Not Coming Back To "Empire" After Chicago Scandal
Empire's cocreator has seemingly closed the door on Smollett forever.
Miley Cyrus Is Being Accused Of Plagiarizing An Artist's "Food Porn" To Promote Her Upcoming Album
"It’s painful to see your actual art and expressions and concepts just completely plagiarized."
Tracy Morgan Bought A $2 Million Sports Car — Then Immediately Got In A Crash
Video from the scene provided to BuzzFeed News shows the 30 Rock star banging on the other car's window and complaining he'd just bought his new Bugatti.
Olivia Wilde's Directorial Debut Is Changing The Game For Queer Teen Movies
“We wanted to tell a story that moved beyond what we typically see when it comes to queer characters, when it’s all about the coming out,” Wilde told BuzzFeed News about Booksmart. (Warning: SPOILERS.)
“The Handmaid’s Tale” Stars Didn’t Expect The Show To Be As Culturally Relevant As It Is Today
“I didn’t ever expect for the show to have the influence and to be so haunting,” Madeline Brewer told BuzzFeed News.
Robert Pattinson Is Lined Up To Play "The Batman"
The Twilight heartthrob would headline The Batman, the latest movie reboot of the DC Comics superhero franchise.
New James Bond Screenwriter Phoebe Waller-Bridge Said The Upcoming Film Needs To “Treat Women Properly”
Waller-Bridge, creator and star of Fleabag and one of the creators of Killing Eve, has been tasked with sprucing up the script of the next Bond film — and she has big plans for its women.
Elton John's Real Life Is Still More Interesting Than "Rocketman"
Rocketman, though it at least acknowledges the queer nuances of Elton John’s life, shows how limited Hollywood’s approach to gay celebrity stories still is.
The Actor Who Played Loras Tyrell Basically Predicted The Ending Of “Game Of Thrones” Back In 2015
Finn Jones may actually be the Three-Eyed Raven.
"Big Little Lies" Star Nicole Kidman Defended The Decision To Return For A Second Season
“We don’t have to just be shut down and told, ‘No, that was good and you did well and off you go,’” Nicole Kidman said. (This story contains spoilers for Big Little Lies Season 1.)