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Whatever intern runs the YouTube account of the OWN network has been hitting out of the park this week, as the channel now features several vintage clips of Oprah interviewing people who claim to have encountered ghosts. All of the clips are their own...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Earlier today, TLC announced that it was canceling Here Comes Honey Boo Boo in the wake of rumors that Mama June was now dating an ex boyfriend who had just finished serving prison time for molesting an 8-year-old girl. According to TMZ, that 8-year-old...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Usher, a healthy 36-year-old man, seems like the type who'll do what it takes to keep his body in proper working order and that includes experimenting with weird diets. Atkins? He's done that. Paleo? Been there. Macrobiotics? Ok, sure. Now he's on a...
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Project Runway has anointed its Season 13 winner and it's the person you thought might win. So you were right. That person won. Thursday night's season finale saw the final four designers heading to New York Fashion Week to show off their best fringe,...
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Ever wondered what goes into making one of those over-the-top haute couture runway looks? This video, filmed at the Dior Haute Couture Atelier, offers a peek. They're so precise and the space is so bright it's like watching b-roll from network news coverage...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Deadspin Icelandic Dipshits Totally Owned By Giant Parking-Garage Cat Door | Gawker Kristen Stewart Taking Time Off From Acting to Make a "Bunch of Shit" | Kotaku Bootleg Console Maker Blatantly Copies the iPhone 6 | Lifehacker Learn to Pick Locks for...
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When the Supreme Court ruled this summer that corporations with religious owners can't be required to pay for birth control coverage for their employees, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg warned us in her dissent that the court had "ventured into a minefield."...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Bryan Singer is set to become a father for the first time. His BFF, actress Michelle Clunie, is pregnant with his child and they plan to raise the baby together. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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As a South Asian with brown skin, I have been mistaken for plenty of other girls of a variety of different ethnicities who look absolutely nothing like me, though I am sure they are great (despite their not being me). So I suppose it's just as comforting...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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I really wanted to put Robin S's "Show Me Love," but we've done that one already. Here, have some Crystal Waters, because tonight, you're dancing. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A 26-year-old woman in Iran who spent five years on death row was hanged today in Tehran for killing the man she alleges attempted to rape her, despite several pleas for leniency from the activists and organizations around the world. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Rainn Wilson's production company has decided to part ways with Vine star Curtis Lepore on an upcoming project amidst backlash regarding Lepore's rape charges from January. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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It seems like everybody these days has an impression of Matthew McConaughey in their pocket just in case some late night talk show host asks them to whip it out, but there are only a handful of people who can truly pull it off. Ladies and gentleman,...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A district court judge has issued a temporary injunction barring the disclosure of the personal information of employees of a Washington strip club after a man attempted to obtain the info so he could pray for them. Right. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Listen, Husky, I know you've been hurt before, but you need to let down that guard and let someone love you. Even if that someone is a super creepy red-eyed inanimate rat Halloween decoration. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Lululemon has announced a new charitable partnership with the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education, with plans to donate $750,000 over the next three years. Unsurprisingly, not everyone is as pleased as Lululemon is about this. But seriously, Lululemon:...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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News to no one: It costs more to be a woman. We're charged more for goods and services, are more likely to take time away from work to care for kids or aging parents, and live an average of 5 years longer. We also have to do more stuff to maintain femininity....
From: Jezebel | By: Tracy Moore | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A dude in New York who is feeling the pressure of our impending doom at the hands of the crisis that has killed nearly 5,000 people (though the number is projected to be much higher) in Western Africa and will most likely not become so serious in other...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Yesterday, a freshman student at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, just north of Seattle opened fire in the school cafeteria, killing one girl and wounding four other students, two boys and two girls currently in critical condition, before taking his...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Now that DC has announced their tidal wave of superhero movies, it has been announced that Warner Bros. is shopping around for a female director to take on the Wonder Woman movie (starring Gal Godot). And their list of directors is pretty kickass. Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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And lo, I beheld as KFC opened the sixth seal, and there came a rider called Zinger Double Down King, and coronary artery disease followed with him.Read more......
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It's been exactly seven months since Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin used the most eye-rollingly absurd phrase "conscious uncoupling" to announce their split. And Paltrow has moved on with a new man—American Horror Story and Glee producer Brad Falchuk.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Isha Aran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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In today's Tweet Beat, Julianne Moore speaks out against a horrible epidemic that must be stopped, Billie Jean King hangs out with some cool friends and let's all give Madonna some attention, please. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Disney has, rather unexpectedly, teamed up with the super-cool Copenhagen label Wood Wood, and the result is as wacky as you'd hope: designers Karl-Oskar Olsen and BSS Jensen distorted Mickey's face to be the visual interpretation of the SKRRT sound.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Friday, October 24, 2014
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.@TMZ it's sad, that my suffering amuses others — Janay Rice (@JanayRice) October 22, 2014 Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Aubrey "I was looking forward to a nice tuna sandwich on a bagel" Graham celebrated his 28th year on this Earth by borrowing one of Bill Cosby's sweaters and throwing a party at an adult arcade in Times Square, which weirdly is exactly how I would expect...
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Not gonna to lie, I found Kiesza's video for the incredibly catchy "Hideaway"–the one where she danced all around Williamsburg, captured in a single shot–pretty tired (which is probably just me being sick of Williamsburg, but there you go!). So it's...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Because you haven't seen enough Michelle Phan in your life: the beauty vlogger's been featuring her old Halloween make-up tutorials on YouTube, and WWD wrote a piece lauding the seasonality of her uploads and how you, the internet, are INTO IT, saying...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Friday, October 24, 2014
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I never imagined a man with a deep bass voice singing Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass." But a song called "All About That Bass" should legally have a bass version. Here to right that wrong are the three vocalists in the video above: Bass singer...
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, October 24, 2014
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After its retail locations filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, beauty brand Carol's Daughter has been purchased by cosmetics titan L'Oreal. The black-owned company that specializes in products for black women, will join brands like Urban Decay and...
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, October 24, 2014
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In their continuing quest to embody the phrase "beneath contempt," the sad, small people behind men's rights website A Voice for Men have set up a website impersonating White Ribbon, a legitimate domestic violence prevention organization. White Ribbon...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Look down at your feet. If you're wearing Crocs or clogs right now, then you win and you're right on trend. There's a "low shoe revolution" afoot and it's all about comfort. According to this Wall Street Journal article, "Are High Heels Dead?" ladies...
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, October 24, 2014
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If you are a woman or a person of color or both (as are many of us here at Jezebel, as is feminist darling Roxane Gay), your default experience of the internet is likely to be one of harassment. But for others, namely a certain set of writers who overwhelmingly...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, October 24, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: U.S. President Barack Obama gives a hug to Dallas nurse Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House October 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Pham, a nurse who was infected with Ebola from treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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As the grass grows deader and an otherworldly chill fills the air, thoughts turn to the march of darkness into waning summer days, and the unknowable, and sometimes horrifying secrets that it holds. It's here. It's finally here. It's our annual Spooky...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Apparently, Swedish fans are mad because they think Gwen Stefani's new song, "Baby Don't Lie," is ripping off "Heartbreakfree," a song by Ji Nilsson. Having listened to both, I have come to the conclusion that they are both ripping off something, and...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Elle Fanning at the premiere of Oscilloscope Laboratories' Lowdown at ArcLight Hollywood on Thursday night. Additional image after the jump.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Hello and thank you for joining me for another session of Shade Court , where I do my part to rid the world of false shade accusations and bring justice to those shade throwers who truly know their craft.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A University of Oregon task force on sexual violence is recommending that in order to combat rape on campus, the school suspend plans to increase fraternities and sororities, as well as address the serious dangers that the existing Greek houses pose....
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Here's your exclusive look inside my personal TV watching habits: I stopped watching Downton Abbey in season three because I could no longer muster up any concern over whether or not a rich family lost one of their several mansions. That said, I will...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Teasers from One Direction's video for "Steal My Girl" (the song that caused one YouTube commenter to write "OMGGGGGGG IM DIED") have been popping up for weeks now — and from the oddest sources, too. Today, to the thrill of Directioners everywhere,...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, October 24, 2014
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I was in the kitchen rummaging around for a snack last night when I heard the NY1 anchor interrupt his broadcast with a News Alert that New York City's Dr. Craig Spencer had tested positive for the Ebola virus. And then I did what anybody alone in an...
From: Jezebel | By: Erin Gloria Ryan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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On Halloween, Harry Potter’s cutest villain will return with all things pink, feline and evil in her hands. Author J.K. Rowling is releasing a new story surrounding Dolores Umbridge, the teacher who made Harry write ‘I must not tell lies’ with...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, October 24, 2014
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As previously established, Teresa Giudice is headed to the Danbury, Connecticut prison that Piper Kerman, the author of Orange Is the New Black, spent her time incarcerated in. And since they're set on giving you news you can use, TMZ wants you to know...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Ya girl Taylor Swift performed on Kimmel last night and there were no riots, but if you listen closely you can hear the frenzied din of freaking-out fans beneath her.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Life during a zombie apocalypse can get pretty grim. Between roving bands of undead walkers trying to snack on your grey matter and feral humans roasting each other into lunch meat, there's precious little time to think about how you actually look. Eulyn...
From: Jezebel | By: Rachel Weingarten | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Iranian city of Isfahan has seen a disturbing trend in the past few months: a string of eight acid attacks against women, which in some cases have disfigured or blinded the victims. All of them, according to the Associated Press, have played out...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Annie Lennox, who recently boiled down what Beyoncé does to "twerking " to dismiss Bey's feminism, was less specific though still not quite...right when when Tavis Smiley asked her about covering "Strange Fruit" on her new album Nostalgia. Popularized...
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Monica Lewinsky has long alleged that the treatment she received by those investigating President Bill Clinton in 1998 was frightening and unprofessional. And as an over 100 page report conducted in 2000 on the behavior of those officials that's just...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A woman filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center after a nurse posted photos of her injuries online.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, October 24, 2014
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