Celebrity

Jay Z and Beyoncé Secretly Donate Thousands to Bail Out Baltimore and Ferguson Protesters

Jay Z and Beyoncé have, supposedly, been secretly shelling out thousands of dollars to bail out incarcerated protesters in… Read More

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Cate Blanchett Discusses Her “Many” Relationships with Women, Her Film ‘Carol,’ and Gender Equity

Cate Blanchett, who can do no wrong, has done a little more right, continuing the normalizing of notions of sexual fluidity in… Read More

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Meet “Welvin Da Great,” AKA Kendrick Lamar in Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Video


Kendrick Lamar has added himself to the swarm of other celebrities set to appear in Taylor Swift’s upcoming video for “… Read More

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Reese, Blake, Gwyneth: The Commodification of Celebrity Blandness

There’s a certain aesthetic that I associate with decent to middling romantic comedies of the early millennium, usually starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, or Reese Witherspoon. This aesthetic surrounds a lovelorn heroine who is a clean-cut but slightly funky blonde, a little bit frenetic but also warm. She’s pretty for the guys and aspirational for the ladies, and utterly devoid of any real personality, grit, or distinctive cultural background. She’s a blank slate, made to reflect the projections of viewers, just as the big windows and gleaming surfaces of her home reflect her pretty face. … Read More

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James Franco Gets Lyrical About His Appreciation of McDonald’s in ‘The Washington Post’

James Franco only had to work at McDonald’s for three months before his acting dream took off, which is a… Read More

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Miley Cyrus’ Sexuality Is a Sexuality That Is Not Completely Hetero, and She’s Talking About It for a Good Cause

Speculation on celebrities’ sexualities is usually futile and almost always very murky territory. Two progressive arguments often butt heads while… Read More

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