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Feb 24, 2020. 14 comments

Cardi B on Trans Kids: 'Let People Find Their Happiness'

Cardi B on Trans Kids: 'Let People Find Their Happiness'

As you might be aware, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are currently on the path toward becoming

The World’s Best Parents following their very public support of their daughter Zaya’s announcement that she is trans . In some timeline of our multiverse it’s not a revelatory act for parents to support their children, educate themselves when they are uninformed, and evolve their understanding of...

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Feb 14, 2020. 18 comments

Jane Fonda is Done With Plastic Surgery

Jane Fonda is Done With Plastic Surgery

Jane Fonda is done with plastic surgery. The 82 year old activist and actress has rarely hesitated to talk about her experiences going

under the knife in the past (except for that one time when she potentially almost fought Megyn Kelly for asking her about it) but in a recent interview with Elle Canada, Fonda announced she was finished.

“I can’t pretend that I’m not vain, but there isn’t...

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Feb 09, 2020. 19 comments

Can Prince Harry Be My Dad?

Can Prince Harry Be My Dad?

The dad fish from Finding Nemo, Mufasa from The Lion King, Liam Neeson in Taken, Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Hemsworth from Instagram — these are some truly great dads (their real life counterparts,

maybe not so much ). Sure, they’re mostly fictionalized and two out of five are literally cartoon characters, but it’s pretty impossible to look at this collection of paternal...

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Feb 08, 2020. 16 comments

It's Gayle King's Job to Ask Questions

It's Gayle King's Job to Ask Questions

Gayle King, a woman widely praised for her composure and interview skills during her

March 2019 interview with R. Kelly , has faced heavy criticism this week over an interview with WNBA legend Lisa Leslie. In a clip posted by CBS, King asked Leslie her thoughts on the “complicated” legacy of her late friend Kobe Bryant , who was accused of sexual assault in the early 2000s. Leslie responded...

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Jan 31, 2020. 14 comments

Vanessa Bryant's Statement Reveals the Relentless Nature of Superstardom

Vanessa Bryant's Statement Reveals the Relentless Nature of Superstardom

Vanessa Bryant, wife of NBA star Kobe Bryant, has made her first public statement following Sunday’s

helicopter crash that killed her husband, daughter, and seven others.

In an Instagram post, Bryant thanked the millions who have shown support to her and her family since the accident. She described Kobe as an “amazing father” and 13-year-old Gianna as a “loving, thoughtful, and wonderful...

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Jan 29, 2020. 17 comments

Elle Duncan Had a Feelings Talk and Now We're Suffering Through #GirlDads

Elle Duncan Had a Feelings Talk and Now We're Suffering Through #GirlDads

In the wake of the helicopter accident in Calabasas that killed nine people,

including Kobe and Gianna Bryant , sportswriters and broadcasters across the U.S are taking time to remember the basketball icon by sharing their experiences with him. One story came from Elle Duncan on Sports Center, who recounted a 30-minute interaction with Kobe Bryant that happened when she was eight months...

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Jan 29, 2020. 20 comments

The Washington Post's Troll Playbook Isn't Just Outdated, It's Malicious [UPDATED]

The Washington Post's Troll Playbook Isn't Just Outdated, It's Malicious [UPDATED]

Journalist Felicia Sonmez was suspended from the Washington Post Sunday for nebulous reasons, allegedly stemming from her Twitter activity following the death of NBA giant Kobe Bryant. Hours after news broke that Bryant

died in a helicopter crash—which killed eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter—Sonmez tweeted a link to a Daily Beast article, which documented details of the 2003...

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Jan 28, 2020. 8 comments

How to Talk About Kobe Bryant’s Legacy

How to Talk About Kobe Bryant’s Legacy

Grief is ugly and embarrassing, especially the kind of day-ruining grief that follows the untimely death of a widely beloved celebrity, those virtual strangers who feel anything but. The

death of basketball giant Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles along with his daughter and seven others, has draped a cape of grief over the world at large, with vigils...

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Jan 27, 2020. 24 comments

Kobe Bryant Reportedly Dead in Helicopter Crash [Updated]

Kobe Bryant Reportedly Dead in Helicopter Crash [Updated]

Basketball player Kobe Bryant has reportedly died. He was 41.

TMZ reports that Bryant and four others (Update: an LA Country Sheriff has clarified there were nine people on board) were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. According to the outlet: “A fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived.”


This is a breaking news story. We will update this post as we...

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Joanna Rothkopf Joanna Rothkopf Apr 07, 2018. 12 comments

Last Week's Creeps This Week: Kobe Bryant

Last Week's Creeps This Week: Kobe Bryant

Welcome back to Where Are They Now?: Last Week’s Creeps This Week, a series that catches up with creeps of yore.

Most of us know Kobe Bryant for his skillful moves on the court (take it to Deadspin, please) and for his recent unlikely Oscar win. But we should also know him for being accused of raping a 19-year-old woman in 2003. The man has layers, guys, like a bad fucking onion.

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Diana Moskovitz Diana Moskovitz Mar 05, 2018. 20 comments

Kobe Bryant's Oscar Win Reminds Us That Time Is Not Up For Everyone

Kobe Bryant's Oscar Win Reminds Us That Time Is Not Up For Everyone

At some point in her life, a woman debates whether to say something or shut up. It could be the supervisor who keeps looking at her breasts. The partner who won’t let her have her own bank account. Or the man who raped her. While some offenses are, in the cold calculus of our court system, weighted as more serious than others, they build and pile up in our souls over the years. Over time,...

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