Tag: Celebrities

ASAP Rocky Won’t Get Special Treatment, Swedish Prime Minister Says

The Swedish prime minister, Stefan Lofven, told President Trump in a phone call on Saturday that the rapper ASAP Rocky, who has been detained in Sweden on an assault charge, will not get any special treatment, according to a statement from the Swedish government. Mr. Trump had sought Rocky’s release after being pressed by American […]

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Kendall Jenner Does Viral Bottle Cap Challenge in Tiny Bikini While Jet Skiing

Kendall Jenner Does Bottle Cap Challenge in Bikini While Jet Skiing  | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Kendall Jenner Does Viral Bottle Cap Challenge in Tiny Bikini While Jet Skiing this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility […]

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Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun and the Power of the Unfollow

Taylor Swift has more than 119 million followers on Instagram. Scooter Braun, who manages Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato, has just over 3 million. That number appears to be dropping. It all started on Sunday morning, when Mr. Braun’s company, Ithaca Holdings, announced that it had acquired the Big Machine Label Group, which […]

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Emily Ratajkowski Says Hubby Sebastian Is ‘a Good Photographer’ But Not an Instagram Husband

Emily Ratajkowski Says Hubby Sebastian Is ‘a Good Photographer’ But Not an Instagram Husband | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Emily Ratajkowski Says Hubby Sebastian Is ‘a Good Photographer’ But Not an Instagram Husband this link is to an external site that may or […]

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Tony Hawk Really, Really Wants You to Know People Keep Recognizing Him in Public

When he’s not busy cranking 900s in private skateparks, guest-judging Beat Bobby Flay, interviewing Pharrell on the radio, and doing all the other things Extremely Famous People do, Tony Hawk slogs through the drudgery of everyday life just like the rest of us. He goes to the airport. He attends his son’s graduation. He buys […]

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3 Lessons that Gloria Vanderbilt Taught Us About Coping with a Child’s Suicide

The following three insights from Vanderbilt about how to cope with the loss of a child to suicide are worth noting and remembering as a source of strength and consolation to the millions of parents in this country who lose children to suicide each year: Lesson #1: Don’t Be Afraid to Open Up About Your […]

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Jessica Biel Weighs in on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback

The public conversation over vaccines in America has been clouded by confusion, debunked scientific studies and unfounded claims over toxins and vaccine injury. But one image that spread widely on Thursday told a clear story: the actress Jessica Biel, sitting next to Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who has publicly questioned the safety of vaccines, on […]

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‘Little Fresh Meat’ and the Changing Face of Masculinity in China

BEIJING — In late April, The Beijing News, a popular daily, ran a collection of profiles on Chinese millennials in celebration of the May Fourth youth holiday commemorating a 1919 student movement. Alongside a best-selling writer, an amateur architecture historian and a producer of popular science videos there was Cai Xukun, a 20-something male pop […]

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The Resurrection of Dolce & Gabbana

So much for moral posturing and cultural sensitivity. Dolce & Gabbana, the Italian brand that was, for a brief moment at the end of last year, a poster child for cultural ignorance and the comeuppance that can ensue; that was held up as an example of how a fashion brand can so profoundly mess up […]

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Princess Nokia’s NYT Interview Is Art, So We Turned It Into a Poem

Princess Nokia had her first solo New York Times interview Thursday, and it was just about as wild as you’d expect. In the past few years, Nokia has helped pave a lane for alternative female rappers, going from a New York underground icon to selling out international tours with her raw, evocative songs about growing […]

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Can a Single TV Show Influence a Presidential Election?

We know from past social psychology research that television shows can and do have an impact on voter attitudes. Research conducted in 2005 by Matthew Baum and another study conducted in 2010 (Parkin, 2010) demonstrated that “when presidential candidates appear on televised comedy shows, they are able to have an unusual impact on otherwise disengaged […]

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