Weinstein Scandal Inspires Models To Share Stories Of Abuse In Their Industry

On Oct. 5, the New York Times published an explosive report accusing Harvey Weinstein of numerous acts of sexual misconduct. Since then, dozens of women have come forward with new allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape against the film executive. Spurred by these reports, men and women in other industries are speaking out about their own

The Politics Of Your Clothes

by Calin Brown Designers are renowned for their bold political statements – from Tommy Hilfiger’s use of white bandanas on the runway this year to fashion designer Tracy Reese’s advocacy for Planned Parenthood. However, many clothing brands and manufacturers choose a more subtle route by speaking with their wallets. During the 2016 election

Jimmy Fallon Spoofs Donald Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

President Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards” are almost here. Trump plans to highlight “the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media” later today and on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show,” host Jimmy Fallon imagined how the ceremony will go down. And the award for Most Failingest Newspaper goes

Sean Penn: Donald Trump Is An Enemy Of Compassion And Of The State

Movie star Sean Penn has taken aim at President Donald Trump for reportedly calling Haiti a “shithole” country. The Academy Award-winning actor — who founded the J/P Haitian Relief Organization following the devastating earthquake that struck the Caribbean island in 2010 ― called Trump “an enemy of compassion” in a new op-ed piece

9 Cruelty-Free Coats For Men That Are Surprisingly Warm

Now that the cold is here, you want a weather-ready coat you can feel good about ― and that won’t leave you shivering in frigid temps. There are plenty of cruelty-free coats out there that’ll keep you warm with faux fur, recycled down or other better-for-your-conscience materials. Though women have plenty

Dear Oprah And Other Celebrities, Please Don’t Run For President

Dear Oprah, Dwayne, Mark, and other celebrities, I know you’re thinking about it. Donald Trump proved that it was possible for a celebrity with no political experience to become President and now you’re imagining yourself in the White House. You think, “I’m smarter/more decent/less repulsive than that guy,” and

Tessa Thompson Says She Isn’t Feuding With Lena Dunham Over Time’s Up

Actress Tessa Thompson wants to clear up any misunderstanding regarding her recent remarks about Lena Dunham and Hollywood’s Time’s Up initiative against workplace sexual harassment.  The two were photographed together alongside other celebrities to promote Time’s Up, the action plan and legal defense fund that aims to combat gender and racial discrimination.  Many

Unfortunately These ‘Fake News’ Jeans From Topshop Are Very Real

Topshop’s “Fake News” jeans are causing quite the controversy on the internet. The contentious article of clothing ― which is indeed very real ― retails for $90. Though they appear somewhat indistinguishable from any other pair of straight-leg jeans from the front, a bright red stripe that screams “FAKE NEWS” in white

Eric Trump Tweets Bizarre Conspiracy Theory About Ellen DeGeneres

Eric Trump apparently thinks talk show host Ellen Degeneres is part of the so-called deep state. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump’s second son shared a screenshot of Twitter’s suggestions for accounts he may like to follow. They included his father’s 2016 Democratic election rival Hillary Clinton, former President Barack

Miss America CEO and Board Chair Resign Under Pressure Amid Scandal

Less than 48 hours after a HuffPost report revealed disturbing and inappropriate internal communications in the Miss America Organization embattled CEO Sam Haskell has resigned. Josh Randle, president and COO of the organization, has also tendered his resignation. Board chair Lynn Weidner who sent emails that were the

Britney Spears Wears Slogan T-Shirt In Support Of Dreamers

Pop star Britney Spears’ opinion on the Dream Act is crystal clear. On Friday night, she used her social media accounts to urge Congress to pass the bill and protect nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in America as children (who are often referred to as Dreamers) from deportation: Spears wore a T-shirt

49 Former Miss Americas Call On Organization’s Top Leadership To Resign

Forty-nine former Miss Americas are calling on the national organization’s top leadership to resign, less than 24 hours after HuffPost revealed internal Miss America Organization emails filled with misogynistic, fat-shaming and slut-shaming language. Former Miss Americas including 87-year-old BeBe Shopp Waring, who was crowned in 1948, and former Fox

Read Cole Sprouse’s Powerful Take On Whiteness And Mass Shootings

While some celebrities were at a loss for words in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, here’s former Disney star and current “Riverdale” actor Cole Sprouse with a particularly cogent reaction to the horrific events.  Late Sunday night, a 64-year-old white man opened fire on a crowd

Meghan Markle Will Join The Royal Family For Christmas This Year

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get to go home together for the Christmas holidays. Kensington Palace announced Wednesday that the actress will join the royal family for the holiday at their Sandringham estate, about 100 miles north of London. “You can expect to see The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Ms Markle at

How To Prevent Runs And Tears In Your Tights

There’s nothing we hate more than pulling on a brand-new pair of pantyhose... only to rip them seconds later. This delicate hosiery has caused us plenty of grief over the years. No matter how careful we are, the rips just seem to be inevitable. But we’ve picked up some useful hacks

How Christmas Lights Became Such An Inescapable Thing

According to legend, the 16th century Protestant reformer Martin Luther first added candles to a Christmas tree, inspired by the beauty of twinkling stars in the sky. It’s unclear if the Luther story is true, but there is a documented reference to candles on trees as early as the 17th century. Given

Selena Gomez Speaks Up About DACA Reversal On Instagram

As the most-followed person on Instagram, Selena Gomez knows how to use her powers for good. The “Fetish” singer shared a statement on Instagram in response to President Donald Trump’s recent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in six months. The 2012 Obama-era legislation provides protections

Seth Meyers Has His Family On The Show And Announces A New Baby

What’s a better late night host perk than being able to announce a new baby on TV? Probably having your family on as guests and announcing a new baby on TV. On Friday’s “Late Night,” Seth Meyers, his brother and his parents chatted about meeting Bruce Springsteen, naming all

How The Date For Thanksgiving Was Decided

“222 Words” is a series that aims to give brief, 222-word explanations into the types of questions that would normally get lost in a day’s news cycle. These are intended to be read while you’re bored at work. For more on this subject ... National Geographic explored the early Thanksgivings. Mount Vernon, the