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The Shadiest Trick You Pulled to Win The Shadiest Trick You Pulled to Win

This week has been full of drama, and mostly of the shady news variety: on Tuesday’s episode of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Lisa Vanderpump, being the manipulative multi-millionaire evil genius that she is, finally got caught in a web of her own design, all but revealing that she planned an attack on good…

Lizzo and Missy Elliott Pay Homage to Thick Thighs, Post Malone Doesn't Wow, and Becky G Is Back

Oh hell friggin’ yeah: Lizzo ft. Missy Elliott, “Tempo” - Lizzo continues her streak of putting out ridiculously good singles as she teases her new album, Cuz I Love You, with this call to the dance floor. Lizzo and Missy both bring it as they pay homage to thick thighs, big butts, and your best girlfriends. “Slow…

Makeup Brands Are Selling Mystery Bags Because Everyone Is a YouTuber Now Makeup Brands Are Selling Mystery Bags Because Everyone Is a YouTuber Now

An article in Business of Fashion, published Friday, interrogates a new trend in the beauty community: mystery bags. Stylized after the Japanese tradition of fukubukuro, in which citizens line up for “lucky bags” filled with unknown treats to start the new year off with good fortune, brands like Colourpop, Charlotte…

Nearly 1,600 Motel Guests in South Korea Were Secretly Filmed and Live-Streamed for Paying Customers Nearly 1,600 Motel Guests in South Korea Were Secretly Filmed and Live-Streamed for Paying Customers

According to a new report from CNN, nearly 1,600 motel guests have been secretly filmed “across 42 rooms in 30 accommodations in 10 cities,” in South Korea. Police discovered Wednesday that the footage was live-streamed for paying costumers to view (for a monthly fee of $44.95), and, through their investigation,…

Congratulations to Stassi Schroeder, Who Just Saw a Nipple Hair for the First Time Congratulations to Stassi Schroeder, Who Just Saw a Nipple Hair for the First Time

Human bodies come in all different shapes and sizes, but the vast majority of them have hair—and, post-puberty, hair in places other than their head. For Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder, that universal truth is only partially accurate. While paying E!’s LADYGANG a visit (apparently it’s a talk show based on a…

A Figure Skater Has Been Accused of Purposefully Slashing a Rival's Calf With Her Skate Blade A Figure Skater Has Been Accused of Purposefully Slashing a Rival's Calf With Her Skate Blade

In an allegedly true tale that recalls the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan attack during the 1994 Olympic trials 25 years ago, 22-year old American figure skater Mariah Bell has been accused of purposefully kicking and slashing the calf her competitor from South Korea, the 16-year-old Lim Eun-Soo, with her skate blade. …

The End of Puppygate Is Nigh The End of Puppygate Is Nigh

If you haven’t been watching Season 9 of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, allow me to explain the prevailing drama that, on Tuesday night, led to Lisa Vanderpump getting caught in a lie for the first time possibly ever.

Creator of 'Fantastic Adventures' Family YouTube Channel Arrested for Abusing Adopted Child Stars Creator of 'Fantastic Adventures' Family YouTube Channel Arrested for Abusing Adopted Child Stars

Machelle Hackney, creator of the popular family YouTube channel “Fantastic Adventures,” was arrested in her Maricopa, Arizona home last Friday on charges of the molestation of a child, child abuse, unlawful imprisonment and child neglect, NBC reports. Hackney, who goes by her maiden name Hobson, allegedly abused her…

What Really Happened With The Woman Who Lost Her Boyfriend At Epcot? What Really Happened With The Woman Who Lost Her Boyfriend At Epcot?

Over the weekend, Brittany Blake and her boyfriend Regory Turco, went to Epcot at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. At some point during their relatively innocuous date, the pair lost track of one another. Turco’s phone battery died, so Blake did what any rational adult person who just lost their grown…

Here's What Gwyneth Paltrow Meant by 'Conscious Uncoupling' Here's What Gwyneth Paltrow Meant by 'Conscious Uncoupling'

Five years ago, Goop CEO Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin announced their divorce in a now-infamous blog post titled “Conscious Uncoupling.” The phrase fascinated the public (resulting in many, many white people jokes) as much as it delighted the therapist who supposedly coined the term in 2011. But…

NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Pleads Not Guilty to Child Porn Charges, Allison Mack in Plea Negotiations NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Pleads Not Guilty to Child Porn Charges, Allison Mack in Plea Negotiations

According to Page Six, Smallville actor Allison Mack—the NXIVM member who was arrested in May on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and forced labor conspiracy—is reportedly in plea negotiations related to her involvement with the organization, which is alleged to be an international sex cult.

YouTuber Shane Dawson Has Said Far Worse Than the Cat 'Joke' YouTuber Shane Dawson Has Said Far Worse Than the Cat 'Joke'

Shane Dawson, one of the biggest YouTubers on the planet with over 21 million subscribers, apologized Sunday for joking about dry-humping and ejaculating on his cat in a recently resurfaced quote from a 2015 tapping of his Shane and Friends podcast. He wrote on Twitter, “ive apologized many times for all the dumb shit…

Kat Von D Is Not a Nazi or an Anti-Vaxxer, According to Kat Von D Kat Von D Is Not a Nazi or an Anti-Vaxxer, According to Kat Von D

In a new, 11-minute YouTube video that is absolutely not an apology despite her uncharacteristically smudged eyeliner, makeup mogul and tattoo artist Kat Von D told her subscribers, “Just to set the record straight from the beginning, I just want to say that I am not anti-Semitic and I am not an anti-vaxxer.”

The Best Protest You Ever Attended The Best Protest You Ever Attended

Last Friday, Jezebel recognized International Women’s Day and the women who spent the day striking, protesting, organizing, and taking collective actions to emphasize our labor and improve working conditions. It was a day to remember why we strike, and the real-life successes born of protest. So now I want to toss…

Carly Rae Jepsen Goes Full-On Cat Lady, Iggy Azalea Falls Flat, and Selena Gomez Snores Carly Rae Jepsen Goes Full-On Cat Lady, Iggy Azalea Falls Flat, and Selena Gomez Snores

Yeah: Carly Rae Jepsen, “Now That I Found You” (video) - This peculiar video stars one cat as the object of Carly’s obsession, which then multiplies into many cats. The cat is creepy at first; it watches Carly shower and does that thing cats do where they sit upright like humans, but ultimately it’s another living…

All of the Sequined, Sheer, and Snooze-y Looks at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards All of the Sequined, Sheer, and Snooze-y Looks at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards—the only award show where celebrity musicians are awarded for being signed to major labels and popular on corporate radio—took place Thursday night in Los Angeles. The looks were passable. Some brought it, like Backstreet Boys Howie Dorough, especially! They never let him stand in…

HIGHLIGHT's Yong Junhyung Leaves K-Pop Group Amid Ongoing Sex Crimes Investigation HIGHLIGHT's Yong Junhyung Leaves K-Pop Group Amid Ongoing Sex Crimes Investigation

Yesterday Jezebel reported on the various sex crime investigations that have overwhelmed the K-pop music industry this week: On Sunday, BIGBANG’s Senguri was booked during a police raid at a nightclub in Seoul for allegedly suppling “drug-addled” women to potential investors for paid sex. That led to charges against…

One Woman's Obsession With the Low-Stakes World of 'Come Thrift With Me' YouTube 

Most YouTube videos in the genre of “Come Thrift With Me” begin the same way: A vlogger, usually a young and stylish woman, sits in a car. She speaks directly into a camera while idling in the parking lot of her local thrift store. She may be accompanied by her partner, or best friend, or mother, or, depending on her…

NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Hit With Child Pornography Charges, Co-Founder Nancy Salzman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Hit With Child Pornography Charges, Co-Founder Nancy Salzman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

There’s been a major update in the ongoing criminal trials surrounding NXIVM, the self-help organization and alleged “sex cult” that reportedly branded women with the initials of their leader Keith Raniere and forced them to offer up life-destroying collateral should they ever speak out publicly against the group.…

New Lou Pearlman Documentary Examines the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Boy Band Craze New Lou Pearlman Documentary Examines the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Boy Band Craze

“The boy band craze, to me, was this amazing time in history that changed everything,” N*SYNC’s Lance Bass tells the camera in The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story. The new documentary—which premiered Wednesday at South by Southwest—examines manager Lou Pearlman and the boy band empire he built, but more notably,…

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