Abby Monteil

Bio

Abby Monteil is an entertainment news writer, covering everything from the latest Netflix hits to reality TV favorites. Abby’s bylines can be found at The Daily Beast, Insider, Thrillist, and more. She attended the University of Missouri and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, concentrating in Strategic Communications. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @abbyemonteil.

Chrissy Teigen Said She Felt Shamed For Using Formula Instead Of Breastfeeding

By Abby Monteil
People can make unfair judgments about how others take care of their kids, and Chrissy Teigen’s tweets about formula and breastfeeding call for less parent-shaming. The model, cookbook author, and media personality wrote a Twitter thread on Sunday,…

Disney+ Added A Chadwick Boseman Tribute To ‘Black Panther’ For His Birthday

By Abby Monteil
If you watch Black Panther on Sunday, Nov. 29 in honor of Chadwick Boseman's birthday, the Marvel logo introduction will look a little different. That's because it's been redesigned on Disney+ to pay tribute to the film's late star. Disney's Black…

Halsey Accused The Grammys Of Basing Nominations On Bribery In A Fiery IG Post

By Abby Monteil
The Grammys are facing backlash following the recent announcement of this year's nominations, and Halsey is one of the latest stars to comment. The "Graveyard" singer took to social media to criticize the Recording Academy for their lack of…

The UK Government Wants Netflix To Add A Disclaimer To ‘The Crown’ Stating It’s Fiction

By Abby Monteil
Viewers have spent four seasons watching the British Royal Family's drama play out on the small screen. But Netflix may add a disclaimer reminding fans The Crown is fictional because of UK officials' concerns. Culture secretary Oliver Dowden…

Um, ’Riverdale’s New Poster Really Makes It Look Like Season 5 Will Have Zombies

By Abby Monteil
If you thought that Riverdale couldn't get any wilder after its days of organ-harvesting cults and hooded serial killers, think again. A new, horror-inspired poster hints that Riverdale Season 5 could have zombies. At this point, including members…

Francia Raisa Made An Important Point After ‘Saved By The Bell’ Apologized To Selena Gomez

By Abby Monteil
As the new Saved by the Bell faces controversy from Selena Gomez fans for joking about the star's kidney transplant, another celebrity has broken her silence. Actor Francia Raisa reacted to Saved by the Bell's Selena Gomez apology, and she made an…

Barack Obama Said He’s Totally Cool With Drake Playing Him In A Biopic, So There’s That

By Abby Monteil
It might be time for Hollywood to call Drake on his cellphone. Former President Barack Obama just gave Drake approval to play him in a possible future movie about his life. In a recent interview with Complex News' Speedy Mormon, Obama was asked…

This 'A Christmas Prince' Easter Egg In 'The Princess Switch 2' Has Fans SO Confused

By Abby Monteil
The Netflix Christmas Movie Cinematic Universe just keeps getting more elaborate. The Princess Switch 2: Switched again recently hit the streamer, giving fans not two, but three Vanessa Hudgens characters. As if that weren't enough holiday royalty,…

These 10 Movies On Disney+ Will Bring Some Extra Magic To Your Thanksgiving

By Abby Monteil
Nothing says Turkey Day like grabbing some stuffing and pie, cozying up on the couch with loved ones, and trying not to get a stomachache from all the great food you've just eaten. Fortunately, there are plenty of movies on Disney+ to watch on…

6 Theories About Which 'Grey's Anatomy' Character Is Returning This Season

By Abby Monteil
At least one more Grey's Anatomy alum is headed back to the show, but their exact identity is anyone's guess. The returns began at the end of the Season 17 premiere, when Meredith collapsed and had a vision in which she was reunited with her late…

OMG, Another Beloved 'Grey's Anatomy' Character Is Returning In The Next Episode

By Abby Monteil
If you thought McDreamy would be the only beloved Grey's Anatomy character to make a surprise appearance in Season 17, think again. Fans were shocked when the show brought back Patrick Dempsey's character Derek Shepherd in a series of dream…

Uh, Patrick Dempsey May Have Spoiled Meredith's Illness On ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

By Abby Monteil
Meredith and McDreamy had the Grey's Anatomy reunion fans have been hoping for in the Season 17 premiere. But according to Patrick Dempsey, there's reason to be seriously concerned about what Mere's vision of her late husband means for her health.…

Maddie Ziegler Is Starring In Sia’s New Movie & The Trailer Is *So* Emotional

By Abby Monteil
Sia and Maddie Ziegler are teaming up once again on the big screen. Helmed by the "Chandelier" singer in her filmmaking debut, Music tells the emotional story of two sisters with the help of dazzling musical sequences that fans have come to expect…

Here's What We Know About How The Rest Of Tayshia's Season Will Play Out

By Abby Monteil
After months of speculation, Tayshia Adams is officially the Bachelorette. While it's exciting to finally see her take the spotlight, the question of when, exactly, Tayshia's Bachelorette season will end still remains. ABC has not yet revealed when…

Uh, This New 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 17 Theory Will Have You Worried About Owen

By Abby Monteil
Owen Hunt is in a difficult position going into Season 17 of Grey's Anatomy. After finding out this his fiancée Teddy cheated on him with her ex-boyfriend Tom Koracick on what was supposed to be their wedding day, he now has to deal with a fractured…

'Grey's' Fans Are SOBBING Over The Meaning Of Amelia & Link's Baby's Name

By Abby Monteil
Warning: Spoilers for Grey's Anatomy's Season 17 premiere follow. As if the return of McDreamy wasn't emotional enough, Grey's Anatomy fans are having major feels about another touching moment from the Season 17 premiere. After welcoming a son…

The New 'Grey's Anatomy' Episode 3 Promo Confirms Fans Will See More McDreamy

By Lexi Williams and Abby Monteil
Warning: Spoilers for the Grey's Anatomy Season 17 premiere follow. If you are still reeling from the shock of the Grey's Anatomy Season 17 premiere, you might want to take a few deep breaths before reading on. That's because, after bringing back…

You've Been Pronouncing 'Emily In Paris' Wrong This Whole Time

By Abby Monteil
Nov. 11 was a big day for Emily in Paris fans. Not only did Netflix announce the wildly popular (and widely panned) series will be returning for a Season 2, but the streamer also dropped a major truth bomb about the show. Following the big renewal…

If You Liked 'Enola Holmes,' You're Gonna LOVE Millie Bobby Brown's New Netflix Movie

By Abby Monteil
It's official: Millie Bobby Brown is making more movie magic. The actor is set to star as a princess in Netflix's upcoming fantasy film Damsel. Although a release date and other cast members haven't been announced yet, fans are already pumped for…

Freeform's 25 Days Of Christmas Schedule Is Here & It's Packed With Fan-Faves

By Abby Monteil
Out with spooky season, in with the winter holidays. To help fans get into a festive mood, Freeform 25 Days of Christmas schedule for 2020 is here. And let me tell you, the network's December lineup of wintry movies and TV show episodes is stacked.…