Alex Berg

Alex Berg is a writer, host and producer specializing in national news and feminism/LGBTQ issues. Previously, she was a producer and on-air talent at The Huffington Post, where she hosted live and shortform video coverage of the election and anchored interviews with a range of public figures, from actor Alan Cumming to Green Party candidate Jill Stein to rapper Mykki Blanco. Alex has been featured on 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,' SiriusXM and Fusion, and her work has additionally appeared in the New York Times, The Daily Beast and the Washington Post. In her free time, Alex plays roller derby with the Gotham Girls and facilitates workshops at Girls Write Now.

A Look At Tiffany Trump's Relationship With Her Father Shows A Rocky History

By Alex Berg
While some of the Trump children are front and center in their dad's administration, others have been more elusive figures. When it comes to matters of the White House, President Donald Trump's second daughter, 24-year-old Georgetown Law student…

John Legend Trolled Chrissy Teigen’s Pregnancy Announcement, & It’s Too Perfect

By Alex Berg
Chrissy Teigen gets a lot of credit for being hilarious on social media, but her husband John Legend showed that he can match her in the best way. On Nov. 21, the couple took to Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram to announce that they're expecting baby…

The First Photo Of Chrissy Teigen’s Baby Bump Has Us So Thrilled For Her & John Legend

By Alex Berg
Chrissy Teigen has already #blessed us with many adorable images of her and her daughter Luna. Now, we're about to get another dose of cuteness because on Nov. 21, the model announced on social media that she and her superstar musician husband are…

Donald Trump Finally Commented On Roy Moore Allegations, & It’s Exactly What You Expected

By Alex Berg
Despite the allegations that the Alabama GOP candidate for Senate, Roy Moore, propositioned teenage girls, had unwanted sexual contact with them, and was allegedly banned from a mall for making advances, the president still appears to support him.…

A Third Woman Accuses Ed Westwick Of Sexual Assault: “He Turned His Sights On Me”

By Alex Berg
After accusations from two women earlier in November, the sexual assault allegations against Ed Westwick are still growing, after a third woman came forward on Nov. 14. In a new allegation, Rachel Eck told BuzzFeed News that the Gossip Girl actor…

Congress Might Be As Scared About Trump & Nuclear Weapons As The Rest Of Us

By Alex Berg
If you're afraid that the president might fire a nuclear warhead as quickly as he fires off vitriolic tweets, you are not alone. When it comes to the question, can Donald Trump fire nuclear weapons, some lawmakers are worried that his rash political…

This Newscaster Filled Her Traffic Report With Taylor Swift Songs & It's Brilliant AF

By Alex Berg
Hey T. Swift, look at what you made this reporter do! On Nov. 10, the day that Reputation dropped, a St. Louis newscaster made her report a celebration of the songstress's sixth album. The video of the Taylor Swift-themed traffic report was…

Khloé Kardashian Teases "Some News" & Fans Can't Handle It

By Alex Berg
A rumor that's been months in the making might finally get clarified tonight on Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Ahead of Nov. 12th's episode, Khloé Kardashian teased pregnancy rumors on Instagram. While fans have been wondering for some time if the…

#MeAt14 Hashtag Is The Perfect Response To Roy Moore's Defenders

By Alex Berg
Since The Washington Post published a report on Nov. 9 detailing allegations of sexual misconduct with minors against GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in Alabama, some Republicans in the state have been quick to come to the judge's defense. The accusers…

Taylor Swift’s Song “Delicate” May Be An Ode To Her Current Boyfriend & We Love It

By Alex Berg
The time has come — can you even believe? Taylor Swift's album Reputation that she's been teasing for weeks finally dropped at midnight on Nov. 10. Throughout her musical career, she's taken fans on a journey of highs and lows in her love life, and…

Taylor Swift Performed “New Year’s Day” & Now Fans Want It To Be Their Wedding Song

By Alex Berg
It might have been an exciting time for T.Swift with the release of her highly anticipated album Reputation, but it made some fans feel like it was their special day. In advance of the album's midnight release on Nov. 10, the songstress performed…

Nutella Is Changing Its Recipe & We’re So Nervous

By Alex Berg
The original ooey, gooey, out-of-this-world hazelnut chocolate spread's ingredients are getting some fine-tuning. A consumer protection group announced on Nov. 2 that Nutella is changing its recipe, and the spread's devotees are Not. Happy about it.…

A Trump Aide Reportedly Did Her Bridal Photos In The White House, & People Are Pissed

By Alex Berg
You've heard of a bridezilla, but a bridezilla with a security clearance is a whole other wedding catastrophe. Omarosa Manigault was known for rubbing just about everyone wrong on The Apprentice, and made good on that reputation when she brought her…

Virginia Just Elected Its First Openly Trans Lawmaker & Everyone Is Celebrating

By Alex Berg
A year after Donald Trump won the election in a surprise victory, a Democratic candidate whose mere existence challenges the values of his administration won a seat in Virginia's House of Delegates. On Nov. 7, an openly transgender candidate…

Melania Trump Did A Calligraphy Lesson In Japan & The Jokes Are Amazing

By Alex Berg
FLOTUS's artistic skills got a hilarious overhaul thanks to some Redditors with a knack for Photoshop. On Nov. 6, during a state visit in Japan, she joined the country's first lady Akie Abe in a fourth-grade class where she wrote the first character…

Here's Where To Buy iPhone X If You Want To Treat Yourself To Apple's New Device

By Alex Berg
It's heee-re. The all-glass and beyond chic new iPhone is dropping and you'll never have to type a password again — that is, if you get one. If you can't wait a minute longer there are plenty of places to find Apple's major new device, in case you…

Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Are Reportedly Back Together, So Time To Freak Out

By Alex Berg
Good news for the Biebs: apparently it's never too late to say sorry. After spending a weekend together and being snapped in a series of photos, this former couple is back on. Yep, that's right: Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are dating, reports…

This Trump Official's Remarks About Preventing Sexual Assault Are Totally Bizarre

By Alex Berg
There have been plenty of uninformed suggestions about how to prevent sexual misconduct recently, but this one might be the biggest stretch. At a media event on Nov. 2, a protester shouted at the Secretary of Energy about climate change. In…

Michelle Obama & Prince Harry Surprised High Schoolers In Chicago, & The Pics Are Cute AF

By Alex Berg
When American royalty and actual royalty join forces, the results are major. The former first lady and some guy who was excited to be in her presence — okay, a prince — showed up unannounced at a Chicago public school on Oct. 31. And, it's truly…

Trump Supporters Literally Don’t Care About Possible Russia Collusion & This Poll Proves It

By Alex Berg
When it comes to the Trump campaign's possible connections with Russia, the president's most ardent supporters just can't be bothered. According to a new poll from Public Policy Polling, a left-leaning firm, 79 percent of those who voted for Trump…