Karen Ruffini

Karen Ruffini is Elite Daily's Celebrity Writer. When she's not writing about people she wishes were her friends (or frenemies), she's either listening to true crime podcasts or cooking up Insta-worthy meals.

Nicki Minaj Is Still Shading Travis Scott & Kylie Jenner For 'Astroworld' Beating 'Queen'

By Karen Ruffini
If you don't think that Nicki Minaj's beef with Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner (and, by default, Stormi) is going to make history, you're buggin'. By now, you're probably aware of the fact that Nicki Minaj's Queen album has some competition for the…

Shawn Mendes Basically Just Confirmed Niall Horan & Hailee Steinfeld Are Dating

By Karen Ruffini
Step back, world, because Shawn Mendes is here to deliver the tea about some of our fave celebs. If you think that the "In My Blood" singer won't gladly fill us in on the romantic lives of his famous friends, then you've got it twisted, because…

This Royal Rule Means Prince William & Kate Middleton May Not Have Custody Of Their Kids

By Karen Ruffini
Hey, do you want to hear about a head-scratcher? Because if you do, you're in luck, friend. Let me give you a scenario: You marry into royalty (win), and you have royal babies (double win!), and you live happily ever after. But what if your kids…

Halsey & G-Eazy Were Spotted Leaving A Club Together Last Night, So They're Back On, Right?

By Karen Ruffini
Halsey and G-Eazy's relationship has been anything but easy to follow. If you've had any difficulty trying to keep up with whether these two are on-again or off-again, you can come and join the club, sis. It's been almost a whopping two months since…

What Kendall Jenner Just Said About Walking Runway Shows Has Her Fellow Models Pissed

By Karen Ruffini
We all know that Kendall Jenner is a damn good model. Whether she's on the runway or appearing in magazines all over the world, it's obvious that the girl has got some major talent. But in a recent interview, Jenner had a few choice words to say…

Kylie Jenner's Post About Travis Scott's Tour Hints She's Doing Something Huge For Love

By Karen Ruffini
OK you guys, blink if you love Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott. LOL, as if you had a choice! But seriously, the new parents are crushing life right now, and I'm living vicariously through the amazing things that they've been posting to their…

Here's A Brief History Of Everyone Chris Pratt Has Ever Dated

By Karen Ruffini
Show me someone who doesn't get thirsty when Googling pictures of Chris Pratt, and I'll show you a liar. Whether he was making you laugh in Parks and Recreation, impressing you with his muscles in Guardians of the Galaxy, or having you actually…

Sophie Turner's Explanation For Sobbing While Out With Joe Jonas Is So, So Relatable

By Karen Ruffini
Hey world: I see your quickie celeb relationships, and I raise you. Yes, it's super fun to hear about celebs shacking up and getting engaged within a few week's time, but there's one couple who have been quietly engaged that I can't get enough of,…

The Moment Ariana Grande Knew She Would Marry Pete Davidson Will Shock You

By Karen Ruffini
We're no strangers to Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's whirlwind romance: it was the first in a string of quickie celebrity engagements (looking at you, Justin and Hailey, and Nick and Priyanka), but it's clear to pretty much everyone that the love…

Ariana Grande Cried While Singing "Natural Woman" In A Moving Tribute To Aretha Franklin

By Karen Ruffini
The world is focusing all of its energy on Ariana Grande's new album, Sweetener — as we should, because it is actual gold. But while promoting her new album on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the pop princess honored the Queen of Soul,…

Twitter Is Losing It Over Ariana Grande's Album Because It's Totally Her Best Yet

By Karen Ruffini
Are you already obsessed with Ariana Grande's new album, Sweetener? Because I 100% am. On Aug. 17, Grande did the world a huge favor and finally released her highly anticipated fourth album. And if you thought that her first three singles, "No Tears…

Justin Bieber Just Posted The Sweetest Instagram Post About His New Baby Sister

By Karen Ruffini
Congratulations are in order for the entire Bieber family: Justin Bieber's father Jeremy Bieber and his new bride Chelsey Rebelo have welcomed a daughter into this world on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 16! The daughter, who they named Bay Bieber,…

How G-Eazy's Real Name Inspired His Rap Pseudonym Will Surprise You

By Karen Ruffini
You probably know G-Eazy as a hip-hop superstar who has songs that easily get stuck in your head, like "No Limit," featuring A$AP Rocky and Cardi B, "Me, Myself and I," featuring Bebe Rexha, and "Him & I," featuring his former (but possibly also…

Cardi B's First Appearance Since Giving Birth Was Announced, But It's Not What You Think

By Karen Ruffini
We all know that Cardi B is a very busy lady. When she's not killing the rap game, she's caring for her newborn daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus, who she and Offset welcomed into the world on July 10. And, because of her new mom status, Cardi B has…

Aretha Franklin Has Died At The Age Of 76

By Karen Ruffini
It's a sad, sad day for the music world. Aretha Franklin, who many know as The Queen Of Soul, has died at the age of 76. According to the Associated Press, Franklin's publicist confirmed that Aretha Franklin died on Thursday, Aug. 16, at her home in…

The Surprise Meaning Behind Bebe Rexha's Name Makes So Much Sense

By Karen Ruffini
I've always dreamt of having a gorgeous name that had people repeating it nonstop because it sounded so beautiful rolling off their tongue. Clearly, I didn't get that very far into that fantasy, but I've managed to cope. But 28-year-old Bebe Rexha…

You Won't Believe How Much Nick Jonas Reportedly Spent On Priyanka Chopra's Engagement Ring

By Karen Ruffini
Bling, bling, Priyanka Chopra's got the (massively gorgeous) ring! While we've yet to see any "I said yes!" photos gracing the Quantico actress' Instagram, we did recently get a glimpse of the enormous rock that's hangin' around on Chopra's left…

The 2018 MTV VMAs Host Is A Big Mystery This Year, But We Have A Few Suggestions

By Karen Ruffini
While the MTV VMAs are going all out this year with its performances — we're talking Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Travis Scott, and so many more — let's not forget another important piece of the night: THE HOST, duh! Yes, the VMAs will be coming at…

Only '90s Kids Will Get This Flirty Comment Cole Sprouse Left On Lili Reinhart's Photo

By Karen Ruffini
God bless the relationship that is Sprousehart. It's true that Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart are both beyond talented actors, but there's also something just so dazzlingly normal about the couple that I just want to applaud their each and every…

Julia Michaels' Secret To Writing Breakup Songs For Celebs Like Justin Bieber Is So Genius

By Karen Ruffini
When you're listening to some of the most popular breakup songs being played on the radio, you might not realize that the lyrics you're belting out are not actually written by the artist who is singing it (at least not entirely). In fact, there's a…