Lilli Petersen

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This Full-Time Mermaid Is Living Her Best Life Under The Sea

When you declare your college major, there's no box you can check to become a professional cat cuddler, ice cream taste tester, or cat video maker. Heck, you probably never even believed those kinds of careers could exist — but they do. In Elite Dail…
By Lilli Petersen

Donald Trump May Have Paid Back The Stormy Daniels Payment After All & I Can't

The Stormy Daniels saga keeps on taking some new turns. On May 2, Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor who joined President Trump's legal team in April, shared some new information about the scandal — which directly contradicted something Pr…
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This Powerful Viral Video Is Showing The Real Impact Of The Bill Cosby Verdict

In the conclusion of a long-running fall from grace, comedian Bill Cosby was found guilty on three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday, April 26. It was the finale of both a legal battle that spanned nearly two and a half years, …
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Donald Trump Jr. Tweeted About Kim Kardashian Defending Kanye & It's So Messed Up

Donald Trump Jr. definitely takes after his father, in that he loves to stir up some drama on Twitter. So it's maybe fitting that his latest attention-seeking tweet is actually a retweet of the Kween of celebrity drama, Ms. Kim Kardashian West hersel…
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These Tweets About Beychella Weekend 2 Are Giving Me Major FOMO

It's Beyoncé's world, we're all just living in it. After a truly epic headlining performance the first weekend of Coachella, back on April 14, you might have been left wondering how on earth she was supposed to be able to top that with a follow-up pe…
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'Austin Powers' Verne Troyer Has Died At Age 49 & Fans Are Heartbroken

It's always tragic to lose a beloved artist, but when it's someone who embodied a character that gave so many of us the best laugh of our childhoods, the sting is that much harsher. Austin Powers fans have come to the end of an era, as actor Verne Tr…
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Kylie Jenner Just Posted The Cutest Matching “BFF” Instagram With Stormi

Every time a girl says that her mom is her best friend, I get the warm fuzzies inside. And it's just as adorable when a mom (particularly a new mom) does the same. Which is why Kylie Jenner's BFFs Instagram with Stormi is just so darn cute. I can't h…
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How To Bounce Back After Getting Rejected From Your Dream Job, Because It's Hard

Listen: It's great when things go your way. But a lot of the time, things... don't. And one of the roughest feelings in the world can be when you've worked long and hard for something — something like, say, your dream job — and then you get rudely sh…
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Channing Tatum's Net Worth Is Way More Than You Would Have Thought

When it comes to a breakup, there are a few things that we all know you have to figure out how to split up. Who gets the couch? Who gets the friends? Who gets the piggy bank? Well, even thought we just learned that Channing Tatum and wife Jenna Dewan…
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John Legend Was Crucified In 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live' & Twitter Lost It

With the talent and the story and the rad rock music that go along with a performance like we saw from Jesus Christ Superstar on Easter 2018, it's almost easy to forget that, uh, we kind of know how this story ends. And it's definitely, definitely do…
By Lilli Petersen

Everyone Is Cheering For Adnan Syed Getting A New Trial, & The Tweets Are Amazing

With the March 29 announcement that Adnan Syed, whose conviction for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, was at the center of the first season of the hit true-crime podcast Serial, was getting a new trial, people started freaking out. …
By Lilli Petersen

Stormy Daniels Went On '60 Minutes' & Twitter Couldn't Look Away

The Donald Trump presidency is a never-ending circus of political fumbling, employment turnaround, and, thanks to one Stormy Daniels, public scandal. So when the adult film actress took her story on 60 Minutes, on March 25, of course everyone broke o…
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'Sex & The City' Star Cynthia Nixon Is Running For Governor, & Her Video Is Everything

Miranda Hobbes is running for governor, y'all. On March 19, former Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon, aka everyone's favorite snarky lawyer bestie, announced that she was running for governor of New York state. And Cynthia Nixon's video announcing …
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Vanessa Trump Won't Be Hurting For Cash After Her Divorce From Donald Trump Jr

With reports that Donald Trump Jr. is getting divorced from his wife of 13 years, it is truly the end of an era. An era in which Vanessa Trump was part of one of the richest families in America. So what happens for her now? What's Vanessa Trump's net…
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This Instagram Star's Famous Lip Art Actually Has An Incredible Emotional Backstory

In a post-Kardashian world, every millennial thinks they have what it takes to go viral, but few consider what that online fame actually looks like in a person's daily life. In Elite Daily's new series, Life Behind The Likes, we speak with the people…
By Lilli Petersen

The Next Episode Of 'The Walking Dead' Has Me So Scared For The Hilltop

The ongoing “All Out War” on The Walking Dead is hitting new heights. With everyone’s favorite baby Grimes, Carl, now out for the count after the Season 8 mid-season premiere, it looks like Rick has nothing left to lose. After a shouting match (via w…
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Carl's Letter To Negan On 'The Walking Dead' Had A Pretty Major Message

After last week’s episode of The Walking Dead, I didn’t think I could have any more emotions. After Carl died tragically, I thought I was empty. No more emotions. None left. But then in this week’s episode, we found out what was in those letters that…
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This Tiny Detail From Kylie Jenner's Photo Of Her & Stormi Has Fans Freaking Out

Kylie Jenner is a true superstar. Everything she does, says, wears, and posts has all of us fans continually fascinated. But some things are more fascinating than others — things like Kylie Jenner's ring in this photo of her and Stormi Webster. Can w…
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This Campaign Is Getting Students Involved In Gun Control Reform After Parkland

In the less than two weeks since the tragic shooting at Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, thousands of people around the country are wondering what they can do to address the issue of gun violence and mass shootings. And others are he…
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Melania Trump Spoke About The Parkland Students & Her Comments Might Surprise You

In her year as first lady, Melania Trump has been relatively quiet on all things political. So color me kind of surprised that she’s chosen to weigh in — sort of — on the discussion of gun control that we’ve seen arise in American discourse since the…
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