Lilli Petersen

Hillary Clinton Got Real Shady About Donald Trump's Meeting With Vladimir Putin

Listen, 2018 has been a trying year so far, but there have been some bright spots. Like, say, Hillary Clinton's increasingly IDGAF attitude about commenting on public issues. It's like after a lifetime in the public eye she's really coming to realize…
By Lilli Petersen

Donald Trump's Tweet About The World Cup Went In A Very Ironic Direction

Donald Trump has had... let's just call it an "interesting time" on the international stage of late. Between arguing with other NATO leaders and setting up a controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump has been upending expecta…
By Lilli Petersen

Before You Rush Out For An Anti-Trump IUD, Read This

Kelly Baden, 39, the director of reproductive rights at the State Innovation Exchange, got her IUD in January of 2017 — "right after the inauguration," she tells me in an interview for Elite Daily. Working as an advocate for reproductive rights, she …
By Lilli Petersen

Mike Pence Weighed In On The Supreme Court & Abortion Rights & It's Not Reassuring

Mike Pence is not exactly a feminist dreamboat. The vice president is already known for his right-wing, anti-abortion views, and apparently, nothing has changed since he took office. Mike Pence's comment about abortion and the Supreme Court is just w…
By Lilli Petersen

Justin Bieber's Dad Posted After His Reported Engagement & I'm Emotional

In the world of 2018 celebrity engagements, is there such a thing as "too fast?" Apparently, not, because Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are reportedly engaged. And while the reports that the Biebs put a ring on it haven't officially been confirmed…
By Lilli Petersen

Trump Had A Surprisingly Measured Response To Justice Kennedy's SCOTUS Retirement

Every time something wild happens in the world of politics, people all wonder: what will President Donald Trump say? Will he shoot his mouth off? (It's happened.) Will he settle down with a statement? Well this time, it looks like the latter, since T…
By Lilli Petersen

Supreme Court Justice Kennedy's Retirement Has Everyone Going, "What Next?"

Another day, another piece of "ugh, really" news out of the Trump administration. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement on Wednesday, June 27, and Twitter breathed a deep, heavy, beleaguered sigh. These tweets about Anthony K…
By Lilli Petersen

Donald Trump Jr. & His GF Kimberly Guilfoyle Took A Huge Step In Their Relationship

Everyone knows that a relationship isn't really *official* until you post about it on social media. So I guess that means that the president's oldest son and his new girlfriend are the real deal, because Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle's Inst…
By Lilli Petersen

Ariana Grande Commented On Pete Davidson's Selfie & It's Honestly Adorable

Is there a word for when a couple is so cute that their friends almost can't stand to be around them? If there is, that's Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson right now, because Ariana Grande's comment on Pete Davidson's Instagram selfie is just about the…
By Lilli Petersen

These Photos Of Pride Around The Country Have Everyone Cheering, "Love Is Love"

Every month is a time to be proud of who you are, but there's only one Pride Month. It's a time for the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate, allies to cheer, and the world in general to celebrate love in all its beautiful and varied forms. Around the count…
By Lilli Petersen

Holland Taylor Opens Up About Bringing Back Professor Stromwell In 'Legally Blonde 3'

Am I the girl you thought I was, professor? With news of Legally Blonde 3 in the works, we're all fascinated by what Elle Woods might be doing in this, the second decade of the 21st century. And while I feel I can be reasonably sure that her whole of…
By Lilli Petersen

Twitter Is Outraged Over The Jacket Melania Trump Wore To Visit Migrant Children

Another day, another reason to say "oh my god what is even happening in 2018." On Thursday, June 21, first lady Melania Trump visited detained migrant children in Texas — which was a nice move in and of itself. Unfortunately, she chose to set out whi…
By Lilli Petersen

Trump's Ex-Campaign Chair's Reaction To A Girl Separated From Her Mom Is The Worst

Sometimes, it feels like President Donald Trump and all those around him are engaged in a constant game of one-upmanship to see who can be the most heartless and unsympathetic. And while in this administration there are definitely some real contender…
By Lilli Petersen

Michelle Obama Weighed In On Trump's Policy For Immigrant Children, & It's Spot-On

Michelle Obama might be the saltiest Obama, and I kind of love her for it. She doesn't hold back about what she feels is important, and let's be honest, in the current political climate there's a lot that's important. But her latest sample of bon mot…
By Lilli Petersen

Rumi & Sir Got A Special Tribute On 'Everything Is Love' & My Heart Is So Full

Welcome to a world in which JAY-Z and Beyoncé have an album together, and nothing is the same. The power couple dropped Everything Is Love on the evening of June 16, surprising fans and, well, making everyone freak out. Despite (or maybe because of) …
By Lilli Petersen

The Most Famous Pug On Instagram Is Using His Fame To Make The World A Better Place

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

Dennis Rodman's Interview About Trump & Kim Jong-Un Got So Emotional & It's Wild

There's so much that's just downright baffling about the diplomatic efforts to bring together Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, I shouldn't be surprised at seeing anything else outrageous. But this is 2018, and the wildness bar can always be raised. As P…
By Lilli Petersen

Starbucks Is Raising Its Prices — Again — So Better Make That Frappuccino Count

It's no secret that Starbucks makes the ~fancy~ coffee. Besides the regular ol' cup of morning bean juice, the coffee chain has all the specialty drinks we love, like frappuccinos, flavored lattes, and refreshing teas. And just like anything, you get…
By Lilli Petersen

Samantha Bee Apologized For Her Ivanka Trump Insult, & It's A Relief To See

It's been a rough week for public figures who choose to call out other public figures in... shall we say... less than polite terms. It's no secret that politics can get kind of vitriolic, but as passionate as everyone is, there are some lines that de…
By Lilli Petersen

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