Michele Mendez

Bio

Michele Mendez is a Celebrity Writer at Elite Daily, where she writes about the biggest news in celebrity and music. She covers anything from the latest Kardashian-Jenner drama to Chrissy Teigen's newest Instagram post, to the ARMY's latest theories surrounding BTS' music videos. She is the team's go-to K-Pop reporter, so you can always find her writing about K-Pop groups such as BTS, BLACKPINK, Monsta X, GOT7, and more. Outside of Elite Daily, Michele is an editor at CelebMix.com. She has also written for Study Breaks Magazine, The Temple News, Fuzzable.com, TheTab.com, and HerCampus.com. Michele received her B.A. in Media Studies and Production from Temple University in May 2019. In her free time, you can find Michele listening to K-Pop playlists on Spotify, binge-watching another series on Netflix, or attending a concert in NYC. You can follow Michele on social media at @michmendezmedia and also contact her at michelemendez182@gmail.com

I Tried BTS' Mediheal Sheet Masks & Now I'm A Skincare Fangirl

By Michele Mendez
You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a face serum, vitamins that will make your skin brighter, or a specialty food service. You can't help but…

MAX Posted A Live Acoustic Version Of Suga's "Burn It" & I'm Not OK

By Michele Mendez
The ARMY waited four years for Suga to make his return as Agust D, so when Big Hit began teasing new music from one of its artists, fans crossed their fingers it meant another mixtape from him was coming. On Friday, May 22, their wish finally came…

A Hater Said Chrissy Teigen Was Balding & Her Response Was So Real

By Michele Mendez
When you're as successful as Chrissy Teigen, there's bound to be haters jealous of everything you've accomplished. Internet trolls constantly try to tear her down by nitpicking her every move, but luckily, Teigen has thick skin and doesn't allow…

You'll Want "More & More" TWICE After Watching Their Epic New Video Teaser

By Michele Mendez
TWICE is days away from making their highly-anticipated comeback on June 1. To get fans even more excited for the big day, they've been sharing snippets of their upcoming era through concept photos, short films, and behind-the-scenes clips of their…

Why Am I Feeling Emotional Over Kris' Instagram For Scott's 37th Birthday?

By Michele Mendez
Now that everyone is in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, social media is the way to go for celebrating birthdays virtually rather than in person. When Scott Disick's birthday came around on Tuesday, May 26, Kris Jenner was the first…

Lady Gaga & Ariana's Visuals In Their New Video Have Fans SHOOK

By Michele Mendez
May has been full of surprises for Arianators. Fresh off her collaboration with Justin Bieber, "Stuck With U," Ariana Grande has now teamed up with Lady Gaga for "Rain On Me." The song is part of Gaga's upcoming Chromatica album, which will release…

Fans Think They Know Who Suga's Diss Track Is About & It's Not Who You Expect

By Michele Mendez
By now, you've probably seen all the trends on social media about Agust D's comeback. BTS' Suga finally brought back his other persona for an epic 10-track mixtape D-2. The project's lead single is "Daechwita," which also came with a music video.…

Suga & Max's New Song "Burn It" Teaches A Surprising Lesson About Courage

By Michele Mendez
It's official: Suga made his highly-anticipated return as Agust D. On Friday, May 22, he dropped his surprise mixtape D-2. It features ten new tracks, including a collaboration with MAX called "Burn It." Suga's "Burn It" lyrics send a surprising…

Suga Explained What The Real Difference Between Him & Agust D Is

By Michele Mendez
For the past four years, Suga has been alternating between different music personas. When he's with BTS, he's simply known as Suga, but when releasing solo music, he often uses the alias Agust D. BTS' Suga's quotes about the difference between him…

RM's Feature On Suga's New Agust D Album Has Me Shook To My Core

By Michele Mendez
ARMYs can agree the best BTS collaborations are when the members team up with each other. On Friday, May 22, Suga surprised fans by dropping his second Agust D mixtape, D-2. It features a number of collaborations, including "Strange" with RM. The…

BTS Is Literally Hidden In Suga's New "Daechwita" Video, But You May Have Missed It

By Michele Mendez
After four years of waiting, Suga has finally made his return as his solo persona, Agust D. Suga has been teasing a second mixtape since 2019, so it was only a matter of time before it arrived. Now, after a week of cryptic teasers from Big Hit…

Suga Changed His Apple Music Picture & It Has 'Agust D 2' Written All Over It, Y'all

By Michele Mendez
For the past week, Big Hit Entertainment has been teasing something hugely mysterious on Twitter. ARMYs had a feeling it had something to do with BTS. Sure enough, as the countdown nears d-day, the pieces are starting to come together. Since the…

Gigi Hadid Has A Message To Anyone Who Thinks She Has Fillers

By Michele Mendez
Gigi Hadid isn't afraid to speak up whenever she hears a false rumor about herself. Whether it's speculation about her dating life or her career, Hadid has made it clear time and time again she won't stand for anyone spreading lies about her. After…

Here's Everything ARMYs Need To Know About Jungkook's Mysterious Mixtape

By Michele Mendez
The ARMY knows BTS will release two more albums by the end of 2020, but there's the added possibility a few members will drop mixtapes at some point, too. As fans know, the guys enjoy branching out and experimenting with different projects as…

OMG, The Weeknd & Doja Cat Linked Up For An Epic Remix Of "In Your Eyes"

By Michele Mendez
Weeks after teaming up with Nicki Minaj for a "Say So" remix, Doja Cat has now collaborated with another big-name artist: The Weeknd. The two surprised fans when they dropped a remix of his track "In Your Eyes" on Thursday, May 21. The song…

Mike Johnson Spoke Out About Hannah Brown Using The N-Word On Instagram

By Michele Mendez
Fans and celebrities are holding Hannah Brown accountable for saying the N-word during an Instagram Live on May 16. Instead of skipping past the lyric while rapping "Rockstar" by DaBaby, Brown used the slur and kept singing along. When fans asked…

Charli & Dixie's First Project After Quitting The Hype House Sounds AMAZING

By Michele Mendez
Charli and Dixie D'Amelio's exit from Hype House left fans wondering what project they would take on next. Since they're two of TikTok's top creators, fans knew other opportunities would soon come their way. Now, fans can stop guessing, because the…

Justin & Ariana Clapped Back At Accusations They Cheated To Get No. 1 On The Charts

By Michele Mendez
Securing a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 is supposed to be a time of celebration, but when Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande's "Stuck With U" topped the chart, not everyone was pleased. In fact, some didn't believe it was possible and even…

TXT Opens Up About What It Was Like Writing Their First Song Together

By Michele Mendez
Ask any MOA, and they'll tell you TXT has exceeded all expectations with the release of their new EP The Dream Chapter: Eternity. The album features six new songs, but one track that's captured fans' attention, in particular, is "Maze in the…

It's Finally Happening, BLINKs! BLACKPINK Announced Their Comeback & It Sounds Epic

By Michele Mendez
Despite the fact BLACKPINK has been dominating the music scene since 2016, the group has yet to release a full-length album. Fans believed they would get one by the end of 2019, so when that didn't happen, they launched a campaign asking BLACKPINK…