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 and 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, TWICE, 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 Can’t Help But Dance Along To BTS’ New “Dynamite” Choreography Video

By Michele Mendez and Cianna Garrison
BTS' latest collaboration was their most unexpected one yet. On Friday, Sept. 25, the guys partnered with Epic Games to premiere an alternate music video for their hit single "Dynamite" on Fortnite. The group had never done something like this…

Here's A Look Back At What Jimin Did Before BTS

By Michele Mendez
BTS is on top of the world right now. After dreaming of having a No. 1 single for so long, their wish finally came true on Aug. 31. "Dynamite" debuted on top of the Billboard Hot 100, making them the first Korean group in history to ever reach that…

Lance Bass Just Revealed That Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Had Baby No. 2

By Michele Mendez
Congratulations are apparently in order for Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel! In a new interview with Entertainment Tonight, the singer's former fellow *NSYNC group member Lance Bass revealed Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel had their second…

Zayn Dropped A New Song That Sounds Like It Might Be About Gigi

By Michele Mendez
Zayn Malik has had a big week. Just days after he and Gigi Hadid announced the arrival of their first child together, the singer made his big music comeback with "Better." The track reads like a love letter to someone special, so of course, fans are…

Megan Fox's Voice Is Actually Featured On Machine Gun Kelly's New Album

By Michele Mendez
After delaying his fifth album for several months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Machine Gun Kelly finally dropped his highly-anticipated Tickets To My Downfall on Friday, Sept. 25. The record features the hit single, "Bloody Valentine." In May,…

NBD, Charli D'Amelio's New Vlog Is All About Being In A JLo Music Video

By Michele Mendez
Charli D'Amelio lives an exciting life as TikTok's top creator because when she's not filming videos, she's hanging out with the biggest celebrities, like Jennifer Lopez. That's right. After D'Amelio joined JLo for a TikTok in February, the two…

Here's Why ARMY Thinks A BTS Album Might Be Coming In November

By Michele Mendez
BTS' "Dynamite" was just the beginning of their second 2020 comeback. In February, the group dropped their Map of the Soul: 7 album, and just a few weeks later, RM revealed in a YouTube livestream they were already working on another record. As time…

Charli D'Amelio Dropped The Mic When She Was Asked About Griffin Johnson's New Song

By Michele Mendez
Charli D'Amelio doesn't seem to be a fan of Griffin Johnson's debut single, "Convenient." After the Sway House member released the song on Sept. 20, fans immediately drew connections between the track's lyrics and Johnson's recent split with…

These 5 BTS Costumes Are "Dynamite" For Your Halloween Look

By Michele Mendez
If you ever need some fashion inspiration, BTS' RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are your go-to celebrities because they keep things fresh every comeback. In May 2018, they rocked dark clothing layered with harnesses for their "Fake…

Fans Are Convinced Griffin Johnson's New Song "Convenient" Is About Dixie D'Amelio

By Michele Mendez
The drama surrounding Griffin Johnson and Dixie D'Amelio's split continues. On Sunday, Sept. 20, the Sway House member dropped his debut single, "Convenient," that's seemingly about a messy breakup. Naturally, fans assumed Griffin Johnson's…

Cardi B Shut Down Rumors She's Divorcing Offset For Attention

By Michele Mendez
When news broke Cardi B was filing for divorce from Offset on Sept. 15, fans were devastated, wondering what could have possibly gone wrong. Infidelity rumors have plagued the couple's relationship for years, so some assumed cheating was the reason…

ARMYs Have A Theory That Jungkook From BTS & Ariana Grande Are Collaborating

By Michele Mendez
BTS and Ariana Grande are two of the world's biggest artists, so the thought of them teaming up for a song has both their fandoms in a total frenzy. While rumors of a collab have been swirling as early as May 2019, fans are now more convinced than…

TXT Announced Their New Album Name & Release Date, So Get Ready

By Michele Mendez
MOA, the news you've been waiting for has finally arrived: TXT is gearing up for another comeback! On Sunday, Sept. 20, the K-Pop group announced they'll be releasing new music this fall. TXT's Minisode1: Blue Hour album release date and details…

Kourtney K Responded To A Troll Hating On Her Friendship With Addison Rae

By Michele Mendez
Kourtney Kardashian and Addison Rae Easterling's friendship hasn't garnered positive reactions from everyone. Due to their 22-year age gap, some people question why they're hanging out. Critics aren't shy about letting the stars know their true…

Anitta & Cardi B Dropped A New Song That Has Some FIRE Lyrics

By Michele Mendez
Cardi B is slaying 2020 with all these collaborations. Following "WAP" with Megan Thee Stallion going No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the rapper has now teamed up with Brazilian superstar Anitta and Puerto Rican rapper Myke Towers for their…

BTS Finally Did Their Own Tiny Desk Concert & Fans Are Going Wild

By Michele Mendez
The performance ARMYs have been waiting years for has finally arrived: BTS' Tiny Desk concert. All the biggest artists — like Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, and Lizzo — have appeared on NPR's video series, so it was only a matter of time before BTS…

Zendaya Posted The Sweetest Thing To Her IG Story After Winning Her Emmy

By Michele Mendez
No one will ever forget the 2020 Emmy awards. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony took place virtually, meaning many of the nominees were at home with friends and family as they waited for the results on TV. Although it's not how the stars…

Demi Has Over 20 Tattoos, & Each 1 Has Such Deep Meaning

By Michele Mendez
Harry Styles, Ariana Grande, and Justin Bieber are just some of the celebrities known for having huge tattoo collections. Each of them has at least 40 tats, and by the looks of it, they're not stopping any time soon. Every time fans see them, they…

Here's What Jungkook Did Before BTS That Had 7 Labels Fighting Over Him

By Michele Mendez
BTS has one of the most inspirational success stories ever. Coming from a small label, the group was considered underdogs at the start of their career because they were repped by a then-small agency, but that all changed thanks to ARMYs, who helped…

Kylie Jenner's "What's In My Bag" Video Has Fans Royally PISSED

By Michele Mendez
Kylie Jenner's YouTube videos offer an inside look into her glamorous life as a celebrity and makeup mogul. Fans can't help but be amazed over her day-to-day life, so when they got a notification Kylie Jenner's "What's In My Bag" video hit YouTube…