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

BTS Didn't Win Favorite Group At The PCAs & ARMYs Have Questions

By Michele Mendez and Noelle Devoe
BTS may not have shown up for the 2019 People's Choice Awards, but the BTS ARMY sure made it seem like they did by taking over Twitter. On Sunday, Nov. 10, fans glued themselves to their TV screens to see if BTS won any of their three nominations…

Hannah B. & Tyler C. Reunited At The PCAs & Bachelor Nation Cannot Deal

By Michele Mendez and Noelle Devoe
This is not a drill, Bachelor Nation. Hannah Brown and Tyler Cameron were just in the same building. And by building, I mean the 2019 People's Choice Awards. The Bachelorette exes attended The PCAs on Nov. 10, where they were both up for the…

Lili Had The BEST Reaction To Cole's People's Choice Award Win

By Michele Mendez
Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse are Hollywood's "it" couple. Since the People's Choice Awards honor the most influential figures in pop culture, fans expected the couple to arrive hand-in-hand at the award show on Nov. 10, but sadly, that didn't…

Here's Why BTS Wasn't At The People's Choice Awards Despite 3 Nominations

By Michele Mendez
What do the Kardashians, Avengers cast, and BTS all have in common? Besides the fact that all three are groups of incredibly good-looking people, each is an important facet of pop culture: TV, film, and music. The People's Choice Awards recognizes…

Fans Are Pissed At Chrissy Over Her Joke About Her Mom's AirPods

By Michele Mendez
If Chrissy Teigen's not going viral for her epic clapbacks toward mommy-shamers, then she's going viral for her tweets trolling Donald Trump. The Twitterverse loves Teigen for being so relatable despite being one of the biggest celebrities out…

Here Are All The Times Monsta X's Wonho Made You Fall In Love With Him

By Michele Mendez
Fandoms have good and bad days. Unfortunately for Monbebes, Oct. 31 was the latter. It was the day Starship Entertainment announced Wonho's departure from Monsta X after a series of rumors and scandals surrounding the member compelled him to leave…

Kourtney K Hinted You'll See Way Less Of Her On 'KUWTK'

By Michele Mendez
Appreciate each new episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians while you can because, soon, there could be a huge change to the show's dynamic. Kourtney Kardashian just announced she's taking a step back from Keeping Up With The Kardashians after…

BTS Visited The House Of BTS Pop-Up Shop & Now I Legit Want To Live There

By Michele Mendez
With BTS merchandise and memorabilia covering every surface imaginable, the House of BTS pop-up shop is the BTS paradise you always dreamed of. The store is like something straight out of the group's "Boy With Luv" music video because of its pretty,…

Here's How To Watch BTS' 'Bon Voyage' Season 4 On Weverse

By Michele Mendez
The BTS ARMY could debate for hours on end about what BTS' best music video or single is, but they all agree on one thing: BTS' best variety series, by far, is Bon Voyage. RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are natural-born funny guys,…

Kendall Went Race Car Driving For Her Birthday & It Looked Scary AF

By Michele Mendez
Y'all, I get anxious enough driving the legal speed limit as it is, so race car driving, let alone drifting, for fun is a big, fat nope from me. Kendall Jenner, on the other hand, is all for it. The extremely brave soul's birthday wish this year was…

Selena Had The Purest Reaction To Getting Her First Billboard No. 1 Single

By Michele Mendez
Selena Gomez's new single "Lose You To Love Me" marked Gomez's return to music after having dropped her last album, Revival, in October 2015, and oh what a heartbreaking return it was. While Gomez kept fans busy with singles like "I Can't Get…

These Melon Music Awards Teasers Have Fans Wondering If BTS Will Attend

By Michele Mendez
The BTS ARMY only has one question on their minds now that the Korean award show season has arrived: Will they or won't they attend? With BTS arguably being the most in-demand group right now, it's difficult to pin point when or if they'll make…

Liam Payne Just Got So Real About How Zayn Quit One Direction

By Michele Mendez
Learning the details surrounding Zayn's sudden departure from One Direction continues to be devastating to this day. Although it's been four years since Zayn left the group in March 2015, fans are still trying to piece together exactly what…

Harry Styles Is Dropping His Album On Taylor Swift's Birthday... Seriously

By Michele Mendez
The moment you've all been waiting for has finally arrived: Harry Styles announced his second album, Fine Line, along with its release date. Once you know when it drops, you'll be scratching your head wondering what it all means, because Harry…

TWICE's Dahyun's Hair Evolution Is As Beautiful As A Rainbow

By Michele Mendez
There's a reason everyone is so dang fascinated with K-Pop visuals. The genre takes every aspect of visual storytelling to the next level. From the music videos and choreography to the fashion and hair, literally everything is next-level gorgeous.…

Here's Why Fans Think Ariana's New Song "How I Look On You" Is About Pete

By Michele Mendez
Pete Davidson has been the inspiration behind quite a few of Ariana Grande's biggest hits. Besides name-dropping Davidson in "Thank U, Next," Grande literally named a song after her ex-fiancé on her Sweetener album. Now, a year after the couple's…

These 20 Records BTS Has Broken Over The Years Are Truly Mind-Blowing

By Michele Mendez
Face it: It's only a matter of time before each and every one of us falls in love with BTS, so you may as well stop fighting it and hop on the ARMY bandwagon. If I had to guess what, exactly, it is that's enthralled so many unsuspecting fans over…

Kimye & The Kids' Flintstones Photoshoot Has A Hilarious Backstory

By Michele Mendez
The Kardashians always manage to out-do themselves every Halloween, and I just have one question: How? I can barely muster up the energy to put on my played-out witch costume every year, much less think of a brand new, genius idea to top it. Then…

Sofia & Scott Dressed Up As Barbie & Ken For Halloween & Looked So On Point

By Michele Mendez
For most families, Halloween just comes one day a year, but for the Kardashians, All Hallow's Eve is more like All Hallows week. As if keeping up with the Kardashians isn't hard enough, during Halloween, it's nearly impossible. Every member — yes,…

North & Penelope Dressed As Adorable Little Devils For Halloween

By Michele Mendez
The Kardashian-Jenner family is one to watch every Halloween because they always go all-out. Take Kylie Jenner, for example. This year, she dressed as a Playboy Bunny, Princess Ariel, and Marilyn Monroe. The makeup mogul also dressed Stormi up as…