Rachel Varina

Bio

Rachel Varina is a TV writer for Elite Daily, where she covers and discovers the shows you're either already obsessed with or are about to be. She also writes about relationships, travel, and pop culture for a variety of other outlets. You might have seen her byline at Betches, Total Sorority Move, Post Grad Problems, and Diply. Before Elite Daily, Rachel was a writer, editor, and content manager for Total Sorority Move. Her love of TV was taken to the next level when she worked as a Production Assistant for the Emmy awarded TV show 'Shark Tank.' A born and raised Floridian, she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Radio/Television Communications with an additional focus in editorial. When she's not creating content or working on her novel, you can catch her devouring psychological thrillers, napping with her dogs, and supporting pineapple in the great pizza. Follow her ever-changing life at @rachelvarina on Insta and Twitter or shoot her an email at itsrachelvarina@gmail.com.

Katy Perry Brought Literal Fireworks To Her Inauguration Performance & It Was Epic

By Rachel Varina
If there was ever a time to celebrate, Jan. 20, 2021 was definitely it. After one of the toughest years in modern history, the start of 2021 welcomed not only a new year, but a new president as well. As Americans everywhere celebrated a new chapter…

Chrissy Teigen Finally Got Unblocked By @POTUS & It's Truly A New Era

By Rachel Varina
While the past year has been full of unexpected strife and loss, Jan. 20 was a day of hope and excitement for millions of Americans. As President Joe Biden ushered in a new era, major celebrations were in order. To ring in the his inauguration,…

'Bling Empire' Fans Need A Season 2 To Happen — Like, Yesterday

By Rachel Varina
After devouring the first season on Bling Empire, you're probably dreaming of renting out Rodeo Drive for your next event or wearing diamonds while practicing yoga in your giant, Los Angeles home. Either way, the first season of the new reality…

Matt James Made A Meme Of Himself Kissing With His Eyes Open & I Can't Deal

By Rachel Varina
Heading into Season 25 of The Bachelor, a few key components were definitely going to be different from previous installments. The usual Bachelor Mansion was swapped out for an all-inclusive resort and the lead, Matt James, had never actually been…

'Bachelor' Fans Are Convinced Victoria Was Planted By Producers To Stir Up Drama

By Rachel Varina
It's no secret The Bachelor is full of drama. While watching someone find love onscreen is great, seeing the antics that unfold along the way are oftentimes even more entertaining. Most of the time, the show's twists (petty fights, declarations of…

Fans Are LIVID About This 'Bachelor' Week 3 Elimination

By Rachel Varina
It's only Week 3 of Matt James' search for love, but the drama is already here in full force. From the start, Matt has made it clear he's not about anyone being on the show for the wrong reasons. So, why exactly did Matt send Marylynn home on The…

Issa Rae Announced 'Insecure' Is Ending With Season 5 & Twitter Is NOT OK

By Rachel Varina
It's officially the end of an era for Insecure. The hit HBO series was renewed for its fifth season in May 2020, and it turns out, this will be its last. While all shows must eventually wrap, these tweets about Insecure ending with Season 5 prove no…

Tyler C. Gave A Hint About When He'll Show Up On 'The Bachelor'

By Rachel Varina
If you’ve been a follower of the Bachelor franchise for long enough, there’s a good chance you have a handful of favorite cast members from past seasons. For many fans, one of those faves is Tyler Cameron. After making it to the finale in Hannah…

LOL, Tyler C. Roasted Matt For Kissing With His Eyes Open On 'The Bachelor'

By Rachel Varina
Before Matt James was the reason you now find yourself drooling at your TV every Monday night, he was known to Bachelor Nation as Tyler Cameron’s BFF. The former Bachelorette contestant from Hannah Brown's season introduced the world to Matt, and…

Matt's First Group Date Rose Winner Is Quickly Becoming A 'Bachelor' Fan-Fave

By Rachel Varina
Getting a group date rose early on in a season of The Bachelor is a pretty big deal. Not only does it mean you've gotten the attention of the lead, but chances are, you're making an impression on viewers at home as well. When Matt James handed out…

This 'Bachelor' Contestant Is 1 To Watch For A ~Dramatic~ Reason

By Rachel Varina
Going onto The Bachelor is definitely an emotional decision. Not only are you dating (and potentially falling in love with) a guy who's dating a bunch of other people, but you're also doing it on national television. Naturally, tensions are high,…

Here's Why The Internet Is Already Rooting For Sarah On 'The Bachelor'

By Rachel Varina
Season 25 of The Bachelor is just getting started, but there are already a few contestants standing out from the crowd. One of the early fan-faves was clearly crushing hard from the start, and now fans are wondering whether she has endgame…

Yes, Victoria Has A Real Job Aside From Her "Queen" Title On 'The Bachelor'

By Rachel Varina
The Queen of Season 25 has officially arrived. When The Bachelor aired on Jan. 6, 32 women were introduced to Bachelor Nation, all of whom were vying for Matt James' heart. While a lot of them made a memorable first impression, few made more of an…

Bri's Super-Secret Job Almost Kept Her From Being On 'The Bachelor'

By Rachel Varina
One of the best parts about a new season of The Bachelor is trying to guess which contestant will make it to the end of the journey and snag themself a fiancé. While a lot can happen between the first few episodes and The Final Rose, there's usually…

This TikTok About 'Twilight's Running Scenes Will Make You LOL For Days

By Rachel Varina
Once upon a time, a gorgeous vampire fell in love with an "ordinary" girl (who actually also happened to be gorgeous), and their love story changed the lives of late-2000s kids, tweens, and teens everywhere. Sure, Edward and Bella's romance was a…

13 Lessons I Learned From 'Schitt's Creek' That Changed My Life Forever

By Rachel Varina
Few shows in the history of television have impacted viewers quite like Schitt's Creek. The six-season series covers everything from love to loss to learning how to properly store wigs. In between the laughs — and sometimes during them — there were…

Here's Why Pieper Has A Unique Advantage With Matt On 'The Bachelor'

By Rachel Varina
Season 25 of The Bachelor just premiered on Jan. 4, but fans are already trying to guess who snags the Final Rose. One of the best parts of getting a new cast is picking new favorites to root for, and Piper on Matt's Bachelor season is looking like…

Here's Everything We Know About Matt James' 'Bachelor' Timeline

By Rachel Varina
After a strange year for Bachelor Nation (and the world, TBH), things are finally starting to look a little more normal, at least where the franchise is concerned. After filming delays due to the coronavirus pandemic caused Bachelor in Paradise to…

Fans Are Convinced This 'Bachelor' Contestant Is An Early Frontrunner

By Rachel Varina
The newest season of The Bachelor just started, and already fan theories are circling about a possible winner. While lots could happened between Night 1 and the Final Rose, first impressions *do* mean something in Bachelor Nation. After watching the…

This 'Bachelor' Contestant Already Has Beef With Another Woman On The Show

By Rachel Varina
While most people have resolutions heading into a near year, Matt James' goal on The Bachelor is to find his perfect partner. The Season 25 lead's journey to love began on Jan. 4, and already fans are picking their favorite on-screen contestants.…