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.

10 Halloween Movies You Can Watch On Amazon Prime Video Right Now

By Rachel Varina
As the weather grows colder and the leaves start to drop, getting into the spooky spirit is just a way of life come mid-September. By the time October rolls around, you want to have plenty of scary movies at your your disposal for nights in full of…

Here's How To Stream 'Euphoria' Even If You Don't Have An HBO Subscription

By Rachel Varina
When Euphoria came out in 2019, one thing was abundantly clear: This was the show to watch. With a hot cast, Hunger Games-worthy makeup, and boundary-pushing plot lines, the series was an obvious success. The only problem, of course, is that it's…

'Cheer' Star Jerry Harris Has Been Arrested On Alleged Child Pornography Charges

By Rachel Varina and Sarah Halle Corey
It's an unsettling day for fans of the Netflix series Cheer. Jerry Harris has been arrested on alleged child pornography charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the northern district of Illinois confirmed. Elite Daily has reached out to Harris’ team…

The 'Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' Mansion Is Now An Airbnb & It's Only $30 To Stay There

By Rachel Varina
Now this is a story all about how you can turn your life upside down at the freshest crib in California. After years of imagining what would it be like to roll up to the place where Will Smith first stole the hearts of viewers everywhere, that dream…

Say Hello To Your New Fave Boy Band Member From Netflix's 'Julie & The Phantoms'

By Rachel Varina
Hocus Pocus had Max, High School Musical had Troy. Now, the director who brought you both of these iconic crushes, Kenny Ortega, is back to introduce you to the next great love of your TV life: Charlie Gillespie, who plays Luke in Julie & The…

Gabrielle Union Said A 'Bring It On' Sequel Is "Going To Happen" & I'm READY

By Rachel Varina
Brr! It's cold in here. I said there must be a sequel in the atmosphere. I said... well, I guess *technically* Gabrielle Union said a Bring It On sequel is in the atmosphere. In case you need your memory jogged, Union starred as Isis, the "mean…

Here’s Why 'Unpregnant's Director Is So Passionate About The Film's Abortion Story

By Rachel Varina
Adventure, friendship, and an epic cross-country road trip are all vital elements of HBO Max's new film Unpregnant. And while the comedy starring Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira has plenty of "laugh so hard tears are streaming down your…

Angela Kinsey Has So Many Ideas For A 'The Office' Reunion Special

By Rachel Varina
It's been 15 years (!!) since the U.S. version of The Office premiered, and fans still have the same question they've been asking since the show's final episode: Will there ever be a revival? And they're not alone; the cast has also been talking…

I Recreated 8 Christine Quinn Looks From 'Selling Sunset' & Am Forever Changed

By Rachel Varina
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…

Here's Everything We Know About Whether 'Away' Will Get A Season 2

By Rachel Varina
You don't have to be a rocket scientist see the astronauts on Netflix's new interstellar series are facing a lot of unknowns. While Away follows the crew of the fictitious Altas ship on its maiden voyage to Mars, fans have a bigger question here on…

Here's The Real-Life Space Mission That Inspired Netflix's New Show, 'Away'

By Rachel Varina
Some people dream of having a family, some dream of chasing the stars. If you're Hilary Swank's character in Netflix's new series, Away, however, you're dreaming both. The out-of-this-world show is full of twists, turns, and a million moments that…

'Outer Banks,' 'Grey's,' & More Of Your Faves Are Reportedly Resuming Production

By Rachel Varina
After months of watching reruns, dreaming about new storylines, and reading about deep-dive fan theories to pass the time, there's a small sliver of hope for television fans as productions look toward starting back up. Beginning in March 2020, many…

Keke Palmer Is Singing Clare's "Respect" 'Bachelorette' Promo & It's So On Point

By Rachel Varina
While there have been non-stop changes to Season 16 of The Bachelorette, one thing has always been clear: Clare Crawley is the queen of demanding the respect she deserves. The franchise has finally started sharing teasers for the upcoming season,…

A Deep Dive Into How Real 'Selling Sunset' Is, Really

By Rachel Varina
If you thought Selling Sunset was dramatic, it turns out the off-screen drama surrounding the show is even more so. Since Netflix released Season 3 on Aug. 7, fans have had a lot of questions surrounding the reality show, the biggest of which is how…

The Park From 'Class Action Park' Is Still Open, But Now It Has A New Name

By Rachel Varina
For most people, summer means sunshine and swimming pools. If you were from New Jersey in the ’80s, however, it may have meant some bruises (or worse) at the infamous Action Park, nicknamed "Class Action Park." The theme park was known to basically…

Get To Know J.B. From ‘Million Dollar Beach House’

By Rachel Varina
Netflix's newest vein of reality shows combine high-end real estate with drama-creating characters for pure television gold, as newcomer Million Dollar Beach House proves. While the series follows five different agents, there's one Hamptons broker…

Here's A Deep Dive On The Real Estate Group From ‘Million Dollar Beach House’

By Rachel Varina
If you've watched (and by "watched" I mean drooled over the Hamptons homes in) Million Dollar Beach House, there's a good chance you're wondering who the team is behind the dramatic reality show. Netflix's newest take on high-end real estate follows…

Here's Everything We Know About 'Teenage Bounty Hunters' HBIC, Devon Hales

By Rachel Varina
While Netflix's new teen comedy Teenage Bounty Hunters follows a pair of bad-guy chasing 16-year-olds, the twins in the hilarious series aren't the only ones in on the drama. As in any coming-of-age show, there's gotta be a "mean girl" character,…

Quintessa Swindell Says Their 'Trinkets' Racial Profiling Scene Was "Hard To Film"

By Rachel Varina
The end of Trinkets is here and Quintessa Swindell, who played Tabitha on the Netflix series, wants the story to act as a beacon of hope for young viewers. If you've made your way through Season 2 (and are managing to read this through the tears),…

Here's Everything We Know About Andrew Jacobs, The New ‘Trinkets’ Star

By Rachel Varina
While Elodie, Moe, and Tabitha were busy swiping goods in Netflix's teen series Trinkets, a new character introduced in Season 2 was stealing hearts. Though the show mostly centers around the three besties, Moe's brother Ben comes into town and…