Stephanie Ironson

Bio

Stephanie Ironson is the Senior Entertainment Editor at Elite Daily. She oversees Elite Daily’s pop culture, TV, movie, award season, music, and celebrity coverage. Stephanie started at Elite Daily in 2015. Prior to her role as Senior Entertainment Editor, she served as the TV & Movies Editor, Deputy Entertainment Editor, and an Associate Editor.

Emma Chamberlain Thinks Napoleon Dynamite Needs Her Right Now

By Stephanie Ironson
Emma Chamberlain's 8.9 million YouTube subscribers are used to watching the details of her daily life unfold — whether it's a vlog from her trip to Paris Fashion Week or a budding zit on her forehead, her fans are equally rapt. Quarantine hasn't…

Natalie Explains What It’s *Actually* Like Being David Dobrik’s Assistant

By Stephanie Ironson
In January 2018, vlogger David Dobrik called up his childhood friend Natalie Mariduena and asked her if she'd move to LA to become his assistant. At the time, she was confused by his offer. Dobrik's career was just starting to really pick up on…

'Grey's Anatomy' Finally Updated Fans About Karev & It's Not Great News

By Stephanie Ironson
Justin Chambers' final episode of Grey's Anatomy aired on Nov. 14, though no one knew it at the time. It wasn't announced until Jan 10. that Chambers' Alex Karev had officially put down his scalpel. Fans have been desperate to find out how and, more…

Um, Hopper Is Very Much ALIVE In The First 'Stranger Things 4' Teaser

By Stephanie Ironson
Stranger Things fans have been anxiously waiting to find out whether David Harbour's Jim Hopper survived the final Season 3 cliffhanger. As of Feb. 14, the fandom can collectively breath a sigh of relief. The first Stranger Things 4 teaser revealed…

You're Going To Want To See Joe Keery Play A Killer Ride-Share Driver In 'Spree'

By Stephanie Ironson
Joe Keery's wholesome boy-next-door persona takes a backseat in his most recent starring role. Spree, which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, follows Keery's character Kurt Konkel (also known as KurtsWorld96, make sure to like and…

Ben Higgins Reveals Behind-The-Scenes Details About Those 'Bachelor' Headshots

By Stephanie Ironson
Have you ever stumbled upon a photo of a celebrity and immediately wondered what they were thinking in that very moment? In Elite Daily’s series, I Can Explain…, we’re asking celebrities to revisit their most memorable photos and tell us exactly…

This Young Filmmaker's Work Is About Sparking Important Conversations

By Stephanie Ironson
Crystal Kayiza says she's barely in her family's home videos — her spot has always been behind the camera. Now, the 26-year-old's accolades speak for themselves. This year, her film See You Next Time was an official selection of the 2020 Sundance…

Ellen Pompeo’s Reaction To Justin Chambers Leaving ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Is Heartbreaking

By Stephanie Ironson and Cianna Garrison
This doctor has left the building. In a statement to Deadline on Jan. 10, actor Justin Chambers officially said goodbye to his Grey's Anatomy character, Dr. Alex Karev. After 15 years in the operating room, and as one of the few doctors left from…

Three Women On Making Gen Z’s Favorite TV Shows Empowering

By Stephanie Ironson
Gen Z isn’t looking for feminist TV shows — they don’t have to. The entertainment landscape has come a long way since bloggers started using the Bechdel Test to determine whether a film was feminist or not. Graphic novelist Alison Bechdel first…

All Of H&M Is 30% Off For Black Friday — & Tons Of Stuff Is Up To 60% Off Right Now

By Stephanie Ironson and Theresa Massony
Instead of running from store to store this holiday season, you only really need to make one stop. H&M's Black Friday 2019 sale is here to satisfy even the pickiest person's wishlist. Starting Thursday, Nov. 28, everything is 30% off (plus free…

Snooki Spills The Tea On 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation’ Drama & Mike's Prison Release

By Stephanie Ironson
Have you ever stumbled upon a photo of celebrity and immediately wondered what they were thinking in that very moment? In Elite Daily’s series, I Can Explain…, we’re asking celebrities to revisit their most memorable photos and tell us exactly what…

The Cast Of 'The Politician' Thinks Payton Will Become President, But It's Not That Simple

By Stephanie Ironson
Ryan Murphy's The Politician tells the story of Payton Hobart, an impossibly ambitious high school student, determined to one day become President of the United States. Already ordered for at least a second season, the Netflix show will chronicle…

Why 'Blinded By The Light' Is More Than Just A Movie About Bruce Springsteen

By Stephanie Ironson
"If dreams came true, oh wouldn't that be nice." Bruce Springsteen's 1978 lyric quickly resonated with Blinded By The Light's protagonist. Javed Khan (Viveik Kalra), a teenage Pakistani Muslim living in Luton, England, in the late '80s, becomes…

The 'Jersey Shore' Cast Took Over The Elite Daily Office & Shook Things Up

By Stephanie Ironson
A lot has changed since Jersey Shore first aired on MTV in 2009. The cast's iconic poofs and extreme tans are things of the past; Snooki, Deena, JWoww, Ronnie, and Pauly D are now parents, Vinny is now the Keto Guido, The Situation is officially…

Sebastian Maniscaclo Doesn't "Know A Lot About Music," But He's Ready To Host The VMAs

By Stephanie Ironson
He may not be able to name all the easter eggs in Taylor Swift's new music video or know the difference between the Jonas Brothers, but ready or not, Sebastian Maniscalco is hosting the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. This year's show will air live on…

Taylor Swift’s “You Need To Calm Down” Lyrics Are Honestly Her Best Ones Yet

By Stephanie Ironson
At midnight on June 14, Taylor Swift gifted fans with a new song off her upcoming album Lover. And, honestly? It's the present Swift's fans have been waiting for for years. You can dance to it, it has serious pop-anthem potential, it claps back at…

Watch JoJo Fletcher Assign Jordan Rodgers The Cutest Bachelor Nation Superlatives

By Stephanie Ironson
You can take the girl out of Bachelor Nation, but you can't take Bachelor Nation out of the girl. Although it's been three years since JoJo Fletcher was The Bachelorette's leading lady, she's still a big part part of the ABC family. Proving just how…

Here's How 'Harry Potter & The Cursed Child' Brings Real-Life Magic To The Stage – EXCLUSIVE

By Stephanie Ironson
Determined to ensnare minds and bewitch senses, the cast and crew of Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child set out to bring J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World to the stage. Through elaborate costumes, a completely transformed theater, visual…

Sound The Alarms, Kim Kardashian & Kanye West’s Surrogate Is Reportedly In Labor

By Stephanie Ironson
The time has finally come: On Thursday, May 9, reports emerged that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with their fourth child. Ever since fans found out the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and the rapper were expecting their…

Watch Pauly D & Vinny Put Their Friendship To The Test With "How Well Do You Bro Each Other?"

By Stephanie Ironson
“Cabs are here” officially has a new meaning in 2019. DJ Pauly D and Vinny Guadagnino are back, but they’re a long way from the Jersey Shore. Gone are the days of reckless hookups and one-night stands, the duo is now looking for the real deal on…