Tina Kolokathis

Bio

Tina is the Deputy Editor of News & Entertainment at Elite Daily, where she oversees all things celebrity, music, TV, film, viral, food, and politics. She's also in charge of Elite Daily's "I Can Explain" content series. Tina has been at Elite Daily for five years, previously serving as the Senior Entertainment Editor and Head of Entertainment. Her resume includes News12.com, WCBS 880, and The New York Post. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Hofstra University. Tina's hobbies include baking all the things and playing with her Chihuahua-Dachshund mix, Luna. Send pitches to tkolokathis@elitedaily.com, but more importantly, send Spongebob memes to @tinakolokathis on Instagram.

Princess Eugenie Is Pregnant & Her Announcement Is The Cutest Thing Ever

By Tina Kolokathis
We may be in the middle of a global pandemic, but there's a silver lining to it all for Princess Eugenie of York and her husband, Jack Brooksbank: Princess Eugenie is pregnant with her first child! The couple announced the news on Sept. 25 with a…

Sofia Bryant Spills Deets On The 'I Am Not Okay With This' Cast Party

By Tina Kolokathis
The first thing I notice about I Am Not Okay With This star Sofia Bryant is her nails. Each finger is painted with swirls of bright blue, red, green, and orange, clearly matching her overall vibe. As she tells me about her favorite stories with the…

The Story Behind This Pic Of Lele Pons & Paris Hilton Is Hilarious

By Tina Kolokathis
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…

MAC's Black Friday Sale Includes Deals On Their Iconic Lipsticks & Lots Of Pretty Gift Sets

By Tina Kolokathis and Bella Gerard
Time to grab your cash money, because Black Friday deals are in full effect. For the makeup lover in your life, there's one sale you can't miss — MAC's Black Friday 2019 sale. Even if you can't immediately think of someone in your life who might…

Here's How To Move On From Loving Someone You Can't Be With

By Paul Hudson and Tina Kolokathis
Love is a tricky thing. Sometimes, it’s a beautiful emotion you get to experience alongside a significant other. Other times, it’s a horrible reality you come face to face with alone. When you think about love, you probably think of that first…

Lizzo & Ariana Grande's "Good As Hell" Remix Will Start Your Weekend Off Right

By Tina Kolokathis
My weekend just got so much better. On Oct. 25, Lizzo dropped the collaboration so many fans have been waiting for. One day before releasing said collab, she hinted on Instagram Live who the new hit would feature. And let me tell you — get ready to…

Fans Think Selena Called Justin Out Again In Her Surprise Single

By Tina Kolokathis
On Thursday, Oct. 24, Selena Gomez surprised fans with a new single, "Look At Her Now." The news comes just one day after she released her first single in two years, "Lose You To Love Me." While the first release was a tear-jerking melody that…

Selena Gomez Dropped A Surprise Second Song & The Lyrics Are So Empowering

By Tina Kolokathis
Selena. Gomez. Is. Back. Just a mere 24 hours after Gomez dropped her emotional ballad "Lose You To Love Me," the pop star surprised fans with another new track on Oct. 24. While "Lose You To Love Me" was a slow, passionate tune, "Lose You To Love…

This Video Of Kalen Allen Reacting To TXT's Elite Daily Dance Challenge Will Have You LOLing

By Tina Kolokathis
I hear Kalen Allen before I see him. I head over to Elite Daily's studio to introduce myself to the star, but he's in a room across the hall talking about Beyoncé. I immediately smile, already confirming for myself that he's the same hilarious,…

Watch Cierra Ramirez & Trevor Jackson As They Steam Up The Kitchen (Making Pizza, But Still)

By Tina Kolokathis
For many 20-somethings, a (big) portion of life revolves around pizza. It's the perfect food in any situation: Off work early? Pizza. Up late finishing that assignment? Pizza. Need a quick meal before heading to work? A leftover, cold slice of…

Madison Beer Is Taking Back Her Voice — This Time On Her Own Terms

By Tina Kolokathis
"I think I was meant to be famous because I have so much to say." Madison Beer likes to Juul, so that is what she's doing. No makeup, hair knotted with a few strands escaping in the right places, she walks into the photo shoot in a cavernous black…

I Got A Tarot Card Reading With Nat & Liv That Was SO On Point

By Tina Kolokathis
I'm sitting on a silver velvet loveseat in a loft on 39th Street when Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson walk through the door. The cousins and stars of E!'s Relatively Nat & Liv are in New York City to promote their new show, and they're joining me…

The Artwork For Taylor Swift's Newest Single Is SO Significant

By Tina Kolokathis
We're well into a new era of Taylor Swift, y'all. And as any Swiftie knows, a new era means tons of new Easter eggs — it's honestly half the fun of being a fan. On Friday, June 14, Swift dropped her second single off of her upcoming album Lover, and…

Tati Gabrielle Got A Tattoo & The Meaning Behind It Is Deeper Than You Think

By Tina Kolokathis
My video shoot with Tati Gabrielle for Elite Daily's Take Me With You series isn't going as planned. Three hours in, and she's already held my hand, fanned my face, and kept me from fainting on camera. We're at West 4 Tattoo in the West Village of…

Here's How Much Disney Fans Will Have To Pay For The Brand New Streaming Service

By Tina Kolokathis
It's truly been years since fans first heard that Disney would be launching their own streaming service, but fans finally got all the details on April 12, and you're gonna want to sit down for this. The Disney+ service will launch on Nov. 12, 2019,…

Joe Jonas Gave Sophie Turner The Cutest Shoutout In The New Jonas Brothers Song

By Tina Kolokathis
The Jonas Brothers are really, really back, you guys. And with every single they drop, I fall right back into being the super fan I once was back in 2007. The boys dropped their latest single, "Cool," on Friday, April 5. And besides the fun beat and…

Twitter Is Blowing Up Over Mueller Submitting His Report On The Russia Investigation

By Tina Kolokathis
It's taken what's felt like decades, but on Friday, March 22, Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his findings on whether President Donald Trump allegedly colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential election, according to The New York Times.…

You Can Get A Free Starbucks Tumbler With This Epic Update To Their Rewards Program

By Tina Kolokathis
If you're an avid Starbucks fan like me, you know there's really nothing better than the Starbucks Rewards program. You earn Stars every time you pick up your favorite drinks and pastries, you get free same-visit refills on coffee and tea, and you…