Veronica Lopez

Bio

Veronica is a Dating Editor at Elite Daily. She covers, assigns, and edits celebrity dating content and service pieces, filled to the brim with the kind of relationship advice that only your very best friend knows you need — including, but not limited to: texting, health, identity, sex positions, making it ~Instagram official~, and WTF is going on between your favorite celebrity couples, based on their body language. Before joining the Elite Daily Dating team, she wrote for several publications including Cosmopolitan.com, Cosmo For Latinas, Vivala, and Modern Luxury Brides and Interiors magazines. She holds a BS in Communications from the University of Miami, with concentrations in magazine journalism, creative advertising, and marketing. Veronica is passionate about diversity, inclusion, and spreading awareness about Latinx culture, identity, and issues. If you give her Cuban coffee, she will never stop. Pitch her anything sex and dating (including new products, apps, launches, meet-cutes and personal essays) at veronica.lopez@bustle.com.

You'll Squeal Watching This Gemini Date 4 Astrologically Compatible Matches

By Veronica Lopez
Craving a dose of romance with a side of astrology? Episode 5 of Star Crossed, Elite Daily’s dating astrology show, is just what you need. Every episode features one single dater who goes on mini-dates with a handful of astrologically compatible…

30 Pandemic-Safe First Date Ideas That Help You Find Love In A Hopeless Place

By Hannah Orenstein and Veronica Lopez
Leave it to a global pandemic to make you wistfully long for dates consisting of overpriced cocktails at a noisy bar before awkwardly making out on a street corner and getting ghosted. Sigh. While your go-to date activities from the Before Times…

Unpopular Opinion: Quarantine Is The Perfect Time To Heal From Heartbreak

By Veronica Lopez
Anamaria, 26, spent the first month of the coronavirus pandemic living with her ex-boyfriend in their shared New York City apartment. “It was so f*cking weird,” she tells Elite Daily. They broke up at the end of February, right before the world…

OMG, Demi Lovato & Max Ehrich Are Engaged!

By Veronica Lopez
Good morning, and welcome to the best news you'll hear all week: Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich are engaged! After four months of dating, Ehrich popped the question in Malibu, California on July 22. They announced their engagement on Instagram on July…

Episode 3 Of 'Starcrossed,' Elite Daily's Dating Astrology Show, Might Shock You

By Veronica Lopez
If you loved Love Is Blind and swear by your daily Co-Star readings, Episode 3 of Starcrossed, Elite Daily’s dating astrology show, will be the highlight of your day. Each episode ~stars~ (pun intended) a single dater as they meet and go on short…

BRB, Crying At Becky G’s Insta For Her Anniversary With Sebastian Lletget

By Veronica Lopez
Time flies when you’re having fun. On June 5, Becky G and boyfriend Sebastian Lletget celebrated their four-year anniversary. The singer first posted about the LA Galaxy player a few months before they made it official, in April 2016, but Becky G’s…

Madison Prewett Is Focusing On Herself & Her Friends After 'The Bachelor'

By Veronica Lopez
Two months ago, you couldn’t go on the internet without seeing Madison Prewett’s name in a headline. She may not have technically “won” Season 24 of The Bachelor, but she did win over Bachelor Nation after she handled that catastrophic After The…

Bad Bunny Said The Sweetest Thing About GF Gaby Berlingeri

By Veronica Lopez
Bad Bunny has been an open book about nearly every part of his life except for his relationship with girlfriend Gabriela Berlingeri. The Puerto Rican reggaeton rapper has been dating Berlingeri since 2017, but stayed mum about her until their first…

Chris Harrison Said Barb's Shade At Madi Made Him "Sick"

By Veronica Lopez
You’re not the only one who sat in awe of Barbra Weber’s mean comments toward Madison Prewett on After The Final Rose. On May 6, The Bachelor host Chris Harrison made a guest appearance on Sirius XM radio and opened up about the moment that shocked…

"It's My Therapy": The Stories Behind The Breakup Songs You Love

By Veronica Lopez
Search “breakup” on Spotify and you’ll never stop scrolling. There are songs to cry to, scream to, have sex to, glow up to — a playlist for every phase of heartbreak. A great breakup song matches the intensity of the emotions it’s about and, like…

This Couple Met On Hinge & Went To New Orleans On Their Fifth Date

By Veronica Lopez and Hannah Orenstein
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

Here's What Experts Have To Say About Coronavirus & Kissing

By Veronica Lopez
A quick peck on the lips with your partner can feel like the most natural thing in the world. A steamy makeout sesh with a friend with benefits or an after-date kiss with your latest Tinder match might seem equally harmless and easy. But while the…

This Couple Met On Bumble & Fell In Love 3 Weeks Later

By Hannah Orenstein and Veronica Lopez
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

This Promo For The New Singing 'Bachelor' Show Will Give You Jed Flashbacks

By Veronica Lopez
If you thought Jed Wyatt (and his many guitar serenades) was the last musical talent you’d be seeing on The Bachelor franchise — or if you’re part of the small percentage of the population who doesn’t cringe every time the lead and their date has to…

Let's Break Down Victoria F.'s Head-Spinning 'Bachelor' Hometown Date

By Veronica Lopez
Victoria Fuller has been a controversial contestant on Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor, and her hometown date did not prove otherwise. It started off on a sweet note, with Victoria and Peter frolicking along the beach, visiting an old-timey…

Becca Cried Into A Breakfast Burrito When She Realized She Loved Garrett

By Veronica Lopez
Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen met on The Bachelorette, got engaged in the Maldives weeks later, and saw their courtship and proposal play out on national television. But those are pretty much the only “abnormal” things about their relationship,…

BRB, Checking If Twitter Still Has A Pulse After J.Lo & Shakira's Super Bowl Performance

By Veronica Lopez
On Feb. 2, 2020, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez made history as the first Latinx women to share the Super Bowl halftime show stage with a performance that had fans so shook, you could feel the vibrations from Shakira's drum solo all the way from Miami.…

Fans On Twitter Are Losing It Over The Kids Who Brought The Super Bowl Ball In

By Veronica Lopez
The 2020 Super Bowl is well under way, and one of the most moving moments already happened. The tweets about the NFL's Next 100 Super Bowl intro, featuring a young boy running across the country and straight into Hard Rock Stadium, prove it was the…

Don't Worry, Guys, Snickers Is Fixing The World By Feeding It Candy

By Veronica Lopez
This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Snickers’ “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” campaign, and in celebration of the milestone and the brand’s 90th anniversary, Snickers’ 2020 Super Bowl commercial features a giant hoard of people feeding a…

Do People Actually Want To Commit To Relationships Anymore?

By Veronica Lopez, Hannah Orenstein and Iman Hariri-Kia
Dating is more complicated than ever right now: You can be Gatsbyed, breadcrumbed, and ghosted by your Tinder match... all in the same week. And even when a great first date gives you butterflies, knowing what to do next can be confusing AF.…