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Netflix's New Animated Series Will Bring All Of Your Favorite Roald Dahl Stories To Life

By Dylan Kickham
Roald Dahl's imaginative novels have given children a magical escape like no other, and now Netflix is bringing them to life with a new animated event series. The streaming service just announced that it has obtained the rights to Dahl's most…

Prince Harry Rubbing Meghan Markle's Back In This Video Has Me Royal Flushing

By Rebecca Strong
One thing’s for sure: There was no shortage of poignant moments at the 2018 WellChild Awards. Not to mention that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attended the awards show, which celebrates young people with serious illnesses, as well as the…

Heath Ledger's Dad's Response To Michelle Williams' Surprise Wedding Is So Heartwarming

By Tara Martinez
Michelle Williams is a newly married woman. And her ex’s family is so, so happy for her. As you may or may not know, Williams was once involved with the late Heath Ledger, with whom she has a daughter named Matilda. Since Ledger’s death in 2008,…

Michelle Williams Shared What She Tells Her Daughter About Heath Ledger, & Now I'm Crying

By Rachel Shatto
Feel like having a good cry? Well then, get ready, because Vanity Fair just released an interview with Michelle Williams that has me feeling very emotional — and actually really inspired. Because, in addition to talking about her fight for pay…

Michelle Williams Just Secretly Married A Celeb You Didn't Know She Was Dating

By Tara Martinez
Michelle Williams is a sneaky one. After engagement rumors started swirling about her and her former boyfriend Andrew Youmans at the beginning of the year, everyone was certain she’d found the one. But now it’s been confirmed that Williams is…

Gatsbying Is The New Ultra-Relatable Dating Trend You've Probably Tried Once Before

By Candice Jalili
Another day, another new dating trend. And while some of these trends can be a little too far-fetched to resonate with me, I have a feeling most of us are going to be able to relate to this one because, well, most of us are guilty of doing it at one…

'Luke Cage' Season 2 Pays Tribute To This Late Actor & It's So, So Touching

By Ani Bundel
Luke Cage Season 2 introduces a veritable pantheon of new characters, including John "Bushmaster" McIver and his whole clan, new police officers like Nandi in the station, and a new Stokes, in the form of Mariah's long-estranged daughter, Matilda.…

This New 'Luke Cage' Character May Not Be Who You Think He Is & Here's Why

By Ani Bundel
Luke Cage Season 2 introduces a brand new antagonist to the pantheon of Netflix Marvel baddies: John "Bushmaster" McIver, a Jamaican immigrant who is here, as he puts it, to "take back his birthright," which he believes to be Harlem. But who is he…

Tarana Burke Made A Huge Statement About The Me Too Movement At The Golden Globes

By Hollee Actman Becker
The hashtag #MeToo has been used millions of times on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram since October, when actress Alyssa Milano first tweeted out a post asking her followers who have been sexually harassed or assaulted to use it. In just 24 hours,…

The Schedule For Freeform's 13 Days Of Halloween Is Here & We Can't Wait

By Ani Bundel
For some people, the most wonderful time of the year is Christmas, with cozy fires, family visits and presents. For others, it's Fourth of July, with sun, sand, picnics and fireworks. But for a small subset of freaks and geeks, the best holiday,…

Heath Ledger's Sister Opens Up About His Documentary: 'I Screamed And Cried'

By Mary Kate Hoban
Heath Ledger died on January 22, 2008, at the age of 28. Nearly a decade later, the actor's life, which was famously plagued by his deep dives into his iconic movie roles, is being remembered in the documentary "I Am Heath Ledger." The film, which…

The 10 Best On-Screen Mother-Daughter Duos Of All Time

By Marquaysa Battle
The relationship between a mother and a daughter is a special one. Some are super close and others couldn't be further apart. There are moms and daughters who are complete besties and then there are some that, well, let's just say mama always makes…

There's Another New 'I Am Heath Ledger' Trailer And It's Just As Emotional

By Dylan Kickham
New footage from the upcoming Heath Ledger documentary is giving fans an even more intimate look at the private life of the late actor, and it's just as emotional as you would expect. Heath is on the cover of People this week ahead of the premiere…

Super Committed Guy Gets His Marriage Proposal Tattooed On His Back

By Sean Abrams
We've all heard the phrase "nothing lasts forever." Typically, I'd agree with that statement... unless you suddenly decide to get something inked on your body. In that case, that shit is permanent. Just ask Kevin Sheridan. The 37-year-old from East…

The GOP Tweeted Out A Fake Abraham Lincoln Quote And Twitter Had A Field Day

By Robert Anthony
If "fake news" is a thing, then so are "fake tweets," I guess. Twitter is going berserk after the official Twitter account for the GOP tweeted out a fake Abraham Lincoln quote. To me, this comes as no surprise after Betsy DeVos' Department of…

New Study Reveals Why Your 'Boner' Doesn't Actually Have A Bone

By Robert Anthony
Why do we call an erection a "boner" if there is no actual bone found in the human penis? "I don't know, ask Google." That's probably what most people would tell you verbatim if you asked them that question. Luckily, science itself is mature enough…

Michelle Williams Talking Life Without Heath Ledger Will Break Your Heart

By Anna Menta
Michelle Williams says there is only one thing in her life she just can't accept: Heath Ledger's death. This January will mark the ninth anniversary of the death of the then 28-year-old actor, who overdosed on prescription medication in 2008. He…

'Gifted' Trailer Shows Chris Evans Falling In Love With IRL GF Jenny Slate

By Anna Menta
Chris Evans can do more than just save the world from alien monsters — he can also save smart little girls from being controlled by society. On Tuesday, Fox Searchlight released the first trailer for the upcoming family drama "Gifted." The film,…

Here's What Lavender From 'Matilda' Looks Like Now

By Anna Menta
In the interest of making you all feel very old, here's a fun fact: The best movie of your childhood, "Matilda," is 20 years old this week. That means YOU'RE 20 years older than you used to be, too! Take a look in the mirror. Look at that nicely…

10 Broadway Shows To See If You Don't Win Tickets In The 'Hamilton' Lottery

By Caitlin Mason
As if everyone in the world didn't know about the historical hip-hop musical already, the slew of Tony Award wins (and record-breaking 16 nominations) certainly put "Hamilton" on the radar of Broadway lovers and ordinary people alike. But with…

Here's What Bruce Bogtrotter From 'Matilda' Looks Like Now

By Taylor Ortega
The Golden Age for Jimmy Karz was the '90s. Back then, a day's work for the child actor consisted of eating a massive chocolate cake to raucous applause as Bruce Bogtrotter in “Matilda” or grabbing Drew Barrymore's butt during a slow dance in “The…

11 Brave People And I Admit To Pooping Our Pants As Adults

By Candice Jalili
In case your mom never got you the book, here's a fun little fact: EVERYBODY POOPS. That's right, everybody. Even GIRLS. (WARNING: This article contains real, hard proof that girls, in fact, poop.) President Obama could be dropping a deuce as you…

Who You Are Today Boils Down To Which Literary Heroine You Admired Most

By Izabella Zaydenberg
I was always the kind of kid who favored reading over watching any movie or TV show. I was also a first-generation immigrant from a country where the primary language wasn’t English. To me, books were the most important tools I had on my journey to…

Woman Responds In Awesome Way After Being Shamed For Tinder Profile

By Taylor Ortega
You can try to slut shame Olivia Melville, but you'll fail. When deciding what to write in the bio of her Tinder profile, the 23-year-old chose to use lyrics from Drake and Nicki Minaj's song “Only.” The bio read, Type of girl that will suck you dry…

This Cat With Alien-Like Eyes Will Definitely Win Your Heart (Photos)

By Gillian Fuller
Move aside, Grumpy Cat. Later, Lil Bub. There's a new InstaKitty who's stealing all our hearts, and her name is Matilda. Matilda -- who is half cat, half alien and all adorable -- has eyes the size of quarters that bug out of her fluffy little face…

How This Player Went From Being Unemployed To US Women's Soccer Star

By Adam Silvers
A few weeks ago, I passed Christen Press outside of the Astor Ballroom on the seventh floor of the Marriott Marquis in Midtown Manhattan. I was there to cover the US women's national team's media day. Names like Hope Solo, Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan,…

8 Meat-Free Meals To Power You Through A Day At The Office Or Gym

By Emily Arata
At 4 pm, there's an odd, discontented feeling you can't place. It starts somewhere deep in your stomach, growing to an embarrassingly loud growl, causing your coworkers three cubicles over to look up. It means only one thing: You didn't pack enough…

The Media Call A Child Star 'All Grown Up,' Then Blame Her For It

By Jill Pohl
There's something about this image of 15-year-old Lily-Rose Depp (Johnny Depp's daughter with ex Vanessa Paradis) in a crop top, wearing a tight high-waisted skirt and matching collar that bothers me. It's not that her shoulders are bare, or even…

There's A Rumor Claiming 'Cinderella' Actress Had Her Waist Photoshopped

By Emily Arata
In the glamorous new trailer for Disney's live-action “Cinderella,” the blonde heroine climbs out of her carriage in her trademark blue ball gown. Cinderella, however, has seemingly taken on the proportions of the waifish animated character rather…

This 'Matilda' Reunion Selfie Will Have Your Inner Child Rejoicing (Photo)

By Adam Pliskin
"Matilda" is a movie many of us 90s kids remember fondly. It's basically the adorable kids' version of an "X-Men" origin story. Well, it's been 19 years since the film was released and now, two of its stars had a reunion of sorts. Mara Wilson, who…

10 Lessons From Roald Dahl Books That Prepared Us For Adulthood

By Pauline Morrissey
When I was little, I wanted more than anything to live within the pages of a Roald Dahl book, where chocolate ran in rivers and giant peaches were a form of transportation. Roald Dahl wrote many children's books that came to impact readers of all…

The List Of The Hottest Baby Names For 2014 Will Make You Scared For The Future Of Humanity

By Lauren Martin
I didn't think it could happen, but it has. The list for "Hottest Baby Names of 2014"  has come out, replacing now the second douchiest list of all time, the "2014 List of Hipster Baby Names." We thought we'd seen it all with names like Byron and…

The 10 Reasons Why New York City Sucks In The Summer

By Eddie Cuffin
New York City has to be one of the worst places to be during the summer. Not only is it hot, but there's absolutely no air flow at all, making it feel as if you are in the chokey from Matilda 24/7. Despite all this heat and muggy humidity, you still…