'The show is about misogyny and inequality in the entertainment business,' she said. 'And I feel that there are all of these fascinating women telling these stories that illuminate exactly what is on the table in terms of feminism at the moment. That would have felt misguided and confused to me.' … [Read more...] about Maggie Gyllenhaal goes casual with a brown blazer while grocery shopping in New York City
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Relying on Real Housewives of Atlanta gifs for your online expression can seem like the frivolous, fun end of the spectrum, especially when compared with those “alt-right” trolls using digital blackface as a tool to sow dissent and derail democracy – and indeed it often is. The point, however, is that all these instances of digital blackface exist within the same cultural context: a racist one. “Everything we do online plays into, and often plays up, pre-existent notions of race, gender, class, sexuality,” says Lauren Michele Jackson, the Chicago-based cultural critic whose 2017 Teen Vogue article first brought the notion of digital blackface into the mainstream. And, yes, that would include deliberately using the wrong colour emoji. … [Read more...] about Why are memes of black people reacting so popular online?
Looking at today’s landscape, where African-American music dominates the culture, it’s hard to believe Not Black Enough was ever a life-threatening condition. But where a white artist can “sell out” their fanbase at worst, it has always been different for black ones. As Ta-Nehisi Coates recently put it in The Atlantic, “the gift of black music, of black art, is unlike any other in America, because it is not simply a matter of singular talent, or even of tradition, or lineage, but something more grand and monstrous”. His point was that African-American musicians are expected to represent more than simply themselves; they must represent their culture and their history. “The gift can never wholly belong to a singular artist, free of expectation and scrutiny, because the gift is no more solely theirs than the suffering that produced it.” … [Read more...] about ‘Not black enough’: the identity crisis that haunted Whitney Houston
Political wife: She said: 'Yeah, that annoys me. I have been asked to answer for him and I have nothing to do with it. But I feel like it’s important to continue making the show. I feel like a political wife or something. I don’t like that' … [Read more...] about Maggie Gyllenhaal steps out in summer chic blue dress with straw hat after lunch in New York City
Bella Hadid lands back in New York after a whirlwind trip... Cheesy pizza, delicious burrata and MOUNDS of pasta...... Karlie Kloss is a vision in white during Jean Paul... Bachelorette's Tyler Cameron flirts with Jennifer Garner... … [Read more...] about Gigi Hadid makes the airport her runway as she touches down in New York City after modeling for Paris Couture Week