What Does It Mean to Be Able to Defend Your Relationship?

Who among us has never had doubts about a relationship? Who among us has not also wrestled with which doubts to take seriously, and which to sideline? What if someone told you that, despite your doubts, a relationship ought to be sturdily defensible—that you ought to be able to defend it in a court of law?
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On Saturday Night Live, Black Widow Gets Her Own Rom-Com 


Saturday Night Live was pretty uninspired last night, some weird attempts to joke about the Baltimore protests and a Ruth Bader Ginsburg sketch that fell flat. The one bright spot was the show’s Black Widow trailer. The superhero finally gets her own movie, but in classic Hollywood fashion, it’s a romantic comedy. » 5/03/15 11:15am 57 minutes ago

Spice Girls Reunite to Celebrate David Beckham's 40th Birthday

Yesterday ageless blonde guy, David Beckham and wife Posh Spice celebrated his 40th birthday. Since Beckham’s birthday was, until yesterday, a national holiday in the UK, he decided to celebrate in the most British way possible: by reuniting the Spice Girls in Morocco (or maybe just inviting some of your wife’s… » 5/03/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Study Says Men's Beards Are Gross and Filled With Poop

Ah, beards. You either love them or hate them. For those of us that are pro-beard, it’s easy to find kindred spirits through all the facial hair-dedicated Tumblrs, Instagrams and OKCupid profiles proclaiming an undying love for faces full of fuzz. Now the beard-haters will have something to throw back at us. A recent… » 5/02/15 5:40pm Yesterday 5:40pm

This Story is Why Restaurants Need to Take Allergy Requests Seriously

It’s time to talk about why allergy requests are so damned important to honor as restaurant employees, and to illustrate just why that point is so crucial, we’re going to use a story from a Behind Closed Ovens submission to drive the point home. Consider this your early Cinco de Mayo* present. » 5/02/15 4:50pm Yesterday 4:50pm

David Goldberg, Husband of Sheryl Sandberg, Passes Away

David Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, passed away suddenly at age 47. His brother Robert Goldberg announced the tragic news via Facebook, asking for those who knew David to share memories and photos of him to his profile in lieu of donations. The cause of death, which… » 5/02/15 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

CBS's ‘The Briefcase’ Manipulates Poors for Kicks, May Do Some Good

CBS has a show lined up for the summer called The Briefcase. In it, a “lucky” poor family is given—BINGO—a briefcase with $101,000 in it and told they can keep it all or give some or all of it away to a “needier” family. Then, their agonizing struggle is filmed for our gross-o-tainment! But bear with me: I bet this… » 5/02/15 3:15pm Yesterday 3:15pm

The Trouble With Floyd Mayweather

Last week, Floyd Mayweather announced that he will fight a rematch with Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13. Their first fight, two months ago, was Mayweather’s closest challenge in years, with many in the boxing media believing that Maidana had earned the decision. And while that bout may have failed to meet expectations at… » 5/02/15 2:37pm Yesterday 2:37pm

Will and Kate Make Brief Appearance With New Baby Girl 

Let the royal baby mania continue. Here’s your first glimpse of the newest member of the royal family. The media would like you to note: Kate Middleton looks amazing a mere ten hours after giving birth. Another note: Most women don’t have to face thousands of cameras after giving birth and don’t bring a team a… » 5/02/15 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

Black Women In Missouri 'Wonder' If Their Babies Were Stolen 


In April a viral video showed 50-year-old Melanie Gilmore reunited with her birth mother, 76-year-old Zella Jackson Price. The video, featured by nearly every news organization, showed an emotional reunion between Gilmore, who is deaf, and Price who believed her child had died immediately after birth. But now it looks… » 5/02/15 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Kate Middleton Gives Birth to a Daughter, Prince Will Was There Too 

Hark, a child is born! Kate Middleton gave birth to a daughter early this morning. According to the palace, the still unnamed princess was delivered at 8:43 a.m. As Kate labored (or, laboured) for the nation, Prince Will was present. A palace spokesperson confirmed that both Kate and her eight pound, three ounce… » 5/02/15 10:30am Yesterday 10:30am

The Craziest Thing You've Done After a Breakup

The end of a romantic relationship can cause people to do some pretty nutty things that they probably wouldn’t do without broken heart or wounded ego. Breakup with someone and suddenly you start considering ayahuasca retreats in the rainforest, revenge, or—craziest of all—getting bangs. So what’s the most insane thing » 5/01/15 9:00pm Friday 9:00pm

Get 50% Off One Week of Blue Apron: Fresh Ingredient & Recipe Delivery 

With fresh ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes delivered to your home weekly, Blue Apron cuts down on meal-planning drudgery and focuses on the fun and flavor of home cooking. Even better, Blue Apron is offering Jezebel readers the first week - three meals for two people – for just $30, half off the regular price. » 4/30/15 2:51pm Thursday 2:51pm