Former Us Weekly Editor Has No Right to Be Pissed About the Post-Baby Body Obsession

Janice Min was recently humiliated when—at four months postpartum—her manicurist thought she was still pregnant. Min was so riled up that she penned a piece for the New York Times about how unrealistic, unfair, and unkind our attitudes about new mothers have become, expecting women to get back to their pre-baby bodies… »8/20/12 3:30pm

How Tabloid Coverage Exalts Motherhood And By Extension, Sarah Palin

This weekend I couldn't stop thinking about why Sarah Palin, a woman I've never met, upset me so viscerally. »9/09/08 4:00pm I was appalled from day one by the way she used her motherhood as a leadership credential but, after seeing Palin's face it hit me: Palin is just another link in the Brangelina chain of fetishizing motherhood.…

Us Weekly Editor On Choosing The Mariah Cover Shot: "She Looks Great, But Not…Skanky."

Nightline went behind the scenes at Us to show how the celebrity weekly works. Editor-in-Chief Janice Min, despite encouraging the ever-expanding ego of the beast they call Speidi, comes off as a totally reasonable person. She tells the interviewer that when her female readers are challenged by their husbands about… »5/21/08 1:30pm

'Us Weekly' Takes Obsession With Angelina's Outfits All The Way To The Checkout Counter

Great minds think alike? One day after we ran our gallery of Angelina Jolie's back-to-school style, Us Weekly hits newsstands with a two-page spread on the exact same thing. But the magazine took their version one step further: its editors actually determined not only the designers but the prices of all of Angelina's… »10/10/07 5:30pm

Meet 'US Weekly''s Ken Baker. He'll Promote His Hot Nanny Instead Of You, Then Send The FBI To Your House

The jackass with Paris is Ken Baker, America's worst boss. We always thought there was something a little spooky about how mild and intelligent and reasonable Us Weekly editor in chief Janice Min came across in public, and now we know why: she has a horrible secret and it is not that she had reporters dig through Ben… »9/17/07 6:00pm