Kate White on Law and Order, Nancy Drew, and Not Meeting Her First…

Kate-Book, which bills itself as a website "For Kates, By Kates, and about Kates," interviewed Kate White — the woman formerly known as editor of Cosmopolitan until yesterday — about (as you may have guessed) being a Kate, as well as some other things. » 9/05/12 1:50pm 9/05/12 1:50pm

Will New EIC Joanna Coles Change Cosmopolitan?

Joanna Coles, the current editor of Marie Claire (and regular "Project Runway All Stars" judge), will replace Kate White as the editor of Cosmopolitan, America's most popular women's magazine and bible for fun fearless women who aren't afraid of psychotic sex tips. » 9/04/12 2:00pm 9/04/12 2:00pm

Kate Moss Doesn't Worry, Is Happy; Will Lady Gaga Be On The Cover Of

  • Kate Moss has beauty advice: "Moisturise, sleep — and happiness: that's a beauty secret. I know I look different when I'm happy." Perhaps because you can't bottle feeling good, she'd like instead to expand into a line of cosmetics. [ToL]
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Ralph Lauren Fires Photoshopped Model For Being "Too Fat"

Filippa Hamilton, the 23-year-old model who was Photoshopped into a stick insect by Ralph Lauren, has revealed that the brand — which later apologised for the image — quietly fired her for being overweight. » 10/14/09 11:00am 10/14/09 11:00am


What do you say to people who say Cosmopolitan is anti-feminist? The New York Review of Magazines asks EIC Kate White. "People from the outside usually judge Cosmo that way, but the reader never does. So many of our readers write in to tell us about how empowered they are. That's what matters." I guess empowering… » 5/20/08 12:45pm 5/20/08 12:45pm

Cosmo Dares You To Drip Hot Candle Wax Down His "Back Door"

We were SUPER scared when we saw the cover of this month's Cosmo. Not because that perfectly-centered pendant on Carmen Electra's chest looks like some sort of surveillance device planted by malevolent aliens! No, it was the word "sexy." Where is it? Aside from two instances in which it modifyies the words "hair" and… » 5/19/08 3:40pm 5/19/08 3:40pm

This Week We Discovered Sexual Fucking

  • Cosmo EIC Kate White taught us about fudge but appeared uncomfortable with discussions about fudge-packing.
  • Maybe that's why her cover lines are so tired. She needs a dose of sexual fucking instead of old fashioned erotic sex.
  • Forget fucking. We wanna see Christina Aguilera play Samantha from Sex and the City over…
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Blinged-Out Bazaar Pisses On Line Between Advertising, Editorial

For a special run of their December issue, Harper's Bazaar has bedecked the word "Fabulous" on 5,000 covers with 258 amber-toned Swarovski crystals. This is the fourth year in a row that Bazaar has partnered with Swarovski for its December issue, and mag pundits are wondering if the crystal company's sponsorship blurs… » 12/07/07 2:40pm 12/07/07 2:40pm

How Cosmo Could Liven Up Its Relationship With "Sexy Sex"

The first Cosmo of the new year is out! And it's touting "Sexy Sex." Sexy Sex! That sure beats "Sexual Fucking," which we suggested as a cover line after editor-in-chief Kate White thought up "Erotic Sex" for August. Anyway! In pointing out how redundant Cosmo sex tips seem to have gotten after all these years...do we risk… » 12/07/07 11:30am 12/07/07 11:30am

Talking Hot Fudge And Hot Sex With Cosmo Editor Kate White

Last night Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Kate White held a chat at the 92nd Street Y. Did you know she was once a waitress at a Howard Johnson's? It was there that she met a very naughty co-worker who let her in on a secret: sometimes, to get what you want, you have to break the rules. For instance, as employees they… » 12/06/07 6:00pm 12/06/07 6:00pm