Lorde Is A Sleek, Brutal Siren in Disclosure's 'Magnets' Video

Dance music duo Disclosure has just released the video for their song “Magnets,” and beloved witchy woman Lorde figures prominently, both as vocalist and as the video’s protagonist. Indeed, this is Lorde as we haven’t previously experienced her: seductive as patent leather, merciless and consuming as flame. She’s… »9/29/15 7:00pm9/29/15 7:00pm


Of Course There's a P.R. Firm That Cleans Up Celebrity Wikipedia Pages

Do you ever wonder who updates the Wikipedia pages of celebrities? In many cases, it’s the fans. In others, it’s the “orchestra of users” who feel obligated to maintain a service they use for free. But have you ever looked at an entry so free from even remotely negative facts about the subject and thought, “Did they… »6/23/15 2:30pm6/23/15 2:30pm

I Bet You Can't Tell These Celebrities and Their Wax Figures Apart

Since the beginning of recorded history, humans have been memorializing the hottest and most famous among them in wax. The figures created by Madame Tussaud and her army of artists and are so lifelike that you might find it impossible to tell them apart from the real thing. Don’t believe me? Check out the sliding… »5/29/15 1:50pm5/29/15 1:50pm

Lorde Splits from Longtime Manager: 'Don't Underestimate My Skill'

On May 18, the New Zealand Herald reported that Lorde and Scott Maclachlan, the manager who discovered her when she was a preteen, had parted ways after a seven-year professional relationship. The announcement was met with both surprise and—in Lorde’s opinion—condescension. How could she, at the tender age of 18,… »5/20/15 7:20pm5/20/15 7:20pm

Taylor Swift and Lorde Are 'LOLing' Together, Definitely Not Fighting

Do you ever—when on the subway, walking in the street or chaperoning a school dance—feel like teens are laughing at you? Well, in the case of best friends Lorde (a real teen) and Taylor Swift (an eternal teen), they most definitely are. “That’s right, daddy-o,” they chuckle, flipping up the collars of their leather… »4/07/15 10:30am4/07/15 10:30am

25-Year-Old Taylor Swift Slips Booze to Her Teen Bestie Lorde

The year was 2015 and Lorde, a teen, was at a Golden Globes after-party with her older friend Taylor Swift. "You wanna drink some alcohol illegally?" Taylor asked, shoving a cup full of smelly liquid into Lorde's hand. "Aw, shucks, no," Lorde replied. "I don't do anything illegal." Suddenly Taylor's eyes were hard… »1/16/15 10:30am1/16/15 10:30am

Pitbull Performs on Kimmel, Remains Greatest Man on Earth

Pitbull dropped his eighth album, Globalization, on Tuesday, and continued his jolly romp across the universe as the most charismatic man alive. After his super-enthusiastic turn as American Music Awards host (second time!) and guesting on The View (also second time!), he hit Jimmy Kimmel for a pair of rousing-ass… »11/26/14 2:30pm11/26/14 2:30pm

Lorde Does a Really Good Imitation of Herself Hanging with Taylor Swift

We all know that Lorde and Taylor Swift's relationship started, in Lorde's words, over "thick-ass milkshakes" at Shake Shack. But as Lorde explained to Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night, it developed further at a Grammy party after some rando confused Lorde for Taylor Swift's manager. The two women went along with it, and,… »11/26/14 11:30am11/26/14 11:30am

Lorde's 'Yellow Flicker Beat' Gets the Kanye West Treatment

Lorde's Hunger Games song "Yellow Flicker Beat" has gotten a touch of Kanye West, who has "reworked" it and turned it into a slower, moodier jam called "Flicker." What's a rework? Like a remix, I guess, but chiller and without Kanye actually speaking or rapping or singing. As one YouTube commenter wrote, "The title… »11/11/14 5:00pm11/11/14 5:00pm