Girlhood: Finally, a Film About Black Girls Strengthening Each Other

I met my two teenage best friends at the start of high school, but our affections didn't crystallize and become epochal until two years later, on the very first day of eleventh grade. All three of us had grown up in an ethnically diverse Toronto suburb and chosen to attend a performing arts high school in the… » 1/27/15 3:50pm Tuesday 3:50pm

Lea Michele Once Barfed While Singing 'Let It Go'; We Need the Video

Perhaps you've gotten fatigued by the constant barrage of news about Lea Michele singing "Let It Go" for Glee over the past couple months, but hang in there, buddy: it's about to get good. Michele—who you may remember, if not from Glee, as the girl in your high school theater class who would never stop singing Rent » 1/23/15 10:30am 1/23/15 10:30am

This Week In Tabloids: Rihanna Says Leo Is 'The Best She's Ever Had'

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we open our tiny beaks as one to accept a regurgitated gluten-free salad of Lisa Rinna's discarded saline injections. This week: Amal and George are DUNZO YOU GUYS, Scott dumped Kourtney for booze & pills, K-Stew is settling into a "funky" lesbian lifestyle with her future wife, two… » 1/21/15 5:10pm 1/21/15 5:10pm

Chris Brown's Probation Temporarily Revoked Over Nightclub Shootings 

Chris Brown's probation has been temporarily revoked. His probation officer cited his presence at two recent nightclub shootings and other offenses. The most recent of the shootings happened last Sunday in San Jose while Brown was performing on stage. An earlier shooting happened last August while Brown was… » 1/15/15 9:00pm 1/15/15 9:00pm

Nah, Rihanna: A History of 'Vogue' Exploiting Queer People of Color

In 2008, Rihanna covered Madonna's "Vogue" for Fashion Rocks, the annual music-and-fashion-melding charity runway show. Accompanied by an elaborate stage show with ostrich feather-wielding buff dudes worthy of Madge herself, it was a fairly pitch-perfect interpretation of the 1990 single, no errant bouts of melisma… » 1/13/15 1:00pm 1/13/15 1:00pm

BREAKING: Did Rihanna and Leo DiCaprio 'Swap Spit' at Playboy Mansion?

If you happen to be #Navy and/or have 50 Google alerts for various variations/misspellings of Rihanna's name, you already know that rumors have been literally flying about Riri and Leo D. possibly hooking up. They were both on St. Bart's for New Year's Eve, you see, and while at first we assumed that, if true, it was… » 1/12/15 3:15pm 1/12/15 3:15pm

Rick Ross Got a Cazal Face Tattoo, Discuss

Ricky Rozay decided that a good thing to do just before he turns 39 later this month was to get seven new face tattoos to add to the one already on his lower lip. That is all fine. The thing I have questions about is that, among his crown, crosses, and Maybach Music tats he has also inked the logo for Cazal, the… » 1/08/15 4:50pm 1/08/15 4:50pm

No Basic Zone, No Basics (Hi)

Hola and welcome to The Muse, Jezebel's spot for all things music, fashion, TV, film, art, and whatever the hell else slips into our greedy pop cultural clutches. I'm Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Culture Editor and driver of this miniature internet Lambo, making all your dreams come true in an as-yet-to-be-determined… » 1/05/15 1:20pm 1/05/15 1:20pm

These Celebs Went Christmas Ham on Instagram This Year

Another holiday, another reminder via Instagram that celebrities are kinda sorta not really just like us, but in some ways they are. Unlike Thanksgiving's embarrassment of riches, however, Christmas brought out some impulses of humility, with a lot of celebs showing off their families, their festivities, and their… » 12/26/14 12:00pm 12/26/14 12:00pm

Fashion God Rihanna Is Puma's New Creative Director

Rihanna is rumored to have been in talks with Puma for weeks, but now it's confirmed: WWD reports that she will now officially oversee the athletic wear brand's women's line, "customizing" existing lines and creating new ones. What might this mean for you, if Rihanna's Instagram is any indication? Creeper Puma Clydes! » 12/16/14 4:40pm 12/16/14 4:40pm

Rihanna's Diamond Ball: The Host Wore Marsala, and Other Fashion Tales

Rihanna threw her first annual Diamond Ball Thursday night, a gala of all galas meant to benefit her Clara Lionel Foundation. Clara Lionel is Rihanna's longtime charity, named after her grandparents, and it's not a foundation for "weed and the legalization of good times," as posited by my colleague Kate Dries, but for… » 12/12/14 4:30pm 12/12/14 4:30pm

Explaining the Rihanna/Drake/Chris Brown/Karrueche Tran Love Square

One could fill a dictionary with the sloppy, messy, no-good details of what is likely the most passionate—yet wildly petty—love story of the millennial generation. The saga of Rihanna and Chris Brown/Drake and Rihanna/Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran/Drake and Karrueche Tran is one for the ages, but it's also one to… » 12/09/14 12:10pm 12/09/14 12:10pm

Live Vicariously Through These Celebrity Thanksgiving Instagram Pics

Thanksgiving in America is, for many celebrities, about a few things, in no particular order: 1. thankfulness; 2. gluttony; 3. family 4. INSTAGRAM. It's the tour kickoff, if you will, for the next full month of holiday excess, and accordingly celebrities were out in social droves on America's favorite photo app,… » 11/28/14 12:30pm 11/28/14 12:30pm