I Love This Almost Certainly Untrue Rumor About Why Angelina Jolie Didn't Attend the Royal Wedding

I was going to make the lead story in this morning’s Dirt Bag about Roseanne begging “like 40 motherfuckers” at ABC to not cancel her show, but then I realized, Bob, it’s Friday, and that’s no fun. So, because we could all use a reprieve from this endless cycle of news about a “racist idiot,” let’s begin with…

Designer Clarifies She Absolutely Does Not Think Meghan Markle's Dress Was a Rip-Off, Nothing But Love Here 

Last week, the Daily Mail featured quotes from designer Emilia Wickstead in which she seemed to suggest that she thought Meghan Markle’s wedding dress rather close to her own label’s work and also Markle’s wispy ’do was wrong for the regal occasion. Now, Wickstead has released a statement saying that she sees no…

Thanks for the Memes, But These Are the Official Photos of Harry and Meghan's Wedding 

Whether you watched the wedding or not, some image from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s holy union has found a way to embed itself in your brain. Media coverage was inescapable, and Twitter will be reminding me of Harry’s lip bite for all eternity. The Royal Family, however, is choosing to document the day in a far…

At Royal Wedding, Gospel Choir Sings American Civil Rights Anthems 'Stand By Me' and 'This Little Light of Mine' 

As previously reported, Meghan and Harry’s royal wedding sermon, delivered by American Bishop Michael Curry, brought American black culture to the fore of an aging, all-white, and fairly racist monarchical structure. Another truly moving force was the British gospel choir Karen Gibson and the Kingdom Choir, who sang…

Bishop Michael Curry Quotes Martin Luther King Jr, Cites American Slavery at Royal Wedding

Even from this side of the pond, racism surrounding the royal wedding has sounded loud and clear, from Princess Michael’s decision to wear a “Blackamoor” black servant brooch to meet Meghan to British tabloids’ incessant, unprompted mentions of Meghan Markle’s race, using references like “straight outta Compton,” and…

Prince Charles Will Walk Meghan Down the End of the Aisle, But She'll Walk the First Part Alone

When Meghan Markle announced that her father would not be attending her demented, vaguely Brexit-themed amusement park ride on Saturday, the good money was on her mother, Doria Ragland, taking over and walking Markle down the aisle. But those odds were shattered into a million pieces by the combined forces of the…

Meghan Markle's Bridal Party Has Been Revealed, and Includes Not One Cast Member From Suits

When clicking a headline about Meghan Markle’s bridal party reveal I was expecting to see names like Quantico star Priyanka Chopra, her bff whose job escapes me Jessica Mulroney, and [DO SOME MINIMAL RESEARCH AND INSERT SUITS STAR HERE], but that is because I am an idiot who forgot that royal weddings are wack as…

Meghan and the Royal Family Are Reportedly Scrambling to Convince Her Father to Attend the Big Wedding

There are some 90 hours left until Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tie the knot in Westminster Abbey, and this week’s news that the bride’s ailing father, Thomas, suddenly decided not to attend has reportedly thrown the previously happy couple—as well as the Royal Family at large—into full-blown chaos mode.