Photo: Katie Yu/Netflix This Friday, Netflix wrapped up its sparkly rom-com trilogy of Lara Jean Covey’s time in high school with To All the Boys: Always and Forever . After falling into a relationship with her crush Peter Kavinsky thanks to an old love letter in the first movie , wrestling with her attraction to another crush in the second , Lara Jean’s got a new paramour in her life, only this time around it’s [cue Sex and the City music] the city of New York! Peter gets into Stanford and Lara Jean doesn’t, but then she finds herself longing for a new life across the country at NYU. Meanwhile, there’s also a dreamy trip to Seoul, stressed-out parental dynamics, a wedding, scrunchies, and her younger sister’s discovery of boys. Vulture’s Devon Ivie and Jackson McHenry got together to discuss this melancholic end of an era. Warning: Spoilers ahead. Jackson McHenry: What a journey we’ve been on with Lara Jean. She fell in love in one movie, was caught in a … [Read more...] about And Now, Some Discourse About the Ending of the
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Sixteen Candles Photo: Universal Pictures It’s easy to get swept up in a cute teen romance. They’re fun, there’s the nostalgia factor (we were all teens once!), and they’re full of so much hope — the feeling that this is just the beginning . But here’s the thing: Because we’re all so busy getting swept away and having fun and remembering what hope feels like, we don’t always have the most discerning eye when it comes to who our hero has chosen to fall in love with. Sometimes, when you take a closer look at what’s going on and who we’ve been spending cinematic time with, you realize that this person is no good at all and our hero can do much, much better. Don’t get me wrong, some of your favorite teen rom-com love interests are just fine — wonderful, even! — but we owe it to ourselves and our rom-com heroes to examine this idea further. And so Vulture has taken it upon itself to put a sampling of love interests from teen comedies (spanning from the ’80s to today) to the test … [Read more...] about Is This Teen Rom-Com Love Interest Really Worth Dating?
Photo: Getty Images Yet another country singer is facing the music regarding their past racist actions. On Wednesday, country-music star Luke Combs issued an apology for his use of the Confederate flag and imagery in the music video for Ryan Upchurch’s “Can I Get a Outlaw” in 2015. Images from the video have begun circulating online, depicting Combs performing in front of a Confederate flag accompanying himself on an acoustic guitar that had a sticker with the flag’s image on it, but now the “Cold As You” singer says that “there is no excuse” for utilizing such imagery. “As I’ve grown in my time as an artist, and as the world has changed drastically in the last five to seven years, I am now aware how painful that image can be,” Combs said, in conversation with Maren Morris and moderator Ann Powers on “accountability and the future of country music” for the annual Country Radio Seminar. “I would never want to be associated with something that brings so much hurt to someone … [Read more...] about Country Singer Luke Combs Says ‘There Is No Excuse’ for His Past Use of Confederate Flag
February 16, 2021 - 16:10 GMT Fiona Ward Sophie Wessex dressed for the occasion as she spoke passionately at a seminar discussing the work of female peacebuilders in conflict zones. See her empowering outfit The Countess of Wessex attended an important online meeting last week to discuss the work of female peacebuilders in conflict zones with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Choosing a suitably sharp outfit for the seminar, Sophie embraced power dressing with her look, wearing a blazer and shirt and adding a pair of hoop earrings. MORE: Girl power! The royal women who are proud to call themselves feminists In the clip, which was shared by the royal family on Twitter, she said: "The thing that really resonated with me when I started to understand better what it means to have more women around a peacebuilding table, was the effect of how peace can last for longer. Loading the player... … [Read more...] about Sophie Wessex makes bold new appearance in chic power blazer
September 08, 2014 - 13:25 BST hellomagazine.com Kate Middleton pregnant: Prince William will addend Oxford engagement alone as kate is suffering from morning sickness The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton will miss her engagement in Oxford on Monday after it was announced that she is expecting her second child. The pregnant royal and husband Prince William were expected to open a new wing of the Chinese studies centre. Announcing the news Clarence House said Kate is suffering from the severe sickness she had with Prince George. She is being treated by doctors at Kensington Palace. What is hyperemesis gravidarum? William and Kate were scheduled to open the £21-million Dickson Poon building together The royals were due to take part in a traditional Chinese ribbon ceremony at the Dickson Poon building , which is part of St Hugh's College. This involves the ribbon being cut in several places, … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton pregnant: Kate will miss Oxford engagement in Oxford to open Chinese studies building