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What’s going on with Kanye West, from antisemitism to the Mar-a-Lago dinner

Does it matter how real The Crown is?

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, and their $50 million defamation suit, explained

All the big new rom-coms star the same people they did 20 years ago

Let’s go down the rabbit hole of Taylor Swift conspiracy theories

The Chinese government’s unlikeliest standoff is with … fandom

What are we supposed to do about Kanye now?

Angelina Jolie alleges Brad Pitt physically abused her and their children

Cheating scandals hit different right now

Who built Marilyn Monroe?

The many scandals of Don’t Worry Darling, explained

The queen’s funeral (plus what’s happening with the money and the corgis), explained

A complete timeline of the Lea Michele-Beanie Feldstein-Funny Girl casting controversy

They hate to see a nepotism baby winning

The downfall of Armie Hammer, explained

With I’m Glad My Mom Died, Jennette McCurdy lays bare the horrors of child acting

Ezra Miller — and their recent volatility — explained

How Beyoncé became Beyoncé in 3 not-at-all-easy steps

What we mean when we say Beyoncé is “saving” house music

The hollowness of Tom Cruise

One Direction fangirls created the internet as we know it

Johnny Depp’s legal victory makes it clear the Me Too backlash has arrived

Staring down 30 at the Taylor Swift dance party

Why the Depp-Heard trial is so much worse than you realize

Kendrick Lamar’s Auntie Diaries is a clumsy attempt at trans acceptance

Will Smith’s slap and Oscars ban, briefly explained

Kirsten Dunst, great American wanter

Bipolar disorder is complicated. So is how we talk about Ye.

The chaotic, irreplaceable Wendy Williams

When celebrity nudes were everywhere

Can Whoopi Goldberg’s public history lesson actually do some good?

Looking back at the ’90s has meant reexamining the decade’s toxic diet culture

The intertwined legacies of Jonathan Larson and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Britney Spears is finally free

How Taylor Swift’s 10-minute “All Too Well” surpasses her original

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Janet Jackson’s Wardrobe Malfunction erased an icon of unapologetic sexuality

Janet Jackson was able to transcend America’s misogynoir — until the Super Bowl.

Astroworld and the trickiness of tragedy blame games

People still can’t get enough of Princess Diana

How seriously should we take Jon Stewart?

One Good Thing: A book that treats The Real Housewives as an academic text