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How do you prepare for the overnight recognition that comes with being the face of a Netflix show? I posed this question to Antonia Gentry, the young Atlanta native who plays Ginny Miller in Netflix’s unexpectedly discourse-provoking show Ginny and Georgia, mere days before the first season dropped. She looked unsure, laughing and running a
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Nigerians are world-renowned loudmouths who happen to exist in every place on earth, roll deep, and have a reputation for cleverness. We are legion, so hear us roar. I think everyone needs a Nigerian friend, pretend cousin, or auntie in their lives. In a world where fear rules our lives and we get used to
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Meghan Markle is now saying what many have speculated for years: that the Palace has played a role in the years-long smear campaign British tabloids have waged against her and Prince Harry. Following news that Buckingham Palace was investigating a two-year-old royal aide’s bullying claim about Meghan on Wednesday afternoon, CBS released a new clip
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In 2020, I found myself overcome by grief and despair that felt new not in its existence, but in its potency. The heartache borne from thirty-six years of racial, ancestral and familial trauma, on top of the global health pandemic, Black genocide, ongoing anti-Black police brutality, and expectations that simply because I am a racial
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Joseph Sinclair Maria Bakalova probably didn’t imagine attending her first major awards show from home due to a global pandemic. Still, the Borat Subsequent Moviefilm star and Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy nominee made it a night worth remembering, with a little help from a fuchsia Armani Privé gown and
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Awards season this year is going to be very different than what we’re used to. The Academy Awards are on April 25, which is about two months later than we’d normally be watching them. Your usual Oscar party with movie-themed appetizers is probably going to be pared down to a pizza at home with your
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Audiences fell in love with Natalie Wood as the dubious Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street, but the breakout role was far from her last. She continued to make a name for herself in Hollywood for decades, thanks to her glamorous style, tabloid-ridden romances, and Oscar-nominated performances. Now, decades after the actress’s tragic death,
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“Are you Catholic?” Anne Barrett Doyle smiled at me expectantly with kind, sea-green eyes. It was months before the pandemic hit, and Barrett Doyle had invited me over to the Boston loft she and her husband moved into after the last of their four kids left for college. A crucifix hung on the wall, and
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