Celebrity, Life, Women

Like so many women who experience domestic violence, Amber Heard’s voice will be continually silenced

  Last week saw a major Hollywood split come to everyone's attention when it was revealed that actress Amber Heard had filed for divorce from husband and actor Johnny Depp. And just as everyone digested this news, pictures of a bruised Heard emerged amid claims that Depp had physically, verbally and emotionally abused her throughout their… Continue reading Like so many women who experience domestic violence, Amber Heard’s voice will be continually silenced

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Celebrity, Music, News, Women

Haters gonna hate: Kanye West’s lyrics on Taylor Swift are way off the mark

Best friends for life? Kanye West and Taylor Swift at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards last year. [Photo credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS] "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/ Why? I made that b***h famous". This gem is a line rapped by Kanye West in his new song 'Famous', taken… Continue reading Haters gonna hate: Kanye West’s lyrics on Taylor Swift are way off the mark

Celebrity, Life

Billboard magazine’s tweet about North West just revealed how the media still sexualises famous children

The internet is furious today as Billboard magazine committed a social media blunder of epic proportions, likening a picture of 2-year-old North West licking a lollipop to her mother and reality TV persona Kim Kardashian West giving oral sex to Ray J, recalling the sex tape which initially threw her into the spotlight. Earlier this week came… Continue reading Billboard magazine’s tweet about North West just revealed how the media still sexualises famous children

Celebrity, Film

Amy Jackson is cashing in on ‘Singh is Bling’, but can India really accept her?

She's the newest face in Bollywood, flown over from Liverpool to kick-start a career in the illustrious Hindi film industry. Arriving from England to permanently make India home while accepting its culture and language, its undeniable romance and its mysterious, whimsical magic is no mean feat, and Amy Jackson has certainly risen to the challenge. Making her mark in Tamil… Continue reading Amy Jackson is cashing in on ‘Singh is Bling’, but can India really accept her?

Celebrity, Life, Women

Why is body positivity met with so much negativity?

Last week, Girls star Jemima Kirke stepped out on the CFDA Fashion Awards red carpet and sent everyone in a frenzy by wearing a dress that revealed her armpit hair. What happened next was inevitable and somewhat predictable: a lot of publications talked about it, with some left completely shocked by this horrendous 'fashion faux pas'. E! Online was… Continue reading Why is body positivity met with so much negativity?

Celebrity, Education, Film, Life, News

The death of Robin Williams

When I woke up this morning and saw a notification from my Guardian app, I didn't want to finish reading the headline: 'Robin Williams found dead in California home'. Before I even read the article, I had an inkling that his death was the result of suicide, perhaps caused by the mental health problems he'd… Continue reading The death of Robin Williams

Celebrity, Women

Rihanna and her sheer dress.

The clothes we wear tend to be a reflection of the kind of personalities we harbour. It's a shot at expressing ourselves - at leaving an impression. Rihanna stepped out at the recent CFDA Fashion awards wearing a sheer, completely see-through floor length-dress. I'm attempting to be reserved in my view of this, but when… Continue reading Rihanna and her sheer dress.