Multimedia journalist @usatodaylife. Aggressive typist and car dancer. Lover of spandex.

Oscars: Chris Rock still hosting, rewriting monologue

kgw.com — Despite calls for him to step down from hosting the Oscars, Chris Rock is still MCing the event, but with a whole new monologue addressing the #OscarsSoWhite issue.

Oscars: Chris Rock still hosting, rewriting monologue

abc10.com — Despite calls for him to step down from hosting the Oscars, Chris Rock is still MCing the event, but with a whole new monologue addressing the #OscarsSoWhite issue.

How Zendaya got Chris Brown to sing on 'Something New'

usatoday.com — Zendaya's new single Something New, which samples TLC's Creep, features Chris Brown. At Essence's Black Women in Music pre-Grammy event Thursday, Zendaya talked on the carpet about meeting up with Brown, and coolly asking him to collaborate. "I was with my parents," said Zendaya, 19, "and I was like, 'Hey bro, just want you to play my music.

'Essence' honors Black Women in Music with concert

usatoday.com — With the Grammys days away, Essence magazine took time Thursday evening to celebrate Black Women in Music (as the 7th annual event is called) at Avalon Hollywood. The best way to do that? With soulful performances from Grammy-nominated singers Andra Day and Jazmine Sullivan in front of guests including Queen Latifah, Zendaya, Christina Milian and George Clinton.

Surprise! Kanye gave his album ANOTHER new name, and track list

usatoday.com — West, whose forthcoming " greatest album of the life" has been called So Help Me God, and then Swish, and then Waves and then maybe one of the first two again (he had fans vote in a Twitter poll), has yet another name a day before its release. (Drumroll, please..)
Feb 10, 2016

RT @USATODAY: Kanye is back with another name for his "album of the life." This time? "The Life of Pablo" usat.ly/1TdAS64 pic.twitter.com/MWq6TYKxSa

If handling 'The Purge' was an election issue...

usatoday.com — This election year, income inequality and the economy are among the most important issues to voters. But what if we lived in a world that had one night of government-sanctioned mayhem, and a senator ran for president on the grounds that she would abolish that event?

Valentine's Day movie guide: Romcoms

usatoday.com — It's almost Feb. 14. Got a romcom ready to watch? (Photo: Castle Rock, Paramount, Focus, Sony Pictures Classic, Universal) If your answer is "with romance and laughter," then this guide to our favorite romcoms has your name on it. (No? We have other lists for that..)

Kendall + Kylie Jenner celebrate new fashion line that will likely sell out

usatoday.com — Yep, the members of the Kardashian-Jenner clan-- a runway model and Instagram celebrity, respectively-- have a new fashion line. The sisters, who have previously collaborated on clothing lines with PacSun and Topshop, celebrated the launch of their "first-ever ready-to-wear collection," according to their website, the Spring '16 Kendall + Kylie collection.
Feb 11, 2016

Kendall + Kylie Jenner celebrate new fashion line that will likely sell out usat.ly/1Xhhi8c via @usatoday

Kelly Clarkson wrote a children's book about her daughter

usatoday.com — Kelly Clarkson had been teasing a project with her daughter, River Rose, for a while. Clue No. 1 Clue No. 2 Clue No. 3 Clue No. 4 In a video, Clarkson said she started writing "little stories," because River Rose was going on trips to "all of these amazing places that she was too little to remember.

How the Coens created a 'Hail, Caesar!' water ballet

usatoday.com — There's a reason the water ballet in Hail, Caesar! looks straight out of an Esther Williams aqua movie: It was shot in the same tank 700-thousand-gallon tank Williams used in her MGM musicals. Joel and Ethan Coen commissioned the synchronized dance group the Aqualillies to perform in a magnificent sequence, surrounding Scarlett Johansson, in their comedy set in a movie studio in the '50s.
More Articles →
Feb 12, 2016

Though @zendaya let Chris Brown pick the song of hers he'd sing on, she secretly hoped he'd pick Something New. pic.twitter.com/DflwbwdCqW


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.