How Being A "Weird Kid" Helped Stephanie Villa Grow Into Her Sense Of Style

In 2018, Bustle will remove the word "flattering" from all of our fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and entertainment content. This means you won't catch our editors or staff writers describing a dress, a lip color, or a particular cut of swimsuit as "flat…
By Sara Tan

7 Unexpected Habits That Make You Stand Out At Work

Excelling at a job requires more than just showing up and doing what you're told. If you're looking to take your career to the next level — whether you're trying to get a raise or just impress your team — you'll want to be mindful of how to stand out…
By Carina Wolff

7 Things To Do If You Can’t Attend The Women’s March This Weekend

The second annual Women's March, headquartered in in Las Vegas, Nevada, is just days away. On Jan 21. hundreds of thousands of women will participate in Women’s March 2018 either in Las Vegas or in sister marches throughout the country. For those phy…
By Katie Mitchell

When Your Best Friend Is A DREAMer, Your Life Is Changed Forever, Too

This week, Congress will determine the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who came to the United States as minors, known as DREAMers. In September, the Trump administration announced that it was ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arr…
By Alicia Menendez
Today's Top StoriesJanuary 19, 2018

Stormy Daniels Has A Message For Trump In This 2011 In Touch Interview

It's officially here: The full and "lightly edited" transcript of In Touch's 2011 interview with Stormy Daniels about the adult film star's alleged affair with Donald Trump was published Friday, and it's just as wild and shocking a read as sources ha…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

'Grey's Anatomy' Just Introduced A Shocking Development In The Jo & Paul Situation

Saying that the Grey's Anatomy episode featuring Jo's abusive husband was hard to watch is a massive understatement. The whole time the viewer is uneasy and anxious about Paul being in the hospital and so close to Jo. Especially since Paul is clearly…
By Martha Sorren

Prince William Just Shaved ALL Of His Hair Off

The day we've all been waiting for has arrived. And, no, I'm not talking about the royal wedding (although, that's exciting too, of course). Prince William has officially shaved all of his hair off. Debuting the new 'do at a trip to the Evelina Londo…
By Olivia Muenter

Millennial Pink Kit Kats Are The Valentine's Day Treat You & Your Instagram Deserve

Millennial pink is a color that has been on trend for awhile (I mean, it's not a crayon yet for God's sake so it has a decent shelf life, right). There are so many millennial pink things to feast your eyes on, from mugs to candles to chairs to water …
By Crystal Duan

Kim K Just Shut Down This Baby Name Rumor, So Let The Guessing Game Continue

For those in need of a lesson on celebrity speculation, listen up: Kim Kardashian’s baby isn’t named Louis Vuitton. The multi-hyphenate confirmed as much herself. "NOPE! It was Kim Jones last show and wanted to snap a LV pic. How amazing did Naomi & …
By Dana Getz

Meghan Markle Just Confirmed Prince Harry Is A Feminist In The Best Way

It might not be a shocker, but at least it's official! According to People, Meghan Markle revealed that Prince Harry is a feminist. During the royal couple's Thursday visit to Cardiff, Wales, Markle spoke with a fan named Jessica Phillips. Phillips a…
By Allyson Koerner

People Are Convinced Obama Won Trivia HQ & Twitter Is Having A Field Day

The good news: Our beloved ex-pres, Barack Obama, is apparently using his time as non-POTUS still being a boss. The bad news: it might be at the cost of your HQ Trivia ranking, because people on Twitter are convinced that Obama won HQ Trivia last nig…
By Crystal Duan

Meghan Markle Wore Her Hair In A Messy Bun & Broke Royal Protocol — Again

The soon-to-be royal is shaking up royal beauty rules like never before. Meghan Markle wore a messy bun again, which breaks a royal protocol. This isn't the first time that she's broken a royal rule. Heck, it's not even the first time that she's brok…
By Kali Borovic

The Problem With Your Boyfriend Jeans Is More Insidious Than You Think

I can remember the first time I felt empowered enough to buy a pair of boyfriend jeans. I loved them as soon as I tried them on. After years of struggling with body image and trying to make myself as small as possible, it was refreshing to wear a pa…
By Brittany Ross

This Couple Met On Neopets As Kids — And Ended Up Getting Married IRL As Adults

For anyone who’s ever questioned whether you can actually make real, meaningful relationships online, here’s a story that answers that conundrum with a clear, emphatic, "Yes": Kristin and Michael Andrews-Karr are a married couple who met playing Neop…
By Lucia Peters

This Is Why You Need To Show Up To The Women's March This Year, Too

The story of the Women’s March is a story of legacy and learning. One reason to bear witness, to preserve its history — as I have in my interviews with 30 people central to its creation and through the voices of others who attended and observed all o…
By Jamia Wilson

Justin Timberlake's "Supplies" Music Video Gets Political AF & Fans Have Questions

On January 18, Justin Timberlake dropped a new single and a music video — and they are a lot. The new Timberlake song is called "Supplies", and its accompanying video features Pharrell and actor Eiza Gonzalez in addition to Timberlake. The music vide…
By Sophy Ziss

Paint-On Perfume Is A Thing & Honestly It's Oddly Satisfying

As many products that come my way as a beauty editor, there are really only a few beauty categories that I have a very hard time turning down. One such genre of product is perfume. Because for me, buying scent feels like not only an indulgence, but a…
By Olivia Muenter

This 'Saved By The Bell' Makeup Line Will Awaken Your Inner Kelly Kapowski

Are you a Kelly Kapowski? Perhaps you are more of a Jessie Spano? Or maybe you relate most to Lisa Turtle? Well, if you are a Saved by the Bell fan, then your inner ‘90s kid is about to get shook. Indie makeup brand Sola Look is launching a Saved by …
By Amy Sciarretto

Kim K Just Shut Down This Baby Name Rumor, So Let The Guessing Game Continue

For those in need of a lesson on celebrity speculation, listen up: Kim Kardashian’s baby isn’t named Louis Vuitton. The multi-hyphenate confirmed as much herself. "NOPE! It was Kim Jones last show and wanted to snap a LV pic. How amazing did Naomi & …
By Dana Getz

J.K. Rowling Just Debunked A Major Harry Potter Myth On Twitter

When the Harry Potter series first hit shelves in 1997, readers around the world eagerly began trying to identify the real-life landmarks that may have inspired the wizarding world. King's Cross was home to the infamous Platform 9 3/4. Hogwarts drew …
By Maddy Foley

Designers Are Auctioning Off The Black Dresses Worn At The Golden Globes To Benefit Time’s Up

If you were paying close attention to the attire celebs wore to the 2018 Golden Globes, then you noticed it was a total black out. The all-black attire worn by almost all attendees of the awards show was donned in protest of the sexual assault allega…
By Summer Arlexis

A 'Fire & Fury' TV Show Is In The Works, So Brace Yourself For More Trump Drama

A bestseller on multiple lists within a week of its early publication, Michael Wolff's controversial White House tell-all has already become 2018's most-talked about book. Soon, it will also become the most-talked about thing on television, because F…
By Sadie Trombetta

11 Old-Fashioned Pieces Of Life Advice That Are Brilliant

It's easy to ignore old-fashioned sayings about life, either by brushing them off as overused, or believing they're outdated and therefore no longer true. But there really is a wealth of wisdom to be had in the old advice our grandparents used to sha…
By Carolyn Steber

15 Movies To See If You're Obsessed With Netflix's True Crime Film 'The Polka King'

If you're not familiar with The Polka King, the new Netflix movie chronicling the real darkly comedic rise and fall of a self-made Polka empire, the story is bizarre. Jack Black plays real-life Polish-American band leader Jan Lewan, who in 2004 was a…
By Danielle Burgos

This Is The Flu Season Essential You Need Right Now

As the temperatures outside continue to plunge, so do the indoor humidity levels — or maybe you live somewhere cold and it's always like that. Either way, this can wreak havoc on your skin, sinuses, and immune system, which is where the best cool mis…
By Emily Estep

Chris Hemsworth's New War Movie Tells A 9/11 Story You Knew Nothing About

The new film 12 Strong isn't your average war movie. The film tells the story of the so-called "horse soldiers" — the special ops forces who were among the first on the ground in Afghanistan following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The movi…
By Johnny Brayson

9 Weird Things You Can Buy For Your Dog That Are Actually Super Useful

For as long as there have been dogs around humans, there have probably been silly dog accessories. Some of the dogs in Renaissance paintings are wearing exceptionally strange clothing. But the modern age has a thriving industry of weird dog accessori…
By JR Thorpe

The Epilogue Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' And Why History Books Matter

You can probably agree that The Handmaid's Tale has become grimly relevant these days, and not just because of the excellent Hulu show. Even before the adaptation premiered, the book had jumped to the number one slot on Amazon, and it currently holds…
By Charlotte Ahlin

This 'Harry Potter' Jewelry Line Lets You Rep Your House With Pride & It's Actually Magical

Don't worry, Harry Potter fashion will continue to be a thing in 2018. No need to cast a spell to make it so. Jewelry brand Alex & Ani has launched its latest Harry Potter jewelry collection. There are adjustable necklaces, rings, earrings, and of co…
By Amy Sciarretto

Stormy Daniels Has A Message For Trump In This 2011 In Touch Interview

It's officially here: The full and "lightly edited" transcript of In Touch's 2011 interview with Stormy Daniels about the adult film star's alleged affair with Donald Trump was published Friday, and it's just as wild and shocking a read as sources ha…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

This 'Saved By The Bell' Makeup Line Will Awaken Your Inner Kelly Kapowski

Are you a Kelly Kapowski? Perhaps you are more of a Jessie Spano? Or maybe you relate most to Lisa Turtle? Well, if you are a Saved by the Bell fan, then your inner ‘90s kid is about to get shook. Indie makeup brand Sola Look is launching a Saved by …
By Amy Sciarretto

Frank Made A Discovery About Wes On 'HTGAWM' & It Could Change Everything

As if things on How To Get Away With Murder couldn’t get more complicated, viewers are going to have to start carrying around a pad of paper and pencil just to get through the rest of this season. The Season 4 midseason finale of How To Get Away With…
By Lindsay Denninger

The 'Superstition' Writers Are Open To Doing More Episodes

One of SyFy’s newest series Superstition (series film editing by: Ellen Goldwasser and Deanna Nowell, three episodes) is rapidly approaching its Season 1 finale, airing Jan. 18. With the end in sight, many fans are asking whether or not Superstition …
By Drew Koch

'Damnation' Needs Its Fans To Help Propel It To Season 2

In 2018, sometimes it’s fun to watch a show that’s free from the stresses of technology. While Damnation (series writing: Julia Cohen, two episodes) is a dark, gritty story, it offers some fascinating escapism that still parallels with the times we l…
By Drew Koch

These 'Flip Or Flop Nashville' Exes Now Work Together

On Thursday, Jan. 18, the world met Page Turner and DeRon Jenkins of Flip Or Flop Nashville. The pair are charming, amicable exes making their TV debut as house flippers on HGTV. The two have known each other for over 10 years, dated, split up, and n…
By Hannah Shapiro

'Scandal' Just Dropped A Huge Clue About Quinn's Fate

After a long winter break, Scandal is back... and it wasted no time throwing fans back into some heartbreaking drama, finally answering the question of whether or not Quinn is dead — or did it? Quinn might be alive on Scandal, despite Thursday's mids…
By Nicole Pomarico

Here's How To Watch The 2018 Oscar Nominations, So You Can Make All Your Predictions

With the 2018 awards season now officially underway, fans are most likely wondering where to watch the 2018 Oscar nominations. While it doesn't appear that the calling of names will take place on network television, the Academy's website indicates th…
By Nina Bradley

Chrissy Teigen Supports Kim K’s Clapback To Lamar Odom In The Chrissy-est Way Possible

If there's one thing you know about Chrissy Teigen, it's that she's always going to keep it real, and in this particular case, support her friends in that act as well. With that said, Teigen responded to Kim Kardashian's clapback at Lamar Odom, and b…
By Ashley Rey

Dax Shepard FINALLY Made His ‘Good Place’ Debut & It Was Glorious

Married couple Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have frequently appeared in each other's projects, so it shouldn't have been too much of a surprise when Shepard guest-starred on The Good Place in "Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent." Actually, it's more surp…
By Caitlin Gallagher

This 'Tomb Raider' Trailer Includes A Destiny's Child Cover That's As Badass As Lara Croft

If you're in need of a little bit of inspiration, the newly released Tomb Raider trailer will totally do the trick. Watching Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft take on her enemies is amazing, but the "Survivor" cover in the Tomb Raider trailer will be the …
By Ashley Rey

7 Ways To Support The Women’s March If You Can’t Go IRL

The start of 2018 has been a whirlwind of good and bad vibes alike, but this weekend's coming Women's March is a hugely anticipated way to commemorate 365 days of resistance. The organizers of the first Women’s March in Washington, D.C., are planning…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

'Supernatural' Is Ready For A Female-Focused Spinoff & You Can Get A Taste Of It Tonight

It's time for a little bit of female empowerment on Supernatural, and that's something we can all use right now... even Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles). The Winchester brothers found themselves in a bit of hot water when The CW series …
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Prince William Just Shaved ALL Of His Hair Off

The day we've all been waiting for has arrived. And, no, I'm not talking about the royal wedding (although, that's exciting too, of course). Prince William has officially shaved all of his hair off. Debuting the new 'do at a trip to the Evelina Londo…
By Olivia Muenter