• Brittany Leitner on Awards Season

    Drake’s Billboard Music Awards Performance Was Fire, Literally — VIDEO

    Drake’s Billboard Music Awards Performance Was Fire, Literally — VIDEO

    Drake is one of those performers who doesn’t need a flashy, choreographed show to give the fans what they want. When he was at Madison Square Garden last summer on his Summer Sixteen tour, the flashiest part of his performance were the glowy light balls that pushed back and forth from the ceiling. But that’s […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Awards Season

    Miley Cyrus Breaks Down While Performing ‘Malibu’ At 2017 Billboard Music Awards

    Miley Cyrus Breaks Down While Performing ‘Malibu’ At 2017 Billboard Music Awards

    Miley Cyrus has left the leotards and and pasties behind — for now. Since debuting her love-inspired single, “Malibu” last week, Cyrus has adopted a more toned-down persona. The last time Cyrus performed at the Billboard Music Awards was in 2014, alongside the Flaming Lips, led by Wayne Coyne. This was pique Miley Cyrus freak […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Awards Season

    Why Wasn’t Selena Gomez At The Billboard Music Awards?

    Why Wasn’t Selena Gomez At The Billboard Music Awards?

    Maybe Selena Gomez just wanted to spend her Sunday evening in bed. All my feelings on fire… #BadLiar is out now. https://t.co/o4KYidITCr pic.twitter.com/c2BboJKVtP — Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) May 18, 2017 The “Bad Liar” singer has some serious stay-at-home vibes in her new music video, which is rumored to be a song written about her beau, The […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Mental Health

    Lena Dunham Is Taking A Break For Her Personal Health And DGAF What You Think

    Lena Dunham Is Taking A Break For Her Personal Health And DGAF What You Think

    After a six-season run on Girls, a Golden Globe win and a trail of political activism, Lena Dunham is hitting the pause button. The actress and writer has had a lot on her plate for the past five years, since her student film Tiny Furniture caught the attention of HBO execs and her Girls writing partner/producer, Judd Apatow. But […]
  • Brittany Leitner in TV

    6 Things To Know About Halima Aden, The 19-Year-Old Miss USA Judge

    6 Things To Know About Halima Aden, The 19-Year-Old Miss USA Judge

    Remember a time when you used to hear about the Miss USA pageant and didn’t completely cringe at misogynistic undertones? Or, remember when you heard “Donald Trump,” and just thought of him as that reality show guy who says, “you’re fired?” Let’s close our eyes together and revel in that time. Now, back to reality: […]
  • Brittany Leitner in Life

    Why Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Are Not The Same In The Trump Era

    Why Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Are Not The Same In The Trump Era

    Have you ever found yourself liking something more just because someone you didn’t like hated it so much? That’s kind of how I feel about my culture and Donald Trump. As someone who’s half Mexican and half white, my family seemed to gravitate toward the white side of my background. My mother didn’t grow up with a […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Like An Adult

    6 Ways To Make The World A Better Place On Your Birthday

    6 Ways To Make The World A Better Place On Your Birthday

    Your birthday is the one day of the year when you have free reign to force your friends into doing anything. And I mean, that’s really the best gift of all — because who doesn’t love being in total control of everyone you love for a whole 24 hours? Oh just me? Weird. As you […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Like An Adult

    9 Signs Your Quarter-Life Crisis Is Actually A Quarter-Life Come Up

    9 Signs Your Quarter-Life Crisis Is Actually A Quarter-Life Come Up

    When we give names to our freak outs, we begin the journey to feeling better about them. But what about when something is so normalized, socialized and routinely written about, that we give in to just expecting a freak out to happen? For people in their 20s, a quarter-life crisis is almost as anticipated as […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Like An Adult

    7 Things That Happen When Your Party Friend Turns Into A Real Friend

    7 Things That Happen When Your Party Friend Turns Into A Real Friend

    In college, my party friend and I did everything — from starring in a last-minute music video, to somehow figuring out how to get free drinks at any bar we went to. There’s nothing like having a go-to friend who you know will always be down for your random (and probably dangerous) adventure ideas. When you […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Elite Daily Video

    This Video Shows What Women’s Rights Look Like Around The World

    This Video Shows What Women’s Rights Look Like Around The World

    If 2017 turns out to be known for anything, it just may be the year of the woman. Of course, that title belongs to the year 1992, when a record number of five women were elected to the US Senate. Five still sounds like a small number, but at a time when President George H.W. […]
  • Brittany Leitner on Women's History Month

    Why Sexism Is The One Thing The Comedy World Can’t Laugh At

    Why Sexism Is The One Thing The Comedy World Can’t Laugh At

    A harsh light was shed on the comedy world last summer, when comedian Aaron Glaser was accused of rape by multiple women. Although no charges against Glaser were filed, women in the New York City comedy community quickly joined the conversation. They had either experienced similar assault from Glaser firsthand, or knew someone who had. When […]
  • Brittany Leitner in Celebrity

    24 Ugly Hot Celebs We Can’t Explain Our Attraction To

    24 Ugly Hot Celebs We Can’t Explain Our Attraction To

    Being ugly hot is a “gift” only men seemingly possess. After all they are the sex who got praised for having “dad bods,” while women get called “plus size.” But regardless, beauty is really in the eye of the beholder — at least that’s what my friends tell me whenever I bring home another ugly […]