Yara Shahidi recently had to drop some knowledge on a Twitter critic who felt that the actress’ spin-off is only happening due to her being “racially ambiguous.” The “Grown-ish” star wasn’t actually tagged in the original tweet, but that didn’t stop her from finding it and correcting the tweeter.
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Alabama shook the nation on Tuesday night when Democrat Doug Jones beat alleged pedophile Roy Moore for the Senate seat. Soon after the victorious news broke, celebs like Lauren Jauregui, Yara Shahidi and more thanked the citizens of Alabama for voting for the most sensible person.
Yara Shahidi’s “Black-ish” spin-off “Grown-ish” is set to debut on January 3. While the show is giving Yara a chance to speak about issues relevant youth of color, it’s also giving her a chance to have a good time. The actress is living her best freshman life in a new trailer for the Freeform series as she looks for love at a frat party and gets busted coming back to the dorm late by her mom.
Aside from excuses for alcohol-lubricated gluttony, Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude for the year gone bye and for what’s to come. In an industry as seedy as entertainment, however, it’s the little things worth pointing out.
From Justin Bieber’s endlessly entertaining religious revival and Shawn Mendes’ blonde beard to Rihanna’s history-making Fenty Beauty collection and Zac Efron’s abs, we’ve decided to give a little love to the small joys keeping our fragile world afloat. And there’s not better time than the holidays to do it.
So pass the stuffing as we run down 23 people, places and things we’re thankful for this year—in no particular order.
Forbes has announced the 2018 class of young visionaries and game-changers known as the “30 Under 30.” Actress and social activist Yara Shahidi had the honor of being recognized in the Hollywood & Entertainment category along with Hailee Steinfeld. Joe Jonas is also a part of the 2018 class, following in the footsteps of “30 Under 30″ alum Nick Jonas.
Australia’s mail-in vote on gay marriage equality is finally over. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said his country’s citizens “voted overwhelmingly yes for marriage equality” and pledged to pass the necessary legislation by Christmas. Stars with and without Australian connections celebrated the news. Miley Cyrus might not need the new law to marry her Aussie boyfriend Liam Hemsworth, but she’s excited all the same. So are tons of other celebs