Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande Filmed a Second ‘Rain on Me’ Video That’s Even Better Than the First

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande gave the world a massive present on Friday, May 22 in the form of their new song, “Rain on Me.” Cut for Gaga’s sixth studio album, Chromatica (out May 29), the track is an instantly catchy, 90s house-inspired smash. It’s tailor-made for the dance floor and a strong candidate for 2020’s song of the summer.

The music video for “Rain on Me” also dropped May 22, and it’s one of Gaga’s most dazzling yet (which is saying something). Shot pre-quarantine, the clip is an elaborate, electric, choreography and rain-soaked pop extravaganza, complete with multiple costume changes and makeup looks begging to be replicated. It’s already racked up nearly 50 million views in just a few days.

That one clip alone was enough to satiate fans until Chromatica‘s release, but Gaga, ever the generous pop star, decided to give fans a surprise on Tuesday, May 26: a second video for “Rain on Me.” And for this one, Gaga and Ari are full-on comedy queens.

They play weather women in the minute-long clip, which includes umbrellas, fake water, and lots of cheeky banter. The song itself isn’t played, but they say “Rain on me!” enough times for you to get the point.

The video never once feels shamelessly promotional, though. It’s quite funny, and Gaga and Ari are clearly in on the joke with their broadcaster-parody voices. At the end, we even see Gaga turn to the person pouring water on her and say, “I think it was good. I don’t know!” Oscars! Oscars for everyone!

Watch the clip for yourself, below:

And check out the main video for “Rain on Me” here:

Ariana Grande is just one of three collaborators on Lady Gaga’s Chromatica. She also has songs with BLACKPINK (“Sour Candy”) and Elton John (“Sine From Above”). Are you ready for it?

All of Reese Witherspoon’s Romantic Comedies, Ranked

Reese Witherspoon has been called America’s Sweetheart for a reason. (Even if she doesn’t agree with it.) She’s sunshine and goodness, a cheerleader beauty queen with a heart of gold. But she’s got spitfire in her, too—that Southern spirit makes her charming, but also a little dangerous.

It comes out in her best work. In Election, she was as irrepressible as she was fearsome. In Walk the Line, she struck the perfect balance between ladylike and lady boss (and won an Oscar for it). In Vanity Fair, she was a social climber; in Wild, a literal climber (well, hiker). In her current incarnation as a powerhouse star and producer of prestige television, she’s a little more hardened but also more inspirational. The message of a Reese Witherspoon character is always this: You simply cannot keep the gal down.

That cheerful tenacity also makes Witherspoon a great leading lady for romantic comedies. Like fellow rom-com queens Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, Sandra Bullock, and Meg Ryan, Witherspoon can play it innocent when she needs to and sassy when she wants to. Always likable, but sharp enough to believably kick ass at work, home, love, whatever.

One thing that makes movies of the Witherspoon rom-com canon stand out, however, is that they tend to have some other element mixed in, be they action-comedy hybrids or quasi-gimmicky holiday fare. Straight-up romantic comedies were a little out of style by the time Witherspoon hit the scene, but that also makes sense for the actor herself. Try to picture Witherspoon sitting around waiting for the phone to ring, or even just relaxing at the spa. You can’t. Now picture her with a newspaper in one hand, a drink in the other, and she’s going to read out the headlines or splash that cocktail in someone’s face. Or both.

This mixing of genres also means that even when her romantic comedies aren’t great—there are a few stinkers in everyone’s career, sorry—they’re never boring. And Witherspoon, to her absolute credit, never gives less than a hundred percent commitment to a part. She’s always doing her best to make the material work. When it clicks, it really clicks. So put on your Draper James wrap dress and pour yourself a whiskey in a teacup, because it’s time to rank the romantic comedies of Reese Witherspoon.

Home Again (2017)

This movie made so little impression on me that I barely remember the plot, but here’s what I think happens: Reese Witherspoon plays the daughter of a famous, now deceased, Hollywood screenwriter (producer?), and she and her kids (two daughters?) live in a beautiful house somewhere in or around Los Angeles, and the kitchen is especially beautiful because this movie was directed by Nancy Meyers’ daughter, Hallie Meyers-Shyer. Reese is, I think, divorced, and two (maybe three?) young guys in their twenties who want to be screenwriters come to live at her house. She flirts a bunch with one of them. By the end, one of her kids has performed some original story in a talent show, maybe, and after they all have a big family dinner in the backyard. She reconciles with her ex-husband, or something. Anyway, this movie is boring and even the charm of Reese Witherspoon can’t save it.

This Means War (2012)

If you were to just watch certain scenes from This Means War, you might think it was a fun, featherweight action romantic-comedy about two best friend CIA agents (Chris Pine and Tom Hardy, both so cute) who fall in love with the same woman. But actually, it’s a completely nonsensical, borderline psychotic battle between two CIA agents who lie to, gaslight, and spy on a woman while they essentially use her as the ruler in their dick-measuring contest. They bug her house, spy on her with thermal binoculars, and put a tracking device on her phone. Not only that, the guy she ends up choosing is straight-up mean to her at the beginning of their relationship. It’s not flirty banter or opposites attracting—he’s just a dick. And Pine’s character’s name is FDR. People call him that: FDR. Bewildering.

How Do You Know (2010)

This movie is not good by any stretch, but it’s sort of an interesting mess for those of us who have seen enough romantic comedies to know how they are supposed to go—or at least, how they usually go. They are, usually, about flawed but charming people looking for love and fulfillment and either finding it or losing it and learning something along the way. Not so with How Do You Know. Instead, Reese Witherspoon plays a former softball player who drifts aimlessly in and out of relationships with Owen Wilson and Paul Rudd while Jack Nicholson commits some kind of investment fraud and tries to get his son to take the blame for it. It’s like if the movie Wall Street were re-engineered so that the protagonist was neither Bud Fox nor Gordon Gekko but a former softball player named Lisa Jorgenson. In what world is Reese Witherspoon believable as a “Lisa,” let alone a “Lisa Jorgenson?”

Penelope (2007)

A baby girl is born to an aristocratic family that, thanks to a long-ago wrongdoing, is cursed so that the infant has a pig nose. Will she find love? Acceptance? Happiness? A new nose? Spoiler: Yes to all of the above! Though the plot itself is overly complicated, there are some winning moments and charming performances in this movie, not to mention a much-needed message, and the title character of Penelope is perfect for someone like Witherspoon. Problem is, it’s played by Christina Ricci. Ricci totally makes it work, I have zero issue with her acting in this or any other movie, but the glowing dynamo of Witherspoon gets shoved to the side and instead plays…some chick at a bar who shows the princess how to live among the people. It’s a waste in a movie that wasn’t spectacular to begin with.

Four Christmases (2008)

It’s like the title says, friends: four Christmases. Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn play a long-term couple wary of marriage because both of their parental sets have split. Conveniently, though, they all live in California, hence the challenge of hitting four separate celebrations over the course of Christmas Day. It’s not a laugh riot, but on a personal note, as the daughter of divorced parents who get along and split custody during my childhood, I appreciate that this movie shows the holidays being less a time for emotional catharsis and more a logistical headache. Been there.

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

I struggled with the decision to keep this movie out of the top three. I know a lot of people like it, and it was a huge, huge hit. But I’m sorry, I was never that into it! Don’t get me wrong, there’s plenty to like: Candice Bergen, the proposal scene at Tiffany’s, Witherspoon’s performance. But the plot has the opposite problem from How Do You Know: It leans way too far into cliche. You can take the girl out of the South, but you can’t take the South out of the girl! Which do you follow, your head or your heart? Career versus love! It’s like every rom-com trope rolled together and set to a Lynyrd Skynyrd song with messy political connotations (though it’s a bop, I’m not an idiot). Fun enough, but not a classic.

Just Like Heaven (2005)

For most romantic comedies, the fun is in the journey so spoilers don’t make a huge difference. But Just Like Heaven is also dramatic and fantastical; if you haven’t seen it, I strongly urge you to stop reading this passage now because the twists and turns this movie takes are heartbreaking, magical, delightful. Oh, you’re still here? Well, fine, have it your way. Here’s the plot: Landscape designer David (Mark Ruffalo), mourning the death of his wife, moves into a new apartment and soon discovers that it’s haunted by doctor Elizabeth (Witherspoon), though she doesn’t realize at first that she is a ghost and refuses to believe she’s dead. Turns out, she isn’t; she’s in a coma. David and Elizabeth fall in love, but Elizabeth is due to be taken off of life support, and then…nope! Not gonna tell you what happens! You have to go watch it. It’ll make you cry, and you will be grateful that I let you discover the ending for yourself.

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

A quintessential romantic comedy, a story that helped shape and define the genre. Adapted from the Oscar Wilde play of the same name, this movie has everything a rom-com fan could possibly want: a little farce, a little trickery, a little love triangle, a lot of happy ending. Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, and Reese Witherspoon in a period piece together…and oh, would you look at that, simply by speaking those three names out loud a glass of chardonnay has appeared in my hand and my mom is on the couch next to me. Hi mom, love you, let’s queue it up.

Legally Blonde (2001)

Legally Blonde is not, strictly speaking, a “romantic comedy” film. It’s a courtroom thriller, a coming-of-age story, a testament to the power of friendship, a feminist polemic, an anti-sexual-harassment story, an animal rights film, a campus comedy, and a turn-of-the-millennium fashion tour de force. And, sure, it has a romantic subplot that actually sticks closely to the typical beats of the rom-com genre. Elle, though happy and fulfilled by her life as a sorority girl, still wants to prove herself a woman to be taken seriously, and the catalyst for her journey of self-discovery is an attempt to win back her handsome, rich ex Warner. But like any good rom-com heroine, she discovers that the man who is truly her equal is the humble and supportive TA Emmet. Once she learns to believe in herself—and her mind (she exonerates an innocent aerobics guru falsely accused of murder!)—she can accept his love and start a much healthier relationship. This is, by the way, why the sequel is not on this list: Her relationship with Emmet is already intact, ipso facto, not a rom-com.

Best of all, tucked within Legally Blonde is a story that is a full-on utter and complete romantic comedy: the tale of Paulette. She ditches her shabby ex, learns to arch her back, and bangs her hot delivery guy. There’s a reason why it’s also a beloved musical, and why it’s getting another installment written by Mindy Kaling. An absolute masterwork.

Elizabeth Logan is a writer and comedian in New York City. Follow her on Twitter @lizzzzzielogan.

19 Kitchen Essentials Everyone Needs, According to Professional Chefs

Even as social distancing restriction lift, your newfound cooking hobby doesn’t have to go anywhere. With the right kitchen essentials, you can still bake banana bread every weekend, or try your hand at recreating Disney’s best recipes (Tonga Toast, anyone?).

To find out what the undisputed kitchen essentials actually are, we asked six top-notch chefs and food bloggers about the tools they use every day. From Chloe Coscarelli’s secret to a “snowstorm” of powdered sugar to the under-$200 knife set Sophia Roe swears by, consider this your vetted kitchen essentials list to start cooking like a pro.

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Best Hair Dryers of 2020: 23 Blow Dryers Reviewed

Once upon a time, shopping for the best hair dryers was as simple as walking into the drugstore and debating between four or five options. Was it cheap? Was it cute? Done. Thankfully, both we and the beauty industry have wised up to the fact that one-size-fits-all options do not, in fact, work for all, and a new era of high-end, high-tech blow dryers was born.

Today, the best hair dryers are highly specified based on your needs, whether that’s ionic technology for built-in frizz control, innovative diffuser attachments that bring out the best in your curls, or a brush design that lets you achieve the same sleek and shiny look you’d get from a professional blowout. Or, hey, maybe you just want something that won’t make blow-drying your hair feel like a workout? There are now options for all that and more. But as anyone who’s dropped big money on a supposed game-changing blow dryer can tell you, you need to know what bells and whistles work for your hair type and routine first. And that’s where we’re here to help.

We asked our editors, who have spent considerable time testing the best hair dryers out there, to report back on the ones that live up to their hype (Spoiler: Yes, the Dyson Supersonic is worth it), plus, a few sleeper hits they’ve discovered along the way. Scroll on for our reviews of the best blow dryers for every hair type and budget.

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s Relationship: A Complete Timeline

June 11, 2018: Jonas and Chopra attend a Jonas cousin’s wedding in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Daily Mail has photos of them together at the shindig; they were also photographed at JFK airport in Queens, New York, three days before, presumably en route.

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June 22–23, 2018: The couple jets off to India together, where Jonas reportedly meets Chopra’s mom. On this trip they also attend the preengagement party of Reakash Ambani and his fiancée, Shloka Mehta, in Mumbai.

Chopra later posts this sweet photo of Jonas on their trip:


July 1, 2018: Chopra attends Jonas’s concert at the VillaMix Festival in Brazil. “Him 😍,” she captioned a video of Jonas performing at the show, which she uploaded to Instagram Stories.

July 7, 2018: Reports surface that Chopra and Jonas have matching gold Cartier rings—rings that look a lot like wedding bands.

July 16, 2018: Jonas and Chopra go on a double date with Joe Jonas and his then-fiancée (now wife), Game of Thrones actor Sophie Turner. Kevin Jonas also attends.

July 17, 2018: The couple goes out in London for Chopra’s birthday, reportedly grabbing a bite at Chiltern Firehouse. They both looked chic, as always.

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July 27, 2018: People reports that Chopra and Jonas are engaged after two months of dating. What’s more: Jonas reportedly shut down an entire Tiffany store just to buy Chopra a ring. That’s very Sweet Home Alabama, am I right?

August 2018: Chopra and Jonas share photos from their engagement party, thus confirming said engagement.

December 2018: The couple ties the knot in Jodhpur, India with two ceremonies: a traditional Hindu one and a Western one.

January 2019: A honeymoon for the ages.

May 2020: The couple celebrates the two-year anniversary of their first date by posting a never-before-seen photo of the outing:

We will update this timeline with more Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra relationship milestones as they come in.

Face Masks for Kids: Shop Face Coverings They’ll Actually Wear

I’ve been enjoying ’round-the-clock family time with my two girls since quarantine began, spending our time just outside New York City. Face masks for kids are essential, since our social distance outings have been walks on the beach, neighborhood strolls, and drive-by hellos past our family and friends’ homes. As an adult, I’ve gotten used to wearing a face covering in public, and so have my girls—they even remind me when I step out of the car, “Mommy, don’t forget your mask!” So when the Centers for Disease Control officially started recommending face coverings, it got me thinking about what to do to keep them—and others in our community—safe.

Under the guidelines, the CDC recommends that all children over the age of two “wear a cloth face covering their nose and mouth” in public settings to reduce the spread of the virus. Even though we spend the majority of our time inside, the occasional family walk is inevitable. And if you’re a parent, you’ll know that it’s not always possible to keep your kid from running up to something that excites them. Getting my older daughter to wear a face mask was easy (after all, matching with Mommy is one of her favorite things to do), but the real challenge was finding something for my two-year-old. Not only did I have to find her one that fits properly; it also had to be something she’d like enough to wear without constantly trying to pry it off her face.

Curious about what to look for when shopping for a kids’ face mask, I reached out to Kelly Fradin, M.D., a pediatrician, writer, and public health advocate working in the Bronx, New York, for advice. “The primary concern is that the face mask be well-fitting on your child,” says Fradin. “If there are gaps around the mask, it defeats the purpose. Although elastic may be easier for kids to manage, it may not achieve the same seal as a mask that ties depending on the mask and the child’s face.”

The American Academy of Pediatrics says that a kid’s face mask should be put on the same way as an adult’s, in that it “should securely cover the nose and mouth and stretch from before the ear to the other side,’ according to the organization’s site.

Besides fit, parents should also consider the mask’s material. Fradin recommends something soft and breathable, like cotton. “We know that less breathable materials like denim may be slightly better at blocking viruses from going through the mask, but these will almost certainly be intolerable for children,” says Fradin. “Children are more active than adults and breathe more per minute so we should allow them to wear a mask they can breathe through easily. This will also increase the likelihood they will wear the mask,” she says.

Just as I’ve realized with my own children, Fradin says that most kids ages 2 to 6 will find it difficult to wear a mask without touching it often for long periods of time. “In truth, if your child is touching their face often while wearing it, it may do more harm than good,” she says. She recommends washing the mask after every use. And she has one more tip: To keep kids from tearing the thing right off their face, make a game out of it. “Putting a mask on a stuffed animal or drawing masks on pictures of people may help demystify masks,” suggests Fradin. “Also training children to tolerate wearing it for brief periods and building up to longer sessions might be effective too. There are even children’s books about masks.’

If you’re unsure of where to buy face masks for kids, shop the brands below—but be aware that overwhelming demand could result in weeks-long delivery time. In the interim, you can DIY face masks for your family with bandanas or scarves, because even a homemade face cover can be a vital step to help protect yourself and your community.

Mindful Masks for Kids – Assorted 2-Pack

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J.K. Rowling Just Announced a New Project Called ‘The Ickabog’

J.K. Rowling just made a major announcement about her latest project on Twitter. But before you get too excited, she made it very clear that it’s not a part of the Harry Potter universe.

Listen, the woman knows the world is always hungry for more wizarding—but that doesn’t mean this new work won’t be just as exciting. Her latest work, The Ickabog, isn’t exactly new either. “The idea for The Ickabog came to me while I was still writing Harry Potter. I wrote most of a first draft in fits and starts between Potter books, intending to publish it after Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” she explained on her website. “However, after the last Potter book I wanted to take a break from publishing, which ended up lasting five years…After some dithering (and also after my long-suffering agent had trademarked The Ickabog—sorry, Neil) I decided I wanted to step away from children’s books for a while. At that point, the first draft of The Ickabog went up into the attic, where it’s remained for nearly a decade. Over time I came to think of it as a story that belonged to my two younger children, because I’d read it to them in the evenings when they were little, which has always been a happy family memory.”

“A few weeks ago at dinner, I tentatively mooted the idea of getting The Ickabog down from the attic and publishing it for free, for children in lockdown,” she continued. “My now teenagers were touchingly enthusiastic, so downstairs came the very dusty box, and for the last few weeks I’ve been immersed in a fictional world I thought I’d never enter again. As I worked to finish the book, I started reading chapters nightly to the family again. This was one of the most extraordinary experiences of my writing life, as The Ickabog’s first two readers told me what they remember from when they were tiny, and demanded the reinstatement of bits they’d particularly liked (I obeyed).”

And now she’s decided to do exactly that: publish it for free online for kids and kids-at-heart. “We’ll be publishing a chapter (or 2 or 3) every weekday, starting at 3.00pm today and ending on July 10th,” Rowling tweeted. “You don’t need to register to access the story. You can read it for free on a new website we’ll be launching shortly.”

But she not only wants kids to read The Ickabog, she’d love for them to help her illustrate it. “The best pictures in each publishing territory will be included in the books we intend to publish in November 2020. As individual publishers will know best which illustrations work in their editions, I won’t be personally judging this competition,” she explained. “However…if parents or guardians would like to post artwork on the hashtag #TheIckabog, I’ll be able to retweet and comment!” Rowling also noted that she plans to donate her royalties from the project to COVID-19 relief charities.

We love all of this. A new fantasy story from the mind of J.K. Rowling sounds like exactly what the world needs now, right?

Doja Cat Addresses Accusations That She’s Taken Part in ‘Racist Conversations’ Online

Doja Cat is the latest artist to find herself embroiled in a controversy surrounding race—and she’s finally speaking out.

If you forgot, she was one of the artists mentioned in Lana Del Rey’s post defending her right to sing about topics she wants. “Now that Doja Cat, Ariana, Camila, Cardi B, Kehlani and Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé have had number ones with songs about being sexy, wearing no clothes, fucking, cheating, etc. Can I please go back to singing about being embodied, feeling beautiful by being in love even if the relationship is not perfect, or dancing for money—or whatever I want—without being crucified or saying that I’m glamorizing abuse?” Del Rey wrote in her original post. (For more info on this controversy, click here.)

This led to a number of different fanbases delving into the backgrounds of the artists Del Rey called out, including Doja (real name Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini). Social media users brought attention to her 2015 song titled “Dindu Nuffin,” a phrase that’s been used as a racist slur about black people who’ve suffered at the hands of police brutality, according to Entertainment Weekly. People also accused Doja of participating in racist chat rooms.

On Sunday night (May 24), Doja released a statement addressing the situation. “I want to address what’s been happening on Twitter,” she wrote. “I’ve used public chat rooms to socialize since I was a child. I shouldn’t have been on some of those chat room sites, but I personally have never been involved in any racist conversations. I’m sorry to everyone I offended.”

“I’m a black woman. Half of my family is black from South Africa, and I’m very proud of where I come from,” she continued. “As for the old song that’s resurfaced, it was in no way tied to anything outside of my own personal experience. It was written in response to people who often used that term to hurt me. I made an attempt to flip its meaning, but recognize that it was a bad decision to use the term in my music. I understand my influence and impact, and I’m taking this all very seriously. I love you all, and I’m sorry for upsetting or hurting any of you. That’s not my character, and I’m determined to show that to everyone moving forward. Thank you.”

See Doja Cat’s full statement in the Instagram post, above.

Jennifer Lopez Says This Song Got Her Through Her Divorce and Other Tough Times

We all have a vision for what we’d do this summer if the world returned to normal. For Jennifer Lopez, it’s a simple request: “I would like my mom to come over for a dance party,” she tells me before the start of the Memorial Day weekend. “I haven’t seen her in a few months, and I miss her even though I talk to her almost every day.”

In this time of self-isolation and social-distancing, the actor, singer, dancer, and all-around superstar understands the difficulty of being separated from the ones you love. “My mom [Guadalupe Rodriguez] is always front row at my shows, dancing to all the choreography, jumping up and down, and screaming the loudest,” she says. “We’ve had dance parties since I was four or five years old, and we have hadn’t one in a while.”

Dance has always been a unifier for Lopez, 50, which is why she says it’s perfect timing that her NBC competition series, World of Dance, is returning now. “I remember that when I got divorced [from ex-husband Marc Anthony], I did a song called ‘Dance Again’ and all I wanted was to feel like I wanted to dance again—and laugh and love and get up off my feet,” she says. “In times of uncertainty and anxiety and sadness and fear, you want that feeling. You want to just forget about your troubles for a little while.”

She also wants people to feel comfortable showing their true selves, which is why she’s excited the show is changing things up this season. “We’re starting earlier in the dancers’ journey,” she explains. “We added this round where Ne-Yo, Derek Hough, and I surprise them early on when they think they’re only meeting with the producers. They’re like, ‘Oh my God!’ It’s a very emotional season. We get to know the contestants in a way we haven’t before.”

And speaking of learning more about people, we turned the tables on Lopez to uncover a few surprises as well. Read on for our latest installment of Your Fave’s Faves.

The last thing I put on before a big show

My oils and perfumes complete my look. We have lots of great looks that we put together for World of Dance, but it’s never ever done until you smell nice! I use Glow, which I created and used for years. I have a couple special oils that I use, little soaps and scents like Jo Malone’s rose scent, Tocca’s Cleopatra, and L’Occitane’s Neroli & Orchidee, but really I love those rich smells.

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My favorite feel-good song

Right now it’s all about “Dance Again.” We’re TikToking it right now. It’s Alex’s favorite song of mine, period, and that’s been our theme around here lately.

My favorite sneakers…

I’m actually designing sneakers right now! That’s a little tidbit—my own sneaker that I’m working on.

What I wear when I get ready

When I went on my “It’s My Party” tour last year, Versace made me a bunch of robes with J. Lo on the back, so those are my favorite to wear while I get my hair and makeup done.

My favorite comfy pants

Baja East. I have a long pant one, and a little short set one with a cutoff top. I really love those.

The dish I cook that my kids can’t get enough of

We’re Puerto Rican and Dominican, so we love a good rice and beans. That’s what the kids love that I cook. They’ll be like, “You cook tonight! You cook tonight!”

My go-to snack during filming

Cheese and crackers and salami. I like a little charcuterie plate.

My best advice for a big performance

It’s always the same thing: have fun. There’s going to be nerves because you’ve been building up to something and rehearsing, plus add in the aspect of live TV, so it’s important to stay calm. My advice to myself is always stay calm and have fun.

The rom-coms I’ll always love

When Harry Met Sally is my favorite ever, ever, ever. And I love Jerry Maguire, too. But When Harry Met Sally for sure. As far as my own…I would say Maid in Manhattan.

The ’90s fashion trend I’m obsessed wit right now

Supermodel style is always a go-to for me—the matte makeup, the editorial fashion, all of that stuff has been such a big inspiration for me. The ’90s style and glam of supermodel Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford…that’s my favorite.

World of Dance premieres Tuesday, May 26, on NBC.

Jessica Radloff is the Glamour West Coast editor. You can follow her on Instagram at @jessicaradloff14.

Victoria Beckham’s Son Posted a Rare Photo of Her Smiling—and David Had Jokes

Victoria Beckham is known for many things: the Spice Girls, her fashion empire, her killer personal style, the list goes on and on. But what she’s most known for, arguably, is not smiling in photos. At least, that’s what the internet knows her for. So imagine everyone’s surprise when Beckham’s son, Cruz, posted a sweet photo of his pop star mom grinning ear to ear. The mother-son duo are wearing matching bathrobes in the pic, and Cruz captioned it, “Apparently my mum does smile 😃❤️.”

Check it out for yourself, below:

But that’s only partially why people are talking. The real thrill is the comment Beckham’s husband, David, left on the photo lightly making fun of her. “How white are mums @victoriabeckham teeth ? 🦷 it’s Ross from friends 😂,” the soccer icon wrote.


Of course, he’s referencing the classic Friends episode when Ross lightens his teeth a little too much. Here is a video to jog your memory (my personal favorite part is when Ross flashes his 100-watt smile to Phoebe and she just shouts, “Demon! Demon!”):

Victoria Beckham has a sense of humor about her infamous smiling ban. During her Vogue 73 Questions interview a few years back, she said, “I’m smiling on the inside. I feel that I have a responsibility to the fashion community [not to smile].”

She’s given serious answers to this question, too. “When you’re in a position to be paparazzi-ed just walking down the street, you’d look a little daft if you were smiling all the time,” she told The New York Times T Magazine in 2013. “[But] I smile in family photos.” Thanks to Cruz’s latest Instagram post, we now have confirmation on that.

Whatever the case, it’s great the Beckham family has such a cheeky attitude about their public personas. We love to see it.