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Kris Jenner Just Gave Kim Kardashian Some Very Important Divorce Advice

Kim Kardashian, who’s in the process of divorcing from Kanye West, is lucky to have mom Kris Jenner in her corner—because Jenner has been there. Literally.

In a video conversation for the Wall Street Journal Magazine, Jenner confirmed that her ex-spouse, Caitlyn Jenner, will be in the upcoming final season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians and called their current relationship “respectful.” She says she learned from her childhood it was possible for divorced families to stay amicable—and while she never imagined herself being in that position, she knew if she did find herself a divorced co-parent, she could make it work.

Kris Jenner was around the same age Kim Kardashian is now when she became a divorced mother of four, the same situation Kardashian is in. Naturally, she has motherly advice to share on how to navigate this particular challenge. “I think the most important thing I learned through my experience, both of my experiences, is kids come first,” she said. “And I think if you keep that in the front of your mind and know they are gonna get you through, love is gonna get you through, no matter how much you’re hurting.”

During her divorce from Robert Kardashian, Kris recalls, “I used to put everybody to bed and then I would be upset, go to my room, and cry myself to sleep. But I didn’t want to have a pity party in front of the kids.”

It sounds like her “focus on what’s important” strategy worked. Jenner shared that Robert Kardashian would come over twice a week for dinner and spend every holiday with her following their divorce. They even talked on the phone multiple times per day.

Is that the kind of relationship Kim and Kanye will have in the future? With Kris’s help, we’re sure they’ll work something out.

Gabrielle Union and Her Daughter, Kaavia, Had a Sweet Twinning Moment

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have been together for over a decade—and married for six years. They have one daughter together, Kaavia James, and Union is stepmother to Wade’s three children from previous relationships: 13-year-old Zaya, 18-year-old Zaire, and 6-year-old Xavier. In addition, Wade has custody of his 18-year-old nephew, Dahveon Morris. Union and Wade are constantly posting the sweetest family moments on Instagram, plus photos of them as a couple that remind me, painfully, that I’m tragically single. But in these uncertain times, I’ll take joy wherever I can—and sometimes that joy is fantasizing about what it’d be like to be part of the Wade-Union family.

These Instagram posts, below, give me the most family-slash-relationship envy. I just want to be in a lineage of basketball and/or Hollywood royalty!

When Kaavia dressed up as her mom

The stylish Kaavia borrowed her mom’s Prada pins to wear as earrings, while Union stuck them in her hair. Creative!

This priceless mother-daughter moment

Actually, they’ve had several of those.

And also the funniest:

This photo of Union and Zaya is maybe the happiest thing I’ve ever seen?

The most stylish trio on earth

This iconic chapter in #QuarantineNaturalHairChronicles

When Union had Kaavia blow a kiss to the camera

These four need to start a band.

Because, like, Kaavia is already a pop star!

Seriously, quarantine with this family would actually be a blast?

Zaya’s red-carpet debut was everything.

Okay, a family cannot be this cute and also this successful. It’s not fair!

As Union put it in this caption, family over everything.

Kaavia taking a very important business call.

Obsessed with Kaavia side-eyeing her mom’s glass of wine.

These matching plant Halloween costumes? Come on!

Not to mention when Union and Kaavia went as the East Compton Clovers. Bring It On forever!

A father-daughter pool moment

When Union introduced Zaya to the world

After Zaya Wade came out as transgender to her family, Union shared her support on social. “Meet Zaya,” Union tweeted. “She’s compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. It’s Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are. Love and light good people.”

Best family ever.

Watch Demi Lovato Sing To Squirrels In NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Although Demi Lovato made her Disney debut in the series As The Bell Rings back in 2007, she transformed into a real-life Disney princess on Wednesday (April 13) by performing a medley of hits in her Los Angeles backyard for a crowd of adoring woodland creatures in her Tiny Desk (Home) Concert for NPR.

Lovato effortlessly sang a collection of past and present fan favorites that included her soulful 2017 single “Tell Me You Love Me,” as well as newly released tracks “The Art of Starting Over” and “Dancing With the Devil,” both of which feature as the title tracks on her seventh album, which was released on April 2.

Though the performance was socially distant, a few furry attendees got to witness the powerful set in its entirety. “My squirrels are out here,” she said. “I have now taught them how to eat from my hand, and that’s a big accomplishment so I just wanted to let you know that was on my mind.”

Back in March, Lovato released an honest, unflinching four-part documentary series on YouTube titled Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil that detailed her 2018 near-fatal overdose, battles with addiction and eating disorders, and her personal recovery journey. She followed the series with the release of her seventh album Dancing With the Devil … The Art of Starting Over, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart this week.

Lovato told Entertainment Weekly that it was pivotal for her to tell her story in the most honest and accurate way possible on the album, even if it was daunting. “If I’m painting a picture as an artist, telling my truth is so important to me,” she said. “I don’t censor my substance use in ‘Dancing With the Devil.’ I don’t hold back from that, so I don’t want to hold back from any other place in my authenticity, you know?”

The Royal Family Released Never-Before-Seen Pics of Prince Philip With His Great-Grandkids

The royal family just released some never-before-seen pictures of Prince Philip with his great-grandchildren.

In a post from Wednesday, April 14, the royal family’s Instagram account writes, “The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh surrounded by seven of their great-grandchildren at Balmoral Castle in 2018.” Alongside this caption is a sweet and intimate portrait of the monarch, her husband, and their sprawling descendants, taken by Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

People reports two great-grandchildren not in the picture (because they hadn’t been born yet) have Philip as their middle name: Princess Eugenie’s son, August, and Zara Tindall’s son, Lucas.

On her Instagram, Princess Eugenie (Prince Philip’s granddaughter) shared not only photos but a heartfelt letter about the Duke of Edinburgh. She wrote, “Dearest Grandpa,⁣ We all miss you. ⁣You would be so touched by all the tributes that have been shared with me the past few days. ⁣People remember sitting next to you at a dinner, or shaking your hand once, who remember you saying hello in passing, or remember how much their DofE award meant to them.”

She continued, “I remember learning how to cook, how to paint, what to read. I remember laughing at your jokes and asking about your spectacular life and service in the navy…I remember incinerating the sausages and you swooping in to save the day.⁣ I remember your hands and your laugh and your favourite beer. ⁣I will remember you in your children, your grandchildren and great grandchildren. ⁣Thank you for your dedication and love for us all and especially Granny, who we will look after for you.”

Prince William and Prince Harry have posted tributes, as well. “My grandfather was a man of service, honour and great humour,” the latter wrote. “He was authentically himself, with a seriously sharp wit, and could hold the attention of any room due to his charm—and also because you never knew what he might say next…master of the barbecue, legend of banter, and cheeky right ’til the end.” Meanwhile, Prince William posted, ”My grandfather was an extraordinary man and part of an extraordinary generation. Catherine and I will continue to do what he would have wanted and will support The Queen in the years ahead. I will miss my Grandpa, but I know he would want us to get on with the job.”

The Superhero Movie Role The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik Tried Out For And Lost

Over the past decade of filmmaking, comic book movies have become a dominating force in the industry. And with various studios coordinating their own cinematic universe, plenty of A-list talent have adapted popular characters from the page. It seems like just about anyone could end up appearing in a superhero flick, although it turns out that Big Bang Theory icon Mayim Bialik tried out for a role, and didn’t get the gig.

Black Women Deserve an Equitable Path to Motherhood. These Women Are Paving the Way

Black women in the United States are three to five times more likely to die from pregnancy or postpartum issues than white women—a maternal mortality crisis that cannot be ignored. In Glamour’s Black Maternal Health series, we’re sharing these stories—and solutions.

One week after my 32nd birthday the hot flashes began. In 2.5 seconds my body went from New York City in fall to a Thailand summer, whether it was in the middle of the night, middle of the morning, mid-day, mid-work break. The sweats were relentless.

Two weeks, one doctor’s appointment, and more than a hundred Google searches later, my doctor put a name to this sudden inferno: early perimenopause. A short time after that, the financial coordinator at NYU’s Fertility Clinic let me in on something. If I wanted to retrieve the good eggs I had left to increase my chances of having a baby down the line, it would cost me — cash up front — much more than I had to give.

My reproductive rights story doesn’t involve limited access to birth control or an abortion. It involves being told just two years after turning 30 that my path to motherhood could be forever thwarted, and I, a journalist with employer-sponsored insurance making just enough money at the time to cover my monthly expenses, could not afford to do anything about it.

The tears I cried over this realization are just a few in a sea of fallen tears from women. And Black women, like myself, understand that the current framework for reproductive justice must address the various ways in which systemic structures prevent women of color from achieving reproductive freedom.

“The harms that were created through white supremacy, the harms that were created through patriarchy — they came from The White House,” says Dr. Joia Crear-Perry, president of the National Birth Equity Collaborative (NBEC). “So we’re saying if you created those harms from The White House, you need to undo them from The White House.”

Crear-Perry is one of several Black women pushing for the creation of a White House Office of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Wellbeing (OSRHW) to be considered under the Domestic Policy Council. 

As she said to me on a video call last week, the federal government has for hundreds of years, “operationalized eugenics, has operationalized believing that one race was more valuable than another.” And so her goal for this office is to ensure that women like myself have a path to motherhood and sexual wellbeing by disrupting the barriers that now exist due to race and class.

She’s not alone. More than 150 organizations have signed on to push for OSRHW. They include institutions whose core work centers on a range of issues from Black breastfeeding to abortion. Collaboratively, they are urging the Biden administration to guarantee that women, in short, have access. 

“The matter of reproductive justice is so important because what we’re talking about is wanting to create some parity where everyone gets what they need, not based on their capacity to pay, or if they’re lucky enough to work at an insurer,” says Monica R. McLemore, Ph.D., an associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco. “This is a bigger discussion that takes out the polarization and elevates it to a larger discussion about what people need and deserve across their reproductive life course that will allow them to optimize who they are.”

McLemore has been working side by side with Crear-Perry to highlight the importance of equity in the larger conversation of gender policy and reproductive rights. For these Black women, it is about centering the margins, being unafraid to speak about racial injustice, and saying full-throated that ending racism includes addressing the ways in which BIPOC women are restricted in their maternal pursuits.

Simone Biles Says Representing Abuse Survivors Is Part of Why She’s Returning to the Olympics

Simone Biles won’t only be representing America at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. She’ll also be representing survivors of sexual abuse, especially the many victims of disgraced Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar—a group that includes Biles.

With 100 days to go before the 2021 games begin, Biles spoke to Hoda Kotb of Today about what her return to the Olympic stage means. “I knew I had more to give to the sport for myself and I felt like I had a purpose…God called me,” the history-making, four-time gold medalist revealed. “I just feel like [with] everything that happened, I just had to come back to the sport, to be a voice, to have change happen.”

Biles said representing the gymnasts of the Nassar period is one of the factors motivating her to continue. “I feel like, if there weren’t a remaining survivor in the sport, they would have just brushed it to the side. But since I’m still here and I have quite a social media presence and platform, they have to do something,” she said. “So I feel like coming back, gymnastics just wasn’t the only purpose I was supposed to do.”

Kotb later added Biles had mentioned she was concerned that with Nassar in jail, people could think the scandal is “over.” But Biles relayed to her that she feels there are still many changes needed to be made in the sport

As for the pressures of being the female gymnast to watch, Simone Biles says it’s “stressful” having no peers at her level because she’s always “trying to beat [herself].” When asked whether she was beatable by anyone other than herself, Biles only smiled and replied, “You just never know.”

The Tokyo Olympic games kick off Friday, July 23, 2021 and will run through August 8, 2021.

The Wonder Woman Villain 1984 Considered Using Instead Of Pedro Pascal’s Maxwell Lord

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During the events of Wonder Woman 1984, Diana Prince’s trouble stems from one object: the Dreamstone, an artifact that grants any wish made in its presence, but at a cost. Without the Dreamstone, Maxwell Lord doesn’t wreak havoc on the world and Barbara Minerva doesn’t turn into The Cheetah. But early into the Wonder Woman sequel’s development, there was talk about featuring the Dreamstone’s creator, the Duke of Deception, as the main antagonist.

The Internet Has Thoughts After Disney World, Land Announce Inclusive New Guidelines For Costumes And More

For decades the Walt Disney Company has recognized four “keys” which have guided everything that has been done in the Disney Parks like Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Those keys were Safety, Courtesy, Show and Efficiency. Last year, it was announced that a fifth key, Inclusion, would be added to that list. We’ve already seen some elements of this new focus on inclusion, including significant redesigns for a couple of major attractions like Splash Mountain and the Jungle Cruise. But now we have more information on how Inclusion will manifest for the Cast Members working inside the park, has they now have a lot more flexibility when it comes to how they present themselves at work.

Enter For Your Chance To Win A Virtual Advanced Screening Of Netflix’s The Mitchells Vs. The Machines

Enter for your chance to win an at home advance screening of Netflix’s THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES! The movie tells the story of how a quirky, dysfunctional family’s road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity’s unlikeliest last hope.

The virtual screening will take place on Wednesday, April 28 at 6:00 pm CST. Check in early starting at 5:15 as the Virtual Doors will be open 45 minutes prior to the screening start time. There will be trivia games and a DJ playing music so families can have some fun together before the screening begins.

25 people will win this fun and free screening! Simply fill out the form below for your chance to win.