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Nancy Pelosi's hate-clap

CELEBITCHYWe’re two days removed from the 2019 State of the Union Address, and Nancy Pelosi’s hate-clap reaction continues to gather viral steam

JEZEBELEnjoy this podcast intended “to help figure out what is so appealing about content about grisly murders and serial killers” and basically why there’s such a true crime boom in the entertainment world

THE BLEMISHNick Cannon has replaced Wendy Williams on her talk show while Williams is on medical leave, and for no apparent he’s chosen to make trolling Kylie Jenner a regular part of his hosting duties. As someone who has done the same thing for years, I celebrate Nick Cannon’s use of his new platform

DLISTEDJay-Z is helping raise money and hire lawyers for 21 Savage’s battle with ICE after he (Savage) was arrested and detained for overstaying his visa

THE BLASTKathryn Dennis and Bravo are both dragging disgraced former Southern Charm star Thomas Ravenel via legal documents in one of his many current court battles. The legal drag is one of the most satisfying high-profile insults and these documents do not disappoint

REALITY TEASurprise, surprise: Another one of Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club employees thinks she’s a terrible boss. Now to set up a reality TV showdown between Lohan and Lisa Vanderpump

LAINEY GOSSIP*Have* you watched Russian Doll yet?

THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUPTyra Banks (and her team of investors) is opening a model-themed theme park in Santa Monica. It will be called Modelland. It is the fashion world’s answer to Eataly

VOXIt turns out that honeybees’ brains are sophisticated enough for them to learn basic math and also understand the concept of zero. And spiders can do the same thing. Based on this knowledge, I vote we all just turn everything over to the insects and let them run the planet for a few thousand generations

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