Emily Lee

Emily is a news writer at Romper. She is a Pace University graduate and proud NJ native. She loves writing (and talking and tweeting) about women's issues, Sansa Stark, and YA novels.

How The "Lifetime Cap" Affects Premature Babies

Senate Republicans have finally revealed their proposed health care legislation and it's worse than many Americans imagined. The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BRCA) will reinstate something called the "lifetime cap," which has the potential send ma…
By Emily Lee

Gal Gadot & Vin Diesel Are Parenting Besties In This Cute Photo

It's great to see when actors who play good friends onscreen are able to carry that relationship off screen, and that certainly seems to be the case for Vin Diesel and Gal Gadot, who worked together for years on The Fast and the Furious franchise. De…
By Emily Lee

Trump Opts Out Of Eid Al-Fitr Celebration

Eid Al-Fitr is being celebrated by Muslims across the globe this weekend. The celebration started on Saturday and will run through Tuesday this year. One person who opted out of celebrating the important Muslim holiday? The president of the United St…
By Emily Lee

How To Find Your Friends On Snapchat's Snap Map

Snapchat introduced a new feature earlier this week that has plenty of people talking. The new feature is called Snap Map and it allows users to track their friends on an interactive map using Bitmoji. While some of the buzz surrounding Snap Map so f…
By Emily Lee

How Scientists Are Trying To Improve The IVF Process

While there's no denying that in vitro fertilization has been a huge success and helped countless women become pregnant over the years, the expensive medical procedure can also be completely devastating if it doesn't work out. There are also some dow…
By Emily Lee

Do Beyoncé's Twins & North West Share A Birthday?

The internet pretty much exploded with joy over the weekend after Us Weekly and a number of other outlets reported that Beyoncé had given birth to her twins. Since Beyoncé and her husband Jay Z have yet to release an official statement regarding the …
By Emily Lee

Did Beyoncé Have A C-Section?

Major congratulations are in order for Beyoncé and Jay Z. Over the weekend, Us Weekly and a number of other outlets reported that the power couple had finally welcomed two new additions to their family. Ever since the singer announced her pregnancy o…
By Emily Lee

Yaron Versano's Instagrams Of Gal Gadot Are Heartwarming

Gal Gadot has quickly become one of the most famous women in the world thanks to her star turn as Diana Prince in the film adaptation of Wonder Woman. The Israeli actress led the superhero film to a $205 million box office draw in the United States i…
By Emily Lee

Activated Charcoal Might Affect Your Birth Control

Everybody loves an interesting new food trend. From Cronuts to avocado toast, there's always something exciting popping up in your Instagram feed. Most of the time, the social-media-treat-du-jour is something fun, colorful, and usually named after a …
By Emily Lee

Fibroids Don't Lead To Miscarriages, Study Shows

If you needed to hear some good news, you've come to the right place. A new study has found that fibroids don't lead to miscarriages, so women everywhere can breathe a huge sigh of relief. It has been believed for years that the non-cancerous uterine…
By Emily Lee

Here's What's Happening In Puerto Rico

The small Caribbean island of Puerto Rico is heading to the polls on Sunday to make an important decision. What's happening in Puerto Rico has the potential to seriously shake things up for the United States, too: The island is a U.S. commonwealth, h…
By Emily Lee

The Duggar Kids Are Grown Up & Having Families Of Their Own

The Duggar family got together over the weekend to celebrate the birthday of one its littlest members. Josh and Anna Duggar's son Marcus turned 4 years old, and by the looks of his grandparents' Instagram posts, he had quite the party. Marcus and his…
By Emily Lee

Gal Gadot & Yaron Varsano Are Total #RelationshipGoals

Gal Gadot made her big screen debut back in 2009 starring opposite Vin Diesel in the Fast and the Furious franchise. She's worked consistently in Hollywood since then, however, many Americans only started to learn about the Israeli actress after she …
By Emily Lee

Ariana Grande Delivers Emotional “Over The Rainbow” Performance

Ariana Grande closed out her One Love Manchester benefit concert with a seriously emotional performance — and the video of Grande singing "Over the Rainbow" will seriously make you cry. Luckily, if you missed it, it's already everywhere. As it should…
By Emily Lee

Parrs Wood High School Steals The One Love Manchester Stage

With a star studded list of performers taking the stage at the One Love Manchester benefit on Sunday, it was surprisingly a group of teenage students that delivered one of the most emotionally poignant moments of the night. The Parrs Wood High School…
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Robbie Williams Performs Solo At One Love Manchester

Only three members of Take That took the stage for the One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday. Noticeably absent was former member Robbie Williams, who did not perform with Take That. However, Williams was slated to sing a few songs on his own…
By Emily Lee

Ariana Grande Responds To London Bridge Attack

Less than two weeks after the Manchester Arena bombings at an Ariana Grande concert left 22 people dead, England has suffered another horrific attack that left at least seven people dead. Grande responded to the London attacks that occurred on Saturd…
By Emily Lee

Crowdfunding For Portland Stabbing Victims Tops $670,000

Two men are being hailed as heroes after they lost their lives on a light-rail train in Portland after they attempted to stop a fellow passenger from harassing two teenage girls with anti-Muslim hate speech. The two men were stabbed to death during t…
By Emily Lee

Joe Biden Just Officiated Another Same-Sex Wedding

Joe Biden has been keeping pretty busy since his tenure as vice president of the United States came to an end in January. Instead of laying low over the past few months, he's remained in the public eye to continue making positive efforts towards chan…
By Emily Lee

Child Marriage Is Still Rampant In The United States

In an eye-opening New York Times op-ed, writer Nicholas Kristof details the story of an 11-year-old child bride named Sherry Johnson. After reportedly being raped and impregnated by a 20-year-old member of her family's Pentecostal church in Florida, …
By Emily Lee