Jessica Blankenship

Senior Web Culture Editor at Bustle. Recovering nail biter.

Will The Birth Of Kim Kardashian's Son Be On 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians'? We Might Have Some Hints

Now that the most highly anticipated tiny holiday-party goer has finally dropped on the scene, there's one (admittedly strange, but it's 2015 and this is where we're at as a society) question we've yet to learn the answer to: Will the birth of Kim…
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What Does Kim Kardashian's Baby Name Mean? Yeezus Now Has A Son Named Saint, Which Makes Sense

Well, it finally happened: The world's most visible couple finally had their baby boy. But lets be honest, we already knew there was a baby coming, and we already knew it was a boy, so what we've all really been waiting to find out is that baby's…
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Kim Kardashian Gave Birth, & Her Family Is Sharing The Excitement

After seemingly endless guessing and speculation about exactly when it would happen, Kim Kardashian gave birth to her second child with husband Kanye West, and already the newest little boy to join the squad is eliciting some understandably…
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23 Reaction GIFs That Explain The Intense Emotions Of Potty Training

The thing about trying to figure out the best way to potty train a toddler is that there is no good way. Almost entirely, your success in this endeavor will be defined by who your kid is, and not what you do, nor what strategies you employ/what kind…
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10 New Snapchat Stickers You'll Definitely Send At Some Point While Pregnant

Being that it was basically Jessica & Her Couch & Her Phone: A Love Story while I was gestating my first baby, there were very few methods of mobile entertainment I didn't experiment with at least once. And frankly, given the recent beautiful…
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9 Things Single Moms Say On First Dates Vs. What They Actually Mean

The thing about figuring out how to date when you're a single mom is that it is exactly as simple, and exactly a boiling-hot messy as dating before you became a mom: you find someone you want to go out with, you somehow mutually express an interest…
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Rob Ford Dead At Age 46 After 18-Month Cancer Battle

After an 18-month battle with cancer, former Toronto mayor Rob Ford died on Tuesday at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, according to the Associated Press. He was 46 years old. Ford, who spent four years as mayor of Toronto, gained international…
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This One Video Of Brussels Terror Attacks Shows Exactly How Scary It Really Was

When you read about something like Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels, video is always the first thing you want. And it's not because we're lazy and hate reading — it's because, until you see what the Brussels terror attacks looked like, there's…
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Ted Cruz’ Reaction To Brussels Attack Makes Many Question His Priorities

Following the abjectly terrifying and infuriating as Tuesday morning's terrorist attacks in Brussels, Ted Cruz decided it was a pretty sweet opportunity to talk about how great of a president he would be, since, you know, he wouldn't hesistate to…
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Are Flights Canceled After The Brussels Attacks? The City Is On Pause

In the hours following Tuesday's horrific terrorist attacks in Brussels, flights are canceled, along with train travel, and...well, pretty much all of Brussels is being put on freeze right now while officials take stock of the possibility of…
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Kate Winslet's Oscars Dress Is Stunning, But It's Nothing Compared To What's On Her Arm

Honestly, the only reason I'm even watching this 2016 Oscars circus is because I have an insatiable, shameless need to see what Kate Winslet wore to the Oscars. It's not necessarily that I don't want to see what everyone wore to the Oscars in…
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Lady Gaga's Bowie Tribute At The Grammys Had One Very Big Problem

During Sunday's Grammys broadcast, Lady Gaga performed a David Bowie tribute, which largely amounted to her donning orange hair and bouncing around an overwhelming stagescape of sequins and bullsh*t, one well-meaning artist lost in a Bowie-themed…
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Meghan Trainor's Grammys Dress Looks So Amazing With Her New Hair

I hate to be one of those people who cares more about what Meghan Trainor wore to the 2106 Grammys than, say, who actually won awards at the 2016 Grammys but...I totally am that person. At the 2015 Grammy Awards, the 22-year-old singer wore a super…
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Adele's Grammys Dress Is As Flawless As Her Eyeliner, & We Are So Not Worthy

I don't know what this says about my priorities, but seeing what Adele wore to the Grammys is arguably the biggest reason I even bother to watch the broadcast at all. Sure, I obviously go into the night feeling pretty psyched about finding out who…
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12 Photos Of Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney That Show Just How In Love They Are

I need to figure out a way to deal with how much I love looking at photos of Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney, because it's starting to get a little unhealthy. Like, I can admit that seeing Gaga and Kinney together on the red carpet makes me a bit more…
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How Did Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Meet? They Worked Together Before They Played Together

So, when I'm trying to figure out how Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill met, it's not because I want to pry too hard into anyone's private life. I try to just let celebrities live. I only want to know how Nicki Minaj met her fiancé because it's legitimately…
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Antonin Scalia Quotes That Speak To His Incredibly Significant Supreme Court Tenure

At the age of 79, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died of apparent natural causes. In what marks his 30th year of service on the Supreme Court — his initial appointment was in 1986 — Scalia leaves behind an indelible record on the U.S.…
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The Super Bowl Halftime Show Was Missing This One Very Important Thing

So we finally got around to the important part of the Super Bowl: the halftime show, aka, Beyoncé's concert with some British dudes opening for her, aka, the real reason we're all here. And of the many noteworthy things that were present during the…
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'The Jungle Book' Trailer Aired During The Super Bowl, & Umm, It Needs To Come Out Now

Alright, I'm aware that I'm supposed to be paying attention to the actual main event happening on the field (Beyoncé) or even watching the opening act (a bunch of dudes doing .. .whatever; wearing shiny leggings), but The Jungle Book trailer aired…
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Avocados Win The Super Bowl Commercial Game (At Least So Far), & Avocados Win Everything

Well, here's something that no one with a pulse will be surprised about: People love avocados. More specifically, to people watching the Super Bowl, the avocados commercial is already a big winner. (Sports? Beyoncé? Pssh. Whatever. AVOCADOS, GUYS.)…
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