Leah Rocketto

Leah Rocketto is an NYC-based editor who wants to better people's lives one article at a time — and through the occasional batch of brownies.

The Best Tweets From 'The Wiz Live!' That Perfectly Sum Up The Magical Evening

If you aren't watching The Wiz Live, then you are missing out on one magical evening.Trust me — I'm essentially a citizen of the Emerald City. But one way to keep up with NBC's live performance is to follow tweets from The Wiz Live. As with any…
By Leah Rocketto

Celebrities React To Kim Kardashian And Kanye West's Son & The Tweets Are Adorable

It looks like Christmas has come early for the Kardashian-West family. Early on Dec. 8, Kim Kardashian gave birth to her second baby — a boy whose name has yet to be share with the world. Though details of the baby's birth have yet to be revealed (I…
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7 Reasons 'The Wiz Live!' Was NBC's Best Live Performance To Date (Sorry 'Peter Pan')

Since NBC aired its first live performance in 2013, the expectations for the special have always been high. Unfortunately for the network, in Peter Pan's case, the ratings were low, and in The Sound Of Music's case, the reviews were middling at…
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Everything 'The Wiz Live!' Costumes Resemble, Other Than The Actual Characters

The acting, the singing, the dancing. There were so many amazing aspects of The Wiz Live! on NBC. But perhaps the most jaw-dropping part of the performance were the costumes. Oh My God the costumes! Between the bright colors, bold patterns, and…
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Chris Pratt & Anna Faris Are Separating, Because Love Is Dead

It's 2017, and love no longer exists. At least, that's what the latest celebrity divorce would lead you to believe. Late Sunday evening, actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt took to social media to announce that they will be separating after eight…
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All Of The Illuminati Clues From Beyoncé's Twins Photo

Beyoncé sure knows how to keep fans on their toes. Since news of the twins' birth broke on June 17, members of the Beyhive have been glued to their phones, anxiously awaiting more information on the miracles that are Beyoncé's babies. Well, they…
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Hey Everyone, Sir Carter Could Actually Be A Girl

The only thing more exciting than learning about the arrival of Beyoncé's is learning the names of said babies. TMZ was the first to break the news about the twins' names Friday afternoon, leading to a lot of chatter on the internet. But in the…
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The Genius Detail In Beyoncé's Baby Name Reveal That You May Have Missed

It's about damn time. On Friday, TMZ broke the news regarding the names of Beyoncé twins — information people have been waiting on since their brith was announced almost three weeks earlier. In all the excitement about hearing the reported names,…
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The Meaning Behind Sir Carter's Name

On June 17, news broke that Beyoncé gave birth to twins, which sent the Twitterverse and internet into overdrive with excitement. Since news about the babies was limited at the time, fans of Queen Bey were left with a ton of questions surrounding…
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Why Whitney Port Won't Sugar Coat Pregnancy

One of the primary reasons for Instagram, obviously, is to live vicariously through your favorite celebrities — the breastfeeding-with-glam squad, the NBD beach mansions, the borderline food porn dinners. But not all of them use their accounts to…
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When Will The 3rd Kardashian-West Baby Be Born?

It looks like Kim Kardashian West's dreams of a big family may come true. On Wednesday morning, news broke that the reality star and husband Kanye West would be hiring a surrogate to have their third child. Since the couple has talked about…
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The Children's Book Kids & Adults Need To Read Now

Children's books have a long history as vehicles for more complex messages — see The Lorax on sustainability, The Little Engine That Could on feminism, Paddington Bear on immigration — the list goes on. Recently, some authors have become more…
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Are Gemini & The Illuminati Connected?

The world is full of — how shall I say this nicely — "interesting" theories, and some people are devout in their speculations. For members of the Bey Hive, that means believing Beyoncé is the Illuminati. And with the alleged June arrival of her…
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The Blue Ivy & Beyonce Twins Memes That Honor The New Siblings

Blue Ivy is finally a big sister. News broke on Saturday evening that Beyoncé gave birth two twins earlier this week. Naturally, her fans responded in a number of ways, including creating a slew of memes about Blue Ivy and Beyoncé's twins that honor…
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Is ISIS Responsible For The London Bridge Attacks?

Multiple attacks in London on Saturday evening left people of the city shaken and fearing for their safety. Though reports on the incidents — which occurred at the London Bridge and Borough Market — are limited as of now, many people are wondering…
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A Visual Look At The London Bridge Attack

The city of London was rocked Saturday evening when multiple incidents left multiple injured and even more fearing for their safety. The chain of events started with a vehicular incident on the London Bridge, and continued into Borough Market. But…
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Where To Buy The Baby Gear In Romper's Stock Photos

Since launching in November 2015, Romper has published thousands of articles that speak to millennial moms of different races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and economic profiles. Unfortunately, the photos available to us to illustrate…
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What Real Parents Hate About Stock Photos Of Parenting

Motherhood can be a messy, joyful, and, at times, not so awesome experience. Try to find a stock photo that truly captures that chaos, however, and you'll come up short. That, or you'll find images of a mom pulling her own hair as literal smoke…
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Jurnee Smollett-Bell Isn’t Afraid To Raise A Black Son

For many Americans, 2017 has been politically terrifying. Since President Trump's inauguration, large numbers of people have worried daily about being stripped of their health care, forced to leave the country they’ve called home, or losing the…
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What Does Prince Philip Stepping Down Mean For Prince William?

There may be a big shakeup coming to Buckingham Palace. On Wednesday morning, it was announced that it was announced that Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, would no longer be carrying out royal engagements. It is a decision that affects…
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