Morgan Brinlee

Morgan Brinlee is news and entertainment writer at Romper. Since joining the team in 2019, she’s covered everything from the coronavirus pandemic and political policies that impact parents to celebrity pregnancies and the latest developments in kids' entertainment. Previously, Morgan covered elections, politics, immigration and reproductive rights, issues of inclusion, and more for Bustle. She’s also had bylines in Diablo Magazine and World Press Review. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Journalism from San Francisco State University and now lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two very curious cats.

Morgan Brinlee

News

M&M's Iconic Characters Have Been Redesigned To Be More Inclusive

Mars moved to emphasize personality, not gender.

Celebrity

Amy Schumer Is "Finally" Feeling Good After Endometriosis & Liposuction Surgeries

The comedian had her uterus and appendix removed last year after being diagnosed with extensive endometriosis.

Coronavirus

New Research Confirms Mothers Sick With Covid-19 Can Safely Breastfeed Their Babies

While genetic material from the virus that causes Covid-19 can sometimes be found in breast milk, researchers found no evidence actual infection could be passed through breast milk.

Music

The Grammys Are Still Happening This Year

Music’s biggest night has a new date and a new location.

Olympics

15 Thrilling Movies About The Olympics

Get excited for the Beijing Winter Games!

Royals

Prince Harry Says He’s “Unable” To Bring Archie & Lilibet To The UK Without Proper Security

Meaning, Lilibet may never get to meet the queen she is named after.

Coronavirus

You Can Order Free At-Home Covid Tests For Your Family Right Now — Here's How

You can order tests through the newly launched COVIDTests.gov now.

Entertainment

This Year’s Puppy Bowl Will Bring Fans More Puppies Than Ever Before

Elmo and his puppy Tango will help kick off this year’s Puppy Bowl.

Celebrity

Christina Ricci Learned Her Baby’s Full Name After Her Husband Shared It On Instagram

“He got so excited he put it on Instagram,” Ricci said, adding that media outlets immediately picked up the name — before she’d learned it.

Celebrity

Anna Marie Tendler Says She’ll Freeze Her Eggs After Divorce From John Mulaney

Once one-half of a couple known for their firm stance on not having children, Anna Marie Tendler now says she’s re-examining her thoughts on kids.

Celebrity

Madonna Posted A Rare Family Vacay Photo With All 6 Of Her Children

Madonna and her children rang in the New Year with a ski trip in the Swiss Alps.

Celebrity

Bob Saget's 'Full House' Castmates Remember Their TV Dad After His Sudden Death

“We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us but know that he will continue to be by our side to guide us as gracefully as he always has."

Kids' Entertainment

The 'Bluey' Season 3 Trailer Is Finally Here!

The newest season of Australia’s award-winning animated children’s show will make its way to Disney+. Eventually.

Viral Videos

Mom's Mock News Report On Toddler's Tantrum Goes Viral On TikTok

“What I can confirm is my son is a 2-year-old terrorist who held me hostage at the Olive Garden earlier today,” former TV reporter Kayla Sullivan said.

Religion

The Pope Criticizes Couples Who Choose Pets Over Kids

The Pope’s comments come as more and more people around the world opt to have fewer kids or no children at all.

Sleep

Starting School Later Also Benefits (Some) Sleep Deprived Parents, Study Finds

Every minute counts!

Coronavirus

Doctors Stress How Important It Is To Keep Schools Open. Many Teachers Aren’t So Sure.

The closure of Chicago’s public schools are just one example of how complex the current debate has become.

News

An 11-Year-Old Boy Was Left Home Alone Over The Holidays & His Parents Were Arrested

Both the boy’s mother and father were arrested and indicted on suspicion of child neglect.

Celebrity

Gal Gadot Says She Loves Giving Birth So Much, She'd Do It "Once A Week" If She Could

“Just the moment you feel like you're creating life, it's incredible,” the Red Notice star said.

Celebrity

Ryan Gosling Asked His Best Teacher For Help Homeschooling His Kids: His Mom

“She was the perfect person to ask for help when we needed it.”