Sophie Hirsh

Sophie Hirsh is a writer and improviser based in New York. She previously worked as a writer for Condé Nast, Mashable, and Someecards, and her writing has also appeared on Reductress, Funny or Die, and amNewYork.
Recent Articles

Adam Rippon's Net Worth Shows He Comes From Humble Beginnings

Figure skater Adam Rippon has made quite the splash since arriving PyeongChang. He first gained popularity for being the first openly gay member of Team USA to compete at the Winter Olympics, and he's continued to make headlines. For example, he won …
By Sophie Hirsh

Trump Wants To Bring Back Abstinence-Only Sex Ed, & *All* Research Shows That's A Terrible Idea

Trump's proposed federal education budget has hit the internet, and while it's yet to be approved by Congress, there are many notable proposals in the lengthy document. However, one sentence in particular is causing an uproar on the internet — and fo…
By Sophie Hirsh

Trump Blamed Mental Illness & "Classmates" For The Parkland Shooting, & People Are Outraged

Despite the internet's rallying cries for stricter gun safety laws in the wake of Wednesday's tragic school shooting, Donald Trump decided to blame the shooter's actions on something else. In a tweet early Thursday morning, Trump blamed the shooter's…
By Sophie Hirsh

The 'Counting On' Season 7 Trailer Has Arrived & Here's What The Duggars Have In Store

19 Kids and Counting may be long over, but the Duggar family (and their many extended families) still have plenty more stories to tell. The trailer for the upcoming seventh season of Counting On just dropped — and it looks like the Duggars are as bus…
By Sophie Hirsh

Millie Bobby Brown Confirms She Has A Boyfriend & People Are Really Freaking Out

Rumors that Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown is dating YouTuber/singer Jacob Sartorius have been flying over the past few weeks. Fans have been waiting patiently for the alleged couple to share a slightly-less vague clue about their relatio…
By Sophie Hirsh

Blake Lively Says She Compared Her Postpartum Body To Other Moms & It's So, So Relatable

This has been a big week for Blake Lively talking about her postpartum body. After opening up about her weight loss process since giving birth to her youngest child in an Instagram post on Monday, she opened up even more on Wednesday. In an interview…
By Sophie Hirsh

Trump Says He’s “Totally Opposed” To Domestic Violence & Twitter Is Calling BS

President Donald Trump has made some outlandish and offensive comments since he took office. But sometimes, it's his lack of commenting on situations that makes things worse. A recent example: last week, two top White House aids resigned due to alleg…
By Sophie Hirsh

5 Signs Prince Harry Will Be An *Amazing* Dad One Day

With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding just three months away, fans of the royal couple undoubtedly already have royal babies on the brain. And hey, you can't blame them — many royal couples have children within their first few years of marria…
By Sophie Hirsh

Jade Roper Tolbert's Story About Her Baby's Poopsplosion Will Make Moms Say "Yup, Been There"

No matter how strict of a sleeping and eating schedule you get your infant on, there's no way to predict when they will surprise you with a dreaded diaper blowout. Poopsplosions always seem to happen at the worst times —but with a good attitude, they…
By Sophie Hirsh

How To Protest The DOE's Stance On Transgender Students' Civil Rights

Since Betsy DeVos took office as the United States Secretary of Education, last year, she (along with the rest of the Trump administration) has worked to roll back multiple provisions that protect LGBTQ rights. The latest action taken by the Educatio…
By Sophie Hirsh

How Fast Do Olympic Speed Skaters Go? They Don't Call It *Speed* Skating For Nothing

So many events at the Winter Olympics are thrilling to watch. And if you have a ~need for speed~, you've probably tuned into speed skating once or twice since the Olympics kicked off in PyeongChang, South Korea last week. Olympic speed skaters appear…
By Sophie Hirsh

Fans Keep Asking Jinger Duggar For "Bumpdates" & Here's Why It's Not OK

It's hard to keep track of which Duggars are pregnant these days. So in case you missed it, Jinger Duggar Vuolo announced that she is expecting her first child in early January. And while some of her siblings have kept fans updated with endless Insta…
By Sophie Hirsh

Parents Whose Kids Have Food Allergies Are Pissed At The New "Peter Rabbit" Movie

A new Peter Rabbit film is currently playing in theaters — but if some parents have their way, it won't be for long. Many believe a scene in the film dangerously jokes about food allergies, and some parents advocates of kids with allergies are callin…
By Sophie Hirsh

Are Gus Kenworthy & Adam Rippon Friends? The Olympic Stars Are Proud To Be Queer

Gus Kenworthy is competing in this year's Winter Olympics as a skier, and Adam Rippon is competing as a figure skater. The two Olympians only met for the first time at this year's games. However, Kenworthy and Rippon became friends months ago via so…
By Sophie Hirsh

The Funniest Tweets About Katie Couric At The Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Winter Olympics may have begun on Thursday, but things didn't really get started until Friday's opening ceremony. To be more specific, things didn't really get started until NBC's Friday night broadcast of the opening ceremony, which featured com…
By Sophie Hirsh

Twitter Is Calling The Fashion Police On Those Opening Ceremony Gloves

Ralph Lauren is a super stylish clothing brand — most days of the week, that is. Designers may have gone a little overboard when designing the Olympic outfits for Team USA in PyeongChang this year. To be specific, Twitter is fixated on the Team USA o…
By Sophie Hirsh

Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Olympics Opening Ceremony Performers

People all over the world are excited to watch athletes compete at the upcoming Winter Olympics — and some less athletically-inclined folks are super psyched for the games' opening ceremony. The Olympics, which are being held in PyeongChang, South Ko…
By Sophie Hirsh

These Photos Of Princess Charlotte Then & Now Show Just How Much She's Grown

At just 2 and a half years old, Princess Charlotte is fourth in line to the British throne, right after her brother, Prince George, her father, Prince William, and her grandfather, Prince Charles. And in her short life, Princess Charlotte has already…
By Sophie Hirsh

Here's What Kylie & Travis' Body Language In Her Pregnancy Video Means, According To Experts

It's hard to believe only three days have passed since Kylie Jenner announced the birth of her baby girl following her under-the-radar pregnancy. Rumors had been swirling that the youngest KarJenner sister was pregnant since September, but Jenner was…
By Sophie Hirsh

Ever Wonder How Old The U.S. Olympic Ice Skating Team Is, & Why You Aren't That Successful?

The 2018 Winter Olympics kick off later this week in PyeongChang, South Korea. Figure skating is a fan-favorite sport to watch every time the games roll around — and this year, the sport could gain even more attention than usual, considering the succ…
By Sophie Hirsh