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Who is our episode 3 RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14 MVP?

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Hello, RuPaul’s Drag Race fans! We’ve met the 14 queens competing to become America’s Next Drag Superstar and this week, they finally hit the runway together for a fashion-filled runway. Ru also brings surprises and a plot-changing twist. Who dazzles and who fizzles? Read on and find out.

We open the episode right after Daya Betty’s elimination and before Deja gets to wipe away her mirror message, Alicia Keys appears behind the mirror, All Stars 2 style, says “Look over there” (obviously without knowing the context of that iconic catchphrase) and the first seven queens arrive, marking the first time the queens come face-to-face.  

The next day, our 12 queens enter the werk room for the first time together and RuPaul comes in with her first surprise of the episode – Orion Story and Daya Betty are back for a second chance for the crown (which I am insanely happy about. June Jambalaya, not so much, stating this new development was “straight-up bullshit”) And if that wasn’t enough, Ru calls in the Pit Crew, who enter with a tray covered in RuPaul candy bars. Ru Wonka tells the queens she’s leaving something up to the “drag gods” this season. Each queen chooses a bar and that bar now follows theem through their time in the competition. One bar possesses a “golden ticket” – if the queen who loses the lip sync has that ticket, she will live to slay another day. What a twist!

Sadly, we have to wait at least a week before our first quick drag mini-challenge of the season because the dolls have a lot of work cut out for them this week. Ru says she loves a pair of balls, so this year’s ball challenge is double the fashion, double the fun, as the two groups of queens are facing off with not one, but two balls. Each ball has three fashions per queen, so we are treated to a staggering 42 looks this week. The first batch of queens are attending the “Hide ‘n’ Chic Ball”. Their first look is zebra print resort wear and their second look is leopard print evening wear. For their final look, they need to create (from scratch) animal print wedding eleganza.  Our second set of queens are bringing the “Red, White & Blue Ball” to the runway. Look one is “red hot resort”, look two is “why it gotta be white?” evening gowns and lastly, a made-from-scratch (and patriotic) wedding gown fantasy.   

I am not going to go through all 42 fashions (you’re welcome), but here are some of the top looks. In the Hide ‘n’ Chic ball, Bosco’s “apres-ski on Mars zebra print fantasy”, June’s “zebra rich bitch” and Kornbread’s canteen purse were standouts in resort wear. Bosco’s “formal” leopard print culottes, Willow Pill’s black on black leopard print gown with gold chain accents and Kerri Colby’s pink leopard mini dress with spinning hat were winners in the evening gown competition and Willow’s “corporate lesbian/t rocker chick” wide leg jumpsuit stood out as the clear champion of the wedding looks.

As for the “Red, White & Blue Ball,” Angeria Paris Van Micheals‘ 60s inspired a-line dress and Jasmine Kennedie’s pinup look (revealing a set of lobster claws for a delightfully campy touch) were the top resort looks. Deja Skye’s sleek, wide leg pantsuit, Jorgeous’ oh-so-elegant white gown (that I now covet) and Lady Camden’s 3d/architectural take on an evening gown were the tops. Lastly, Daya’s ugly 80s bridesmaid dress and Angeria’s incredible red sequined gown blew away the other brides.   

After an over-caffeinated Ru, Michelle, Carson and guest judge Christine Chiu (I have. No idea who she is, but she is stunning) deliberate, Willow Pill gets a much-deserved victory, with Angeria and Jorgeous also getting high marks from the judges. Alyssa, Bosco, Kerri, Kornbread, Daya, Deja, Jasmine and Lady Camden are safe, leaving June Jambalaya (again) and Maddy Morphosis in the bottom two. The pair lip sync to Kylie Minogue’s “I Love It”.  June removes the bulk of her dress (and gives us a wig reveal) during her performance, with the discarded fabric almost tripping Maddy up a few times.  I honestly think June’s awkward striptease (oh, and she took off her shoes, which we all know is an LSFYL no-no) cost her, as Ru deemed her the queen to sashay away. But wait…there’s the candy bar…which is ticket-less. So, the lovely June Jambalaya is the first officially eliminated queen of the season. 

This week’s obvious MVP is our challenge winner, Willow Pill (and thankfully, to Ru’s credit, she only did that “she’s not a big pill” thing once during the episode), but so many queens had their moments this week that I’d rather give them props. Daya Betty ate a dragonfly, y’all. Of course, she did it for a $1K payday from Kornbread, who can’t stop calling her “Diabetica” (and, in case you’re curious, she said it tasted like grass.) She also noticed (as we all did) Maddy’s disorientation when trying to get her candy bar and quipped “It’s a straight thing.”

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When seeing Kornbread’s short bob, Angeria hilariously noted, “Kornbread, she looks like a good time, but girl, Miss Thing got on a Mary J. Blige wig.” Bosco gets best werk room entrance of the week by strutting in and exclaiming “Catchphrase.” June’s confessional moment where she admits that, “the only craft I enjoy is mac ‘n’ cheese” made me snort-laugh, as did Kerri and Angeria’s exchange about my girl crush actress – with Angieria asking, “Who’s Sharon Stone? Some famous white lady?” (And now, a moment of silence as her question made me feel a million years old.) Oh, and Deja called her breasts “boobsicles” which made me happy.

Other than laughs, we got some sweet moments from the queens. Jasmine helped out Kerri “do I look like I sew” Colby out with her dress, and Kornbread helpfully got Willow a cup of hot water to hold onto to relieve her cold fingers (a result of her medical condition.) Orion shared that her drag was a tribute to her mother who passed away after a struggle with mental health issues and Kornbread had a breakdown as Kerri recalled her parents disowning her after she came out as trans. It’s only week three, but I love all these queens already. 

And, that’s it for episode three. Join us next week as we get our first acting challenge and J-Lo makes her Drag Race debut. Until then, remember that if you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else? Can I get an “amen”?   


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Jennifer Aniston & Kids: What The ‘Friends’ Star Has Said Over The Years About Not Having a Family

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Jennifer Aniston is fine being on her own and has often expressed disdain for being constantly questioned about that decision. Here we break down all the moments the actress has spoken out about her choices.

Jennifer Aniston, 52, has famously never settled down with a family of her own. After years of scrutiny and questioning about her decision to not have children, we’ve gathered all the moments the Friends actress has spoken out against the rampant sexism still prevalent in our culture and how her not having kids shouldn’t even be a “famous” thing to take note of in the first place.

For her next relationship, she wants things to happen naturally

Jennifer Aniston attends the 75th Anniversary celebration of NBC at Rockefeller Plaza, NY, 2002 (Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock).

For right now, the Morning Show actress is single and happy to be so — even though her friends have offered to set her up before. “Not right now,” she told radio host Howard Stern in October 2019 after he offered to find a great guy for her. “But listen, I just don’t like being set up. I don’t like it. Hate it.”

Moreover, Jen also revealed to PEOPLE in June 2021 that she’s “absolutely [not]” interested in using dating apps. “I’m going to just stick to the normal ways of dating. Having someone ask you out. That’s the way I would prefer it,” she dished to the outlet, also sharing that walking down the aisle for a third time is “not” something she’s considering.

“Oh God, I don’t know,” she joked. “I’m interested in finding a fantastic partner and just living an enjoyable life and having fun with one another. That’s all we should hope for. It doesn’t have to be etched in stone in legal documents.”

Her friends and family have pressured her in the past 

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Jennifer Aniston arrives at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 2020 (Shutterstock).

“I don’t have this sort of checklist of things that have to be done and if they’re not checked then I’ve failed some part of my feminism, or my being a woman, or my worth or my value as a woman,” she explained to the outlet. “I’ve birthed a lot of things, and I feel like I’ve mothered many things. And I don’t think it’s fair to put that pressure on people.”

… And she’s kind of over that pressure 

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Jennifer Aniston at the 4th Annual Patron of the Artists Awards, 2019 (Matt Baron/Shutterstock).

“[I don’t] like [the pressure] that people put on me, on women — that you’ve failed yourself as a female because you haven’t procreated. I don’t think it’s fair,” Jen said in an interview with Allure in December 2014. “You may not have a child come out of your vagina, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t mothering — dogs, friends, friends’ children.”

She added, “This continually is said about me: that I was so career-driven and focused on myself; that I don’t want to be a mother, and how selfish that is.” The Cake actress also added to PEOPLE in 2014 that there are “a lot of reasons” someone could not be having children, “and maybe it’s something that no one wants to discuss.”

She’s happy to make her own decisions 

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Jennifer Aniston pictured in 1998 (John Barrett/Shutterstock).

Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter last December, Jen noted that she “used to take it all very personal,” but has since moved on. “It’s like, ‘You have no clue what’s going with me personally, medically, why I can’t … can I have kids?’ They don’t know anything, and it was really hurtful and just nasty,” she explained.

“Although I haven’t seen a tabloid in so long. Am I still having twins? Am I going to be the miracle mother at 52?” she said jokingly. “It’s the same with Dolly Parton; Dolly Parton never had kids. But are people giving her s–t for it? No, no one’s tried to put her in a white picket fence.” 

Moreover, the Dumplin actress wrote an open letter to The Huffington Post in 2016 that clearly and beautifully made a statement about the sexist double standards placed on women with regard to having families and raising children. “We are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child … that decision is ours and ours alone,” she wrote. “We don’t need to be married or mothers to be complete. We get to determine our own ‘happily ever after’ for ourselves.”

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Jennifer Lopez’s Kids: Everything To Know About Her Twins Emme & Max

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Jennifer Lopez shares two teenaged twins with ex-husband Marc Anthony — learn everything about Max and Emme here.

Jennifer Lopez, 52, has worn many hats in the entertainment industry, including actress, singer, dancer, producer, clothing designer and perfumer — but no title means more to her than “mom.” The Bronx native is the mother to twins Max and Emme, 13, with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53. Find out everything you need to know about the teenagers here.

When were Max and Emme born?

Jennifer married Marc just months after her first split from Ben Affleck in June 2004 (they divorced, however, in 2014). The two had been romantically linked in the past, and had previously collaborated on Spanish language duet “No Me Ames” on her 1999 debut album On The 6. Three years after the secretive wedding, the Maid In Manhattan star announced she was pregnant on Nov. 8, 2007.

A pregnant J.Lo is seen with ex Marc Anthony in 2007. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

The then 38-year-old broke the news while she was on the joint El Cantante Tour with Marc in Miami after weeks of speculation. “Marc and I are expecting a baby!” she said as Marc cradled her bump. “We are happy…This is a special time in our lives. And we waited until the last show to tell you,” she said.

Just weeks before she gave birth, J.Lo’s dad David Lopez confirmed his middle daughter was expecting not one, but two babies. “Yes, twins…The thing is in my family, my sister also had twins, so it’s a hereditary thing,” he said on Spanish-language show Escéndalo TV. “I’m very proud. Jennifer has yearned to be a mother for many years.”

The This Is Me…Then singer gave birth to Max and Emme on February 22, 2008 in Long Island, N.Y. The world waited just four short weeks for the first glimpse at the beautiful twins, who were featured on a March 2008 cover of PEOPLE magazine in a worldwide exclusive.

Years later, Jennifer reflected on finding out she has having twins in a YouTube video dubbed Twin Talk with a then 11-year-old Max and Emme. “When I realized I was pregnant, I was in Portugal. I was doing a big show and I had just went away for two days. When I sat there, I was in my hair and makeup trailer, and here’s what I felt,” she said to them. “In my belly, I felt a flutter. I felt like a little butterfly in stomach, and immediately I knew I had life inside of me. I knew it. It came right into my head.”

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Jennifer is seen with Max and Emme at the Pegasus World Cup in Hallandale Beach, Florida in Jan. 2020. (Larry Marano/Shutterstock)

It was at the doctor’s office she was told the news. “The doctor says, you see that right there, that little grain of rice? That’s the baby. You see this other little grain of rice over here? That’s the other baby,” she explained. “I was like ‘What.’ I started laughing hysterically. I just laughed out loud, I couldn’t believe it. And that’s how I found out I was having twins.”

Max and Emme over the years

The “coconuts” (Jen’s nickname for them) have grown up in the spotlight, often being photographed with their superstar mom and her various romantic partners, including ex-boyfriend Casper Smart, who she dated from 2011 to 2016, ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez, who she was with from 2017 – 2021, and rekindled beau Ben Affleck, who she reunited with in 2021.

Notably, Max and Emme were very close to Alex’s daughters Natasha, 16, and Ella, 13, who they were often pictured with in media and on their mom’s social media channels. In 2021, they’ve been spending a fair amount of time with Ben’s kids Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 9, who he shares with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 49.

As a result of Bennifer’s rekindled romance, Max and Emme have been spending more time in Los Angeles compared to Miami, where their father Marc calls home, and Alex also maintained a residence (their mom also owns a $32 million Star Island home in the southern Florida city). Ahead of the 2021-2022 school year, J.Lo was also spotted checking out various exclusive private schools around Los Angeles, presumably to enroll the twins closer to her home in Bel-Air (and closer to Ben, who lives in Brentwood).

Beyond being photographed extensively over the years by paparazzi, and being center stage on their mom’s Instagram, the two have also been on red carpets! The twins made their red carpet debut at just seven, attending the 2014 premiere of their mom’s animated flick Home.

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Max and Emme attend the 2015 premiere of J.Lo’s animated flick ‘Home’ at 7 years old. (Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

Emme stepping into the spotlight 

Following in the footsteps of her performing grandma Guadalupe and superstar mom, Emma stepped into the spotlight in a big way at the 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show! The then 11-year-old impressively sang alongside Jennifer, who co-headlined the performance with Shakira.

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Emme performs with Jennifer at the Super Bowl in Feb. 2020. (Mario Houben/CSM/Shutterstock)

Emme popped out to sing a few lines of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born In The USA” — remixed with J.Lo’s Latina anthem “Lets Get Loud” — blowing the audience away! “If you wanna live your life/Live it all the way and don’t you waste it,” she sang of her mom’s song while positioned in a cage, along with other children on stage. The moment was intentionally political, and a strong statement in response to former President Donald Trump’s immigration policy which separated families at the U.S./Mexico border.

“All I want my girls, the little girls on stage with me and all over the world to know is how to use their voices and be proud of everything they are,” Jennifer said after the performance. “Other people can try to build walls, keep us out or put us in cages. We are proud to recognize that all of us together are what makes this beautiful country truly great.”

Emme’s unique style 

In 2021, Emme embraced a totally unique style of her own! The gorgeous teen decided to rock a funky, shorter due, and embrace her natural curls. Earlier in the spring, she also died her hair blue, which she debuted at a Nobu Malibu dinner for aunt Lynda Lopez‘s birthday early on in Ben and Jennifer’s rekindled relationship.

The 13-year-old has also been channeling the ’90s in a series of retro inspired looks, including loose fitting jeans, vintage t-shirts and argyle sweaters, Vans sneakers and plenty of overalls.

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Emme goes shopping with her mom in Jan. 2022 in Beverly Hills. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

In advance of the release of film Marry Me, Jennifer talked about how Max and Emme are both finding their “own identities” with Jimmy Fallon. “[They’re like] ‘It’s my life, I have my own identity, I am who I am, this is what I feel about the world, this is what I think.’…They need to distance themselves [from me],” she said, explaining that they are now “adult people in a little body.”

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Billie Eilish & Brother Finneas Meet President Joe Biden At The White House – See Photo

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Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas made a pit stop at the White House while on the singer’s world tour, taking a sweet photo op with President Joe Biden.

As Billie Eilish, 20, continues her Happier Than Ever world tour, she and her brother Finneas decided to make a brief pit stop at the White House — to visit President Joe Biden of course! The newly Oscar nominated singer and her sibling posed with the 46th president as he shared the moment to social media. “When I heard my friends @billieeilish and @finneas were in town for a show, I knew I had to invite them over to the White House,” he captioned the post. “Great to see you and your family — and I’m glad you got to meet Commander,” he wrote, speaking of the family’s new German Shepard puppy.

“Billie Eilish, Finneas and their parents Maggie and Patrick were invited to pay a visit to the White House today to meet President Biden,” an official confirmed to PEOPLE of the visit. “Billie and Finneas were supporters during Biden’s campaign and the Biden family have been long time fans of their music. Billie is in D.C. for her world tour, playing at the Capital One Arena tonight.”

Billie notably voiced her support of the president for the 2020 campaign. More recently, she also petitioned in November — along with Joaquin Phoenix and several other celebrities — for the president to break from tradition and send a pardoned turkey to a sanctuary for Thanksgiving.

For the photo op with POTUS, Billie showed off her notably jet black locks — a hairstyle switch she underwent recently and shared in a Feb.1 Instagram post. Not only was her new color jet black, but her bangs were super cool. They were extra short in the center of her forehead but turned into curtain bangs on the sides of her face.

Tons of fans rushed to the comments section to gush about her new look. One fan commented, “MY FAV HAIR COLOR,” “So gorgeous,” and one person even wrote, “BLACK HAIR ERA IS BACK.”

Meanwhile, just two weeks ago, Billie secretly had her hair dyed red for a week before she dyed it brown. She changes her hair color so often, we’re honestly no longer surprised! But she always manages to perfectly pull off her hairstyles, of course.

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