Happy Friday, friends. I hope you’re hanging in there. As a bit of housekeeping: No Royals Round-up this week, because I had nary a photo to run; turns out a raging contagious pandemic puts a damper on everyone leaving the house. Hopefully, they’ll be back sooner than later (healthily!). What a year it’s been already; may this weekend be restful for you.
At the Undefeated, a brilliant piece from Soraya Nadia McDonald: The dangerous magical thinking of ‘this is not who we are’
From Karen Attiah at the Washington Post: Vogue’s Kamala Harris cover shows that diminishing powerful Black women is still in fashion
This is really illuminating: A Day in the Life of a Navajo Nation Health Worker [Elemental]
Really interesting, at Buzzfeed: Home Inspectors Are Roasting Terrible Remodels On TikTok And It’s So Satisfying
At Lainey, Fergie (the duchess, not the Pea) has written (well, I’m sure she had help from a ghostwriter) a romance novel and she has introduced it…well, just go read about it.
Agreed: I Recommend Eating Chips [New York Times]
At Vulture: Stupid Times Call for Stupid Jokes
Unsettling as hell: The Unlikely Connection Between Wellness Influencers and the Pro-Trump Rioters
NOW I understand why we all got to see Zoom pictures of Mary-Kate Olsen’s divorce proceedings. (Lainey)
Over at Socialite Life….what is happening with Armie Hammer?
Good question, at Buzzfeed: Why Does Everyone On Instagram Suddenly Have The Same Smile?
Really interesting: The Shifting Media Narratives of Olivia Wilde, Harry Styles and Jason Sudeikis [Pajiba]
Here at GFY We rounded up some cute things that might make you happy.
Related, at Vulture: A Complete Timeline of the Decades-long Sex and the City Feud