Happy Friday, Fug Nation! I hope you are well rested, because next week is going to be bonkers: The Met Gala is on Monday, and then Cannes starts! Also, PS: Heather and I are going to be on a Royal Wedding special on E! special called “The Real Princess Diaries: From Diana to Meghan.” It’s airing on Monday, May 7th, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, if you want to check it out!
This is great, at Buzzfeed: Meet The Black Women Upending The Romance Novel Industry.
As someone who used to shop with her friends all the time, when we were young and aimless, this spoke to me. At Elle: An Ode to the Strange (and Lost) Intimacy of Shopping With Friends
This story about Michael B Jordan brings me JOY. [Lainey]
Also at Lainey: Are Tom Holland and Zendaya an item? I can work with this!
The Hollywood Reporter has a good preview of what stylists are cooking up for Monday’s Met Gala.
Related, at Revelist: This guy recreates Met Gala gowns with curtains and garbage bags.
I loved this, via McSweeney’s: MOST-LIKED TWEETS OF FAMOUS POETS. (Wow, caps lock!)
This is amazing. At The Takeout: I cooked for an entire week using only food gadgets “As Seen On TV”
At the Mary Sue: Celine Dion is A TREASURE.
At The Cut, a very useful primer on false eyelashes. I love lash talk.
At Pajiba, I don’t know why I am so obsessed with this relationship but I guess I am? Are Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, Like, the Low-Rent Country Music Brad and Jen?
At Celebitchy, this makes me sad: Paulina Porizkova & Ric Ocasek have separated after 28 years of marriage. Come on, you two! Make it work! (Although this whole thing seems super respectful and reasonable but I need to believe in love again. DO IT FOR ME.)