Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner Are Officially Married

It’s official: Karlie Kloss is a married woman.

On Thursday, October 18, Kloss and Joshua Kushner wed in an intimate ceremony in upstate New York. (The upstate area is special to the couple as it’s also the place where Kushner proposed to Kloss back in July.) According to People, there were less than 80 people in attendance; however, the couple is planning to hold a larger event for more of their friends and family in the spring. No word yet on whether or not Kushner’s brother, White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, or his wife, Ivanka Trump, attended the wedding.

“The wedding was intimate and moving. The couple was beaming with happiness,” a friend who attended the ceremony shared with People about Kloss and Kushner, who have been together since 2012.

Kloss announced the marriage herself via a gorgeous photo she posted on social media:

After Kloss and Kushner got engaged over the summer, the model and Kode with Klossy founder shared her own excitement about the engagement, writing on Instagram, “I love you more than I have words to express. Josh, you’re my best friend and my soulmate. I can’t wait for forever together. Yes a million times over.”

In September, Kloss shared more details about the proposal, telling Vogue, “The proposal was romantic and sweet. We spent the weekend in upstate New York, just the two of us.”

For the ceremony, Kloss wore a white gown with lace detail that was designed by Dior, according to People. She also wore her hair back with a flowing full-length veil. Kloss appeared to accessorize with tiny studded earrings, a small necklace, and, of course, her cushion-cut diamond engagement ring, which is set in a platinum solitaire setting with a diamond pavé band.

Congratulations to the couple!

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The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 5 Recap: Sheldon Sabotages Amy’s Career

I’ll be honest: I love The Big Bang Theory, but I have no idea what super-asymmetry is, nor do I think I’ll understand it anytime soon. But that’s why I write about TV and not science. For Sheldon and Amy, though, super-asymmetry is their baby—and it’s a storyline that Big Bang producers have said will feature heavily into this final season.

But it doesn’t take a scientist to know that being intellectually smart has nothing to do with street smarts or common sense. Sheldon, Leonard, Raj, and Howard have been poster boys for that notion since day one—and tonight’s episode, “The Planetarium Collision”—proved my point tenfold.

The episode begins with Amy in the lab working on her own project when Sheldon interrupts to discuss super-asymmetry. Amy says she’s busy, but Sheldon doesn’t get it. Or maybe he does, but he thinks Amy will want to hear what he has to say. Whatever the case, it’s typical Sheldon behavior.

So while Amy is working late, Sheldon recruits Penny as his audience of one to go over the latest super-asymmetry developments. (Perhaps she can explain to me what’s going on? Because I still have no clue.) During their talk, Sheldon confides that it feels like Amy hasn’t had time for their joint project ever since they returned from their honeymooon. He doesn’t understand why she puts her own “dull” projects over their collaboration. It’s frustrating that he’s so clueless about his wife’s passions, but this is Sheldon we’re talking about. Amy didn’t marry him because he says the right things.

Sheldon doesn’t always do the right thing either. In the next scene, he pays a visit to President Siebert and tells him that Amy is too distracted by the commitments she has to her own lab. Maybe he can free her up from that so she can focus on her project with Sheldon?

This is wrong on so many levels—Sheldon really should know better by now—but it’s also obvious that he thinks he’s doing a good thing. Case in point: He couldn’t wait to tell Amy the good news; it’s not like he was hiding this from her. Plus, as we later learn, Amy also told Sheldon she was spread too thin and wished she had more time to focus on her research. So while Sheldon’s move was selfish, I believe he didn’t understand the consequences of his actions. President Siebert, on the other hand, should be fired for his.

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When Amy returns to her lab later in the day, she finds a colleague—Dr. Park—in her place. He says he’s taking over now that she’s taking a temporary sabbatical to focus on other work. Amy is beside herself, completely at a loss for how this could have happened. Turns out, President Siebert took Sheldon’s suggestion and never bothered to confirm such a huge internal change with Dr. Fowler herself. Is that even legal? How does someone go on sabbatical without knowing they’re going on sabbatical?

Furious, Amy drops by President Siebert’s office. Siebert says he’s confused because Sheldon assured him this is what Amy wanted. Sheldon—who’s finally starting to catch on how messed up this is—tries to play dumb by adding, “Sure, so a couple of men get together behind closed doors to decide the fate of a woman’s career! I thought we had moved past this!”

Quite a concept, isn’t it? A man making a decision for a woman without actually consulting that woman or listening to what she wants. Infuriating much?

President Siebert apologies and assures Amy that she’s very important to the university. But he says it’s not so easy to course correct and get back her project. I’m not Amy, but if I was, I would have sued the man right there.

The next time we see Sheldon and Amy, they’ve gone to bed angry. Sheldon has a dream with Arthur Jeffries (Bob Newhart) where he learns once again why he was wrong. Sheldon wakes Amy and says he feels terrible about what he did and didn’t mean to be malicious. Amy says he wasn’t malicious, he was selfish. Then she tells Sheldon that the real issue is that she’s afraid of getting lost in their relationship. That the things that are hers are getting subsumed into theirs. Sheldon thanks her for explaining her fears to him—and for using the word subsumed—and the credits roll.

But the problem is that for most women, these infuriating issues in the workplace (and a marriage) aren’t tied up in 22 minutes or with the arrival of Bob Newhart. President Siebert most likely gets to keep his job without being reprimanded for nearly sabotaging a woman’s career. Amy may not. And while Sheldon instigated all of this, Siebert should have done his due diligence before signing off on such a major development. He didn’t. It doesn’t take a scientist to figure out how wrong that is.

Rihanna Declined To Perform At The Super Bowl In Support Of Colin Kaepernick

Rihanna has never been a woman to shy away from her values. Which is why we aren’t really surprised the “Umbrella” singer gave a hard pass to performing at next year’s Super Bowl Halftime show.

According to a report in Us Weekly, the NFL reportedly approached Rihanna to be its 2019 halftime entertainer. But she declined the offer as she’s firmly in support of Colin Kaepernick.

“The NFL and Fox really wanted Rihanna to be next year’s performer in Atlanta,” an unidentified source shared with Us Weekly. “They offered it to her, but she said no because of the kneeling controversy. She doesn’t agree with the NFL’s stance. She supports Colin Kaepernick.”

Kaepernick, as you may recall, famously kneeled during the national anthem during his time as the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers as a way to peacefully protest police violence in America against the black community.

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick told NFL Media in 2016. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”

At the time, the NFL stated, “…we recognize the right of an individual to choose and participate, or not, in our celebration of the national anthem.” His coach Chip Kelly added that Kaepernick’s decision not to stand during the national anthem is “his right as a citizen” and “it’s not my right to tell him not to do something.”

However, Kaepernick went into free agency the following year and his contract was not renewed. He has never received an offer from another team, a move that he feels the NFL perpetrated by blacklisting him from the sport. Kaepernick filed a collusion grievance against thee NFL.

After Rihanna said thanks but no thanks, the NFL reportedly moved on and asked Maroon 5 to put on the show instead. They reportedly agreed, though no confirmation has come from either the NFL or the band.

As for who may join them onstage, Us Weekly reported that the band has Cardi B in mind.

“She is definitely being considered, but it’s obviously way too early to say for sure,” another source added. “Pepsi, the NFL and Cardi are all interested in her performing more than just her ‘Girls Like You’ verse.”

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Mistakenly Identified Sexual Abuse Survivors in a Campaign Ad

North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp was already in a tough battle to retain her senate seat in a state that President Donald Trump won by 36 points. And now a mistake by her campaign could be costing her more votes.

Earlier this week, Heitkamp’s campaign published a newspaper ad that was meant to serve as a rebuttal to her Republican opponent Kevin Cramer, but ended up naming sexual assault survivors without their permission or misidentifying them altogether. Cramer has come under fire for his comments about the #MeToo movement in the New York Times. He questioned whether “you’re just supposed to believe somebody because they said it happened.”

“They cannot understand this movement toward victimization,” Cramer said, referencing the women in his life, including his mom, wife and daughters. “They are pioneers of the prairie. These are tough people whose grandparents were tough and great-grandparents were tough.”

The letter was supposed to show Cramer “what prairie tough looks like.” It included signatures from more than 120 women who were supposed to be survivors of “domestic violence, sexual assault, or rape.” But once it went public, some women came forward saying they either weren’t survivors or had never given permission for their information to be used.

The campaign quickly apologized. “We recently discovered that several of the women’s names who were provided to us did not authorize their names to be shared or were not survivors of abuse,” Heitkamp said in a statement. “I deeply regret this mistake and we are in the process of issuing a retraction, personally apologizing to each of the people impacted by this and taking the necessary steps to ensure this never happens again.”

But, that may not be enough. “I don’t know what she [Heitkamp] could do that would make it better,” Lexi Zhorela, a self-identified liberal and one of the women named in the ad, told CNN. “I know that’s why a lot of the people in this situation are reaching out to seek legal counsel because of, you know, what she did is wrong.” She went on to call the mistake “reckless” and said, “You know, the names that didn’t want to be out there are already out there for the world to see. You can’t really retract that, the damage is done.”

And, as of now, Heitkamp has lost her vote, according to CNN.

Heitkamp has been vocal in her support of survivors, including voting “no” on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. She has also spoken out about her own mother’s experience. “I think it’s wonderful that his [Cramer’s] wife has never had an experience, and good for her, and it’s wonderful his mom hasn’t,” she said previously to the Times. “My mom did. And I think it affected my mom her whole life. And it didn’t make her less strong.”

It remains to be seen how this misstep will ultimately affect Heitkamp’s poll numbers, but the issue is almost certain to come up in her first debate with Cramer Thursday night.

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Senator Heidi Heitkamp Mistakenly Identified Sexual Abuse Survivors in a Campaign Ad

North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp was already in a tough battle to retain her senate seat in a state that President Donald Trump won by 36 points. And now a mistake by her campaign could be costing her more votes.

Earlier this week, Heitkamp’s campaign published a newspaper ad that was meant to serve as a rebuttal to her Republican opponent Kevin Cramer, but ended up naming sexual assault survivors without their permission or misidentifying them altogether. Cramer has come under fire for his comments about the #MeToo movement in the New York Times. He questioned whether “you’re just supposed to believe somebody because they said it happened.”

“They cannot understand this movement toward victimization,” Cramer said, referencing the women in his life, including his mom, wife and daughters. “They are pioneers of the prairie. These are tough people whose grandparents were tough and great-grandparents were tough.”

The letter was supposed to show Cramer “what prairie tough looks like.” It included signatures from more than 120 women who were supposed to be survivors of “domestic violence, sexual assault, or rape.” But once it went public, some women came forward saying they either weren’t survivors or had never given permission for their information to be used.

The campaign quickly apologized. “We recently discovered that several of the women’s names who were provided to us did not authorize their names to be shared or were not survivors of abuse,” Heitkamp said in a statement. “I deeply regret this mistake and we are in the process of issuing a retraction, personally apologizing to each of the people impacted by this and taking the necessary steps to ensure this never happens again.”

But, that may not be enough. “I don’t know what she [Heitkamp] could do that would make it better,” Lexi Zhorela, a self-identified liberal and one of the women named in the ad, told CNN. “I know that’s why a lot of the people in this situation are reaching out to seek legal counsel because of, you know, what she did is wrong.” She went on to call the mistake “reckless” and said, “You know, the names that didn’t want to be out there are already out there for the world to see. You can’t really retract that, the damage is done.”

And, as of now, Heitkamp has lost her vote, according to CNN.

Heitkamp has been vocal in her support of survivors, including voting “no” on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. She has also spoken out about her own mother’s experience. “I think it’s wonderful that his [Cramer’s] wife has never had an experience, and good for her, and it’s wonderful his mom hasn’t,” she said previously to the Times. “My mom did. And I think it affected my mom her whole life. And it didn’t make her less strong.”

It remains to be seen how this misstep will ultimately affect Heitkamp’s poll numbers, but the issue is almost certain to come up in her first debate with Cramer Thursday night.

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Kendall Jenner Just Blasted TMZ for Releasing the Location of Her Home

Kendall Jenner tweeted a few choice words to TMZ on Thursday (October 16) after the outlet published a news piece that revealed the exact location of her home.

“I understand what I’ve signed up for but when you release the exact location to where I live THAT is when you’re putting my life in danger. Your home is your safe haven, but for me, ‘cuz of outlets like you, my home is anything BUT. You should be ashamed of yourself,” she wrote on Twitter. “And how do you guys think these terrifying people know where my house is? ‘Cuz you release not only photos but my location. It is so beyond unsafe. Is this not our one ounce of privacy we can get?”

Ironically, the TMZ piece that detailed this information was about a stalker who nearly broke into Jenner’s house. Law enforcement told TMZ that the 30-something man specifically broke into the community—which has also housed celebrities like Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, and Christina Aguilera—to target Jenner’s home. This man also reportedly trespassed last month and was found by Jenner’s pool before fleeing the scene. TMZ reports that Jenner’s lawyer is trying to get the police to press charges against him for felony stalking.

Unfortunately, this isn’t Jenner’s first incident of feeling unsafe in her own residence. In 2017 she moved into a new house after her last home in West Hollywood was the site of yet another trespassing and stalking incident, plus a burglary.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reportedly Have a ‘Long List’ of Baby Names

Now that the news of Meghan Markle‘s pregnancy is public knowledge, there’s one question on everyone’s minds: What are she and Prince Harry going to name their royal baby? As it turns out, they’ve already got quite a few options to choose from.

While riding the tram with a group of young adults on Thursday during Markle and Prince Harry’s official tour of Australia, the subject of baby names came up. When someone asked Markle if she’d picked out a name yet, she replied that they were still working on it, with the help of their friends and family, according to E! News. “We’ve been given a long list of names from everyone,” she said, and noted that she and Prince Harry are “going to sit down and have a look at them” before they start narrowing things down.

“She said that she hadn’t thought of one as it was still quite early,” one 12-year-old in attendance told reporters, per E!.

At another point during the royals’ day out in Melbourne, one proud parent introduced the royal couple to her daughter, Harriet, a name that Harry seemed to like—for pretty obvious reasons. “As soon as I introduced my daughter to Harry, he said, ‘That’s a great name,'” Harriet’s mom said, E! reports. “Maybe they will choose it for their own child, which would be fun.”

Though the royals haven’t picked out a name just yet, that hasn’t stopped the public from guessing what it might be. If the baby is a girl, oddsmakers are betting on Diana (after Harry’s late mother), Victoria, or Alice as the most likely options. However, Markle already has a gift for her future child that may hint at a completely different name. As previously reported, she’s been holding onto a Cartier Tank watch that’s engraved with the initials “M.M.” with the intention of passing it along to her daughter, whose name will, presumably, have to start with an M.

“I had it engraved on the back, ‘To M.M. From M.M,'” she told Hello! in 2016. “And I plan to give it to my daughter one day. That’s what makes pieces special, the connection you have to them.”

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Maisie Williams Finally Set the Record Straight on How to Pronounce Arya Stark’s Name

Forget final season spoilers, because a long-gestating Game of Thrones mystery has been solved. However, it’s less to do with spooky White Walkers and more along the lines of … basic grammar.

In a new interview with The Guardian, Maisie Williams clarified once and for all the correct pronunciation of her character Arya Stark’s name. Take a deep breath. You ready?! Have you been disrespecting the Girl With No Name for all of these years?! “It’s Arr-ya,” she said with a laugh. “But I don’t like that, so I call her Arr-ee-ya.” Well, if either is good for her, we guess it can be good for us, too.

Unsurprisingly, the talk-happy Williams also divulged a bit of non-spoilery information about the show’s final season, which will be debuting in April 2019. (There will be six movie-length episodes in total, lest you forgot.) “I ended on the perfect scene. I was alone — shocker! Arya’s always bloody alone,” she said. “But I was alone and I had watched a lot of other people wrap. I knew the drill, I had seen the tears and heard the speeches.” Besides, she doesn’t think she could’ve handled any more bloodshed or tears, anyway: “I got to the end and I didn’t want more. I had exhausted every possible piece of Arya. And this season was quite big for me. I had a lot more to do. Mainly because there’s just less characters now, so everyone’s got more to do.”

Despite being a few months away, many Game of Thrones cast members have already been enjoying press rounds in anticipation of the show’s premiere. Earlier this month at New York Comic Con, for instance, Sophie Turner told a hilarious story about her and Williams’ elf-care ritual after long, hard days on set. “We just used to sit there and eat and watch stupid videos and smoke weed,” she explained. “I don’t know if my publicist will kill me for saying this. We’d get high and then we’d sit in the bath together and we’d rub makeup brushes on our faces. It’s fun.”

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*Get Out*’s Producer Is Catching Heat for Saying Women Don’t Want to Direct Horror Movies

Jason Blum is a key figure in the horror movie business. He and his production company, Blumhouse, are responsible for some of the most popular (and critically acclaimed) scary flicks of the past few years, including Get Out, Paranormal Activity, and The Purge. His recent comments about female horror directors, however, aren’t receiving the same praise.

In an interview with Polygon earlier this week, Blum said the reason Blumhouse has never hired a woman director is because female filmmakers aren’t interested in horror. “There are not a lot of female directors period, and even less who are inclined to do horror,” he explained. (Hmmm, we can think of a few.) “I’m a massive admirer of [Babadook director] Jennifer Kent. I’ve offered her every movie we’ve had available. She’s turned me down every time.” Twitter users, unsurprisingly, weren’t too keen on his comments.

Blum was later asked about his comments by Variety, and he admitted that he “totally misspoke.” “I made a mistake about it,” he said. “Our audience is 55% women; the executives at the company we have are 50% women. I am passionate about hiring women, and I totally made a mistake in the way I represented that. We already work with a lot of women … today was a great day for me because I learned a lot and because there are a lot of women out there that I’m going to meet as a result of today so I’m grateful for it.” To further his point, Blum also issued an apology on Twitter, reiterating how he’ll be more cognizant of women creators going forward.

Let’s hope he stands by his word.

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The 10 Best Mascaras for People With Sensitive Eyes

Go it alone, and figuring out the best mascara for sensitive eyes is an exercise in misery. Pick up a random tube, and maybe you’ll be fine—or maybe your eyes will let you know ASAP that you’ve caused them immeasurable pain. Because everyone’s sensitivities are different, it’s tough to make any generalizations about ingredients to avoid, but there are a few strategies you can try. Hypoallergenic, ophthalmologist-tested mascaras are the way for some people; tubing mascaras are the ticket for others, if mascara flakes in your contacts are the bane of your existence. Beyond not making your eyes feel like they’re dying, the best mascaras for sensitive eyes also do the stuff you actually want mascara to do, like thickening, lengthening, and defining your lashes. It’s a tall order, but here are 10 gentle mascaras that do the trick.