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Miss Ireland Sees First Ever Black Winner
26-year-old medical scientist Pamela Uba has been crowned the winner of Miss Ireland 2021. Making her the first black woman to do so.
Vanessa Bryant Wants Answers From Nike
Vanessa Bryant posted on her Instagram about a dispute she is having with sportswear giant Nike about a shoe she created in honour of her late daughter.
New Doc Exposes ‘The Deadliest Disease In America’
What is the deadliest disease in the country? Is it Covid-19? Could it be heart disease? Is it cancer? A new documentary suggests that it is none of those.
The Best Dispensaries On The West Coast
Dispensaries are big business. For the states lucky enough to have favorable weed laws there is a hell of a lot of money to be made.
These People Were Once Canceled Also
The concept of "canceling" is a fickle one. There is disagreement about what "cancel culture" is how it works and who are the perpetrators of it.
Ralph Lauren Team USA Designs Revealed
The opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2021 Olypmic Games is underway and the ceremony outfits for team USA have been revealed, courtesy of Ralph Lauren. This is not the first time the legendary designer has outfitted the Amercian Olympic team. The first time he designed for the American team was for the 2008 games in …
To Infinity And Beyond: The Hunt For A New Earth
With the effects of climate change raging, the desire to leave earth grow more and more. But for those looking to escape, where's best to go?
Oui The People Is Here For All Your Shaving Needs
Oui The People was first founded back in 2015 by Karen Young. Back then the brand was called OUI Shave.
Why Haven’t You Listened To Koffee Yet?
Koffee was born in Spanish Town just outside of Kingston, Jamaica. Nowadays she s makes reggae and dancehall music that gets millions of views and listens.
Lollapalooza Tickets On Offer For Vaccinated Citizens
The health department of Chicago has announced that they are offering Lollapalooza tickets to citizens who sign up to get the covid vaccine.
Review: Purito Deep Sea Water Cream
Purito is a Korean skincare brand focusing on simple natural ingredients that won’t damage your skin barrier. The brand has been all over skincare TikTok Instagram and YouTube, where I first heard about the deep seawater cream. The product is a moisturizer comprised of 60% deep seawater, which according to the brand, only exists below …
The Celebrity Books You Need To Read
We at Bombshell love books almost as much as we love pop culture. So we combined the two to give you a list of must reads written by celebs.
The Hills New Beginnings Season Two Trailer Drops
MTV released a sneak peek of season two of "The Hills: New Beginnings" to the MTV Reality YouTube Channel on May 5th. The season will air May 12th.
2021 Met Gala Chairs Revealed
The co-chairs for the 2021 Met Gala have officially been named. Organizers cancelled the 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Simone Biles Leaves Nike For Athleta
Gymnastics legend Simone Biles has announced that she is cutting ties with Nike to partner with women's activewear brand Athleta.
Girl, Lift Some Weights
Whilst some women love and have embraced weights, lifting, and resistance training, many still have their reservations. So let's bust some myths.
Fallon Show Responds To TikTok Segment Backlash
The Jimmy Fallon Show has responded to criticism of a recent segment featuring TikTok star Addison Rae doing TikTok dances by crediting the creators.
Don’t Let Your Side Hustle Lead to Burnout
When you start a business, or take on projects outside of your 9 to 5, burnout becomes a real risk. Here are some ways you can avoid it.
Who Made These TikTok Dances?
TikTok star Addison Rae recently appeared on the Jimmy Fallen show to promote her new song Obsessed.
How to find your Skin Type
Knowing your skin type is a crucial step in starting a skincare routine.
Transphobes do not care About Women’s Sports
Transphobes, like all bigots, do not like to admit that they're bigoted. So instead they will argue against equal rights using another issue as a mask.
New Telfar bag Sells out in Seconds
Telfar Clemens has had immense success with his Shopping Bag and a Monday morning drop shows that success is not about to slow down.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Running an Etsy Store
So you picked up a craft. You realised you're kind of good at it. The next stage in the craft lifestyle is for you to open an Etsy store. Here's how.
Beyoncé Becomes the most Decorated Woman in Grammy History
The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards was a record breaking night for Beyoncé. Two awards made her the most decorted female musician in Grammy history.
Square, INC. set to Acquire Majority Stake in TIDAL
Financial services company, Square, Inc. has announced that the company has entered an agreement to acquire a majority ownership stake in TIDAL.
These Online Communities are for Women by Women
In honour of women history month here are some great online communities by women, for women. that can provide great support, advice, or even just company.
Wife of Chadwick Boseman Accepts Golden Globe on his Behalf
Chadwick Boseman passed away from colon cancer in the summer of 2020. On Sunday night he received a posthumous Golden Globe which his wife accepted.
Ida B. Wells: A Fighter On Multiple Fronts
Ida B. Wells has the legacy of a fearless fighter for justice and reminder that racism infects even those who see themselves as fighters for justice.
Fat-shaming Was Never About Health
People who are really struggling to resist the lizard brain instinct have to get creative to justify it. This is what I think is at the core of fat-shaming.
Harry and Meghan make huge Announcement
Harry and Meghan have made an announcement regarding their position within the royal family. This comes after a review period of thier previous arragment.
The One Skincare step you Should NEVER Skip
When you first start researching proper skincare, it can be very confusing. But there is one thing that pretty everyone who talks skincare online agrees on.
Nadine Ijewere The Groundbreaking Photographer
Vouge magazine is around 128 years old. But it was only in 2018 that the first woman of colour shot the cover. Nadine Ijewere finally broke that barrier.
Monyetta Shaw Talks Her New Book
Monyetta Shaw is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, actress, and author. We spoke spoke to her about her latest book. 'The Chronicles Of Nice Guy Maso'.
How to Make Your Food Go Further
Food waste is a huge pain. So to help save you some money, and help the planet, here are some ways to make your food go further.
Cicely Tyson Passes Away at age 96
Groundbreaking actress Cicely Tyson has passed away at the age of 96. Tyson's manger of over 40 years, Larry Thompson broke the news on Thursday.
Kakeibo: Could Journaling Help You Save Money?
Kakeibo is a Japanese method of saving that could help you meet your finical goals. At the core is the use of a physical journal to track spending.
Lauren Boebert is Dangerous
Lauren Boebert is a newly elected Republican congresswoman from Colorado. She is also a bad and dangerous person. Here are just some of the reasons why.
Which Designers Will Dress Inauguration Day?
Inauguration day is finally upon us. Dressing a political figure is very much seen as an endorsement of them. So which designers will take on the job?
‘Sex and the City’ is Coming Back
Sex And The City is coming back to the small screen. The original smash hit show ran on HBO from June 1998 to February 2004.
The Year We Learnt Accommodations Were Always Possible
The ability to work and get an education at home can be crucial for disabled people. In 2020 we learn't that it was always possible.
PaSean Wilson-Ashley is Sounding the Alarm on Fibroids
Bombshell interviews the producer of "The F-Word: Fibroid Stories" a documentary that aims to rasie awareness of treament options for fibroids.
Gen Z to be ‘Most Disruptive Generation’ in Terms of Economics
According to the Bank Of America Gen Z (people born between the years 1996 and 2016) is set to shake things up in the world of finance.
Andrew Cuomo Closes Indoor Dining
Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that indoor dining will be suspended In New York City as of Monday, December 14. NYCs case rates are up.
Buttah Skin is Making Skincare for Melanin Rich Skin
Buttah Skin is a gender neutral skincare company specifically catered melanin rich skin. The company was founded in 2018 by Dorian Renaud.
Meet The Creators Behind Astra Beauty
Anna Buford and Ashley Bass are the creative minds behind Astra Beauty. A beauty brand inspired by astrology. Their latest product is Astra Glosses.
YouTuber Gets DHS Visit Over an ‘Anti-American Sentiment’
YouTuber JT Chapman (Second Thought) recently tweeted that two DHS officers had come to his home to ask about his videos.
These Aren’t Bad Gifts, You’re Just Doing Them Wrong
I’m tired of great gifts getting a bad wrap because you people don’t know how to buy them. The slander of scented candles has to stop (I’m looking at you SNL).
The Star Signs As Thanksgiving Dishes
Thanksgiving is here so it's time to talk food. Not how to make it, but it's energy. Here's what star sign the thanksgiving dishes are.
What To Watch On Netflix
Whether you’re in quarantine, finally home from being essential, or slacking off working from home, Netflix is full of content new and old to keep you entertained.
Jeff Bezos and Billionaire Philanthropy
Jeff Bezos, announced large grants he would be giving to climate organisations. But we should be careful not to look at the move with rose tinted glasses.
Brittany DeShields Is Taking The Fashion World By Storm
Six years ago fashion designer Brittany Deshields started her own self-named clothing brand. Bombshell spoke to her about, her, her brand and more!
Pfizer Vaccine Almost Ready, What Happens Now?
Industry giant Pfizer has made impressive strides in their vaccine trail, but life under coronavirus isn’t over yet.
England Back in Lockdown, Will U.S be Next?
On Saturday October 31, U.K Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that England was going back into lockdown.
Jackie Aina Launches Limited Edition Collection
Beauty Youtuber Jackie Aina just dropped a limited edition scented candle collection through her recent brand FORVR MOOD.
Anna Sorokin Puts A Stop To Unannounced Prison Visits
Anna Sorkin made headlines when it was revealed that she had faked being a German heiress as part of an elaborate scam.
AOC Hosts Twitch Stream To Encourage Voting
On Tuesday night Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) appeared on a Twitch stream to encourage people to vote blue.
How to Not Let The Election Crush You
This election has been a pretty miserable affair. For the most part, it doesn’t feel like a celebration of democracy.
Loving vs Virginia Lawyer Dies
Bernard S Cohen, the lawyer in the 1967 Loving Vs Virginia case, has died aged 86. The supreme court case legalized intercial marriage.
Covid Vaccine Trial Paused Over ‘Unexplained Illness’
Johnson & Johnson has temporarily halted their Covid-19 vaccine trail after a participant came down with an 'unexplained illness.'
Tory Lanez Charged With Shooting Megan Thee Stallion
Rapper Troy Lanez has been charged with the assault of Megan Thee Stallion. If convicted he could spend up to 22 years in prison.
The Story of Ivy Ekong Fashion
Ivy Ekong is the founder of Ivy Ekong Fashion. An online store for women that specializes in bandage dresses, evening wear and special occasion dresses.
How Covid Is Affecting Unemployment
Unemployment has been a frequent issue throughout the pandemic. Many buisneses failed or could not function for safety. How do the stats look 6 months in?
Breonna Taylor did not get Justice
On Wednesday the Kentucky Grand Jury made their decision on the Breonna Taylo case. No officers were charged with her death.
Is TikTok Dead? What a U.S Ban Means for the App
The U.S branch of the popular social media app TikTok has been in trouble since August. The app's fait lies in a hopeful partnership with Oracle.
The Bombshell Emmys Roundup
The 72nd annual Emmy Awards took place on Monday September 21.
Cardi B Becomes Face of Balenciaga
Two years after name dropping the brand in her hit single "I like it Like That," Cardi B has been named as the new face of Balenciaga.
2nd Gender Reveal Causes Wildfire
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has pointed to a gender reveal party as the cause of a fire raging through California.
So Another White Woman Faked Being Black; Meet Jessica Krug
Jessica Krug is an associate professor at George Washington University who recently came clean about pretending to be Black.
Maybe Don’t Get Diet Advice From YouTube
YouTube is a great platform to learn new things. But the barrier for entry is very low. Which can be a problem when it comes to health and diet content.
Serena Williams Expands “Unstoppable” Collection
Williams named the collection expansion, Unstoppable with All Your Heart. 100% of net profits from the collection will go to Opportunity Fund.
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion To Give Away $1mill
Cardi B and Megan Thee stallion are giving away $1million as part of a promotion for their new single WAP. The pair partnered with Twitter and Cashapp.
Coi Leray Drops ‘Now Or Never’
New Jersey artist Coi Leray has dropped her long anticipated EP "Now Or Never" via Republic Records. The EP has Six Tracks.
Kamala Harris is Vice President Pick
Joe Biden has announced that Kamala Harris will run alongside him as the Vice Presidential candidate in the 2020 General Election.
Cardi B Wants Male Rappers to Speak for Breonna Taylor
Rapper Cardi B recently gave an interview for Elle's September Issue. In it she discussed her feelings on the case of Breonna Taylor.
Ryan Reynolds Regrets Plantation Wedding
Actor Ryan Reynolds has expressed regret for holding his and Blake Lively's wedding on a plantation. The couple got married at Boone Hall back in 2012.
Rashida Tlaib Wins Primary
Representative Rashida Tlaib has won her primary. She can now go on to seek a second term serving Michigan's 13th Congressional District.
WNBA Players Protest National Anthem
The WNBA season began on Saturday, and when the national anthem played, the players were not on the court.
Zendaya Receives First Emmy Nomination
Actress Zendaya has received her first Emmy nomination.
Jackie Aina Launches Candle Collection
Makeup and beauty Youtuber Jackie Aina has announced the launch of a candle collection.The announcement follows a wave of excitement and speculation.
DOD Bans Display of Confederate Flag
On Friday Defense Secretary, Mark Esper announced a change in policy which would prohibit the display of the Confederate Flag on Military sites.
Nicki Minaj Is Pregnant
On Monday rapper and artist Nicki Minaj announced to her fans that she is pregnant. This would be her and her husband, Kenneth Petty's first child
Get Ready For Fenty Skin
Singer and entrepreneur Rihanna has announced that she is launching a skincare line under the name Fenty Skin. The line will go live for shoppers July 31st.
Teenear Talks New Single ‘Free’
Artist Teenear dropped her new single 'Free' on June 9th. We spoke to Teenear about the single, and the inspiration behind it.
Be Ready For A Second Wave
As difficult as lockdown measures have felt, they are not a foolproof guarantee against a second wave of the virus.
Nivea Body Moisturizing Mousse Review
Lockdown has not been a skin-friendly time, which has caused a crisis of dry skin which is why I reached for Nivea Body Moisturizing Mousse.
Did Gap Cut Telfar Clemens For Kanye?
Last week, Gap announced a 10 year deal with Kanye West for a Yeezy collaboration. But where does that leave the collaboration with Telfar Clemens?
AOC Wins Democratic Primary
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) has won the Democratic primary for New York's 14th Congressional District with a massive 73% of the vote.
Swivel Is Here For Your Hair
Swivel is a one stop shop for finding the best salon for your hair needs. This innovative business allows women of color to find the perfect stylist.
Black Beauty YouTubers who are Killing It
For those who haven't visited beauty-tube for a while, here are some black beauty youtubers who are currently crushing it.
Police Abolition Experts Are Speaking Out
Calls for police abolition have burst into the public sphere in the wake of the current uprising. But the idea is not a new one
Oprah Winfrey Hosts ‘OWN Spotlight Where Do We Go From Here?’
Media legend Oprah Winfrey will host a two part special on her network and other platforms addressing racial injustice in the United States.
U.K May Stop Sending Riot Gear To U.S Police
Some of the riot gear used to brutalize protestors was supplied by the UK. But in the wake of the global protests, there are calls for that to end.
Everyone Say Sorry To KPOP Stans
For the very online, KPOP Stans are a popular punching bag. But this niche group of internet users has proven to be an unexpected ally to BLM,
Check Out These WOC Owned Fashion Brands
If you're looking to support women of color when you get your next fashion fix, why not try one of these uniquie fashion brands.
British Perspectives On BLM
On Monday, May 25th officer Derek Chauvin killed 46-year-old George Floyd. Chauvin Knelt on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and forty-six seconds, ignoring Floyd’s repeated pleas to be allowed to breathe. As every American knows, this is not the first murder by police hands. It isn’t even the first time a black has man died …
How The Coronavirus Has Helped The Environment
The measures taken to reduce the spread of the coronavirus outbreak seem to be having some positive effects on the environment.
Princess Nokia To Perform Live With Pitchfork
Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, better known as Princess Nokia, will perform in a stay-at-home-concert with the music magazine.
Rihanna Named UK’s Richest Female Musician
Rihanna is reportedly the UK's richest female musician. The 32 year old is currently based in London and has an estimated wealth of £468m
The Fashion Industry Is In Trouble
The coronavirus is set to hit the $25 trillion fashion industry hard. McKinsey & Company released a report which predicts major losses going forward.
‘A Secret Love’ Hits Netflix
A Secret Love follows couple Pat Henschel and Terry Donahue. At the time the documentary was filmed, they had been together for sixty five and a half years.