8@8: your morning scoop

hilary duff stuns yet again.

Today is...

Take A Chance Day and Lover's Day. So take a chance... On love, we suppose?

News of the Day:

+ Cecily Strong will perform at the White House Correspondents dinner this weekend. According to the SNL writer and cast member, Barack Obama is "maybe our funniest president."

Today's must-read? Amy Schumer's powerful speech about womanhood and self-esteem.

+ Hilary Duff covers Shape magazine, proves that she has kick-ass abs. 

Elizabeth Olsen wore a cape to The Avengers premiere and totally crushed it.

+ Kim Kardashian's new best friend is Martha Stewart. Not only did the talk show host write Kim's Time 100 profile, but she also waxes poetic about her quite often. "I think, what she's done, is part of [who she is] and her persona," Stewart told Us Magazine. "Because of that, you can't take anything away from her. Kim has done so much and brought her family along! I think Kim is amazing."

Deal of the Day:

"You’re not alone and you don’t have to pretend you’re not in pain. You should be acknowledged for your strength rather than be expected to hide your pain." - Olivia Wilde

GIF of the Day: