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    ariana grande is the real mastermind of ‘star wars’

    by Sydney Gore · December 16, 2015

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    Today is...

    National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day!

    News of the Day:

    + Ariana Grande made a special video in celebration of Star Wars.

    + Chrissy Teigen shared the official cover for her cookbook, Cravings due out on February 23, 2016 via Clarkson Potter. Pre-order it on Amazon.

    + The head of the Human Rights Foundation wants Nicki Minaj to cancel her performance at Unitel Christmas Festival in Angola because the dictator of the country is accused of violating the basic rights of journalists, activists, and anyone who speaks out against government oppression and intimidation by having police arrest them using excessive force.

    + Facebook is finally changing its policy regarding “real names” on accounts.

    + Watch The FADER’s behind-the-scenes footage of Zayn Malik for hiscover story.

    Deal of the Day:

    FREE SHIPPING at Anthropologie for a limited time! Take advantage ASAP.

    Advice of the Day:

    “Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.” —Ariana Grande

    GIF of the Day:

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