August 21, 2019
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are splitting up and now Brody Jenner’s ex Kaitlynn Carter is involved (1:37). The timeline for Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx’s breakup is very strange (13:51). In celebration of his 60th birthday, Magic Johnson released lists of his favorite movies, R&B artists, and more (19:29). Plus: our favorite books we’ve read this summer (33:32). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
August 19, 2019
Taylor Swift's newest album, 'Lover,' drops August 23. Here's everything you need to know about her before then, including: the singles from the album she's released so far (1:31), potential relationships she might allude to (23:27), and what 'Lover' has to do to revive her image and career (35:16). Host: Kate Halliwell Guests: Liz Kelly and Amelia Wedemeyer
August 16, 2019
The 'Little Women' trailer debuted this week, which means Timothée Chalamet season is about to begin (1:19). Emily Ratajkowski may or may not be faking her armpit hair on the cover of Harper's Bazaar (7:11). We reflect on the beloved Netflix rom-com 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' one year after its premiere (27:42), and Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have split after eight months of marriage, which, for us, means love is dead (33:21). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
August 14, 2019
In another edition of Mystery Bag, we talk about where the 'Crazy Rich Asians' cast is one year after the movie was released (1:00), where celebrities choose to live in Los Angeles (30:44), and bucket hats as a trend (35:41). Plus: an updated summer reading list (42:28). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guest: Donnie Kwak
August 12, 2019
Inspired by the 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time list that set Twitter on fire last week, we set out to craft our own list: the 50 Greatest Celebrities of All Time. Picks include: Michelle Obama (19:10), Will Smith (32:28), and Oprah (53:29). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guests: Kate Halliwell and Andrew Gruttadaro
August 9, 2019
Taylor Swift on Vogue, 30-50 Feral Hogs on Twitter, and Rose Petals on Kylie Jenner's Floor | Tea Time Taylor Swift is the cover star of Vogue's September issue, and she teased some collaborations for her upcoming album (1:13). An explainer on all of the current drama happening in Bachelor Nation (12:43). We investigate celebrity siblings who live together (25:10), and who did Camila Morrone think she was standing next to at the HFPA Grants Banquet (30:10)? Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
August 7, 2019
Oprah and a gang of other influential people were spotted on David Geffen’s yacht last week which means yacht season is officially in full swing (1:15). We celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’ (18:06). Plus, Rihanna, Chance the Rapper, and Cardi B are in this week’s Mystery Grab Bag (29:31). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guest: Justin Charity
August 5, 2019
Almost a decade after 'The Hills' ended, Heidi, Audrina, and Whitney are back along with a slate of new cast members in 'The Hills: New Beginnings.' We talk about why the original iteration of the show was such a phenomenon (5:07), the overarching sadness of the new version (14:03), and the losers (21:57) and winners of the show (43:07). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guests: Liz Kelly and Bill Simmons
August 2, 2019
Jordyn Woods and Kylie Jenner's friendship seems to be officially over (1:16), some August streaming recommendations from the 'Tea Time' crew (13:56), Keke Palmer seems to be everywhere these days (27:20), and the worst movies we've ever suffered through just because the actors and actresses were hot (42:12). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
August 1, 2019
Zoe Simmons, 14, and Liz Kelly, 25, team up to discuss their unique perspective on teen culture in 2019, including: a Tik Tok explanation, SnapChat's resurgence, the "Storm Area 51" group, Kardashians, summer TV shows (SPOILERS) 'Dead to Me' and 'Stranger Things 3,' pop music, Sister Corner, and more! Hosts: Liz Kelly, Zoe Simmons
July 31, 2019
David Geffen was finally photographed on his yacht, ‘The Rising Sun,’ which means yacht season is in full swing (1:00). Meghan Markle guest-edited the September issue of British Vogue and received some blowback for it (7:53). Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez both had birthdays this week and commemorated them on social media (20:31), and Glen Powell really loves an American flag T-shirt (37:24). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guests: Kaya McMullen, Andrew Gruttadaro, and Kate Halliwell
July 30, 2019
It’s 1999 Music Week here at The Ringer, which means we’re taking you back to the event that defined music in 1999, the MTV Video Music Awards. We talk about Chris Rock’s opening monologue (10:24), Diana Ross jiggling Lil’ Kim’s boob (14:35), Paul McCartney mispronouncing Lauryn Hill’s name (17:03), and other iconic moments from the show. Host: Andrew Gruttadaro Guests: Kate Knibbs and Rob Harvilla
July 26, 2019
It's the dog days of summer, and so celebrity news outlets are really reaching for headlines (1:52). Gigi Hadid just followed 'Bachelorette' breakout star Tyler Cameron on Instagram, which means it's over for all of us (7:33). Tea Time's favorite vegan couple, Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara, are engaged (21:19), and how did a perfectly intact In-N-Out burger land on the streets of New York City (36:10)? Hosts: Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Jordan Ligons
July 24, 2019
A seemingly random group of celebrities showed up for the ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’ premiere, including Britney Spears and John Stamos (1:00). Bradley Cooper is enjoying his summer spent in New York City, but is in desperate need of a stylist (20:38). Plus, a Jake Gyllenhaal update, the ‘Cats’ trailer (30:54), and recipes that go viral on Instagram (45:47). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guest: Alison Herman
July 22, 2019
Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are undoubtedly two of the most famous movie stars of a generation. We trace their careers, from Leo's run as a '90s teen heartthrob (3:10) to Brad Pitt's time as a leading man (26:27), and discuss where their careers have taken them these past five years (37:22). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guests: Kate Knibbs and Andrew Gruttadaro
July 19, 2019
We're just as terrified of the 'Cats' movie as you are, but very excited for 'Hustlers' (1:34). Pictures of your favorite celebrities looking like they had aged 50 years swept social media this week (11:27). Leonardo DiCaprio really doesn't want to talk about that 'Titanic' door controversy (31:04), and is beekeeping the latest Hollywood trend (35:34)? Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Liz Kelly
July 17, 2019
Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon were spotted together on a yacht in Ibiza with their wives (1:00), Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended the U.K. premier of ‘The Lion King’ last weekend (12:15), and a second edition of Wimbledon Watch 2019 (17:41). Plus, we play another round of “Mystery Grab Bag Celebrity News” (25:49). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guest: Andrew Gruttadaro
July 15, 2019
We rank our favorite up-and-coming celebrities in Hollywood (1:00) and break down what it means to have staying power in the industry (11:40). Plus, how important is social media presence for overall star power (24:06)? Host: Amanda Dobbins Guests: Kate Halliwell and Amelia Wedemeyer
July 12, 2019
Irina Shayk is on the cover of Harper's Bazaar this month and seems to be winning the breakup between her and Bradley Cooper (1:47). The USWNT is celebrating their World Cup win like only champions could (13:57). Zac Efron has a YouTube channel if you want to learn about how he got those abs (23:41), and how can we get a job as a "nostalgia consultant (28:17)? Hosts: Amelia Wedemeyer, Kate Halliwell, and Liz Kelly
July 10, 2019
Watching the U.S. Women’s National Team celebrate their World Cup win is just as fun as watching them play (1:00). Plus: Celebrities are in the stands to watch the Wimbledon tennis tournament (12:14), Celine Dion has been quietly killing it at Paris couture week (23:26), and Jake Gyllenhaal may or may not be running an Instagram account for his cat (29:17). Host: Amanda Dobbins Guest: Alyssa Bereznak
July 8, 2019
We dive deep into Cameo, the app that lets celebrities send you personalized messages (1:12). We take a look at the most expensive and least expensive celebrities to book (13:07), which celebrity is the most highly rated (21:10), and the weirdest celebrity "cameos" (28:14). Host: Liz Kelly Guests: Alyssa Bereznak and Amelia Wedemeyer
July 5, 2019
The Bottle Cap Challenge has taken over social media and our very own Liz Kelly attempts (7:24). Summer may be halfway over, but there are still several summer movies coming your way (16:00). We express our love and devotion to the U.S. women's national team (23:47), and who is best equipped to portray Elvis in an upcoming biopic (38:48)? Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
July 3, 2019
Four separate celebrity couples were married this past weekend: Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman (3:46), Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas (10:02), Katharine McPhee and David Foster (15:52), and Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor (19:48). Plus, some new additions to Celebrity Real Estate Corner (25:11). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
July 1, 2019
Over the weekend, Scooter Braun acquired Big Machine Records, including the masters of Taylor Swift’s music catalog up through her 2017 album, ‘Reputation.’ We break down what it means to own your own masters (1:00), both sides of the feud (12:36), why Taylor Swift is losing yet another public fight (22:41), and whose side other celebrities are taking (34:59). Host: Juliet Litman Guests: Rob Harvilla and Alyssa Bereznak
June 28, 2019
It looks like Jeremy Renner is getting ready to launch a music career now that 'Avengers' is over (2:04). Dr. Phil accidentally revealed when Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are getting married via Instagram (8:44). 'Tea Time' breaks down their favorite pop culture moments of 2019 so far (26:15), and is Leonardo DiCaprio actually good at beach volleyball (37:03)? Hosts: Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Kate Halliwell
June 27, 2019
Zoe Simmons, 14, and Liz Kelly, 25, team up to discuss their unique perspective on teen culture in 2019, including: 'Stranger Things' Season 3, the best and worst songs of summer, YouTube vloggers, a check-in with America's favorite wild man, Ben Simmons, summer book club, a defense of recent Adam Sandler movies, and more! Hosts: Liz Kelly, Zoe Simmons
June 26, 2019
Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner had a second wedding celebration in Wyoming and invited an eclectic group of guests (1:30). Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are receiving some blowback for spending about $3 million on renovations for their new home (11:39). George Clooney had a plumbing incident at his Lake Como home just before the Obamas showed up (17:25) and ‘The Hills’ is back and this time more depressing (22:11). Plus: some summer book recommendations (29:51). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
June 24, 2019
We break down our favorite celebrity moments from 2019 so far, including Sophie Turner’s marriage to Joe Jonas (14:00), Anjelica Huston and Jacki Weaver’s feud (23:57), and Keanu Reeves’s comeback (41:25). Host: Andrew Gruttadaro Guests: Alyssa Bereznak, Kate Halliwell, Amelia Wedemeyer, Lindsay Zoladz, and Miles Surrey
June 21, 2019
The MTV Movie Awards remain the strangest awards show of all (2:29). We break down Taylor Swift's music video for her new single "You Need to Calm Down" (14:10). Plus a very full "Not Worth the Tea" category (21:08), and does anyone want a 'Punk'd' reboot in 2019 (34:10)? Hosts: Amelia Wedemeyer, Kate Halliwell, and Liz Kelly
June 19, 2019
A quick update on Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's non-relationship (1:20). The tennis star Caroline Wozniacki had a wedding in Italy complete with a Vogue exclusive and Serena Williams as her bridesmaid (6:18). Goodbye to Gloria Vanderbilt, who embodied old American money (15:16), and inside the Cannes Lions Festival (20:38). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
June 17, 2019
Kate Halliwell and Andrew Gruttadaro battle over the best celebrity Chris in Hollywood, including what makes a celebrity Chris (10:02), why Chris Pratt is no longer a top Chris (26:35), and some honorable Chris mentions (32:40). Host: Amelia Wedemeyer Guests: Kate Halliwell and Andrew Gruttadaro
June 14, 2019
Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to a fight over Twitter while Taylor Swift and Katy Perry made amends over Instagram (7:59). Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Brad Falchuk, live in separate houses and that honestly might be the way to go (13:22). Kylie Jenner threw a 'Handmaid's Tale'–themed birthday party (26:09), and a special guest gives some song of the summer recommendations (32:53). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Kate Halliwell Guest: Jordan Ligons
June 12, 2019
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have officially called it quits, and some anonymous sources have pointed to ‘A Star is Born’ as the cause (1:00). Rihanna was interviewed by her 'Ocean’s 8' costar Sarah Paulson and revealed a few things (10:11). Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger got married in Montecito (19:57), and the Beyhive went a bit too far with Nicole Curran (28:07). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins Read Sarah Paulson’s interview of Rihanna here.
June 10, 2019
We break down the social media presences of Reese Witherspoon (1:00), Zoe Kravitz (11:05), Laura Dern (22:31), Nicole Kidman (33:19), and Shailene Woodley (46:21), including the overall vibe of their Instagrams, how much they buy into the ‘Big Little Lies’ sisterhood, and what we want them to post during Season 2. Host: Kate Halliwell Guests: Amanda Dobbins, Mallory Rubin, Juliet Litman, Alison Herman, and Amelia Wedemeyer
June 8, 2019
Lindsay Lohan may be releasing some new music soon and Rihanna is officially the wealthiest female singer (1:44). It's over for Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk, but Kylie Jenner and Jordyn Woods are back on (14:52). Tea Time celebrates Pride Month with the Babadook (28:34), and is the astrology app Co-Star just one big scam(42:30)? Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Kaya McMullen
June 6, 2019
Zoe Simmons, 13, and Liz Kelly, 25, team up to discuss their unique perspective on teen culture in 2019, including: the James Charles YouTube "scandal," the film 'Booksmart,' singer Billie Eilish, Weezer's ruining a classic song, an unlikely friendship between two pop culture icons, graduating middle school, favorite high school movies, and more!
June 5, 2019
Drake has become a sideline show of his own while cheering on the Toronto Raptors at the NBA Finals (1:00), and Obama showed up to the game rocking a dad fit (12:43). The summer of Sophie Turner is here (16:53), and ‘Always Be My Maybe’ is a good if not great rom-com (27:48). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
June 4, 2019
In 2002, on the set of the ill-fated movie 'Gigli,' Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez kindled a romance and Bennifer was born (1:55). We go deep on the major moments of their relationship, including the "Jenny From the Block" music video (16:41), the 2003 joint 'Dateline' interview (30:02), and the Santa Barbara wedding that never was (36:58). Plus, how the onset of celebrity tabloids affected their relationship (41:39). Hosts: Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and Amelia Wedemeyer Related Reading and Viewing:  People introduces Bennifer in the summer of 2002 Ben and Jen sit down with Dateline People chronicles their long break up An important collection of Us Weekly covers
May 28, 2019
Ringer Dish is the place for all things celebrity. From major celebrity moments like the Met Gala and the Oscars, to the weird habits of the stars you love, to refreshers on the biggest tabloid stories from the last twenty years, Ringer Dish has all the vital details. On Mondays, join a rotating cast of Ringer staffers for deep dives on famous families like the Richies or to learn more about your favorite internet boyfriend (looking at you, Zac Efron). On Wednesdays, catch ‘Jam Session’ with Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins for royal family rumors, celebrity real estate, and industry analysis. And on Fridays, listen to ‘Tea Time’ with Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer for lightening-fast coverage of pressing celebrity news and gossip.
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