Good morning! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories — so far.
2. Fashion designer retracts Meghan Markle criticism
Designer Emilia Wickstead has issued a statement after she was quoted accusing Meghan Markle’s Givenchy wedding dress of looking identical to one of her own designs and criticizing the bride’s wedding day style. Wickstead now says that Markle looked “absolutely beautiful.” Read more >
3. The Bachelorette is underway
Becca Kufrin’s season of The Bachelorette premiered Monday night, but one suitor didn’t even make it to the rose ceremony before being sent packing. Shockingly, it wasn’t this guy in a chicken suit. Read more >
— The Bachelorette (@BacheloretteABC) May 29, 2018
4. Kim Kardashian feuds with charity
A Chicago-based charity co-founded by Kanye West and Rhymefest and named for West’s late mother will be changing its name from Donda’s House. The decision comes after West’s wife, Kim Kardashian, blasted Rhymefest in a series of tweets after he accused West of turning his back on the community. Read more >
I have and will always applaud any efforts to give back to the community. To fight for justice and to help uplift the youth. But I will never tolerate someone who was close to Kanye who attempts to use his late mother’s name to publicly shame him while pretending to do good.
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) May 27, 2018
5. The Trumps take some heat
Memorial Day weekend saw no fewer than three members of the Trump family embroiled in controversy. President Trump was mocked for his military deferments, while both Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. were called “tone-deaf” for sharing photos of their respective children in the wake of news that undocumented migrants will be separated from their children. Read more >
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