Olivia Smith

Olivia Smith is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in San Francisco, she covers events, entertainment, fashion, and technology. She also serves as a Voices contributor at PopSugar.

Kendall Jenner Agrees To Pay $90,000 in Fyre Festival Settlement

Kendall Jenner has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a lawsuit involving her connection to the famous fiasco that was Fyre Festival. The year was 2017. Ja Rule and Billy McFarland put together a luxury music festival on the beautiful island of Great Exuma. A whole bunch of influencers, models, and celebrities, including Jenner, promoted the festival on Instagram. They made it look like a paradise populated with scantily clad women and amazing musical acts. Unfortunately for all those who bought...

Lori Loughlin Agrees To Plead Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to various fraud charges. The couple is in legal trouble due to their roles in the famous college admissions scam. Loughlin is known for her role as Aunt Becky on Full House. She and her husband are accused of paying upwards of $500,000 to ensure their daughters’ admission to the University of Southern California. In collaboration with the scam’s leader, Rick Singer, they posed their daughters as crew team...

Six Instagram Accounts That Empower Women

So much of Instagram these days is photoshopped pictures of impossibly attractive influencers hawking diet products. It’s not exactly the kind of content that will empower women. Thankfully, not all Instagram accounts are equal. There are a few blessed ladies out there working to empower women instead of making us feel inadequate or imploring us to spend our hard-earned money on some nonsense. Here are six of the best Instagram accounts out there with a solid, feminist, empowering...

The Genius of the Gabb Phone

I had never heard of a Gabb phone until last weekend when my 10 and 8-year-old little sisters got their very first cell phones. These cell phones are not like any other kind of phone I’d ever had or heard of. They look like smartphones but aren’t. They operate a little bit like old-school flip phones, but not exactly. They’re a whole new kind of communication device meant just for kids. It’s a genius idea. The Problem Gabb Phones Can Solve My parents have been...

5 True Crime Documentaries That Will Make You Think

The crazy of true-crime documentaries really took off with the release of Making a Murderer on Netflix in 2015. Since then, we have become a nation captivated by the twists and turns and messy realities of a true-crime story. A good true crime documentary will thoroughly inform the viewer about the case at hand. A really good true crime documentary will also leave the viewer with questions and something to debate when the show is done. These five documentaries will teach you all about these...

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