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.

Barbie Doubles Down on Diversity With New Gender-Inclusive Dolls

Barbie announced on Tuesday the release of 6 new gender-inclusive dolls, including a doll with no hair and a doll with the skin condition vitiligo. What makes us different makes us beautiful! ✨ Introducing 6 new, unique dolls to the #Barbie #Fashionistas line! Shop now: https://t.co/zTVjMZJUN6. #WeAreBarbie pic.twitter.com/V6yCFnexgr — Barbie (@Barbie) January 28, 2020 The release comes after a push by Mattel, Barbie’s parent company, to add more inclusivity to their doll lines....

Nicki Minaj’s Brother Sentenced to 25 Years to Life

Nicki Minaj’s older brother, Jelani Maraj, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Monday, according to the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. He was convicted of predatory sexual assault back in 2017, after repeatedly raping his stepdaughter. The prosecutors in charge of this case sought the maximum sentence against Maraj. Maraj’s stepdaughter was 11 years old when he raped her multiple times over the course of eight months at his Long Island home. The victim’s...

With a Somber Start, Who Really Won the 2020 Grammy Awards?

With a strong list of nominees, here is the recap of all of last night’s winners from the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards started out on a very somber note this year in an award show different from any in recent memory. The show began with Lizzo, Alicia Keys, and Boys II Men honoring NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and on the day that a helicopter crash took the lives of Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. It was clearly an emotional moment for everyone,...

What Were Your Favorite Outfits From the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards? Here’s Our Red Carpet Highlights

What were your favorite fashion-trends from the Red Carpet at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards? In light of Sunday’s heartbreaking news following the death of NBA athlete Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards forced everyone to put their best outfits forward and smile. Traditionally, so much of the fun watching awards shows comes from the Red Carpet. Celeb looks, from the outrageous to the elegant, are so much fun to watch while...

I Watched ‘The Goop Lab’ So You Didn’t Have To

The Goop Lab with Gwyneth Paltrow is a new Netflix show that premiered Friday. It follows company employees as they experiment with various wellness techniques and cures for various ills. The Idea The show begins with a medical disclaimer, which immediately sets off my skepticism. Goop is well known for its expensive, pseudo-scientific cures for various ailments and complaints, as well as its other absurd products. The medical disclaimer seemed to confirm that The Goop Lab was going to be more...

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