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.

One of the Biggest Winners at the BAFTAs This Year? The Planet.

The BAFTAS made a serious effort to be more sustainable at their Sunday awards show. The ceremony was the first-ever carbon-neutral BAFTA awards. The BAFTAs are one of the biggest award shows in the UK, and all the biggest stars from the UK, US, and internationally attend. While it’s in Britain, its a major event for the “Hollywood” elite. This year, many major film and TV industry stars and institutions have made distinct efforts to combat climate change. The Golden Globes...

Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show Embraces ‘Year of the Woman’ and Does Not Disappoint

The Super Bowl halftime show this year was one of the best in recent memory. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira took on the stage in the Superbowl LIV Halftime Show in Miami sponsored by Pepsi. The game was Chiefs vs. 49ers, but the real magic happened at halftime. The two women are the first Latin headliners to perform at the Superbowl. They fully embraced their Latin heritage, and both women performed bilingual songs. The show started with Shakira performing her classic hits including ‘She...

Mary Higgins Clark, Famed Mystery Writer, Dies at 92

Mary Higgins Clark, known as ‘The Queen of Suspense’, passed away Friday in Naples, Florida peacefully at the age of 92. Her longtime publisher, Simon & Schuster, broke the news on Twitter. According to a more in-depth statement posted to the author’s website by the CEO of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn K. Reidy, Clark died from the complications of old age. It is with deep sadness we say goodbye to the "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark. She passed away...

Billie Eilish Claps Back at Impersonators

Fans have been impersonating Billie Eilish lately, and she is not here for it. Eilish took to her Instagram story on Thursday night to respond to people who have been impersonating her in public. These people don Eilish’s signature, and highly identifiable hairstyle, try to imitate her trademark look, and sometimes even put together fake security teams to try to bamboozle the public, often for the sake of a YouTube video. Billie Eilish Claps Back Eilish did not mince words when it came...

‘The Crown’ Coming to an End After Season 5

The Crown, a Netflix drama focused on the British royal family, will come to an end after season 5. “At the outset, I had imagined The Crown running for six seasons but now that we have begun work on the stories for season five it has become clear to me that this is the perfect time and place to stop,” said showrunner and creator Peter Morgan. Imelda Staunton is taking over from Olivia Colman to play Queen Elizabeth II in the final season of The Crown. You might recognize...

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