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Uh, Rachel Dolezal Now Has A Netflix Documentary

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It’s called ‘The Rachel Divide’

Former NAACP chapter president and white woman Rachel Dolezal went viral in 2015 after she was outed for pretending to be black. At the height of her controversy, she appeared on daytime talk shows, became the topic of discussion on SNL, and even wrote a few books. And now, she's getting her own Netflix documentary.

Directed by Laura Brownson, The Rachel Divide chronicles the lives of Dolezal and her family over the past two years since the scandal. “In making the film, I came to a deeper understanding of the raw nerve that Rachel hits in our society, but I also learned that her motivations to identify as she does are far more complicated than most realize,” Brownson told Vulture. “Regardless of how people feel about Rachel, I hope the film will challenge audiences to think more deeply about race and identity in America.”

The Rachel Divide will be available to stream starting April 27. You can see a clip from the documentary, below. 


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Delevingne shared why they chose now

Last week, Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson officially confirmed the rumor that they're dating, with Delevingne posting an Instagram video of the two of them kissing. Now, in a new interview, she revealed why they confirmed the rumors. Basically, it was in celebration of Pride.

In the interview with E! News at the TrevorLIVE Gala, Delevingne was asked why the pair chose this moment to take their relationship public, and she answered: "Because it is Pride, it's been 50 years since Stonewall happened, and I don't know... It's been just about our one year anniversary so, why not?"

Why not, indeed? Delevingne also said that the kissing video was "just a little something," which makes sense. After all, the couple were recently spotted lugging around a kinky sex bench, so some simple kissing must feel pretty elementary.

At the Gala, Delevingne shouted out Benson during her speech too, though not by name. "I also have another very special woman in this room to thank and you know who you are," she said. "She's one of the people who help me love myself when I needed it most and I really needed it. She showed me what real love is and how to accept it, which is a lot harder than I thought." I'm swooning.

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