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Tati Westbrook Made A Follow-Up Video Saying We Shouldn't Be So Mean To James Charles

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She doesn't think he's canceled for good

In a new video, YouTube influencer Tati Westbrook followed up on her original claims about fellow influencer, James Charles, saying that she wants the drama to stop and that she's not a fan of the way that Charles is being treated on social media. Westbrook further states that she would give all of her new success back if she could. (If you're new to this very, very detailed drama, take a minute to catch up to speed.)

Now then! After Westbrook posted a 43-minute long video in which she slammed Charles for predatory sexual behavior and cited his promotion of SugarBearHair—a hair vitamin company that rivals her own Halo Beauty—Charles has been dragged through the mud on social media. He's lost about 3 million subscribers on YouTube, while Westbrook has gained about 4 million, and he's been the subject of many joking tweets about his behavior. People who have been harassed or come onto by him have also come forward with their own stories.

In the new video, Westbrook says that she was surprised that her video exploded the way it did. "Never in a million years did I think the situation would reach what it did," she says. "I knew this would cause a lot of controversy, I know that, but I didn't think it would get to this magnitude. I didn't think it was possible." She also says that she expected to take the hit for coming forward, and not the other way around.

Westbrook goes on to address the claims that she only made her video because Charles partnered with a rival vitamin company, which she says is not true: "This is a cut that is much deeper than vitamins." She explained: "It's about a lot, and it's about a lot that I didn't even talk about. It's about someone that reaches—across all platforms—30 million people, that are dominantly children."

Westbrook says that she has been trying to get through to Charles, and that her video was "me trying to reach someone who I found completely unreachable... The last straw for me was the way I was treated and the way our relationship was treated with zero respect."

But, even still, Westbrook says that she "really want[s] the hate to stop," whether it be directed at her or Charles, saying that "that's not why I made the video." Since her video was posted, Charles (and to a lesser extent, Westbrook herself) has been the subject of a lot of criticism, and has been mocked on social media for his behavior. Though Westbrook's original video was the catalyst for all this, she says that she still cares about Charles and doesn't want him being picked apart. "I don't want you guys hating on him. I can't even go online right now," she says. "It's painful to watch someone that you have cared about be dragged and to know that this all started because of me. I don't think anyone deserves that."

While Westbrook knows that their relationship probably won't be repaired, she does "think that we owe it to James to figure it out and heal, and I hope that he does that." She clarifies: "I don't want it to just go away and be dusted under the rug but I do want to move through this and I pray that he moves through it." She says that since he's publicly apologized for the things he's done, "I'm just hoping that we can leave it at that and close this up and that people can drop this and move forward and let some actual healing happen."

While some people are taking Westbrook's claims about Charles' predatory behavior and using them to make homophobic statements, we'd argue that many people online are doing exactly what Westbrook's video did: holding Charles accountable for his actions. There's no excuse for the predatory behavior that he has been able to get away with due to how much power and fame he has, and he should be held accountable for it—he should have been long ago. And though Westbrook doesn't want or think that this controversy is the end of Charles' career or will "cancel" him, we'd think that all the controversies stacked up against him are enough to cancel anyone.

Watch Westbrook's full video, below.

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From selling probiotic supplements to picture frames and umbrellas

A Kardashian-level of success doesn't happen overnight, and it certainly doesn't happen without proper planning. Kim Kardashian West clearly knows this because, according to TMZ, she has already filed for trademark protection on the name of her two-week-old baby, Psalm West. From personal appearances and entertainment services to probiotic supplements and scrunchies, she is leaving no stone unturned in terms of possible business opportunities.

Apparently, all of the Kardashian parents file these kinds of trademark protections for their kids even if the businesses never come to fruition. It's done as a precautionary measure to keep others from profiting off of their name and to make sure that, should they ever want to start a business, they don't have to worry about someone else getting to it first. The sheer length of this list speaks to the huge earning potential of baby Psalm, who can't even control his own neck muscles yet, let alone go into business. Still, this brings a whole new meaning to "securing the bag."

Below, a list of all the things Kardashian West is seeking usage rights for.

Hair accessories

Barrettes

Bands

Bows

Clips

Ties

Ornaments

Pins

Scrunchies

Chopsticks

Twisters

Wrap

Hair extensions

Ornamental novelty pins

Entertainment services

Personal appearances

Skin care

Probiotic supplements

Toy figures

Doll accessories

Computer software

Clothing

Baby bottles

Furniture

Strollers

Beverageware

Swaddling

Blankets

Skin moisturizers

Lotions

Creams

Bubble bath

Fragrances

Body powders

Shower gels

Body oils

Skin serums

Nail polish

Nail polish remover

Nail care preparations

Puppets

Puzzles

Toy jewelry

Toy cameras

Toy food

Bath toys

Baby gyms

Playground balls

Electronic action toys

Baby bouncers

Baby changing tables

Baby walkers

Pillows

Mirrors

Cushions

Picture frames

Playpens

Baby carriers

Cosmetic bags

Toiletry cases

Duffle bags

Umbrellas

Clocks

Watches

Key chains

Calendars

Books

photo albums

Stationery

Stickers

Writing utensils

Collectible trading cards

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Well, actually it's crocodile, but she looks out of this world so...

Winnie Harlow walked the Cannes red carpet on Wednesday on her way to a screening of Oh Mercy!, wearing a showstopping gown.

The sheer black dress featured green embroidery on the front and back, which Ralph and Russo confirmed was in the shape of a crocodile. She belted the dress with a black crocodile skin-like belt and finished the look off with some strappy heels. She didn't leave it at just that. For beauty, Harlow packed on full lids of sparkly purple eyeshadow. She kept her hair sleek and simple.

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Though the brand says otherwise, as Game of Thrones fans, we'd like to think the embroidery is reminiscent of a dragon's skin. Not to mention, Harlow looks out-of-this-world beautiful in it.

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That denim kimono!!

Marion Cotillard shut down the Cannes red carpet on Wednesday at a screening for Matthias Et Maxime. Instead of an extravagant gown that's expected of the event, Cotillard wore a matching black crop top and shorts. Despite wearing an outfit I typically don to a hot yoga class, she looks incredible. She completed the look with an oversized denim kimono, a statement necklace, and heeled booties.

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At first, I was drawn in by the crop top and hotpants duo, but, after looking closer at the kimono, it's clear that it's the real scene-stealer. The floor-length Balmain piece was decorated with artful rips and dragon motifs. I would like to live in it.

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Let's all bow down to the Khaleesi of Cannes.

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"It doesn't make you weak to ask for help"

Singer Billie Eilish is continuing to open up about mental health, this time in a new PSA video in partnership with the Ad Council and Seize the Awkward.

In the video, Eilish insists that "it doesn't make you weak to ask for help." She doubles down on the importance of asking for help, and stresses the importance of friends and family being there when their close ones reach out and checking in on them as well. "You should be able to ask anyone for help, everyone has to help someone if they need it." According to Eilish, there have been times when someone reached out to her at the exact moment she needed it, and it helped.

It was particularly refreshing to see Eilish acknowledge that there are things she still doesn't know and has to learn about her mental health. At the very beginning of the video, the interviewer asks her to reflect on her mental health journey, and all Eilish can do is let out chortle. "I think when people hear, 'Remember to take care of your mental health,' they think that everyone else is, and that is not at all accurate," she admitted. "You know, for me I'm trying to learn still to make sure that I stay okay."

Check out the PSA below.

Billie Eilish On Mental Health & Friendship | Ad Council www.youtube.com

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"#NotOnMyMoodBoard"

Kim Kardashian has definitely been accused of borrowing a design now and then. But when Instagram influencer and Kardashian look-alike Kamilla Osman claimed the entrepreneur copied her birthday look for a Met Gala after-party, Kardashian was not going to let it fly—and shared plenty of photo evidence to shut down the claim.

Fashion industry watchdog Diet Prada first noticed Osman's claims on Instagram and shared side-by-side images of Kardashian's Cher-inspired outfit designed by Mugler and Osman's dress. "Never get confused with who 'inspires' who. They won't give you credit but they will copy," Osman wrote on her IG story. "I designed this dress for my birthday last year. Nobody had a dress like this was an original design."

Kardashian responded by posting the true inspiration behind her look: images of Cher, in similarly sparkly, plunging-neckline dresses and wigs, and of model Yasmeen Ghauri walking a Mugler show in the '90s. In fact, the only similarity between Osman's and Kardashian's looks is the bodycon mini-dress style, which the two are not the first to wear. Among the images, Kardashian included a blank slide with the hashtag "NotOnMyMoodBoard," making it clear that this was in response to Osman's claims.

Screenshot via @KimKardashian Instagram Stories

Screenshot via @KimKardashian Instagram Stories

Though I am with Kim on this one, Kardashian does have a history of co-opting other people's work. From being sued over her Kimoji app, to claims she copied makeup palettes and perfume bottle designs, to being accused of copying Naomi Campbell's entire style, it's far from the first (and probably, far from the last) time Kardashian's name will be mentioned like this.

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