Kit Harington and Tabloids Toxic Obsession With Celebrity Mental Health

When it comes to reprehensible celebrity mental health coverage, the media has more than earned its reputation. From sensationalized write-ups of rehab trips and breakdowns to derisive headlines and invasive tactics, theres a long history of tabloid malfeasance. Worse, articles that poke fun at people who are seemingly in crisis, reinforcing pre-existing stigmas in the process, can have serious consequences. Britney Spears is an oft-referenced example of the horrors of a parasitic press. As a recent profile of Amanda Bynes referenced the countless headlines over the years that attempted to put a psychological label to [Bynes] behavior, with the The Guardians Britney Spears article went on to juxtapose those nightmarish scenes from the early aughts with responses to recent reports …

Letterman Confronts Kanye: Supporting Trump Hurts People

Oh God, Im scared, David Letterman says. Hes pacing backstage before his interview kicked off with President Barack Obama, but Letterman seems genuinely more nervous about sitting down with Kanye. The hour-long conversation that followsthis episode and four others all start streaming next Friday, May 31is not only one of the best interviews Letterman has ever conducted, its also one of the most coherent and engaging interviews Kanye has ever given, even if it does go off the rails at times. Over the course of the episode, the two men cover many subjects including music, fashion and Kanyes relationships with his mother, who passed more than a decade ago, and his father, who is still alive. Throughout the episode, Kim …