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Meghan Markle Is Reportedly Thinking About Relaunching The Tig

Now that Meghan Markle has reportedly moved to L.A and secured her first Hollywood gig since leaving the U.K., it’s time for her to get back to another one of her passions: writing.

Markle is jumping headfirst into her new life now that she and Prince Harry have stepped down as senior working royals. According to Us Weekly, the duchess is planning her second cookbook and considering relaunching her lifestyle blog, The Tig, which was shut down when things became serious with Harry. Her first cookbook, Together: Our Community Cookbook, which she co-wrote with The Hubb Community Kitchen, came out in 2018.

“Meghan has heaps of projects in the works,” the source told the publication, including plenty of philanthropic work.

Back in 2019, Markle renewed the trademark for The Tig, sparking rumors that she was relaunching the site, described as a “hub for the discerning palate—those with a hunger for food, travel, fashion, and beauty.” Alas, at the time, a spokesperson revealed that “the lasting trademark is to prevent false branding [and] to avoid others purporting to be the duchess or affiliated with her.”

But now fans of the blog have hope once again. Interestingly, Markle once wrote about both her childhood dreams of becoming a princess and Kate Middleton on The Tig, long before meeting her future husband. “Little girls dream of being princesses. I, for one, was all about She-Ra, Princess of Power,” she wrote in 2014. “And grown women seem to retain this childhood fantasy. Just look at the pomp and circumstance surrounding the royal wedding and endless conversation about Princess Kate.”

I’m glad Meghan Markle is getting back to doing what she really loves with her family by her side. And if she does relaunch The Tig, I bet the site traffic will be through the roof.

Galactic Shootouts, Skeletal Seduction: What’s Going On In Rita Ora’s ‘How To Be Lonely’ Video?

Once you recover from the mindfuck that is Rita Ora‘s new video for “How to Be Lonely,” you’ll have a lot of questions, with these three probably being the most important to get answered. First, what did I just watch? Second, how did they film that scene with the eggs? And, lastly, did she really fall in love with a skeleton!?

Who knows if they’ll ever get answered. But Ora’s visual for the song that she released earlier this month is ridiculously wild, inventive, and hair-raising at times. If you’re not scratching your head after watching it, we must not have seen the same thing.

‘How to Be Lonely” finds Ora pondering what it feels like to have no one in her corner. She’s in a relationship, walking on eggshells because her current situation isn’t making her too happy. So in the video when we see her, literally, tip-toeing across hundred of eggs, it’s an awesome nod to the song itself that makes you think that the entire video will follow its stirring lyrics.

But that changes quickly.

There’s so much going on in here that it’s nearly impossible to explain. Ora finds herself alone in a sea of kissing couples, nervously looking around for her partner. Pretty normal scene right? Welp, there’s another one soon after involving Ora getting cozy with a grizzly bear, then, another where the singer gets close and comfy with a skeleton. Yeah.

These are far from some of the weirdest scenes here. An explosion sends Ora flying through the sky during one clip, followed by one where she bathes in liquid gold. After banging a wall with a bat while dressed as a ghost, she invades a planet and gets into a galactic shootout with its inhabitants.

It’s truly the freakiest video you’ll see in 2020 by far. But that’s what makes it so awesome. You literally never know what is going to be coming next as it cycles between its scenes. Director Dave Meyers explained the meaning behind the visual’s wild clips in a statement obtained by Rolling Stone“This video explores, abstractly, the emotions one feels when going through a breakup,” he said. “It’s anger, longing, comfort, retreat, falling and, of course, loneliness. Ultimately suggesting that this is a necessary healing process that leads to the reawakening of one’s true self.”

“How to Be Lonely” is widely believed to be the first single from Ora’s yet-to-be-announced third album. Her last LP was 2018’s Phoenix

Watch Ora’s wild ride of a video for “How to Be Lonely” up above.

Christian Siriano and Team Created 1,000 Masks for Health Care Workers

One bright spot to emerge from the global coronavirus pandemic? A genuinely moving display of human decency. The latest: Fashion designer Christian Siriano and his team have suspended clothing production and instead will focus on producing face masks and other medical material for health care workers amid the staggering shortages hospitals are facing, especially in New York City, where his business is based.

“Our team has extensive experience manufacturing fabric goods, and we have secured approval and instruction to produce much-needed items during this crisis,” Siriano wrote on his website, and is accepting donations, 100% of which will go toward cleaning and sterilizing his team’s facilities, providing safe travel accommodations for workers located in and around New York City, and costs of production materials.

On Instagram the designer posted moving photos of him and his team hard at work, writing, “This is life for a little while I guess. But we made 1,000 masks in 3 days and they will be shipped tomorrow! Thank you to everyone who donated on ChristianSiriano.com we can’t thank you enough.”

Earlier this week Siriano explained how his team is operating during this unprecedented time in an interview with Good Morning America. “We have a lot of precautions, and it’s a lot of work. I mean, there are a lot of rules. You really have to regulate,” he added. “I think that’s why it’s in such need, just because it wasn’t being done here, and it’s kind of wild that it wasn’t.”

Siriano said he and his team practice social distancing, have their temperature taken every day before coming to work, and have enlisted professionals to advise on the creation of the masks.

Christian Siriano and Team Created 1,000 Masks For Healthcare Workers

One bright spot to emerge from the global Coronavirus pandemic: a genuinely moving display of human decency. The latest: fashion designer Christian Siriano and his team have suspended clothing production and instead will focus on producing face masks and other medical material for healthcare workers amid the staggering shortages hospitals are facing, especially in New York City where his business is based.

“Our team has extensive experience manufacturing fabric goods, and we have secured approval and instruction to produce much-needed items during this crisis,” Siriano wrote on his website, and is accepting donations, 100% of which will go toward cleaning and sterilizing his team’s facilities, providing safe travel accommodations for workers located in and around New York City, and costs of production materials.

On Instagram, the designer posted moving photos of he and his team hard at work, writing “This is life for a little while I guess. But we made 1,000 masks in 3 days and they will be shipped tomorrow! Thank you to everyone who donated on ChristianSiriano.com we can’t thank you enough.”

Earlier this week, Siriano explained how his team is operating during this unprecedented time in an interview with Good Morning America. “We have a lot of precautions, and it’s a lot of work. I mean, there are a lot of rules. You really have to regulate,” he added. “I think that’s why it’s in such need, just because it wasn’t being done here, and it’s kind of wild that it wasn’t.”

Siriano said he and his team practice social distancing, have their temperature taken every day before coming to work, and enlisted professionals to advise on the creation of the masks.

Love in the Time of Coronavirus: Glamour Wants to Hear YOUR Relationship Stories During the COVID-19 Crisis

There’s nothing like weeks on end of self-isolation to throw all your relationships into sharp relief. Whether you’ve ditched that “no-strings” match, because the thought of being forced into quarantine with them for an unspecified period of time was actually pretty horrifying; you’re already primed to call in the divorce lawyers after finding yourself in far too close proximity to your other half; or you’re passionately reconnecting with lost friends and exes, the rapid spread of COVID-19 has reshaped all of our relationships drastically.

What is it really like to love in the time of the coronavirus? Over the next few weeks, we want to tell your stories. Be they heartwarming, heartbreaking, honest, or just downright hilarious. And we need your contributions.

How to tell us what you’re really going through

Are you a mother working on the front lines, who has had to self-isolate from her children? Have you moved in with that guy you just met on Tinder? What moments of joy keep you going?

Tell us where you are in the world, the relationship you want to talk about, and how you’re feeling—no holding back. You can jot down your thoughts in writing or record them in a voice memo, then email them to us at love@glamour.com. You can be anonymous, or not. Either way, we simply want to hear from you.

We will be bringing your stories together as part of our online series Love in the Time of Corona, and on a special one-off podcast. If you need some inspiration, just read on here….

Love in the Time of Coronavirus: we want to hear YOUR relationship stories during the COVID-19 crisis

There’s nothing like weeks on end of self-isolation to throw all your relationships into sharp relief. Whether you’ve ditched that ‘no-strings’ match, because the thought of tethering yourself to someone new for an unspecified period of time was actually pretty horrifying; you’re already primed to call in the divorce lawyers after finding yourself in far too close proximity to your other half; or you’re passionately reconnecting with lost friends and exes, the rapid spread of COVID-19 has reshaped all of our relationships drastically.

What is it really like to love in the time of coronavirus? Over the next few weeks, we want to tell your stories. Be they heartwarming, heartbreaking, honest or just downright hilarious. And we need your contributions.

How to tell us what you’re really going through

Are you a mother working on the frontline, who has had to self-isolate from her children? Have you moved in with that guy you just met on Tinder? What moments of joy keep you going?

Tell us where you are in the world, the relationship you want to talk about and how you’re feeling, no holding back. You can jot down your thoughts in writing or record them in a voice memo – and email them to us at love@glamour.com. You can be anonymous, or not. Either way, we simply want to hear from you.

We will be bringing your stories together as part of our online series Love In The Time of Corona, and on a special one-off podcast. And if you need some inspiration, just read on here…

One Part Of Walt Disney World is Still Open During Coronavirus Outbreak

At first glance, any place at Walt Disney World being open seems strange, but when you think about it, golf is one leisure activity which lends itself to social distancing. It’s a game that can be played alone or in a group that usually doesn’t exceed four, and it requires a significant distance between each small group. It also gives you the ability to go outside and get some sun, which is something most of us could probably use at this point. I haven’t played golf in years, but right now, it sounds like an absolutely fantastic thing to do. Though I’m guessing the best part of golf, hanging out at the bar after it’s over, probably isn’t available, and at the very least it’s not recommended.

The Best Vibrator I’ve Ever Tried Is on Sale Right Now

There’s a new class of tech-savvy sex toys that are unlike anything else your orgasm has ever seen. The latest incarnation also happens to be the best vibrator I’ve ever tried—I’m pretty sure the technology it uses will revolutionize the future of all pleasure products. Yeah, it’s that good.

Unlike traditional vibes (which, duh, use vibration to stimulate your sensitive spots), a new batch of sonic vibrators creates airwaves around your clitoris to suck it upward, stimulating more of your clit than you probably thought possible. I’d tried vibrators like this before and let me tell you, damn. But the sonic vibrator from Lelo, the company responsible for some of the most high-end sex toys on the market, has totally revolutionized my orgasm.

The Lelo Sona Cruise, a sleek pink and gold “sonic massager ” with different vibration modes and intensity settings, and a head that looks like a little mouth, is a true game changer. Unlike other vibes, you don’t need to move the Sona Cruise at all—place the mouth over your clitoris and it does all the work for you. The result? A deliciously good orgasm without having to lift a finger. It’s on sale right now for $40 off the retail price as part of Lelo’s #StayHome sale—a crazy-good deal for this crazy-good vibrator.

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Sonic sex toys I’ve tried before (like the Womanizer and the Satisfyer) vibrate very softly because their main function is suction—it feels like they’re reaching deep within your core, pulling an orgasm out of you. The Lelo Sona Cruise feels more like a vibrator, with extremely powerful vibrations on the surface of the clitoris. This surprised me, since the press release emailed to me said it “stimulates the entire clitoris—even the parts you don’t see—with an eager, fluttering sonic hum, for a different kind of orgasm produced by the gentle deep-tissue massage of sonic waves.” That wasn’t my experience: The vibration felt very concentrated on the head.

Still, the sonic vibration action was good. It created a prolonged climax after a sensual buildup, the kind of luxuriously drawn-out orgasm that still has you feeling tingly minutes later. While its competitors aim to get women off quickly—and do a damn good job at it—the Lelo Sona Cruise aims for more sustained pleasure. And it succeeds too: My orgasms from this one take more like four or five minutes, rather than two or three, but they follow a very distinctive arc. Around a minute or two before climax, my vagina starts having singular contractions spaced a few seconds apart, each of which feels like its own mini orgasm. I’d describe the process as more of a hill than a mountain with a sharp peak.

Also unlike the Womanizer and Satisfyer, this one isn’t great for attempting multiple orgasms. The vibrations are so powerful it would probably leave your clit in a coma. I usually like to put vibrators up to the highest setting, but I couldn’t handle this one that way, likely because of another unique Sona Cruise feature: The toy’s name is a reference to “cruise control,” because it doesn’t lose power when you press it hard against you. Honestly, I could’ve done without this. It felt like more nerve cells in my clit were dying with each use. (Felt being the operative word—contrary to popular belief, vibrators can’t actually permanently desensitize you.)

Another downside is that the whole thing, including the nozzle, is pretty hard plastic. The Satisfyer Pro 2, for example, is squishy where it comes into contact with your skin, so you can press it down without worrying about pain. But you’ve got to be careful with this one: Its power is unprecedented, and that’s saying a lot for someone who’s tried the alarmingly strong Satisfyer Pro 2: Next Generation.

I wouldn’t be surprised if even more toys following this suction model come out over the next few years. So far, although they have the same basic premise, none of the different models I’ve tried has felt too similar. The Satisfyer and Womanizer are pretty alike, but the Lelo Sona Cruise provides a different kind of pleasure that’s not really better or worse, merely suited to different needs.

Personally? I’m going to cover all my bases and keep one of each in my bedside drawer. And if you already own the Sona Cruise and want to try out more Lelo products, you can get 75% off other toys as part of Lelo’s #StayHome sale—in case you needed another seriously convincing reason to stay indoors right now.

Future Must Have Done His Taxes, Because He’s Too Turned Up In ‘Tycoon’

Future‘s first solo release of 2020 is here. “Tycoon” is a promise to keep going up until a toe tag is placed on the veteran rapper. It feels like a valedictorian’s speech at a high school graduation, directly before caps are tossed in the air. You have to respect and admire Future’s determination.

“Tycoon” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a businessperson of exceptional wealth, power, and influence.” Future dedicates his not-flexing bars here to showing off this tycoon status, explaining the level of sway that he has with the people around him. Aside from promising to live “until I’m like 80,” Future explains his security detail for anyone who would possibly think of testing him. To summarize two verses, please don’t even think about it.

Its video follows two parallel stories. One is of Future and his girlfriend who are living the good life, preparing to board a plane, while the second one follows a group of masked men preparing for a robbery at what looks to be Future’s house. The rapper’s trip happens successfully, as we see him help his partner onboard, while the criminals fail miserably. When they break into the house, there’s someone waiting for them with a weapon pointed their direction. So, in the end, the good guys prevail and the bad guys lose.

Earlier this year, Future dropped a few songs with Drake: “Desires” and “Life Is Good” along with its remix that features DaBaby and Lil Baby. Prior to that, he shared the Save Me EP last June, which followed his seventh studio album, The Wizrd, that came out that January.

Check out Future’s video for “Tycoon” up above.