No Filter: Danielle Brooks Has Her Carrie Bradshaw Moment

Welcome back to No Filter, a once-weekly dive into the thrilling ocean that is celebrity Instagram. I’m not gonna lie to ya, this has been a slow news week! The world is busy falling apart and the tabloids can’t seem to keep up with the TERRIFYING ACTUAL NEWS. In any event, Kristen Stewart’s new Chanel commercial is out and it involves her angry-jumping into a wall of glass bricks. You’re welcome.

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Look I don’t know how this dog is physically possible either, okay?
Brittani Nichols took home a lifetime achievement VMA for overall cuteness.

Author Cara Delevingne took time out of her busy beach schedule to hobnob with Karl Lagerfeld and Joan Collins, I guess.

Ellen Page and Emma Portner have hit the “captioning Instagram posts with bee emoji” phase of their relationship, which is gag-inducingly precious.
Gaby Dunn, up to her usual shenanigans.

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Someone named a strain of sativa after Samira Wiley’s character on Orange Is The New Black; the big surprise is that this didn’t exist to begin with.

A lot of living in California is just stealing citrus from other people’s trees.

While Kristin Russo and Samira Wiley are being very California, Danielle is having a real New York moment.

Join us next week, we’ll be serving hot fruit.

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  1. Danielle Brooks:I’m on board.

    Stopping traffic everywhere she goes.

    Definitely bus-worthy.

    • i literally hear that tumbling vibraphone sound that happens when carrie gets splashed every time i look at that picture

  2. Sometimes, when I get particularly nostalgic, I wonder what Brandon_Jacobs_34 thinks of Ellen Page’s new relationship.

  3. I wonder if Lagerfeld was Lagerfelding in that image.

    Also, to Netflix, California’s legal shops start up next year, you think you can do this again, cause I really want to say I smoked some Poussey Riot, and Banana Stand Kush.

  4. Oh and Stephanie Beatriz was on Carmen Esposito’s podcast Queerty this week and it was just very good(she misgendered a trans man when referring to his pre-transition time so ugh there, but the rest was great).

    • i can’t be too nice to anybody this week because i think this is the week they all go to burning man.

        • i don’t know but paris hilton got her hair braided in her instagram story and has been trying on awful outfits for weeks!!!

        • It is, the local LGBTQ coffee shop is having a burning man theme this Saturday Only reason why I know it’s burning man coming up.

  5. And in that moment, as her dog did something ridiculous and presumably physically impossible, Mallory Ellis was all of us

  6. “Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist protest punk rock group based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it had a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33.” (Wikipedi)
    Kind of sad the original Pussy Riot wasn’t cited. They made waves in Russia protesting the Kremlin and the Church. They were founded in 2011, so they did come first.

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