No Filter: Janelle Monáe Is the Mermaid of Your Dreams

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Take me back 😍 ☀️ 💍

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As ever, Good Form Bella Thorne!

If I am being honest, there is part of me that is tempted to be cynical about celebrating a dog birthday? But the other part of me is like… Madam it’s 2020, let’s find joy wherever we can.

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Nothing to add here, this is correct!

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🎱 Did anyone else catch my morning routine on the @bravotopchef? If I made it in, it meant it was going to be a good competition day and we’d all start cheering.🥳 If I didn’t make the shot, @bryanvoltaggio would try and try for the next half hour😂 bless his determined heart 😘. For the record, he’s got the trick down now, but I’m taking full credit here for teaching him! There was a brief moment in high school where I wanted to be a bad kid. I hung out with asian wannabe gangsters and would race around in my obnoxious “rice burner” fast and the furious style 🤦🏻. I would ditch class to go karaoke and pretend to smoke cigarettes, hang out at asian diners like BCDs and Garden Cafe, and shoot pool in smoky korean pool halls. Luckily, I quickly realized that I didn’t want to wear red vamp lipstick and have bitch bangs for the rest of my life (the late 90s 🙄) and possibly never graduate or leave my hometown. I realized that embracing the good kid that momma raised allowed me to dream bigger, so I started surrounding myself with valedictorians, the yearbook committee, and the academic decathlon team. Don’t worry though, I kept the souped-up car for a few more years 🤣 I’ve always been a floater, hopping around to my next tribe curious to discover a little more of myself along the way. But when it comes to the pool table, I forever have my asian gangsters to thank! I’m glad I could finally put this hidden talent to good use! Sorry if this is all new information to you mom 😂 I have pictures to prove all of these fun facts but will save it for the memoir someday 🤣

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Here is a fun fact about me: I am so bad at pool that my friends used to call scratching “Christina-ing” the ball. What I am saying is I would be available for lessons!

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📸: @erichutchinson

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Well hello you two! I’ve missed ya! How’ve you been? Well, of course, adjusted for our times… yes… well! So good catching up!

*clears throat* Anyway I’m fine!!

This… looks very heavenly right now. To me. Personally.

It’s a pun! I get it!

“An outtake”

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Pillow talk with Peg

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Forever and always ✊🏾 #blm

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Evergreen content.

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💥 featuring @hayleykiyoko 8.17.20 @ajrbrothers

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Does anyone still wear a hat?

Catch ya next week!

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Christina Tucker

Christina Tucker is writer and podcaster living in Philadelphia. Find her on Twitter or Instagram!

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  1. I feel like hats will make a comeback this winter. If it didn’t mess up my hair, I’d definitely zoom in a beanie before spending my whole paycheck to heat the house. Maybe I’ll get some earmuffs.

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