No Filter: Lonely Ruby Rose Befriends A Skateboard

Welcome back to No Filter, your one-stop shop for the news that matters the most on this planet of ours. This week, Soko didn’t suck Kristen Stewart’s thumb in any parking lots as far as we’re aware, but the news is very conscious of the fact that like most queer relationships (eyeroll), this one is probably motivated by revenge against a man. In this case, tabloids are pretty convinced that Stewart’s relationships with Soko and her ex Alicia are essentially just for her ex Robert Pattinson’s benefit, to make him upset. While I am impressed that these publications have moved past describing Stewart’s companions as “roommates” or “gal pals,” I am pretty sure that none of these very very rich people care about making one another upset and most likely they are too busy swimming in giant pools of money like Scrooge McDuck to notice what Robert Pattinson is doing. Anyway, on to Instagram!

Your girlfriend Lena Waithe is really bummed about Prince’s passing, so the two of you popped some popcorn and cuddled upon the couch to watch Purple Rain together.

Janelle Monae and Prince riding off into the sunset together. Honestly, Janelle is the only person I can think of who deserves to be allowed to do Prince covers from now on.

I have a giant crush on Laura Jane Grace’s entire guitar situation.

DJ Kittens is a literal balloon and would have floated off into the stratosphere if not for the calm, anchoring love of Angel Haze.
Gabby Rivera is just so damn good looking, I mean damn.

I’m working under the assumption that Jiz Lee has opened the door up for queer porn stars in this column, so let’s take a minute and talk about this naked mole rat Nikki Hearts just adopted. It looks like a brain with ears.

Never to be outdone, Sara Quin’s cat Holiday bites back with this very important #look.

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As a girl from New Jersey, I find this look irresistible.
Ruby Rose tried to make friends with an inanimate object and if we’re being real it looks more satisfying than 100% of my previous relationships.

Danielle Brooks just ran a friggin half marathon and it was very difficult to choose a picture of her for this week, but I’m choosing this one because she looks amazing.

If you get lost in London, I guess you could check Amandla Stenberg’s socks?

ohnoI usually just embed Ellen Page’s posts now but I took this screen shot so we could all enjoy Djangotoyota’s desire to be “Ellie’s” man. Oh, friend.

Join us next week, when Ruby Rose will try to make friends with trains, planes and automobiles in an attempt to replace her best friend Vin Diesel (my favorite friendship in Hollywood).

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  1. Ellen Page has all the best commenters!

    Can I take a time machine back in time and grow up to be a teenager now so I can be as cool and self-actualized as current teenagers (like Amandla and others)? No? I would still just be the exact person I am? Oh ok, fine.

  2. It’s becoming increasingly comical to watch tabloids bend over backwards to come up with any excuse to dismiss Kristen Stewart’s attraction to women and cling to her former relationship with Robert Pattinson. Those two haven’t been together in years. Leave that man alone. He is engaged to another woman and has clearly moved on with his life.

    Also, whoever wrote that article seems very confused about what bisexual means.

  3. I am the only one imaging Vin hanging out at the back of a gay club on ladies night with Ruby? Both drink in hand being so calm and relax as they people watch?

    • Nah I see it too.

      But like I also see them doing some worksheets or what for D&D characters at IHOP or Waffle House after last call.

  4. “Honestly, Janelle is the only person I can think of who deserves to be allowed to do Prince covers from now on.”
    Even though it hasn’t happened yet, I already have her version of “When Doves Cry” stuck in my head.

  5. Oh Kristen. Youre not fooling anyone. Get your thumb back from Sokos mouth and get your Robert back. You can always remain Gal Pals………

  6. Daamn where does Danielle get her fit work outshorts? Cause I’m like a size 10-12 or a medium when I try find some their label says like XXL and there’s no next size up.
    It’s whack.
    Glad she found some.

  7. PS. Thank you for the once-weekly proof that Brittani Nichols is still as cute as we all remember.

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