No Filter: Samira Wiley’s Birthday Smile Melts Your Heart

Welcome back to No Filter, your weekly investigation of the most fascinating celebrity Instagram stories and Hollywood gossip. This week, allegedly someone asked Kristen Stewart at a Coachella party if she was Soko’s girlfriend and she was like, “Yeah, dude.” This is monumental news!

Also, in case you were wondering, you will never have a love as grand and glorious as that which exists between Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor:

It was Samira Wiley’s birthday this week and to celebrate she smiled this really cute smile for you.

If you ever run into Hari Nef on the street and you get tongue tied and don’t know what to talk about, here’s a gentle suggestion.

Just thought you could use this image of Jiz Lee posing on top of a car today.
I still don’t believe this cat is real.

Checking in on Ellen Page, and it turns out she’s taking you on a ROAD TRIP!!! You’re gonna look so cute posing in front of the Grand Canyon together.

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Post-nap hairz 🤓

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Ingrid Nilsen showcasing her new hairstyle, which we here at Autostraddle call the Alex Vega.

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Making #pizza 😘😘😘 #Italy

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Mariah Carey isn’t gay or anything, I just cannot stop staring at this picture.

Join us next week, when everyone on this list gets an Alex Vega haircut, including Mariah Carey probs.

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  1. You know, I always wondered what the standard attire was for making pizza while vacationing in Italy, now I know. As usual, @stef coming through with the cold hard facts.

  2. Apparently I’ve been dressed entirely inappropriately whilst making pizza for the last decade. If only I hadn’t thrown my white satin high heels out … just last week. Darn it all.

  3. We need Talk to me about sections for camp tags, even if I constantly wear mine backwards, so nobody would even know

  4. This is why i turned in my straight card. I was tired of always having to wear satin every time I wanted to cook in a pizza oven.

  5. Do y’all know who Caroline Flack is? I follow her on snapchat and she has a cat that’s the same breed as Holiday and it also constantly sits like a human! So I guess that breed is just into being weird and sitting like people. And Caroline also refuses to believe that she has a real cat. Also, the cat’s name is Waffle, which is a pretty great name for a cat.

  6. Do you remember when CD’s where a thing? I know, it was a long time ago. Anyway, for my very first CD my sister coerced me into buying Mariah Carey – Music Box. I still haven’t forgiven her.

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