Lauren Messman

Associate Editor

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Roy Moore Is Suing Sacha Baron Cohen for £73M After Paedophile Detector Bit

The failed Senate candidate claims the 'Who Is America?' clip caused "severe emotional distress" and "financial damage."
Lauren Messman
9.6.18
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Horrifying New Podcast 'Dr. Death' Tells the True Story of a Killer Surgeon

The six-episode series examines what happens when our healthcare system fails to "do no harm".
Lauren Messman
9.4.18
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Suspect Allegedly Behind Viral Paris Catcall Attack Has Been Arrested

CCTV footage caught the harasser hitting a woman outside a cafe on her walk home from work.
Lauren Messman
8.29.18
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Topher Grace Reportedly Got an 'Aggressive' Phone Call About His David Duke Role

The caller apparently told the actor his portrayal would somehow ruin race relations in America.
Lauren Messman
8.16.18
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This Grandpa Rigged His Bike with 11 Phones to Play 'Pokémon Go'

There's at least one person still on a quest to catch 'em all.
Lauren Messman
8.11.18
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Watch Sacha Baron Cohen Put Roy Moore Through a Pedophile Detector Test

"This is 99.8 percent accurate."
Lauren Messman
7.30.18
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MGM Resorts Is Suing Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting to Avoid Liability

In a move one lawyer called "outrageous".
Lauren Messman
7.17.18
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A White Guy Called the Cops on a Black Woman for Using Her Own Damn Pool

Jasmine Edwards called the incident "a classic case of racial profiling."
Lauren Messman
7.9.18
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This Is What Terrified Migrant Kids Separated from Their Parents Sound Like

On a recording obtained by ProPublica, a Border Patrol agent jokes about the "orchestra" of sound from screaming and crying children.
Lauren Messman
6.19.18
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Antoni from 'Queer Eye' Is Writing His Own Cookbook

Perhaps he'll figure out a slightly fancier way to make a PB&J.
Lauren Messman
5.1.18
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Syracuse Frat Made Another Video Mocking a Disabled Person's 'Light Rape'

Theta Tau has been permanently expelled from the New York university, and 18 students involved have been removed from classes.
Lauren Messman
4.23.18
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'Extremely Racist' Video Shows Frat Swearing to Hate Black and Jewish People

The clips posted to a secret Facebook group were also described by Syracuse University as "anti-semitic", "homophobic" and "sexist", which is really an understatement.
Lauren Messman
4.19.18
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