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At the 2018 Billboard Awards, Janet Jackson made history as the first black women to ever receive the Icon Award. After having the award presented to her, Jackson gave a brief but impactful acceptance speech where she discussed sexism, abuse, racism, and God. Expressing her thankfulness for the award, while the audience cheered her name, the icon said the following:   “For all our challenges, we live at a glorious moment in history,” Jackson said. “Women have made it clear that we will no longer be controlled, manipulated...
2017 was an exceptionally busy year for me, both in and out of bed, and somehow I managed to miss my yearly gynecologist checkup. So when myLAB’s Uber Box home STD testing kit arrived at BUST HQ, I snatched it up like Gollum and ran off to make sure everything was kosher in my undercarriage. The Uber, which retails for $269, tests for herpes simplex type II, HIV I and II, hepatitis C, syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis. As advertised, it was shipped in a discreet...
Tig Notaro On #MeToo Redemption Narratives In an interview with the New York Times, Tig Notaro held firm when asked about the future career of Louis C.K. and other men accused of sexual harassment or assault. “The attention and support for the victims needs to be continued, more than people worried about these abusers and what’s next for them, how are they going to move on—shut up,” she said. She also announced that she’ll be starring as First Lady to Jennifer Aniston’s President in a new...
Karrueche Tran's path to stardom has been a wild ride. The model and actress first gained notoriety when her 2015 breakup with R&B singer Chris Brown dominated the tabloid press. But in the years since, she's silenced detractors and gained a fanbase all her own through her stellar work on Claws and on the new film The Honor List (now available on DVD, Digital, and On Demand). In this candid chat with Emily and Callie on BUST's Poptarts podcast, Tran opens up about finding her...
I remember seeing ads for Weight Watchers on television when I was three, maybe four years old. One night, I told my grandmother that I was going to call the number on the screen, and if I recall correctly, she laughed. Then I picked up the phone, and she stopped laughing. She told me I was silly to want to call Weight Watchers, but I looked at the women in those ads and I looked at my slightly pudgy belly—at three, maybe four years old—and...