Everything You Need To Know About The Golden Globe Nominations

Bella Breakdown With more and more box office hits and record-breaking numbers for movies through streaming services, it was a bit of a toss-up which movies and TV shows would receive the coveted Golden Globe nominations. While there were definitely some givens — Joaquin Phoenix’s role in “Joker” and Quentin Tarantino’s direction of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” – the competition for receiving a nomination was fiercer than ever. Especially for female directors, who were again entirely left out of the Best Directing category and were slighted in many others as well. Nevertheless, the nominations mark the unofficial...

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Chip And Joana Gaines Announce The First Show On Their New Network

Bella Breakdown Chip and Joana have done it again. The Fixer Upper couple has dominated the home space for years, and remained a constant all-pleasing television choice and has inspired a whole host of other reality home-based TV programs. As HGTV became a culture within itself, the Gaines recognized their ability to monopolize off their household name and signature Waco, Texas-style. Starting with the Hearth and Home signature home collection at Target, the Magnolia Journal magazine, and expanding into the restaurant and retail space within Waco, the southern charm family will now have their very own TV network to...

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‘The Rookie’ Star Quits Show Amid Claims Of Sexual Harassment And Racial Discrimination

Bella Breakdown When the ABC drama “The Rookie” returns for its second season, it will be without one of its main stars. Afton Williamson, who starred as Talia Bishop announced that she wouldn’t be reprising her role opposite Nathan Fillon. However, it wasn’t until this past weekend that the nature of her departure was revealed. In a statement posted to Instagram, Williamson claimed that racial discrimination and sexual harassment were the main reasons for her quitting the series. According to Williamson, she quit the show when her many complaints throughout the show’s season one run went unanswered. “I owe...

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Can Binge-Watching TV Be Dangerous For Your Health?

Bella Breakdown If you were one of the 18.2 million people who started and finished the newest season of Stranger Things over the weekend then good for you. Also, you may want to stop binge-watching television like that because new research suggests it’s bad for your health. According to a 2017 study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, avid binge-watchers reported poor sleep quality, increased fatigue, and more insomnia symptoms. Researchers at Michigan State University also presented a link between binge-watching and poor lifestyle choices like eating unhealthy meals, snacks and staying in a seated position for...

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“Friends” Fans Hated This One Character So Much

Bella Breakdown There’s no denying that Friends is one of the most beloved TV shows of all time. However, while there are many great characters and episodes to love there is one character fans hated so much they booed them during filming. While appearing on Today Lauren Tom, who played Ross Gellar’s girlfriend Julie during the second season, revealed that she did not receive a warm welcome during the series’ filming. “I wasn’t prepared for the amount of venom I was about to receive in a live audience where they actually booed my character,” she said. “And, of course,...

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