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Oh How We Wish We Could Turn Back Time and Remake Mamma Mia! 2 Oh How We Wish We Could Turn Back Time and Remake Mamma Mia! 2

Did we really need a sequel to 2008’s Mamma Mia!, the frothy movie based on an even frothier musical, which itself was conceived as a tribute to the 1970s Swedish mega-pop group ABBA? Regardless of the answer to that question, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again landed in theaters on July 20. Jezebel writers Esther Wang and…

Cher Nearly Suffered a Wardrobe Malfunction at the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Premiere  Cher Nearly Suffered a Wardrobe Malfunction at the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Premiere 

On Monday, at the London premiere of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Cher, no stranger to outfits engineered at the highest levels of complexity and bedazzlement, experienced a bit of a wardrobe mishap. So she says, but really no one could tell.

Cher Is Giving Us a Whole Album of ABBA Covers 

It turns out that Cher’s cover of ABBA’s “Fernando” was just the beginning. The singer (sorry, icon) revealed to Kathie Lee Gifford that she did a whole damn album of ABBA songs, which is just what the doctor ordered.

Another Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Trailer Has Arrived Another Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Trailer Has Arrived

The new Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (aka “Mamma Mia! 2") trailer is exhausting and I don’t think I’m much cut out for it. In the teaser alone there are: Pregnancy secrets! Waving fields of blonde hair extensions! Young Pierce Brosnan’s character animorphing into Pierce Brosnan’s character! Cher being sassy! Dad jokes!…

You Changed Your Mind, We'll Be First In Line You Changed Your Mind, We'll Be First In Line

Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad—or more simply, ABBA—will be reuniting for a TV special and releasing NEW songs. Could this mean Mamma Mia! 3: My My Just How Much I’ve Missed You is in the works?

We Were Fine Without a Mamma Mia! Sequel, But We're Getting One Anyway  We Were Fine Without a Mamma Mia! Sequel, But We're Getting One Anyway 

Mamma Mia! The Movie, like so many other films of its (low) caliber, boasts both an excellent cast and a hefty box office return. So, of course, a sequel is in the works.

After 14 Years, Mama Mia! Calls It Quits on Broadway After 14 Years, Mama Mia! Calls It Quits on Broadway

RIP my annual ritual of passing Mama Mia! on Broadway and thinking, “Huh, that show’s still running?” Because Mama Mia!’s 14-year Broadway run is finally coming to an end. Cram your girls’ weekend trips in while you can!

Calling a Smidge of Bullshit on the Whole Makeup-Free Thing Calling a Smidge of Bullshit on the Whole Makeup-Free Thing

Most of us agree a positive body image is a good thing, but we may not agree on how to cultivate it. That much was evident when Australian website MammaMia launched a well-meaning "Body Positive" campaign on Twitter recently with the #MMbodypositive hashtag, meant to address some troubling statistics they discovered…

Which Rom-Com Destination Is Right For You? Which Rom-Com Destination Is Right For You?

Let's say you're an American woman who's experienced heartbreak or dates a man in a suit. Well, girlfriend, grab that passport and head to an exotic locale brimming with hot men, hilarious misadventures, and great food! But which one?

Chris Klein's Mamma Mia! Audition Tape Chris Klein's Mamma Mia! Audition Tape

Well, this is something. Another side of Chris Klein, let's say. But thank you, Disgruntled Casting Assistant Who Probably Leaked This, whomever you are. (Also: if it's fake, does that make it any less weird?) [Buzzfeed]

Here They Go Again Here They Go Again

[London, January 24. Image via Getty]

His Name Is Luca: When Over-Parenting Becomes Child Abuse His Name Is Luca: When Over-Parenting Becomes Child Abuse

The mother and grandparents of an Italian boy are being charged with child abuse for their smothering, overprotective love, drawing attention to the problem of overinvolved parents in Italy and elsewhere.

Mamma Mia, There She Goes Again Mamma Mia, There She Goes Again

[Los Angeles, October 17. Image via Bauer-Griffin.]

Shoes, Self-Help & Catfights: What Women Want In Movies Shoes, Self-Help & Catfights: What Women Want In Movies

This was the year, we're told, that Hollywood started making movies for women... as long as they were totally inane. And next year, as Self-Help Cinema launches, they'll be even more vapid!

Portrayal Of Sexuality In Mamma Mia!: Insulting Or Inspiring? Portrayal Of Sexuality In Mamma Mia!: Insulting Or Inspiring?

Mamma Mia!, the rollicking Abba-fest that raked in $28 million at the box office this past weekend has been hailed by some as a feminist film because the writer, director and leads are all women over 40. In early July, MM co-producer Judy Craymer told the New York Times that the movie is, "about real women." Well, I…

Italian Woman Held Captive Nearly Two Decades For Having Bastard Baby Italian Woman Held Captive Nearly Two Decades For Having Bastard Baby

And you thought it was just the Austrians who were sick fucks: 47-year-old Maria Monaco of Italy, much like 42-year-old Elisabeth Fritzl of Austria, was found captive in her mother's house after 18 years of imprisonment. Upon receiving an anonymous tip, police found Monaco locked in a room where she was "surrounded by…

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