Inside the Pied Piper of R&B’s ‘Cult’
Jim DeRogatis | BuzzFeed
“The music industry has a history of stars using their fame to gain the trust of young women—and their parents—who expect professional relationships but end up in sexual ones. But numerous sources, including women who left his inner circle, made on-the-record allegations suggesting ongoing mental and physical abuse of several women in [R.] Kelly’s entourage far beyond that of the groupie culture.”
John Boyega on Star Wars, Detroit, and Staying Sane With the Help of Robert Downey Jr.
Anna Peele | GQ
“The face we were seeing held warm deep-set eyes darting around the desert while sweat dripped down his forehead. Lips parted to reveal clenched teeth. It was all very human—and he seemed convincingly terrified. Boyega's talent was so obvious that you see him on the screen and think, Yeah, that guy belongs here.”
Justin Taylor | The Paris Review
“Here’s a thesis: All of Dawson’s Creek makes infinitely more sense, and is significantly more enjoyable, if you stop thinking about it as a show ‘about’ Dawson Leery and start thinking about it as a show about Pacey and Joey, and the grinding misery of growing up working-class in a snow-globe town where all your friends are well-to-do.”