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Derek Deng


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Maybe Addison Rae is, indeed, all that

Is Addison Rae just “another party girl bimbo,” or are we just quick to hate on her because she challenges our preconceptions about making it in Hollywood? Do we simply hate influencers because they upend the myth of meritocracy?


Popular YouTube show Bon Appetit Test Kitchen attempts to relaunch itself with a new slate of chefs after over a year of backlash regarding its treatment of its BIPOC employees.
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What went wrong with the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen

The wildly successful Bon Appétit Test Kitchen used to be at the top of that list. But now, after a series of workplace reckonings, empty commitments toward change and new additions to the Test Kitchen cast, it’s clear that what originally drove the channel toward internet virality is now gone. 


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