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Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale Frat Raided Female Students’ Rooms, Paraded Bras and Underwear on Campus  

Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale Frat Raided Female Students’ Rooms, Paraded Bras and Underwear on Campus
 

In his first year at Yale, embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh joined the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, which had a culture “notorious for disrespecting women,” according to a new report from the Yale Daily News.

Julie Klein, who graduated in 1987 alongside Kavanaugh, described the frat as an “animal house,” while another classmate of Kavanaugh’s, Jennifer Lew, recalled on the YaleWomen Facebook page how frat brothers would “ransack” female students’ rooms while they attended classes and steal “undergarments,” reports the Yale Daily News.

On Thursday, the student newspaper published a January, 1985 photo of Kavanaugh’s DKE frat brothers holding a flag created with women’s underwear and bras as they marched across campus. Kavanaugh, reportedly a sophomore member of the frat at the time, does not appear in the image.

Christine Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party when they were both in high school. He has denied the allegations, and a wide range of defenders have claimed there is nothing in his character indicating he would have assaulted the then-15-year-old Ford in the early 1980s.

Kavanaugh’s supporters include female Yale classmates who wrote in an Aug. 30 letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh respected women and backed female athletes at the school, reports the Yale Daily News.

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But days after the DKE underwear-flag march, then-Yale student Rachel Eisler described the frat’s antics as an effort to “demean women” in a letter to the Yale Daily News editor.

Eisler, a 1986 Yale grad, wrote at the time that she asked one of the guys carrying the “flag” pole if any men’s underwear were included in the mix.

Eisler says he told her that he didn’t think any “guy’s stuff” would be part of the flag but that perhaps “your panties might be here!” the letter said, according to the Yale Daily News.

A member of the frat who was part of the group carrying the undergarment flag recalls that panties and bras were “obtained consensually” from women, reports the News now.

“I am almost certain that is where any women’s undergarm

Read more: https://people.com/politics/brett-kavanaugh-yale-frat-women-bras-underwear/

Why Andrew Zimmern’s Top Food Picks Have Four Wheels: ‘I Like Celebrating Cultures’

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See the Sexy Jumpsuit Ryan Lochte's Wife Kayla Rae Reid Wore to Their Rehearsal Dinner

See the Sexy Jumpsuit Ryan Lochte's Wife Kayla Rae Reid Wore to Their Rehearsal Dinner

Ryan Lochte‘s wedding to former Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid was an extravagant, lavish Palm Springs affair. From the venue to the flowers to the dress, everything was picture-perfect for the couple’s Palm Springs, California, nuptials, and that also extended to their rehearsal dinner too. Reid chose a custom jumpsuit from Rime Arodaky and we have details straight from the designer herself on this one-of-a-kind creation.

Before her big day, Reid wore an elegant white jumpsuit to the rehearsal featuring a sheer bodice with embellished cape and white pants (worn with ShoeDazzle pumps) that took three weeks to create.

“Kayla loved the Patsy jumpsuit as she thought it really fit her personality and body, however, she wanted to personalize it by changing the embroidered tulle on the jumpsuit to something more poetic,” Arodaky tells PEOPLE. “So we ended up using the same embroidered tulle that she absolutely loved from the Blair gown.”

Arodaky worked with Reid and after weeks of discussions and sketch validation, her dress was created at the atelier in Paris. “The team did a great job taking her exact measurements to create a unique jumpsuit that perfectly fits her,” says the designer.

RELATED: Inside Ryan Lochte & Kayla Rae Reid’s Lavish California Wedding: Every Detail from Their Big Day

In the end, Arodaky and Reid were both delighted in how the jumpsuit turned out. “Kayla is a gorgeous woman with an exciting life and we were happy she loved the look we created for her! It was modern and elegant all while exhibiting a lot of intricate details and embroideries.”

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Reid showed her appreciation of the design on Instagram, sharing photos of the jumpsuit from every angle and writing, “In love with my @rimearodaky custom jumpsuit! THANK YOU ❤ I love everything she creates! So chic, simple, and stunning!! ✨

Read more: https://people.com/style/ryan-lochte-wife-kayla-rae-reid-wore-rehearsal-dinner-jumpsuit/

Tess Holliday Responds to Body Shaming from Piers Morgan: 'You've Been Obsessed With Me'

Tess Holliday Responds to Body Shaming from Piers Morgan: 'You've Been Obsessed With Me'

Tess Holliday has a new fan that she’d rather ditch.

The model, 33, snapped back after U.K. columnist Piers Morgan wrote an article criticizing her weight for the second time in just a few weeks.

Holliday posted a lingerie selfie on Tuesday with the caption, “ @lizzobeeating told me to caption this photo ‘Damn… that look good.’ ”

Morgan later retweeted an article about her selfie, and said that it was “very sad.”

“She badly needs better friends, who are going to be more honest with her and explain she is dangerously overweight and should do something about it,” he said.

Holliday quickly came back at Morgan for the body shaming tweet.

“The last two weeks you’ve been obsessed with me,” she said. “Makes me feel like you’re almost into thicker girls and too afraid to admit it.”

The last 2 weeks you’ve been obsessed with me. Makes me feel like you’re almost into thicker girls & too afraid to admit it 💁🏻‍♀️🤣 https://t.co/uBSBHBA942

— Tess Holliday 🥀 (@Tess_Holliday) September 19, 2018

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And it was the second article and social media post from Morgan since the start of September. He previously criticized Holliday’s Cosmopolitan U.K. cover, saying that it glamorized obesity.

“This cover is just as dangerous and misguided as celebrating size zero models,” he said.

Speaking on Good Morning America, Holliday said that she wasn’t bothered by his words.

“Unlike Piers Morgan, I don’t need to troll people to stay relevant,” she said. “I get to have an awesome job and do what I love and hopefully change people’s lives.”

The mom of two said in the magazine that she loves her body more than ever.

“I’m at the heaviest I’ve ever been in my life now and it took me being the heavies

Read more: https://people.com/health/tess-holliday-piers-morgan-body-shaming/

Meghan Markle's Cashmere Bodysuit Designer: 'I Will Definitely Be Copying Her Look Myself!'

Meghan Markle's Cashmere Bodysuit Designer: 'I Will Definitely Be Copying Her Look Myself!'

When Meghan Markle stepped out to host her first solo royal event on Thursday, she made sure she was both comfortable and chic in the spotlight.

Celebrating the publication of Together: Our Community Cookbook at Kensington Palace, with Prince Harry and her mom, Doria Ragland, by her side, Meghan chose to wear some of her favorite designers for her debut as a royal host.

Opting for a three-quarter length cobalt blue coat from Canadian label Smythe over a cashmere bodysuit from Tuxe and a pleated skirt from her pal Misha Nonoo’s new Easy 8 collection, she finished off the look with a pair of black suede pumps from Sarah Flint.

“She looked fantastic — it was so demure and classy,” Tamar Daniel, founder of Tuxe, tells PEOPLE from her design studio in Philadelphia. Wearing the brand’s Renegrade bodysuit for the event, the Duchess “looked so comfortable, and this top in particular is a really nice snuggly top so I’m sure she felt good in it,” says Daniel. “I will definitely be copying this look myself!”

To mark the occasion, the ribbed cashmere sleeveless turtleneck bodysuit has been reduced from $462.50 to $300. “We are an all-woman team, so we love her values and everything she stands for and we are very proud,” says Daniel, adding that she herself was raised in London so feels extra pride in today’s royal appearance. “Of course, it drives sales and that’s cool, but it just feels really good to have someone like , who is such a great role model, championing the brand.”

RELATED VIDEO: Watch Meghan Markle Give Flawless First Royal Speech — Without Notes — and See Prince Harry’s Reaction!

And of course, since the news broke, the Jerusalem-born designer has been dealing with the aftermath, otherwise known as the Meghan Markle Effect. “You really can’t compare it to anything else,” she says. “The website traffic goes nuts, buyers call, editors call — she really has a tremendous following!”

Meghan, who owns at least “four or five” of Tuxe’s luxury bodysuits, also wore the brand’s “Boss” bodysuit for her own wedding rehearsal at Windsor Castle back in May. (The $280 bodysuit blouse promptly sold out.)

“Meghan has that X-Factor,” says Daniel. “She is obviously very beautiful, but she also has an approachability about her, pe

Read more: https://people.com/royals/meghan-markles-cashmere-bodysuit-designer-i-will-definitely-be-copying-her-look-myself/

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