Megan Friedman

Deputy News Editor at Hearst Digital Media

New York, NY

Megan Friedman

Native South Floridian, current Jersey resident, consistent animal lover and Internet addict. Natural born editor who specializes in lifestyle, culture, travel, and women's issues.


When Harry and Meghan Went Public

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Behind Harry and Meghan's Church Wedding

In another era, Prince Harry marrying Meghan Markle would have been a scandal so large it would shake the British monarchy to its core. The bride-to-be is an American, a divorcée, and she also attended a Catholic school as a child—comparisons to Wallis Simpson and the Abdication aren't without their logic.
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What Life Is Like After Shark Tank

The ABC reality show, which is currently in its ninth season, has been a launching ground for tons of successful companies — and, perhaps, even more companies that couldn’t stay afloat.
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What It’s Really Like to Ride in the Cash Cab

It’s an item on every New Yorker’s bucket list—and that goes for New York tourists, too:.
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Exclusive: Lauer Won't Appear on Tree Lighting

On Wednesday morning, NBC announced it had fired Today show host Matt Lauer after an allegation of "inappropriate sexual behavior."
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Tom Hopper on His Epic Game of Thrones Scene

Yes, he's seen all those Dickon memes.

Princess Diana's Biographer Speaks

When Princess Diana was desperate to get her story out, she turned to one writer: Andrew Morton.
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Finally, a Race That Even Michael Phelps Can't Win

Michael Phelps isn't accustomed to losing much these days. But he knows he can't beat a shark.
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RuPaul on How Drag Can Fight Trump

The drag icon talks about Drag Race season 9 and why drag is political.
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Rory Feek on His New Movie Tribute to Joey

Rory Feek is about to pay tribute to his late wife in a big new way.
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Here's How MTV Picks Who Sits Where at the VMAs

Taylor Swift doesn't sit with her squad by accident.
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Ronda Rousey: "I've Never Been Happier With How I Look"

The MMA superstar talks body image, the pressure to be sexy, and why being scared is her greatest weapon.


Megan Friedman

I'm a magazine junkie, in print and online. (I blame my mom, who can never resist a checkout-counter glossy.) I love writing about pop culture, travel and tech — and sometimes a combination of the three.

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  • Software testing