Olivia Smith

Olivia Smith is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in San Francisco, she covers events, entertainment, fashion, and technology. She also serves as a Voices contributor at PopSugar.

‘Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich’ Uses Survivors’ Voices to Tell A Horrifying Tale

The story of Jeffrey Epstein is one of the most significant true crime stories of our time. It’s deeply disturbing, but furthermore, it’s evidence of what wealth will allow you to get away with in America. The story is fascinating, in a sick, hard to process sort of way. I read the book, Filthy Rich, by James Patterson last fall in a single day. When I heard there was a documentary series produced by Patterson about Epstein, the show immediately went on my Netflix list. Jeffrey...

6 Sunscreens For Your Face That Aren’t a Gloopy Mess

Summer is almost here and that means finding the right sunscreen for your face is more important now than ever. For the record, you should be wearing sunscreen year-round, and yes, even while we’re all inside a little more than usual. The problem is, putting sunscreen on your face can be slightly unpleasant. Gloopy, thick sunscreens can make it feel like you’re wearing a mask on your face, and not in a good way. Putting makeup on top of that just feels gross. Here are some...

Working In The Restaurant Industry Right Now Is Wild

Let me tell you, the restaurant industry in the time of COVID-19 is wild. I write on the weekdays, but on the weekends, I work as a waitress at a small, family-owned restaurant in a California harbor. Our restaurant, Ketch Joanne’s, reopened last week, serving only to-go food and cocktails. We have all new regulations, a whole new system of doing things, and delightful chaotic energy that comes along with what our boss has dubbed “coviding”. California, especially the Bay...

Kendall Jenner Agrees To Pay $90,000 in Fyre Festival Settlement

Kendall Jenner has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a lawsuit involving her connection to the famous fiasco that was Fyre Festival. The year was 2017. Ja Rule and Billy McFarland put together a luxury music festival on the beautiful island of Great Exuma. A whole bunch of influencers, models, and celebrities, including Jenner, promoted the festival on Instagram. They made it look like a paradise populated with scantily clad women and amazing musical acts. Unfortunately for all those who bought...

Lori Loughlin Agrees To Plead Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to various fraud charges. The couple is in legal trouble due to their roles in the famous college admissions scam. Loughlin is known for her role as Aunt Becky on Full House. She and her husband are accused of paying upwards of $500,000 to ensure their daughters’ admission to the University of Southern California. In collaboration with the scam’s leader, Rick Singer, they posed their daughters as crew team...

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