Alex West is an entertainment and showbiz reporter for The Mirror US. She earned her B.A. in Political Science and Communications from Pace University and her M.A. in American Journalism from New York University. Alex is a proven expert in all things media.

She's a writer by trade and a storyteller in her heart. Previously, Alex has worked with both brands and influencers to elevate their social media presence, connect them with PR opportunities, and help tell their story. She's worked with musicians, as well, to help showcase their talent through the power of publicity.

Her passion project is a female-led music blog called Ali and Alex Blogs which she co-founded in 2018. Additionally, she is a content creator on Twitch, TikTok, and Instagram.

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Two members of NXIVM sex cult are masterminds behind viral marketing power house

After the fall of sex cult NXIVM, a marketing company with ties to the organization spiraled into success, garnering immense influence. Movers+Shakers is a TikTok marketing powerhouse founded by Evan Horowitz and Geoffrey Goldberg with a list of influential clients, especially cosmetic companies targeting young women, and was recently acquired by advertising powerhouse Stagwell.

Tommyinnit's young stardom resulted in a PayPal ban and threats on his life

Tommyinnit, also known as Tom Simons, opened up about the downfalls of viral, teenage fame. The content creator started his rapid climb to popularity with a YouTube channel at an age which, he told The Mirror, he probably wasn't even allowed to make. After all, sites like YouTube and Twitch require their creators be at least 13 before uploading content. As he rapidly approached the 100,000 subscribers mark, he also found himself falling into embarrassment at school, blocking people he knew from

Insider confirms why Taylor Swift changed lyrics in Better Than Revenge

The wait is over! Taylor Swift has finally released Speak Now (Taylor's Version) as the third in a series of re-recorded albums. One song in particular, though, was flagged immediately by fans. "Better Than Revenge (Taylor's Version)" has different lyrics than the original release. There has been lots of discussion as to why she made the change, but an insider has now revealed all to The Mirror. The original lyrics were: "She’s better known for the things that she does on the mattress.”

Diddy slams 'witch hunt' after his homes are raided in sex trafficking probe

Rapper Diddy has broken his silence after his homes were raided in a sex trafficking investigation - accusing law enforcement of an "ambush" and a "witch hunt". The 54-year-old star - real name Sean Combs - blasted the US's Department of Homeland Security for a "gross overuse of military-level force" after his LA mansion and Miami waterfront home were raided. Photos showed a huge presence of federal agents, with command trucks parked outside both properties.

Kanye West's wife was reportedly 'helpless' trying to communicate with him

As Kanye 'Ye' West is being sued over alleged labour violations, one former employee of the rapper gave an inside look at the relationship dynamic between Kanye and his new wife Bianca Censori who was reportedly trying to figure out how to communicate with the singer ahead of their romance. Tony Saxon, the plaintiff in the civil litigation against Kanye, shared his perspective of the famous couple's relationship, ahead of them getting together, as he spent time working for the Stronger rapper.

Wilbur Soot addresses biting abuse allegation as 'friends' slam his 'apology'

Wilbur Soot, also known as Will Gold, is facing allegations of domestic abuse. Shubble, a Twitch streamer and content creator, publicly accused him on Twitch of a myriad of behaviors, including biting her and inflicting pain after she withdrew consent. According to the Internet star's stream, the pair were in a relationship when Wilbur suggested the idea of biting Shubble to which she, at first, agreed.

Modern Family and The Middle star confesses how much she truly made from shows

Casey Burke joined The Middle cast for two seasons as the socially awkward Cindy Hornberger, girlfriend of Brick Heck. She revealed to The Mirror that her pay checks are just not cutting it anymore. She candidly confessed: "I think my most recent residual check I got for The Middle specifically for foreign use was like between $3 and $13 per episode and then the video DVD was like 2 or 3 cents per episode."

FLETCHER’s Sold-Out Show At The Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brings An Inspiring Sense Of Authenticity

Every show has its own particular energy curated by the artist, the city, and some sort of factor that I have yet to define. For FLETCHER the energy in the Music Hall of Williamsburg immediately transcended through the mix of different people that came out for the show. It was electric and energetic, but more importantly: it was raw and real. Supporting her EP, "you ruined new york city for me," FLETCHER’s New York City date some-what ironically sold out, and fans showed up eager to the concert

Ammunition found in Tupac investigation ‘useless’ unless police found gun first

A former Los Angeles Police Department detective who worked on the Tupac Shakur murder investigation told The Mirror that any ammunition found during police search would be "useless" without first finding the murder weapon itself. Detective Greg Kading said: "The only way to prove whether or not ammo at his house would be comparable to the ammunition that was taken from the crime scene is to actually have the gun."

5 bombshells to come from Trump indictment - 6 co-conspirators to Pence feud

For the third time, Former U.S. President Donald Trump has been indicted. On Tuesday, he was charged with four criminal counts, leaving court documents full of shocking details. The United States District Court for the District of Columbia says: "Despite having lost, the Defendant was determined to remain in power. So for more than two months following election day on November 3, 2020, the Defendant spread lies that there had been outcome-determinative fraud in the election and that he had actu

Huddy's New Jersey Performance Proves His Place in Pop Punk

Drizzly New Jersey greeted us at the famous Starland Ballroom. For most, rain is a foreboding sign of despair, but huddled under the awning by the fans who call themselves Huddy Gang, I had the sinking feeling this rain represented a new beginning. For Chase Hudson, he had a lot to prove on this tour. He began his rise to fame on TikTok where he was a founder of the viral collective the Hype House. After grappling with who he wanted to be, he decided it was time to embrace his passion — music.

Nessa Barrett’s Incredible Performance at Terminal 5 Radiated Confidence, Power, & Raw Emotion

It was clear from the beginning that her music was going to be filled with genuine and deep emotion – not boy problems. She poured herself into the work, opening up about her experiences with mental illness including Borderline Personality Disorder and an eating disorder. Her honest approach to songwriting gave her an edge over her competition. She wasn’t letting the industry decide her next move… instead she was driven by authenticity in her life.

'I went to Barbie and Oppenheimer and left with severe existential dread'

Two polar opposite movies — Barbie and Oppenheimer — were both slotted to hit cinemas on the same day in a cosmic event dubbed “Barbenheimer”. At first glance, these shouldn’t compete with each other. After all, they’re drastically different genres and seem to target different demographics. However, Barbie girls in frilly pink garb aren’t inherently disinterested in the complexities of nuclear war and politics.

To My Long Distance Ex, Here's How I Knew I Was In Love With You

Your color choice speaks volumes. It doesn't just emit an image for the car, it also says something about your style and personality! It's a form of self-expression. Are you confident? Are you sophisticated? Are you easy-going? Are you outgoing? Are you practical? As you're reviewing car sites for your next car purchase, what color will you opt for? Find out what certain color choices says about you!

Three Shows And Two Days With In Real Life

The criticism that often comes with boybands is the idea that some industry professional snags five boys and contracts them to put out a few albums. The thing about In Real Life is that's not totally​ wrong. ABC launched a reality competition show called "Boyband" and the winners... well, they were put into a boyband. While they are continuing this spiral, in so many ways In Real Life seems to be breaking free. They're taking the mold, and understanding it, and breaking it apart. In Real Life,
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