Leigh Blickley

Leigh is an entertainment reporter and editor, covering film, TV, children’s media, and celebrity news. She frequents red carpet events, screenings, and film festivals — and enjoys sparking fun and entertaining conversations with industry talent. Prior to her time as a freelance reporter, Leigh spent nine years at HuffPost, where she was a Senior Entertainment Reporter. She has bylines in Scary Mommy, The Cut, Vulture, and Parade, and previously hosted live-streaming Q&As for Yahoo’s Build Series.

Leigh is also a frequent guest and fill-in co-host of the podcast “Love To See It,” formerly “Here To Make Friends,” a snarky but affectionate dissection of reality dating shows hosted by Claire Fallon and Emma Gray. She enjoys breaking down everything from “The Bachelor” franchise to “Game of Thrones,” and gladly discusses all of Hollywood’s happenings.

Leigh graduated from Fairfield University with a Bachelor’s degree in New Media: Film, TV, Radio, and Journalism. She lives in New York and is the proud mom of two young daughters, whom she shares with her husband. They are also the owners of a lab-shepherd mix named Otis, a true companion.

You can read more about Leigh’s experience on her LinkedIn profile.

Looking Back

Rewatching 'One Tree Hill' As A Parent Is A Mind Trip

ByLeigh Blickley

From absentee parents to dysfunctional ones, the teens of Tree Hill were left to feed, fight, and fend for themselves.


Hilary Duff Knows Parenthood Is Beautiful, And Very Hard

ByLeigh Blickley

With her new children’s book, My Little Sweet Boy, Duff reflects on becoming a mother and raising good humans.


Kelly Rowland On The Importance Of Mothering Alongside Beyoncé

ByLeigh Blickley

The Grammy winner and busy mom of two has some insight to share.


Ashley Greene On The Highs And Lows Of New Motherhood

ByLeigh Blickley

The “Twilight” star reminisces on Year One of parenting.


Jordana Brewster On Family And 'Fast X'

ByLeigh Blickley

The actor and mom of two tells Scary Mommy she's found a peaceful confidence in her 40s.

A Hard Watch

'Take Care Of Maya' Uncovers A Systemic Misdiagnosis Of Child Abuse

ByLeigh Blickley

The Netflix documentary follows the Kowalski family, whose lives were shattered after their mom was falsely accused of Munchausen syndrome by proxy.


Vanessa Lachey Says Hosting 'Love Is Blind' Is Therapy For Her And Nick Lachey

ByLeigh Blickley

Vanessa Lachey talks to Scary Mommy about motherhood, marriage, and reality TV.

Nothing But Love

Katy Perry And Miranda Kerr Are Blended Family Goals

ByLeigh Blickley

Katy Perry presented her fiancé Orlando Bloom's ex-wife with an award at the G’Day USA Arts Gala, calling her a "sister from another mister."

Sibling Rivalry

Donna Kelce Becomes First NFL Mom To Have Two Sons Play Each Other In The Super Bowl

ByLeigh Blickley

Jason and Travis Kelce's mother reacted to her boys making the Super Bowl with their respective teams, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs.

That'll Do, Donkey

Eddie Murphy Would 'Absolutely' Return As Donkey In 'Shrek 5'

ByLeigh Blickley

The actor also admitted he's surprised Puss in Boots got a spinoff before Donkey.

Tidying Up After Toddlers

Marie Kondo Now Insists It's Okay To Be Messy

ByLeigh Blickley

The ultimate organizer is finding joy in being an untidy mom of three.

It Starts With Them

Blake Lively And Justin Baldoni To Star In Film Adaptation Of 'It Ends With Us'

ByLeigh Blickley

Author Colleen Hoover confirmed the casting of her characters, Lily Bloom and Ryle Kincaid, on social media.

'Women Supporting Women'

Casey Wilson Welcomes Third Child In 'Profound' Surrogacy Experience

ByLeigh Blickley

The actor's daughter, Frances, was born via surrogate and joins big brothers Max and Henry.

Double Take!

Gwyneth Paltrow's Look-Alike Daughter Apple Martin Sits Front Row At Paris Fashion Week

ByLeigh Blickley

The 18-year-old stepped out for Chanel's haute couture show.

A Real Hero

Jeremy Renner Was Protecting His Nephew Before Snow Plow Accident

ByLeigh Blickley

The actor was reportedly trying to save his grown nephew from injury when he was run over by his snow groomer.


Paris Hilton Welcomes Baby Boy Via Surrogate With Husband Carter Reum

ByLeigh Blickley

The socialite shared the first photo of her son on Instagram, writing, "You are already loved beyond words."

A Christmas Miracle

Rhode Island Girl Requests DNA Test On Cookie And Carrot Samples From Christmas

ByLeigh Blickley

The young girl is seeking confirmation from the authorities that Santa Claus does, in fact, exist.

Details To Emerge

Abbott Formula Plant Under Criminal Investigation By U.S. Justice Department

ByLeigh Blickley

Following their infant formula recall and shortage, an Abbott spokesperson said the company is "cooperating fully."

They Slay

'90s King And Queen Freddie Prinze Jr. & Sarah Michelle Gellar Make First Public Appearance Together In Years

ByLeigh Blickley

The red carpet walk comes after Prinze Jr. supported Gellar in a "Buffy"-focused Hollywood Reporter profile.


Riley Keough Reveals She Has A Daughter At Mom Lisa Marie Presley's Memorial Service

ByLeigh Blickley

The actor also took to Instagram to share a heartfelt photo of herself and her late mother.