Simone R. Johnson

Simone R. Johnson is an associate SEO editor at Bustle, where she uses search engine optimization strategies to write copy to boost Scary Mommy's search engine ranking. She updates and adds content to these articles according to their tone and style and makes editorial changes to improve the article's readability. Simone also writes card stories based on trending topics.

Simone has worked in media for the past four years. Her byline has appeared in The Riverdale Press, HerMoney,, Black Enterprise, BuzzFeed, and Finurah. In 2019, she received a New York Press Associate award for her coverage in Education at the Riverdale Press. She earned her bachelor's degree in English and film from the University of Rochester and her masters in journalism at the Columbia School of Journalism. Simone lives in Harlem and enjoys reading nonfiction novels.

You can follow Simone on Twitter at @SimoneRJohnson1.

Woah, Baby

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Sweet dreams

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The mental palate cleansers you need to help you fall asleep.

At Least There's Candy

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Apple-solutely delicious

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Brb, Locking The Doors

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Eerie testament to the fact you can never be too careful.

*Hides under covers*

11 Horror Shows Like 'The Midnight Club' You & Your Teen Will Love (And Fear)

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Fall Food Without The Fuss

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true terror

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Evan Peters’ Jeffrey Dahmer portrayal is a haunting reminder that the psychology of serial killers is both bewildering and truly, unspeakably awful.

Like Friends, But Famous

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puppy power

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Seasonal Sweets

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reigning shows

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Summer screenings

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Here comes the bride

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Bye-bye french fry

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a royal celebration

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Serving Looks

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It's Funny 'Cause It's True

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Monarchal Movies

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celeb parents

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