Award-nominated sex and relationships, entertainment and lifestyle journalist based in Surrey

About Me

Gabriella Ferlita is the Contributing Associate Editor at POPSUGAR UK. With over three years working on a number of Gen-Z lifestyle publications, she has written features on entertainment, women's health, sex and relationships, beauty, and news. Previously, she was an avid member of the Communities Desk at a social-first outlet, for which she was the vanguard of women's and LGBTQ+ issues, shedding light on those in the community who were affected by law changes and the stories in the news. She has also appeared on podcasts, sharing her expertise with listeners. She graduated with a First Class Honours degree from The University of Roehampton, London. She loves to segue in a mention of her Toyger cat, Clarence, into almost every conversation.

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The BBC Is Criticised For Upcoming Drama "The Reckoning" About Disgraced Jimmy Savile

The BBC has come under fire for producing a dramatisation of real events related to the life and crimes of disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile.

The upcoming drama series, titled "The Reckoning", is set to hit screens later this year, and will bring Savile's disgusting history of paedophilia to light, as well as details around how showbiz industry personalities and a string of other organisations and individuals protected his abusive behaviour for so long.

Back in 2012 – following Saville's dea

Vicky Pattison Opens Up About PMDD Diagnosis: "I Felt Heard For the First Time in Years"

Vicky Pattison has opened up about being diagnosed with PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder), revealing: "I cried because I felt f*cking heard in a medical setting for the first time in years".

The former "Geordie Shore" star has long been open about her mental health struggles and fertility journey after freezing her eggs in April, and has now revealed her latest diagnosis of PMDD; a severe version of PMS.

In a 22 August Instagram post, Pattison revealed that she has "struggled with periods

Everything We Know About New Disney+ Documentary "Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story"

"Wagatha Christie" was the pun name to describe the 2019 public spat that rocked the nation, and we're finally going to learn more about Coleen Rooney's side of the story in an upcoming Disney+ documentary.

Despite Rooney, wife of footballer Wayne Rooney, being one of the leading 'WAGs' in football throughout the Noughties, she'd been focusing on being a mum-of-four in recent years. That is, until private information about her ended up in tabloid newspapers repeatedly, leaving her to become her

"The Bold Type" Season 5 Has Finally Landed in the UK

The Scarlet Magazine girls are back! "The Bold Type" has finally returned for season 5, and we can't wait to get stuck into Jane (Katie Stevens), Kat (Aisha Dee), and Sutton's (Meghann Fahy of "The White Lotus") shenanigans and love triangles once again.

The hit show saw the trio of best friends who worked at Scarlet Magazine overcome many comedic mishaps – like when Sutton put $800 of alcohol and illegal drugs on her company card at a bar to keep an influencer happy – but the show also tackled

Ollie and Gareth Locke-Locke Welcome Twins, and Their Names Have Important Meanings

A congratulations are in order! Ollie and Gareth Locke-Locke have welcomed their twins into the world. The couple, who knew each other for years before joining the cast of "Made In Chelsea", took to Instagram with a clip from their YouTube channel on 20 August to share their exciting baby news.

"We are so excited to announce that our beautiful twins are finally here and they are more precious than we could have ever imagined," the caption began. However, the video from their "Our Daddy Diaries"

"MAFS"'s Jules Robinson Says Confidence Starts by Feeling "Happy With Yourself Naked"

Jules Robinson might be best known for her time on "Married at First Sight Australia"; the reality show where experts pair up couples based on a series of complimenting traits as they tie the knot at the same time as meeting for the first time. But since her stint on Australian TV that took the UK by storm during the pandemic, she has cemented herself as a fashion expert. The reality star has already featured multiple times on ITV's "This Morning" offering out style tips, whilst her Australian s

I Tried the New Starbucks Clotted Cream Fudge Cold Brew, and It's a Childhood Throwback

The weather might be temperamental, but there's always one thing we can count on in summer: Starbucks's cold drinks. And from 10 August, there's a brand new caffeine-kick to add to your must-try list – and it will transport you straight to the British seaside. The coffee giant's new drink is the Clotted Cream Fudge Cold Brew and, for those with a sweet tooth, it really is as delicious as it sounds.

We all know the coffee chain is expert at creating a viral beverage (hello, cloud frappuccino), a

Elizabeth Hurley Poses With Mini-Me Son on Red Carpet in Plunging Red Gown

Elizabeth Hurley is a style icon, if we've ever seen one. From her keyhole cut-out dress at the 2021 "Fendace" collaboration to her iconic sexy safety pin dress back in 1994, we've been graced with some seriously impressive looks from the model-turned-actor.

And now, her latest look comes alongside her mini-me son, Damian Hurley, as they hit the red carpet at the Remus Lifestyle Night in Mallorca on 3 August. Styled by Mike Adler, the 58-year-old stunned in a plunging red couture gown by Fovari

Things Not Working Out with the Same Partners? Try the Barbenheimer Dating Trend

We've all been there. Sometimes, dating the same type of partner can lead you nowhere but heartbreak time and time again. So, stop settling for "just Ken" and enter: the "Barbenheimer" dating trend.

Just as cinemagoers have managed to embrace both all-pink Barbiecore looks, and the severity of the creation of the atomic bomb during the "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer" double feature this July, singles are now open to the idea of embracing partners who are their complete opposite.

Whilst the phrase m

Maya Jama Just Got Real About Facial Hair Removal

Maya Jama might be the face of "Love Island" with an array of gorgeous villa outfits, but that doesn't mean that she's not susceptible to the beauty woes that come with being a woman. Namely: facial hair removal.

Taking to Instagram on 26 July, the TV presenter posted a carousel of gorgeous images in a black leather dress. The halter-neck number showed plenty of sideboob, as the MIJ Masks founder showcased her new candle lights hair colour.

But at the end of her carousel, Jama posed for a real

Influencer Sophie Butler Shares the Impact Paralysis had on How she Views her Body

It's Sophie Butler's world, and we're just living in it. The fitness influencer has cemented herself as an activist, tearing barriers down when it comes to disability representation, and is unapologetically living her best life in London since she moved to the city a year ago. The self-professed "Disabled & Queer Queen" was named Cosmopolitan's influencer of the year in 2021, has amassed over 120k Instagram followers where she raises awareness for the disabled community all while showcasing an i

Molly-Mae Hague’s Messy Bun Is Giving '90s Pamela Anderson Vibes

It's not a rare occurrence to see Molly-Mae Hague inspire us with her look, but her latest Instagram post has us obsessed. The 23-year-old has served a multitude of lust-worthy 'fits during her pregnancy with Bambi, and continues to look incredible since becoming a mum and welcoming her little one in January.

But it's not her PrettyLittleThing threads which have grabbed our attention (although, she did recently return to work as a creative director at the brand so we're expecting more looks soo

The World's First Skin-Tone Condoms Have Launched — Why Haven't They Been Made Before?

It's 2023, and while we're all aware that sex is for everybody, it seems the sexual wellness space has taken a little longer to get up to speed. Despite the availability of beginner-friendly sex toys, inclusive lingerie, and even ethical porn sites, when it comes to contraception, most specifically condoms, diversity has been seriously lacking. Until now.

Sexual wellness brand Roam has finally launched a more inclusive safe sex option via its brand new skin tone condoms, available in Dark Brown

As Stacey Solomon's Bikini Photo Is Praised, Why Are we Obsessed With Postpartum Bodies?

History always seems to repeat itself, doesn't it? Stacey Solomon gave birth two months ago to a healthy baby girl, Belle, and is on her first holiday with all five of her children in Abu Dhabi. But instead of fans revelling in the beautiful memories that the "Loose Women" star has chosen to share online, almost all of the comments have been centred around one aspect: her body.

"Gorgeous pics Stacey and thank you for normalising Mum bods," one comment read beneath the post, which saw the 33-yea

England Lionesses Ditch White Shorts in New Period-Inclusive Kit

The Lionesses are ditching their white shorts in place of new period-inclusive kits. Off the back of their landmark Euros win, England's national women's football team are swapping out their white shorts for a more practical navy pair in a huge win for women's issues in sport.

The England players had voiced their concerns about wearing white on the pitch during that time of the month and, let's face it, who would want to wear tiny white shorts when Aunt Flo is around? After long-standing discus

"Workout Wooing" Is the Latest Dating Trend, but Would You Try It?

In 2023, it seems there are already hundreds of different dating terms to understand. From "winter coating", when a former flame gets back in touch in the hopes of pulling through the winter together, or the "cost-of-loving" crisis , which has seen couples opting for cheaper dates and even breaking up due to the increased price of having a partner, it's safe to say, the world of dating can be a minefield.

The latest trend to surface? "Workout wooing". Essentially, this means heading to a gym or

I Tried the Supermarket's Weirdest Hot Cross Bun Flavours so You Don’t Have to

I Tried the Supermarket's Weirdest Hot Cross Bun Flavours so You Don’t Have to Aside from the imminent influx of chocolate treats we're all about to gorge on over the Easter weekend, and the newly-released Easter Colin the Caterpillar cake for good measure, let's not forget the broad selection of hot cross buns that have hit supermarket shelves ahead of the bank holiday weekend. While there is still plenty of choice when it comes to the OG hot cross bun, the UK's biggest supermarkets are caterin

The 23 Sexiest Movie Scenes of All Time

We love a rom-com as much as the next person, but sometimes, all we want to do is watch some pure, unadulterated sex scenes. So long as a rogue sexy movie scene doesn't ambush you whilst watching what you thought was an innocent movie with your family, we're all for being transported to the land of lust.

And while sex is sex, that's not to say that all sexy movie scenes are created equal. We all know that there are some which go the distance in terms of getting pulses racing, and getting us hot

Lily Allen Celebrates Four Years of Sobriety: "My Life Has Changed So Much"

Lily Allen is celebrating four years of sobriety after quitting drugs and alcohol in 2019. Allen, 37, who initially rose to fame as a singer with her 2006 single "Smile", is now working on her acting career with her TV debut in Sky's "Dreamland" this month. Appearing with her costar Freema Agyeman on ITV's "This Morning" on 29 March to promote the new show, Allen, sporting a blonde micro bob haircut, reflected on her lifestyle overhaul.

"My life has changed so much in the last few years," she s

Victoria and David Beckham are Proof That Couples who Work Out Together Stay Together

There's no doubt that Victoria and David Beckham are a power couple. But the pair might have just proved that couples who work out together, stay together with their latest post. The 48-year-old fashion designer took to Instagram on 26 March to commemorate the sweet moment, as her 47-year-old husband joined her for a gym session.

The fashion icon looked incredible in her two-piece black sports bra and leggings combo, which she teamed with fresh, white trainers. Her football mogul husband, howev
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