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Alex Portée

Senior Trending Reporter

Alex Portée is a senior trending reporter at TODAY Digital and is based in Los Angeles. She loves writing about the things she thinks too much about, as well as food and cultural identities. She always enjoys interviewing seniors living a youthful life and children with sage advice. She has previously published food and culture pieces for Vogue, New York Magazine, Netflix Queue and more. Pretty please send her your book suggestions!

Alex Portée is a senior trending reporter at TODAY Digital and is based in Los Angeles. She loves writing about the things she thinks too much about, as well as food and cultural identities. She always enjoys interviewing seniors living a youthful life and children with sage advice. She has previously published food and culture pieces for Vogue, New York Magazine, Netflix Queue and more. Pretty please send her your book suggestions!

Latest from Alex Portée

1h ago

Wendy Williams fans say new doc was ‘exploitative.’ Producers respond (Exclusive)

The producers of Lifetime’s “Where Is Wendy Williams?” address fan concerns about ethics of the documentary and exlain why they made it.

Fiery feud between customer and restaurant over $250 cancellation fee sparks debate

A heated exc hange between Jen Royle, owner of Table restaurant in Boston, and a would-be diner has gone viral, sparking a debate about cancellation fees on social media.

'A Different World' cast set to reunite for a 10-city tour! Here are the details

The cast from "A Different World" is back, and they are going on tour to promote enrollment at historically Black colleges and universities.
4d ago

‘Mean Girls’ quietly edits out joke that ‘hurt and disappointed’ Lindsay Lohan

The “Mean Girls” movie musical that landed on streaming services this February was ever-so-slightly different from the one that appeared in theaters in January.

How did words like periodt, GYAT, cap and drip come to be? All about the Black history of slang 

In the realm of pop culture, new phrases and slang are constantly being introduced to growing audiences, but the origins of these words are often overlooked, hiding the rich history and connection to different cultures and languages.

Zach and Tori Roloff announce they’re leaving ‘Little People, Big World’

Zach and Tori Roloff say they are bidding farewell to "Little People, Big World" and all the drama that came with it.

Greta Gerwig is taking that Oscars snub for 'Barbie' in stride

No, Greta Gergwig’s Oscar snub isn’t giving her “Barbie” blues.
7d ago

Former NFL player stuns ‘American Idol’ judges with his audition

Former NFL wide receiver Blake Proehl played for the Minnesota Vikings and appeared in the latest season of “American Idol” and performed for Katy Perry.

Patrick and Brittany Mahomes visit injured kids at hospital following Chiefs parade shooting

Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Mahomes visited victims of the Super Bowl Parade shooting.

J.Lo’s “This is Me...Now: A Love Story”: Is the hummingbird legend real? A historian weighs in

Here's why Jennifer Lopez's reference to Alida and Taroo and a hummingbird in “This is Me...Now: A Love Story" is a familiar legend for Puerto Ricans.
14d ago

Video shows fight breaking out on Southwest flight headed to Hawaii

Southwest flight 1288 was headed to Hawaii when two passengers broke out into a fistfight.