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Melissa Gotleib

Melissa Gotleib is a content editor at Rare. She graduated from George Mason University and was a brand ambassador for Spotify, Barnes & Noble and Microsoft. Melissa previously worked for USA TODAY. Originally from Margate, N.J., Melissa enjoys salt water taffy, long beach days and spontaneous adventures. Follow her on Twitter @Miss_Melisssss.


Insane footage of a shark getting ripped in half by a bigger shark is like nothing you’ve ever seen Rare News Insane footage of a shark getting ripped in half by a bigger shark is like nothing you’ve ever seen Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 12:40pm, January 9
The note customers left for their waitress in lieu of tipping will make your jaw drop Rare News The note customers left for their waitress in lieu of tipping will make your jaw drop Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 11:53am, January 9
Watch two girls completely freak out when they attempt to pop a popcorn kernel with a hair straightener Rare Humor Watch two girls completely freak out when they attempt to pop a popcorn kernel with a hair straightener Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 3:30pm, January 8
Kellyanne Conway had a lot to say about Joe Biden telling President-elect Trump to “grow up” The media Kellyanne Conway had a lot to say about Joe Biden telling President-elect Trump to “grow up” Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 3:06pm, January 8
Montel Williams gets real and shares more thoughts about the Facebook Live torturers and the “serious crime” they committed Rare News Montel Williams gets real and shares more thoughts about the Facebook Live torturers and the “serious crime” they committed Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 1:34pm, January 8
Céline Dion would be proud of the song one talented guy played with two recorders and his nostrils Rare Humor Céline Dion would be proud of the song one talented guy played with two recorders and his nostrils Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 11:20am, January 8
Nearly a month after her illness, Queen Elizabeth has finally made her first public appearance of the year Rare People Nearly a month after her illness, Queen Elizabeth has finally made her first public appearance of the year Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 10:12am, January 8
Mark Hamill reads one of Donald Trump’s tweets in his Joker voice, and it’s pretty amazing Rare Humor Mark Hamill reads one of Donald Trump’s tweets in his Joker voice, and it’s pretty amazing Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 10:11am, January 8
A man thought he picked the perfect spot to propose — let’s just say they’ll never see the ring again Rare People A man thought he picked the perfect spot to propose — let’s just say they’ll never see the ring again Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 9:37pm, January 5
Here’s what Ryan Seacrest had to say about Mariah Carey’s disastrous New Year’s Eve performance Rare People Here’s what Ryan Seacrest had to say about Mariah Carey’s disastrous New Year’s Eve performance Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 8:08pm, January 5
Check out the precious vacation photos John Legend and Chrissy Teigen shared on Instagram Rare People Check out the precious vacation photos John Legend and Chrissy Teigen shared on Instagram Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 5:46pm, January 5
Chicago police officially announce the charges against the Facebook Live torturers — here’s what we know Rare News Chicago police officially announce the charges against the Facebook Live torturers — here’s what we know Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 4:17pm, January 5
Watch Jimmy Fallon smooch Ellen DeGeneres in the weirdest way possible during a game of “Speak Out” Rare Humor Watch Jimmy Fallon smooch Ellen DeGeneres in the weirdest way possible during a game of “Speak Out” Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 1:37pm, January 5
Leave it to Adele to show us how to handle an audio malfunction on stage Rare People Leave it to Adele to show us how to handle an audio malfunction on stage Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 8:10pm, January 4
James Corden remembers George Michael, his music and the inspiration behind “Carpool Karaoke” in this special tribute Rare People James Corden remembers George Michael, his music and the inspiration behind “Carpool Karaoke” in this special tribute Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 3:59pm, January 4
Watch Ellen DeGeneres give a heartfelt tribute to Carrie Fisher and try not to cry Rare People Watch Ellen DeGeneres give a heartfelt tribute to Carrie Fisher and try not to cry Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 1:50pm, January 4
Oh boy! “DWTS” pros Maks Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd just welcomed their first child Rare People Oh boy! “DWTS” pros Maks Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd just welcomed their first child Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 1:10pm, January 4
Former “View” co-host lost it when a “fight” broke out at Ricky Harris’ funeral — then she found out who caused it Caught on video Former “View” co-host lost it when a “fight” broke out at Ricky Harris’ funeral — then she found out who caused it Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 7:21am, January 4
Janet Jackson just welcomed her first child at age 50, proving that age is just a number Rare People Janet Jackson just welcomed her first child at age 50, proving that age is just a number Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 6:37pm, January 3
“I’m about to be an uncle!” — Val Chmerkovskiy shares an exciting update about his pregnant sister-in-law Rare People “I’m about to be an uncle!” — Val Chmerkovskiy shares an exciting update about his pregnant sister-in-law Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 6:01pm, January 3
TMZ reports that the infamous Charles Manson has been hospitalized Rare News TMZ reports that the infamous Charles Manson has been hospitalized Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 5:57pm, January 3
After a long three months, Kim Kardashian shows off her “family” with this cute photo on social media Rare People After a long three months, Kim Kardashian shows off her “family” with this cute photo on social media Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 3:57pm, January 3
Charlie Sheen’s oldest daughter is all grown up and looking as cute as ever Rare People Charlie Sheen’s oldest daughter is all grown up and looking as cute as ever Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 2:59pm, January 3
Joely and Tricia Fisher open about the tragic loss of Carrie and her mother during this emotional interview Rare People Joely and Tricia Fisher open about the tragic loss of Carrie and her mother during this emotional interview Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 1:47pm, January 3
Rosie O’Donnell starts off the new year by calling Trump “mentally unstable” Rare News Rosie O’Donnell starts off the new year by calling Trump “mentally unstable” Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 3:56pm, January 2
Donald Trump tells the crowd “We’re going to do a good job” during his “yuge” New Year’s Eve party Rare News Donald Trump tells the crowd “We’re going to do a good job” during his “yuge” New Year’s Eve party Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 2:46pm, January 2
President Obama will travel to his hometown this month to deliver his farewell speech to the nation Rare News President Obama will travel to his hometown this month to deliver his farewell speech to the nation Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 1:03pm, January 2
Ronda Rousey’s mom weighed in on her daughter’s recent loss: “I would like to see her retire” Rare News Ronda Rousey’s mom weighed in on her daughter’s recent loss: “I would like to see her retire” Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 11:46am, January 2
Hilarity ensued when Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper celebrated their “tin” year anniversary Rare Humor Hilarity ensued when Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper celebrated their “tin” year anniversary Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 4:57pm, January 1
Obama started off the new year by reflecting on the “remarkable progress” that occurred during his presidency Rare News Obama started off the new year by reflecting on the “remarkable progress” that occurred during his presidency Melissa Gotleib, Rare Staff 3:17pm, January 1