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Jessica Sooknanan

Jessica Sooknanan is the Editor of Hot Topics. Hot Topics, a top-rated TV show airing in Atlanta, Charlotte and Orlando, wraps the crazy viral stories of the week. Jessica is a graduate of the University of Georgia and joined the Rare team in 2016.

Woman convicted in best friend’s murder after posting this selfie to social media Crime and punishment Woman convicted in best friend’s murder after posting this selfie to social media , Rare Staff 5:12pm, January 17
This kid genius explains how your body fights viruses like the flu Rare Life This kid genius explains how your body fights viruses like the flu , Rare Staff 4:22pm, January 17
A man walks into TV station and confesses to a decades-old cold case murder on camera Crime and punishment A man walks into TV station and confesses to a decades-old cold case murder on camera , Rare Staff 4:55pm, January 12
This girl showed a little too much school spirit in the airport security line, and the TSA wasn’t having it Rare Houston This girl showed a little too much school spirit in the airport security line, and the TSA wasn’t having it , Rare Staff 4:02pm, January 12
Trump extends Iran nuclear deal, but issued a stern warning to Congress Rare News Trump extends Iran nuclear deal, but issued a stern warning to Congress , Rare Staff 2:46pm, January 12
This kid genius showed us how water “magically” fills empty cups in a colorful science experiment Rare Life This kid genius showed us how water “magically” fills empty cups in a colorful science experiment , Rare Staff 11:48am, January 10
Sterling K. Brown makes history at the Golden Globes — and we couldn’t be happier People Sterling K. Brown makes history at the Golden Globes — and we couldn’t be happier , Rare Staff 11:40am, January 8
This star shared graphic details about his son’s arrival at the Golden Globe Awards, and his wife wasn’t amused People This star shared graphic details about his son’s arrival at the Golden Globe Awards, and his wife wasn’t amused , Rare Staff 11:35pm, January 7
Oprah just made history at tonight’s Golden Globe Awards People Oprah just made history at tonight’s Golden Globe Awards , Rare Staff 10:52pm, January 7
Everyone rose to their feet to honor one of Hollywood’s last living members of the industry’s Golden Age People Everyone rose to their feet to honor one of Hollywood’s last living members of the industry’s Golden Age , Rare Staff 10:13pm, January 7
Keith Urban and Kelly Clarkson’s unexpected duet at the Golden Globes left everyone with chills People Keith Urban and Kelly Clarkson’s unexpected duet at the Golden Globes left everyone with chills , Rare Staff 9:49pm, January 7
Watch comedy legend Carol Burnett bring the entire audience to their feet at the Golden Globes People Watch comedy legend Carol Burnett bring the entire audience to their feet at the Golden Globes , Rare Staff 9:21pm, January 7
Everyone gasped when Seth Meyers joked about Harvey Weinstein’s death at the Golden Globes People Everyone gasped when Seth Meyers joked about Harvey Weinstein’s death at the Golden Globes , Rare Staff 8:52pm, January 7
Mariah Carey shut Ryan Seacrest down when he asked about her less-than-perfect NYE performance People Mariah Carey shut Ryan Seacrest down when he asked about her less-than-perfect NYE performance , Rare Staff 8:01pm, January 7
Debra Messing made Giuliana Rancic visibly uncomfortable by calling out E! to her face at the Golden Globes People Debra Messing made Giuliana Rancic visibly uncomfortable by calling out E! to her face at the Golden Globes , Rare Staff 6:52pm, January 7
Demi Lovato just shared a beach selfie and a message about her eating disorder People Demi Lovato just shared a beach selfie and a message about her eating disorder , Rare Staff 11:59am, January 5
After suffering miscarriage, Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter has some very happy news to share People After suffering miscarriage, Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter has some very happy news to share , Rare Staff 11:18am, January 5
“Today” had something extra special to share with Hoda after her first week in Matt Lauer’s old chair People “Today” had something extra special to share with Hoda after her first week in Matt Lauer’s old chair , Rare Staff 10:18am, January 5
Paris Hilton has a security team following her to protect her newest piece of jewelry People Paris Hilton has a security team following her to protect her newest piece of jewelry , Rare Staff 8:32am, January 5
Singer Andy Grammer takes his daughter to visit the grave of someone special in her life People Singer Andy Grammer takes his daughter to visit the grave of someone special in her life , Rare Staff 1:32pm, January 4
Britney Spears has never looked better than in a bikini on a New Year’s vacation People Britney Spears has never looked better than in a bikini on a New Year’s vacation , Rare Staff 12:26pm, January 4
Meghan Markle lights up the screen in 1991 home video: “She was the fun one” The Royal Family Meghan Markle lights up the screen in 1991 home video: “She was the fun one” , Rare Staff 8:08am, January 4
Meghan Markle doesn’t want her dad to walk her down the aisle. She has someone else in mind People Meghan Markle doesn’t want her dad to walk her down the aisle. She has someone else in mind , Rare Staff 5:00pm, January 2
Hoda Kotb reveals she and Savannah prayed before breaking Matt Lauer news on “TODAY” People Hoda Kotb reveals she and Savannah prayed before breaking Matt Lauer news on “TODAY” , Rare Staff 4:25pm, January 2
This Food Network couple is celebrating 49 beautiful years of marriage People This Food Network couple is celebrating 49 beautiful years of marriage , Rare Staff 4:28pm, December 22
New mom Tori Roloff speaks out against offensive opinions about her life People New mom Tori Roloff speaks out against offensive opinions about her life , Rare Staff 2:32pm, December 22
Prince William says he and Prince George have “surprisingly deep” conversations about happiness People Prince William says he and Prince George have “surprisingly deep” conversations about happiness , Rare Staff 10:58am, December 22
Michael Douglas shares adorable photo of his family’s newest addition People Michael Douglas shares adorable photo of his family’s newest addition , Rare Staff 8:29am, December 22
A fellow royal prince snapped Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s stunning engagement photos People A fellow royal prince snapped Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s stunning engagement photos , Rare Staff 3:51pm, December 21
Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook are looking happier than ever during their post-engagement trip People Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook are looking happier than ever during their post-engagement trip , Rare Staff 2:48pm, December 21