Mara Santilli

Fitness Contributor

Mara is a freelance journalist whose print and digital work has appeared in Shape, Brit+Co, Marie Claire, Prevention, among other health, fitness, and wellness outlets. Most recently, she was a member of the founding team of Bumble Mag, a branded content project for Bumble at Hearst. She enjoys covering everything from women's health topics, fitness, and politics, to travel. She has a degree in Communications as well as Italian Studies from Fordham University, and when she's not making edits, she's checking flight deals for Italy. She also likes to close out each night playing acoustic guitar and then doing a super chill yoga flow.

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For These Celebrities, Kids Weren't in the Cards

No, being a parent isn't something everyone wants to be.

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43 Times Celebrities Channeled Disney Princesses on the Red Carpet

The only thing that's missing is a tribe of singing woodland creatures.

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20 Celebrities on Their Celebrity Crushes

There is literally nothing juicier than celebs crushing on celebs.

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18 Celebs Get Real About Not Getting Married

If you like it, you don't have to put a 💍 on it.

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19 Stars Bare Their Souls About Heartbreak

♫ Everybody hurts, sometimes. ♫

<p><em>Modern Family</em> star Winter emancipated herself from her emotionally abusive "stage mother," Chrisoula Workman, in 2015, and was placed in the custody of her older sister, Shanelle Gray, in the meantime. "This is what she wanted me to do, and she pushed very hard for that and kind of put that in the forefront of her mind instead of what I wanted and what I needed," she <a href="http://www.people.com/article/ariel-winter-hasnt-spoken-mom-3-years" target="_blank">told <em>People </em>about her mother</a>. "And that was definitely hard, but I don't think that was the only issue." She also addressed the difficulty of growing up under the paparazzi's gaze: "It's really hard to have that kind of drama in your life and to be going through that tough situation and have an open court case and have everyone look at it, because it's already hard enough for abuse victims, but it's harder in the public eye when everybody has an opinion," she explained. </p>
13 Celebs Open Up About Their Mom Issues

Distraction from your last-minute panic to order Mother's Day flower delivery.

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All the Celebs at the Tribeca Film Festival

Film and fashion's finest–all in one place. 

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What 30 Celebrities Wore to Get Their Star on the Walk of Fame

Fashion may change but photos are forever.

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Catch This Exclusive Sneak Peek of New Movie 'The Meddler,' Featuring an Awkward Galentine's Day...

Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne take mother-daughter tension to the next level. 

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The One Thing the Final Four is Missing

It's March Madness all right. 

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The Sara Bareilles-Scored 'Waitress' Musical Is Making a Monumental Contribution to Broadway

A celebration of women from all angles, mixed up and baked in a beautiful pie.

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How to Not Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview

Just...don't do what I did.

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What People Were Wearing the Year You Were Born

Let's embark on a 100-year street style journey, shall we?

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Celebs at NYFW: Who Wore What Where

Clothes, mostly.