In real life, Hilary Duff and her “hey now, hey now” “It” factor would live in perpetuity in the highbrow-brilliant quadrant of New York Magazine’s “approval matrix,” and we’d happily fight anyone who disagrees. (Seriously, don’t provoke us.) But her Younger character, the newbie publisher Kelsey, isn’t so lucky, as seen in this exclusive clip from Wednesday’s episode: She’s banished to the lowbrow-despicable quadrant due to a slew of authors leaving Millennial in the dust. “Don’t read into it, it’s just a pop-culture ‘hot or not’ list,” Liza (Sutton Foster) tries to console her. “No one reads this thing!” We’d argue that, yes, people do read that thing, and we’re sorry.