Tag: Viral

Congressman Devin Nunes’ Attempt To Sue A Parody Twitter Account Has Only Exploded Its Popularity

Getty Image Devin Nunes, the Republican California congressman whose infamous memo targeting the FBI on Trump’s behalf (and the Democrats’ response to it) ignited a media firestorm, is back in the news this week. This time, however, Nunes is facing heavy scrutiny on social media for a massive lawsuit he filed against Twitter and a […]

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A Fake Tom Ford Quote Is Making Trump Supporters So Mad That They’re Threatening To Boycott His Clothes

Getty Image Film director and luxury fashion designer Tom Ford is the latest celebrity to rile up both supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump, and it’s not even his fault. A since-deleted tweet by Twitter user @fras99 (who, for what it’s worth, appears to be anti-Trump) went viral on Monday with a quote mistakenly […]

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Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Is Making The Case That Trump Is Seriously Losing His Mind

Getty Image President Donald Trump’s Twitter rants have become so commonplace that it takes a lot for him to catch the 24-hour news media’s attention. Hence this past Sunday, when he threatened Saturday Night Live with a federal investigation over a rerun, told Fox News how to run its weekend operations, and retweeted just about […]

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Donald Trump Went On A Tweetstorm Telling Fox News How To Run Their Station

Getty Image Credit where credit is due: Every now and then Fox News doesn’t act like state media. It doesn’t happen often, but they will — maybe twice a month, perhaps even thrice — deviate from the president’s ever-impulsively changing whims. Sometimes, shocking though it is, they even take him to task for actions that […]

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Dean Cain Is Getting Dragged Online After Saying He’d Have Beat Up The Eggboy

Warner Bros. Television The horrific terrorist attacks on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand have inspired thoughtful reflection on the effects of anti-Muslim rhetoric, but it’s also, somehow, inspired hateful doubling down. One public figure who did not offer even the minimal “thoughts and prayers” was Frasier Anning, an Australian senator with a history of targeting […]

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Felicity Huffman And Lori Loughlin Have Left Social Media In The Wake Of The ‘Operation Varsity Blues’ Scandal

Getty Image As the “Operation Varsity Blues” saga continues to unfold, much of the news media’s focus on the massive college admissions scandal has concerned the involvement of actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. Both were indicted and arrested over the matter, and both have already experienced significant consequences as a result. (For example, Loughlin […]

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Trump Threatens ‘SNL’ With An Investigation Over A Rerun That He Previously Threatened Them Over

NBC President Donald Trump kicked off his Sunday morning with a string of tweets about various subjects, including the latest episode of Saturday Night Live. The things is, NBC didn’t air a new episode of SNL on Saturday night. (Following Idris Elba‘s debut as guest host last weekend, the next new SNL with Sandra Oh […]

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J.K. Rowling’s Latest Revelation About The ‘Harry Potter’ Universe Ignites A Hilarious New Meme

Warner Bros. Pictures In the latest edition of “Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling reveals something new about her novels’ ever-expanding universe,” her comments on Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) and Gellert Grindelwald’s (Johnny Depp) relationship have gone viral. In her commentary track for the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Blu-ray, she admitted that “there is […]

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Tumblr Visits Plummeted After The Site Hid Pornography Behind A ‘Safe Mode’ Filter

Getty Image Tumblr, once a beacon for artistic expression and often graphic images of nudity amid an ocean of various ships and television fandoms, seems to be sinking after it tried to clean up the boobs. The site, now owned by internet giant Yahoo, introduced a “Safe Mode” late last year that essentially banned nudity […]

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Presidential Candidate Pete ‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg Penned A Touching Letter To Muslims In His City After The New Zealand Mass Shooting

Getty Image Many things are being said in response to the horrific mass shooting that took place earlier this week in Christchurch, New Zealand. Not surprisingly, some of the things being said in response to the incident are kind of vile and hateful and have resulted in eggs being smashed into the backs of people’s […]

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A Teen Dubbed #Eggboy Egged An Australian Politician Who Blamed Muslims Immigrants For New Zealand’s Mass Shooting

Twitter The horrific details from a mass shooting at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, continue to come out as a nation and the world mourns. The attack appears to be racially motivated, as the shooter had a lengthy missive online containing hateful comments about people of color and immigrants. That hatred hasn’t been enough for […]

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Lori Loughlin’s Daughter, Olivia Jade, Was Apparently A Winning Contestant On A Rigged Game Show, Too

Getty Image Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade is having about as bad a week as her mother, relatively speaking. The former was arrested on charges of fraud and other offenses stemming from getting her two daughters into USC under the guise of fake athletic scholarships. The latter lost a lucrative endorsement deal with Sephora and […]

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The Doomed Ethiopian Airlines Flight Seems To Have Crashed Due To A Fatal Flaw With Boeing’s 737 Max 8 Maneuvering System

GETTY / UPROXX When Ethiopian flight 302 crashed en route to Nairobi on Sunday, there was immediate speculation that the cause of the wreck had to do with the communication between the plane’s on-board Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) and the Angle of Attack (AOA) sensors, located on the nose of the plane. This theory […]

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Rosario Dawson Has Confirmed Her Rumored Relationship With ‘Wonderful Human Being’ Cory Booker

Getty Image Rosario Dawson confirmed perhaps the worst kept secret on Thursday by revealing that she is indeed in a relationship with New Jersey Senator and presidential hopeful Cory Booker — pictured above together at a Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen back in January, alongside star Taylor Trensch. When approached by TMZ at the […]

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Lori Loughlin’s Husband Is Apparently A Vocal Trump Supporter Who Frequently Complains About People Not ‘Carrying Their Own Weight’

Getty Image The fallout of Operation Varsity Blues, as it’s now being called, has been full of schadenfreude, to say the least. Actress Lori Loughlin, whose wholesome Full House image that had been the staple of the Hallmark channel (note, past-tense) for years is suddenly looking at five years in prison for shelling out $500,000 […]

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Lori Loughlin Will Reportedly Be Booted From Her ‘Fuller House’ Role Over ‘Operation Varsity Blues’

Netflix No one can stop watching the fallout over the ivy league college admissions scheme dubbed Operation Varsity Blues by the FBI. As actress Lori Loughlin stares down the possibility of up to five years in prison for her alleged involvement, her career and family are seeing enormous consequences. Her daughters are apparently dropping out […]

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Trevor Noah Points Out That Trump Isn’t Necessarily Wrong About Beto O’Rourke’s Hand Gestures

[embedded content] Share This Video Beto O’Rourke threw his hat into an already overcrowded ring of 2020 presidential hopefuls this week, ending months of speculation as to whether or not he was planning to run. Or as Trevor Noah joked of the news on Thursday’s Daily Show, “There is an old African saying: If you […]

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A Mass Shooting At Two New Zealand Mosques Was Apparently Live-Streamed On Social Media

Getty Image A gunman opened fire on a pair of mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, with multiple fatalities reported by police in an apparently racially-motivated terrorist act that police say was streamed live on social media. A man — self-described in the video as a 28-year-old white man born in Australia — seems […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Leading The Charge To Save ‘One Day At A Time’ From Cancellation

Netflix On Thursday, Netflix announced its decision to cancel the critically acclaimed One Day at a Time reboot after three seasons. Obviously, this announcement didn’t go over too well with the show’s more vocal fans. (Neither did the streaming giant’s efforts to preemptively respond to detractors on social media.) One of the loudest and most […]

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