People Can't Believe They Were Wrong About The New Royal Baby's Name

There’s no doubt that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, AKA, William and Kate, are an adorable couple with an adorable family.

Just look at them.

And now there’s a new addition the the monarchy, a bouncing baby boy that Kate Middleton gladly presented to the world, looking absolutely stunning hours after delivery.

Because they’re royalty, and Kate Middleton’s beautiful, and they seem like pretty great people, there’s been a lot of interest in the monarchy’s personal lives. The latest gossip churning on the rumor mill were all the possible names the couple would pick for the latest addition to their family.

In fact there was so much hullabaloo surrounded by the new baby’s name announcement that bookies started placing bets on it, no fooling

The heavy favorite was “Albert,” like Prince Albert, who was married to Queen Victoria between 1840 and 1861. Let’s not also forget the equally important former WWE star.

But, rather quickly, it became evident that the bookies were probably wrong, even before the baby’s name was officially announced.

It turns out the child’s name isn’t one anyone expected: Louis Arthur Charles. Well, “Arthur” is in there, but as a middle name.

In addition to people gloating over how wrong the oddsmakers were, there were some different reactions to the news. Some pro-Brexit people immediately politicized the naming of the baby, calling the names “Remainer” ones.

While others used the naming as a chance to come up with some choice One Direction jokes.

Someone noticed a trend among men’s royal family names: that they’re all just being rearranged for different members of the monarchy.

Popular Arthurs were a bit upset that their name was relegated to the middle one…

Then there were some people who noticed that the dress Kate wore when she showed her baby to the world looked really, really familiar.

And although people had their own theories about the reasoning behind the naming of the new royal baby, and what he’d liked to be called…

There’s a bit of family history behind the naming of this little guy.

And if you lost some money by betting on Albert, well, one, why the heck are you betting on baby names anyway? Do something normal like a horse race. But, two, you can console yourself with the fact that the little guy is healthy and absolutely adorable.

Which is all anyone could ever ask for of a baby. Congratulations to the royal couple!

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Ryan Reynolds Showed Up At Hugh Jackman's Hotel Room Dressed As Deadpool

Celebrity friendships have their ups and downs just like with everyone else.

For instance, Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds. The two have been buds since Reynolds appeared in Wolverine: Origins. Reynolds played the character he is most famous for now—Deadpool.

Very unfortunately, Deadpool looked like this in that film:

But he has since recovered.

Jackman and Reynolds have known each other long enough for Reynolds to troll Jackman on Twitter, like he did over this lovely anniversary message from Jackman to his wife:

But Reynolds trolls all his celebrity pals:

Even his famous wife, Blake Lively:

You gotta learn to deal with Ryan Reynolds when he lives in your house.

Speaking of which, Reynolds did somehow end up in Jackman’s house, or what looks like a hotel room. The two seem to be recording some sort of birthday message, but it goes south when it’s revealed Deadpool is laying around on Jackman’s bed:

Jackman jokes in the caption that Reynolds is the “least greatest showman,” referring to his movie The Greatest Showman, starring himself. As the greatest showman, of course.

Meanwhile, Deadpool is singing in a blatant mockery of Jackman’s musical career! These two get each other.

And they get their fans, who absolutely love it:

Even…Bear Grylls??

Please keep making Ryan Reynolds get dressed up as Deadpool for Twitter videos. It’s what the world needs.

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Kanye West Put John Legend's Texts On Twitter And Chrissy Teigen Has Had It

If you have been living under a rock, you may not know that Kanye West has been firing up Twitter with incessant tweets about how much he apparently loves President Donald Trump. Kanye calls this “free thinking.”

And Donald Trump loves it, of course:

It got so bad that Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, called to have a little intervention, which he promptly reported to his followers:

And she tried to defend him herself, to mixed results:

But he has only doubled-down, advertising his signed MAGA hat:

A lot of celebrities and friends of Kanye don’t know what to say, but seem to want him to stop:

Two close friends of Kim and Kanye are John Legend and Chrissy Teigen. John Legend wrote a measured reflection on the situation on his Twitter, but he didn’t mention Kanye by name:

In private, Legend was apparently reaching out to his old friend. But it didn’t stay private for long. Kanye screenshot their alleged text exchange and put it on Twitter:

In his message, Legend writes that he hopes Kanye reconsiders aligning himself with Trump, because he has enormous influence with his fans. He wants him to know how Trump’s policies have particularly hurt people of color, and that it’s a betrayal to them to back this administration. Kanye dismisses this as “manipulation.”

Teigen also wrote on Twitter that she is getting messages to intervene with Kanye, and wants to make it clear that they have been trying:

Yes, sometimes it does end up on Twitter, which Legend decided to take advantage of:

This seems like a painful situation, but everyone appears to be trying to make the best of it:

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Kid Proves The Tooth Fairy Isn't Real With Some Very Clever Detective Work

Do you remember when you figured out the Tooth Fairy wasn’t real? I’m sorry if it just happened when you read that opening sentence. It’s true, the Tooth Fairy isn’t real. It’s just a fun way for adults to buy children’s teeth. Being a parent is hard, you gotta get your kicks where you can.

Twitter user @RogueDadMD announced to his followers that his 9-year-old son had ruined his fun by figuring out the lie through some incredible deductive reasoning:

This kid is a little Sherlock Holmes, but for dentistry.

Some people wanted to know why they didn’t cover their lie with more lies, but they cracked under pressure:

And a few people had questions about how the kid got away with this tooth hiding:

There’s other tests ahead for our detective. For example, can he keep a secret?

Naturally, the kid has already made some mental leaps with this discovery:

Whoa, this is getting deep. And an interesting study into “ruining stuff” traditions:

There were a few people who disagreed with the kid’s scientific methods. They didn’t go far enough:

Then someone pointed out this is exactly what scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson encouraged his kid to do to uncover the mystery of the Tooth Fairy—test your subjects.

A deduction worthy of a world-renowned scientist. But you forgot one thing kid.

Now that you know there’s no Tooth Fairy, you don’t get the $ $ $ .

A real genius would have kept milking his parents for cash until all their baby teeth were good and gone. 

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Trump Planted A Tree With The President Of France And It Got Weird Fast

In the opinion of some, Donald Trump can be an extremely awkward human being. This is especially on display when he hosts a world leader, and the two are thrust in front of a million cameras capturing the interactions.

It can be very, very awkward.

Like in this clip where he seems to be ignoring Angela Merkel’s suggestion of a handshake:

Or when he tries to hold his wife’s hand during a press event:

At the moment, Trump is being visited by French president Emmanuel Macron. It’s been interesting, to say the least.

And Macron is just smiling through it as best he can:

As a gift to mark his visit on Monday, Macron gave the Trumps an oak tree, which they then ceremoniously planted together on the lawn of the White House:

The pics from the event look…unique?

It was obviously memed immediately:

Some thought the tree was a symbolic troll from Macron, because of Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement.

There’s just a lot going on.

Soon you will be free to go home, Macron. Just grin and bear it.

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Women Troll Guy Who Accidentally Started Group Chat With All Of Them

Guys, just a heads up. If you’re going to talk to multiple women on Snapchat, don’t make the mistake of creating a group chat when you’re intending to send the same message and photo to those women. That’s what Kyle did. Don’t be a Kyle. 

Twitter user Elizabeth, aka @Springbreak2005, recently took to the social media platform to share the conversation that took to place after Kyle, a college student, accidentally invited a bunch of the women he was talking to into the same conversation. 

They were gentle with Kyle at first…

And then it descended into craziness… 

Looks like they won’t be needing Kyle any more. 

Your loss, Kyle. 

Unsurprisingly, Elizabeth’s tweet went viral with over 100,000 retweets and 380,000 likes. And yes, we got a photo of the cute dog. 

We’re all in agreement. 

Some women missed out on the group conversation. 

Dammit, Kyle. 

Let this be a warning to you all. 

Hopefully he learns from his mistakes. 

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45 Tweets That Are Way Too Real For Anyone Who Works Retail

Working retail tends to be the absolute worst. While most customers just want to get in and out with whatever they’ve paid for, there are those few customers every day that make you want to quit. And you have to deal with them for minimum wage. But don’t worry, there are plenty of people out there who know your pain…

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Dad Shares Conversations With His 4 Daughters And They Are Hilarious

Kids are known for being unintentionally hilarious at times. Whether it’s because they don’t have a complete grasp on language yet, or just because they don’t fully understand the world. But in the case of James Breakwell, a comedy writer and father of three girls, it’s probably because his kids have inherited the comedian gene. Breakwell, aka @XplodingUnicorn, shares the hilarious conversations he has with his daughters on Twitter every day, and they’re pure gold. 

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Dragons > math.

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It’s worth it, though.

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Burn.

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They smell.

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Ouch.

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Do you want hyper inflation? Because that’s how you get hyper inflation.

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It’s serious.

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That’s how you get cooties.

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Vegetables are the worst.

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It definitely wasn’t me.

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Nightmare material.

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Not gonna happen.

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Preach, girl.

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She really likes cupcakes.

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We can relate.

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Do we have to do this every morning?!

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Call 911.

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It’s not a very good one.

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Here’s an insight into Easter from a very wise 7-year-old.

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Trust me, teach.

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It’ll be our secret.

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She’s just thinking of you.

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That’s day one information.

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Winner winner chicken dinner.

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White People Are Having The Wrong Reaction To Starbucks Closing For Racial Bias Training

White People Are Having The Wrong Reaction To Starbucks Closing For Racial Bias Training

About a week ago, two men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks as they waited for a third friend to arrive and order drinks with them. ABC News reports the manager called the police, saying they were “refusing to make a purchase.” 

Video of the event sparked outrage, protests, and calls to boycott Starbucks:

Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts had the two men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, in for an interview about what the fallout of their experience has been like.

Nelson said that when he walked in, he asked to use the restroom, but was refused, because he was told they were for paying customers. He says he “left it at that.” He then joined Robinson at a table. An employee approached them where they were seated and asked if she could help with anything. Both men say they were never actually asked to leave, only that they couldn’t use the restroom without buying anything.

Both were shocked when the police showed up.

“Initially, as soon as they approached us, they just said we have to leave,” Nelson said. “There was no question of, ‘Was there a problem here between you guys and the manager?,’ No ‘What happened?’”

“After the first time they walk over and said ‘you have to leave,’ I say ‘we’re here for a meeting,’” Robinson explained. Robinson offered to call the person they were waiting on, but was allegedly ignored. They were then put in handcuffs, reportedly without being informed as to why they were being arrested.

“We weren’t read any rights, nothing” Robinson said. “Just double-locked, handcuffed behind our back, and escorted out and put in a squad car.”

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has said that the incident was “completely inappropriate” and “reprehensible.” Johnson offered a personal apology to Robinson and Nelson, and the company decided they’d be closing all of their locations on May 29 so employees could receive racial bias training.

“While this is not limited to Starbucks, we’re committed to being a part of the solution,” Johnson said. “Closing our stores for racial bias training is just one step in a journey that requires dedication from every level of our company and partnerships in our local communities.”

Since the announcement, things have been somewhat fraught at Starbucks. Twitter user @the_myleg_fish (who says they’re in Ohio) shared what it’s been like working behind the Starbucks bar as May 29 approaches. Basically, white people are being extremely insensitive:

One day without Starbucks is something you can deal with, Becky.

Kelli R. Parker, who works for the New York Daily News, wrote to people considering a Starbucks boycott. As she says, the problem isn’t the company, the problem is racism:

There are people who don’t think the racial bias training will do much, but at least agree that Starbucks is trying to do something about a persistent issue:

It’s also important to consider how many people work for Starbucks, and who will have a day to either learn something new or share something of their experience. It could potentially make a huge difference if every franchise in America shut down for a day and had a serious educational workshop on racism. 

And if that means you have to make coffee at home one morning, so be it.

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This Mom Is Looking For The Man Who Helped Her During A Rough Plane Ride

Most people get really annoyed when they’re on a plane with a crying baby, but one mother’s story shows us: there can be another way.

Jessica Rudeen wrote a Facebook post that went viral on Saturday about meeting a man on a plane that helped her when she was struggling with both a crying infant and a crying toddler. 

She writes:

My first flights with an infant and a toddler started out with a little panic when we boarded the plane. My 4 month old was screaming his head off because, due to a series of unexpected events, I was unable to nurse him before boarding the plane. My 3 year old, who was excited before boarding the plane, lost her nerve and began screaming and kicking “I want to get off the plane! I don’t want to go!”

I honestly thought we’d get kicked off the plane. So with two kids losing their minds, I was desperately trying to calm the situation. This man reached for the baby and held him while I forced a seatbelt on Caroline, got her tablet and started her movie. 

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Once she was settled and relatively calmed, he distracted her so that I could feed Alexander. Finally, while we were taxiing, the back of the plane no longer had screams. During the flight, he colored and watched a movie with Caroline, he engaged in conversation and showed her all the things outside. 

By the end of the flight, he was Caroline’s best friend. I’m not sure if he caught the kiss she landed on his shoulder while they were looking out the window. Amazingly, we had the same connection in Charlotte to Wilmington, a connection he navigates frequently for work. 

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He helped us get off the plane and led us to the next gate with Caroline in hand. If that wasn’t enough, he changed his seat on the next flight to sit in our row to help us. This guy, Todd, showed me kindness and compassion that I’ve never known from another person. His wife, he said, had a similar experience when their two boys were young and a stranger showed her the same kindness. 

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I am blown away by God’s hand in this because we could have been placed next to anyone, but we were seated next to one of the nicest men I have ever met in my life.

I’d like to find him. His name is Todd. He has a son at the University of Arkansas and he lives in Lenexa, KS.

If you could help share this post so that I can find him, I’d really appreciate your help!

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Everyone is inspired by this simple act of kindness:

But Rudeen posted an even better edit to her original post:

Update! I’ve been connected with his wife and hoping we can get together soon!

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The two not only met, they were interviewed on Fox 4. Todd Walker is from Kansas, and he said that helping Rudeen was the most natural thing in the world.

“I saw was a mom looking around the corner at me with big eyes, and two kids in tow that were both having a bad day. They were both screaming,” Walker said. But things calmed down quick once Rudeen got a little help.

“Within a couple minutes, they were fine. Before we even had taken off, and before we landed I’d been coloring with Caroline, and looking out the window, and seeing different things,” Walker said.

He added, “If you think you can, or if they certainly ask you for it step up and help them. You know, it doesn’t cost you anything to step up and give them a hand.”

“His kindness made such a huge impact on my life, and it’s making an impact on other people’s lives too,” Rudeen added.

Has their story inspired you?

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