Chrissy Teigen Just Found Out It's Now 'Illegal' For Donald Trump To Block Twitter Users

Chrissy Teigen Just Found Out It's Now 'Illegal' For Donald Trump To Block Twitter Users

A huge reason why the constitution exists along with our rights in that constitution is to prevent the government from having too much power over the people.

Our ability to criticize the government and political figures however and whenever we want, and making sure they hear those criticisms and complaints is what makes America what it is.

An ever-growing popular form of communication is social media, a platform that Donald Trump used to his great advantage, basically trolling people online to get into the White House.

The thing about the internet is that you’re basically connected to the rest of the world, so if you have active profiles in your name, that means people can find you on those mediums and say pretty much anything you want to them. If you don’t like what they have to say though, you can block them and create a safe space for yourself.

But because he’s the President and all, and a public figure in a civil service position, the Supreme Court has ruled that he can’t block people from tweeting at him online without violating the First Amendment. 

Federal District Court Judge Naomi Reice ruled that because Trump’s @realdonaldtrump account has been given access to Dan Scavino, White House social media director, and they “exert governmental control over certain aspects” of the account, that Trump cannot block anyone from following the account.

“The viewpoint-based exclusion of the individual plaintiffs from that designated public forum is proscribed by the First Amendment and cannot be justified by the president’s personal First Amendment interests,” Buchwald wrote

Although Judge Buchwald hasn’t expressly ordered Donald Trump from unblocking the accounts he has already banned from following him and viewing his tweets, Jameel Jaffer, the Knight First Amendment Institute’s executive director says that it goes without saying that Trump should do the “right thing” and unblock everyone from his account.

“The position the Trump administration is taking is that the president is entitled to block people, and that the court lacks the ability to order him to do otherwise. The right thing for the president and his social media director to do would be to log into the president’s account and unblock everyone who has been blocked on the basis of viewpoint,” Jaffer said.

A spokeswoman for the Justice department has said that they “disagree” with the court’s decision and are contemplating their next move.

She has a long and storied Twitter career of calling Trump out on the social media platform.

Which, after 9 years, finally came to a head when Teigen sent out this tweet.

Apparently all of her other insults, clapbacks, and shutdowns didn’t hurt Trump as much as this tweet. Because it’s the one that finally caused him to block her.

Teigen found the entire situation hilarious, because Trump used a staunchly anti-Liberal platform to help get him elected, and, as we all know, liberals are often ridiculed for wanting “safe spaces”.

Teigen, like everyone else, saw the news that Trump’s blocking of people on Twitter was directly ruled as a violation of the First Amendment, so she offered up this Tweet in response.

Looks like she’s going to go back to her trolling ways, and there really isn’t anything the President can do about it, unless he wants to violate the very constitution he made an oath to uphold to the American people.

And people are very excited.

Even if Teigen reshot and re-uploaded the video for unbeknownst reasons (aka John being the in background and not wanting to be embroiled in any messy politic stuff).

Looks like the Teigen-Trump Twitter drama is back on, people. (source: nytimes)

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This Guy Live-Tweeted His Little Brother's First Date And It's Too Pure

25-year-old Kinglsey Morgan has gone viral for his tweets about his 16-year-old brother Keneil’s date with his crush. It may be the most wholesome story of teen romance you’ve ever read, and it will also make you hungry. 

Morgan was interviewed by Blavity about this incredibly sweet story of brotherly love, telling them, “We have a very close relationship. He considers me his role model and we do everything together. I study with him, we swap stories, he teaches me the latest dance moves in Jamaica, we cook together, go to the movies together — like I said, everything. I’m literally his credible source for confirming or denying anything he sees on the internet; even something as simple as a prank, he seeks my affirmation that it was indeed a prank.” 

He also asked his brother to do the lion’s share of the work for his date with his crush. Morgan agreed to cook dinner for the family, and even made the girl’s favorite dish.

Which sounds absolutely delicious:

Even dad got in on the action, and put on some fun music for the pair as Morgan was working in the kitchen.

But Morgan finally caught a pic of the adorable couple:

And it went over well with the guest of honor:

Hi lil’ bro is taking things slow:

But it seems like his date likes that about him:

People are really impressed that Morgan went to so much trouble to help his brother out and support him:

And they’re wondering if Morgan might make them some curried chicken and rice:

Some people are imagining what their siblings would have done in his place, and it’s definitely not as nice:

Everyone is incredibly invested in this budding relationship, and Morgan has promised updates:

Look, even if it doesn’t work out between these two young lovebirds, Keneil is learning how to do romance right. Just cook them their favorite meal. Better yet, make your brother do it.

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People Are Sharing Their 'Ugly Duckling' Transformations And It's Shocking

Growing up is tough, especially because it sometimes feels like the transformation is never going to happen. If you’re going through puberty and it’s terrible, just know there’s another side to it and that is on full display in the subreddit /r/uglyduckling.

The subreddit is for anyone who has undergone a transformation, so not everybody is in that period in college where you finally figure out how to dress. But, many people tend to skew young and the changes they make are pretty simple. Like growing their hair out:

How did she do it? By embracing the little things.

Making little changes in your life can transform you in all sorts of ways, even if it’s the decision to avoid the salon. Every journey begins with one step!

Below are some of the most astounding changes people went through. Some have elaborate stories, some just grew out of their awkward phase, and some just woke up one day and realized they’d changed.

Okay, I’m going to start using moisturizer today. What’s your small change?

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Folks Are Sharing Pictures Of Their Dogs Looking Like Humans And It's Uncanny

It’s a bit of common wisdom that folks look like their pets—either because they choose animals who remind them of someone they love (themselves) or because they transform over the years of feeding, petting, and feces disposal. 

A man named Liam Rice has his own explanation for this phenomenon. Rice is an extremely handsome animal care officer at the MSCPA who owns a husky named Luna. He posted an impromptu photo shoot with her and suggested their uncanny resemblance to one another is because Luna carries the spirit of a human within:

I don’t think so, but lots of people responded with their own puppers living like people and looking like people. Any thread full of cute dogs is fine with me, so let’s agree to disagree and check them out:

A cat also made it in, which I find relatable:

But people think Liam looks familiar. They also think he looks a whole lot like a cartoon character:

So, Archer Sterling looks like a husky, too? Yep, sounds right.

Liam is a babe!

But he appears to be taken, sorry everyone.

Well, we still have dogs to enjoy. Love can wait.

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This Runway Model Brought Her 2-Year-Old On Stage And It's Too Adorable

Usually when you think of the world of high fashion, you picture glamorous photo shoots. Riding around in little convertible Italian roadsters on a picturesque, winding highway near some blue coast.

You think of statuesque legs in all sorts of uncomfortable shoes trampling down a runway. You think of ridiculous outfits. You think of impossibly beautiful, impossibly thin, and impossibly good-looking, young women making designs seem glamorous and desirable.

What you probably don’t think about is toddlers. But Canadian model Coco Rocha, might just change your mind about that. She recently took to the runway for Jean Paul Gaultier with her two-year-old daughter, Ioni, in tow. 

Did I mention they were rocking matching outfits? Because they’re totally rocking matching outfits. I know, it’s ridiculously adorable.

The best part is that Ioni not only posed with her mother, but showed off some of her own moves, as well.

The kid was a natural. Thankfully, someone caught the whole thing on camera.

For being just two years old, this little kid is pretty impressive, following visual cues and keeping up pace with her mom.

People were eating the adorableness up.

While others thought that their hairstyles were roast-worthy, which, they totally were.

Even off the runway, the two nailed their poses.

Fellow industry pros had to give it up to Rocha, too.

It was basically the most glamorous take your daughter to work day ever.

And after looking at these shots, it’s hard to argue, it isn’t?

At the end of the it all, fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier embraced the youngest model to ever showcase his designs.

The whole thing was just too cute.

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27-Year-Old Woman Gives Life Advice On Her Deathbed And It's Seriously Inspiring

When 27-year-old Holly Butcher was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that affects mostly young people, she found herself facing mortality at far too young an age. On January 4th, the Grafton, Australia, woman passed away.  

But before she died, Holly penned a letter which she asked her family to post on her Facebook account once she was gone. 

The letter has since gone viral, with more than 85,000 shares and 61,000 likes. And it’s easy to see why: 

Holly starts by discussing what it’s been like to face death at the age of 27. 

She then offers some touching advice.

What incredible advice. 

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Someone Replaced President Trump With His Terrible Disney Animatronic And It's Hilarious

In case you didn’t hear the news earlier this month, Walt Disney World’s Hall of Presidents reopened after months of delay with a new addition — President Donald Trump. And the animatronic was immediately mocked online for looking absolutely nothing like President Trump. 

So Twitter user Born Miserable decided to Photoshop President Trump out of several photos and replace him with his robot counterpart in what may be the best series of tweets on the Internet. 

“I’ve done several Trump Photoshops and when I saw that animatronic figure, I just thought it would make more sense to put it in place of him — just about as much of a human being as he is,” Born Miserable told Mashable

Somehow, it makes this photo look even more evil…

Even a robot needs a break every now and then.

There was the time President Trump mocked a disabled reporter…

These are the best photoshops ever. And social media users seem to agree…

That’s one way to round off the year. 

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Man Performs A Mashup Of The 'Home Alone' Soundtrack Using Only His Voice—And It's Impressive

Personally, I find acapella singing incredibly goofy, but that’s probably because I don’t have whatever level of confidence you need to make drum sounds with your mouth. Acapella super star Mike Tompkins has got a whole lot of that secret ingredient, plus a talent for giving the people what they want.

This Christmas, he’s giving us the soundtrack written by famous composer John Williams for Home Alone. It’s funny that I rarely think of this soundtrack at all, but as soon as I hit play I sighed, “Ahhh, this is what the holidays sound like.” Weird how music infiltrates your brain. 

Let Tompkins bring that nostalgic magic to you, with just thousands of instrumental mouth sounds:

Yup, that definitely sounds like music!

Most live acapella groups are pretty accomplished at layering sounds to sound like a band, but Tompkins creations require a little technological assistance. In a behind the scenes exposé, you can see him working with literally hundreds and hundreds of tracks to make his unique sound.

He also shared a glimpse into what it’s like to do all this work:

Tompkins has been doing this for years, and has a huge following of acapella-enthusiasts. This is truly the golden age of not playing instruments.

Thanks for the holiday cheer, Tompkins, and for introducing me to a YouTube world I had never yet dared to enter. I might like acapella now?!

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This Black Guy Posted A 'Guess Who's Coming Dinner Service' On Craigslist And It's Hilarious

The holidays are great and I absolutely love this time of year, but even I am sick and tired of people who ask the same old boring family questions.

What are you doing with your life? Are you seeing anyone? How’s your job going? Et cetera, et cetera. It’s even worse when you’ve got an annoyingly traditional family that’s borderline backwards.

Well if you wished there was a way to get back at them and mess with them real good this Holiday season, then you may want to take up Wesley Peterson on his “Guess who’s coming to dinner” family service.

People were cracking up at Peterson’s post.

Others think he’s worth way more than a holiday hire.

But the real question is: did anyone take Peterson up on his offer?

Here’s hoping someone did. Hell, I’m married and not a white woman from a borderline racist family and I want to take him up on his offer.

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Conservatives Protest Starbucks' Newest Holiday Cups, And It's Not About Jesus This Time

It’s just not the holiday season without a Starbucks cup controversy.

This year, conservatives are pointing out a very small detail of the current Starbucks cup design:

You see those two hands, top left? Well, the Christian right is CONVINCED those hands belong to lesbians and that the cups are pushing a gay agenda.

Oddly enough, Buzzfeed News seems to be responsible for drawing attention to this.

After Starbucks released a video featuring a lesbian couple…

…people happily tweeted that they believed the hand-holders on the cups are the lesbians from the ad:

Guess we will see how this controversy evolves over the holiday season.

H/T: Twitter, GrubStreet

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