Paris Hilton Asked People To Tell Her Something She Doesn't Know And Twitter Obliged

Paris Hilton Asked People To Tell Her Something She Doesn't Know And Twitter Obliged

The art of being famous simply for just trying to become famous isn’t anything new.

And while the Kardashians have perfected the art of being well-known for basically nothing, if you remember the early-2000s, the days of T-Mobile Sidekicks and bedazzled-everything. The days when Lil’ Jon ruled the airwaves, you might remember a socialite and daughter of hotel tycoon Paris Hilton.

The OG-famous for being famous’ sake girl. And by OG I literally mean OG, she basically provided a blueprint for Kim on how to climb the fame ladder.

Kim was once friends with Paris, and before she was the champion pioneer of thrusting her family into reality fame, she was organizing Hilton’s closet and stepping out of the way of photos so other people could snap pictures with the tall socialite.

Their careers took similar trajectories – both women shot to fame after leaked sex tapes of theirs hit the market, the Kardashians took the scandal and ran with it. And while the K’s family drama is pretty much the only celeb-trash-gossip that continues to go strong, year after year, Paris’ career has comparatively stepped out the reality TV limelight and is pursuing a diverse number of other business opportunities.

She also tweets thought-provoking questions like this:

Now that could’ve been an innocent and appropriate caption for a part sassy/all glamorous photo she posted on Twitter. But people took her question to heart and truly went out of their way to tell Hilton something she probably didn’t know.

What started as a joke soon became a laundry list of obscure and interesting facts. Like, did you know that “Chef” is an incomplete title?

You might’ve forgotten this gem from geometry class.

Things got into the scientifically dense real quick, too. Fascinating nonetheless, however.

I’m going to pretend like I know what this guy is talking about right now.

Now I WISH I picked up on this before, are you serious? One, three, five, seven, nine…my God…

I knew there was a reason I inherently loved sloths. Do they not poot because they’re that lazy? That’d be amazing.

Grammatical and linguistic rulings were also being served up.

More obvious jokes began rolling in, but they were true none the less.

Check out this bit of cosmic knowledge right here. White night sky, baby.

Oh, did you want a lesson in some obscure geometry? Well then you’ve come to the right place.

Some of the facts hit a bit closer to home, however. Like this photo of Jesse Heiman and Paris.

How great would it be if Paris has that photo printed somewhere on an office desk and Jesse assumed she forgot they ever took it?

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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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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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Tomi Lahren Shut Down On Twitter By Florida Shooting Survivor

On Wednesday, a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, shot 17 people dead and injured 14 more in the deadliest U.S. school shooting since Sandy Hook. 

The accused 19-year-old, who was apprehended after apparently fleeing the scene, is believed to have links to a white supremacist group and reportedly commented on a YouTube video last year that he would be a professional “school shooter.” The FBI was made aware of the comment at the time. The teenager was also a concern to school staff, and had been banned from carrying a backpack while on the campus. 

In the hours since, social media has, as usual, been a platform for gun reform debate. Especially since the shooting came just short of a year after President Trump rescinded an Obama-era rule aimed at blocking gun sales to certain mentally ill people

In an address to the nation during the aftermath, President Donald Trump said he would discuss policies to make schools safer during a meeting with U.S. governors and attorneys general later this month. He added that “it’s not enough to take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference — we must make that difference.” 

Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren appears to be one of those opposing stricter gun laws, accusing the left of politicizing the shooting. 

Carly also responded to a tweet by President Donald Trump, in which he offered his “prayers and condolences.”

She also thanked first responders. 

Carly also went on to claim that her grandfather had also hidden in a closest during the first mass shooting in U.S. history. In 1949, Howard Barton Unruh killed 13 people in a rampage around his neighborhood. Unruh was found to be criminally insane and died in 2009. 

Other students were also quick to respond. 

While others responded to President Donald Trump. 

Other social media users were also quick to criticize Lahren. 

Many parents and students have also taken to social media to share heartbreaking text messages they exchanged during the shooting. 

Thankfully in this case, the two were reunited. 

What do you think of Lahren’s tweet and the response? 

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Twitter User Roasts Trump's 'Stable Genius' Comments In A Very Gilbert And Sullivan Way

Much of the talk in Washington D.C. has been of Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff’s tell-all book from within the walls of the Trump White House. One of the book’s most significant claims is that many of Trump’s closest staff believe his mental acuity is slipping.  

In response, the President tweeted the following:

Clearly, these are the tweets of a very stable genius.

One tweet stood out. @hunttheshark knew exactly what Twitter needed — Gilbert and Sullivan references:

In fact, they enjoyed the song so much, they couldn’t help but join in for a second verse:

And the song wasn’t over yet…

Anyone down for… another verse?

Twitter seemed to have a lot of feelings they needed to get off their chest through song:

And it quickly became the song that could never end:

Tune in tomorrow for new verses inspired by whatever Trump does today.

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Man Goes On Twitter Rant About Trump's Recent New York Times Interview—And We Agree

Arguing on the internet is oftentimes about as useful as peeing against the wind. Sure, you might really need to get it out, but it almost always ends up spraying back in your face.

People’s opinions rarely change no matter how much evidence you bring to them. No matter how many good points you make, no matter how many other issues you present that are way more important to focus on than the inconsequential, often sensationalized issues they choose to focus on – you won’t change someone’s mind on the internet.

Oftentimes, merely criticizing someone’s point or questioning them will have them cry “persecution” and that you’re being unfair to them. It’s a trait tons of dictatorial regimes have utilized in discrediting media agencies for catching them in lies and exposing the weak points in their propaganda.

Trump’s popularized the term “fake news” and used it as a blanket statement to try and discredit any news agency that questions and disproves many of the President’s erroneous claims. 

The divisive nature of Trump’s election has left people with very strong opinions on how the press should treat him. However, the objective of traditional press has always been to provide factual evidence and question individuals on the facts. The media in America was expected to be a watchdog of the government to keep our elected officials honest, since the earliest days of our democracy.

Washington Star correspondent Daniel Dale offered an interesting take on the role journalists should take when interviewing Donald Trump and politicians like him who constantly lie in a manner that doesn’t destroy the entire q & a.

Dale stresses professionalism and politeness.

It’s much more powerful to allow a lying politician, President or not, acknowledge their lie in a follow up answer and just carry on with the interview.

He also highlighted the difference between interview and print lies.

It’s all about maintaining composure.

He stressed that basic questioning is a journalist’s job, there’s nothing “gotcha” about it.

Ultimately, Dale just wanted to highlight the correct way to interview someone like Trump who has a penchant for making wild claims without evidence in his q & a’s.

Some people responded to the thread by pointing out some of the worst lies Trump’s told in his interviews.

And how journalists let him get away with it.

Do you feel like the media needs to be tougher on Trump? Or is it a losing battle at this point?

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Legendary Scooby-Doo Voice Actress Dies, And Twitter Is In Mourning

Actress Heather North, best known for her voice work on Scooby-Doo as resident hottie Daphne, has died at 71, according toThe Hollywood Reporter

Though several people have voiced the character over the years, North was the most iconic Daphne, first appearing in the Scooby Doo, Where Are You! for their second season in 1970. She voiced incarnations of Daphne right up through 2003!

Twitter, and the legions of Scooby fans, are in mourning:

R.I.P. Heather North, you were one groovy chick.

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Doug Jones Beat Roy Moore In The Alabama Senate Election And Twitter Can't Believe It

After a campaign in which Republican candidate Roy Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with teenage girls during his 80s, Democrat Doug Jones has won the Alabama Senate Election with a narrow margin. Jones will be the first Democratic senator from Alabama in more than two decades. 

Roy Moore was expected to win the election, which was called when Jeff Sessions gave up his seat to be President Donald Trump’s Attorney General. 

President Donald Trump had endorsed Moore in a series of tweets, while the accusations led many Republican senators to disown their candidate. The Republican majority in the Senate is now down to just two votes.

In an election that was decided by a few thousand votes, and an incredibly high turnout for groups such as African Americans, you can probably guess how social media reacted. 

Jeff Flake took to Twitter to slam Moore. 

As did Hillary Clinton. 

And here’s how the rest of social media reacted…

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Adam Driver Had To Ask Interviewer What 'Emo' Means, And Twitter Is Not Okay

Finally, finally, The Last Jedi is going to be released, featuring our favorite brooding emotional man-boy character, Kylo Ren, as portrayed by professional brooding man-boy, Adam Driver. 

In an interview to promote the film’s release with Rolling Stone, Driver shared some insight on Ren, and his deep needs and emotions. But one thing Driver doesn’t seem to get is why everyone else is perceiving Ren’s mood swings as “emo.” What does emo even mean, exactly?

But he doesn’t know what emo is?

Here’s the exact passage from the conversation:

Um, yeah. Exactly. Kylo Ren feels too much! He has EMOTIONS. No one can believe that Driver somehow doesn’t understand this concept already.

But Twitter is loving Driver’s supposed ignorance:

If Driver doesn’t know what emo is, maybe we should all just let the concept go entirely. He perfected it, then he killed it on the big screen.

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As Twitter Becomes Obsessed With Meghan Markle's 'Suitability,' J.K. Rowling Shuts It All Down

As the news of Prince Harry’s engagement to actress and entrepreneur Meghan Markle has spread, so have discussions about Markle’s “suitability” as a partner for Harry.

While most agree the entire conversation is distasteful and only Harry can decide who is or is not suitable for him, that didn’t stop conservative British newspaper The Spectator from weighing in on Twitter.

For those not in-the-know, “CofE” is short for the Church of England and, according to tradition, the reigning monarch of England is also the head of the Church. In this case, of course, that would be Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

But the notion that Markle is somehow “unsuitable” because she has been divorced struck people as a bit off, especially considering the history of the Church of England itself.

I mean…

History buffs weren’t the only ones with questions…

Even J.K. Rowling got in on the discussion, shuttingThe Spectator‘s assertion down with a single hashtag:

And Twitter was so here for it…

We wish Meghan and Harry all the best in their union!

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