Trending Stories You Missed This Past Weekend
Lil Nas X Comes Out as Gay
Lil Nas X came out as gay on Sunday. The “Old Town Road” hit maker alluded to this, after referring fans to lyrics of his new single, “C7osure”. “Some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more,” he tweeted the lyrics, adding, “But before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure.”
some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more. but before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure. 🌈🤩✨ pic.twitter.com/O9krBLllqQ
— nope (@LilNasX) June 30, 2019
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) July 1, 2019
deadass thought i made it obvious pic.twitter.com/HFCbVqBkLM
— nope (@LilNasX) June 30, 2019
Taylor Swift Lashes Out At Scooter Braun for Purchasing Her Music Catalog
Taylor Swift penned down a statement accusing music executive, Scooter Braun of “manipulative bullying” after he acquired rights to her music, through the purchase of Big Time Machine Records. This has since caused a stir in the music industry, leading various artists to taking sides, and a #WeStandWithTaylor trending topic.
Scooter Braun, manager of pop icons Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, agreed to buy Nashville record label Big Machine, which owns the Taylor Swift catalog https://t.co/1kJh1xlbrh
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) June 30, 2019
Taylor Swift called out Scooter Braun after she found out he now owns her entire music catalogue: “All I could think about was the incessant, manipulative bullying I’ve received at his hands for years.” https://t.co/5vNTNmZnvj
— E! News (@enews) June 30, 2019
Taylor Alison Swift deserve the world and Scooter Braun is trash. pic.twitter.com/r1lo3LfoUL
— Ila | 🦋Lover❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 (@flavlesswift) June 30, 2019
KOT Mesmerized by Stephanie Ruto’s Graduation Photos
Kenyan Twitter was mesmerized after graduation photos of DP Ruto’s daughter, Stephanie Ruto surfaced online. Stephanie graduated from Strathmore University on Friday, with a degree law degree. KOT however chose to focus on the enchanting lady, flooding timelines with marriage proposals to Ruto.
Congratulations to Stephanie Ruto on your graduation from @StrathU with a degree in Law. Your dedication, hard work, self sacrifice and God’s grace has triumphed. As you join your peers in the legal profession, may you stand with the tenets of justice, fidelity and impartiality. pic.twitter.com/EOIKgo4lur
— William Samoei Ruto, PhD (@WilliamsRuto) June 28, 2019
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Wed, Again
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have tied the knot again, this time, in Paris. In May, the two got married in a surprise ceremony, after attending the Billboard Music Awards event.
They. Are. Married!! Who needs vows when Joe Jonas wrote his to Sophie Turner in the form of the @jonasbrothers‘ new song Hesitate? 😭 #TurnerIntoAJonas https://t.co/qLNpe1Cd9S pic.twitter.com/j0QK3TV1Sd
— E! News (@enews) June 29, 2019
— ET Canada (@ETCanada) June 29, 2019
Maisie Williams has officially arrived to Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner’s French rehearsal and we have a feeling she’s going to (spoiler alert) KILL the dance floor. #TurnerIntoaJonas https://t.co/tOxk8qFc71 pic.twitter.com/zKIUjcrdtR
— E! News (@enews) June 28, 2019
Stormzy Becomes First British Solo Artist to Headline Glasto Fest
Stormzy headlined Glastonbury Festival over the weekend, becoming the first British to headline the main stage as a solo act. The “Vossi Bop” hit maker also became the second youngest solo artist, to headline the event’s main stage at 25, behind David Bowie in1971, at only 24 years.
It was all a dream pic.twitter.com/mxUUnHtJ6r
— CROWN OUT NOW 👑 (@stormzy) June 29, 2019
I an first black British artist to headline Glastonbury.
At 25 years old I am the second youngest solo act to ever headline Glastonbury, the youngest being a 24 year old David Bowie in 1971.
I’m overwhelmed with emotions, this is the most surreal feeling I’ve ever experienced.
— CROWN OUT NOW 👑 (@stormzy) June 28, 2019
‘It’s only the beginning’: Stormzy becomes first black British artist to headline Glastonbury https://t.co/AE9rffj4HV
— Sky News (@SkyNews) June 28, 2019