Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today – August 6

Article by Oliver
Posted: August 06, 2019

Larry Madowo’s US Shooting Tweet Irks Resident

Larry Madowo is being slammed for his US shootings tweet, by a resident. The journalist, currently studying in the states, tweeted about the weekend’s Dayton and Texas mass shootings, that left 29 dead and 50 injured. Madowo tweeted, “I went to sleep on news of a mass shooting in El Paso. I woke up to the news of a mass shooting in Dayton. This is only my first weekend living in these United States!” A resident tweep replied to him, “Hey, you don’t like it here you can leave. You’re a newcomer to America and you publicly say America is not safe despite the hell hole you are from. Get lost moron! Go home!” The tweet has since been deleted.

Sonko and Millie Odhiambo Exchange Words; KOT Reacts

Kenyans on Twitter have been talking about Mike Sonko and Millie Odhiambo’s ongoing bitter spat. Millie was angered by the Nairobi governor’s sentiments regarding late Ken Okoth’s matrimonial life. The Suba North MP expressed her opinions, a move that saw Sonko speaking out on her childlessness condition. In response, Millie said,” I am proudly childless just like several other women and men.” This sparked #SonkoVsMillie on Twitter, trending for the better part of Monday.

Travis Scott Showers Kylie Jenner with Flowers Ahead of Birthday

Travis Scott filled Kylie Jenner’s home with roses ahead of her birthday. The “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star, who turns 22 on August 10th, shared a video of the gesture on her Instagram captioned, “My house is covered in ROSES! @TravisScott and it’s not even my birthday yet!!!!! Omg ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️😭😭😭😭.”

Netflix Cancels ‘The OA’

“The OA” is ending after two seasons on Netflix. The Brit Marling-created Sci-fi series premiered in 2016, took a three-year hiatus, returning for its second season in March this year.

Disney Releases New ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Poster

Disney has released the new poster for “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”, in theatres October 18.

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