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Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today – July 18

Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today – July 18

Commemorating #WorldEmojiDay

#WorldEmojiDay was celebrated on Wednesday globally. Apple and Google also revealed new emojis in commemoration of the day. The new emojis will majorly focus on inclusivity and accessibility, beneficial for people using hearing aids, wheelchairs and guide dogs among others.

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Sentenced to Life in Prison

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo has been sentenced to life in prison. The 62-year-old was handed the sentence in New York City on Wednesday, having been held responsible for a 30-year criminal career, which led to corruption and massive deaths in Mexico. It is believed that Chapo smuggled more than $12 billion worth of drugs throughout his cartel business.

‘Hustlers’ Movie Trailer Released

Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B are making money moves in the just released “Hustlers” movie trailer. The drama flick follows New York-based savvy strippers who band together, to steal money from rich Wall Street clients. “Hustlers” swoops into theatres September 13.

Emmys Criticized for ‘Leaving Neverland’s’ Five Nominations

The Emmys has drawn widespread criticism for giving “Leaving Neverland” five nominations, by fans of Michael Jackson. The Dan Reed-directed film told the stories of James Safechuck and Wade Robson, who claimed that they were sexually abused by Michael Jackson, when they were minors. Among the nominations include Outstanding Directing for a Documentary; Outstanding Sound Editing for a Non Fiction Program; and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Non Fiction Program.

The Kardashians Demand $300M to Renew Their ‘KUWTK’ Contracts

Kris Jenner is in talks with E! –which airs “Keeping Up with Kardashians” – for a new deal worth $300Million, to extend the show for another five seasons. This is twice the amount the momager bargained for her five daughters back in 2017. KUWTK’s season 16 ended recently, with ratings that “Kris had hoped for and more”, thanks to the Tristan and Jordyn cheating scandal.

 

 

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