Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today -May 17

Article by Oliver
Posted: May 17, 2019

Gucci Faces Backlash Over Cultural Appropriation

Gucci is under fire once again for selling a $790 fashion turban which allegedly appropriates the Sikh community. This is the second time the luxury fashion brand is facing backlash after selling a blackface-depicted sweater back in February.

‘Batwoman’ Full Trailer Released

CW has released the first full length for ‘Batwoman’ starring Ruby Rose. The series will premiere this September.

Twitter Users Take a Stand with #NeverThinkOfSuicide

Nigerian Twitter blew up on Thursday as users went online to share their stories on suicidal thoughts and why not to encourage them.

Malema Lights up Twitter with ‘Vaseline’ Comment

Julius Malema broke his silence on the South African general election to denounce Ramaphosa’s ‘new dawn’. In his presser, Malema was quoted, ‘It is not a New Dawn, it’s an old Vaseline’ .This comment took South African social media by storm.

Ric Flair Hospitalized

Ric Flair was hospitalized on Thursday for a scheduled surgery. Earlier reports however indicated that he was ‘rushed to a hospital after suffering a medical emergency’, which was quickly refuted by a family member. Flair is regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers in the world.

Chris Rock and Lionsgate to Reboot ‘Saw’ Movie

Chris Rock and Lionsgate Entertainment are teaming up for a ‘Saw’ movie reboot. The horror franchise revolves around a Jigsaw killer who traps his victims in situations which test their will to live. The first film premiered in 2004 with the latest spinoff being in 2017. The new ‘Saw’ is set to hit theatres in October 2020.

Naira Marley Charged for 11 Counts of Fraud

Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has brought 11 charges against Naira Marley for an alleged credit card fraud. The ‘Am I a Yahoo Boy’ hit maker has been in controversy over the past month for supporting ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ online fraud.

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