What's Trending on Friday, February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018

What’s Trending on Friday, February 16th, 2018



§     She and Justin Theroux have split.

§     They announced their separation yesterday saying, “The decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year. We are two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship.”

§     They married in 2015.

§     She was previously married to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005.



§     The Karate Kid is back, and the rivalry didn’t die!

§     A YouTube Red original series called Cobra Kai is bringing back Ralph Macchio and William Zabka in their roles of Daniel and Johnny.

§     It’s been 30 years and the two will resurrect the old dojo rivalry in the new series that starts with Daniel living a comfortable life with his family in Encino running a string of car dealerships.

§     Johnny hasn’t been so fortunate, and he is looking for redemption by reopening Cobra Kai.

§     The series debuts on YouTube Red later this year.



§     Ed Sheeran seems to be “popped out.”

§     He’s saying that the next record that he is making is not a pop album.

§     He says he feels that it’s dangerous to have a pop career that gets bigger and bigger and he wants to control expectations from fans and the label.

§     He also revealed a few tidbits about music he wrote for other people, including his own “Shape of You.”

§     When the song first came out in January he said he originally wrote it for Rihanna but he confessed that initially the track began as a cut for Little Mix.

§     And the song “Strip That Down” by Liam Payne…not only did he help write it, but he also snuck onto the track. Listen to the low voice singing “strip that down.” That’s Ed!



§     Study shows that one soda per day can decrease your chances of getting pregnant.

§     The sugar found in sweetened beverages, like soda, accounts for 1/3 of the added sugar total in the average American diet.

§     Researchers have found positive association between intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and lower fertility.

§     The numbers don’t lie: women who drank at least one soda per day had a 25% lower chance of becoming pregnant and men had a 33% reduced probability of impregnating.

§     Drinking energy drinks was associate with even more severe odds.