What's Trending: Drake Isolating After Hanging With KD

Oprah, Aliens, Drake, Christmas Lights

March 19, 2020
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What’s Trending: Thursday, March 19th, 2020

  • #Oprah
    • She responded to salacious rumors on Twitter yesterday after her name started trending.
    • On Sunday, a series of tweets started getting attention that said the celebrity’s Florida home had been raided by police.
    • They said they were “digging up the tunnels” there in connection with an alleged sex trafficking ring.
    • Never mind the fact that Oprah has no home in Florida.
    • She said on Twitter, “Just got a phone call that my name is trending. And being trolled for some awful FAKE thing. It’s NOT TRUE. Haven’t been raided, or arrested. Just sanitizing and self-distancing with the rest of the world.”
  • #Aliens
    • Study: 1 in 5 adults fears Martians will invade Earth within the next 50 years.
    • And they don’t think Martians would have good intentions either: 22% are worried for their lives in the event of an invasion.
    • Of those who believe contact is imminent, 71% also expect to face danger from panicked humans amid the chaos.
    • 75% of people also believe that governments across the globe are hiding information about detection of or contact with alien lifeforms.
  • #Drake
    • The singer is self-isolating after he partied with Kevin Durant last week.
    • In case you missed it, KD was just diagnosed with coronavirus.
    • The pals hung out at a West Hollywood hotspot eight days ago.
    • Drake posted a video from his home basketball court saying, “My life for the next however long.”
  • #ChristmasLights
    • People are putting their Christmas lights back up to spread cheer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
    • The trend started on Twitter and has taken off with users sharing photos of their homes lit up.
    • One person wrote, “My mom thinks people should start putting up Christmas lights in their windows to remind each other that there’s still life and light while we stay home. I think she’s on to something.”
    • Others say that the light displays may serve as a good form of entertainment people can enjoy safely from their cars.