What's Trending: Kenny Rogers Dies At Age 81

Kenny Rogers, Netflix, Coronavirus, Toilet Paper

March 23, 2020
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What’s Trending: Monday, March 23rd, 2020

  • #KennyRogers
    • The country music legend died Friday evening at his home, surrounded by his family.
    • He was under hospice care at the time of his passing and a rep for the singer said he died of natural causes.
    • Some of the biggest hits of his career include, “The Gambler,” “Coward of the County,” “Lucille,” “Lady,” and his #1 duet with Dolly Parton, “Islands in the Stream.”
    • He was 81 years old.
  • #Netflix
    • At this point, many of us are relying on Netflix for entertainment under quarantine.
    • And if you’re worried about the platform delivering new shows, you’re good for now.
    • The Chief Content Officer for Netflix says the company works pretty far ahead on delivering new shows so don’t expect to see any disruption in the programming to the new service over the next few months.
    • It could happen later in the year, depending on how long the quarantine goes.
    • Meanwhile, the push is to keep the creative process going via videoconferencing.
  • #Coronavirus
    • We’re hearing of more celebrities who have tested positive for COVID-19.
    • Bravo host Andy Cohen says he got tested after a few days of not feeling great…he had planned to continue hosing “WWHL” from his couch but we’re not sure if that’s still happening.
    • Harvey Weinstein has reportedly been infected and his not in isolation in his maximum security prison near Buffalo, New York.
    • Others include actress Debi Mazar, opera singer Placido Domingo, Prince Albert of Monaco.
  • #ToiletPaper
    • How much toilet paper will you need to get through the coronavirus crisis?
    • A new website is a tool to calculate how long your stash of TP will last during quarantine.
    • Howmuchtoiletpaper.com is the site and it’s simple…just enter how man y rolls you have and how many times you visit the bathroom
    • More than 2 million people have used the tool and according to the site developers, the average user has a whopping 500% more toilet paper than they need for quarantine.