What's Trending: "Madonna Being Sued After Making Fans Wait"

Madonna, Social Media, Hamilton, Dunkaroos

February 3, 2020

What’s Trending: Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

 

#Madonna

  • The pop icon is being sued by two men who claim they were forced to wait 2 to 3 hours for her to take the stage on Sept. 21st and Oct. 1st at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • The start time was supposed to be at 8:30 but things didn’t start until 11:30 at one stop and 10:40 at the other.
  • They say they were left stranded at 1am because they’d missed their scheduled trains or other rides home.
  • A very similar class-action lawsuit was filed against her this past November in Florida.
  • So far, Madonna has not commented.

 

#SocialMedia

  • Survey: 26% of college admissions officers look at students’ social media.
  • They might want to scrub their profiles before applying.
  • That is an 11% jump from last year.
  • Experts say that some colleges may just want to ensure the person they choose to admit is consistent with the application they receive.
  • 59% of college admissions officers say looking at applicants’ social media is fair game, while 41% consider it an invasion of privacy.

 

#Hamilton

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical is coming to theaters.
  • Disney is bringing us a film version on October 15th, 2021.
  • The movie is not an adaptation of the musical but rather a “live capture” of a stage performance.
  • It was shot at the Richard Rogers Theater in Manhattan with the original cast.

 

#Dunkaroos

  • 90s kids can rejoice because the newest reboot is coming in snack form!
  • The iconic cookie and frosting pairing will be available for your dunking pleasure this summer in its most requested Dunkaroos flavor: Vanilla Cookies and Vanilla Frosting with Rainbow Sprinkles.
  • The treats will be available in 7-Eleven stores beginning in June and will roll out to other convenience and grocery stores nationwide after that.