What’s Trending: Friday, February 8th, 2019

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February 8, 2019

What’s Trending: Friday, February 8th, 2019



§     The richest man in the world is accusing the National Enquirer of extortion and blackmail.

§     Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the newspaper’s parent company threatened to publish nude photos of him and other suggestive pictures of his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez.

§     However, they said they wouldn’t publish the photos if he said publicly that he had no evidence that the Enquirer’s coverage of him was politically motivated.

§     The magazine had previously published romantic texts between the two, which made Bezos launch an investigation into how it got ahold of those texts.



§     Survey: Most (72%) Americans believe that employers “do their best” to pay employees well.

§     People were also asked how they feel about their pay, with 56% of men and 46% say they are satisfied with their earnings.

§     But half of all Americans say they are not satisfied with their earnings.



§     He and his new wife, Hailey Baldwin just did a revealing interview with Vogue Magazine.

§     In it, they revealed that they remained celibate until their marriage.

§     And part of the reason (though not the only reason) was because of a religious commitment.

§     Justin said that he wanted to rededicate himself to God in because he felt it was better for the condition of his soul and that he believes that God blessed him with Hailey as a result.

§     He also admitted that he was abusing Xanax when he was younger because he was so ashamed of being super-promiscuous and that’s when he knew he needed to change.



§     The airline is removing napkins from their planes after passengers said they were creepy.

§     The Diet Coke drink napkins featured the words “because you’re on a plane full of interesting people and hey…you never know.”

§     On the other side, it instructed passengers to “be a little old school, write down your number and give it to your plane crush” and included spaces for the person’s name and number.