What’s Trending: Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Jussie Smollett, Chris Hemsworth, Denise Richards, Papa John's

February 20, 2019
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   What’s Trending: Thursday, February 21st, 2019

 

#JussieSmollett

§     Smollett has been arrested. 

§     Smollett claimed that last month he was beaten by two people who yelled racist and homophobic slurs at him.

§     However, recent reports suggest he staged that incident, allegedly paying two brothers to carry it out.

§     A police spokesman says filing a false police report is a class four felony.

 

 #ChrisHemsworth

§     He’s been cast as Hulk Hogan in the new Netflix biopic from Bradley Cooper.

§     Netflix obtained the exclusive life rights and consulting services from Terry Gene Bollea AKA Hulk Hogan.

§     The project is expected to deal with the formative years of his ascent into fame, starting with the Florida wrestling circuit in the late 1970s and becoming the face of the World Wrestling Federation during the 1980s.

§     Until then, you can see Hemsworth as Thor in the upcoming “Avengers: Endgame,” scheduled to be released in April.

 

#DeniseRichards

§     The actress and ex-wife of Charlie Sheen has joined the cast of “The Bold and The Beautiful.”

§     She’ll be playing a “fun-loving, hard-working single mother from Las Vegas who aspires to live life to its absolute fullest.”

§     Her character heads to LA when she learns that her daughter, Flo, is entangled in a complicated situation and she will have a past and big secrets to spill.

 

 #PapaJohns

§     They’re adding a chicken and waffle pizza to the menu.

§     The pizza won a Twitter poll of what specialty pizza customers wanted to be able to order at Papa John’s with more than 70% of the vote.

§     The chain is currently working to win back customers after a bad year following plummeting sales after news that the found had used a racial slur on a conference call.

§     The pizza will be available later this year.