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 What’s Trending on Monday, July 1st, 2019: Taylor Swift, Worst Drivers, Joe Jonas Sophie Turner, Little Mermaid

July 1, 2019

 What’s Trending: Monday, July 1st, 2019

 

#TaylorSwift

§     Her entire music catalog has just been acquired by Scooter Braun and she says this is her “worst case scenario.”

§     Justin Bieber’s manager bought Big Machine Group’s catalog for $300m and Taylor is saying how disappointed and betrayed she feels by the company.

§     Swift’s former label owned her master recordings from her 2006 self-titled debut through 2017’s Reputation and they sold it to Braun’s Ithaca Holdings.

§     She said she pleaded with them for years for the chance to own her own work.

§     She also said this hurts especially bad since she’s received incessant, manipulative bullying at Braun’s hands for years.

 

#WorstDrivers

§     Study: The worst drivers in the country are in Mississippi.

§     The study looked at the percentage of drivers who are insured, the number of DUI arrests per year, the number of fatalities and how often residents google terms like “traffic ticket” or “speeding ticket.”

§     Alabama and California were 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

§     And Nevada tied with Florida and Texas for the 4th state with the worst drivers.

§     We didn’t fare well due to DUI’s and searches for traffic-related tickets.

 

 #JoeJonas #SophieTurner

§     The two wed again in a romantic French ceremony.

§     The couple first wed here in las Vegas on May 1st to make it legal but the ceremony happened at a chateau in France on Saturday.

§     Guests included Zoe Kravitz, Katharine McPhee and David Foster and Maisie Williams.

 

#LittleMermaid

§     Live-action Disney movies do very well in the box office and the next one up is “The Little Mermaid.”

§     Entertainment Tonight is saying that Melissa McCarthy is in very early talks to take on the role of Ursula.

§     Singer Lizzo has been campaigning for the role on Twitter and she tweeted a simple sad face emoji in response to McCarthy’s early involvement.

§     As for who will play Ariel? Early rumors have fans hinting at Zendaya.