What's Trending 6/23/20: NASCAR Shows Solidarity With Bubba Wallace, Is Working From Home More Productive?

Also Trending: Katy Perry, Subway

June 23, 2020
Bubba Wallace
  • #IStandWithBubba
    • Ahead of the Geico 500 in Talladega yesterday rival racers showed up to support Bubba Wallace.
    • They presented a unified front with the circuit’s only black competitor after a noose was found in his racetrack garage stall.
    • The other drivers pushed his car to the front in the pits of the superspeedway prior to the start of the race.
    • Wallace tweeted a picture of the moving image with a one-word caption: “Together.”
    • Wallace races for Richard Petty Motorsports and The King himself also came out to support his driver.
    • Ryan Blaney, Bubba’s best friend won the race. Bubba came in 14th.
  • #WorkFromHome
    • Survey: Americans think working from home has changed how we work for the better.
    • However, around 50% of parents working from home felt their productivity was not more productive while working from home.
    • One-third of Americans also felt that physical offices are a thing of the past.
    • And 41% of people thought that people who do go back to the physical workplace should be paid a higher wage.
    • Interestingly enough, when asked what they missed most about work, 32% said their coworkers, 21% said just getting out of the house and 27% of people said absolutely nothing.
  • #KatyPerry
    • She’s opening up about her pregnancy and she’s shared that she and her fiancé Orlando Bloom have a few names picked out for their unborn daughter.
    • She said they have yet to decide specifically on her name but they have options and they are going to let the baby tell them.
    • She said, “I’ll look at her and go, ‘Oh yeah, yeah. You are her. You are that.”
    • She also said that she has been every emotion under the sun during her pregnancy…overwhelmed, anxious, happy, overjoyed, depressed.
    • Katy is due sometime this summer.
  • #Subway
    • The sandwich chain has discontinued two popular meat options.
    • They have quietly removed roast beef and rotisserie-style chicken from their menu recently.
    • Fans are taking to social media to voice their displeasure about the move.
    • Perhaps to make up for it, they are welcoming back a twist on their popular $5 Footlong deal where you can now get two Footlongs for $5 each when you order two.