Taylor’s Hockey Banner Ban, J-Pop Star Stalkings + More
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- LA King's Hockey Fans Ban Taylor Swift from Staples Center
Back in 2015, a banner for "Taylor Swift's Most Sold Out Performances" was put up in the Staples Center, at the same time the LA Kings hockey team reached the conference finals for the last time. Coincidence? LA Kings fans don't seem to think so. With finishing second to last last season and already losing three out of five games this season, fans are feeling like the banner is a bad luck charm. The fans' calls of superstition were heard and from now on, all home games will be a Taylor free zone. (via PopCrush)
- The Ominous End of Fortnite?
Fornite users were in for a surprise when the game ended in a massive explosion on Sunday (Oct. 13), only to be left with... literally nothing but a black screen. The Fornite Twitter and Instagram accounts followed suit and erased everything, except the link and photos to the mysterious black hole left behind. Thankfully, the blackout didn't last long... (via PopCrush)
- Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Self Help
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and there are a few things that you can do to prevent and detect it. You know the saying, "A glass of wine a day keeps the doctors away?" Well, new studies show that drinking can increase the risk of getting breast cancer. It also important to know the symptoms and get regular screenings. (via CNN)
- Panera: Fresh Out the Package?
An employee at Panera was fired for posting a TikTok video exposing how they actually make their famous mac and cheese. Panera has been known to serve clean food, but this video begs to differ and leaves us wondering what else comes out of the freezer. Check out the video below! (via USA Today)
- Location is in the Eye of the Beholder
A man in Tokyo was arrested for stalking a female pop star by using the reflection in her eyeballs of her Instagram pictures to figure out which train station she used and where she lives. He was accused of grabbing and groping her as well as causing injuries. Locals in Tokyo have been warned to be careful with the pictures they are posting since anything can be used to get information. Even the peace sign isn't safe, since technology can make it easy to steal fingerprints. (via Shaderoom)
- Cody Simpson and Miley Cyrus: From Friend Zone to End Zone
Having supportive people in your life is very important, something that goes to show for this celebrity couple. Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson have had a friendly relationship for a long time and it's bloomed into something beautiful. They met during a time when they both were partying a lot but that's all changed. They are both focused on their health and work. From lots of Instagram posts, to a trip to the hospital and a new song, love is really in the air for these two singers. (via People)
- Simon Biles' Boyfriend Is her Biggest Fan
No one has couple goals like Simone Biles and her boyfriend, Stacey Ervin Jr. He was filmed cheering her on the TV when she won the world championship and it absolutely puts us in our feels. Check out the video below. (via BET)
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