Tag Archives: twitter

  • #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag Birthed After Nominations Announced

    Jan 15, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Immediately following the Oscar nominations this morning was the realization that this is the whitest batch of nominees since 1998. The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite quickly sprang up on Twitter to either poke fun at, or lament the absence of people of color (POC) among the nominees. Chile, with this pic, I’m gonna need some sun block #OscarsSoWhite […]

  • Chris Brown Shuts Down Porn Star’s Twitter Page Over Pics

    Jan 14, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Chris Brown dispatched his legal team on a porn star who tried to tweet photos of his junk. According to TMZ, Kagney Linn Karter went on a Twitter tirade earlier this week claiming Breezy paid her $2,500 to be his escort. Kagney says he thought the deal included sex, and when she refused to sleep […]

  • Prince’s Golden Globe Surprise Wins Social Media

    Jan 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Prince’s surprise appearance at the 72nd Annual Golden Globes — where the artist presented the award for best original song to John Legend and Common, for “Glory” from the film “Selma” — drove the most social conversation on Facebook and Twitter on Sunday evening, reports Variety. (He misidentified the category in his prefatory remarks as […]

  • Iran’s Supreme Leader Tweets #BlackLivesMatter to Zing U.S.

    Dec 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Iran’s supreme leader has tapped the debate over police violence and race in America, likening police shootings of black people in Ferguson and elsewhere to the Palestinian struggle in Gaza in a series of tweets using the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter. Per The Guardian: In a series of tweets on his English-language Twitter feed, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei […]

  • Iggy Azalea Responds To ‘Patronizing’ Critics

    Dec 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *After a week in which Iggy Azalea has been criticized, accused (again) of appropriating black culture, threatened by hackers and schooled on her chosen music genre by a legend in the game, the rapper has responded. Azalea fired off a string of tweets to address her haters. In one, the Australian entertainer says she finds […]

  • Twitter Goes In on NeNe Leakes’ New Wig

    Dec 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 9 Comments

      *You saw this coming as soon as you saw the wig. During Sunday’s episode of “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta,” NeNe Leakes was suddenly wearing a new blond, cropped cut wig that immediately became an object of ridicule on Twitter. “@_ropeburn: “@1800BUTTA: They got Nene on here like . . #RHOA pic.twitter.com/j3f4hazJpi” OMG look @KenyaMoore” […]