Katy Perry kissed an “American Idol contestant and apparently he didn’t like it so much and neither did social media. Benjamin Glaze mentioned to the judges that he had never kissed a girl before and wanted to save it for his first relationship. That’s when Perry beckoned glaze over for what he thought would be a kiss on the cheek but the pop star suddenly turned her head and laid one on his lips instead. Some social media users say that in the age of the #MeToo movement had Perry been a male judge and Glaze a female contestant, such behavior would have been viewed as an assault. Glaze has since posted that he did not feel sexually harassed by Perry.
Singer Rihanna tells Snapchat its “sorry’ is not enough. Snapchat has taken an ad down that asked users if they would “rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown.” A spokesperson for Snap said the ad violates the social network’s guidelines and appeared “in error.” The singer took to instagram to criticize the company and question its decision to run the ad. You may remember Brown made headlines in 2009 after he turned himself in for physically assaulting Rihanna.
The “Black Panther” is sending a message of safety across one state. Asking a very important question…”Wakanda Driver Are You”? Get it? It’s a play on words from the blockbuster hit.
All across the state of Virginia the Department of Transportation is channeling the spirit of the Wakandans, putting up traffic signs with the goal of getting people to slow down and drive safely.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle can check one more item off their wedding ‘to-do’ list. Queen Elizabeth the second officially gave her consent for the marriage Wednesday. Under the royal marriages act of 1772, the monarch must approve any royal family member’s marriage. That was changed in 2003, to only including the first six in line for the throne, Harry is currently 5th.
The couple’s marriage will take place May 19 at Windsor Castle.