If you’re anything like us, we see an interesting headline during our daily scroll—pause to read it—but then keep scrolling without reading the actual story. So at the end of each week, we’re rounding up all the buzziest, news-worthy headlines you might have missed. Think of it like the “saved” feature on Instagram but for news instead of aesthetically pleasing photos. DMX’s posthumous album is released, Diddy shoots his shot at Jennifer Lopez, the BTS x McDonald’s meal is now available, and more—this is what you missed this week.
Lady Gaga and Lisa Kudrow Performed “Smelly Cat” Duet At The Friends Reunion
Any Friends fans will recognize Phoebe Buffay’s classic—so bad it’s good—anthem “Smelly Cat.” And the reunion show wouldn’t be complete without paying homage to it, this time with special guest Lady Gaga. Naturally, the reunion song was even better than the original, and Gaga channeled Phoebe’s character with pigtails and a quirky outfit.
Diddy Has Entered The Chat
It feels like it’s 2004 again. Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are rekindling their romance and bringing back Bennifer. But all the recent brouhaha by the paparazzi isn’t deterring Diddy from shooting his show at his old flame. Just a few days ago, he posted a throwback paparazzi-style pic of him and Lopez with the caption “tbt” giving subtweet energy.
Take A Look At The BTS x McDonald’s Meal & Merch
The highly-anticipated collaboration between BTS and McDonald’s has finally arrived and in a surprise turn of events, it came with a merch drop. The K-pop group’s signature order, which is now being sold worldwide, is a 10-piece chicken nugget meal with fries, Coke, and Sweet Chili and Cajun dipping sauces. The McNuggets meal is a classic but the dipping sauces are new—inspired by recipes from McDonald’s South Korea. Fans have even started re-selling the packaging from the combo on eBay, grease and all. The co-branded merch is available via Weverse Shop app.
DMX’s New Album Exodus With Jay-Z, Nas, Bono, and Lil Wayne Is Released
DMX was poised to make a comeback with Def Jam but his unfortunate passing last month meant that his unreleased songs would be used for a posthumous album instead. Exodus is the first DMX release since 2003 and was executive produced by his longtime friend and collaborator, Swizz Beatz. The album also has features from hip-hop giants like Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, and Usher.
Rina Sawayama Set To Star In ‘John Wick 4’ Alongside Keanu Reeves
British singer Rina Sawayama is set to make her acting debut starring in John Wick 4. Her exact role remains a secret but the film’s director has said, “she’s an incredible talent who’ll bring so much to the film.” On top of action movies, Sawayama is working on her second album and is taking inspiration from garage, grunge, and pop.
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