Articles written by Melissa Stusinski

Stephen Colbert Devotes Entire Show To #CancelColbert Controversy

Stephen Colbert devoted an entire show to the #CancelColbert controversy on Monday night in an attempt to put to rest questions about whether or not he is racist. The controversy began last week when the official Colbert Report Twitter account tweeted out a message that read, “I am willing to show #Asian community I care […]

TV Helicopter Crashes In Downtown Seattle [Breaking]

A TV helicopter jointly owned by KOMO and KING5 crashed in downtown Seattle on Tuesday morning, killing two people and injuring a third. The accident happened around 7:30 am local time and sent clouds of black smoke billowing over rush hour traffic. The Seattle Fire Department rushed to the scene and put the flames out […]

William Shatner Quits Twitter, Rejoins The Same Day

William Shatner quit Twitter on Wednesday, but don’t worry, he promptly rejoined and apologized to fans for the decision. Shatner, most famous for his time as Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek, has 1.79 million Twitter followers, and he is known for his knowledge of world days, including National Baked Scallops Day (May 11). […]

Sen. John McCain Tweets Against Arizona’s Anti-LGBT Bill

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) tweeted out against Arizona’s anti-LGBT bill on Monday morning, writing that he hopes Gov. Jan Brewer will veto the legislation. McCain was joined by fellow Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who echoed his call for Brewer to veto the bill, SB 1062. The legislation would allow businesses to deny service to LGBT […]

Actor Harold Ramis Dies At 69 [Twitter Reacts]

Harold Ramis, one of Hollywood’s most successful comedy filmmakers, died on Monday morning at the age of 69. Ramis, who was famous for films like Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, and Analyze This, passed away from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. Ramis’ health problems started in May 2010 when he struggled with an infection that ledto complications […]

Danica Patrick Is First NASCAR Driver With 1 Million Twitter Followers

Danica Patrick is the first NASCAR driver to have more than one million Twitter followers. She hit the mark in the days leading up to Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500, though Twitter newbie Dale Jr. could catch up quickly. Before the race, Patrick told the Associated Press, “It just shows what incredible and loyal fans I […]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins Twitter After Daytona 500 Win

Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined Twitter on Sunday night after he won the rain-delayed Daytona 500, fulfilling a promise he gave to former Dale Earnhardt Inc. teammate Michael Waltrip. It’s only fitting that his first tweet was a selfie he took in Victory Lane with the the trophy awarded to the champion of the Great American […]

Kiev’s Independence Square Before-And-After Photo Goes Viral

A before-and-after photo of Kiev’s Independence Square went viral on Wednesday amid continued clashed between police forces and protesters. The photo showed up on reddit and other social media sites. At least 26 people were reported dead and hundreds of others were injured since Tuesday. The two sides agreed to a truce late Wednesday after […]

Patrick Stewart Humorously Responds To ‘The Guardian’ Calling Him Gay

Patrick Stewart humorously responded to The Guardian calling him gay in a story about his support for Ellen Page. The paper quickly issued an apology for wrongly outing Stewart as gay. An updated statement reads, “This article was amended on 17 February 2014. The third paragraph originally said ‘Some gay people, such as Sir Patrick […]

Bunnies Swarm Around Tourist On Japan’s ‘Rabbit Island’ [Video]

A woman named Yu Yu Lam posted a clip of herself being pursued by adorable, very friendly bunnies while on a visit to Japan’s so-called Rabbit Island. The spit of land’s real name is Ōkunoshima and is home to a massive population of wild rabbits — but you wouldn’t know they were wild if you […]

Simon Cowell Shares Newborn Photos Of Baby Son Eric

Proud new father Simon Cowell shared three sweet newborn photos of his son, Eric, on Twitter Sunday. The photos came two days after the baby, his first child with girlfriend Lauren Silverman, was born on Valentine’s Day. Cowell also took to Twitter to announce his son’s birth, writing: Very happy to say Eric was born […]

Canadian Bobsledder Christopher Spring Shares Wardrobe Malfunction

Canadian bobsledder Christopher Spring will be the first to admit that he doesn’t have washboard abs, but it seems that the team’s suit designers didn’t take that into account when they made his uniform for the Sochi Olympics. Spring took to Twitter Saturday to show off a wardrobe malfunction that proves it, writing, “I tried […]

@DrawnYourTweet Shows The Creative Side Of Twitter

A fairly new Twitter account called Drawn Your Tweet (@DrawnYourTweet) is going viral, and it’s not surprising, given the amusing illustrations the author likes to send back tow Twitter users. The concept of the account is pretty simple: The anonymous user has set out to find random(ish) tweets, draw them, and return the finished piece […]

Richie Incognito Deletes Twitter Account

Dolphins guard Richie Incognito deleted his Twitter account sometime since Friday night, apparently in reaction to the abuse he was taking on Twitter after the Wells Report was released. The report showed the Incognito was responsible for bullying fellow player Jonathan Martin, who eventually left the Dolphins because of the abuse he suffered in the […]

Facebook Explores Interaction Between Couples On Social Media

Facebook can predict the amount of social media action you will have with your significant other before and after your relationship begins. As part of its series about love, the company’s data science department decided to discover hose couples interact before and after their relationships start. The network’s data scientists explained in a blog post […]

Woman Takes Accidental Sochi Selfie, Tweet Goes Viral

A woman took an accidental Sochi selfie during a hockey game on Thursday, and the tweet showing her fail has gone viral. The photo was originally tweeted by Bryan Wood after it was sent to him by a friend. In it, a woman is attempting to take a picture with her point-and-shoot camera, but unfortunately […]

Kristin Cavallari Shows Off Growing Baby Bump

Kristin Cavallari showed off her growing baby bump in a new selfie posted to Instagram on Saturday. The 27-year-old former reality star-turned-shoe designer is pregnant with her second son with husband Jay Cutler. Cavallari captioned the photo “Baby bump getting BIG.” The star is mother to 18-month-old Camden Cutler and appears to be handling her […]

Mistrial Declared In Michael Dunn Murder Case [Twitter Reacts]

A mistrial was declared in the case against Michael Dunn, a Florida resident accused of murdering 17-year-old Jordan Davis in a Jacksonville convenience store parking lot on November 23, 2012. The judge instructed the jury that they could convict him on first degree murder, or they could consider lesser charges. However, the jury announced Saturday […]

Ellen Page Thanks Fans On Twitter After Announcing She’s Gay

Ellen Page thanked her fans for support on Twitter after she announced at an LGBT conference on Friday that she is gay. The actress made the revelation in a speech at the Time to THRIVE conference put on by the Human Rights Campaign. Thank you @HRC and everyone for all the love and support. X […]

Christina Aguilera Gets Engaged, Shows Off Ring On Twitter

Christina Aguilera got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Matthew Rutler on Valentine’s Day and didn’t waste any time telling her fans, or showing off her new sparkler. The singer announced the news on Twitter, along with a photo of her ring. He asked and I said…… — Christina Aguilera (@xtina) February 15, 2014 Aguilera […]