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Rihanna Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Rihanna has become a mom! The singer gave birth to her first child with A$AP Rocky on May 13. The news was made public just yesterday. She first announced her pregnancy in January when she was photographed holding hands with her partner while taking a walk in New York City.

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NFTs are Coming to Instagram

As announced, Instagram is getting ready to support NFTs. The intention to add NFTs to the Meta platform was confirmed by Mark Zuckerberg in a report about the site’s new features back in January. Now it is almost here, Instagram will allow integration of NFTs from the Ethereum and Polygon blockchains at first, with Solana and Flow to follow.

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Taylor Swift Gets Honorary Degree from NYU

On Wednesday, country and pop star Taylor Swift received an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from New York University as she blew kisses at the roaring crowd and delivered the commencement address at the 2022 graduation ceremony at Yankee Stadium.

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Gas Prices Predicted to Reach an Average of $5 Soon

Gas prices in the United States have been drastically on the rise since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, with no signs of stopping in sight. In the last week, the national average has increased by 15 cents, reaching a record of $4.48 a gallon. In the last month the prices have gone up an average of 40 cents, and 27% total since the start of the war. Now experts say the record-breaking prices could soon reach $5 a gallon in most places.

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Massachusetts Resident Tests Positive for Monkeypox

Health officials have officially confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the US this year. A Massachusetts citizen has tested positive for monkeypox and was later confirmed by health officials Wednesday. According to a release from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the patient is an adult make who recently traveled to Canada. The test was confirmed on Wednesday by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention after going through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for initial testing

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Camila Cabello to Replace Kelly Clarkson on ‘The Voice’

Kelly Clarkson is bidding farewell to the singing competition show, “The Voice,” after eight years of serving as a judge. Clarkson has led four acts, including bands and singers, to victory throughout eight seasons.

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Designer of Marilyn Monroe’s Iconic Dress Disproves Kim Kardashian Wearing it at the 2022 Met Gala

The annual Met Gala, held on the first Monday in May, is sure to turn heads
yearly. This past gala, themed gilded glamour, was absolutely no exception, largely
because of reality star Kim Kardashian. Every year, A-list celebrities from all
walks of fame strut the red carpet in audacious, unique, and oftentimes
controversial attire.

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Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal Stalled Waiting for Proof of Fake Accounts

Elon Musk acquired twitter in a $44 billon deal in April, however a recent delay has now been caused by Musk over fake accounts. Musk has requested that twitter show proof of its claim that less than 5% of daily users are fake accounts. Despite Twitter’s defense that Musk waived
rights to due diligence when the deal was decided, Musk tweeted recently that the deal “cannot move forward” until this issue is resolved.

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Actress Maggie Peterson Dies at 81

American actress and singer Maggie Peterson, best known for her role as Charlene Darling in the Andy Griffith Show, has passed away at age 81.
Last Monday, her nephew Ben Eaton and her niece Amy Roger posted a statement on Maggie’s Facebook and GoFundMe page communicating the news of the actress’s passing. Her family said that she passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 15 in Colorado, surrounded by her family members.

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Jesse Williams Speaks Out Leaked Broadway Nude Scene

Jesse Williams has taken to Twitter to speak out after leaked images and video of an onstage nude scene from the Broadway scene from the play “Take Me Out” late Monday night. The videos and photos were posted online by a fan and took social media by storm. The videos and images, mainly on Twitter, prompted public reactions from the show producers and the union that speaks for stage managers and actors.

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France names first female Prime Minister in 30 years

History is being made in France as Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne has been named Prime Minister, the first female to hold that position in 30 years, and only the second female in French history.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday picked Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne as his new prime minister as he prepares for legislative elections. Borne will replace Jean Castex as Prime Minister.

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Justin Bieber Performs in Buffalo Saturday Night Following Mass Shooting 

On Saturday May 14 th , 2022, a mass shooting occurred in Buffalo, New York, that killed 10
individuals and horribly impacted the lives of many more. The 28-year-old Canadian pop sensation, Justin Bieber, took to the stage in Buffalo that same
day following the horrific shooting.

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