BET sat down with viral sensation Antoine Dodson, who became a beloved Internet meme thanks to his hilarious and dramatic local news interview. He's now all grown up and is as amused at his Internet fame as the rest of us.
Category: Viral story update
Two Canadian women in their twenties, who documented their lavish 68-day world cruise on Instagram only to later be caught smuggling more than $23 million worth of cocaine, have been sentenced in Australia and may not be getting out until long after Instagram is no longer cool.
It's been a week, but the viral spread of one special post from the Joanna Gaines blog shows no signs of slowing. Joanna shared a sweet photo of she and Chip's daughter Emmie staring out the window in her bedroom, and captioned it with a message of love and hope for all present and future parents. Read on to see why Joanna's message has resonated so powerfully with her Fixer Upper fanbase.
Who is Justin Bieber's online crush, and how is she responding to his unwanted advances? This unexpected story took a sharp left turn this week, when a mystery girl whom Bieber asked his millions of fans to discover the identity of went viral–and not necessarily in the good way. Read on to find out exactly what happened with the Justin Bieber online crush, and where things might go from here...
The internet is still obsessed with Zola's story, a thoughtful (and supposedly true) take on Thelma and Louise involving a 48-hour trip to Florida that included stripping, trapping (aka prostitution), homicide, human trafficking, and attempted suicide -- all told 140 characters at a time via the @_zolarmoon Twitter account. But it appears that Zola's story is merely Thelma's account of what took place. Now the Louise in this epic tale (aka Jess) is speaking out at length about what really went down on their strip trip to the Sunshine State!
In case you missed it, the biggest summer action/thriller blockbuster of 2015 isn't in the theaters–it's on Twitter, courtesy of user @_zolarmoon. Now being called simply "Zola's story," the epic tale of Zola's ill-fated overnight trip to Florida with a woman she met while waitressing at Hooters includes ***SPOILER ALERT*** stripping, prostitution, kidnapping, homicide, and even a poorly executed balcony leap. Keep reading to get the response from Jess, the main character from Zola's story who reportedly did more trapping in one night than Grizzly Adams did in a lifetime! Oh, and did I mention Jess is currently pregnant?
Sam and Nia Rader, the couple behind August's viral pregnancy announcement and then speculation the whole thing was faked after they had a miscarriage, revealed are expecting again. See what the couple shared the news this time, how far along they estimate Nia is and why they wanted to go public with it all again.
A Texas-based textbook publisher is under fire and promising to make revisions after an image of one of its book's sections on slavery went viral. What's the controversy? The Texas textbook photo refers to slaves as "workers"–a whitewashing that's prompted ire from a number of sources. Read on for the original photo, and a bevy of reactions.
YouTuber Nicole Arbour has doubled down on the stance she took in her "Dear Fat People" video–which video has drawn the ire of observers across the internet, who claim Nicole Arbour is guilty of fat shaming.. In response to widespread criticism of what many call "bullying," Arbour was defiant: "I'm not apologizing for this video." Read on for the rest of her response to the Nicole Arbour fat shaming controversy.
This week, HGTV and DIY Network star Nicole Curtis was the victim of a robbery in downtown Detroit. That story got blown a bit out of proportion, though, thanks to what Curtis is calling a series of misunderstandings between her account, the police report, and the media's coverage. What actually happened? Nicole Curtis tried to clear up the confusion in a Facebook post; read on for details.