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Barbie’s newest doll is Olympic fencer and hijabi Ibtihaj Muhammad

Ibtihaj Muhammad displays her Barbie "Shero" doll at Glamour's 2017 Women of the Year Summit.Image: Getty Images for Glamour Barbie’s newest “Shero” is Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. Muhammad made history in 2016 as the first American athlete to compete in the Olympics while wearing a hijab, and now she’s breaking barriers again as the first hijab-wearing Barbie doll.  SEE ALSO: This nonprofit is selling tiny $6 hijabs for children to put on their dolls The announcement was made at Glamour‘s “Woman of the Year” summit, where last year‘s “Shero” Ashley…

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Congrats to Drake and Millie Bobby Brown on their new friendship

Hawkins, meet The Six. Millie Bobby Brown and Drake, two celebrities whose work has made me very emotional, met on Friday night when Brown stopped by a Drake concert in Brisbane, Australia. The two are clearly fans of each other and were thrilled to hang out IRL, which — surprise! — also made me emotional. SEE ALSO: Drake admits that he’s been investing in Birkin bags for his future lady As if things couldn’t get any cuter, both Brown and Drake also posted delightful backstage photos. Drake opted for the…

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Michelle Dockery: ‘I consider myself a widow’

After five years in Downton Abbey, Michelle Dockery is back playing a gun-toting rancher and a ruthless TV exec. She talks typecasting, the Weinstein effect and the sudden death of her fiance If Michelle Dockerys latest role had been written in the last 12 months, the part might look like a lazily drawn cliche. She is about to appear at the Faye Dunaway in Bryan Cranston, playing an ageing presenter with plummeting ratings, about to be fired by his failing TV station. With nothing to lose, the anchor goes rogue…

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Suspect shuts down detective’s interview with a little gastrointestinal creativity

United States Courthouse and post office in Kansas City, Missouri.Image: wikimedia Who needs lawyers when you can have severe intestinal distress? 24 year old Sean Sykes Jr. temporarily paused a police investigation in Kansas City this week with a little bit of gastrointestinal creativity. When asked for his address, Sykes Jr. allegedly let one rip, forcing the interview to end abruptly. SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lawrence asks Kim Kardashian about farting and virginity The detective reported that the suspect “leaned to one side of his chair and released a loud fart…

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Louis CK responds to sexual misconduct allegations: ‘These stories are true’

The comedian released a statement regarding the claims: The power I had over these women is that they admired me. And I wielded that power irresponsibly Disgraced comedian Louis CK on Friday admitted to the New York Times on Thursday. These stories are true. At the time, I said to myself that what I did was okay because I never showed a woman my dick without asking first, which is also true, Louis CK said. But what I learned later in life, too late, is that when you have power…

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Disney tried to hide the Millennium Falcon, but someone found it on Google Maps

You may be able to hide from people on the ground, but Google Maps sees all. The movie industry tries its best to keep things under wraps until the big premiere, especially with a massive franchise like Star Wars, but with never-ending leaks and sneaky paparazzi, that can be a difficult task.  SEE ALSO: 17 Illicit Acts Caught on Google Street View In an attempt to shield the beloved Millennium Falcon from peering eyes on the M3, it appears that Disney used a bunch of shipping containers located across the…

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These struggling students finally found success in an unlikely place: their phone screens.

Ken Halla was a relatively new high school geography teacher when he got a particularly tough class to teach. Many of the students were at-risk sophomores who had failed the year before. They were being forced to repeat a class they never cared for in the first place with a bunch of younger kids they didn’t know.  This didn’t make it easy to motivate or engage them. Making things worse, the school — Hayfield Secondary School in Fairfax County, Virginia — was undergoing major renovations. This meant that most of…

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Hidden Valley is now selling a keg full of your favorite salad dressing

Here’s an unexpected dinner party centerpiece: A keg containing all the ranch dressing you and your guests could want. Hidden Valley, purveyor of creamy salad dressings, is making this – very odd, slightly off-putting – dream a reality with a new product from its 2017 holiday offerings. This $50 mini keg, branded with the Hidden Valley logo, is capable of containing five liters of liquid at a time, and comes with a year’s worth of the brand’s ranch dressing.  SEE ALSO: Dennis Quaid and dogs: a delightful combination Image: flavour…

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Awesome person Chrissy Teigen leaves massive tip for server at Outback Steakhouse

Chrissy Teigen and a Bloomin' Onion, the pride of Outback Steakhouse.Image: Shutterstock / Brent Hofacker Most servers in the restaurant industry rely heavily on tips to make a decent wage, so a ridiculously big tip can truly make your entire month.  Well, one server at Outback Steakhouse in Centerville, Ohio had the tip of a lifetime when model and TV star Chrissy Teigen left a very generous bonus after dining at the restaurant.  SEE ALSO: Chrissy Teigen isn’t into John Legend’s Golden Globes dancing According to local media outlet Dayton.com,…

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There are ugly Christmas rompers because apparently the holidays are lit?

Image: Shutterstock / Guschenkova/get on fleek Big Sweater no longer holds the monopoly on ugly Christmas attire. Online retailer Get on Fleek has released a new line of ugly Christmas and Hanukkah-themed rompers for men, and honestly, they look pretty snazzy.  SEE ALSO: If you ever wanted a dad bod, there’s a fanny pack for you Image: get on fleek Sure, the ugly Christmas sweater will forever hold its place as the number one piece of holiday-themed attire, but the romper welcomes a nice alternative for those in warmer climates,…

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Donald Trump Jr. tweeted about candy and ‘socialism.’ It backfired.

On Halloween, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a picture of his daughter Chloe dressed up for Halloween. I’m going to take half of Chloe’s candy tonight & give it to some kid who sat at home. It’s never to early to teach her about socialism. pic.twitter.com/3ie9C0jv2G — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) October 31, 2017 “I’m going to take half of Chloe’s candy tonight & give it to some kid who sat at home,” the president’s son wrote in the tweet. “It’s never to early to teach her about socialism.” Yikes. (And…

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Papa John’s Blames the NFL for Hurting Pizza Sales

Papa John’s International Inc. founder John Schnatter is going after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying weak handling of the league’s national-anthem controversy has hammered sales of his pizza. “The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the current debacle to the players’ and owners’ satisfaction,” Schnatter, who serves as the pizza chain’s chairman and chief executive officer, said on a conference call. “NFL leadership has hurt Papa John’s shareholders.” The remarks follow a controversy over NFL football players protesting during the national anthem, a movement that started last season. The demonstrations…

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Elijah Wood’s ‘Stranger Things’ Halloween costume was spot-on

Elijah Wood went on Conan on Friday night, and it turns out he takes Halloween pretty seriously.  SEE ALSO: These ‘Stranger Things’ waffles are super easy to make He showed a picture of his costume from last year, when he went as Eleven from Stranger Things. He shaved his head and dyed a dress pink for it, which is some pretty solid commitment. Plus his girlfriend made a convincing Mike. No word on what he’s going as this year, but it’ll be a hard one to top. Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/10/30/elijah-wood-stranger-things-halloween-costume/

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Instagram food photos being ruined at the last minute is your new favourite trend

Fed up of your friends getting their phones out while you’re eating? Sick of those artsy Instagram shots of food on a plate? Social media star Kevin Freshwater may have a solution. SEE ALSO: It’s impossible not to be impressed by this British comedian’s ‘skills’ He shared the following video on his Instagram page last week. It’s a montage of him ruining his friend’s Instagram food shots by mushing their meals with his fork at the last minute.  How to ruin people’s Insta pics 😂 (tag someone you would do…

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Obama and Richard Branson fought over kitesurfing and we’re never getting him back

Image: Bruce Gilkas/FilmMagic/Getty Images In his farewell address this January, President Obama said that the “most important office in a democracy” was that of the citizen. We wonder if he’ll still be saying that after jury duty. SEE ALSO: Barack Obama’s letters to a college girlfriend are finally seeing the light of day The former president has reportedly been called for jury duty in Chicago’s Cook County, where he is registered to vote. It’s unclear whether he’ll be considered for criminal or civil proceedings — that will be determined once…

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