Happy Monday! And, happy National Mole Day, if chemistry is your thing. Catch up on what went down this weekend with this morning’s round-up of the most buzzed about news.
1. Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl LII Pepsi Halftime Show next year and Twitter has some feelings about it. The last time Timberlake took the stage at halftime was in 2004, when a wardrobe malfunction resulted in the singer exposing Janet Jackson‘s breast to the whole world. Fans are asking for justice for Jackson and an apology from Timberlake. (Twitter)
2. Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei has signed a solo management deal, which could mean the group will be down to three members soon. If Kordei is planning an exit, she would be the second member to do so. Camila Cabello split from the group last December. (Daily Mail)
3. The Evening Standard has apologized to Solange after photoshopping the singer’s hair. The “Cranes in the Sky” singer called out the publication on her Instagram, now the UK magazine has issued an apology, writing “The decision to amend the photograph was taken for layout purposes but plainly we made the wrong call and we have offered our unreserved apologies to Solange.” (Evening Standard)
4. Nick Cannon is warning parents to keep their kids away from Hollywood following the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Cannon told TMZ that he feels Hollywood doesn’t do enough to protect child stars, adding “I wouldn’t advise anybody to put their kid in the work force.” (TMZ)
5. A Republican lawmaker in Georgia is rightfully catching heat after she asked if people with HIV can be quarantined. Dr. Betty Price posed the question during a public meeting and continued to push the issue by telling Dr. Pascale Wortley, director of the HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Surveillance Section at the Georgia Department of Public Health, that in the past, people with HIV “died more readily,” which would have made the disease less likely to spread. LGBTQ advocacy groups and GLAAD have demanded an apology, calling Price’s comments “reprehensible.” (Vibe)
6. Tina Knowles-Lawson is feeling the Halloween spirit. Mama Tina shared a throwback video of herself dressed as Tina Turner and told fans she’s thinking of bring back the look for Halloween. We think Tina Turner would be proud. (Instagram)
7. Tracy Martin, father of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, has honored his son’s memory with a tattoo of the 17-year-old. Martin told HuffPost that he hasn’t really been able to grieve since his son was gunned down by George Zimmerman. Martin says he’ll never get over his son’s death, but the tattoo will help him “take it one day at a time.” (HuffPost)
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