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Trending: Cardi B continues to remain unbothered by the haters

By Briana Ellison

September 10, 2018 at 7:52 PM

Haters said Cardi would be cancelled after her fashion week fight ... yet her new lipstick sold out almost immediately.

AP (Charles Sykes/)

@makeyoumatt, tweeting about speculation from rap fans that Cardi B’s behavior at the Harper’s Bazaar Icons party — where she confronted Nicki Minaj for allegedly speaking about her 2-month-old daughter — would cause designers to stop working with the MC. Instead, beauty giant Tom Ford announced a partnership with Cardi on a blue lipstick. The shade is sold out.

Miss Michigan reminded the entire U.S. that just because no one talks about Flint anymore, doesn't mean the water crisis is over.

@jrburns, tweeting about Miss Michigan Emily Sioma, who called out the unresolved Flint water crisis with this line: “From the state with 84 percent of the U.S. fresh water, but none for its residents to drink.”

Duckie Thot has FINALLY been picked to walk in the Victoria Secret Fashion Show, so everyone else can go home.

Getty Images for Harper's Bazaar (Dimitrios Kambouris/)

@yoncepjm, reacting to a video posted by the Australian model that shows her receiving the news that she’d been picked as one of the runway models for the famed fashion show. In the video, Thot jumps up from her chair and says repeatedly, “Oh, my God, wow!” in amazed disbelief.

The Black Eyed Peas caused black-eyed pea inception by cooking black-eyed peas.

@LaraKeay, joking about the hip-hop group’s appearance on the British TV show “This Morning.” Members Will.i.am and Taboo were on to promote the group’s new song, “Big Love,” which comes out Wednesday. They then stayed on for the cooking segment, in which they made spiced tofu with a black-eyed pea salsa. Viewer @SamFarmer2 tweeted, “Isn’t that cannibalism?”

Amazingly, stores don't put out holiday decorations early to personally annoy you, they do it to help out low-income families.

Getty Images/iStockphoto (Michael Burrell/)

@EdSimpsonNI, responding to Twitter users complaining about U.K. store Tesco starting to stock Christmas decorations and treats. Many were annoyed that the holiday season appears to start earlier each year, while others noted that might be better for low-income families.


Briana is a news editor at Express, and joined the team in January 2018. Before working at The Washington Post Express, Briana was the copy editor at Northern Virginia Magazine.

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Express | Perspective

Trending: Cardi B continues to remain unbothered by the haters

By Briana Ellison

September 10, 2018 at 7:52 PM

Haters said Cardi would be cancelled after her fashion week fight ... yet her new lipstick sold out almost immediately.

AP (Charles Sykes/)

@makeyoumatt, tweeting about speculation from rap fans that Cardi B’s behavior at the Harper’s Bazaar Icons party — where she confronted Nicki Minaj for allegedly speaking about her 2-month-old daughter — would cause designers to stop working with the MC. Instead, beauty giant Tom Ford announced a partnership with Cardi on a blue lipstick. The shade is sold out.

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