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The double standards between the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex are getting increasingly worse.


Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends the EE British Academy Film Awards at Royal Albert Hall on February 10, 2019 in London, England. (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

@taylordiorr, tweeting about a perceived double standard by royal reporters and British publications in stories about Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. After Catherine showed up to Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards in a one-shouldered gown, outlets praised her for the “angelic” outfit. But fans noted that Meghan was slammed for breaking royal protocol when she wore an off-the-shoulder dress to June’s Trooping the Colour.

The Grammys “In Memoriam” segment was especially emotional this year. But why does the Recording Academy ignore heavy metal?


Drummer Vinnie Paul attends the 4th Annual Revolver Golden God Awards nominees announcement at the GRAMMY Museum on February 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

@troubledoll, blasting the Recording Academy for excluding Vinnie Paul, the legendary Pantera drummer who died in June, from its “In Memoriam” segment Sunday, which highlights the music industry’s notable deaths of that year. Also excluded were the Buzzcocks’ frontman Pete Shelley and rapper XXXTentacion.

Well, Will Smith DID say he was going to be blue ...

@JennyENicholson, joking about the official first look at Will Smith in blue CGI makeup as Genie in Disney’s live-action remake of “Aladdin.” Smith’s appearance was met with mostly horror from fans of the movie, who didn’t know what to think of his get-up. Some said Smith resembled the Na’vi in “Avatar” or a blue Shrek.

*squints* What an interesting take on a peach.

@Susan6366, joking about the set design for a York, Pa., theater’s production of “James and the Giant Peach.” Twitter users pointed out that the prop meant to represent a peach looks more like female genitalia. The set’s appearance inspired a number of anatomy puns and more than a few calls that DreamWrights, which is putting on the play, should next host “The Vagina Monologues.”

I need Offset to do less.


Rapper Offset and singer Brandy attend the 'BET Her Fights Breast Cancer' special event at Riverside Epicenter on September 20, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for BET)

@r1finesse_, tweeting about the Migos rapper using video of wife Cardi B giving birth to promote the group’s new album. Fans thought that the video — which featured graphic footage of Cardi in intense pain — was a literal invasion of privacy, which is the title of Cardi’s Grammy-winning album and a lyric in her song “Thru Your Phone.”