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Gigi Hadid impersonates Melania Trump and some people did not appreciate it.
@LeahRBoss after supermodel Gigi Hadid impersonated Melania Trump while co-hosting the American Music Awards on Sunday night. “I love my husband, President Barack Obama, and our children, Sasha and Malia,” Hadid said, mimicking Melania’s accent, in a dig at the plagiarism scandal after Melania’s RNC speech. Some viewers found it hilarious — “You nailed it girl,” @shanefrazier13 tweeted — but Hadid also received a lot of backlash on social media.
Amazon’s holiday commercial hits us right in the feels.
@sarzhasan reacts to Amazon’s new holiday commercial. While having coffee, a priest and an imam show signs of knee problems from praying. Then, they end up ordering each other knee braces. Here’s the commercial:
Twitter users call out the Los Angeles Times for normalizing white nationalists.
@chartier responds to a tweet by the Los Angeles Times sharing a story that profiled a conference of white nationalists in D.C. over the weekend. “Meet the new think tank in town: The ‘alt-right’ comes to Washington,” the L.A. Times’ tweet read. Many readers took issue with the newspaper for normalizing a hate group.
Instagram updates to include basically all of Snapchat’s features.
@levibrandon48 notices how similar Instagram’s updated new features are to those of other popular apps. Facebook-owned Instagram now features live video streaming in the style of Facebook Live and Periscope, and disappearing photo messages, the feature that made Snapchat famous.
Snoop Dogg gets real about Kanye.
“Omg. Thanks @snoopdogg for validating that [Kanye is] nuts.”
pdenny13 comments on one of the three Instagram videos rapper Snoop Dogg posted of himself watching Kanye West’s rant at a concert over the weekend. “I smoke weed. Weed don’t make you do that. What the [expletive] is he on?” Snoop said. Snoop’s fans loved his take on the meltdown — one of the videos was watched more than 121,00 times.