Who wore rare “Dior 1″ sneakers that sparked a mystery case on Twitter during Wednesday’s Inauguration Ceremony?
A pair of "Dior 1" sneakers (top, in circle) were spotted during Wednesday's Presidential Inauguration. HOUSTON – Social media -- and especially Twitter -- cracked the mystery case of who wore a pair of rare shoes to the inauguration on Wednesday. “I step away from Twitter for less than an hour for the Inauguration Ceremony and Nik’s shoes are #1 Trending?? I step away from Twitter for less than an hour for the inauguration ceremony and Nik’s shoes are #1 trending????? pic.twitter.com/95ZEFoQtx1 — Louidet Lebwaze (@louidet) January 21, 2021The wait for those Dior 1s pic.twitter.com/vekM88qBE7 — Troy 📺 🇦🇺 (@SpookLongley) January 20, 2021Y’all should’ve never let me see those Dior 1’s at the inauguration yesterday.
Rapper Nicki Minaj posts first photos of newborn son and he is absolutely adorable
Rapper Nicki Minaj broke the internet Sunday after sharing pictures of her newborn son on social media for the first time. The 38-year-old first-time mother had fans swooning over the adorable baby, who she affectionately referred to as “Papa Bear,” as she posted the photos with a heartfelt caption. RELATED: Rapper Nicki Minaj gives birth to first child with husband“#PapaBear thank you so very much for choosing me to be your mama,” the rapper said. Of course, fans reacted to the little cutie’s photos with happiness and excitement. pic.twitter.com/NnL53NtyJh — Kgomotso 🦋 (@kaylenciaga) January 2, 2021When @NICKIMINAJ said she wanted a cute little fat baby and she got one 🥺😍 pic.twitter.com/cJKPfhK1Cp — Member of the kingdom 🦄 (@hokeeeh) January 2, 2021.
WATCH: Astros surprise 7-year-old Houston boy after video of him receiving baseball bat for Christmas goes viral
HOUSTON – The Houston Astros made a Houston boy’s day when they surprised him with some Astros goodies after a Twitter video of him went viral. Ricky Crumby, Logan’s dad, bought him a $50 Rawlings bat for Christmas that made him as excited as his other presents. 🤣 pic.twitter.com/jy1ybD1PNR — Ricky Cumby (@RickyCumby) December 25, 2020“He wanted that $50 Rawlings wooden bat more than the PS5!” he wrote on Twitter. The reaction video went viral and caught the attention of the Houston Astros, especially when the team found out Logan lived in the area. Cumby said via Twitter that Logan’s love for baseball is “truly genuine,” sharing pictures of his son playing for a Little League baseball team on his account.
Have you tried the candy temptation challenge on your kids yet?
HOUSTON – Have you guys seen the kids candy temptation challenge on your newsfeeds lately? The object is pretty easy: a parent puts some candy (or any other delicious snack) in front of their little one, and then tells them they can have some…BUT ONLY AFTER THEY COME BACK FROM LEAVING THE ROOM. This challenge is so funny, mainly because most of the kids FAIL with flying colors. Kylie Jenner’s daughter Stormi was one of the first to try it...and she PASSED! Watch as these adorable kids straight up lose all of their willpower when no one’s watching!
Watch: US Rep. Dan Crenshaw creates ‘Avengers’-style viral video. Can you spot the ‘Lone Survivor’ Easter egg?
Rep. Dan Crenshaw as seen in his "Georgia Reloaded" video on YouTube, as collected on Dec. 16, 2020. HOUSTON – U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw had some fun with the upcoming Senate runoff election in Georgia with an “Avengers”-style video that is going viral Wednesday on YouTube. The video has more than 100,000 views, whereas his previous videos on the account average about few thousand. The video entitled “Georgia Reloaded” shows Crenshaw being called into service to fight for the Georgia runoff election, standing in support of Republican incumbent Georgia Sens. The video also includes clips of New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known by her initials AOC, and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris.
Local DJ’s Christmas lights show featuring Meg Thee Stallion’s song ‘Body’ goes viral
SPRING, Texas – A local man’s Christmas light show has gone viral with millions of views. A video with a song by Houston-native Megan Thee Stallion garnered 4.2 million views and 800,000 likes. A video of To-ong dancing has 13.7 million views and 2.6 million likes. He mainly features Houston rappers and Paul Wall even shot a music video in front of To-ong’s home. It’s really really nice.
Hamburglar plate goes viral
Jodi Butz would’ve never guessed a week ago she and her car would be in the national spotlight. A picture of her in a fast-food drive-thru has been shared on dozens of social media sites and racked up tens of thousands of likes and shares. Every weekend like clock-work she visits her favorite fast food restaurant: McDonald’s. Her dream was to own a piece of the restaurant chain, so she started a collection. Cookies jars, Little Tikes McDonald’s everything,” Butz says.
PHOTOS: This woman’s viral prank on her husband is the joy we need right now
An Indiana woman is going viral for a prank she pulled on her husband while on a road trip with her three kids, CNN reported. Overman told CNN that she could not contain her laughter after reviewing the submissions she received, especially from different countries. She eventually showed her husband the album of hilarious photos. She also told CNN that many people who messaged her have told her that they needed a good laugh amid the events the year 2020 brought. “It’s been so humbling because what started out as something so silly, has turned into all of this," Overman told CNN.
The pine won: Viral video shows man’s massive failure while felling tree in Houston neighborhood
HOUSTON – A video showing a massive tree-cutting fail is circulating online, and it’s purported to have been filmed in the Houston area a year ago. Here is what one writer says he discovered while digging into the video’s epic past. Spencer Hall, of the Moon Crew podcast, reports that the viral video shows what happened when Houstonian Matt Bieniek’s lawn guy was hired to chop down a massive pine on November 4, 2019, while Bieniek was at work. “OHHHH GOD DAMMIIIIIIIIIIT” pic.twitter.com/UBRH4O0XG3 — BUM CHILLUPS, NPR CLASS PUNDIT (@edsbs) September 14, 2020Do you need to know more? We love the part where insurance people were asked to address the nearly $60,000 in damage the tree did to the home.
VIDEO: Hungry squirrel steals slice of pizza from customer’s contactless delivery
MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – Looks like squirrels are getting smarter and a little more nuttier. A New Jersey woman was hoping to enjoy her pizza, only to find out that a squirrel got its hands on a slice or two of the pie. The pizza box was left on the porch via contactless delivery from GrubHub, when moments later the hungry squirrel walked over and gnawed a hole onto the box, pulling about two slices out. The woman ran out to find the squirrel with the pizza, yelling at her husband, “That squirrel stole our pizza!”. Fortunately, she was able to get a refund for her delivery from GrubHub, where she ordered the pizza from, according to the New York Post.
Video shows white woman spewing racial slurs at Asian postal worker during meltdown
A video is circulating on social media of a white woman spewing racist slurs toward an Asian employee at a Los Altos post office. The woman, seemingly having a meltdown and frustrated at the postal worker, was heard by customers saying the racist vitriol to the worker and then a second time before the woman left. A Twitter page called “Karens Going Wild by Pavel Paulinich” decided to post the video in hopes someone can identify the woman. Why are they referring to the woman as “Karen”? A “Karen” is a term used to generally describe an entitled white woman who uses her white privilege to make irritating demands, such as frequently requesting to “speak to the manager.”Watch the video below:
VIDEO: Woman refuses to social distance, coughs on musician Clayton Gardner during Texas performance
DALLAS Texas singer-songwriter Clayton Gardner was in shock after a fan who tried to request a song coughed on him during a performance at a venue in Las Colinas, near Dallas, The Dallas Morning News reported. In a video captured on Facebook Live, the woman wanted to request a song to Gardner, then he suggested she make the request seven feet from the singer. After several repeated requests, she had inched closer, grabbed his red bandanna, and coughed at his neck. In a statement that accompanied the video clip, Gardner said he handled the situation with as much class and patience and that he is trying to protect his 3-year-old daughter from getting COVID-19. According to The Dallas Morning News, the woman in the video has since apologized.
7-year-old Texas football celebrity Baby Gronk creates buzz
Meet Madden San Miguel, a first-grader from the Dallas area that has more than 100,000 Instagram followers from a mix of football videos and stunts, like pulling a Cadillac Escalade. Its really fun.Madden is nicknamed Baby Gronk for his size-- 82 pounds in first grade, which is more than 25-30 pounds larger than the average 7-year-old boy. San Miguel plays in flag football leagues and is already signed to a management company. Boosie owns Syndicate Sports Management Company and signed Baby Gronk as his first client. He makes me happy, man.Boosie works with sports manager Walik Gibson, who aims to make Baby Gronk a star.
VIRAL VIDEO: Man yelling ‘I feel threatened’ to Costco customer after mask argument
FORT MYERS, Florida – A viral video of a man yelling after being told to wear a mask at a Florida Costco is quickly making rounds on social media. According to Storyful, the argument began when the man and an elderly customer confronted each other over mask wearing. The situation escalated when the man started to yell “I feel threatened” at the customer who confronted him. Not long, his employer, Ted Todd Insurance issued a tweet stating that the man in question has been terminated from his job. Their behavior in the video is in direct conflict with our company values and their employment has been terminated.
One Good Thing: Girl goes viral for singing Chaka Khan’s ‘I’m Every Woman'
A young girl is going viral after a video of her and her dad blew up on social media, and it will surely brighten up your day. In the video that was recorded last year, 8-year-old Brooke Monroe is singing loud and proud to Chaka Khan’s “I’m Every Woman” while her father, Cornell C. Conaway, keeps the beat. Brooke said her favorite part of being an internet sensation is making people smile.
One Good Thing: Cute video of boy saying bye to trooper dad goes viral
A sweet video showing the son of an Illinois state trooper watching his dad leave for work is going viral. The toddler clearly does not want his dad to go. He was asking his dad for "one more kiss!" Since being posted to the departments Facebook page, the video has been shared thousands of times.
Meet this new two-faced kitten named Biscuits and Gravy thats making our hearts melt with cuteness
Little did she and her husband know it would melt the hearts of the Internet, CBS affiliate KOIN reported. Naming the kitten Biscuits and Gravy," her cat gave birth to what veterinarians call a Janus kitten, named after the Roman god often depicted as having two faces in mythology. I said well probably get a little bit of reaction out of this and it took off really fast, BJ said. They dont usually live longer than a day and it is rare for them to live beyond that, according to National Geographic. If it lives long enough like a week well be able to tell what its eyes look like, said Kyla.
Viral video shows woman trying to enter grocery store without a mask
HOUSTON – A viral video posted to Reddit shows a woman apparently trying to enter a grocery store without a mask and being turned away by an employee and the store manager for violating the company’s policy. The incident reportedly happened in Dana Point, California at a Gelson’s grocery. The video begins with the woman trying to enter the store without a mask. The woman then threatens to sue the store for discrimination before the manager provides the corporate office information for her on a card and gives her his name. Fox 11 Los Angeles reported the woman’s name is Shelley Lewis and she is facing heavy criticism online after posting the interaction at the store.
Watch Courtney and Derrick take on the Fruit By The Foot Challenge
HOUSTON – Now that we’ve all got plenty of time at home to spend looking for ways to stay entertained, we have found another viral challenge for you to try. This one is called the “Fruit By The Foot Challenge,” and it’s a good one! Each player then takes their own Fruit By The Foot, unwraps it, and puts one end in their mouth. The person who eats the whole thing first, swallows it, and then shouts “FRUIT BY THE FOOT!” wins. Watch as Courtney and Derrick give it a try!
Where to see the ballerinas from Beaumont whose photoshoot recently went viral
The dancers who were featured in a photoshoot that went viral earlier this month will put on their spring show this weekend. Earlier this month the ballerinas made headlines with their photos which many media outlets linked to Black History Month. Perry shared the photo on her Facebook page with the caption “fierce, determined and strong.”The viral photoshoot was shared by Good Morning America, People.com and BET.com. By coincidence, the date the families of the dancers agreed on happened to fall during Black History Month, according to People.com. “It just so happened to be February and what better month to do [the photo shoot] in honor of Black History Month.”
An 8-year-old girl and her friends dressed as Target employees and took over a store for her birthday
That's right -- the Atlanta girl and about 10 of her friends went to their local Target dressed in red shirts and khakis and took over the store. Brayden's mother, Jessica Smith, told CNN on Sunday she started brainstorming with friends and family about how to celebrate Brayden's birthday. Brayden told CNN the scavenger hunt included finding things that she liked, such as items with Elmo or from the film "Frozen." Jackson told CNN that Brayden's obsession with Target actually stems from her mother. Target spokesperson Jacqueline DeBuse told CNN via email the company is "all about bringing moments of joy to our guests every day."
Texas exotic dancer falls from 15-foot pole in viral video, says she’s OK
DALLAS – An exotic dancer in Texas says she’s OK after falling off a 15-foot pole at XTC Cabaret Dallas over the weekend. In a viral video posted on Twitter Sunday the woman, identified as Genea, can be seen falling from near the top of the poll onto the stage. “I’m OK and I just wanted to let everybody know that I’m good.”Genea suffered a fractured jaw and broken teeth as a result of her fall and also needed stitches. She explained in her video response that she’s getting surgery Monday but didn’t specify what kind of surgery. The Twitter video of Genea’s fall currently has more than 6 million views.
Creepy video of gaze of raccoons with glowing eyes sends social media in frenzy
HOUSTON – This creepy raccoon video is what nightmares are made of. Posted on social media multiple times, the video shows a girl opening a door only to reveal several raccoons with glowing eyes. Towards the end of the video, the girl appeared to have been bitten by one of the critters. — Chris Meiering (@meiering) February 5, 2020If that many show up, it means they’re being fed. — Janine (@JanineGertsch) February 5, 2020I counted 22 little pairs of beady eyes.
Here’s a look back at the 10 biggest stories in Texas in 2019
So, before the year comes to an end, we are looking back at the biggest Texas stories of 2019. On Jan. 5, 2019, deputies arrested 20-year-old Eric Black Jr. and charged him with capital murder in connection with the case. The fire continued to grow until it was extinguished on March 19, 2019, until a fireball erupted on March 20, 2019, sending thick smoke into the air but was quickly extinguished. On March 21, 2019, benzene at the facility was detected, which prompted officials to issue a shelter-in-place for Deer Park and Galena Park. Gunmen identified in West Texas mass shooting as Seth Ator 09-1-2019A 36-year-old man went on a deadly shooting rampage in west Texas on Aug. 31, 2019.
Craigslist ad goes viral, sparks search for “Grandma” in need of family for Christmas
TULSA, Okla. – A post on Craigslist is pulling at heartstrings, titled, “Anybody need a grandma for Christmas?" However, that hate is fueling a love-filled search to find the woman and make her Christmas one to remember. A unique Craigslist ad, “Grandma for Christmas,” seemed like the perfect opportunity to honor Carson’s late mother and spread a little holiday cheer. Carson made his own Craigslist ad, asking the "grandma needing a family,” to reach out so he could help her have a wonderful Christmas. “If you find yourself wanting to be a part of a family on Christmas, just reach out."