What’s Trending — Feb. 3, 2022

Arts & Entertainment

Jeriann Tripodi, Editor

Welcome to the wonderful world of entertainment. The following news includes highlights of celebrities, television, movies and music this week.

Fan crashes his car into Taylor Swift’s New York home

            A 31-year-old Virginia man named Morgan Mank has been arrested after he drove the wrong way on pop singer Taylor Swift’s street before reversing and crashing into her building. It has been reported that Mank then got out of the vehicle and tried to gain entry into the residence. After police arrived, the man stated that he would not leave until he met Swift. According to TMZ, Mank was charged with “DWI and criminal mischief.” 

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Peyton Manning admits his love for “Emily in Paris” on “Saturday Night Live”

            Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning was a guest on “Saturday Night Live,” where he joined Colin Jost on the “Weekend Update” segment. When Jost asked for Manning’s perspective on the divisional-round games, the two-time Super Bowl champion admitted that he did not watch football because he ended up binging on the second season of “Emily in Paris” instead. Jost then asked Manning for his opinion on Tom Brady’s retirement. The former Colts player joked that Brady will now have more time to watch the Netflix hit series.

New York Post

“Home Team” is trending on Netflix

            Trending in the top 10 on the Netflix streaming platform is the family-friendly comedy and sports film “Home Team.” This film tells the story of a suspended NFL coach named Sean Payton who tries to repair his damaged relationship with his young son by coaching his sixth grade football team. This PG rated film stars Kevin James, Taylor Lautner, Rob Schneider and Jackie Sandler.

Netflix Life

Kanye West’s new album will be released on 2-22-22

            Rapper Kanye West has announced that his upcoming album, “Donda 2,” will be released later this month on Feb. 22. Making this announcement on Instagram, Ye posted a picture of the release date written on a replica of his childhood home. This white home was pictured in the sky and on fire. The eleventh studio album will be a sequel to his previous album, “Donda,” which honored his late mother.


Number one on the Billboard charts: week of Feb. 5, 2022

According to “The Hot 100” on the charts, the number one song in the U.S. is “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” by Carolina Gaitan, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast. Moving from the second spot to the first, this is the fifth week the Disney song is on the charts. According to the “Billboard 200,” the number one album in the U.S. is Disney’s “Encanto” Soundtrack. At the top spot for the second week in a row, this is the ninth week the Latin pop film score is on the charts.


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