Twitter Loves 'Sharknado 2,' Brand Doesn't Love Hannity
Jul 31, 2014, 10:35 AM ET
By ABC News
Twitter Loves 'Sharknado 2'
The 'Sharknado 2' premiere last night was a true indication of just how dedicated fans can be to a franchise that combines menacing sea dwellers with natural disasters. Fans tweeted up a storm, just as they did for the original 'Sharknado' last year, with the hashtag #Sharknado2 still trending and social search website Topsy recording over a quarter of a million tweets about the sequel within the last 24 hours.
Russell Brand Rips Fox News Anchor
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Russell Brand took to YouTube to voice his opinion on Fox News Anchor Sean Hannity’s coverage of the Gaza conflict. Brand accused Hannity of acting “like a terrorist” after the anchor shouted down a Palestinian-American guest on his show. Brand intersperses his commentary and analysis on Hannity and his performance with clips of the Hannity segment. “Here's my analysis of a Middle East 'debate' on Fox News,” says Brand, who has put Fox shows in his sights for commentary in the past.
Adrienne Bailon Slammed by Kim Kardashian West
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Adrienne Bailontold Latina Magazine that she regrets her association with ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian, and that her connection to the Kardashian name had hurt her career. Kim Kardashian West was less than pleased with the remarks and came to the defense of her family via Twitter, writing “Funny how she says being with a Kardashian hurt her career yet the only reason she has this article is bc she is talking about a Kardashian.”
Tyron Smith, Cowboys Strike 8-Year, $110M deal
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Pro Bowl offensive tackle Tyron Smith has signed an eight-year extension with the Dallas Cowboys, a total contract value of nearly $110 million, ESPN reports.
“Over the past three years, the Cowboys organization and Jones Family have helped me through trying times and I felt this was my opportunity to return the gratitude,” said Smith in a statement. “I am beyond grateful for the Cowboys staff, my teammates, and the fans, and wanted to ensure I was locked in as a ‘Cowboy for Life.’”
Allison Williams as “Peter Pan”
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Allison Williams of “Girls” will be starring as Peter Pan in NBC’s live production. The 26-year-old actress and daughter of NBC anchor Brian Williams has shown off some of her vocal skills in the past, lending her voice to six episodes of “Girls,” according to IMDB. The production of Peter Pan Live is set to air this year.