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Brace For An Existential Crisis With This Kid’s ‘Dinosaurs In Love’ Song

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After all the hooplah over the Grammys and the talented artists who deserved more attention from the increasingly-irrelevant music award show, it seems like the biggest snub wasn’t Lil Nas X but rather a 60-second bop titled ‘Dinosaurs In Love’ that was written on the fly by a three-year-old girl.

You wouldn’t think that a 60-second song about dinosaurs that’s sung by a little girl would garner much attention, but there’s more emotional substance stuffed into ‘Dinosaurs In Love’ than 90 percent of songs that are put out.

In what is best described as a Jurassic love tragedy, ‘Dinosaurs In Love’ tells the story of how two dinosaurs, well, fall in love. However, the fun they have together (which includes eating fruit and cucumbers) doesn’t last long because a “bing bang” comes and wipes them out. Pretty heavy – and surprisingly accurate – stuff for a three-year-old.

But all that is a prelude to an absolutely devastating plot twist at the end that’ll immediately turn on the waterworks. I won’t spoil it for you but just listen to it here, it’s only 60 seconds so you can spare the time.

Heartbreaking stuff, though I think the bigger takeaway here is that the kid isn’t the biggest fan of dinosaurs judging by how quickly she killed them off.

What’s almost as interesting as ‘Dinosaurs In Love’s’ lyrical content is how the song came about. According to musician Tom Rosenthal (via Buzzfeed News), his three-year-old daughter, Fenn, had no interest in dinosaurs whatsoever.

However, one day she just wandered into his studio and asked to record a song, which consists of her singing whatever comes to her mind. Since Fenn is, you know, three, recording ‘Dinosaurs In Love’ took a bit of time as she had a tendency to get bored and wander off before returning to sing some more things about dinosaurs.

The random dinosaur song ultimately came together in editing and the rest is now internet history as it quickly went viral (it’s already hit 1.1 million views at the time of writing).

While Tom is genuinely surprised at all the attention ‘Dinosaurs In Love’ has received, Fenn has “no idea” and has already moved on, presumably to come up with her next 60-second love tragedy banger.

It’s amazing how this random, made-up song about dinosaurs has more emotional substance and nuance than the two Jurassic World movies that have been released. Hey Colin Trevorrow, you better take notes for Jurassic World 3.

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Terry Crews Repays The Women Who Supported Him By Being Ungrateful

Years of goodwill gone in the span of two tweets.

We know that Terry Crews says stupid things every now and again, like that time he shared his bad parenting take only to apologise profusely after his Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-star Stephanie Beatriz schooled him. But what goodwill he had left after that episode is now all gone following his tone-deaf response to the Gabrielle Union/America’s Got Talent controversy.

For those who need a refresher on what’s happening, Gabrielle Union was fired from America’s Got Talent at the end of 2019 and it was later reported (via Variety) that she experienced a toxic culture of racism during her time on the show.

After a period of radio silence, Terry Crews, who hosts America’s Got Talent, spoke up about his time on the show on NBC’s Today (via TVLine) and essentially dismissed his colleague’s allegations, saying that he never experienced any racism and that “it was the most diverse place” he’s been in.

This didn’t sit too well with people and Gabrielle Union, who notably stood by Terry when he revealed his own #MeToo moment, and she responded with a tweet that seemingly clapped back at his comments.

While he could’ve left it at that and left the backlash blow over, Terry decided to respond by posting two tone-deaf tweets. The first was a cryptic tweet in which he used an “Ancient Flint Michigan proverb” to insinuate that he owes nothing to anybody.

The second tweet however was less cryptic and far more problematic as Terry says the only woman he has to “please” is his wife, Rebecca, and everyone else, like his mother, sister, daughters and co-workers he’ll let their “husbands/boyfriends/partners take care of them.”

Wow, Terry Crews. Just…wow. Talk about being ungrateful.

When Terry needed support during his #MeToo allegations, many women rushed to his defence, including Gabrielle Union. But when the time came for him to support Gabrielle in the wake of all this America’s Got Talent racism stuff, he instead turns the other cheek.

Women like Gabrielle stuck their necks out for him during his time of need and yet all he did to return the favour was to hide behind his wife as a way to avoid responsibility while simultaneously throwing those women who helped him under the bus.

With all that now out in the open, these tweets have suddenly aged poorly.

So it seems like Terry Crews, one of the “nicest” guys in Hollywood, not only has some problematic ideas about parenting and the women in his life, but he’s only a “nice” and upstanding guy when it benefits him and not vice versa.

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Now's Not The Time To Make A Kobe Bryant Tribute About Yourself, Kylie Jenner

Alexa, what's the definition of "self-serving"?

The world is in a collective state of mourning following the sudden death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. But while heartfelt tributes are flowing from all corners of the globe, a certain celebrity by the name of Kylie Jenner has decided to make her tribute to Kobe all about herself.

After news broke about Kobe Bryant’s death, Kylie Jenner tweeted out a message expressing her shock and shared her condolences to his family. That tribute was heartfelt and perfectly fine. Her second message about Kobe was the complete opposite.

Taking to her Instagram stories, Kylie wrote “rest in peace.. and prayers to these families” in reference to the seven other passengers on the helicopter with Kobe and Gianna before it crashed. She then turned what started off as a nice tribute into a message about herself by writing, “This was was the helicopter I would fly on from time to time with that pilot, Ara. He was such a nice man. Hold your loved ones close.”

Credit: Kylie Jenner/Instagram

You’ve set the bar pretty low, Kylie Jenner, yet you somehow figured out a way to outdo yourself this time by making yourself the centre of attention. Again.

We get that your whole schtick is self-promotion and making things about yourself, but now’s not the time to make Kobe Bryant’s death about you. At a time when everyone should be showing compassion and empathy to others, you couldn’t even suppress that “how do I make this about MEEEE” urge for five measly minutes.

Hell, no one even cares about all the times you’ve flown in a private helicopter. All that’s asked is a bit of genuine human compassion and you couldn’t even do that. We expected very little from you, Kylie, and yet you managed to still disappoint everyone.

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