Every pointless nipple headline we’ve had to endure this year
BOOBS ARE NOT NEWS
2016 has been a big, busy, newsworthy old year. We left the EU, we elected Donald Trump, we lost a lot of public figures and we talked a lot about Calais. You would think, wouldn’t you, with all that going on, that the papers would pretty much have their hands full. But apparently not.
Because every time there’s a slow week, they’re there. They appear in the sidebar of shame and on a double page spread with a flimsy presence – the nipple stories, they have arrived.
You may have missed some of them (there’s a lot) and it would be terrific shame to miss out on any of them. So consider this a short but unabridged education, a catalog of the times that nipples, bafflingly, became some of the hugest (in terms of views and shares), most newsworthy moments of 2016.
It’s been a helluva year.
Aziz Ansari talks about the sexual misconduct allegations against him for the first time
‘I hope I’ve become a better person’
In a gig on Monday night, Aziz Ansari talked for the first time about the allegations of sexual misconduct made against him last year. During a massively oversubscribed gig at Village Underground in New York, Ansari said he hopes he has "become a better person." Vulture first reported the comments. The site said Ansari led…
Instagram now tells people when you screenshot, so just throw away your whole damn phone
Who thought this was a good idea!?
by Caroline Phinney
Lately, Instagram has sucked for a lot of reasons: posts are no longer in chronological order, influencers are reportedly being screwed out of money, and now, on top of everything else, Instagram alerts someone when you take a screenshot. Is nothing sacred?! Long gone are the days of snapping pics of your ‘friends’ and then…
People are slamming Bumble for an ‘abusive’ ad campaign involving painting endangered elephants
“No one should even consider climbing on an elephant’s back”
by Nian Hu
Bumble recently launched in India and celebrated with a launch party at City Palace in Jaipur. Instagram posts and stories reveal that the CEO Whiteny Wolfe Herd and various celebrities were in attendance. Several photos of the event show elephants being ridden with the Bumble logo painted on their faces. According to PETA Executive Vice…