Newsbits and Tidbits: Things That Happened This Week That You Probably Should Know About

Newsbits and tidbits

There’s a lot going on in the world and frankly not enough of our little hands to type it all into witty, informative posts for your reading enjoyment. So, to help we’ve scoured the web and filtered through the headlines to bring you this week’s must-knows. Some important, some not so much, but all equally entertaining and guaranteed to make you sound somewhat informed of the latest happenings. Thanks to us, you’ll never have a dry moment at the water cooler.

Just in time for Mother’s Day Kevin Durant was named MVP on Tuesday and delivered a moving speech where he called his mother “the real MVP.” Grab your tissues. Sports Illustrated

Willow Smith posted a pic of her in bed with 20-year-old former Hannah Montana star Moises Arias. It’s not what you think but it still not resting right with my soul. Perez Hilton

#BringBackOurGirls President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. will assist in the search to find nearly 300 Nigerian teenage girls missing since they were kidnapped from school three weeks ago by an Islamist extremist group that has threatened to sell them. Black Voices

Apparently people think plus-size girls aren’t worthy of attractive men. Refinery 29

Photographer Jade photographed the bodies of real mothers (NSFW) to show the beauty of motherhood and it’s pretty awesome. Cosmopolitan

Our editor, Chevonne Harris, wrote a great piece on why you shouldn’t stress about bring single. Adore Colour

The Vatican revealed yesterday that it punished pedophile priests by defrocking them and sanctioning them with penalties that include a life of prayer and penitence. Washington Post

Monica Lewinsky said Bill Clinton took advantage of her. She also had the audacity to correct Beyonce on the proper terminology for ejaculation. New York Daily News

This girl has a great set of tresses. Here’s how she does it. Curly Nikki

We adore Chiara de Blasio. XOJane

An abortion counselor at a clinic in New Jersey filmed a video of her having an abortion, showing other women that “there is such thing as a positive abortion story.”Jezebel

After falling from a subway platform, being struck by a train in February, almost losing her left leg and enduring nine operations and nearly three months in the hospital, Liza Dye is still pretty funny. New York Times 

Here’s 15 facts you probably didn’t know about weedWeather.com 

Michael Jordan used to be a racist. Black Voices

Here’s 13 awkward celebrity meet and greets. Cosmopolitan

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