World Cup Fans Are Losing It Over Pepe’s Ridiculous Flop in the Portugal-Morocco Game

As Morocco desperately searched for a stoppage time equalizer to Cristiano Ronaldo’s fourth-minute header during their Wednesday match against Portugal, one player’s actions earned him some ire from World Cup fans.

With time running out, Portugal defender Pepe staged a particularly egregious flop following a tap on the back from Morocco’s Medhi Benatia. The dive quickly sent soccer Twitter into a frenzy as footage of the stunt began making the online rounds.

“Please keep Pepe in your prayers after this assault from Benatia,” the World Cup Goals account jokingly captioned the video.

“Aaaaand the Oscar for best actor goes to Pepe!!” added another user.

Morocco went on to lose the game 1-0, becoming the first team to be eliminated from the international tournament.

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Fox Anchors Call Black Student Accepted To 20 Colleges ‘Ridiculous’

Micheal Brown, a brilliant high school senior, is still waiting for a formal apology from Fox News – and he certainly deserves it.

Brown has been offered a full ride in scholarships to 20 different colleges, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Stanford – but his celebration was somewhat dampened after Fox anchors in Washington, D.C. called Brown “obnoxious” for applying to so many colleges.

Fox 5 D.C. co-anchor Holly Morris and contributor Sarah Fraser criticized Brown, who is African-American, and accused him of holding potential college slots hostage for other deserving students.

“It’s a little ridiculous that this kid applied to 20 taking away a spot and basically wait-listing another kid,” Fraser said earlier this month.

“I think it’s a little obnoxious because you can only go to one,” Morris added. “You can only take one full ride and you are taking a spot from someone else who worked really hard.”

Brown is simply asking for an apology. Why shouldn’t Brown apply to as many colleges as he chooses? He has worked hard in high school to earn his 4.68 GPA and the bright 17-year-old wants the best college education available to him. Shouldn’t Brown be praised for being accepted into America’s top colleges?

This is an uplifting story, a tale of inspiration. The video of Brown celebrating with friends went viral and many people, Black and white, enthusiastically supported Brown on Twitter.

Even former President Bill Clinton reached out to congratulate him.

“What an incredible accomplishment, Michael,” he wrote on Twitter. “Follow your heart and your head, your future is incredibly bright. I can’t wait to see what comes next.”

“If you want to talk about Georgetown,” Clinton wrote, “give me a call.”

Fox News commentators on national prime time shows have consistently railed against affirmative action policies for college students and they have criticized poor African-Americans.

Now, here’s Brown, a young man who has earned the right to apply to the colleges of his choosing and yet he is criticized for being smart, assertive and self-motivated.

Would Morris and Fraser take Brown to task if Brown was white? Morris said, through Twitter, that she would have scolded Brown even if he was white. We’ll never know. Fraser issued an apology to Brown on Twitter, but Morris has not  and neither has Fox DC 5.

The issue over the number of colleges that Brown applied to is not the story. The story is how this bright young man will enter one of America’s top colleges in the fall — for free— because of his academic acumen. Brown is a role model for other high schools around Houston and across the country.

For Fox anchors, criticizing Brown is shameful and undermines his incredible achievement.

“My disappointment was with the language used to describe me, a minor. To call someone obnoxious and annoying,” Brown told Newsweek. “I cannot change how someone thinks, but how someone presents their opinion is important and they just presented it poorly.”

Brown’s mother, Berthinia Rutledge-Brown, told Newsweek she would also like to see her son get an apology over the incident.

“It would just be the right thing to do, period,” Rutledge-Brown said.

Brown has been accepted to the following universities: Harvard University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Northwestern University, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, Johns Hopkins University, Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Williams College, University of Texas-Austin, University of California-Berkeley, Amherst, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Tulane University, University of Michigan, UC-Davis and UC-Irvine and Stanford University.

The brainy teen said Morris and Fraser should “maybe next time think a little bit more before you act or say something and just consider the person on the other side.”

Brown deserves an apology from Fox – but he doesn’t need it. He’ll do just fine.

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For as popular as Tesla’s Model 3 already is, Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes that demand for the company’s mass market EV may increase dramatically in the near future. While speaking with investors during a conference call hosted by Goldman Sachs this week, Musk articulated that annual demand for the Model 3 could eventually surpass 700,000 units. As a point of reference, the cumulative number of Model 3 reservations currently checks in at more than 500,000, an impressive figure to say the least,

“We anti-sell the Model 3,” Musk said just two months ago. “But our net reservations continue to climb week after week. No advertising, anti-selling, nothing to test drive, still grows every week.”

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10 Ridiculous Body-Shaming Comments Brides Received Before The Wedding

Whatever happened to the old adage, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all?”

Evidently, these insensitive people ― including the brides’ own family and friends ― didn’t get the memo. Below, 10 brides on the secret-sharing app Whisper share the ridiculous body-shaming comments they’ve actually received. 

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Work Your Abs Laughing At This Ridiculous Dog Doing Human Exercise

Want to work your abs but hate the gym?

Give this video of an adorable golden retriever apparently attempting to do bicycle crunches a whirl. It will make you laugh until it hurts.

The cute pup, named Riptide, is doing his best to get in shape alongside the Stanford Women’s Crew team, who posted the cute video to their Instagram page

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What a good boy!

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The Ridiculous Reason People Are Mom-Shaming Amber Rose

After sharing a video of her son at the nail salon, Amber Rose is facing backlash and mom-shaming.

On Tuesday, Amber Rose posted a video of her 3-year-old son Sebastian getting a mani-pedi. In the video, the toddler says he’s excited to get his nails done and picked the color orange like a pumpkin.

“Pumpkin nails with Mr Skully Bones #HalloweenisNeverOveratOurHouse” Rose wrote in the caption.

“We encourage our children to paint, draw and be creative so why block them from their creativity when it comes to self expression? Fuck society standards and gender roles! Let your children be great!” she added.

Rose’s video has been viewed over 700,000 times and the comments section is filled with positive responses.

“I love their relationship,” wrote one commenter. “She lets him be him and that’s why she’s a wonderful mother!!!”

“Yet another wise message from a wise woman!” added another. “Thanks for spreading inclusiveness and positivity.”

Not all responses were so positive, however. Several Instagram users accused the model and author of “turning [her] son gay.”

“S**t like this makes me so mad! That could be the door for him to become gay,” wrote one commenter. “Step feminizing these young boys!” added another.

In response to the criticism, many users rushed to Rose’s defense, clapping back at the naysayers.

“You can’t turn someone gay!” one commenter wrote. “Dumb f**ks! Maybe you should spend some time reading a f**king book than spending your time criticizing people you don’t know!”

Several people pointed out that Sebastian’s father, Wiz Khalifa, often has painted nails as well. Others pointed out how the response highlights the issues with masculinity in our society today.

“If you look at he video he’s excited and he looks happy and content just spending time with his mom, getting a mani-pedi,” one commenter explained. If he didn’t want it he could easily say ‘mama I don’t want this’ and I’m sure she would understand. As a people, we really struggle with how we raise our men and it’s becoming a really big problem.” 

Indeed!

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Duke Frat Bros From The 80s Play ‘Beer Frisbee’ And Generally Act Ridiculous (VIDEO)

The brothers of Sigma Chi at Duke University got together one afternoon in 1986, played a game of “beer Frisbee” and documented it all on what we can only assume was a fairly large videocamera.

“There’s something honest, something pure” about the game, one of the bros says.

After watching the video, we still have no idea how the game is played, just that “you don’t have to be athletic, you only have to be [an] alcoholic,” according to one of the guys.

The brothers did offer some life advice, like “All ya gotta see is some dude hit by a car or some dude buyin’ it in the teeth to catch a Fris, and that’ll put it in perspective.”

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