The Dirt | November 14, 2017
If big diamond rings mean anything anymore, it definitely looks like Kylie Jenner is engaged. She was showing off a big old sparkler in a Snapchat video while driving her Bentley the other day. It wouldn’t be a huge shock – she’s expecting a baby with rapper Travis Scott.
Lord of the Rings is getting a TV series adaptation. That’s the good news if you’re a fan. The bad news is that it’s on Amazon’s streaming service, which doesn’t work here. Yet. The series will take place just before the Peter Jackson trilogy. This announcement comes just after we learned that Disney is developing a live-action Star Wars series for it’s upcoming streaming service. It’s nerd-heaven.
#Amazon has officially greenlit one show it hopes to rule them all. 😱 The company has made a multi-season production commitment to a television adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy epic #LordOfTheRings. 😯 But there’s a catch: The story will “explore set storylines” set before the events in the first #LOTR novel. Click the link in our bio for more details. 📷: Everett Collection
Amazon is getting some heat in the U.K. for ruining Christmas. This commercial featuring the delivery service bringing gifts home rather than Santa Claus are, according to some parents, making it hard to sell the Santa story to kids. An Amazon spokesperson said “Father Christmas and his elves are no doubt working around the clock to get presents to girls and boys around the world. These are just a few extra to give a little love from parents.”
Ibtihaj Muhammad, then Muslim-American Olympic fencing star, just got her own Barbie doll by Mattel – and it’s the first Barbie to ever wear a hijab.
And robot dog here is equal parts cute and terrifying.