Week In Viral Footage: Steve Harvey Stunted In His Leather Pants, Yvonne Orji Is Back On Our Screens And Naomi Osaka Is Making Boss Moves
Steve Harvey turned some heads with his extravagant outfit.
January 14, 2022 at 3:27 pm
Kanye West once again dominated the headlines this week, but there are plenty of other topics to talk about as well. West, now known as Ye, will be featured in a docuseries on Netflix in February.
"Step inside the journey of Kanye West, over 20 years in the making. jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy — a once in a lifetime three-week global event — begins February 16," Netflix announced on Monday while dropping a preview of the upcoming film.
Step inside the journey of Kanye West, over twenty years in the making.
jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy — a once in a lifetime three-week global event — begins February 16 pic.twitter.com/3Ihp6mr7bs
— Netflix (@netflix) January 10, 2022
Ye stole the spotlight again when he was captured in a photo with The Game, Antonio Brown, will.i.am and Wack100.
— Photos Of Ye (@PhotosOfKanye) January 12, 2022
According to Rollingout, Ye and his friends came together for a studio session. A short clip of Ye freestyling in the studio was also posted on social media shortly after the photo emerged.
A clip of Kanye West freestyling yesterday was shared to Instagram!
What do we think?? pic.twitter.com/OENLEHC6WJ
— OnThinIce (@OnnThinlce) January 12, 2022
There was still more Ye news this week when the artist was named as a suspect in an alleged battery incident on Thursday. According to Fox 11, the 44-year-old is accused of knocking a fan to the ground after a person asked for an autograph around 3 a.m. in downtown Los Angeles.
"Did y'all say that or not? Did y'all say that or not? Cuz that's what happened right f**king now," the rapper can be heard saying in a video obtained by TMZ.
Steve Harvey turned some heads this week when he was seen in an extravagant outfit while heading to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Harvey’s stylist, Elly Karamoh, posted photos of the stylish comedian on Instagram.
"First televised look of 2022, get ready for Steve Harvey’s new fashion era. No games this year, none," Karamoh wrote on Instagram.
According to Highsnobiety, The Family Feud host appeared to be wearing a pair of monogrammed leather pants by Gucci when he sat down for an interview with Kimmel.
Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka introduced her new unisex Nike apparel collection, which includes long-sleeve turtleneck tops, vests and buckled tennis pants, as well as sweatshirts, pullovers and T-shirts.
“When it was in the process of creation, it was important to me that there was something for everyone, which means more versatile, gender-neutral pieces in my favorite colors and of course the legendary camo print,” Osaka wrote on Instagram.
According to Variety, the latest collection is Osaka's third collaboration with Nike.
Kid Cudi, who has been recently venturing into acting, was seen in a preview of his latest movie. Cudi's movie, X, is about a group of young filmmakers in the late '70s who run into some trouble when they travel to rural Texas to film and produce an adult film, Highsnobiety reports.
Steven Soderbergh and Don Cheadle are producing a new HBO Max series about Jeremiah Hamilton, a Haitian immigrant who became one of the first Black millionaires in history in the 1800s, Variety reports. The story of the man who turned into a Wall Street tycoon using questionable methods is based on Shane White's book, Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire.
The series is currently titled The Other Hamilton.
EXCLUSIVE: HBO Max is developing a series about Jeremiah Hamilton, one of the first black millionaires in history. @ashleyn1cole, @LACarlos, and @keithjosef are writing. @DonCheadle and Steven Soderbergh are EPshttps://t.co/U86OlMMAUU
— Joe Otterson (@JoeOtterson) January 13, 2022
Roddy Ricch, who was replaced as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live due to COVID-19 exposure, said he is working to “lock in a new date.”
“Due to recent COVID exposure on my team and to keep everyone safe I won’t be able to perform on SNL this weekend,” Roddy said, according to Complex. “I’m working with the SNL team to lock in a new date though!”
SNL will return on Jan. 15 with host Ariana DeBose and musical guest Bleachers serving as Roddy’s replacement.
UPDATE: @BleachersMusic will now perform as the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” (replacing previously announced @RoddyRicch) hosted by @ArianaDeBose this Saturday, January 15. #SNL
— Music News & Rumors (@MusicNewsRumor) January 12, 2022
FX has released the trailer for season three of Atlanta.
“We are thrilled to have Atlanta back with a new season on March 24th. Once again, Donald Glover, the producers and stellar cast have delivered another signature season synonymous with the excellence that makes Atlanta so great," Eric Schrier, president of FX Entertainment, said in a statement, according to Harper's Bazaar.
The Oregonian released a report this week revealing that Nike will begin firing unvaccinated employees this weekend. According to the newspaper, the company is now sending emails to unvaccinated employees and letting them that they will be fired because they didn't comply.
“You failed to complete the verification process and our records show that you do not have an approved (exemption),” one email stated, according to Complex. “As a result, you are not in compliance with the Policy and your employment is scheduled to be terminated on Saturday, January 15, 2022.”
Nike will fire unvaccinated employees this weekend according to (The Oregonian) ????
— Ovrnundr (@Ovrnundr) January 13, 2022
Actress Yvonne Orji is hosting a new HBO Max show titled My Mom, Your Dad, a reality dating series which “follows a group of single parents who have been nominated by their college-age kids for a second chance at love."
The new season of Euphoria returned to HBO Max on Jan. 9.
— Angus Cloud (@anguscloud) January 10, 2022
Twitter users are already going to social media to interpret their own version of the show.
he should be the principal of euphoria high school pic.twitter.com/iQMSp9blIk
— goob (@gabebergado) January 10, 2022
the cafeteria food at euphoria high https://t.co/8MHgdcySIT
— I love to get 2 on (@ssourBB) January 12, 2022
yessss just got my euphoria high school schedule pic.twitter.com/DxRbjTr50x
— eric curtin (@dubstep4dads) January 11, 2022
the girls in euphoria showing up for algebra class pic.twitter.com/hGbD4aI7sH
— Ariana Grande ⚪ (@HeimdalAndre) January 13, 2022
ABC's new sitcom, Abbott Elementary, starring Quinta Brunson, is getting high praise from viewers.
They got the SoundCloud rapper boyfriend storyline? Yeah this the new show ???? pic.twitter.com/czAI6roXwC
— Get Her, Jade! (@keatingssixth) January 10, 2022
Abbott Elementary just feels good. Easy to watch and overall easily digestible. Just plain ole feel good classic tv.
— Kalen Allen (@TheKalenAllen) January 12, 2022
Gonna be an even bigger surprise when you find out she created the show https://t.co/znHj1rgqFh
— Trevor Norris (@trevor_norris0) January 12, 2022
Brunson, who also created the show, stars as a second-year elementary school teacher in Philadelphia who shows off some humor while dealing with an incompetent principal and some questionable colleagues.
“My goal with the show is to make people laugh, but I do hope that it gets people thinking,” Brunson told the Los Angeles Times. “And [that] it puts a little bit of pressure on the people who need to be pressured a little.”