Weekend News Roundup! Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Black Panther, Saint West, and a Monster Jam Toy Scandal

Published March 14, 2016


Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.  

 Liza Minelli celebrated her 70th birthday with a group of close friends, including Barbra Streisand and Kathy Griffin. [People]

• Two images of Saint West are now publicly available for your viewing pleasure, as Kim Kardashian West shared another via Instagram on Friday. [E!]

• National Book Award Winner Ta-Nehisi Coates revealed the first look at his forthcoming Marvel comic, Black Panther. [EW]

•  Zootopia won the box office with a weekend gross nearly twice that of 10 Cloverfield Lane. [BOM]

• Mothers were shocked (and rightfully outraged) to discover that the semi-strange hearts emblazoned on children’s toys sold at the Monster Jam in Tampa, Florida were actually secret codes for pedophiles. [News Channel 8]

• Carly Rae Jepsen and Bob Saget performed the Fuller House theme song together. [Billboard