Weekend News Roundup! Mick Fanning’s Shark Attack, Kendrick’s Reeboks, and Meow the Jewels

Published July 20, 2015


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

A shark attacked Australian pro-surfer Mick Fanning during the J-Bay competition in South Africa. Fanning escaped unscathed, and the whole incident was caught on live television. [The Guardian]

A 21-year-old man was found dead in Demi Moore’s pool in Los Angeles following a party. Moore was out of town and, according to TMZ, the party was thrown by her “caretaker.” [TMZ]

Eli Roth’s digital network CrypTV is producing a live murder mystery to air via Snapchat. Sigh. [Variety]

• Ant-Man won the box office. Trainwreck did pretty well too.  [BOM]

Kendrick Lamar is ending gang warfare in L.A. one pair of Reeboks at a time. Here is a video of a Crip and a Piru discussing his new sneakers. [Pitchfork]

Here is the first full track from Meow the Jewels, “Meowrly.” [Soundcloud]

Donald Trump is an idiot. [NBC]