Weekend News Roundup! A Fake Knighting Accident and the Importance of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Published November 28, 2016


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

• Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote a poignant Facebook post about her BBC interview two weeks ago explaining the sexism, racism, and general paternalistic disrespect behind the dismissal of her response to the election as “emotional.” [Facebook]

• Amber Heard appeared in a new domestic violence PSA. [YouTube]

• Princess Beatrice accidentally cut Ed Sheeran’s cheek with a sword while fake-knighting James Blunt at a party. [The Telegraph]

• Moana won the box office[BOM] 

• Wes Anderson made a short film for H&M’s holiday campaign starring Adrien Brody. [YouTube]

• Things are not looking good for Michael Anthony Hall. [P6]

• Emily Blunt won’t be appearing in Sicario 2. [The Guardian]