A lot can happen in a week. Just in case you’ve missed anything, we’ve selected our top picks of trendy stories that you need to know about. With this guide, you won’t ever have to resort to awkward small talk about the weather again.
1. Slogan recommendations for United
The internet has gone wild over a social-media video showing a passenger being dragged from his seat and removed from a United Airlines flight with blood on his face.
People took to twitter to suggest some new slogans for the company.
We put the hospital in hospitality. #newunitedairlinesmottos— David E (@DaSkrambledEgg) April 11, 2017
Flight: $400, checking a bag: $25, getting dragged down the aisle: priceless #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— Brandon (@brobcohen) April 11, 2017
Did you want a window seat or a concussion? #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— B (@ThatBrandyn) April 11, 2017
If we cant seat you, we will beat you #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— Mohit Singhai (@singhaim) April 11, 2017
2. Emirates mocks United
In wake of the United scandal, Emirates has used the public backlash against the violent removal of the passenger to get back at its critics. The Dubai-based airline released an ad on Tuesday mocking United CEO Oscar Munoz for his past comments about Gulf airline carriers. Quoting Munoz, the clip starts: "Those [Gulf] airlines aren't airlines."
Fly the friendly skies with a real airline. pic.twitter.com/wE5C5n6Lvn— Emirates airline (@emirates) April 11, 2017
3. Gucci’s latest shoe
“What were they thinking?” was the thought on a lot of people’s minds when Gucci debut their latest design. We really aren’t sure either. It's priced at Dh4,250.
Nordstrom is selling Gucci's Ilse sock sandals.....even worse it has some 5 star reviews! I say these are the ugliest shoes of all time!!! pic.twitter.com/fY3bZja1Ia— Regina's Best Music (@MY921Regina) March 21, 2017
4. Newsreader caught daydreaming
We feel sorry for this lady whose little mistake is now a viral video.— Media Watch (@ABCmediawatch) April 9, 2017
5. Gulf News launched a new Business Podcast called “Dirhams & Dollars”
Our very own Business Desk, just launched a new podcast!
Check out the teaser here:
6. We have a new superhero
Josh Brolin has been cast as the time-travelling mutant Cable in the upcoming Deadpool 2. We really can’t understand why to be honest. Brolin will also play Thanos in Avengers: Infinity Wars.