The lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional scenes have been heat­ing up since Don­ald Trump be­came the pres­i­dent-elect of the United States last week. We have the lat­est on the drama sur­round­ing that, and more, in ’Twas Trend­ing.

Jamaica Gleaner - - FLAIRE MAGAZINE -

The man­nequin chal­lenge goes vi­ral

Here, there and ev­ery­where, peo­ple have been chal­leng­ing them­selves to a freeze-off by be­com­ing man­nequins. Some of the videos have been un­be­liev­able, espe­cially from ath­letes. Then there are those that have been hi­lar­i­ous, even adorable. It has been ex­e­cuted among fam­ily mem­bers, friends, and co-work­ers. Who would’ve thought that freez­ing would be­come such an art form? Have you tried the man­nequin chal­lenge as yet? Well, you’re miss­ing out: join the man­nequin move­ment to­day.

Plane crash

Many were mourn­ing last Thurs­day when a Cessna plane car­ry­ing an in­struc­tor and two stu­dents crashed into a house in Green­wich Farm and burst into flames. They res­cued one stu­dent who was sent to the Kingston Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal, but he later suc­cumbed to his in­juries. RIP to those lives lost ,and con­do­lences to the fam­i­lies and friends af­fected.

Fam­ily feud

Have you seen the video of the fight be­tween fa­ther and daugh­ter at the air­port? Rumour has it that the fa­ther went to pick up his mis­tress at the air­port, where he was con­fronted by his wife and daugh­ter. The daugh­ter, speak­ing to her fa­ther, re­ceived a blow to the face. From there, all hell broke loose, with wife beat­ing ‘mate’, but all eyes were on the fa­ther and the daugh­ter. It’s a sad day when a fa­ther and daugh­ter en­gage in such dis­play in pub­lic.

Don­ald trumps Hil­lary

No one saw this one com­ing. Or did they? As the votes were counted and Don­ald Trump got the ma­jor­ity vote of the elec­torate, ac­cord­ing to so­cial me­dia, the world mourned for the ‘death’ of a na­tion. Since then, protests have plagued nu­mer­ous states, call­ing for a re­call. Trump has since met with Pres­i­dent Obama and show­ing a good face – many are say­ing to give him a chance. Mean­while, Cana­dian im­mi­gra­tion web­site crashed and celebri­ties and reg­u­lar cit­i­zens are say­ing they will be mov­ing to their north­ern neigh­bour, while oth­ers are threat­en­ing to re­turn to their home­land in pur­suit of refuge.

It was all a Dream

It was a Dream come true for Rob Kardashian and Blacc Chyna. The Dream team joined forces and de­liv­ered a beau­ti­ful baby girl. The name of the new ad­di­tion to the Kardashian clan – if you’re keep­ing up – is Dream Renée Kardashian. Con­grats to the par­ents, and we look for­ward to more adorable videos of her.

Rih Rih’s cin­e­matic dom­i­na­tion

Caribbean diva Ri­hanna, who has al­ways been dab­bling in act­ing, has landed a role on the big screen in a sci-fi movie, Va­le­rian. Ac­cord­ing to sources, and the trailer, she plays a dancer in an alien bar, trans­form­ing into a vixen be­fore your very eyes. Con­grats on the big step, Rih Rih, and we are looking for­ward to even big­ger and bet­ter things in the near future.


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