I mentioned before how Twitter recently brought its Trends feature to New Orleans, allowing us a window to the online inanities of our neighbors. Assuming Twitter would be abuzz with discussion about terrible Mexican restaurants, I was surprised to see birthday wishes for known girlfriend-beater (and also hip-hop artist) Chris Brown as one of the top trending topics.
While many of the tweets for #happybirthdaychrisbrown are things along the lines of "WHY IS THIS A TRENDING TOPIC??", there's many like these:
And like these:
That'll be a fun marriage!
Does anyone know why this guy is still famous? Is his music that good? Why the intense loyalty — especially among women?
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