#TheMJs, Aug. 11, 2017

#TheMJs, Aug. 11, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a glance at the best Twitter has to offer.

TOP TWEETS

HOLLYWOOD

— The social-media personality was wishing a happy 20th birthday to the reality-TV star, though calling her the icon of a generation was an exaggeration. And how can she be only 20? Seems like Jenner has been annoying us for decades.

MUSIC

— The singers who teamed up on "The Boy is Mine" in the '90s are feuding again, this time over the late Whitney Houston, whom they both wished a posthumous happy birthday on Wednesday via Instagram. Brandy's was seen as self-centered. Perhaps we'll have a new hit: "The Whitney is Mine"?

POLITICS

— The issue of climate change has become such a divisive political topic in recent years that politicians have brought snow onto the House floor in an attempt to dismiss it. Tyson's throwing more shade here than the moon will on Aug. 21.

LOCAL

— Oakwood's Abby Foster is living a pretty good life these days, making appearances ahead of competing at the Miss America pageant next month.

SPORTS

— We saw how successful the rally squirrel was for the Cardinals, so of course they're going to win the World Series this year following the rally-cat incident. You've got to be kitten me right meow.

WHAT WILL BE TRENDING THIS WEEKEND

— Wannamaker Trophy
— #AnnabelleCreation
— Ernie Johnson
— #NFLPreseason
— North Korea

WHAT WAS TRENDING THURSDAY

— Zach Randolph
— #WorldLionDay
— Half of Republicans
— Pure Platinum
— Howard Marks

BE SURE TO FOLLOW

SCOTT RICHEY (@srrichey)

Our football beat writer will be on hand for Illinois' training camp this weekend, with updates on who's impressing for Lovie Smith's squad.

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