Social media scoop: A new Law emerges, celebrities object the burkini ban and Frank Ocean goes blonde

Social media scoop: A new Law emerges, celebrities object the burkini ban and Frank Ocean goes blonde

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Text: Adibah Isa

This week, discover the next Lily-Rose Depp, see Thor and Loki do some good and see who else is changed because of Frank Ocean's Blonde

1. Nobody puts Cookie in the corner
Taraji P. Henson and M.A.C. Cosmetics announce their collaboration just in time for September — where the next season of Empire will make their return.

tarajiphensonSo excited to share this! My @MACcosmetics collection is coming! Online & at select stores in Sept. #MACTaraji #VirgoSeason

2. Kendall Jenner returns to Jimmy Kimmel
Hot on the heels of the Vogue September cover, model-of-the-moment Kendall Jenner returns to Jimmy Kimmel Live!. She was also a guest two years ago, along with sister Kylie.

kendalljennerme on @JimmyKimmel tonight on ABC!

3. A new Law on the rise
The world fawns over yet another nubile millenial. Touted to be the next Lily-Rose Depp, Iris Law is what happened when you put Jude Law and Sadie Frost together. The 15-year-old has already amassed a loyal following just shy of 30,000 on her Instagram, and recently appeared in a shoot with Teen Vogue.

lirisawStart of nothing again

4. A Thorne among the roses
Bella Thorne came out on Snapchat by nonchalantly kissing another girl. The 18-year-old American actress then tweeted fans' responses of support and encouragement.


5. A Tongan gets oiled up, and hearts went on overdrive
Yet again. Eternal #ManCrushMonday Pita Taufatofua walked the Rio 2016 Olympics Closing Ceremony to much fanfare, decked in a traditional Tongan outfit and generous amounts of coconut oil.

pita_tofuaAnd now they know!! #WhereisTonga  Congratulations to the best ever Tongan Olympic team! And to the beautiful people of Brazil for a Marvelous Olympics... We did it!

6. Straight from the horse's mouth
American Olympian swimmer Ryan Lochte involved himself in a lot of drama at the Rio Olympics — his vindicating note explains his side of the story in an appeal to redeem himself. 

7. Up all night to get Loki...and Thor
Chris Hemsworth and Taylor Swift's new beau Tom Hiddleston visit the children at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. Marvel gets it right.

chrishemsworthMet the real superheroes of the world at @ladycilentochildrenshospital. A huge shout out to all the brave kids who are an inspiration to all of us! @twhiddleston #madepossiblebychf #ladycilentochildrenshospital #juicedtv

8. Blonde ambition
Frank Ocean released new music in the form of a visual album, Endless, and courts fans both old and new such as Ruby Rose and late night show host Trevor Noah.

9. Pardon my French
As news start to spread about French authorities enforcing the burkini ban on beaches, celebrities such as Susan Sarandon, Sarah Silverman and Aussie comedian Nazeem Hussain speak out in objection. 

10. Britney's back
Due to be released anytime soon, James Corden teased us with a preview of his next guest — the original pop princess Britney Spears.

#CarpoolKaraoke with BRITNEY drops Thursday!

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