#TheDress: Fashion Queens Sound Off on That Effing Gown
Plus: Madonna bites it at the BRITs, llamas on the lam and more viral news this week.
What's going viral? Who's been the top trending topic on Twitter? And what are the news stories that had us obsessed all week? There's plenty of can't-miss stuff out there beyond our Bravoverse. And every Friday, we're rounding up all the must-see stories, Tweets, Instagrams, YouTubes, Vines, and more in one handy place. Enjoy!
What Color Is #TheDress?
The weirdest things go viral on the internet these days. Case in point: on Thursday night, the world was divided on figuring out the color of a gown when it was posted online by singer Caitlin McNeill. White and gold? Blue and black? We went to the Fashion Queens to weigh in on what they saw—and Bevy Smith, Miss Lawrence, and Derek J tell the Daily Dish they all see black-and-blue. Stassi Schroeder, meanwhile, sees white-and-gold. "I'm not understanding this!" she wrote. "Am I in the matrix?" Andy, meanwhile, couldn't be bothered, tweeting Thursday night, "I am boycotting the effing dress on the show tonight." Either way, Wired magazine has a scientific breakdown of why the colors are perceived in different tones.
Lupita Nyong'o's Pearl Dress Stolen!
Speaking of couture: the actress' stunning white Calvin Klein Collection gown, which was finished with thousands of pearls, was stolen from her Los Angeles hotel room this week.
While the investigation is still ongoing, the look has already become an iconic red carpet moment. See what the Fashion Queens thought of her Oscars look.
The Escape of the Llamas Captures the Nation
Slow news day? The hilarious story of two llamas who were running loose on the streets of Sun City, Ariz. became a national trending topic—and headline news—on Thursday. The animals were eventually captured, but you can check out raw footage of them on the lam above. Next time, animal handlers may want to call Lisa Vanderpump—this would never happen on her watch.
Xtina Imitates Britney and the Result Is Flawless
While appearing on Fallon this week, Jimmy had guest Christina Aguilera play a game of Wheel of Musical Impressions. Fallon's Michael McDonald is great and all, but the pop star nailed her take on her former Mickey Mouseketeer.
Madonna Bites It at the BRIT Awards
Ouch! The Queen of Pop had her ego checked this week when she fell off the stage at the BRIT Awards. But she's a total pro—and got back up to finish singing "Living For Love." Andy, meanwhile, couldn't be prouder of his favorite singer: