OMG! This is so sad!
The couple told us in a statement:
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If this NYC cabbie thought a stunt like this and a viral video's 15 minutes of fame would catapult him out of the job and into something more glamorous, we're pretty sure he's wrong!
It WILL probably catapult him into a different job, though — because he could lose his license for
Morrissey is a singer, musician, and all-around depressed meanie, and it seems like he's always angry and judging everyone.
Srsly, he's becoming more known for his controversial animal rights statements than his music!
Even though we sometimes agree with his stance on certain issues, the way he goes about talking about them is a little bit… insane. (Let's not forget the "turkey torturer" debacle.)
While doing an online Q&A session to promote his memoir, Autobiography, he said:
Is this like, a new record??
We've never heard of a viral video turned children's book reach number one so quickly!!
It's been about two weeks since Ylvis released their children's book titled What Does The Fox Say and they've gone straight to number one!
In just one week, the publisher announced that The Fox sold over 60,000 units in stores and there are now 300,000 copies in print!
Three. Hundred. Thousand. Can you believe that?!
That's definitely an AH-MAY-ZING feat for the Norwegian brothers!
Bard and Vegard Ylvisaker are going to go down in history as the brothers whose viral video and song sold over thousands of children's books and took over the world for a brief period of time!
Congrats on all the success, boys!
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Best. Secret Santa. EVER!
Every year the website Reddit has a Secret Santa gift exchange. One user named Rachel participated, but she was never expecting the gifts that she got.
She especially didn't expect the gifts to be from the billionaire Bill Gates, but that's exactly what happened!
She became a bit curious of the gifts she received which included a stuffed cow, an undisclosed donation amount to the non-profit Heifer International, and the travel book Journeys of a Lifetime.
But she wasn't able to piece it together until she found a photo of him standing in front of a Christmas tree holding her presents in his hands! Along with an amazing note from Mr. Gates himself!
Here's what his note said:
Michelle Obama took a serious risk just yesterday…
She gave Sunny Obama a second chance!!
Remember when Sunny Obama tackled some poor little child to the ground??
She brought Bo along this time though, probably to set a good example for his little sister.
The First Lady and first doggies (or first and second dogs?) were visiting with patients and staff at Children's National Health System.
After meeting with some kids who probably loved a little extra holiday cheer (and cute doggies), Michelle went to the atrium to read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.
We're happy to report that Sunny made it through the whole event without taking down a single child!
Way to give up some time to help others, Michelle!
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We previously mentioned that some Hunger Games fans were pretty upset when Primrose's cat Buttercup didn't match her description in the book.
When diehard fans of the books saw the first movie and noticed Prim's cat was black instead of "muddy yellow" they were pissed. But, thankfully, someone got the cat recast so she'd more resemble the one described in the book.
Turns out, that person was none other than
Ever since Ylvis's The Fox dropped, the Norwegian comedy duo, brothers Bard and Vegard Ylvisaker, has been absolutely blowing up!
Their reach is now stretching across different forms of media…
In the form of a book deal!
That's right, The Fox is going to become a kid's book!
Simon & Schuster negotiated the deal with talent agent giant CAA and are currently adapting the work so the book can hit shelves by December 10th!!
That's an ambitious plan!
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing president said:
"I cannot tell you how many times I've watched Ylvis's hilarious, mesmerizing, unforgettable 'The Fox.' The lyrics and playfulness of the song lend themselves perfectly to the picture book format, and I’m ecstatic that Simon & Schuster is publishing Bard and Vegard’s first book."
Everything is coming up roses for these guys!!
They signed a music deal with Warner Music Group and now they've got a book deal in the works??
Congrats, guys! Keep the funny hits coming!
Check out their ahmayzing music video (above) because it's infinitely rewatchable!