Merry Christmas, Roomies! With one month left in 2023, it’s time for us to look back on the many viral moments of 2023.
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January: Chrisean’s Surprise Announcement & Yung Miami’s Viral Confession
Back in January, Chrisean Rock seemingly stunned social media when she announced that she was expecting. At the time, the rapper took to social media to share a photo of three positive pregnancy tests with the caption, “Guess how many heartbeats?”
Additionally, Rock even declared she wanted twins or triplets.
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And if that announcement wasn’t enough to kick the year off, Yung Miami shocked the internet when she candidly revealed that she enjoys golden showers on an episode of ‘Caresha Please.’
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February: Rihanna Returns As Red Boot Rages
In February, Rihanna made her long-awaited return to the stage at Super Bowl LVII, pleasing fans with a medley performance of her hit singles. While some viewers remained on their toes, eager to see if the singer would bring out a special guest, others began speculating that the guest was right there in plain sight.
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— Beth ♡ (@Bethyv024) February 13, 2023
— Jazzy Who? (@jazzy31) February 13, 2023
Later that evening, a rep for the singer confirmed that she and her boyfriend, A$AP Rocky, were expecting their second child together.
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Like Rihanna’s suited ensemble, red seemed to be the color of the month. MSCHF reportedly racked in $350 for every pair of its Big Red Boots that were sold — and boy, did these boots go viral. So much so that even Megan Thee Stallion’s ex-boo, Pardison Fontaine, referenced him while seemingly alluding to their split.
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March: Ja Morant Catches Backlash As Tekashi Catches Beatdown
In March, Memphis Grizzles player Ja Morant went viral after brandishing a gun while on Instagram Live. In turn, the NBA launched an immediate investigation into the incident and benched the 24-year-old “indefinitely.”
At the time, Morant vowed to “get help” and “work on learning better methods of dealing with stress.”
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Statement from Ja Morant via his agent, Jim Tanner: pic.twitter.com/jXzs7HvLvG
— Vincent Goodwill (@VinceGoodwill) March 4, 2023
Tekashi, on the other hand, was brutally ambushed by a group of men in an LA Fitness. At the time, a viral video surfaced of the altercation, and the rapper was ultimately rushed to the hospital with a bloodied face and injuries to his jaw, ribs, and back.
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Three men were later arrested, although one had their subsequent charges dropped.