#TheMJs, Feb. 17, 2017
(On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.
Okay, who had "the national security adviser resigns 3 weeks into the administration" on their 2017 bingo card?
— Maggie Serota (@maggieserota) February 14, 2017
— More surprising than this is Mike Flynn outlasted Sean Spicer. The press secretary will be the next to go. Period.
When I saw Carlos Santana trending, I was scared he died. But it was just him insulting Beyonce and now I'm scared he'll be assassinated.
— Alex Iosiovich (@Alex_Iosiovich) February 14, 2017
— The decorated musician claimed Beyonce didn't win album of the year at the Grammys because Adele's a better singer. Beyonce has a cult following; here's hoping he has tight security.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) February 14, 2017
— The "Pitch Perfect" star will get her wish as the 24-year-old competitor who has a nanny will be featured in an episode where she brings the man to her home. Oh, and I also hate myself for watching, Anna.
— Lovie Smith (@LovieSmith) February 16, 2017
— The Illinois football coach scored a reply from the Chicagoan who won three Grammy Awards. Chance called Smith a legend for all he's done for Chicago and Champaign. Pretty cool.
Inspirational Quote for the day: I hope the Kevin Durant in your life leaves you, so you can be the Russell Westbrook that you deserve to be
— David K. (@chelanga_) February 12, 2017
— Westbrook is on pace to average a triple-double this season, his first without Durant. They're on the same team this weekend in the all-star game. What could go wrong?
WHAT WILL BE TRENDING THIS WEEKEND
— Jimmy Kimmel
— La La Land
— Russell Westbrook
WHAT WAS TRENDING THURSDAY
— Greg Maddux
— Seema Verma
— Stephen Feinberg
BE SURE TO FOLLOW
Scott Richey (@srrichey)
The Illini return to the court this weekend after having the week off, and our beat writer will be in Iowa City keeping you updated on the beginning of the stretch run.