#TheMJs, Feb. 17, 2017

#TheMJs, Feb. 17, 2017

(On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.

TOP TWEETS

Politics

— More surprising than this is Mike Flynn outlasted Sean Spicer. The press secretary will be the next to go. Period.

Music

— 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.

Hollywood

— 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.

Local

— 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.

Sports

— 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

— #NBAAllStarWeekend
— #Oscars2017
— Jimmy Kimmel
— La La Land
— Russell Westbrook

WHAT WAS TRENDING THURSDAY

— Greg Maddux
— #ClimateChangeHealth
— Seema Verma
— Stephen Feinberg
— #DayWithoutImmigrants

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.

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