Last weekend, a little girl asked her father for help opening a can of beans. Rather than help her, Bean Dad left his daughter to figure it out for herself. For six hours (supposedly). And tweeted about it. It was peak internet.
Also: This will come as a shock (it probably won't), but Kim Kardashian is rumored to be divorcing Kanye West. Or she's rumored to be about to be divorcing Kanye West. Or she's rumored to be considering divorcing Kanye West. Or something.
And finally: Bridgerton is a period drama series on Netflix produced by Shonda Rhimes. It's set in Regency London during "the social season," and you're either super interested in a show with that premise or you aren't.
Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:
- The Nirvana of Ben Affleck
We want our stars to be just like us, but ultimately, we want them to be themselves even more
- Influencers Feuding After Both Naming Their Babies 'Baby'
- We Need to Bring Back Clowning On Some Guy
- What's Entering the Public Domain in 2021: The Great Gatsby & Mrs. Dalloway, Music by Irving Berlin & Duke Ellington, Comedies by Buster Keaton, and More
- 'Calvin and Hobbes' said goodbye 25 years ago. Here's why Bill Watterson's masterwork enchants us still.
- McDonald's will debut new chicken sandwich Feb. 24
New platform will be offered in three versions: crispy, spicy and deluxe
- What On Earth Happened Here?
- Grammys Postpone 2021 Ceremony Over COVID-19 Concerns
Organizers set March 14th as new date, citing "thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled to appear"
- Rapper Dr. Dre hospitalized after brain aneurysm
"I will be out of the hospital and back home soon," the 55-year-old Beats co-founder posted on Instagram.
- The Forever Legacy of Alex Trebek
The longtime 'Jeopardy!' host’s final episodes are airing this week. They're a testament to Trebek's profound impact -- on the show he defined, the world it created, and the lives of those who crossed his path.
- Simon & Schuster Cancels Plans for Senator Hawley's Book
The publisher faced calls to drop the Missouri Republican's upcoming book, "The Tyranny of Big Tech," following criticism of his efforts to overturn the presidential election.
- Shakespeare, Swing and Louis Armstrong. So What Went Wrong?
Three theaters are exploring "Swingin' the Dream," which tanked on Broadway in 1939, but opens a window on the racial and artistic dynamics of its time.
- Wrestler Mick Foley asks Vince McMahon to boot Donald Trump from the WWE Hall Of Fame
- Theresa Cramer - A freelance writer and editor and the co-founder of Quiet Corner Communications
- Rich Hollant - Principal at CO:LAB, founder of Free Center, and commissioner on cultural affairs for the city of Hartford
Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.