Trending Topics 11/15/22

This week Anna and Cali discuss everything from Rainn Wilson’s new name to Dolly Parton’s next philanthropy venture. Welcome to this week’s trending topics: 

JENNIFER ANISTON REVEALS PREGNANCY TROUBLES 

We are starting this week’s trending topics with an actress from hit series “Friends” who just got personal about her pregnancy troubles.  

Jennifer Aniston revealed to Allure magazine that she struggled with infertility during her 30s and 40s. Aniston says It was a hard point in her life but shaped her into who she is now. The 53-year-old actress says she attempted many different methods including in-vitro fertilization.  

The one thing Aniston says she wishes she knew? To freeze her eggs. Despite everything she says she’s not regretful and is at peace with the situation.  

Speaking of Jennifer, we would be remiss if we didn’t mention the death of her dad.  

The “Days of our Lives” actor John Aniston passed away Monday morning at the age of 89. 

RAINN WILSON CHANGES NAME TO “RAINNFALL HEAT WAVE RISING SEA LEVELS WILSON” 

The “Office” actor Rainn Wilson “changed” his name over the weekend to raise awareness about climate change. The actor debuted his new name as a “cheap little stunt to help save planet earth.” 

His new name? 

Rainnfall Heat Wave Rising Sea Levels Wilson. 

Even though the name change was unofficial, and had many variations, he said that the move was to let world leaders know that climate change is ruining the artic… and our planet 

He encouraged other celebrities to change their names, as well.  

Some of our favorites include – Cardi the Artic B Melting, Samuel Earth is Getting Hot As L Jackson, and Amy Poehler Bears are Endangered. 

DOLLY PARTON RECEIVES JEFF BEZOS MEGA-MILLION AWARD 

The queen of country just received a huge paycheck. But this time it’s not for her music. Singer Dolly Parton just received The Bezos Award for Courage and Civility, worth $100 million. The country star is known for her classic bops and her philanthropic work.  

She gave Vanderbilt University medical center $1 million for vaccine research during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic which aided the Moderna vaccine.  

Jeff Bezos, the founder and face of Amazon, funds the award. He says Parton and other recipients have free range with the funds. In 2021 he said they can give this money to their own foundations or allocate it to other areas of need.  

It’s nice to see stars and corporate gurus using their money to help others… especially when it’s a large chunk of change like this. 

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