Mark Zuckerberg’s Opening Bell, Gatsby Returns, and More Viral Videos
From Will Smith’s slaptastic red carpet, to Selena Gomez’s 50 Shades parody and Mick Jagger’s SNL appearance, see our countdown of the week’s buzziest videos.
Selena Gomez Stars in 50 Shades... of Blue
Move over, Justin Bieber—look who’s making Selena Gomez blush. First, Ellen DeGeneres gave her take on the novel, then Gilbert Gottfried did his own 50 Shades of Grey reading. Now—in what is perhaps a sign that the controversy is coming to an end—the erotic tale gets the Disney-star treatment, featuring Gomez and The League actor Nick Kroll as her seductive house painter.
The Fresh Prince Redeems Himself
It’s been a weird week for Will Smith. After the star slapped a reporter for trying to kiss him, he turned up the charm on The Graham Norton Show by performing the entire opening song from his hit ’90s show. Smell ya later!
Fist Bumpin’ With Bill O’Reilly
A Fox News host trying his hand at a signature Obama move? Inconceivable. But apparently all it takes is a bit of prodding from David Letterman. Watch as he and O’Reilly face off over the current president’s accomplishments, before settling their beef with a bump.
Slash: No More Guns N’ Roses!
Don’t hold your breath. Slash is over rumors that he and Axl Rose will ever reunite. The legendary guitarist sat down with Newsweek & The Daily Beast to talk about his new album, Apocalyptic Love, and the one not-so-surprising thing he’d want to do before the end of the world.
And the Winner Is…
Mirror, mirror, on the ball, who’s the best dancer of them all? Dancing With the Stars crowned its 14th-season champion with a load of confetti, jubilant celebration, and a truly delighted team of dancers.
Gatsby’s Return to the Big Screen
The Roaring ’20s are back in style. The Great Gatsby makes a comeback in a new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Baz Luhrmann.
Bobbi Kristina’s Emotional Tribute to Whitney
Gone but not forgotten. The Billboard Music Awards paid homage to Whitney Houston. Appearing on her mother’s behalf, Bobbi Kristina took the stage to thank everyone for their support.
Jagger Critiques Jagger
Fred Armisen almost does Mick Jagger better than Mick Jagger! Watch as Armisen channels the Rolling Stone frontman in this hilarious SNL karaoke sketch.
Zuckerberg Rings Opening Bell, Bank Account Explodes
Mark Zuckerberg opened Wall Street as his company’s much-anticipated shares hit the trading floor. The CEO rang the bell at Facebook’s California headquarters in front of a very enthusiastic crowd—and you would be, too, if you were cashing in on the third-largest IPO in history.
Will Smith’s Slaptastic Kiss
Here come the men in black—and they don’t like to be kissed. Will Smith got physical when a reporter tried to lay one on him at the Moscow premiere of Men in Black III. So was the tap justified, or a slap-happy overreaction?