July 18, 2014 Conversation Starters: Anne Curtis Is On Time's List Of Smartest Celebrities On Twitter + More!

Here, news you missed while you were sleeping.

1 Anne Curtis ranked 26th on Time Magazine’s list of "50 Smartest Celebrities On Twitter," trailing behind international stars like Leonardo DiCaprio (#1), Jimmy Kimmel (#3), and Jessie J (#10). The list was created by using a popular reading comprehension test known as Simple Measure of Gobbledygook (SMOG), which measures the number of three syllable words used in a text to calculate the years of education required to understand it. Go, Anne! (abs-cbnnews.com)

2 A Malaysian Airlines plane with 298 people onboard was shot down as it flew over Ukrainian territory yesterday, July 17. American intelligence authorities believe that it was hit by a surface-to-air missile, though it is still unclear if it was launched from the Russian or Ukrainian side of the border. There was no indication of any survivors. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and their families. (Philstar)

3 This is hilarious! Rapper Drake spoofed boxing champ Manny Pacquiao during a pre-recorded segment at the ESPYs (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards) last night. During the sketch, Drake copied Manny’s Pinoy accent and belted out Frozen’s "Let It Go." Props to Drake for being spot on! We bet Manny enjoyed it as much as we did.

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4 So, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin aren’t back together? Gwyneth was spotted holding hands with a “hot young guy” in New York City despite reports that she and her estranged hubby are rekindling their romance. (dailymail.co.uk)

5 Gretchen Ho and Isabel Oli leave their boyfriends, Robi Domingo and John Pratts, speechless after playing a prank on them during an episode of Pinoy Big Brother. After the girls shared how much they missed Robi and John after being separated from them for two days, they pretended to sacrifice themselves to enter the PBB house so that their boyfriends were free to leave. Let’s just say the boys weren’t too thrilled by the twist. Thankfully for them, it was just a joke. (abs-cbnnews.com)

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