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charli xcx called out bbc for promoting men's rights

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Today is...

National Maple Syrup Day! It's officially waffle/pancake/French toast time!

News of the Day:

+ Charli XCX is criticizing BBC3 for promoting controversial men's rights activists on Reggie Yates' Extreme UK. The episode in question is called "Men At War" and features men who believe their rights are compromised by minority groups like women and the LGBT community. It's ironic because Charli recently released an exclusive documentary for the network about feminism

+ The citizens of Barnaul, Serbia want to elect an 18-month-old cat as the mayor of their city because they are fed up with all of the corrupt scandals that have continued.

Our first look at Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy in Pablo Larraín's upcoming Jackie biopic has finally arrived!

+ Check out this year's most searched things on Google in all 50 states in America.

+ Stream Kitty Cash's Love The Free Vol. III—The Prelude mix featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR, Travi$ Scott, and many more.

Deal of the Day:

Streetwear brand KITH is launching a womenswear collection! The women's store is located at 64 Bleecker St. in New York City. The clothing line officially drops on Friday, December 19 at 11 a.m. EST in store and online.

Advice of the Day:

"As an artist, everybody has the opportunity to celebrate and speak their truth." –Solange

GIF of the Day: