8@8: Your Morning Scoop

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    by · January 04, 2016

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    Today is...

    National Spaghetti Day!

    News of the Day:

    + Emma Watson totally approves of Noma Dumezweni being cast as Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, so all the haters probably should too.

    + Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles were spotted on vacation in Anguilla together, thus restarting the rumor mill. New year, same gossip!

    + Big Sean took the time to mark the highlights of 2015 in his “What A Year” video.

    + Beyoncé is supposedly writing and starring in a biopic about Saartjie Baartman, a South African woman known as Hottentot Venus. She was exploited in freak shows during the late 1700s and early 1800s in London.

    + Stream Hinds’ debut album Leave Me Alone now on NPR before it’s officially released on January 8. If you live in New York, the band is playing a record release show at Palisades on Wednesday, January 6!

    Deal of the Day:

    Get an additional 40% off sale items at Madewell in store and online with the code YOUWIN!

    Advice of the Day:

    “Do or do not, there is no try.”- Yoda

    GIF of the Day:

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