With access to endless information online, it’s easy to feel like you know every single detail about every single star. Plus, whatever you might have missed has surely been unearthed by some other dedicated fan, and is just a quick search away. That’s why it’s even more impressive when celebs manage to totally surprise us, either with a new business venture, project announcement, or hidden talent. Sneaky little rats! It’s always a shock, and a satisfying one at that.
Here are six posts that flipped followers’ expectation this week.
Kim Kardashian announces the launch of KKW Beauty
She must have gotten the bug when she collaborated with Kylie for her cosmetics line earlier this year. It’s super exciting news, but you can’t help but wonder what’ll happen with the sisters having competing products in the same industry. Only time will tell, but one thing’s for sure: it’ll make for some solid rantings.
Diplo responds to Katy Perry ranking him third in bedroom skills
In a game of Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts with James Corden during the Witness livestream, Katy ranked Diplo third behind Orlando Bloom and John Mayer, although she did say they were all excellent lovers. It was hella awkward, but at least Diplo has a great sense of humor about it.
Russell Crowe cuddles Ed Sheeran’s cat
It’s not a total shock that these guys are buds, but it’s still somehow surprising, if that makes sense. Remember a few weeks back when Crowe casually called Sheeran’s girlfriend his fiancée in a radio interview? Was that a slip of the tongue or a secret revealed? The world needs answers, guys!
The Pope graces Instagram with his presence
Yup, that’s right. The Pope – THE POPE – has an Instagram account. Unsurprisingly, all of his captions are super inspirational no matter what religion you follow (or don’t follow) and they might even help you learn a new language. Huh.
EN: Let’s share God’s love with others so that a new hope may spring in everyone. PT: Transmitamos aos outros o amor de Deus, para que se acenda em todos uma esperança nova ES: Transmitamos a los demás el amor de Dios, para que se encienda en todos una esperanza nueva. IT: Trasmettiamo agli altri l’amore di Dio, in modo che si accenda in tutti una speranza nuova. FR: Transmettons aux autres l’amour de Dieu, en sorte que brûle en tous une espérance nouvelle. DE: Vermitteln wir den anderen die Liebe Gottes, damit sich in allen eine neue Hoffnung entzündet. #GeneralAudience, #hope
John Stamos slays the drums
As if John Stamos didn’t already have enough going for him, he has to also be a super amazing drummer. Is there anything he can’t do? New plan: hire Stamos to play at your wedding, then tell him he’s actually going to be the groom. Is that ethical? Bah, who cares.
Liam Payne pouts like this is Myspace
After all those years taking pics with One Direction, Liam gave off the impression that he’d perfected his posing, but perhaps he’s lost his mojo since leaving the group. This pic is some hilarious James Dean wannabe posing, and one can only hope that Liam’s in on the joke too.